10/04/19 2:00pm

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A seed saving workshop takes place at the manor farmstead on Saturday.

Autumn is here and it’s time to save seeds for next season. Home gardeners can learn the process on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 11 a.m. at the Sylvester Manor Farm stand. It is a joint effort between the manor and the Shelter Island Seed Library. 

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09/29/19 11:00am

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The 20th Annual Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk returns in support of breast health on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The race is held in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and supports the North Fork Breast Health Coalition, the Coalition for Women’s Breast Health at Southampton Hospital and Lucia’s Angels. All proceeds go directly to patient care via these local breast health organizations. 

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09/27/19 4:30pm

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“Happy Gram,” the film that explores the relationship between breast cancer and dense breast tissue, will be distributed via Amazon Prime beginning Sept. 27 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. (more…)

09/26/19 4:30pm

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The Tom & Lisa Band has a busy fall schedule with gigs on the Island and across the South Fork.

The Tom & Lisa Band have some concerts coming up, both on and off the Island. The Island-based band has a busy fall schedule of various performances on the Island and throughout the South Fork — including a well-known festival in Sag Harbor.

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09/25/19 4:45pm

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The library is celebrating Banned Books Week.

Unless you’re reading “Fahrenheit 451,” the days of book burning — and banning — seem to be a thing of the past. But today, with books still being challenged and banned from schools and stores, Banned Books Week is celebrating the freedom to read nationwide and at the Shelter Island Library. Spanning from Sept. 22 to 28, the theme of this year’s event proclaims “Censorship Leaves Us in the Dark,” urging everyone to “Keep the Light On.”

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