THURSDAY, MARCH 1
Book in the Woods, “Mud” by Mary Lyn Ray and Lauren Stringer. Take half-mile walk and read a story as you go. Through March. Mashomack Preserve.
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. Thursdays in March at 5:15 p.m. in the lower level Community Room. Free, but registration required. Call (631) 749-0042 to register.
FRIDAY, MARCH 2
Lenten dinners, a supper program hosted by St. Mary’s Church on Fridays during Lent. Based on “Listen: Prayer in a Noisy World,” a book by Rueben P. Job. Light meal served at 6 p.m. with discussion to follow. A 40-day guidebook accompanies the program. Call the church office to reserve or for details, (631) 749-0770.
Friday Night Dialogues, Peter Waldner presents his film “Behind Curtains,” a documentary about the making of the 2017 Shelter Island School musical. 7 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.
SATURDAY, MARCH 3
18th annual Cheryl Hannabury Memorial “Celebration of Life,” community cocktail party, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Ram’s Head Inn. Live music, open bar, light fare, a 50/50 raffle, Chinese and silent auctions. Benefits the Island Gift of Life Foundation. Tickets $50 at islandgiftoflife.org or at the door.
TUESDAY, MARCH 6
Watercolor classes, for senior citizens, 9:30 a.m., Senior Activity Center. Meets Tuesdays through March 27. Register at (631) 749-1059.
Tai Chi classes, for senior citizens. 11 a.m. to noon, Senior Activity Center. Meets Tuesdays through April 24. Free. Register at (631) 749-1059 or (631) 853-6472.
Monthly meeting, Shelter Island Women’s Community Club. Noon, Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. Guest speaker Tom Damiani offers a presentation on birds. Bring lunch. Coffee and dessert served. Monetary or non-perishable food donation for the Food Pantry appreciated.
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. Shelter Island Library. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
Arts and crafts, for grades K through 5 with Bethany Ortmann. Fridays, 2:30 to 4 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $10 per session. Meets Thursdays. (631) 749-0309.
Lenten dinners, St. Mary’s Church is hosting a supper program on Fridays during Lent called “Listen: Prayer in a Noisy World,” based on a book by Rueben P. Job. Light meal served at 6 p.m. with discussion to follow. A 40-day guidebook accompanies the program. Call the church office to reserve or for details, (631) 749-0770.
Friday Night Dialogues, learn about the efforts of the Altantic Marine Conservation Society to protect marine mammals and sea turtles. 7 p.m., library. Call for details (631) 749-0042.
SATURDAY, MARCH 10
Flower pot wind chimes, adult craft project with Casey Fehn. 11 a.m., library. $5 fee for supplies. Class limited to 12 people. Register at library circulation desk.
Mashomack volunteers, monthly service day. Projects vary from invasive plant removal to trail work. 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Preserve. Call (631) 749-4219.
Coffee and coloring, for adults. Color away your stress! 1 p.m., library.
Alumni recital, Perlman Music Program’s Stires-Stark series presents alum violinist Jinjoo Cho in performance at the Clark Arts Center, followed by a meet-the-artist reception. Tickets are $25; free for those 18 and under. Call (212) 877-5045 or email [email protected] for more information.
SUNDAY, MARCH 11
Juniata College Concert Choir, presents its fifth annual performance at Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. 1 p.m. Free, but donations appreciated.
Works in Progress, Perlman Music Program students present a free concert of classical masterworks. 3 p.m., Clark Arts Center. Virtuoso Society members may reserve seats, but for all others seating is first-come, first-served. For more information, call (212) 877-5045 or email [email protected]
(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted)
March 1: WQIPAB meeting, 6 p.m.
March 2: Town Board, meeting, 4:30 p.m.
March 3: Village of Dering Harbor, Board of Trustees, 10 a.m., Village Hall
March 6: Capital Planning Grants Committee, 8:30 a.m.
March 6: Town Board, work session, 1 p.m.
March 7: Deer & Tick Committee meeting, 10 a.m.
Adult coed drop-in basketball, Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., school gym. No charge.
Adult coed drop-in soccer, Tuesdays, 8:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.
Adult coed drop-in volleyball, Wednesdays, 7 to 9 p.m., school gym. No charge.
After school fun, on full session school days only, 2:45 to 5 p.m. Students walk with Recreation aide to Youth Center for supervised play time. $10 per child/day.
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 Tybaert, Tuesdays with Michelle Beckwith, 6 p.m. For legionnaires, auxiliary members and boosters. (631) 749-1180.
Art Barnett Poetry Roundtable, Tuesdays, 4 p.m., library.
Basketball, for ages 50+, Sundays noon to 2 p.m., Shelter Island School gym. Free.
English as a New Language, Thursdays, 4 p.m., library. For adults. Free.
Family story time, Mondays, 11:15 a.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Call for dates.
Functional Fitness, with Maggie Davis. Tuesdays at 8:15 a.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.
Kids yoga, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Call for dates.
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. (sign in by 8). School. (631) 749-0309.
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, Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $3.25 (discount passes available). (631) 749-0309.
Senior Mah-jongg, Fridays and Mondays, 1:30 to 5 p.m., Senior Activity Center. (631) 749-1059.
Senior Tai Chi, Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 24, 11 a.m. to noon, Senior Activity Center. (631) 749-1059
Senior yoga, Fridays and Mondays, 10 a.m., Senior Activity Center. (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, 11:15 a.m., library. (631) 749-0042. Call for dates.
Yoga, with Dawn Hedberg. Thursdays, 5 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.
Yoga, with Lila Piccozzi. Fridays, 5:30 p.m. All levels. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.
Yoga story time, for children. One Saturday per month, 11 a.m., library. Call (631) 749-0042 for dates.
Zumba, with Susan Binder, and Melanie Matz. Saturdays, 9:15 to 10:15 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.
Zumba Kids, for ages 7 to 11 with Susan Binder. Thursdays, 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.