Vacation Bible school set

Mattituck Presbyterian Church is offering a vacation Bible school with the theme “SonQuest Rainforest.” The classes meet daily Aug. 9-13, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Cost is $15 for the first child, $10 for the second. Registration forms are available at the church office. For information, call Lena Huszagh, 722-3260.

Recycle to support museum

The Southold Indian Museum is collecting old cell phones and used/empty ink cartridges, to be recycled as an ongoing fundraising effort. Items can be dropped off at the Main Bayview Road museum Saturdays and Sundays between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 765-5577.

July 29 Taizà service planned

First Parish Church (UCC) in Northville invites the community to participate in a Taizà worship service on Thursday, July 29, at 7 p.m. Afterward, you may walk your special journey in the Labyrinth. There is no fee; free-will offerings are appreciated.

Taizà services, which combine singing, candle lighting, prayer and meditation aimed at quieting the soul and establishing spiritual connection, are held at the Sound Avenue church on the last Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Visit

Junior Bulldogs celebrate

The Junior Bulldogs of the Mattituck Fire Department will celebrate their 25th anniversary at a party scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 7. Former junior Bulldogs who want to attend can call Leonard Llewellyn (298-4793), Edward Cassidy (298-6563) or Robert Shaw (298-5640). Leave your name, address and phone number and you’ll be contacted with details.

Is your garden ecofriendly?

Times/Review Newsgroup is looking for pictures and information on ecologically friendly gardens and community gardens to be featured in next spring’s Home and Garden supplement.

We want to hear from you if you are using goods made from recycled materials, ecologically harvested timber and other earth-friendly ingredients; if your garden is filled with environmentally friendly garden supplies, accents and accessories; if you are growing an edible organic garden; if there is a habitat for wildlife; or any other ecofriendly gardening highlights. Information and photos are also sought on community gardens.

Send high-quality photos and information by mail to Lee Peters at P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952 or by e-mail to [email protected]

Church hosts conference trip

Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue is offering a trip to the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of the Diocese of Scranton Conference 2010, Friday to Sunday, Aug. 6 to 8.

The conference will be held at the University of Scranton (Pa.) and housing will be available on campus and at a local motels. Transportation via Hampton Jitney will be available from Southold.

For registration forms, call Roni Stanky at 765-3685. For bus reservations, call 516-223-8594.

Counseling for caregivers

Free counseling for those providing care for the elderly is available from Family Service League, Riverhead. Call 369-0104 for an appointment.

Camp offers special session

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck will hold a special respite weekend Friday-Sunday, Aug. 6-8, for children ages 6 to 21 with special needs.

The weekend is offered in addition to the camp’s regular program of one-week sessions for children with physical and mental disabilities. Campers will participate in a range of typical camp activities at the Center Moriches site, supervised by five counselors.

The cost is $350 per person, and up to 50 campers can be accommodated. To register call 878-1070 or visit

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