Coming Up

The Arts

Call for Artists: East End Arts’ Holiday Market, Nov. 29 through December. Hand-made ornaments, one-of-a-kind jewelry and wearables and unique ceramics and crafts at East End Arts Gallery in Riverhead. Applications by mail (CD due Nov. 5) or interview (must be scheduled by Nov. 11). For information contact Jane Kirkwood, 727-0900 or [email protected].

Call for artists and craftspeople, “Taste of American Arts & Crafts, With a Side Dish of Antiques and Collectibles” fundraiser for new Parish Hall stage curtains at Holy Trinity Church, Greenport. Saturday, Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fee: $25; 10 percent of sales goes to church. Contact Laura Wilson, 724-953-3382, [email protected].

Call for artists: South Street Gallery’s 10 x 10 = 100 art show and sale to benefit North Fork Environmental Council. Gallery provides artists 10-inch-square cradled birch plywood boards; each piece will be sold for $100; 25 percent to gallery, 75 percent split between artist and NFEC. Pick up boards at Greenport gallery weekends noon-5 p.m. Finished works due by Sunday, Nov. 20. 477-0021.


East End Lions Dinner & Fashion Show, Thursday, Nov. 3, 5-10 p.m. at Giorgio’s Restaurant in Baiting Hollow. Fashions by Fandango of Hampton Bays and White House Black Market of Riverhead. Ticket $48, includes chinese auction, 50/50 and grand raffle. All proceeds go to scholarships for East End students and residents in need. RSVP: 298-4012.

Classes and Workshops

Loom Beading, Saturday, Oct. 22, 9-11 a.m. Beginner Knitting, Saturdays, Oct. 22, 29 and Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-noon. At Southold Indian Museum. Fee. Register: 765-5577.

Thriller workshop, Friday, Oct. 21, 6:30-9 p.m. at George Young Community Center Room A, Jamesport, with A&G Dance Company. For teens and adults. Watch 20 minute performance of live singing and dancing, then learn Thriller dance. Register; space limited. 727-5744.


The Moose Legion 20 hosts Vegas Night, Saturday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m. at Riverhead Moose Lodge 1742, 51 Madison St. Admission $5, includes snacks. 875-4979.


The New Suffolk School Enrichment Fund Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct. 29, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., a “spooktacular” event complete with games, contests and haunted “Ghoul School.” Volunteers needed to help with games, booths, set-up and clean-up; contact Brooke Dailey at734-8255 or [email protected].


Slow Food East End presents ‘Lunch Line, the Documentary,’ Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck, about the impact of politics and private interests on school meals. Free. 298-4134.

Food and Drink

31st annual Peconic Bay Chapter of Ducks Unlimited Banquet and Auction, Friday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Aquebogue. Tickets $75, include 5-hour open bar and dinner. RSVP: 484-7283.

Family Dinner, Friday, Oct. 21, 5-7 p.m., bar open until 8 p.m., at Knights of Columbus in Cutchogue. Oktoberfest fare; adults $15 or 2/$25.; children, $10. 734-7338.

Annual Chili Cook-Off to benefit North Fork Environmental Council, Friday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead. Admission $40 advance, $45 at door, includes glass of wine, chili, cornbread, dessert, raffle, music by Tom Damiani, The Singin’ DJ. 298-8880 or

Night at the Races, Saturday, Oct. 29, at American Legion Post 803, Southold. Admission $12, includes dinner 6-7 p.m., simulated horse racing 7-10 p.m. Families welcome. Advance tickets 765-2276.

For Bargain Hunters

Vendors wanted for Holiday Fair, Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in parish center cafeteria at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead. Eight-foot table and 2 chairs provided, $30 per space. Call 727-2030, ext. 10, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

For History Buffs

Vintage Costume Jewelry, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Collector and retired educator Kathleen Otranto presents program covering history, identification, value and cleaning suggestions for vintage costume jewelry. Free. 298-4134.

For Teens

Spooky Sound Effects Laboratory with Anthony Abbate, Friday, Oct. 21, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Tell a creepy Halloween story with sound and make a weird sound effects CD using electronic musical instruments. 477-0660.


Edith Piaf, Cabaret, Clutter, Cellphones, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, performed by singer/songwriter Lois Morton. Presented by Friends of library. Free; light refreshments. 727-3228.

The Natural World

North Fork Audubon’s North Fork East, Saturday, Oct. 22, meet 8 a.m. at Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport, with Rick & Linda Kedenburg. Dam Pond Preserve & Orient County Park in search of shorebirds, early arriving wintering ducks and late hawk migration. 734-7144 or [email protected].

Toxics in your backyard: what you need to know, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 5:30-7 p.m. at Group for the East End’s Southold office, 54895 Main Road. Learn how and where to spot areas impacted by toxic pollution, what to do and whom to contact to protect both health and environment. Reservations/information: Jenn Hartnagel, 765-6450, ext. 211, or [email protected].

Hallockville Bird Walk with Jody Levin, Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m., search for migratory fall birds around Hallockville in Riverhead. Registration required: 298-5292 or [email protected]. Fee $6, $5 members. Bring binoculars, appropriate apparel and sturdy footwear. Heavy rain cancels.

The Sciences

Orionid meteor shower party & stargazing, Saturday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.-midnight (weather permitting) at Custer Institute & Observatory, Southold. Bring blanket or lawn chair. Custer’s telescopes will be open for viewing other celestial objects. Suggested donation: $5, $3 children, members free. 765-2626.

Sports and Recreation

Roller Disco Fridays, Oct. 21 and Nov. 4, 7-9 p.m. at Stotzky Park rink, hosted by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. Fee $5; skate rentals available. 727-5744, ext. 28.

14th Annual 5K Run for the Ridley, Saturday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m., sponsored by Riverhead Foundation for Marine Rescue & Preservation to benefit Kemp’s ridley sea turtles and all marine mammals and sea turtles. Race starts on Main Street in Riverhead. Registration 8-9:30 a.m. at easternmost end of municipal parking lot adjacent to Peconic River. Advance $20, day of event $25. Free t-shirt to first 300 registrants. 369-9840.


North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘Harvey’ by Mary Chase, winner of 1945 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Tickets $15 at or 298-NFCT. See Calendar pages for details.

Tours and Trips

Bus trip to NYC Tenement Museum & 9/11 Memorial site, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 8:45 a.m., sponsored by Friends of Mattituck-Laurel Library. Fee $75 (nonrefundable) includes bus fare, guided tours, lunch, tips. Sign up at circulation desk. 298-4134.

The Written Word

Book discussion: Truman Capote’s ‘In Cold Blood’ at Riverhead Free Library, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 7-8 p.m. True account of 1959 murders of a Kansas farm family. Sign up at reference desk. 727-3228.

Ongoing Events are listed here as space permits.

The Arts

Sculpture Garden at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport. On view through November. 477-3800.

The Artists of Manor Hill Art Studio, through October at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.

Photographs by Sue Romano at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Ave., through Dec. 1. 727-3200.

Photography exhibit by Patrick Haggerty “Heads Up,” through October at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

‘Favorite Places, Suffolk County’ at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. Juried photography competition and exhibition of new and historic images featuring contemporary photographic work juxtaposed with selected images from Society’s Fullerton collection. On view through Nov. 19. 727-2881.

East End Arts members Patricia Feiler and Bob Miller exhibit series of paintings depicting North Fork landscape at Rosalie Dimon Gallery at Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Lane in Jamesport. On view through Nov. 2. 727-0900.

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.

Bingo, Tuesdays, noon-3:30 p.m. at Southold American Legion, Main Road. 765-2276.

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 Bargain Hunters

Lilies of the Field Thrift Shop at First Baptist Church of Greenport on Main Street open Thursdays and Saturdays, 10a.m.- –noon, clothing for men, women and children. All proceeds go to World Vision. 477-0047.

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.