Shelter Island happenings: Sept 11 through 16

092012i_BeachCleanUp_CB

Read on for what’s happening around Shelter Island this week.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

PTSA Back to School BBQ, for students, their families and faculty, 5 to 7 p.m. Shelter Island School. Bring your own beverages and a side dish or dessert to share.

Friday Night Dialogues, screening of “The Fireboats of 9/11,” followed by discussion about preservation of Fire Fighter. Judith Hole, moderator, and Fire Fighter Museum President Charlie Richie. Shelter Island Library, 7 p.m. Free, donations welcome.<

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Mashomack beach clean up, join annual coastal clean up, all ages, community service hours available, 9 to 11 a.m. 749-1001.

Ram Island Association clean up, 9 to 11 a.m. Call Richard Denning at 749-2315 for more info and leave your name and email address.

Roald Dahl’s birthday, kids celebrate at Shelter Island Library, 12:30 p.m. 749-0042.

Mystery Book Club, members discuss “Death at La Fenice” by Donna Leon, 2 p.m., Shelter Island Library. 749-0042.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Union Chapel in the Grove, 10:30 a.m., Reverend Canon Paul Forsyth Wancura will preach, final service of season.

Second Sunday Summer Strings, Pascal Gemme and Yann Falquet of Genticorum, Sylvester Manor creekside stage, 5 p.m. Tickets cost $15, $10 for students, free for kids under 10. Call 749-0626 or visit eventbrite.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

WCC luncheon, monthly meeting, 12 noon, Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall. Guest speaker, Jim Colligan. Bring a sandwich and a mug; dessert and beverages provided. A monetary donation or non-perishable food for the Food Pantry appreciated.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Health Matters series, with Dr. Ann Desire, half-hour lecture on substance abuse followed by Q & A, Shelter Island Library, 10:15 a.m. Free.

Tween Book Bingo, kids in grades 6 and up, win books and other prizes, Shelter Island Library, 3 p.m.

Photo: A scene from the 2012 Mashomack Beach cleanup. The event takes place again on Saturday at 9 a.m. (Credit: Shelter Island Reporter file photo )