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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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Save That Date

Weekly listings have been deleted to save space. See This Week’s Happenings for weekly events.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

Play: “My Way” 4pm and 8 pm, Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church St., Vineyard Haven. See Aug. 17.

Author’s Talk 5–7 pm, M.V. Community Services, Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Rd., Oak Bluffs. Bunch of Grapes Bookstore presents Peggy Drexler, “Raising Boys Without Men.” Free. 508-693-2291.

Ice Skating Show 5:30, M.V. Ice Arena, Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Rd., Oak Bluffs. M.V. Skating Club presents summer camp show. Donations accepted. 508-693-1946.

Ballet 7:30 pm, M.V. Regional High School, Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Rd., Oak Bluffs. Benefits M.V. Hospital. Ethan Stiefel and American Ballet Theatre. $60; $40; $25. 508-693-4645.

Organ Recital 7:30 pm, Old Whaling Church, Main St., Edgartown. Restoration celebration of 1865 organ. Benefits organ maintenance fund. $12; $8 for seniors and children, suggested donation. 508-645-2767.

Musical: “HMS Pinafore” 8 pm, Katharine Cornell Theatre, Spring St., Vineyard Haven. See Aug. 20.

Film: “The Tenant” 8 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. M.V. Film Society. $6; $4 for members. 508-696-9369.

Entrain Atlantic Connection, Oak Bluffs.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

Films and Discussion (time TBA), Chilmark Community Center, South Rd. Theme: Fathers and their Children. Continues Aug. 27. $10; $7 or $5 for members. 508-645-2705.

IMP Improv 7:30 pm, Oak Bluffs School, Tradewinds Rd. IMP, improv for kids, student jam. $5. 508-939-9368.

Author’s Talk 7:30 pm, Katharine Cornell Theatre, Spring St., Vineyard Haven. Bunch of Grapes Bookstore presents Manning Marable, “The Autobiography of Medgar Evers.” Free. 508-693-2291.

Play: “My Way” 8 pm, Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church St., Vineyard Haven. See Aug. 17.

Dance Performance 8 pm, Union Chapel, Kennebec Ave., Oak Bluffs. Rotate Dance presents “Dance Martha Dance!” New York City Contemporary Dance. Also Aug. 27. $15 advance; $20; $10 for seniors or students, at the door. 212-714-7088.

Hot Like Fire Reggae Band Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

Annual 5K Run/Walk 9 am, Washington Park, Oak Bluffs. 17th annual race benefits Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. $15 pre-register; $20 race day; $5 kid’s fun run. 508-693-4645.

The Fabulists 10 am, Tisbury Amphitheater, Tashmoo Overlook, State Rd., Vineyard Haven. See Aug. 20.

Gardening Lecture 11 am, Vineyard Gardens, State Rd., West Tisbury. Attracting birds and butterflies. Free. 508-693-8511.

Films and Discussion (time TBA), Chilmark Community Center, South Rd. See Aug. 27.

Benefit Auction 6–9:30 pm, Harbor View Hotel, N. Water St., Edgartown. Benefits MSPCA of M.V. Silent auction, raffle, and food. $40; $75 for two. 508-627-8662.

Zydeco Music Concert 6–10 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. Creole Cowboys. Concert and dance. Food available. Bring blanket or chairs. $15. 508-693-1850.

Musical: “HMS Pinafore” 8 pm, Katharine Cornell Theatre, Spring St., Vineyard Haven. See Aug. 20.

Play: “My Way” 8 pm, Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church St., Vineyard Haven. See Aug. 17.

Sea Shanteys and Songs 8 pm, Tabernacle, Campground, Oak Bluffs. Mark Lovewell and friends. $10. 508-693-0525.

Dance Performance 8 pm, Union Chapel, Kennebec Ave., Oak Bluffs. See Aug. 26.

Hot Like Fire Reggae Band Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

Average White Band Hot Tin Roof, Airport Rd., Edgartown.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

Oar and Paddle Regatta 8:30 am, Little Bridge, State Beach, Oak Bluffs. Benefits Friends of Sengeckontacket. Pre-race briefing, 9:30 am. Race begins, 10 am. Awards, 11 am. Picnic follows race, bring your own food. All levels. $25. 508-627-4905.

Crafts/Collectible Market 10 am–3 pm, Aquinnah Town Hall. Benefits children’s programs. Free. Rain or shine. 508-627-4815.

Musical: “HMS Pinafore” 2 pm, Katharine Cornell Theatre, Spring St., Vineyard Haven. See Aug. 20.

NPR Quiz Show 3 pm and 7:30 pm, Vineyard Playhouse, Church St., Vineyard Haven. VIP reception, 6:30 pm. $25; $20 for reception. 508-696-6300.

Musical Celebration 7:30 pm, M.V. Hebrew Center, Center St., Vineyard Haven. Center and NAACP of M.V. present “Let My People Go!” Jewish and American celebration of freedom songs. $15; children under 12 free. 508-693-0745.

Musical: “HMS Pinafore” 8 pm, Katharine Cornell Theatre, Spring St., Vineyard Haven. See Aug. 20.

Comedy 9:30 pm, Atlantic Connection, weekly.

Sultans of Swing with Byrd Taylor Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

MONDAY, AUGUST 29

Movie: “Three Worlds of Gulliver” 7 pm, Up-Island Council on Aging, Howes House (across from Alley’s), West Tisbury. Sponsored by West Tisbury Public Library. 1960 fantasy/adventure of “Gulliver’s Travels.” Free. 508-693-3366.

Author’s Talk 7:30 pm, Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, Main St., Vineyard Haven. Jules Feiffer, “Room With a Zoo.” Free. 508-693-2291.

Musical: “HMS Pinafore” 8 pm, Katharine Cornell Theatre, Spring St., Vineyard Haven. Closing night. See Aug. 20.

Felicia and Byrd Taylor/ Motown Night Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30

Conversation Group 9:30–11 am, Up-Island Council on Aging, Howes House (across from Alley’s), West Tisbury. Prof. Jerry Muskin, “U.S. Domestic Policy.” Free.

Community Sing/Picnic 5 pm, Lambert’s Cove Beach, West Tisbury. Roberta Kirn leads. Bring picnic dinner. Singing begins 6 pm. Free. 508-693-8028.

Play: “My Way” 7 pm, Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church St., Vineyard Haven. See Aug. 17.

Outdoor Film: “Bride of Frankenstein” 8:30 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. Gates open 7:30 pm. M.V. Film Society. $15 for family of four; $6; $4 for members. 508-696-9369.

Joanne and Dana Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31

Oil Painting Workshop 9:30 am–2:30 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. Diane Nicholls two-day class. $150. Preregister. 508-693-1850.

Play: “My Way” 7 pm, Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church St., Vineyard Haven. See Aug. 17.

Native Tree Lecture 7:30 pm, Polly Hill Arboretum, State Rd., West Tisbury. Guy Sternberg on native North American trees. Slide presentation. Book signing follows. $8; $5 for members. 508-693-9426.

Author’s Talk 7:30 pm, Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, Main St., Vineyard Haven. Michael Jacobs, “Nautical Medicine.” Free. 508-693-2291.

IMP Improv Comedy 8 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. Professional teen troupe; guest appearances by WIMP. $10. 508-939-9368.

Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

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