Artists’ Reception, Sunday, May 22, 3-5 p.m. for exhibit of work by East End Arts Council members Scott McIntire and Dianne Martin at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, second floor at Jamesport Manor Inn, Jamesport. On view through Aug. 6. 727-0900, [email protected]
Jamesport Fire District’s annual inspection and memorial service, Friday, May 20, begins 6 p.m. with inspection, followed by service at Jamesport Meeting House. Light refreshments served at firehouse after service. 722-0027.
Craft Fair and Flea Market, Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Big Duck Ranch, Flanders. Hosted by Friends of Big Duck; proceeds benefit Duck’s restoration. 727-0593, bigduck.org.
Wading River Historical Society’s Duck Pond Day, Sunday, May 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 886-1014, [email protected]
Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair, Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead. Adults $5; children under 12 free. Demonstrations and workshops include spinning, weaving, wool and fleece dyeing, sheep and llama shearing, needle felting and more. 298-5292.
Food and Drink
Mattituck Fire Department’s annual cocktail party, Saturday, May 21, 4-8 p.m. at firehouse. Tickets $50, available from any member or at Wendy’s Deli. Music by Points East, food, and drawing for annual raffle with $10,000 first prize. Open to ages 21 and up; proof required. Information: 484-7283.
Stuff a Bus food drive, Friday, May 20, 4-7 p.m., hosted by Greenport Rotary Club at Greenport IGA. 477-6004.
Pancake breakfast, Sunday, May 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., hosted by Knights of Columbus Council 928 at St. Isidore School, Riverhead. Adults $8; under 13 $4.
Chicken dinner, Saturday, May 21, noon-6 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church, Southold, sponsored by Saints of Shiloh. Eat in or take out. Donation $13; half chicken, mashed potatoes, string beans, roll and dessert. 765-3388.
North Fork Italian American Club’s annual Scholarship Dinner Dance, Thursday, May 26, 6:30 PM at Vineyard Caterers in Aquebogue. Chinese Auction, cocktail reception followed by three- course dinner and dessert, $50; includes music and dancing to the band Sahara. Proceeds go to scholarship fund for students at the five North Fork high schools. Information: 298-1145 or 765-2237.
For Bargain Hunters
Vendors wanted for flea market, Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m-4 p.m. at Flanders United Methodist Church. Fee $30 for 10×10 space. Call 727-2168 or 727-5374 to reserve.
The Cutchogue Fire Department Panthers Relay for Life Team’s Yard Sale/ Bake Sale/ 50/50 Raffle, Saturday, May 21, 7 a.m. at firehouse; rain date Sunday, May 22. If interested in donating items for yard sale call Mimi at 734-5664. All proceeds benefit The American Cancer Society. 734-5664.
Vendors wanted for yard sale, Saturday, June 4, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., hosted by Riverhead VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Post 2476 at 620 Parkway St. Call Karen: 591-1205.
Southold Mothers’ Club’s annual auction, Thursday, May 26 at Macari Vineyards in Mattituck; looking for donations of fairly new items to donate for gift baskets. Contact Stephanie at [email protected] to arrange pickup. Celebrate World Turtle Day, Sunday, May 22, 1 p.m. at Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Rd,. Learn about turtles and tortoises, take hike wooded trails to search for native pond turtles and Eastern Box turtles. Not strictly an SMC event. Dress for weather.
For History Buffs
‘Offshore Lighthouses of Southold Town,’ Saturday, May 21, 4-5 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, Greenport, hosted by Oysterponds Historical Society. “A magic carpet tour” and lecture by Ted Webb. Free. 323-2480.
Farmers of the North Fork, Tuesday, May 24, 7 p.m., presentation by local farmer Steve Wick at Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society’s New Egypt Schoolhouse; parking lot is off Cardinal Drive, Mattituck. Free. 948-0143.
Living Environment Study Jam with Anthony Abbate for regents students, Friday, May 20, 6-7:30 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library. Register: 734-6360.
In the Garden
Shoreham Garden Club’s annual plant and tag sale, Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 25 Circle Drive, Shoreham to benefit community projects in Shoreham-Wading River-Rocky Point Area. 929-3827.
Benefit concert for American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Saturday, May 21, 7-11 p.m. at Legion Hall in Southold, features 4 local bands: Diamonds and Rust, Lesus Mor, The Black Petals and Deep Rising; cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, giveaways from local businesses and 50/50 raffle. Tickets $20; all proceeds go to American Cancer Society. Tickets available at Love Lane Barber Shop, Suffolk County National Bank in Cutchogue or call/e-mail 921-4202 / [email protected]
The Natural World
North Fork Audubon Society’s Tuesdays With Tom – Warbler Wave Walk, Tuesday, May 24, meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Expect to see warblers, vireos, flycatchers, and other migrants. Register: 477-6456, or tdam[email protected]
‘Save the Grange’ lecture series, “How to Grow Wheat Grass & Sprouts” given by Fred Garofalo, Wednesday, May 25, 6:30 p.m. at the Grange, Sound Avenue at Church Lane, Northville. Doors open 6 p.m.; organic refreshments by Peggy served. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. [email protected], spirit-renewal. com.
Designing and Installing a Drip Irrigation System for the Home Gardener, Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. noon at at Peconic Land Trust’s Ag Center at Charnews Farm, Southold, with Allan Connell. Learn about planning, designing and installing a drip irrigation system; hands-on workshop. Fee $5; heavy rain cancels. 283-3195, [email protected]
Spring migration bird walk with Mary Laura Lamont, Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-noon, through woods and fields surrounding Hallockville Museum Farm and adjacent Hallock State Park Preserve. Bring binoculars, wear appropriate apparel and sturdy footwear. Heavy rain cancels. Fee $5 members, $6 non-members, to support Hallockville Museum Farm’s educational mission. RSVP 298-5292.
North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘Oklahoma!’ by Rodgers & Hammerstein, performances Friday-Saturday, May 20-21; Thursday-Saturday, 26-28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 22, 29 at 2:30 p.m. Directed by Robert Horn, produced by Marion Stark, musical director Pat Wall. Tickets $20, at nfct.com or call 298-6328.
The Old Fools’ Repertory presents ‘The Prisoner of Second Avenue’ by Neil Simon, Friday, May 27, 7:30 p.m. in Peconic Landing auditorium, Greenport, to benefit CAST. Donation $10 at door. 477-3800.
ACT Out East All Children’s Theatre presents ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie,’ zany 1920’s musical, Friday-Saturday, May 20-21, 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 22, 2 p.m., at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Riverhead. Tickets $12 advance, $15 at door. The 2002 Broadway production won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical. 348-2142.
The Written Word
Book Discussion ‘The Sunne in Splendour: A Novel of Richard III’ by Sharon Kay Penman, Tuesday, May 24, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Murder, mystery, mayhem, love and politics in 15th century England. Call Bev Wowak, Reader’s Advisor for details at 298-4134 ext. 6.
Book discussion ‘Master Butchers Singing Club’ by Louise Erdrich, Thursday, May 26, 7-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library. Register: 727-3228.
Ongoing Events are listed here as space permits.
Photographs by Karen George Mortimer on view through June 10 at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Ave., presented by East End Arts Council and Town of Riverhead. 727-0900
‘Dreams of Water,’ paintings by Carol Gold, on view through May at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.
Duplicate bridge with Kathy Fibkins, Tuesdays, noon at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Open to all; 734-8096.
Bingo, Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. at Moose Lodge, Riverside Drive, Riverhead. Gaming begins 7:30 p.m. 727-6667, 779-2694.
Mah-jongg, Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon, and Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.
Food and Drink
Community supper, free soup kitchen for all in need, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Agnes R.C. Church parish hall, Sixth Street, Greenport. 765-2981.
Free lunch, Almuerzo Gratis for ages 6-18, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 130 Osborne Avenue, Riverhead. 727-3338.
Playdates with the Southold Mothers’ Club: Wednesdays at Cutchogue/New Suffolk Library, Pre-school Playgroup (19 months-5 years), 9:30-11:00 a.m. [email protected] Wee little Ones Playgroup (birth-18 months), 11:00-noon, [email protected] Weekend Toddler Playdate, for times and locations contact [email protected]
Crafts for Kids at Southold Indian Museum, Sundays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1080 Main Bayview Road. Fee: $5 per child per craft; must be accompanied by adult. Registration appreciated but not required. 765-5577.
For History Buffs
Exhibit ‘Edith Loring Fullerton: Lady of the Garden’ extended through May 31 at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. 727-2881.
Health and Fitness
Free beginner’s Hatha Yoga classes, Sundays, 3-4:15 p.m. at Mary Smith Recreation Center, Greenport. Bring non-skid, body-length mat. 765-3005.
Every Saturday, dusk to midnight: Stargazing at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. 765-2626. To arrange group visits, e-mail [email protected]
The Written Word
The Yellow Barn at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. open for book purchases Mondays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 727-3228, ext. 0.