THURSDAY, MAY 3
Tres de Mayo, young adults celebrate Cinco de Mayo a couple days early with homemade quesadillas. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.
National Day of Prayer 2018, 7 p.m. Youth Center, American Legion Hall. This year’s theme is “Unity.” All welcome, light refreshments. (more…)
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…)
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…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Front Row: Lily Brigham, Lily Potter Elsie Mae Brigham, Aisley Davidson, Alice Potter. Back row, from left: Natalie Fernandez, Mrs. Russell (Youth Chair), Maeve Purcell, Natalie Mamisashvili, Juliana Medina, Ryan Sanwald, Johanna Kaasik, William Marshall. Missing from photo are Saddie Green Clark and Regina Weisenberg.
It’s a small gesture, but one that can bring a huge lift to the spirits of homebound residents. Each year, in advance of Valentine’s Day, young members of the junior garden club get together after school to create floral arrangements for recipients of the Meals on Wheels program. (more…)
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SHELTER ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
Shelter Island takes care of its own. These Island groups represent all age groups and address a range of community programs and services, supported largely by volunteer efforts and donations. In addition, each of the Island’s churches provides outreach programs. During this season, please consider helping out or lending a hand — and let us know if we have inadvertently omitted any group.