05/03/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 3

Tres de Mayo, young adults celebrate Cinco de Mayo a couple days early with homemade quesadillas. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

National Day of Prayer 2018, 7 p.m. Youth Center, American Legion Hall. This year’s theme is “Unity.” All welcome, light refreshments. (more…)

03/23/18 2:00pm
A lunch at The Islander. (Photo courtesy of The Islander's Facebook page).

A lunch at The Islander. (Photo courtesy of The Islander’s Facebook page).

I mentioned in a column a few weeks ago that March is National Nutrition Month and gave some tips on how we seniors can get meals that are really beneficial for our aging selves.

Senior Center director Laurie Fanelli passed on some interesting and enlightening comments on Island places to eat during the winter months. (more…)

03/21/18 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS  |  Doing the cooking honors in the kitchen (above) were, from left, Fred Ogar, Western Bascome, Mr. Ogar’s son-in-law Henry Jacobs and Father Peter DeSanctis, pastor of Our Lady of the Isle Church.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS | Doing the cooking honors in the kitchen (above) were, from left, Fred Ogar, Western Bascome, Mr. Ogar’s son-in-law Henry Jacobs and Father Peter DeSanctis, pastor of Our Lady of the Isle Church.

It’s a time-honored St. Patrick’s Day tradition here on Shelter Island — the annual corned beef and cabbage dinner — and this year was no exception. Sponsored by members of the American Legion and Our Lady of the Isle Church, there were two seatings at the Legion Hall on March 16 for those who couldn’t get enough of the traditional Irish fare (and beverages). (more…)

03/16/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS | A quartet of cars crosses the finish line during the Pinewood Derby at the American Legion Hall on March 10, 2017.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS | A quartet of cars crosses the finish line during the Pinewood Derby at the American Legion Hall on March 10, 2017.

Saturday, March 10 was the running of the annual Pinewood Derby on Shelter Island sponsored by Cub Scout Pack 56 and held at the American Legion Hall. This year, the Girl Scouts were invited to join in the fun by competing in their own race.  (more…)

02/01/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Book in the Woods, “Sugarbush Spring” by Marsha Wilson Chall. Take half-mile walk and read a story as you go. Through February. Mashomack Preserve.

Spoon collection, of Anne DeStefano on view in the display case at Shelter Island Library through February. (631) 749-0042.  (more…)