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The Arts

Call for artists, East End Arts Council Juried All Media Show:  Folk Art. Submissions must be dropped off in person Thursday-Saturday, June 2-4. Exhibit June 10-July 15. Opening Friday, June 10, 5 -7 p.m. 727-0900.


Bake sale and car wash, Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Greenport. All Proceeds go to Relay for Life. 477-0662.

Our Lady of Mercy Golf Outing, Tuesday, June 7, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at The Woods, Cherry Creek Golf Links, Riverhead. 516-445-9803.

Golf Classic, Wednesday, June 8, Eastern Long Island Hospital’s annual fundraiser at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club, Shelter Island. Information and tickets: 477-5164.


Mattituck Memorial Day Celebration, Monday, May 30, 10 a.m. at Mattituck American Legion hall, hosted by veterans, followed by parade, then back to hall for refreshments served on lawn. [email protected].

Greenport’s Annual Memorial Day parade and service, Monday May 30, assembles 7:45 a.m. in parking lot behind Arcade, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Village officials, Honor Guard, step off 8 a.m. and march to Railroad dock for service. Refreshments follow at Greenport Firehouse on Third Street. Rain or shine. 477-1533.

Riverhead Combined Veterans annual Memorial Day Parade, Monday, May 30, begins 10 a.m. at corner of Pulaski Street and Osborne Avenue, down to Main Street, on to Roanoke; ceremony at World War II Memorial, corner of Pulaski Street and Osborne Avenue at 11 a.m. Special presentation of refurbishment of monument by Gene McSherry.


Mosaic Street Painting Festival, Sunday, May 29, noon-5 p.m. at East End Arts Council, East Main St., Riverhead. Celebration of Long Island’s beauty includes art and craft show and sale, street painting festival, performances by local musicians and several interactive activities for children, including arts and crafts, storytelling, face painting and drummer’s circle. Free. Rain date Monday, May 30, 2-5 p.m.

Food and Drink

Chowder Festival, Saturday, May 28, noon-3 p.m., New Suffolk waterfront on New Suffolk Avenue. Locally prepared chowder, barbecue, live music and children’s activities. Tickets $20 at event, kids under 12 eat free. Donations help support the acquisition of this property for community benefit.

East End Hospice North Fork Pig Roast, Saturday, June 4, 4-7 p.m. at Pindar Vineyards, Peconic, rain or shine. Roasted pig, smoked beans, salads, cornbread, hot dogs, hamburgers, desserts, music by The Trip Kings and more. Adults $25; kids 12 and under $10; under age 2 free. Major fundraiser for hospice. 288-7080,

Culinary Tour, Wednesday, June 8, 5-6:15 p.m. features “Grilling North Fork Shellfish & Salads” with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Southold. Class fee $20; residents $15. Bring apron and $25 ingredients fee to first class. Space limited to 15; register: 765-5182. Confirm prior to class: 765-6032, [email protected]. Offered by Southold Town Recreation Department.

Family Dinner, Friday, May 27, 5-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus in Cutchogue features chicken francese; bar open until 8 p.m. Adults, $15 or 2/$25; children, $10. 734-7338.

For All Ages

Car and Truck show to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Strawberry Fields in Mattituck. Spectator admission: $5; information: 727-3097 or 514-9765.

For Bargain Hunters

Flea market, Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m-4 p.m. at Flanders United Methodist Church. 727-2168 or 727-5374.

Vendors wanted for yard sale, Saturday, June 4, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., hosted by Riverhead VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Post 2476 at 620 Parkway St. Call Karen: 591-1205.

Thrift Daze Sale, Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at First  Universalist Church, Southold. Household items, furniture, clothing, loads of treasures. Rain or shine. 765-3494.

For Children

Peconic Dunes 4-H Rookie Camp, Friday, June 3-Sunday, June 5 for ages 7-12, designed to provide a transition from day camp to sleep-away camp. Two-night camp offers activities including canoeing, archery, kayaking, arts and crafts, team sports and more. Fee $239 per child, includes all expenses. Peconic Dunes County Park, 6375 Soundview Ave., Southold. Call 631-727-7850, ext. 328 to register.

In the Garden

Plant Sale, Southold Town Garden Club, Saturday, May 28, 8 a.m.-noon at St. Patrick’s R.C. Church, Southold.


Vision Entertainment presents Mad Co., (Tribute to Bad Company) Live in Concert with special guest Bridge 58, Saturday, May 28, 8 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Riverhead. Tickets: $10., 727-5782,

The Shoreham-Wading River Community Band presents annual “Salute to Our Armed Forces Concert,” Friday, May 27, 7:30 p.m. in Shoreham-Wading River High School auditorium. Program includes American classics and all-time favorites in honor of men and women in uniform. Admission free. Information: 821-8116. Sponsored by SWR Community Programs.

George Cork Maul and his Hidden City Orchestra, Saturday, May 28, 7 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House. Reenactment of early music program from the history of Jamesport Meeting House, loosely based on concert performed there in 1880 featuring music of 1780 and 1680. Evening concludes with “Paint and Play” collaboration between a painter and the musicians: painter paints what he hears and musicians play what they see. Tickets $15 (students $10). Advance tickets available at Duffy’s Deli in Jamesport, Blue Door Gallery in Riverhead and Cecily’s Love Lane Gallery in Mattituck. 722-5170, [email protected].

The Natural World

North Fork Audubon Society’s Tuesdays With Tom – Warbler Wave Walk, Tuesday, May 31, meet 8 a.m. at Red House, Greenport. Expect to see warblers, vireos, flycatchers, and other migrants. Register: 477-6456, or [email protected].

‘Save the Grange’ lecture series, “Cosmic Pipes, Kitchen Garden Installation” given by Steve Storch, KK Haspel & Flo Rewinski, Friday, May 27, 6:30 p.m. at the Grange, Sound Avenue at Church Lane, Northville. Doors open 6 p.m.; organic refreshments by Peggy served. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. [email protected], spirit-renewal. com.

The Sciences

Asteroid Viewing Night, Saturday, May 28, 7 p.m.-midnight at Custer Institute & Observatory, Southold. Suggested donation $5 adults, $3 children under 14, members free. Weather permitting. 765-2626 or


North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘Oklahoma!’ by Rodgers & Hammerstein, performances Friday-Saturday, May 27-28  at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 29 at 2:30 p.m. Directed by Robert Horn, produced by Marion Stark, musical director Pat Wall. Tickets $20, at or call 298-6328.

The Old Fools’ Repertory presents ‘The Prisoner of Second Avenue’ by Neil Simon, Friday, May 27, 7:30 p.m. in Peconic Landing auditorium, Greenport, to benefit CAST. Donation $10 at door. 477-3800.

Tours and Trips

Trip to Foxwoods Casino, Monday, June 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., on Cross Sound Ferry Sea Jet, sponsored by Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary. Tickets $30. 765-5331,

Oysterponds Historical Society hosts Spring Architects House Tour, Saturday,  June 4, 1-4 p.m., featuring homes by leading architects that exemplify the harmonious union between design and environment. Advance tickets $25 for members and non-members, send check indicating number of tickets requested and legal size SASE by May 23 to OHS, POBox 70, Orient, NY 11957. Special ticket for $50 includes post-tour private cocktail party with architects, must be reserved by May 23. Tickets purchased by credit card, call 323-2480.  On day of tour, tickets available for $30 at Poquatuck Hall on Village Lane starting at 12:30 p.m. Information: 323-2480.

The Written Word

Book Discussion, Thursday, June 2, 10:30 a.m. led by Caroline MacArthur discusses “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert, at Southold Free Library. 765-2077.

Ongoing Events are listed here as space permits.

The Arts

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

Artwork by Christine Dupuis at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Works on view through June. 765-2077.

‘Dreams of Water,’ paintings by Carol Gold, on view through May at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 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.

For History Buffs

Exhibit ‘Edith Loring Fullerton: Lady of the Garden’ extended through May 31 at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. 727-2881.

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.