Events

Thursday, August 15

Book Talk: A Travel History of Martha's Vineyard

Thomas Dresser's new book, A Travel History of Martha's Vineyard: From Canoes and Horses to Steamships and Trolleys, describes how people moved about the...

Quick Fit

Get it done in 30 minutes. All over strength building workout comprised of compound movements with weights. Leave the sneaks at home; this class is performed...

Early Birders

The early bird gets the worm (or fish). Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the wildlife sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. An easy to...

Morning Beach Yoga

All levels. Bring your own mat or towel. Jameson encourages you to move with intention for the entirety of the class. By reminding you to focus on your...

Morning Yoga

All levels welcome, please bring your own mat. Jameson encourages you to move with intention for the entirety of the class. By reminding you to focus on...

Yoga

With Johanna Hynes. Known for her rhythmic deliberate flows, Ms. Hynes's repertoire ranges from classes that are challenging and nuanced for the seasoned...

Yoga on the Beach

With Rachel Elion Baird. Greet the morning on beautiful Lobsterville Beach. Full body breathing and asana postures are structured with care to nourish the...

Slow Flow Vinyasa Yoga

A strong and accessible vinyasa emphasizing alignment, breath, and mindfulness. Focus will be on building strength, improving balance, and developing calmness.

MV Skate Park Summer Drop-In Program

Through drop-in instruction Monday through Friday kids learn how to perfect a kickflip, ollie, nosegrind and more from some of the Islands best...

Poolates

Pilates in the pool. A gentle yet effective way to workout, especially for those recovering from an injury.

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...

Knitting Skills

This multi-level class welcomes first time knitters as well as those with more experience. Projects will be tailored to your skill set, and are designed to...

MV Sharks Drop-In Clinic

Mac Curran, a member of the Sharks for the 2015, 2016, and 2017 season and the all-time appearance leader for the Sharks, will lead the 2019 Youth Summer...

Yoga

Sherry Sidoti's vision is to provide a warm and welcoming environment for the teachings of yoga. Sherry is a true sharer, she moves people to move out of...

Children's Art Classes

Your child will experience the fun and excitement of art. Classes meet Monday through Friday on the second floor studio, turning the large barn-like space...

Family Guided Kayak Tours

Accompany a Felix Neck naturalist for an adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the...

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...

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...

Arboretum Guided Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our guided tours from a knowledgeable volunteer docent....

Garden Hour

Island Grown Schools is happy to be returning again to the CCC this summer. The coordinators will lead our kids in a variety of activities that connect them...

Landscape Watercolor

Join artist Lynn Hoeft for a series of watercolor classes focusing on the sights and scenes of Polly Hill Arboretum. This class will focus on landscape...

MVFF: Inwards

A weekly discussion series conceived and moderated by Diana Barrett, Ph.D., and Jake H. Davis, Ph.D. Join us as we take the conversation in a new direction....

MVM Discovery Days: Art of Word

Discovery Days is a unique summer kids program featuring local artists, rotated on a weekly basis, that bring Island history to life. Come to the Museum and...

Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair

The 158th annual Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair runs from August 15 through the 18 at the fairgrounds in West Tisbury. Rides, games, shucking and...

Move with Me

With the MV Family Center.

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.

Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival

A Vineyard summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations,...

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...

Baby's First Year

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

Creature Feature

Young naturalists get an up-close look at the native animals of Martha’s Vineyard. The program combines a story, craft, and a look at the “creature” of the...

Reading & Writing Workshop for Teens & Tweens

With teacher Mathea Morais. This event is for ages 9 to 15. Snacks, books, pencils and paper provided. Sign up required. Class meets Aug. 12 to 16. Sign up...

Story Time on the Library Lawn

(We'll gather inside if the weather is disagreeable.) This story hour is geared toward preschool children, but all are welcome.

Book Babies

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

Camp Ground Walking Tours

The 150 year old colorful gingerbread cottages are a must-see in Oak Bluffs. Join a guided walking tour today through the beautiful grounds of the MVCMA....

Daily Drop-In Crafts

For all ages; children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Reflect + Renew Mindfulness Meditation, Yoga, & Bubbly Brunch

This ‘all bodies welcome’ event focuses on embracing the power of living in the moment. Our guided meditation will highlight and impart basic mindfulness...

Story Time with Illustrator Scott Magoon

Scott Magoon, the illustrator of Spoon, Misunderstood Shark, and Rescue & Jessica, will be here to share his newest picture book, Linus the Little Yellow...

Community Lunches

Island Grown Initiative is serving free and nutritious lunches to all.

Brewery Tours

Brewer Calantoni Scarfone is on hand to explain the brewing process and equipment used at Bad Martha Brewery.

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...

Pizza & A Movie

Come watch a family friendly movie and eat some pizza. Give us a call to find out what we're showing.

Farmer for a Day

Put on your boots and get ready for some fun. Get a glimpse into the life of a farmer with some hands-on farm experience checking in and completing chores...

Garden Volunteer Work Day

Help our garden grow. Work alongside our knowledgeable garden volunteers and learn about which plants provide food for Island butterflies and birds. Come for...

Knitting on the Porch

Join us for a leisurely afternoon of conversation, knitting, crocheting and other handmade crafts at the Moore Cottage, 43 Trinity Park. Bring your own...

Open Printmaking Studio

Non-instructional time to create on your own in the Printmaking Studio.

Teen Art Classes

Your teen, ages 12 to 17, will experience the fun and excitement of art. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday on the second floor studio, turning the large...

Live Music

Enjoy our lawn games, an incredible (gluten, dairy and vegan friendly) menu and an epic beer, wine and cocktail list. Bring the kids, bring the dog and the...

VHPL Book Club

Come enjoy a lively discussion in a casual atmosphere. Monthly book selections are available at the circulation desk, and everyone is invited to join us....

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...

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...

Pop Art Gallery: T. Ellis Art

Ted T. Ellis will be showcasing and selling several of his original paintings, some are directly inspired by his visits to Martha's Vineyard of the years.

SOLD OUT - Workshop: Introduction to WordPress

Entry-level course that covers the essentials of a WordPress site installation, adjusting and formatting content, managing settings and more.

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.

Connect: An Acroyoga + Kirtan Experience

Experience the ethereal feeling of connection with acroyoga and Kirtan. During this workshop, you will discover new ways to connect with yourself and your...

Mobile Market

Selling fresh and locally grown food to everyone. We gladly accept SNAP and WIC and SFMNP coupons. We also accept cash and credit card.

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...

UConn School of Law Reception

UConn School of Law invites all UCoon Law School alumni, students, faculty and staff to a reception hosted by an alumnus with Dean Timothy Fisher. Call or...

Ukes at the Fair

Bring your ukulele to the Agricultural Fair and play with us.

CCC Adult Basketball Pick-Up

Balls and Jerseys will be available. Feel free to stop by and jump in and play. No advanced sign-ups required. Come. play, have fun and meet new friends.

Hutchins Forum

Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and moderated by Charlayne Hunter-Gault. With panelists Charles Blow, The New York Times; Kimberlé Crenshaw, Columbia Law,...

Live Music

Enjoy our lawn games, an incredible (gluten, dairy and vegan friendly) menu and an epic beer, wine and cocktail list. Bring the kids, bring the dog and the...

Mobile Market

Selling fresh and locally grown food to everyone. We gladly accept SNAP and WIC and SFMNP coupons. We also accept cash and credit card.

Table Tennis

MV Table Tennis Club welcomes players of all ages and skill levels. Come and have fun, get exercise and learn new skills. Equipment provided.

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga, a yoga of Biomechanics, serves the modern body and modern mind, to increase freedom of movement, working from the joints to maintain/return the...

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...

Thursday Farm Dinner

The farm will be bustling with activity as we host rotating chefs on Thursday nights throughout the summer for a locally centered meal featuring Farm...

Family Board Game Night

Bring your family to play board games from our brand new board game section. Games for all ages.

Live Music: John O'Toole

Enjoy dinner with spectacular South Beach views while listening to singer/songwriter John O'Toole, a Vineyard resident. He brings a pleasant mix of acoustic...

Music in the Square

Music by Mike Benjamin and Friends.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Summertime AMP Jams & Open Studio

All musicians are invited to create a magical masterpiece or make a musical mess.

Book Talk: The Black Tax

Shawn Rochester authored and published The Black Tax, the Cost of Being Black in America. Over the past year he has been featured at/on United Nations,...

Moonrise Kayak Tours

See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light — moonlight — as we celebrate each month’s full moon. With a guide, kayak on the pond as the sun sets, stars twinkle,...

A Conversation with Author Sheri Salata & Paul Samuel Dolman

Join bestselling author Sheri Salata, and the host of the What Matters Most podcast, Paul Samuel Dolman, for an inspired conversation about Ms. Salata's new...

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.

Show: Close Up

Making its debut on MVTV is Close Up, a new take on conventional question and answer interview shows. Designed to make viewers feel as if they...

Talk: Cape Light Compact

Cape Light's program will focus on their offerings for home owners including the rebates and incentives, the no-cost Home Energy Assessment, and information...

Vineyard Sound Show

An acapella concert featuring 10 talented boys from various New England colleges. Music typically covers Sam Cooke hits, Beatles classics, and various...

Full Moon Yoga

Paddle out to a protected cove and anchor down to the bottom for an experience underneath the stars. Your guide will lead you in yoga while the sun sets...

Full Moon Revelry

Otherworldly and ethereal, the Full Moon in Aquarius takes our previously set intentions to the next level: have we not only listened to our heart’s calling,...

Summer Institute Speaker: Jeffrey Toobin

Jeffrey Toobin is Chief Analyst for CNN and a staff writer for the New Yorker. He is one of the most recognized, and admired, legal journalist in the...

Theater: Low Down Dirty Blues

Conceived by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman, directed by Randal Myler. Welcome to Big Mama's Home of The Blues, where the party is just heating up. This...

Trivia Night

With host Dan Cassidy. Come have fun, eat and drink, and win big prizes.

Full Moon Kayak & Campfire

Enjoy the tranquility of Long Point Wildlife Refuge at night. Experience the sunset and the full moon rise from Long Cove Pond as we paddle our way to Lily...

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...

Roots Reggae

With Mike Martin y los Rootsticks.

Thursday, August 15