Read on for what’s happening around Shelter Island this week.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
Friday Night Dialogues, “The Importance of National Parks,” with Cortney Worrall from National Parks Conservation Association, 7 p.m., Shelter Island Library. Free; donations appreciated.
Photographer Mary Ellen McGayhey will display her photographs of national parks in conjunction with Friday Night Dialogues, 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
Friends of Trees annual meeting, Shelter Island Library, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 749-3225 for more information.
Three Sisters harvest program, Sylvester Manor, 12 noon to 3 p.m., cooking demos, tastings, song, dance and drumming. $15 adults; students 18 and under free. House tours and self-guided ground tours are available. 749-0626.
Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel, medicine woman and tribal historian of Mohegan Tribe will do a book reading, 1:30 p.m., Sylvester Manor.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
Cookbook Club, choose a recipe, make it and share, theme is “Squash B’Gosh,” Shelter Island Library, 6 p.m.
Informational bowling meeting, for men and women’s leagues, 7 p.m., American Legion. Call Stephanie Tybaert at 749-0457 or Stan Beckwith at 749-0993.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
Health Matters, with Dr. Ann Desire, half-hour lecture on nutrition, physical activity and obesity, followed by Q & A, Shelter Island Library, 10:15 a.m. Free.
After School Nature, take a hike and make a journey stick and a fall-themed snack, Mashomack Preserve, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Call 749-1001 to save a spot. Free; donations appreciated.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Library Book Club members will discuss the book“Plainsong” by Kent Haruf, 7 p.m.