The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce Presents Local Events by Levone

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									The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce Presents Local Events
(please email us your events and we’ll post them on our website at no charge!)
Riverhead Contact Numbers: • • • • Riverhead Police Department Non Emergency: Riverhead Fire Department: Riverhead Town Hall: Riverhead Business Improvement District: 631-727- 4500 / Emergency: 911 631-727-2751 631-727-3200 200 Howell Ave, Riverhead NY 11901 631-727-0048

Riverhead Town Beach Information: Contact 631-727-5744 All beaches are open daily from sunrise to 10 p.m. year round. Parking Permits required year round at all beaches. • Reeves Beach: End of Park Road, Riverhead NY 11901 • South Jamesport Beach: Town Beach Road (off Peconic Bay Blvd), Jamesport NY 11947 • Iron Pier Beach: End of Pier Ave, Jamesport NY 11947 (Boat launching facility) • Wading River Beach: End of East Creek Road, Wading River NY 11792 (Boat launching facility) Parking Permit & Fishing Permit information: Contact 631- 727-5744 Riverhead Town Marina Information: Contact 631-727-5744 • Riverhead Town Waterfront-Boaters are permitted to tie up at the waterfront all day without a permit. For overnight stay a permit must be purchased at the Recreation Department • East Creek Marina- Is a docking facility for Town of Riverhead residents by annual contract. Riverhead Recreation department- Contact The Town of Riverhead Recreation Department for a complete booklet of youth programs, adult programs, summer camps, bus trips & special events at 631-727-5744, located at Columbus Ave in Riverhead. Senior Citizen Services & Programs- Contact 631-727-4444 Community Centers (For additional information on Senior Citizens Clubs please phone 631-727-5744) • George Young Community Center 446 South Jamesport Ave Jamesport, NY 11947 631-722-4637 • Henry Pfeifer Community Center: River Road / Grumman Blvd. Calverton, NY 11901 631-727-6481 • Human Resource/ Senior Center 60 Shade Tree Lane Riverhead, NY 11901 631-722-4444 • Riverhead Skate Park Pulaski Street (Stotzky Park) Riverhead, NY 11901 631-208-3826 Riverhead Town Skate Board Park- Contact 631-208-3826 / 631-727-5744 Riverhead Museums: • Suffolk County Historical Society: Contact 631-727-2881 300 West Main Street Riverhead NY 11901 • Hallockville Museum Farm: Contact 631-298-5292 6038 Sound Ave Riverhead NY 11901 / www.hallockville.com • Long Island Railroad Museum: Contact 631-727-7920 www.rmli.org

Harvest Calendar For Further Information Please Contact the LI Farm Bureau at 631-727-3777 or visit their website at www.lifb.com Asparagus- May Strawberries- May-June Beans- June-September Broccoli- June- November Cabbage- June-November Lettuce- June-October Peas- June-July Squash- June-October Blueberries- July-September Melons- July-August Corn- July-October Cucumbers- July-September Eggplant- July-October Peppers- July-October Tomatoes- July- October Apples- August-October Pears- August-September Plums- August-September Potatoes- August-October Pumpkins- September-October

Summer Camp Information:
• Long Island Science Center is the Regional coordinator for Camp Invention and Club Invention. Camp Invention is a handson summer, science enrichment program held at local schools, taught by teachers from the district and administered by the Long Island Science Center. For information on how to bring Camp Invention and Club Invention to your school district call the Long Island Science Center (631) 208-8000 or visit us on the web at www.lisciencecenter.org Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch Apply day Camp - (Summer Day Camp for children ages 5-13, located on our campus) contact 631-369-1234 East End Arts Council Summer Camp - For further information and/or to register your child please contact the East End Arts Council at 631-369-2171, Email at education@eastendarts.org or visit www.eastendarts.org Hallockville Museum Farm Summer Camp- Located at 6038 Sound Ave in Riverhead for further information contact 631298-5292 / www.hallockville.com The Captain’s Kidds Summer Camp- For further information, please contact Maritime Pirates at 631-765-6235 or visit www.maritimepirates.com .

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Ongoing Summer Events:
FARMER'S MARKET (Long Island Growers Market) – Every Thursday Seasonally from 11:00am -3:00pm, located at the Peconic Riverfront across from East End Arts Council Property behind Atlantis Marine World Riverhead Free Library- Will be closed on Sundays from May thru September. The Polish Hall The Riverhead Polish Hall will hold their monthly Famous Steak Night on the last Thursday of every month. Price is $15 per person (includes one steak and all you can eat veggies, salad, mashed potatoes and drinks) -cash bar. All Steaks cooked to order. Reservations are strongly recommended. Please call 631-727-3733 Meditation Group will be held every Thursday at 7pm. This event will be hosted by the Riverhead Serene Reflection Meditation Group located at Grange Hall, Sound Avenue. There is no cost for this group. For further information, please call 722-4823 or 722-5624. BID is sponsoring Juror Tours Monday- Thursdays from 12:30-1:30pm Please Meet at Griffing Avenue Courthouse. For further information, please call 631-727-0048 Hallockville Museum Farm is open for tours. Admission is $3.00 for adults and $2.00 children. Members are free. Please call 631-298-5292 for further information Bideawee will be holding DOGA (Yoga with dogs) on Tuesdays from 6:30- 7:30 pm starting July 8th. Cost is $18 per class please register by calling 631-325-0200 or by visiting www.bideawee.org or email linda.haimelin@bideawee.org Free Friday Evening Summer Concert Series: Located at the East End Arts & Humanities Council Property 133 East Main Street in Riverhead. / For further information please call 631-727-0900 or 631-727-1215 June 20June 27July 4July 11July 18July 25August 1Sunnyland Jazz Band – 7:30pm Long Island Sound Chorus – 7:00pm Who Are Those Guys? – 7:00pm Buddy Merriam & Backroads – 7:00pm Riverhead Blues Festival Weekend (July 19th and 20th) Sound Symphony – 7:30pm Southern Heart – 7:00pm

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Gilleece Twins & Chris Benedict Blue Moonlight – 7:00pm The Isotope Stompers – 7:00pm

East End Arts Council Presents “Wine Press Concert Series” from 6-8pm rain or shine. The cost is $20 per person and children under 12 are free. Bring blankets or chairs. Picnic dinners are welcome but please no outside alcohol is permitted. A “5 concert series pass” is $80. Please call the East End Arts Council at 727-0900 July 5Swingtime Big Band will be located at Martha Clara Vineyards located at Sound Avenue in Riverhead July 12Caroline Doctrow will be located at Paumanok Vineyards, Rte 25 Main Road in Aquebogue August 2Hugh Prestwood and Friends will be located at Osprey’s Dominion, Rte 25 Main Road in Peconic August 9Miles to Dayton will be located at Palmer Vineyards on Sound Avenue in Aquebogue August 16Rare Groove Band will be located at Pindar Vineyards on Rte 25 Main Road in Peconic Images of Long Island On view beginning July 29th Mondays thru Fridays from 9:00am-4:30pm. Paintings by Martha Elliot Killian will be on display at Riverhead Town Hall at 200 Howell Avenue. The display is sponsored by the East End Arts Council and Township of Riverhead. Please call the EEAC at 631-727-0900 for further details.

July
FARMER'S MARKET – Every Thursday Seasonally from 11:00am -3:00pm, located at the Peconic Riverfront across from East End Arts Council Property July 1st – 5th - FIREWORKS-Greenport Fire Department Carnival and Fireworks display. 6-11 pm located on the Polo Grounds, Main Road in Greenport. Fireworks begin at 10 pm on the 4th.
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July 4 - Who are those Guys? Grovin’ Rock and blues will be at the East End Arts and Humanities Council Property at 7 pm July 5th- The East End Arts Council will kick off “Wine Press” Concert Series 2008!! 6:00 pm, rain or shine. $20 per person and children under 12 are free!! The concert series will begin with “Swing time Big Band” located at Martha Clara Vineyards on Sound Avenue in Riverhead. For further information, please call the EEAC at 631-727-0900 or visit www.eastendarts.com July 5th – FIREWORKS-There will be a fireworks display at the Riverhead Raceway located on County Road 58. The display will begin at 8:30 pm. July 5th- FIREWORKS-The Town of Riverhead Business Improvement District will be hosting a fireworks display located in downtown Riverhead on Peconic River. This display will begin at 9:00 pm. immediately following the fireworks display will be a Free Family Movie Night featuring the BEE Movie. For further information please contact 631-727-0048. July 7th- There will be a fireworks display on Shelter Island at 9 pm at Crescent beach and Shore Road.
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July 7 - East End Arts Council Summer Renaissance Kid and Junior Camps begin. Please Register Early. The Kids camp is for ages 8-2 and the Junior camp is for ages 5-7. Both camps start at 9:30 am from Monday thru Friday. The camps will be held at Suffolk County Community College Eastern Campus. They include a variety of arts crafts which at the same time as being fun are also educational. For further information and/or to register your child please contact the East End Arts Council at 631-369-2171, Email at education@eastendarts.org or visit www.eastendarts.org July 9th- Dress For Success will be at Suffolk Community College’s Culinary Arts & Hospitality Center located at 20 East Main Street in Riverhead from 11 am until 2 pm. Change the life of a low-income Suffolk County woman by donating your new or gently used professional attire to Dress for Success of Brookhaven. Fo futher information please contact 631-451-9127.
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July 9 -13 - Egypt Week will take place at the Long Island Science Center. Dress up, make jewelry, solve puzzles and make a mummy!! This activity is from 11 am to 4 pm. Admission is $5 per child and $ per adult. For information, please call 631-208-8000 July 10th- Big Band Night will be held at Martha Clara Vineyard featuring the Trevor Davison 10-Piece Swing Band and also featuring Allyson. Doors will open at 7:30pm. Music will be from 8-10pm. Cover charge is $20 per person or $30 at the door plus tax. Please RSVP by Monday July 7th by calling 631-298-0075 or e-mail info@marthaclaravineyards.com . RESERVE NOW, THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT!!
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July 11 - Buddy Merriam & Backroads blue grass at its best will be at the East End Arts and Humanities Council Property at 7 pm

July 12th- The East End Arts Council presents “Wine Press” Concert Series 2008!! 6:00 pm, rain or shine. $20 per person and children under 12 are free!! The second part of the concert series will be with Caroline Doctorow located at Paumanok Vineyards on Route 25, Main Road in Aquebogue. For further information, please call the EEAC at 631-727-0900 or visit www.eastendarts.com July 12th – Hallockville Museum Farm will be holding its 6th Annual Barn Dance. The Dance will begin at 6:30 pm. Tickets are available at the door or by calling Hallockville at 631-298-5292. Price is $20 for the general public and $15 for Hallockville members or $5 for children under 12. Proceeds are to support programming at Hallockville Museum Farm. Please visit www.hallockville.com or call 631-298-5292 for further information.
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July 16 -20 - Long Island Science Center will be hosting Game Week. Play some familiar oldies or learn how to play new ones. Make your own board game. Event takes place from 11am to 4 pm. Admission is $5 per child and $2 per adult. For futher information, please call 631-208-8000 or visit www.lisciencecener.org July 17th- The Peconic Bay Medical Auxiliary Presents “Summer Splash” . A mid-summer soiree featuring delicious food dancing and loads of fun. This event will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 pm at Atlantis Marine World located on East Main Street in Riverhead. The cost is $60 per person or $65 per person at the door. Price includes wine, beer and soda. Please RSVP by July 11, 2008 by calling 631-548-6021
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July 18 - 22 - Calling for all artists. “food” Juries, all media show. All Artists welcome. For further information or to submit work, please call the East End Arts Council at 631-727-0900 or you may visit www.eastendarts.org
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July 23 -27 - Pirate Week will be held at the Long Island Science Center. Make your own treasure map and much more!! This activity will take place from 11 am to 4 pm. Admission is $5 per child and $2 per adult. Please call 631-208-8000 for futher information or visit www.lisciencecenter.org
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July 25 - Sound Symphony. Music from the 2008 Concert Series will be at the East End Arts and Humanities Council Property at 7:30 pm
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July 30 - August 3 - Learn how to make a cartoon. Make a flip book, draw your characters and watch them come to life. This activity will be held from 11am to 4pm. For information, please call 631-208-8000 or visit www.lisciencenter.org

August
FARMER'S MARKET – Every Thursday Seasonally from 11:00am -3:00pm, located at the Peconic Riverfront across from East End Arts Council Property
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August 1 - Southern Heart Country Western Music will be at the East End Arts and Humanities Council Property at 7 pm August 2nd - The East End Arts Council presents “Wine Press” Concert Series 2008!! 6:00 pm, rain or shine. $20 per person and children under 12 are free!! The third part of the concert series will be with High Prestwood and Friends located at Osprey’s Dominion on Route 25, Main Road, Peconic NY. For further information, please call the EEAC at 631-727-0900 or visit www.eastendarts.com August 6th-10th – FETCH!! Week will take place at the Long Island Science Center. Take the FETCH Challenge. See if you can follow the clues learn skills and earn points!! Watch episodes of FETCH all day!! All activities are ongoing from 11am to 4pm. Admission id $5 per child or $2 per adult. For further information, please call the Long Island Science Center at 631-208-8000 or visit www.llisciencecenter.com
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August 8 - Gilleece Twins and Chris Benedict with electric mix and sing along will be at the East End Arts and Humanities Council Property at 7 pm August 8th- Hallockville Museum Farm will hold its annual Farm to Table Dinner at 6pm. Locally grown food will be featured as well as North Fork wines. Music will be provided by Dune Grass and local artisans will demonstrate and sell their crafts. Tickets are $80 per person and are available by calling Hallockville at 631-298-5292. Proceeds will support programming at Hallockville Museum Farm. Suffolk County National Bank is a corporate sponsor for this event. August 9th- The East End Arts Council presents “Wine Press” Concert Series 2008!! 6:00 pm, rain or shine. $20 per person and children under 12 are free!! The fourth part of the concert series will be with Miles to Dayton located at Paulmer Vineyards on Sound Avenue in Aquebogue. For further information, please call the EEAC at 631-727-0900 or visit www.eastendarts.com

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August 13 -17 - Experience Alternative Energy. Build a windmill, maglev train car and a wind powered vehicle. Test them on the track at the Long Island Science Center from 11am to 4 pm. For further information, please call 631-208-8000 or visit www.lisciencecenter.org. August 14th- The South Fork Breast Health Coalition presents “Weaving a Difference Together”. This is an event to help support Breast Cancer Research. This event will take place at Martha Clara Vineyards from 6:30-9:30pm. There will be a Chinese Auction as well as a Silent Auction and a chance to see a Longaberger Basket Maker weave a unique basket special for this event. There will be door prizes!! You will also receive a beautiful Horizon of Hope Basket at the event. Please RSVP by July 14th for a ticket price of $55 or after July 14th at the price of $65 per person. For further information or to make reservations, please call 631-7653808 or email mareplane@optonline.net
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August 15 - Blue Midnight Acoustic, Jazz and Swing will be held at the East End Arts and Humanities Council Property at 7 pm August 17th- The East End Arts Council presents “Wine Press” Concert Series 2008!! 6:00 pm, rain or shine. $20 per person and children under 12 are free!! The final part of the concert series will be with the Rare Grove Band located at Pindar Vineyards on Route 25, Main Road inPeconic. For further information, please call the EEAC at 631-727-0900 or visit www.eastendarts.com August 16th – Garden Cocktail Reception will be held to benefit Sam Simeon By The Sound Center For Nursing and Rehabilitation’s Renovation Project. The event will take place from 6-8 pm. Please call 631-477-2110 for further information
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August 16 & 17 - Riverhead’s Polish Festival at Polish Town USA located at 300 Lincoln Street in Riverhead. For Further information contact 631-369-1616 / www.polishtownusa.com
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August 20 - 24 - Learn what makes a plane fly, Create your very own Jet, a paper plane or create a plane from foam. Test fly your creations from 11am to 4pm at the Long Island Science Center. For information, please call 631-208-8000 or visit www.lisciencecenter.com
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August 22 - The Isotope Stompers will be at the East End Arts and Humanities Council Property at 7 pm August 25th – The Riverhead Lions Club invites you to their Annual Golf Tournament. Registration and lunch begin at 12:00 noon. There will be a shotgun start at 1:00 pm. The tournament will be held at Calverton Links Golf Course located at 140 Edwards Avenue in Calverton. The cost is $150 per golfer. For dinner only, the price is $50 per guest. Cocktail hour begins at 6:00 pm. For information about the Golf Tournament, please call Lion John Taggart at 631-727-4900, For sponsorships, please call Lion Robert Kozakiewicz at 631-208-1100 and for Tee Signs, please call Lion Thomas Galka at 631-357-3593. August 29th- October 3rd – There will be a juried photography show, traditional, digital, and manipulated are all welcome. Drop off dates are August 21st-23rd at the East End Arts Council. Please call the EEAC at 727-0900 for further information.

September
FARMER'S MARKET – Every Thursday Seasonally from 11:00am -3:00pm, located at the Peconic Riverfront across from East End Arts Council Property September 6th- “An Evening in Red” will be the held for the East End Arts Council’s Summer Gala. For further details please call the EEAC at 631-727-0900 September 26th- Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch and Cherry Creek Golf Links will be holding a Golf Tournament to benefit the Education Program at Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch. There will be two start times for your convenience. The first will begin registration at 6 am and the second will be at 10 am. For further information, please call the THCR Development office at 631-3691234 ext. 206

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October 4 & 5th - Hallockville Museum Farm Fall Festival & Craft Show will take place. Hallockville Museum Farm is Located at 6038 Sound Ave Riverhead NY 11901. For further information contact 631-298-5292 / www.hallockville.com
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October 12 - Riverhead’s 33rd Annual Country Fair. Located in downtown Riverhead beginning at 10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. for further information contact Jim or Connie at 631-727-1215 or visit www.riverheadcountryfair.com October 24th- The Community Development Corporation of Long Island will be holding its Annual Gala Luncheon which will be held from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury . For further information, please call 631-471-1215 ext 118

October 28th- East End Fall Employment Expo at Atlantis Marine World from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Admission for job seekers is free, hosted by The Riverhead Chamber Of Commerce, The Town of Riverhead Empire Zone and the Business Improvement District.

November
November 28th-December 23rd- The East End Arts Council will be holding its annual Holiday Market Place. Submitting work for the Holiday Market Place is by appointment November 5th- 8th and November 12th-14th. Please call for and appointment beginning October 28th. For further information, please call the East End Arts Council at 727-0900

Neighboring Chamber of Commerce
Greenport/Southold Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 1415 Southold, NY 11971 631-765-3161 www.North-ForkChamber.com Mattituck Chamber of Commerce Rte 25 Southold P.O. Box 1056 Southold, NY 11971 631-298-5757 www.MattituckChamber.com East Quogue Chamber of Commerce 472 Montauk Hwy East Quogue, NY 11942 631-653-5143 Manorville Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 232 Manorville, NY 11949 631-281-8200 www.ManorvilleChamber.com Westhampton Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 1228 Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 631-288-3337 www.whbcc.com Hampton Bays Chamber of Commerce 140 West Main Street, Ste 1 Hampton Bays, NY 11946 631-728-2211 www.HamptonBaysChamber.com Southampton Chamber of Commerce 76 Main Street Southampton, NY 11968 631-283-0402 www.southamptonchamber.com


								
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