North Fork Event Highlights: April 20–22, 2018

North Fork Events
"Seen and Unseen: Paintings and Drawings by Scott McIntire," Photo: Courtesy William Ris Gallery

Have a look at just some of the fun and exciting events happening on the North Fork this week, April 20–22, 2018.

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From the Blitz to Broadway: Behind the Makeup
When: April 20, 7 p.m.
Where: Shelter Island Public Library, 37 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island
What: Mollie Numark and journalist Gary Paul Gates will discuss Numark’s full life, from living through World War II England to studying ballet; her post-war years dancing in London’s West End; coming to New York’s Latin Quarter and running her own ballet school. Free.
Contact: 631-749-0042,

John Popper
When: April 20, 8 p.m.
Where: Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead
What: 92.9 & 96.9 EHM presents John Popper with special guest opener Katrina Woolverton. Popper is a seven-time Platinum-selling, Grammy-winning artist known for his bluesy voice and harmonica. $55–$69.
Contact: 631-727-4343,

‘Seen and Unseen’ Artist Gallery Talk
When: April 21, 2 p.m.
Where: William Ris Gallery, 1291 Main Road, Jamesport
What: This is an opportunity to listen to the artist of “Seen and Unseen: Paintings and Drawings by Scott McIntire,” a solo exhibition of 40 paintings and drawings that explore the interconnection of art, nature, science and the environmental effects of technology, speak about his inspirations and creative process. Free.
Contact: 609-408-5203,

NFAWL 5th Annual Comedy Benefit
When: April 21, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
What: The North Fork Animal Welfare League is hosting a comedy night to raise money for renovations on the Henry Pfeifer Community Center. Jodie Wasserman, seen on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, headlines the event. $40.
Contact: 917-929-9315,

Rich History of Long Island Synagogues
When: April 22, 2 p.m.
Where: Congregation Tifereth Israel Synagogue, 519 4th Street, Greenport
What: The public is invited to learn about the compelling stories of Jewish history in a book and author program with Ira Poliakoff, writer and researcher of Synagogues of Long Island, recently published by The History Press. Free.
Contact: 631-477-0232,

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