Events

July 26 - August 1, 2017

Wednesday, July 26

Water Week Camp

A favorite for years now is our “Water Week” with Sassafras co-founder David Vanderhoop. This week we explore streams and pond habitat, explore shores, go...

First Annual HBCU Golf Tournament

Classmates and alumni from all HBCU's (Belles, Rams, Broncos, Falcons, Golden Bulls, Bison, Vikings, Blue Bears, Aggies and Panthers) join in friendly...

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Camp

Each day campers are split up by age groups and led through numerous activities at the club in the gym, game room, technology center or the garden....

Outdoor Yoga

Join us for Vinyasa Yoga, under the oak trees or in the tent by the Tabernacle. Vinyasa is a specific sequence of breath synchronized movements used to...

MV Skate Park Summer Drop-In Program

Through drop-in instruction Monday through Friday kids learn how to perfect a kickflip, ollie, nosegrind and more from some of the Islands best...

Acrylic Painting or Watercolor Painting

With John Holladay. We have everyone from beginners to professionals in these classes. Come with a drawing or photograph that you would like to paint. Don't...

Chilmark Flea Market

The oldest outdoor venue on the Island, the Flea has evolved into a market like no other. High-quality handmade items from Vineyard artists and craftsmen,...

Dance Class at The Yard

All levels community classes at The Yard, including Modern, Contemporary, Jazz and Horton classes, plus visiting artist guest teachers. Ballet on select...

Exploring Printmaking

With Allison Doherty. These one day classes will introduce new practices to those who want to try something new, or can be taken to reinvigorate a previously...

Guided Walk: King Point & Armour Preserves

Hike the King Point and Armour Preserves on the Edgartown Great Pond. Pre-registration required. Please call to pre-register or email us.

Martha's Vineyard Sharks Drop-In Clinic

This clinic, taught by former Sharks player Brett Holmgren, will give kids the opportunity to learn from a pro. Best for ages 13 and younger. Camp is on a...

West Tisbury Farmers' Market

Outdoor farmers market features locally grown produce and meat and locally made products. The market is dedicated to bringing local agricultural products to...

Memory Support Group

The ongoing memory support group is a weekly group serving those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and wishing to find a supportive environment to...

Play With Me Playgroup

A facilitated playgroup with different planned activities to choose from such as books, dress up and arts and crafts. Families are invited to take part in a...

Wee Farmers

Calling all Wee Farmers: It’s time to visit your animal friends and help take care of the garden. We’ll have stories, games, wagon rides, crafts, animal...

Arboretum Guided Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide....

Bible Study

With Pastor Brian Miller. As part of our spiritual life offerings, our guest preachers may also lead Bible Study sessions, which are also open to all who...

Coffee Time

Come read today’s paper, drink some complimentary coffee (courtesy of Tony’s Market), have some pastry, and chat.

Discovery Days Summer Kids Program

Discovery Days is a museum camp that explores history and culture through art. Children start every program examining historical artifacts and photos from...

Farm Tour with Meadow Hayride

Explore the FARM with a guided tour. Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What our cows eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass fed.) Whether you’re a...

Seashore Discovery

Meet amazing creatures of the sea. Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets and use a...

Breast Feeding Cafe

In collaboration with the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, the YMCA will be hosting a weekly breastfeeding support group for mothers and expecting women who are...

CCC Book Club

Join the discussion for The Boathouse Cafe by Linda Carillo.

Coffee & Computers

Join us for a free computer class on topics ranging from Microsoft Word to Facebook. Enjoy free coffee and pastries courtesy of Tony’s Market.

Crafty Storytime

Songs, stories, and a craft to celebrate the theme of the day. Best for ages 3 and up.

Nature Hour with Felix Neck

Learn about the lives of Vineyard reptiles with visiting naturalist Josey Kirkland. Using live animals, specimens and pictures, we will look at reptile...

Summer Reading Report

Summer readers give their book reports. (This summer, read or listen to ten books on your reading level and report on them to earn a T-shirt. You can report...

Memory Support Group

The ongoing memory support group is a weekly group serving those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and wishing to find a supportive environment to...

Summer Food Service Program

Free lunches for kids and teens this summer. The SFSP helps make sure that all children, regardless of family income, have access to the food they need when...

Union Chapel Free Concert Series

Union Chapel hosts free concerts on Wednesday's through the season. Open to all ages. July 5: The Vineyard Sound July 12: Martha's Vineyard Spiritual...

Brewery Tours

Check out where the beer is made at Offshore Ale.

Kids Mixed Media Arts Drop-in Classes

For kids ages 7 to teens with Lauren Savoia. Registration recommended, space is limited. Themes: Mondays: 2-Dimensional Arts Tuesdays: Printmaking, Mixed...

Open Pottery Studio

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

Teen Construction Challenge

Each week, teens will be given a brown paper bag full of materials needed to build a construction challenge. Come once or many times and make new friends.

Island Food Pantry Open

For people coming more than once, please bring a letter of reference, written on letterhead, from clergy, medical staff, health care access or employer...

Build Club

Come in for a fun activity that will bring together creativity and creation. Best for ages 8 to 12.

Children's Yoga for Ages 7 and Up

Looking for an “after beach day” activity for the kids? Emily Histen, One Love Yoga instructor and West Tisbury Library circulation assistant, will lead a...

No Fear Beginner's iPad Class

Did you receive an iPad as a gift, or got one because everyone says it's the best way to keep in touch? Then your 10 year old grandchild who set it up for...

Open Studio: Barney Zeitz

Barney Zeitz will have an open studio to see the German church former synagogue windows. Three of the six windows are finished and the Permanent Endowment of...

CCC Farmers Market & Crafts Fair

Locally grown produce and crafts on sale on the Chappaquiddick Community Center porch.

All Things Mac

Do you have a small or large question about your Apple device... be it iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Mac laptop? Bring in your stuff and ask questions about...

Joe Keenan Concert

Joe Keenan, long time Island resident, singer/songwriter, sea cook, and storyteller, will be giving a free concert in thanks for the help he received from...

Lobster Rolls - Chappy

Marion Harding’s original recipe. Order your yummy Lobster Rolls at the CCC Office by 1 p.m. Tuesday. Pick up 5 - 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Eat in or take out.

MV Toastmasters Club

MV Toastmasters is a chartered club of Toastmasters International, the world's leading resource for building public speaking skills through guided experience...

Pizza Night

It might look like a private party, but don't let that dissuade you-it's not. Walk right up, drop your toppings off at the pizza table, say hello, and ease...

Talk: Dr. Mache Seibel

Dr. Mache Seibel, a leading expert on menopause, will talk about women's wellness issues.

Theater: Julius Caesar

By William Shakespeare. Directed by Brooke Hardman Ditchfield. A cast of all women performs one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, exploring and...

Acro Yoga Workshop

The fundamentals of Acro Yoga are presented in a safe and nurturing environment. Come experience the stillness of the moment, in balance with another. The...

Global Environmental Threats: A Talk by Dr. Eric Chivian

Dr. Eric Chivian, founder and former director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School, will present a talk on...

Goat Yoga

With Josey Kirkland. Must be 13 years old or older. Registration is required. Email Josey at joseykirkland@gmail.com.

MVFF: Cinema Circus

Featuring the film Lost and Found. What is a boy to do when a lost penguin shows up at his door? Find out where it comes from, of course, and return it....

Wednesday Workshop: Simple Green Suppers

Join author, farmer, and Editor-at-Large for Fine Cooking magazine, Susie Middleton, as she demonstrates how to create three easy vegetarian dishes from her...

Community Yoga

Join us for a complimentary all levels yoga class hosted on the lawn of the Harbor View as a celebration of our gratitude for this Island community.

Atria Wine Dinner Series: Terroir Series, Coastal Italy

Certified Sommelier and Wine Director Sam Decker will lead an exploration of the cultural & geographical relationship between some of Italy's top coastal...

Sunset Kayak Tours

Enjoy a breathtaking sunset tour on Sengekontacket Pond. Relax, unwind, and appreciate the painted sky while paddling the waters. As the sun sets, see the...

"For All It's Worth" Figure Drawing

Figure drawing with a live model upstairs. Call or email the gallery to register.

Book Talk & Signing: Victoria Redel

Critically acclaimed author Victoria Redel will discuss her latest novel Before Everything with poet Honor Moore. Before Everything is a celebration of...

Stranger in a Strange Land: Film Series

A documentary style approach, coupled with the film's sleek aesthetic, gives authenticity to this Sci-Fi thriller. Directed by Sebastián Cordero (US,...

MV Sharks vs. Wachusett Dirt Dawgs

Enjoy the Island's own collegiate summer baseball team as they take on the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs.

Sunset Kayak

Savor the sunset from Long Cove Pond as we paddle our way to Water Lily Cove. After kayaking, enjoy a fire on the beach while basking under the moonlight....

Theater: Dusty and the Big Bad World

A comedy by Cusi Cram. Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo. Based on a 2005 scandal in the world of children's television, known as "Bustergate" - Dusty and the...

Community Sing

Community Sings, a favorite activity for almost 150 years, are fun for the entire family. Included in the program are hymns, folk songs, camp songs, rounds,...

Ghosts of Edgartown

Created by Holly Nadler, author of Vineyard Supernatural and Haunted Island. No reservations needed.

Live Music

With Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish.

MVFF: Take My Nose...Please!

Nobody delivers the truth like comedians. And so, who better to draw back the curtain on the often hush-hush subject of plastic surgery? Award-winning...

Live Music

The Marotta Brothers Band featuring Rick and Jerry Marotta with surprise guests.

Thursday, July 27

Water Week Camp

A favorite for years now is our “Water Week” with Sassafras co-founder David Vanderhoop. This week we explore streams and pond habitat, explore shores, go...

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Beach Yoga

One hour, Vinyasa flow class on the beach. All levels welcome and mats can be provided.

Early Birders

The early bird gets the worm (or fish). Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the wildlife sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. An easy to...

Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Camp

Each day campers are split up by age groups and led through numerous activities at the club in the gym, game room, technology center or the garden....

Weekly Yoga

Join Johanna Hynes at the Vineyard Arts Project in Edgartown every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday this Summer. All levels welcome. Expect a mosaic of...

MV Skate Park Summer Drop-In Program

Through drop-in instruction Monday through Friday kids learn how to perfect a kickflip, ollie, nosegrind and more from some of the Islands best...

Dance Class at The Yard

All levels community classes at The Yard, including Modern, Contemporary, Jazz and Horton classes, plus visiting artist guest teachers. Ballet on select...

Horsemanship

For ages 12 and above. Be it grooming, bathing, learning to speak horse or navigating through an obstacle course, this class is all about horsing around and...

Martha's Vineyard Sharks Drop-In Clinic

This clinic, taught by former Sharks player Brett Holmgren, will give kids the opportunity to learn from a pro. Best for ages 13 and younger. Camp is on a...

Drawing from Nature

Join artist and nature enthusiast Genevieve Jacobs in a series of drawing classes focusing on the special landscape and plants of PHA. Genevieve says:...

Guided Kayak Tours

Join a Felix Neck naturalist for an adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Watch American oystercatchers, cormorants, and shore-birds feed and frolic. Explore the...

Outdoor Playgroup

Every Thursday, the MV Family Center visits one of our Island's parks for an Outdoor Playgroup. For the month of July, the family center will visit Owen Park...

Wee Farmers

Calling all Wee Farmers: It’s time to visit your animal friends and help take care of the garden. We’ll have stories, games, wagon rides, crafts, animal...

Arboretum Guided Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide....

Camp Ground Walking Tours

The historic cottages within the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association are well-known and well-loved for their unique charm. Don’t miss your chance to...

Discovery Days Summer Kids Program

Discovery Days is a museum camp that explores history and culture through art. Children start every program examining historical artifacts and photos from...

Farm Tour

Meet us in our farmstand for an hour long full farm tour. Learn about everything we do here whilst visiting the animals as we walk about the farm. No...

Farm Tour

Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What our cows eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass fed.) Whether you’re a family with a few wee farmers eager to...

Figurative Drawing/Painting Class

The class offers an introduction to the principles and techniques of drawing the human form. We will focus predominantly on the figure, but will also...

Guided Farm Tour

Learn about our aquaponic and hydroponic greenhouse or come shop at our farm stand.

Music and Memory Cafe

A weekly social gathering with live music, refreshments, and discussion. Welcoming environment for seniors, caregivers, anyone who struggles with memory...

Tween & Teen Art Workshop

Mariah MacGregor will lead a series of art workshops for ages 9 and above on 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, & 8/10. Sign up is required. Sign up for one, some, or all four...

Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival

A Vineyard summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations,...

Creature Feature

Young naturalists get an up-close look at the native animals of Martha’s Vineyard. The program combines a story, craft, and a look at the “creature” of the...

Story Time

Join us in our bi-weekly ritual of reading fun stories.

Toddler Story Time

Active story time with alphabet, songs, rhymes, a book and and Mother Goose for children under three.

Book Babies

A lapsit storytime for pre-walking babies. Come to sing, listen to stories, and play.

Preschool Story Hour

Stories, songs, and Mother Goose for ages 3 and up.

Shore Safari

Venture over-sand with a Trustees guide on a quest for crabs, shellfish, minnows and more. This shallow-water discovery tour is geared towards those...

Summer Food Service Program

Free lunches for kids and teens this summer. The SFSP helps make sure that all children, regardless of family income, have access to the food they need when...

Thursday Movie Matinee

Come to the library for a family friendly movie, pizza, and popcorn. For kids and families. Call the Chilmark Library for more information.

Farmer for a Day

Come and get a glimpse into the life of a farmer. We'll work together to complete farm chores, spend time working in the garden, and complete special...

Garden Volunteer Work Day

Help our garden grow. Work alongside our knowledgeable garden volunteers and learn about which plants provide food for Island butterflies and birds. Come for...

Brewery Tours

Check out where the beer is made at Offshore Ale.

Guided Farm Tour

Learn about our aquaponic and hydroponic greenhouse or come shop at our farm stand.

Kids Mixed Media Arts Drop-in Classes

For kids ages 7 to teens with Lauren Savoia. Registration recommended, space is limited. Themes: Mondays: 2-Dimensional Arts Tuesdays: Printmaking, Mixed...

Baby’s 1st Year: Focus on Feeding

An open discussion group for expectant parents/parents with a child up to the age of 1 year. Participants have an opportunity to share concerns and questions...

Farm.Field.Sea Bloomin’ Fantastic Flower Workshop

Explore the flower fields of Morning Glory Farm, stem by stem. Learn how to style your own flower arrangements, from whimsical to organic.

IGI's Mobile Market

From the farm to your neighborhood. The Mobile Market is a truck operated by Island Grown Initiative that delivers locally-grown produce at reduced prices...

Nappy's Puppets

An intriguing and exciting shadow puppet show for kids by master puppeteer Jim "Nappy" Napolitiano.

Beginning Sign Language

An 11 lesson series on Channel 13 MVTV on “MV Signs Then & Now.” Each 15-20 minute lesson airs 3 times weekly. By request, this beginning series is to...

Aquinnah Book Group

Join us for a lively discusion of On Turpentine Lane by Eleanor Lipman at this month's book group.

Mindfulness in the Meadow

For ages 8 to adult. Observe horses in a herd and learn about their natural interactions. Experience how horses teach us about our own human communication...

Vintage Cocktail Hour

Sip a classic vintage cocktail or an exquisitely prepared drink from the full bar, served with complimentary hors d’oeuvres at The Terrace at The Charlotte...

Wet Felting

Learn to felt around a resist with Christa Fischer. Create a small pouch for jewelry, shells or other small items or use it as special wrapping for a small...

IGI's Mobile Market

From the farm to your neighborhood. The Mobile Market is a truck operated by Island Grown Initiative that delivers locally-grown produce at reduced prices...

Author Talk: Susan Suleiman

Author will discuss her new book, The Némirovsky Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a Jewish Writer in 20th-Century France. Refreshments served.

CCC Adult Basketball Pick-Up

Balls and Jerseys will be available. Feel free to stop by and jump in and play. No advanced sign-ups required. Come. play, have fun and meet new friends.

Meet the Artists

Come meet the artists of our first local show. There will be artist talks, drinks, snacks and friends.

Opening Reception: di Pietro, Holland & Hamilton

Traeger di Pietro lives and works on Martha's Vineyard. While his impressionistic work reflects the immediacy of an Island scene, his contemporary pieces...

Summer Speaker Series 2017: David Foster

David Foster discusses his book A Meeting of Land and Sea.

Theater: Julius Caesar

By William Shakespeare. Directed by Brooke Hardman Ditchfield. A cast of all women performs one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, exploring and...

 Panel Discussion: The Local Immigrants Project

Our diverse Island inspired Mila Lowe to create The Local Immigrants Project as she aimed to foster a conversation about community and culture focusing on...

Thirsty Thursday Group Run/Walk

Join the Amity Island Running Club every Thursday at Bad Martha Brewery in Edgartown for a group run where you pick your own pace and distance. We all start...

ELL Family Night

This evening event for ELL parents and caregivers of the Island's school-age English Language Learners will include a presentation, discussion, and supper...

Gallery Stroll

Stroll through the galleries on North Water Street in Edgartown, while listing to live music provided by the Eisenhauer Gallery. This week's featured...

Lawn Party

Bring a smile, a dish you’d like to share or show off, and one or two friends—or just your smile. Also, if you know you’ll be coming, please place your name...

Learning How to Draw

For beginners to intermediate with Paul Lazes. Rendering Drawing Class to understand and execute a realistic image. Learn the components of rendering an...

Lego Club

Take part in our challenge or create your own design.

Mushroom Growing Workshop

Inoculate your own log. Learn the basics of home mushroom growing. Space is limited to 12 attendees - call to pre-register.

Music in the Square

With Joanne Cassidy and Phil daRosa.

Open Mic Thursdays

Evan Reed hosts Open Mic night on the beer garden patio. Musicians, poets, singers, and comedians are welcome and encouraged to step up to the mic for some...

Yoga & Glow

This before bed yoga and movement class (for ages 5 to 9) will be taught by Emily Histen. Please call the library to pre-register.

IGI's Mobile Market

From the farm to your neighborhood. The Mobile Market is a truck operated by Island Grown Initiative that delivers locally-grown produce at reduced prices...

 African American Cultural Festival

Vendors, dancing, lectures and more. Sponsored by The Cottagers of Martha's Vineyard. July 27: Jessica B. Harris, My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir. Books...

Jazz Night

Enjoy live music on the outdoor stage. Don't forget to bring a picnic. This week will feature Stan Strickland with Joel Harrison.

65th Birthday Bash for Camp Jabberwocky

An evening of drinks, live music with the Jon Bates Band, dancing, food and friends to help support this treasured local organization as it celebrates its...

Lecture: Caroline Tuthill Preserve

From the comfort of the new Edgartown Library, explore the Caroline Tuthill Preserve in this multimedia presentation created by Executive Director Adam Moore...

Open Pottery Studio

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

MV Sharks vs. Nashua Silver Knights

Enjoy the Island's own collegiate summer baseball team as they take on the Nashua Silver Knights.

Gourmet Wine Dinner: Ciro Pirone

Ciro Pirone, director of Italian wines at Horizon Beverage Group, was born and raised in Salerno, Italy, and he’s a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide to...

SOLD OUT Summer Institute Speaker: John Kerry

The Secretary’s Perspective: The US Role in a Tumultuous World. With Secretary of State, John Kerry.

Speaker Series

Rev. Susan Waldrop, an MV interfaith minister, will be discussing The Sacred Dance: “Out of Many, One Spirit.”

Theater: Dusty and the Big Bad World

A comedy by Cusi Cram. Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo. Based on a 2005 scandal in the world of children's television, known as "Bustergate" - Dusty and the...

Trivia Night

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

Ghosts and Graveyards of Vineyard Haven

Created by Holly Nadler, author of Vineyard Supernatural and Haunted Island. No reservations needed.

Live Music

With the Edbury All-Stars.

MVFF: Sea of Hope

Too often we overlook the fact that harm done to the ocean is harm done to ourselves. Iconic ocean explorer and conservationist Dr. Sylvia Earle embarks on a...

The IMPosters

The IMPosters is our high school improv troupe who have made a commitment to train indivually and as an ensemble. They perform on and off the Island all year...

The Vineyard Sound

For over 20 years the Vineyard Sound has been an annual fixture of summer entertainment on the Island. Founded in 1992, the all-male vocal ensemble began as...

Live Music

DJ M. Forde with live musical guests.

Theme Party Thursday: 90s Night

Some of us grew up then, some of us were born then, everyone regrets the things we wore then. Grab your rollerblades, slap that Alanis Morissette CD into...

Friday, July 28

Water Week Camp

A favorite for years now is our “Water Week” with Sassafras co-founder David Vanderhoop. This week we explore streams and pond habitat, explore shores, go...

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Camp

Each day campers are split up by age groups and led through numerous activities at the club in the gym, game room, technology center or the garden....

Outdoor Yoga

Join us for Vinyasa Yoga, under the oak trees or in the tent by the Tabernacle. Vinyasa is a specific sequence of breath synchronized movements used to...

MV Skate Park Summer Drop-In Program

Through drop-in instruction Monday through Friday kids learn how to perfect a kickflip, ollie, nosegrind and more from some of the Islands best...

Approaching Painting

For the oil and acrylic artist who wishes to acquire more fundamental painting skills combined with design concepts. Through demos, lectures and critiques we...

Dance Class at The Yard

All levels community classes at The Yard, including Modern, Contemporary, Jazz and Horton classes, plus visiting artist guest teachers. Ballet on select...

Exploring Printmaking

With Allison Doherty. These one day classes will introduce new practices to those who want to try something new, or can be taken to reinvigorate a previously...

Friends of West Tisbury Library Annual Book Sale

Come to the Friends of the WT Library Book Sale. July 28 and July 29, books are full price. July 30 they are half price. And on July 31 whatever is left is...

Grange Exchange: Antiques/Vintage Show & Sale

Multiple Island dealers will be offering Island art, memorabilia, furniture, oriental rugs, jewelry, folk art, and tools.

Play With Me Playgroup

A facilitated playgroup with different planned activities to choose from such as books, dress up and arts and crafts. Families are invited to take part in a...

Wee Farmers

Calling all Wee Farmers: It’s time to visit your animal friends and help take care of the garden. We’ll have stories, games, wagon rides, crafts, animal...

 African American Cultural Festival

Vendors, dancing, lectures and more. Sponsored by The Cottagers of Martha's Vineyard. July 27: Jessica B. Harris, My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir. Books...

Arboretum Guided Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide....

Farm Tour

Ever wondered how many eggs a chicken lays a day? What our cows eat? (Hint: they are 100% grass fed.) Whether you’re a family with a few wee farmers eager to...

Mac Pro Drop-in: Help with Apple Devices

Paul Levy will be on hand to help library patrons with their Mac devices, Tuesdays and Fridays in July and August. Patrons can drop in with or without their...

Seashore Discovery

Meet amazing creatures of the sea. Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets and use a...

Toddler Time

A lively storytime designed for busy walkers. Includes a coloring page and free play.

Open House

Please come visit and tour this beautiful home. Casual living meets Edgartown elegance in this sprawling four bedroom home. Quality craftsmanship is found...

Open House

Brand new construction in this private seaside community. Four bedrooms and over 2,900 sf of well-designed, high quality craftsmanship and maximum efficiency...

Pondside Fun

Have the kids join us at the Kayak Rental Station, where a Trustees Educator will lead them on a beach and pond adventure. Snorkeling, scavenger hunts,...

Shore Safari

Venture over-sand with a Trustees guide on a quest for crabs, shellfish, minnows and more. This shallow-water discovery tour is geared towards those...

Summer Food Service Program

Free lunches for kids and teens this summer. The SFSP helps make sure that all children, regardless of family income, have access to the food they need when...

 MahJong

Meet in the CCC great room. Beginners welcome.

Tank Time

It’s feeding time at Felix Neck. Meet our resident snake, turtle, frogs, and the many creatures in our saltwater tank and learn about these animals during...

Cheese Tasting & Experience

Stop by our farm to enjoy tasting and learning about our award-winning cheeses. Includes a short farm tour. No reservation required.

Brewery Tours

Check out where the beer is made at Offshore Ale.

Friday Ceramics

With Sabrina Kuchta for ages 8 to teens. Please note: Wonderful objects will be created but they will need to be fired which takes an additional week.

Serving Hands Food Distribution

All participants must be on one of the following programs or meet the USDA income guidelines. Programs: Food Stamps, AFDC, WIC, Welfare, Medicaid, SSI, Head...

Build a Better World with Science

Come learn about flotation and make tin foil boats.

Game Time

We have Wii, cards, board games, and laptops ready and waiting during this open gaming time.For ages 8 and above.

Grace Church Lobster Rolls

Best of the Vineyard lobster rolls for sale. $20 for a lobster roll, chips and a beverage. Hotdogs for $3. Slice of pie for $4.

Opening Reception: Anne Cook & Anne McGhee

One Family, Two Artists: Anne Cook and Anne McGhee at Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank, Chilmark branch. Show will be up through August 10.

Theater: Julius Caesar

By William Shakespeare. Directed by Brooke Hardman Ditchfield. A cast of all women performs one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, exploring and...

Teen Game Night

Teens get the library to themselves with Wii U, games, and pizza. Please pre-register by calling. For t(w)eens 11 and above.

Opera at Featherstone

Don Pasquale: No Fool Like an Old Fool. In English and Italian. With the Wendy Taucher dance, opera and theater company.

Sunset Concert Series

With the Dock Dance Band. Beginning our sophomore season, these concerts are a popular Friday evening event for dancing or just listening. Smoak catering’s...

Opening Reception: Risk and the Marine Environments

Artists include Caroline Bagenal, sculpture and construction; Robert Perkins, writer and mixed media artist and painter; Karen Philippi, marine photographer;...

Foreign Film Night

Take a trip around the world with the CCC as we watch a series of foreign films. This week's movie is About Elly (Iranian).

Gourmet Dinner: Ciro Pirone

Looking for an expert’s take on choosing the perfect wine for lobster with a saffron cream sauce? How about an inspired choice to accompany a starter of...

Summer Musical: Annie

Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) presents its summer family musical. Currrently enjoying a national tour revival, this story of a red-headed New York orphan,...

Theater: Dusty and the Big Bad World

A comedy by Cusi Cram. Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo. Based on a 2005 scandal in the world of children's television, known as "Bustergate" - Dusty and the...

Pride, Not Prejudice 4

Featuring LMNO3, Deborah Lohse, choreographer/performer; Cori Marquis, choreographer/performer; Donnell Oakley, choreographer/performer.

The Vineyard Sound

The Vineyard Sound has been an annual fixture of summer entertainment on the Island. Founded in 1992, the all-male vocal ensemble began as a group of ten...

Gold Pin Bowling

If the gold pin shows up as the head pin, and you bowl a strike, you instantly win one free bowling game and shoe rental, redeemable during a subsequent...

Live Music

With the Dukes of Circuit Ave.

Summer Latin Party

Cinco de Mayo continued every Friday with DJ Mateus. This is a 21+ event.

Saturday, July 29

Weekly Yoga

Join Johanna Hynes at the Vineyard Arts Project in Edgartown every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday this Summer. All levels welcome. Expect a mosaic of...

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Yoga in the Meadow

For ages 12 and above. Gentle yoga classes are held in the field amidst the calm and beauty of MV Community Horse Center and the herd. Bring towel, blanket...

 Chappy Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament

The very coveted and prestigious Plumb Cup will add 2 more names this summer. Please sign up to play in the Chappy Mixed Doubles Round Robin Tennis...

Beginning Sign Language

An 11 lesson series on Channel 13 MVTV on “MV Signs Then & Now.” Each 15-20 minute lesson airs 3 times weekly. By request, this beginning series is to...

Chilmark Flea Market

The oldest outdoor venue on the Island, the Flea has evolved into a market like no other. High-quality handmade items from Vineyard artists and craftsmen,...

Exploring Printmaking

With Allison Doherty. These one day classes will introduce new practices to those who want to try something new, or can be taken to reinvigorate a previously...

Friends of West Tisbury Library Annual Book Sale

Come to the Friends of the WT Library Book Sale. July 28 and July 29, books are full price. July 30 they are half price. And on July 31 whatever is left is...

Guided Birding Tours

With Robert Culbert. Meets every Saturday morning rain or shine. Meet at the high school faculty parking lot and carpool to the birding hotspots to learn...

Saturday Art Adventure

Light the Way for ages 3 to 6 with Kaija Nivala. Design your papier-mâché lantern, layering together bright summer colors to light up the night.

West Tisbury Farmers' Market

Outdoor farmers market features locally grown produce and meat and locally made products. The market is dedicated to bringing local agricultural products to...

Free Class: Tai Chi & Qi Gong

Try one of Airport Fitnesses new classes completely free. This week's class is Tai Chi & Qi Gong: combination of slow, deliberate movements, meditation and...

Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour

Sit back and enjoy an over-sand vehicle adventure on the remote Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge and Wasque Point.* We'll look for wildlife - including osprey,...

Empowered Mamas Live Life on Fire

Come nurish yourself and support Felix Neck's education and camp barn project. This introductory group coaching program is designed to spark your inner fire...

Saturdays at Sengekontacket

This one-hour program sponsored by Friends of Sengekontacket explores a different aspect of Sengekontacket Pond each week. From the birds above, to the...

 African American Cultural Festival

Vendors, dancing, lectures and more. Sponsored by The Cottagers of Martha's Vineyard. July 27: Jessica B. Harris, My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir. Books...

Art in the Stacks: Alida O’Loughlin

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library are pleased to present "Moments of Light", an exhibit of photographs by Alida O’Loughlin. The exhibit will be on...

Dance Class at The Yard

All levels community classes at The Yard, including Modern, Contemporary, Jazz and Horton classes, plus visiting artist guest teachers. Ballet on select...

Edgartown Walking Tour

To fully appreciate Edgartown, it needs to be explored by foot. Our knowledgeable guide will lead you down narrow brick paths, through Edgartown's past and...

Indigo Harvest, Dye, and Shibori Workshop

Experience the process of dyeing with indigo from start to finish, or should we say from seed to shibori. Workshop participants will begin by harvesting...

Library eBooks Instruction Course

Library staff will show you how to download free eBooks and audiobooks to your eReader, tablet or other device. Call to register.

Saturday Art 

With Lauren Savoia for children ages 7 to teens. Registration recommended, space is limited. June 24: Dreamcatchers July 1: Art and Nature July 8:...

The Fabulists: Theater For Children

The Hairy Man. A troupe of dedicated Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse actors and writers perform witty adaptations and fun new scripts for children on Saturdays...

Touch-a-Truck

Our local heroes are coming to the OBPL. Explore a fire truck and more. For children of all ages.

3D Printer Tinkercad Tutorial

Learn how to 3D Print. All ages welcome. Taught by Timothy McNerny.

Children's Festival

The Annual Children's Festival is the family fun event of the season. The event is a blockbuster, filled with non-stop activity and entertainment. Children,...

Drop-in Tween & Teen Crafts

In the Young Adult Room on Summer Saturdays. Check the library website for the craft schedule.

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.

Fun and Games

For ages 4 to 8. Pony rides, obstacle courses, grooming and other fun horsey activities. This class is not a drop off. No registration required.

Olivia Visits the Library for a Special Story Time

Olivia the Pig will be coming to the Aquinnah Public Library for reading, high fives, hugs and pictures. Join the fun.

Preschool Story Time with Friends

Story time for children three and up with puppets and more.

Stories and Songs

Come sing, dance, play music and have fun! A musical story hour meant for all ages.

Story Time

Join us in our bi-weekly ritual of reading fun stories.

Island Alpaca Weekend Story Time

Bring your children for a 1/2 hour of story telling in the barn, and meet up close, one of our baby alpaca. Hosted by Island Alpaca staff, Alexis Hughes. ...

Pondside Fun

Have the kids join us at the Kayak Rental Station, where a Trustees Educator will lead them on a beach and pond adventure. Snorkeling, scavenger hunts,...

Brewery Tours

Check out where the beer is made at Offshore Ale.

Classic American Literature Book Club

This month's pick: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers. Meet up at Oak Bluffs Public Library to discuss American classic novels, both old and...

Natural Wood Workshop for Kids

Led by Matt Hayden. Participants can create a sculpture, structure, small stand, or whatever they feel inspired to make. Wood, tools, and essential supplies...

Lawn Games & Lemonade

Come play lawn games from our circulating game collection and drink lemonade (weather permitting).

Della Hardman Day

Della Hardman, PhD, artist, educator and writer, was a beloved resident of Martha's Vineyard for nearly 20 years prior to her death in 2005. Following a...

Cheese Tasting & Milking Tour

Stop by our farm to watch the cows being milked, followed by a cheese tasting and a chance to learn all about our award-winning cheeses. No reservation...

Opening Reception: Summer Spectacular

New works by Peggy Turner Zablotny, Marie-Louise Rouff, Sean Farrell and Peter Batchelder.

Painting Party at The Barn

Paint Corner Art Bar instructors will guide you in creating your own painting in easy to follow steps while you drink and dine at The Barn. No experience...

Theater: Julius Caesar

By William Shakespeare. Directed by Brooke Hardman Ditchfield. A cast of all women performs one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, exploring and...

Live Music

Rosie's Ritzy Review with Stu Gardner, Josh Campbell and Jemima James.

25th Anniversary Reunion Concert: The Vineyard Sound

The Vineyard Sound has been an annual fixture of summer entertainment on the Island. Founded in 1992, the all-male vocal ensemble began as a group of ten...

Opera at Featherstone

Don Pasquale: No Fool Like an Old Fool. In English and Italian. With the Wendy Taucher dance, opera and theater company.

Pride, Not Prejudice DanceHall Event

Josh Aronie's Food Truck starting at 7 p.m. Voices of Inclusion from 7:30 to 8 p.m. and the Dance Party with DJ Vyagra Fallz from 8 to 10 p.m.

Stephan Hart Band and The Ululators

With the release of Stephen Harts debut album titled Steves Songs "The Best Of Both Worlds" he blends a feeling of folk, rock and soul into a masterful...

Summer Music Series

Come and see two solo acts, Chris Brokaw and Thalia Zedeck. All are welcome.

Summer Musical: Annie

Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) presents its summer family musical. Currrently enjoying a national tour revival, this story of a red-headed New York orphan,...

Theater: Dusty and the Big Bad World

A comedy by Cusi Cram. Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo. Based on a 2005 scandal in the world of children's television, known as "Bustergate" - Dusty and the...

Live Music

With Stan Strickland and Joel Harrison.

MV Concert Series: JackOPierce

In 1988, Jack O’Neill and Cary Pierce, the “Jack O” and “Pierce” who make up the seminal acoustic duo, Jackopierce, were playing cover songs in a dingy club...

Live Music

The Chandler Blues Band with very special guest Jack Sonni of Dire Straits.

Sunday, July 30

Friends of West Tisbury Library Annual Book Sale

Come to the Friends of the WT Library Book Sale. July 28 and July 29, books are full price. July 30 they are half price. And on July 31 whatever is left is...

Journal Keeping Seminar

Want to share tips, techniques, and strategies using mixed media in your journal keeping? Do you like to doodle, collage, sketch, paint, and write your...

Oak Bluffs Open Market

Enjoy Sundays in the park by the sea. The Oak Bluffs Open Market is an ever-changing fun mix of local produce, specialty foods, arts, crafts, antique and...

Yoga at The Yard

Yoga at the Yard is an extension of the Yards dedication to physical exploration, experience and performance. As with the community class dance program,...

Sunday Worship Service

With Reverend Nigel Pearce. Worship services are held in the Tabernacle while honoring our Methodist roots, services are now multi-faith and...

 Chappy Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament

The very coveted and prestigious Plumb Cup will add 2 more names this summer. Please sign up to play in the Chappy Mixed Doubles Round Robin Tennis...

Union Chapel Speaker Series

Rev. Dr. John Wilson, President, Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival

A Vineyard summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations,...

Eckhardt Reception

Following the 9:30 a.m. service at the Federated Church, there will be a reception for Sharon and Gary Eckhardt at the Mayhew Pasonage. Sharon has been our...

Sunday Worship

Free the Past in the Present: Ancestral Lineage Healing with Kimberly Cartwright.

Brewery Tours

Check out where the beer is made at Offshore Ale.

Day Drinkers Brunch

With Griff the Piano Man.

Trunk Show

Come out and meet Emily Spykman of Clementine & Co. Jewelry.

Dyeing to be Blue

Bring an item of clothing or other article made of natural fiber (like cotton, wool, linen, or silk) to dip in our indigo vat. Skeins of ‘bare’ yarn also...

Summer Musical: Annie

Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) presents its summer family musical. Currrently enjoying a national tour revival, this story of a red-headed New York orphan,...

39th Annual Possible Dreams Auction

The 39th Annual Possible Dreams Auction will support the work of MVCS; work that strengthens and improves the lives of more than 6,000 Island neighbors each...

IGI's Mobile Market

From the farm to your neighborhood. The Mobile Market is a truck operated by Island Grown Initiative that delivers locally-grown produce at reduced prices...

Open Pottery Studio

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

Women's Pick-Up Soccer

For more information or to be added to the email list, contact Polina at sopolina@gmail.com.

Artists Reception

Featuring Eva Cincotta, oils; Janis Langley, pastels; Ned Reade, watercolors; Rosalie Ripaldi Shane, oils. Exhibition will be up from July 29 to August 4.

Kids Cruise Sailing Program

During their week onboard, our young passengers learn their maritime heritage, and many other life-skills of the sea. They become part of the crew… With no...

Opening Reception: Neill, Terry, Parrinello & Wilks

Heather Neill - Heather is known for paintings rich with context and meticulous imagery. She paints a story, figuratively and literally, with each stunning...

Wake Forest University Cocktail Reception

With Provost Rogan Kersh. All WFU alumni, alumnae, students, parents, faculty and interested prospective students are welcome. Email spencerglake@gmail.com...

Woods Hole Film Festival: House of Teeth

Vineyard native Susanna Styron's (the late author William Styron's daughter) short narrative film about a woman in midlife who sets out to find her bearings...

Spirituals Choir

Jim Thomas and the Spirituals Choir of the U.S. Slave Song Project present songs sung by African slaves in this country between 1619 and 1865, along with the...

IGI's Mobile Market

From the farm to your neighborhood. The Mobile Market is a truck operated by Island Grown Initiative that delivers locally-grown produce at reduced prices...

Special Screening: Automatic at Sea

Filmed last summer on Martha's Vineyard, this psychological thriller tells the story of Eve (a young Swedish traveler), who accepts an invitation from Peter...

Ballroom Dance

Come learn how to dance. All are welcome.

Choro das Tres Concert

Join us for a family-friendly concert featuring Choro das Tres, a Brazilian instrumental group of three sisters and their father. This event is made...