The Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven hosts a special screening of “E.T: The Extra-Terrestrial,” Wednesday, April 21. The movie begins at 4:30 pm, and benefits Island Food Pantry. Admission is at least one non-perishable food item that is not expired.
Shakespeare’s greatest hits
“The Lunatic, The Lover, and The Poet,” a performance by veteran actor Richard Clark, is scheduled for the Tisbury Senior Center Monday, April 9. Mr. Clark, who has more than 30 years of experience in New England regional theater, New York theater, and television, will bring historic figures to life during his “Keeping History Alive” series.The event celebrates the great bard’s birthday week, so enjoy a piece of cake after the performance, which starts at 1:30 pm. RSVP for seating at 508-696-4205.
Earth Day Beach Walk
Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary holds a free Earth Day beach walk next Thursday, April 22, from 11 am until 12 noon. Walk the shoreline with Felix Neck naturalists, look for signs of spring, and help collect trash that has washed up on the beach throughout the winter. Also, bring lunch for a picnic afterwards. For more information, call 508-627-4850.
Last off-season walk
Join Polly Hill Arboretum (PHA) staff members Nancy Weaver and Suzy Zell on Saturday, April 17, for the last in the series of off-season walks. According to PHA, it is a good time in the season to see early flowering azaleas, magnolias, and winter hazels. Spring ephemeral (short blooming perennial woodland wildflowers) such as twinleaf, bloodroot, and Oconee bells also begin to make their appearance. Meet at the visitor center, and the free walk begins at 10 am and runs for about an hour. For more information, call 508-693-9426.
Biodiversity on the Vineyard
Authors Allen Keith and Stephen Spongberg appear at the M.V. Museum in Edgartown, Saturday, April 17 at 3 pm, to discuss their book “Island Life: A Catalog of the Biodiversity On and Around Martha’s Vineyard.” The discussion is open to all and is $8 for members, $12 nonmembers. A reception and book signing follows in the Pease House Gallery. For more information, call 508-627-4441.