COURTESY PHOTO | On January 22, 2018 members of Kamala Lopez’s group ‘Equal Means Equal’ dressed in period costumes and recreated the women’s suffrage parade of March 3, 1913, complete with suffragette and Shelter Island summer resident Inez Milholland (portrayed by feminist artist Natalie White) on a white horse flanked by handmaids, including Ms. Lopez on the left. On Thursday, March 8, Ms. Lopez’s film ‘Equal Means Equal’ will be screened at the Shelter Island Library by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island.
EQUAL MEANS EQUAL
In honor of Women’s History Month, on Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m., the Shelter Island Library will present “Equal Means Equal,” a documentary that offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. (more…)
THURSDAY, MARCH 8
Tai Chi classes, for senior citizens. 11 a.m. to noon, Senior Center. Classes meet Thursdays through April 26. Free. Register by calling the Senior Center at (631) 749-1059 or the instructor at (631) 853-6472.
“Equal Means Equal,” a screening of a documentary about women’s rights and the Equal Rights Amendment. 7 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island. (631) 749-0042. (more…)
THURSDAY, MARCH 1
Book in the Woods, “Mud” by Mary Lyn Ray and Lauren Stringer. Take half-mile walk and read a story as you go. Through March. Mashomack Preserve.
Art history course, by Otis College of Art and Design sponsored by the library. Learn about the role of the French avant-garde in modern approaches to art in the 19th century. Four-week program with video presentations and on-line reading. Thursdays in March at 5:15 p.m. in the lower level Community Room. Free, but registration required. Call (631) 749-0042 to register. (more…)
THURSDAY, MARCH 16
Ferry Writers, 5 p.m., library. Advance registration requested. Email Jocelyn Ozolins at [email protected] or call (631) 749-0042 to register.
FRIDAY, MARCH 17
Make a rainbow jar, a children’s workshop to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, at the American Legion Hall. Seatings at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Corned beef and cabbage prepared by Fred Ogar. $20. Benefits the Shelter Island Food Pantry. Co-sponsored by Our Lady of the Isle Parish. Reserve at (631) 749-1180. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Pianist and mandolin player Neil Pearlman and Celtic fiddler Katie McNally.
Musically speaking, this will be an active weekend on Shelter Island with the Presbyterian Church slated to host not one, not two, but three very different concerts in the days ahead.
First up on Friday, March 17 is a good dose of folk music with fiddler Katie McNally and pianist Neil Pearlman who play traditional tunes from Scotland and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church and is presented by Sylvester Manor Educational Farm. (more…)