Community Calendar


Mary Hygom of Mattituck and her daughter Grace, 5, admire their homemade corn husk doll during Saturday’s Family Farm Day at Charnews Farm in Southold. The event, hosted by Peconic Land Trust, included a petting zoo, live music, arts and crafts and samples of local foods.

Thursday, August 12

Art and Craft class for ages 7-14, 9:30-11:30 a.m., features Taste If You Dare: dry and package your own dip mixes using fresh herbs, flowers and spices at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Fee $12; must be received prior to date of class. 734-6382.

Southold Mothers’ Club Bubble Mania, 10-11 a.m. on Cutchogue Village Green, Main Road. Not strictly SMC event. rain cancels.

Wands, Scepters and Batons, 10-11 a.m. for grades K-2; explore their history and make your own; Scrimshaw, 11:30a.m.-12:30 p.m. for grades 3-6; learn history behind this art and scratch and ink your own “whale bone.” At Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St.Register for both programs: 727-3228, ext. 121.

Book discussion ‘Olive Kitteridge’ by Elizabeth Strout, 10:30 a.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Led by Caroline MacArthur. All welcome; 765-2077.

Make your own beach ball cookie for grades 7-12 includes prizes, 2-4 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St.Free; register. 727-3228, ext. 6 or 112.

Float Your Boat — Science on the Move, 3-4 p.m. for grades 2-6 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

Classic Car Show, 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the waterfront in Riverhead. Music, face-painting and over 100 classic cars. Admission free. Parking accessible from Peconic Avenue or Main Street.

Summer film festival features ‘The Landlord’ (2009) directed by Hal Ashby and starring Beau Bridges, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Young Farmer and Rancher Social, 6:30-9 p.m. begins with tour of Aeros Cultured Oyster Farm, 10273 N. Bayview Road, Southold, followed by “Grown on LI” dinner at Duck Walk Vineyards, Main Road, Southold. For workers in production agriculture ages 18-35. Nonmembers and significant others welcome. Reservations: 727-3777.

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

Southold Mothers’ Club Moms’ Night Out Auction, 7 p.m. at Macari Vineyards, Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Admission $10, includes appetizers and dessert. Bring friends, drink wine and raise funds for SMC. Glam Hands/live auction, 50/50 raffle, chinese auction and more. Information: [email protected].

Jazz Improv evening with masters Billy Johnson and Teddy Charles, 7-8:30 p.m. upstairs in East End Arts Council’s Carriage House studio, 133 East Main St., Riverhead. Fee $10 at door; members and music students free. 369-2171,

The Who’s ‘Tommy,’ 8 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Rock opera with music and lyrics by Pete Townshend is presented by Management Productions and directed by Colin Palmer of Riverhead. In advance $8; at door $12. 745-0124.

Friday, August 13

Riverhead Youth Bureau Friendly Friday Trips for grades 9-12, families and community members features whitewater rafting in Lehigh, Pa.; children under 11 must be with adult. Bus leaves Stotzky Park 5:15 a.m. Fee $125 for ages 5-13, $135 for ages 14 and older; includes Hampton Jitney. Register: 727-5744, [email protected].

Custom Jewelry Sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in Eastern Long Island Hospital conference room, Manor Place, Greenport. Sponsored by ELIH Auxiliary. 477-5196.

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.

Family movie ‘Finding Nemo,’ 1 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Free. 765-2077.

Movie ‘An Education,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Coming-of-age story about British girl. Free; all welcome. 298-4134.

Polish Town Civic Association debuts its 6th edition Cookbook, 5-7 p.m. at Clovis Point Winery, Main Road, Jamesport. Features over 600 recipies; samples include kielbasa, golumbki, pierogies and desserts. Polish music by Joe Thomas. Admission free. 779-3242, 833-1596.

Skateboard Fans: Meet Dave from Zumiez, 6-8 p.m. for grades 7-12 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Q and A, food, fun and prizes. Free; register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 112.

Gileece Twins and Chris Benedict perform 7:00-9 p.m. on grounds of East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Acoustic, jazz, swing and original music. Part of Townscape Summer Concert Series. Free. All welcome. Rain location Pulaski Street School.

‘Music: The Language of Love’ piano concert by Judith Alstadter, 7 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Works by Chopin, Schumann, Lehar, Rodgers and Hart, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter with commentary. Sponsored by Friends of SFL. 765-2077.

North Fork Audubon’s Stormwater Runoff program and general meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Jennifer Skilbred from Group for the East End answers questions about stormwater runoff and the quality of our surrounding waterways. All welcome. 917-623-5373,

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.

The Who’s ‘Tommy,’ 8 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. See Thursday.

Saturday, August 14

Twenty-eighth annual Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society Antique Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in gymnasium at Mattituck High School, Main Road. Admission $5. 298-0020.

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]

Late Summer Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. Loads of craft supplies, household items, jewelry, collectibles and more. Rain or shine. No early birds please. 765-3494.

New Suffolk Waterfront 5K Run/Walk and 1K Kids Run, 9 a.m. at New Suffolk Avenue. Registration 7:30 a.m. Pre-race yoga session 8:15 a.m.; race begins 9 a.m. sharp, runs through narrow country roads and ends at waterfront. Awards ceremony 10:30 a.m. Bring family beach gear, kayak and picnic for day at beach. Information/registration:, 917-961-3014. Co-sponsored by Peconic Land Trust and New Suffolk Waterfront Fund. All proceeds benefit conservation of waterfront.

Second annual Bike What’s Left tour hosted by North Fork Environmental Council. Two routes available: 10 a.m. 25-mile loop for advanced riders, with water stops at Horton Point Lighthouse and Cutchogue Fire Department, and 11 a.m. 10-mile loop for leisurely riders, with water stop at Cutchogue Fire Department. Both begin at Mattituck train station. All ages and levels welcome, including groups. Free hamburger and hot dog social follows at Mattituck Florist, Love Lane. Fee $10; members $5. Advance registration required: 298-8880, [email protected].

OHS Kids: Color Magic, 10 a.m.-noon for ages 7-12 at Oysterponds Historical Society, Village Lane, Orient. Discover how fabrics were colored in the past using organic vegetable dyes, tie-dye a T-shirt (bring white cotton T-shirt). Fee $2; parents welcome. Kids tour OHS summer exhibit “A Stitch in Time: What We Wore, 1776-1976” before workshop. Reservations recommended. 323-2480, [email protected].

‘Chairs: Antique and Unique’ exhibit, 1-4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council in Schoolhouse on Village Green, Cutchogue, in celebration of its 50th anniversary. 734-7122. Admission free.

North Fork Audubon’s 4th annual Dragonfly Day for Families, 1-4 p.m. at Skipper Horton Wentworth Park, Route 25, Greenport. Rain date Sunday, Aug. 15. Learn about dragonfly behavior, feeding habits and life cycle from specialist Annette DeGiovine-Oliveira. Activities include kite-flying, storytelling and art; refreshments and face painting available for purchase. Fee $5 or $20/family. Family fee includes 1 year NFAS membership. 917-623-5373.

Riverhead Community Appreciation Day, 2-7 p.m. on the riverfront behind 133 E. Main St. Music by Nightsong and Living Water Full Gospel, face painting, bike giveaway, pie eating contest, dunking booth, speakers, free refreshments and more. All welcome. 727-1977.

Artist’s Reception for ‘Time and Tide’ monotypes by Annie Wildey, 3-5 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Portion of sales donated to Cornell Cooperative Extension Eelgrass Program. On view through Sept. 25. 477-0660.

The North Fork Bounty 2010 Eastern Long Island Hospital Gala, 3-8 p.m. at home of Luba and Louis Corso on Oregon Road in Cutchogue. Food prepared by North Fork’s “Top Chefs,” cocktails, raw bar, gourmet cuisine using fresh local produce, desserts by Blue Duck Bakery and Butta’ Cakes. Tickets $175; proceeds benefit Emergency Dept. at ELIH. Luxury raffle and auction prizes featuring fine jewelry and vacation opportunities. Raffle tickets $60 or 2/$100. 477-5164,

An Interdisciplinary Celebration of the Perseids, 4-8 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Poetry readings, sculpture and film installations, performance and drawings celebrate Perseid meteor shower. Organized and curated by Sorine Anderson and Kari Adelaide of Columbia University. Suggested donation $10; members and full-time students $5. Perseid Meteor Shower Party follows 9 p.m.-midnight. Bring blanket or lawn chair. Suggested donation $5; children under 14, ss$3; members free. 765-2626.

Annual Chicken Barbecue, 4-6 p.m. at Riverhead United Methodist Church, 204 E. Main St.; eat in or take out. Half chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, corn-on-cob, roll and butter, dessert. Adults $15; under 12 $9; family of 2 adults/2 children under 12 $42. Pre-purchase requested; call 727-2327.

Thirty-first annual Douglas Moore Memorial Concert, hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council on Village Green, Main Road and Case’s Lane, Cutchogue. Combined event celebrates council’s 50th anniversary and recognizes musical legacy of Douglas Moore, Cutchogue’s own Pulitzer Prize-winning composer. Includes traditional 5 p.m. picnic, followed by birthday party and cake for everyone at 7 p.m. and concert at 7:30 p.m. Bring chairs or blankets; prizes awarded for most whimsical, traditional and elegant picnic spreads. Raffle drawing features local wines, jewelry, local history books and paIntings. Historic houses open for tours 5-6:30 p.m. All welcome. Free admission; collection taken to defray costs. Rain cancels picnic; concert moves to Southold High School Auditorium. 734-7122.

Hawaiian Luau Dinner/dance, 6:30 p.m., hosted by Women of the Moose Riverhead Chapter 1118 at the Lodge, 51 Madison St. Menu features Hawaiian-style chicken, tropical vegetables, fruit, dessert and coffee, and live entertainment by The Reflections. Tickets: advance $18; at door $20. Call 779-2694.

‘Twelfth Night By Two,’ 8 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, Village Lane, Orient. All 12 characters of Shakespeare’s play performed by Aleda Bliss and Rosa Palmeri, directed by Peter Gould. Tickets $15; children $5. [email protected].

Saturdays in the Park features Family Campout, 8 p.m.-8 a.m. Set up tents in Stotzky Park. Information and registration: 727-5744.

Third annual Midsummer’s Evening of Poetry, 8 p.m. at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, features Billy Hands, Jackie Moss, Harvey Feinstein and Suffolk County poet laureate Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan. Wine and refreshments served after the reading. All welcome. 477-3800.

The Who’s ‘Tommy,’ 8 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. See Thursday.

Sunday, August 15

Appreciation Picnic, noon-2 p.m. at Indian Island County Park, Riverhead, 661 Riverside Drive, hosted by Group for the East End for members, volunteers and friends. Lunch, games, raffle and more. Register: 765-6450, ext. 208, [email protected].

FRNCA’s annual community picnic, noon-3 p.m. at Wildwood Lake Park, Northampton. Hot dogs, hamburgers and refreshments supplied; bring side dish or dessert to share. Adults $5; children under 12 $2. Call 727-7527. Raffle tickets $5, drawing at picnic; first prize $500.

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

The Who’s ‘Tommy,’ 2 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Final performance. See Thursday.

Dr. K’s Motown Revue performs Motor City classics, 5-7 p.m. in Stotzky Park, Riverhead; Bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic. Rainout hotline: 727-5744, ext. 30. Sponsored by Town of riverhead Recreation Department. Free.

Fifth annual East End Student Film Festival, 6-8 p.m. at Greenport Movie Theater, Front Street. EESFP finalists films screened; grand prize $500 awarded. Tickets $10; students free. Post-screening party at Aldo’s immediately follows. Information: 477-1226,

Ninth annual Nightsong Summer Concert, 6:30 p.m. in Greenport’s Mitchell Park, Front Street. Bring lawn chair or blanket for evening of music and laughs with singer/songwriters Bill Cooper and Bette Kron. All welcome.

Monday, August 16

Day Trip to Atlantic City, hosted by Michelangelo Lodge; Jitney departs Riverhead 8 a.m. behind Swezeys. Tickets $30; get back $20 cash. Reservations 727-0835. Proceeds support Lodge’s community services.

What’s In The Water? summer science/nature study program for ages 13-15, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through Thursday, Aug. 19, hosted by North Fork Audubon at Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Use scientific methodology and laboratory-quality testing materials to explore freshwater pond habitat, set up experiments, analyze pollutants and more. Bring lunch, sunscreen, bug repellent, hat, pencils and camera. Fee $100 for 4 days. Register: 765-9227, [email protected].

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

‘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. Third of 4 workshops 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.

Marvelous Mermaids, 6-7 p.m. for grades K-3 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

Tuesday, August 17

North Fork Audubon’s Tuesdays With Tom at Cedar Beach, Southold. Meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Look for shorebirds; dress for hot weather and sun. Fee $5. RSVP: 275-3202, [email protected].

Book discussion ‘Presumed Innocent’ by Scott Turow, 4 p.m. with Bev Wowak at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. All welcome. 298-4134.

Wednesday, August 18

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,

Oceans of Fun Song and Puppetry Concert, 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Sacred Heart R.C. Church Parish Hall, 27700 Main Road, Cutchogue, hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. All welcome. 734-6360.

Fish Tales for Families, 11 a.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Performance by Christopher Agostino combines spoken words and face painting; annual end of summer hot dog picnic follows, courtesy of Friends of MLL. Open to all. 298-4134.

Sea Stories and Crafts with Mira Dougherty-Johnson at East End Seaport Museum, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport features Pirates. For tots ages 3-6, 11 a.m. and for ages 7-9, 1 p.m. Class fee $3; includes take-home craft. 477-2100, [email protected].

Friends Book sale, 3-6 p.m., lower level, Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Bargain prices. 298-4134.

Welcome picnic for incoming Southold kindergarteners and their families, 5:30-7 p.m., hosted by PTA at Founders Landing, Terry Lane at Hobart Road. Bring picnic supper, chairs and blankets. Rain date Thursday, Aug. 19. [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. Through Sept. 15. 404-2507.

‘God’s Acre’ cemetery visit with Melissa Andrski; meet 6 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Free. 765-2077.

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

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 permit required. [email protected].

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 Slideshow 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 features ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at dusk. See Thursday.

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