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Weekly Calendar: November 2 — November 12, 2017





Halloween Candy Buy Back, at Dr. Kestler’s dentist office. Donate unopened candy in exchange for Halloween favors, toothbrush, coupons and more. All candy will be donated to U.S. troops. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 51A North Ferry Road. (631) 749-0539.

Senior Smarts Program, presents “Environmental Health.” 10:30 a.m. to noon, Senior Activity Center. (631) 749-1059.

Ferry Writers, hone your writing skills with a supportive group. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.


Anime club, fans unite to watch and discuss favorite shows. 2:30 p.m., library.

Friday Night Dialogues, Helene Stapinski discusses her book “Murder in Matera: A True Story of Passion, Family and Forgiveness in Southern Italy.” 7 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.


Winter bloom, forcing amaryllis bulbs by Beverly McCafferty. 11 a.m., library. $5 materials fee. Call (631) 749-0042 for reservations.

Shakespeare in Community, a discussion of “Macbeth.” Facilitated by Becky Cole. 1 p.m., library. New members welcome. (631) 749-0042.

Full moon walk, guided hike in Mashomack Preserve along the normally off-limits Major’s Harbor shoreline and forest. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Bring flashlights. Register at (631) 749-4219.


Seasonal decorating, in library youth services room. Put creative skills to work. 3 p.m.

Annual Election Eve Ham Dinner, in St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall. Seatings at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. $25 adults, $10 children. Reserve at (631) 749-0770 or call Janet Jernick at (631) 749-0143.


Election Day, polls open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Shelter Island School.

Highlighter creations, see how black lights and highlighters create amazing effects. 3 p.m., library community room.

92nd annual Election Day Luncheon, clam chowder, hot dogs, home-baked goodies, hand-crafted gift and boutique items. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by the United Presbyterian Women.


Senior trip, to visit the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton. Leaves the Senior Center at 8:45 a.m. (631) 749-1059.

Celebrity Chef, Sebastian Bliss (formerly of “Planet Bliss”) prepares a three-course fall menu. 6 p.m., Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Event is sold out. (631) 749-0805.


Cell phones for soldiers, in honor of Veterans Day drop off used cell phones at FIT Center for program that recycles them and provides pre-paid calling cards for soldiers. Open 6 a.m. to noon and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Veterans Day bus trip, to Long Island Aquarium for grades K-8. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Shelter Island Youth Center. Bring a bag lunch. $30 ($33 non-residents). (631) 749-0309.

WiiU Super Smash, battle your friends in favorite games. 2:30 p.m., library.

Book bingo, be a winner in a favorite game with a surprise twist! 3 p.m., library.

Friday Night Dialogues, Jenifer Maxson presents “Writing Wrongs,” her one-woman show. 7 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.


Library closed, in honor of Veterans Day.

Stires-Stark Alumni Recital, by violinist Max Tan with pianist Cameron Richardson-Eames. 5 p.m., Perlman Music Program’s Clark Arts Center. Tickets $25 (free for ages 18 and under). Call (212) 877-5045 or visit perlmanmusicprogram.org to purchase.


“Family, Music and Fun!,” classical music, snacks and acivities hosted by Perlman Music Program alumni Max Tan and Bethany Hargreaves. 11:30 a.m. Clark Arts Center. Free and open to all. Visit perlmanmusicprogram.org.

Works in Progress concert, students and alumni perform classical masterworks. 2:30 p.m. Perlman Music Program Clark Arts Center. Free and open to all. Reserve at [email protected].

Historic crimes, award winning author and historian Kerriann Flanagan Brosky talks about and signs copies of her book “Historic Crimes of Long Island: Misdeeds of the 1600s to the 1950s.” 3 to 5 p.m. Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens barn. Learn more at shelterislandhistoricalsociety.org.


(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted)

November 2: Water Quality Improvement Advisory Board, 6 p.m.

November 4: Village of Dering Harbor, Village Board, Village Hall, 10 a.m.

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

November 7: Election Day

November 8: Town Board, work session & budget hearing, 1 p.m.

November 8: Town ZBA, work session, 7:30 p.m.


Adult coed drop-in basketball, Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Shelter Island School gym.

After school arts and crafts, for grades K-5. One Friday per month, 3 to 4:30 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $10. (631) 749-0309. Call for dates.

After school fun zone, for grades K-6. Mondays through Wednesdays, 2:45 to 5 p.m. Children accompanied by a recreational aid from school to the American Legion/Youth Center. $10. (631) 749-0309.

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.

Alignment & Base Exercise, Wednesdays with Callie Atkins, 5:30 p.m., Recreation Department, Legion Hall, $5.

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.

English as a New Language, Thursdays, 4 p.m., library. For adults. Free.

Essentrics with Laury, low-impact exercise. Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m., American Legion/Youth Center. $5.

Family story time, Mondays, 11:15 a.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Call for dates.

Functional Fitness, with Maggie Davis. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:15 a.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.

Gatehouse at Sylvester Manor, Fridays 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Mah-jongg club, Mondays, 10 a.m., library lower level. Instruction available. Stephanie Zinger (631) 749-8805.

Metropolitan Opera Live at Guild Hall, tickets available at library circulation desk, $15. Call (631) 749-0042 for dates.

Open gym, for students in grades 6 through 12, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m., Shelter Island School. (631) 749-0309.

Pickle Ball, for all ages and levels, Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon. American Legion/Youth Center. Free.

PiYo, Pilates/yoga based exercise with Julie Romanchuk-Weisenberg. Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 6 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5. (516) 659-9155.

Poker table, Thursdays, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Senior Activity Center. (631) 749-1059.

Preschooler and parent drop-in gym, Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  American Legion/Youth Center. $3.25. (631) 749-0309.

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. Call (631) 749-0042 for dates.

Shelter Island All-Faith Youth Group, grades 8 to 12. Wednesdays 6 to 7:30 p.m., Camp Quinipet’s welcome center.

Silver Circle Social Club, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Senior Activity Center. Call (631) 749-1059 for details.

Snack Attack, young adults bring after school snacks and play games or make crafts. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Story and a craft, Saturdays, 11 a.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Call for dates.

Sylvester Manor Farm CSA, a la carte pickups, through November while supplies last. Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. $25. To reserve email [email protected].

Teen Yoga, for ages 13 and up. Thursdays, 4 to 5 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5. (631) 749-0309.

Yoga, with Kelci McIntosh. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. All levels. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.

Yoga story time, for children. One Saturday per month, 11 a.m. Call (631) 749-0042 for dates.

Youth Yoga, for ages 7 to 12. Thursdays, 2:45 to 3:45 p.m.  American Legion/Youth Center. $5. (631) 749-0309.

Zumba, with Susan Binder, and Melanie Matz. Thursdays, 5:15 p.m., Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. and Mondays, 5:30 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.

Zumba Gold, with Susan Binder. Fridays, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.