04/26/18 2:00pm
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BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO  |  Guests in the derby attire at the 2016 Kentucky Derby Party hosted by the Shelter Island Historical Society.

AND THEY’RE OFF!

The Shelter Island Historical Society’s annual Kentucky Derby Party at the Havens Barn is Saturday, May 5. The Derby party is a thank you event for Historical Society members. Annual membership begins at $50. To join the SIHS, visit shelterislandhistorical.org or call (631) 749-0025. (more…)

02/15/18 2:00pm
“Negative Space,” a stop-motion animated short will be screened at Bay Street Theater . It’s about a father and son bonding over the shared ritual of packing for his frequent business trips.

COURTESY PHOTO  |  “Negative Space,” a stop-motion animated short, will be screened at Bay Street Theater on February 24 (See “Across the Moat” section). The film will be screened in partnership with the Hamptons International Film Festival and is about a father and son bonding over the shared ritual of packing for his frequent business trips.

FEBRUARY’S CELEBRITY CHEF

The next Celebrity Chef dinner at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church will feature Michelle Beckwith. The dinner will be held Thursday, February 15 at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall and the menu will include antipasto, Ceasar salad, chicken saltimbocca over spinach, parmesan rice and panna cotta with berries. To reserve, call the church office at (631) 749-0805. (more…)

11/16/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Ecumenical breakfast, for senior citizens. 10 a.m. Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. $5. Reserve at (631) 749-1059. If possible, bring a food item or monetary donation for the food pantry.

Banana piano, use the library’s Makey-Makey kit to build a banana keyboard. 3 p.m., library. (more…)

10/26/17 2:00pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Sylvester Manor

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Sylvester Manor Educational Farm hosts “Mysteries of the Manor” on October 28.

MYSTERIES AT THE MANOR

On Saturday, October 28 from noon to 3 p.m., Sylvester Manor Educational Farm hosts “Mysteries of the Manor,” an afternoon of frightful family fun with ghoulish games, creepy crafts, a freaky photobooth, face painting and farm animals. Costumes are encouraged and fefreshments will be for sale. Admission is $5, free for ages 10 and under. Visit sylvestermanor.org for details. (more…)

10/19/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker in Disney’s ‘Hocus Pocus.’

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Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker in Disney’s ‘Hocus Pocus.’

Come one, come all! The Shelter Island Educational Foundation invites kids and adults to a “Fall Carnival and Outdoor Movie” on Friday, October 20 at the home of Jimbo and Mary Theinert, 54 North Menantic Road.

The fun starts at 4:30 p.m. and kids are invited to paint pumpkins, make a popcorn treat, get their faces painted, play games and try for prizes. There will also be a raffle. The movie, Disney’s “Hocus Pocus,” begins at 6:30 p.m. Rated PG, the film portrays the adventures of two teenagers who explore an abandoned house and find a surprise. (more…)