Community Calendar



Thursday, august 13

Musician Mr. Skip returns, 10-10:45 a.m., for ages 3-6 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

Intro to Jazz Dancing, 1 p.m. for K-grade 1 at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Register: 298-4134, ext. 4.

'All Tied Up' program for age 7/grade 2 and up, 1-2 p.m. at East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation, Third Street at ferry dock, Greenport. Fee, $6; members, $3; child's summer membership, $10. 477-2100.

Floyd Film Fest Summer Comedy Series, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First Street, Greenport features 'Throw Momma From the Train' (1987) directed by Danny DeVito. Free. 477-0660.

Love Lane Outdoor Movie Night begins 6 p.m., features "Field of Dreams." Stores and restaurants open late.Presented by Mattituck Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by Riverhead Toyota. Free. 516-607-6070, info@mattituckchamber.org..

Ninth annual Southold Mothers' Club auction, 6 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. Eat, drink and bid on great stuff. Proceeds from chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, grand prize auction and live auction of "mystery gifts" benefit activities of SMC. Tickets, $10; includes light buffet. RSVP: marimk@aol.com, 516-818-9491.

Stephen Sondheim's 'Assassins,' 8 p.m.,presented by Management Productions at Jamesport Meeting House, 1590 Main Road. Live pit orchestra; strong language and adult content; for mature audiences only. Admission: $5. 745-0124, 902-8326. Through Saturday, Aug. 15.

Friday, august 14

Eastern Long Island Auxiliary Customized Jewelry Sale,8 a.m.-4 p.m. in ELIH conference room, Manor Lane, Greenport. 477-5196.

Films @ 4 features 'Doubt,' 4 p.m. at Mattituck Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Based on Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play. Free. 298-4134.

Friday Family Flick features 'Dragon Hunters,' 4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. 734-6360.

Talent Show, 4-8 p.m. hosted by Dara Hegquist and Penny Kelley at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Sponsored by Southold Free Library. For all ages. Free. 765-2077.

Riverhead Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m. on East End Arts Council grounds, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead, features country and western by Southern Heart.Free. Rain location: Pulaski Street School. 727-1215, 727-2112.

Family Movie Nite in the Park,7-10 p.m. features "Hotel for Dogs" at Tasker Park, Peconic Lane, Peconic, sponsored by Town of Southold Youth Bureau. Refreshments. No rain date. 298-4460.

'An Invitation to the Dance,' 7 p.m., evening of classical piano music offered by Dr. Judith Alstadter at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Program features dance-inspired works such as minuets, waltzes, two-steps, tangos and more. Sponsored by Friends of SFL. Free. 765-2077.

Black Light and Friends presents Donstock 2009,7 p.m., 40th anniversary tribute to Woodstock, at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Three-hour show includes a dozen guest artists and audio-visual psychedelic spectacular. Advance, $15; at door, $20. 727-5782, donald@hdhdavidson.com.

Friday Cinema features 'Frost/Nixon,' 7 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. 734-6360.

North Fork Audubon's 'Delightful, Dazzling Dragonflies,' 7:30 p.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Naturalist Annette Oliveira presents basics of odonate life cycle, habitat, identification and observation techniques to utilize at 3rd annual Family Dragonfly Day, Saturday, Aug. 15, 1 p.m. at Skipper Horton Park, Greenport. 477-0553, northforkaudubon@mac.com.

Greenport Band directed by Colin Van Tuyl performs 7:30 p.m. in Greenport's Mitchell Park, Front Street, part of summer concert series. Bring chairs or blankets. Free; rain cancels. 477-1186.

Stephen Sondheim's 'Assassins,' 8 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House. See Thursday.

Saturday, august 15

A Day of Fun at the waterfront in New Suffolk, begins 8:30 a.m. with registration for 5K Run/Walk; race begins 10 a.m. Pre-race yoga stretch 9:15 a.m. Bring or rent kayak to explore creeks in Peconic Estuary. Day at beach and activities for kids, kites, frisbee and beach volleyball games. Local wines and barbecue with local foods by Cutchogue Diner and Legends, local beer from Harbor Brewery and live music by Gil Goldstein. Co-sponsored by Peconic Land Trust, Group for the East End and New Suffolk Waterfront Fund. Information at 765-6450, newsuffolkfund@gmail.com.

Sidewalk sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 51900 Main Road, Southold. Second-hand clothing, household items, furniture and more priced to sell. 765-3494.

Thirty-fifth annual Polish Town Street Fair and Polka Festival along Pulaski and Lincoln streets, Polish Town, Riverhead. Fest begins 10 a.m. with Polish Mass at St. Isidore's Church and 11 a.m. flag-raising ceremony at Pulaski Street School monument. Over 250 booths with arts, crafts, ethnic foods, exhibits, Polish imports and more. Fair events (Saturday and Sunday until 10 p.m.) include a corn-husking contest, live music, presenting of Miss Polish Town USA, dance performances and Saturday night Polka Dance Festival, 5 p.m.-midnight in Polonaise Park pavilion. Street fair is free; admission fee for Polka Festival: adults, $13; children under 12, $5. Call 369-1616 or Polish Town Civic Association at 369-1615, or visit polishtownusa.com for details.

Shellfish Adventures program, 11 a.m.-noon, at Orient Beach State Park. Kids ages 3-5 learn about shellfish and paint shells. Fee, $3 per child; vehicle parking fee, $8. 323-2440.

'Bike What's Left' begins 11 a.m. and features 9-mile scenic bicycle ride along North Fork's most beautiful roadways, hosted by North Fork Environmental Council. Novice riders should complete tour in 90 minutes. Free. Pre-registration required: 298-8880, nfec@optonline.net. Begin at Mattituck Train Station, end at NFEC office, Main Road and Love Lane, Mattituck. Midway rest stop at Wickham's Fruit Farm, Cutchogue. Free. Rain date Sunday, Aug. 16.

North Fork Audubon's 3rd annual Family Dragonfly Day, 1 p.m. at Skipper Horton Park, Route 25, Greenport. Special program for entire family includes dragonfly face-painting, kite-flying, refreshments for sale and more. Craft activities, $3 per child; face-paint, $1-$4. 917-623-5373, info@northforkaudubon.org

Centennial Kickofff BBQ, 2-7 p.m., hosted by Greenport Cub Scout Pack 51 at Orient State Park. Open to all; ask attendant for location within park for the party. 276-3780, greenportcubscouts.com.

'Going To Katmandu,' 2 p.m., PowerPoint presentation of Nepal at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. Register: 734-6360.

Lighthouse, Maritime History and Gardiners Island cruise aboard Peconic Star II departs from Greenport ferry dock at 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by East End Lighthouses. Members, $90; nonmembers, $95. Includes meal and Long Island wine. Reserve early at 406-6180 or eastlite@optonline.net. eastendlighthouses.org.

Greenport Village Timeline Exhibition opening presentation,3-5 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library gallery, 539 First St., Greenport. Compiled and curated by Southold Town historian Antonia Booth and Village of Greenport Arts and Culture Committee. On view through Sept. 11. 456-9044, 477-0660.

Thirty-second annualchicken barbecue, 4:30 p.m. hosted by Greenport Fire Department Standard Hose Co. #3 at Fire Station #1, Third Street. Chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, corn on the cob, dessert and beverage. Fee, $20; advance tickets suggested, available at firehouse, from any Standard Hose member or call 477-1943, 477-8261 or 477-6243.

Matt Marshak performs urban jazz, 6-8 p.m. under a tent at Laurel Lake Vineyards, Main Road, Laurel. BNY Mellon Wealth Management Wine Press Concert. Tickets: $15. Purchase at East End Arts Council, 727-0900, or at gate. Picnic dinners welcome; no outside alcohol permitted. Bring lawn chair or blanket. eastendarts.org.

Double Dose Hot Tuna Tribute Band performs 8 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Opening act features Jim Gengo with Full Go Round. Doors open 7:15 p.m. Tickets, $10; 774-4245, doubledose1@gmail.com.

Danish singer/songwriter/guitarist Chili Djurhuss performs pop/country/torch songs, 8-9 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Rd., Southold. Suggested donation $12; members, $10; students, $8. Perseid Meteor Shower Party follows 9 p.m.-midnight. Adults, $5; children under 14, $3. Weather permitting. 765-2626, custerdonna@yahoo.com.

Second annual Midsummer's Evening of Poetry,8 p.m. at Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Rd., Greenport. Six award-winning poets read from their works. Refreshments served. Free. 477-3800.

Stephen Sondheim's 'Assassins,' 8 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House. Final performance. See Thursday.

Sunday, august 16

North Fork Audubon nature walk, 9 a.m., led by Bev Prentice. Meet at Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. All welcome. 793-0113, bdprentice@optonline.net.

Thirty-fifth annual Polish Town Street Fair and Polka Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. See Saturday.

Sierra Club Long Island Water Sentinels hosts fundraiser, 1-5 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. Event includes wine tasting and light lunch, and Save L.I. Artists will display and sell their works to benefit Sentinels, who compile baseline water quality data for Long Island's North and South shores and train and equip adult teachers and student volunteers to do water testing in the field. Tickets, $25, available at LIWaterSentinels.org.

'La Vie En Rose,' 4-6:30 p.m., annual cocktail party benefit for San Simeon by the Sound Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, at The Belvedere, home of Marie and Lee Beninati, Peconic. Proceeds support San Simeon's renovation project and establishment of Medical Adult Day Care. Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music, silent auction. Tickets, $125. 477-2110, ext. 251.

The Nick Natalie Quintet Live performs jazz and contemporary music, 2 p.m.at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Doors open 1:45 p.m. Tickets, $10 at door. myspace.com/nicknatalie.

monday, august 17

'Boats' program for ages 3-6, 1-2 p.m. at East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport. Fee, $6; members, $3; child's summer membership, $10. 477-2100.

New Guinea Body Painting, 1-2 p.m. for grades 1-3, Art Smart program with Cheryl Richards at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Free. 765-2077.

Southold Mothers' Club beach playdate,3 p.m. at Norman E. Klipp Park (Gull Pond beach), Manhansett Avenue, Greenport. Southold Town permit required.

Kayaking on Long Island seminar,6:30-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Learn basic strokes and rescues, how to choose right equipment and more. Registration required: 727-3228, ext. 0.

Fourth annual East End Student Film Project's Film Festival, 7 p.m. at Greenport Movie Theatre, Front Street. Adults, $10; students free. Wine and cheese reception, 5:30 p.m.at EESFP Studio, 117 Main St., 2nd floor, Greenport. 477-1226, eesfp.org.

Sahara performs boogie woogie and swing, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Village of Greenport's Dances in the Park at Mitchell Park, Front Street. Free. Rain location: American Legion Hall, Third Street.

tuesday, august 18

Fall Gardening Symposium,8:45 a.m.-5 p.m., at Hilton Garden Inn, 2038 Old Country Road, Riverhead, hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension. Topics include "Great Landscape Evergreens," "The Art of Place: Styles in Landscape Design," "Rules of Designing a Perennial Garden" and more. Fee, $65, includes 4 lectures, garden tours at Landcraft in Mattituck, morning coffee break, lunch and educational handouts. Register: 727-7850, ext. 345 or ext. 337. Download program brochure and registration form at cce.cornell.edu/suffolk.

North Fork Audubon nature walk, 9 a.m., led by Tom Damiani. Meet at Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. All welcome. 793-0113, bdprentice@optonline.net.

wednesday, august 19

Southold Mothers' Club visits Catapano Goat Farm, Route 48, Peconic, 10:30 a.m. Fee, $6, under age 3, free. Pre-registration required. No bathrooms. RSVP by Aug. 18 to marimk@aol.com, 516-818-9491.

Be Creative with Lee Knight's 11 a.m. end of summer concert for families, followed by hot dog picnic at noon, at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. For 11th year, Children's Summer Program concludes with gala picnic sponsored by Friends of Mattituck-Laurel Library and Mattituck merchants. Bring children and grandchildren to celebrate another summer of reading and fun. 298-4134.

Magnet Magic program, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 West Main St., Riverhead, for ages 8 and up. Experiment with magnets, play magnet games and make game to take home. Through Sunday, Aug. 23. Adults, $2; children, $5. 208-8000.

East End Whaling program for grades 4-8, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport. Fee, $6; members, $3; child's summer membership, $10. 477-2100.

Fashion Drawing for Teens ages 12-17, 1-3 p.m. at North Fork Women's Resource Center, 28200 Main Road, Cutchogue, with fashion designer Lois Levy. Continues Aug. 26. Fee, $25 per class. Register at 734-4233. Space limited.

Sunset cemetery visit to Old Burying Ground, 6 p.m.; meet at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

Book discussion,7-8 p.m. features "Welcome to Shirley: A Memoir From An Atomic Town" by Kelly McMasters at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Led by librarian Elva Stanley. Copies at reference desk. Registration required: 727-3228.

Bay Chamber Players and Young Friends in Summer Showcase Concert, 7:30 p.m. at Silversmith's Corner, Main Road and Youngs Avenue, Southold. Bring blanket or chair. By donation. Rain location: Southold United Methodist Church, Main Road. 765-3598.

Picnic and Movie at Charnews Farm, 3003 Young's Ave., Southold, features "Wall-E," hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Movie at 8 p.m.; picnic 6 p.m. Bring blanket or lawn chair. Free; rain cancels. RSVP to 283-3195, ext. 20 or JFargiano@PeconicLandTrust.org.

Free Summer Backyard Cinema, 8 p.m. on back lawn of Riverhead Senior Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue. Refreshments available for purchase. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Wednesdays through Sept. 2. Call 722-4444, ext. 731 for movie schedule or information.

thursday, august 20

'Navigation for Young Sailors' program for age 7/grade 2 and up, 1-2 p.m. at East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport. Fee, $6; members, $3; child's summer membership, $10. 477-2100.

Floyd Film Fest Summer Comedy Series, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First Street, Greenport features 'The Ladykillers' (1955) directed by Alexander Mackendrick. Free. 477-0660.

Original Voices at the Vail,7:30-10:30 p.m. features open mic night for singer/songwriters at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Doors open 7 p.m. Jay Scott performs 9 p.m. Admission and participant registration, $5, proceeds to benefit Music Hall. 727-5782, myspace.com/jayscottlive.

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