Shelter Island events and activities for the week of November 15, 2018.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Tea & Tree deadline, if you’re not already a member or donor — join Sylvester Manor by December 1 to receive invitation to annual members, donors, volunteers and sponsors holiday celebration scheduled for December 10. Details at sylvestermanor.org or (631) 749-0626 (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Library.
The Shelter Island Public Library has a full slate of events planned for the big tent set up all week in the lot on Bateman Road next door to the library. There is something for everyone! (more…)
BEVERELA WALZ PHOTOS | Hardy (foolish?) souls racing to the water for the 6th annual Turkey Plunge Saturday morning at Crescent Beach.
The 6th annual Friends of the Library Turkey Plunge at Crescent Beach this morning, with all proceeds gong to the library, was once again one of the most joyous events of the season.
With temperatures approaching 60 and no wind, veteran plungers responded with bravado; one participant said, “It’s a day at the beach,” and a local who hails from the other side of the pond compared the morning to “a summer’s day in England.” (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The remains of the Artemus Ward boathouse that was destroyed by amateur fireworks in July 1995.
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission was established. (more…)