04/26/12 7:22am

EVERY WEEK…

Alcoholics Anonymous, beginners’ meeting. Fridays, Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. Open discussion at St. Mary’s, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 

Al-Anon, Saturdays, 10 a.m., lower level, St. Mary’s.

Duplicate bridge group, Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 749-0835.

Exercise classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:15 a.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m. American Legion Hall, $5 per class. Bring water and a mat. Call Maggie, 664-1476.

Karate classes, Recreation Department, Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m. (5- to 8-year-olds), 5 to 6 p.m. (8 years to adult). $30 month. Legion Hall.

Knitting Club, Library upper level, Thursdays, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Mah-Jongg Club, Library upper level, Tuesdays, 4 to 7 p.m.

Poker Table, Thursdays, 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center, 749-1059.

Scrabble Club, Temporarily suspended due to library lower level renovation.

Senior Mah-Jongg, Monday & Friday, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Sr. Activity Center, SCAC, 749-1059.

Senior bowling, American Legion Hall, Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. $2 per game.

Story and a Craft, Saturday mornings, 10:30 a.m., Shelter Island Library.

Youth Center, after school programs, Tuesday through Thursday; open Friday and Saturday nights, 7 to 10 p.m., Legion Hall; open gym on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.

EVENTS

SATURDAY, APRIL 28

Birding for Beginners, Mashomack Preserve, 8 a.m. Free for Nature Conservancy members, $5 for non-members. Call 749-1001 to sign  up.

Working Garden Workshop, Sylvester Manor, “Preparing the Spring Garden,” 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Call 749-0626 for more information.

TUESDAY, MAY 1

Women’s Community Club, Gazebo Gallery Trunk Show, Presbyterian Church, 12 noon.

THURSDAY, MAY 3

National Day of  Prayer, Youth Center, Legion Hall, 7 p.m.

FRIDAY, MAY 4

Warbler Wave Walks, Mashomack Preserve, 7 to 9 a.m. Free for Nature Conservancy members, $5 for non-members. Call 749-1001 to sign up for the walk.

MEETINGS

(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted.)

April 27: Town Board meeting, 4:30 p.m.

May 1: Town Board work session, 1 p.m.

04/18/12 7:57pm

EVERY WEEK…

Alcoholics Anonymous, beginners’ meeting. Fridays, Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. Open discussion at St. Mary’s, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 

Al-Anon, Saturdays, 10 a.m., lower level, St. Mary’s.

Duplicate bridge group, Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 749-0835.

Exercise classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:15 a.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m. American Legion Hall, $5 per class. Bring water and a mat. Call Maggie, 664-1476.

Karate classes, Recreation Department, Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m. (5- to 8-year-olds), 5 to 6 p.m. (8 years to adult). $30 month. Legion Hall.

Knitting Club, Library upper level, Thursdays, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Mah-Jongg Club, Library upper level, Tuesdays, 4 to 7 p.m.

Poker Table, Thursdays, 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center, 749-1059.

Scrabble Club, Temporarily suspended due to library lower level renovation.

Senior Mah-Jongg, Monday & Friday, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Sr. Activity Center, SCAC, 749-1059.

Senior bowling, American Legion Hall, Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. $2 per game.

Story and a Craft, Saturday mornings, 10:30 a.m., Shelter Island Library.

Youth Center, after school programs, Tuesday through Thursday; open Friday and Saturday nights, 7 to 10 p.m., Legion Hall; open gym on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m..

EVENTS.

SATURDAY, APRIL 21

Learn Italian, Recreation Department, Shelter Island School, 9 a.m. Free. Classes for beginners will continue for seven weeks. Call 749-1661.

Spring clean-up, Community Land Preservation Board (2 % Committee), Crab Creek Preserve. Meet at Brander Parkway entrance, 9 a.m. Bring loppers, shears, gloves, etc.

Earth Day, Mashomack Preserve and Sylvester Manor, “One Earth” with musician John Porcino, scavenger hunt. Mashomack Visitor Center, 1 to 3 p.m.

SUNDAY, APRIL 22

Annual Earth Day Clean-Up, Dan’s Carting & Recycling, volunteers meet at Shelter Island School, 9 a.m. Route maps, orange vests, gloves and trash bags provided. 749-3075.

Earth Day, Sylvester Manor and Mashomack Preserve, “Picnic for the Planet” and talk by Sara Gordon, Sylvester Manor’s Windmill Field, 1 to 3 p.m. 749-0626.

MONDAY, APRIL 23

Legion meeting, Mitchell Post 281, American Legion Hall, 7 p.m.

TUESDAY, APRIL 24

Movies @ the Library, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” Center firehouse, 7 p.m. Free.

MEETINGS

(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted.)

April 21: Village of Dering Harbor Trustees meeting, Village Hall, 10 a.m.

April 23: Shelter Island Fire District meeting, main firehouse, 7:30 p.m.

April 24: Town Board work session, 1 p.m.

April 24: Planning Board, 7 p.m.

April 25: Zoning Board of Appeals hearing, 7:30 p.m.

April 27: Town Board meeting, 4:30 p.m.

03/14/12 6:46pm

 EVERY WEEK…

Alcoholics Anonymous, beginners’ meeting. Fridays, Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. Open discussion at St. Mary’s, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 

Al-Anon, Saturdays, 10 a.m., lower level, St. Mary’s.

Duplicate bridge group, Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 749-0835.

Exercise classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:15 a.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m. American Legion Hall, $5 per class. Bring water and a mat. Call Maggie, 664-1476.

Karate classes, Recreation Department, Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m. (5- to 8-year-olds), 5 to 6 p.m. (8 years to adult). $30 month. Legion Hall.

Knitting Club, Library upper level, Thursdays, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Mah-Jongg Club, Library upper level, Tuesdays, 4 to 7 p.m.

Poker Table, Thursdays, 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center, 749-1059.

Scrabble Club, Temporarily suspended due to library lower level renovation.

Senior Mah-Jongg, Monday & Friday, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Sr. Activity Center, SCAC, 749-1059.

Senior bowling, American Legion Hall, Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. $2 per game.

Story and a Craft, Saturday mornings, 10:30 a.m., Shelter Island Library.

Youth Center, after school programs, Tuesday through Thursday; open Friday and Saturday nights, 7 to 10 p.m., Legion Hall; open gym on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m..

EVENTS.

FRIDAY, MARCH 16

Free the Trees!, Mashomack Preserve, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. 749-1001.

SATURDAY,  MARCH 17

“Irish Voices,” poetry, prose and songs, the Barn at the Shelter Island Historical Society, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Light Irish fare. Tickets cost $20 at the door for adults, $10 for children under 16, or call 749-0025 to reserve seats.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, Mitchell Post 281 of the American Legion and Our Lady of the Isle parish, two seatings at 5 and 7 p.m. Traditional corned beef and cabbage menu. $15 per person. Call 749-1180 to reserve.

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

Juniata Choir, in concert at the Presbyterian Church, 1:30 p.m. Free.

MONDAY, MARCH 19

AARP Tax Aide Prep, individual tax assistance, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Call 749-0042 for an appointment. Continues every Monday through April 9.

American Legion, Mitchell Post 281 regular monthly meeting, Legion Hall, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

SISCA Meeting, wrapped gift auction followed by Zingo. Presbyterian Church, 12 noon. Cancelled.

Cinema 114, “The Quiet Man,” Senior Activity Center, 2:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

Nest Box Project orientation, Visitor Center, Mashomack Preserve, 5:30 p.m. Call 749-1001 to attend.

MEETINGS

(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted.)

March 16: Town Board meeting, 4:30 p.m.

March 17: Trustees’ meeting, Village of Dering Harbor; Public Hearing on local law. Village Hall, 10 a.m.

March 19: Community Land Preservation, 8:30 a.m.

March 19: Conservation Advisory Committee, 7:30 p.m.

March 20: Town Board work session, 1 p.m.

March 21: Deer & Tick Committee, 10 a.m.

March 21: Zoning Board of Appeals work session, 7:30 p.m.

02/29/12 6:55pm

 EVERY WEEK…

Alcoholics Anonymous, beginners’ meeting. Fridays, Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. Open discussion at St. Mary’s, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 

Al-Anon, Saturdays, 10 a.m., St. Mary’s.

Duplicate bridge group, Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 749-0835.

Exercise classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:15 a.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m. American Legion Hall, $5 per class. Bring water and a mat. Call Maggie, 664-1476.

Karate classes, Recreation Department, Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m. (5- to 8-year-olds), 5 to 6 p.m. (8 years to adult). $30 month. Legion Hall.

Knitting Club, Library upper level, Thursdays, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Mah-Jongg Club, Library upper level, Tuesdays, 4 to 7 p.m.

Poker Table, Thursdays, 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center, 749-1059.

Scrabble Club, Temporarily suspended due to library lower level renovation.

Senior Mah-Jongg, Monday & Friday, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Sr. Activity Center, SCAC, 749-1059.

Senior bowling, American Legion Hall, Tuesdays,1:30 p.m. $2 per game.

Story and a Craft, Saturday mornings, 10:30 a.m., Shelter Island Library.

Youth Center, after school programs, Tuesday through Thursday; open Friday and Saturday nights, 7 to 10 p.m., Legion Hall; open gym on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m..

EVENTS.

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

Free the Trees!, Mashomack Preserve, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. 749-1001.

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

“Celebration of Life,” Cheryl Hannabury Memorial Cocktail Party and live auction, Ram’s Head Inn, 6 to 9 p.m. $35, tickets available at the door.

SUNDAY, MARCH 4

“Celebrating Schubert: A Winter Journey,” Linda Betjeman (piano) and Mel Mendelssohn (baritone), Presbyterian Church, 3 p.m. Donations welcome.

MONDAY, MARCH 5

Home Care Course, sponsored by SCAC, Senior Activity Center, 7 to 9 p.m. One-week course continues through Friday, March  9. Free. To register, call 749-1059.

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

Shelter Island Library re-opens, 10 a.m.

Women’s Community Club luncheon, Fellowship Hall, Presbyterian Church. 12 noon. Speaker: Jim Colligan, “Animal Photography.”

Introduction to making silver jewelry, Recreation Department three-week program, Youth Center. $120, including materials (PMC) and use of tools. 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7

Cinema 114, “Finian’s Rainbow,” Senior Activity Center, 2:30 p.m.

Introduction to Kendo, Recreation Department eight-week program, Youth Center, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Instruction is free; $40 is the cost of the bamboo sword. Call Garth Griffin at 749-0978 after 4:15 p.m. to register.

Community Folk Jam, Sylvester Manor. A weekly jam open to everyone. Wednesdays at 7:45 p.m. Free. Contact Brian Dolphin, 646-408-7151.

THURSDAY, MARCH 8

Pampered Chef fundraiser, to benefit Shelter Island School senior class, school Home and Careers Room, 7 p.m. RSVP to Mark Palios 749-0302, extension 405, before March 5.

MEETINGS

(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted.)

March 5: Waterways Management Advisory Council, 7 p.m.

March 6: Town Board work session, 1 p.m.

02/22/12 7:22pm

 EVERY WEEK…

Alcoholics Anonymous, beginners’ meeting. Fridays, Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. Open discussion, St. Mary’s, Monday – Friday, 7 a.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 

Al-Anon, Saturdays, 10 a.m., St. Mary’s.

Duplicate bridge group, Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 749-0835.

Exercise classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:15 a.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m. American Legion Hall, $5 per class. Bring water and a mat. Call Maggie, 664-1476.

Karate classes, Recreation Department, Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m. (5- to 8-year-olds), 5 to 6 p.m. (8 years to adult). $30 month. Legion Hall.

Knitting Club, Library, Thursdays, 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Mah-Jongg Club, Library upper level, Tuesdays, 4 to 7 p.m.

Poker Table, Thursdays, 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center, 749-1059.

Scrabble Club, Temporarily suspended due to library lower level renovation.

Senior Mah-Jongg, Monday & Friday, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Sr. Activity Center, SCAC, 749-1059.

Senior bowling, American Legion Hall, Tuesdays,1:30 p.m. $2 per game.

Story and a Craft, Saturday mornings, 10:30 a.m., Shelter Island Library.

Youth Center, after school programs, Tuesday through Thursday; open Friday and Saturday nights, 7 to 10 p.m., Legion Hall; open gym on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m..

EVENTS.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Free the Trees!, Mashomack Preserve, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. 749-1001.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

“A Lightness of Being,” a retreat for women led by Betty Hill Crowson, Presbyterian Church, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 749-0805 to pre-register. $65 includes coffee, snacks and lunch.

Wildlife Refuge Tour, a walk through the woodlands and fields of the Katherine Ordway Wildlife Refuge, 1 to 4 p.m. Pre-register with Mashomack Preserve at 749-1001. Free for Nature Conservancy members, $5 for non-members. (Raindate, Sunday, February 26 at 9 a.m.)

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

AARP Tax Aide Prep, individual tax assistance, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Call 749-0042 for an appointment. Continues every Monday through April 9. Free.

Shelter Island Library closes, 1 p.m., for construction. Re-opens March 6.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Movies @ the Library, “McCabe and Mrs. Miller,” Center firehouse, 7 p.m. Free.

MEETINGS

(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted.)

February 24: Town Board meeting, 4:30 p.m.

February 27: Community Land Preservation, 8:30 a.m.

February 27: Shelter Island Fire District, Main firehouse, 7:30 p.m.

February 27: Conservation Advisory Council, 7:30 p.m.

February 28: Town Board work session, 1 p.m.

February 28: Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m.

February 29: Zoning Board hearing, 7:30 p.m.

February 29: Shelter Island School budget session, school library, 6:30 p.m.