Coming Up

The Arts
Reception, Friday, April 22, 5-7 p.m., for exhibit “East End Light” at East End Arts Council gallery, Riverhead. On view through June 3. 727-0900.

Classes and Workshops

Create a Harmonious Home & Community, Thursday, April 28, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Representative from the L.I. Seaport Eco-Center leads workshop about making more eco-friendly and eco-efficient choices in our daily lives. Free. 298-4134.

Crafts at Southold Indian Museum for ages 12 to adult: Introduction to String Beading, Saturdays, April 23 and 30, 9:30-11 a.m. Fee $18 plus $6 materials. Beginner Quilting, Saturday, April 23, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Fee $40 plus $18 materials. Register: 765-5577.

Crafters/vendors wanted for Craft Fair and Flea Market, Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Big Duck Ranch, Flanders. Fee $40 for 10×10 space; food vendors $100. Hosted by Friends of Big Duck; proceeds benefit Duck’s restoration. 727-0593,

Crafters/vendors wanted for Wading River Historical Society’s Duck Pond Day, Sunday, May 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 886-1014 for application/information, or email [email protected]

Family Fun
Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Breakfast, Saturday, April 23, 8 a.m. at Unity Baptist Church, Mattituck, sponsored by youth ministry. Tickets $10. 574-8837, 396-9426.

Family Game Night, Thursday, April 28, 7 p.m. at Mattituck High School, hosted by Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD). Live Clue game, cards, board games and more. 298-8460.

Food and Drink
Southold Rotary’s chicken & ribs or salmon dinner, Tuesday, April 26, noon-8 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant, Greenport. Take-out available. Tickets $20, available from any Rotarian or at door. Proceeds benefit club projects including scholarships for high school students and more.

Riverhead Garden Club Luncheon, Wednesday, April 27, 10:30 a.m. at the Vineyard Caterers in Aquebogue. Boutique, raffles, guest speaker. Tickets. $40, call Lucie Mueller, 722-4288.

A Night in Italy spaghetti dinner, Friday, April 29, 5-8 p.m. hosted by Mattituck Athletic Booster Club in high school cafeteria. Food served by the athletes; includes 50/50 and chinese auction. Take-out available. Tickets $10; students/children $8; available at Love Lane Sweet Shoppe or at any varsity basketball game. Proceeds benefit baseball and cheerleading teams and fund to build a new dugout. 298-8460.

Fourth annual bake sale, Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., hosted by Mixed Nuts Relay for Life Team in front of Southold IGA, to benefit American Cancer Society.

Riverhead Women of the Moose, Chapter 1118, host dinner/dance, Saturday, April 30, 6:30 p.m. at 51 Madison St. Live music by Reflections, salad, roast beef, potato, vegetable, dessert, coffee/tea. Reservations required. Tickets $18 advance, $20 at door. 631-779-2694 or 631-766-2727.

For All Ages
Calvary Baptist Church’s Community Easter Celebration, Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in Riverhead. Easter egg hunt, drama, music, food and more. Lunch provided. Free event open to children preschool-grade 6 and their parents. 727-4112.

For Children
Children’s Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 23, 1-2:30 p.m. at Charnews Farm, Southold. Chocolate egg hunt sponsored by Peconic Land Trust, for ages 3-8. Bring baskets; ribbon cutting 1:15 p.m. sharp to begin hunt for hidden treasures. Free, donations accepted. Children must be companied by adult; rain cancels. 283-3195, [email protected]

Burger Boy, Wednesday, April 27, 4-5 p.m. for grades K-1 at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Read “Burger Boy” by Alan Durant and create an unusual burger. Register in advance. 298-4134.

For History Buffs
Ship Wrecks of Eastern Long Island, Tuesday, April 26, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society’s New Egypt Schoolhouse, Mattituck, presented by Bill Pfeiffer of Long Island Divers Association. Free. 948-0143.

Indie Teen concert at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Thursday, April 28, 7-9 p.m. features The Republic of Wolves and Hotel of the Laughing Tree.  Doors open 6:30 p.m.; tickets $5 advance at East End Arts Council in Riverhead or $6 at door. Information: [email protected]

The Natural World

First annual 5K Run/Walk for the RCFA Scholarship Fund, Saturday April 30, 9 a.m. at Riverhead Middle School. Participants pre-register at or on race day 7:30-8:45 a.m. Pre- registration fees $20 adults, $10 students.  Race day registration fees $25 adults, $15 students. 369-6757.

East Greenland’s Forbidden Coast Encounters Global Warming, Friday, April 22, 6:30 p.m., slide talk by Professor Doug Hardy at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Canines at the Farm, Saturday, April 23, 11 a.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead. Enjoy guided tour of museum farm with your dog; In cooperation with Martha Clara Vineyards. All dogs must be on leash and owners should be prepared to ‘clean-up’ after their companion. Free. 298-5292.

‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “Rudolph Steiner: His Influence Today” given by Steve Storch, Florence Rewinski and K.K. Haspel, Wednesday, April 27, 6:30 p.m. at the Grange in Northville. Doors open 6 p.m.; organic refreshments served by Peggy. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. [email protected],

The Sciences
It’s Not Magic, It’s Physics, Saturday, April 23, 8-9:30 p.m. with Dr. Helio Takai at Custer Institute and Observatory, Southold. Demo/talk/Q&A. Suggested donation $13; members $10; full-time students $5. 765-2626.

Sports and Recreation
Peconic Landing’s May Mile & 5K, Saturday, May 7, 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. Pre-register by Friday, April 29 to receive a T-shirt. Information: 477-3800.

The Written Word
Book discussion ‘Sag Harbor’ by Colson Whitehead, Monday, April 25, noon at Floyd Memorial Library, 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing, both in Greenport. 477-0660.
Yellow Barn opens, Monday, April 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on grounds of Riverhead Free Library. Donations of gently used materials accepted Sunday, April 24, in bins in lower parking lot. 727-3228.

Ongoing Events
The Arts
Paintings by Charles Wildbank and photographs by Fred Vanderwerven on view through May 4 at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. Presented by East End Arts Council and Jamesport Manor Inn. 727-0900.

Photographs by Karen George Mortimer on view through June 10 at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Ave., presented by East End Arts Council and Town of Riverhead. 727-0900.

Oysterponds Historical Society’s ‘Fiber & Glass’ exhibit at Janet T. Swanson Gallery in Old Point Schoolhouse, Village Lane, Orient. Francoise and Yan Rieger’s colorful collection of tapestries and fused art glass. On view Saturday-Sundays, 2-5 p.m. through April 23. 323-2480.

Southold Jr/Sr High School Students art exhibit at Southold Free Library, Main Road. On display through April. 765-2077.

Annual Student Art Exhibit at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck, features work by Mattituck-Cutchogue students grades 4-12 from December 2010 student show at Parrish Art Museum. On view through April. 298-4134.

Brain Games

Duplicate bridge with Kathy Fibkins, Tuesdays, noon at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Open to all; 734-8096.

Bingo, Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. at Moose Lodge, Riverside Drive, Riverhead. Gaming begins 7:30 p.m. 727-6667, 779-2694.

Mah-jongg, Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon, and Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.

Food and Drink

Community supper, free soup kitchen for all in need, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Agnes R.C. Church parish hall, Sixth Street, Greenport. 765-2981.

Free lunch, Almuerzo Gratis for ages 6-18, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 130 Osborne Avenue, Riverhead. 727-3338.

For Children
Playdates with the Southold Mothers’ Club: Wednesdays at Cutchogue/New Suffolk Library, Pre-school Playgroup (19 months-5 years), 9:30-11:00 a.m. [email protected] Wee little Ones Playgroup (birth-18 months), 11:00-noon, [email protected] Weekend Toddler Playdate, for times and locations contact [email protected]

Crafts for Kids at Southold Indian Museum, Sundays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1080 Main Bayview Road. Fee: $5 per child per craft; must be accompanied by adult. Registration appreciated but not required. 765-5577.

Health and Fitness

Free beginner’s Hatha Yoga classes, Sundays, 3-4:15 p.m. at Mary Smith Recreation Center, Greenport. Bring non-skid, body-length mat. 765-3005.

The Sciences
Every Saturday, dusk to midnight: Stargazing at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. 765-2626. To arrange group visits, e-mail [email protected]

The Written Word
The Yellow Barn at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. open for book purchases Mondays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 727-3228, ext. 0.