Events

December 1 - 7, 2018

Friday, December 7

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown

Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss. Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000...

Saturday, December 1

Winter Wreath Making

Our fall wreath workshop was such a success we are doing a winter version. We are offering two time slots (noon and 2 p.m.) Come spend some time in our...

Winter Wreath Making

Our fall wreath workshop was such a success we are doing a winter version. We are offering two time slots (noon and 2 p.m.) Come spend some time in our...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: Find Murray the Elf

Calling all kids big and small. Find Murray the Elf in Vineyard Vines and receive a special giveaway *while supplies last, no purchase necessary.

Christmas in Edgartown: Bad Martha Season Finale

Join Bad Martha as they say thanks for a great 2018 season. With one last weekend before closing for winter, enjoy your favorite beers, discounts merchandise...

Christmas in Edgartown: Ornament Making

Kid-friendly snowflake ornament making event. Make one beautiful beaded ornament and guests may make several if they’d like. Light refreshments will be served.

Christmas in Edgartown: Late Night Lights

Let evening shop lights entice you in for our first annual CIE Late Night Lights on Main. To kick-off Christmas In Edgartown, stores will be open until 8...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Horse & Wagon Rides

Ride the horse-drawn wagon and sing carols while riding from the Mini Park around downtown.

Saturday, December 1

Christmas in Edgartown: Letters for Santa

Edgartown Meat & Fish Market has an official, elf-certified North Pole Mailbox for Island children to drop their letters to Santa in. Rest assured, they have...

Christmas Faire

This is a great opportunity to pick up festive holiday decorations and gifts for friends and family. Everything is hand crafted.

Island Community Chorus Holiday Concert

The Island Community Chorus, led by director Peter Boak, launches the season with its annual holiday concert. A reception with treats served by the choir...

Sunday, December 2

Interactive Holiday Movie

Come join us for our first holiday interactive film experience. This fun-for-all-ages event encourages all to come wearing their most comfy pajamas and ready...

Island Community Chorus Holiday Concert

The Island Community Chorus, led by director Peter Boak, launches the season with its annual holiday concert. A reception with treats served by the choir...

Tuesday, December 4

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...

Movie Night

Contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's wealthy family....

Wednesday, December 5

Acupuncture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

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

Young Adult Art Club

This program is aimed at the 12-and-up crowd, and will focus on a different art medium every month. On Dec. 5, the club will be painting holiday scenes with...

Ferry Captains Appreciation Potluck

Our most popular potluck. Come show your appreciation for all the hard work these people do for us. Please bring a dish for at least 6 people. Hosted by the...

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter New Volunteer Orientation

All new volunteers must attend one orientation. You will be trained on your duties and responsibilites. There will always be 2 persons per shift and there...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

Christmas in Edgartown: Kick Off to Christmas

Come kick-off Christmas in Edgartown with your favorite sales staff. The great employees of Backwater Trading Co. will be dressed to the nines and ready to...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown

Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss. Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000...

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Christmas in Edgartown: Holiday Crafts

Take a break from shopping and join Vineyard Vines for holiday crafts for kids. Sips and snacks will be served.

Christmas in Edgartown: Chili Bar

Join the Edgartown Council on Aging for the annual Holiday Open House and Chili Bar. A crowd favorite and always a great way to start the festive weekend.

Christmas in Edgartown: Good Tidings + Gift Wrapping

Spend a day in a Gazette Winter Wonderland. Take Polaroid and digital photos with your friends at the photobooth, snack on cookies and treats, warm up with...

Christmas in Edgartown: Collecting the Spirit of Christmas

The Church will be open for those who wish to spend time with Jesus, and a collection box will be available for donations of baby necessities which will go...

Christmas in Edgartown: Minnesinger Concert

The Island’s premier high school choral group, the MVRHS Minnesingers, performs a concert of seasonal favorites at the magnificent Old Whaling Church. A...

Saturday, December 1

Foraged Wreath Making

Forage on Long Point for greens, bittersweet, and pine cones to make your own holiday wreath. Foraging followed by a how-to class in the Long Point winter...

MV NAACP Annual Holiday Bazaar

Silent auction, baked goods, raffles, and vendors.

Stuff an Ambulance

Help the Oak Bluffs Firemen's Civic Association contribute to the Red Stocking Fund. Bring your donations to us and we take care of the rest.

Vineyard Holiday Gift Shop

Featuring many of your favorite Island artisans and craftspeople...under one roof. Folk art, leather goods, jewelry, tree ornaments, stocking stuffers and...

Stories and Songs

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

Adult Crafts

Make oatmeal soap bars - perfect for holiday giving.

Kids Craft

Put your own handprint on a salt dough ornament.

Boys Varsity Hockey

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity hockey team take on Oyster River.

Mediation Skills Workshops

How to coordinate a mediation. Listening to clients. Organizing notes. Creating Agendas. Questioning skills. Positions and interests. Private sessions....

Art Show Reception: Whitney Cleary

Whitney Cleary is an artist and baker on Martha's Vineyard. Her oil paintings are a collection of moments that have been gathered and rephrased to reflect a...

Town Hall: Keith Chatinover

Keith Chatinover was just elected as a new Dukes County Commissioner. At just eighteen years old, he is one of the youngest, if not the youngest Commissioner...

Film Screening & Discussion: One Big Home

The library will host a screening of the film, One Big Home. Following the screening, representatives from Chilmark who were involved with the Big House...

Ancestor Potluck

Honor and give thanks to the Ancestors of this land, honor your ancestors by bringing a dish they loved.

Artist's Reception: Bruce MacNelly

Opening reception for exhibit of paintings and drawings, running through December 29.

Ladies Night

Come learn how to style your hair and use our tools. We will have snacks and refreshments. all products will be on sale. Pre-register by calling.

Boys Varsity Hockey

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity hockey team take on Acton-Boxboro.

Sunday, December 2

First Sunday of Advent

Please join us as we light the First Candle of Advent, the Candle of Hope. All are welcome.

Give Your Child the Gift of Christmas

Give your child the gift of Christmas, by letting them journey through the Advent Season. This four week exploration is for K to 8 children. The program...

Foraged Wreath Making

Forage at Menemsha Hills for greens, bittersweet, and pine cones to make your own holiday wreath. Join us at the peak for a demonstration and other materials...

Sunday Worship

Light One Candle - Reverend Bill Clark. “Oh, Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah, come light the Menorah.” Rev. Bill explores the significance and symbolism of the...

Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote

Inspired by heroic stories of brave knights, with his faithful servant Sancho Panza at his side, Don Quixote sets out on an adventure to meet his ideal...

Winter Walk

The MV Land Bank and Vineyard Conservation Society join forces to co-lead an interpretive hike at MVLB's Waskosim's Rock Reservation. Please dress for the...

Barn Buddies

The Family Center will provide trikes, bikes, scooters, balls and other toys to promote active play. This is a great time to connect with other families too.

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only.

Offerings of Music and Light

Lia Kahler leads Island artists and musicians as they present to the community free Offerings of Music and Light to brighten the darker days in December....

Monday, December 3

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

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.

Dine to Donate

To benefit the Tisbury School 8th grade trip to DC.

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.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Town Hall: Keith Chatinover

Keith Chatinover was just elected as a new Dukes County Commissioner. At just eighteen years old, he is one of the youngest, if not the youngest Commissioner...

Throwing Pots

This intermediate/advanced class is for those who can already throw on the wheel but want to learn new shapes and how to work larger. Each week students will...

Monday Night at the Movies

The Lion in Winter, (1968). Directed by Anthony Harvey, with Peter O'Toole, Katherine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins and others.

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, December 4

Falmouth Academy: Coffee & Tour

Come visit Falmouth Academy while classes are in session. Prospective families will receive a student-led tour of the school. Following the tour, prospective...

Discussion Group

Open discussion of exciting and often controversial topics.

Mindfulness Meditation

Meditation study group that uses guided meditation, silence and participant sharing to explore the principles and practices of mindfulness. All levels...

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....

Cooking Contest: Pea Soup

Think you have the best Pea Soup on the Island? We'll be the judge of that. Sign up today at the Circulation Desk or email oakbluffslibrary@gmail.com to...

Skate with Me

Event with free skate rentals for families with children aged 0 to 8 with the MV Family Center.

Jeremy Driesen Photography

Jeremy Driesen Photography on display at The Simon Gallery through the end of 2018, featuring photography from Martha's Vineyard, Cuba, Buenos Aires, New...

Neighborhood Convention

Worship with the Rev. Roberta Williams. Program will be The Minnesingers.

Kids Craft

Kids ages 8 and above can drop-in and make button pins and magnets using pictures from discarded books, puzzle pieces, wooden pieces, and more.

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Drop-in Knitting/Crochet

All skill levels welcome. Bring a project to work on, meet new friends and enjoy some good conversation. Have a pattern question or need help with your...

Author Talk: Susan Klein & Alan Brigish

Susan Klein and Alan Brigish will present their newly released book, Joyce’s Way. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments served.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Table Tennis Club

With the MV Table Tennis Club. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Mini and Me: Yogamotion

Kids ages 3 to 7 can bring their "favorite adult" to this yoga workshop led by Anne Caldwell of Yogamotion. Pre-registration required. Please call.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Speak Your Piece: Town Hall-Style Meeting

Newly elected member of the Dukes County Commission Keith Chatinover - at eighteen years old, perhaps the youngest Commissioner to serve - has made it his...

Ace MV: Introduction to Marketing

What is thinking “outside-in”? How can you define and target your market segment? This course, led by Garrett Burt, is designed for professionals who want a...

Trivia

With Emily Hunsaker and Johnny Showtime.

Writing & Poetry Tuesdays

Every Tuesday all writers, poets, playwrights, lyricists and community are invited to read or just listen and enjoy the readings.

Wednesday, December 5

Annual Meeting: Healthy Aging MV

Healthy Aging MV (formerly the Healthy Aging Task Force of the Dukes County Health Council) will host its Annual Meeting. The keynote speaker will be Bill...

Intro to Computers

Become more comfortable with technology by taking this four part course. Participants will learn a basic foundation for using computers and the Internet....

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.

Dukes County Commission on Disabilities Work Group

Advise, review, provide research and information, coordinate with other groups to meet the needs of persons with disabilities in Dukes County.

Activity for Kids: Chain Reactions

Led by Hugh Phear. Come to the West Tisbury Library’s first chain reaction build session and build a Rube Goldbergesque-contraption. Come try your hand at...

Build Club

Decorate for the holidays with awesome perler bead ornaments.

Open House: Bay State Wind

Bay Sate Wind, which is looking to develop an offshore wind project off the southern Massachusetts coast, invites the public to meet with members of its...

Book Talk: Pequod's Galley

Please join us for a book talk with Susan M. Larsen on her latest book, Pequod's Galley. Pequod's Galley is Susan Larsen's personal interpretation of...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Advent Evensong

Please jooin us as we embrace the darkness and move into the light of Christmas. Today's theme is Longing and Preparing.

Mending/Handstitching Workshop

Learn to hand stitch and repair your clothing. You'll learn basic hand stitches, sewing buttons, patching holes and ways to repair tears.

Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)

The PAC meets monthly to plan for upcoming programming. Dinner and childcare provided. Free with pre-registration.

Hand Building

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

Featherstone Uke Jam

Come learn how to play the ukulele in a relaxed, fun atmosphere! Play along with the group and enjoy refreshments and lots of laughs. Just bring your uke, or...

Hot Docs: A Film Series

Just short of dropping you into the ocean on a surfboard, filmmakers Stacy Peralta and Sam George's documentary serves as the definitive (and immersive)...

MBL Falmouth Forum - An Evening with Nathaniel Philbrick

Join bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick as he discusses his latest book, In the Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at...

Thursday, December 6

Intro to Computers

Become more comfortable with technology by taking this four part course. Participants will learn a basic foundation for using computers and the Internet....

Hike with Me

The MV Family Center invites you to "Hike with Me." We will meet at a different location twice each month through the winter to explore local family friendly...

Hibernation Story Time

December's story time theme is hibernation. We will read stories that feature animals that hibernate.

Cooking Demo: Holiday Appetizers

With Chef Tom Engley. Learn to make holiday appetizers that are sure to wow your guests this year.

National Theatre Live: Antony and Cleopatra

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian...

Adult Crafts

Make your own creative Christmas cards.

Advanced Knitting Skills

With Rona Newmark. This project-based class will focus on adding or refreshing more complex knitting skills, such as knitting in the round and cables. A...

Mediation Skills Workshops

Negotiation as the third stage of a mediation. Helping parties see each other's perspective. Tools, strategies and tips to help parties to negotiate....

Table Tennis Club

With the MV Table Tennis Club. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Art Party: Felted Ornaments

Learn how to create felted Christmas ornaments using cookie cutters and provided materials. All skill levels welcome. For ages 14 and above. Sign up at the...

2018 Spirit of the Vineyard Award

The Spirit of the Vineyard Award is given annually to a person or organization who has served for one or more non-profit organizations on the Island, and...

All-Island Elementary String Concert

One-hundred-forty-two enthusiastic, experienced string students from the Island elementary schools take the stage. Orchestras will perform and there will be...

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Christmas in Edgartown: Wine & Cheese Reception

Come join Rockland Trust for delicious food, music, give-aways, and of course wine and cheese.

Glow Yoga

Come join Emily for bedtime Glow Yoga for children ages 4 to 8. Wear your pajamas and get ready to move and groove, with all things glow-in-the-dark....

Christmas in Edgartown: A Godwink Christmas Vineyard Premier

Hosted by Island authors/executive producers, SQuire Rushnell and Louise DuArt A free screening of one of Hallmark Channel’s top movies of the 2018...

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only.

Poetry Cafe

Hosted by Arnie Reisman with guest poets Justen Ahren, Margaret Emerson, Steve Ewing and Jennifer Smith-Turner.

Live Music: Edbury All-Stars

Featuring Mike Benjamin, Kevin Medeiros, Johnny Hoy and a revolving door of Island favorites.

DJ Mashup

With DJ Ricky Prime and DJ AP.

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Find Murray the Elf

Calling all kids big and small. Find Murray the Elf in Vineyard Vines and receive a special giveaway *while supplies last, no purchase necessary.

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Christmas in Edgartown: Black Dog Best Buddies Holiday Photo Contest

Come to The Black Dog General Store with you and your dog dressed the same to enter the holiday-themed Look-Alike Contest. Doggie gift basket will be awarded...

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

Christmas in Edgartown: Bad Martha Season Finale

Join Bad Martha as they say thanks for a great 2018 season. With one last weekend before closing for winter, enjoy your favorite beers, discounts merchandise...

First Friday VH

Head to Main street to support local community, shop local, meet the artists, eat and dance. Artists will be set up pop-up style in shops on Main street and...

After School Knitting

With expert knitter Cindy Bonnell, for ages 9 and up. Pre-registration is strongly suggested.

Mediation Skills Workshops

Introduction to Dukes County Court system. Mediation in Small Claims and District Civil Court. Managing a court referred mediation. The system of mediation...

Sparty

Fun, festive night with holiday mocktails, party favors, mini services and cheer. Raffle to support and Island charity.

Christmas in Edgartown: Donaroma’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Stroll through Donaroma’s Nursery to enjoy and explore the Spirit of the Season on Friday and Saturday evening. Donations will be going to the Boys & Girls...

Christmas in Edgartown: Mytoi Illumination

Experience Mytoi in a way you have never seen it before. Enjoy a magical stroll through our Japanese inspired garden, and witness it come to life at night.

Holiday Open House

Come one, come all. Open barn showing of local wood giftables. Shop, tour my workshop and enjoy cocktails and apps in good company.

Christmas in Edgartown: Vineyard Trust’s Annual Cocktail Party

Celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas at the beautifully decorated Dr. Daniel Fisher House. Cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres catered by Buckley’s Gourmet...

Hanukkah Celebration

Service led by Rabbi Caryn Broitman. Special musical guests include Deborah Strauss, violin, and Eric Johnson, guitar. And Peter Boak conducting the Shirat...

Lobstahpalooza

Get a jump on your celebrations and join us for our first Lobstahpalooza dinner. Proceeds will be donated to The Red Stocking Fund. Email...

Book Talk & Signing: Tom Shelby

Join us for a book talk and signing (and demonstration) with author and dog trainer Tom Shelby. In his new book Dog Training Diaries, lifelong dog trainer...

Good News Films From the Oceans: The Beautiful, Peaceful Pacific

PathwaysARTS presents a monthly "Good News from the Cceans" film night, featuring recent short films, documentaries and full-length films, produced by...

Lobstahpalooza

Get a jump on your celebrations and join us for our first Lobstahpalooza dinner. Proceeds will be donated to The Red Stocking Fund. Email...

Open Pickle Ball

Airport Fitness will be hosting Pickle Ball on Friday nights for adults. Must register with the front desk by noon on Friday.

Lobstahpalooza

Get a jump on your celebrations and join us for our first Lobstahpalooza dinner. Proceeds will be donated to The Red Stocking Fund. Email...

Saturday, December 1

Breakfast Club Running Group

This Beginner’s Group, know as the Breakfast Club, meets in the morning in front of the Y.

Venison Donation Program & Community Deer Cooler

Feed our community while helping reduce deer population and tick borne diseases. Venison donation: Donate on-the-hoof, not skinned deer to be processed for...

Free Range 5Ks

Free, weekly, professionally timed 5K in Manuel F. Correllus State Forest.

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain and...

Kiln Fired Enameled Ornaments

In this two hour workshop with Lucinda Sheldon, from Lucinda Enamels, you will create your own handmade ornament and learn the fundamentals of jewelry...

Saturday Art Adventure with Miss Lani

S'more Love...for Endangered Species for ages 4 to 12. The cheetah in Iran, elephants in Moilori, black rhinos, jaguars in Mexico, giraffes…orangutans all...

Ceramic Exploration

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta for ages 7 and above. In this class, we will explore various techniques in hand building and wheel throwing. From...

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...

Open House: Island Alpaca

Island Alpaca invites you to bring the family and your out-of-town guests for a unique experience, including a gift shop filled with locally grown garments,...

Saturday Stitchers: Modern Quilt Guild & More

Stitches are the fundamental elements of sewing, knitting, embroidery, crochet, and needle lace-making, whether by hand or machine. Practitioners of all...

Saturday Youth Fall Series

Ages 6 and up.​ Fall Series: Fire, Shelter, Wild Harvest, Open Fire Cooking and Overnight option.Winter Series: Winter Adventures & Survival Skills,...

Tech Help Drop-In

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

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

West Tisbury Farmers' Market

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

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Public Library always welcome new members. For all volunteers and those who are interested in knowing more about the...

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.

Preschool Story Time with Friends

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

Artisans Exhibition: L.A. Brown

L.A. Brown at various Island art events, including Featherstone Center for the Arts, which is open daily.

Holiday Gift Show

Open daily from Nov. 17 to Dec. 16. Gifts galore - including apparel and accessories, cards, calendars, dog goods, unique soaps, gift boxes, jewelry,...

Bake Sale Benefit

Homemade baked goods to benefit the W.T. School 6th grade class.

Family Qigonog: For Health & Wellness

Gather with loved ones of all ages for an opportunity to cultivate self healing capacity, harmonize body, mind, heart and spirit energetics and deepen family...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Covers and originals performed by Rose Guerin, Stu Gardner, Josh Campbell, and Jemima James.

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Covers and originals performed by Rose Guerin, Stu Gardner, Josh Campbell, and Jemima James.

Sunday, December 2

Open House: Island Alpaca

Island Alpaca invites you to bring the family and your out-of-town guests for a unique experience, including a gift shop filled with locally grown garments,...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Self Care Sundays

By Bee Well. Please bring a pillow to sit on, a notebook and an open mind. Herbal tea will be served.

Amp Jams

A chance to check out the space, hang out with awesome local artists, jam with friends and foes, or just chill, talk shop and admire our nifty stage and...

Bake Sale Benefit

Homemade baked goods to benefit the W.T. School 6th grade class.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

NAMI Family Support Group

Wherever you are in your journey with family and friends living with mental illness, our support groups will provide you with encouragement, hope, release,...

Monday, December 3

Yoga

A Slow Flow Yoga Class suited for every body. Connecting breath and movement with music to enhance the practice. This class is designed to meet you where you...

Friendship Hour in Portuguese

Friendship Hour in Portuguese is an opportunity to connect with other parents in your native language. You can visit with old friends and meet new ones while...

Play with Me Playgroup

Play with Me emphasizes the importance of families being their children's first teachers. A facilitated playgroup with planned activities to choose from with...

Preschool Art Program

Weekly art class designed to provide preschoolers a creative environment where they are encouraged to discover and color their world through different art...

Pre-School Storycraft Storytime

Come join us for Pre-School Storycrafts best suited for ages 3 and above. Storytime will start with stories being read and will end with a short craft.

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...

Learning Lab

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

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Community Healing Qigong

Immerse yourself into an opportunity for optimal wellness as you flow through gentle moving meditation sequences designed to cultivate healing potential and...

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain & injuries,...

Tuesday, December 4

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...

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

Stories and Songs

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

Tumble Time Storytime

There will be a traditional storytime and tumble time on all of our soft blocks and large tunnel. Best suited for ages 3 and above.

Pre-School Open Paint Group

Come free paint using our collection of finger paints and paintbrushes. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Learning Lab

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

Radio Games

Radio Games with Laurel Redington of MVY Radio is a new after-school program created to engage our middle schoolers with each other and learn to communicate...

After School Club

Drop in after school for reading, crafts, and games.

Transgender & Gender Non-Binary Support Group

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services offers a support group for youth and adults of all ages who identify as transgender, gender non-binary or any other of...

Refuge Recovery

MVCS Island Counseling Center presents Refuge Recovery: a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as...

Live Jazz Music

With Jeremy Berlin and Eric Johnson.

English Conversation Circle

Join this multi-lingual group as we explore everyday English words and local culture. Any level of English speaker and speakers of all languages are...

Wednesday, December 5

Talmud Class

With Rabbi Caryn Broitman. Everyone is welcome. No Hebrew or previous study required.

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain and...

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...

Coffee Time

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

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

E-Book Storytime

Traditional storytime with print picture books and e-book picture books using Overdrive. Songs, stories, and a craft. For ages 3 and above.

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...

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...

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Children welcome with experienced adult...

After School Crafts

We'll feature a new project every week. For ages 9 and up.

After School Program

Have fun with books and crafts with Irene. Read some stories then do a fun craft related to the theme. Grades K to 5 welcome. Parents are welcome to...

Art Explorers

With Coral Shockey for ages 6 to 9. As Featherstone art explorers, children will be encouraged to not only observe the world around them, but also have the...

Learning Lab

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

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

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.

YA Board Game Night

Eyes dry from too much screen time? Hand-cramps from holding that controller for too long? Come to our program aimed at the 12-and-up crowd, YA Board Game...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Public Speaking Essentials

Learn and practice the ten basic public speaking skills in front of a supportive audience of fellow learners using a system with a proven success rate. Need...

Pickle Ball

Round robin open to the public.

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

Enjoy the tunes of Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish.

Thursday, December 6

Music & Memory Cafe

A weekly social gathering with live music, refreshments, and discussion. Welcoming, inclusive environment for seniors, caregivers, and those with memory...

Oak Bluffs Writers Group

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

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

Baby's First Year

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...

Caregivers Support Group

A support group for caregivers caring for a loved one with a physical illness or dementia. The group provides a forum for caregivers to meet and connect with...

Book Babies

A lap-sit storytime for pre-walkers. Songs, a story, and playtime.

Coffee Klatsch: Knitting & Chess Meet-Up

Knitters are welcome to come work on their latest projects and peruse topical books, partake of our yarn exchange, or drop items in our knitted goods...

After School Gaming

Come in and use one of the library's Nintendo Switch consoles and try out different games. Ages 9 and up.

Learning Lab

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

Art After School with Miss Lani

No Not Gigantisms - Rather Yes to Small Works of Art for kids in grades 2 to 7. Miniatures on canvases are great fun and they capture our brush strokes and...

Kids Crafts

Best suited for ages 5 and above. Please contact the library for craft, or visit our website or Facebook page.

Messy Play Group

This is a facilitated play group designed to let your child explore messy activities. Activities support children's social and emotional development.

Story Time

Get comfortable in our cozy kids' area and hear stories from our new books.

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Amp Jams

A chance to check out the space, hang out with awesome local artists, jam with friends and foes, or just chill, talk shop and admire our nifty stage and...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

GST Body Conditioning Class

GST Body is a conditioning technique that uses self manipulation of fascia through traction and movement sequences. Build a strong balanced dynamic body....

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain & injuries,...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Women's Writing Group

We will write to prompts and tackle everyday life issues, such as motherhood, grief, addiction, love and relationships. Come and write, pen to paper. Listen,...

Friday, December 7

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...

Open House: Island Alpaca

Island Alpaca invites you to bring the family and your out-of-town guests for a unique experience, including a gift shop filled with locally grown garments,...

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

World Market Holiday Shop

Five local women raise money for women’s economic development in Haiti, Africa, India and Palestine have a pop up store this holiday season selling handmade...

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

Little Bird Music

Seasonal songs and movement for little ones.

Learning Lab

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

Art After School with Miss Lani

Goldsworthy and Calder Sculptures that Excite and Unite Us for kids in grades K to 2. Let us grasp poultry wire, wind bent willow branches, red poppy...

Friday Afternoon French

A facilitated lesson using the Mango Language program. We’ll do one chapter a week for a total of 10 weeks. Beginner level course.

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. Ages 8 and above.

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Friday Night Magic

Join us as we play the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering, on the first and third Fridays of the month.

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: Workman Song

Presents Dirty Gospel Sundays with Sean McMahon.

December 1 - 7, 2018