Events

January 17 - 23, 2020

Friday, January 17

FLY Yoga School Teacher Training

Session 1: January 17 to 27, 2020 Session 2: April 17 to 27, 2020 Both sessions required, plus independent study and monthly online workshops between...

Immigration Resource Center

The Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC) in partnership with the Immigration Resource Center of the Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and the Islands...

Nurturing Families Series

The philosophy of Nurturing Parenting emphasizes the importance of raising children in a warm, trusting and caring household. Pre-registration required. .

CLASS FULL - Memoir Writing Workshop

A four week series with Moira Silva. In this supportive writing community, you will begin transforming your experiences into memoirs. Inspiration abounds as...

Move with Me - CrossFit

A free opportunity for your child to move indoors during the cooler months. Crossfit will supply the materials.

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.

Meet the Artists Lunch

Quilters Catherine Griffin and Cindy Bonnell join us at lunch to talk about their craft. Call to register.

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).

Game Time

We have VR Wii, cards, board games and laptops ready and waiting during this open gaming time. Bring a friend or come meet a new one.

Girls Varsity Basketball

Watch the MVRHS girls varsity basketball team take on Nauset High School.

Glow Bowling

Join us for fun under the black lights. 21+ after 9 p.m.

Friday Night Magic

Come join us as we play the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering. We will be playing different formats each week; it is recommended for intermediate...

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.

Saturday, January 18

Permaculture Through the Seasons

Permaculture is the harmonious integration of humans, plants and animals into agriculturally productive ecosystems and socially just environments. Oct. 26 -...

Stained Glass Suncatchers

Create your own stained glass sun catchers with Jamie Hathaway. Learn to cut, grind, foil, solder and finish your own design or choose a design from your...

Saturday Art Afternoon

With Miss Lani. Young artists, when enlightened, at every step make discoveries and advance their strength, which is grown by their inward satisfaction....

Art in the Stacks: Paul Doherty

Friends of the Library present "Sunrise, Sunset, and to the Moon!" an exhibit of photographs by Paul Doherty.

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...

Tech Help Drop-In

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

Coffee with the Trustees

Drop in for coffee and conversation this morning with our library trustees. Bring your questions, comments and ideas about the library and its services.

Collage with Meaning Workshop

With artist Billie Sullivan. Looking to create a collage with meaning? Using bits of paper clippings, colors, words from magazines you can manifest your...

Cooking with Carolina: Chorizo

Chef Carolina demomstrates how to make Chorizo Burritos and Nachos. Cooking show format with tasting at the end.

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.

Lego Club

The library will be hosting its monthly Lego Club for all ages. Various sizes of Legos will be provided to suit various age groups.

Library Playdate

Come play at the library with toys and friends. Toddlers and pre-K aged children and their caregivers can join us for unstructured play and casual reading in...

Making Baby Food

Baby food and nutrition are key to your baby's healthy growth and development. Please join Taylor Buckley and the Family Center for a hands on baby food...

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Storytime

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

Digital Services Help Hour

Sign up for a 15 minute slot to learn how to use digital library services like Libby, Kanopy and Mango.

MV Women's March Rally

Celebrate the third anniversary of the first Women's March and commit to "Be the Change" you want to see in 2020 and beyond. Women have been resisting ever...

The Great Edgartown Type-In

The Edgartown Library's reference librarian, Nis Kildegaard, has been collecting and tinkering with vintage typewriters since moving to the Island nearly...

CANCELLED - Write a Killer Cover Letter

Workshop led by education consultant Abby Remer. Learn how to discern what will make you stand out from the crowd and the best way to "sell" yourself by...

Dad & Me Gym Time

For children 0 to 8 years old and their adult male caregivers - dads, uncles, grandfathers or male guardians.

Dog Man Party

Is your child a fan of the Dog Man book series by Dav Pilkey? We will have crafts, food and lots of Dog Man activities as well as a raffle for the complete...

Glow Bowling

Join us for fun under the black lights. 21+ after 9 p.m.

Roast Beef Dinner

In honoring the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we invite you to join us in a home-cooked roast beef dinner before continuing the celebration with...

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.

Kenyan Schoolgirl

Art opening for a photographic exhibition, Our Children, in the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse Art Space, followed by a screening of award-winning documentary,...

Girls Varsity Hockey

Watch the MVRHS girls varsity hockey team take on Scituate High School.

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...

Music Evening

Pathways Music Series continues with an evening of original music and songwriting with local solo musicians, and an ensemble band called BoB (Paul Lazes with...

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Celebrating the Life of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - A Great American Hero

Dr. Geoffrey Dana Hicks, pianist, composer, performer, lecturer, recording artist, arranger and conductor, is a musician of many talents. In Feb. 2002, the...

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

The iconic Vineyard blues band featuring Johnny Hoy, Jeremy Berlin, Delanie Pickering and Kevin Medeiros.

DJ Ricky Prime

Spinnin' the funkiest beats around.

Sunday, January 19

Federated Church Celebrates Rev Martin Luther King, Jr

Dramatic reading of King's last Christmas Sermon. Gospel hymns and spirituals. Special presentation by Peter Boak, Director Island Community Chorus and...

Sunday Worship

Racial Justice - Reverend Bill Clark. Rev. Bill returns to the pulpit on this MLK Sunday to examine where we are in our struggle for racial justice and...

She’s coming in July

Auditions for Spring One Act Play Festival and July production of R&H musical Cinderella. All individuals ages 12 to 112, regardless of experience, are...

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.

Special Screening

Excitement is high at Downton Abbey when the Crawley family learns that King George V and Queen Mary are coming to visit. But trouble soon arises when Mrs....

Dance Class

Waltz class with the MV Ballroom Dancers. No sign up required.

Barn Buddies

The Family Center provides trikes, bikes, scooter, balls and other toys and games. You are also welcome to bring items to share. The Ag Hall is cold inside...

Sunday Funday Brew Hike

Explore Long Point Wildlife Refuge with a brew or two as you are guided along the woodland trail, through globally rare sandplain grassland, and take in our...

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...

Holy Rock + Roll Revival

Brothers Sean and Griffin McMahon provide as much music as they do comedic relief on this feel good night. Prepare to be impressed.

Monday, January 20

Painting Still Life

Each week there will be 2-3 set ups to choose from. The emphasis will be on observation and seeing simply. We will have time to sketch and then complete an...

She’s coming in July

Auditions for Spring One Act Play Festival and July production of R&H musical Cinderella. All individuals ages 12 to 112, regardless of experience, are...

Martin Luther King Jr. Membership Luncheon

"Focus on Our Youth," will be the topic of the annual membership event of the Martha's Vineyard chapter of the NAACP. Luncheon of fried chicken, cornbread,...

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...

Film Talk: What is Comedy with Bowfinger Screening

Go back to school with our very own Bob Dutton. Join us for a 30 minute film class followed by a screening of delightful (and relevant) films. Today's film...

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

Cover Girl (1944). Directed by Charles Vidor, with Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelly.

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, January 21

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....

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.

Workshop: Soldering 102

In this 3 day accelerated workshop with Cecilia Minnehan from Cecilia Designs you will further techniques learned in Soldering 101. We will work on projects...

 Exploring Printmaking Assisted Open Studio

Non-instructional time to create on your own in the Printmaking Studio. Fae Kontje-Gibbs will monitor studio time and be available for guidance.

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.

Swim With Me

Swimming with your baby and toddler provides quality time together as well as improves coordination, balance and confidence.

Tech Time

Sign up for a 30-minute one-on-one session with our tech guru Chris and upgrade your tech literacy. You can learn how to access e-books, audio books,...

Traditional Storytime

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

Open Paint Group

Come use our collection of finger paints and assorted brushes, paint and dot art.

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....

MV Garden Club Meeting

Medical Cannabis: What it is Good For with Terry F. Kriedman, M.D. Dr. Kriedman will provide us with a very brief history of marijuana and discuss what is...

MV Threshold Choir Rehearsal

We are one of 120+ international Threshold choirs who sing bedside to bring ease and comfort to those at the thresholds of living and dying.

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 Desk

Come get help with computers, ebooks and social media with our I.T./Reference Librarian. Tuesday through 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.

Drop-In Knitting Group

Cindy Bonnell, master knitter, presides over a sociable group of knitters in one of our upstairs meeting rooms. Knitters and aspiring knitters of all levels...

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...

Exhibit Opening: But…Such Is War

When he was 22-years-old, Steve Maxner was drafted into the Army and served as a medic in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970. After returning home, Mr. Maxner was...

Architecture Presentation

West Tisbury architect Bruce MacNelly will give a presentation titled, "The Most Beautiful Room In The World." Refreshments served.

Boys Varsity Basketball

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity basketball team take on Barnstable High School.

Table Tennis

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

YA Space Adventure & Book Club

Players will get a chance to roleplay a multi-species crew exploring the universe on a ship of their creation. We'll be using the Lasers and Feelings system...

Community Supper

Hot, home cooked supper. Warm company. All ages welcome.

Winter Dinner Lecture Series

You’ll enjoy a fascinating maritime presentation along with a delicious dinner (drinks not included). Reservations strongly suggested. This month's topic:...

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,...

Film: The Last Pig

The Last Pig was conceived as a meditation on life, death and personal ethics. The film was intended as an immersive experience where the viewer shares the...

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...

RTZ Trivia

Win up to $75 in gift certificates. Hosted by Johnny "Showtime" Tiernan and Emily Hunsaker.

Writing & Poetry Series

The Tuesday Writing & Poetry Series continues with an evening featuring two guest novelists, followed by open floor readings for the community to join...

Veterans Support Group

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

Karaoke

Hosted by none other than Johnny Showtime.

Wednesday, January 22

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...

Tisbury School Community Visioning Workshop

Join the Tisbury School Building Project Team at a morning Visioning Workshop led by David Stephen, Educational Program Consultant, to share your thoughts,...

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.

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...

Wednesday Storytime

Featuring books, puppets, parachutes, movements and more.

Wellness Wednesday

Our Veterans Outreach Program has partnered with Amid the Waters Chiropractic and Eclipse Massage to offer Island Veterans free services on Wednesday...

Ukulele Players

New or practiced, join us for music and fun and to sing along.

Technology Help Desk

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

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

Cupcake wars are back. Kids over 8 can compete to see who does the best job decorating cupcakes in 2 rounds: freestyle and duplicating.

Drop-In After School Crafts

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

Snowflake Cookie Decorating

We will provide the supplies for you to create your own festive snowflake cookies. This drop-in program is for all ages.

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.

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...

Dogs in Conservation

Karen Ogden presents Dogs in Conservation. The canine nose is a marvelous design. Packed with millions of scent receptors, dogs are an ideal detection tool,...

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...

YA Game Night

Here's the night for your teen to get all the gaming fun without the digital daze that comes with video games. We'll have classics as well as some great new...

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;...

Tisbury School Community Visioning Workshop

Join the Tisbury School Building Project Team at an evening Visioning Workshop led by David Stephen, Educational Program Consultant, to share your thoughts,...

Family Center Yoga

Free for adult family members of children 0 to 8 years of age. Yoga lead by instructor Sherry Sidoti. All levels welcome. No experience necessary.

Fat-Free Film Festival

Feeling a bit over-indulged after the holidays? Here's the skinny: come enjoy the library's series of food-themed movies and you won't gain an ounce. Call...

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: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

The iconic Vineyard blues band featuring Johnny Hoy, Jeremy Berlin, Delanie Pickering and Kevin Medeiros.

Thursday, January 23

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....

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.

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...

Community Dance Class

Jesse Keller Jason, The Yard's Director of Island Programs and Education, makes every(body) feel comfortable in this free adult dance class. Beginners...

Discovery Days

Join the Kristen from the Family Center for Hands on activities.

Book Babies

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

Open Painting Studio

This non-instructional time is for those who wish to paint amongst a group - to network and share ideas and techniques. Bring your own supplies, we provide...

Technology Help Desk

Come get help with computers, ebooks and social media with our I.T./Reference Librarian. Tuesday through 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.

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...

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...

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).

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.

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.

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...

Radio Games

Join Laurel Redington for this after school program for kids ages 8 and up with games designed to bring out your unique voice and help you communicate...

Talk: Two Bedtime Stories: Muskeget and Nantaska

Crocker Snow, author and award-winning journalist, will give an informal, informative talk about Muskeget and Nantucket, two places he knows well and has...

Table Tennis

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

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...

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 "Stone Stacks." Naomi will instruct and paint along with you as you listen to music and enjoy creating with friends. This event is...

Art Party: Sweater Mittens

Make super cozy mittens out of recycled knit sweaters. Pre-registration required.

Domestic Affairs Discussion Group

Join us for a series of meaningful discussions about issues affecting the Island, the nation and the world. Jan. 23 - Denny Agin will moderate a discussion...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

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...

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.

Live Music: Edbury All-Stars

The Island's finest playing whatever they feel like. Permanent players include Johnny Hoy, Mike Benjamin, Willy Mason, Kevin Medeiros and Jessie Leaman. You...

January 17 - 23, 2020