09/19/19 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Camryn Page, Taylor Tybaert, Dr. Bill Zitek and Elizabeth Cummings cleaning the beaches of Mashomack Preserve last year. The beach cleanup returns on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m.

THIS WEEK

BEACH CLEANUP

Help make a difference at Mashomack Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. Join in the annual international coastal cleanup effort that clears and categorizes the various marine debris. All ages welcome. Community service hours available. 631-749-1001.

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09/05/19 2:00pm

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Sylvester Manor offers a vegetable garden seed saving workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

THIS WEEK

GREAT DECISIONS

The Shelter Island Library presents “Great Decisions: Cyber Conflict and Geopolitics” on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 5:30 p.m. Cyber conflict is a new and continually developing threat, which can include foreign interference in elections, industrial sabotage and attacks on infrastructure. There will be a short film followed by a group discussion facilitated by Kirk Ressler.

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08/29/19 2:00pm

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The Shelter Island Lions Club presents its annual Snapper Derby on Saturday, Aug. 31.

THIS WEEK

LONG LIVE THE KING

The Shelter Island Library presents Richard Zoglin discussing his new book “Elvis in Vegas” during the next Friday Night Dialogue on Friday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. The conventional wisdom is that Las Vegas is what destroyed Elvis Presley, launching him on a downward spiral of drugs, boredom, erratic stage behavior and eventually his fatal overdose. But in Elvis in Vegas, Richard Zoglin takes an alternate view, arguing that Vegas is where the King of Rock and Roll resurrected his career, reinvented himself as a performer, and created the most exciting show in Vegas history.

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08/08/19 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, 7:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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06/07/19 10:00am

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO  Moderator and retired Foreign Service Officer Kirk Ressler exchanges ideas with Ann Brunswick at a 2016 ‘Great Decisions’ discussion.

Great Decisions, America’s largest discussion program on world affairs, returned to the Shelter Island Library with “Refugees and Global Migration” on May 30.

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