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03/30/2011 10:11 PM |


The Riverhead High School Blue Masques will present 'Once Upon a Mattress,' the musical retelling of 'The Princess and the Pea,' this weekend and next at the high school auditorium. Performances are at 8 p.m. Saturdays, April 2 and 9, and Friday, April 8, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3. From left: Dan Raynor as the wizard, Elizabeth Wells as Queen Aggravain, Michael Drozd as Prince Dauntless, Hannah Keiffert as Lady Larken and Stephen Peppaceno as Sir Harry.

JOHN NEELY PHOTO | The Riverhead High School Blue Masques will present 'Once Upon a Mattress,' the musical retelling of 'The Princess and the Pea,' this weekend and next at the high school auditorium. From left: Dan Raynor as the wizard, Elizabeth Wells as Queen Aggravain, Michael Drozd as Prince Dauntless, Hannah Keiffert as Lady Larken and Stephen Peppaceno as Sir Harry.


Friday, April 1
‘Jewels and More’ boutique sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., hosted by ELI Hospital Auxiliary in conference room at Eastern Long Island Hospital, Manor Place, Greenport. 477-5196.

Movie ‘Shine,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Based on the ultimately triumphant life of classical pianist David Helfgott. Free. 298-4134.

Anime with Annie, 4-6 p.m. for teens in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. DVDs, books and more. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, askteen@riverheadlibrary.org.

Family movie ‘Tangled,’ 4 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

‘What is a Masterpiece?’ by Joyce Beckenstein, 6 p.m. at East End Arts Council Gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. PowerPoint illustrated talk; free will donation. 369-2171.

Peconic Amateur Radio Club’s annual April Fools gift exchange, 6:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Bring wrapped gift related to radio or computers (valuable or junk). opajim@ optonline.net.

‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “Biodynamic Farming” given by K.K. Haspel, 6:30 p.m. at the Grange in Northville. Doors open 6 p.m.; organic refreshments served by Peggy. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. maryannsuozzi@yahoo.com, spirit-renewal.com.

First Friday Open Mic Night, 7-10 p.m., part of The Music Project @ at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, with host Liza Coppola, Southold. 765-2626.

Riverhead’s Got Talent, , 7 p.m., hosted by Riverhead High School Key Club students in Hovey Hall at Pulaski Street Elementary School. Advance $6; at door $7. Proceeds help fund trip to Key Club Convention and Leadership Training Conference. 463-5810.

Kings of Capital and Knights of Labor: A History of Work and Industry in New York, 8 p.m., with J. Ward Regan at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. RSVP: 477-3800.

Saturday, April 2
Volunteer String Fencing Day, 9 a.m. at Breakwater Beach in Mattituck, hosted by North Fork Audubon Society and NYS DEC. Prefencing two piping plover and least tern nesting sites, critical to these endangered birds. RSVP: 275-3202, tdanuabu3@optimum.net.

Trash or Treasure giant indoor rummage sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., sponsored by Polish Town Civic Association at its chalet headquarters, 300 Lincoln St., Riverhead. Admission free. To donate items call 727-0437. All proceeds benefit beautification of Polish Town USA and other charitable projects. polishtownusa.com.

Car wash, 9 a.m.-noon, hosted by Greenport Boy Scout Troop 51 in front of Greenport School, Front Street, to help fund scouts’ trips and activities. 774-0416.

North Fork Garden Group, 9-10:30 a.m at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Meets monthly to explore organic gardening through guest speakers, seed exchange, and sharing of information. 298-4134.

Digital Camera Workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, with Judy McCleery at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Bring camera, manual, empty memory card and battery. Fee $18; residents $15. Register: 765-5182.

Seventh annual Breakfast of the Stars, 9 a.m., hosted by Kiwanis Club at Eagles Landing/Calverton Links Golf Course, Edwards Avenue, Calverton. Tickets $25. 463-5811.

Introduction to Loom Beading, 9:30-11 a.m. for ages 12 to adult at Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Classes continue Saturdays, April 9 and 16; fee $28 for 3, plus $5 materials fee. Register: 765-5577, indianmuseum@optyonline.net.

Tin Can Knitting, 2-3 p.m. for grades 4-6 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

Oysterponds Historical Society’s ‘Fiber & Glass’ exhibit opens, 2 p.m. at Janet T. Swanson Gallery in Old Point Schoolhouse, Village Lane, Orient. Françoise and Yan Rieger’s colorful collection of tapestries and fused art glass. On view Saturday-Sundays, 2-5 p.m. through April 23. 323-2480.

‘Schooner Rigged and Rakish: The Story of Orient’s Lavinia Campbell’ by Ret Millis, 4-5 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, presented by Oysterponds Historical Society and Peconic Landing. Admission free. 323-2480.

Narrow River Singers’ 13th spring concert, 4 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, Village Lane, Orient. Suggested donation $15. 477-5075, 323-2601.

April Fool’s Spaghetti Dinner, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. Donation $10; children 12 and under $5; soft drinks $1. Proceeds benefit Religious Education Youth Scholarship Fund. 765-3494.

Messier Marathon, 7 p.m., lecture by Tom Hoffelder at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Bring telescope. Suggested donation $10; members and full-time students $5. 765-2626.

Riverhead High School Blue Masques presents ‘Once Upon A Mattress,’ 8 p.m. in Charles Cardona Auditorium, 700 Harrison Ave. Directed by Jessica Guadagnino and Dena Tishim. Tickets $8 advance, $10 at door; seniors $5. 369-6750.

Grateful Dead tribute band Half Step performs 8 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead for Rex Foundation Musical Caravan fundraiser. Tickets $12 advance, $15 at door. Portion of proceeds benefits foundation’s programs. ticketleap.com, vail-leavitt.org.

Sunday, April 3
Trash or Treasure giant indoor rummage sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., sponsored by Polish Town Civic Association. See Saturday. Everything must go; 50% off most items.

Hike led by Barbara Terranova, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Goldsmith’s Inlet Park, end of Mill Road, Peconic. Meet in parking lot. Distance 1.5-3 miles; pack snack and drink, bring camera and binoculars. Dress for weather; sandy; footwear with traction recommended. For ages 9+, hosted by Town of Southold Recreation Dept. Fee $5. Registration required: 765-5182.

Courting the Jester: Danny Kaye, musical tribute by Bob Spiotto, 2 p.m. in the Great Room at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Light refreshments; admission free. Presented by Friends of RFL. 727-3228.

Guitarist Ray Penney performs classical music, popular tunes, blues and jazz standards, 4 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

Riverhead High School Blue Masques presents ‘Once Upon A Mattress,’ 2 p.m. See Saturday.

Old Fashioned Variety Show, 2 p.m. at Greenport School auditorium; proceeds benefit Greenport American Legion building fund. Instrumental numbers, dancers, singers and more. Tickets at door, adults $10, children $5 (must be with adult). Information: 834-0106.

Songs from the Great American Song Book, 2:30 p.m., with Susan and David Dingle at Creation Station, behind Cutchogue United Methodist Church, Main Road. Refreshments. Donations appreciated. 765-5667.

Family Reading and Discussion program, 3-5 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. For ages 9-11 and parents/caregivers. Books and snacks provided. Space limited; registration required. 477-0660.

Monday, April 4
Max and Ruby and the Chocolate Chicken, 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

High Tea with teen lit author Selene Castrovilla, 5:30-7 p.m. for teens at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Enjoy a variety of exotic teas and finger foods; bring tea cup; register: 298-4134.

Tuesday, April 5
Reception, 4-5:30 p.m., for Southold Jr/Sr High School Students art exhibit at Southold Free Library, Main Road. On display through April. 765-2077.

Where do Chicks Come From?, 6:30-7:15 p.m. for ages 4-5 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

Wednesday, April 6
Two-day Green Guerilla class, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Nature Lyceum for Organic Horticulture, Spiritual Renewal Center at First Parish Church, UCC, corner of Sound Avenue and Church Lane, Riverhead. Fee $448. Continues Thursday, April 7. Register: www.thenaturelyceum.org.

Sing and Play Ole, 10:30-11:15 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

Richard Corbin of Clawflowers discusses “Spring Arrangements,” 1 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road, followed by Southold Town Garden Club meeting. Free; refreshments served. 765-2077.

Culinary Tour, 5-6:15 p.m. features “Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Ribs & Beans” with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 S. Harbor Road, Southold. Class fee $20; residents $15. Bring apron and $25 ingredients fee to first class. Space limited to 15; register: 765-5182. Confirm prior to class: 765-6032, Paula@farmhousekitchen.us. Offered by Southold Town Recreation Department.

Thursday, April 7
Book discussion ‘River of Doubt’ by Candice Millard, 10:30 a.m. at Southold Free Library, led by Caroline MacArthur. 765-2077.

Riley Avenue School’s annual science fair, 5-6:15 p.m. for grades K-2, 6:30-8 p.m. for grades 3-4. 369-6804.

From left: Edith L. Fullerton, LIRR President Ralph Peters, Theodore Roosevelt and Hal B. Fullerton en route to the Wading River Farm during President Roosevelt's 1910 visit to experimental farms.

PHOTO COURTESY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY | From left: Edith L. Fullerton, LIRR President Ralph Peters, Theodore Roosevelt and Hal B. Fullerton en route to the Wading River Farm during President Roosevelt's 1910 visit to experimental farms.

Striped Bass Challenge, 6:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Veteran fisherman Capt. Jerry McGrath presents lecture/slide show. Free. 298-4134.

Seed to Soil, 7-8:30 p.m. with Paula Bivona at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Comprehensive and informative program includes extending growing seasons, plant diversity and more. Register: 727-3228.

Slide program “The Blessed Isle: Hal B. Fullerton and His Image of Long Island,” 7 p.m., presented by SCHS director Wally Broege at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 w. Main St., Riverhead. Admission $5. 727-2881.

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