Polly Hill workshop
Polly Hill Arboretum introduces the Planter Box Workshop, which will be taught by Janice Shields of Cut It Out on Saturday, June 13, from 9 to 12 pm. Participants will build a rustic planter box, designed to hold container plants. Pre-registration is recommended due to limited space. Admission is $95 per person; $85 for Polly Hill members. For more information, call 508-693-9426.
A rainy morning did not dampen the spirits of, from left, Dawn Sayre, Leslie J. Stark, Eddie Parker, Debbie Bessette, Anne Lesnikowski, Sue Fairbanks and Vinnie the dog, at the Tisbury Senior Center on Wednesday, May 27. Senior Fitness Day was sponsored by Island Elderly Housing, MV Center 4 Living, Town Council on Agings, the YMCA and Vineyard Nursing Association. Ongoing walks will be held all year.
Get a job
Elaine Pace, author, former teacher, school administrator, and writing coach will lead a discussion table involving career and volunteer job opportunities. Learn how to apply for jobs, and how to identify your strengths and skills in order to find the most rewarding job opportunity. The program is on Thursday, June 4 from 2 to 3:30 pm. Due to limited seating, pre-registration is recommended: 508-693-9433.
West Tisbury students Phoebe Dandeneau and Peter Ruimerman won first and second place, respectively, in the Massachusetts Arson Watch poster contest. They each received a framed award from Arson Watch and checks in their names were donated to the West Tisbury fire department.
Plan for the future
Betty Harkins, licensed long-term care insurance specialist, leads a discussion and informational on planning for the future. The free event is at the Tisbury Senior Center on Monday, June 8, from 5 to 5:45 pm. Pre-register by 12 noon on Friday, June 5, by calling 508-696-4205.