Thursday, September 8
Book discussion ‘Winesburg, Ohio’ by Sherwood Anderson, 10:30 a.m., led by Caroline MacArthur at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Friday, September 9
Movie ‘My Dog Tulip,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Official selection of 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. Free. 298-4134.
St. Isidore Church hosts Polish Night, 6-11 p.m. at St. Isidore School auditorium, 515 Marcy Ave., Riverhead to benefit its food pantry. Music, dinner of various Polish foods, dancing, raffles, and live entertainment by the Kolbe Dancers of Riverhead. Tickets on sale after every Mass, Sept. 3-4. Tickets $26 or $50/couple. Call Diane at 727-2114.
Opening reception for 9/11 Memorial Sculpture Display, 6-8 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead, presented in collaboration with Riverhead Free Library. Exhibit explores history of Twin Towers with rarely seen photographs of their construction, and features interpretive artworks in range of mediums by artists Lance Corey, George D’Amato, Mare Dianora, Gary Jacquemin, Leonardo Liguori, Kevin O’Connell, Mary Carlson and J. Lee Elsbree. 727-2881.
‘How’s Your Heart?’ dinner/theater, dinner 6-7 p.m., play begins 7:30 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church, Factory Avenue, Mattituck. Adults $12, children 10 and under $6. Call for tickets: 871-5084, 283-0205.
Teen Game Night, 6-8 p.m. for ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Board games available. Register: 727-3228, ext 0, [email protected]
The Biology and Ecology of North American Birds of Prey, 7:30 p.m. at North Fork Audubon Society’s Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 Route 48, Greenport. Slide presentation by zoologist and falconer Peter Capainolo explores diversity and natural history of selected species of eagles, hawks, falcons vultures and owls of North America. Birds of prey defined, adaptations for survival discussed and their current taxonomic positions explored, as is history of unique relationship human beings have with these birds throughout history. For info call Diana 917-623-5373 or email [email protected]
Saturday, September 10
Fall yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Baiting Hollow Congregational Church, Sound Avenue. Over 50 vendors, antiques, clothing, housewares, baked food table, hot dogs and soft drinks available for purchase. 258-8881.
Lighthouse Cruise, depart 9 a.m. from Greenport, return 3 p.m. See and photograph famous lighthouses of North Fork and Long Island Sound with local expert, including Long Beach Bar “Bug” Light, Orient Point, Plum Island, Little Gull, Race Rock, North Dumpling, New London Light, New London Ledge and “The Ruins” by Gardiners Island. Fee $95 per person, $60 for teens/children; 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.
Volleyball Tournament, 10 a.m. at Jamesport Town Beach. Fee $20 per player, six players per team. to benefit Heart Health at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. 548-6371,6217, 6219.
14th Annual Riverhead Snapper Tournament, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at 99 McDermott Ave., Riverhead, along Town Dock, to benefit the Riverhead Summer Scholarship Program. Adult and Junior (under 16) divisions. Chinese auction follows, with prizes donated by local businesses/individuals. Information: adventuresinfishing.com, 727-5744 or email [email protected] RESCHEDULED TO SEPT. 17.
2nd annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. in Mitchell Park, Front Street, Greenport. Sponsored in part by Suffolk County National Bank. 734-8545.
Southold Historical Society, Main Road and Maple Lane, 1-4 p.m. ,opening of fall exhibit, ‘The Versatile Reverend–The Photographs of Loren A. Rowley,’ little known photographer who served as minister at East Marion Baptist Church while working as professional photographer. Exhibit open Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. through Oct. 9. southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
Read any good books lately? 2-3 p.m. for teens grades 7-12 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
26th annual Beach Blast A Go-Go! 3 p.m.-midnight at Shelter Island’s Wades Beach. Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks, Winston Irie, The Who Dat Loungers, The Realm, New Dawn, Human Error and Big Suga. Also burlesque Go Go dancing World Famous Teenie Wahinis. Barbecue available. Benefit for Shelter Island’s Gift of Life Foundation. Bring blankets, chairs and sweaters. Admission $10, collected at beach; free parking. For foul weather info call 749-0390 day of event. www.sibeachblast.com, 466-2768.
Opening reception for ‘Remnants,’ photo essay by John Dispenza, 3 p.m., Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. On view through Oct. 30. 477-0660.
Evening Lighthouse Cruise, depart 4 p.m. from Greenport, return 8:30 p.m. See above.
Town of Riverhead Recreation Department’s outdoor Movies on the Beach, “Shark Tale” begins 7 p.m. followed by “Jaws 2,” at 9 p.m. at South Jamesport Beach in Jamesport. Open to all residents; children under 18 should be accompanied by adult. Bring chairs or blankets. 727-5744. In the case of inclement weather call 727-5744, ext. 30.
Sunday, September 11
Riverhead Applebee’s hosts Flapjack Breakfast fundraiser, 8 a.m.-10 a.m., for Michael Hubbard, who is recovering from injuries at Stony Brook University Hospital. Tickets $10, includes flapjacks, sausage, scrambled eggs and beverage. No tickets sold at door. Call Fran at 369-9076 for tickets.
Breakfast Buffet, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Knights of Columbus, Depot Lane in Cutchogue. Adults, $8, children $4. 734-7338.
North Fork Reform Synagogue’s 5th annual North Fork Foodie Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., self-guided tour includes talks and demonstrations at tour headquarters and a peek at sustainable ways local farms, wineries, bakeries, and specialty shops produce fresh, homegrown foods and delicacies. Tickets $25, children under 12 free. Tickets at Barth’s Pharmacy in Riverhead and Mattituck, Gallery M in Greenport, Complement the Chef in Southold or online at northforkreformsynagogue.org. Maps and tickets on tour day at Peconic Land Trust Ag Center, 3005 Youngs Ave., Southold. Call 722-5712 for information.
Riverhead Town’s 9/11 Memorial Parade begins 1 p.m. at Riley Avenue School in Calverton and concludes with memorial service at World Trade Center Memorial, corner of Riley and Edwards avenues. Fire departments, civic groups and scout troops will participate.
Sunday Lectures at Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road, 2:30 p.m., “Hiram Bingham and the 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Machu Picchu,” with Dr. George Monahan, professor of history at Suffolk County Community College, who recently returned from a research trip to South America. Minimum requested donation $5 adults and children 14 and over; includes access to museum exhibits and refreshments. Free for members. 765-5577.
Book reading/signing, 3 p.m., Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Ellen Williams’ “We’re In This Together,” World War II memories from 40 local people. 477-0660.
Monday, September 12
Southold Mothers’ Club book club, “A Secret Kept” by Tatiana de Rosnay, 7 p.m. Contact Mara at [email protected], 940-3609 for location.
Tuesday, September 13
Mommy & Me programs at Long Island Science Center, 10-11:30 a.m. September sessions feature “My Favorite Dinosaur,” “Fun with Floating,” “Your 5 Senses.” Call for schedule, reservations, fees: 208-8000.
Riverhead Garden Club hosts Small Standard Placement Flower Show, 1-5 p.m., at home of Nancy and Walter Binger, 470 Main Road, Aquebogue. Show includes flower design, horticulture, stroll through gardens, light refreshments. Donation $5.
Wednesday, September 14
Seed Saving Workshop and Potluck Dinner, 4-7 p.m. at Peconic Land Trust’s Ag Center at Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Avenue, Southold. Stephanie Gaylor of Invincible Summer Farms covers importance of seed saving, differences in seed classes and historical context of well-loved varieties, plus brief introduction to seed saving techniques. Potluck dinner begins 6 p.m.; bring dish for 6-8 people. Fee $5. Reservations requested, call 283.-3195 or email to [email protected] Rain or shine.
Special documentary film ‘Pray the Devil Back to Hell,’ 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport, presented by Zonta Club of Peconic Bay. 477-0660.
‘9/11 Air Traffic Control – A Firsthand Account’ with Paul Thumser, former air traffic control supervisor, 7 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. $5 donation to SCHS. 727-2881.
Home Canning for all ages, with Mark Vosburgh, 7 p.m., Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free; register at Circulation Desk. 298-4134.
Thursday, September 15
Book Discussion ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’ by Allison Pearson, 10-11 a.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.
Teen Art Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m. for ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext 0, [email protected]
Cat ‘Tales,’ 4-5 p.m. for ages 6-7 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
Third Thursdays series at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport, 6:30 p.m. features “Remember, Honor and Hope” with Terry Falquero and Caroline Waloski. Free. Hosted by East End Arts. 727-0900.
The Riverhead Free Library hosts ‘A New Garden from the Ground Up,’ 7-8:30 p.m., 330 Court St. Seminar to prepare for next season, plus the best methods for starting a new perennial garden/mixed border. 727-3228.
In order to be listed in the calendar, events must be open to the general public and be not-for-profit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian in nature. The deadline for receipt of calendar listings is 5 p.m. Friday. To submit material: E-mail [email protected]; mail to Times/Review News-papers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952; or fax to 298-3287. Call 298-3200 for information.