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The Martha's Vineyard Times

The Martha's Vineyard Times is a weekly publication.
October 6, 2005 - October 12, 2005 Edition
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Ongoing Events for Adults, Teens, and Children

Adults

Aerobics with Lisa Amols, Mon., Wed., Fri., 8-9:15 am; Tues., Thurs, 9-10:15 am; Wed., Fri., 9:45-11 am, seniors. Lisa's Studio, West Tisbury. All multi-level classes. 508-693-1009.

Aerobics with JoAnn Arone, Mon., Wed., Fri., 9-10:15 am. If raining at 8 am, sessions will be cancelled. Members free, $10 per session for non-members. Chilmark Community Center. 508-645-9484.

Aikido Club Mon., Tues., Thurs., 6-7:30 pm; the Dojo, Elias La., West Tisbury. 508-693-3953.

Alexander Technique Classes Tues., 11 am-noon, West Tisbury. With Margaret Knight. 508-627-8894.

American Sign Language Classes Wed., 11 am, Tisbury Senior Center, 34 Pine Tree Rd. With Catherine Munro. All ages. 508-696-4205.

Apiary Club Beekeepers group forming. Call 508-693-8676.

Ballet M.V. School of Ballet, Edgartown School, Tues., 6:30-8 pm, all levels. 508-627-9644.

Ballet With Carol Magee. Mon., 6:30 pm, Grace Church, Vineyard Haven $10. Thurs., 6:30 pm, Oak Bluffs School, $10. Dance for exercise. 508-693-7724.

Ballet With Elfie Rozhen. Wed., Fri. Danceworks. 508-627-7336.

Beehive Wed., 1-3 pm, Tisbury Senior Center. Bring hand-work project. All ages. Free. 508-696-4205.

Belly dancing Wed., 7:30-9 pm, Wellness Center. 508-693-4308; 627-3240.

Belly dancing with Suzanna Nickerson. Beginner class. Tues., 7:30 pm, Wellness Center. 508-627-3240.

Bike Ride Sun., 9 am. Sponsored by Vineyard Off Road Bicycle Association. Helmet and water mandatory. Ride may be strenuous; 18 and over. Meet at the Grange Hall, West Tisbury. 508-693-4905.

Bike Ride daily, 6:30 am, Edgartown Bicycles. 508-627-9008.

Blood Pressure Clinics Woodside Village; Oak Bluffs Council on Aging. Call Vineyard Nursing Association for dates and times 508-693-8184.

Blood Pressure Checks/Health Education weekly in Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Tisbury, and West Tisbury. Call Visiting Nurse Service of M.V. Community Services for clinic schedule: 508-693-7900 ext. 230.

Bonsai Club Second Tues., 7 pm, Polly Hill Arboretum, West Tisbury. 508-693-9788; 508-776-8220. Oct. 11: meet at Donaroma's.

Book Club Third Thurs., 1:30 pm, Vineyard Haven library, Main St. 508-696-4210.

Car Club M.V. Willys and Old Car Group. Call for meeting time and location. 508-627-7644.

Gymnastics Island Gymnastics, West Tisbury. Mon., 9 am, $75 for seven weeks or $15 per session. 508-693-8358.

Coin Club meets twice monthly, call for date and location. M.V. Coin Club. Free appraisals. 508-645-9437.

Cycle/Sculpt Sherry Sidoti. 508-696-7699.

Dance, Ballet MV School of Ballet at Edgartown School. Tues., Wed., 6:30-8 pm, all levels. Ballet and pointe. 508-627-9644.

Dance, Ballroom Sun., 7-9 pm, Nathan Mayhew Seminars, Vineyard Haven. Dance Martha's Vineyard teaches basic steps at 7 pm; dancing until 9 pm. Singles or couples. All levels. $3 donation. 508-696-8428.

Dance Kelly Peters Dance Studio, Vineyard Haven. Hip-hop, breakdance, 508-696-8567; modern, 508-696-9286.

Dance, Modern with Anna Luckey and Laura Sargent Hall. Kelly Peters Dance Studio, Vineyard Haven. Tues., Thurs., 9-10:30 am intermediate/advanced. Thurs., 5:30-7 pm, beginner/intermediate. $10. 347-724-0445.

Drawing Group Wed., 7-9 pm, Firehouse Gallery, Oak Bluffs. Non-instructional, $7. 508-693-3651.

Drawing, Life Class Tues., 9:30 am-noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts. Figure drawing, no instruction. Weekly through June 2006. $10 model fee. 508-693-1850.

Drumming with Rick Bausman. Fri., 11 am - 12:30 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts. $30. 508-627-3786.

Duplicate Bridge Tues., 7:30 pm, Stone Church, Vineyard Haven, $4, 508-693-9510.

Duplicate Bridge Thurs., 7 pm, West Tisbury Council on Aging. $5. 508-693-1764.

Exercise Class with Sue Fairbanks. Tisbury Senior Center, Tues., 10 am; Thurs., 11:15 am. All ages. $5. 508-696-4205.

Experimental Aircraft Association First Wed., 7 pm, Duchess Aviation hangar, MV Airport. 508-693-4278.

Fencing Club Mon. and Thurs., 7-9 pm, high school. Foil, epée, and saber; equipment provided. 508-693-2400.

Fiber Arts Group Second Sun., 1-4 pm, Ag Hall, West Tisbury. Spinners, knitters, rug hookers, or any fiber craft. Bring a project or learn a new craft. Free. Monthly. 508-693-6065. Next meeting: Oct 9.

Figure Skating M.V. Skating Club at ice arena. 508-693-1946. Call for fall schedule.

First Aid and CPR/AED Classes date and times vary. M.V. Chapter American Red Cross. Preregister. 508-696-0092. Oct. 25, 26, 27, American Legion, Vineyard Haven.

Fitness Classes Triangle Fitness Center, Edgartown. Aerobics, yoga. Schedule: 508-627-3393.

Fitness Classes Fitness Firm, Vineyard Haven. Pilates. 508-693-5533.

Fitness Classes and Pool Mansion House, Vineyard Haven. Aerobics, yoga, pilates, spinning, swimming: fitness and lessons. 508-693-2200.

Fitness Classes and Tennis Vineyard Tennis Center, Workout and Spa at the airport. Aerobics, yoga, pilates, tennis. Café. Schedule: 508-696-8000.

Fun Run Sun., 7 am. Sponsored by Martha's Athletic Club. Locations and info: 508-696-6203, ext. 302.

Genealogical Research Tues., Wed., and Thurs., 6:30-8:30 pm, or by appointment. All nationalities. Family History Center, Vineyard Haven. 508-693-8642; 508-627-3163.

Guitar Lessons with Mike Schletter, Featherstone Center for the Arts. Beginners and advanced. Preregister. 508-693-1850.

Health Screening and Blood Pressure Clinic fourth Tues., 1-3 pm, Tisbury Senior Center. 508-696-4205.

Home Schooling Group MassHOPE, parent meetings, activities, field trips. 508-693-5903; 508-696-7576.

Ice Skating M.V. Ice Arena. Public skating weekdays, 12:10-1:30 pm; Sat., Sun., 3:30-4:50 pm. Skate rental available. 508-693-4438.

Insight Meditation 9 am, Unitarian-Universalist Society, Main St. Vineyard Haven. Lay-lead sittings, audio/video talks. Beginner sessions monthly. Donations. 508-693-2827, 508-627-9835.

Internet for Beginners Thurs., 10 am, Edgartown Public Library. Preregister. Begins Oct. 13. 508-627-1373.

Juice Fasting and Cleansing Classes Dr. Oceana Rames leads 4-week classes on cleansing and detoxifying. 508-696-3992.

Kayak Island Spirit Sea Kayak Adventures. Tours, rentals, surf kayaking and Eskimo roll classes. 508-693-9727.

Knitting Classes with Anna Marie D'Addarie, Tisbury Senior Center. Fri., 10 am-noon. Holiday hat and scarf project or bring your own project. Free. All ages. 508-693-4205.

Meditation Tues. and Thurs., 6-7 pm; Sun., 10 am. Bodhi Path Buddhist Philosophy and Meditation Center, West Tisbury. Beginners welcome. 508-696-5929.

Multi-Sport Workout Sun., 7 am, Bend-in-the-Road Beach, Edgartown. 508-627-9008.

National Organization of Women of M.V. Second Tues., 7 pm, West Tisbury School, Old County Rd. 508-627-9995.

Photography classes with Louisa Gould. 508-693-7373, www.louisagould.com.

Photography Studio Wed., 6-8 pm, Featherstone. Open darkroom. $10 per hour. 508-693-1850.

Piano Lessons Featherstone. With Charles Blank. $20 for 30 minutes; $25 for 45 minutes; $30 for 60 minutes. Call for location. 508-693-1186.

Pilates with Toni Cohen. 508-693-2130.

Pilates with Stefan Knight. 508-696-6452.

Pilates with Brenda Sewall. 508-696-3197.

Play Reading Group Wed., 9 am-noon, Tisbury Senior Center. Tisbury Players read aloud and discuss plays with Peter Luce. No experience necessary. Free. 508-696-4205.

Poetry Reading Circle Mon., 10 am, Tisbury Senior Center. Read and discuss poems. Monthly. Free. Pottery Studio Wed., 4-6 pm, Featherstone. Open studio, no instruction. $5 per hour; $20 for clay. Preregister. 508-693-1850.

Prenatal Exercise with Sherry Sidoti. Mon., 5:30-6:45 pm. Teen Center, Cottagers' Corner, Oak Bluffs. Free. 508-696-7699.

Quilting Club Second Thurs., 5:30-7:30 pm, Heath Hen Quilt Shop, Tisbury Marketplace. Techniques, patterns, and a new quilt block each month. 508-693-6730.

Republican Club Second Wed., 7 pm, VFW Post 9261, Oak Bluffs. M.V. Republican Club. 508-889-4935.

Rod and Gun Club Off Third St., Edgartown. Skeet/trap shooting range, firing range. Lessons available. Hours and availability: 508-627-3537.

Rowing, Women Mon., 6:30 am and 5:30 pm, on beach near Black Dog, Vineyard Haven Harbor. Vineyard Voyagers. 401-316-0284.

Rowing, Men Thurs., 6 pm, on beach near Black Dog, Vineyard Haven Harbor. Vineyard Voyagers. 610-716-2269.

Skating Lessons with Corinne de Langavant. 508-696-8392; 508-423-9566.

Swimming Instruction with Fiona Laughlin. Total immersion. 415-216-7420.

Tai Chi Mon.-Fri., 8-9 am, Nathan Mayhew Seminars, N. William St., Vineyard Haven. Free.

Tai Chi, Wu Style with Eileen Murphy, Mon., 10-11 am. Tisbury Senior Center. All ages. $5 per class. 508-696-4205.

Tai Chi Wed., 9:15-10:15 am. Howes House, West Tisbury center. 508-693-2896.

Tarot Tues., 7-9:30 pm, Pyewacket's, Vineyard Haven. With psychic consultant Karen Coffey. Preregister: 508-696-7766.

UFO Night second Tues., 5:30-7:30 pm, Heath Hen, Tisbury. Knitters and quilters work on unfinished objects. Free. 508-693-6730.

Vineyard Sinfonietta Rehearsals Thurs., 3-5 pm. All instrumentalists welcome. 508-693-9417.

Weight Watchers Thurs., 6 pm, Oak Bluffs School, community room, Tradewinds Rd. Doors open 5:15 pm. 1-800-651-6000.

Poetry Writing Series Wed., 7-8:30 pm, Featherstone. Teens and adults. Oct. 6-Dec. 21. $120 for series; $15 per class. 508-693-1850.

Yoga, Vinyasa Flow With Josh Montoya. 1-508-560-1085.

Yoga, The Sacred Circle with M.J. Bindu Delekta. Tues., 7 am and 5:30 pm; Thurs., 7 pm, Vineyard Haven. All levels. Preregister: 508-696-4513.

Yoga, Vinyasa Flow with Amanda Harmony Cohen. Tues., 5:30 pm. YMCA Teen Center, Cottager's Corner.1-508-274-9570.

Yoga With Megan Grennan. 508-696-3884.

Yoga Tues, 5:30 pm, West Tisbury church. $15. Space is limited; preregister 508-696-0147.

Yoga with Kanta, M.V. Hebrew Center, Mon., 6-7:30 pm. Howes House, Mon, noon; Wed., 10:30 am; Fri., 8:30-10 am, 10:30 am. 508-696-1917.

Yoga Bikram Hot, Ashtanga. Vineyard Yoga, West Tisbury. 508-696-7769.

Yoga Mon., with Heidi Ganser; Thurs., with JoAnn Arone, 4:45-6 pm, Chilmark Community Center. $6. 508-645-9484.

Yoga with Jennifer Lyonnais. 508-693-0018.

Yoga, Gentle with Carol Vega, Tues., Thurs., 4:15 pm, Island Co-Housing, West Tisbury. Osteoporosis or osteopenia. $14; 10 classes $120. 508-693-3800.

Yoga in the Grass with Carol Vega, Tues., Thurs. and Sat. 8-9 am, Field Gallery, West Tisbury. 508-693-6147.

Yoga, Restorative with Sue Collinson. 508-693-9396.

Yoga with Emily Sims. 508-333-8888.

Yoga with JoAnn Arone and Megan Grennan. Mon., 5-6:15 pm, Thurs., 4:45-6 pm, Sat., 8-9:30 am. Members free, non-members $10 per session. Chilmark Community Center. 508-645-9484.

Yoga Kripalu with Scarlet Johnson. Begins Oct. 26, Wed., 4 pm, Wellness Center. 908-310-9133.

Yoga Santosha Yoga Studio. 508-696-8682.

Yoga with Jane Belanger, for recovering from adiction. 508-645-2459.

Yoga with Bonnie Menton. 508-696-8682.

Teens


After School Program Tues.-Fri., 2:30-4 pm, Featherstone. Photography, poetry, pottery, and theater. Oct. 11-Nov. 18. Free. Preregister. 508-693-1850.

American Sign Language Classes Wed., 11 am, Tisbury Senior Center. 508-696-4205.

Apprentice Players Island Theatre Workshop classes, Grace Episcopal Church. Theatre games, speech, movement, improvisation, scene study and performance. Grades 1-4, Mon.; grades 5-6, Tues. Begins Oct. 17. 508-693-5290.

Ballet MV School of Ballet, Edgartown School. All levels, ballet and pointe. 508-627-9644.

Boys and Girls Club 44 Robinson Rd., Edgartown. Call for summer hours. 508-627-3303.

Dance Classes With Bill and Kathy Joyce Costanza of Vineyard Dance. 508-693-2257.

Dance Kelly Peters Dance Studio, Vineyard Haven. Hip-hop, breakdance. 508-696-8567.

Dance Danceworks, Edgartown. Hip-hop, video dance, jazz, tap, ballet, modern, lyrical, theatre dance. 508-627-7336.

Drumming with Rick Bausman. Fri., 11 am - 12:30 pm, Featherstone. $30. 508-627-3786.

Farm Tours Native Earth Teaching Farm, Chilmark. Times pre-arranged for morning rounds, history tours, fiber arts, or medicine plants. 508-645-3304.

Farm Volunteers FARM Institute, Herring Creek Farm, Edgartown. 508-627-4173.

Figure Skating. M.V. Skating Club at ice arena. 508-693-1946.

Fitness Training Fitness Firm, Vineyard Haven. Junior memberships. 508-693-5533.

Gymnastics Recreational camps and team programs. Tots and adult classes. Island Gymnastics Training, West Tisbury. 508-693-8358.

Ice Skating M.V. Ice Arena. Public skating weekdays, 12:10-1:30 pm; Sat., Sun., 3:30-4:50 pm. Skate rental available. 508-693-4438.

Improv IMP Improv for Kids. Advanced, Mon., 4:45-6:30 pm, Oak Bluffs School, grades 6-8. IMPer's, Thurs., 5:30-7:30 pm, 26 Hye Rd., advanced students, regular performances. $15 per class (3-class minimum); $100 per session. Oct. 11-Dec. 10. 508-939-9368.

Kayak Kamp Island Spirit Sea Kayak Adventures. Age 13-17. 508-693-9727.

Life Teen Mass Sun., 5 pm, Our Lady, Star of the Sea Church, Oak Bluffs. Lively worship for teens of all denominations.

Quilting Club Second Thurs., 5:30-7:30 pm, Heath Hen Quilt Shop, Tisbury Marketplace. Techniques, patterns, and a new quilt block monthly.

Photography classes with Louisa Gould. 508-693-7373, www.louisagould.com.

Piano Lessons Featherstone. With Charles Blank. $20 for 30 minutes; $25 for 45 minutes; $30 for 60 minutes. Call for location. 508-693-1186.

Performing Arts Club Thurs., 5 pm, Chilmark Community Church. All school age children. Regular performances. Meets weekly. 508-645-3100.

Poetry Writing Series Wed., 7-8:30 pm, Featherstone. Teens and adults. Oct. 6-Dec. 21. $120 for series; $15 per class. 508-693-1850.

Skating Lessons with Corinne de Langavant. 508-696-8392; 508-423-9566.

Survivor Vineyard Sun., 5-7 pm, Vineyard Assembly of God, Vineyard Haven. High school students. Monthly. 508-696-7576.

Tae Kwon Do Vineyard Tennis Center at the airport. Schedule: 508-696-8000.

Tennis Daily. Lessons, clinics, matches. Vineyard Tennis Center, Workout and Spa at the airport. 508-696-8000.

Vineyard Sinfonietta Rehearsals Thurs., 3-5 pm. All instrumentalists welcome. 508-693-9417.

Children

Apprentice Players Island Theatre Workshop classes, Grace Episcopal Church. Theatre games, speech, movement, improvisation, scene study and performance. Grades 1-4, Mon.; grades 5-6, Tues. Begins Oct. 17. 508-693-5290.

Art Camp Sat., 9:30-11:30 am, Featherstone. Weekly through Oct. 22. $50. 508-693-1850.

Art Classes Mon., Wed., Fri., 10:30 am-noon. With Nancy Blank. 508-693-6656.

Art Classes Mon.-Fri., 8:30 am-1 pm, M.M. Stone Gallery, West Tisbury. Ages 4-up. $15 per hour. 508-693-0396.

Art Exploration Featherstone, Sat., Sept. 24-Nov. 5. With Lani Carney, ages 4-6. $300 series; $45 per week. 508-693-1850.

Ballet Island Gymnastics Training, West Tisbury. Call for schedule. 508-693-8358.

Ballet M.V. School of Ballet at Edgartown School. Daily classes, all levels from pre-ballet to advanced. Fairy Tale Ballet for Tiny Tots, ages 2-4.9, Wed.-Thurs., 3:45-4:30 pm, 10-week sessions. 508-627-9644.

Boys and Girls Club 44 Robinson Rd., Edgartown. Mon.-Fri., 2:30-6 pm. 508-627-3303.

Cheerleading Danceworks, Edgartown. Call for hours. 508-627-7336.

Chess Club Tues., 6-7 pm, programming room, Vineyard Haven library, Main St. Grades K-12, all levels. 508-696-4210, ext. 14.

Creative Drama with Phyllis Vecchia. Child centered theatre. Ages 4.5-10. Tues., and Thurs., 3:30-4:45 pm, Oak Bluffs School. Oct. 4-Nov. 22 and Dec. 8. Preregister: 508-696-8738.

Dad's Playgroup Tues., 5:30-7 pm, Family Center at the high school. Sponsored by Family Network. 508-693-7900 ext. 283.

Dance Classes With Bill and Kathy Joyce Costanza of Vineyard Dance. Nathan Mayhew Seminars, Fanny Blair Hall, Vineyard Haven. Pre-school and up. Ballet, creative movement, modern dance, and jazz. Call for dates and times: 508-693-2257.

Dance Kelly Peters Dance Studio, Vineyard Haven. Hip-hop, breakdance. 508-696-8567; modern, ballet, jazz, 508-696-9286; 508-627-9503.

Dance Danceworks, Edgartown. Preschool dance, hip-hop, video dance, jazz, tap, ballet, modern, lyrical, theatre dance. 508-627-7336.

Dance Kaleidoscope with Anna Luckey and Laura Sargent Hall. Modern and ballet. Age 3 and up. Kelly Peter's Studio, Vineyard Haven. 508-627-9503.

Drumming with Rick Bausman. Fri., 10-10:45 am, Featherstone Center for the Arts. $10. 508-627-3786.

FARM Institute 8-week after school program, grades 3-6. Wed., Oak Bluffs students; Thurs., Edgartown students. $110. Preregister. 508-627-4173; 508-776-8220.

Figure Skating M.V. Skating Club. M.V. Ice Arena. 508-693-1946.

Gymnastics Recreational camps and team programs. Tots and adult classes. Island Gymnastics Training, West Tisbury. 508-693-8358.

Ice Skating M.V. Ice Arena. Public skating weekdays, 12:10-1:30 pm; Sat., Sun., 3:30-4:50 pm. Skate rental available. 508-693-4438.

Improv and Story Theater IMP Improv for Kids, Thurs., 3:30-5 pm, Edgartown School. Grades 2-5. Create improv and story theater pieces. Oct. 11-Dec. 10. $15 per class (3-class minimum); $100 per session. 508-939-9368.

Improv and Acting for Camera Danceworks, Edgartown. Ages 8-12. 508-627-7336.

Karate Triangle Fitness Center, Edgartown. Call 508-627-3393.

Kayak Kamp Island Spirit Sea Kayak Adventures. Age 8-12. 508-693-9727.

Kids' Program Tues., and Thurs., 9-11 am, Vineyard Tennis Center, Workout and Spa. Brain and brawn activities. Preregister. 508-696-8000.

Music Ages infant-preschool with parent/caregiver. Music Together of M.V. Preregister: 508-696-7248.

Music Rockin' Horse Music with Nora Laudani, Thurs., 9:30-10:15 am, $84 six-week session, or $16 per class. Vineyard Haven. 508-696-9691.

Nursery School Naturalists Fri., 10-11 am, Sept. 30-Nov. 18, Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary. Ages 3-5 with adult. $80; $64 for members. Preregister: 508-627-4850.

Photography classes with Louisa Gould. 508-693-7373, www.louisagould.com.

Piano Lessons for Beginners with Janis Syslo, South Rd., Chilmark. Mini classes or private. Elementary to young adult. 508-645-3416.

Performing Arts Club Thurs., 5 pm, Chilmark Community Church. All school age children. Regular performances. Meets weekly. 508-645-3100.

Play Groups Mon. and Tues., 10-11:30 am, the Family Center, high school, Oak Bluffs. Sponsored by the Family Network. 508-693-7900, ext. 288.

Play Groups Wed., the Family Center at the high school, Oak Bluffs. 9-10:15 am, ages 12-24 mos.; 10:45-noon, ages 25-48 mos. Sponsored by the Family Network. 508-693-7900, ext. 288.

Skating Lessons with Corinne de Langavant. 508-696-8392; 508-423-9566.

Tae Kwon Do Vineyard Tennis Center at the airport. Schedule: 508-696-8000.

Tennis daily. Lessons, clinics, matches. Vineyard Tennis Center, Workout and Spa at the airport. 508-696-8000.

Vineyard Sinfonietta Rehearsals Thurs., 3-5 pm. Classical and pops music. All instrumentalists welcome. 508-693-9417.

Yoga with Eileen, Sun., 10:30-11:20 am, Tea Lane, Chilmark. 508-696-5429.

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