07/13/17 2:00pm
LINDSAY MORRIS PHOTO  |  Chris Pickerell

LINDSAY MORRIS PHOTO | Chris Pickerell, a marine biologist, offers ‘Backyard Archaeology’ at the Shelter Island Historical Society on July 15.

This week

ARCHAEOLOGY BEGINS AT HOME 

Chris Pickerell is a marine biologist and director of the marine program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County.

He normally writes and lectures about science, but also enjoys discussing and writing about the things he collects whenever given the chance. On Saturday, July 15 from 4 to 6 p.m., Mr. Pickerell will present “Backyard Archaeology: Piecing Together Local History One Fragment At A Time” in the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn.  (more…)

07/13/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, JULY 13

Tent Week: Kids yoga, 10:15 a.m., under the library tent. Bring your own mat if possible. (631) 749-0042.

Tent Week: Lawn games and Italian ices, 2 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

06/30/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | 1907 ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’ by Klimt

COURTESY PHOTO | 1907 ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’ by Klimt

RECOVERING LOOTED NAZI ART

Raymond Dowd, an attorney specializing in recovery of art looted by the Nazis, will be the next guest speaker at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues program on June 30. Mr. Dowd’s talk begins at 7 p.m. and he will share details about how looted art bankrolled the Nazi war machine and about legal efforts to return art to the rightful owners, despite opposition from some of the world’s most prominent museums and art collectors.   (more…)

06/21/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Fireworks light up the summer summer sky on Jul 8y.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Fireworks will light up the summer summer sky on July 8. Sunset Beach Hotel will host an Endless Summer cocktail party on June 23 to raise money for the fireworks show.

ENDLESS SUMMER COCKTAIL

Sunset Beach Hotel will host an Endless Summer cocktail party on Friday, June 23 in support of the 60th annual Shelter Island Fireworks.

The party runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and includes an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, music and raffles. Tickets are $75 in advance at shelterislandfireworks.com or $100 at the door. The annual fireworks show is 100 percent donor supported.  (more…)