Events

Tuesday, February 12

Food & Coat Drive

Last year, Chamber Ambassador Sarah Hughes helped us launch our first ever February Food Drive, and it was such a success that we are doing it again! Working...

Discussion Group

Open discussion of local and world news, ideas, and events.

Mindfulness Meditation

We are a meditation study group that uses guided meditation, silence and participant sharing to explore the principles and practices of mindfulness. All...

Toddler Art Program

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

Tom Maley Life Drawing

This group met for many years at the home of Tom Maley and now they meet at Featherstone for two hours each Tuesday morning. New participants are welcome....

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...

Swim with Me

Bring a towel, swim cap and grown up family member ie mom, dad, grandparent, aunt or uncle. Parent/guardian must accompany child in the pool. Please note...

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.

Bilingual Story Time/Hora De Historias Bilingue

Join the MV Family Center for songs, stories and play. Junte-se a nos para musicas, historias, e jogue.

Coffee with a Cop

Officer Will Bishop will be on hand to answers questions and play trivia.

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...

Valentine’s Wampum & Seaglass Jewelry

Joanie LeLacheur’s traveling pouch. Susan Shea's origami art cards. A stream of ocean jewelry, hearts and other treasures for your Valentine.

Presentation: Mindfulness & Wellness in the New Year

Public health nurse Lila Fischer discuss how mindfulness/meditation benefits our health, mindfulness techniques, and goal setting strategies. Following the...

Cooking Class: Bouillabaisse

Discover the art of traditional French bouillabaisse with Jan Buhrman. In this class you will learn how to make a mayonnaise, a fish stock, a perfectly...

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.

Ukulele Workshop

Got the winter blues? Need a new challenge? Consider the plucky little ukulele. It's easy to learn, fun to play, and there's a free workshop at the library...

Open Studio

Artists and craftspeople, bring your unfinished project or your unrealized vision to bring it to that next level. Open Studio Tuesdays has tons of crafts...

Learning Lab

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

Music Outreach

Children, adults and the elderly residing at Windermere Nursing & Rehabilitation Center are brought together through shared music making. The approach...

POSTPONED - Film Screening

Come to a documentary screening about the plastic water bottle ban in Concord, Massachusetts. Q&A to follow. This event is presented by students from Plastic...

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.

Drop-in Knitting/Crochet

All skill levels welcome. Bring a project to work on, meet new friends and enjoy some good conversation. Have a pattern question or need help with your...

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,...

Knit Nights

All levels welcome. Bring a project-in-progress or some needles and yarn if you're just getting started (we'll have some to share.) And check out the...

POSTPONED - Special Screening for African-American History Month

A boldly imaginative, visually beautiful drama from director Julie Dash. Set in the early 20th century, a multi-generational family in the Gullah community...

CANCELLED - Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest

All non-competing students and audience members are invited to share a poem or recitation with the audience after the competition portion of the program has...

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...

NAMI Family Support Group

Wherever you are in your journey with family and friends living with mental illness, our support groups will provide you with encouragement, hope, release,...

Church Book Group

This month's book is Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion by Sara Miles. Facilitator is Connie McHugh.

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Learning Fly Tying Techniques

With Cooper Gilkes from Coop's Bait & Tackle Shop and head chair of our MV R&G Club Fly Rod Striped Bass Catch & Release Tournament. Seats are open to first...

POSTPONED - Book Talk: Yiddish and Jive in Everyday Life

Island author and linguist Herbert L. Foster will discuss his new book Ghetto to Ghetto: Yiddish & Jive in Everyday Life. Refreshments served.

Trivia

With Emily Hunsaker and Johnny Showtime.

Valentine's Poetry: On Matters of the Heart

Join us for the annual Valentine's poetry evening, with featured writers, followed by open floor readings by the community. Readings on matters of the...

Tuesday, February 12