Thursday, December 12

Christmas in Edgartown

Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss. Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000...


A fusion of Latin and International dance moves that create a dynamic and exciting cardio workout.

Christmas in Edgartown: Window Decorating Contest

Deck the halls and trim the trees, but don’t forget about Edgartown’s store front windows. Visit Edgartown is excited to share the 1st annual Window...


Floor Barre meets Pilates with total body conditioning with Liz Maclellan.

Christmas in Edgartown: Cider & Cookies

Join us for cider and cookies at our Edgartown Banking Center.

Access-Able Guided Tours

Our Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour...

Christmas Faire Workshop

Join us when you can to create wreaths and arrangements to sell at our last fundraiser of the year. Guidance is available from our more experienced Elves....

Torch & Fired Enameling: Glass on Metal

Come experience the magic of enameling - Watch grains turn glossy and bond to metal.

Christmas in Edgartown: Family Fun

Kids are welcome all weekend long to come by and color their own Black Dog holiday ornament or holiday page to take home. Plus enjoy our signature coffee,...

Island Physical Culture

Derek Notman's focus is on teaching you how to train and what to train and why. Commit to the disipline of Tai Chi, the slow but intense meditation. Mr....

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.

Thursday Strings

Drop in. All welcome. Music for strings (and others). Bring guitar, fiddle, bass, banjo, mandolin or whatever you like to play.

Baby's First Year

This is an informal discussion and support group for people parenting infants (prenatal to 12 months.)

Discovery Days

Read, explore and discover a new theme each week with the MV Family Center. This is a parent/child activity focusing on how children learn through play. Each...

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...

Used Book Sale

During open hours. Hardcover, audiobooks and DVDs: $1 Paperbacks: .25 Dec. 10 to 15: Full price Dec. 18 to 22: Half price Dec. 26 to 29: Free

Book Babies

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

Drop In Pickleball

This is an opportunity for many different levels to enjoy open play. We have two permanent courts and the potential for two additional pickleball courts with...

Christmas in Edgartown: Chilmark Pottery Pop-Up

Geoffrey Barr's thoughtfully designed, hand-crafted pottery, in its distinctive seascape or copper-red hues.

Preschool Film Literacy Workshop

Join Jenna from the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival for film literacy workshops. Join us for one week or all. Recommended for ages 3 and above.

Technology Help Appointments

Come get help with computers, ebooks and social media with our I.T./Reference Librarian. Tuesday and Thursday by appointment. Contact the library to make...

Duplicate Bridge

Sanctioned duplicate bridge. Bring a partner and arrive in time to sign in and get a snack. Maximum eleven tables.

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...

Adrenaline Music Project

For teens ages 13 to 18. Open stage jam sessions, full backline available, multi-track recording and mdid beats workstation.

Art Explorers

For ages 6 to 12 with Charlotte Hall and Helen Hall. Children will be introduced to functional design, aesthetics and creative problem solving using form,...

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 for ages 4 and above. Check website, social media, and/or call the library for crafts.


Bring your little ones to enjoy stories with our Children's Librarian.

Christmas in Edgartown: Late Night Lights

To kick-off Christmas In Edgartown, stores will be open until 8 p.m. on Thursday for you to focus on holiday shopping before the busy weekend of festivities...

DIY Beaded Snowflake Ornament Craft

Create your own one-of-a-kind beaded snowflake ornament in the jewelry studio. Choose your colors and your pattern and assemble your own holiday decoration,...

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...

School-Aged Filmmaking Workshops

Learn the basics of video production through various activities, including green screen games, stop-motion animation and documentary filmmaking. Join us for...

Book Talk: Through A Sober Lens

Author and photographer Michael Blanchard discusses his struggles with addiction and depression and the power photography to move individuals from isolation...

An Evening Out

Come for the wine and snacks, leave feeling rejuvenated and inspired. An honest conversation with Bennett Coffeey and life, work and motherhood....

Christmas in Edgartown: Sip & Shop - Island Wampum

Meet owner and designer Phoenix Rogers of Island Wampum and shop her beautiful collection of locally made, handcrafted wampum jewelry and Christmas...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show. Tune to 88.5 FM Friday through Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. for a combo show.

Dine to Donate

Come out and support a great cause while eating great food. A percentage of proceeds goe to support MV Mediation Program. We will be having a 50/50 raffle...

Inspiring Conversation & Clean Beauty

Come for the wine and snacks, leave feeling rejuvenated and inspired. An honest conversation with Bennett Coffey about life, work and motherhood....

Table Tennis

MV Table Tennis Club welcomes players of all ages and skill levels. Come play, practice and have fun. Equipment available for use.

Sing-Along Cycling

Have a fun 45-minute ride singing to your favorite songs while strengthening your heart and lungs.

Christmas in Edgartown: Thirsty Thursday Santa Run

We are teaming up with Edgartown Meat & Fish Market to bring you a very festive run. Kick off the Christmas in Edgartown celebrations with a run or walk with...

Dine to Donate

20% of food purchases will go to support Garden Gate Child Development Center. Reservations are recommended.

Easy as Pie

Join Pie Chicks founder (and former FARM Institute employee), Chrissy Kinsman in this pie class. Ms. Kinsman will go over what it takes to make a great pie...

Raclette Night

Join us for Raclette Night every Thursday with Chef Patrice. Raclette, (a word derived from the French verb racler, meaning, "to scrape") is a traditional...

Art Party

Join Jazen's Art Studio in painting "Christmas Bench." Naomi will instruct and paint along with you as you listen to music and enjoy creating with friends....

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Opening Reception: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Featuring new works by prominent Island artists Marston Clough, Deborah T. Colter, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell Finnerty, Julianna Healy, Colin Ruel, Jeanne...

Sip, Script & Shop

Whether you’re a stationery nerd, DIY bride-to-be or just a craft enthusiast, in this workshop you’ll be learning an introduction of modern calligraphy with...

Membership Down: The OBPL Variety Game Show

A no-holds-barred live variety game show featuring musical challenges, feats of derring-do, questions about stuff, and oh so much more. Three contestants...

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.

Talk: Current State of the Climate Crisis

Presentation and discussion with Dr. Philip Duffy, Director of the Woods Hole Research Center. Dr. Duffy is a physicist who has devoted nearly 30 years to...

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...

Thursday, December 12