01/11/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Mile Twelve bluegrass band plays at Shelter Island School on January 13.

COURTESY PHOTO | Mile Twelve bluegrass band plays at Shelter Island School on January 13.

MUSIC MAKING BY MILE TWELVE 

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm kicks off its 2018 concert series with a performance by Mile Twelve, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 2017 Momentum Award-winning band. Happily hosting this annual post-holiday tradition will be Tom and Lisa and Friends. The concert is Saturday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shelter Island School Auditorium.  (more…)

01/11/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11

Art exhibit, works in colored pencil by Bernie Gillespie. Library gallery through January. (631) 749-0042.

Igloo fortresses, a workshop for kids. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Winter Reading Club, for kids of all ages. Runs through March 14. Sign up at the library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

11/30/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | St. Nicholas will make an appearance at St. Mary's Episcopal Church on December 2 as part of the annual St. Nicholas Fair.

COURTESY PHOTO | St. Nicholas will make an appearance at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on December 2 as part of the annual St. Nicholas Day Fair.

CELEBRATING ST. NICK

On Saturday, December 2, St. Nicholas comes to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. St. Nicholas was born in the 3rd century and was made a saint because of his generous works — especially for those in need. He also had a deep concern for sailors and ships. The St. Nicholas Day Fair runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and St. Nicholas will be there in person between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to give gifts and treats. (more…)

11/22/17 2:00pm
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Get ready to take the Turkey Plunge — this Saturday, Crescent Beach.

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Get ready to take the Turkey Plunge — it’s Saturday, November 25 at Crescent Beach.

TAKE THE PLUNGE!

A plunge into the frigid waters of the bay in support of the public library has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition here. The 8th annual Turkey Plunge is Saturday, November 25 at 11 a.m. sharp at Crescent Beach and costumes are highly encouraged.

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09/01/16 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Manor farm stand, open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., but no more Thursday hours after this week. Details at sylvestermanor.org.

Lego Club, choose a challenge to complete. Library, noon. (631) 749-0042.

“View From A Boat,” the artwork of Linda Puls on view throughout September. Library. Also on view, “Postcard Vacation Messages” from the Shelter Island Historical Society. (631) 749-0042. (more…)