Colage display at the Vineyard Haven Public Library. Photo by Anna Marie D'Addarie
"That's So Gay," an exhibit by members of Colage (children of lesbians and gays everywhere) is currently on display at the Vineyard Haven Public Library. The educational exhibit is a 24-picture poster display of portraits and brief stories from Colage members, whose "...objective was to open minds, challenge stereotypes, and fight isolation."
Human guinea pigs
When you sit down at the dinner table, do you know really what you're eating? That is what Deborah Koons Garcia asks in her investigative film, "The Future of Food." The film will be shown on Sunday, May 6, at the Capawock Theatre, with dessert and discussion following at Che's Lounge. Islander and national genetically modified organisms activist Noli Hoye will share her experiences during the talk. You can buy your tickets ahead of time for the Slow Food Martha's Vineyard and FARM Institute fund-raiser at Che's Lounge on Main Street, Vineyard Haven. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Summer conservation internship
Students in high school or college with an interest in land conservation should know there is a summer internship opportunity with Sheriff's Meadow Foundation (SMF). The internship is a paid 10-week position assisting SMF staff and volunteers with a number of responsibilities such as biological inventories, property maintenance, drafting management plans, administration, fund-raising, or land acquisition.
Celebrate the Spanish holiday, Cinco de Mayo, at Sharky's Cantina this Saturday, May 5, at their second annual taco-eating contest. First at 3 pm will be the qualifying heats where contestants must eat 10 mini tacos. The fastest six times will be in the finals at 10 pm, where 20 mini tacos have to be consumed. The winner will receive more than $300 in cash and prizes, and bragging rights for the Taco Eating Champion.