Community Calendar

A happy, historic birthday
Among those celebrating Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council’s 50th birthday Saturday are members and friends (from left) Helen Keith, Bobbi Rubenstein, Jim Grathwohl, Geoge Cork Maul, Janet Heally, Virginia McCaffery, Zach Studenroth, Anne Cutolo and Lauren Grant. The birthday party took place before Saturday night’s annual Douglas Moore Memorial Concert on the Cutchogue Village Green.

Thursday, August 19

Art and Craft classes: Pressed Flower Art, for ages 7-14, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Make art piece using pressed flowers and herbs. Fee $12; must be received prior to class. 734-6382.

Southold Mothers’ Club beach play date, 10:30 a.m. at Goose Creek Beach, off North Bayview Road, Southold. Bring towels, umbrella, beach toys and sunblock. Southold Town parking permit required. [email protected].

Dog Days of Summer, 1:30-2:15 p.m. for ages 6-8 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

Summer film festival features ‘Dersu Uzala’ (Japan, 1975) directed by Akira Kurosawa, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Ready Set Go … To Kindergarten, 6:30-7:15 p.m., open to all children entering kindergarten and their parents/caregivers, at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.

Original Voices at the Vail, 7-11 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Hosted by Jessie Haynes, Gregg Gennari, Rayman Record Co. and Friends. Doors open and sign-up 7 p.m.; featured performance by Jay Scott 9 p.m., open mic before and after. Tickets, $5 at door. Black Box Mini Fest features acoustic performance by LiZa Coppola, free coffee and more. 727-5782.

Rockin’ on the River, 7 p.m., free family concert on Peconic Riverfront in Riverhead includes Classic Car Show at 5:30 p.m. Food, games, face painting and prizes; bring lawn chairs. 727-7600.

Old Time Greenport Slide Show narrated by Bob White, 7:30 p.m. at Greenport United Methodist Church, 621 Main St., presented by Stirling Historical Society. Light refreshments. 965-3598.

Flicks at the Farm: Thursday Night Movies at Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Ave., Southold, at dusk, hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Feature is ‘Little Shop of Horrors.’ Bring picnic supper and blanket or chair. Reserve at 283-3195. Free; rain cancels.

Friday, August 20

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 ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Starring Cate Blanchett and Brad Pitt. PG-13. 298-4134.

‘Next Generation Nepal’ presented by Hallie Tamez, 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Inspiring program outlining mission and activities of nonprofit NGN, dedicated to reconnecting trafficked children with their families in war-torn Nepal. Free. 477-3800.

Hallock’s Bay Paddle and Barbecue, 5-9 p.m. in Orient with Group for the East End. Search for wildlife from the water, sunset feast; bring drinks (must be transported in your kayak or canoe). Fee $25; under 12 $15. Single kayaks rented for $30, doubles $50. RSVP: 765-6450, [email protected].

Family dinner, 5-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Pulled pork, dessert, coffee tea; bar open until 8 p.m. Adults $15 or 2/$25; children $10. 734-7338.

‘Feel the Beat’ Teen Drum Circle, 5-7:30 p.m. for grades 6+ at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Develop rhythmic patterns and explore tones of the drum. Register: 298-4134.

Dune Grass performs family concert, 6 p.m. in community garden at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Eclectic mix of bluegrass, Irish, swing, jazz and original music. Bring blankets or lawn chairs and picnic suppers. Free. 477-0660.

Mambo Loco performs 7-9 p.m. on grounds of East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican music. Part of Townscape Summer Concert Series. Free. All welcome. Rain location Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave.

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.

Family Movie Nite in Tasker Park features ‘Up’ at 8 p.m., Peconic Lane, Peconic, sponsored by Town of Southold Youth Bureau and Youth Advisory Council. Refreshments; bring blanket and chairs. Information: Rain date Friday, Aug. 27.

Saturday, August 21

Goldsmith Inlet Cleanup, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Southold, with Group for the East End and Group to Save Goldsmith Inlet. Meet at north end of Mill Road in Southold. Bring gloves; light snacks provided. RSVP: 765-6450, ext. 211, [email protected].

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].

Southold Village Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. includes solar telescope set up by members of Custer Institute and Observatory staff. Sidewalk sales, live music, craft vendors and more. Admission free. Rain date Sunday, Aug. 22.

Thirty-sixth annual Polish Town Street Fair and Polka Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in Riverhead. Free admission; food and beverages available, including famous kielbasa sandwiches and pierogi. Events include Polish Mass at St. Isidore R.C. Church, petting zoo, pony rides, flag-raising ceremony, re-enactment of traditional Polish wedding, polka music, corn-husking contest and more. Polka Festival 5 p.m.-midnight in Polonaise Park Pavilion, with music by John Gora Band and Polka Family. Admission $13; ages 12 and under $5. Food and beverages available. 369-1616,

Free Summer Hook-In, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., sponsored by Peconic Ruggers at Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. No experience required. Join artisans from Long Island who share information on this primitive folk craft. Admission free. Finished items, ready-made kits, patterns and other supplies available for purchase. 298-5292.

Community Celebration, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church of Riverhead, 515 Riverleigh Ave. Games, lunch and more. All welcome; admission free. 727-4112.

Lecture ‘Let’s Be Seated’ by Doug Constant, 11 a.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Fee $5 includes refreshments. 734-7122.

Super Summer Celebration, noon-3 p.m. at David H. Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road, Flanders, sponsored by Town of Southampton Youth Bureau. Admission free; $5 bracelets sold for youth to enjoy waterslide, bouncer, face painting, crafts and snow cone. Local vendors and performances by local youth including Dylan Collins. All ages welcome. 702-2427.

‘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.

Vintage Base Ball Game, 1 p.m. at Poquatuck Park, Village Lane, Orient, sponsored by Oysterponds Historical Society. Bring chairs and blankets and watch game played by 1864 rules. Free. 323-2480.

East Marion Community Association’s annual Ice Cream Social, 2-4 p.m. at Orient Firehouse, Main Road. All welcome. 477-1619.

Michael Zweig introduces his award-winning documentary ‘Why Are We In Afghanistan?’ 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Winner of 2010 Studs Terkel Prize for Media and Journalism. Q and A follows film. 477-0660.

East End Lighthouses Maritime History Cruise, depart 3:30 p.m. aboard Peconic Star II from Greenport/LIRR Ferry Dock. Fee $95 all inclusive. Tour approximately 4-5 hours. Wear casual attire, boat shoes or sneakers; bring windbreaker or sweater for evening comfort. Pre-registration required: mail check payable to East End Lighthouses, Inc., P.O. Box 21, Greenport, NY 11944 and indicate date of cruise and number of participants. Credit card payment on website. 406-6180.

Greenport Standard Hose Company’s 33rd annual chicken barbecue, 4-7 p.m. at Third Street Firehouse. Take-out orders available. Tickets $20, available at firehouse or from any member. 477-1943.

Saturdays in the Park features Grilling Competition, 4-7 p.m. in picnic area at Stotzky Park, 55 Columbus Ave., Riverhead. Bring your own grill; prime rib steaks provided. Fee $10 per team. Awards given. Register by Thursday, Aug. 19: 727-5744, Hosted by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department.

Country Barn Dance at Charnews Farm, 7-11 p.m., hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Country, folk, contra, squares, waltz and circle dancing taught by Dick and Bess Haile of Long Island Traditional Music Association; no partners needed, singles welcome. Bring picnic supper. Adults $5; children free. Reservations required: 283-3195, [email protected].

The Arts in Southold Town presents country music superstar Rosanne Cash, 7:30 p.m. at Southold High School Auditorium, Oaklawn Avenue. Open seating. Tickets $50; reserve at 734-6320. Visa and MasterCard accepted. Tickets (cash or check) available at Cecily’s Love Lane Gallery, Mattituck; Peconic Liquors, Cutchogue; Old Country Charm, Southold; JET’s Dream, Greenport; Barth’s Drug Store, Riverhead.

Sunday, August 22

The Retreat’s 3rd annual Hamptons Pursuit Car Rallye begins 8:30 a.m. at The Retreat Boutique, Bridgehampton Commons, with pre-race continental breakfast by Hampton Coffee Company prior to shotgun start. Participants cruise back roads, following clues to checkpoints and answer trivial questions. Finish at waterside home for lunch and prizes. Fee $125, includes driver, navigator and lunch. All proceeds benefit The Retreat, the East End’s only domestic violence agency. Registration required: 329-4398, [email protected].

Jamesport Fire Department’s 12th annual Long Island Sound to Great Peconic Bay 10K Run starts 9 a.m. from Iron Pier Beach to South Jamesport Beach. Day of race registration $25 (7-8:30 a.m.). Post-race raffle award ceremony, use of South Jamesport beach for the day, water stops at 1,2,3,4,5 miles, food, refreshments, medical aid and music along the way. Rain or shine. 369-4950, [email protected],

Polish Town Street Fair and Polka Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in Riverhead. See Saturday.

‘Chairs: Antique and Unique’ exhibit, 1-4 p.m.; see Saturday.

Fourth annual Seafood Fest to benefit CAST, 6 p.m. at The Wharf House at Founders Landing, end of Hobart Lane, Southold. Tickets $50, includes complete seafood dinner including lobster, clams, mussels corn on the cob, dessert, coffee and complimentary glass of wine or beer. RSVP: 477-1717.

Monday, August 23

Summer Children’s Program, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 27 for grades 1-6 at Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road. Kids explore archaeology and games of Native Americans through projects, stories and games. Fee $150; register: 325-8272.

‘Chairs: Antique and Unique’ exhibit, 1-4 p.m.; see Saturday.

This I Believe, 4-5:30 p.m. at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Workshop led by Keith Wheelock for ages 55 and older. Listen to personal beliefs of others and explore your own. Register at Floyd Memorial Library or Peconic Landing. 477-0660.

Tuesday, August 24

Summer Lunch Break Story Theater for adults, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Bring lunch and listen to reader performing short story, in new garden space or indoors. All welcome. 477-0660.

Meet the Author: August Franza, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Pick up one of his books and join in discussion. 298-4134.

North Fork Animal Welfare League director Gillian Pultz presents program on new shelter facility and league’s service to community, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society’s New Egypt Schoolhouse, Main Road, Mattituck. Free; all welcome. Refreshments served. 298-1930.

Wednesday, August 25

Summer Science Family Fun Days features Toy Tech, Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through 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,

Jim Dreeben’s Big Birthday Bash includes guided paddle to Iron Point in Peconic Bay followed by Big Birthday Dinner on grounds of East End Arts Council in Riverhead. Participants meet 5:30 p.m. at Southampton Town canoe/kayak launch across from Peconic Paddler in Riverhead. Bring boat and life preservers, insect repellent recommended. Dinner begins 8 p.m. at EEAC Carriage House. Event free; donations requested to benefit EEAC. Reservations required: 727-9895, [email protected].

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.

Community Drum Circle, 6:30-8 p.m. on grounds of East End Arts Council along Peconic Riverfront. Families welcome, no experience necessary. Kids ages 13 and under must be with adult. Bring drum or percussion instrument; instructor teaches how to use the Djembe, traditional African hand drum. Free. 727-0900.

Summer Showcase Concert Series on Town Green at Silversmith’s Corner, Southold, 7:30 p.m. features The Greenport Band. Bring seating. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church. Free; donations appreciated. All welcome. 765-3598.

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 book of your summer art. Fee $12; must be received prior to class. 734-6382.

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].

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 features ‘Wallace and Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit’ at dusk. See Thursday.

Calendar Policy

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