Weekly Calendar: March 2 — March 12, 2017





Ferry Writers, 5 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Advance registration requested. Email Jocelyn Ozolins at [email protected] or call (631) 749-0042 to register.


Free the Trees, come help clear invasive vines at Mashomack Preserve. 10 a.m. to noon. Saturdays in March. (631) 749-4219.

Defensive Driving, for drivers of all ages. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shelter Island Library. $45 payable on the day of class. Bring lunch and snacks. Advance registration required at (631) 749-0042. DMV approved.

17th annual Celebration of Life Gala, to benefit the Island Gift of Life Foundation. 6 p.m. Ram’s Head Inn. Tickets available at the door or islandgiftoflife.org.


Applications for spring 2017 grants, from Shelter Island Educational Foundation available at shelterislandfoundation.org, at the Shelter Island School or the library. Deadline April 3.


Shelter Island Library Book Club, “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.


Film screening, of the documentary “Screenagers” by Delaney Ruston. 7 p.m., Shelter Island School auditorium. Sponsored by the Shelter Island PTSA.

The Examined Life, a philosophy discussion group led by Professor Wendy Turgeon and based on “The Stone Reader,” a book of essays by philosophers. 2 p.m., library. Email Jocelyn Ozolins a [email protected] to sign up.


Free the Trees, come help clear invasive vines at Mashomack Preserve. 10 a.m. to noon. Saturdays in March. (631) 749-4219.

Stories and Songs from the Irish Tradition, by professional storyteller Jim Hawkins. 1 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Native American Artifacts Presentation, by Dr. Lucinda Hemmick, President of Southold Indian Museum, and archaeologist Dr. Joel Klein. 4 to 6 p.m., Havens Barn. Bring artifacts for evaluation. Offered by Shelter Island Historical Society and Southold Indian Museum. $8. Reserve (631) 749-0025 or shelterislandhistorical.org.

Fire Department Steak Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m., Shelter Island Heights Firehouse. 5 to 8 p.m. $30 includes wine, beer and soda. Sponsored by the Shelter Island Fire Department and its Ladies Auxiliary.

Alumni Recital, violinist Francesca Anderegg performs with pianist John Root. 5 p.m. Perlman Music Program’s Clark Arts Center. Reception with the artists follows. Tickets $25 (students free) at (212) 877-5045 or email [email protected]


Works in Progress Concert, Perlman Music Program students and alumni perform classical masterworks with pianist John Root. 2:30 p.m. Perlman Music Program’s Clark Arts Center. Free. Call (212) 877-5045 or visit perlmanmusicprogram.org for more information.


(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted.)

March 6: Board of Education budget workshop, school conference room, 6 p.m.

March 7: Town Board, work session, 1 p.m.

March 10: Town Board, meeting, 4:30 p.m.


Alcoholics Anonymous, Fridays, beginners meeting, 7:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church. Open discussion Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. St. Mary’s; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.

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

Alateen, for ages 11 to 18, Tuesdays, 3 p.m., Presbyterian Church, downstairs.

American Legion, Friday night dinners with Stephanie, 6 p.m. For legionnaires, auxiliary members and boosters. (631) 749-1180.

Art Barnett Poetry Roundtable, Tuesdays, 4 p.m., library.

Clase de Ingles, Thursdays, 4 to 5 p.m., English class for Spanish-speaking adults, library. Free.

Exercise classes, Tuesdays, 8 a.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class. Maggie, (631) 664-1476. 

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

Knitting Club, Thursdays, 5 p.m., library.

Mah-jongg Club, Mondays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., library lower level.

PiYo, Pilates/yoga based exercise, Tuesdays and Thursdays with Julie Romanchuk-Weisenberg, 6 to 7 p.m., Recreation Department, Legion Hall, $5. (516) 659-9155.

Poker Table, Thursdays, 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center, (631) 749-1059.

Senior mah-jongg, Fridays and Mondays, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Senior Activity Center, SCAC. (631) 749-1059.

Senior yoga, Fridays and Mondays, 10 a.m., Senior Activity Center, Fridays $5, Mondays free. (631) 749-1059.

Silver Circle Social Club, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Senior Activity Center. Call (631) 749-1059 for details.

Story and a craft, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Call for dates.

2Rs4Fun!, Wednesdays, 2:15 p.m., library.

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

Toddler story time, Mondays, 1 p.m., library. Call for dates: (631) 749-0042.

Youth Center, weekdays 3 to 6 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 6 to 10 p.m. Legion Hall, gym.

Zumba, Wednesdays with Callie Atkins, 5 to 6 p.m., Recreation Department, Youth Center, $5 per class.

Zumba, with Melanie, Mondays, 5:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., library.