04/12/19 10:00am

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Guests at the Senior Center got crafty during a silk scarf making workshop.

silk scarf workshop was held at the Senior Activity Center recently. Some 15 seniors participated. The workshop guided seniors through the process of creating their own scarves. Some now have their own hand-painted articles of clothing. A variety of different techniques with examples was provided by the instructor, Lorraine Pepper.

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04/10/19 4:30pm

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Quebec’s Les Poules à Colin will perform two shows in the Music Room of the historic Manor House on Saturday, April 13.

Quebecois folk music group Les Poules à Colin will perform at the Manor House with two shows on Saturday, April 13 at 6 and 8 p.m. as part of Sylvester Manor Educational Farm’s concert series.

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03/30/19 3:00pm

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Daffodils make April worth waiting for.

And so, my fellow Islanders, we find ourselves together once again, in another spring and another year. And although it’s still quite cold, there’s warmth in the sun and the daffodils are indeed up at least six or seven inches as I write, some of the early ones even more. And I did see a robin.

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