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.
SHELTER ISLAND EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION PHOTO
The party will take place near this English garden.
Enjoy a summer evening cocktail party on a deck overlooking an English garden on West Neck Bay on Saturday, July 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. when the Shelter Island Educational Foundation hosts its 10th annual Porch Party at the home of Dr. Karen Brush at 60 Westmoreland Drive.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Guests in the derby attire at the 2016 Kentucky Derby Party hosted by the Shelter Island Historical Society.
AND THEY’RE OFF!
The Shelter Island Historical Society’s annual Kentucky Derby Party at the Havens Barn is Saturday, May 5. The Derby party is a thank you event for Historical Society members. Annual membership begins at $50. To join the SIHS, visit shelterislandhistorical.org or call (631) 749-0025. (more…)
LINDSAY MORRIS PHOTO | Chris Pickerell, a marine biologist, offers ‘Backyard Archaeology’ at the Shelter Island Historical Society on July 15.
ARCHAEOLOGY BEGINS AT HOME
Chris Pickerell is a marine biologist and director of the marine program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County.
He normally writes and lectures about science, but also enjoys discussing and writing about the things he collects whenever given the chance. On Saturday, July 15 from 4 to 6 p.m., Mr. Pickerell will present “Backyard Archaeology: Piecing Together Local History One Fragment At A Time” in the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn. (more…)
THURSDAY, JULY 13
Tent Week: Kids yoga, 10:15 a.m., under the library tent. Bring your own mat if possible. (631) 749-0042.
Tent Week: Lawn games and Italian ices, 2 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042. (more…)