11/07/19 2:00pm

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The Shelter Island Library presents ‘Creating New Holiday Traditions’ on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 5:30 p.m.

THIS WEEK

COAT DRIVE

It can take a village… to help people stay warm. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International is hosting its annual coat drive for local recipients. Donors may drop off gently used coats at the company’s office at 17 Grand Ave. in the Heights. 

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11/02/19 11:00am

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Gardiners Island

I’ve been giving presentations about Gardiners Island at the East Hampton Library, Southampton History Museum and last week at the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum.

Part of the talk involves the pirate Captain Kidd, who in 1699 famously buried treasure on Gardiners Island, which is east of Shelter Island. Years ago, for a TV shoot on the privately held island that’s been in the Gardiner family for nearly 400 years, Robert David Lion Gardiner, its “16th Lord of the Manor,” brought me to the spot where the treasure had been buried. (more…)

08/22/19 2:00pm

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Looking for a family pet? ARF presents Tailgating, a cat and dog adoption event at the police station on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pictured is Hercules, with brothers Isaac and Ilan Pescowitz.

THIS WEEK

ART & ISLAND LIFE

The Shelter Island History Center presents an Alan Shields Exhibit “Where Art Life Met Island Life,” open Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Saturday, Sept. 21. 631-749-0025.

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08/01/19 4:30pm

SHELTER ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY PHOTO A view of the house at 6 Serpentine Drive, one of the architectural delights included in the Historical Society’s annual house tour coming up Saturday.

Get ready, architecture and history buffs. The Shelter Island Historical Society will present a tour of unique Island homes on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 2 to 5 p.m. The homes feature innovative contemporary architecture and sensitive historic renovation. 

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