Events

April 23 - 29, 2019

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

For people coming more than once, please bring a letter of reference, written on letterhead, from clergy, medical staff, health care access or employer...

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).

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...

Roaming Reader

Kids of all ages can join Connie, our roaming reader, and listen to a story. Choose your own or be surprised. Kids under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

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...

Saturday, April 27

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...

Acrylic Painting

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

Reiki First Degree Class

This Reiki First Degree Course is perfect for anyone. Learn everything you need to heal yourself, others, plants, and animals with Reiki energy. Reiki is a...

Statewide Volunteer Day

Start the season with a resolution to get outdoors and volunteer. Work for Wildlife is Mass Audubon’s 13th annual Statewide Volunteer Day. We’ll have various...

Birding Walk

The avian world is stirring (also peeping, chirping, and singing), and Robert Culbert of Nature Watch will lead a lucky few birding enthusiasts on a walk to...

CANCELLED - Saturday with a Shepherd

Come in from the cold and help care for our flock. Join us in our lambing nursery as we check on our ewes, look for signs of labor, and fingers crossed -...

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...

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...

Saturday Art Adventure with Miss Lani

All Creatures Beautiful. S’more love…for endangered species. Always an update is shared. Always a positive desire to advocate and to more…We believe in an...

Annual Shearing Day Open House

This event will feature some of the areas finest alpacas. More than 50 alpacas are scheduled to be on hand for shearing and public viewing. Bring the family...

DEA Drug Take Back

The West Tisbury Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse...

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 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...

Self-Care Saturday

Pull it up, pull it in and strengthen the foundation of your spine. Both women and men can benefit from kegel and core exercises. Many factors can weaken...

Spectrum Film Fest: Life in the Doghouse

Life in the Doghouse tells the inspiring life stories of Danny Robertshaw and Ron Danta and the remarkable work they do at Danny & Ron’s Rescue. Ten years...

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.

Get Lit with Lit Book Club Meet Up

Calling all Martha's Vineyard book lovers, EMVY's Get Lit with Lit Book Club plays homage to EMVY's book review column. This is a local monthly meet-up book...

Local Yarn Store Day

Stop by the store to say hi, and stay for knitting. We will be hosting a knit group all day as well as giving out free patterns and having a drawing to win a...

Sexual Assault Awareness Walk

CONNECT to End Violence will host their 7th annual Sexual Assault Awareness Walk.

Toons & Draw

A weekly casual drawing hang out hosted by professional cartoonist Ryan Barr.

Workshop: Growing Small Fruits & Fruit Trees

Chuck Wiley, owner of Vineyard Gardens and master horticulturalist, and Jeremiah Brown, lead foreman, will lead the workshop on how to cultivate small fruits...

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...

Bernie Sanders 2020 Organizing Kickoff

Register for this event through the national campaign at: https://tinyurl.com/y427ra9m7.

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.

Spectrum Film Fest: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Socially awkward teen Charlie (Logan Lerman) is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two charismatic students become his mentors....

Spring Beach Safari

Join us for an over-sand, open-air exploration of Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge, Wasque, and Norton Point Beach. Learn about the natural history of the barrier...

LFOB Book Drive

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

Boys Varsity Baseball

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity baseball team take on Nantucket High School.

Goat 4H Family Farm Day

If the weather is passable, there will be a family gathering, work day, bonfire and open house for all those interested in this summer's goat 4H program,...

Ice Savours Hockey Game

Come cheer on the Martha's Vineyard Mariners as they take on the Boston Bruins Alumni Team. Event to feature entertainment including "Chuck a Puck", raffle...

National Poetry Month Celebration of W.S. Merwin

Presentation of Even Though the Whole World Is Burning, a documentary film that chronicles the poetic achievements and environmental activism of former poet...

All-Ages Chess

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

All-Island Teen Read

Announcing the all-Island teen read of Dear Rachel Maddow. Read the book and then meet the author, Adrienne Kisner, after the movie The Perks of Being a...

Spectrum Film Fest: Teen Read - Dear Rachel Maddow

The MV Public Libraries’ “All-Island Teen Read” of the young adult novel Dear Rachel Maddow concludes with this group discussion led by local librarians Amy...

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.

Concert: Duo Marchand

Celebrate Shakespeare's birthday with a concert of 17th and 18th century theatre music performed on original instruments. Duo Marchand - Andrew Rutherford,...

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...

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...

Portuguese Story Hour

Join us for stories in Portuguese geared toward preschool children.

Fruit of the Vine

Interfaith service with song, quotes and meditations on healing. April topic: Transformed into Joy

Spectrum Film Fest: Every Act of Life

The groundbreaking life and work of 4-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally – a personal journey through five decades of the American theatre, the...

Spectrum Film Fest: Man Made

Man Made takes us into the heart of transgender male (FTM) culture, revealing unexpected truths about gender, masculinity, humanity and love. Four trans men...

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

That's Island Entertainment

A concert in celebration of the greatest videostore of all time. Island musicians performing movie classics. Shelagh and Chelsea host a plethora of Island...

Spectrum Film Fest: Kanarie

Set in South Africa in 1985 against a backdrop of apartheid, religion, and war, Kanarie follows a teen boy, Johan Niemand, who has always been bullied in his...

Staged Reading: Mothers and Sons

Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo with Jenny Allen, Ken Romero, Matt Greenberg and Dillon Fondren. As an accompaniment to the Terrence McNally biographical...

Live Music: Auntie Em & The Bedspins

Nancy Sinatra meets Rage Against The Machine.

Sunday, April 28

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...

Beach Restoration

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head Aquinnah Natural Resources Department will looking for volunteers to spend the day by the beach. In 2018 they continued the...

Reiki First Degree Class

This Reiki First Degree Course is perfect for anyone. Learn everything you need to heal yourself, others, plants, and animals with Reiki energy. Reiki is a...

Earth Day Church Service

In honor of Earth Day, the Green Team of the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury has invited renowned cell biologist, Ursula Goodenough, to speak to...

Open House: Oak Bluffs Fire-EMS

Tour our facility and equipment, meet our Fire-EMS personnel, find out how to become a volunteer, learn how to properly use your fire extinguisher and other...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Spectrum Film Fest: White-Line Printing Workshop

Featherstone teacher Fae Kontje-Gibbs leads a three-hour workshop about the white-line printing technique developed by Edith Lake Wilkinson (the subject of...

Sunday Worship

A Discussion about White Privilege and Racism – Jill de la Hunt. Jill de la Hunt is a licensed clinical social worker. She is on the board of the MV Social...

Speaker: Ann Smith of Featherstone

Following the 10:30 a.m. service, Ann Smith is our special guest. Ms. Smith will talk about the various activities that go on at Featherstone throughout the...

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...

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...

Spectrum Film Fest: Dykes, Camera, Action & Paris was a Woman

Lesbians didn't always get to see themselves on screen. But between Stonewall, the feminist movement, and the experimental cinema of the 1970s, they built...

Spectrum Film Fest: Swan Lake

Retaining all the iconic elements of the original production loved by millions around the world, Matthew Bourne and award-winning designers Lez Brotherson...

Group Art Exhibit & Reception: “KISS”

Join us for a reception to celebrate a group art show on display in the upper and lower level display areas of the library. Participating artists were given...

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...

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.

Concert: Missis Biskis

An afternoon of live music featuring Ellen Biskis, Tauras Biskis, Don Groover, and Buck Shank. Refreshments served. This special event is sponsored by the...

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: McQueen

A personal look at the extraordinary life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family,...

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.

Spectrum Film Fest: Studio 54

Studio 54 was the epicenter of ’70s hedonism—a monumental magnet for beautiful stars, casual sex, and mounds of cocaine, a den of excess that defined its own...

Monday, April 29

Opening Day: Town Bar & Grill MV

We're excited to announce that we'll be opening to the public. We've been working hard to create a unique gathering space where you'll want to wine, dine and...

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...

Spring Centerpiece Craft

With Donna. Create something pretty for your dining table. Call to sign up.

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.

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...

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...

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...

Book Launch: Two Buck Chuck & The Marlboro Man

Please join us for the Vineyard book launch of Frank Bergon's Two-Buck Chuck & The Marlboro Man: The New Old West, an collection of intimate portraits of...

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.

April 23 - 29, 2019