Students learned about the female spies of World War II at Havens Barn in late November.
On Wednesday, November 28, Shelter Island School’s 11th grade English and social studies classes visited the Shelter Island Historical Society to hear an intriguing lecture by Pat DelGiorno, called “Female British Spies of WWII.” They were accompanied by their teachers, Ms. Colligan, Mr. Miedema, Ms. Treharne and Mr. Brennan.
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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.
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A recent painting Ms. Shatken created by pouring watercolors.
Two Island artists, June Shatken and Katherine Hammond, will open their studios to the public on Saturday, December 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. They invite art lovers to visit their studios where their art will be on exhibit and for sale.
Ms. Kiaer will discuss family genealogy 101 at the next Friday Night Dialogues.
“But everyone has a story,” Karen Kiaer shot back when asked if all family histories are as fascinating as her own.
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The Island is bustling with holiday events this year.
A weekly round-up of activities and events on Shelter Island.