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…)

12/01/13 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…)

11/26/13 12:30pm
Photo by Beverlea Walz | Harrison Weslek negotiating with Santa at the PTSA Breakfast with Santa.

Photo by Beverlea Walz | Harrison Weslek negotiating with Santa at the PTSA Breakfast with Santa.

Holidays on “The Rock” include some of our favorite events and activities of the entire year. Starting the weekend after Thanksgiving, our quiet island revs up. Come on over for festive fun and maybe even some snow. (more…)

10/31/13 10:30am
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Courtesy Photo | Cellist and Perlman alumna Jia Kim will perform with pianist Carlos Avila on Nov. 2 on Shelter Island.

Fresh from their residency in Stowe, Vermont — including four days of chamber music, orchestra and chorus with 23 alumni, led by Toby Perlman, Maestros Perlman and Romano and Merry Peckham — the Perlman Music Program musicians are returning to the Island for a weekend of classical music.  (more…)