05/28/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The booklet cover is a map of Shelter Island by Louse Tuthill-Green.

COURTESY PHOTO | The booklet cover is a map of Shelter Island by Louse Tuthill-Green.

Visitors to Shelter Island love the beaches, woods, events and eateries on the island, but first-timers don’t always know the extent of the diversity of the community.

Terry Lucas of the Shelter Island Public Library and Cindy Belt of Mashomack Preserve put their heads together over the winter and came up with the idea of  the Shelter Island Scavenger Hunt. (more…)

05/27/16 2:29pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Sarah Shepherd and her bees at last year’s Farmers Market.

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Sarah Shepherd and her bees at the Farmers Market.

Summer is here and so is the Havens Farmers Market. The market opens for the season on Saturday, May 28 and hours are 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Held on the grounds of the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House Museum at 16 South Ferry Road (Route 114), Shelter Island, the market runs every Saturday morning, rain or shine, and ends Saturday, September 3. Vendors for 2016 include Alice’s Fish Market, the Blue Duck Bakery, Hampton Jam, Nofo Crunch and Goodale Farms. Admission is free.

 

05/26/16 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 26

Lego Club, for all ages, 3 p.m., library.

Great Decisions, discussion of today’s important world affairs, tonight the Middle East and its strategic alliances 5:30 p.m., library. Call Jocelyn, 749-0042 for details.

2016 Citizen of the Year gala dinner, celebrating Phil Power. Sponsored by Shelter Island Lions Club. 6 p.m., Pridwin Hotel.

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