BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Michael Matz, left, and Dave Klenawicus were full steam ahead at the Shelter Island Youth Center on December 8. The boys were there for an afternoon of seasonal fun that included watching the popular holiday movie “The Polar Express” with cocoa and cookies.
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO
Mr. and Mrs. Claus lit up the night on Wednesday.
Temperatures hovered in the 20s on Wednesday night when Islanders huddled together at Police Headquarters for the annual lighting of the Town Christmas Tree. Thanks to a steady program of music and the spirit of joy for the season, no one seemed concerned about the cool air.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Island is bustling with holiday events this year.
A weekly round-up of activities and events on Shelter Island.
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.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Ecumenical breakfast, for senior citizens. 10 a.m. Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. $5. Reserve at (631) 749-1059. If possible, bring a food item or monetary donation for the food pantry.
Banana piano, use the library’s Makey-Makey kit to build a banana keyboard. 3 p.m., library. (more…)