Activities and events on Shelter Island.
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.
SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL PHOTO
A new mural painted by former teacher Erica Mailand now adorns the math, science and technology wing at Shelter Island School.
The Reporter caught up with Shelter Island School’s district clerk, Jacki Dunning, to talk about life on campus.
Who painted the new mural and what was the inspiration/theme behind it?
The new mural in the MST Wing (Math Science Technology) was painted by Erica Mailand, who was an elementary teacher and teacher assistant in our school last year. The mural design of three female scientists was suggested by three of our very own female scientists — Lauren Gurney, Emma Gallagher and Abigail Kotula.
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTOS
Basil leaves steeping in beach plum sorbet, just before it goes into the freezer.
Although I did not pull a 10-hour shift waiting tables even once, or mow and trim overgrown lawns all day, all summer, I’m still ready to raise a glass to the end of the season. It’s called a Shelter Island Sunset, so called because Terry Lucas (library director and gifted cocktail-namer) commented via Facebook that it reminded her of the gorgeous sunsets Shelter Island has enjoyed this summer.
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTOS
A crowd gathered on Bridge Street to watch the suspenseful duck race.
The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce presented its annual duck race on Aug. 18 at Volunteer Park on Bridge Street.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
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.
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.