Coming Up

The Arts

Call for artists, Old Town Art & Crafts Guild’s 2nd annual “Spring Awakenings” juried art competition and sale slated to open Friday, April 15, 5-7 p.m. Juror is artist/illustrator/cartoonist Rob White. Information/application:


Fourth annual Hope for a Cure Cut-A-Thon, Saturday, March 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Hair Experience, Mattituck, sponsored by A Dream Is A Wish Relay Team (group of Mattituck High School students) led by Amy Dries. donation $45 adults, $30 students, includes wash, cut, style and luncheon provided by The Village Cheese Shop, Wendy’s Deli and Butta’ Cakes Cupcake Factory. All proceeds benefit Southold Town’s Relay For Life and American Cancer Society. Walk-ins welcome or reserve: 298-4575.

Southold Sunshine Society’s 5th annual fundraiser, Monday, March 28, noon-3 p.m. at Wharf House at Founder’s Landing, Southold. Sandwich luncheon and game playing, with prize for high scorer at each table. Admission $15; pre-registration required. 765-5735. Space limited.

Classes and Workshops

Marketing Your Own Business, Wednesday, March 30, 6-8:30 p.m., presented by SCORE at Riverhead Free Library. Register: 727-3228.


Craft vendors wanted for Riverhead High School NJROTC craft fair slated for Saturday, April 16 in gymnasium. Handcrafted items only. Information/reservations: 369-5575, [email protected]

Coiled Basket Making, Saturday, March 26, 9:30-11 a.m., for ages 12+ at Southold Indian Museum. Fee: $10 plus $2 materials fee. Registration appreciated but not required. 765-5577.


North Form Reform Synagogue presents ‘A Serious Man,’ Saturday, March 26, 7:30 p.m. at Cutchogue Presbyterian Church, Main Road. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, an “uncomfortable masterpiece about a fraternal duo.” Suggested donation $5. Refreshments served. Discussion follows screening. 722-5712,

Food and Drink

Flavors of Ireland, Monday, March 28, 7-7:30 p.m. with Margaret Johnson at Riverhead Free Library. Tasting fee $3; cheeses, soda bread and tea. Register: 727-3228.

Family dinner, Friday, March 25, 5-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, Cutchogue. Fried flounder. Adults $15 or 2/$25; children $10. Bar open until 8 p.m. 734-7338.

For Children

Recycle Art with artist Joyce Raimondo, Wednesday, March 30, 4 p.m. for grades K-1 at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Register: 298-4134.

Southold Mothers’ Club: Mom’s Night Out, Friday, March 25, 7-9 p.m. at Greenport Art & Design. Bring wine and snacks. RSVP: [email protected] Safari Adventure, Wednesday, March 30, 12:30 p.m. in Riverhead. No RSVP.

For History Buffs

Tea & Talk, Tuesday, March 29, 2 p.m., for “Edith Loring Fullerton: The Oft-Forgotten Equal Partner of Hal B. Fullerton,” with Dr. Natalie Naylor at Suffolk County Historical Society,  Riverhead. Admission $10. Advance registration required: 727-2881.

‘A Schooner in the Offing’ with Clyde Mellinger, Saturday, March 26, 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, Greenport, presented by Oysterponds Historical Society and Peconic Landing. Presentation includes recordings, photos, paintings, family stories and more. 323-2480.

Civil War Sesquicentennial, Tuesday, March 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue. Moderated by Richard Radoccia from Refreshments served. 734-6360, 516-455-1320.

‘An Overview of the History of the Long Island Rail Road,’ Saturday, March 26, 1:30 p.m. in Suffolk County Historical Society education hall, Riverhead. Slide show and discussion by Robert Sturm. Free. 765-2757,


Spoken Music Workshop, Saturday, March 26, 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport, features “The Geographical Fugue.” All ages and voice ranges welcome. Register in advance: 477-0660. Information: 477-8211, [email protected]

Grateful Dead tribute band Half Step performs Saturday, April 2, 8 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Riverhead for Rex Foundation Musical Caravan fundraiser. Tickets $12 advance, $15 at door. Portion of proceeds benefits foundation’s programs.,

The Natural World

‘Save the Grange’ lecture series:, Friday, March 25, features “Tree Whispering: The Art of Healing Plants with Energy” given by Dr. Jim Conroy and Basia Alexander; Wednesday, March 30, “Labyrinths: Tools of Empowerment” given by Lisa Barrow, both 6:30 p.m. at the Grange, Sound Avenue at Church Lane, Northville. Doors open 6 p.m.; organic refreshments by Peggy served. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. [email protected],


Building homes in the shadow of Angor & other Cambodian adventures, Friday, March 25, with Arden Scott and Keith McCamy, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

A Window on Chinese Contemporary Culture: Poetry, Art & Film, Saturday, March 26, 2 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue. Spring tea and refreshments, sponsored by Friends of library. Reservations required: 734-6360.

Celebrate Feast of St. Joseph, Friday, March 25, 7 p.m. at North Fork Italian American Club meeting at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic. Featured guest speaker Dr. Michael Boecherer discusses “The Italian Influence on the English Renaissance.” Refreshments served. 298-0020.

The Sciences

How to Buy and Use a Telescope, Saturday, March 26, 9:30 p.m.-midnight, with Jeff Norwood at Custer Institute and Observatory, Southold. Bring equipment. Donation: $15; members $10; full-time students $5. Stargazing follows, weather permitting. 765-2626.

The Written Word

‘The Kids Are All Right’ author talk, Tuesday, March 29, 7-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library with award-winning journalist Liz Welch. Register: 727-3228.

Book discussion ‘How Green Was My Valley’ by Richard Llewellyn, Tuesday, March 29, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Register: 298-4134, ext. 6.

Book discussion ‘The Virginian’ by Owen Wister, Monday, March 28, noon at Floyd Memorial Library, 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing, both in Greenport. 477-0660.



The Arts

Paintings by Judie Lizewski in the mezzanine, through March at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.

Judy McCleery’s photo exhibit “The North Fork: A Natural Beauty” in gallery, through March at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. 298-4134.

Paintings by Charles Wildbank and photographs by Fred Vanderwerven on view through May 4 at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. Presented by East End Arts Council and Jamesport Manor Inn. 727-0900.

Brain Games

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

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

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 Children
Playdates with the Southold Mothers’ Club: Wednesdays at Cutchogue/New Suffolk Library, Pre-school Playgroup (19 months-5 years), 9:30-11:00 a.m. [email protected] Wee little Ones Playgroup (birth-18 months), 11:00-noon, [email protected] Weekend Toddler Playdate, 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.

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]