Activities and events on Shelter Island.
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.
Looking to relive those old TV shows? Richard has found the source.
Do you remember the days before television? Those dark days of listening to the radio and reading the newspapers and books. Well, I barely do.
ALL PHOTOS COURTESY OF GREAT POINT MEDIA | Blake Cooper (as Bobby Marks) and Donald Sutherland (as Dr. Khan) star in ‘Measure of a Man.’
In the summer of 1952, when Robert Lipsyte was 14 years old, his family left New York City to spend the season at their lake house in Monroe, New York. Though 1950s childhoods tended to be idyllic for most people who lived through them, Mr. Lipsyte, Reporter columnist, author, sports writer and Island resident, recalls that summer was anything but. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Mile Twelve bluegrass band plays at Shelter Island School on January 13.
MUSIC MAKING BY MILE TWELVE
Sylvester Manor Educational Farm kicks off its 2018 concert series with a performance by Mile Twelve, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 2017 Momentum Award-winning band. Happily hosting this annual post-holiday tradition will be Tom and Lisa and Friends. The concert is Saturday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shelter Island School Auditorium. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Rémy Girard (center) plays a dying man who reconnects with his son, relatives and friends in ‘Les Invasions Barbares.’
The 2003 film “Les Invasions Barbares” (or “The Barbarian Invasions”) is sequel of sorts to the 1986 film “Decline of the American Empire.” (more…)