10/17/19 2:00pm

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The Shelter Island Historical Society is hosting an oyster tasting on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Havens Barn.

THIS WEEK

GRANTS AVAILABLE 

The Shelter Island Education Foundation accepts grant requests twice a year from students, teachers and programs that inspire participants and enrich their futures. Projects must provide, or make possible, educational experiences beyond those available in the normal school curriculum and budget. Applications for grants became available Oct. 8 at shelterislandfoundation.org and at the Shelter Island School. It is preferable to fill out the application online and download for signatures. Applications must be received by Nov. 4, 2019.

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10/11/19 10:00am

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Music lovers can catch one of the Perlman Music Program’s fall concerts on the Island.

Music lovers can take a front-row seat for classical music’s bright future at one of the Perlman Music Program’s fall concerts. Virtuoso Society members can email the program for priority seating.

Monday, October 14: Chamber Music Concert, 4:30 p.m., Clark Arts Center. Free, no RSVP required.

Saturday, October 26: Stires-Stark Alumni Recital, 4:30 p.m., Clark Arts  Center. $25 tickets, free for students and Fellows(+) of the Virtuoso Society. Violist Molly Carr and pianist Anna Petrova present a dynamic preview of their Carnegie Hall debut.

Sunday, October 27: Works in Progress, 2:30 p.m., Clark Arts Center. Free, no RSVP required.

08/14/19 4:30pm

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Young naturalists will enjoy “Turtle Time” on Friday, Aug. 16, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

How do turtles prepare for fall and winter? We’ll discover their surprising methods and discuss the variety of turtles and their habitat. Children will create their own unique shell with crayons and poster board to wear on their backs. Ages 4 and up. 631-749-1001. (more…)

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08/07/19 4:30pm

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Maestro Itzhak Perlman during the orchestral performance at the silver anniversary gala of the PMP last week.

Over 300 supporters of the Perlman Music Program (PMP) gathered at its campus overlooking Crescent Beach to celebrate its 25th Anniversary Gala on July 26.

Founders Toby and Itzhak Perlman welcomed Islanders and friends, alumni, faculty and founders from all over the world who gathered to recognize the culmination of what was once just “Toby’s dream.” (more…)

08/07/19 10:00am

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A weekly roundup of all things fun and friendly for kids.

Hit happy hour… with the kids! Mashomack Preserve’s happy hour takes place on Friday, Aug. 9, at 4 p.m.

It’s especially for wee ones and their parents/grandparents. Join the Preserve for an hour’s walk into the woods and enjoy the benefits of spending time in the quiet surrounds of nature. Bring or borrow a stroller or backpack. 631-749-1001. (more…)