SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL PHOTOS
The Decency bags will be gifted to The Retreat in East Hampton.
On Monday, December 3, Shelter Island School students filled “Decency Bags” to promote Decency, a school outreach program and grass-roots movement dedicated to inspiring the concept of decency in everyday life — in both conversations and actions, established in late 2017.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Michael Matz, left, and Dave Klenawicus were full steam ahead at the Shelter Island Youth Center on December 8. The boys were there for an afternoon of seasonal fun that included watching the popular holiday movie “The Polar Express” with cocoa and cookies.
TIM PURTELL PHOTOS
The spruce’s strong branches handle heavy ornaments.
Latin Name: Picea pungens
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTOS
Cold didn’t dampen the spirit of the season at tree lighting.
Temperatures hovered in the 20s on December 5 when Islanders huddled together at Police Headquarters for the annual lighting of the Town Christmas Tree. Thanks to a steady program of music and the spirit of joy of the season, no one seemed concerned about the cool air.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Island is bustling with holiday events this year.
A weekly round-up of events and activities on Shelter Island.