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Winter on the FARM
This January, The FARM Institute in Edgartown begins four separate programs to keep your children busy during the winter. For children in kindergarten through eighth grade there are Saturday sessions, beginning Jan. 13, where your child will help on the farm from 12:30 to 3:30 pm.
Celebrate with song
The life of Martin Luther King Jr. will be celebrated at the Unitarian Universalist Society, located at 238 Main St. in Vineyard Haven, this Sunday, Jan. 14. A festive service in song and story will honor the life and birthday of Dr. King. Jim Thomas and his NAACP Spirituals Choir will perform, and Island actress Nancy Cox will present a narrative on the Old Testament about a freed slave who saves people from famine. For more information, call Nancy Cox at 508-696-8427.
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A Scottish splendor
The Martha's Vineyard NAACP's annual Kwanzaa celebration is this Saturday, Jan. 13, in Oak Bluffs at the United Methodist Parish House. Everyone is invited to observe the Seven Principles of Kwanzaa and to enjoy a night of celebration with music, activities, and a potluck dinner. The evening begins at 6 pm. For more information, call 508-696-9434.
Scholarship web site launched
The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) announces a scholarship web site for post-graduates. MVRHS and Island graduates can visit www.mvrhs.org/guide/index to learn of scholarship opportunities. Deadlines begin Jan. 31. For more information, call the MVRHS Guidance Dept. at 508-693-1033 ext. 222.
Honoring a great
The Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center and the Martha's Vineyard NAACP invite you to join them for a special Shabbat service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrate his extraordinary life, dreams, and achievements on Friday, Jan. 12, at 5:30 pm at the Hebrew Center located at 130 Center St., Vineyard Haven.