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04/02/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS And they're off!  Saturday at Fireman's Field.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS And they’re off! Saturday at Fireman’s Field.

The annual Shelter Island Easter Egg Hunt was once again a beautiful and fun-filled opening kick-off for spring on Shelter Island.

Kids ages one through eight, joined by friends and families, made the mad dash across Fireman’s Field on the hunt for brightly colored eggs. (more…)

03/29/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO  |  It was a mad-dash for the stash at the 2016 Easter Egg hunt. This year's event is April 15.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | It was a mad-dash for the stash at the 2016 Easter Egg hunt. This year’s event is Saturday, March 31.

EASTER EGG HUNT

Shelter Island’s annual Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, March 31 at 1 p.m. sharp at Fireman’s Field at Cartwright and Burns roads.

The egg hunt is sponsored by the Shelter Island Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Kids ages 1 through 8 are invited to take part. Prizes will be awarded in several age categories. The raindate is Sunday, April 1. (more…)

03/22/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

Kids ice art, 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Out to Lunch Bunch, ages 60 plus travel by van to Southampton Publick House. Meet at American Legion/Youth Center, 11:30 a.m. $6 plus the cost of lunch. Register at (631) 749-0309.

Celebrity Chef Dinner, Seth Nathan of Isola prepares a three-course Italian menu. 5:45 p.m., Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. $30. (Rescheduled from March 21 due to weather). Call (631) 749-0805 to see if space is available. (more…)

08/25/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Sophie, Lochlan and Jess Eden enjoy watermelon for dessert.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Sophie, Lochlan and Jess Eden enjoy watermelon for dessert.

The masses descended on Fireman’s Field on August 19 for the 54th annual Shelter Island Fire Department Chicken Barbecue. Department volunteers prepared 1,800 chicken halves, 70 bushels of corn and 450 pounds of potato salad. Some 1,440 tickets were sold for this year’s event, which brought in $36,000 to help pay for department equipment beyond what the Board of Fire Commissioners provides in its annual budget. (more…)