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After reenacting a Polish wedding, “bride and groom” Nicole Krupski and Andrew Sendlewski danced a traditional polka before the Saturday afternoon crowd at the 36th annual Polish Town Street Fair and Polka Festival in Riverhead.
Thursday, August 26
Art and Craft class features Summer Memories for ages 7-14, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Make a book of your summer art. Fee $12; must be received prior to class. 734-6382.
End of summer half-price sale on all clothing, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Main Road. 298-4134, ext. 7.
Summer Science Family Fun Days features Toy Tech, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Sunday, Aug. 29, at Long Island Science Center, 11 W. Main St., Riverhead. Fun hands-on exhibit explores how toys work. Play with mechanical, optical and acoustic toys, make and test toys and invent a new one. Timed tickets may be required on certain days. Admission $8. 208-8000, lisciencecenter.org.
Birding Walk and Mist Netting Demonstration, 10 a.m.-noon at Dam Pond Maritime Reserve, Main Road, East Marion, hosted by Peconic Land Trust with George Rowsom and Jody Levin. Fee $5; space limited to first 25 registrants: 283-3195, [email protected] Bring binoculars or scope for birding, wear long-sleeved shirts and pants for tick control. Rain cancels.
Southold Mothers’ Club End of Summer Flyswatter Painting, 10:30 a.m. at Gabriela’s house. Dress for mess. RSVP: [email protected]oo.com.
Summer film festival features ‘A Letter To Three Wives’ (1949) directed by Joseph Mankiewicz, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Flicks at the Farm: Thursday Night Movies at Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Ave., Southold, at dusk, hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Feature is ‘Wallace and Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit.’ Bring picnic supper and blanket or chair. Reserve at 283-3195. Free; rain cancels.
Friday, August 27
End of summer half-price sale on all clothing, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop. See Thursday.
Booked for Lunch, 12:30-1:30 p.m. outdoors in courtyard at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Informal book social; bring lunch and join adult reference librarians who introduce latest books, authors and more. All welcome. 727-3228.
Movie ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ (2009) 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Directed by Wes Anderson, starring voices of George Clooney and Meryl Streep. PG. 298-4134.
The Isotope Stompers perform 7-9 p.m. on grounds of East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Dixieland jazz and other music. Part of Townscape Summer Concert Series. Free. All welcome. Rain location Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave.
North Fork Italian American Club’s monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Guest speaker Jim Waters of Waters Crest Winery. Refreshments served. All welcome.
Maritime Film Festival 2010 opens with 7 p.m. cocktail party at East End Seaport Museum, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport. Short film screened at 8 p.m. with guest speaker from Cornell Cooperative extension in Riverhead, followed by award-winning “Alamar” (“To The Sea”, 2009). Light refreshments and local wine served. Presented by Seaport Museum. 477-2100.
Greenport Band directed by Colin Van Tuyl performs 7:30 p.m. in Greenport’s Mitchell Park, Front Street, part of summer concert series. Bring chairs or blankets. Free; rain cancels. 553-8443.
Saturday, August 28
North Fork Audubon’s Cedar Beach Shorebirds with Jody Levin; meet 8 a.m. at Cedar Beach in Southold. Scan grasses and mud flats for returning least and common terns and others. Bring binoculars and/or scope, hat, sunscreen, bug spray and footwear for mucky terrain. 275-3202, [email protected]
Maritime Film Festival features children’s films, 9-11 a.m. at East End Seaport Museum, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport. Animated short subject films along with 1934 epic “Treasure Island.” Presented by Seaport Museum. 477-2100.
North Fork Audubon’s family nature walk led by Bev Prentice, meet 9 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Walk through woods to pond and Sound shore, identify trees, wildflowers, ferns, mammals and birds. Weather permitting. No registration; info at 793-0113. Suggested donation $5 family group. [email protected]
Old Town Art and Crafts Guild snow fence show and sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on guild grounds, Main Road, Cutchogue. Shop open until 6 p.m. 734-6382, [email protected] Rain date Sunday, Aug. 29.
Antiques in the Churchyard, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 34th annual Old Steeple Community Church Antique Show and Sale, 656 Main Road, Aquebogue, features 65 exhibitors. Country lunch available. Adults; $6; children free. Rain date Monday, Sept. 6. 516-868-2751, 722-3070.
Eleventh annual Riverhead Railroad Festival ‘Happy Anniversary Days,’ 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at museum grounds, 416 Griffing Ave., celebrates 20th anniversary of RMLI and 100th anniversary of LIRR Riverhead Railroad Station. Ride 1964-65 LIRR Pavilion World’s Fair Train, see operating toy train layouts and take LIRR Greenport “Scoot” to LIRR museum in Greenport and back to Riverhead. Historic railcars, cabooses, speeders, vendors, music by Eastbound Freight bluegrass band, refreshments and more. Adults ages 13+ $6; ages 5-12 $3; under 5 free. “Scoot” tickets purchased onboard train. Station rededication ceremony 2 p.m. 727-7920.
Third annual local history book discussion, 10 a.m.-noon at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. features “Journey Through Time: The Riverhead Bicentennial 1792-1992.” Richard Wines, local historian and chairman of Riverhead Landmarks Preservation Commission leads discussion of history of volunteerism in Riverhead. Opportunity to exchange business cards and handouts about volunteer organizations, refreshments. Register and pick up copy of book at library’s reference desk. 727-3228, ext. 106.
End of summer half-price sale on all clothing, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop. See Thursday.
Community Picnic to Celebrate Diversity, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Strawberry Fields fairgrounds, Route 48, Mattituck, sponsored by Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force. Afternoon of fun activities includes live music by Jus B Cuz, Jay Loomis, Robert Brown, Liza Coppola, Heather Domino and Kate and Lindsay Garthe, entertainment by The Unity Baptist Praise Dancers, face painting and a jump house for kids. Hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages provided. Everyone welcome; admission free. Rain or shine. Bring lawn chair. [email protected]
‘Chairs: Antique and Unique’ exhibit, 1-4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council in Schoolhouse on Village Green, Main Road, Cutchogue, in celebration of its 50th anniversary. 734-7122. Admission free.
Membership lawn party, 2-5 p.m. at Oysterponds Historical Society grounds, Old Point Schoolhouse lawn, 1555 Village Lane, Orient. Non-members welcome. Explore campus including historic Webb House, archives building and exhibition gallery. Light refreshments available. 323-2480.
Book talk and signing, 2 p.m., artist Bob Miller discusses his scenic watercolors in “Farms, Vineyards and Small Towns of the North Fork of Long Island” at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. All welcome. 734-6360.
Art From the Heart live and silent auction, 3-7 p.m. at Victor Ozeri’s home, 228 Overlook Drive, Aquebogue. Auctioneer is 88.3 FM radio and talk show host Bonnie Grice. Over 40 local and international artists, original works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, sculpture and more. Bidding starts at $200. Music, complimentary food and beverages. Proceeds benefit Have A Heart, which provides direct emergency aid to East End residents. Donation $25 requested. Information: 678-3509.
The Cottage Quartet performs 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport, featuring works by Haydn, Telemann, Debussy, Jennie Woelker and others. Free. 477-0660.
Saturdays in the Park features Roller Skating Party, 6-8 p.m. at Stotzky Park, 55 Columbus Ave., Riverhead. Information and registration: 727-5744
‘From Broadway to Napoli,’ 7:30 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House, 1590 Main Road, Jamesport features Sal Diliberto performing bass/baritone Broadway show tunes and Italian songs, accompanied by Andrea Modugno and John Signorelli. Also performing is soprano Donna Butler. Complimentary refreshments follow concert. Advance tickets $20; at door $25. 722-3416, [email protected] Proceeds benefit Jamesport Meeting House.
Movie night features ‘Finding Nemo’ and ‘Jaws,’ 7:45 p.m. at South Jamesport Beach, presented on giant inflatable movie screen by Town of Riverhead Recreation Dept. Bring chairs or blankets. Second film begins 9:30 p.m. Call 727-5744, ext. 30 for information.
An Evening of Song with Steven Blier and Friends, 8 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, Village Lane and Skipper’s Lane, Orient. Singers Sasha Cooke, Kelly Markgraf and John Brancy join pianist Steven Blier in performance of songs by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Granados, Kurt Weill, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Steven Sondheim and others. Tickets: general $30; students $15; limited reserved seats $50; call 323-1378.
Sunday, August 29
Buffet Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon at Holy Trinity Church, Main Street and Manor Place, Greenport, features “sumptuous” hot buffet table with french toast, pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage and home fries. Coffee and tea served. All proceeds benefit parish and community activities. Suggested minimum donation: adults $10; children under 12 $6; under 5 free. Tickets at door or call 477-0855.
Riverhead Railroad Festival ‘Happy Anniversary Days,’ 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at museum grounds. See Saturday.
‘Chairs: Antique and Unique’ exhibit, 1-4 p.m.; see Saturday.
Linda Bonaccorso and Mark Quintana perform wide range of vocal selections, 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Reception for exhibit of photographs by Pat Patterson Hauck and paintings by Gina Gilmour, 3-5 p.m. at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport, presented by East End Arts Council. On view through Nov. 3. 727-0900.
Peconic Green Growth presents ‘No Impact Man,’ 4 p.m. at Art Sites Gallery, 651 W. Main St., Riverhead. Sundance-selected documentary followed by Q and A with film’s star Colin Beavan. Suggested donation $10; reserve at 591-2401, [email protected] Colin hosts fundraising dinner after the film, $250. RSVP. All proceeds benefit No Impact Project, international environmental nonprofit that advocates better choices, community action, participation and lifestyle changes.
Southold Free Library hosts 2nd annual Patron Appreciation Day chicken barbecue, 4-7 p.m. at Founder’s Landing, Terry Lane at Hobart Road, Southold. Food, fun and games. RSVP: 765-2077.
Concert by Big Band East, 5 p.m. at Orient Congregational Church, 23045 Main Road, features music of Glenn Miller, Harry James, the Dorsey Brothers and more. Tickets $15 at door. 323-2665.
Monday, August 30
‘Chairs: Antique and Unique’ exhibit, 1-4 p.m.; see Saturday.
Tuesday, August 31
Book discussion ‘Nemesis’ by Jo Nesbo, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Led by Bev Wowak. 298-4134.
Wednesday, September 1
Classic Car Night, 6-9 p.m. in Greenport’s Mitchell Park, Front Street. Parking in park next to carousel. Open mic night and music. All welcome; free. Wednesdays through Sept. 15. 404-2507.
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