Performances for 2010

Bella presents a new musical puppet show series called Bella and Arakataka’s Little Band, which will be performed every Sunday in January. The first performance is this Sunday, Jan. 10, at 11:30 am in the warehouse space on 56 Main Street in Vineyard Haven (entrance is in the back alley). The play’s songs were written […]

Crash course for entrepreneurs

The Martha’s Vineyard Women’s Network (MVWN) is holding a lunch meeting to discuss how to start or expand your business. Michael Bejtlich, professor of management and entrepreneurship at Cape Cod Community College, will teach you how to prepare a business plan and how to stay focused. The meeting is in the Baylies Room at the […]

Salsa dancing

Saskia and David Vanderhoop begin weekly community salsa classes for pre-teens and teens this Friday, from 4 to 5 pm at Che’s Lounge in Vineyard Haven. There are no pre-requisites. The suggested donation is $3 to $5. For more information, call 508-645-2008.

King Kong in collage

Artist Al Hurwitz of Chilmark, who is known for his landscapes that have previously shown at the Chilmark and West Tisbury libraries, has temporarily abandoned interest in the natural environment, and is delving into the fairy-tale world. A current exhibit at the West Tisbury Library displays Mr. Hurwitz’s collages of King Kong, the mythical ape. […]

Elementary string students to perform

On Wednesday, January 13, the nearly 200 string players who comprise the All-Island Elementary String Program will perform their winter concert at the Performing Arts Center of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. The stage is one of only a few on the Island large enough to accommodate this number of performers. The appetite for […]

Hands-on nature

Sassafras, a nature-based education program, offers new programs involving include sensory exploration, naturalist skills, earth-based knowledge, plant life, while providing a safe learning environment for children and adults. It is located on Church Street in Aquinnah. Saturday Squirrels begins this Saturday and will continue weekly from 10 am to 6 pm. The group spends the […]

Vineyard Power meeting

Vineyard Power, a community-owned cooperative energy group, is holding a presentation and discussion at the Edgartown Town Hall tonight at 5:30 pm. Learn more about its mission to achieve a sustainable energy future for the Island, and consider becoming a member.

Happy Birthday Mr. Brown

Richard C. Brown of Oak Bluffs celebrated his 94th birthday Thursday, Dec. 31, at a luncheon at his home, surrounded by his wife Carolyn,┬ásons William A. Brown, John LaBell, and Walter LaBell, all of Oak Bluffs, Noel LaBell of Connecticut, daughter Christine Clifford of Swansea, their families and friends. In addition to being a well-loved […]

Senior fitness

The Tisbury Senior Center is offering fitness and health education along with free exercise routines with personal trainer Eddie Parker on Saturday at 10 am. There will be 15 minutes of education followed by 45 minutes of fitness. All are welcome and it is suggested to bring a mat. To sign up, call 508-696-4205.

They’re back

By popular demand, the Grace Episcopal Church hosted its famous Lobster Roll lunch during the winter season, this past Sunday, Jan. 3. According to the church, this is a “streamlined” version compared to the summer meals, with rolls, chips, and dessert only. Lobster roll lunches at the church are held on the first Sunday of […]