09/14/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

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…)

09/07/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Anime club, for young adults to watch and discuss favorite show. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Ferry writers, join in writing exercises with supportive group. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

08/24/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25

Journey of a Butterfly, 10:30 a.m. to noon or 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mashomack Preserve. Ages 4 and up. Register at (631) 749-1001.

Friday Fun, Anime club, young adults watch and discuss favorite shows. 2 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

08/17/17 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Last year’s race, with ducks racing (well, almost) on the surface of Chase Creek, being cheered on toward the finish line.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Last year’s race, with ducks racing (well, almost) on the surface of Chase Creek, being cheered on toward the finish line.

DUCK RACE
Have fun with a bit of healthy competition in support of the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce at the Sixth Annual Duck Race, Sunday, August 20 at Volunteer Park on Bridge Street. (more…)

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08/15/17 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Without baking powder, there would be no peach cobbler. Not a world I want to live in.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Without baking powder, there would be no peach cobbler. Not a world I want to live in.

In 1856 Eben Norton Horsford, the lord of Sylvester Manor, patented the first leavening to include calcium phosphate, and subsequently made a fortune marketing Rumford Baking Powder, a combination of chemicals that did for baking what the washing machine did for laundering. (more…)