Historically speaking, contra dancing, a New England style of square dancing, was how settlers in the region socialized in those long ago days before Tweets and Facebook.
And though it’s decidedly low tech, it’s still a great way to get to know your neighbor and swing your partner.
You’ll have the opportunity to do just that on Saturday, May 27 when Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, in cooperation with Shelter Island Town Recreation Department, presents a lively evening of barn dancing at the Shelter Island Youth Center. (more…)
If you want to discover the science behind the magic of fireworks — how experts create the brilliant colors that light up the night sky, how explosions and sparklers work and all about the properties of metals — come to the Fireworks Lab at the Shelter Island Library. (more…)
The 2014 Shelter Island Cricket Match (Credit: The Shelter Island Cricket Club)
Cricket returns to the Island with the fifth annual Shelter Island Cricket Club (SICC) charity cricket match on Saturday, July 30 to raise funds for the all-volunteer Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services squad. (more…)