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Features and information about the community, including announcements, club activities, neighborhood news and work in support of the community by the Island’s many non-profits.

Self-defense class

Self-defense. Experts say there are some things that every gal should know. For this reason, the Shelter Island Recreation Department invites teenage girls and adult women to a self-defense workshop. It takes place Monday, March 25, 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Shelter Island School gym.

Citizen of the Year awards since 1977

The Shelter Island Lions Clubs annually selects an Islander as Citizen of the Year. Here's a list of Citizen of the Year awards since 1977 when the Lions initiated this honor.

Library hosts free virtual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Shelter Island residents who earned less than $55,000 in 2018 may be eligible for free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance at the library. The Health and Welfare Council of Long Island is sending a staff member to the Island on Saturday, March 23 to offer free tax prep by appointment.

Shelter Island Fire Department Steak Dinner

Support our all-volunteer Shelter Island Fire Department by turning out this Saturday for the annual Steak Dinner. The event, which features a 50-50 raffle, is a real crowd-pleaser. It takes place March 16 at 5 p.m. in the Center Firehouse.

Sylvester Manor 2019 season preview cocktail party

The Sylvester Manor 2019 season preview cocktail party, a fundraiser in New York City, offers a sneak peek at what's planned at the farm for this summer.

Hampton Coffee: Here comes the Out to Lunch Bunch

Grab some lunch and a coffee with the Out to Lunch Bunch. Those 60 and older are welcome to join Shelter Island Rec for a trip off-Island to Hampton Coffee in Water Mill on Thursday, March 14.

Summer lifeguard jobs and classes

While this wintry weather might not put you in a swimming mood, this is the perfect time to sign up for summer lifeguard jobs and classes.

March programs for seniors

When winter just won't seem to loosen its grip, March can be tough. Fortunately, older Islanders can enjoy a full roster of...

Out to Lunch Bunch goes to Sip’n Soda

Craving a lime rickey? A malted with homemade ice cream? How about an egg cream? If so, join the Out to Lunch Bunch when it heads to Sip'n Soda next Thursday.

St. Mary’s community Pancake Supper

St. Mary's Episcopal Church will hold its annual community Pancake Supper on March 5, the last day before the start of the Christian season of Lent. Open to the entire community, the pancake supper offers continuous service from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Admission is free but a goodwill offering for the Island's All-Fatih Youth Group is appreciated.
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