Coming Up

The Arts

Native Americans in Art reception, Saturday, June 25, 2-4 p.m., Southold Indian Museum. 765-5577,


John Mendreski Memorial Golf Outing, Monday, June 27 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. 288-5865, 512-5811.

A Night in Venice, East End Hospice summer gala, Saturday, June 25, 7-11 p.m. at Sandacres Estate, Quogue. Silent and live auctions, games of chance, music, dancing, dinner 8:30 p.m. Donation $50. RSVP 288-7080.

North Fork Breast Health Coalition’s 6th annual Golf Outing, Monday, June 27, 11:30 a.m. at Calverton Links. Register/information: 208-8889.

Cutchogue Lions Club 41st annual charity fundraiser Classic Car Show, Sunday, July 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Capital One Operations Center, Main Road, Mattituck. General admission $5, children under 12 free. Classic Car registration fee $20 day of show, $15 prior to June 25. Get registration form at, or contact John Hofer at 765-6262 or [email protected].

East End Lions Club’s 13th annual Guide Dog Golf Outing fundraiser, Monday, June 27, rain date 29th 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.


Vendors wanted for Rotary Club of Greenport’s 20th annual Art & Craft Fair, Sunday, July 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Capital One Bank parking lot, Main Street, Greenport. 765-3609 (message), 734-6800.

Food and Drink

Oysterponds Historical Society hosts North Fork Fresh, Saturday, June 25, 5-7 p.m. at Poquatuck Park, Webb House lawn, off Village Lane, Orient. Celebration of food and drink of North Fork, sample 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.

Lavender Luncheon and chinese auction, Wednesday, June 29, 12:30 p.m. at Touch of Venice Restaurant, Cutchogue, to benefit Initiative for Community Land Trust workforce housing. Tickets $28 advance, $30 at door. RSVP: 477-3050.

Family dinner, Friday, June 24, 5-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, Cutchogue. Meatloaf. Bar open until 8 p.m. Adults, $15 or 2/$25; children, $10. 734-7338.

For All Ages

Cemeteries and Ghosts, illustrated talk by Diane Flammer, Tuesday, June 28, 7 p.m., Old Egypt Schoolhouse, Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society, Mattituck. Free. 948-0143.

Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, 30 miles, Saturday, June 25 begins 7 a.m. in Greenport’s Mitchell Park, 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.

Peconic Amateur Radio Club conducts Field Day operations for 24-hour period, Saturday-Sunday, June 25-26, 2 p.m.-2 p.m., by operating their radio systems off the power grid, at Horton Point Lighthouse in Southold. Part of nation-wide ham radio exercise in emergency communications.

For Animal Lovers

Pet adoption event, Saturday, June 25, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with North Fork Animal Welfare League in back garden at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Showing off “cutest and most adoptable” puppies and kittens. Donations of food, blankets, toys for shelter animals appreciated. 765-1811.

For Bargain Hunters

Maureen’s Haven is looking for donations for annual yard sale in August, furniture, electronics, beds, bedding, appliances, exercise equipment, bicycles, tools, luggage, musical instruments, and gently used clothing. 727-6831.

Christmas in July, Thursday, June 30, 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. 765-3494.

Antique Show and Bake Sale, Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Cutchogue. 734-6382 or

Donations wanted for La Leche League of Greenport’s 3rd annual fundraiser yard sale, Saturday, July 9, 8 a.m.-noon at 421 2nd St., Greenport. Seeking items in good condition. Call Liz Morrison at 477-5914 or email [email protected].

Riverhead VFW Post 2476’s chinese auction, Saturday, June 25, 1 p.m. at 620 Parkway St., Riverhead, to benefit veterans. 644-1462, 245-2181.

For History Buffs

Opening Reception for “Private Places Public Spaces: Suffolk County’s Elite Hunt Clubs & Regional Decoys,” Friday, June 24, 5–7 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 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.

Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council begins guided tours of buildings on Cutchogue Village Green beginning Saturday, June 25 through Labor Day, Monday, September 5: 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.

In the Garden

North Fork Garden Tour, Saturday, June 25, 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, 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.


Summer Showcase Concert, Wednesday, June 29, 7:30 p.m. features “Hidden City” at Silversmith’s Corner, Town Green, Main Road, Southold. Bring blanket or chair. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church, Main Road.

Jamesport Meeting House presents ‘Old, New and Blue,’ Saturday, June 25, 7 p.m., program of music from classic and current Broadway shows performed by future Broadway 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. Remaining tickets will be available at the door. 722-5170.

‘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

The Natural World

‘Save the Grange’ lecture series, Wednesday, June 29 features The History of Earth (Part 1) 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],

The Sciences

Get out there and live! Saturday, June 25, 8-9:30 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, Southold. Illustrated presentation by Jillian Dragutsky and Gordan Ostojic will suggest exciting ways to experience the 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 after the lecture. 765-2626.

Sports and Recreation

Cardboard Boat Races, Sunday, June 26 at Peconic Riverfront, downtown Riverhead. Inspection begins 10 a.m.; hula hoop contest, 11:30 a.m.; boat race at noon.

Hike led by Barbara Terranova, Sunday, June 26, 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.

Tours and Trips

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, Race Rock, Latimer Reef and North Dumpling. 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 lunch and complimentary glass of L.I. wine or bottle of water. Registration/information:, email [email protected], 477-2100. Groups welcome.

Ongoing Events are listed here as space permits.

The Arts

Folk Art, East End Arts Council’s juried all-media show at 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. On view through July 15. 727-0900.

Exhibit of work by East End Arts Council members Scott McIntire and Dianne Martin at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, second floor at Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. On view through Aug. 6. 727-0900, [email protected].

Exhibit of photographs by Howard Stevens at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead. On view through Sept. 10. 727-3200.

Artwork by Christine Dupuis at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Works on view through June. 765-2077.

Photographs by JoAnne Dumas on view through June at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.

Brain Games

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.

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.


Sail the Seven Seas, new exhibit at East End Seaport Museum, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport. Meticulously hand crafted ship models replicating famous seagoing vessels of the last four centuries. Open daily 11 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. Group tours available. 477-2100.

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].

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.