08/02/18 10:00am
STOCK PHOTO St. Mary’s Lobster Bake Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 4, at 6 p.m.

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St. Mary’s Lobster Bake Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 4, at 6 p.m.

A weekly round-up of activities and events on Shelter Island.

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07/26/18 10:00am
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COURTESY PHOTO Students of the Perlman Music Program will perform August 3 at 7:30 p.m. under the tent on the Perlman campus

This week

AUTHOR READINGS

Finley’s Fiction is hosting book signings by authors and sisters Carrie Doyle and Liz Doyle Carey, who will be at the bookstore on Thursday, July 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. Carrie Doyle has a Hampton Murder Mystery series about an innkeeper who lives in East Hampton and has her fourth book in the series, “The Death in Bull Path,” coming out next week. Liz Doyle Carey has a Junior Lifeguards series geared towards ages 10 to 14 and will be celebrating her fifth and sixth books, “Mayday” and “Take a Stand.” (more…)

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07/21/17 4:30pm
Andrew Porzio started growing food in his backyard when he was a kid. He’s scaled up a bit.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Andrew Porzio started growing food in his backyard when he was a kid. He’s scaled up a bit.

When Andrew Porzio came to Sylvester Manor Educational Farm in the spring of 2016 as a farm apprentice, he’d already been growing food for a decade.

At 13, he walked into the backyard of his family’s home near Buffalo, picked a spot and started fencing it in with sticks. He was undeterred when his dad said his garden site was, “a little shady.” (more…)