Events

February 28 - March 5, 2020

Friday, February 28

February Vacation: Felix Neck

For children in grades K to 5. Join us for winter fun and exploration during school vacation week. We’ll search for tracks and signs of Vineyard creatures...

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

For families and caregivers of individuals with dementia: Memory ScreeningsSupport, Counseling, & ReferralsInformation & Education

Kids Can Cook - Homemade Mac & Cheese

Join us for a special vacation week Kids Can Cook which includes lunch. On Friday we'll be making fan-favorite, mac & cheese from scratch. We'll make our...

Dr. Seuss Story Time

With a special visit from the Cat in the Hat.

Family & Teen Crafts

During February Break, drop by the Children’s Room for family crafts and the Young Adult room for tween and teen crafts.

Tai Chi

With Diane Crane. Cut through the nonsense and noise of modern life. Come learn to move with intention: cultivate your life force, improve your balance, and...

Toddler Story Time

This program is geared toward toddlers and pre-K aged children.

Toddler Time

A weekly storytime featuring songs and stories for on-the-go toddlers and their caregivers.

Movie Marathon Double Feature

Addams Family at 11 a.m. and The Big Trip at 1 p.m.

Soup & Bread Lunch

On weekdays during February Break, the library will serve free soup and bread lunch. All ages are welcome. You are invited to bring your own utensils.

Free Lunch for Vacation Week

Good Shepherd volunteers will provide a free lunch during school vacation week.

Gallery Show: The Numbers Speak for Themselves

Do you have a favorite number or set of numbers? We have found over the years that many artists incorporate numbers into their art. With 20/20 vision and a...

Family & Teen Movies

On weekdays during February Break, there will be a family-friendly film screened in the Community Room and a teen movie in the Young Adult Room. Popcorn...

Winter Mobile Market

The winter Mobile Market will be set up inside with a variety of fresh vegetables and eggs. All are welcome. SNAP/HIP, cash and card accepted.

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Toddler Cafe

We've teamed up with Rosebud Kids to put together a series of craft-filled afternoons for toddlers and their grown-ups. We will provide everything your...

Winter Break Movies & Craft

Do fun crafts while watching a movie. Today's film is Frozen 2.

Playoffs: Boys Varsity Hockey

The MVRHS boys varsity hockey team take on Somerset Berkley.

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Live Music: Mike Benjamin

Mike Benjamin will be playing acoustic covers of classic hits while you enjoy great food and drinks.

Gold Pin Bowling

We inject a gold pin into the bowling machines. If a bowler hits a strike when the gold pin lands in the front head position, then he/she wins a free game.

Saturday, February 29

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga, a biomechanical yoga practice, where we educate our students to take the reins of their own therapeutic process in their path towards health....

Try Your Hand at Sign Language

No experience necessary. Weekly sign language lessons repeat and air 3 times each on MVTV Channel 13 on MV Signs Then & Now: Saturdays 9:00am, Tuesdays...

Cooking Seasonally All-Year

Think seasonal cooking is best left to the months of July and August? Think again. Join Jenny Devivo in this monthly class on how to make comforting,...

Fiber Arts Stitching Circle

Hand knitting, crochet, quilting, embroidery...Winter is the perfect time to create cozy garments and hand-stitched art. Join us for a weekly fiber arts...

Get Digital

Make an appointment for a one-on-one 30 minute session to learn more about entertainment and learning resources available to you with a library card. Library...

One of our baby alpaca!

Island Alpaca invites you to bring the family or a friend to meet the herd - over 40 friendly, fluffy alpaca. Primarily a breeding farm, we welcome visitors...

Tech Help Drop-In

Our Technology Librarian can (maybe) help with your device. Call to sign up for a 30-minute slot.

Volunteer Training

Learn about the many opportunities to be a part of Misty Meadows dedicated volunteer family including assisting their programs and supporting their barn...

Family Crafts

These age-appropriate crafts are free and open to the public. Please visit the WT Library's online calendar for weekly craft listings.

Leap Day Celebration

Come celebrate the leap year with us. We will have games, refreshments and supplies to create your own time capsule.

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Storytime

Bring your little ones to enjoy stories with our Children's Librarian.

Tumble Time Storytime with Emily!

Join Emily for a special storytime. Listen to a few stories, followed by tumble time. Best suited for ages 0 to 4.

Learn About Foster Parenting & Adopting from Foster Care

The Massachusetts Department of Children & Families serves children of all ages - from infants to adolescents - from every community - who needs a home. Our...

Bernie Sanders Info Table

Come to Cronigs and pick up some info on Bernie Sanders and his policies.

MET Opera Live: Agrippina

Handel’s tale of intrigue and impropriety in ancient Rome receives its first Met performances, with star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the controlling,...

MVICW Writing Series: The Poetic Essay - Writing Seminar

Leaping Before You Look: An Introduction to the Lyric Essay by Christopher Citro. In this class we'll read samples of recent lyric essays to gain an...

CANCELLED - Short & Sweet Book Club

No time to read a full book, but still want to exchange ideas about thoughtful reads? Try out our Short & Sweet short story club. We’ll read traditional...

Christopher Citro Book Reading

Leaping Before You Look: An Introduction to the Lyric Essay by Christopher Citro. In this class we’ll read samples of recent lyric essays to gain an...

Poetry Book Club

Meet and discuss a contemporary poet’s work each month, and if there is time, do a brief guided writing exercise based on their work. This month, our...

Fruit of the Spirit

Rev. Susan Waldrop will speak on the topic: The enneagram for self-understanding and growth, part 1.

Playoffs: Boys Varsity Basketball

The MVRHS boys varsity basketball team takes on Rockland High School.

Community Suppers

Our guest chefs and cooks bring us a delicious meal each week, and we look forward to an evening enjoying the company of old friends and new.

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

The Gig for the Gigs

Join Gordon Healy and Friends for dancing and music. Raffle and silent auction items up for grabs to benefit the Rowing Club of Sail MV.

Brazilian Night

Authentic Brazilian food and drinks, 50% off bowling and lots of dancing. DJ Boris will be performing from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Glow Bowling

Join us for fun under the black lights.

Sunday, March 1

Disc Golf Doubles

Year-round, friendly best-disc doubles.

One of our baby alpaca!

Island Alpaca invites you to bring the family or a friend to meet the herd - over 40 friendly, fluffy alpaca. Primarily a breeding farm, we welcome visitors...

Sunday Worship

The Zambezi Doll Company: Creative Economic Development - Marsha Winsryg. In 2004 Ms. Winsryg visited the Mama Bakhita Cheshire Home for children with...

Vineyard Birth Collective: Potluck Brunch

Discussion on herbal support for women in the childbearing years, featuring Island clinical herbalist, Susie Nedley. Ms. Nedley will be discussing her...

Bernie Sanders Info Table

Come to Cronigs and pick up some info on Bernie Sanders and his policies.

Community Meal

The meal consists of a salad, a serving of lasagna, garlic bread, beverage and something for dessert. A great opportunity to get out of the house and have a...

Open Writing Hours

Looking for a quiet place to write? Come to Featherstone on Sunday afternoons to work quietly among other writers and poets in the Art Barn's library.

Death Café

Hosted by Heather Massey, facilitator and co-founder of Massachusetts' first Death Café. This gathering will provide a comfortable atmosphere in which to...

Green Burial Presentation

Heather Massey, facilitator and co-founder of Massachusetts' first Death Café, will present an overview of natural post-death care of the body at home by...

Barn Buddies

Come join us at the Ag Hall for games, tricycles, scooters, bouncy toys and many other activites.

Open Pottery Studio

Supervised by Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. For adults only. This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the...

Opera Night

Listen to the world's favorite arias and duets while enjoying the Vineyard's finest Italian cuisine. With Jenny Friedman, soprano; David Behnke, baritone;...

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Monday, March 2

Art Show: Tiffiney Shoquist

On display at the Feldman Family Artspace through March 22.

Mindfulness Meditation

A meditation study group that uses guided meditation, silence and participant sharing to explore the principles and practices of mindfulness. No experience...

Preschool Art Program

Weekly art class with Coral Shockey designed to provide preschoolers (ages 3 to 5 years old) a creative environment where they are encouraged to discover and...

Art in the Stacks: Edward Gorey

The Friends of the Library present an exhibit of vintage Edward Gorey posters, on loan from the Sturgis Library, Barnstable. This travelling exhibit has been...

Traditional Storytime

Come join us for children's traditional storytime. Come sing songs and listen to stories. Best for ages 3 and up.

Balance: Chi Kung, Yoga & Breath

With Kanta Lipsky. We will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance.

Memoir Writing Workshop

In this supportive writing community with Moira Silva, you will begin transforming your experiences into memoirs. Inspiration abounds we immerse ourselves in...

Join us for a fun, furry, friendly walk with your own alpaca!

Pre-registration is required for this daily walk. Have a furry, fabulously fun alpaca walk with our delightful alpaca. Island Alpaca welcomes you to join us...

Get Digital

Make an appointment for a one-on-one 30 minute session to learn more about entertainment and learning resources available to you with a library card. Library...

Beyond Baby's First Year

A play group for littles 0 to 18 months. A transitional activity between baby's first year and our regular play group.

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Crescendo Youth Choir

Crescendo is a non-auditioned youth choir open to all students in 1st - 8th grade on Martha's Vineyard. Crescendo provides a space for students to begin...

Martha's Vineyard Children's Chorus Rehearsals

Contact marthasvineyardchildrenschorus@gmail.com with any questions.

Community Supper

Feel free to join your neighbors for a free hot meal and lots of good cheer—and bring some friends.

Refuge Recovery

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation for the recovery...

Throwing Better Pots

In this ongoing weekly class with Frank Creney for intermediate to advanced students (you must be able to center and throw a cylinder and bowl shape), you...

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

Offering warm hospitality for those who need shelter or are simply out of heat. Men, women and families are welcome. Bedding, dinner and breakfast...

Monday Night at the Movies

Lust for Life (1956), directed by Vincente Minnelli with Kirk Douglas and Anthony Quinn.

Board Game Night

Come join the local Board Game Club that meets every Monday night in the upstairs space at The Barn. Anyone is welcome. Board games vary from week to week.

Tuesday, March 3

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga, a biomechanical yoga practice, where we educate our students to take the reins of their own therapeutic process in their path towards health....

Solder & Bezel Set a Sea Glass Charm or Pendant

In one 4-hour class with Cecilia Minnehan you will create and complete a beautiful custom sterling charm or pendant from our collection of colorful beach...

Solder & Bezel Set a Sea Glass Charm or Pendant

In one four-hour class you will create and complete a beautiful custom sterling charm or pendant from our collection of colorful beach glass pieces...

Discussion Group

Open discussion of exciting and often controversial topics.

Toddler Art Program

Set in a small art room environment with art exploration tables and painting easels. Caregivers are required to stay and encouraged to be present in the art...

Tom Maley Life Drawing

This group met for many years at the home of Tom Maley and now they meet at Featherstone for two hours each Tuesday morning. New participants are welcome....

Oak Bluffs COA Walking Club

With Lloyd Henke. Meets at OBCOA and walk to various locations in our beautiful town. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable shoes.

Adult Community Dance Class

Move and groove with The Yard. The Yard’s Director of Island Programs and Education, Jesse Keller Jason, makes every(body) feel comfortable in this dance...

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Traditional Storytime

Come join us for children's traditional storytime. Come sing songs and listen to stories. Best for ages 3 and up.

Neighborhood Convention

New pastor, Richard DenUyl, will lead a brief worship, followed by a presentation by Josey Kirkland of Felix Neck, on the topic of “Animals in Winter.”

Island Physical Culture

Derek Notman's focus is on teaching you how to train and what to train and why. Commit to the disipline of Tai Chi, the slow but intense meditation. Mr....

Open Pottery Studio

Supervised by Frank Creney. For adults only. This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

Technology Help Appointments

Come get help with computers, ebooks and social media with our I.T./Reference Librarian. Tuesday and Thursday by appointment. Contact the library to make...

Adrenaline Music Project

For teens ages 13 to 18. Open stage jam sessions, full backline available, multi-track recording and mdid beats workstation.

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Winter Stars After-School Program

Winter Stars is the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse's after-school theater program for kids and is a fun exploration of all things theater. Island children in...

Crescendo Youth Choir

Crescendo is a non-auditioned youth choir open to all students in 1st - 8th grade on Martha's Vineyard. Crescendo provides a space for students to begin...

The Big & Little Art Show

Calling all current, and former, Bigs, Littles, supporters, parents/guardians and board members to join us for this first of its kind event. Over the past...

Presentation: The Influence of Culture, Context and Gender on Moral Reasoning

Vineyard Vision Fellow April Knight will give a presentation about her research as an International Psychologist that was conducted in Cuba last summer. Her...

Table Tennis

MV Table Tennis Club welcomes players of all ages and skill levels. Come play, practice and have fun. Equipment available for use.

Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)

Do you love the Family Center and want to get involved? Join the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC). The PAC meets the first Tuesday of each month with members...

Live Jazz

With Jeremy Berlin and Eric Johnson.

Popcorn Movie: New on DVD

A contemporary nod to the great Agatha Christie mystery movies of the past, this darkly funny joy ride of a film has a great ensemble cast led by Daniel...

Email Marketing for Businesses

Find out how to grow your business – year-round – with email marketing. Email marketing returns a whopping $44 for every $1 invested. It’s one of the most...

English Conversation Circle

Join us to practice your English language skills over conversation and refreshments. Good for speakers of all languages, ages and proficiency levels,...

Fly-Tying Class

Learn how to tie flies from some of the most experienced Island fly anglers. Beginners are welcome. While some materials are provided participants are...

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Websites: 5 Do's & Don'ts

An information session outlining the fundamental steps to creating a website presented by New York-based website designer and educator Jon Lucas. What is...

Writing & Poetry Series

Pathways weekly Writing & Poetry Series continues with an evening dedicated to the Writers Read group members annual reading. Featured writers presenting...

Try Your Hand at Sign Language

No experience necessary. Weekly sign language lessons repeat and air 3 times each on MVTV Channel 13 on MV Signs Then & Now: Saturdays 9:00am, Tuesdays...

Veterans Support Group

Readjustment Counseling for War Veterans. Island Counseling Center offers focused individual, couples, family and group services to returning war veterans....

Wednesday, March 4

Farm Tots

Farm-based playgroup for your little one. We are excited to launch this new playgroup three days a week for ages 2.5 to 5. Your little farmer will spend...

Winter Guided Walks

Join the Martha's Vineyard Land Bank staff for a winter season of guided walks.

Art Therapy: Memory Support Group

With Nancy Langman and Victoria Haeselbarth. The ongoing memory support group is a weekly group serving those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease...

Coffee Corner

Join us every Wednesday morning for complimentary coffee and treats generously donated by Tony's Market. Bring your own mug and join our library mug club.

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Come sing songs, listen to stories and play with some fun soft toys. Best suited for babies and up until age 2.

Wednesday Storytime

Featuring books, puppets, parachutes, movements and more.

Bilingual Storytime

Join us for songs, stories and play. Bilingual books are read in English and Portuguese. Offered in collaboration with the MV Family Center. Best for...

Homeschool Meet-Up

Gather together with a community of varied learning levels and age groups for both recreational and educational opportunities.

Soup & Sandwich Talk

Explore our country’s racial legacy as Freedom Cartwright discusses her journey of discovery and understanding in Montgomery, Alabama. Ms. Cartwright...

Intro to Forging: Cuff Bracelet

Want to learn how to make your own forged cuff bracelet? In this 3 hour workshop by Cecilia Minnehan, from Cecilia Designs, you will learn how to...

Open Pottery Studio

Supervised by Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. For adults and children. This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their...

Acupuncture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

Do you experience difficulty sleeping, sudden outbursts/anger, flashbacks, nightmares, depression, emotional numbness, easily startled/frightened, trouble...

Art Explorers

Children (ages 6 to 12) will be introduced to functional design, aesthetics and creative problem solving using form, shape and space as their guides. Each...

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Build Club

Upcycle Mardi Gras beads into beautiful boxes. Best for kids ages 8 and above. While supplies last.

Drop-In After School Crafts

We'll feature a new project every week -- just drop in. For ages 8 and up.

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

Transgender & Gender Non-Binary Support Group

MV Community Services Island Counseling Center offers a support group for adults ages 18 and above who identify as transgender, gender non-binary or any...

Community Suppers

Come by for a hot meal and companionship this winter. VTA buses 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 stop within one block of the church. Bring a friend or family in need. All are...

Hand Building

​​In this adults only class with Sabrina Kuchta we will discuss and experiment with hand building techniques. No prior experience in ceramics is necessary;...

Learn Microsoft Office Basics (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

Join us for this Wednesday night five-week course from March 4 to April 1. You'll learn the basics of Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint and more.

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Poetry & Pie

Hosted by Arnie Reisman featuring guest poets Nan Byrne, Peter Ledermann, Donald Nitchie and Valerie Sonnenthal.

Winter Yard: Malpaso Dance Company

Island-favorite Malpaso Dance Company will be back on Martha’s Vineyard, developing new work during a Yard Off Shore Residency. In the six short years since...

Thursday, March 5

Farm Tots

Farm-based playgroup for your little one. We are excited to launch this new playgroup three days a week for ages 2.5 to 5. Your little farmer will spend...

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga, a biomechanical yoga practice, where we educate our students to take the reins of their own therapeutic process in their path towards health....

Knitting Group

Drop in group for knitters of all skill levels with Rona Newmark. Enjoy company and conversation as we work on our various projects, and share techniques and...

Music & Memory Café

Welcomes anyone from the community who struggles with memory issues or has a disability. Join us for socialization, music, snacks and information about...

Oak Bluffs Writers Group

Open to writers of all kinds. No registration necessary, repeat attendance encouraged. Bring something to share.

Thursday Strings

Drop in. All welcome. Music for strings (and others). Bring guitar, fiddle, bass, banjo, mandolin or whatever you like to play.

Caregivers Support Group

MV Community Services Island Counseling Center provides a forum for caregivers to meet and connect with others in similar circumstances. Group support and...

Classical Music is for You

Weekly class organized by David Rhoderick. This is a beginner series devoted to the appreciation of classical music — no previous knowledge required, just a...

Don't Forget, Aging Gracefully

Join us and fellow healthy ager Michael Jacobs for a group discussion, "Medicine and Mindfulness: Where Do the Two Intersect?" What is mindfulness? As we...

Book Babies

A storytime for babies who haven't mastered walking yet. Songs, rhymes and an opportunity for baby to socialize.

Dine to Donate

Benefiting the Friends of the Edgartown Library. A ticket must be presented at the time of payment, so please stop by or call the library for more details.

Technology Help Appointments

Come get help with computers, ebooks and social media with our I.T./Reference Librarian. Tuesday and Thursday by appointment. Contact the library to make...

Duplicate Bridge

Sanctioned duplicate bridge. Bring a partner and arrive in time to sign in and get a snack. Maximum eleven tables.

Library Friends of Oak Bluffs

The Steering Committee meets each month to plan and carry out LFOB projects. We invite you to drop us a line, give us a call, or stop by one of our meetings.

Piano Parlor

Piano players can sign up to serenade the library for up to 30 minutes each. Stop in to play a few pieces or simply enjoy the performances by our talented...

Adrenaline Music Project

For teens ages 13 to 18. Open stage jam sessions, full backline available, multi-track recording and mdid beats workstation.

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Little Bird Music Class

Laura Jordan presents seasonal songs and movement. The class is somewhat structured but it’s a free flowing environment, allowing space for magic to happen...

Kids Crafts

Best for ages 4 and above. Check website, social media, and/or call the library for crafts.

Storytime

Bring your little ones to enjoy stories with our Children's Librarian.

Try Your Hand at Sign Language

No experience necessary. Weekly sign language lessons repeat and air 3 times each on MVTV Channel 13 on MV Signs Then & Now: Saturdays 9:00am, Tuesdays...

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

The Yard for Tweens

Kids ages 8 and above can join The Yard for this 5-week dance series. No sign up required.

Bible Study

A series of understanding more about the people in the Bible by looking at the stories of Abram and Sarai, who will go on to become Abraham and Sarah, the...

Table Tennis

MV Table Tennis Club welcomes players of all ages and skill levels. Come play, practice and have fun. Equipment available for use.

Winter Stars After-School Program

Winter Stars is the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse's after-school theater program for kids and is a fun exploration of all things theater. Island children in...

Centering Prayer Group

Centering Prayer is a classic, wise and time-proven way of being drawn into a relationship with God. Participants learn to develop an appreciation of the...

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga, a biomechanical yoga practice, where we educate our students to take the reins of their own therapeutic process in their path towards health....

Thirsty Thursday Group Run/Walk

Join the Amity Island Running Club for a group run where you pick your own pace and distance. We all start together and then hang out and have a beverage and...

Art Party

Join Naomi in painting "Aquinnah Lighthouse Silhouette." Naomi will instruct and paint along with you as you listen to music and enjoy creating with...

NAMI Family-to-Family

Need help understanding your loved one who has a mental illness? NAMI Family-to-Family education program is a 12-session program for family, partners,...

Be a Better Speaker

Speechcraft is a workshop to develop your presentation skills. Through participation you will become a more confident and poised speaker. In Speechcraft, you...

Acting 101 for Adults

Theater fun for adults of all ages. Beginners welcome. Led by Playhouse artistic director MJ Bruder Munafo along with other theater folk. Theater games,...

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

Offering warm hospitality for those who need shelter or are simply out of heat. Men, women and families are welcome. Bedding, dinner and breakfast...

Music Night

With Nina Violet, Jemima James, Jodie Treloar Sampson and special guests.

Open Pottery Studio

Supervised by Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. For adults only. This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the...

Trivia Night

With host Dan Cassidy. Come have fun, eat and drink, and win big prizes.

February 28 - March 5, 2020