05/13/19 8:00am

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The over 200-year-old stout-trunked white oak’s sprawling branches dwarfed its admirers.

Mashomack Preserve’s Big and Odd Tree Tour on March 30 offered nature lovers a rare chance to explore the interior areas of the Preserve by truck and hike.

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05/10/19 8:00am

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands will bring jazz and bluegrass fusion music to the Manor on Saturday, May 11.

Sam Reider and the Human Hands will bring jazz and bluegrass fusion music to Shelter Island with two shows on Saturday, May 11, at 6 and 8 pm. in Sylvester Manor’s Music Room.

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05/09/19 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.

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05/09/19 8:00am

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Marie Eiffel’s Market will be offering endive reset pastries as an alternative to flowers on Mother’s Day.

Lots of Island restaurants and shops will be open in time for Mother’s Day. Here’s a selection of special features being planned to honor Mom on her day. Restaurant reservations are advisable. 

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05/08/19 2:00pm

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Melanie Cordnetz and Bruce Miller won best hat on Derby Day.

Melanie Coronetz and Bruce Miller were the winners of the $50 Flying Goat Gift Certificate during Derby day at the Flying Goat. Her hat had horses hang down all the way around it and also on top of the brim.