Community Calendar

‘Curious’ comedy in Mattituck Mattituck High School will present ‘The Curious Savage’ tonight (Thursday, April 15), Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium. The John Patrick comedy is directed by Tom Brennan; the student producer is Jenn Siegfried. From left: Emily Comando, Becca Mincieli, John Bradley, Jenn Lengyel and Madeleine Burlingame.

Thursday, April 15

Southold Mothers’ Club Earth Day Craft, 1 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. RSVP: [email protected].

Spring 2010 Film Festival opens with ‘Love Songs’ (“Les Chansons D’Amour,” 2008, France), directed by Christophe Honore, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Modern semi-musical with songs sung by cast as inner thoughts of Parisians in various stages of relationships. Earned 4 French CÃ sar nominations. Free. 477-0660.

Original Voices at the Vail, monthly night of music showcases Long Island songwriters and musicians with open mike and featured performers. Doors open and sign-up 7 p.m.; music 7:30-11 p.m. Hosted by Jessie Haynes, Gregg Gennari, Rayman Record Co. and Friends, at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Tickets, $5 at door.

‘The Curious Savage’ by John Patrick performed by Mattituck High School students, 7:30 p.m. in school auditorium, Main Road. Comedic play about Ethel P. Savage, whose husband recently died and left her 10 million dollars. Admission $7; seniors/students $5. 298-8460. Continues Friday-Saturday, April 16-17.

Friday, April 16

Sing and Play Olà , 10:30-11:15 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Music and story in Spanish. 734-6360.

Movie ‘The Queen,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Rated PG; Dame Helen Mirren stars as Queen Elizabeth II following tragic death of Princess Diana. Free. 298-4134.

Family movie ‘The Princess and the Frog,’ 4 p.m. for all ages at Southold Free Library, Main Road. With Penny Kelley. Free. 765-2077.

Teen Spring Movie Night features ‘New Moon,’ newest Twilight installment, 5:30 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Teen Night, 6-8:30 p.m. at Senior/Human Resource Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue, for Riverhead School District students grades 5-6. Intergenerational Bingo with prizes. Free. Offered by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. 722-4444, ext. 737, [email protected].

Southold Mothers’ Club Mom’s Enrichment Seminar: Healthy Living, 7 p.m., hosted by Cindy Cichanowicz at Southold Free Library, Main Road. RSVP: [email protected].

‘The Curious Savage’ by John Patrick performed by Mattituck High School students, 7:30 p.m. in school auditorium. See Thursday.

Saturday, April 17

Breakfast and casino trip hosted by St. Agnes R.C. Church, Front St, Greenport: bagels, coffee and tea at St. Agnes 8:30 a.m.; depart on Sea Jet 10 a.m., return 7 p.m. Fee $32.50; includes ferry transportation, motor coach connection, up to $33 Mohegan Sun casino bonus. Does not include ferry fuel surcharge. Reserve. Stop by rectory 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 477-0048.

Food for Friends food drive, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., hosted by Riverhead Girl Scout troops at Waldbaums and King Kullen stores in Riverhead. All food/personal care items will be donated to Riverhead Council of Churches on Osborne Avenue. 737-2012.

Riverhead High School NJROTC craft fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in RHS cafeteria, 700 Harrison Ave. Handcrafted items, chinese auction and raffles; refreshments available. 369-5575, [email protected].

Springtime Antiques Flea Market and Bake Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Indoors and outdoors, rain or shine. Antiques, collectibles, jewelry, vintage and new books, home baked goods, estate sale items and other treasures for home and garden. Free admission., [email protected].

Creating Raised Beds for the Vegetable Garden, 10 a.m.-noon at Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Ave., Southold, hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Learn how to use a small backyard space to feed a family for 8 months. Program discusses organic principles of building soil fertility through double digging, composting and soil building, and more. Fee $5; Rain location inside barn. RSVP: 283-3195, [email protected]. With Trust’s North Fork Stewardship manager Denise Markut.

Ultimate Cookies, 10 a.m.-noon at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Learn recipes for shortbread, almond crescents, cranberry orange cookies and more. Nonrefundable tasting fee $5. Register: 727-3228, ext. 0,

Concert by Riverhead Middle School Orchestra, 11 a.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 369-6756.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Suffolk Chapter, host 90th anniversary luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at North Fork Country Club, Main Road, Cutchogue. Lunch served at noon. All welcome. Tickets $32, available at 298-4090. No tickets at door.

Opening of ‘A Brief History of Dolls,’ 1-4 p.m. in Mayne Gallery in Ann Currie-Bell House at Southold Historical Society, Main Road. Many styles of dolls on display including two wooden peg dolls from Revolutionary period made for members of the Horton family. On view through May 30, Saturday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m. and by appointment. 765-5500.

Babysitting Course for Teens ages 13-17, 1-4 p.m. for grades 6-11 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St., presented by Suffolk County Cooperative Extension. Fee $2. Register. 727-3228, ext. 0,

Robbie K and Friends, 2 p.m. at Cutchogue East School gym, Main Road. Interactive, danceable concert for entire family. Sponsored by East End Education Enrichment Coalition (4EC). Free. 298-4134.

Tall Ship Adventure with ELIH and TWIGS (hospital’s newest auxiliary), 6:30 p.m. in Greenport Harbor. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on famous ship HMS Bounty from 1960’s movie “Mutiny on the Bounty” starring Marlon Brando. Includes live music and tours. Space limited; reservations required. Tickets $50; call 477-5164. Proceeds benefit patient services at Eastern Long Island Hospital.

Song Swap, 7 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, corner of Village Lane and Skippers Lane, Orient, hosted by Oysterponds Community Activities. Local musicians share favorite traditional and contemporary songs in an intimate setting. Organized by Gideon D’Arcangelo and Anne MacKay of Orient. Admission $10. Light refreshments served; BYOB. Proceeds help fund renovation of floor in Poquatuck Hall. 323-2601, 323-1234.

‘The Curious Savage’ by John Patrick performed by Mattituck High School students, 7:30 p.m. in school auditorium. See Thursday. Final performance.

Uncovering Alcor’s Secret, 8 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Presentation by Custer student member Neil Zimmerman about discovery of companion star to Alcor, familiar star in the Big Dipper. Suggested donation $13; members $10; full-time students $5. Refreshments and observing (weather permitting) follow. All welcome. 765-2626.

Sunday, April 18

Springtime Antiques Flea Market and Bake Sale, , 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Cutchogue. See Saturday.

Physics of Toys, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 West Main St., Riverhead. Discover the science of how objects move, play with toys, learn the difference between potential and kinetic energy, create a toy to take home. Admission: adults, $2; children, $5. 208-8000,

Poetry workshop with Julie Sheehan, 1-3 p.m. at East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Complimentary mint or oolong tea. Fee $10; EEAC members $5. Register: 369-2171.

‘Letters to the World: Emily Dickinson in Song,’ 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Original literary musicale written and directed by Mel Mendelssohn; musical director Dee Laveglia; with Jere Jacob and Rebekah White. During National Poetry Month, a celebration of 180th anniversary of the poet’s birth. Free. 477-0660.

‘Good Lessons From Bad Women,’ 2 p.m. at Southold Free Library. Dorothy Leeds performs energetic, devilish romp. Free. 765-2077.

Folk dancing afternoon, 2 p.m. hosted by East End Jewish Community Council at Temple Israel of Riverhead, 490 Northville Turnpike. Experts Natalie and Fred Weinstein entertain and teach folk dances; light refreshments. All welcome. 369-5997, [email protected].

Italian Night, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School, 269 Main Road, Aquebogue, to benefit school. Adults $12; seniors $10; under age 12, $6. Proceeds to be matched by Thrivent for Lutherans. Tickets at door or call 722-4000, ext. 10. Takeout available.

Monday, April 19

Book discussion ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ by Diane Ackerman, 10 a.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. All welcome. 734-6360.

Southold Mothers’ Club Safari Adventure Indoor Play, 12:30 p.m., 1074 Pulaski St. (entrance on Columbus Avenue), Riverhead. Special prices for SMC members. RSVP: [email protected].

Earth Day — Go Green, 3:30-4:30 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Make a planter and more.Free; register: 727-3228, ext. 0,

Kayaking on Long Island, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Lecture and PowerPoint presentation by Nick DeNezzo. Free. 765-2077.

Career and Resumà Counseling, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free one-on-one professional assistance for those entering or re-entering the job market; make appointment at circulation desk. 298-4134.

Machu Picchu and the Galapagos, 7-8:30 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Presentation by photographers Carole and Richard Witkover using digital technology, multiple soundtracks, pan and zoom effects and more. Free. Register: 727-3228, ext. 0,

Card party, 8 p.m., hosted by Veritas Rebekah Lodge, 220 Roanoke Ave., Riverhead, third floor; entrance on Second Street. Proceeds support various benefit organizations including CAP and Relay for Life. [email protected].

Tuesday, April 20

Tuesdays With Tom — Piping Plover Nest Sites on the North Fork. Meet 8 a.m. at North Fork Audubon’s Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. RSVP: 275-3202, [email protected].

Southold Town 5th annual Relay For Life meeting, 7 p.m. at Mattituck High School, Main Road. 734-5050, [email protected].

Reception for ‘Caribbean Vibe,’ photographs by Joan Larsen Wozniak, 7-8 p.m. at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell St. On view through June 1. East End Arts Council curated show.

Wednesday, April 21

Southold Mothers’ Club visits Atlantis Marine World Aquarium, 11 a.m., 431 E. Main St., Riverhead. RSVP: 734-2183, [email protected].

Baby’s Rhyme Time, 11 a.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. For ages birth-12 months with caregiver; Mother Goose rhymes, puppets, fingerplays, action songs and flannel board tales. Free. 298-4134.

Chicken Dinner, noon-8 p.m., hosted by Rotary Club of Southold at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport. Tickets $18 + gratuity; available from any Southold Rotarian or at door. Proceeds benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, Eastern Long Island Hospital, club’s high school scholarship program, holiday food basket program and other worthy endeavors. [email protected].

Friends of Library Book Sale, 3-6 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.

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. Comedy/tragedy; “broad Jewish joke that morphs into a jeremiad, a tale of woe.” Free. 477-0660.

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

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.

Calendar Policy

In order to be listed in the calendar, events must be open to the general public and be not-for-profit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian in nature. The deadline for calendar listings is 5 p.m. Friday. To submit material: E-mail [email protected]; mail to Times/Review News¬­papers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952; or fax to 298-3287. Call 298-3200.