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The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce presents its annual duck race on Aug. 18 at 2:30 p.m. at Volunteer Park Bridge Street.
The Shelter Island Library tennis tournament fundraiser returns on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 8 a.m. at the Shelter Island School Courts. Moussa Drame Tennis Academy sponsors the round robin event which features men’s, women’s and co-ed teams. Entry is $250. Visit shelterislandpubliclibrary.com for more information. (more…)
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Sylvester Manor offers self-guided tours of the Manor House and “All that has Been: Our Roots Revealed” exhibition on Friday, Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $10. sylvestermanor.org.
St. Mary’s Lobster Bake Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m.
ST. MARY’S ANIMAL BLESSING
St. Mary’s is hosting its annual Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 11 a.m. with a special service of comfort at noon to mourn the loss of a beloved animal. The service honors St. Francis of Assisi and features refreshments for both humans and pets.
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“Exploring Long Island’s Shipwrecks” with speaker Michael Salvarezza of Eco-Photo Explorers is being presented by the Shelter Island Historical Society on Saturday, June 1, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Havens House.
Events and activities on Shelter Island.
Kids can visit Mashomack Preserve with the Youth Center for “Prowling for Owls” to learn about owls and have a snack on Thursday, May 30, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Kids will be brought from school to the Preserve on the Recreation bus, parents pick up at the Preserve. (631) 749-0309, shelterislandtown.us.
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Soprano Alejandra Sandoval will perform on Saturday, June 1.
For the third concert in the 2019 Concert Series, the Shelter Island Friends of Music presents Alejandra Sandoval with accompanist, Andrés Sarre, on Saturday, June 1, at 8 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.