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Marie Eiffel’s Market will be offering endive reset pastries as an alternative to flowers on Mother’s Day.
Lots of Island restaurants and shops will be open in time for Mother’s Day. Here’s a selection of special features being planned to honor Mom on her day. Restaurant reservations are advisable.
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Eggcited kids hunted for 1,428 eggs on Easter Sunday.
The annual Easter egg hunt returned to the Island on Easter Sunday at 1 p.m. sharp after getting rained out Saturday. The Shelter Island Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary welcomed kids up to age 8 to hunt for eggs at Fireman’s Field, located on the corner of Cartwright and Burns roads.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Kids had tons of fun at last year’s egg hunt.
What’s hoppening for Easter on Shelter Island
There are a few options for holiday meals on the Island.
If you’re thinking about a holiday meal at a restaurant on Shelter Island, better get your reservations in quickly for the few places that will be serving on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
Otherwise, you face having to go off-Island.
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO
Mr. and Mrs. Claus lit up the night on Wednesday.
Temperatures hovered in the 20s on Wednesday night when Islanders huddled together at Police Headquarters for the annual lighting of the Town Christmas Tree. Thanks to a steady program of music and the spirit of joy for the season, no one seemed concerned about the cool air.