Events

April 20 - 26, 2019

Saturday, April 20

Easter Egg Hunt

500 eggs. This is an annual favorite for kids of all ages. All are welcome.

Saturday Art Adventure with Miss Lani

Drawn to Nature. Astonishing works of nature. We will work with dried flowers, pressed forms, grasses, flower petals to create shapes of butterflies, birds...

Children's Spring Egg Hunt

Children of all ages can search the library (inside and outside) and collect spring eggs. Starts at 10 a.m. sharp.

Daffodil Day & Spring Celebration

Celebrate spring with a day of flowers and fun. A daffodil display in the Arboretum’s Far Barn will showcase a range of varieties in vases, illustrating the...

Egg Hunt

Join us for an egg hunt and kids crafts. There will be three separate egg hunts based on age: Under 5, 5 to 9, and 10 and up for the more advanced egg hunt...

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...

Mounted Egg Hunt

Please join us for our annual family friendly event. Activities will include egg-hunt focused pony rides, unmounted horse activities (horse painting -...

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Children can pick up a nature brochure at the children's desk, find 10 of the items around the Island, then visit us again when they're done.

Saturday Youth Spring Explore

A new adventure each week in a different Island location for ages 6 and up. Sassafras’ Saturday Youth program is an ongoing outdoor program during the...

Spring Egg Hunt

Rain or shine at 10 a.m. sharp. Gather outside the front entrance to the library. Please bring your own basket for gathering. After the hunt, the library...

Tech Help Drop-In

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

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.

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...

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Easter Bunny Visits the Library

Stop by to say hi and take a photo with the Easter Bunny, before heading to the annual Easter Egg Hunt, which starts at 1 p.m. sharp at the town recreation...

Kids Craft

Make a card that opens a surprise umbrella.

Spring Egg Hunt

Join us to celebrate the beginning of Spring with an egg hunt.

Workshop: Lawn & Turf Management

Chuck Wiley, owner of Vineyard Gardens and master horticulturist, and Todd Stempien, lead foreman and lawn specialist will lead this weeks talk on caring for...

Spring Fling

Martha's Vineyard Vegan Society will be hosting a Spring Fling and you're all invited. Free food and goodies, giveaways, raffles. Music, face painting, kids...

VCS Earth Day Beach Clean-Up After Party

Join the Vineyard Conservation Society (VCS) at the Oak Bluffs Sailing Camp for great food, a free raffle, and to compare your treasure hunting stories....

Centerpiece Workshop

Space is limited, so, if you have family coming to visit call us quick to claim your seats. We will be using tons of locally grown spring flowers to create...

Easter Egg Hunt

Starts at 1 p.m. sharp at the town recreation center.

Local Poetry Audio Archive Project Drop-in Info and Recording Session

The Chilmark Library will be starting an ongoing audio archiving project to record local poets reading an original poem, with a drop-in recording event on...

Wire Work Fundamentals

In this two hour class, taught by Sarah K Young of Vineyard Sky Bead Design you’ll learn some simple wire working techniques. Turn your beach finds - sea...

All-Ages Chess

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

Dames in Action: A Film Series

An engaging story set in Italy for those who appreciate wisteria and sunshine, with a gem of an English cast. Dame Joan Plowright shines. Directed by Mike...

Easter Egg Hunt

Come meet the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs.

Lego Club

Build your way into a world of Legos. Drop-in program in the children's room best for ages 5 and above.

Poetry Together: A Reading by Island Poets

Celebrate Poetry Month and the Island’s vibrant community of poets and writers during a special group reading. Featuring works written by renowned poets...

Wii-U Gaming

Face off against others in Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros., and Nintendoland.

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...

Art Exhibit & Reception: Donna Straw

All are invited to a reception to honor the work of Island artist Donna Straw. Ms. Straw's paintings will be displayed in the library’s Community Room from...

Portuguese Story Hour

Join us for stories in Portuguese geared toward preschool children.

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Shellfish Extravaganza

Come celebrate spring, earth day and Island shellfish with the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group. Enjoy local oysters and clams, chowder, dance to Johnny Hoy...

Solo Concert: Ned Rothenberg

Composer/performer, Ned Rothenberg is internationally acclaimed for both his solo and ensemble music, presented for the past 40 years on five continents. He...

Live Music: Funktapuss

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

Sunday, April 21

Easter Service

Easter service and Sunday School followed by egg hunt.

Easter Traditional Worship Service

Children and adults are all welcome for this service. Sunday School and childcare are available only at the 11 a.m. Ag Hall service.

Easter Family Service

Family friendly Easter service with organ. All are welcome.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Easter Choral Service

Beautiful choral Easter service. All are welcome.

Easter Sunday Service

Rev. Sharon Eckhardt will lead the service, including a special Communion. Music by the Federated Church Choir, under the direction of Peter R. Boak,...

Grand Easter Brunch

Prix Fixe holiday buffet, with specialty cocktails and a Bloody Mary bar. Fun for the kids includes complimentary rides on an antique fire truck and a...

Easter Community Service

Open to all. Sunday School and childcare are available. Easter Egg Hunt will be immediately after the service.

Islanders Appreciation Easter Brunch

Brunch menu in addtion to regular Newes menu. With a special appearance by the Easter Bunny.

Sunday Worship

An Easter State of Mind - Reverend Bill Clark. Once again Christians around the globe gather to celebrate Easter Sunday. Which Easter will be celebrating at...

Holy Week: Easter Egg Hunt

Dress warm and bring your special Easter basket. All are welcome.

Easter Candy Hunt

Our annual Easter candy hunt for ages 0 to 12. All welcome. Starts at 1 p.m. sharp.

Easter Egg Hunt

Please join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. sharp.

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...

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.

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.

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.

Monday, April 22

Compost Sale

Let your soil eat local for Earth Day – Gardeners are invited to purchase locally collected and cured compost from Island Grown Initiative. IGI’s...

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...

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...

Art in the Stacks: Margaret Emerson

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library are pleased to present "Ocean Moment," an exhibit of paintings by Margaret Emerson. The exhibit will be on display...

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...

Pickleball

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

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.

Walk with Me

Parent/child activity with the MV Family Center. Stroller friendly.

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.

Art Exhibit: Silver and Gold

Silver and Gold featuring local artists. Show runs daily noon to 4 p.m. through May 5.

Mabel and Jerry 2: Obstacles to the Altar

Proposing was never as wonderful, never as fraught with mishaps and false starts and never as hilarious as this. Mabel and Jerry have arrived at UPICOA, each...

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).

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...

Film Screening & Panel Discussion: End Game

The library will host a screening of End Game, a documentary about medical providers who practice on “the cutting edge of life and death.” The film will be...

Massachusetts Boating Basics Course

Registration is required: Course ID: 4337. This course is provided through the coordinated efforts of the Massachusetts Environmental Police and the...

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...

Will Power: Week-Long Celebration of William Shakespeare

The Edgartown Library is celebrating Shakespeare’s history plays by screening a series of exceptional productions from the Royal Shakespeare Company. “The...

Jazz Film Screening

MVY Radio's Dave Kish presents a film of jazz improvisation featuring Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Hank Jones, and more....

Board Game Night

Come join the local Board Game Club that meets every Monday night in the upstairs space at The Barn. Anyone is welcome. Board games vary from week to week.

Tuesday, April 23

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...

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....

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...

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...

Pickleball

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

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Tumble Time Storytime

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

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...

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.

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...

Boys Varsity Tennis

Watch MVRHS take on Sturgis Charter School West.

Girls Varsity Lacrosse

Watch MVRHS take on Saint John Paul II High School.

Learning Lab

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

Boys Varsity Baseball

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity baseball team take on Saint John Paul II High School.

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...

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...

After School Club

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

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...

CANCELLED - Talk to the World Without Leaving MVRHS

Mass Humanities has awarded Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School a grant for Cross-Cultural Perceptions vs. Reality, a project engaging the student body...

Community Sing

Song leader Roberta Kirn shares songs from around the world. All ages welcome.

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...

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,...

Parent Connections

Join the Island Wide Youth Collaborative for a new support group for parents and caregivers of children in grades 6 to 12 with ADD/ADHD. This group is a...

Earring Party

Round up some girlfriends and head on over to Stefanie Wolf's jewelry studio for an evening of jewelry-making, engaging chit chat, shopping and wine. Design...

Live Jazz Music

With Jeremy Berlin and Eric Johnson.

Pizza Night

Pizza plus company. All welcome. All ages.

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...

Will Power: A Week-Long Celebration of Shakespeare

The Edgartown Library is celebrating Shakespeare’s history plays by screening a series of exceptional productions from the Royal Shakespeare Company. “The...

Film: Follow the Journey of the North Atlantic Right Whales

Ken Wentworth and Liz Witham of Film Truth Productions present and introduces their latest feature length documentary currently in production, Follow the...

Film: The Favorite

Duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving in 18th century England. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the...

RTZ Trivia

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

Karaoke

Hosted by none other than Johnny Showtime.

Wednesday, April 24

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.

Learn with Me

With the MV Family Center. Parent-child community activity.

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:...

Alphabits Storytime

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

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.

Nursery School Naturalists

Join Felix Neck naturalist Liz Dengenis to look for signs of spring. We'll experience the awakening of spring through stories, crafts, live animal...

Pickleball

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

Story Hour: FARM Institute

The FARM Institute will bring baby lambs along for this special story time.

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...

Dukes County Disability Committee

Advise and provide information, coordinate with others groups to meet the needs of persons with disabilities.

Meet Your Tri-Town Ambulance Paramedics

Tri-town paramedics Chief Ben Retmier and Belinda Booker are looking forward to meeting members of the community to discuss the importance of the File of...

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...

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...

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. For ages 9 and up.

After School Program

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

Learning Lab

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

Young Adult Book Group

This month's book for discussion, led by Morgan, is The Black Coats, a powerful new novel from Colleen Oakes about a secret society of girls who plot revenge...

After School Spring Series

Sassafras's Wednesday after-school program meets 8 times in spring 2019. Being outside in nature is fun and healthy. Come to our after school program for all...

Build Club

Make a Koinobori (Japanese Carp Windsock) in time for the Japanese holiday: Children's Day.

CANCELLED - Little Lamb Nursery

Join us in our nursery as welcome our newest members of the FARM – newborn lambs. Please note that we are open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m....

Novel CONNECTions

Novel CONNECTions is a non-traditional support group for survivors of domestic or sexual violence. The group meets once a month to discuss books that touch...

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...

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.

Civics 101

With Jonah A. Maidoff. Ever get the feeling that you could be more involved in shaping the world around you instead of letting it happen to you? Do you ever...

Community Supper

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

Curator’s Travelog: Todd Rounsaville in Japan

Take a virtual trip to the mountains and forests of Japan with PHA Curator Todd Rounsaville. In September 2018, Todd traveled to Honshu, Japan in...

Parenting Journeys

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

Cribbage Night

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

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;...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

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.

Understanding Medicare - Ace MV

Are you turning 65 soon? Or taking care of elderly parents? What you need to know about Medicare: When to enrollWhat is coveredHow to choose a...

Will Power: A Week-Long Celebration of Shakespeare

The Edgartown Library is celebrating Shakespeare’s history plays by screening a series of exceptional productions from the Royal Shakespeare Company. “The...

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...

Film Noir Restored: Moonrise

Special introduction by Paul Karasik on these restored Film Noir classics. Join us in the lobby beforehand for a glass of Pinot Noir and dark chocolate. A...

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

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

Thursday, April 25

Spectrum (LGBTQ+) Film Festival

Spectrum is a four-day film festival that presents a world perspective on LGBTQ+ stories, people, and issues through a variety of films and includes guest...

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.

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...

Move with Me

With the MV Family Center. Parent/child activity.

Pickleball

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

Story Time

Join us for stories about this season of new beginnings.

Walk & Talk with a Nurse

Public Health Nurse Lila Fischer will lead a walking meditation. Meet at Town Hall.

Book Babies

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

Story Time

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

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...

After School Gaming

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

Art After School with Miss Lani

All Creatures Beautiful. Let’s swoop – soar – surf. It is spring. Whether the display of color or the song – spring is lovely at the sightings of our birds...

Boys Varsity Tennis

Watch MVRHS take on Sturgis Charter School East.

Coin Day

Come learn about coins and the hobby of coin collecting.

Learning Lab

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

Boys Varsity Baseball

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity baseball team take on Rising Tide Charter Public School.

Kids Crafts

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

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

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

Amp Jams

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

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...

Opening Day: Gio's Take Out

Gio's take out opens for the 2019 season.

Spectrum Film Fest: Pride

Realising that they share common foes in Margaret Thatcher, the police and the conservative press, London-based gay and lesbian activists lend their support...

Poetry Drop-In

Workshop co-led by Donald Nitchie and Arnie Reisman. Read and discuss two or more poems from classic and contemporary poets, and then use those poems as...

Osprey Monitoring Program Training

Ospreys and their nests are a signature sight on Martha’s Vineyard. Having struggled in the early 1970s from DDT use, these iconic birds have made a...

Wine Tasting: Sip & Stick

All wines presented will be clean-crafted. What does this mean? Well, apparently most wines we drink are full of all kinds of crap. (Sulfates, added sugars,...

Open Mic Night

Enjoy unique performances by musicians, storytellers, comedians, poets, and more in the comfort of your neighborhood library. Sign up in advance or...

Winter Thirsty Thursdays

Join the Amity Island Running Club for a group run where you pick your own pace and distance. We all start together and then hang out and have a beverage and...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Ace MV: Introduction to Finance

Enhance your knowledge of the tools and analysis methods used in business, finance, and the economy through accounting, finance, and economics. Learn the...

Will Power: A Week-Long Celebration of Shakespeare

We’re celebrating Shakespeare’s history plays by screening a series of exceptional productions from the Royal Shakespeare Company. “The Henriad” - the plays...

Great Decisions: The Rise of Populism in Europe

National discussion group program for individuals interested in learning and participating in the foreign policy decision-making process. Eight week series...

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.

Spectrum Film Fest: Great Shorts

A selection of short films dealing with LGBTQ issues.

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...

DJ Mashup

DJs Ricky Prime and AP spin the funkiest beats all night long.

Friday, April 26

Spectrum (LGBTQ+) Film Festival

Spectrum is a four-day film festival that presents a world perspective on LGBTQ+ stories, people, and issues through a variety of films and includes guest...

Opening Day: Menemsha Deli

Menemsha Deli opens for the 2019 season.

POSTPONED - Park Serve Day

Lend a hand during this day of volunteer service at state parks all across the Commonwealth. Volunteers will clean debris near pond and park entrance and...

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

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.

Healthy Food Distribution

With the Martha's Vineyard Vegan Society. Come enjoy a healthy snack and grab a bag of fresh fruits and vegetables, free of charge. The giveaway is to...

Arbor Day

What better way to celebrate Arbor Day than to join the staff of the Polly Hill Arboretum for an afternoon devoted to trees. Take a guided tour of...

Art After School with Miss Lani

All Creatures Beautiful. Insects are coming to life…As we yearn to see butterflies resting on leaves in the sunshine after laying their eggs…a surprise...

Learning Lab

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

Spectrum Film Fest: Packed in a Trunk

Packed in a Trunk is the story of artist Edith Lake Wilkinson, committed to an asylum in 1924 and never heard from again. All her worldly possessions were...

After School Knitting

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

After-School Nutrition Program

Public health nurse Lila Fischer offers this program for kids age 9 and up, teaching good nutrition habits and leading participants in making a healthy...

Friday Afternoon French

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

Game Time

We have VR Wii, cards, board games, and laptops ready and waiting during this open gaming time. Bring a friend or come meet a new one. Ages 8 and above.

Girls After School Spring Series

After school program on 8 Fridays for girls and pre-teen girls to deepen connection with the land, themselves and each other. Explore woods, trails, streams...

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...

Spectrum Film Fest: The Happy Prince

In a cheap Parisian hotel room Oscar Wilde lies on his death bed and the past floods back, transporting him to other times and places. Was he once the most...

Workshop: ​Alternative Firing - A Unique Firing Experience

Come spend the weekend with Lois Hirshberg exploring the magic of several fast-firing techniques. Western Raku, Horse Hair Raku, and Saggar will be some of...

Open House: Alex's Place

The Alexandra Gagnon Teen Center was created by the Alexandra Gagnon Foundation to provide safe, educational, and entertaining experiences for teens on...

Will Power: A Week-Long Celebration of Shakespeare

From the Royal Shakespeare Company, a stunning production of The Tempest that is truly magical. Filmed live at Stratford-upon-Avon in 2016, it stars Simon...

Karaoke Dance Party

With Johnny Showtime and Dan Cassidy spinning the tunes.

Pathways Season Finale: Multi-Arts Evening

The PathwaysARTS grand finale evening features spoken word and poetry, dance and videography, music presentations and a live band, with cake to celebrate...

Spectrum Film Fest: Wild Nights with Emily

The poet Emily Dickinson’s persona, popularized since her death, has been that of a reclusive spinster – a delicate wallflower, too sensitive for this world....

Live Music: Philly D + The Round-Up

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

Martha's Vineyard Dart Tournament

Friday night: luck of the draw 2 person teams. Saturday: mixed doubles, open doubles, ladies doubles and luck of the draw 2 person teams. Sunday: ladies...

Gold Pin Bowling

If the gold pin shows up as the head pin, and you bowl a strike, you instantly win one free bowling game and shoe rental, redeemable during a subsequent...

Live Music: Crooked Coast

Equal doses of indie rock riffs, reggae rhythms, hip hop flows and pop melodies create something both original and familiar - Crooked Coast has distilled...

April 20 - 26, 2019