Short Subjects

February 16, 2006

Funny bone ticklers
Westmeadow Press in Vineyard Haven is looking for Island cartoonists to submit their work for consideration to be included in an anthology of Vineyard cartoons to be published this summer.

Cartoonists must be either full- or part-time residents of the Vineyard. Submit up to seven cartoons - copies, not original artwork - to Westmeadow Press, P.O. Box 4338, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568. Include your name, address, contact information along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope. The deadline for entries is March 15.

Bloomin' bus trip
The Tisbury Travel Club is taking reservations for the March 16 trip to the Boston Flower Show. The $35 fee includes round-trip transportation and show admission.

Spaces are filling up fast so call the Tisbury Senior Center at 508-696-4205 and reserve your place today.

Love's snow day
"Kiss, Kiss, Hug, Hug," the gallery opening originally scheduled for last Sunday at Featherstone, has been rescheduled for this Sunday, Feb. 19 from 4 to 6 pm. The celebration of love, romance, and art features works by more than 30 Island artists in a mixed media show.

It may be winter outside, but inside the gallery romantic colors, sensual shapes, and exotic images heat up the atmosphere.

Enjoy champagne, chocolates, hors d'oeuvres, and live music. A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon in winter.

Featherstone Center for the Arts opening reception, Sunday, Feb. 19, 4-6 pm, rescheduled from Feb. 12. Live music, refreshments. Free. Show continues through February. Call 508-693-1850.