Mar
10
10:00 AM10:00

Monthly Volunteer Day

Monthly Volunteer Day

Saturday, March 10, 10-noon

Call to find out what this month’s volunteer project is! Community service hours available.

Programs require pre-registration.  Unless specifically noted, enjoy our programs for a free-will donation.  Call the Mashomack Visitor Center at 631-749-4219 for further information or e-mail us at MashomackPreserve@tnc.org.

While our programs may be of interest to all ages, the color codes below identify the main audience. Please call if you have a question about the suitability of a program for a particular participant. Some programs may require a waiver form.

ADULT- or mature children ages 12 and up

FAMILY- all ages, adults expected to accompany children

KIDS- appropriate ages vary, children can attend without an adult, adults welcome to attend.

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Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

Off Trail Woods Walk

Off- Trail Woods Walk

Saturday, March 17, 10-noon

Take this unique chance to ramble through the woods! We will travel by truck, then head north off the Blue Trail towards Coecles Harbor. Come see some very large oaks, a huge glacial erratic, visit the back end of Fan Creek and visit one of our oak forest research blocks.

Programs require pre-registration.  Unless specifically noted, enjoy our programs for a free-will donation.  Call the Mashomack Visitor Center at 631-749-4219 for further information or e-mail us at MashomackPreserve@tnc.org.

While our programs may be of interest to all ages, the color codes below identify the main audience. Please call if you have a question about the suitability of a program for a particular participant. Some programs may require a waiver form.

ADULT- or mature children ages 12 and up

FAMILY- all ages, adults expected to accompany children

KIDS- appropriate ages vary, children can attend without an adult, adults welcome to attend.

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Mar
24
1:00 PM13:00

Mashomack Point: A Tour of the Katherine Ordway Wildlife Refuge

Mashomack Point: A Tour of the Katherine Ordway Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, February 24, 1-4 PM

Dedicated to a farsighted and generous nature lover, Mashomack Point is opened for a guided walk just once a year.  This mid-winter hike will allow us to explore this unique area's woodlands, kettles, and fields, culminating with a breathtaking view of Northwest Harbor.  Dress warmly. Raindate, Sunday, February 25, 9-noon.

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Mar
31
6:30 PM18:30

Blue Moon Walk

Blue Moon Walk

Saturday, March 31, 6:30-8 PM

The second full moon in a month is called the blue moon, and this is the second blue moon of 2018! Join us for a walk in the Manor House area along the shores of Sanctuary Pond and through the woods before the leaves emerge.

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Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

Mashomack Earth Day Celebration

All ages, adults expected to accompany children

Mark your calendars for a chance to celebrate and give back to the Earth! We will combine exploring a few special places of Mashomack with a hands-on project to help protect the land and waters around us. Reservations & information: 631-749-4219 or MashomackPreserve@tnc.org.

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Apr
28
8:00 AM08:00

Birding for Beginners

Mashomack Preserve Presents

Birding for Beginners

Sunday, April 29, 8-10 AM

Adults and Children ages 12 & up

Know the difference between cardinals and blue jays, but not much else? Like the outdoors and enjoy learning new things? Come learn the basics of birding- how to focus binoculars, use a bird guide and gather clues to identify birds. Reservations & information: 631-749-4219 or MashomackPreserve@tnc.org.

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May
5
1:00 PM13:00

Visitor Center volunteer Orientation

Visitor Center Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, May 5, 1-2 PM

Adults and Youth ages 16 & up

The Mashomack Visitor Center relies on volunteers to help us staff our information center and small museum. If you like talking with people and sharing local nature knowledge we could use your help! Come to this session to find out more, or call 631-749-4219 to talk to Tom Damiani. Training provided.

 

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May
6
7:00 AM07:00

"May-gration " Bird Walk

“May-gration” Bird Walk

Sunday, May 6, 7-9 AM

Adults and Children ages 12 & up

Get in on the best birding of the year!  Warblers in their colorful breeding plumage, as well as other long distance travelers use Mashomack as a critical resting and refueling stop. We’ll identify by sight and by ear and document all the birds which are seen and heard. All birding levels welcome, bring binoculars. Reservations & information: 631-749-4219 or MashomackPreserve@tnc.org.

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May
12
6:00 AM06:00

Birds and Breakfast-Rise & Shine

Birds and Breakfast- Rise and Shine!

Saturday, May 12, 6-9 AM

Adults and Children ages 12 & up

Our annual early morning birdwatch and breakfast is an eye and ear-opener. Led by an expert birder, we will break into teams for a friendly competition to ID the most birds. The morning will culminate over a delicious breakfast in the Manor House. This special event is $35 for guided walk and breakfast. Limited number of Friday night accommodations in the Manor House available for TNC members $135/person for room, walk, and breakfast. Bring binoculars. Reservations & information: 631-749-4219 or MashomackPreserve@tnc.org.

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May
20
7:00 AM07:00

"May-gration" Bird Walk

“May-gration” Bird Walk

Sunday, May 6, 7-9 AM

Adults and Children ages 12 & up

Get in on the best birding of the year!  Warblers in their colorful breeding plumage, as well as other long distance travelers use Mashomack as a critical resting and refueling stop. We’ll identify by sight and by ear and document all the birds which are seen and heard. All birding levels welcome, bring binoculars. Reservations & information: 631-749-4219 or MashomackPreserve@tnc.org.

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May
27
7:00 AM07:00

"May-gration" Bird Walk

“May-gration” Bird Walk

Sunday, May 6, 7-9 AM

Adults and Children ages 12 & up

Get in on the best birding of the year!  Warblers in their colorful breeding plumage, as well as other long distance travelers use Mashomack as a critical resting and refueling stop. We’ll identify by sight and by ear and document all the birds which are seen and heard. All birding levels welcome, bring binoculars. Reservations & information: 631-749-4219 or MashomackPreserve@tnc.org.

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May
27
4:00 PM16:00

Membership Open House & Hauling a Seine

“May-gration” Bird Walk

Sunday, May 6, 7-9 AM

Adults and Children ages 12 & up

Get in on the best birding of the year!  Warblers in their colorful breeding plumage, as well as other long distance travelers use Mashomack as a critical resting and refueling stop. We’ll identify by sight and by ear and document all the birds which are seen and heard. All birding levels welcome, bring binoculars. Reservations & information: 631-749-4219 or MashomackPreserve@tnc.org.

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Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

55th Annual S.I. Chamber Art Show & Craft Fair

 

55th Annual

Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce

Art Show & Craft Fair

Saturday, August 25, 2018  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Shelter Island School Grounds

 

It’s our 55th year. Join quality artists and craftspeople in our well-attended

show that is open to artisans only to display, demonstrate and sell their own

outstanding, high quality, original works in any medium or style.

There is also a special youth section, and a Shelter Island section for SI Chamber members only.

This event will be held on the grounds of the Shelter Island School

on Rt. 114, with free admission, free parking and draws thousands of attendees.

There is also a vendor-donated raffle raising funds for high school scholarships.

So apply early – limited spaces. August 25, 2018, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Great Exposure Great Sales Great Community Support

Vendor Donated Raffle Artist Showcased Publicity Poster Special Youth Category

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Feb
11
9:00 AM09:00

Wintering Birds of the Fields, Woods and Creeks

Wintering Birds of the Fields, Woods and Creeks

Sunday, February 11, 9-11 AM

Did you know that Central and South America aren’t the only destinations for birds that fly south? For some species, Mashomack is the perfect winter destination. Bring your binoculars and join Tom Damiani to see if we can find overwintering bluebirds, buffleheads, and other birds which take advantage of our relatively mild East End winters.

Programs require pre-registration.  Unless specifically noted, enjoy our programs for a free-will donation.  Call the Mashomack Visitor Center at 631-749-4219 for further information or e-mail us at MashomackPreserve@tnc.org.

While our programs may be of interest to all ages, the color codes below identify the main audience. Please call if you have a question about the suitability of a program for a particular participant. Some programs may require a waiver form.

ADULT- or mature children ages 12 and up

FAMILY- all ages, adults expected to accompany children

KIDS- appropriate ages vary, children can attend without an adult, adults welcome to attend.

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Feb
6
12:00 PM12:00

S.I. Women's community Club Monthly Meeting

  • S.I. Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Shelter Island Women’s Community Club. Noon, Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. Guest speaker Frank Milano shares stories of his travels. Bring lunch. Coffee and dessert served. Monetary or non-perishable food donation for the Food Pantry is appreciated. 

Coloring and snacks, for school-age children. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

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Feb
3
3:45 PM15:45

N.Y Islanders Bus Trip

Bus Trip to Barclays Center in Brooklyn to see the New York Islanders play the Columbus Blue Jackets. Bus departs Greenport at 3:45 p.m. for the 7 p.m. game. Sponsored by Shelter Island Recreation Department. $65 ($75 non-residents) includes transportation and game ticket. (631) 749-0309.B

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