Events

November 12 - 18, 2019

Tuesday, November 12

Zumba

A fusion of Latin and International dance moves that create a dynamic and exciting cardio workout.

Pilates

Floor Barre meets Pilates with total body conditioning with Liz Maclellan.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Discussion Group

Open discussion of exciting and often controversial topics.

Mindfulness Meditation

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

Toddler Art Program

For ages 15 months to 2.9 years with Coral Shockey. Set in a small art room environment with art exploration tables and painting easels. Caregivers are...

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....

Clothing Swap Drop Offs

The children's room will be accepting new and gently used items for the fourth annual clothing swap on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Oak Bluffs COA Walking Club

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

Adult Community Dance Class

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

MVFF Labs: Preschool Film Literacy

Using short stories that also have film adaptations, this class gives children an opportunity to listen to a story and then see it come to life on the...

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Tech Time

Sign up for a 30-minute one-on-one session with tech guru Chris Look 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.

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Little Artist's Open Paint Group

Come in and use our collection of fingerpaints, assorted brushes, paints, and dot art to create a painting to take home. All ages welcome. Children under 9...

Howes House Writers

Ilmarinen Vogel, who has experience in several writing groups, will be the facilitator. He follows Ellie Bates and others before her who welcome seasonal...

Drop-In Wellness Clinic

Get your blood pressure checked and answers to questions about medical concerns.

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Open Pottery Studio

With Frank Creney. This is a non-instructional time for adults 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...

Open Studio Tuesdays

Artists and craftspeople, bring your unfinished project or your unrealized vision to bring it to that next level. Every class will include a free themed...

Adrenaline Music Project

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

Art Explorers

For ages 6 to 12 with Charlotte Hall and Helen Hall. Children will be introduced to functional design, aesthetics and creative problem solving using form,...

Knitting Group

Cindy Bonnell, master knitter, presides over a sociable group of knitters in one of our upstairs meeting rooms here at the library. Knitters and aspiring...

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 an after-school program created to engage middle schoolers with each other and foster effective...

After School Club

Read, play and finish homework with friends.

Climate Solutions: Adapt to the Impacts

Elizabeth Durkee, Oak Bluffs’ Conservation Agent, will speak about adapting to the impacts that the climate crisis will have on the Island. Sea level rise,...

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...

MVFF Labs: Fun with Filmmaking

Learn the basics of video production with special guests MVFF Labs. Kids ages 7 and above will try various activities, including green screen games,...

Yoga: Core & Restore

Class is structured around core stability through a variety of yoga poses with Megan Grennan.

Conditioning

Strength work with weights and conditioning using your own body weight for resistance with Kris Martin.

Table Tennis

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

Cycling

A fantastic cardio class based on outdoor riding with Jeannie Wright.

All Families Touched By Adoption

Monthly support and discussion group for adoptive, foster, and waiting families. Dinner and childcare available with pre-registration.

Design Thinking For Business

In this class, you’ll learn the basic principles of Design Thinking for small businesses and entrepreneurs, and practice applying those principles to real...

Pizza Night

Pizza plus company. All welcome. All ages.

Public Informational Meeting: Shared Use Path on Old County Road

The West Tisbury Complete Streets Committee will hold a public informational meeting to solicit input from the community on plans to complete the shared use...

Talk: Presidential Power and the Impeachment Inquiry

The impeachment and removal of a president is one of the gravest responsibilities of the United States Congress. Only two presidents have been impeached, and...

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,...

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,...

Songs of Youth and of Experience: Poetry and Music Fit for a Full Moon

Join us for an evening of poetry and music while the full moon shimmers above. Donald Nitchie and Claudia Taylor, two superb local writers, will read from...

College Admissions

Former professor at Milton Academy Bob Gilpin will talk about strategies on the maze of college admissions.

RTZ Trivia

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

Writing & Poetry Series

This evening features MV Cultural Council recipients: Margaret Emmerson – A short play with two readers. Paul Levine on being enamored of a period in...

Karaoke

Hosted by none other than Johnny Showtime.

Wednesday, November 13

Total Body

Cardio fitness followed by muscle conditioning with Maria McFarland.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Stained Glass Holiday Ornaments

Create your own keepsake or make gifts for family and friends, while learning the art of Stained Glass with Jamie Hathaway in this 4-week class. Bring your...

Play with Me Playgroup

Parent/child activity with a focus on how children learn through play with the MV Family Center. This is a facilitated playgroup, no registration is required.

Actively Aging

A fun, challenging class for seniors and beginners. Building strength, balance, stability, and confidence. With Barbra Smith.

Art Therapy: 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...

Clothing Swap Drop Offs

The children's room will be accepting new and gently used items for the fourth annual clothing swap on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Coffee Time

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

 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 & Craft

Join us for songs, stories and play. Each storytime offers a new craft. Bilingual books are read in English and Portuguese. Offered in collaboration with...

Wednesday Storytime

Featuring books, puppets, parachutes, movements and more.

Exploring Printmaking Assisted Open Studio

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

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Pickleball Beginner's Clinic

We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with taped lines if needed. All courts are inside and available for...

Painting the Landscape in Watercolor

Working from photographs (or outside ‘en plein air’ at Featherstone if the weather permits) we’ll examine all the elements that contribute to a successful...

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...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. Children welcome with experienced adult supervision. This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics...

Acupuncture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

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

After School Crafts

We'll feature a new project every week -- just drop in. For ages 9 and up.

Art Explorers

For ages 6 to 12 with Coral Shockey and Charlotte Hall. Children will be introduced to functional design, aesthetics and creative problem solving using...

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

Turn a pine cone into a turkey or owl and help decorate for fall.

Presentation: Two Weeks in Tibet

Valerie Sonnenthal will present a slide show and short film clips from her two weeks of travel in Tibet just prior to the People's Republic of China 70th...

Young Adult Board Game Night

Get all the gaming fun without the digital daze that comes with video games. We have classics, as well as some great new games. We'll also provide food,...

Yoga

It is a chance for beginners who are curious about yoga to start with the basics or for someone with a deep practice to explore slow, long-held poses and...

Cribbage Night

Six games of singles. 1st, 2nd and 3rd cash prizes.

Hand Building

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

Money Talks: Personal Finance 101

A workshop series with financial consultant Beau Begin of RT Investment Services. Learn how best to save your hard-earned summer cash and put it to work for...

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: Documentary Film Series

Director Peter Jackson's very moving documentary about British troops in WWI is also a work of technological magic. (UK & NZ, 2019). Please call the library...

Great Art on Screen: Gauguin in Tahiti - Paradise Lost

Gauguin in Tahiti - Paradise Lost traces the legendary life story of Paul Gauguin who left France for Tahiti, feverishly in search of deep immersions into...

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

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

Thursday, November 14

Zumba

A fusion of Latin and International dance moves that create a dynamic and exciting cardio workout.

Pilates

Floor Barre meets Pilates with total body conditioning with Liz Maclellan.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Knitting Skills

This multi-level class welcomes first time knitters as well as those with more experience. Projects will be tailored to your skill set, and are designed to...

Torch & Fired Enameling: Glass on Metal

Come experience the magic of enameling - Watch grains turn glossy and bond to metal.

Clothing Swap Drop Offs

The children's room will be accepting new and gently used items for the fourth annual clothing swap on Saturday, Nov. 16.

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....

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.

Thursday Strings

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

Baby's First Year

This is an informal discussion and support group for people parenting infants (prenatal to 12 months.)

Discovery Days

Read, explore and discover a new theme each week with the MV Family Center. This is a parent/child activity focusing on how children learn through play. Each...

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...

Book Babies

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

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

MVRHS Luncheon

With the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School culinary arts and music departments. Enjoy a roasted beet salad with fresh herbs, toasted nuts and orange;...

Preschool Film Literacy Workshop

Join Jenna from the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival for film literacy workshops. Join us for one week or all. Recommended for ages 3 and above.

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...

Piano Parlor

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

Adrenaline Music Project

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

Art Explorers

For ages 6 to 12 with Charlotte Hall and Helen Hall. Children will be introduced to functional design, aesthetics and creative problem solving using form,...

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.

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...

School-Aged Filmmaking Workshops

Learn the basics of video production through various activities, including green screen games, stop-motion animation and documentary filmmaking. Join us for...

Astronomy, Astrology and the Energy of the Universe

Join us for a spirited one-hour discussion on the nature of energy and how its effects can be charted by both astrologers and astronomers. Everyone, at some...

Introduction to Mediation Course

Conflict is a part of everyday life. Mediators guide disputatants toward mutually satisfying agreements. Couse participants learn mediation skills, tools...

Open House + At-Cost Organic Food Pop-Up

Come check out Martha's Vineyard's at-cost organic food cooperative.

Table Tennis

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

Sing-Along Cycling

Have a fun 45-minute ride singing to your favorite songs while strengthening your heart and lungs.

CANCELLED - Talk: Cannabis & CBD Oil for Medicinal Purposes

“Marijuana Mitigates” A plainspoken discussion about the potential benefits of medical marijuana, the element of measured experimentation (“Start Low & Go...

Raclette Night

Join us for Raclette Night every Thursday with Chef Patrice. Raclette, (a word derived from the French verb racler, meaning, "to scrape") is a traditional...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Talk: Cyber-Awareness and Safety Presentation for Parents

This informational presentation is being offered to parents Island-wide to discuss ways to ensure your child is using their digital devices safely and...

Clean Beauty for Business

Informative and fun night of healthy food, beauty products and product knowledge.

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter New Volunteer Orientation

Do you want to volunteer during the winter at one of the Community shelters? Come and join us on this (mandatory) Orientation Session.

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

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...

Friday, November 15

Cardio Challenge

Cardio fitness challenge with Maria McFarland.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Actively Aging

A fun, challenging class for seniors and beginners. Building strength, balance, stability, and confidence. With Barbra Smith.

Clothing Swap Drop Offs

The children's room will be accepting new and gently used items for the fourth annual clothing swap on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Felt Board Story Time

This program is geared toward preschool children.

Tai Chi & Tea

Qi Gong and Yang-style Taijiquan with Diane Crane. All skill levels are welcome.

Toddler Time

Songs and a story just for busy walking toddlers and their caregivers.

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Seasonal Songs & Stories

Please join us for this special event with the award winning Davis Bates.

Tom Dresser Talk

Tom Dresser talks about the Hidden History of Martha's Vineyard.

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. Ages 8 and above.

Glow Yoga for Tweens & Teens

Led by One Love Yoga instructor Emily LaPierre. This special yoga workshop includes all fun things that glow. Ages 9 to 17. Sign up is required.

Barre

Combines pilates, yoga, and ballet to give you beautiful, sculpted, lean muscles-without the impact and injuries dancers endure.

Dine to Donate

A portion of the food receipts for dinner that night will be donated to The Friends of the Edgartown Free Public Library. Please come and support the Friends...

Glow Bowling

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

Friday Night Magic

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

Holiday Shop Opening Night

Join us for the opening party of our Holiday Pop-Up Shop. Featuring fine art and handmade goods by The Workshop studio artists Angela Sison of Conrado,...

Preview Party: Holiday Gift Show

Celebrate the holiday season while supporting Island artists and Featherstone. The perfect holiday shopping destination with gifts for everyone (and...

Book Talk & Signing: Susan Wilson

Bunch of Grapes is pleased to celebrate the release of New York Times bestselling author Susan Wilson's latest novel, The Dog I Loved, another signature...

Multi-Arts Event

PathwaysARTS hosts a multi-arts evening featuring artists, filmmakers, musicians, composers and writers who have been recipients of Martha's Vineyard...

Theater: Disney Frozen Jr.

The Edgartown School presents Disney Frozen Jr. Music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Book by Jennifer Lee. Based on the Disney film...

Cottage City Collective

Showcasing a different artist each week with Phil, Kevin, and Delanie on back up.

Saturday, November 16

Permaculture Through the Seasons

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

Zumba

A fusion of Latin and International dance moves that create a dynamic and exciting cardio workout.

Acrylic Painting

​We have everyone from beginners to professionals in these classes. Come with a drawing or photograph that you would like to paint. Don't be afraid. Join us...

All Day Coffee

Stop by the library for a cup of coffee and some conversation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Aquinnah Library.

Children's Ceramic Exploration

In this class, with Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta, we will explore various techniques in hand building. From decorative planters to dragons to mugs,...

Children’s Fall Festival

Autumn-themed games, snacks, face painting, crafts and more. Rain or shine.

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Easy as Pie

Join Pie Chicks founder (and past Farm Institute employee), Chrissy Kinsman in this pie class. Ms. Kinsman will go over what it takes to make a great pie...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

Learn with Me

"Celebrate our Veterans." Come learn about our local branch of the armed forces with your child.

Reductive Block Printing Workshop

Let’s follow in the footsteps of Picasso. He used the reductive method of linoleum cut block printing to great effect. We will work with rubber blocks...

Talk: The Four Immeasurables

Today's topic is Compassion with Dharma Teacher Tsony. For when, with irreversible intent, The mind embraces bodhichitta, Willing to set free the endless...

Tech Help Drop-In

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

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...

Collage Workshop

PathwaysARTS presents a three session community Collage Workshop led by local artist, Cheyanne Vandall. Bring your cut-out pictures, photographs, poetry...

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.

Holiday Bazaar

Baked goods, handmade items, Christmas items and ornaments, "Grandma's Attic" jewelry, gift table.

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...

Protect Your Ride

Affordable and accessible public transit for all. Attend a town hall and learn what's happening with your Island bus service, how it may affect you and what...

Salsa Suelta Cubana

Salsa Suelta Cubana is a form of Salsa dancing from Cuba that is danced without a partner. Often danced in small or larger groups, Salsa Suelta Cubana...

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Storytime

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

Drop-In Crafts

Come get crafty with us. All supplies provided.

Art Opening: Small Wonders Show

The annual show featuring small works of art perfect for gift giving. New works by Deborah T. Colter, Christie Scheele, Sally Martone, Peggy T. Zablotny,...

Holiday Gift Show

Celebrate the holiday season while supporting Island artists and Featherstone. The perfect holiday shopping destination with gifts for everyone (and...

Open House: Sargent Gallery

Join us for seasonal libations and new exhibit featuring photography by environmental photographer Alex MacLean’s latest work on sea level rise as well as...

LFOB Book Drive

Your book donations help support the Library Friends, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All book donations are tax deductible (form available on request)....

Clothing Swap

Bring your contributions to the library and receive a voucher to attend the Swap. Raffle and refreshments.

Digital Services Hour

Ebooks, audiobooks, streaming movies and world languages are all available with your library card. Our tech savvy assistant director Rizwan Malik will be set...

Oral History Workshop

Explore methods for conducting oral history interviews to learn more about our community and the Island around us and to add to the Museum’s oral history...

Turkey Bingo

Fun for the whole family. Prizes include turkey, pie and/or 50/50 raffle.

All-Ages Chess

All ages, all levels chess. Will include untimed chess, timed chess, speed chess, and blitz chess.

Grand Wine Event

It's that incredibly wonderful time of year. Where the leaves change color, football starts, mosquitoes all die, and we do our Grand Wine Event.

Dungeons and Dragons Adventurers League

Hosted by Keith Healy and Vivian Surprenant. For ages 13 to 18.

Poetry Together: A Reading by Island Writers

Join us for a gathering of acclaimed Island poets Arnie Reisman, Holly St. John Bergon and Rose Styron as they read poems of the season. This event will...

Talk: The Four Immeasurables

Today's topic is Compassion with Dharma Teacher Tsony. For when, with irreversible intent, The mind embraces bodhichitta, Willing to set free the endless...

Adult Crafts

Make beautiful holiday decor from old books. For ages 12 and above. Sponsored by The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Public Library.

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...

Author Talk: Peter Kramer

In the newly published anthology, The Peanuts Papers, a diverse group of writers — Jonathan Franzen, Ann Patchett, George Saunders, Maxine Hong Kingston,...

Glow Bowling

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

Thanksgiving Myth Busted

"Acknowledging Native Territory and a Truthful Representation of History” With speakers of Native American and mixed ancestry; David Vanderhoop (Aquinnah...

A Godwink Movie Party

All are invited to a special viewing of Hallmark’s A Godwink Christmas-Meant for Love the second film in the hit series by year-round Islanders SQuire and...

Art Party

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

Cake Walk

Join us for a fun family event hosted by the Oak Bluffs School PTO. Make or buy a cake to bring. Purchase tickets to participate in the cake walk. If you...

Celebrity Waiters Dinner

The waiters dress up as celebrities while they serve an all-you-can-eat pasta dinner. Proceeds support PeaceQuilts, to assist in the development of...

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Theater: Disney Frozen Jr.

The Edgartown School presents Disney Frozen Jr. Music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Book by Jennifer Lee. Based on the Disney film...

Special Screening: Timeless

Year after year, ski and snowboard enthusiasts of all ages look forward to the coming of winter. This fall, Warren Miller Entertainment (WME) confirms that...

Sunday, November 17

Barre

Combines pilates, yoga, and ballet to give you beautiful, sculpted, lean muscles-without the impact and injuries dancers endure.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Reductive Block Printing Workshop

Let’s follow in the footsteps of Picasso. He used the reductive method of linoleum cut block printing to great effect. We will work with rubber blocks...

Talk: The Four Immeasurables

Today's topic is Joy with Dharma Teacher Tsony. For when, with irreversible intent, The mind embraces bodhichitta, Willing to set free the endless...

Sunday Worship

UU4U - Reverend Bill Clark. What is this faith of Unitarian Universalism? Can we actually believe anything we want? Rev. Bill will explore some of the...

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Open House: Sargent Gallery

Join us for seasonal libations and new exhibit featuring photography by environmental photographer Alex MacLean’s latest work on sea level rise as well as...

Open Writing Hours

With Noepe Center for the Arts. Open to anyone looking for a quiet space to write. Get away from your phone, your laundry (even your kids) and join fellow...

Climate Cafes: Making the Switch

Gather for a coffee and student-led community conversations about local environmental issues and climate-related topics. Don’t forget to bring your...

Death Cafe

At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives....

Author Talk: Mathea Morais

All are invited to a book talk with local author Mathea Morais to celebrate the recent release of her debut novel, There You Are. Books will be available for...

Heart Hope Unity

Raising funds and spirits for Sabrina. Food by Austin Racine & Friends. Music with Johnny Hoy & the Bluefish, The Groovers, The Jelly Roll Horns, Auntie...

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

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;...

Special Screening: The Last Black Man in San Francisco

In collaboration with Island Housing Trust. Before the feature there will be a short film about Island Housing Trust and a discussion about affordable...

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.

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...

Monday, November 18

Interval Cardio

A cardio and strength mixture with surprise interval combinations, for all levels with Maria McFarland.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Mindfulness Meditation

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

Preschool Art Program

For ages 3 to 5 with Coral Shockey. Weekly art class designed to provide preschoolers a creative environment where they are encouraged to discover and color...

Play with Me Playgroup

Parent/child activity with a focus on how children learn through play with the MV Family Center. This is a facilitated playgroup, no registration is required.

The Great Courses: The Aging Brain

Growing older may be inevitable, but mental decline is not. Learn what science has to say about how your brain changes over time. Join us for two 30 minute...

Actively Aging

A fun, challenging class for seniors and beginners. Building strength, balance, stability, and confidence. With Barbra Smith.

Traditional Storytime

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

Balance: Chi Kung, Yoga & Breath

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

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Pickleball Beginner's Clinic

We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with taped lines if needed. All courts are inside and available for...

The Woman's Club of Martha's Vineyard

The Woman's Club of Martha's Vineyard will be celebrating the Year of the Woman in 2020. One of the oldest organizations on the Vineyard, it was organized by...

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.

Advance Care Planning Workshop

Are you interested in making sure your documents are in place? Are you an older adult who wants your health care wishes honored? Join Healthy Aging MV for...

Beading: The Art of Knotting

Come experiment with beads and learn the art of knotting with Lucinda Sheldon. Techniques taught include choosing appropriate stringing materials, finishing...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

Beyond Baby’s First Year

Join the MV Family Center for a playgroup for littles 0 to 18 months. This group was created as a transition activity between Baby’s First Year and our...

Learning Lab

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

Martha's Vineyard Children's Chorus Rehearsals

Contact marthasvineyardchildrenschorus@gmail.com with any questions.

Talk: Fixing the Plainfield School

Join building performance engineer Marc Rosenbaum of South Mountain Company to learn how the Plainfield, New Hampshire, elementary school became one of the...