KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO
Planting the seeds of service
Pauline Nelson (left), 16, and Cordelia Larsen, 15, both of Mattituck, plant zinnia seedlings as part of a Global Youth Service Day project at Charnews Farm in Southold Friday. Global Youth Service Day is the largest service event in the world, with participants in all 50 states and 84 countries. Southold’s Youth Bureau and Peconic Land Trust co-hosted the event, designed to teach young people to improve their communities through public service.
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
Friday, April 30
Southold Mothers’ Club: Kites and Bubbles, noon at Veterans Memorial Park, end of Bay Avenue, Mattituck. Bring kites, pails, shovels and picnic lunch. Weather permitting.
Movie ‘Crude,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Epic story of controversial legal case. PG-13. Free. 298-4134.
Meet Mr. L’Hommedieu and Friends, 4 p.m. for grades 4-6; convene on steps of First Presbyterian Church, Main Road, Southold for program at Old Burying Ground, led by Melissa Andruski. Hosted by Southold Free Library. Rain date Friday, May 7, 4 p.m. 765-2077.
Winery event to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Clovis Point Winery, Main Road, Jamesport. Donation $25; at door or in advance. RSVP to Lisa Azzato, 886-1357, [email protected]
Spring movie night features ‘The Blind Side’ (2009), 5:30 p.m., story of homeless and traumatized boy who became All-American football player, at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
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. Movie night featuring “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.” Free. Offered by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. 722-4444, ext. 732, [email protected]
Teen movie night features ‘Sherlock Holmes’ for grades 6+, 6:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Free. 765-2077.
Rock and Roll Boot Camp with The Contractors Band for ages 12-18,7-9 p.m. in Southold High School Auditorium, Oaklawn Avenue. Jam with professional musicians, tips on vocal performance, how to compose a set list and more. Musical experience not required. Register: 298-8642.
Tucker Bowl, 7-9 p.m., sponsored by Mattituck High School SADD Club. Competition between students and faculty; volleyball, paintball, dodgeball and scooter relays; student entertainment. Main Road, Mattituck. Proceeds help fund prevention activities for students in community. All welcome. 298-8460.
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.
Pink Party! 8 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. Riverhead Teacher’s Assistant Association’s 2nd annual scholarship fundraiser. Dinner, chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, DJ music; wear pink. Advance only, $50. [email protected] or pick up at school.
North Fork Chorale Spring Concerts presents Irish Aires, Patriotic Anthems, Show Tunes and Gilbert and Sullivan selections, 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Main Road. Southold. 323-3523.
Saturday, May 1
Last day to order, ELIH Auxiliary annual plant sale; pick up Saturday, May 8, 9-11 a.m. at The Opportunity Shop, Greenport or Latham’s Farm Stand, East Marion. Hearty flowering annuals, flats of geraniums or regular impatiens, hanging baskets and more. 477-2047.
Riverhead Town Litter Clean Up Day, 9 a.m. at Town Hall, E. Main Street and Howell Avenue. Gloves, safety vests and bags provided. Cleanup areas assigned or selected. 727-3200, ext. 253.
Garden Clean Up, 9-11 a.m. at Oysterponds Historical Society, Village Lane, Orient. Bring garden gloves, pruner, rake and trowel. All welcome. Weather permitting. 323-2480.
Fruits, Berries and More: The Edible Landscape, 10-11:30 a.m. at home of Master Gardener Nancy Gilbert and Richard Wines, Winds Way, Jamesport, hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Seminar focuses on how to incorporate edible plants, including berries and other fruits and vegetables into landscapes for structural and design appeal. Fee $5. RSVP: 283-3195, [email protected] Heavy rain cancels.
Babysitting Workshop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Register: 298-4134.
Car wash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in parking lot at First Presbyterian Church, Main Road, Southold, hosted by team Relay Readers to benefit Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society. Free-will donation.
North Shore Horse Rescue yard sale and open house, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 2330 Sound Ave., corner of Oakleigh Avenue, Baiting Hollow. Rain date Sunday, May 2. Music, pony rides and bargains. Donations welcome. Proceeds benefit rescue program. 334-8258.
Spa Science, 3-5 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 W. Main St., Riverhead. For Mom, Dad, caregiver and kids. Create your own soap, bath fizz and lip balm. Complimentary snacks and punch. Parent-child package $22; additional sibling/friend $18. Register: 208-8000.
North Fork Chorale Spring Concert, 8 p.m. at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Main Road. See Friday.
Are We Alone in the Universe? 8 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Discussion with Dr. Urszula Golebiewska. Suggested donation $13; members $10; full-time students $5. Refreshments and observing (weather permitting) follow. 765-2626.
Riverhead Blue Masques presents musical ‘Fame!’ 8 p.m. See Friday. Final performance.
Sunday, May 2
Free rabies clinic, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Kent Animal Shelter, 2259 River Road, Calverton, in honor of American Humane Society’s “Be Kind To Animals Week.” Rabies vaccinations free for cats and dogs; other shots and wellness products, including flea and tick control, available at low cost. Office fees waived. Registration required: 727-5731, ext. All dogs must be on leash and cats in carriers; canned or dry food donations gladly accepted.
Annual Flanders Fire Department Memorial Service, 10 a.m. at Flanders Memorial Park, Flanders Road. Refreshments follow at F.D. headquarters, 19 Firehouse Lane, Flanders. All welcome. 727-0758.
Cosmetic Chemistry, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 West Main St., Riverhead. Discover the science behind common bath products and make a beautiful spa product for Mother’s Day. Admission: adults, $2; children, $5. 208-8000, lisciencecenter.org.
Open House, noon-3 p.m. at North Fork Animal Welfare League’s new shelter facility, 165 Peconic Lane, Peconic, in celebration of Be Kind to Animals Week. Shelter tours, light refreshments, meet wonderful and adoptable animals. All welcome. Donations of peanut butter, canned cat food, blankets, liquid laundry soap, sheets, dishwasher soap, towels, dog biscuits and more appreciated.
Blessing of the Pets, 1-3 p.m. on front lawn at Cutchogue United Methodist Church, Main Road. All welcome. 734-6033.
Artist’s reception for ‘From the Real to the Surreal,’ watercolors by Linda J. Nemeth, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. On view through May. 298-4134.
Local author Dr. Dominick Morreale discusses his recent novel ‘The Legend of Benny,’ 2-3 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Work of historical fiction/romance set in Mattituck during Revolutionary War. Free; all welcome. 298-4134.
The No Doubt World Famous Monday Night Band, 2 p.m. in Howard Hovey Auditorium at Pulaski Street School, Riverhead. 2010 Scholarship Winners Concert features Louis Lafata on clarinet; Angelina Modica on flute; Sarah Rice on bassoon, playing works by Henry Fillmore, Percy Grainger, Frank Loesser, John Philip Sousa and more. Musical director John Eyre. Admission free; donations greatfully accepted. 727-6538.
North Fork Chorale Spring Concert, 3 p.m. at Orient Congregational Church, Main Road. See Friday.
Annual roll call and inspection of Riverhead Fire Department members, 6 p.m. at headquarters, 540 Roanoke Ave. Memorial service follows; all welcome. 727-2751.
Monday, May 3
Movers in the Sky: Comets, Meteoroids and Asteroids, 7-8:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Presentation by former NASA consultant Kevin Manning. 765-2077.
Tuesday, May 4
North Fork Audubon’s Tuesdays With Tom; meet 8 a.m. at Mattituck Shopping Center parking lot. All day birding trip to Jamaica Bay and Fort Tilden. Dinner in Howard Beach. RSVP: 275-3202, [email protected]
Soil Health, 6:30 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Al Krupski discusses soil maintenance for optimum plant growth. All welcome 734-6360.
Wednesday, May 5
Greenport PTA’s annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at main entrance of Greenport School, Front Street. Large selection of annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, herbs and vegetables, courtesy of Colorful Gardens in Jamesport and Calverton. Student special: pansies for $1. Through May 8.
Cinco de Mayo salsa-making program, 4-5 p.m. for grades 3-6, with Dana and Penny at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Fee $4. 765-2077.
Spaghetti dinner, 5-8 p.m., hosted by Riverhead NJROTC at Riverhead Moose Lodge, 51 Madison St. Adults $10; seniors and kids under 12, $8. Spaghetti, meatballs, bread, beverage and dessert. Eat in or take out. Includes 50/50 raffle and auction. Tickets available at door or from any NJROTC cadet; or at high school by calling 369-6806.
Thursday, May 6
Greenport PTA’s annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at main entrance of Greenport School. See Wednesday.
Book discussion ‘Founding Mothers’ by Cokie Roberts, 10:30 a.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Led by Caroline MacArthur. 765-2077.
Lunch on the Riverfront, noon-2 p.m., presented by Town of Riverhead Recreation Dept. Art exhibit by Christina DuPuis; bag lunch by The Baker’s Workshop, $8; order by noon on Wednesday, May 5: 727-5744. Continues first Thursday of every month through Sept. and will feature art or photography of a local artist. 722-4444, ext. 731.
Annual Council For Unity Induction Dinner, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Giorgio’s at Fox Hill, 100 Fox Hill Drive, Baiting Hollow. Tickets $35; all welcome. 929-5369, 369-6724, 722-4444, ext. 732. Proceeds support CFU’s programs to reduce violence in schools and communities.
Spring 2010 Film Festival features ‘Cold Souls’ (2009), directed by Sophie Barthes, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Paul Giamatti stars as himself, agonizing over his interpretation of “Uncle Vanya.” Free. 477-0660.
Fifth annual Spring Carnival, 6-10 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School, Main Road, Aquebogue to benefit Maureen’s Haven Homeless Outreach Program. Food, rides, music and more. Continues through Sunday, May 9. POP (pay one price) bracelets $25, good for all 4 days. Moms ride free on Mother’s Day. 722-4000.
Riverhead Bark For Life meeting, 7 p.m. at Riverhead Middle School library, 600 Harrison Ave. Event slated for Saturday, June 12, 5-9 p.m. in Stotzky Park. 727-8885, relayforlife.org/riverheadbark.
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