01/11/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11

Art exhibit, works in colored pencil by Bernie Gillespie. Library gallery through January. (631) 749-0042.

Igloo fortresses, a workshop for kids. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Winter Reading Club, for kids of all ages. Runs through March 14. Sign up at the library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

01/05/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Mile Twelve

COURTESY PHOTO | Mile Twelve features, from left, Dave Benedict, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, Nate Sabat, Evan Murphy, and Catherine ‘BB’ Bowness.

Each January as winter strengthens its grip on the East End, Sylvester Manor helps lift spirits and warm hearts by bringing an up-and-coming traditional music band to Shelter Island School for a much needed and always well attended night of music.

This year is no exception. On Saturday, January 13, the Boston-based bluegrass band Mile Twelve will perform in concert at the school and get the year off on the right foot (stomp). (more…)

12/21/17 8:00am
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BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | On December 17, Santa came to the Shelter Island firehouse in the Center to celebrate Christmas with some fans, including, from left, Evelyn Michalak and mom Meghan, Noah Lava and William Plock.

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08/04/17 4:30pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Composer Bruce Wolosoff at the piano in his Shelter Island home.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Composer Bruce Wolosoff at the piano in his Shelter Island home.

Even if you’ve never been there before, it’s easy to figure out which house on Peconic Avenue belongs to Bruce Wolosoff.

All you have to do is follow the music. (more…)

07/24/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The Barefoot Movement will perform on the lawn at Sylvester Manor on Sunday, August 13 at 6 p.m

COURTESY PHOTO | The Barefoot Movement will perform on the lawn at Sylvester Manor on Sunday, August 13 at 6 p.m

The Sylvester Manor Educational Farm continues its summer concert series with one of the most promising young bands on the Americana scene, The Barefoot Movement, on Sunday August 13 at 6 p.m.   (more…)