06/15/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, JUNE 15

Ferry writers, join in writing exercises with supportive group. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Chamber music master class, with Roger Tapping. 7 p.m., Clark Arts Center at the Perlman Music Program Free. (212) 877-5045. (more…)

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06/12/17 10:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Thurgood Marshall, then solicitor general, was the first African-American appointed to the United States Supreme Court.

China tested its first hydrogen bomb.

Following the Six Day War, Egypt blockaded the Suez Canal and it remained closed until June 1975, trapping 14 cargo ships for eight years.

In Loving v. Virginia, the Supreme Court declared bans on interracial marriage throughout the United States were unconstitutional.

Mariner 5 was launched from Cape Canaveral to Venus and it sent back information that the planet was very hot and the atmosphere much more dense than had been expected.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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06/08/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, JUNE 8

Mashomack Book-in-the-Woods, a half mile walk and story as you go. “Crab Moon” by Ruth Horowitz on view in June. Mashomack Preserve.

Paint Night, to benefit the Shelter Island class of 2018. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Center firehouse (rear entrance). $30 high school students, $40 for adults includes appetizers, soft drinks and all painting supplies. No experience necessary. Reserve at [email protected] or call (631) 749-0302 extension 133. (more…)

06/03/17 3:00pm
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AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

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