Events

May 21 - 27, 2019

Tuesday, May 21

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the Pond’s...

Beading: The Art of Knotting

Come experiment with beads and learn the art of knotting with Lucinda Sheldon. Techniques taught include choosing appropriate stringing materials, finishing...

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....

Edgartown Walking Tour

To fully appreciate Edgartown, it needs to be explored by foot. Our knowledgeable guide will lead you down narrow brick paths, through Edgartown's past and...

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.

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...

Howes House Writers

Ilmarinen Vogel, who has experience in several writing groups, will be the facilitator. He follows Ellie Bates and others before her who welcome seasonal...

MV Garden Club Meeting

More About Birds and Bees: Attracting Native Pollinators with Mary Kay Fox, President, Friends of Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge, Inc.

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...

Girls Varsity Tennis

Watch MVRHS take on Sturgis Charter School East.

Hugh's Inquireum: Exploring Electric Motors

Join us for an after-school activity for kids with Hugh Phear. Ever wonder what makes a fan spin? Have you pondered how a wind turbine generates electricity?...

Learning Lab

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

Girls Varsity Softball

Watch MVRHS take on Rising Tide Charter Public 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...

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...

Meet & Greet

Artists and shop owners Meet & Greet. Come enjoy drinks and snacks. Bring your business cards. Let's collaborate and grow shopping on the Vineyard into a...

Meeting: Old County Road Shared Use Path

The West Tisbury Complete Streets Committee is seeking input on building a Shared Use Path on Old County Road. We will present a short history of building...

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,...

Kids Singing Group

Kids get to invent songs, do crazy dance moves and strum some chords on the ukulele. It's a fun time.

Landlord-Tenant Panel Discussion & Presentation

MV Mediation Program will sponsor a panel discussion and presentation on landlord- tenant issues, with a question and answer session to follow. Panelists...

Salsa Suelta Cubana

Salsa Suelta Cubana is a form of Salsa dancing from Cuba that is danced without a partner. Often danced in small or larger groups, Salsa Suelta Cubana...

Pizza Night

Pizza plus company. All welcome. All ages.

Movie Night

This darkly comic look behind the scenes of American politics tells the epic tale of how bureaucratic Washington insider Dick Cheney quietly became the most...

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, May 22

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the Pond’s...

Learn with Me

Join the MV Family Center at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary every Wednesday in May. No registration required.

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 in the Stacks: Art Quilts from Haiti

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library and PeaceQuilts are pleased to present an exhibit of Art Quilts from Haiti. The exhibit will be on display on the...

Coffee Time

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

Oak Bluffs Walking Tour

The best way to see Oak Bluffs is by foot. Join us for an informative and entertaining walk around this quaint and colorful town. Highlights of the tour...

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.

Pickleball

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

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...

Ukulele Players

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

Dukes County Disability Committee

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

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...

Soldering Earrings

In this introductory class with Cecilia Minnehan, you will learn to how to solder, anneal, dap and wire wrap to create hanging earrings. We will use a...

Visit the World Series Trophy

The 2018 Red Sox World Series trophy is making an appearance on the Island.

Oak Bluffs School Plant Sale

Come to the OB School Lobby to get all your garden plants. You'll have Memorial Weekend to do your planting of our fine selection of tomatoes, peppers,...

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.

Learning Lab

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

Library Scavenger Hunt

Come discover all of the new books and games the children's room has to offer with our custom scavenger hunt. Receive a prize when you complete the hunt. All...

Build Club

Make a wand that lights up or a flashlight.

Film: Inside Out

Bring your children for a fun afternoon of snacks, games, and an awesome movie to help us share and talk about our feelings and emotions.

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...

Young Adult Book Group

This month's book for discussion, led by Morgan, is One of Us Is Lying, a debut novel from Karen McManus that serves up thrills and mystery in the setting of...

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.

Documentary: Surviving the Atomic Bomb

Surviving the Atomic Bomb, a family documentary made by the Nakamura family in 2014. This documentary features the miraculous story of the Nakamura family,...

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.

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Wire Work Fundamentals

In this single evening class, taught by Sarah K Young of Vineyard Sky Bead Design you’ll learn some simple wire working techniques: basic netting, wrapped...

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...

Wine Wednesday

Come wine down with the Clement Sisters. Featuring roses from around the world paired with Chef Jesse's tasty bites. Call for reservations.

Evening of the Arts

The annual showcase of art, design and technology at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, together with the annual Performing Arts Coffee House.

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...

Great Art on Screen: Water Lilies of Monet

Voyage through the masterpieces and obsessions of the genius and founder of Impressionism, Claude Monet. An art-world disruptor at the turn of the 20th...

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

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

Thursday, May 23

Nature as Inspiration Environmental Film Festival

For four days, we combine environmental films, discussions, and an art exhibit by MVRHS students that will adorn the walls of the Feldman Family Art Space in...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the Pond’s...

Kiln Fired Enameling

Learn the art of enameling - glass on metal - and explore different enameling techniques during this weekly 3 hour class. You will create a piece of jewelry...

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.

Opening: Nikki Sedacca Gallery

Nikki Sedacca Gallery is proud to open for the 2019 season in Edgartown. The intimate gallery sits in the heart of Nevin Square and will be open in May and...

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

The MV Family Center invites you to Move with Me. Outdoor playgroup focusing on large motor and social emotional development.

Pickleball

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

Story Time

All this month we're celebrating the stories of children's author Mo Willems.

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...

2nd Grade Plant Sale

Featuring organically grown tomatoes, peppers and eggplant.

Oak Bluffs School Plant Sale

Come to the OB School Lobby to get all your garden plants. You'll have Memorial Weekend to do your planting of our fine selection of tomatoes, peppers,...

After School Gaming

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

Aquinnah Book Group

Join us for a lively discussion of the book In Another Time by Jillian Cantor.

Boys 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).

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...

Environmental Film Festival: Tomorrow's Power

Local activists in Gaza, Germany, and Colombia challenge fossil-fuel dependency and power structures in a struggle for social and climate justice. Tomorrow’s...

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...

Poetry Drop-In

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

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.

Opening Day: Garde East

Garde East opens for the 2019 season.

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...

Plant Exploration: The Value of Observing, Documenting, and Collecting Wild Plants

Phil Douglas, Director of Plant Collections at the Chicago Botanic Garden, will discuss his recent travels collecting and documenting plants across three...

Thirsty Thursday Group Run/Walk

Join the Amity Island Running Club every Thursday at Bad Martha Brewery in Edgartown for a group run where you pick your own pace and distance. We all start...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Save Our Seas: Oceans, Plastic, & Climate Change

The life support systems for our planet Earth, particularly our oceans, are threatened by plastic and climate change. Come hear a talk about Oceans, Plastic,...

Great Decisions: State of the State Department and Diplomacy

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.

Environmental Film Festival: The River and the Wall

The River and the Wall follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they travel 1200 miles from El...

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...

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...

Friday, May 24

Nature as Inspiration Environmental Film Festival

For four days, we combine environmental films, discussions, and an art exhibit by MVRHS students that will adorn the walls of the Feldman Family Art Space in...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the Pond’s...

Mytoi Spring Clean

Kick-off Memorial Day Weekend lending a hand as we prepare Mytoi for the summer season. All are welcome to this volunteer morning - dress to get dirty and...

Parent to Parent

Join the MV Family Center for Parent to Parent. This is a weekly group dedicated to navigating the challenges of parenting. Pre-registration requested....

Opening Day: Old Sculpin Gallery

Come visit the Old Sculpin Gallery where we will be featuring a Members Show and the beloved and treasured pieces of our permanent collection.

Opening: Nikki Sedacca Gallery

Nikki Sedacca Gallery is proud to open for the 2019 season in Edgartown. The intimate gallery sits in the heart of Nevin Square and will be open in May and...

Architectural Walking Tour of Edgartown

This 90-minute tour winds its way through the commercial core of Edgartown; making stops at the 1703 John Coffin House, the hidden Village Green, the Vincent...

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 Story Time

This story time is offered in collaboration with the Family Center and its Discovery Days program.

Toddler Time

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

Season Opening: Kara Taylor Gallery

Spring hours will be Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Opening Day: Gio's

Gio's restaurant opens for the 2019 season.

Healthy Food Distribution

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

Harbor Front Walking Tour

Highlights four of the Trust’s iconic maritime properties, the Osborne Wharf Building, Norton Boathouse, and Old Sculpin Gallery. Together, we will journey...

March to the Sea

The Tisbury School's annual Memorial Day Celebration. For the March to the Sea parade, students will leave the school and march to Owen Park via Spring...

Unfinished Forgotten Objects

Have a project that you’ve forgotten about or want to work on your project in a group setting? Well, come in on Friday afternoons.

Alpaca Walk & Talk

Pre-registration is required. Have a furry, fabulously fun alpaca walk with our delightful alpaca. Island Alpaca welcomes you to join us for our daily 1/2...

Architectural Walking Tour of Edgartown

This 90-minute tour winds its way through the commercial core of Edgartown; making stops at the 1703 John Coffin House, the hidden Village Green, the Vincent...

2nd Grade Plant Sale

Featuring organically grown tomatoes, peppers and eggplant.

Oak Bluffs School Plant Sale

Come to the OB School Lobby to get all your garden plants. You'll have Memorial Weekend to do your planting of our fine selection of tomatoes, peppers,...

Boys Varsity Baseball

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

Girls Varsity Softball

Watch MVRHS take on Monomoy Regional 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).

After School Knitting

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

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.

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...

Environmental Film Festival: Climate Change Panel

Climate Change seems to be on everyone’s minds these days, from local coffee shops, town halls, to political forums. Although there are still skeptics (in...

Grace Church Lobster Rolls

Best of the Vineyard lobster rolls for sale. $20 for a lobster roll, chips and a beverage. Hotdogs for $3. Slice of pie for $4.

Pilates Class

Get ready for summer with some ab work. Local instructor Judy Kranz will lead four Pilates classes on Fridays. All levels are welcome. Sign up ahead by...

Teen Trivia

Young adults ages 12 to 18 can form teams of 2 to 5 people and get ready for several rounds of trivia and mini games. Will a new team challenge our reigning...

Opening Day: Capawock Theatre

The historic Capawock Theatre opens for the 2019 season with the film Aladdin.

Artism for Autism

Bid and win some of the finest art the Island has to offer, donated by local artists and artisans. Join us for amazing artwork and hors d’oeuvres. Your...

Launch Party: Kenworthy

Join us for the opening of our new Kenworthy shop. Stocked with limited edition Kenworthy pieces and things we have fallen in love with along our travels....

Trivia Night

Join us for light-hearted, general knowledge trivia hosted by Johnny Showtime. $25 and $10 gift certificates* to Bad Martha to 1st and 2nd place. Space is...

Environmental Film Festival: Into the Canyon

In 2016 filmmaker/photographer Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko set out on a 750-mile journey on foot through the entire length of the Grand Canyon....

Solo Show: Every Soul's a Cabaret...With Betsy

Written and performed by Elizabeth Parrish. Directed by Paola Styron. Musical direction by Mark Fifer.

Live Music: Philly D + The Round-Up

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

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...

Saturday, May 25

Nature as Inspiration Environmental Film Festival

For four days, we combine environmental films, discussions, and an art exhibit by MVRHS students that will adorn the walls of the Feldman Family Art Space in...

Annual Plant & Seedling Sale

Annuals, perennials, vegetable seedlings, and more. All lovingly grown in the Martha's Vineyard Garden Club's own greenhouse by our members in winter. We...

Honey Beehive Tours

Come along shoulder to shoulder with a bee keeper from the family owned Ginny Bee Honey Farms and explore the secret life of bees. With a small group of just...

Open House & Docent Training

The Aquinnah Cultural Center, at the Vanderhoop Homestead, opens for the season, and welcomes all tribal members interested in becoming museum docents to...

Barnyard Buddies

Spend your Saturday morning exploring the farm in this drop-in program. Hands on activities happen every half hour, starting at 9:30 a.m. and range week by...

Spring Plant Sale Opening Day

The Polly Hill Arboretum Visitor Center and Plant Sale Area open for the season on Memorial Day weekend. PHA staff will be on-hand Saturday to answer...

Annual Plant Sale

The Greenhouse's annual fundraiser Plant Sale begins on May 11 and goes on daily until June 22.

Artism for Autism

Bid and win some of the finest art the Island has to offer, donated by local artists and artisans. Join us for amazing artwork and hors d’oeuvres. Your...

Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour

Enjoy an over-sand vehicle adventure to the remote Cape Pogue Lighthouse. Climb the spiral staircase of the century-old wooden lighthouse and discover...

Garden Conservancy Open Days Garden Tour

Visit the Blueberry Ridge Garden in Chilmark, open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. No reservations required; rain or shine....

Hay Ride

Come and join us for a fun ride around the farm with our special visitors, Sonnyside Rides. They will bring their magnificent Percheron draft horses. No...

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...

Opening: Nikki Sedacca Gallery

Nikki Sedacca Gallery is proud to open for the 2019 season in Edgartown. The intimate gallery sits in the heart of Nevin Square and will be open in May and...

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...

Tech Help Drop-In

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

Vineyard Artisans Spring/Memorial Day Weekend

Opening show of the season. Come and see all the new work our Island artists have been working on all winter. Great food, free parking and admission, catered...

Visit Edgartown Lighthouse

Major renovations completed in 2007, including installation of a staircase to the lantern room, allow the interior of the Edgartown Light to be open to...

Workshop: Indoor Plant Propagation

Increase the number of your indoor houseplants via propagation, a fun, easy and very inexpensive way to fill your house with the plants you love. Lead by...

Architectural Walking Tour of Edgartown

This 90-minute tour winds its way through the commercial core of Edgartown; making stops at the 1703 John Coffin House, the hidden Village Green, the Vincent...

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.

Planting for Kids

Children can plant seeds in a 2-inch biodegradable planting pot. Held outside on our library lawn. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Kids Craft

Start with a toilet paper roll and finish with a robot.

Pop Up Show: Indian Hill Wampum & LuLaRoe Clothing

The season finally feels like it’s starting and we’re kicking it off with an Indian Hill Wampum and LuLaRoe Clothing pop up shop. Complimentary snacks and...

Season Opening: Cousen Rose

Work on exhibit by Robin Gottesman, Kelly O'Neal, Rayhart plus acrylic paintings, encaustics, photographs and one-of-a-kind necklaces.

Toons & Draw

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

Workshop: Planted Containers

This workshop led by Kathy James of Vineyard Gardens, will focus on teaching you how to make your own beautiful and long blooming planted containers. You...

Art Opening: Joan Glodis

Art opening and tribute to the late artist Joan Glodis. Refreshments served. Ms. Glodis has always been an avid craftsperson. Eggery, miniatures, sewing are...

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.

Harbor Front Walking Tour

Highlights four of the Trust’s iconic maritime properties, the Osborne Wharf Building, Norton Boathouse, and Old Sculpin Gallery. Together, we will journey...

Archaeology I.D. Day

All are invited. Please bring any artifacts you may have discovered for expert identification and discussion. The archaeologists present will be happy to...

Dance the Yard

Celebrate opening day at Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge and the kick off to the summer 2019 season with a special garden stroll. The Yard will grace Mytoi with...

Environmental Film Festival: Inspiring Short Films

A program of inspiring short films with environmental themes. Featuring Burned followed by a Q&A with directors Alan Dater and Lisa Mertin. Burned tells...

All-Ages Chess

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

Architectural Walking Tour of Edgartown

This 90-minute tour winds its way through the commercial core of Edgartown; making stops at the 1703 John Coffin House, the hidden Village Green, the Vincent...

Author Talk: Thomas Dresser

Island historian Thomas Dresser offers a free book talk on his latest publication, Whaling on Martha’s Vineyard. Filled with anecdotes, drama and history of...

Cooking with Carolina: Enchiladas

Enchiladas may look complicated and intimidating, but they’re quick and easy to make once you know how. Join Chef Carolina and learn to make authentic...

Lego Club

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

2nd Grade Plant Sale

Featuring organically grown tomatoes, peppers and eggplant.

Alpaca Yoga

One hour session of relaxing yoga, held in a pasture among our friendly alpaca with one or both of our yoga instructors Isabel Gillies.

Art Show Reception: Gabrielle Whitcombe

Come to the reception of a new show by Gabrielle Whitcombe. This show will be on display through May 31. Artist statement: As an artist, my intent is to...

Special Screening: Taking Root - The Vision of Wangari Maathai

The documentary, Taking Root, tells the dramatic story of the Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees bloomed...

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...

Live Music: John O'Toole

John O'Toole plays live at Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery.

Portuguese Story Hour

Join us for stories in Portuguese geared toward preschool children.

The Art of Conservation: VCS High School Art Show

Join us for a special event honoring our Island’s talented young artists. The Art of Conservation, an art competition created by the Vineyard Conservation...

Environmental Film Festival: Artifishal

The road to extinction is paved with good intentions. Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the...

Grand Opening: Michael Blanchard Inspirational Photography

Crossroads Gallery has moved to the Arts District in Oak Bluffs. Join us for the Grand Reopening, featuring the work of Michael Blanchard Inspirational...

Opening Reception: Melissa Clay

Enjoy wine and cheese while you browse Melissa Clay's photographs. Bring your friends.

Fundraiser Spaghetti Supper

Come have spaghetti supper with Gretchen and celebrate the one-year anniversary of Gretchen's transplant and support the National Foundation for Transplants...

Opening Party: Althea Designs

Featuring original Althea Designs prints and clothing, Conrado designs, Roy Bikini suits, Leslie Freeman pottery and Elysha Joy jewelry.

Opening Reception: Alison Shaw

Opening reception of an exhibit of Alison Shaw's all new color photographs, to kick off the summer season. Refreshments served.

Opening Reception: Sail in Summer Show

Annual group Memorial Day show featuring Paul Beebe, ASMA, Linda Besse, Teek Eaton-Koch, Nick Paciorek, Christie Scheele, Adam Waimon, Joanne Ponzo, Rick...

Cheese Talk & Tasting

Head out to the farm and learn about the cheese making process from udder to table. Enjoy watching our cows being milked and hear about what it takes to turn...

Opening Reception: Hold Still

19th annual Memorial Day exhibition featuring Elizabeth Lennie. Music by Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish.

Pop-Up Paint Studio

Come celebrate the summer season with Pop-Up Paint Studios.

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Environmental Film Festival: Sea of Shadows

Sea of Shadows is a feature documentary thriller that follows undercover investigators, environmentalists, journalists, and the Mexican Navy on their...

Solo Show: Every Soul's a Cabaret...With Betsy

Written and performed by Elizabeth Parrish. Directed by Paola Styron. Musical direction by Mark Fifer.

Old School Reunion Kickoff

MV Lifestyle and MV Ole Skool present the Old School Reunion Kickoff with DJ Ronnie Ruff on the 1s and 2s.

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

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

Sunday, May 26

Nature as Inspiration Environmental Film Festival

For four days, we combine environmental films, discussions, and an art exhibit by MVRHS students that will adorn the walls of the Feldman Family Art Space in...

Annual Plant & Seedling Sale

Annuals, perennials, vegetable seedlings, and more. All lovingly grown in the Martha's Vineyard Garden Club's own greenhouse by our members in winter. We...

Artism for Autism

Bid and win some of the finest art the Island has to offer, donated by local artists and artisans. Join us for amazing artwork and hors d’oeuvres. Your...

Climate Activist: Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas

The Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas will preach a sermon this Sunday titled Finding Peace in a Turbulent Time: The Climate Crisis and Christian Faith. Dr....

Oak Bluffs Memorial Road Race

26th Annual Oak Bluffs Memorial Road Race. 5K road race and 1 mile fun-run to benefit Hospice of Martha's Vineyard.

Oak Bluffs Open Market

Enjoy Sundays in the park by the sea. The Oak Bluffs Open Market is an ever-changing fun mix of local produce, specialty foods, arts, crafts, antique and...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Vineyard Artisans Spring/Memorial Day Weekend

Opening show of the season. Come and see all the new work our Island artists have been working on all winter. Great food, free parking and admission, catered...

Visit Edgartown Lighthouse

Major renovations completed in 2007, including installation of a staircase to the lantern room, allow the interior of the Edgartown Light to be open to...

Sunday Worship

Transcending Mysteries - Reverend Norman Allen. This Sunday we explore the “Direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all...

Environmental Film Festival: Inventing Tomorrow

Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats–found right in...

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...

Live Music: John O'Toole

John O'Toole plays live at Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery.

Environmental Film Festival: The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to...

Sunday Funday

Join Adam Natusch with his acoustic set.

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...

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.

Environmental Film Festival: Woman at War

Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known...

Monday, May 27

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...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the Pond’s...

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...

Kids Farm Experience

Bring the whole family and experience a little something different each week. Climb a tractor, chase a chicken, sketch a drawing of a baby lamb. Who knows...

Memorial Day Parade

The parade steps off at the American Legion Hall with the route ending at the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Visit Edgartown Lighthouse

Major renovations completed in 2007, including installation of a staircase to the lantern room, allow the interior of the Edgartown Light to be open to...

Pickleball

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

Walk with Me

Join the MV Family Center for Walk with Me. Meet at the Barnes Road Parking Lot on the right, south of the tennis center and Deer Run. We will walk the State...

Art Exhibit: The Art of Flowers

The Art of Flowers with guest curator Holly Alaimo. Show runs daily noon to 4 p.m. through May 27.

Memorial Day Picnic

Community picnic open to all. Music by the Flying Elbows, (supported by the MV Cultural Commission), games, rowboating, chalk art at the restored 1887...

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...

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.

May 21 - 27, 2019