10/09/14 10:00am


Here’s what’s happening around the Island from Thursday, October 9 to Thursday, October 16.


Alcoholics Anonymous, beginners’ meeting. Fridays, Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. Open discussion at St. Mary’s, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 

Al-Anon, Saturdays, 10 a.m., library, St. Mary’s.

American Legion, has resumed their regular hours. 749-1180.

Art Barnett Poetry Roundtable, Tuesdays, 4 to 6 p.m., Shelter Island Library.

Backgammon Club, Shelter Island Library, Monday, October 20 at 3 p.m. Will meet every other Monday. All ages welcome; bring your board. 749-0042.

Clase de Ingles, English class for Spanish-speaking adults will resume October 23, 6 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Free.

Duplicate bridge group, Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 749-0835.

Exercise classes, Recreation Department, Tuesdays at 8:15 a.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m., Youth Center, $5 per class. Bring water and a mat. Call Maggie, 664-1476.

Karate classes, Recreation Department, Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m. (5- to 8-year-olds), 5 to 6 p.m. (8 years to adult). $30 month. Legion Hall.

Knitting Club, Shelter Island Library upper level, Thursdays at 5 p.m. 749-0042.

Lego Club Sr., for kids in grades 3 to 5, Tuesdays, 3 p.m.

Mah-Jongg Club, Library lower level, every Monday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Poker Table, Thursdays, 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center, 749-1059.

Scrabble Club, Thursdays, 3 p.m., library lower level.

Senior bowling, Tuesdays, 2 p.m., American Legion bowling alleys. “Captain Bob” Rescigno, 749-1931.

Senior Mah-Jongg, Fridays and Mondays, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Senior Activity Center, SCAC, 749-1059.

Senior yoga, Mondays & Fridays, 10 a.m., Senior Activity Center. Free on Mondays, $5 on Fridays. 749-1059.

Silver Circle Social Club (SCSC): A program for seniors, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center. Dues, $10 per week, includes lunch and transportation. Call Program Director Lois Charls at 749-0276 to sign up.

Story and a craft, Shelter Island Library, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.

Story time, for pre-schoolers, Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m., Shelter Island Library.

Sylvester Manor farmstand, Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tai Chi, Recreation Department, Fred Soroka, Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., school gym. $25 per month.

Taylor’s Island docent tours, historic Smith-Taylor cabin in Coecles Harbor, through October. Call P.A.T. Hunt at 749-1603 or email pat@taylorsisland.org to schedule a tour.

Youth Center, open Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesdays 3 to 5 p.m. and Friday and Saturday nights 7 to 10 p.m.

Zumba, Recreation Department, Wednesdays (Callie Atkins), 5 to 6 p.m.,Youth Center, $5 per class.



“Celebrating the Artist,” Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival, “All Me: The Life and Tmes of Winfred Rembert,” Shelter Island Library, 7 p.m. Free; donations appreciated.


Shelter Island Library Book & Author Luncheon, Betty Medsger, author of “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.” Pridwin Hotel, 12 noon. Reservations are $75 per person; sign up at the library or online at silibrary.org.

6th annual Plant & Sing, all-day family fun at Sylvester Manor Farm. Wainwright Sisters and local bands, Perlman Instrument Petting Zoo, face painting, authors’ readings and local food. Visit plantandsing.org for tickets and schedule.

One-day book sale, bargains on used books, Shelter Island Library’s lower level, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Alumni recital, Perlman violist Andrew Gonzalez accompanied by Christine Wu, 5 p.m., Shore Road campus. Adult tickets $25; free for kids 18 and under. Includes a “Meet the Artist” reception. Visit perlmanmusicprogram.org or call 212-877-5045 for tickets.


Works in Progress Concert, Perlman students play classical masterworks, 2:30 p.m., Shore Road campus. Free; no reservations required.

Friends of Music Concert, “Double Delight: Piano Four Hands,” with Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss, Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, 3 p.m, post-concert reception. Free; donations appreciated.

59th annual Lions Club Scallop Dinner, Pridwin Hotel, 5 to 8 p.m., take-out available. Tickets cost $30 for adults, $15 for ages 10 and under. Available at the Shelter Island Library. 749-0042.


Movies at the Library, “El Norte,” 7 p.m., Shelter Island Library’s lower level. Free.


Arbor Day celebration, Garden Club of Shelter Island’s tree planting, American Legion Hall, from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. In case of rain, ceremony will move to school auditorium. Call Carol Russell at 749-2042 or email gardenclubsi@gmail.com.

After School Nature, Mashomack Preserve, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Fall scavenger hunt, leaf collecting, craft and snack, ages 4 and up. Donations appreciated. Save a spot by calling 749-1001.

Ladies Auxiliary monthly meeting, American Legion Mitchell Post 281, 7 p.m. Call Pam Jackson at 965-0860 for more information.


2015 Day Planner reception, Friends of the Library unveil mystery models, Shelter Island Library’s lower level, 7:30 p.m. Free. 749-0042.


(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted.)

October 9: Town budget meeting, 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

October 14: Taylor’s Island committee, 9 a.m.

October 14: Town Board work session, 1 p.m.

October 14: Planning Board, 7 p.m.

October 14: Fire Commissioners budget hearing, 7 p.m., Center firehouse.

October 14: School Board budget hearing, 7 p.m. school boardroom.

October 15: Town budget meeting, 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

October 15: Zoning Board of Appeals work session, 7:30 p.m. CANCELLED.

October 16: Town budget meeting, 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

10/04/14 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bang-bang play at first during the Over the Hill softball game Sunday. From left, Mike Goodleaf, Kevin Dunning and George Kneeland.

Bang-bang play at first during the Over the Hill softball game Sunday. From left, Mike Goodleaf, Kevin Dunning and George Kneeland.

Powered by two home runs from Ken Lewis, and one each from Ian Weslek and Darrin Binder, plus the complete game pitching of right-hander Gunnar Wissemann on the SALT team, managed by Ed Brown and Skip Tuttle, manhandled the Sweet Tomato’s squad 22-14 at Fiske Field on Sunday. (more…)