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The Martha's Vineyard Times

The Martha's Vineyard Times is a weekly publication.
August 18 - 24, 2005 Edition
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Adoptive Family Gathering Second Sat., 4–6:30 pm, Family Center at the high school. For those touched by adoption. A Family Network program. 508-693-7900, ext. 283.

American Heart Association Third Tues., 5 pm, MV Hospital medical library. 508-627-6005.

Arthritis Support Group Second Fri., Tisbury Senior Center, 34 Pine Tree Rd., Vineyard Haven. 508-696-4205.

Baby’s First Year Tues., 3–4:30 pm; Thurs., 10:30 am–noon. Facilitated by Marney Toole. A Family Network program. 508-693-7900, ext. 283.

Cancer Support Group Wed., noon, M V. Hebrew Center. Open to all cancer patients, survivors, families, and friends. Weekly. Note new time and location. 508-627-7958; 3508.

Caregivers Support Group last Wed., 4 pm. Edgartown Council on Aging, 10 Daggett St. 508-627-4368, ext. 16.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Support Group Second Sun., 2:30–4 pm, MV Hospital medical library.

Circle of Friends Support Group for widows and widowers: Mon., 10:30 am–noon, Up-Island Senior Center, Howes House, West Tisbury. Sponsored by Hospice. 508-693-0189.

Community Partnerships for Children VACCP Second Tues., 4 pm, superintendent of schools’ office, Pine and Spring sts., Vineyard Haven. 508-696-6568, ext. 29.

Course in Miracles Tues., 7 pm, call for directions. Study group. 508-693-7741.

Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group second Wed., 7 pm. Call for location. 508-696-0045; 508-693-5164.

Diabetes Support Group Third Mon. (if a holiday, then third Tues.), 1–2 pm, Tisbury Senior Center, 34 Pine Tree Rd. 508-696-4205.

Earth Spirituality Discussion Group Full moon and new moon of the month, 7 pm, Unitarian-Universalist Society, Vineyard Haven. 508-696-9595.

Fathers’ Group First and third Wed., 8 pm, St. Augustine’s Church, Vineyard Haven. 508-693-5062.

Grieving Support Group Mon., 5:30–6:30 pm, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, Hospice office. Jean Hay facilitates drop-in. 508-693-0189.

Island Self-Help Housing Group Fourth Sun., 1 pm. Dukes County Housing Authority office, Mechanic St., Vineyard Haven. For residents wanting to build their own homes using the federal self-help housing program. 508-696-9276.

Journey Beyond Abuse Support Group for women, by women. Focus on dynamics surrounding abuse, cycle of violence, patterns of abuse, and related topics. 508-693-7900 ext. 218 or ext. 324.

Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group First Sun., 1–3 pm, Tisbury Senior Center, 34 Pine Tree Rd., Vineyard Haven. Affiliated with the National M.S. Society, Central New England chapter. 508-693-3193.

NLD/Aspergers Parents Group Third Wed., 6:30 pm, Edgartown School library. 508-627-6040.

Parents’ Advisory Committee Second Wed., 5:30–7 pm, Family Center at the high school. Includes potluck supper. Part of the Family Network. 508-693-7900, ext. 288.

Parkinson’s Support Group Second Mon., 10 am, Up-Island Senior Center, Howes House, West Tisbury. Individuals and caregivers. 508-645-2767. Note: new time.

Prostate Cancer Support Group Third Wed., 10:30 am, at MV Community Services administration building. Emily Wetherall, 508-693-7900, ext. 230.

Single Parents’ Focus Group Sat., 10–11:30 am, Family Center at the high school. Sponsored by Family Network. Preregister: 508-693-7900 ext. 283.

TBI Support Group Wed., 8 pm, call for directions. For survivors of brain injury and trauma. 508-696-9481.

Vision Support Group Third Thurs., 10:30–noon, Edgartown Council on Aging, 10 Daggett St. 508-627-4368.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) First and third Fri., 9:30 am–2:30 pm, Family Planning building, Vineyard Haven, opposite Cronig’s. Free nutritional counseling and foods for those who qualify. 508-693-1299; Cape Cod WIC (HCSM): 1-800-942-2445.

Women’s Educational Support Group For survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Call Women’s Support Services 508-693-7900, ext. 324, for info.

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