COURTESY PHOTO | This week, Mashomack Preserve welcomes fall with a Saturday beach cleanup event followed on Wednesday by an after school autumn outing for children.
BEACH CLEANUP DAY
You can make a difference! Join in the annual international coastal cleanup effort which clears and categorizes the various marine debris found on local beaches. On Saturday, September 16 from 9 to 11 a.m., Mashomack Preserve hosts “Beach Clean Up Day.” Come help prevent sea turtles, seals and birds from being injured by trash while beautifying the coastline. All ages welcome. Community service hours available for students. Visit [email protected] or call (631) 749-4219 for information. (more…)
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
Duct tape crafting, for school-age children. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.
Book club, discusses “The Second Mrs. Hockaday” by Susan Rivers. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.
“Twenty Years in a Changing China,” a conversation with author Lisa See and OneSky founding board member Peter Lighte. 6 p.m., library. Special event; registration required. (631) 749-0042.
Bowling, season begins. Men and women invited to join. 7 p.m., American Legion Hall lanes. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE MANOR
Bringing dynamic arts programming to Shelter Island is a vital part of the mission at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm and since 2009, “Shakespeare at the Manor” has been a cornerstone in the Manor’s commitment to encourage deeper connections to culture and place. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | A painting of lilies by Olive Reich.
OLIVE REICH’S WORK ON VIEW
The artwork of Island artist Olive Reich will be featured in an exhibition at Griffing and Collins Real Estate in Shelter Island Heights. She is known for her beautiful watercolors of flowers and sailboats and both will be on display in the show, which opens with a reception on Saturday, June 10 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Pictured above, a watercolor painting of peonies by Ms. Reich. (more…)
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | The 2017 Lions Club Citizens of the Year, Al and Tippi Bevans at the Reporter’s office.
2017 CITIZENSHIP AWARD
Each year, the Shelter Island Lions Club bestows its Citizenship Award on an individual (or two) who embodies the spirit of volunteerism in the community. This year’s recipients are Tippi and Al Bevan who run the Shelter Island Food Pantry and deliver food to homebound Islanders through the Meals on Wheels program. Members of the Lions Club will present the award to the Bevans at a dinner on Thursday, May 25 at The Pridwin. Tickets are $45 and are available at the library. (more…)