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03/09/2011 7:00 AM |

The Backstreet Adolescents — Jack Davidson (from left), Preston Jolliver, Will Fujita, Griffin Quist and Sam Kortchmar — perform a Backstreet Boys parody Friday night for a talent show and concert that raised funds for Southold High School's junior-senior prom. The Long Island-based rock band GRECO performed several sets along with the talent showcase.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | The Backstreet Adolescents — Jack Davidson (from left), Preston Jolliver, Will Fujita, Griffin Quist and Sam Kortchmar — perform a Backstreet Boys parody Friday night for a talent show and concert that raised funds for Southold High School's junior-senior prom. The Long Island-based rock band GRECO performed several sets along with the talent showcase.

Thursday, March 10
Teen Art Club, 4-6 p.m. in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]

Winter Film Fest features ‘No Impact Man’ (2009), directed by Laura Gabbert, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Shamrock Shrinky Dinks, 6:30-7:30 p.m. for grades 3-6 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. Register: 734-6360.

Simulcast of the 92nd Street Y Live from NYC, 8 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Featuring columnist and author Fareed Zakaria. Tickets $10 at door. Reservations/information: 477-3800.

North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 8 p.m., Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Tony Award-winning musical comedy by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn, directed by Ken Rowland; produced by Margaret Motto; musical director Brian Dornicik; choreographer Michael Disher. Tickets $20; 298-6328, nfct.com.

Friday, March 11
Long Island Native Plant Symposium, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead. Information/registration: 727-2315, ext. 3.

Movie ‘Children of Heaven,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Tender, moving story of an impoverished brother and sister who choose to solve a difficult problem in their own unique way, without telling their parents. (PG). Free. 298-4134.

Junior High Drop By for grades 7-8, 2:45-4:45 p.m. Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

Teen Art Show and Reception, 5-7 p.m. in Elizabeth Fox Overton Gallery at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. On view through March, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m. 727-3288, ext. 119.

‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “Spirituality in the Garden, Preparedness for the Future” given by John Macfarland, 6:30 p.m. at the Grange, Sound Avenue at Church Lane, Northville. Doors open 6 p.m.; organic refreshments served by Peggy. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. [email protected], spirit-renewal.com.

‘Evan Almighty,’ 7 p.m. at the Creation Station, behind Cutchogue United Methodist Church on Main Road. Family film starring Morgan Freeman and Steve Carell; refreshments served. Donations appreciated. 765-5667.

Shoreham-Wading River Community Band presents ‘March Out of Winter’ concert, 7:30 p.m. in SWR High School auditorium, 250A Route 25A, Shoreham. Admission free. 821-8116.

‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.

Saturday, March 12
North Fork Audubon Society: Orient Point County Park with Rick & Linda Kedenburg, meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. 734-7144, [email protected]

Safari Adventure, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., for ages 3-10, hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. Meet at playground location, 1074 Pulaski St., Riverhead. Registration required. 734-6360.

Digital photography workshop, 11 a.m., with Richard Mizdal at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport.  Register in advance: 477-0660.

Riley Avenue Elementary School presents ‘Cinderella,’ 2 p.m., at Riverhead High School, Harrison St. Produced by Jim Schaeffer. Tickets $7, advance only. 369-6723.

Save the Piping Plovers, 2 p.m. presented by North Fork Audubon Society at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck, in conjunction with Judy McCleery’s photo exhibit in gallery. Free. 298-4134.

The Peconic Warpipes marching through Cutchogue during last year's St. Patrick's Day parade.

RANDEE DADDONA FILE PHOTO| The Peconic Warpipes marching through Cutchogue during last year's St. Patrick's Day parade.

Seventh annual Cutchogue St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 2 p.m., hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Chamber of Commerce and Cutchogue Fire Department. To participate call Joe Corso at 734-5959.

Spoken Music Workshop, 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport, features “The Geographical Fugue.” All ages and voice ranges welcome. Register in advance: 477-0660. Information: 477-8211, [email protected]

Artist’s reception, 2-4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck, features Judy McCleery’s photo exhibit “The North Fork: A Natural Beauty” in gallery. 298-4134.

‘Medicine on the High Seas: The Tribulations of East End Sailors, 1700-1900’ with Robert T. Bramson, 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, hosted by Oysterponds Historical Society. 477-3800.

Friends of Bill Smith benefit, 5-9 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport. Tickets $50; students $20; includes light buffet, music, raffles and chinese auction. Tickets at JET’s Dream and Brewer Yacht Club in Greenport; Jeni’s Main Street Grill, Southold Pharmacy and The Giving Room in Southold. 477-9594, 765-1710.

Seventh annual Chili Cook-Off, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 51900 Main Road, Southold, to benefit Maureen’s Haven. Fee $7, includes tasting menu of 10 chili recipes and cornbread. Soda and beer available. Questions or to volunteer: 734-8401.

Chinese auction, 6 p.m., hosted by Shoreham-Wading River junior class, 250A Route 25A, Shoreham. Doors open 5 p.m. 821-8140, ext. 1023, [email protected] or 312-2085, [email protected]

Spaghetti and meatball dinner, 6-9 p.m. hosted by Greenport Fire Department Rescue Squad at fire station #1 on Third Street. Tickets $15; take out available. Reserve at 477-2047, or purchase at door.

St. Patrick’s Party, 6 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Family-style dinner, cash bar, music by Sahara. Tickets $25, available at Country Time Cycle, Mattituck. 298-8700.

Annual Principal’s Dinner, 6 p.m. at Giorgio’s, Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow, hosted by McGann-Mercy High School, Riverhead. Event honors Kevin O’Connor, president of Bridgehampton National Bank, who will receive the Principal’s Award; Father Henry Leuthardt; and Dr. Steven Cheeseman. Proceeds benefit McGann-Mercy tuition assistance fund. Tickets $125: 727-5900, ext. 21.

Eleventh annual Oceans of Hope fundraiser, 7 p.m. at Atlantis Marine World, Riverhead, honoring Mark Miller of Miller Environmental Group. Tickets $150; sponsorships available $500-$10,000.  Dining, cocktails, dancing and silent auction. All proceeds go to Riverhead Foundation’s Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program. Call 369-9840.

Doug Wald (left), who founded the Sing East End Karaoke night, is joined by friend Mark Stark in a tune at last year's inaugural event at Vail-Leavitt Music  Hall. This year's event, a fundraiser for East End Hospice, is scheduled for Saturday, March 12.

Doug Wald (left), who founded the Sing East End Karaoke night, is joined by friend Mark Stark in a tune at last year's inaugural event at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall. This year's event, a fundraiser for East End Hospice, is scheduled for Saturday, March 12.

Sing East End 2011 Open Karaoke to benefit East End Hospice, 7-11 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead, features 40+ singers ages 7-70. Advance $25; at door $30. Food, chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, door prizes and more. Tickets available at CK’s Deli and Farm Country Kitchen, Riverhead, and vail-leavitt.org/events.htm. 664-0983, [email protected]

Rockin’ 50s Party, 7-9:30 p.m. at Riverhead Human Resource/Senior Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue. Blast from the past for all ages. Pre-registration: $5, family of 4 $15; at door: $10, family of 4 $30. 727-5744.

‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.

Sunday, March 13
‘Historic Shipwrecks: Exploring Long Island’s Underwater Treasures,’ 2 p.m. in community room at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue, presented by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council. Bill Pfeiffer offers glimpse into world of undersea archeology. Refreshments served. Reservations suggested. 734-7122.

‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 2:30 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.

Soup Supper, 5-7 p.m. at Old Steeple Community Church, 656 Main Road, Aquebogue. Soups, bread, dessert and beverage. Adults $10; children under 12 $7. Tickets: 722-3580.

Monday, March 14
Dora’s Chicks, 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Craft and snack. Free. Register: 734-6360.

Breaking into TV and Film, 6:30-8 p.m. for grades 6+ at Southold Free Library, Main Road, with Rona Madri. Snow date Monday, March 21. 765-2077.

Fiber Arts Workshop, 6:30 p.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm, Sound Avenue, Riverhead, features needle felting with Irene Heckle-Volpe; 3 classes. Information/registration: 298-5292, [email protected] Proceeds support education programs at museum.

Tuesday, March 15
North Fork Audubon Society’s Tuesdays with Tom: Arshamomaque Preserve, meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Dress for warmth, wear waterproof footwear. Register: 275-3202, [email protected]

Toys, Tots & Tales, 9:30-10:30 a.m. for ages up to 36 months at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Song and story. Free. Register: 734-6360.

SMC Book Club: ‘Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen,’ by Susan Gregg Gilmore. Visit [email protected] for time and location information.

Tickets, $50, for Mattituck PTSA Fashion Show at Vineyard Caterers on sale in high school lobby, Main Road, through Thursday, March 17.

Wednesday, March 16
Annual Spaghetti Dinner, lunch noon-2 p.m., dinner 4-8 p.m., hosted by the Rotary Club of Riverhead at Polish Hall, Marcy Avenue. Take out available. Lunch tickets $10; seniors $8; ages 3-12 $6; dinner tickets $12; seniors $10; children $8. All proceeds benefit local charities. Tickets available from any Rotarian or at door. 208-9571.

Southold Mothers’ Club goes to Atlantis Marine World, Riverhead, at noon. No RSVP. [email protected]

East End Lions Club’s 57th annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner, noon-8 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport. Advance $18; at door $20. Available at Hart’s Hardware and Robert’s Jewelers in Southold, Peconic Liquors in Cutchogue or call 734-7136 or 734-6742.

‘Cast It’ for grades 4-6, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Make cast of hand using plaster gauze. Register: 298-4134.

Pajama Storytime ‘See Green,’ 9:30-10:30 a.m. 6-7 p.m. for ages 3-8 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Song, snack and story. Bring pajamas and stuffed animal. Free. Register: 734-6360.

Evening of Traditional Irish Music,  8 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, featuring Aileen O’Connell, Eamonn O’Rourke and Irish step dancers. 477-3800.

Thursday, March 17
Book discussion ‘Olive Kitteridge’ by Elizabeth Strout, 10-11 a.m.-at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.

East End Lions Club’s 57th annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner, noon-8 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant. See Wednesday.

March Madness for kids 18 months-age 5, noon at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Jump Brunch. Register: 298-4134.

Winter Film Fest features ‘Mildred Pierce’ (1945), starring Joan Crawford, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.


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  • Correction: The seventh annual Cutchogue St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 2 p.m. March 12, is hosted by the North Fork Chamber of Commerce and Cutchogue Fire Department.