Events

Sunday, March 24

Meditation Retreat

Practicing the Bodhi Path. Meditation Retreat with instructions and guided practice.

Prayer Hike

What is a “prayer hike”? This is a multi-age activity designed to invite everyone into “gratitude to God for the wonders of nature” and is open to all in the...

MVFF: Big Questions

What if you were in charge of making the sun rise every morning? What if the world were made of wool? What if you wanted to be a pilot but were afraid of...

MVFF: The Biggest Little Farm

What do you do when your barking dog gets you evicted from your apartment? Molly and John Chester decide to create a farm on 200 acres of nutrient-depleted...

MVFF: Words From a Bear

What are our origins and how do we connect with them through our collective memories? Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Navarro Scott Momaday has grappled with...

St. Patrick's Day-ish 5K

Walk/run to benefit the MVRHS Track & Field team. Registration from 9 to 10 a.m. with race beginning at 10:30 a.m. sharp.

Church Book Group

This month's book is Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stephenson. Co-facilitators are Elliot Bennett and Lisa Crisp.

Sunday Worship

Heart to Heart - The Song Exchange Project - Roberta Kirn. The Zimbabwe expression “If you can walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing” is a...

MVFF: The Human Element

The planet is in crisis, and scientists agree that humans are to blame. In Chasing Ice (MVFF 2012), James Balog transfixed us with his time-lapse photography...

MVFF: Enough With Catcalling

Discussion to follow with MVRHS teachers Juliana Germani and Corrine Kurtz, and students Brenna dos Santos, Laryssa Fernandes, and Ana Lara Souza. Inspired...

MVFF: Moving Stories

Discussion to follow with film subject Jonathan Hollander and producers and filmmakers Cornelia Ravenal and Mikael Södersten. Battery Dance has been a force...

Community Luncheon

In the event of snow, if the roads are closed, so are we. The meal consists of a salad, a serving of lasagna, garlic bread, beverage, and something for...

SOLD OUT - Filmmaking Workshop: The Finishing Touches

After the film shoot, see how the magic is made. Work with professional editors from MVFF Productions as we piece together all footage from the day before....

Climate Cafes

Gather for a coffee and student-led community conversations about local environmental issues and climate related topics at different Island businesses. Don’t...

MVFF: Understanding Hamlet

Before watching Ophelia, be part of an interactive discussion about the play that inspired it. Scott Barrow, Brooke Hardman Ditchfield, and Chelsea McCarthy...

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...

Art Exhibit & Reception: "b l u e"

Join us for a reception to celebrate “b l u e,” a group art show on display mid-March through mid-April in the upper and lower level display areas of the...

Drop-In Poetry

We read and discuss two or more poems from classic and contemporary poets, and then use those poems and models for in-class writing exercises. These sessions...

MVFF Community Forum: Jump In!

Overwhelmed by today’s headlines about climate change, plastic pollution, and rising sea levels? What can one person really do? A lot. Our host for this...

MVFF: A Private War

Discussion to follow with director Matthew Heineman. Celebrated war correspondent Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is as comfortable downing martinis with high...

MVFF: Ophelia

Shakespeare for the Masses? Well, at least not just for the bros. One of the Bard’s most beloved plays has received a feminist reworking. Daisy Ridley (of...

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.

RISE Dance Company Showcase

Dancers from the 2019 RISE Dance Company perform their award-winning competition choreography. The Company Showcase is a crowd-pleasing presentation of the...

Spring Forward Concert

Atzic Marquez and David Rhoderick play music to accompany the afternoon springtime light and lift the spirit. The centerpiece of the concert will be Brahms’...

Author Talk: Jacquie Renear & Emily Keith

Join us for a book talk with local author Jacquie Renear and illustrator Emily Keith. Ms. Renear and Ms. Keith will present their newly released children’s...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: A Tuba to Cuba

Twenty years ago, Wim Wenders and Ry Cooder made what seemed to be the definitive Cuban music doc, the languid Buena Vista Social Club. This film, livelier...

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.

MVFF: Olympia

Discussion to follow with director Harry Mavromichalis and (via Skype) film subject Olympia Dukakis. Massachusetts native Olympia Dukakis didn’t become a...

Mindfulness Meditation

This series will be much more than just sitting in silence, annoyed and confused as to whether you are meditating or not. Jackson Van Raan will lead guided...

MVFF: Sea of Shadows

The world's smallest and most elusive whale, the vaquita porpoise, is only found in Mexico's Sea of Cortez, a place of extraordinary biodiversity. Today,...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Vineyard Documentary Shorts

Discussion to follow with the directors and writers. Celebrate Vineyard filmmakers! The directors of A Painter Who Farms give us a peek at their newest...

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.

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...

MVFF: Amazing Grace

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. That’s what Aretha Franklin didn’t get enough of at this year’s Grammys, or even her funeral last August. But we will all have to bow to the...

Sunday, March 24