Thursday, September 29
McGann-Mercy’s Booster Club‘s annual Golf Classic at Rock Hill Golf & Country Club in Manorville; registration 11:30 a.m.; 1 p.m. shotgun start, Hall of Fame induction and lobsterfest dinner 5:30 p.m. Alumnus and golf professional Tom Patri will be honored. Player $225, foursome $800, dinner $75. Reservations: 727-5900, ext. 34 or mcgann-mercy.org.
Film Festival features ‘Win, Win’ (USA, 2010) directed by Thomas McCarthy, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Friday, September 30
Movie ‘The Music Never Stopped,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Uplifting family drama about a father and son reconnecting, inspired by a case study of Dr. Oliver Sacks’. Free. 298-4134.
Junior High Drop-by, 2:45-4:45p.m. for grades 7-8 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Games, crafts and “hanging out” with friends, hosted by Penny Kelley. 765-2077.
A Night of Sushi and Anime with Sonomi Obinata, 5-8 p.m. for grades 6+ at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Make sushi, sip Japanese green tea and eat Japanese snacks while watching a classic Japanese animated film, “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.” Register: 477-0660.
North Fork Italian American Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic features guest speaker professor Peter Carravetta from Stony Brook University who will talk about Italian immigration. Refreshments served. 298-1014.
Saturday, October 1
Huge yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 860 Carrington Road, Cutchogue. Furniture, dishes, and other household items. All proceeds go to Mercy Haven, Inc. whose mission is to acknowledge dignity and potential of people who are homeless or living with mental illness or in poverty by providing housing, advocacy, education and life skills development. Rain date: Oct. 2. 277-8300.
Fall Bulb Sale, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., hosted by New Suffolk School Enrichment Fund at school, 1295 4th Street. Fifty percent of proceeds to benefit school fund. Orders can be placed online at flowerpowerfundraising.com (search: New Suffolk School District).
New Suffolk Artsy-Crafty, Fun-Key Festival, 10:30 a.m-4 p.m., sponsored by New Suffolk Waterfront fund. Unique items created by artisans near and far. Fee $5; kids under 12 free. newsuffolkwaterfront.org.
Chinese auction, doors open 10 a.m., auction begins at noon in parish center cafeteria at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, 546 Saint Johns Place, Riverhead. Children must be with adult. Food and drinks available for purchase. 727-2030, ext. 10.
Blessing and Celebration of the Animals, 11 a.m. at Old Steeple Church, 656 Main Road, Aquebogue. Freewill offering will be donated to a local animal shelter. Refreshments follow service in Fellowship Hall. Features premiere of Cliff Baldwin’s “Scarbitzer/Fanfare for Fowl and Pipe Organ” performed by George Schoenberg, Rob Shepperson and Cliff Baldwin. Sponsored by The Community Center for the Blind and Sighted. 722-4486.
Workshop ‘Creating a Memory Book’ with book artist Mare Dianora, 11 a.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. Special program presented by the SCHS in connection with 9/11 Memorial Exhibit. Materials $20. Preregistration required. 727-2881, ext. 100.
Spoken Music workshop, 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport, begins fall series with Geographical Fugue and other pieces. 477-0660.
Poetry reading with Hilary King, 3 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Shelter Island resident’s most recent literary effort, “Love…and Other Poems.” Light refreshments. 765-2077.
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s Eastern Long Island Walk, registration 3 p.m., walk starts 3:45 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead. For information: 765-3240 or email [email protected]
Blessing of the Animals, 4 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 71305 Main Road, Greenport; bring pets. 477-0662.
OFD Open House/Community Day, 5-9 p.m. at Orient Firehouse, Main Road. Hot dogs, hamburgers, shrimp, clams, salads, etc. plus wine, beer and soda. Music provided by The Locals, and 50/50 raffle. Admission Free.
‘How to Remove a Curse’ musical/comedy/drama by Jeff Frank, performed by The Grange Players, 7 p.m. at The Grange, 5267 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Suggested donation $20. 728-0218.
Benton Nyce Gallery presents Chai, Life, 7-9 p.m. at One Brecknock Road, Greenport; sponsored by and to benefit Congregation Tifereth Israel. Sculptures by Arden Scott, Robert Oxnam and David Nyce. 917-848-5102.
Sunday, October 2
New Suffolk Artsy-Crafty, Fun-Key Festival, 10:30 a.m-4 p.m., sponsored by New Suffolk Waterfront fund. See Saturday.
13th annual Antique Automobile Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. Sponsored by Peconic Bay Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America. Show car registration $20 day of show. Spectator admission: $5; children under 12 free with adult. Food, trophies, raffles and more. Rain date: Oct. 9. Information: [email protected] or [email protected], hallockville.com.
Riverhead Fire Department Open House, 1-4 p.m. at 540 Roanoke Ave., Riverhead. Activities include live fire and rescue operations, fire prevention trailer, poster contest. Free food and soft drinks. 727-2751.
Pets of all stripes welcome at blessing of the animals, 1:30 p.m. on front lawn of Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church, Main Road, Mattituck. Pets must bring their owners. Last year blessed creatures included horses, a donkey and a lizard, along with more common pets. Contact Nancy Deegan at 298-8304 or [email protected]
Dr. Helen Hays presents overview of Great Gull Island’s Tern Project, 4 p.m., part of Shelter Island Historical Society‘s Sundays in the Barn Series, 16 South Ferry Road. Since 1949 Dr. Hays has worked with the program to restore the ecosystem and population of Roseate Terns on Great Gull Island, a 17-acre island separating Block Island and Long Island Sounds. 749-0025.
92nd Street Y: Broadcast Live from New York City, 7 p.m. at Peconic Landing Community Center, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Features Eliot Spitzer and Alan Dershowitz: A Turning Point for the Middle East & the World. Fee $10. Eliot Spitzer is anchor of CNN’s “In the Arena” and former governor of New York. Alan Dershowitz is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and author of many books, including “The Case for Israel,” “The Case for Peace” and recently, “The Trials of Zion.” 477-3800.
Monday, October 3
Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch’s 12th annual Golf Experience at Baiting Hollow Club, 100 Club Drive, with dinner to follow at Giorgio’s Baiting Hollow. Schedule: 11:30 a.m. registration open/lunch served; 12:30 p.m. shotgun start; 5:30 p.m. hors d’oeuvres; 6:30 p.m. dinner/awards and prizes. Foursome, dinner & tee sign $1,000; individual golfer, dinner $300; dinner (no golf) $90. timothyhillranch.org, 369-1234, ext. 230.
Caramel Apples, 4 p.m. for teens in grades 7-12. Free. Registration required. Rotary Youth Exchange, 6:30 p.m. for parents and students ages 15+, learn about 3- to 4-week exchanges abroad. Free. Registration requested. Both events at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.
Tuesday, October 4
Mommy & Me programs at Long Island Science Center, 10-11:30 a.m. October sessions feature “Fascinating Animals,” “Living Plants,” “Ice Cream Chemistry.” Fee $12 per session (discount for multiple sessions); call for schedule and to reserve: 208-8000.
Wednesday, October 5
Drying Hydrangeas, 1 p.m., hosted by Southold Town Garden Club at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Hilde Peters, member and expert on this topic, will present a demo and discuss different methods of drying hydrangeas. Refreshments.
Special Film ‘Lunch Line,’ presented by Slow Food East End, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Six kids from toughest neighborhoods in Chicago set to fix school lunch and end up at the White House. Behind-the-scenes details of school lunch and childhood hunger from key moments in 1940s, 1960s, and 1980s to the present. Free. 477-0660.
‘Of Coves and Speakeasies: Prohibition and Rum-Running on Long Island’s East End,’ 8 p.m. in auditorium at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, hosted by Southold Historical Society. Discussion of activities that occurred on eastern Long Island, one of the most active places for the delivery of illegal liquor. Whether you were a struggling farmer or a restaurant owner, nearly everyone made part of their living from the smuggling and delivery of alcohol during the 1920s and early 1930s. Lecture given by Hugh King, director of Home Sweet Home Museum, and Ken Collum, East Hampton Village Fire Marshal. RSVP: 765-5500.
Thursday, October 6
Book Discussion Group, 10:30 a.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Led by Caroline MacArthur; “A Beautiful Mind” by Sylvia Nasar. 765-2077.
Pink Rock Classic Takes a Swing Against Breast Cancer at Blackwells and Great Rock Golf Club, 141 Fairway Drive, Wading River. All proceeds go to The Fund for Uninsured Women at The Fortunato Breast Health Center and Breast Cancer Treatment Services at Mather Hospital. Event includes golf play (registration begins 11:30 a.m.), 11:30 a.m. lunch, 1 p.m. shotgun tournament, 5 p.m. cocktail hour and 6 p.m. grand buffet dinner. Reservations for individual golfers $275, a foursome $1000, or dinner and cocktails only, $125. Register: 476-2723 or visit thepinkrock.org.
Our Redeemer Lutheran School’s 6th annual Golf Outing at Cherry Creek Golf Links, Riverhead. Registration 11 a.m.; lunch at noon; shotgun start 1 p.m.; reception/dinner/awards 6 p.m. 722-4000, ext. 10.
Fairy House Workshop, 4-5:30 p.m. for grades 3-6 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Registration required. 734-6360.
Film Festival features ‘Bottle Rocket’ (USA, 1996) directed by Wes Anderson, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
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