The Island’s Weekly Calendar



Here is a list of things to do and sights to see Around the Island from Thursday, March 27 through Thursday, April 3. 


Alcoholics Anonymous, beginners’ meeting. Fridays, Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. Open discussion at St. Mary’s, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 

Al-Anon, Saturdays, 10 a.m., library, St. Mary’s.

Art Barnett Poetry Roundtable, Tuesdays, 4 to 6 p.m., Shelter Island Library.

Clase de Ingles, English class for Spanish speaking adults, Thursdays, 6 to 7 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Free. 749-0042.

Duplicate bridge group, Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 749-0835.

Exercise classes, Recreation Department, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:15 a.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m., Youth Center, $5 per class. Bring water and a mat. Call Maggie, 664-1476.

Karate classes, Recreation Department, Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m. (5- to 8-year-olds), 5 to 6 p.m. (8 years to adult). $30 month. Legion Hall.

Knitting Club, Shelter Island Library upper level, Thursdays at 5 p.m. 749-0042.

Lego Club, Tuesdays, Shelter Island Library, 2:45 p.m.

Mah-Jongg Club, Library lower level, every Monday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Poker Table, Thursdays, 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center, 749-1059.

Pre-School Library Hour, Wednesdays, Shelter Island Library, 12:30 p.m. For ages 2 to 5 with parent or caregiver.

Scrabble Club, Thursdays, 3 p.m., library lower level.

Senior Mah-Jongg, Fridays and Mondays, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Senior Activity Center, SCAC, 749-1059.

Senior bowling, Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. Questions? Call “Captain Bob” Rescigno at 749-1931.

Senior yoga, Mondays & Fridays, 10 a.m., Senior Activity Center. Free on Mondays, $5 on Fridays. 749-1059.

Silver Circle Social Club (SCSC): A program for seniors, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center. Dues, $10 per week, includes lunch and transportation. Call Program Director Lois Charls at 749-0276 to sign up.

Story and a Craft, Saturdays, Shelter Island Library, 11 a.m.

Tai Chi, Recreation Department, Fred Soroka, Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., School gym. $25 per month.

2Rs4Fun, Wednesdays, 2:45 p.m., Shelter Island Library.

Youth Center, open Tuesdays through Thursdays 2:30 to 5 p.m. and Friday and Saturdays nights 7 to 10 p.m.

Zumba, Recreation Department, Wednesdays (Callie Atkins), 5:30 p.m. Youth Center. $5 per class.



Volunteers meeting, bluebird conservation program headed by Dr. Zitek, Mashomack Preserve’s Visitor Center, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments. Call 749-1001 and let them know you’re coming.

Pampered Chef fundraiser, support the Shelter Island School Class of 2014, school cafeteria, 7 p.m. Order products online at


Friday Night Dialogues, author Jeff Baron reads from “Sean Rosen Is Not for Sale,” 7 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Free; donations appreciated. 749-0042.


Free the Trees, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Mashomack Preserve. Help remove Asiatic bittersweet, porcelain berry and other invasive vines. Bring work gloves; water and snack provided. Call 749-1001 for more info.

Family Movie Matinée, “Frozen,” Shelter Island Library, 2 p.m. Rated PG. Free.

Perlman Music Program alumni concert, pianist Gabriela Martinez, Clark Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. $25; kids under 18, free; tickets available at


Empty Bowls fundraiser, Shelter Island School cafeteria, 12 noon to 3 p.m., benefits Shelter Island Food Pantry and the Edible School Garden. Arts and crafts, 50/50 raffle. Includes soup prepared by Island chefs and a handmade bowl to take home. $15 adults; $10 seniors; $5 kids; maximum $30 per family.

Works in Progress concert, Perlman Music Program students, Clark Arts Center, 2:30 p.m. Free. Reservations required: [email protected] or call 212-877-5045.


Movies at the Library, “Charge of the Light Brigade,” Shelter Island Library Community Room, 7 p.m. Free, donations appreciated.


Register for kindergarten, 9 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 2:30 p.m., Shelter Island School. Provide birth certificate, proof of residency and immunization records. Call Mary Kanarvogel at 749-0302, extension 129, or email [email protected] Repeats on Thursday, April 3.


“Young Frankenstein,” Shelter Island School’s Drama Club, school auditorium, 7 p.m. $12 adults; $8 students. Tickets on sale in school lobby weekdays, 8 a.m. to 2:40 p.m., by calling 749-0302, extension 0, or at the door one hour before curtain.


Friday Night Dialogues, “Dad’s in Heaven with Nixon,” a Hamptons Take 2 Film Festival documentary about autism, 7 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Free; donations appreciated. 749-0042.

“Young Frankenstein,” Shelter Island School’s Drama Club, school auditorium, 8 p.m. $12 adults; $8 students. See April 3.


(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted.)

March 28: Town Board meeting, 4:30 p.m.

April 1: Town Board work session, 1 p.m.

April 2: Deer and Tick Committee, 10 a.m.

April 3: Irrigation Committee, 7 p.m.