Thursday, May 5
Greenport PTA’s annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in lobby of Greenport School, Front Street. Annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables for sale at great prices. 477-1950.
Peconic Bay Medical Center’s 16th annual Garden Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Staples Shopping Center, Riverhead. Includes best of East End plant wholesalers, master gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension and Garden Club, garden community, vendors and more. Proceeds benefit PBMC, to improve its facility and help develop and implement new programs to serve patients, their families and the community. Includes raffle, $5 each ticket or 5/$20. Prizes include Weber gas grill and wine tour getaway; drawing held May 19. 548-6088.
Mother’s Day Special, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., all women’s clothing and accessories half-price at Good News Thrift Shop at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Main Road. All proceeds benefit church missions and local community needs. 298-4145.
Book Discussion Group ‘Let the Great World Spin’ by Colum McCann, 10:30 a.m., led by Caroline MacArthur at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Southold Mothers’ Club’s Mothers Day craft, 11:30 a.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. RSVP [email protected]
Black tie gala luncheon, noon-4 p.m. at Calverton Links, 149 Edwards Ave., to benefit Aid to the Developmentally Disabled Inc., includes music and dancing. Information/tickets: 727-6220.
Mother’s Day Craft, 4-5 p.m.; Anime Club, 6-8 p.m., for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
The Fish are Jumpin’ at the Library! 6 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. The Block Island Seafood Company returns to demonstrate making clam rolls and fish tacos. Refreshments served. Fee: $5 per person. Register in advance at the Circulation Desk. 298-4134.
Spring Film Festival features ‘Inspector Bellamy’ (2009, France), final film of Claude Chabrol, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Murder mystery starring Gérard Depardieu. Free. 477-0660.
Friday, May 6
Greenport PTA’s annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in lobby of Greenport School. See Thursday.
Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Garden Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Staples Shopping Center, Riverhead. See Thursday.
Mother’s Day Special, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop. See Thursday.
Movie ‘Social Network,’ 1:30 p.m.at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Story about founders of social networking website Facebook. Free. 298-4134.
Tween Movie ‘Tron: Legacy,’ 4 p.m. for grades 4+ at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
ReDancers Performing Group’s chinese auction, 6 p.m. at Polish Town Civic Association, 300 Lincoln St., Riverhead. Presale admission $5, includes 10 tickets; at door $7. All funds raised will help defray cost of performing group’s attending Hall of Fame National Dance Competition in July 2011. Information: 727-3998.
‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “Q & A Panel” given by Flo, Roxanne, Steve, KK, Suzanne, Katherine, Lisa and Amy, 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.
Peconic Amateur Radio Club meets 6:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Program will be a local sailor’s voyage, circumnavigating North America, including sailing northwest passage through the Arctic Ocean. 734-5121
Steakhouse Gala, 6:45 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center, 20 E. Main St., Riverhead. Raw bar, carving stations, vegetables, dessert. Third annual fundraiser, tickets $75, reservations required. Includes silent and chinese auctions with prizes including sky diving, weekend getaway and more. RSVP 548-3701.
Students from local area high schools Rock On at McGann-Mercy Battle of the Bands for Japan, 7 p.m., 1225 Ostrander Ave., Riverhead. Sponsored by McGann-Mercy Key Club. Thirteen bands scheduled to compete; tickets $8 at door. Top three bands presented with cash prizes. All proceeds will be donated in support of relief efforts in Japan. Information: 727-5900, ext. 32.
Wading River History Night, 7 p.m. at Wading River Congregational Church on North Country Road (by duck ponds). All are invited to bring items from local historic past, including old photos, maps, post cards or stories. Refreshments served. 929-3356.
Father-Daughter Dance, 7-9 p.m. at Miller Avenue School in Shoreham in “Miller Avenue Ballroom/Gymnasium.” Music, desserts, refreshments and quality time with each other. Fee $22 per couple, $5 each additional daughter. 821-8231.
First Friday Open Mic Night With Liza Coppola, 7-10 p.m., for all ages at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Musicians, comics, poets, magicians and storytellers. Hosted by singer/songwriter Liza Coppola. Free; donations accepted. 765-2626.
‘What the Critic Said,’ 7-9 p.m. at East End Arts Council Gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead, presented by Joyce Beckenstein, art historian and director of North Fork Arts Project. Look at slide images of works, then read and discuss related art review articles. Following discussion, group will tour ongoing exhibition at East End Arts Council as critics evaluating the work. Free will donation. 369-2171.
Last Comic East II, 8 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead, features Maria Walsh, George Gallo, Brad Zimmerman and Terry McNeely. Tickets $10; call 471-1221.
Saturday, May 7
Mother/Daughter Breakfast, 8 a.m., hosted by Unity Baptist Church of Mattituck’s Women’s Ministry Fellowship at Polish Hall, Marcy Avenue, Riverhead. Includes chinese auction. Tickets $20. Call 283-0205, 369-2949.
Annual beach cleanup day, 8 a.m.-noon at Reeves Beach, Riverhead, where East End Surf Fishing club will organize crews. Refreshments and food follow cleanup. Call Town of Riverhead Recreation Dept., 727-5744 for trash bags, and 727-5468 for starting locations. For all ages. Wear appropriate outer gear and bring tick spray.
Peconic Landing’s May Mile & 5K begins 8:30 a.m. with registration and stretching. Race/walk around campus begins 10 a.m. followed by awards ceremony, barbecue lunch, music by Mambo Loco, safety demonstrations by Greenport Fire Department. Registration fee 5K $25; May Mile fee $10; ages 14 and under/55 and older, $5; barbecue and ceremony only, $10, children $5. Information: 477-3800.
Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Garden Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Staples Shopping Center. See Thursday.
Garden Cleanup, 9-11 a.m., hosted by Oysterponds Historical Society. Bring rakes, pruners and trowels to help clean up the OHS Village Lane campus and Poquatuck Park in Orient. Meet in front of Old Point Schoolhouse. Snacks and beverages provided. 323-2480.
Spring yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Baiting Hollow Congregational Church, Sound Avenue. Lots of vendors, baked food table, hot dogs and soft drinks available for purchase. Rain date Saturday, May 14. 258-8881.
Greenport PTA’s annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-noon on front lawn of Greenport School. See Thursday.
Riverhead United Methodist Church Thrift Shop “Blessings” opens 9 a.m. with lots of goodies and bargains to be found. Donations of gently used items will be accepted Thursdays 9-11 a.m. 727-2327.
Mother’s Day Special, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop. See Thursday.
North Fork Garden Group, 10:30 a.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Explore organic gardening through guest speakers, seed exchange and sharing of information. Register: 565-7160.
Trolley Trip — Visit the Past, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., presented by Friends of Riverhead Free Library. Richard Wines leads tour of various sites in Aquebogue, Jamesport and Northville. Drinks served at library at tour’s conclusion; bring lunch. Tickets $27; members $20; space limited. Register at welcome desk in library, 330 Court St. 727-3228.
Chinese auction, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., to benefit Long Island Sound Chorus of Sweet Adelines International, at United Methodist Church, 160 Main St., Southampton. Admission $5, includes light lunch and one door prize ticket; basket ticket $10 for 25. 820-1798, longislandsoundchorus.org.
Getting Ready to Babysit, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for grades 6-8 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension; course certification is included. Bring healthy snack/light lunch. Registration required: 765-2077.
First Baptist Church of Cutchogue’s Fried Chicken Dinner, noon- 6 p.m., Route 48, sponsored by Building Fund Committee. Tickets $15; call 298-7232 for more information.
Babysitting course, 1-4 p.m. with Cornell Cooperative Extension, for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, ask[email protected]
Mad Science: Stunt Planes & Gliders, 1-2 p.m. for grades 3-6 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register. 734-6360.
Dog Park Party ‘Spring is in the Air,’ 1-3 p.m. at Southold Dog Park behind Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Monthly themed gathering for town residents. Admission free. Event will be rescheduled to next day, Sunday, in case of inclement weather. 765-5182.
Spa Science, 2-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 W. Main St., Riverhead. Family event; create soap, bath fizz and lip balm. Snacks and sparkling punch. Parent/child package $22; additional sibling or friend $18. Register: 208-8000,lisciencecenter.org.
Opening reception, 3-5 p.m., for “Hues of Humanity,” photographs by Rowena Marvin at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. On view through June 12. 477-0660.
My Life: An Astronomical Journey, 8-9:30 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Lecture by Tony Pirera, founder and president of Spectrum Thin Films (STF) in Hauppauge. Suggested Donation $5 non-members; free for Custer, ASLI and other astronomy club members. 765-2626.
Sunday, May 8
North Fork Audubon Society’s Moore’s Woods with Jody Levin, meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. See and hear warblers, the “jewels of the forest,” vireos, thrushes and more. northforkaudubon.org.
Mothers Day breakfast buffet, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Adults $8; children $4. 734-7338.
Mother’s Day Breakfast, 9 a.m., prepared by men of Holy Trinity Church, 768 Main St., Greenport. 477-0855.
Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Garden Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Staples Shopping Center, Riverhead. See Thursday.
Monday, May 9
The Wolf’s Chicken Stew, 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register. 734-6360.
Make Memorial Day cards for veterans at Northport Hospital, 4-5 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
Karen Lee from Sang Lee Farms, 7 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Informative presentation on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). 765-2077.
Tuesday, May 10
North Fork Audubon Society’s Tuesdays With Tom – Warbler Wave Walk, 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 [email protected]
Memorial Day cards for veterans at Northport Hospital, 4-5 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library. See Monday.
If I were a Dragon, 6:30-7:15 p.m. for ages 4-5 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register. 734-6360.
Southold Mothers’ Club book club, 7 p.m., discusses “Sag Harbor” by Colson Whitehead. Location/information: 940-3609.
Wednesday, May 11
Culinary Tour, 5-6:30 p.m. features “Rome — The Pasta Capital” with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 South Harbor Road, Southold. Students learn to make homemade rustic pasta. Bring apron and $25 ingredient fee to class. Space limited to 15; register: 765-5182. Confirm prior to class: 765-6032, [email protected] Offered by Southold Town Recreation Department.
‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “Herbology, Healing & Horticulture” given by Steve Restmeyer of Amazon Medicine, 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.
Thursday, May 12
Oysterponds Historical Society’s Beginning Basketry, 6-9 p.m. with veteran basketweaver and co-president of Basketweavers Guild, Carol Losquadro, who teaches centuries-old techniques and leads class in making tote bag, at historic Webb House, Village Lane, Orient. Family activity, open to ages 10 and up. Fee $60 OHS members, $65 non-members, includes materials; 12 person maximum, register early at 323-2480.
Spring Film Festival features ‘The Sicilian Girl’ (2009, Italy), directed by Marco Amenta, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Inspired by the story of Rita Atria, key witness in major Mafia investigation in Sicily. Free. 477-0660.
Pinkalicious Party, 6-7 p.m. for ages 6-7 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register. 734-6360.
North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘Oklahoma!’ by Rodgers & Hammerstein, 8 p.m., 12700 Old Sound Ave., Mattituck. Pre-show reception 7 p.m. compliments of Bonnie Jean’s. Directed by Robert Horn, produced by Marion Stark, musical director Pat Wall. Tickets $20, at nfct.com or call 298-6328.
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