Thursday, June 2
Book Discussion, 10:30 a.m., “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert, led by Caroline MacArthur at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Zumba Dance Party with Bobbie Ann, 4-5 p.m., and make henna tattoos, 5:30-8 p.m., for teens in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected].
Spring Film Festival features ‘A Time for Drunken Horses’ (2000, Kurdistan), directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Young Iranian Kurds (brothers and sisters) try to save the youngest of them, who is seriously ill. Free. 477-0660.
Traditional American Craft Series presents Caning Chairs and More, 6-8 p.m. at Oysterponds Historical Society’s historic 18th century Webb House overlooking Poquatuck Park, Village Lane, Orient, with craftsman Paul Davis. Fee $65 OHS members, $70 non-members (materials not included). Class has 12-person maximum, register early: 323-2480. Classes continue June 9, 16, 23, 30; individualized project to be developed at this first session. www.oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org.
Friday, June 3
Peconic Dunes 4-H Rookie Camp, through Sunday, June 5, for ages 7-12, designed to provide transition from day camp to sleep-away camp. Two-night camp offers full slate of 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 727-7850, ext. 328 to register.
Riverhead CAP’s annual Say NO to Drugs March begins 9:30 a.m. at Pulaski Street School, led by coach Bernice Brown. Parade route continues south on Roanoke Avenue, west on 2nd Street, and returns to Pulaski Street via Griffing and Hallet avenues. Join the march or cheer the students on. 727-3722.
Film ‘A Time for Drunken Horses,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free. Heart-wrenching drama of a Kurdish family living on the Iran-Iraq border. 298-4134.
Anime Club/Spring Rolls, 4-6 p.m. for teens in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected].
Just for Tweens: Guitar Hero! 4-5:30 p.m. for grades 4-6 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. It’s a clash of the guitars! Musically battle it out with friends and classmates, hosted by Penny and Dana. Register: 765-2077.
Artist Talk & Reception, 6-7:30 p.m. at East End Arts Council Carriage House, 133 E. Main St, Riverhead, with EEAC Artist-in-residence Maria Macedonio-Ritter. Suggested donation $10. Reservations suggested. 369-2171.
William Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’, 6:30 p.m., performed by students grades 4-5 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Main Road, Aquebogue. 722-4000, ext. 10.
Fourth annual Mattituck Idol, 7 p.m. at Mattituck High School, Main Road; doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets $10, at attendance office at school or at door night of performance. Proceeds to benefit DECA Club. Information: Lu Anne Nappe 298-8471, ext. 3247.
Peconic Amateur Radio Club regular meeting features field trip to Railroad Museum of Long Island, Griffing Avenue at railroad tracks in Riverhead. Members and guests will meet at museum at 7 p.m. sharp for special tour of new Lionel Historical Model Railroad Display. 734-5121.
Open mic night, 7-10 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold, hosted by singer/songwriter Liza Coppola. Free; donations to support institute appreciated. 765-2626 or custerobservatory.org.
Concert for a Cure, 8-11:30 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead, hosted by Lisa Dee, who lost her son, Vincent, to leukemia at age seven. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $30 at door or $25 in advance online at http://concertsforacure.com.
Saturday, June 4
Annual tag sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church, Factory Avenue, Mattituck. 803-6336.
Yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., hosted by Riverhead VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Post 2476 at 620 Parkway St. 591-1205.
Yard Sale on Cutchogue Village Green, 8 a.m.-noon, hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council, Cutchogue. Rain date Sunday, June 5. 734-5989, cutchoguenewsuffolkhistory.org.
Hallockville Museum Farm hosts community yard sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sound Avenue, Riverhead. Antiques and collectibles, household items. Admission free. Rain date Sunday, June 5. Proceeds help support Hallockville programming. 298-5292.
Thrift Daze Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. Household items, furniture, clothing, loads of treasures. Rain or shine. 765-3494.
Food drive for CAST (Community Action Southold Town), 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at local supermarkets: Greenport and Southold IGAs, King Kullen in Cutchogue and Waldbaum’s in Mattituck. [email protected].
North Fork Garden Group, 9-10:30 a.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Explore organic gardening through guest speakers, seed exchange and sharing of information. Register: 565-7160.
Peconic Quilt Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., hosted by Eastern Long Island Quilters Guild, Suffolk Community College, 121 Speonk Riverhead Rd., Riverhead. Theme: “Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Future.” In honor of ELIQGs’ 30th anniversary, many special exhibits revolve around the 1930s. Exhibits, judged quilt show, demonstrations, lectures, door prizes. Wheelchair accessible. Continues Sunday, June 5. $8 daily admission. eliqg.org.
Antiques on the Riverfront, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., along Peconic Riverfront, Riverhead, with 50 exhibitors. Free appraisals, swing band music by Manhattan Jazz. Free admission. Rain date Sunday, June 5. 516-868-2751.
Riverhead High School’s Crew Team hosts Car Wash/Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at two locations: The Pizza Hut in Riverhead, 999 Old Country Road and Citgo Gas Station, 4123 Middle Country Road in Calverton (after Windy acres Farm, before J&Rs Restaurant) Tickets in advance $5. Funds raised will be used for much needed equipment. 591-1348.
Farm Days at Talmage Farm Agway, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1122 Osborne Ave., Riverhead. Free petting zoo provided by Suffolk County Farm in Yaphank. Meet and learn about calves, llamas, baby goats, lambs, piglets, chicks and ducks. Pony rides available. Animal experts from Suffolk County Farm will present “Raising Farm Animals in Your Backyard” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., with Q&A. Free; R.S.V.P. by Friday, June 3, 6 p.m. 727-3100.
Tomato Cage Building Workshop, 10 a.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm, Sound Avenue, Riverhead, with Hallockville Community Gardeners. Construct strong, durable, long lasting cages. Registration $20, includes materials for one cage. Additional cages $10 each. Information: 298-5292, [email protected].
Hats off to African tales, 10:30-11:15 a.m. for ages 4-5 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
NYFA consultation for artists, noon-3 p.m. at East End Arts Council Gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Professional feedback on questions related to sharing new body of work, preparing artist statement, planning a website, or other business issues; private 20-minute consultation with NYFA statewide artist consultants Beth Giacummo or JoAnne Dumas. Registration limited. Call 369-2171 to reserve appointment time and receive required consulting questionnaire.
Oysterponds Historical Society’s exhibition and sale of paintings, prints, photographs and sculpture by local artists, 1-4 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, corner of Village and Skippers Lane, Orient, NY. 323-2480, www.oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org.
Oysterponds Historical Society hosts Spring Architects House Tour, 1-4 p.m., featuring homes by leading architects that exemplify the harmonious union between design and environment. Tickets available for $30 at Poquatuck Hall on Village Lane starting 12:30 p.m. Information: 323-2480.
Japanese Fish Printing (Gyotaku), 1-2:30 p.m. at Southold Indian Museum’s Center for Traditional Crafts, 1080 Main Bayview Road. Fee; register: 765-5577, southoldindianmuseum.org.
East End Hospice North Fork Pig Roast, 4-7 p.m. at Pindar Vineyards, Main Road, 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, eeh.org.
Southold Town Relay for Life to benefit American Cancer Society begins 5 p.m. with Survivors Reception, at Jean Cochran Park, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Opening ceremonies 6:30 p.m., luminaria ceremony 9 p.m., midnight madness, closing ceremonies Sunday 6 a.m. Bring food and beverages. Smoking prohibited. Rain or shine. [email protected] or 734-5050.
All-Island Star Party, barbecue and annual meeting, 5 p.m.-midnight at Custer Institute Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Bring favorite dish or dessert to share. Suggested donation $5 adults, $3children under14.765-2626 or visit custerobservatory.org.
Songs For A Cure, special benefit show, 7-9:30 p.m. features Fred Bredfry with fellow songwriter Robert Bruey, and spoken word artist G.P. Lane, at Rothman’s Gallery, Main Road in Southold. Proceeds go to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Leukemia Cup Regatta. Suggested donation $10. 765-3770.
East Bound Freight Bluegrass with Kenny Kosek, one of America‘s finest bluegrass fiddlers, 7 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House, corner of Main Road and Manor Lane. Tickets $20; available at Duffy’s Deli in Jamesport, Blue Door Gallery in Riverhead, Landscape Adventure in Jamesport, Cecily’s Love Lane Gallery in Mattituck and Rothman’s Guitars in Southold. Limited tickets at door. All proceeds benefit Jamesport Meeting House. jamesportmeetinghouse.org, 722-5170.
Thirty-sixth annual Miss Polish Town Queen USA, 8-11 p.m. at The Birchwood Restaurant, 512 Pulaski Street, Riverhead. Tickets $25, includes hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks, music and dance. RSVP Kay Davis at 727-7986.
Sunday, June 5
Fair Trade Movement market, 7:30 a.m. at St. Agnes R.C. Church Hall, 523 Front St., Greenport, items such as coffee, scarves, jewelry and more made by people in developing countries. 477-0048.
North Fork Audubon Society’s Laurel Lake Preserve with Jody Levin, meet 8 a.m. at preserve entrance, Main Road, Laurel. Look for breeding birds such as field and chipping sparrows, blue-winged and yellow warblers, warbling vireos and indigo bunting. 765-1746 or [email protected] northforkaudubon.org.
All You Can Eat Buffet Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, hosted by Cutchogue Fire Dept., 260 New Suffolk Road, Cutchogue; $8 adults, $4 children. Pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, muffins, juices, coffee and tea to be served. All proceeds go to benefit CFD Victoria-Glover Scholarship Fund, providing scholarships to local high school students for over 20 years. 734-6907.
Peconic Quilt Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; see Saturday.
Oysterponds Historical Society’s exhibition and sale of paintings, prints, photographs and sculpture by local artists; see Saturday.
Dog Park Party ‘Patriotic Fun,’ 1–3 p.m. at Southold Dog Park behind the Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Monthly themed gathering for town residents and their dogs. Admission free. 765-5182.
Artist’s reception, 2-3:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck, for photographer JoAnne Dumas. On exhibit through June in lower level art gallery. Refreshments available. 298-4134.
Nicholas Kardaras reading and signing, 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. In “How Plato and Pythagoras Can Save your Life” Dr. Kardaras breathes new life into ancient teachings. Free. 477-0660.
Scholarship Awards Recital, 4 p.m. First Congregational Church, 103 First St., Riverhead, featuring organist Scott Montgomery performing works by Saint-Saëns, Franck, Bach and others. Tickets at door: adults $15, seniors/students $10. Reception follows recital. [email protected].
Monday, June 6
Trip to Foxwoods Casino, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., on Cross Sound Ferry Sea Jet, sponsored by Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary. Tickets $30. 765-5331, elih.org.
Simulcast of the 92nd Street Y Live from NYC, 8 p.m., featuring David McCullough with Adam Gopnik at Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough discusses his most recent book “The Greater Journey,” which chronicles generations of young Americans in Paris from 1830-1900, with The New Yorker writer, Adam Gopnik. Tickets: $10 at the door. For reservations and information, call 477-3800.
Tuesday, June 7
Our Lady of Mercy Golf Outing, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at The Woods, Cherry Creek Golf Links, Riverhead. Lunch, day of golf, cocktail hour, dinner and prizes. 516-445-9803.
Wednesday, June 8
Golf Classic, shotgun start 1 p.m.; Eastern Long Island Hospital’s annual fundraiser at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club, Shelter Island, honors Ray Terry. Information and tickets: 477-5164.
Culinary Tour, 5-6:15 p.m. features “Grilling North Fork Shellfish & Salads” with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, South Harbor Road, 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.
Thursday, June 9
Teen Art Club, 4-6 p.m. in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected].
Spring Film Festival features ‘Tamara Drewe’ (2010) directed by Stephen Frears, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Starring Gemma Arterton, Roger Allam, Dominic Cooper. A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale. Free. 477-0660.
Psychic Night with Janet Russell, 6-10 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue, Riverhead, benefit for Kent Animal Shelter in Riverhead. Renowned psychic medium and TV host will perform a group reading. Includes Italian pasta dinner buffet and chinese auction. Tickets $50 advance or $55 at door. Seating is limited, reserve at 727-5731, ext. 102.
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