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06/07/19 8:00am

Horsechestnut flowers.

Common Horsechestnut

Latin Name: Aesculus hippocastanum

Locations: A week ago common horsechestnut trees were in full bloom in various parts of the Island. Some stood out along Smith Street and a large specimen commanded attention in front of Havens House.


05/31/19 8:00am

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The Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop has its kickoff concert and reception tonight, Friday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m. featuring young artist participants presenting a musical soiree from the Age of Enlightenment, including works by Haydn and Mozart. It’s free.

At Clark Arts Center. Details: (212) 877-5045, [email protected] (more…)

05/29/19 2:00pm

Soprano Alejandra Sandoval will perform on Saturday, June 1.

For the third concert in the 2019 Concert Series, the Shelter Island Friends of Music presents Alejandra Sandoval with accompanist, Andrés Sarre, on Saturday, June 1, at 8 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.


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05/17/19 8:00am

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“The stars, planets, and moon assist in our primal need to make a connection. Man has long used the sky to assist him in this basic desire to find his way home.” — David Berson.

David Berson, captain of the Greenport-based electric launch the Glory, has written “Celestial Navigation: A Practical Guide to Knowing Where You Are.”

On May 17, at 7 p.m., Mr. Berson will discuss this centuries-old technique of celestial navigation — the art of using the sextant ­— at the Shelter Island Public Library. (more…)