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Lobster Fest satisfies
Jim Hinsch of Coram and his sister Priscilla Hinsch, visiting from Ohio, after finishing two of 820 lobsters served at Saturday’s Lobster Fest 2010, hosted by Greenport and Southold Rotary clubs at the Wharf House in Southold.
Thursday, August 5
Art and Craft class for ages 7-14, 9:30-11:30 a.m., features retro-green project runway, making fashions out of recycled materials and preparing for Saturday’s show, at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Fee $12; must be received prior to class. 734-6382.
Southold Mothers’ Club beach play date, 10:30 a.m. at New Suffolk town beach, Jackson Street. Bring towels, umbrella, beach toys and sunblock. Southold Town permit required. [email protected].
Lunch on the Riverfront, noon-2 p.m. on Peconic River Boardwalk: food, art and music down by the river, presented by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. Bring lunch or order out from downtown restaurant. Continues first Thursday of every month through Sept. and features art or photography of a local artist. 722-4444, ext. 731.
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 ’35 Shots of Rum’ (France, 2008) directed by Claire Denis, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Stories of African community in Paris. Free. 477-0660.
Computer Animation with Sharper Training Solutions, 6-8 p.m. for grades 7-12 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Free; register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 112.
Flicks at the Farm: Thursday Night Movies at Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Ave., Southold, at dusk, hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Feature is “The Wizard Of Oz.” Bring picnic supper and blanket or chair. Reserve at 283-3195. Free; rain cancels.
North Fork Community Theatre presents 2010 Youth on Stage production ‘Kiss Me, Kate,’ music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Free Ice cream treat 7 p.m.; performance 8 p.m. Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Tickets $20; 298-NFCT, wwwNFCT.com.
Friday, August 6
Book sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (dealers welcome 8 a.m.)at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and special children’s section. 734-7569.
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.
Kayaking@Cornell Cooperative Extension with Kim Tetrault, 1-4 p.m. for grades 7+, hosted by Southold Free Library. Tour Environmental Center and kayak around Peconic Bay. Permission slips required, available at circulation desk. Rain date Monday, Aug. 9. Register: 765-2077.
Movie ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Directed by Tim Burton, from Walt Disney Pictures. Free; all welcome. 298-4134.
Book presentation and signing ‘Riverhead Town Supervisors 1792-2010’ by town historian Georgette Case, 2:30 p.m. at Riverhead Senior/Human Resource Center, Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue. Following program, Suffolk County Legislator Edward Romaine hosts reception for former supervisors, who autograph books. 727-3200, ext. 654.
Beach Beat Poetry, 6-8 p.m. for grades 7-12 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Open mic, bongos and fruit smoothies. Free; register. 727-3228, ext. 6 or 112.
Family Storytime, 6-6:45 p.m., thematic stories, songs and fun for entire family at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St.Register: 727-3228, ext. 121.
Northeast Stage presents Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar,’ 7 p.m. in Mitchell Park, Front Street, Greenport. Directed by A.D. Newcomer, costumes by Joan Chambers, performances by local cast, visual production by local artists. Admission free; bring lawn chair or blanket and cooler. 208-6933, no[email protected]. Rain location Greenport High School.
Blue Midnight performs 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.
First Friday Open Mic Night With LiZa Coppola, 7-10 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. For all ages. Musicians, comics, poets, magicians and storytellers. Hosted by singer/songwriter LiZa Coppola. Free; donations accepted. 765-2626.
‘Kiss Me, Kate,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre, Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. See Thursday.
Saturday, August 7
Do As You Please Bus Trip to NYC, hosted by Riverhead Free Library; bus departs Staples parking lot 8 a.m.; leaves NYC 6 p.m. Register in person, $22. 727-3228.
Book sale, 9 a.m-4 p.m. (bargain buys 3 p.m.)at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. See Friday.
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 art show and sale and chinese auction, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Village Green in Cutchogue. Over 50 vendors with original items, food and ice cream. Drawing is 3 p.m. SAVES booth has kittens for adoption and T-shirts and hats for sale to support its program. Call 734-6382 or email [email protected]. Rain date Sunday, Aug. 8.
Annual Summer Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, 12605 Main Road. Booths include baskets, jewelry, fresh farm produce, new merchandise, home-baked items, plants, music, books, face painting, children’s toys, T-shirts, artwork, thrift shop and yard sale items and more. Games for kids and horse and buggy rides. All welcome. Proceeds support church’s missions and humanitarian works. 298-4145, mattpres.org.
East End Lighthouses Off Shore Lighthouse Cruise visits all 12 area lighthouses in New York and Connecticut. Depart 9 a.m. Greenport/LIRR Ferry Dock. Light breakfast and buffet lunch served. Fee $99 all inclusive. Tour approximately 8 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. www.eastendlighthouses.org. 406-6180.
Project Runway Fashion Show 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Village Green, Cutchogue. Kids ages 7-14 model their own creations.See Thursday. 734-6382.
Family Farm Day! 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Ave., Southold, hosted by Peconic Land Trust and Southold Mothers’ Club. Kid-friendly activities, farm animals, arts and crafts, face painting, straw doll-making, tug-o-war, three-legged race and more. Bring picnic lunch; beverages and baked goods available for purchase. Free. Rain cancels. 283-3195, [email protected].
Presentation by oil collage artist John Haubrich, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Fee $25; members $15; advance registration required. 369-2171.
Southold Historical Society’s annual Ice Cream Social, 1-4 p.m. at Maple Lane Museum Complex off Main Road. Hershey’s ice cream, chocolate syrup, children’s games, face painting, hay rides, live music, tours and more. Grilled hot dogs, soda, lemonade and specially-made baked goods available. Entrance to grounds free; food and games require tickets available for purchase on site. 765-5500, southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
Atlantis Cruise for children, 1-4 p.m., hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library; fee $9 includes transportation (regular cost $17). Call for information: 734-6360.
Create a Dream Catcher Craft, 2-4 p.m. for ages 7 and up at Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road. Educational exhibit allows exploration of related stories and traditions. Fee $5 for supplies. 765-5577.
Artist’s Reception for exhibit of paintings by Nella Khanis, 3-5 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. On view through August. All welcome. 298-4134.
Fourth annual Summer Barbecue Extravaganza, 3-8 p.m. at the Corso residence overlooking Long Island Sound, 13451 Oregon Road, Cutchogue, hosted by The North Fork Animal Welfare League. Hors d’oeuvres, barbecue, cocktails, live music and dancing. Tickets $95; RSVP: 765-1811. Casual attire.
Oysterponds Historical Society’s annual summer benefit, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at private residence in Orient overlooking Bug Light. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, raw bar and more. Tickets $125. RSVP by July 30 to 323-2480.
Annual chicken barbecue and chinese auction, 5:30 p.m. at Baiting Hollow Congregational Church, 2416 Sound Ave. Adults $18; under age 12 $12. Tickets available at church’s thrift shop, Thursday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and from any church member, or call 369-4318.
Northeast Stage presents Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar,’ 7 p.m. in Mitchell Park, Greenport. See Friday.
Saturdays in the Park hosts Scavenger Hunt, 6-8 p.m., begins in Stotzky Park but held throughout Riverhead. Bring camera. Fee $5, $15 team of 4. Register: 727-5744.
Rockin’ on the River — Music Idol, 7 p.m. on Peconic Riverfront in Riverhead. Two-hour show features over 30 contestants, vendors, prizes, giveaways and $500 cash scholarship to overall winner. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Bring lawn chairs. All welcome. Admission free. 727-7600.
‘Kiss Me, Kate,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre, Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. See Thursday.
Sunday, August 8
All You Can Eat breakfast buffet, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Adults $8; children $4. 734-7338.
‘Kiss Me, Kate,’ 2:30 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre, Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. See Thursday. Final performance.
Amei Wallach introduces her acclaimed documentary ‘Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and The Tangerine,’ 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free; all welcome. 477-0660.
Annual Chicken Barbecue, 3-5 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Franklin Street off Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead. Chicken with side dishes, dessert, beverages, live music, raffle/auction. Advance $15; at door $18; under 12 $10. Grounds open 1-8 p.m. Call the Rectory: 727-2766.
Northeast Stage presents Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar,’ 7 p.m. in Mitchell Park, Greenport. See Friday. Final performance.
Monday, August 9
Yoga for Kids ages 3-12, 11:30 a.m.-noon at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
This I Believe, 4-5:30 p.m. at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. second of four-session 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. Through Aug. 23. 477-0660.
Southold Mothers’ Club book club, 7:30 p.m. at Liz’s house, Laurel. Discussion of “The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World” by A.J. Jacobs. September’s book is “The Beach House” by Jane Green. RSVP to Lori at [email protected].
The No Doubt World Famous Riverhead Summer Band’s Twilight Concert Under the Stars, 7:30 p.m. on front steps of Pulaski Street School, Riverhead with special guest performers Robert Hovey, trombonist, and Arthur Hovey, tubaist along with the Long Island Tuba quartet in a special tribute to band’s founder Howard Hovey on 100th anniversary of his birth. Music director John Eyre. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and insect repellent. Rain location inside. Admission free. 727-6538. Final concert.
Tuesday, August 10
Open House Crafts for all ages, 3 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. No registration. 734-6360.
Wii event and summer craft, 3-4:30 p.m. for grades 4-6, with Penny and Dana at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Includes snacks and board games. 765-2077.
Book discussion’The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ by Stieg Larsson, 4 p.m., led by Bev Wowak at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Rescheduled from Aug. 3. Copies available. 298-4134, ext. 6.
Meet and Greet, 6:45 p.m. at Riverhead High School Auditorium, 700 Harrison Ave. to welcome Nancy Carney, new superintendent of schools. Reception with cake, coffee, punch and fruit salad. All welcome.
Wednesday, August 11
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, lisciencecenter.org.
Ready To Go To Kindergarten! 10-11 a.m. for children entering kindergarten and their parents/adult caregivers, at Southold Free Library, Main Road. With Heather Bitka and Dana Hegquist. 765-2077.
Sea Stories and Crafts with Mira Dougherty-Johnson at East End Seaport Museum, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport features Lighthouses: for tots ages 3-6, 11 a.m. and for kids ages 7-9, 1 p.m. Class fee $3; includes take-home craft. 477-2100, [email protected].
Wet and Wild Animals, 2 p.m. downstairs in Grand Room at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Meet 10 aquatic animals including anacondas, alligators, amphibians and more. Children under 10 must be with adult. Free; register: 727-3228, ext. 121.
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.
Sunset Heritage Block Walk with Melissa Andruski; meet 6 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. All welcome; no registration. 765-2077.
Summer Showcase Concert Series, 7:30 p.m.on Town Green at Silversmith’s Corner, Southold features Rich Stein and the Counter Clockwise Ensemble. Bring seating. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church. Free; donations appreciated. All welcome. 765-3598.
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 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.
Classic Car Show, 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the waterfront in Riverhead. See Thursday.
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.
Flicks at the Farm features ‘Field of Dreams’ at dusk. See Thursday.
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, eastendarts.org.
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.
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