Noteworthy events


Art camp

Featherstone Center for the Arts announces its summer camp lineup, which starts June 27 and continues through August 8.

Divided by age groups, the various programs include Magic Garden Summer Camp for ages 3 to 6; Mixed Media Art, Photography Exploration, and Children’s Clay for ages 7-10; and Photography Exploration and Better Than Art School for ages 11 and older.

According to a press release, the sessions (from 9 am to 12 noon Monday through Friday) fill up quickly. Weekly cost is $350. Pre-register by calling 508-693-1850, or visit for more information.

Body, Mind, Spirit Fair

This Saturday, New Moon Magick is hosting a day-long fair at the VFW in Oak Bluffs featuring metaphysical readings and healing sessions; workshops on the Celtic spirit, the Chakra system, astrology, and crystal grids, among others. Refreshments are available from the Orange Peel Bakery, and admission is free. The VFW is located at 14 Towanticut Avenue. For more information, email

Celebrities serve for Haiti

In support of PeaceQuilts charity work in Haiti, the fourth annual Celebrity Waiters Dinner is happening next Saturday, April 2. Held at the Federated Church in Edgartown from 5 to 8 pm, the dinner features impersonated celebrities (in the past there’s been Cher, Sean Penn, Sarah Palin, and Julia Child to name a few) serving food. Diners purchase “funny money” to tip the servers, and all proceeds benefit PeaceQuilts. This year, there are two Haitian guests of honor: Nadège Florian, the PeaceQuilts program coordinator in Haiti, and her new husband.

Admission is $7; $5 for children; $25 for a family. For more information, call 508-274-1104.

Final FACW readers

The series finale of West Tisbury Library’s reading series with fellows from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown features Andrew Meredith and Jacob Shores-Argüello. Mr. Meredith, of Philadelphia, is at work on a novel and a non-fiction project. He holds a BA from Temple University, and an MFA from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Mr. Shores-Argüello, of Costa Rica and Oklahoma City, has an MFA from Arkansas University, where he was the Walton Fellow in poetry. In 2004, he was a Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine.

The reading is Wednesday, March 30, at 5:30 pm. For more information, call 508-693-3366.