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The North Ferry to Shelter Island. (Credit: File photo)

The North Ferry to Shelter Island. (Credit: File photo)

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
Friday Night Dialogues, author Jim Thomson reads “Lies You Wanted to Hear,” 7 p.m. Shelter Island Library. Free, donations appreciated.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Mashomack Paddle, by kayak or canoe, Katherine Ordway Wildlife Refuge, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. $45 kayak rental; $30, canoes. Call 749-1001 to reserve. Limited space. Raindate, Sunday, September 27, 9 a.m.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Movies at the Library, “Born Yesterday,” 7 p.m. Shelter Island Library. Free.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2

Friday Night Dialogues, “Challenges of Genealogical Research” with Frank Cunningham, 7 p.m. Free, donations accepted.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3

DAR anniversary program, “125 Years of the NSDAR” by Jolene R. Mullen, national chair, Lineage Research Committee, Shelter Island Library, 2 p.m. Everyone welcome.

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The North Ferry to Shelter Island. (Credit: File photo)

The North Ferry to Shelter Island. (Credit: File photo)

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.

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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 )

09/17/14 11:00am
Plant and Sing will return to Shelter Island Columbus Day weekend. (Credit: Beverlea Waltz)

Plant and Sing Festival will return to Shelter Island Columbus Day weekend. (Credit: Beverlea Walz)

Enjoy bluegrass, traditional American music and local food on Columbus Day weekend at Sylvester Manor’s Plant & Sing Festival on Shelter Island. (more…)

09/17/14 11:00am
Plant and Sing will return to Shelter Island Columbus Day weekend. (Credit: Beverlea Waltz)

Plant and Sing Festival will return to Shelter Island Columbus Day weekend. (Credit: Beverlea Walz)

Enjoy bluegrass, traditional American music and local food on Columbus Day weekend at Sylvester Manor’s Plant & Sing Festival on Shelter Island. (more…)