08/10/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO The summer concert series at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm continues with a performance by The Barefoot Movement on Sunday, August 13 at 6 p.m.

COURTESY PHOTO The summer concert series at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm continues with a performance by The Barefoot Movement on Sunday, August 13 at 6 p.m.

This week
BELL TOWER FUNDRAISER
On Saturday, August 12 an evening of Brazilian music performed by Montreux Jazz Festival prize winner and piano improviser Alex Pryrodny teamed with world-class Brazilian guitarist Cesar Garabini will feature a program of “choro” — a musical style that orginated in the 1920s and 1930s and has been described as a “fiery blend” of European classical and popular music with African rhythms. A $25 donation is requested for the 7 p.m. concert at St. Mary’s Parish Hall and a meet-the-artists reception. Proceeds support restoration of the church’s historic bell tower. For details, visit stmarysshelterisland.org . (more…)

08/26/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Rubber ducks getting ready for the 5th annual Chamber of Commerce Duck Race at Volunteer Park on Sunday, August 28 starting at noon.

COURTESY PHOTO Rubber ducks training for the 5th annual Chamber of Commerce Duck Race at Volunteer Park on Sunday, August 28 starting at noon.

JAZZ CONCERT
There will be a jazz concert with improvisations on Chopin this Saturday in the air-conditioned Parish Hall at St. Mary’s Church. Alex Pryrodny of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Huntington, will be guest pianist. A donation of $20 is requested. For details, call the church office between 1 and 4 p.m. weekdays at (631) 749-1097. (more…)