Ongoing Events

The Arts

‘Before and After’ paintings by Nella Khanis, on view through August at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.

Photographs by Robert DeCandido on view through Sept. 10 at Town Hall, 200 Howell Ave., Riverhead. Presented by East End Arts Council and Town of Riverhead. 727-0900.

Sculpture garden exhibition at Brecknock Hall, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, presented by Peconic Landing and East End Arts Council. Large-scale contemporary works by 14 artists. On view through Sept. 26, Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission.

Acrylic paintings and photographs by JoAnn Corretti on view through August in mezzanine at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.

The Collage Show at East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. On view through Aug. 27. 727-0900.

‘UN-Hampton’s North Fork Edition Outsider Art Show,’ includes works by local artists Garance, Bella Christ and Janis Garramone, on view Sunday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. through Sept. 26 at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, 234 Carpenter St. In coordination with “The 5th Annual Outsider Art in the Hamptons” event at Galerie Belage in Westhampton Beach. 477-6681.

Photographs by Pat Patterson Hauck and paintings by Gina Gilmour on view through Nov. 3 at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, Jamesport Manor Inn, Jamesport, presented by East End Arts Concil. 727-0900.

Brain Games

Duplicate bridge with Kathy Fibkins, Tuesdays, noon at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Open to all; 734-8096.

Bingo, Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. at Moose Lodge, Riverside Drive, Riverhead. Gaming begins 7:30 p.m. 727-6667, 779-2694.

Mah-jongg, Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon, and Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.


Peconic Rug Hooking Guild of Long Island meets the third Tuesday of each month, 7-10 p.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. New members welcome. [email protected].

Food and Drink

Community supper, free soup kitchen for all in need, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Agnes R.C. Church parish hall, Sixth Street, Greenport. 765-2981.

Free lunch, Almuerzo Gratis for ages 6-18, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 130 Osborne Avenue, Riverhead. 727-3338.

For Bargain Hunters

Blessings Thrift Shop, Riverhead United Methodist Church, 204 E. Main St. open Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Donations accepted Thursdays, 9-11:30 a.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., or weekdays by appointment. 727-2327.

For Children

Play dates with Southold Mothers’ Club: Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m.–Open play at Fun-N-Fitness, Southold. No registration. SMC members $6, second child $3 additional. Thursdays, 10 a.m.–Toddlers’ playgroup at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-2183, [email protected], [email protected]. New Moms Group; for times and locations contact [email protected].

Crafts for Kids at Southold Indian Museum, Sundays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1080 Main Bayview Road. Fee: $5 per child per craft; must be accompanied by adult. Registration appreciated but not required. 765-5577.

For History Buffs

The Railroad Museum of Long Island open Saturday-Sunday through November; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Riverhead, 727-7920; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in Greenport, 477-0439. Admission: ages 13 and up $5; ages 5-12 $3; under 5 free. Exhibit of railroad photography and artifacts on loan from New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn, on view at Greenport site, Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. through Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 9-10.

‘Ever Eastward: Alfred H. Cosden and His Estate at Southold’ documents history of 40+ acre Cosden Estate, one of the largest properties on the North Fork in early 1900s, on view through Sept. 19 in Southold Historical Society’s Mayne Memorial Gallery in Ann Currie-Bell House, Main Road and Maple Lane. Open Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. 765-5500.

Summer exhibit ‘Games: Here, There and Everywhere,’ on view at Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road. 765-5577, [email protected].

Exhibition ‘A Stitch in time: What We Wore, 1776-1976’ at Janet T. Swanson Gallery, Old Point Schoolhouse, Village Lane, Orient, on view Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 2-5 p.m. through Sept. 26. Free. 323-2480,

‘Best Seats in the House: The Chairs of Hallockville,’ on view in Trubisz Little House, Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Exhibit presents view of social and cultural history 1771-1900s as told through chairs, curated by Richard Wines, Nancy Gilbert and Mary Anne Huntington. Through December. 298-5292,

Health and Fitness

Free beginner’s Hatha Yoga classes, Sundays, 3-4:15 p.m. at Mary Smith Recreation Center, Greenport. Bring non-skid, body-length mat. 765-3005.

The Sciences

Every Saturday, dusk to midnight: Stargazing at Custer Institute and Observatory,1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. 765-2626. To arrange group visits, e-mail [email protected]

The Written Word

The Yellow Barn at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. open for book purchases Mondays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 727-3228, ext. 0.

The Book Cottage at Southold Free Library, Main Road, open Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 765-2077.