03/16/17 10:00am




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


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…)

03/09/17 4:30pm


COURTESY PHOTO | Storyteller and singer Jim Hawkins with his bodhrán.

COURTESY PHOTO | Storyteller and singer Jim Hawkins with his bodhrán.

When March rolls around, lovers of all things Irish start making plans for corned beef dinners and Celtic inspired cultural programs to satisfy their annual need for the green.

Fortunately for Islanders, there will be a bit of both coming up in the days ahead.

On Friday, March 11, Shelter Island Library welcomes Jim Hawkins and his “Stories and Songs From the Irish Tradition.” His presentations offer different themes in Irish history, culture and tradition. (more…)

03/09/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Katie McNally performs

COURTESY PHOTO | Katie McNally performs on March 17.


Sylvester Manor Educational Farm hosts a traditional music concert with Katie McNally and Neil Pearlman on Friday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.

The vibrant musical traditions of Scotland and Cape Breton take on new life in the hands of Ms. McNally, a fiddler, and pianist Neil Pearlman.  (more…)

03/08/17 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Library.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Library.

The Peconic Estuary Program, a partnership of local, state, and federal governments, citizens and environmental groups, businesses, and academic institutions, brings attention to the Peconic Estuary and its complicated and unique ecosystem and offers techniques to protect it. On Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m., Jenna Schwerzmann of the Peconic Estuary Program presents a lecture on the Homeowners’ Rewards Program as part of Friday Night Dialogues at Shelter Island Library.  (more…)