Artist’s reception for show of paintings by Carol Gold, Sunday, May 15, 1-3:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. On view through May. Refreshments available. 298-4134.
The Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Cutchogue hosts 63rd anniversary open house, art exhibit and sale, Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; refreshments served. 734-6382.
S.O.S. Ave., Save Our Sound Avenue, Friday, May 13, 7-9 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead, hosted by North Fork Environmental Council. Presentation of annual Richard Noncarrow Environmentalists of the Year awards to ecologist Chris Pickerall and Legislator Ed Romaine. Free glass of wine, cheese and crackers. Advance purchase tickets $40, $35 NFEC members, call 298-8880; available at door for $5 premium.
Team Challenge, Crohn’s & Colitis benefit, Sunday, May 15, 3-6 p.m. at Out East Family Fun, Riverhead. Team of 4, $50; $15 per person. Mini golf, raffles, prizes and 50/50. Tickets/information: 516-381-6441.
Crafters/vendors wanted for Craft Fair and Flea Market, Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Big Duck Ranch, Flanders. Fee $40 for 10×10 space; food vendors $100. Hosted by Friends of Big Duck; proceeds benefit Duck’s restoration. 727-0593, bigduck.org.
Crafters/vendors wanted for Wading River Historical Society’s Duck Pond Day, Sunday, May 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 886-1014 for application/information, or email [email protected]
Food and Drink
Birthday Brunch & Open House, Saturday, May 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. to celebrate first year of Adult Day Health Care Program at San Simeon by the Sound, Greenport. RSVP by May 9 to 477-2110.
Italian Dinner, Saturday, May 14, 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church in Greenport, with classic gourmet Italian food and wines. Donation $25; all proceeds go to charity and community services. Advance reservations only: 477-0855.
Mattituck Fire Dept.’s annual cocktail party, Saturday, May 21, tickets $50, available from any member or at Wendy’s Deli. Music by Points East, food, raffles and more. Information: 484-7283.
Wine tasting and auction, Sunday, May 15, 2-6 p.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Aquebogue, to benefit Little Flower Family Services, with music by Mambo Loco. Tickets $35 or 2/$60. 929-4300, ask for Christine Evola.
Woman’s Club of Riverhead’s annual Scholarship Awards Luncheon and Fashion Show, Thursday, May 19, 11:30 a.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Aquebogue. Tickets $40, call Joan Davis at 727-7256 or Sandra Reeve at 722-4096.
Early Act holds food drive, Wednesday, May 18, 3-4 p.m. at Greenport IGA to benefit CAST’s food pantry. 477-1950, ext 232.
For Bargain Hunters
ELIH Auxiliary ‘Dream Designs’ boutique fashion accessories sale, Friday, May 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in conference room at Eastern Long Island Hospital, Greenport. 477-5196.
Friends of Library book sale, Wednesday, May 18, 3-6 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Reading, viewing and listening materials at bargain prices. 298-4134.
Appraisal Day, Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, Orient, hosted by Oysterponds Historical Society. Discover history and value of treasures in your attic, with professional appraisers from Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers. Fee $20 first item, $35 for 2, $10 each additional item. 323-2480.
Vendors wanted for flea market, Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m-4 p.m. at Flanders United Methodist Church. Fee $30 for 10×10 space. Call 727-2168 or 727-5374 to reserve.
All proceeds from Judi and Chuck Mogul’s table go to American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Southold Town; at Fleet’s Neck community’s annual yard sale, Saturday, May 14, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pequash Beach Park, end of Pequash Avenue, Cutchogue. Rain or shine. 734-5751.
Southold Mothers’ Club’s annual auction, Thursday, May 26 at Macari Vineyards in Mattituck; looking for donations of fairly new items to donate for gift baskets. Contact Stephanie at [email protected] to arrange pickup.
Mother’s Day Dance Party, Saturday, May 14, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at American Legion Hall in Southold, hosted by Perry Day Care Center parents. Snacks, dancing to music of DJ Cejas and more. Tickets at door or call 477-2931.
The Loft at Riverhead Free Library: Poetry Café, Friday, May 13, 4-5 p.m. Make flowers for the homebound, Tuesday, May 17, 4-5 p.m. Make silver bracelet, Wednesday, May 18, 4-5 p.m., and ‘Law & Order’ 5-6 p.m. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
In the Garden
New Suffolk School’s annual spring flower & vegetable sale, Saturday, May 14; pre-order by e-mailing [email protected], or call school. Flowers and vegetables can also be bought day of sale. Make checks payable to N.S. School Enrichment Fund. All proceeds benefit students’ afternoon and summer enrichment activities.
Spoken Music Workshop, Saturday, May 14 & 28, 2:30 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Benefit concert for American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Saturday, May 21, 7-11 p.m. at Legion Hall in Southold, features 4 local bands: Diamonds and Rust, Lesus Mor, The Black Petals and Deep Rising; cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, giveaways from local businesses and 50/50 raffle. Tickets $20; all proceeds go to American Cancer Society. Tickets available at Love Lane Barber Shop, Suffolk County National Bank in Cutchogue or call/e-mail 921-4202 / [email protected]
The No Doubt World Famous Monday Night Band, Sunday, May 15, 2 p.m., directed by John Eyre, presents final concert of its 65th season in Howard Hovey Auditorium at Pulaski Street School in Riverhead. Admission free. Works by Bach, Beethoven, Edward Elgar, Robert Russel Bennett and Rogers and Hammerstein. Annual student scholarship award winner will perform first movement of Bassoon Concerto by Carl Maria von Weber. Information: 727-6538.
The Natural World
North Fork Audubon Society’s ‘Admirals and Skippers, Satyrs and Nymphs: Butterflies of the North Fork,’ Friday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. at Peconic Landing community center, Greenport. Special presentation by butterfly expert Guy Tudor. 917-623-5373. Tuesdays With Tom – Warbler Wave Walk, Tuesday, May 17, meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Expect to see warblers, vireos, flycatchers, and other migrants. Register: 477-6456, or tdamiani[email protected]
Village of Greenport celebrates Arbor Day and Greenport Tree Day, Thursday May 19, 10 a.m. at Greenhill Cemetery, Webb and Second Streets, with tree planting and dedication, in honor of Dave Horton, whose love of trees helped change landscapes of Greenport and Southold. 477-1231.
‘Save the Grange’ lecture series, Friday, May 13 features “Organic Farming & Gardening” given by Roxanne Zimmer, 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], spirit-renewal.com.
Sports and Recreation
Hike led by Barbara Terranova, Sunday, May 15, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Mill Road Preserve Mattituck. Meet in parking lot. Distance 1.5-3 miles; pack snack and drink, bring camera and binoculars. Dress for weather; footwear with traction recommended. For ages 9+, hosted by Town of Southold Recreation Dept. Fee $5. Registration required: 765-5182.
North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘Oklahoma!’ by Rodgers & Hammerstein, performances Friday-Saturday, May 13-14; Thursday-Saturday, 19-21, 26-28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 15, 22, 29 at 2:30 p.m. Directed by Robert Horn, produced by Marion Stark, musical director Pat Wall. Tickets $20, at nfct.com or call 298-6328.
The Written Word
Book Discussion ‘The Sunne in Splendour: A Novel of Richard III’ by Sharon Kay Penman, Tuesday, May 24, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Murder, mystery, mayhem, love and politics in 15th century England. Call Bev Wowak, Reader’s Advisor for details at 298-4134 ext. 6.
Book discussion ‘Master Butchers Singing Club’ by Louise Erdrich, Thursday, May 26, 7-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library. Register: 727-3228.
Memoir writing workshop with Teresa Taylor, Tuesdays, May 17, 24, 31 & June 7, 5-6:30 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport; $50 fee. Register: 477-0660.
Ongoing Events are listed here as space permits.
Photographs by Karen George Mortimer on view through June 10 at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Ave., presented by East End Arts Council and Town of Riverhead. 727-0900
‘Dreams of Water,’ paintings by Carol Gold, on view through May at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.
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.
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.
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.
For History Buffs
Exhibit ‘Edith Loring Fullerton: Lady of the Garden’ extended through May 31 at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. 727-2881.
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.
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.