03/29/18 10:00am
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COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

Art history course, by Otis College of Art and Design sponsored by the library. Learn about the role of the French avant-garde in modern approaches to art in the 19th century. Four week program with video presentations and on-line reading. Final session, 5:15 p.m. in the lower level community room. Free, but registration required. Call (631) 749-0042 to register. (more…)

03/08/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 8

Tai Chi classes, for senior citizens. 11 a.m. to noon, Senior Center. Classes meet Thursdays through April 26. Free. Register by calling the Senior Center at (631) 749-1059 or the instructor at (631) 853-6472.

“Equal Means Equal,” a screening of a documentary about women’s rights and the Equal Rights Amendment. 7 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

03/04/18 11:00am
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STOCK IMAGE

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? I didn’t until Laurie Fanelli told me.

And it could be some other kind of month as well. Just like February was National Heart Month along with being Black History Month.

But I’ll concentrate on nutrition for the time being.   (more…)

01/26/18 3:00pm
STOCK PHOTO | Tai Chi originated in China as a martial art, but it is now a popular physical activity for senior citizens around the world.

STOCK PHOTO  Tai Chi originated in China as a martial art, but it is now a popular physical activity for senior citizens around the world.

Tai Chi classes are coming to the Senior Activity Center in March. Classes will meet twice weekly for one hour and will go on for eight weeks.

Senior Center Director Laurie Fanelli tells me that classes are going to be taught by a certified instructor from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, free of charge. (more…)