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…)

05/17/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 17

Men’s ad hoc golf, 9:30  a.m. Shelter Island Country Club. Open to the public. Regular fees apply for non-members.

Past Presidents and New Members Tea, hosted by the Garden Club of Shelter Island. 2 p.m., Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. Bring a teacup arrangement and a potential new member. Hats and gloves are optional. (more…)

05/10/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Karl Schwarz, Gregory Morgan and David A. Barnes are the New Moon Blues Band.

COURTESY PHOTO | Karl Schwarz, Gregory Morgan and David A. Barnes are the New Moon Blues Band.

NEW MOON BLUES BAND

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm proudly presents New Moon Blues Band in concert at the Manor House Music Room on Saturday, May 12 with shows at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Featuring Karl Schwarz, Gregory Morgan and David A. Barnes, the New Moon Blues Band is built around the sounds of traditional acoustic blues and spiritual tunes.

This performance is the third in Sylvester Manor’s 2018 concert series and the second of two shows this spring in the Manor House Music Room. Tickets are $25. Visit sylvestermanor.org or call (631) 749-0626 for tickets and information.

05/10/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 10

Mother’s Day craft, kids design a picture frame for someone special. 2:30 p.m. library. (631) 749-0042 (more…)

05/03/18 2:00pm
DONNAMARIE BARNES PHOTO | Sylvester Manor house.

DONNAMARIE BARNES PHOTO | Sylvester Manor house.

IT’S A PIZZA PARTY

Volunteers and members of Sylvester Manor Educational Farm are invited to a pizza truck appreciation lunch on Sunday, May 6 from noon to 2 p.m. Come enjoy lunch from the Rolling in Dough pizza truck and local libations including Wölffer wines outside the Manor House while learning about the season ahead. Spend time with fellow supporters and the Sylvester Manor staff. For more information or to become a member or volunteer, visit sylvestermanor.org. (more…)