For whatever reason, there's a considerable amount of pétanque on Shelter Island. The French game, which is similar to bocce ball, is regularly played at both Sunset Beach and the new La Maison Blanche hotel. There's a tournament tomorrow at the latter...here are the details:
LA MAISON BLANCHE
Petanque Tournament & Bastille Day Celebration
Wednesday, July 13 at 12pm
11 Stearns Point Road, Shelter Island
Teams can register by calling (631) 749-1633. The $30 entry fee will benefit the Shelter Island Lion's Club.
[Photo credit: Carol Toscano]