Thursday, July 7
Folk Art with Barbara Stype, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at East End Arts Council Carriage House, behind gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Two one-day workshops, second on July 14. 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 [email protected]
Book Discussion Group led by Caroline MacArthur, 10:30 a.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer. 765-2077.
Floriculture Field Day, 12:30-4:30 p.m. (tour at 1 p.m.) at Cornell’s Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center, 3059 Sound Ave., 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.
Lego-Mania Jr., 2-3 p.m. for ages 5-8 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
Chess Workshop for grades 2-6, 1 p.m.; Lego for grades K-1, 3 p.m., at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free. Register: 298-4134.
Drop in Bingo, 3-5 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 112, [email protected]
‘Legendary Divas’ film and lecture presented by Joe Lauro, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
‘Take a Hike! Walk Fire Island,’ book presentation by author Edie Foster, 6-7:30 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. 727-3228.
Great Books Discussion: ‘The Odyssey’ by Homer, 7-8 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck, led by Jerry Matovcik. Register at reference desk or call 298-4134, ext. 5, and receive complimentary copy. First of three meetings. Refreshments served.
Lecture Series features ‘History of The Pattersquash Gun Club,’ 7 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead, presented in connection with exhibit “Private Places Public Spaces: Suffolk County’s Elite Hunt Clubs & Regional Decoys.” Speaker is Dick Richardson, renowned decoy collector and past president of Pattersquash Gun Club. Reservations requested; $5 donation. 727-2881.
Friday, July 8
Horsing Around, 10 a.m. for grades 3+ at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free. Register: 298-4134.
Tigers on Tippy Toes, 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
Gingerbread Man Storytime, 10-10:45 a.m. for ages 3-6 with Heather Bitka at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Film ‘They Came to Play,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. One week of intense competition and camaraderie at International Piano Competition of Outstanding Amateurs. Free. 298-4134.
Southold Mothers’ Club hosts babysitter meet & hire, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. [email protected]
Teen game night, 6-8 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 112, [email protected]
Aloha Luau, 6:30-7:15 p.m. for ages 4-5 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
Hide Behind Venice, 6:30-7:30 p.m. for grades 6 + at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Celebrate Carnevale, a festive Italian event, and create a collage of sparkle and color, with Carrie Malandrino. 765-2077.
A Big Night for Bugs, 7:30 p.m. at North Fork Audubon Society’s Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 Route 48, Greenport. Special screening of “Vanishing of the Bees,” full-length 2010 documentary that follows two commercial beekeepers as they strive to keep their bees healthy and fulfill pollination contracts across the U.S., and examines alarming disappearance of honeybees across globe, from U.S. to Europe, Asia and Australia. Local beekeeper Laura Klahre, founder of Blossom Meadow Honey will answer questions and provide sampling of honey made by her “girls.” [email protected], 917-623-5373.
Greenport Band presents outdoor concert, 7:30 p.m. in Mitchell Park, Greenport, directed by Colin Van Tuyl. Bring lawn chairs. Free. 553-8443.
Evening for the Horses, 7:30-11 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue, Riverhead, benefit for North Shore Horse Rescue. Southern-style barbecue, chinese auction, 50/50 raffle and live music. Tickets $45. 334-8258.
Saturday, July 9
La Leche League of Greenport’s 3rd annual fundraiser yard sale, 8 a.m.-noon at 421 2nd St., Greenport. 477-5914, [email protected]
First Baptist Church of Riverhead hosts day of antiques appraisals, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 1018 Northville Turnpike, with Aaron of Aaron’s Auctions and Antique Valuations of Mattituck. Bring in merchandise for appraisal at nominal fee. Information: 516-658-4459.
Lighthouse Cruise, 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: eastendseaport.org, email [email protected], 477-2100. Groups welcome.
Paddle What’s Left! hosted by North Fork Environmental Council, 9:30-11:30 a.m. for families/beginners, 1:30-3:30 p.m. experienced, leaves from Capt. Marty’s, New Suffolk, and explores shores of Great Peconic Bay and West Creek. Two-person boat/vests $40; bring your own $20; box lunch $7. Reservations required: 298-8880. RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, JULY 16
Love Lane Street Fair, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., sponsored by Mattituck Chamber of Commerce. Little Miss and Mr. Mattituck contest, live music, arts and crafts, merchandise and food vendors; raffle and more. Rain or shine. 298-9400, mattituckchamber.org.
North Fork Animal Welfare League, 10 a.m.-noon at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Meet animals in need of homes. 734-6360.
Open House hosted by Cornell Gardeners, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center, 3059 Sound Ave., Riverhead, Guided tour through display garden, wagon ride tour of research farm, new victory garden, basics of dahlia growing, children’s project and more. All activities free. 727-3595.
The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program, 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 opendaysprogram.org or call Conservancy toll-free weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 1-888-842-2442.
Introduction to the printmaking press with Rosamaria Eisler, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at East End Arts Council School of the Arts, 141 E. Main St., Riverhead. EEAC printing press donated by artist Bob Berks; learn components of press, correct setup for plates and which papers to use. Participants (adults) receive certificate of approval for use of EEAC printmaking press on a scheduled basis. Cost per session: $25 member, $40 nonmember. Register: 727-0900.
Chicken Barbecue, 4-6:30 p.m. at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Route 25 and Sound Avenue. Takeout only. Tickets $15, call 298-8276, 298-9192.
Chinese auction, 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church parish hall, 768 Main St., Greenport. Admission $5, includes six tickets. Drawing at 1:30 p.m. 477-9777.
Stirling Historical Society’s special summer exhibit ‘Letters from the Front: The Civil War Years’ opens, 1-4 p.m. at Margaret E. Ireland House Museum, 319 Main St., Greenport. Medals, mementos and letters home from Greenport soldiers. Light refreshments. 965-3598.
A Celebration of Simplicity cooking demonstration, 1 p.m. at North Fork Audubon Society’s Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 Route 48, Greenport. Learn how to cook food Thoreau appreciated, using wild, foraged ingredients, locally farmed produce and simple, human-powered cooking tools. Make “Thoreau’s Bread” using Dutch ovens, and experiment with a modern solar cooker. $5 materials fee. Rain cancels. Register in advance: [email protected], 917-623-5373.
Notes from ‘The Lyons Den,’ book reading and signing with Jeffrey Lyons, 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Annual Chicken Barbecue, 4:30-7 p.m. at Old Steeple Community Church, 656 Main Road, Aquebogue. Tickets $15 adults, $12 children under 12, call 722-4171 or email [email protected] Chicken, corn, potato, cole slaw, roll and watermelon. Eat in or take out. 722-3070.
Library Lock-In: Harry Potter Movie Marathon, 5 p.m.-noon on Sunday, for grades 7+ at Southold Free Library, Main Road. $8 fee, permission slip required. 765-2077.
Dog Park Party ‘Fun in the Sun,’ 5-6:30 p.m. at Southold Dog Park behind Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Monthly themed gathering for town residents and their dogs. Admission free. Event will be rescheduled to next day, Sunday, in case of inclement weather. 765-5182.
Southold Historical Society’s 8th annual Summer Gala fundraiser, 5-8 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, Brecknock Road, 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.
The Big Duck’s 80th Birthday Gala, 7-11 p.m. at 230 Elm, Southampton. Bill Wilkinson & the Long Island “Sound” Swing Band, refreshments, raffles, dance/’30s costume contest, birthday cake and more. Donation $50. Reservations: Bigduck.org.
Management Productions variety show, 8 p.m. at Creation Station Black Box Theatre, behind Cutchogue United Methodist Church, Main Road. Live music, sketch comedy and more to benefit summer one-act festival. Tickets at door $5. 745-0124.
Sunday, July 10
Reception ‘Travels in Watercolor,’ 3 p.m., paintings by Marla Milne at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. 477-0660.
Monday, July 11
Poetry on the Bay, 9-11 a.m. for grades 6 +, meets at Preston’s Dock in Greenport. Permission slip required. 765-2077.
Viewing and Attracting Hummingbirds, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Presentation includes advice on feeders, flowers that attract hummingbirds and more 298-4134.
The No Doubt World Famous Riverhead Summer Band’s ‘Concert Under the Stars,’ 7:30 p.m. on front steps of Pulaski Street School, Riverhead. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and insect repellent. Marches, Broadway, classical, pops, soundtracks and more. Concert moves indoors in case of rain. Admission free. 727-6538.
Tuesday, July 12
Semaphore Flags, 10-11 a.m. for grades 1-2 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Register: 765-2077.
The Power of Clarity with Monica Bennett, 6:30 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Empowering decisions, solve problems, heighten creativity and control behavior. Register: 734-6360.
Great Books Discussion: ‘The Odyssey’ by Homer, 7-8 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library. See Thursday.
Wednesday, July 13
Green Guerilla Class, 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. Continues Thursday, July 14. Information: spirit-renewal.com.
Family Science at Long Island Science Center, 11 W. main St., Riverhead, 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, Wednesday-Sunday, through Aug. 21. 208-8000.
For Families: Darlene Graham Concert, 11 a.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free. 298-4134.
Sunset Heritage Block Walk with Melissa Andruski, 6 p.m., meet at entrance, Southold Free Library, Main Road. Rain cancels. 765-2077.
Wednesday Night a the Movies, 6:30 p.m. for all ages at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Summer Showcase Concert, 7:30 p.m. features Robert Bruey & Special Guests at Silversmith’s Corner, Town Green, Main Road, Southold. Bring blanket or chair. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church, Main Road. 208-6933.
Thursday, July 14
Fly Swatter Painting, 10-11 a.m. on Cutchogue Village Green, Main Road. Register: 734-6360.
Welcome Mr. Skip! 10-10:45 a.m. for ages 3-6 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Register: 765-2077.
‘Catch a Star’ Literary Luncheon, noon at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport. Sponsored by the Daughters of Israel of Congregation Tifereth Israel, Greenport. Guest speaker, winner of literary scholarship from Greenport High School, raffles. Tickets $35. Call Paula Shengold, 477-6530.
Tail Waggin’ Tutor, 4 p.m. for grades K-2 at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free. Register: 298-4134.
Movie ‘King Kong,’ 4-6 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 112, [email protected]
Katagami and Katazome class, 4:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck, for students grades 7-12. Japanese silk screening. Free. 298-4134.
Sunset Grill and Groove, 6-10 p.m., fundraiser sponsored by Peconic Bay Medical Center Auxiliary at Vineyard Caterers, Main Road, Aquebogue. Barbecue, coffee, dessert, raffle baskets and raffle of 50 bottles of wine. Music by Debra Liso Band with Prentiss McNeil. Tickets $45. RSVP: 548-6021.
Film Festival ‘Coco & Igor’ directed by Jan Kounen (France, 2009), 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Great Books Discussion: ‘The Odyssey’ by Homer, 7-8 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library. See Thursday.
Dinner and chinese auction fundraiser, 7-11 p.m., to benefit IRIE Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program, at Atlantis Marine World, Riverhead. Tickets $50; includes dinner, music and more. 871-1916.
Lecture Series features ‘Ducks Unlimited and Hubbard County Park,’ 7 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead, presented in connection with exhibit “Private Places Public Spaces: Suffolk County’s Elite Hunt Clubs & Regional Decoys.” Speaker is Craig Kessler. Reservations requested; $5 donation. 727-2881.
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