07/21/16 3:00pm

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If you’re interested in nature and animals, come observe the skulls of a variety of animals and learn about the important function teeth serve for different species at Mashomack Preserve.

The latest installation of Young Naturalists, entitled “What If You Had Animal Teeth?”, will take place on Friday, July 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, or 1 to 2:30 p.m. The program also includes a craft and fun game, and is appropriate for ages 4 and up. (more…)

07/21/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | The legendary Freddy Cole performs as part of JazzFest at the Dory.

COURTESY PHOTO | The legendary Freddy Cole performs as part of JazzFest at the Dory.

THIRD ANNUAL JAZZFEST

The third annual Shelter Island JazzFest kicks off on Saturday, July 23, with Joe Lauro and the HooDoo Loungers performing a 6 p.m. concert in the gazebo at Volunteer Park on Bridge Street. Admission is by donation and benefits the Shelter Island Ambulance Foundation. Bluesman Jake Lear follows the Loungers with a performance on the Dory deck at 9:30 p.m. (more…)

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COURTESY PHOTO | Meet the pigs at Sylvester Manor on July 16.

COURTESY PHOTO | Meet the pigs at Sylvester Manor on July 16.

This week

EXPLORE THE FARM

This month, Sylvester Manor is offering Saturday morning farm programs in the Windmill Field that are free and open to the public.

During CSA pickup hours, 9 to 11 a.m., visitors can meet the pigs on July 16; join in an herb walk on July 23, and on July 30, stop in for a quick pickle demo and worksongs. Little ones can enjoy story time at the farm stand, in collaboration with the Shelter Island Library from 10 to 10:30 a.m. For more information call (631) 749-0626. (more…)