Community Calendar

Thursday, April 22

Opening reception for SCCC Student Art Exhibit, 4-6 p.m. at Lyceum Gallery in Orient Building, Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College, Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead. Works include portraits, landscapes, still lifes, abstraction and more. On view through May 14. 451-4256.

Artists’ Reception and Award Presentation, 5:30-7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Annual Mattituck-Cutchogue School District Student Art Exhibition “Embrace the Creative Energy of our Students” features artworks from December 2009 Parrish Art Museum Student Exhibit. On view through April. Awards presented 6:30 p.m. 298-4134.

Spring 2010 Film Festival features ‘A Serious Man’ (2009) directed by Ethan and Joel Coen, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Coen brothers’ suburban comedy/tragedy. Free. 477-0660.

MoneyMoon, 7-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Seminar for couples on setting up financial household.Free; register: 727-3228, ext. 0,

Stirling Historical Society membership meeting, 7 p.m. at Greenport United Methodist Church, 621 Main St. Planning for yard sale to benefit archival center at Berger House. Light refreshments. 965-3598.

Second annual Casino Night to benefit Kim Haeg, 7-11 p.m. at Raphael Vineyard and Winery, Main Road, Peconic. Casino games, raffles, prizes, music, food, dancing, full bar and more. Tickets $75; table of 10, $700. Call 765-6856 or 729-1061.

‘Once Upon a Mattress,’ 7:30 p.m., spring musical presented by McGann-Mercy High School Theatre Company, Ostrander Avenue, Riverhead. Tickets $8; seniors $5. Performances continue Friday-Saturday, April 23-24. 727-5900.

Friday, April 23

ELIH Auxiliary Boutique on Wheels sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in conference room at Eastern Long Island Hospital, Manor Place, Greenport. Handbags, scarves, shawls and more. 477-5196.

Spring Tea, 1 p.m. in historic Naugles Barn at Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Afternoon of tea, food and stories; includes selection of sweets and savories. Richard Wines and Nancy Gilbert entertain with tales of scandal in old Northville. Auction of hand-knit pieces made by Hallockville Knitters. Tickets $25. Seating limited; reservations required. 298-5292. Proceeds support Hallockville’s educational programs.

Movie ‘Master and Commander,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Starring Russell Crowe. Free. 298-4134.

Crazy Cars Lego-mania, 4-5 p.m. for grades 2-6 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

Family dinner “seconds on us,” 5-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue, features chicken francese with tossed salad, mashed potatoes and peas and carrots. Bar open until 8 p.m. Adults $15 or 2/$25; children $10. 734-7338.

Spaghetti dinner, 5-7 p.m., before “Once Upon a Mattress” spring musical at McGann-Mercy High School (see 7:30 p.m.). Adults $8; kids under 10, $6. Spaghetti, meatballs, garlic bread and dessert. 727-5900.

Cross Pollination: an Artistic Collaboration — art exhibits and community events in downtown Riverhead through June 4, begins 5-8 p.m. with reception for ‘Interpretive Flora’ exhibit at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. featuring works by several contemporary female artists based on the flora of Peconic River, and prints of Peconic River wildflowers made from Oren Ryker collection. Information at 727-2881,

Teen Night, 6-8:30 p.m. at Riverhead Senior/Human Resource Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue, for Riverhead School District students grades 5-6. Dance and pizza party. Donation $10. Offered by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. 722-4444, ext. 737, [email protected].

Greenport’s Seaport Shipmates kick-off party, 6 p.m. at historic Hanff’s Boat Yard clubhouse, 190 Sterling St. Surprise entertainment. Free; all welcome. BYOB and BBQ. Grill supplied. East End Seaport Museum event. 786-2734.

Open Mic and Coffeehouse, 7-10 p.m. at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, 12605 Main Road. With singer/songwriter LiZa Coppola. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Sign up: 298-4145.

‘What Killed Marcelo Lucero,’ 7-9 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Main Road, Southold. Social theatre play by Teatro Experimental Yerabruja created in response to last year’s murder of Ecuadorean immigrant in Patchogue. Appropriate for teens and adults. 477-0722 or [email protected].

Greenport Idol, 7:30 p.m. at Greenport High School auditorium, Front Street. Tickets $10; proceeds benefit Dr. Claire scholarship fund, and funds in memory of Mike Brown and Corey Freeman. Tickets $10; on sale at school or at door on night of event. 477-1950

‘Once Upon a Mattress,’ 7:30 p.m., spring musical presented by McGann-Mercy High School Theatre Company. See Thursday.

Riverhead Blue Masques presents musical ‘Fame!’ 8 p.m. at Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave. Advance $8; at door $10; seniors $5. 369-6750.

Saturday, April 24

Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon at Shiloh Baptist Church, Route 48, Southold, sponsored by Saints of Shiloh. Eat in or take out. Donation $10. 765-3388.

Yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at 285 Old Wood Path, Southold, sponsored by “Mixed Nuts” Relay for Life Team. All proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. Raffle tickets available for purchase.

Southold Mothers’ Club: Toy and Book Sale, 8 a.m.-noon at West Mill Road, Mattituck. Leftover toys will be donated to charity. 433-4946.

Peconic Land Trust’s Birds and Botany, 8:30-11 a.m. at Trust’s Wolf Preserve, Hogs Neck, Southold with noted ornithologist John Turner and marine botanist Steve Schott, who lead exploration of trails and wetlands. Bring binoculars to view migratory songbirds. Co-sponsored by Trust and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County. Fee $5; rain cancels. Limit first 25 respondees; reserve at 286-3195, [email protected].

Breakwater Beach Clean Up, 9-11 a.m., Mattituck. Help bag trash along the jetty. Park by fence on east side of beach. Nature Conservancy provides hats, cookies and keychains to all participants. Wear rain/sun gear. Gloves and trash bags provided. Heavy rain cancels. Information: 298-8726, [email protected].

Spring Clean Up, 9 a.m. at Jamesport Meeting House, Meeting House Creek Road (rescheduled due to inclement weather). Chores include bundling branches, planting bulbs donated by Colorful Gardens, grading, raking and seeding the back area and filling in holes in lawn. Wear gloves; bring rakes and shovels. All welcome. 722-5170, [email protected].

Peconic Land Trust’sEarth Day Celebration, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Indian Island County Park, Cross River Drive (Route 105), Riverhead. Fun day for families; events included guided nature walks, fishing, birding, kayaking along Peconic River, trail clean-ups, live presentations with birds of prey, face-painting, entertainment and interactive exhibits hosted by local environmental organizations. Admission free. Refreshments available for purchase. Rain cancels. 854-4949.

ARF Adopt-A-Thon, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Talmage Farm Agway, 1122 Osborne Ave., Riverhead. Puppies, kittens, dogs and cats from Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. All animals are neutered, microchipped and up-to-date on vaccines to age limit. All adopters receive free Welcome Home Package. 537-0400, ext. 203, [email protected].

Build a Nest Box! 10 a.m.-noon at Group for the East End, Main Road, Southold. Learn how to attract native birds to your backyard including screech owls, woodpeckers and house wrens. Free; materials and tools supplied. Bring a hammer. Reserve at 765-6450, [email protected].

Twenty-first annual chinese auction, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary of East Marion Fire Department at F.D. Hall, Main Road. Refreshments and white elephant sale. 477-0539.

North Fork Animal Welfare League, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Come see the kittens. 734-6360.

Pet Sitting: A Great Career! for teens ages 13-17, 11 a.m.-noon with Vet Tech and librarian Joyce Rienzo at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 0,

Chess workshop for grades 2-6, 1 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. With Jim MacLeod; for all levels. Register: 298-4134.

‘To Try and Fail: Tales from the Griffin Diaries’ by Fredrica Wachsberger, 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Lecture presented by Oysterponds Historical Society and Peconic Landing. Free; all welcome. 323-2480, 477-3800.

Art Auction to benefit Southold Historical Society begins with preview at 4:30 p.m.; auction 6 p.m., at Clovis Point Winery, Main Road, Jamesport. Features works by local painters, photographers and artisans. Entry donation $10, includes wine and hors d’oeuvres. 765-5500,

Twenty-second annual spaghetti dinner, 4:30-7 p.m. at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, 12605 Main Road. Eat in or take out. Adults $10; children $5; takeout $11. “All you can eat.” 298-4145.

Flounder and chicken dinner with live jazz at Cutchogue United Methodist Church, Main Road at Stillwater Avenue. Sittings at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Takeout available. Flounder, chicken, sides of slaw, green beans and baked potatoes, tea/coffee and homemade pies. Adults $17; kids under age 10, $7. For tickets call Mary at 734-6033 or email [email protected].

Youth Night for grades 5-8, 7-9 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Pool, pingpong, indoor basketball and foosball. Snacks and refreshments available. Bring favorite CDs or iPod. Free to resident youth. 765-5182.

Alumni-Faculty Basketball Game, 7 p.m. at Greenport High School gymnasium, Front Street. Proceeds benefit funds in memory of Mike Brown and Corey Freeman. Tickets $5, available at door. 477-1950.

‘Once Upon a Mattress,’ 7:30 p.m., spring musical presented by McGann-Mercy High School Theatre Company. See Thursday.

Music for Stargazing — Stories from the Golden Age of Rockets, 8 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Live performance of works inspired by the heavens, written by Long Island composer Thomas Mangano, who creates adventures in sounds using synthesizers, clarinet, acoustic bass and guitars to create “elemental soundscapes.” Suggested donation $10; members and full-time students $5. Refreshments and observing (weather permitting) follow. All welcome. 765-2626.

Riverhead Blue Masques presents musical ‘Fame!’ See Friday.

Sunday, April 25

Sixth annual Bi-Continental Cross Country 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m. at Shoreham-Wading River High School, 250 B Route 25A, Shoreham, presented by Hope Children’s Fund and SWR H.S. Global Club. Entry fee $25; make checks payable to SWRSD/Global Club. T-shirts and medals awarded to all participants. Information: 473-1662, 821-8184,

Breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon, hosted by Women of the Moose at Lodge, Madison Street, Riverhead. Adults $8; children under 12, $4. 779-2694, 722-3293.

Insects, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 West Main St., Riverhead. Meet Madagascar hissing roaches, play bug games and see the world through an insect’s eyes. Admission: adults, $2; children, $5. 208-8000,

Poetry Slam, 1 p.m., sponsored by North Fork Reform Synagogue and Congregation Tifereth Israel at Tifereth Israel, 519 Fourth St., Greenport. Poets of all ages and languages are invited to read original work; limit 5 minutes each. Register: 477-6530, [email protected] or 765-6182, [email protected]. Bring 5 copies of reading. No entry fee. Provide translation if language is not English.

Dominican Sisters Family Health Service benefit dinner at Meeting House Creek Inn, 177 Meeting House Creek Road, Aquebogue. Two sittings: 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets $30 + gratuity; ages 12 and under, $15 + gratuity. Reserve at 728-0937.

Trevor Davison Recital by Students, 2 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Free. 727-328, ext. 0,

‘Moving Experience,’ 2-3:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. PowerPoint presentation by Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society about step-by-step rescue and restoration of 1760 schoolhouse. Refreshments served. All welcome. 298-1930.

Monday, April 26

Teen Advisory Board meeting with Penny and David, 4-5:30 p.m. for grades 7+ at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Music swap; bring iPods and CDs to share and $3 for pizza.

Book Break for grades 2-3, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Books and a snack. Register: 298-4134.

Food Follies, 4:15-5:15 p.m. for grades 2-5 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Bring container to bring home food to share. Register: 734-6360.

College Acceptance, 6-7:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Dave Marcus, author of “Acceptance” and guidance counselor Gwyeth Smith share ideas on process of self-discovery and finding the best college fit. Signed copies of “Acceptance” available for purchase. Register in advance: 298-4134. Sponsored by 4EC (East End Education Enrichment Coalition).

Tuesday, April 27

Southold Mothers’ Club visits Glass Greenhouse, Main Road, Jamesport, 11:45 a.m. Wear appropriate clothing. RSVP: [email protected].

Low Maintenance Gardening with Flowering Shrubs, 6-7:30 p.m. with “The Garden Lady” Lynn Thomson at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 0,

Wednesday, April 28

Last chance to ring bell in steeple, 6-7 p.m. at Greenport’s historic First Baptist Church, Main Street. Due to serious age and weather deterioration the steeple will be removed and replaced. The new steeple may not be able to accommodate the old bell. Refreshments served. 645-4120.

Come and Read to Noah the Therapy Dog, 6-7 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

Thursday, April 29

Dam Pond with Jody Levin; meet 8 a.m. at North Fork Audubon’s Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. 765-1746, [email protected].

Mattituck-Cutchogue PTSA Fashion Show, 5:30-10 p.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Main Road, Aquebogue. Fashions by Renee’s and Chaps Corner, Erica’s of Hampton Bays, Dress Barn, Betsey Johnson and more. Event includes chinese auction. Tickets $48; 734-2718, 734-6321.

Spring 2010 Film Festival features ‘I Served the King of England’ (2007), Jiri Menzel’s epic comedy set in 1930’s Czechoslovakia, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

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