REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Jo Ann Kirkland
The pile of sand-encrusted snow that lived in the corner of the Reporter’s parking lot for the entire winter is finally gone. At the beach, piping plovers are building their nests, although a snowy owl was spotted just a day before. After the winter we had, even he doesn’t know it’s time to fly away. Maple trees shoot out the tiniest buds, forsythia bloom and our friends return from warmer places. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTOS
As Dr. Frederick Frankestein said, “For what we are about to see next, we must enter quietly into the realm of genius.”
But for the lucky theatregoers who packed the school auditorium last weekend to see a rollicking production of “Young Frankenstein,” there was nothing even close to quiet — from either side of the footlights.
And as for genius, the raves for Mel Brooks’ comic masterpiece by everyone who saw it, were equally divided between the play and the players. (more…)
- COURTESY PHOTO | Mollie Numark as a dancer with the Blackpool Tower Chiildren’s Ballet
COURTESY PHOTO | Marshall Numark
For Islanders of all ages, “Story Time with Miss Mollie” evokes warm and special memories. On Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m., Mollie returns to the library with her husband, Marshall, to tell their own stories in a special Friday Night Dialogues at the Library, “From the Blitz to the Battle of the Bulge with Mollie and Marshall Numark.” (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | ‘Puttin’ on the Ritz’ dancers in ‘Young Frankenstein’ this weekend at the Shelter Island School.
PLAY TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE
The Shelter Island School Drama Club will present Mel Brooks’ musical, “Young Frankenstein” this weekend. Opening night is tonight, Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m., with shows Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. and ending with a matinée on Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m.
Here is a list of things to do and sights to see Around the Island from Thursday, April 3 through Friday, April 11. (more…)