Coming Up

The Arts

Call for artists, East End Arts Council’s juried print media exhibit “The Print Show,” guest juror Craig Zammiello. Entries accepted Thursday-Saturday, July 14-16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at EEAC Gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. “Best in Show” winner will be one of seven artists to participate in “Winners’ Show” in fall of 2012. Print Show on view July 22-Aug. 26, opening reception Friday, July 22, 5-7 p.m. 727-0900, [email protected].

Fowl Follies, artist talk and reception, Friday, July 1, 6-7:30 p.m. at East End Arts Council Carriage House, Riverhead. Jessica McAvoy discusses her visceral reaction to Francisco de Goya’s Black Paintings and desire to instill similar reactions in viewers of her recent charcoal drawings, Fowl Follies. 727-0900,

Sculpture Garden Gala, Saturday, July 2, 4- 6 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, Peconic Landing, Greenport. Honoring Robert Berks. Local wine, silent auction and music by Hot Club of the Hamptons. Tickets: $55 per person. For tickets, call Peconic Landing 477-3800.


Cutchogue Lions Club 41st annual charity fundraiser Classic Car Show, Sunday, July 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Capital One Operations Center, Main Road, Mattituck. Event honors J. Parker Wickham. General admission $5, children under 12 free. Classic Car registration fee $20 day of show, $15 prior to June 25. Get registration form at, or contact John Hofer at 765-6262 or [email protected].

Southold Historical Society’s 8th annual Summer Gala fundraiser, Saturday, July 9, 5-8 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, Greenport. Live music, wine and beer bar, finger foods, buffet dinner and silent auction of antiques, fine art, and decorative objects. Tickets $75, available at Southold Historical Society office, 54325 Main Road, Southold, opposite Rothman’s department store. Also available at door day of event. 765-5500.

Evening For the Horses, Friday, July 8, 7:30-11 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead, benefit for North Shore Horse Rescue. Southern-style barbecue, chinese auction, 50/50 raffle and live music. Tickets $45. 334-8258.

Classes and Workshops

Folk Art with Barbara Stype at East End Arts Council Carriage House, behind Gallery, Riverhead. Two one-day workshops, Thursday, July 7 and 14, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Participants complete painting of local landmark in folk art style using acrylic paint. No prior experience necessary. Materials list provided at registration. Fee: $50 member EEAC, $75 nonmember. To register call 369-2171 or visit education@eastendarts.


Vendors wanted for Rotary Club of Greenport’s 20th annual Art & Craft Fair, Sunday, July 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Capital One Bank parking lot, Main Street, Greenport. 765-3609 (message), 734-6800.

Art and Crafts Snowfence Show & Sale, Saturday, July 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Cutchogue. Local artists and original crafts. 734-6382 or

Food and Drink

Annual Chicken Barbecue, Saturday, July 9, 4:30-7 p.m. at Old Steeple Community Church, UCC, Aquebogue. Tickets $15 adults, $12 children under 12, available at 722-4171 or email [email protected]. Chicken, corn, potato, cole slaw, roll and watermelon. Eat in or take out. 722-3070.

Fourth of July events

Independence Day Celebration, Sunday, July 3, 5 p.m., Peconic Riverfront. Family concert by Brady Rymer and a Rock and Roll Review, face painting, jugglers and more. Fireworks.

Oysterponds Heritage Day Community Celebration, Sunday, July 3, noon-3 p.m. “home-grown,” free celebration of local history and culture. Parade starts at noon on Village Lane in Orient, decorated bicycles and pets on leashes welcome. March to Old Point Schoolhouse to read Declaration of Independence and hear North Fork Chorale, then over to Poquatuck Park for picnic, games and open mic of local music. 323-2480.

Musical Celebration “God Bless the USA” at Living Water Full Gospel Church, 24 Shade Tree Lane, Riverhead. Performances Friday, July 1, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 3, 3 p.m. For tickets call church office 722-4969, ext. 204.

Fourth of July Parade, Monday, July 4, 11 a.m., New Suffolk Civic Association, from corner of Tuttle Road and New Suffolk Road to Town Beach.

Fourth of July Parade, Monday, July 4, noon, Southold Village Merchants, Main Road from Boisseau Avenue to Tuckers Lane. 765-4100.

Riverhead Raceway Fireworks, Saturday, July 2, Route 58, Riverhead. Rain date July 9.

For Bargain Hunters

Yard Sale, Saturday, July 2 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society grounds, Mattituck. Vendors, handmade crafts, raffle of new handmade quilt and white elephant sale. $1 donation. Rain date Sunday, July 3. 298-5248,

Maureen’s Haven is looking for donations for annual yard sale in August: furniture, electronics, beds, bedding, appliances, exercise equipment, bicycles, tools, luggage, musical instruments, and gently used clothing. 727-6831.

Antiques Show and Sale, Saturday, July 2, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council, Village Green, Cutchogue. Many vendors, snack bar, home-baked goods, door prizes. Admission, $5. Discount card admits two at $4 each. Under 12, free. Early birds (7:30-9 a.m.), $10. Rain or shine. No pets permitted.

Donations wanted for La Leche League of Greenport’s 3rd annual fundraiser yard sale, Saturday, July 9, 8 a.m.-noon at 421 2nd St., Greenport. Seeking items in good condition. Call Liz Morrison at 477-5914 or email [email protected].

For Children

Southold Mothers’ Club’s children’s toy, book and clothing sale, Saturday, July 2, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic. Admission free. 433-4946.

Hallockville Summer Camp, Sunday, July 5-Friday, Aug. 12, Sound Ave., Riverhead. Ages 6-12. 298-5292.

For Teens

Anime Club, Friday, July 1, 6-8 p.m. and Drop in Bingo, Thursday, July 7, 3-5 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 112, [email protected].

In the Garden

North Fork Garden Group, Saturday, July 2, 9-10:30 a.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Explore organic gardening through guest speakers, seed exchange and sharing of information. To register call Elizabeth: 565-7160.

Floriculture Field Day, Thursday, July 7, 12:30-4:30 p.m. (tour at 1 p.m.) at Cornell’s Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center, Riverhead. See over 200 annual plant varieties, a demonstration garden of alternatives to ornamental invasive plants, and other display gardens. No fee. 727-7850, ext. 214.

The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program, Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., self-guided tours of three private gardens in Cutchogue and Mattituck, to benefit Conservancy. Fee $5 per garden; children under 12 free. No reservations required; rain or shine. Special highlights include arbor covered with clematis and other vines, views of nearby vineyards, formal knot garden and various garden rooms, and collection of tropical and exotic container plantings. Begin at any of these locations: garden of Manfred and Roberta Lee, 26850 Main Road, Cutchogue; garden of Maurice Isaac and Ellen Coster Isaac, 4835 Oregon Road, Mattituck; or garden of Dennis Schrader and Bill Smith, 120 East Mill Road, Mattituck. Visit or call Conservancy toll-free weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 1-888-842-2442.

Tussie Mussie, Wednesday, July 6, 1 p.m., presentation led by Carol Fricke at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue, sponsored by Southold Garden Club. Refreshments. 734-6360.


Open mic night, Friday, July 1, 7-10 p.m., Custer Institute, Southold, hosted by singer/songwriter Liza Coppola. Free; donations to support institute appreciated. 765-2626 or

Summer Showcase Concert, Wednesday, July 6, 7:30 p.m. features Les-Us More Band and The Earthtones at Silversmith’s Corner, Town Green, Main Road, Southold. Bring blanket or chair. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church, Main Road. 208-6933.

The Natural World

Green Guerilla Class, Wednesday-Thursday, July 13-14, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. offered by Nature Lyceum for Organic Horticulture at Spiritual Renewal Center at First Parish Church, UCC, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. Information:

The Sciences

Family Science at Long Island Science Center, Riverhead, Wednesday-Sunday, July 6-Aug. 21, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Build Your World! Explore, create and design, make a craft to take home. Different theme each week. All activities ongoing and self-directed, for all ages. 208-8000.

Tours and Trips

Lighthouse Cruise, Saturday, July 9, depart 9 a.m. from Greenport, return 3 p.m. Cruise along Gardiner’s Bay and Long Island Sound to see famous lighthouses of the North Fork, including Long Beach Bar “Bug” Light, Orient Point, Plum Island, Little Gull, Race Rock, Latimer Reef and North Dumpling. Lighthouse trips include maritime history and lighthouse stories by local expert. Cruise vessel stops next to each lighthouse for photo ops. Fee $95 per person, $60 for teens/children. Price includes box lunch and complimentary glass of L.I. wine or bottle of water. Registration/information:, email [email protected], 477-2100. Groups welcome.

The Written Word

Great Books Discussion: ‘The Odyssey’ by Homer, Thursdays, July 7, 12, 14, 7-8 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck, led by Jerry Matovcik. Register at reference desk or call 298-4134 ext. 5, and receive complimentary copy. Refreshments served.

Ongoing Events are listed here as space permits.

The Arts
Folk Art, East End Arts Council’s juried all-media show at 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. On view through July 15. 727-0900.
Exhibit of work by East End Arts Council members Scott McIntire and Dianne Martin at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, second floor at Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. On view through Aug. 6. 727-0900, [email protected].
Exhibit of photographs by Howard Stevens at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead. On view through Sept. 10. 727-3200.
Artwork by Christine Dupuis at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Works on view through June. 765-2077.
Photographs by JoAnne Dumas on view through June 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.
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.
Sail the Seven Seas, new exhibit at East End Seaport Museum, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport. Meticulously hand crafted ship models replicating famous seagoing vessels of the last four centuries. Open daily 11 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. Group tours available. 477-2100.
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.