Save That Date
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13
Landscaper's Meeting 5:30 pm, Polly Hill Arboretum, State Rd., West Tisbury. Vineyard Plant and Landscape Assoc., meeting. Set goals, form committees, and more. Free. 508-693-6049.
Chess Group 6 pm, Vineyard Haven library, Main St. Weekly adult group (children's group, Tues., 6 pm). All levels, beginners welcome. Free. 508-693-6394; 508-696-4210.
Pastel Painting 6:30-8:30 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. Ellen McCluskey teaches. Weekly through Nov. 17. $150. Preregister: 508-693-1850.
Bingo 7:30 pm, American Legion Post 186, Katama Rd., Edgartown. Weekly. 508-627-8673.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14
Knitting Group 10 am-noon, Tisbury Senior Center, Pine Tree Rd., Vineyard Haven. New weekly time and day. Start holiday project, directions and instruction provided. Free. 508-693-4250.
Author's Talk 5:30 pm, Tisbury Senior Center, Pine Tree Rd., Vineyard Haven. Bunch of Grapes presents James H.K. Norton, "Global Studies: India and South Asia." Free. 508-693-2291.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15
Habitat Build Day 8 am-4 pm, Edgartown-Vineyard Haven and Barnes rds. Volunteers needed, Habitat for Humanity. Skilled or unskilled. Weekly Wed. and Sat. 508-696-4646.
Hazardous Waste Collection 8:30 am-noon, Edgartown Wastewater Treatment, Edgartown-West Tisbury Rd. Dispose of hazardous waste properly.
Skating Competition 9 am, M.V. Arena, Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Rd., Oak Bluffs. International Skating Institute competition. In-house skaters compete, all levels. Jump and spin fundraiser follows. Free. 508-693-1946; 693-4438.
Hike-a-Thon 9 am, Chilmark Community Center, South Rd. Ten-mile Justin Lord Coleman Memorial Hike. Benefits three charities including Big Brothers and Big Sisters of M.V. Registration: 8:45 am. Free. 617-833-3387.
Seashore Discovery 9-10:30 am, Sengekontacket Pond. Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore life along the shore. Wear water shoes. $8; $6 for members. 508-627-4850.
Watercolor Workshop 9 am-noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. John Holladay teaches water and landscapes. $45. Preregister: 508-693-1850.
Gardening Lecture 11 am, Vineyard Gardens, State Rd., West Tisbury. Extending the season. Also Oct. 22. Free. 508-693-8511.
Advent Calendar Craft 11 am-2 pm, Trinity United Methodist Church, parish house, Campground, Oak Bluffs. Bring photos, clippings, catalogues, and scrapbooking supplies. Free. 508-696-6026.
Chicken Dinner 5-7 pm, American Legion Post 257, 34 William St., Vineyard Haven. Full dinner with all the fixings. Take out available. $10; $5 for children under 12. 508-693-2100.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16
CROP Walk 2 pm, St. Augustine's Church, Franklin St., Vineyard Haven. 10K walk benefits Church World Service and Island Food Pantry. Walk to the Campground and back. 508-693-3930.
Series 3 pm, Vineyard Haven library, Main St. Friends of Vineyard Haven Public Library present Tom Dresser, "Comments By a Vineyard Haven Tour Bus Driver." Q&A follows. Refreshments. Free. 508-696-4210.
Community Radio Meeting 4 pm, Up-Island Council on Aging, Howes House, State Rd., West Tisbury. Planning meeting for new community, non-profit radio station, WVVY, 93.7 FM. Weekly. Free. 508-696-6271.
Woods Hole Folk Music Society Concert 7:30 pm, Woods Hole Community Hall. Geoff Muldaur. Doors open at 7 pm. $10; $9 for seniors; $8 for members. 1-508-540-0320.