3 Things to do on and around Shelter Island this weekend: April 15, 16 & 17

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Looking for something to do on Shelter Island this weekend? Shelter Island by northforker has got you covered.

Here are 3 events on and near to Shelter Island worth checking out.

Friday, April 15 

Friday Night Dialogues (Seed Saving) 

Attend a presentation on seed saving the Shelter Island Library this Friday, April 15 at 7 p.m.

The Shelter Island Library, in partnership with Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, has started a seed lending library. Anyone with a Shelter Island library card will be able to check out seeds of a variety of flowers, herbs, and vegetables. At the end of the growing season, borrowers will be encouraged to save their seeds and donate them back to the library.

Sylvester Manor’s Assistant Vegetable Field Manager, Maggie Higby will discuss the program during Friday’s talk.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information call (631) 749-0042. The Shelter Island Library is located at 37 North Ferry Road.

Saturday, April 16

Topping Rose House Farmer’s Market

Shop Topping Rose House’s final farmer’s market of the season on Saturday, April 16 at 11 a.m.

Once a month the luxury hotel and restaurant brings together some of the best artisans and purveyors on the East End. Stop by between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to shop products and wares from local farmers and artists.

For more information call (631) 537-0870.

Topping Rose House is located at One Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton

Sunday, April 17

Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival

Spend the day watching documentary films at the Bay Street Theater from noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 17.

Three films will be screened from noon until 7 p.m. There will also be an all day silent auction in the theater lobby of animal-related items, as well as gift certificates to local businesses and restaurants.

The following films will be screened:

“The Internet Cat Video Festival” (65 min.), the best of humorous cat cuteness, curated by the Minnesota Walker Art Center.

3 p.m. “The Champions” (90 min.) by Darcy Dennett, an inspirational story about pit bulls rescued from the fighting ring and those who risked all to save them.

5:30 p.m. “The Messenger” (89 min.) by Su Rynard, a thrilling ode to the beauty and importance of the imperiled songbird.

Tickets are $15 per film for adults, $13 for seniors (no online sales) and $10 for kids under 12. There is also a $35 all day pass available. To purchase tickets online go to baystreet.org. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

The Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor