Island Calendar

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Activities and events on Shelter Island.

What’s coming up Around the Island.

EVERY WEEK
50+ drop-in basketball: Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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., St. Mary’s.

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

Art/Rich Poetry Roundtable: Tuesdays, 4 p.m., library.

Artist’s Way: A spiritual path to higher creativity with June Shatken. Wednesdays, 4:30, library.

Caregiver class: Tuesdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Senior Activity Center. (631) 749-1059.

Crafting for kids: Saturdays, 11 a.m., Shelter Island Library. (631) 749-0042.

English as a Second Language: Thursdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Library. For adults, free, with Teri Piccozzi.

Essentrics: Low impact workout with Laury Dowd, Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.

Functional Fitness: With Maggie Davis. Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.

Kahootin’ Tuesday: For young adults, 3 p.m., Library. Quizzes, trivia, fun.

Knitting and crocheting club: Mondays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Senior Activity Center. (631) 749-1059.

Knitting club: Thursdays, 4:30 p.m., library.

Lego challenges: For kids, Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m., Library. (631) 749-0042

Mahjongg club: Monday at 10:00 a.m., library lower level. Instruction available. Stephanie Zinger (631) 749-8805.

Open gym: For grades 6 through 12, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m., sign in by 8. School. (631) 749-0309.

Pickle ball: At the American Legion Hall, Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m.

PiYo: Pilates/yoga based exercise with Julia 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.

Senior Ma jongg: Fridays and Mondays, 1:30 to 5 p.m., 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.
Watercolor class: With June Shatken. Thursdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Senior Activity Center. Call (631) 749-1059 for details.

Yoga: Gentle flow with Dawn Hedberg. Thursdays, 5 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.

Yoga: Hatha flow with Lila Piccozzi. Saturdays, 11 a.m.-noon. 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.

Youth Yoga: For ages 6 to 12 with Kelci McIntosh. Thursdays, 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.

Zumba: With Susan Binder and Melanie Matz. Mondays, 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 a.m. and Saturdays at 9:15 a.m. American Legion/Youth Center. $5/class.

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

EVENTS
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
Community supper: St. Mary’s Friday Night Grub offers a community supper for all from 6 to 7 p.m. at the church. Free to all but donations accepted. For details call (631) 749-0770.

Friday Night Dialogues: Virginia Gerardi speaks about Burning Man at the Library at 7 p.m. The annual gathering draws nearly 70,000 people to a week in the desert for a celebration of inclusiveness, self-expression and self-reliance. (631) 749-0042.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23
Tax help: At the Library by appointment from 11:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. For incomes under $55,000 in 2018. Staff from the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island will scan documents to their secure online system and assist in completing intake forms. An offsite preparer will call within three days to complete your return over the phone. Bring your social security card (or Medicare card, social security letter or benefit statement). Details: Jocelyn Ozolins at 749-0042, ext. 108.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24
Choir concert: The Shelter Island Presbyterian Church welcomes the Juniata College Concert Choir from Huntingdon, Pennsylvania at 1 p.m. The popular choir has toured throughout the U.S. and abroad and will perform a cappella music from several cultures and traditions. Free, donations appreciated. Details: (631)749-0805.

MONDAY, MARCH 25
Book club: Discuss “The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra” by Vaseem Khan at the Library at 5 p.m. (631) 749-0042.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27
Tai chi: With certified instructor Denise Gillies for all levels at the Library at 5:30 p.m. $7 per class. Register: (631) 749-0042.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29
Community supper: St. Mary’s Friday Night Grub offers a community supper for all from 6 to 7 p.m. at the church. Free to all but donations accepted. For details call (631) 749-0770.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30
Defensive driving: A DMV-approved class for drivers of all ages with instructor John Wallace of the Amaden Gay Agency at the Library from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fee: $45, payable on day of the class. Register: (631) 749-0042. Bring lunch or snacks.

Shakespeare: A Shakespeare in the community discussion at the Library at 12:30 p.m. Writer Becky Cole leads the discussion on “Timon of Athens.” New members welcome. Pick up copies of the play at the Circulation Desk. (631) 749-0042.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3
Tai chi: With certified instructor Denise Gillies for all levels at the Library at 5:30 p.m. $7 per class. Register: (631) 749-0042.

TUESDAY, APRIL 9
Driving safety: An AARP Driver Safety Class will take place at the Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fee: AARP members, $20; non members $25. Register: (631) 749-1059.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10
Tai chi: With certified instructor Denise Gillies for all levels at the Library at 5:30 p.m. $7 per class. Register: (631) 749-0042.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13
Music fun: The Perlman Music Program offers music and fun at the Shelter Island Library at 11 a.m. PMP alumna violinist Alice Ivy-Pemberton invites all ages to learn about classical music through playful songs and stories. Afterwards, young audience members can enjoy an “instrument petting zoo.”

Hay Beach Spring Meeting: At St. Mary’s Hall from 2 to 4 p.m. Guest speaker will be Gordon Gooding, chair of the Community Land Preservation Fund, speaking on its goals, acquisition process, water quality, a list of the current properties and their locations and future plans. All residents of Hay Beach are welcome.

Folk concerts: Sylvester Manor presents traditional folk band Les Poules a Colin in the Manor House music room for two shows at 6 and 8 p.m. The band sings in both French and English honoring traditional folk music while taking it somewhere new. Admission: $30 in advance; $35 at the door. sylvestermanor.org.

Concert: Shelter Island Friends of Music presents pianist Peter Dugan, guest host of National Public Radio, “From the Top.” At Shelter Island Presbyterian Church at 8 p.m. Free. peterduganpiano.com, shelterislandfriendsofmusic.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14
PMP recital: The Perlman Music Program offers its Stires-Stark Alumni Recital Series at 2:30 p.m. with Alice Ivy-Pemberton on violin with pianist Jun Cho at the Clark Arts Center. Admission: $25; free for 18 and under. Details: (212)877-5045, [email protected]

PMP concert: The Perlman Music Program offers a Works in Progress Concert at 7:30 p.m. at the PMP campus. Students of The Perlman Music Program’s Summer Music School present varied programs of classical masterworks. Free, open to the public. perlmanmusicprogram.org.

MEETINGS
(At Town Hall unless otherwise noted)

March 25: Board of Fire Commissioners meeting, Center Firehouse, 7:30 p.m.

April 13: Dering Harbor Board, Village Hall, 9 a.m.

April 16: Taylor’s Island Preservation and Management Committee Meeting, 9 a.m.

April 22: Board of Fire Commissioners meeting, Center Firehouse, 7:30 p.m.

May 13: Shelter Island Library board meeting, at library, 7 p.m.

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