04/18/19 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO/SUZANNE LOUER PHOTO
The Shelter Island Seed Library is stocked with heirloom and open-pollinated seeds.

Flowers and fruit are only the beginning. In the seed lies the life and the future. – Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Shelter Island Seed Library sprang to life for its fourth season last week with a presentation by farmer and educator Scott Chaskey and Layton Guenther, farm manager at Amagansett’s Quail Hill Farm about the work they do and the importance of saving and sharing heirloom seeds. It’s a joint project of the Shelter Island Library (SIL)and Sylvester Manor Educational Farm and the brainchild of reference librarian Jocelyn Ozolins and Maggie Higby, formerly of Sylvester Manor.

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04/12/19 10:00am

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Guests at the Senior Center got crafty during a silk scarf making workshop.

silk scarf workshop was held at the Senior Activity Center recently. Some 15 seniors participated. The workshop guided seniors through the process of creating their own scarves. Some now have their own hand-painted articles of clothing. A variety of different techniques with examples was provided by the instructor, Lorraine Pepper.

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03/28/19 2:00pm

SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL PHOTO
The Shelter Island High School Drama Club presents ‘The Addams Family’ on April 4, 5, 6, and 7.

Activities and events on Shelter Island.

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03/28/19 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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03/22/19 2:00pm

RICHARD LOMUSICO PHOTO
Islanders enjoying dinner at the Legion Hall.

was treated to a very special dinner at the Legion Hall last Monday. A few people from the Senior Center were going and Director Laurie Fanelli asked if I would like to go along.

I was not expecting much, having spent most of my working life eating institutional food at boarding schools. Boy, was I surprised!

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