08/09/19 12:00pm

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Teph Huot (left) and Auggie Armstrong spent part of their time at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Time Travelers program in arts and crafts making masks.

 

On a hot August day, a group of children move and shake to jazz tunes from another era. An excited boy plays with a rolling hoop over dry summer grass. (more…)

07/14/19 8:00am

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Maeve Kyne-Purcell interacts with the DIMONscape of Havens House.

A painting that takes 300 years of history and makes it into a single work of art will be open to the public at The Shelter Island Historical Society on Sunday, July 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. during the exhibit’s opening reception. 

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10/24/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island Historical Society trustees at gables construction on October 17: Thom Milton, secretary; Jean Dickerson, trustee; Chris Fokine, owner Fokine Construction; Nanette Lawrenson, Historical Society executive director; John D’Amato and Emil DiLollo, vice presidents.

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Shelter Island Historical Society trustees at gables construction on October 17: Thom Milton, secretary; Jean Dickerson, trustee; Chris Fokine, owner Fokine Construction; Nanette Lawrenson, Historical Society executive director; John D’Amato and Emil DiLollo, vice presidents.

The new Shelter Island History Center, being built to complement the Historical Society’s Havens House museum, is progressing nicely. (more…)

10/13/17 10:00am
‘Pale Male: A Pilgrimage’ by Roz Dimon

‘Pale Male: A Pilgrimage’ by Roz Dimon

The work of artist Roz Dimon, a Shelter Island resident, goes on view this weekend in “Hybrid,” an exhibition at Alex Ferrone Gallery on the North Fork. Also included in the exhibit is work by Colin Goldberg and Han Qin and each artist in the show combines digital technology with various artistic disciplines — including painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking.   (more…)

09/14/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Duct tape crafting, for school-age children. 3 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Book club, discusses “The Second Mrs. Hockaday” by Susan Rivers. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

“Twenty Years in a Changing China,” a conversation with author Lisa See and OneSky founding board member Peter Lighte. 6 p.m., library. Special event; registration required. (631) 749-0042.

Bowling, season begins. Men and women invited to join. 7 p.m., American Legion Hall lanes. (more…)