The Island’s weekly calendar



Here’s what’s happening around the Island for the week of Thursday, April 10 through Friday, April 18.


Alcoholics Anonymous, beginners’ meeting. Fridays, Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. Open discussion at St. Mary’s, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 

Al-Anon, Saturdays, 10 a.m., library, St. Mary’s.

Art Barnett Poetry Roundtable, Tuesdays, 4 to 6 p.m., Shelter Island Library.

Clase de Ingles, English class for Spanish speaking adults, Thursdays, 6 to 7 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Free. 749-0042.

Duplicate bridge group, Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 749-0835.

Exercise classes, Recreation Department, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:15 a.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m., Youth Center, $5 per class. Bring water and a mat. Call Maggie, 664-1476.

Karate classes, Recreation Department, Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m. (5- to 8-year-olds), 5 to 6 p.m. (8 years to adult). $30 month. Legion Hall.

Knitting Club, Shelter Island Library upper level, Thursdays at 5 p.m. 749-0042.

Lego Club, Tuesdays, Shelter Island Library, 2:45 p.m.

Mah-Jongg Club, Library lower level, every Monday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Poker Table, Thursdays, 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center, 749-1059.

Pre-School Library Hour, Wednesdays, Shelter Island Library, 12:30 p.m. For ages 2 to 5 with parent or caregiver.

Scrabble Club, Thursdays, 3 p.m., library lower level.

Senior Mah-Jongg, Fridays and Mondays, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Senior Activity Center, SCAC, 749-1059.

Senior bowling, Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. Questions? Call “Captain Bob” Rescigno at 749-1931.

Senior yoga, Mondays & Fridays, 10 a.m., Senior Activity Center. Free on Mondays, $5 on Fridays. 749-1059.

Silver Circle Social Club (SCSC): A program for seniors, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Senior Activity Center. Dues, $10 per week, includes lunch and transportation. Call Program Director Lois Charls at 749-0276 to sign up.

Story and a Craft, Saturdays, Shelter Island Library, 11 a.m.

Tai Chi, Recreation Department, Fred Soroka, Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., School gym. $25 per month.

2Rs4Fun, Wednesdays, 2:45 p.m., Shelter Island Library.

Youth Center, open Tuesdays through Thursdays 2:30 to 5 p.m. and Friday and Saturdays nights 7 to 10 p.m.

Zumba, Recreation Department, Wednesdays (Callie Atkins), 5:30 p.m. Youth Center. $5 per class.



After School Movie, “Walking with Dinosaurs,” Shelter Island Library, 3 p.m. Rated PG. Free.

Catbird Band, acoustic rock, American Legion’s lower level, 7 to 9 p.m. Everyone welcome. Free. Repeats on April 18.


Beekeeping workshop, with Sarah Shepherd, Shelter Island Historical Society, 1 to 3:30 p.m.; 4 p.m. movie, “Queen of the Sun.” $5 per person. Call 749-0025 to reserve a spot.

Storybook Scavenger Hunt, Shelter Island Library, 2 p.m.


State of the Town Luncheon, League of Women Voters, speaker is Supervisor Jim Dougherty, 12 noon to 3 p.m. Ram’s Head Inn. Tickets are $45 per person ($50 at the door). Contact Mary Dwyer at 749-1987 or [email protected] to make reservations. Checks to LWVSI, P.O. Box 396, Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965.


Wild & Wacky Wind Chimes, Shelter Island Library, 2 p.m.

Movies at the Library, “The King of Masks,” 7 p.m. Free.


Legion auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., American Legion Mitchell Post 281. Help with the BBS mailing.


Spring Break Book Bingo, Shelter Island Library, 2 p.m.

Library Book Club, meeting, 7 p.m. Author Jessica Soffer, “Tomorrow there will be Apricots,” will join in the discussion. Everyone welcome; Refreshments.


Catbird Band, acoustic rock, American Legion’s lower level, 7 to 9 p.m. Everyone welcome. Free.


(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted.)

April 14: MS4 meeting, 3 p.m.

April 13: EMS meeting, 4:30 p.m.

April 14: Water Advisory Council, 7:30 p.m.

April 15: Town Board work session, 1 p.m.

April 16: Library Board of Trustees, Shelter Island Library, 7 p.m.

April 17: Town Board meeting, 4:30 p.m.

April 18: All town buildings closed

April 19: Village of Dering Harbor Board of Trustees, Village Hall, 10 a.m.

April 19: Village of Dering Harbor Public Hearing on 2014-15 budget, 10 a.m.

April 19: Village of Dering Harbor ARB Public hearing, 10:30 a.m.