08/05/2010 12:00 AM |

Church offers fun for kids

Living Waters Full Gospel Church will offer kids ages 4 to 12 a glimpse of ancient Egypt at a summer camp with the theme “Egypt: Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace.” The free camp will take place Monday to Friday, Aug. 9 to 13, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Aquebogue church.

For young adults and families of all ages, the church will also host a “Hardcore Night of Worship” Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14 and 15, at 6 p.m. The event features concerts by CapeSide, a band of young adults from South Florida.

For information on both events, visit or call 722-4969.

Study baseball and the Bible

Calvary Baptist Church of Riverhead is sponsoring a free Bible and Baseball camp for kids ages 7-12, Monday-Friday, Aug. 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon, at Stotzky Park in Riverhead. Just bring a baseball glove.

Call 727-4112 or visit

Try out for “Three Sisters”

North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck is holding auditions for its November production of Anton Chekov’s “Three Sisters,” adapted and directed by Peg Murray.

All parts are open, and tryouts are by appointment only. Contact assistant director Dave Markel at 765-5110 or producer D. Andes at 516-383-7462.

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.

Joint services to be held

Pastor Dianne Rodriguez of First Parish Church in Northville will lead two Sunday services in conjunction with Old Steeple Church in Aquebogue in August. First Parish Church will be the host church on Aug. 15 at 10:30 a.m. and Old Steeple Church will host on Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. On Aug. 15, Jeff Frank, founder of the Nature Lyceum School for Organic Horticulture, will lead a special children’s moment, and organic food will be served after the service.

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.

Be a day care provider

The Little Flower Day Care Network is recruiting individuals 18 and older who are interested in becoming state-registered child day care providers.

To receive an individual at-home consultation and orientation and instructions on how to apply for official registration, call 929-6200, ext. 1239.

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

Sailor Kids need boats

North Fork Women’s Resource Center is seeking donations of boats to be used in its Sailor Kids program for underprivileged children. Donations of appliances, bikes, furniture and vehicles are also welcome for the center’s Riverhead thrift shop.

Donations are tax-deductible. Call 631-734-4233.