If you are looking to have an off-Island adventure, look no further than the Shelter Island Library’s activity lineup this week. The library is hosting a field trip to the Southold Recreation Center for the “Erik’s Reptiles” program on Friday, July 21. (more…)
Interested in trying out sailing in the Shelter Island bay? Quinipet Camp’s Community Sailing Program for those ages 8 through 15 provides a no-pressure setting where students are encouraged to learn at their own pace. (more…)
CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO Peter Needham with a finished product ready to launch in Coecles Harbor.
Surrounded by paint, power tools and platforms, three boats at different stages of construction took up the center of the CH Marine warehouse on North Cartwright Road.
More rested on trailers in the gravel driveway outside, with the sparkling blue of Coecles Harbor behind them.
Welcome to the workplace of Peter Needham and eight other employees, who make classic, wooden yachts. The warehouse leads to rooms where small, individual wood pieces are carved, polished and painted, before moving in to the large space to become part of the boats. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Mother Nature sets the stage for the show at Crescent Beach Saturday evening.
On the warm evening of Saturday, July 8, families and friends met on Crescent Beach, fighting a strong breeze as they spread out blankets and opened up chairs for the 60th Annual Shelter Island Fireworks. Kids kicked off shoes and ran up and down the beach, playing in the dwindling sunlight. (more…)
If you are interested in a fun adventure exploring your surroundings, come enjoy this week’s Young Naturalists event, “Weather or Not,” at Mashomack Preserve. (more…)