Benefit for Hospice, annual Girl’s Day, and a fundaiser for Liam

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Celebrating Beethoven with bratwurst

Celebrate the 186th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s death over dinner with bratwurst and red cabbage (or choose from the regular dinner menu) at the Ocean View Restaurant in Oak Bluffs on Tuesday, March 26. The dinner, which starts at 5 pm, is a benefit for Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard. Tickets are $10. Call 508-693-0189 or email for reservations.

Girl’s day out

It’s time for the annual Seventh Grade Girls Day at The WorkOut and Tennis Center, where they visit various stations and learn about health and fitness, and get a chance to relax. The event, which runs from 11 am to 1 pm this Saturday, March 23, is free. Pre-register by March 21 by calling 508-696-8000.

Helping Liam

Elementary school student Liam McCarthy, one of five children of Kelly McGuiggin, is in need of a walk aide device that his insurance will not cover. His family is hosting a benefit chicken dinner starting at 4:30 pm at the Portuguese-American Club this Saturday, March 23, to help raise money. Admission is $15; $10 for children, and a family rate to be determined. For more information, email