05/24/18 2:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO  | Anu and John Kaasik are the LIons Club citizens of the year.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Anu and John Kaasik are the LIons Club Citizens of the Year.

CITIZENS OF THE YEAR

The Shelter Island Lions Club’s 2018 Citizens of the Year are husband and wife John and Anu Kaasik. For the last 12 years, the Kaasiks have organized, directed and produced the annual school play with a tireless dedication to Shelter Island’s youth. The couple will be honored with a dinner hosted by the Lions Club on Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. at The Pridwin Hotel. Tickets are $45 at the Shelter Island Library. (more…)

05/03/18 2:00pm
DONNAMARIE BARNES PHOTO | Sylvester Manor house.

DONNAMARIE BARNES PHOTO | Sylvester Manor house.

IT’S A PIZZA PARTY

Volunteers and members of Sylvester Manor Educational Farm are invited to a pizza truck appreciation lunch on Sunday, May 6 from noon to 2 p.m. Come enjoy lunch from the Rolling in Dough pizza truck and local libations including Wölffer wines outside the Manor House while learning about the season ahead. Spend time with fellow supporters and the Sylvester Manor staff. For more information or to become a member or volunteer, visit sylvestermanor.org. (more…)

04/19/18 2:00pm
DARIO ACOSTA PHOTO  |  Piano virtuoso Drew Petersen will perform on April 21 as part of the Shelter Island Friends of Music 2018 series.

DARIO ACOSTA PHOTO | Piano virtuoso Drew Petersen will perform on April 21 as part of the Shelter Island Friends of Music 2018 series.

ON PIANO, DREW PETERSEN

The Shelter Island Friends of Music Concert Series for 2018 is proud to present “A Season of Prizewinning Virtuosos” and a performance by piano virtuoso Drew Petersen. According to composer Lukas Foss, Mr. Petersen “… feels the music, he can make it come alive again, make you touched by it… That’s what is unusual. … He is not just a child prodigy but is a brilliant musician.”   (more…)

03/29/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO  |  It was a mad-dash for the stash at the 2016 Easter Egg hunt. This year's event is April 15.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | It was a mad-dash for the stash at the 2016 Easter Egg hunt. This year’s event is Saturday, March 31.

EASTER EGG HUNT

Shelter Island’s annual Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, March 31 at 1 p.m. sharp at Fireman’s Field at Cartwright and Burns roads.

The egg hunt is sponsored by the Shelter Island Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Kids ages 1 through 8 are invited to take part. Prizes will be awarded in several age categories. The raindate is Sunday, April 1. (more…)