02/15/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Violinist Sean Lee.

COURTESY PHOTO | Violinist Sean Lee.

The first concert of the 41st season of the Shelter Island Friends of Music heralds the return of distinguished violinist Sean Lee. A widely praised and honored member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Mr. Lee has performed on the Island as a member of the Perlman Music Program faculty, and has studied with both Ruggiero Ricci and Itzhak Perlman. (more…)

02/15/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Out to Lunch Bunch, monthly Recreation Department-sponsored lunch trip for adults ages 60 plus to the Corner Bar in Sag Harbor. Meet at American Legion/Youth Center at 11:30 a.m. for transportation by van. $6 for residents, $7 for non-residents, plus the cost of self-selected lunch. Register at (631) 749-0309.

Chinese New Year, craft and snacks for school-age children. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Celebrity Chef, Michelle Beckwith prepares antipasto, Ceasar salad, chicken saltimbocca over spinach, Parmesan rice and panna cotta with berries. 6 p.m. Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Reserve at (631) 749-0805.  (more…)

02/08/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS Guests enjoyed a three-course meal of balsamic-braised short ribs with basil gremolata, polenta and roasted vegetables created by chef Susan Binder at the Celebrity Chef dinner in the Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall on January 27. From left, helpers Ellen Gove, Lindsey Gallagher, German exchange student Vincent Stuck, and his host Cass Egan of Mercy High School, Emma Gallagher, Abby Kotula, chef Susan Binder and Reverend Stephen Fearing.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The January 27  Celebrity Chef dinner featured the talents of Susan Binder and was held in the Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall. Shown from left, helpers Ellen Gove, Lindsey Gallagher, German exchange student Vincent Stuck, and his host Cass Egan of Mercy High School, Emma Gallagher, Abby Kotula, chef Susan Binder and Reverend Stephen Fearing. The next Celebrity Chef dinner is coming up on Thursday, February 15 with guest chef Michelle Beckwith. Reserve early!

NEXT CELEBRITY CHEF

The next Celebrity Chef dinner at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church will feature guest chef Michelle Beckwith. The dinner will be Thursday, February 15 at 6 p.m. and the menu will include antipasto, Caesar salad, chicken saltimbocca over spinach, Parmesan rice and panna cotta with berries. Reserve by calling (631) 749-0805. (more…)

02/01/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Architectural rendering of the Shelter Island Historical Society's Havens House with new archives building.

COURTESY PHOTO | Architectural rendering of the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House Museum with new History Center attached.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY UPDATE

The Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House Museum is currently closed for repairs and upgrades, including HVAC and climate control installation. As part of the continued construction of the new Shelter Island History Center addition, the climate control measures will ensure the proper care and preservation of the museum collection. (more…)

01/19/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island Friends of Music presented Brasilian guitar duo João Luiz and Douglas Lora on October 8, 2017.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island Friends of Music presented Brasilian guitar duo João Luiz and Douglas Lora on October 8, 2017.

The Shelter Island Friends of Music joyously celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2017 and honored its audiences by re-engaging five favorite performers from the past few seasons. The audience responded with four sold-out concerts and one nearly full-house, all held in the remarkably intimate ambiance of the Presbyterian Church sanctuary. (more…)