Events

March 20 - 26, 2019

Thursday, March 21

 Library Book Group

Join a lively discussion of the book A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

AARP Tax Aid Program

Volunteers, certified and trained under the AARP Tax Aide Program, will again offer free income tax preparation assistance for taxpayers, with special...

Tuesday, March 26

Wednesday, March 20

Ace MV: Accounting - Quickbooks, PC Version

This hands-on, entry-level course uses a sample company file created by Intuit. Students will learn tangible skills: (1) Basic Accounting Terminology and...

Thursday, March 21

Ace MV: Cake Decorating

Learn how to pipe frosting like a pro. Borders, stars, shells, rosettes and basket-weave. Take home the tricks of the trade, along with your own decorated...

Monday, March 25

Ace MV: Class A Commercial Driver’s License

Each student will receive 24 hours of training, including a 4 hour refresher the morning of the exam. The 20-hour training will be broken into one 4-hour...

Saturday, March 23

Ace MV: ServSafe Food Handling Recertification

Get recertified to serve food. This one-day, 4-hour recertification workshop is convenient for those with busy schedules. Successful completion of this...

Wednesday, March 20

Acupuncture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

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

Tuesday, March 26

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...

After School Club

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

Wednesday, March 20

After School Crafts

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

Thursday, March 21

After School Gaming

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

Friday, March 22

After School Knitting

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

Wednesday, March 20

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...

Saturday, March 23

All-Ages Chess

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

Wednesday, March 20

Alphabits Storytime

An alphabet-themed storytime featuring stories, songs, and a craft for ages 3 and above.

Sunday, March 24

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...

Thursday, March 21

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...

Saturday, March 23

Angels Helping Animals MV Adoption Event

A representative from the organization will be on site with several dogs for a meet and greet, the first step towards finding each dog a loving...

Sunday, March 24

Art Exhibit & Reception: "b l u e"

Join us for a reception to celebrate “b l u e,” a group art show on display mid-March through mid-April in the upper and lower level display areas of the...

Monday, March 25

Art Exhibit: Feathers and Stones

Feathers and Stones featuring local artists. Open daily noon to 4 p.m. Show runs through March 31.

Art Exhibit: Jack Ryan

Come see New York City through the eyes of Jack Ryan, a big Apple native, whose extraordinary pen and ink drawings will be exhibited Feb. 4 to March 31,...

Wednesday, March 20

Art Explorers

As Featherstone art explorers, children will be encouraged to not only observe the world around them, but also have the freedom to create and color their own...

Thursday, March 21

Art Party: Tote that Tee [Shirt]

Don’t know what to do with all those giveaway logo shirts? Anna Marie’s got your back. Learn how to upcycle and walk away with a spiffy new tote. No need to...

Wednesday, March 20

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...

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...

Sunday, March 24

Author Talk: Jacquie Renear & Emily Keith

Join us for a book talk with local author Jacquie Renear and illustrator Emily Keith. Ms. Renear and Ms. Keith will present their newly released children’s...

Wednesday, March 20

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.

Thursday, March 21

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...

Monday, March 25

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.

Sunday, March 24

Ballroom Dance

Come learn how to dance. All are welcome.

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.

Friday, March 22

Saturday, March 23

Beach Grass Planting Party

Come help the Friends of Sengekontacket restore beach grass to areas in need along State Beach. Bring the whole family. You show up and we'll provide the...

Tuesday, March 26

Thursday, March 21

Bezel Making - Intermediate Soldering

This intermediate/advanced class with Cecilia Minnehan is for those who already know how to solder but want to learn different ways to make a bezel and how...

Wednesday, March 20

Monday, March 25

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.

Thursday, March 21

Book Babies

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

Friday, March 22

Book Talk: Martha's Vineyard in World War II

Thomas Dresser will give a book talk on his 2014 book entitled Martha's Vineyard in World War II. All are welcome.

Wednesday, March 20

Build Club

Celebrate the Equinox by making a tiny terrarium. Best for kids ages 8 and above.

Thursday, March 21

Build Your Own Brand Workshop

Topics are different each week. March 7: Defining Your Brand March 14: Marketing Your Brand March 21: Building Web Content and Presence March 28: Social...

Wednesday, March 20

Friday, March 22

Wednesday, March 20

Chair Yoga Class

This gentle yoga practice while seated will include movement, breath training and meditation. All levels of experience are welcome. Taught by veteran yoga...

Sunday, March 24

Church Book Group

This month's book is Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stephenson. Co-facilitators are Elliot Bennett and Lisa Crisp.

Tuesday, March 26

Church Book Group

This month's book is Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stephenson. Co-facilitators are Elliot Bennett and Lisa Crisp.

Wednesday, March 20

Classical Music is for You!

Weekly class led by David Rhoderick. This is a beginner series devoted to the appreciation of classical music — no previous knowledge required, just a desire...

Sunday, March 24

Climate Cafes

Gather for a coffee and student-led community conversations about local environmental issues and climate related topics at different Island businesses. Don’t...

Wednesday, March 20

Coffee Time

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

Sunday, March 24

Community Luncheon

In the event of snow, if the roads are closed, so are we. The meal consists of a salad, a serving of lasagna, garlic bread, beverage, and something for...

Saturday, March 23

Community Sing

Sing songs from around the world with song leader Roberta Kirn. All ages welcome.

Monday, March 25

Community Supper

Serves salad, entree, vegetables and dessert.

Friday, March 22

Community Supper

We are looking forward to seeing our Vineyard friends as we begin this 2019 winter season weekly community suppers. Hearty meals have a different tempting...

Saturday, March 23

Community Supper

All are welcome for a free hot and delicious meal, prepared by one of our Island chefs. Community suppers are available every night of the week at a...

Wednesday, March 20

Community Supper

Join us for food and fellowship. Main dish provided. Sides welcomed.

Thursday, March 21

Tuesday, March 26

Wednesday, March 20

Conscious Cooking on a Budget

Join Oyster MV and IGI food educator Gabrielle Chronister for a 4-part cooking workshop featuring wallet-friendly, plant-based and eco-conscious tricks for...

Thursday, March 21

Constellation Earrings

Make your own version of these starry, night sky earrings with Elysha Roberts from Elysha Joy Metals.

Saturday, March 23

Contemporary Poetry Book Club

Poets and poetry lovers, join us for a new monthly group. For those who find themselves saying “I want to read more poetry,” “I never set aside any time to...

Cooking with Carolina: Crock Pot, Gumbo

Chef Carolina will explore the possibilities of the crock pot and demonstrate a recipe for gumbo, which everyone can then sample.

Tuesday, March 26

Saturday, March 23

Dad & Me

For children ages 0 to 8 years and their adult male caregivers - Dads, Uncles or Grandfathers. Join the dads in the gym for large muscle play.

Tuesday, March 26

Thursday, March 21

Dine to Donate

Benefiting Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse. 20% of pre-tax proceeds will go directly to the Playhouse. Must present Dine to Donate coupon ticket to...

Friday, March 22

Dine to Donate

Great food, great cause. Present your ticket to your server and La Soffitta will donate a portion of your sale to Vineyard Montessori School. This event is...

Thursday, March 21

Dine to Donate

The Wharf Pub in Edgartown is donating a percentage of all food purchases to benefit the Friends of Edgartown Library. The "Friends" support the library's...

Wednesday, March 20

Dinner Lecture Series

Gary and Kristina Kinsman Maynard will present a slide show and talk about their life on the Vineyard Haven waterfront and beyond. Both grew up on the harbor...

Friday, March 22

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

Tuesday, March 26

Discussion Group

Open discussion of exciting and often controversial topics.

Thursday, March 21

Drawing Group

Drawing can be a deeply relaxing activity. Participants will practice enjoying the process and trusting their own vision. We will be exploring and acquiring...

Sunday, March 24

Drop-In Poetry

We read and discuss two or more poems from classic and contemporary poets, and then use those poems and models for in-class writing exercises. These sessions...

Monday, March 25

ECOA Art Club

March 4 - Collaging with Deirdre DeCarion March 11 - Drawing Wildlife with Victoria March 18 - Class with Meris Keating March 25 - Collaging with...

Tuesday, March 26

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...

Monday, March 25

Extraordinary Lives of Ordinary People: Dan Waters

Come to the first of a series of conversations with Islanders titled Extraordinary Lives of Ordinary People, presented by the West Tisbury library in...

Thursday, March 21

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...

Tuesday, March 26

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...

Saturday, March 23

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...

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.

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...

Wednesday, March 20

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...

Field Recording & Composition

Dean Rosenthal, an internationally active composer who lives on Martha’s Vineyard, will speak about field recordings and experimental music of his own and...

Tuesday, March 26

Film Talk: Parody

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

Saturday, March 23

Filmmaking Workshop: Filming on the Fly

Join a crew of professionals from New York for fast-paced moviemaking. We will write a script, shoot, and perform in a short film inspired by a story that...

Monday, March 25

Fire Safety Presentation

Presentation with Aquinnah Fire Chief, Simon Bollin. In this basic fire safety presentation you will learn the best practices in fire prevention for your...

Thursday, March 21

Fish Fry

Still the best deal on the Island. Fresh battered fish, homemade mac & cheese, french fries, coleslaw, cornbread and (of course) dessert. All you can eat.

Friday, March 22

Fresh Fruit & Veggie Giveaway

The Martha's Vineyard Vegan Society will have its next Healthy Foods Giveaway Day at the library. Come have a healthy snack and grab a bag of fresh fruits...

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.

Saturday, March 23

Fruit Tree Pruning

Part one of this two-part fruit tree pruning class will cover basic fruit tree anatomy as well as tree shape and structure planning. Participants will learn...

Fruit of the Vine

Interfaith service with song, quotes and meditations on healing. April topic: Transformed into Joy June topic: Buddhist Chaplain Clark Hanjian will speak on...

Friday, March 22

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.

Saturday, March 23

Glow Bowling

Lights low, music high. Join us for glow bowling every Saturday night with DJ AP.

Friday, March 22

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...

Wednesday, March 20

Hand Building

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

Tuesday, March 26

Thursday, March 21

Hike with Me

Join the MV Family Center for Hike with Me. Each month, the MV Family Center invites families to explore different Island locations and get outside. This...

Monday, March 25

Hockey Instructionals

First time skaters that want to learn how to skate like a hockey player with no prior skating experience. A hockey helmet is required in order to...

Friday, March 22

Hockey Instructionals

First time skaters that want to learn how to skate like a hockey player with no prior skating experience. A hockey helmet is required in order to...

Sunday, March 24

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.

Friday, March 22

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Tuesday, March 26

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Monday, March 25

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Saturday, March 23

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Sunday, March 24

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Thursday, March 21

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Wednesday, March 20

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Friday, March 22

Housing Bank MV Forum

Join the Housing Bank, Rep. Fernandes, and housing advocates to discuss our Island's housing crisis and answer your questions about the Housing Bank warrant...

Saturday, March 23

Insight Meditation

Insight meditation is a simple, yet profound meditation practice that has the ability to transform how we experience the world. Through the cultivation of...

Monday, March 25

Wednesday, March 20

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...

Saturday, March 23

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...

Monday, March 25

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...

Wednesday, March 20

Join the Cult: A Film Series

Hard to categorize (a fantasy/romance/comedy/adventure fairy tale?) The Princess Bride (US, 1987) was well-received by critics when first released but saw...

Sunday, March 24

Journal You

Group journaling promotes unique personal experiences in coexistence with others. It is a way to tune in and meet yourself where you are, while being...

Tuesday, March 26

Karaoke

Hosted by none other than Johnny Showtime.

Saturday, March 23

Kids Craft

Make a sparkly painting with glue, salt and watercolors.

Thursday, March 21

Kids Crafts

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

Tuesday, March 26

Knit Nights

All levels welcome. Bring a project-in-progress or some needles and yarn if you're just getting started (we'll have some to share.) And check out the...

Saturday, March 23

Knitternoon

Get out and knit, in a social way. Grab your current knitting (or handicraft) project and come in to the library for a social crafternoon.

Tuesday, March 26

Learning Fly Tying Techniques

With Cooper Gilkes from Coop's Bait & Tackle Shop and head chair of our MV R&G Club Fly Rod Striped Bass Catch & Release Tournament. Seats are open to first...

Friday, March 22

Learning Lab

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

Thursday, March 21

Learning Lab

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

Monday, March 25

Learning Lab

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

Wednesday, March 20

Learning Lab

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

Tuesday, March 26

Learning Lab

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

Lectio Divina: Devotional Reading of Scripture

Lectio Divina, divine reading, is a practice intended to cultivate our listening to God that involves a meditative reading of small portions of scripture...

Saturday, March 23

Lego Club

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

Wednesday, March 20

Library Book Group

The group will meet to discuss Lisa Halliday's book, Asymmetry.

Tuesday, March 26

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...

Saturday, March 23

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...

Tuesday, March 26

Live Jazz Music

With Jeremy Berlin and Eric Johnson.

Saturday, March 23

Live Music: Brian & Mike

Featuring Brian Rothenbeck and Mike Vidal.

Thursday, March 21

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...

Saturday, March 23

Live Music: Funktapuss

Funktapuss is a six-piece groove factory that churns out smooth, sweaty New England style funk.

Wednesday, March 20

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

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

Friday, March 22

Live Music: Outskirts & Hammerheads

Rock out with the Outskirts at 8 p.m. and the Hammerheads at 9:30 p.m.

Live Music: Philly D + The Round-Up

Phil daRosa starts your weekend with an array of special guests.

Thursday, March 21

MBL Science Before Supper - How to Make an Octopus: Lessons from the Genome

How to Make an Octopus: Lessons from the Genome with Carrie Albertin, Hibbitt Fellow, MBL. Octopuses are fantastically weird animals: they have flexible,...

Wednesday, March 20

MV Children's Chorus Rehearsals

Martha's Vineyard Children's Chorus is now registering for our spring 2019 semester. Concert will be held on June 1 at the Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs.

MV Mediation Drop In

We Can Work It Out - Evening hours at MV Mediation Program. Drop in to learn more about resolving conflicts through mediation, conflict resolution and...

Thursday, March 21

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Sunday, March 24

MVFF Community Forum: Jump In!

Overwhelmed by today’s headlines about climate change, plastic pollution, and rising sea levels? What can one person really do? A lot. Our host for this...

Saturday, March 23

MVFF: A Barrel of Laughs

Start your day with a smile. From CGI to hand-drawn, these spectacularly animated films will put the whole family (yes, even parents) in a good mood. These...

Sunday, March 24

MVFF: A Private War

Discussion to follow with director Matthew Heineman. Celebrated war correspondent Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is as comfortable downing martinis with high...

Friday, March 22

MVFF: A Tuba to Cuba

Twenty years ago, Wim Wenders and Ry Cooder made what seemed to be the definitive Cuban music doc, the languid Buena Vista Social Club. This film, livelier...

Sunday, March 24

MVFF: Amazing Grace

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. That’s what Aretha Franklin didn’t get enough of at this year’s Grammys, or even her funeral last August. But we will all have to bow to the...

Saturday, March 23

MVFF: Apollo 11

Our first steps in another world, like you’ve never seen before. In July of 1969, three American astronauts—Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael...

Sunday, March 24

MVFF: Big Questions

What if you were in charge of making the sun rise every morning? What if the world were made of wool? What if you wanted to be a pilot but were afraid of...

Friday, March 22

MVFF: Blowin' Up

Discussion to follow with film subject Eliza Hook. When this film first brings you into an experimental court in Queens, you may not know that it is...

Thursday, March 21

MVFF: Children of Bal Ashram

Discussion to follow with director and producer Len Morris, co-producers Georgia Morris and Petra Lent, and editor Chris Mara. At Bal Ashram, a refuge in...

Sunday, March 24

MVFF: Enough With Catcalling

Discussion to follow with MVRHS teachers Juliana Germani and Corrine Kurtz, and students Brenna dos Santos, Laryssa Fernandes, and Ana Lara Souza. Inspired...

Saturday, March 23

MVFF: Moonlight Sonata - Deafness in Three Movements

Irene Taylor Brodsky builds on her moving first feature, Hear and Now (MVFF 2007), by delving into an intergenerational exploration of living with deafness....

Sunday, March 24

MVFF: Moving Stories

Discussion to follow with film subject Jonathan Hollander and producers and filmmakers Cornelia Ravenal and Mikael Södersten. Battery Dance has been a force...

MVFF: Olympia

Discussion to follow with director Harry Mavromichalis and (via Skype) film subject Olympia Dukakis. Massachusetts native Olympia Dukakis didn’t become a...

MVFF: Ophelia

Shakespeare for the Masses? Well, at least not just for the bros. One of the Bard’s most beloved plays has received a feminist reworking. Daisy Ridley (of...

Friday, March 22

MVFF: Running with Beto

Discussion to follow with director David Modigliani. Could Beto O’Rourke be the next president of the United States? Some people think so, even though the...

Sunday, March 24

MVFF: Sea of Shadows

The world's smallest and most elusive whale, the vaquita porpoise, is only found in Mexico's Sea of Cortez, a place of extraordinary biodiversity. Today,...

Friday, March 22

MVFF: The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

From the creators of the Oscar-nominated Ernest & Celestine comes another hilarious, heartwarming tale of animal misfits: a fox who mothers a brood of...

Sunday, March 24

MVFF: The Biggest Little Farm

What do you do when your barking dog gets you evicted from your apartment? Molly and John Chester decide to create a farm on 200 acres of nutrient-depleted...

Thursday, March 21

MVFF: The Biggest Little Farm

Discussion to follow (via Skype) with director and film subject John Chester. What do you do when your barking dog gets you evicted from your apartment?...

Sunday, March 24

MVFF: The Human Element

The planet is in crisis, and scientists agree that humans are to blame. In Chasing Ice (MVFF 2012), James Balog transfixed us with his time-lapse photography...

Friday, March 22

MVFF: The Insult

In present-day Beirut, a dispute between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee gets blown out of proportion until it lands in court. As the media...

Sunday, March 24

MVFF: Understanding Hamlet

Before watching Ophelia, be part of an interactive discussion about the play that inspired it. Scott Barrow, Brooke Hardman Ditchfield, and Chelsea McCarthy...

Saturday, March 23

MVFF: Untitled Amazing Johnathan Documentary

Discussion to follow with director Benjamin Berman. After gonzo magician/performance artist “the Amazing Johnathan” is given one year to live, he’s forced...

MVFF: Up to the Challenge

Join the incredible adventures of the brave young people making courageous choices in these films. In a comical fantasy, two kids find a way to send messages...

MVFF: We the Animals

Us three. Us brothers. Us kings, inseparable. Three boys tear through childhood, in the midst of their parents' volatile love that makes and unmakes the...

MVFF: White Rabbit Red Rabbit

An actor enters the stage, having never seen the script. That classic anxiety dream is the conceit of this internationally acclaimed play by Nassim...

MVFF: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Discussion to follow with film subject David Newell, a.k.a. Mr. McFeely. With his gentle voice, wisdom, and handmade puppets, Fred Rogers connected with...

Friday, March 22

MVFF: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Discussion to follow with film subject David Newell, a.k.a. Mr. McFeely. With his gentle voice, wisdom, and handmade puppets, Fred Rogers connected with...

Sunday, March 24

MVFF: Words From a Bear

What are our origins and how do we connect with them through our collective memories? Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Navarro Scott Momaday has grappled with...

Saturday, March 23

MVICW Writing Series: Writing Workshop

John Howard, fiction writer and assistant director of MVICW will be coming to the Island and giving a special writing workshop.

MVRHS Science Fair

Organized by science teacher Jason Neago, more than 75 students will be presenting their investigative and engineering projects. The Fair will open up to the...

Tuesday, March 26

Mary Oliver: Dedication Evening of Readings

This weeks Tuesday Writing & Poetry night is a Mary Oliver readings dedication evening. All writers, poets, and the community is invited to read writing...

Sunday, March 24

Meditation Retreat

Practicing the Bodhi Path. Meditation Retreat with instructions and guided practice.

Saturday, March 23

Meditation Retreat

Practicing the Bodhi Path. Meditation Retreat with instructions and guided practice.

Friday, March 22

Sunday, March 24

Mindfulness Meditation

This series will be much more than just sitting in silence, annoyed and confused as to whether you are meditating or not. Jackson Van Raan will lead guided...

Tuesday, March 26

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...

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

Learn about the mind/body connection with public health nurse Lila Fischer.

Monday, March 25

Monday Night at the Movies

Harvey, (1950). Directed by Henry Koster, with James Stewart, Victoria Horne, Jesse White, Peggy Dow.

Thursday, March 21

Music & Memory Cafe

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

Tuesday, March 26

Music Outreach

Children, adults and the elderly residing at Windermere Nursing & Rehabilitation Center are brought together through shared music making. The approach...

Monday, March 25

Music Outreach

Children, adults and the elderly residing at Windermere Nursing & Rehabilitation Center are brought together through shared music making. The approach...

Saturday, March 23

Night Out for Non-Profits

Celebrating the work of the Island's non-profit community with MVYRadio. Free food, cash bar and live music with Joanne Cassidy, Mike Benjamin, Phil daRosa...

Wednesday, March 20

Nursery School Naturalist

Join Felix Neck's naturalist Liz Dengenis while we look for signs of winter. Watch the season unfold at the Edgartown Library as we experience the quieter...

Thursday, March 21

Oak Bluffs Writers Group

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

Wednesday, March 20

Open House: Vineyard Montessori School & Summer Camp

Vineyard Montessori School invites you to drop-in and meet the Head of School and learn about our engaging academic program and our new summer camp. Ages:...

Thursday, March 21

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Tuesday, March 26

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...

Sunday, March 24

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.

Thursday, March 21

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.

Wednesday, March 20

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...

Tuesday, March 26

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.

Thursday, March 21

Open Printmaking Studio

Studio time for independent projects in the Printmaking Studio with Fae Kontje-Gibbs.

Tuesday, March 26

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...

Thursday, March 21

Pen and Paper: Teen Writing Group

Young adults ages 12 to 18 can drop in on this writing group. Each week will feature a new writing exercise, discussion topic or opportunity to share some...

Tuesday, March 26

Perfect Pitch MV

Perfect Pitch MV is a “Shark Tank” style pitch contest where 10 qualified Island entrepreneurs compete for prize money to support their small business. Free...

Wednesday, March 20

Pickleball

Pickleball at the Boys and Girls Club except when school is not in session. Beginners and experienced players alike are welcome.

Thursday, March 21

Pickleball

Pickleball at the Boys and Girls Club except when school is not in session. Beginners and experienced players alike are welcome.

Tuesday, March 26

Pickleball

Pickleball at the Boys and Girls Club except when school is not in session. Beginners and experienced players alike are welcome.

Monday, March 25

Pickleball

Pickleball at the Boys and Girls Club except when school is not in session. Beginners and experienced players alike are welcome.

Tuesday, March 26

Pizza Night

Pizza plus company. All welcome. All ages.

Wednesday, March 20

Play Readers: Science

February dramatic reading presentations. Theme is Science, by the PHL Play Readers.

Monday, March 25

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...

Wednesday, March 20

Play with Me Playgroup

Play with Me emphasizes the importance of families being children's first educators. This is a facilitated playgorup with different planned activities to...

Saturday, March 23

Portuguese Story Hour

Join us for stories in Portuguese geared toward preschool children.

Monday, March 25

Sunday, March 24

Prayer Hike

What is a “prayer hike”? This is a multi-age activity designed to invite everyone into “gratitude to God for the wonders of nature” and is open to all in the...

Monday, March 25

Pre-School Storycraft Storytime

Best suited for ages 3 and above. Storytime will start with stories being read and will end with a short craft.

Preschool Art Program

Featherstone's Preschool Art Series is a weekly art class designed to provide preschoolers a creative environment where they are encouraged to discover and...

Thursday, March 21

Public Affairs Discussion Group

Moderated discussions will cover domestic and foreign affairs topics. Jan. 17: Economic, Budget & Tax Policies vs Economy-Benefits-Jobs Feb. 21: Electoral...

Wednesday, March 20

Sunday, March 24

RISE Dance Company Showcase

Dancers from the 2019 RISE Dance Company perform their award-winning competition choreography. The Company Showcase is a crowd-pleasing presentation of the...

Tuesday, March 26

RTZ Trivia

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

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...

Saturday, March 23

Regenerative Backyard Gardening Workshop

Winter is the perfect time to dream about (and plan for) a garden that nourishes people, wildlife, and the planet. Learn how to use regenerative gardening...

Friday, March 22

Saturday, March 23

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

SOLD OUT - Filmmaking Workshop: Shooting From the Hip

Students from the Island elementary schools have written a story together. We now have the challenge of making it into a movie. Kids ages 6 to 10 will work...

Sunday, March 24

SOLD OUT - Filmmaking Workshop: The Finishing Touches

After the film shoot, see how the magic is made. Work with professional editors from MVFF Productions as we piece together all footage from the day before....

Saturday, March 23

SOLD OUT - MVFF: A Private War

Discussion to follow with director Matthew Heineman. Celebrated war correspondent Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is as comfortable downing martinis with high...

Sunday, March 24

SOLD OUT - MVFF: A Tuba to Cuba

Twenty years ago, Wim Wenders and Ry Cooder made what seemed to be the definitive Cuban music doc, the languid Buena Vista Social Club. This film, livelier...

Friday, March 22

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Amazing Grace

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. That’s what Aretha Franklin didn’t get enough of at this year’s Grammys, or even her funeral last August. But we will all have to bow to the...

Saturday, March 23

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Bethany Hamilton - Unstoppable

Born into a family of surfers in Kauai, Bethany Hamilton began surfing competitively at eight years old. In 2003, at age 13, she was attacked by a 15-foot...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Bethany Hamilton - Unstoppable

Born into a family of surfers in Kauai, Bethany Hamilton began surfing competitively at eight years old. In 2003, at age 13, she was attacked by a 15-foot...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Blowin' Up

Discussion to follow with film subject Eliza Hook. When this film first brings you into an experimental court in Queens, you may not know that it is...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Children of Bal Ashram

Discussion to follow with director and producer Len Morris, co-producers Georgia Morris and Petra Lent, and editor Chris Mara. At Bal Ashram, a refuge in...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: International Shorts

Cuban pianist Aldo López-Gavilán and his brother Ilmar, a violinist, performed for Vineyard audiences two summers ago. Their remarkable story is part of this...

Friday, March 22

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Running with Beto

Discussion to follow with director David Modigliani. Could Beto O’Rourke be the next president of the United States? Some people think so, even though the...

Saturday, March 23

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Running with Beto

Discussion to follow with director David Modigliani. Could Beto O’Rourke be the next president of the United States? Some people think so, even though the...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Satan & Adam

Discussion to follow with director Scott Balcerek. It’s 1986. Guitarist Sterling “Mr. Satan” Magee is regularly attracting a crowd on a Harlem street...

Friday, March 22

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Sea of Shadows

The world's smallest and most elusive whale, the vaquita porpoise, is only found in Mexico's Sea of Cortez, a place of extraordinary biodiversity. Today,...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: The Insult

In present-day Beirut, a dispute between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee gets blown out of proportion until it lands in court. As the media...

Sunday, March 24

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Vineyard Documentary Shorts

Discussion to follow with the directors and writers. Celebrate Vineyard filmmakers! The directors of A Painter Who Farms give us a peek at their newest...

Friday, March 22

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Wild Rose

Glasgow, Scotland, isn't exactly Nashville, but Rose-Lynn Harlan dreams of becoming a country music star—even though she’s just been released from prison....

Saturday, March 23

SOLD OUT - MVFF: You and Me

Discussion to follow (via Skype) with director Alexander Baack and writer and actor Hillary Baack. Ella (Hillary Baack) is deaf, but that is hardly the most...

Wednesday, March 20

Science on Screen: Science Fair

With special guest Kashfia Rahman. Hailed by critics as “immensely likeable,” “brilliant and quirky” and an “ode to the teenage science geeks on whom our...

Saturday, March 23

Self-Care Saturday

Your hips are the bridge between your upper body and lower body. They are at the center of your body's movement, with everything flowing through the hips....

Wednesday, March 20

Saturday, March 23

Silly Story Time

Come in on Saturday mornings for our silly story hour and a chance for toddlers to get those wiggles out. We will read silly stories that encourage play and...

Wednesday, March 20

Solder & Bezel Set a Sea Glass Pendant

In one 3 hour class with Cecilia Minnehan you will create and complete a beautiful custom pendant. Bring your own sea glass or pick from our collection (if...

Sunday, March 24

Spring Forward Concert

Atzic Marquez and David Rhoderick play music to accompany the afternoon springtime light and lift the spirit. The centerpiece of the concert will be Brahms’...

St. Patrick's Day-ish 5K

Walk/run to benefit the MVRHS Track & Field team. Registration from 9 to 10 a.m. with race beginning at 10:30 a.m. sharp.

Wednesday, March 20

Star Gazing Evening

Celebrate the first night of spring with an evening of guided stargazing led by Mark Lovewell. Meet at the grounds of the Aquinnah Cultural Center. Park at...

Friday, March 22

Monday, March 25

Still Life

Monitored by Liz Taft, this non instructional class is set up to be a bit like Plein Air - a limited time to work and to capture the light of the day. Liz...

Tuesday, March 26

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Saturday, March 23

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Thursday, March 21

Story Time

Toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join Talia for a fun story time. Books, songs, puppets and more.

Story Time

All this March we celebrate the wonderful stories of Dr. Seuss.

Monday, March 25

Sunday, March 24

Sunday Worship

Heart to Heart - The Song Exchange Project - Roberta Kirn. The Zimbabwe expression “If you can walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing” is a...

Tuesday, March 26

Swim with Me

Bring a towel, swim cap and grown up family member. Parent/guardian must accompany child in the pool. Please note children who are not yet toilet trained are...

Friday, March 22

Tai Chi & Tea

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

Tuesday, March 26

Talk: Self-Transcendence - Going Beyond

The great traditions speak of two fundamentally different human experiences. The first is our day-to-day experience based on the customary personal self. The...

Saturday, March 23

Tech Help Drop-In

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

Thursday, March 21

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...

Monday, March 25

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...

Tuesday, March 26

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...

Wednesday, March 20

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...

Friday, March 22

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...

Teen Trivia

Form teams of 2 to 5 people and get ready for several rounds of trivia and mini games. Teens ages 12 to 18.

Saturday, March 23

Sunday, March 24

Friday, March 22

Thursday, March 21