Classes & Instruction Events

March 28 - April 3, 2019

Thursday, March 28

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...

Safe Seniors Training

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living invites you and your colleagues to a training program. Safe Seniors is a training being offered throughout the Vineyard...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Friday, March 29

Tai Chi & Tea

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

Financial Aid Workshop

It is college acceptance decision time, and of course, financial aid plays a key part in every student’s decision about where to go to college. Noted...

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.

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...

Saturday, March 30

Ace MV: Hoisting 2A /1C License Prep

Earn your license to operate an excavator, backhoe, front-end loader and skid-steer. Class also offers license for operators of forklifts, rough terrain...

The Psychic Development Course

Part of your evolutionary journey is to reclaim the full you. This includes expanding your consciousness and tapping into your innate psychic abilities. This...

Tech Help Drop-In

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

Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease as a Family Member, Caregiver, or Friend

Abraham L. Seiman, M.S. (Statistics), M.S.W. (Licensed Master Social Worker), M.B.A. Demographic StudiesSymptomsTest to Determine the Degree of Impairment...

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 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...

Glow Yoga for Women

Let's take a pause from our serious yoga practice and have a playful, laughter-inducing glow-in-the-dark yoga/creative movement class that helps us step out...

Sunday, March 31

Mini & Me Yoga

Fun for kiddos and their caregivers, too. Kids Yogamotion teaches the science of yoga to all-ages through playful, active and creative movement, games, music...

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...

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...

Ballroom Dance

Come learn how to dance. All are welcome.

Monday, April 1

Yoga

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

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...

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...

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.

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...

Ace MV: Photography Fundamentals - Capturing Springtime

This class is an introduction to the basics of photography. The course will cover everything that the beginning photographer needs to take control of their...

Throwing Pots

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

Tuesday, April 2

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

Set in a small art room environment with art exploration tables and painting easels. Caregivers are required to stay and encouraged to be present in the art...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Learning the Basics

This is a 4 week course with Frank Creney designed to get you started - from throwing on the wheel to glazing. All pots will be fired after last class to be...

Wednesday, April 3

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sign Language Learning & Practice Circle

Facilitated by Lynn Thorp. Meets four spring Wednesdays. This series provides a means for learning, practicing, and experiencing Pidgin Signed English as a...

Sourdough Workshop

A tutorial on the process of sourdough for home baker Whitney Cleary. We'll cover the basics of mixing, proofing, shaping and baking as well as a guide to...

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...

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;...

Meditation & Mindfulness: Calming the Mind, Reducing Stress and Optimizing Well-Being

Seven-week series with Eilliott Dacher, MD. For more information or to register, call or email mvhmeditation@partners.org.

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...

March 28 - April 3, 2019