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. (more…)
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Ecumenical breakfast, for senior citizens. 10 a.m. Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. $5. Reserve at (631) 749-1059. If possible, bring a food item or monetary donation for the food pantry.
Banana piano, use the library’s Makey-Makey kit to build a banana keyboard. 3 p.m., library. (more…)
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Ban the phones
To the Editor:
I am a retired teacher who taught at the Shelter Island School from 1976 until 2015.
There have been many changes at the school over the years that have reflected the times. When I started working at the school, all the doors were open for students, staff, parents and visitors, but several years ago the doors were locked, and a secured entrance was established to protect the children. This was inconvenient yet needed. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Last year’s race, with ducks racing (well, almost) on the surface of Chase Creek, being cheered on toward the finish line.
Have fun with a bit of healthy competition in support of the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce at the Sixth Annual Duck Race, Sunday, August 20 at Volunteer Park on Bridge Street. (more…)