FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Cell phones for soldiers, in honor of Veterans Day drop off used cell phones at FIT Center for program that recycles them and provides pre-paid calling cards for soldiers. Open 6 a.m. to noon and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Veterans Day bus trip, to Long Island Aquarium for students in grades K-8. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Youth Center. Bring a bag lunch. $30 ($33 non-residents). (631) 749-0309. (more…)
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2
Halloween Candy Buy Back, at Dr. Kestler’s dentist office. Donate unopened candy in exchange for Halloween favors, toothbrush, coupons and more. All candy will be donated to U.S. troops. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 51A North Ferry Road. (631) 749-0539. (more…)
SHARON GIBBS PHOTO | Preparing with Mashomack Preserve’s environmental educator Cindy Belt for their participation in the ‘Day in the Life of the Peconic Estuary’ are Shelter Island students (from left) Theo Olinkiewicz, Bradley Batten and Tyler Gulluscio.
On Friday, 20 young Shelter Island “citizen scientists” will be deployed at North Ferry and Bass Creek at Mashomack Preserve taking samples that in time will reveal important information about water quality. (more…)