02/14/19 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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02/13/19 12:00pm

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Piano-clarinet duo Tanaka and Shtrykov will play at the Presbyterian Church on Sunday, February 17.

BY JOHN MILLER

To the great relief of music-starved Islanders, the Shelter Island Friends of Music will commence its 2019 Season on Sunday, February 17 at 3 p.m., at the Presbyterian Church.

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02/08/19 8:00am

The Senior Center celebrated the Super Bowl with a party.

The Senior Center hosted a Super Bowl party last Sunday. Numerous snacks and good food were prepared by Giovanna Ketcham and her staff.

She started by passing around various vegetables with a creamy dip. These were followed by delightful deviled eggs and cheddar and apple slices. There was chili made with turkey and beef and plenty of beans. Twice-baked potatoes were an added treat. Different kinds of cupcakes were served for dessert.

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02/06/19 4:30pm

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Michael Matz, Dachi Davlianidze and Gabriel Torrealba kicked off the show in a fun lip-sync routine to the song “What Does the Fox Say?”

There was excitement in the air as a crowd of community members and families of participants filed into the school auditorium last Friday night to watch the Shelter Island PTSA’s first “Shelter Island’s Got Talent” show.

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02/04/19 10:00am

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Island brains battle at last year’s Trivia Night

It seems that no matter how one prepares for the Shelter Island Public Library’s annual Battle of the Brains Trivia Night, the devious questions researched and proffered by host Bob DeStefano seem to elicit the same responses every time. Blank stares, grimacing and whispered “Rats! I know this! Why can’t I think of it? Ooh, ooh, how about ….” can be seen and barely heard from the teams of four trying to come up with the answer to each question and write it down within thirty seconds.

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