Events

December 15 - 21, 2019

Sunday, December 15

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: Cookie Decorating

Every cookie (masterpiece) created gets the FUEL Program closer to launching an amazing curriculum that will show learners how to engage with the world in...

Christmas in Edgartown: Window Decorating Contest

Deck the halls and trim the trees, but don’t forget about Edgartown’s store front windows. Visit Edgartown is excited to share the 1st annual Window...

Barre

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

Santa at the Light

Over the dunes and through the cedars to the lighthouse you will go. Celebrate the season with a festive refuge ride and hot chocolate with Santa at the...

Teddy Bear Trot 5K & Fun Run

The Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club, in conjunction with Point B Realty, are happy to be sponsoring the 5th annual Teddy Bear Trot 5K & Fun Run, part of...

Chilmark Holiday Flea Market

Join us for the holiday edition of our famous Summer Flea Market. Items for sale from Vineyard artisans and craftsmen including holiday crafts, jewelry,...

Christmas in Edgartown: Buffet Brunch

During Christmas in Edgartown, Bettini Restaurant is offering a brunch buffet. This is the perfect way to start the festive day.

Christmas in Edgartown: Family Fun

Kids are welcome all weekend long to come by and color their own Black Dog holiday ornament or holiday page to take home. Plus enjoy our signature coffee,...

Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show

Come discover your next favorite work of art. Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show features new works by prominent Island artists Marston Clough, Deborah T....

Island-Made Holidays

Over 15 Vineyards artisan crafters with exquisite gifts for the holidays.

Christmas in Edgartown: Elf On The Shelf

Explore downtown Edgartown with a holiday themed self guided treasure hunt. Fun for all ages, solve the riddles to find your next business location. Once...

Christmas in Edgartown: Pictures with Santa Whale

Come have your picture taken with Santa Whale at vv Edgartown.

Holiday Open House

With local cider, wine and cheese every weekend throughout December.

Book Group

Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again by Rachel Held Evans. The last published book written by Rachel Held Evans before her...

Christmas in Edgartown: Haiti Art Sale

PeaceQuilts will have fok art, quilts, bags, unique handmade jewelry and metal art for sale for Christmas. Proceeds benefit women in Haiti who produce...

Christmas in Edgartown: Christmas at the Lighthouse

Over the dunes and through the cedars to the lighthouse you will go. Celebrate the season with a festive refuge ride in an ever-changing winter landscape,...

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: Louisa Gould Gallery

The 13th annual Small Wonders Show is on exhibit. We have over 100 new original artworks from you to choose from. Gallery artists offer specially priced...

Open Studio

See the operations of a hand-bookbindery. Free estimates for restoration of treasured books. Purchase one-of-a-kind journals. Refreshments. 10% of proceeds...

Photos with the Teddy Bears

Get your picture taken in our "bear studio" with the bears of the Martha's Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite.

Christmas Party with Santa

Hosted by our Benevolent Committee and the OB Firemans Civic Association. Bring the little ones and your camera for this special one-on-one time with Santa.

Opera Club

Netrebko and Hvorostovsky - Live from Red Square. A screening of the famed 2013 concert when two of the world's greatest opera singers took the outdoor...

Christmas in Edgartown: Book Signing - Casting into the Light

Janet Messineo will sign her book, Casting into the Light: Tales of a Fishing Life.

Christmas in Edgartown: Christmas at the Lighthouse

Over the dunes and through the cedars to the lighthouse you will go. Celebrate the season with a festive refuge ride in an ever-changing winter landscape,...

Christmas in Edgartown: Old Fashioned Carol Sing

There will be a Carol Sing led by Peter R. Boak. Bring your requests. We will have the music for you to sing along. Followed by refreshments.

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...

Holiday Open House

Featuring Susan Klein, storyteller, with folklore memories of past Christmases. DJ Donald Rose will provide music to begin the holiday season. Door prizes...

Talk: Housing Rehab

Need some repairs to your home? TRI - The Resource Inc, has funding opportunities available to eligible residents to pay for critical home repairs like:...

Holiday Figure Skating Exhibtion

The Martha's Vineyard Figure Skating Club will be holding their annual holiday exhibtion.

Book Talk: Vineyard Voices Three

Linsey Lee, Oral History Curator at the Martha's Vineyard Museum, will discuss her newest book Vineyard Voices Three and will play audio/video vignettes of...

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;...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show. Tune to 88.5 FM Friday through Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. for a combo show.

Offerings of Music and Light

Lia Kahler leads Island singers, musicians, dancers and readers in a program to brighten the darker days. Carols, candle lighting and refreshments.

Sunday Worship

Joy, Music and Miracles - Candlelight Service - Reverend Bill Clark. Come and celebrate the joy, music and wonder of this holiday season. The Afterglow...

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, December 16

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...

Actively Aging

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

Island-Made Holidays

Over 15 Vineyards artisan crafters with exquisite gifts for the holidays.

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...

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...

Learning Lab

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

Steamship Authority Help Session

The Steamship Authority will hold a help session for those Island residents whose SSA profiles expire this year and who have questions about their renewal....

Martha's Vineyard Children's Chorus Rehearsals

Contact marthasvineyardchildrenschorus@gmail.com with any questions.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show. Tune to 88.5 FM Friday through Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. for a combo show.

Town Hall: Keith Chatinover

Keith Chatinover was elected to the Dukes County Commission in 2018 at just 18 years old, making transparency and accountability a centerpiece of his...

Refuge Recovery

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

Stability Ball & Weights

Using big swiss balls and weights, this class will include balance, toning, and mobility work, and it will strengthen your core, arms, and glutes. With Emily...

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...

Cornhole

Weekly blind draw. We will find you a partner. Registration and practice from 5:45 to 6:20 p.m. Bags fly at 6:30 p.m.

Jazz Film Screening

A film screening and discussion hosted by MVY Radio's Dave Kish. Filmed at Amsterdam's famed Concertgebouw, this concert features the 16-piece Duke...

Town Hall: Keith Chatinover

Keith Chatinover was elected to the Dukes County Commission in 2018 at just 18 years old, making transparency and accountability a centerpiece of his...

Monday Night at the Movies

December's theme is The Holidays. This week's film is Holiday Affair, directed by Don Hartman, with Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh.

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.

Reflections of Peace Christmas Concert

Special evening filled with Christmas music. 100% of proceeds donated to Hospice of Martha's Vineyard.

Tuesday, December 17

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....

Art in the Stacks: Phyllis Dunn

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library present an exhibit of photographs by Phyllis Dunn, on display on the lower level during regular library hours...

Island-Made Holidays

Over 15 Vineyards artisan crafters with exquisite gifts for the holidays.

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...

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.

Used Book Sale

During open hours. Hardcover, audiobooks and DVDs: $1 Paperbacks: .25 Dec. 10 to 15: Full price Dec. 18 to 22: Half price Dec. 26 to 29: Free

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...

Book Group

Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again by Rachel Held Evans. The last published book written by Rachel Held Evans before her...

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 Appointments

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

Centering Prayer

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

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.

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.

Fun with Filmmaking

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

Yoga: Core & Restore

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

Author Talk: Ronnie Citron-Fink

Author Ronnie Citron-Fink will read from her newest book, True Roots: What Quitting Hair Dye Taught Me About Health and Beauty. Refreshments served. Ronnie...

Boys Varsity Basketball

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

Conditioning

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

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show. Tune to 88.5 FM Friday through Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. for a combo show.

Open Mic Night

Come be a part of a welcoming Island community of creative artists sharing their craft and connecting through individual and collaborative expression and...

Table Tennis

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

Town Hall: Keith Chatinover

Keith Chatinover was elected to the Dukes County Commission in 2018 at just 18 years old, making transparency and accountability a centerpiece of his...

Cycling

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

Bailey Boyd Information Session

Bailey Boyd is a childcare subsidy Program for residents of Oak Bluffs, Tisbury, Edgartown, West Tisbury and Aquinnah. This event is an information session...

Community Supper

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

Parenting Journeys

A support and discussion group for families raising children 0 to 8 with special needs. Dinner and childcare provided with pre-registration.

Santa Visits the Library

Come take a picture with Santa and tell him your holiday wishes for this year. All kids will receive a book to take home.

Tisbury School Building Project

Community conversation about the Tisbury School Building Project.

Winter Concert: Songs of Peace, Hope & Light

With the Martha's Vineyard Family Chorus, directed by Roberta Kirn. Donations will be gratefully accepted in support of The Song Exchange Project which...

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,...

Town Hall: Keith Chatinover

Keith Chatinover was elected to the Dukes County Commission in 2018 at just 18 years old, making transparency and accountability a centerpiece of his...

Movie & Gift Wrapping

Wrap a gift and watch a movie. The holiday classic, Miracle on 34th Street will be screening in the program room and wrapping trappings will be available for...

RTZ Trivia

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

Mathea Morais, Ed Grazda, Julia Kidd

Features two book talks by: Mathea Morais and photographer Ed Grazda, and a reading by Julia Kidd. Mathea Morais' new novel There You Are is a...

Karaoke

Hosted by none other than Johnny Showtime.

Wednesday, December 18

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...

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...

Coffee Time

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

Island-Made Holidays

Over 15 Vineyards artisan crafters with exquisite gifts for the holidays.

 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...

Used Book Sale

During open hours. Hardcover, audiobooks and DVDs: $1 Paperbacks: .25 Dec. 10 to 15: Full price Dec. 18 to 22: Half price Dec. 26 to 29: Free

Wednesday Storytime

Featuring books, puppets, parachutes, movements and more.

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...

Ukulele Players

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

Technology Help Appointments

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

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.

Learning Lab

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

Book Talk: The Dog I Loved

With author Susan Wilson. Light bites and refreshments provided.

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...

Library Book Group

Delia Owens's book, Where the Crawdads Sing. All are welcome to join the conversation. Bookmarks with selections and dates are available at the circulation...

Girls Varsity Hockey

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

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show. Tune to 88.5 FM Friday through Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. for a combo show.

Friends & Family Night

Come shop and enjoy some holiday cocktails, special discounts and a holiday raffle. Follow them on Instagram (@glasshouseonmv) for more events and happenings.

Informational Session: Housing Rehabilitation Program

TRI - The Resource Inc. - has opportunities available to fund housing rehabilitation in the six towns of Martha's Vineyard. To learn about this program for...

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,...

Advent Evensong

Three contemplative services with the Revs. Cathlin Baker and Mary Beth Daniels, with music by Sean McMahon. Childcare is available. If you need a ride,...

Holiday Concert

The Vineyard Classic Brass Ensemble presents their repertoire of holiday classics.

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...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Pop-Up Holiday Party Fundraiser

To benefit Martha's Vineyard Vegan Society Inc.'s programs. The Healthy Foods Give Away at local public Libraries monthly. Where anyone can come get a bag...

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

Exciting, emotional and inspiring film tells the story of the first all-women crew to compete in the grueling Whitbread Round the World yacht race. Please...

National Theatre Live: Present Laughter

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to embark on an overseas...

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

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

Thursday, December 19

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...

Kaiut Yoga

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

Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show

Come discover your next favorite work of art. Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show features new works by prominent Island artists Marston Clough, Deborah T....

Island-Made Holidays

Over 15 Vineyards artisan crafters with exquisite gifts for the holidays.

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...

Used Book Sale

During open hours. Hardcover, audiobooks and DVDs: $1 Paperbacks: .25 Dec. 10 to 15: Full price Dec. 18 to 22: Half price Dec. 26 to 29: Free

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...

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 Appointments

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

VHPL Book Club

Come enjoy a lively discussion in a casual atmosphere. Monthly book selections are available at the circulation desk, and everyone is invited to join us....

Duplicate Bridge

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

Piano Parlor

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

Adrenaline Music Project

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

Learning Lab

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

Kids Crafts

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

Storytime

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

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...

Rock Concert for Kids:  The Pinkletinks

The Pinkletinks are performing a children’s rock concert. All ages can join us for songs and fun. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show. Tune to 88.5 FM Friday through Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. for a combo show.

Table Tennis

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

Town Hall: Keith Chatinover

Keith Chatinover was elected to the Dukes County Commission in 2018 at just 18 years old, making transparency and accountability a centerpiece of his...

Sing-Along Cycling

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

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...

Art Party

Join Naomi in creating "Beach Ornaments." Naomi will instruct and design the ornaments along with you as you listen to music and enjoy creating with friends....

Art Party: Upcycled Gnomes

Make yourself a little gnome friend using upcycled sweaters. Don't need a friend? Make a gnome door stop. Don't have doors? What about a paperweight?...

Handel's The Messiah

Grace Episcopal Church is inviting everyone on Martha’s Vineyard to sing parts of Handel’s The Messiah along with soloists and guest conductors. A potluck...

Town Hall: Keith Chatinover

Keith Chatinover was elected to the Dukes County Commission in 2018 at just 18 years old, making transparency and accountability a centerpiece of his...

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, December 20

Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree is an annual tradition of community celebration and is open to all who would like to come tie a ribbon, fabric or cardboard tag to the tree...

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.

Coffee with the Chief

Come for conversations and coffee with Oak Bluffs Police Chief Erik Blake.

Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show

Come discover your next favorite work of art. Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show features new works by prominent Island artists Marston Clough, Deborah T....

Island-Made Holidays

Over 15 Vineyards artisan crafters with exquisite gifts for the holidays.

Move With Me

An opportunity for your child to move indoors during the cooler months.

Tai Chi & Tea

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

Toddler Story Time

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

Toddler Time

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

Used Book Sale

During open hours. Hardcover, audiobooks and DVDs: $1 Paperbacks: .25 Dec. 10 to 15: Full price Dec. 18 to 22: Half price Dec. 26 to 29: Free

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...

AACDP Holiday Shop

This year I am selling from my home and featuring vintage African sculpture as well as an array of crafts from Zambia, Ghana, Niger and Zamzibar.

Healthy Foods Giveaway Day

With the Martha's Vineyard Vegan Society. Everyone is welcome. Society members will be present to share recipes, serve healthy snacks and provide information...

Holiday Sing Along

Join us in singing some Christmas and holiday classics with the lovely and talented Adele Dreyer on piano.

Learning Lab

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

Steamship Authority Helps Renew Islander Profiles

Steamship Authority is on hand to answer questions and assist Islanders with renewing their Islander profiles.

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.

Interactive Film Screening for Kids

Get into the holiday spirit at the library. Kids and families are invited to join us for a free interactive screening of a fun holiday film about an elf...

Holiday Pop-Ups

Nov. 29: Blosson Schmitt - natrally dyed clothing and Vineyard Bath and Body products Dec. 6: Night Owl Designs and Lularoe Clothing with Robyn Dec. 13:...

Barre

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

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show. Tune to 88.5 FM Friday through Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. for a combo show.

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.

Ocean Film Shorts

Co-curated by Robert MacLean of Heaven and Oceans Productions. The selection this evening features The Art of Loving the Oceans and Beaing Immersed in its...

Wintertime Melodies: Songs of Solstice & Holiday Cheer

With Shelagh Hackett and Paul Munafo. Accompanist Adele Dreyer.

Ugly Sweater Party

Music by DJ AP. Midnight giveaway for best/worst sweater.

Saturday, December 21

Zumba

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

Solstice Story Time

Join us on the Farm for a special story time and activities featuring Sleep Tight Farm: A Farm Prepares for Winter by Eugene Doyle. We'll read the book in...