Thursday, September 15
Book Discussion ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’ by Allison Pearson, 10-11 a.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.
Teen Art Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m. for ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext 0, [email protected]
Cat ‘Tales,’ 4:15-5 p.m. for ages 6-7 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
Film Festival features ‘36 Quai des Orfevres’ (France, 2004) directed by Olivier Marchant, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Third Thursdays series at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport, 6:30 p.m. features “Remember, Honor and Hope” with Terry Falquero and Caroline Waloski. Free. Hosted by East End Arts. 727-0900.
Riverhead Free Library hosts ‘A New Garden from the Ground Up,’ 7-8:30 p.m., 330 Court St. Seminar to prepare for next season, plus the best methods for starting a new perennial garden/mixed border. 727-3228.
Friday, September 16
Movie ‘Meeks Cutoff,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. In 1845 a wagon train of three families is lost on the Oregon Trail. Free. 298-4134.
Hispanic Heritage Month, make a tasty Latin treat, 4-5 p.m. for ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext 0, [email protected]
Family movie ‘Rango,’ 4 p.m. for all ages at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Benefit Barbecue,, 6-9 p.m. at Founders Landing in Southold to help Chad and Jen Menard, whose baby daughter, Olivia, has perioximal biogenisis disease, Zellewegers Syndrome. Tickets $30, free for children 10 and under. Karenann Volinski of Mattituck is accepting donation checks, made out to Chad and Jen Menard, at 805 Theresa Drive, Mattituck, NY 11952. Information/tickets, call Christina Smith at 734-8304, Karenann Volinski at 516-658-7247, Holly Cavalier at 553-5755 or Peggy Dickerson at 734-2619.
A Fine Romance, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck, evening of love songs sung by Lauren Sisson with piano accompaniment by Patricia Feiler. Free. 298-4134.
Oysterpond Commumity Activities presents pianist Alexandria Le, 7:30 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skipper’s Lane, Orient. Program includes works by Brahms, Beethoven, Ligeti and Schubert. Admission free.
Saturday, September 17
North Fork Audubon Society’s stroll through Inlet Pond, meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Search for “the meaning of life” while looking for migrants, warblers, sit down at platform over pond, philosophical topics welcomed. Info: 631-680-0515 or [email protected]
Yard sale/flea market, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at American Legion Post 273, 89 Hubbard Ave., Riverhead. Refreshments available. Rain date Sept. 18. 727-6348.
Yard sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Goodwill A.M.E. Zion Church, 110 Flanders Road, Riverhead. Includes “surprise table.” 727-5548.
Journey Into American Indian Territory, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. for grades K-6, hands-on Native American experience sponsored by 4EC at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Storytelling, native games, arts, crafts, songs and dance. Free. Register in advance at town libraries.
Hallockville Museum Farm’s 31st annual Fall Festival and Craft Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Over 50 vendors of handmade crafts, tractor pulls, antique automobile displays, food, live music, hayrides, tours of historic buildings, and children’s games. Local artisans demonstrate traditional crafts such as basket weaving, woodcarving, and spinning, on-site farmers market provides local produce and wine for sale. The East End Livestock and Horsemen’s Association has animal display. Adults $7, seniors/children under 12 $5, family of 4 $18, good for both days. Rain or shine. Fundraiser for museum farm and its educational programming and mission. 298-5292, [email protected]
14th Annual Riverhead Snapper Tournament, registration 10 a.m., tournament 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at 99 McDermott Ave., Riverhead, along Town Dock, to benefit the Riverhead Summer Scholarship Program. Adult and Junior (under 16) divisions. Chinese auction follows, with prizes donated by local businesses/individuals. Information: adventuresinfishing.com, 727-5744 or email [email protected]
Southold Fire Department’s 125th anniversary celebration begins 10 a.m. with antique apparatus viewing in main firehouse, Main Road; parade lineup 2 p.m.; parade kickoff 3 p.m. at Ackerly Pond Lane, ends at main firehouse; street dance under tent with DJ music 5 p.m., live music by That 70s Band and Absolute Entertainment, 6-10 p.m. 765-6907, 765-2711.
Art & Craft Show to benefit Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in parish hall and outside on grounds, 768 Main St., Greenport. Hosted by Laura Wilson. 724-953-3382.
Rockin’ for the Homeless Summer Fest, 10 a.m-4 p.m. at Community Christian Fellowship Church, Wickham Avenue, Mattituck, to benefit John’s Place Homeless Outreach in Mattituck. Live music by The Front, vendors, food, games for kids, prizes, horse and buggy rides. Tickets $5, at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Barth’s Pharmacy in Riverhead and Mattituck. 298-4145.
Old Town Art and Crafts Guild’s Art and Crafts Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6382 or oldtownartguild.com.
Jeremy Hamilton Scholarship Pig Roast, noon-9 p.m. at Herzog Park Sixth Street Beach, Greenport. Rain date Sunday, Sept. 18. Free-will donation.
Cutchogue New Suffolk Historical Council’s Old Fashioned Lobster Dinner, 5-8 p.m. on Cutchogue Village Green, Main Road. Tickets $50; none sold at gate, available at the Carriage House, Braun’s Fish Market or from members of the historical council. Information: 734-7122.
Dinner dance, 6:30 p.m., hosted by Riverhead Loyal of the Moose Lodge 1742, 51 Madison St., music by 4 Star Entertainment (Ernie Grotz). Salad, chicken cordon bleu, mashed potatoes, vegetable, dessert, coffee & tea. Reservations required. Tickets $18 advance, $20 at door. 727-6667.
Howard Oboler presents ‘Hollywood Dances Part IV,’ 7:30 p.m. at Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Rd. Greenport. Popular film series features a program featuring Ann Miller in “Kiss Me Kate,” Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse in “The Band Wagon,” Gene Kelly, Dan Daily and Michael Kidd in “It’s Always Fair Weather” and Moira Shearer in “The Red Shoes.” Free. 477-3800.
Sunday, September 18
Suffolk County Historical Society’s 4th annual Let’s Make History: Half-Century Bicycle Ride, (rain or shine), 8:30 am. Riders have two round-trip route options of either 50 miles (half century) or 25 miles. Both offer riders scenic routes along Long Island’s North Fork, through farms, vineyards and quaint villages. Food and beverages provided at all stops. Free commemorative ride T-shirts given to first 200 registrants. Proceeds benefit SCHS. Registration $30 advance, $35 day of event (cash only). Riders will meet at municipal parking lot at intersection of Osborn Avenue and Court Street in downtown Riverhead, directly behind SCHS building. Children under 15 ride free. Riders under 18 must be with adult. 727-2881, ext. 104, [email protected]
Hallockville Museum Farm’s 31st annual Fall Festival and Craft Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Saturday.
Award-winning former writer for the New York Times and author of “Galileo’s Daughter” and “The Planets” Dava Sobel will speak and sign copies of her book ‘Longitude’ at 2 p.m. in Havens Barn at Shelter Island Historical Society, 16 South Ferry Road. “Longitude” chronicles quest for the perfect timekeeper, known today as the chronometer. Free, donations accepted. Light refreshments and wine offered. 749-0025. shelterislandcal.org.
Moose Races, doors open 3:30 p.m., races start at 4 p.m., hosted by Riverhead Women of the Moose, Chapter 1118, 51 Madison St. Admission $10; buffet dinner included. For reservations or information call 779-2694.
Monday, September 19
Little Red House with No Doors & No Windows & a Star Inside, 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
Tuesday, September 20
North Fork Audubon Society’s Tuesdays With Tom – Fall Migration Sensation! meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Expect to see warblers, vireos, sparrows and more. Register: 477-6456, or [email protected]
Mommy & Me programs at Long Island Science Center, 10-11:30 a.m. September sessions feature “My Favorite Dinosaur,” “Fun with Floating,” “Your 5 Senses.” Call for schedule, reservations, fees: 208-8000.
Teen Advisory Board meets 5-6 p.m. for grades 7+ at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Plan for teen programs; snacks provided, hosted by Penny Kelley. 765-2077.
‘Muslim Cleavage,’ book talk with local author Andi Levin Parks, 6:30 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Turbulence in Pakistan. Registration requested: 734-6360.
Let’s Play with Puppets, 6:30-7:15 p.m. for ages 4-5. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
Book Discussion ‘Brooklyn’ by Colm Toibin, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. A young woman leaves Ireland in 1951 to begin a new life in Brooklyn. Call Bev Wowak at 298-4134 ext. 6.
Wednesday, September 21
Sing-Along Storytime with Dana and Robert Bruey, 10-10:45 a.m. for ages 2 1/2-4 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Classic children’s songs and favorite stories. 765-2077.
Friends of the Library Book Sale, 3-6 p.m. in lower level at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Reading, viewing and listening materials at bargain prices. 298-4134.
‘Sound Avenue, My Favorite Road,’ presentation by Richard Wines, board member of Hallockville Museum Farm and current chair of Riverhead Landmarks Preservation Commission, 8 p.m. at Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Sound Avenue, a 16-mile stretch of highway, passes through heart of North Fork’s prime agricultural lands. Its storied history includes the state’s first rural-free delivery route, its own early telephone company and a 1909 world automobile speed record. 477-3800.
Thursday, September 22
Italian Dinner, noon-8 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport, hosted by Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary. Chicken parmesan or spaghetti with meatballs, $18. Tickets 477-2047, 765-5331.
Film Festival features ‘Walk on Water’ (Israel, 2005) directed by Eytan Fox, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
‘Collecting Folklore and Oral Histories’ with Dr. John Eilertsen, director, Bridgehampton Historical Society, 7 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. $5 donation to SCHS. RSVP, 727-2881, ext. 100.
Southold Mothers’ Club Moms Night Out, 7-9 p.m. at Linda’s house. RSVP [email protected]
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