Israeli Consul General at Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center
The Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven will host a lecture by Israeli Consul General to New England Nadav Tamir. His talk, scheduled for Friday, Sept. 5, at 7 pm, will be an update on Israeli/Palestinian and Israeli/Syrian peace negotiations. The event is free and open to the public.
Author's talk at Chilmark library
Author Marc Songini will speak about his book, "The Lost Fleet: A Yankee Whaler's Struggle against the Confederate Navy and Arctic Disaster," on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, at the Chilmark Public Library. Mr. Songini spent six years researching "The Lost Fleet," his fourth book (third about New England history). A Boston-area journalist, his work has appeared in the Boston Book Review, the Boston Herald, and the Boston Globe. The lecture is free. For more information, call 508-645-3360.
Martha's Vineyard Harley Riders and Lattanzi's Pizzeria will host Cruise Night on Sept. 9, from 6 to 8 pm. There will be limited reserved parking in front of the Edgartown pizzeria, along with complementary pizza and a cash bar. All are welcome. R.S.V.P. by calling 508-696-8473.
Photo courtesy of Phyllis Vecchia
Drama for kids
Phyllis Vecchia is accepting registrations for her fall creative drama workshop, held Thursdays at the Oak Bluffs School from 3:30 to 4:45 pm. Children aged 4.5 to 10 learn a folk or fairy tale each week, and participate in theater warm-ups, puppet play, character warm-ups, a story, costume dress-up, and a performance. No experience is necessary. The classes run through Dec. 4. For more information and to register, call Phyllis at 508-696-8738.
"On Island" on the Island
After its successful production in New York City this past August, Michael Domitrovich's off-Broadway play "On Island" will be performed on the Island at State Beach this coming Wednesday, Sept. 10. Mr. Domitrovich, the son of Lola's Restaurant owners Kathy and Paul Domitrovich, based his play on his own experiences, though the play is fictional. It tells the story of a young Greek-American musician who gets cold feet before he is about to marry the daughter of a wealthy Jewish lawyer from Cambridge. The show starts at 5:30 pm, and will be held at Lola's Restaurant in case of rain. Tickets are free; R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.