The health fair, St. Patrick’s Day parade, and A Tour of Italy

— File photo by Ralph Stewart

Hospital Health Fair on Saturday

Get your cholesterol screened, skin checked for cancer; have your eyes, ears, balance, and bone density assessed; learn better sleep habits using relaxation approaches; enjoy acupuncture, Thai Yoga Massage (and even learn what it actually is), chair yoga classes (if you’re over 65), and craniosacral treatments at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Health Fair this Saturday. The fair is from 8 am to 12 noon, and for more information, visit

St. Patrick’s Day fun

The Newes from America in Edgartown is hosting its second annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration starting Saturday with live music by Good Night Louise from 8 to 11 pm. Then at 11:30 am on Sunday morning, a parade kicks off on Dock Street, followed by family activities. Pictured above is Ethan Knight at last year’s parade.

A Tour of Italy for Edgartown Library

The Edgartown Library Foundation is once again hosting its annual mouth-watering fundraiser, A Tour of Italy Through Wine and Cheese, this Saturday. Enjoy light Italian cuisine from 5 to 8 pm for $25. For more information, call 508-627-7643 or email Pictured above is husband and wife Pat Rose and John Ortman at last year’s event.