Opening reception, Friday, July 22, 5-7 p.m., East End Arts Council’s juried print media exhibit “The Print Show,” guest juror Craig Zammiello, in Riverhead. 727-0900, [email protected] On view through Aug. 26.
Oysterponds Historical Society’s summer benefit, Saturday, Aug. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at bayside home in Orient. Silent art auction and live auction of chairs from local artists, architects and designers. Tickets $125, call 323-2480. Preview of chairs to be auctioned Saturday, July 30 on lawn at OHS, together with bake sale organized by community’s youngest supporters. 323-2480.
Seventh annual Gridiron Golf Classic to benefit the Porters football team, Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Island’s End Golf and Country Club. Limit 75 golfers, registration deadline July 21. Contact Barbara Thorp at 477-6114 or [email protected]
Movie in the Park, ‘Yogi Bear,’ Saturday, July 23, 8:30 p.m. in Stotzky Park Field #1, Riverhead. Open to all town residents, shown on 14’x26’ outdoor screen. Kids under 18 must be with adult. Bring chairs or blankets and arrive early to find comfortable location. Rain information 727-5744, ext. 30. Free.
Food and Drink
Rotary Lobsterfest, Saturday, July 30, 5-9 p.m. at The Wharf House, Founders Landing, Southold. Adults $35 advance, $40 at door. Child’s menu $7. Hosted by Southold/Greenport Rotary Club. Call 765-5100.
Chicken BBQ, Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m. at Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1742, 51 Madison St., Riverhead. Tickets in advance at lodge or from board member by Tuesday, July 19. Adults $20; ages 10-15 $10; ages 9 and under free. Games for children; chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn, salads, watermelon, beer, wine and soda. 727-6667.
Fried chicken family dinner, Friday, July 22, 5-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Bar open until 8 p.m. Adults $15 or two for $25; children, $10. 734-7338.
For All Ages
Riverhead Community Appreciation Day, Saturday, July 23, 1-6 p.m. at East End Arts Council. Refreshments, music, speakers, bike giveaway, pie-eating contest, dunking booth and more. Sponsored by local churches. Free.
Hallockville Museum Farm’s annual barn dance, Saturday, July 30, 6:30 p.m. in historic Naugles Barn. Chart Guthrie will call the dance with music by Dance All Night band. Bring picnic dinner. Soda, wine, and beer available for purchase. Tickets $20, $15 for Hallockville members; $5 children under 12, at door or call 298-5292. Proceeds support programming at farm. Casual attire recommended.
Community Picnic, Saturday, July 23, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Bring supper, friends and games, at Veterans Memorial Park on Peconic Bay. Free. 298-4134.
For Bargain Hunters
Chinese auction, Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m. at The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1742, 51 Madison Street, Riverhead. 928-5278.
Goats and Ponies at Catapano Dairy, Wednesday, July 27, 10:30 a.m. to noon, 33705 North Road, Peconic, hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Learn about the care and keeping of goats, try milking one, taste several varieties of goat milk cheese and fudge made on site by Karen and Michael Catapano. All children receive child-sized bar of goat milk soap. No restroom at farm. Program suitable for children in grades K-6, registration begins 10:30 a.m. Call 283-3195 or email [email protected] Fee $8/single, $15/duo, $20/family of 3. Optional pony ride, $2/person. Rain cancels.
The World of Reptiles and Amphibians, Thursday, July 28, 6:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. For families. No registration. 298-4134.
For History Buffs
Travels Through the U.S., illustrated talk by Dr. George Loweth, Tuesday, July 26, 7 p.m. at Old Egypt Schoolhouse, Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society, Mattituck; parking lot off Cardinal Drive. Free. 948-0143.
Cake Decorating with Fondant, Monday, July 25, 6 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. With the Baking Coach, for grades 7 and up. Free; register: 298-4134.
In the Garden
Shade Gardens, Tuesday, July 26, 7-8:30 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, presentation by Lucille Forgione Hoell. Register: 727-3228.
Lectures and Seminars
Lecture Series features ‘the Wyandanch Club: Caleb Smith State Park,’ Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead, presented in connection with exhibit “Private Places Public Spaces: Suffolk County’s Elite Hunt Clubs & Regional Decoys.” Speaker is Linda Kasten. Reservations requested; $5 donation. 727-2881.
Southold Historical Society hosts chamber ensemble Canta Libre, Saturday, July 23, 6 p.m. at Horton Point Lighthouse, Southold. Tickets $15 adults, children under 12 free. Available at lighthouse day of performance. In case of rain, concert moves to First Presbyterian Church of Southold. 765-5500.
The No Doubt World Famous Riverhead Summer Band’s ‘Concert Under the Stars,’ Monday, July 25, 7:30 p.m. on front steps of Pulaski Street School, Riverhead. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and insect repellent. Marches, Broadway, classical, pops, soundtracks and more. Concert moves indoors in case of rain. Admission free. 727-6538.
Riverhead summer concert series features Bob Barta and Friends, Friday, July 22, 7 p.m. on grounds of East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St. Free.
Summer Showcase Concert, Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 p.m. features Basically Baroque at Silversmith’s Corner, Town Green, Main Road, Southold. Bring blanket or chair. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church, Main Road. 208-6933.
The Natural World
Terrific Trees, Friday, July 22, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., educational seminar for landscape architects includes series of speakers and workshops plus afternoon visits and networking at East End nurseries. Pre-registration required. Fee $59 (includes lunch) Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, 423 Griffing Ave., Riverhead. 727-7850, ext. 341 or contact [email protected] to register.
Summer Science Program at Inlet Pond County Park, Greenport, sponsored by North Fork Audubon Society, Monday-Friday, July 25-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Open to all 7th-12th graders. $150 fee. Limit 12 students. Register: 477-6456.
Sports and Recreation
Riverhead Moose Fluke Tournament, Saturday, July 23, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Riverhead Moose Lodge Marina, 51 Madison St., Riverhead. Raises funds for abused children. Adult and junior (under 16) divisions. Raffle prizes and Moose Lodge chicken barbecue. To participate or sponsor call 525-7987 or visit adventuresinfishing.com.
Management Productions One-Act Fringe Festival, Friday-Saturday, July 22-23, 8 p.m. at Creation Station Black Box Theatre, behind Cutchogue United Methodist Church, Main Road. Tickets at door $10. 745-0124.
North Fork Community Theatre presents its summer 2011 Youth on Stage Production of ‘Footloose!’ July 28-31, Aug. 4-7 and 11-14, evening performances 8 p.m., Sunday matinee 2:30 p.m. Tickets $20: 298-NFCT, NFCT.COM. Opening night reception 7 P.M. Based on 1984 movie with high-energy dance numbers, well-loved songs, and emotional storyline.
The Written Word
Book discussion ‘The Help’ by Kathryn Stockett, Monday, July 25, noon at Floyd Memorial Library, 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing, both in Greenport. 477-0660.
Friends of Floyd Memorial Library half price special on gently used books, Monday, July 25, 10 a.m.-noon. at lower level “Book Nook,” in Greenport. 477-0660.
Ongoing Events are listed here as space permits.
Paintings, ‘The Creative World of Marilyn Uhl-Utz,’ on view July-August at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.
Exhibit of work by East End Arts Council members Scott McIntire and Dianne Martin at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, second floor at Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. On view through Aug. 6. 727-0900, [email protected]
Sculpture Garden at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport. On view through November. 477-3800.
Exhibit of photographs by Howard Stevens at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead. On view through Sept. 10. 727-3200.
‘Rocky Splendor,’ photographs by Fran DePetris on view through July 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.
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.
Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council gives guided tours of buildings on Cutchogue Village Green through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. Hours are Saturday-Monday, 1-4 p.m. All tours begin at Carriage House adjacent to parking area. Children must be accompanied by adult. Admission free, donations welcome. Group tours by appointment only. Exhibit ‘The American Child’ on view in Schoolhouse on Village Green, through Aug. 20. 734-7122.
Southold Historical Society summer exhibition ‘A Quarter Century of Embroidery,’ featuring several dozen examples of the art, in cooperation with Peconic Bay Chapter of Embroiderers’ Guild of America. Location 54325 Main Road; on view 1-4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays through end of August. 765-5500, southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
Oysterponds Historical Society: Oysterponds Changing Face: The First Millenia, in Old Point Schoolhouse; Orange Webb House Maritime Tour; Thursday, Saturday-Sunday, 2-5 p.m., Village Lane, Orient. Admission free. 323-2480, oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org.
Sail the Seven Seas, new exhibit at East End Seaport Museum, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport. Meticulously hand crafted ship models replicating famous seagoing vessels of the last four centuries. Open daily 11 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. Group tours available. 477-2100.
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.