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The Garden Club of Shelter Island discussed ‘naughty and nice’ climbing plants at a recent meeting.
On Wednesday, Sept. 11, Tim Purtell, President of Shelter Island Friends of Trees and Cindy Belt, Education and Outreach Coordinator at Mashomack Preserve, discussed “Naughty and Nice Climbers” at the September meeting of the Garden Club of Shelter Island.
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Mr. DeStefano hosts a 2016 Battle of the Brains.
Islanders better study up, because trivia host extraordinaire, Bob DeStefano, hosts Battle of the Brains at the Shelter Island Library on Friday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.
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Young naturalists can visit Mashomack Preserve on Friday, July 26, from 10:30 a.m. to noon to read the famous Shel Silverstein book, “The Giving Tree,” then head out on a walk to meet some woody friends and get to know them better. Ages 4 and up. 631-749-1001.
Self-guided tours of Revolutionary War Patriots’ gravestones at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church Colonial Cemeteries will take place on July 4, 2019, 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
Open gate self-guided tour of Revolutionary War Patriots’ gravestones at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church Colonial Cemeteries, Rte. 114 on July 4, 2019, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Honor those who helped secure the freedoms we enjoy today. Karen Kiaer, Shelter Island Daughters of the American Revolution Historian, and Joyce Bowditch-Bausman, Shelter Island Daughters of the American Revolution Honorary Regent will be available to answer questions. Karen Kiaer (631) 749-1853 or Joyce Bowditch-Bausman at (631) 749-1203.
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Joe Frazier knocked out Dave Zyglewick in the first round to win the heavyweight boxing title at the Sam Houston Coliseum in Houston, Texas.
Winners at the 23rd Annual Tony Awards were “Great White Hope” and “1776.”
The first human eye transplant was performed at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Melina Mercouri, a Greek actress, whose breakout film was “Never on Sunday,” for which she won a Cannes Film Festival Award, established the Greek Aid Fund.
An earthquake measured as a 2 on a scale of 1 to 5 struck in North Carolina, killing two people and injuring 30.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)