“Annie” in a ballet performance is yours to enjoy at the Performing Arts Center on Sunday at 4 pm. The show features Megan Mendez as Annie. Other talented stars from our town are Anabelle Biggs, Mary Afton Crandall, Ella Ehrman, Christopher Mendez, Maple Martone, and Emmanuelle Woodford. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more, call 508-939-0074.
The special registration for the One Day University ends tomorrow. The ACE MV One Day is June 23 from 8 am to 3 pm at the high school. Explore the arts, culture, and sustainability in agriculture, energy, health, education, and the environment. Storyteller Susan Klein begins the day with a talk called “Sustainability — Common Good, Common Sense, Common Story.” Wonder if you can just go for that? Joseph Sebarenzi will conclude with thoughts on expanding our hearts to work together for a positive future. A locally farmed lunch prepared by Kitchen Porch is included. Optional college credit through Fitchburg State University is available. Call 774-310-1131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
It has been suggested that the increase in car accidents has to do with our returning summer residents. I’m not sure how that works, but perhaps we can be a little more cautious while our summer visitors get used to the idea those are real cars out there. I agree there are more pedestrians wandering across the road. Let’s each work on keeping our roads safer this summer.
The Film Society offers “Elena” this Saturday at 8 pm at the Cornell Theatre. The thriller film is in Russian and features an older couple facing desperate choices.
We know opera is very popular on our island. Featherstone is planning for an Opera Weekend in August, preceded by dinners at the Sweet Life Café in June. Call 646-872-7249 for more information. You can sign up now for summer art classes.
Next Tuesday, June 5, is the first day of lobster rolls and chowder at the Legion Hall. Support your veterans and enjoy the taste of summer. Every Tuesday from 4:30 to 7 pm you can enjoy eating in air-conditioned comfort or take it out to eat on the beach. There is also plenty of parking.
Advance notice: The Vineyard Committee on Hunger will hold their annual Bread Sale a week from Saturday from 9 am until 2 pm. Bring your bread or goodies to the Linden Tree between 8:30 and 10 am that day. All proceeds from the sale are used to help relieve hunger here on the Island. Funds are especially needed to support the Island Food Pantry, Food Distribution, Family to Family, and Meals on Wheels. Do what you can to relieve hunger here.
I love getting messages from all of you. Because of the variety of computer viruses, I do need to receive your emails in text format. I am very nervous about attachments and links and will often not even open them. But I do want to hear from you.
Would you want to sell crafts or jewelry or farm-fresh tomatoes right here in town? The First Baptist Church plans an outdoor farmer’s market on Saturdays in July and August. Call Doug at 781-664-4266 for more information if you’d like to be part of this.
Big bunches of birthday balloon wishes go out tomorrow to Leslie Digby Rizza and Megan Buchanan. Wish the best to Al Koster on Saturday. Sunday belongs to Myra Stark, Laura Mayhew, Fred LaPiana, and Kelsey Bresnahan. Happy birthday to Josh Kochin on Monday. More good wishes to Margie Meltzer and Sarah Owens on Tuesday. Wish the happiest of days to Hildy B. Mitchell on Wednesday.
Heard on Main Street: “Summer people and some are not.”