If you’re interested in nature and animals, come observe the skulls of a variety of animals and learn about the important function teeth serve for different species at Mashomack Preserve.
The latest installation of Young Naturalists, entitled “What If You Had Animal Teeth?”, will take place on Friday, July 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, or 1 to 2:30 p.m. The program also includes a craft and fun game, and is appropriate for ages 4 and up. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The legendary Freddy Cole performs as part of JazzFest at the Dory.
THIRD ANNUAL JAZZFEST
The third annual Shelter Island JazzFest kicks off on Saturday, July 23, with Joe Lauro and the HooDoo Loungers performing a 6 p.m. concert in the gazebo at Volunteer Park on Bridge Street. Admission is by donation and benefits the Shelter Island Ambulance Foundation. Bluesman Jake Lear follows the Loungers with a performance on the Dory deck at 9:30 p.m. (more…)
North Fork culinary icon John Ross has been a professional chef since 1965. He was an early advocate of the farm to table movement at his Ross’ North Fork Restaurant in Southold, which he owned for 27 years. In fact, he didn’t have a freezer in his restaurant and ignored the trend toward convenience food. He baked his own bread from scratch and made all stuffed pastas in-house. (more…)
If you are looking to explore the Island and create unique memories this summer, the Shelter Island Library has just the family-friendly adventure for you. (more…)