12/02/16 2:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jennifer Maxson

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jennifer Corwin Maxson

As her 70th birthday approaches, Jenifer Corwin Maxson’s new performance is her attempt to make sense out of the past seven decades, viewed through the lens of being one of the early Baby Boomers. It’s also about confronting the specter of “official old age” from someone who was taught not to trust anyone over 30. (more…)

12/02/16 10:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | East End Hospice tree lighting at the library is December 3 this year.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | The East End Hospice tree lighting at the Shelter Island Library is December 3 this year.

Each year at the start of the holiday season, East End Hospice holds its Tree of Lights celebration in communities throughout the area. These events are occasions that honor the memory of friends and family members with special tributes, spoken remembrances and music.

“This is a lovely ceremony,” said Hospice CEO Priscilla Ruffin, “one that allows us to make the memories of our loved ones part of this beautiful season.” (more…)

12/01/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

 

EVENTS

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

Make a snowball wreath, to decorate the children’s room at the library. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Shelter Island Book Club, discussion on “Remarkable Creatures” by Tracy Chevalier, 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

11/23/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Thanksgiving community potluck dinner, 2 p.m., fellowship hall of Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Bring a dish to share. Turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie provided. Call Dana or Emily at (631) 7498-5092 for details. Call ahead to arrange rides or for a meal to be delivered to a homebound resident. (more…)

11/17/16 2:00pm
Jim Pond (American, active ca. 1960). Family in convertible somewhere in Texas, 1968. © Kodak. Used with permission.

Jim Pond (American, active ca. 1960). ‘Family in convertible somewhere in Texas, 1968.’  This image is one of 36 Kodak Colorama photographs on view at the Southampton Arts Center through December 31, 2016. © Kodak. Used with permission.

This week:

GRANTS AWARDED

The Shelter Island Educational Foundation will host its Grants Award Celebration on Sunday, November 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on the lower level of Shelter Island Library. Grant recipients will talk about their educational adventures and how their lives have been impacted. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend and learn how the foundation is making a difference in the lives of Island youth. (more…)