Community Calendar

05/06/2010 12:00 AM |

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO
Sophomore Kyle Black, left, inches ahead of senior Shawn Smiley in the scooter relay during Friday night’s Tucker Bowl hosted by Students Against Drunk Driving at Mattituck High School. The event benefitted prevention programs at the high school.  Click for slide show.

Thursday, May 6

Fifteenth annual East End Garden Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Staples Shopping Center, 1087 Old Country Road, Riverhead, to benefit Peconic Bay Medical Center. Perennials, annuals, bushes from local growers, expert advice from Cornell Cooperative Extension’s master gardeners and Garden Club members, freshly baked Briermere pies, Holey Moses cheesecakes and more. Continues through Sunday, May 9. 548-6080, pbmedicalcenter.org.

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.

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 Department. Art exhibit by Christina DuPuis; bag lunch by The Baker’s Workshop, $8: 727-5744. Continues first Thursday of every month through Sept. and will feature art or photography of a local artist. 722-4444, ext. 731.

Spring Showers Dinner, noon-8 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport, sponsored by Southold Historical Society. Choice of roast chicken, fish or vegetarian entrà e, $20. Tickets for raffle $1 or 6/$5. Available at door or at Southold Historical Society headquarters in Prince Building, Main Road, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 765-5500.

Stamping School for ages 6-8, 4:15-5 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Free Library, Main Road. Create a Mother’s Day card. Register: 734-6360.

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. 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.

Friday, May 7

East End Garden Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Staples Shopping Center, Riverhead. See Thursday.

Greenport PTA’s annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at main entrance of Greenport School. See Thursday.

Kent Animal Shelter staff and animals at Calverton post office, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., to promote new pet rescue stamps, part of National Campaign to Help Shelter Pets. 727-5731, kentanimalshelter.com.

Pet Adoption Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Riverhead post office, 1210 W. Main St. Tent outside with pets available for adoption (weather permitting). U. S. Postal Service’s 2010 social awareness stamp “Animal Rescue: Adopt a Shelter Pet” available for purchase. stampstotherescue.com.

Annual Achievement Day and Craft Exhibit, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at George G. Young Community Center, S. Jamesport Ave., Jamesport, hosted by Riverhead-Jamesport Homemakers Day Unit. Raffles of handmade items and theme baskets.; plants and cookies available for purchase. Refreshments served. All welcome. 722-4060.

Film ‘Girl With a Pearl Earring,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Servant girl becomes subject of nasty rumors when she models for 17th century painter Johannes Vermeer. PG-13. Free. 298-4134.

Annual chinese auction and dinner to benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, 5:45 p.m. at Polish Hall, 218 Marcy Ave., Riverhead, hosted by Moriches Paquatuck Squaws. Tickets $40; includes dinner and auction. Raffle gifts include flowers, Mother’s and Father’s Day baskets, fishing and camping equipment, bicycle and more. Reserve: 878-4992.

Spring Carnival, 6-10 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School, Aquebogue. See Thursday.

Annual Evening of Star Chefs, 6:30 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center, 20 E. Main St., Riverhead. Signature hors d’oeuvres by Doug Gulija, Tom Schaudel, John Montgomery, Michael Meehan and Jim Carpenter. Three-course wine pairing dinner features award-winning wines by Pindar and Duck Walk. Dinner prepared and served by SCCC culinary students. Silent auction, special gifts and live entertainment. Proceeds help fund instructional supplies for college’s culinary labs. Tickets $75; reserve early, seating limited. 548-3701, [email protected]

First Friday Open Mic Night with LiZa Coppola, 7-10 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Come see stars of today and tomorrow; musicians, comics, poets, magicians and storytellers. Free admission; donations to support institute’s programs appreciated. Complimentary coffee and snacks. 765-2626.

‘Nightsong,’ 7:30 p.m. at Creation Station Cafe behind Cutchogue United Methodist Church, Main Road. Opening night features guitar, keyboard and vocals by singers/songwriters Bill Cooper and Bette Kron. Music, snacks and fun. All welcome; free-will donation. 734-6033.

Saturday, May 8

Mother/Daughter Breakfast and chinese auction, 8 a.m. at Polish Hall, 218 Marcy Ave., Riverhead, hosted by Women’s Ministry Fellowship. Tickets $20. 369-2949, 208-3908, 283-0205.

Moore’s Woods 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]

Peconic Landing’s May Mile and 5K Race begins 8:30 a.m. with registration and stretching; 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Fifth annual celebration of Older Americans Month. Welcome and announcements 9:45 a.m.; race and fitness walk 10 a.m. Entry fee 5K race: advance $20; day of race $25. May Mile Walk: adults $10; under age 12 $5; ages 55+ $5. Special appearance by Bobby “Bojack” Jackson, retired N.Y. Jets defensive back. Live music, barbecue lunch and safety demonstrations by Greenport Fire Department. Suffolk County Legislator Ed Romaine will receive Older Americans Champion Award. Net proceeds benefit Greenport Fire Department. Register: peconiclanding.org. Information: 477-3800, ext. 309.

East End Garden Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Staples Shopping Center, Riverhead. See Thursday.

Bake sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at WalMart, Riverhead, hosted by Dayspring Dance and Performing Arts Center to fund production “Alice Through the Looking Glass” slated for June. 722-4969, ext. 208.

Greenport PTA’s annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-noon at main entrance of Greenport School. See Thursday.

ELIH Auxiliary annual plant sale; pick up 9-11 a.m. at The Opportunity Shop, Greenport, or Latham’s Farm Stand, East Marion. Annuals, flats of geraniums or impatiens, hanging baskets and more. 477-2047.

Workshop: Pressed Flower and Herb Bookmarks, 10 a.m.-noon at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. Create 6 unique laminated bookmarks using pressed miniature flowers and herbs; with instructor Gayle Wagner. For ages 7 to adult. Fee $20. Registration and payment by May 6. 727-2881.

Southold Mothers’ Club weekend play date, 10:30 a.m. at Susana’s House, 755 Stillwater Ave., Cutchogue. [email protected]

Annual Ladies Luncheon, noon-4 p.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Aquebogue, hosted by St. Isidore School. Tickets $40; first 100 sold include free sheet of tickets for auction ($20 value). 727-1650.

Second annual multi-author book signing, noon-3 p.m. at Pindar Vineyards, Main Road, Peconic. Portion of proceeds from book sales benefits Literacy Suffolk. Hosted by published authors and members of Dunes and Dreams Romance Writers. 219-7657.

Spring Carnival, 3-10 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School. See Thursday.

Southwestern Dinner, 5-7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Main Road, Southold, sponsored by its Youth Group to benefit July’s mission trip to build houses on Arizona reservation. Beef, bean or veggie burritos, Spanish rice nachos and refried ice cream. Tickets at door or church office. Adults $8; under age 12, $5. 265-2597.

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

The Arts in Southold Town presents The Ramsey Lewis Trio, 7:30 p.m. at Southold High School Auditorium, Oaklawn Avenue. Composer, pianist and jazz legend Ramsey Lewis has been called “the great performer” for his sophisticated, superb jazz and other musical forms. Tickets $45; reserve (MasterCard and Visa) and information: 734-6320. Tickets also available for cash/check at Cecily’s Love Lane Gallery, Mattituck; Peconic Liquors, Cutchogue; Old Country Charm, Southold; JET’s Dream, Greenport; Barth’s Drugstore, Riverhead.

Northeast Stage presents ‘Edward Albee’s Occupant,’ 7:30 p.m. at Creation Station Black Box Theater behind Cutchogue Methodist Church, Main Road. Staged reading by Jere Jacob and Thomas DeWolfe. Two-person play features an interview with great American sculptor Louise Nevelson, 20 years after her death. Donation $10; all proceeds benefit Shakespeare-in-the-Park program. 477-2972, 208-6933, [email protected] Reservations optional.

The Dark Side of the Universe: The Search for the Invisible, 8 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Chiaki Yanagisawa, Ph.D., discusses research on dark matter in astrophysics. Suggested donation $10; full-time students and members $5. Refreshments and observing (weather permitting) follow. 765-2626.

Sunday, May 9

Breakfast Buffet, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Adults $8; children $4. 734-7338.

East End Garden Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Staples Shopping Center, Riverhead. See Thursday.

Spring Carnival, 1-5 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School, Aquebogue. See Thursday.

Monday, May 10

Toad Tales for ages 2-3, 10-10:30 a.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Free Library, Main Road. Register: 734-6360.

My Favorite Stories for ages 4-5, 4:15-5 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Free Library, Main Road. Register: 734-6360.

Southold Mothers’ Club book club, 7:30 p.m. at Kim’s house. Discussion of “The Reliable Wife” by Robert Goolrick. June’s book “The Celestine Prophecy” by James Redfield. RSVP: [email protected]

Tuesday, May 11

Tuesdays With Tom — Moore’s Woods. 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]

Political Humor: A Look Back In Anger Mixed With Mirth, 8 p.m. at Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Lecture by Prof. J. Dorinson, who examines how political leaders employ wit to advantage and also become targets of verbal missiles. Hosted by John Speyer. Free. 477-9600.

Wednesday, May 12

Tea and Talk: The Peconic River, 1 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. Slide presentation by George Bartunek about the industries that once thrived along the river. Fee $10. Registration and payment by May 7. 727-2881.

Culinary Tour, 5-6:30 p.m. features “Thailand/Bok Choy” with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 South Harbor Road, Southold. Class fee $20; residents $15. Bring apron and $25 ingredient fee to class. Space limited to 15; register: 765-5182. Confirm prior to class: 765-6032, [email protected] Offered by Southold Town Recreation Department.

Thursday, May 13

Inlet 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]

Charity Golf Outing, 11 a.m. at Calverton Links Golf Course, 149 Edwards Ave., hosted by Mainstream House Recovery Homes for Men. Lunch, golf, clam bar hour and dinner. Fee $140; foursome $540. 764-3003.

Southold Mothers’ Club visits North Fork Bagel, Main Road, Jamesport, 11:30 a.m. to see how bagels are made. RSVP: [email protected]

ELIH Auxiliary ‘Italian Nite’ Dinner, East End branch, noon-9 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport. Choice of chicken Parmesan or spaghetti with meatballs. Eat in or take out. Tickets $18. RSVP: 477-2047. Proceeds benefit Eastern Long Island Hospital.

Spring 2010 Film Festival features ‘Il Divo’ (2008), directed by Paolo Sorrentino, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Winner of Jury Prize at 2009 Cannes Film Festival; called “a tour de force of indelible imagery.” Free. 477-0660.

North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘110 in the Shade,’ musical based on Richard Nash play ‘The Rainmaker” with songs by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt. Opening night free pre-performance reception 7 p.m. Curtain time 8 p.m. Tickets $20. 298-NFCT, nfct.com.

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