04/20/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Daffodil days are here again. The annual Shelter Island Daffodil Show is Saturday, April 22.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Daffodil days are here again. The annual Shelter Island Daffodil Show is Saturday, April 22 at Camp Quinipet.

DAFFODIL TIME IS HERE!

The Garden Club of Shelter Island will be celebrating over 20 years of Daffodil Shows this year with its event on Saturday, April 22 at Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center from 2 to 5 p.m. The show was founded by the late Alice Fiske, who was the first Lady of Sylvester Manor. It will be adjudicated by nine American Daffodil Society judges from around the country who will be spending the weekend on Shelter Island.  (more…)

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01/24/17 2:00pm
Hannah Dinkel

Hannah Dinkel

Hannah Steuart Dinkel, wife of the late Frederick Dinkel, mother of Hally Dinkel and Sarah Grisé (Steven) and grandmother to Reid Grisé, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on January 22, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. (more…)

11/23/16 12:00pm
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION

TAKE A DIP FOR THE LIBRARY

The seventh annual Turkey Plunge has arrived! Sponsored by the Friends of the Shelter Island Library, the plunge is Saturday, November 26 at 11 a.m. at Crescent Beach. (more…)

07/15/16 4:30pm
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…)

07/15/16 3:00pm

 

COURTESY PHOTO | Garden Club of Shelter Island president Dianne Bowditch’s garden.

COURTESY PHOTO | Garden Club of Shelter Island president Dianne Bowditch’s garden.

Zantedeschia. Gypsophila. Hydrangea macrophylla.  

Confusing? Perhaps to a novice, but not to the seasoned members of the Garden Club of Shelter Island. These are just some of the names of the beautiful flowers that will be on display during the Garden Club’s annual Garden Show and House Tour. (more…)