Reception for ‘Mark-It!’ Artists from the New York Foundation for the Arts Mark 09 Professional Development Program, Thursday, Sept. 23, 4-6 p.m. at Lyceum Gallery, Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College, Riverhead. On view Sept. 13 through Oct. 29. 451-4256.
Peconic Bay Medical Center’s 5th annual ‘Benefit in Black and White,’ Friday, Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m. at Westhampton Country Club, Westhampton Beach. Proceeds benefit PBMC’s Emergency Center, a NYS Dept. of Health designated Stroke Center. Gourmet dining, dancing to DJ music, silent auction and raffle with grand prize of $10,000. Tickets $225; raffle $50/ticket or 3/$100. Call PBMC Foundation at 548-6080 or purchase in medical center’s gift shop.
Ninth annual golf outing to benefit Dominican Sisters Family Health Service, Tuesday, Sept. 28 at Noyac Golf Club in Sag Harbor. Registration 10:30 a.m.; shot gun start noon. Fee $325, includes lunch, cocktails, buffet dinner reception, raffle prizes, hole-in-one contest and $10,000 raffle. Reserve at 728-0937.
Vendors wanted for Old Town Art and Crafts Guild snow fence show and saleslated for 2 Saturdays, Sept. 18 and Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on guild grounds in Cutchogue. 734-6382, [email protected]
Southold Indian Museum’s annual Craft and Yard Sale, Saturday, Sept. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 765-5577.
‘The Cove’ (2009), Friday, Sept. 17, 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Documentary investigates international dolphin capture trade in Japan. Free. 298-4134.
Food and Drink
Wine Salon — Harvest Celebration of Long Island’s East End, Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 24-25 at participating wineries on the North Fork, presented by Wine Spectator to benefit East End Hospice and Peconic Land Trust. Tickets $25 per program. Information at www.harvesteastend.com.
‘Day of Wine and Roses’ luncheon hosted by Southold Town Garden Club, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Aquebogue, in celebration of club’s 50th anniversary. Guest speaker Harvey Feinstein discusses roses. Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. Tickets $35. Send checks to Dora DiFrancesco, 400 Ship’s Drive, Southold, NY 11971. Information: 765-3961.
Southold Mothers’ Club: North Fork Helicopters, Cutchogue, Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. RSVP: [email protected] Mom’s Night Out at Cooperage Inn, Baiting Hollow, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m. Appetizers and cosmos $5; full dinner menu $15; desserts $3 and bottle of wine $15. RSVP by Sept. 20 to [email protected]
For History Buffs
Walking tour of New Suffolk led by Roberta Jaklevic, Saturday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-noon, hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council. Meet at submarine marker flagpole at waterfront. Lunch of chowder and sandwiches in Council’s Red Barn on Village Green follows. Fee $7; reservations necessary: 734-6062. Limit 20 people. Rain date Sunday, Sept. 19.
Second annual Historic Jamesport House Tour, Saturday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. features visits to 12 homes in Jamesport and South Jamesport. Pre-tour cocktail party Friday, Sept. 24, 5-7 p.m.. Proceeds help repair and maintain 1731 Jamesport Meeting House. Information and tickets: 722-5170, [email protected]
Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport: Getting Ready to Babysit, Saturday, Sept. 18, 1-4 p.m. for grades 6-8, with childcare expert from Cornell Cooperative Extension. Register. Road Map to the Stars: the Night Sky Explained, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m. with astrophysicist Kevin Manning, formerly of NASA. View planets, moon and stars through powerful telescope, weather permitting. 477-0660.
Music and dancing to Beer Money Band, Saturday, Sept. 18, 7-11 p.m. under Polish Town’s Pavilion on Lincoln Street, Riverhead. Admission $10; tickets at gate or call 369-1616.
The Natural World
North Fork Audubon’s Tuesdays with Tom — Riverhead Farm Fields, Tuesday, Sept. 21; meet 8 a.m. at Mattituck shopping center. Look for migrating shorebirds. RSVP: 275-3202, [email protected]
Sports and Recreation
North Fork Breast Health Coalitions’s 12th annual 5K Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness, Sunday, Sept. 26 at Tanger Outlet Center, Riverhead. Registration 7:30-8:45 a.m.; opening ceremony 8:45 a.m.; walk begins 9 a.m. Registration: advance $15 (paid by Sept. 22); day of event $20; ages 12 and under free. Raffles, giveaways and more. 208-8889, northforkbreasthealth.org.
Soldier Ride — North Fork, Saturday, Sept. 18 to benefit Wounded Warrior Project initiative that provides adaptive cycling opportunities to help restore physical and emotional health to wounded soldiers. Start location Mitchell Park, Greenport. Registration 7-8:30 a.m.; opening ceremony 8:30 a.m.; ride begins 9 a.m. Choice of 5-, 15-, 30- or 50-mile loop: Greenport-Southold-Mattituck-Orient-Greenport. Registration $50 online, $65 day of event. SoldierRide. org or call 298-7252.
Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ opens North Fork Community Theatre’s 53rd season. Poetic fantasy in which the act of answering a dead man’s cell phone draws a woman into the mysteries of life, death and varieties of love. Performances Sept. 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 19, 26 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets $15: 298-NFCT, nfct.com.
Tours and Trips
Do as you please bus trip to NYC, Saturday, Oct. 16; bus departs Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library 8 a.m. and Mattituck-Laurel Library 8:15 a.m. Multiple stops in Manhattan; departs New York Public Library 6 p.m. Tickets $25. Sign up at circulation desk at either library.
Bus trip to Kykuit and Philipsburg Manor, Wednesday, Sept 29, sponsored by Friends of Cutchogue-New Suffolk and Mattituck-Laurel libraries. Kykuit is Hudson Valley home of four generations of Rockefellers and Philipsburg Manor is an 18th century milling and trading complex. Tickets $60, includes transportation, guided tour of Kykuit and Philipsburg entry; available at circulation desks. Bus departs Cutchogue 7:30 a.m. and Mattituck 7:45 a.m. and returns 7:30 p.m. 734-6360, 298-4134.
The Written Word
Book discussion ‘Bel Canto’ by Ann Patchett, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m., led by Bev Wowak at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. 298-4134.
‘The Kids Are All Right’ reading, book signing and paperback launch, Saturday, Sept. 18, 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. All welcome. 477-0660.