05/18/18 12:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | A selection of blooms included in the Garden Club of Shelter Island’s Daffodil Exhibit, which ran at the Library from April 23 to May 5.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | A selection of blooms included in the Garden Club of Shelter Island’s Daffodil Exhibit, which ran at the Library from April 23 to May 5.

The Shelter Island Library was filled with cheery floral blooms in recent weeks as part of the Daffodil Exhibit, a three-week show hosted by the Garden Club of Shelter Island. As Youth Chair Carol B. Russell explains, the show at the library highlights the many different varieties of daffodils that have been grown in open areas of Shelter Island — areas where deer freely roam. Despite their appetite for all sorts of plants, especially flowers, Mrs. Russell notes that deer usually refrain from eating daffodils because the flowers make them nauseated.  (more…)

04/19/18 2:00pm
DARIO ACOSTA PHOTO  |  Piano virtuoso Drew Petersen will perform on April 21 as part of the Shelter Island Friends of Music 2018 series.

DARIO ACOSTA PHOTO | Piano virtuoso Drew Petersen will perform on April 21 as part of the Shelter Island Friends of Music 2018 series.

ON PIANO, DREW PETERSEN

The Shelter Island Friends of Music Concert Series for 2018 is proud to present “A Season of Prizewinning Virtuosos” and a performance by piano virtuoso Drew Petersen. According to composer Lukas Foss, Mr. Petersen “… feels the music, he can make it come alive again, make you touched by it… That’s what is unusual. … He is not just a child prodigy but is a brilliant musician.”   (more…)

04/19/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

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EVENTS

THURSDAY, APRIL 19

Daffodil exhibit, hosted by the Garden Club of Shelter Island. On view at Shelter Island Library through April 28. Bring your own daffodils in a water-filled jar for identification by Garden Club members. (more…)