Weekly Calendar: July 6 — July 16, 2017






Fundraising party, to benefit the Strongpoint Theinert Ranch for veterans in New Mexico. 5 p.m. on the lawn at South Ferry. Cocktails and canapes served. Ferry cruise aboard the M/V Lt. Joe Theinert follows with dinner and dancing from 7 to 9 p.m. Register at jjtmf.org or call (631) 835-6503.

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

Movies at the library, screening of “Woman in Gold,” the 2015 film by Simon Curtis. 7 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Open rehearsals, Perlman Music Program campus orchestra. 7 p.m. Free. perlmanmusicprogram.org.


“Young Naturalists: Weather or Not,” make your own weather instrument in a program for ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mashomack Preserve. Reserve at (631) 749-4219.

Meet the Perlman Music Program, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Shelter Island Historical Society Haven’s Barn Farmer’s Market. Instrument petting zoo for kids.

Tent Week, events all week long under a big tent on Bateman Road lot adjacent to the library [see page 25]. Runs through July 15. (631) 749-0042.

Open rehearsals, Perlman Music Program campus orchestra. 5 p.m. Works in progress concert follows at 7:30 p.m. Free. perlmanmusicprogram.org.

Tent Week: Suds and Song, Friends of the Library fundraiser. Music by Caroline Doctorow and the Steamrollers under the tent adjacent to the library. 6 p.m. $40 in advance, $45 at the door includes prosecco, local beer, brats, clams and more. (631) 749-0042.

Shelter Island Fireworks Eve Fundraiser, 6 to 11 p.m. at the Shipwreck at SALT. Live music by The Realm, raffles, food, cocktails, and more.


Blessing of the Pets, by Father Peter DeSanctis of Our Lady of the Isle Church. 11 a.m. in the park across from the church. Prizes and a pet parade. All are welcome.

Coffee and Coloring, adults enjoy refreshments while coloring away stress. 1 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Works in progress concert, 7 p.m., Perlman Music Program campus. Free. Stay for the fireworks. perlmanmusicprogram.org.

Family Fun: Full moon walk, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mashomack Preserve. Reserve at (631) 749-4219.

60th annual Shelter Island fireworks, 8:45 p.m. at Crescent Beach. Food trucks and “pop up” tents from Island eateries. Fireworks by Grucci at dusk. Raindate July 9.

Fireworks after-party, at The Tavern, 10 p.m. to midnight


Family concert, Perlman Music Program. 11:30 a.m. Classical music with skits, costumes and more. Free. perlmanmusicprogram.org.

“Women of the Manor” House Tours, noon to 3 p.m. Sylvester Manor Educational Farm. $25. (Self-guided tours 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $10). For information, sylvestermanor.org or (631) 749-0626.

Creekside Concert, Jim Hurst Trio performs outdoors at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm. Gates open 5 p.m. Music starts at 6 p.m. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. (631) 749-0626 or sylvestermanor.org.


Environmental education program, for children entering grades 3 to 7. Runs 9 a.m. to noon daily through July 14. Mashomack Preserve. $150. Reserve at (631) 749-4219.

Tent Week: The Write Stuff, author Matthew Quinn Martin moderates a panel of writers including Reed Farrel Coleman, Becky Cole, David Rich and Colby Marshall. 5 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042.


Basic beginners spreadsheet, a computer class for senior citizens. 10 a.m. to noon, Senior Center. Continues July 18, same time. Free. (631) 749-1059 to register.

Tent Week: Prestino magic show, for all ages. 1 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042.

Tent Week: Family drumming circle, Sarah and Sonami lead a session with all kinds of hand drums and percussion instruments. 5 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042.

Cookbook Club, discussion on your favorite summer dish. 6 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

CANCELLED – Ham dinner, 6 p.m., American Legion hall. $20. Reservations requested at (631) 749-1180.


Tent Week: Perlman Music Program, kids learn about classical music through songs, stories and an “instrument petting zoo.” 3 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042.

Tent Week: music and picnic, the pop-rock duo the Tumbleweeds perform. 6 p.m., under the library tent. Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket. (631) 749-0042.


Tent Week: Kids yoga, 10:15 a.m., under the library tent. Bring your own mat if possible. (631) 749-0042.

Tent Week: Lawn games and Italian ices, 2 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042.

Shelter Island Library Book Club, discussion on “84 Charing Cross Road” by Helene Hanff. 5 p.m., library. The film will be shown at 3 p.m. on July 17. (631) 749-0042.

Tent Week: Family movie, 8 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042.


Tent Week: Doggie costume social, bring your dressed up dog 11 a.m., library tent. Prize for best costume and homemade peanut butter doggie treats. (631) 749-0042.

Tent Week: Power of Food, chef and nutritionist Robert Dell’Amore demonstrates healthy and easy cooking and eating. 4:30 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042.


Tent Week: Tag sale, sponsored by Shelter Island Friends of the Library. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., under the library tent. Vendors can sign up for a table, $25, at the circulation desk. (631) 749-0042.

“Backyard Archaeology: Piecing Together Local History One Fragment At A Time,” a presentation by Chris Pickerell. 4 to 6 p.m., Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn. Light refreshments. $8. (631) 749-0025 or visit shelterislandhistorical.org.

Charity cocktail reception, hosted by the Shelter Island Friends of Fighting Chance. 6 to 8 p.m., home of Kirk Ressler, 14 Shore Road, Dering Harbor. Tickets $75. (631) 725-4646.


Round robin tennis tournament, 3 to 5 p.m. Shelter Island Heights.

Annual Porch Party, 5 to 7 p.m. at the home of Margaret and David Doyle. Sponsored by the Shelter Island Educational Foundation. For details, shelterislandedfoundation.org or email [email protected]

Nick’s night bugs, an outing in search of moth, beetles and other insects with amateur naturalist Nick Hamblet. 7:30 to 9 p.m., Mashomack Preserve. Reserve at (631) 749-4219.


(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted.)

July 6: Waterways Management Advisory Council, 6 p.m.

July 10: Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board, 8:30 a.m.

July 10: Conservation Advisory Council, 7:30 p.m.

July 11: Taylor’s Island Preservation and Management Committee, 9 a.m.

July 11: Town Board, work session, 1 p.m.

July 11: Planning Board, 7 p.m.

July 14: Town Board, meeting, 4:30 p.m.

July 15: Village of Dering Harbor, organizational meeting, village hall, 9 a.m.


Alcoholics Anonymous, Fridays, beginners meeting, 7:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church. Open discussion Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. St. Mary’s; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.

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

Alateen, for ages 11 to 18, Tuesdays, 3 p.m., Presbyterian Church, downstairs.

American Legion, Friday night dinners with Stephanie, 6 p.m. For legionnaires, auxiliary members and boosters. (631) 749-1180.

Art Barnett Poetry Roundtable, Tuesdays, 4 p.m., library.

Clase de Ingles, Thursdays, 4 p.m., English class for Spanish-speaking adults, library. Free.

“Country Heat,” with Julia Weisenberg. Dance cardio class set to pop country music. Fridays 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. and Mondays 6 to 6:45 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.

Essentrics with Laury, low-impact exercise. Thursdays, 8 to 9 a.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to noon, American Legion/Youth Center. Wednesdays, 5 p.m., library. Free.

Family storytime, Mondays, 11 a.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Call for dates.

Farm stand, Fridays, noon to 5 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sylvester Manor Educational Farm.

Farmers Market, Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Shelter Island Historical Society Haven’s Barn.

Fit Fusion, Wednesdays with Callie Atkins, 5 p.m., Recreation Department, Legion Hall, $5.

Golf ladies scramble, Fridays 8:45 a.m., Shelter Island Country Club. Open to the public. Non-members pay regular greens fee plus $7 for cart.

Golf men’s ad hoc Thursdays, 9:30 a.m., Shelter Island Country Club. Open to the public Non-members pay regular greens fee plus $7 for cart.

Junior golf, for ages 6 to 16. Hour long lessons Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Shelter Island Country Club. $140 for seven lessons. Scott Lechmanski (631) 495-3352.

Kids yoga, Thursdays, 10:15 a.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Call for dates.

Knitting Club, Thursdays, 5 p.m., library.

Mah-jongg Club, Mondays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., library lower level.

PiYo, Pilates/yoga based exercise, Tuesdays and Thursdays with Julie Romanchuk-Weisenberg, 6 to 7 p.m., Recreation Department, Legion Hall, $5 (10 class card $45). (516) 659-9155.

Poker Table, Thursdays, 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center. (631) 749-1059.

Senior mah-jongg, Fridays and Mondays, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Senior Activity Center, SCAC. (631) 749-1059.

Senior yoga, Fridays and Mondays, 10 a.m., Senior Activity Center, Fridays $5, Mondays free. (631) 749-1059.

Sensory exploration, young children play at multiple stations. Wednesdays, 11:15 a.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Call for dates.

Silver Circle Social Club, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Senior Activity Center. Call (631) 749-1059 for details.

Story and a craft, Fridays, 10:30 a.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Call for dates.

Story Thyme, Saturdays, 10 a.m. Sylvester Manor Farmstand, Manwaring Road in July and August. (631) 749-0626.

2Rs4Fun!, Wednesdays, 2:15 p.m., library.

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

Toddler story time, Mondays, 1 p.m., library. Call for dates: (631) 749-0042.

Total body toning, with Maggie Davis. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:15 a.m., Fiske Field basketball courts. $5/class. Maggie, (631) 664-1476. 

Youth Center, weekdays 3 to 6 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 6 to 10 p.m. Legion Hall, gym.

Zumba, with Susan Binder, Thursdays, 7 a.m., Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., and Tuesday, 7 a.m. Recreation Department, Youth Center. $5/class.