07/18/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO
Friends of the Library presents Under the Tent’s 3rd annual Suds & Song featuring music from the Erich Collins Carey Band on Friday, July 19, from 6 to 9 p.m.

THIS WEEK

MANOR TOURS 

Sylvester Manor offers self-guided tours of the Manor House and “All that has Been: Our Roots Revealed” exhibition on Thursday, July 18,  from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $10. sylvestermanor.org.

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07/18/19 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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07/14/19 8:00am

ROZ DIMON PHOTO
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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07/13/19 11:00am

TIM PURTELL PHOTOS
Locust leaves.

Latin Name: Robinia pseudoacacia

Locations: Everywhere! 

Tree stats: Black locust is native to Pennsylvania and Iowa and south from Georgia to Oklahoma. This fast-growing but relatively short-lived tree usually tops out at 50 feet and spans 25 feet wide. Over time, the trunk and older branches develop a thick, furrowed bark in handsome contrast to the delicacy of the tree’s pale green, oval-shaped leaves. In June, black locusts are resplendent with clusters of white, fragrant flowers.

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07/13/19 8:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Reverend Jill Vogt will preach at the next Union Chapel Service.

Signal flags and vintage burgees will fly from the rafters of the historic Union Chapel in the Grove as a procession of Shelter Island Yacht Club officers and trustees join in the interdominational service this Sunday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m. 

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