Southold-Peconic: SHS art auction benefit Sunday

Catch local author Mary Agria at Southold Free Library on May 4 at 7 p.m. She will read and discuss her latest novel, “Garden of Eve,” for the last time before hitting the road with her husband, John, in their motor home for a book tour that will take them from New York to Iowa.

You’re invited to a party! The Zumba fitness party, that is. Join personal trainer and Zumba instructor Jill Schroeder this Friday, April 29, from 6-7 p.m. in the Southold elementary school gym. Your $10 donation will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

An art auction to benefit the Southold Historical Society will be held this Saturday, April 30, at Castello di Borghese Vineyard in Cutchogue. The preview begins at 4:30 p.m. and the auction starts at 6. The $10 entry donation includes wine and hors d’oeuvres. To see the works that will be auctioned, visit and click “Auction of Fine Art.”

Happy 69th anniversary — yes, 69th! — to Edwin and Felicia Koraleski of Peconic, who celebrated on Wednesday.

Happy birthday to Tom Byrnes on April 29; Robert Anderson on the 30th; Tony Kryl on May 1; and Dan Byrnes and Kayleigh Macchirole on the 4th.

Reese Thompson is also wished a happy 8th birthday on May 4 by Mom, Jimmy, and Tyler.

Did you know that Southold Free Library is a member of the American Museum of Natural History? Check out the museum’s calendar of events and plan to visit it with your family, using the library’s family pass, courtesy of the Friends.

A collection of artwork will be on display at the Old Town Art and Crafts Guild in Cutchogue April 29-May 6. It includes works by Southold artists Francesca LoPresti and Angela Raso and former Southold residents Gilbert Miner, Edna Hart, Joseph Hartranft and Rose Hutchinson.

The women of First Presbyterian Church will hold their first barn sale of the year this Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the historic barn on Wells Avenue. Come and browse a large selection of new merchandise including glassware, china, household collectibles, jewelry and lots more. All proceeds go directly to East End charities.

The local group Breathing East will be among many bands playing at the Bamboozle Festival at the Meadowlands this weekend. Check out the band’s new website at