Yvonne Purcell. (Eleanor P. Labrozzi photo)
The Shelter Island Historical Society welcomes Yvonne Purcell as its new education/program coordinator.
Yvonne was born and raised on Shelter Island, graduated from the Shelter Island School and has a degree in Recreational Management from Vermont College in Montpelier, Vermont. She started her program coordinating career working for the Shelter Island Recreational Department. As assistant director of the Rec Department she was responsible for planning, implementing and supervising programs for all ages. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Karl Schwarz, Gregory Morgan and David A. Barnes are the New Moon Blues Band.
NEW MOON BLUES BAND
Sylvester Manor Educational Farm proudly presents New Moon Blues Band in concert at the Manor House Music Room on Saturday, May 12 with shows at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Featuring Karl Schwarz, Gregory Morgan and David A. Barnes, the New Moon Blues Band is built around the sounds of traditional acoustic blues and spiritual tunes.
This performance is the third in Sylvester Manor’s 2018 concert series and the second of two shows this spring in the Manor House Music Room. Tickets are $25. Visit sylvestermanor.org or call (631) 749-0626 for tickets and information.
THURSDAY, MAY 10
Mother’s Day craft, kids design a picture frame for someone special. 2:30 p.m. library. (631) 749-0042 (more…)
Edward O. Payne III, 77, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 7, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Hospice. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LaBROZZI PHOTO | Havens Barn at the Shelter Island Historical Society.
There’s just something about a barn. Whether dressed up for a wedding, or down for a good old fashioned country dance, barns by their very nature, convey a sense of warmth, welcome and nostalgia.
That’s certainly true of Havens Barn where, come this Saturday, members of the Shelter Island Historical Society will gather for the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby. (more…)