On Friday, July 13 it’s the canine’s time to shine under the library tent during a doggie costume social at 11 a.m.
LIBRARY TENT ACTIVITIES
On Thursday, July 12 several activities are offered under the tent at the Shelter Island Library. Yoga under the tent is at 10:30 a.m. Get ready to stretch, pose and bend with instructor Leith. Then there’s lawn games and ice pops at noon. Get outside and play some lawn games while enjoying refreshing ice pops. Astronomy for everyone takes place at 7 p.m. with Kevin Manning. Examine the workings of the universe during this inspiring presentation.
Then on Friday, July 13, it’s the canine’s time to shine under the library tent during a doggie costume social at 11 a.m. A prize will be awarded for best costume.
At 3 p.m., art lovers can attend a collage and modern pop art workshop. Experience the arts with Michael Albert while getting creative in this hands-on workshop to design a piece of art. (more…)
50+ drop-in basketball, Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., school gym. No charge.
Adult coed drop-in basketball, Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., school gym. No charge.
Adult coed drop-in soccer, Tuesdays, 8:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.
Adult coed drop-in volleyball, Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.
Twins Gail Staal and Tal Schwartz will share their practice of energy healing at the next Friday Night Dialogues on July 20.
An evening of hands-on healing and insights into stress management tools and techniques will be the subject of the Shelter Island Library’s July 20 Friday Night Dialogues starting at 7 p.m.
Shelter Island’s own twin healers Gail Staal and Tal Schwartz will illuminate their personal and professional explorations into the holistic practices of energy healing and the creative arts therapies.
JADE ECKARDT PHOTOS
These ocean-themed sculptures, now hanging in the children’s section of the Library, were created by Peter Waldner, an award-winning Reporter cartoonist and accomplished mixed-media artist.
Wallace Stevens wrote that “Death is the mother of all beauty.”
A century later, in the basement of the Shelter Island Library, Virginia Walker, the new leader of the Art/Rich Poetry Roundtable, quoted the line when describing the ephemerality and complexity of human life that, for thousands of years, poets have been tasked with capturing. (more…)