Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Thursday, May 12

Exhibit: I Feel Pretty by Molly Glasgow

Photographer Molly Glasgow is showing 45 black and white still lives that are intimate portraits of the quiet moments she sees and captures. Her works are on...

Walk With Us!

Join us for a walk around East Chop! We'll start at the library's Pacific Avenue entrance at 8:15 a.m. Walk is approximately 4 miles and will take about an...

Guided Arboretum Tour

Come see colorful spring blooms at Polly Hill Arboretum! Take a tour of the arboretum's historic grounds and unique plants, led by a knowledgeable volunteer...

Gate leading to Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the quarter-mile private trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical...

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...

Peaked Hill Yoga

Peaked Hill Yoga is biomechanically based supporting healing from chronic pain while creating greater range of motion and resetting your nervous system. All...

Supportive Day Program for 55+

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living hosts in-person programs offering music, art, history, exercise, conversation and socializing. Events take place on...

Exhibit: Photographs by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee

As part of its Pandemic Haze series, the Oak Bluffs Library presents a new exhibit of photographs taken by Elizabeth Dolan Durkee. Highlights include photos...

Exhibit: They Planted the Seeds: Creating Jewish Community on Martha’s Vineyard

This exhibition traces the Jewish community on the Island from its beginnings just after 1900, through the formation of the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center...

Guided Arboretum Tour

Come see colorful spring blooms at Polly Hill Arboretum! Take a tour of the arboretum's historic grounds and unique plants, led by a knowledgeable volunteer...

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only, 18 years or older. Attendees must...

Out & About

Join the Family Center and Sheriff's Meadow Foundation for fun and active trail adventures all over the island. Check flyer for information about which...

Virtual: Baby's First Year

Join Kim and other caregivers for a discussion and support group during baby's first year. Offered via Zoom as well. Please pre-register for Zoom link for...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Virtual: Memoir Workshop

The West Tisbury Library will host a five-week memoir workshop series online with Moira Silva on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on 4/7, 4/14, 5/5, 5/12...

Exhibit: Fields of View

Works by Enrique Lopez Llamas, Carlos Reyes and Nana Wolke.

Exhibit: The Art of Flowers

This year the annual Art of Flowers show overlaps with the Vineyard’s first annual Climate Action Week (May 8 - 14). In support of the efforts and ideas...

Weekly Knitting Group

Join us on Thursdays for a drop in group for knitters of all skill levels. Enjoy company and conversation as we work on our own various projects, get...

Exhibit: Donna Straw, Upon Reflection

The Playhouse Gallery launches a new exhibit with works by painter Donna Straw. Available for viewing through May 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays...

Workshop: Home Energy Assessments & Transitioning Away from Oil & Propane Heat

Learn about ways you can transition from fossil fuel use to more efficient whole-home heating and cooling. We will also discuss renter/landlord, moderate...

Cottage City Oyster Farm Aquaculture Tour

Join us for an hourlong floating raw bar experience right from the source. Perfect for events, oyster aficionados and those seeking an understanding of...

Kids Crafts in the Garden

Join Jennifer in the back garden to make Shaving Cream Marble Paper!

After School Club

After School Club is back at the Aquinnah Public Library, Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Come by for homework help, crafting, games and more.

Boys Varsity Lacrosse

The MVRHS Boys Varsity Lacrosse team competes against Falmouth Academy at the regional high school in Oak Bluffs.

Film Screening: Banksy, Most Wanted

Banksy Most Wanted draws an in-depth portrait of the masked Robin Hood of the art world. Each investigation reveals a facet of the artist: his political...

Town Hall Legislative Update with Rep. Fernandes

Join State Representative Dylan Fernandes for a town hall legislative update.

Workshop: Home Energy Assessments & Transitioning Away from Oil & Propane Heat

Learn about ways you can transition from fossil fuel use to more efficient whole-home heating and cooling. We will also discuss renter/landlord, moderate...

Environmental Impact of Supporting Local

Join us at Bad Martha Farmer’s Brewery - Relax on the patio surrounded by beautiful gardens while sampling local beer and charcuterie boards. Bad Martha...

Peaked Hill Yoga

Peaked Hill Yoga is biomechanically based supporting healing from chronic pain while creating greater range of motion and resetting your nervous system. All...

The Health Impacts of Climate Change and Adaptation

Climate change effects every aspect of our health and there are unique health concerns for the residents of Martha's Vineyard. We will discuss those health...

Tips and Techniques for Climate-Friendly Cooking

Brought to you by Cook the Vineyard and hosted by The FARM Institute, up-Island schools chef Jenny DeVivo and Cook the Vineyard Editor Susie Middleton will...

Virtual Class: Mediation Qualification

Martha's Vineyard Mediation is holding the second section of its Mediation Qualification course. The class will cover mitigating impasse, biases and...

5:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Class: You Should Be a Mediator--Intro to Mediation Advanced Course

This is the second section of Intro to Mediation and focuses on mediation complexity and dilemmas including court, diversity, impasse, and ethics....

5:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Workshop: Cape & Islands Parenting Workshop Series

A virtual workshop for parents to help them identify and support children with anxiety.

6pm
Virtual Event
Live Music: Rose Guerin and Jeremy Berlin

Rose Guerin and Jeremy Berlin play jazz standards.

Virtual: Cooking for the Love of the Planet

We can all do our part to eat in a more climate-responsible way. In the U.S., 40% of food is wasted and sent to landfills, contributing by emitting powerful...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
“How to History” Seminar: Avoiding the “Telephone Trap”

When historians synthesize their sources to understand a historical event or era, they reach for all the usual suspects: Books and papers, oral histories,...

Tick Talk

Dick Johnson will discuss the different ticks and tick-borne illnesses prevalent on Martha's Vineyard, as well as the new alpha-gal red meat allergy. He...

Virtual Discussion: Let's Talk Trash: Island Trash Explained

Sakiko Isomichi is a student at Harvard Divinity School and a member of the Council of Student Sustainability Leaders. She is studying waste, ethnography...

7pm
Virtual Event
Wisdom, Strength, & Beauty

Informal talks and discussion on philosophy and practical psychology of Qabalah, Tarot, spiritual disciplines, personal alchemy,and the creative life...

Thursday, May 12