12/05/19 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO
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, 7:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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11/27/19 4:30pm

COURTESY PHOTO
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, 7:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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11/27/19 8:00am

SHELTER ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY PHOTO

The Shelter Island Historical Society found this roast duck recipe in its archives. November means Thanksgiving with families getting together to gorge on turkey and stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie, but there was a time on Shelter Island when turkey was a luxury and celebration dinners were homegrown vegetables and hunted meat.

The society couldn’t find a recipe for turkey in any of its old cookbooks, but here is one for duck, short on vegetables but long on fat and onions. It comes from ‘The Rumford Complete Cookbook’ that belonged to Fannie Cartwright and is dated 1912.

11/26/19 12:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
The crowd plunges into the icy water off Crescent Beach during the 2018 turkey plung

Ready, set, plunge! Into ice cold water during The Friends of the Shelter Island Library’s 10th annual Turkey Plunge on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m. at Crescent Beach. 

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11/21/19 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO
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, 7:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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