09/12/19 4:30pm

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Enjoy the sunset and Harvest Moon rise aboard the Manor cruise on Saturday.

Celebrate the end of summer at Sylvester Manor’s Harvest Moon Cocktail Party and Ferry Cruise on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. aboard South Ferry.

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09/12/19 10:00am

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Activities and events on Shelter Island.

EVERY WEEK 

50+ drop-in basketball: Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in basketball: Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in soccer: Tuesdays, 7:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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09/12/19 8:00am

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The Senior Citizens Foundation of Shelter Island has voted unanimously to donate some $85,000 to the town’s Senior Center for a new bus.

The Senior Citizens Foundation of Shelter Island has voted unanimously to donate some $85,000 to the town’s Senior Center for a new bus. The bus will be capable of carrying 20 passengers and two wheelchairs.

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09/11/19 4:30pm

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Charity Robey and Jane Lear present “Bay to Table: Clams in Oysterponds” on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. at the Orient Yacht Club.

Island writer and the Reporter Off the Fork columnist Charity Robey will be venturing across the moat next weekend to speak about local clams with fellow journalist, Jane Lear. The Reporter caught up with Ms. Robey to learn some fun facts about clams. 

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09/07/19 11:00am

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Thomas Spotteck.

The Shelter Island Historical Society gave Islanders a taste of recent history with a presentation on Aug. 25 by winemaker Tom Spotteck, reviewing the history of Long Island wines. Although Long Island has supported strong farming traditions for centuries, the winemaking culture has flourished here only within the last few decades. Mr. Spotteck is the winemaker and oenologist at Lenz, owned by Peter and Deborah Carroll.

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