05/26/18 3:00pm
FROM THE SYLVESTER MANOR COLLECTION

FROM THE SYLVESTER MANOR COLLECTION

Sylvester Manor’s 2018 exhibition, “A Place in Pictures,” showcases photographs and paintings from the Sylvester Manor Educational Farm Collection and illustrates the use of images to portray life at the Manor from the time of the Horsford family in the 19th century through the 20th century when Alice and Andrew Fiske lived at the Manor. (more…)

05/24/18 2:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO  | Anu and John Kaasik are the LIons Club citizens of the year.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Anu and John Kaasik are the LIons Club Citizens of the Year.

CITIZENS OF THE YEAR

The Shelter Island Lions Club’s 2018 Citizens of the Year are husband and wife John and Anu Kaasik. For the last 12 years, the Kaasiks have organized, directed and produced the annual school play with a tireless dedication to Shelter Island’s youth. The couple will be honored with a dinner hosted by the Lions Club on Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. at The Pridwin Hotel. Tickets are $45 at the Shelter Island Library. (more…)

05/24/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 24

Virtual Reality: HTC Vive, an after-school session for kids. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Mashomack Wildlife Explorers, for grades Pre-K to 4. “Birds of Spring”  with Cindy Belt and Bethany Ortmann. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Children taken to Mashomack on the Recreation bus after school. Pick up at Mashomack Visitor Center. Sponsored by the Town Recreation Department. Register at (631) 749-0309. (more…)

05/23/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Fiddle scholar Jeff Davis.

COURTESY PHOTO | Fiddle scholar Jeff Davis.

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm will bring renowned musician and scholar Jeff Davis to the manor on Saturday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. The event consists of a potluck dinner, followed by Mr. Davis discussing the rich history of fiddle tunes and barn dances on the north and south shores of Long Island, and will finish up with a contra dance at the Sylvester Manor Farmstand. (more…)