02/07/19 10:00am

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Activities and events on Shelter 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.

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01/24/19 10:00am

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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.

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02/15/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Out to Lunch Bunch, monthly Recreation Department-sponsored lunch trip for adults ages 60 plus to the Corner Bar in Sag Harbor. Meet at American Legion/Youth Center at 11:30 a.m. for transportation by van. $6 for residents, $7 for non-residents, plus the cost of self-selected lunch. Register at (631) 749-0309.

Chinese New Year, craft and snacks for school-age children. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Celebrity Chef, Michelle Beckwith prepares antipasto, Ceasar salad, chicken saltimbocca over spinach, Parmesan rice and panna cotta with berries. 6 p.m. Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Reserve at (631) 749-0805.  (more…)

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02/19/15 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO The two-week celebration of the Chinese New Year  combines the gluttony of Christmas with the family dynamics of Thanksgiving, spiced with the fireworks of the Fourth of July.

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The two-week celebration of the Chinese New Year combines the gluttony of Christmas with the family dynamics of Thanksgiving, spiced with the fireworks of the Fourth of July.

Today, Thursday, February 19, is the first day of the Chinese New Year. The New Year is either the Year of the Ram, the Goat or the Sheep, depending on who you ask. This confusing situation is caused by the fact that it’s the “yang” year, a Mandarin word that means hoofed ruminant.

No one is calling it the year of the Hoofed Ruminant. I’m going with the Goat. (more…)

01/28/14 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY | Long noodles, red ingredients and tender sprouts make Sesame Noodles full of good luck for the New Year.

CHARITY ROBEY | Long noodles, red ingredients and tender sprouts make Sesame Noodles full of good luck for the New Year.

My mother once taught English as a Second Language to a class of immigrants from Canton, China. I guess she was a popular teacher, because late one January our whole family was invited to a Chinese New Year Party. (more…)