THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15
Out to Lunch Bunch, monthly Recreation Department-sponsored lunch trip for adults ages 60 plus to the Corner Bar in Sag Harbor. Meet at American Legion/Youth Center at 11:30 a.m. for transportation by van. $6 for residents, $7 for non-residents, plus the cost of self-selected lunch. Register at (631) 749-0309.
Chinese New Year, craft and snacks for school-age children. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.
Celebrity Chef, Michelle Beckwith prepares antipasto, Ceasar salad, chicken saltimbocca over spinach, Parmesan rice and panna cotta with berries. 6 p.m. Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Reserve at (631) 749-0805. (more…)
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The January 27 Celebrity Chef dinner featured the talents of Susan Binder and was held in the Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall. Shown from left, helpers Ellen Gove, Lindsey Gallagher, German exchange student Vincent Stuck, and his host Cass Egan of Mercy High School, Emma Gallagher, Abby Kotula, chef Susan Binder and Reverend Stephen Fearing. The next Celebrity Chef dinner is coming up on Thursday, February 15 with guest chef Michelle Beckwith. Reserve early!
NEXT CELEBRITY CHEF
The next Celebrity Chef dinner at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church will feature guest chef Michelle Beckwith. The dinner will be Thursday, February 15 at 6 p.m. and the menu will include antipasto, Caesar salad, chicken saltimbocca over spinach, Parmesan rice and panna cotta with berries. Reserve by calling (631) 749-0805. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island Presbyterian Church as seen in a postcard, circa 1910.
The Shelter Island Presbyterian Church has long stood as a testament to community involvement. The Food Pantry, 12-step programs, an early childhood education center — these are just a small sampling of the many organizations that use the church as a home base in order to serve the diverse needs of Islanders.
This tradition of service has been a hallmark of the congregation for a long time — a very long time indeed. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The Monkees’ “Daydream Believer” topped the charts in the United States.
Dr. Christian Bernard performed the first successful heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa.
Dr. Benjamin Spock and poet Allen Ginsberg were arrested in New York City during a protest against the Vietnam war.
Actor Nestor Carbonell, perhaps best known to audiences today for his role in the recent A&E series “Bates Motel,” was born to Cuban parents in New York City.
Musician Otis Redding was killed in a plane crash in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of 26, but four months after his death, his “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay” was released and reached the top of the pop charts in the United States.
And on Shelter Island . . .
COURTESY PHOTO Joe Napolitano, at the center
Joseph “Joe Nap” Napolitano died at home on Shelter Island on October 24, 2017 surrounded by his family and close relations. (more…)