01/06/14 4:25pm

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The Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, in cooperation with the Shelter Island Town Recreation Department, will present an evening of contemporary country fusion with the Grammy-nominated SteelDrivers, from Nashville, Tennessee, on Saturday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shelter Island School auditorium. (more…)

12/22/13 12:48pm

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On Tuesday, January 7 at 7 p.m., Movies at the Library will begin its 10th year with the age-appropriate comedy “10.” Directed by Blake Edwards from his own script, it pre-dates his “Panther” movies but shares some of their zaniness and sheer idiocy.  (more…)

12/02/13 10:53am

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We close our 2013 fall season of Movies at the Library with “The Big Lebowski,” 117 minutes of cinematic frippery from Joel and Ethan Coen—the same team that wrote, produced and directed the Academy Award-winning “Fargo” and before that, “Raising Arizona,” the picture that put the Coen Brothers on the cinematic map. (more…)

12/01/13 12:30pm

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Stop by the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. Santa will be visiting Havens House, decorated by Kathy Dinkel, while children of all ages will enjoy a holiday family event in the barn, including a Shelter Island Student Art Show and hands-on holiday craft activities.   (more…)

11/29/13 1:30pm
Photo by Beverlea Walz | Some action from last year’s 1st Lieutenant Joseph J. Theinert 3-on-3 basketball tournament showing Ryan Creighton taking the layup with, from left, Joe Miranda and Cori Cass.

Photo by Beverlea Walz | Some action from last year’s 1st Lieutenant Joseph J. Theinert 3-on-3 basketball tournament showing Ryan Creighton taking the layup with, from left, Joe Miranda and Cori Cass.

The fourth annual 1st Lt. Joseph J. Theinert  3-on-3 basketball tournament tips off Saturday, November 30 at 1 p.m. at the Shelter Island High School gym. One of the Island’s most popular community and sporting events, it’s composed of teams made up of Joey’s family, friends, local students, teachers and business people. (more…)

11/28/13 10:00am
Artwork by Peter Waldner

Artwork by Peter Waldner

The Friends of the Shelter Island Public Library will be hosting the Turkey Plunge, rain, snow or shine, on Saturday, November 30 at 11 a.m. at Crescent Beach. All plungers are welcome and wetsuits are acceptable, maybe even preferable. Toes, ankles, knees, waist or full immersion — your choice! (more…)