Thursday, June 23
Mid-Summer’s Bounty with certified aromatherapist Donna Penney, 7 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road; $5 materials fee due at time of registration. Learn how to make fragrant flower-infused oils. Facts, folklore and fun included. Register: 765-2077. Space limited.
Teen Game Night, 6-8 p.m. in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
Home Staging and Decor Workshop with Diane Valentine, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Original Voices at the Vail, 7-11 p.m., Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Two stages, featured performers, open mic, all original music. Tickets: $5 (players and audience); all ages welcome. 727-5782, vailleavitt.org.
Friday, June 24
Film ‘Skin’ (PG-13), 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. A young woman must overcome racial intolerance of her society in this true story. Free. 298-4134.
Family dinner, 5-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Meatloaf. Bar open until 8 p.m. Adults, $15 or 2/$25; children, $10. 734-7338.
Opening Reception for “Private Places Public Spaces: Suffolk County’s Elite Hunt Clubs & Regional Decoys,” 5–7 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main Street, Riverhead. Photographs, historical documents, art, artifacts and regional decoys from the gilded age of Suffolk’s private hunt clubs. Also view accompanying exhibit “Pattersquash Gunning Club” by Dick Richardson in lobby’s main display cases. 727-2881.
‘From Beethoven to Bernstein’ piano concert with Dr. Judith Alstadter, Friday, June 24, 7 p.m. at Southold Free Library. “Uplifting, entertaining, and inspirational” program featuring classics, ragtime and musical theater. Sponsored by Friends of Library. 765-2077.
Saturday, June 25
Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, 30 miles, begins 7 a.m. in Greenport’s Mitchell Park, Front Street, continues to Mattituck, then back to polo grounds in Greenport. This year’s ride in memory of Shelter Island’s Joe Thienert. Includes 5K route for walkers. soldierride.org.
Antique Show and Bake Sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6382 or oldtownguild.com.
Yard sale for a cause, 9 a.m. at 2745 Tucker’s Lane, Southold. Brittany Dzugas-Smith, 16, is raising money to offset expenses to participate in Project Hawaii, where she will teach orphaned children to read this summer. Items include player piano, small trailer and various tools.
Sun Print/Cyanotype workshop, 10 a.m.-noon for ages 8 and up with Yukito Yoneyama at North Fork Audubon Society’s Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Sun printing is a simple light-reactive process in use since 19th century to create blue cyanotypes. Use plants, leaves and flowers to make leaf-based field guides to local plants, or artistic prints suitable for display. $20 materials fee. Register: [email protected], 917-623-5373.
Pet adoption event, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with North Fork Animal Welfare League in back garden at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Showing off “cutest and most adoptable” puppies and kittens. Donations of food, blankets, toys for shelter animals appreciated. 765-1811.
Blogging for Artists, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at East End Arts Council’s School of the Arts, 141 E. Main St., Riverhead, designed for artists, galleries, arts organizations, and arts businesses seeking to expand their audience through blogging. Fee $30 EEAC members, $45 non-members. Register: 369-2171 or [email protected].org.
North Fork Garden Tour, noon-5 p.m., five garden locations, rain or shine. Tickets $75, only 300 tickets available. Self-guided tour with 60 participants at each location at any one time. Five different tour groups will travel simultaneously, each at a different starting location. Hosted by Long Island Nursery Landscape Association to benefit Peconic Land Trust. Food and wine tastings included. To register: go to LINLA.org, click on Garden Tour banner, select June 25 event, click on register icon to start the registration and payment. Confirmation and receipt will be emailed; tickets will be snail-mailed.
Riverhead VFW Post 2476’s chinese auction, 1 p.m. at 620 Parkway St., Riverhead, to benefit veterans. 644-1462, 245-2181.
Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council begins guided tours of buildings on Cutchogue Village Green through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. Hours are Saturday-Monday, 1-4 p.m. All tours begin at Carriage House adjacent to parking area. Children must be accompanied by adult. Admission free, donations welcome. Group tours by appointment only. 734-7122.
Peconic Amateur Radio Club conducts Field Day operations for 24-hour period, begins 2 p.m. and continues through 2 p.m. Sunday, by operating their radio systems off the power grid, at Horton Point Lighthouse, Lighthouse Road, in Southold. Part of nationwide ham radio exercise in emergency communications.
‘Native Americans in Art’ reception, 2-4 p.m., Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road. RSVP appreciated.. 765-5577, southoldindianmuseum.org.
Evening Lighthouse Cruise, depart 4 p.m. from Greenport, return 9 p.m. Cruise along Gardiner’s Bay and Long Island Sound to see famous lighthouses of the North Fork, including Long Beach Bar “Bug” Light, Orient Point, Plum Island, Little Gull and Race Rock. Lighthouse trips include maritime history and lighthouse stories by local expert. Cruise vessel stops next to each lighthouse for photo ops. Fee $95 per person, $60 for teens/children. Price includes box supper and complimentary glass of L.I. wine or bottle of water. Registration/information: eastendseaport.org, email [email protected], 477-2100. Groups welcome.
Oysterponds Historical Society hosts North Fork Fresh, 5-7 p.m. at Poquatuck Park, Webb House lawn, off Village Lane, Orient. Celebration of food and drink of North Fork, samples of local seafood, farm produce, dishes from some of the area’s finest restaurants and inns, and local wines and beer. Proceeds support Oysterponds Historical Society. Tickets $75. Information/reservations/payment: 323-2480. Attendance is limited. oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org.
Jamesport Meeting House presents ‘Old, New and Blue,’ 7 p.m., program of music from classic and current Broadway shows performed by “future stars” of New York City’s New Face Theater. Tickets $15 (students $10), available in advance at Duffy’s Deli in Jamesport, Blue Door Gallery in Riverhead or Cecily’s Love Lane Gallery in Mattituck. Meeting House is at corner of Manor Lane and Main Road. Remaining tickets available at door. 722-5170.
A Night in Venice, East End Hospice summer gala, 7-11 p.m. at Sandacres Estate, Quogue. Silent and live auctions, games of chance, music, dancing, dinner 8:30 p.m. Regular admission $250. RSVP 288-7080.
Get out there and live! 8-9:30 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Illustrated presentation by Jillian Dragutsky and Gordan Ostojic suggests exciting ways to experience beauty of the world, includes scuba diving, rock climbing, caving, snow boarding, flying and many other adventurous activities. Focus on how to get involved in each activity, kind of gear required, how to find experienced guides and teachers locally, and what to expect. Suggested donation $10, $5 Custer/ASLI Members, $5 full-time students. Admission includes stargazing session following lecture. 765-2626.
Sunday, June 26
Pancake breakfast, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. hosted by Knights of Columbus at St. Isidore School, Marcy Avenue, Riverhead. Adults $8, children under 13, $4.
Hike led by Barbara Terranova, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Orient Point County Park. 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.
Cardboard Boat Races, at Peconic Riverfront, downtown Riverhead. Inspection begins 10 a.m.; hula hoop contest, 11 a.m.; boat race at noon. riverheadbid.com.
Monday, June 27
North Fork Breast Health Coalition’s 6th annual Golf Outing, 11:30 a.m. at Calverton Links, Edwards Avenue. Register/information: 208-8889.
East End Lions Club’s 13th annual Guide Dog Golf Outing fundraiser at Island’s End Golf and Country Club, Greenport. Fee $160; includes lunch at noon, 1 p.m. shotgun start, cocktails, 6 p.m. buffet, awards ceremony, 50/50 and raffle prizes. Rain date Wednesday, June 29. 734-6007.
John Mendreski Memorial Golf Outing at The Woods, Cherry Creek Golf Links, Riverhead. Entry fee $130. Includes day of golf, barbecue at noon, 2-hour open bar, buffet dinner. Dinner only, $55. All proceeds benefit scholarship fund for Riverhead High School graduates. 288-5865, 512-5811.
Tuesday, June 28
Cemeteries and Ghosts, illustrated talk by Diane Flammer, 7 p.m. at Old Egypt Schoolhouse, Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society, Mattituck; parking lot off Cardinal Drive. Free. 948-0143.
Wednesday, June 29
Christmas in July, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., First Universalist Church, Parsonage, Main Road, Southold. Loads of new holiday merchandise, hundreds of items priced at $3 or less. Through Saturday, July 1. 765-3494.
Lavender Luncheon and chinese auction, 12:30 p.m. at Touch of Venice Restaurant, Main Road, Cutchogue, to benefit Initiative for Community Land Trust work-force housing. Tickets $28 advance, $30 at door. RSVP: 477-3050.
Patriotic Crafts Day, 3-4 p.m. for all ages at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.
‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “The History of Earth,” given by Jeff Frank at the Grange, Sound Avenue at Church Lane, Northville. Doors open 6 p.m. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. [email protected], spirit-renewal.com.
Comedy Writing class, 6 p.m. with Jack Simmons at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. 477-0660.
Summer Showcase Concert, 7:30 p.m. features Hidden City Orchestra at Silversmith’s Corner, Town Green, Main Road, Southold. Bring blanket or chair. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church, Main Road. 208-6933.
Thursday, June 30
Christmas in July, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. See Wednesday.
Our Ears and the World of Sound, 3 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
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