08/12/2010 12:00 AM |

‘Three Sisters’ casting call

North Fork Community Theatre will hold open auditions on Sunday, Aug. 15, for a November production of Chekhov’s ‘Three Sisters,’ adapted and directed by Peg Murray. Call 516-383-7462 for appointments and other information.

Shared summer services

First Parish Church, UCC, and Old Steeple Church, UCC, will share Sunday services for the remainder of the summer. Pastor Dianne Rodriguez will conduct services at 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 15 at First Parish Church in Northville and on Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. at Old Steeple Church in Aquebogue.

A whale of a drive

The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation has launched its summer adoption drive, hoping to get 500 rescued seals, whales, dolphins or sea turtles adopted this season. Adoption packages, available for $30 or $40, include photos and bios of your animal, an official adoption certificates and more. You can also enter a drawing, online or at Atlantis Marine World, to win a “super adoption” package. Kids up to age 10 can enter a weekly coloring contest at the rescue center. For more information about the foundation’s mission and activities, call 369-9840 or visit riverhead

Learn about labyrinths

Lisa Barrow, of Sacred Spaces, will lead a workshop on labyrinths Saturday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Parish Church, UCC, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. A donation of $35 can be made at the door or online at Call 630-0636 to make reservations, no later than Saturday, Aug. 14.

Counseling for caregivers

Free counseling for those providing care for the elderly is available from Family Service League, Riverhead. Call 369-0104 for an appointment.

Lend a helping ‘paw’

to Kent’s homeless animals

Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton has teamed up with Marley Ozyilmaz of the Calverton Getty/Baskin Robbins in a new fundraising campaign called Pause for Paws.

Animal-loving patrons of Getty/Baskin Robbins can purchase a paw for $1, $5 or $10, write their name on it and display it on the wall inside the shop. In addition, Mr. Ozyilmaz will donate four cents to Kent for every gallon of FlexFuel sold at his station.

Bean and Bagel Cafà in Calverton has also jumped on the Pause for Paws bandwagon, and Kent hopes to expand the effort to include other local businesses.

If you prefer to donate online, you’ll receive a paw badge to display on social media sites. Visit