Thursday, August 4
Book Discussion Group, 10:30 a.m., led by Caroline MacArthur, “House on Salt Hay Road” by Carin Clevidence at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Film Festival: ‘Glass: Portrait of Philip in 12 Parts’ (USA, 2007) directed by Scott Hicks, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Movie ‘The Scorpion King,’ 6-8 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 112, [email protected]
Great Books Discussion: Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ 7-8 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Meetings also at 8/9 and 8/11. Register at reference desk or 298-4134 ext. 5, and receive complimentary copy. Refreshments served. 298-4134.
Lecture Series features ‘Protecting the Carmans River,’ 7 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead, presented in connection with exhibit “Private Places Public Spaces: Suffolk County’s Elite Hunt Clubs & Regional Decoys.” Speaker is Richard Amper, president of the Long Island Pine Barrens Association. Reservations requested; $5 donation. 727-2881.
North Fork Community Theatre presents its summer 2011 Youth on Stage Production of ‘Footloose!’ performance 8 p.m., Old Sound Avenue. Tickets $20: 298-NFCT, NFCT.COM. Based on 1984 movie with high-energy dance numbers, well-loved songs and emotional storyline.
Friday, August 5
Southold Mothers’ Club’s private aquarium tour, 9 a.m., guided tour, sea lion show and sea shore program with explanation of 5 sea animals. Adults-$18.50 + tax, kids 3-7 SMC will pay admission only for members, kids 2 & under free. RSVP required to Indira Schwarting at [email protected]
Friends annual book sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.
Kids around the World, 10-10:45 a.m. for ages 3-6, songs, stories and craft with Heather Bitka at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Movie ‘YiYi,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free. “Sprawling and dazzling,” intimate epic of one Taipei family. Free. 298-4134.
Columbiettes’ annual Money Mania Chinese Auction, 6 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Call Ann at 734-5901 for information.
First Fridays Artist Talk series, 6 p.m. at East End Arts Council Gallery and Carriage House, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Master printmaker Craig Zammiello, guest juror of EEAC’s exhibit “The Print Show” explores the art of printmaking and more. 727-0900, eastendarts.org.
Anime Night, 6-8 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 112, [email protected]
Riverhead summer concert series features Sound Symphony, 7:30 p.m. on grounds of East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St. Free.
Northeast Stage presents Shakespeare-in-the-Park, ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ 7 p.m. in Mitchell Park, Greenport. With direction by A.D. Newcomer, “sumptuous” Italian Renaissance costumes by Joan Chambers, fight direction by Joseph Winchell with assistance from Alan Stewart, set design by James Pritchard, original music by Kevin Twigg, and choreography by Erin McKenna. Bring lawn chair or blanket, picnics welcome. Free. Donations of any size accepted. 477-2972, 208-6933, [email protected]
First Friday Open Mic Night, 7-10 p.m., part of The Music Project @ at Custer Institute and Observatory with host Liza Coppola, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. 765-2626.
Greenport Band presents outdoor concert, 7:30 p.m. in Mitchell Park, Greenport, directed by Colin Van Tuyl. Bring lawn chairs. Free. 553-8443.
North Fork Community Theatre presents Youth on Stage Production of ‘Footloose!’ performance at 8 p.m. See Thursday.
Saturday, August 6
The Old Town Art and Crafts Guild’s annual Art and Crafts Show and Chinese Auction, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Village Green, Cutchogue. Live Music, Tuesday morning children’s art group walks down Green Project Runway at 2 p.m., chinese auction drawing 3 p.m. Free Admission. Rain date Aug. 7. 734-6382 or oldtownguild.com.
Huge Half-Off Tag Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. Furniture, Xmas (except Santas), new evening bags and more. 765-3494. Rain or shine.
North Fork Garden Group, 9-10:30 a.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Explore organic gardening through guest speakers, seed exchange and sharing of information. To register call Elizabeth: 565-7160.
Annual One Day in History: Shelter Island’s Maritime Past, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., family fun, rain or shine on grounds of the Havens House Museum, 16 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island. 749-0025.
Riverhead Summer Mardi Gras Festival, noon-11 p.m. on East Main Street and Peconic Avenue (along Peconic River). Rain date Sunday, Aug. 7. Starts off at noon with parade led by The Stilt Band beginning at Suffolk County Historical Society, marches to Main Street, to McDermott Avenue to Riverfront. People encouraged to march with their dogs. Music by many bands, on 2 stages 1-11 p.m. Riverheadbid.com.
NoFo: Up Close, A Photo Exhibit and Benefit for Kent Animal Shelter, noon-3 p.m. at Peconic Bay Winery, 31320 Main Road, Cutchogue. Admission: $12 in advance, $15 at door, includes one glass of wine/beverage and hors d’oeuvres. Additional glasses of wine $8 with half going to Kent Animal Shelter. Tickets: www.NadlerPhotoDesign.com/NoFo.
Southold Historical Society’s annual Ice Cream Social, 1-4 p.m. at society’s Maple Lane Museum complex, corner of Main Road and Maple Lane, opposite Southold Firehouse. Entrance to grounds is free, food and games require tickets available on site. 765-5500, www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
Beginning Basketry, 1-4 p.m. at Poquatuck Park, Village Lane, Orient, hosted by Oysterponds Historical Society. Also 8/13 & 8/20. Fee $70, members $65; includes materials. Register: 323-2480.
North Fork Animal Welfare League’s Summer Barbecue Extravaganza, 3-8 p.m. at the Corso residence overlooking Long Island Sound, 13451 Oregon Road, Cutchogue. Hors d’oeuvres, barbecue, cocktails, live music and dancing. Casual attire. Tickets $95; reserve tables available for parties of ten or more. RSVP requested 765-1811. Detailed information, directions and downloadable RSVP card athttp://www.nfawl.org/events/summer-barbeque-extravaganza.
Evening of folk, bluegrass and swing music to benefit WPKN Radio, 89.5 FM Bridgeport, Saturday, Aug. 6, 5-7 p.m. at Rothman’s Gallery, Main Road, Southold. Music by The Second Hands (Geoff Schroeder and Laura Hoch), Job Potter, Park Avenue Gypsies (Southold Slim, Ron Rothman, Lora Kendall), The Earthtones (Rick Hall and Glenn Jochum). Tickets $12 at door. 298-5540.
Annual Chicken BBQ, 5:30 p.m. at Baiting Hollow Congregational Church, 2416 Sound Ave. Tickets $18 advance, $20 at door, kids under 12, $12 advance, $14 at door. Half-chicken, corn on the cob, baked beans, rolls, watermelon and more. Call Sandy at 369-4318 for info or tickets. Takeout available. Rain date Sunday, Aug. 7.
Oysterponds Historical Society’s elegant summer bash, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at bayside home in Orient. Silent art auction and live auction of “chairs” from local artists, architects and designers. Fee $125, call 323-2480 for ticket information.
Shoreham-Wading River Community Band’s ‘Music By The Ponds,’ 7 p.m. at Wading River Congregational Church, 2057 North Country Road, sponsored by SWR Community Programs. Admission free-will offering. Summer Youth Ministry will sell refreshments. Bring blankets or lawn chairs.
North Fork Kids presents Missoula Children’s Theater’s production of ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ 7 p.m. in auditorium at Mattituck High School, Main Road. Tickets at door: adults $10, ages 16 and under $5. 833-0609.
Northeast Stage presents Shakespeare-in-the-Park, ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ 7 p.m., Mitchell Park, Greenport. See Friday.
Northfork by Northfork Art Show opening night, 7-9 p.m. with wine, live music on New Suffolk waterfront. Free.
Recital features bass Nick Kilkenny and pianist James Sheppard, 7:30 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. Arias from operas, including Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.” Admission free. 765-3494.
North Fork Community Theatre’s Youth on Stage Production of ‘Footloose!’ performance at 8 p.m. See Thursday.
Archeoastronomy of the American Southwest, 8-9 p.m. at Custer Institute & Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Archeoastronomy is the study of how past civilizations understood phenomena in the sky, how they used such phenomena and what role the sky played in their cultures. Discussion will include astronomical knowledge and practices of Native Americans, known as “Anasazi,” who lived in the four corners region (Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico) in Chaco Canyon 1000 years ago. Other cultures such as the Inca, Maya and Europeans discussed. Presenter: Gordan Ostojic. Suggested donation: $10, $5 Custer/ASLI Members, $5 full-time students. Includes stargazing session after the lecture. 765-2626.
Sunday, August 7
Knights of Columbus in Cutchogue’s Breakfast Buffet, 8:30 a.m.-noon, 2050 Depot Lane. Adults, $8; children, $4. 734-7338.
North Fork Community Theatre’s Youth on Stage Production of ‘Footloose!’ matinee at 2:30 p.m. See Thursday.
Northeast Stage presents Shakespeare-in-the-Park, ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ 7 p.m., Mitchell Park, Greenport. See Friday.
Monday, August 8
Airbrush T-Shirts, 4:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. For grades 7+; bring t-shirt. Register: 298-4134.
Viewing & Attracting Hummingbirds, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Presentation includes advise on what types of feeders and flowers attract hummingbirds and how to maintain them, the hummingbird calendar, and best places to observe these birds. Free. 298-4134.
The No Doubt World Famous Riverhead Summer Band’s ‘Concert Under the Stars,’ 7:30 p.m. on front steps of Pulaski Street School, Riverhead. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and insect repellent. Marches, Broadway, classical, pops, soundtracks and more. Concert moves indoors in case of rain. Admission free. 727-6538.
Monday Night Dancing in the Park, 7:30 p.m. in Mitchell Park, Front Street, Greenport. Behind Closed Doors blues/soul. Bring chairs or blankets.
Tuesday, August 9
Aboriginal Clap Sticks, 11 a.m.-noon for grades 1-3, with Judy Wilson at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Brady Rymer for everyone, 6 p.m. at Silversmith’s Corner, Town Green, Main Road, Southold. Summer Showcase Kids’ Concert. Free. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church, Main Road. 208-6933.
Book talk ‘Passage to Nirvana,’ with local author Lee Carlson, 6:30 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Registration requested. 734-6360.
Wednesday, August 10
Ready to go to Kindergarten! 10-11:30 a.m. with Heather Bitka and Dana Bruey at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Family Science at Long Island Science Center, 11 W. main St., Riverhead, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Build Your World! Explore, create and design, make a craft to take home. Different theme each week. All activities ongoing and self-directed, for all ages, Wednesday-Sunday, through Aug. 21. 208-8000.
Viking Bronze Casting, 3 p.m. for children who have completed grades K-2; Chinese Silk Painting, 4:30 p.m. for children who have completed grades 3-6, at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Register: 298-4134.
‘Wags to Wiches’ at Wendy’s, benefit for Kent Animal Shelter, 5-8 p.m. at Wendy’s of Miller Place, Route 25A. Wendy’s is donating 15% of purchases to help homeless animals at Kent Animal Shelter. It does not include drive-through. Raffle and face painting. 727-5731, ext. 4.
Sunset Heritage Block Walk, 6 p.m., with Melissa Andruski, meet at Southold Free Library entrance, Main Road. 765-2077.
Summer Showcase Concert, 7:30 p.m. features The Is Ensemble at Silversmith’s Corner, Town Green, Main Road, Southold. Bring blanket or chair. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church, Main Road. 208-6933.
Thursday, August 11
LEGO 4-6, 3 p.m. for children who have completed grades 3-6 at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Register: 298-4134.
An International Celebration, 5-7 p.m. in Mitchell Park, Greenport, hosted by 4EC Group, Southold Mothers’ Club and libraries. Celebrate diversity of community and world, taste different cultures through food sampling, get tuned in to music of African drums, native flutes and the Irish tin whistle and feel the art through fish printing, churning your own butter and playing Japanese games. 477-0660, 298-4134.
Feast for Felines, 6 p.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Main Road, Aquebogue. Fundraising dinner presented by SAVES Inc. features four-course dinner, chinese auction, music and 50/50 raffle. Tickets $45, available at JET’s Dream, Greenport; The Feed Bag, Cutchogue; Country Pet Boutique, Mattituck; Blue Door Gallery, Riverhead. 722-0015, [email protected]
Film Festival: ‘Stormy Weather’ (USA, 1943) directed by Andrew L. Stone, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Lecture Series features ‘Suffolk Lodge,’ 7 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. Speakers are Richard Martin director of Suffolk County Historic Services, and Martin van Lith. Reservations requested; $5 donation. See Thursday. 727-2881.
Mattituck-Cutchogue Elementary PTA’s outdoor movie night fundraiser, 7 p.m. at Strawberry Fields, Route 48, Mattituck. “Rio,” rated G, shown at dusk. Tickets $4; ages 4 & under free. Bring blankets and chairs. Snacks and refreshments available for purchase. All proceeds go to PTA school sponsored programs.
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