03/23/17 2:00pm
Peter Waldner's poster of the cast of 'Curtains' which will be presented by the Shelter Island School Drama Club March 30 to April 2.

Peter Waldner’s poster of the cast of ‘Curtains’ which will be presented by the Shelter Island School Drama Club March 30 to April 2.

LET’S PUT ON A MUSICAL! 

It’s time, once again, for the Shelter Island School Drama Club’s annual musical. This year it’s “Curtains,” a comedic whodunit with a book by Rupert Holmes, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander.

The storyline of “Curtains” follows members of a 1950s theater company as they try to stage a campy musical western  while a murderer is roaming loose among them. A detective, who just happens to be a secret thespian, enters to solve the murders — but he can’t help himself from directing the musical and falling hopelessly in love with one of the company’s actresses. (more…)

03/19/17 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Tom Clavin

COURTESY PHOTO | Author Tom Clavin tells how gunfighters tamed the West. At the library, March 31.

Dodge City, Kansas in the 1870’s was known as the most violent and turbulent town in the American West. On Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m., New York Times bestselling author Tom Clavin will appear at the Shelter Island Library to discuss and sign copies of his newest book “Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West.” (more…)

03/16/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO  |  A collection of arrowheads.

COURTESY PHOTO | A collection of arrowheads.

NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS 

On Saturday, March 18 at 4 p.m., Shelter Island Historical Society offers a Native American artifacts presentation in Havens Barn. This presentation was rescheduled from March 11 due to snow. (more…)

03/16/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 16

Ferry Writers, 5 p.m., library. Advance registration requested. Email Jocelyn Ozolins at [email protected] or call (631) 749-0042 to register.

FRIDAY, MARCH 17

Make a rainbow jar, a children’s workshop to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, at the American Legion Hall. Seatings at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Corned beef and cabbage prepared by Fred Ogar. $20. Benefits the Shelter Island Food Pantry. Co-sponsored by Our Lady of the Isle Parish. Reserve at (631) 749-1180. (more…)