Adult and Community Education ACE MV, various locations, 60+ courses. For full schedule and to sign up for classes, visit acemv.org; 508-693-9222; email@example.com. Winter classes include: Literacy Across the Curriculum, Initial licensure for Teachers, Adult Basic Education and HiSET Exam Prep, Freelance Journalism Writing, Conversational Brazilian Portuguese, Conversational Spanish II, Conversational French II, Business Management Communication, Excel II, Design your Website using WordPress, Start your own Business, Bookkeeping Basics and Intro to Quickbooks, Drug and Diseases: Understanding your Prescription, Moroccan Cooking, Cake Decorating, Self-Defense for Women, Studying Teaching and Learning, Teaching and the Art of Curriculum Development, Differentiated Content Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms, Commercial Drivers License, Unrestricted Contractors Supervisor License, Hoisting 2A/1C License Prep, Servsafe Food Handling Certification and Anti-Choking Training, Food Safety Sanitation Mini-Course.
After School Program at Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club, every day after school until 6 pm. Available to all students in grades k-6 for 20 a year. Bus transportation provided from most schools. 508-627-3303. firstname.lastname@example.org
Aulas de inglês para adultos (ESOL) As aulas grátis de Inglês são realizadas todas às Tercas, Quartas e Quinta-Feiras na High School às 6:30 da noite, sala 209. Para mais informações ligue 508-696-6548 ou nos visite no site mvalp.com.
Art for Children Sense of Wonder Creations, Vineyard Haven. Drawing skills, Painting, Clay, Sculpture, Printmaking, Puppetry, Art History. Visiting Artists, Multiple choices and lots more. After School and Home Schooled classes – November through mid June. Please call 508 693 3142 to register, Financial Aid and Scholarships available, http://www.senseofwondercreations.org
Art for Children’s Old Sculpin Gallery. Ages 7 – 12. Painting, sculpture, printmaking, and mixed media. www.oldsculpingallery.org; 508-627-4881.
Bird Walks led by Susan B. Whiting! Meet and start at the Chilmark Community Center at 8am Tuesdays through August 18th. $8 for CCC members, $10 non-members.
Black Box Brainwork Kabbalistic Men’s Meditation on Oneness with Rabbi Dr Yosef Glassman. Text 6176109416 for times/dates and venue.
Ceramics times, prices vary, Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. Wheelthrowing, hand building, open studio, with Frank Creney, Washington Ledesma, Nancy Blank, Carl Mueller. Pre-register: 508-693-1850; featherstoneart.org.
Children’s Chorus with Lisa Varno. Rehearsals on Tuesdays in the MVRHS Choir Room with a culminating concert in the spring. Singers grades 1-3, and 4-8 are welcome to join! Grades 1-3 meet from 4-5 pm, and grades 4-8 meet from 5-6 pm. Emailmarthasvineyardchildrenschorus
Computer: All Things Mac with Karen Huff. Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. $15. 508-693-1850. featherstoneart.org.
Computer: No Fear Beginner’s iPad Class with Karen Huff. Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. $15. 508-693-1850. featherstoneart.org.
Creative Drama Preschool, elementary age, young adults, seniors, intergenerational, with Phyllis Vecchia. 508-696-8738. email@example.com.
Dance Youth program with The Yard. 3:30–4:30 pm, YMCA of M.V., Oak Bluffs. Days and ages vary. 508-696-7171 ext. 0
Dance: Community Class The Yard, Chilmark. $15. 508-645-9662.
Deep Water Training Tues. & Thurs., 8:30-9:15 am, YMCA of M.V., Oak Bluffs. Pre-register: 508-696-7171 ext. 0. ymcamv.org.
Drawing times, prices vary, Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. Open studio, life, beginner. Pre-register: 508-693-1850; featherstoneart.org/
English Language Classes for Adults Tues., Wed., Thurs., 6:30 pm, M.V. Regional High School, rm. 209, Oak Bluffs. 508-696-6548; mvalp.com.
Exercise: Fitness YMCA of M.V., Oak Bluffs. Classes vary daily. ymcamv.org; 508-696-7171 ext. 0.
Exercise: Strength Training By appointment, YMCA of M.V., Oak Bluffs. Ages 10+. 508-696-7171 ext. 120.
Farming The FARM Institute, Edgartown. 508-627-7007; farminstitute.org.
Genealogical Research Family History Center, Vineyard Haven. 508-693-8642; 508-693-9532.
Gymnastics Island Gymnastics Training, West Tisbury. Adult, Open Gym, Tiny Tots, Kindertumblers, Recreational, Team. 508-693-8358.
Healthy Living The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is offering FREE seminars on Stress Management, Diabetes and Foot Care. Any organization wishing to hold these seminars at their location and for more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-627-5797 ext 114.
Joy of Movement led by JoAnn Arone. Fitness fun for all ages at the Chilmark Community Center 9am-10am, through August 19th. $10 for CCC members, $15 for non-members.
Knitting Mon., 9–11 am, Tisbury Senior Center. Chat and knit. 508-696-4205.
Knitting Mon., 4–6 pm, Anchors, Edgartown. Mindful Knitting for all ages. 508-627-4368, ext. 14.
Meditation/Special Teachings Bodhi Path, West Tisbury. 508-696-5929, bodhipath.org.
MELT Method Valerie Sonnenthal. 508-645-9692, peakedhillstudio.com.
Morning Mindfulness Meditation Aug 8 to Sept 30, 8:15 am to 9:15 am, Menemsha Beach. Join in an 8 week Morning Mindfulness Meditation on the Beach in Menemsha Harbor. Held at 8:15 AM Monday-Friday. Start the day with Spirit. Tap into Healing Energy. Bring your chair or blanket, and be ready for more peace, joy and love in your day. Free.
Music Together with Joyce Maxner. National program that teaches musical language to children under 6 years of age. Parents and children participate together. Classes begin after Labor Day. For more information and to pre-register: 508-696-7248.
My Life My Health The MV Partnership for Health is looking for people from each town to become New Volunteer Class Leaders for My Life My Health. This proven program is designed to help people manage their chronic conditions and learn and engage in strategies and approaches to stay healthy. Class Leaders will learn to help participants adopt healthy behaviors that include exercise, cognitive symptom management, coping mechanisms and communications with physicians. This FREE 4-day training will be held on Dec. 5, 6, 12, and 13 from 8:30AM – 4:30PM at the Vineyard Haven Library. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Training materials, lunch and snacks will be provided. For more information, email: email@example.com or call 508-627-5797 ext 114.
Painting times, prices vary, Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. Watercolor, acrylic, oil, pastel, Latin-style, abstract. Pre-register: 508-693-1850; featherstoneart.org.
Painting Thurs., 9–11 am, Tisbury Senior Center. Watercolors. 508-696-4205.
Parkour Mon.–Fri. 9 am–12 noon, Island Gymnastics, West Tisbury. For ages 8-12. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photography: Open Darkroom with Michael Johnson. Mondays, 7 pm-9 pm. $10/hour, or $25/hour with instruction. Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. Pre-register: 508-693-1850; featherstoneart.org.
Printmaking Prices and times vary. Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. Pre-register: 508-693-1850; featherstoneart.org.
Sign Language Lessons Free for the residents of Martha’s Vineyard. Designed to revive sign language (pidgin signed English/ PSE) as a 2nd language on MV as it was from the mid 1600’s to mid 1960’. The 57 week course airs weekly on MVTV Channel 13 (Each lesson is about 20 minutes long) Saturdays at 9:00am, Tuesdays at 7:30pm, Thursdays at 3:30pm. Live Lesson practice: Wednesdays at 4:00pm (During November)at the West Tisbury Library Each “MV Signs. Edgartown Library – has sign language classes/practice – call for information. Dvd’s of the “MV Signs Then and Now” each lesson are available for in-house use at Chilmark Library, Edgartown Library, West Tisbury Library. The full INTERAX Sign Language Course is available at all Vineyard Libraries through the CLAMS System
Skating Classes for kids 3.5-adult on Saturdays from 9:10-10:00am. Learn the basics of skating with your friends. Skate rentals and helmets are provided for an additional cost. MV Figure Skating Club.mvfsc.org. 774-521-9870. Corinne de Langavant email@example.com.
Swim Lessons times/days vary, YMCA of M.V., Oak Bluffs. 508-696-7171 ext. 0; ymcamv.org.
Tai Chi 7 minute short form with Corinne de Langavant at the YMCA. For info: 508-423-9566
Tennis Vineyard Youth Tennis, Oak Bluffs. Free lessons for children in 1st–12th grade. 508-693-7762, vineyardyouthtennis.org.
Theater/Drama Wed., 9 am–12 noon, Tisbury Senior Center. Peter H. Luce Play Readers Society. Read parts/discuss great stage plays. 508-696-4205.
Tong Ren Energy Healing Class Tues., 6:30–7:30 pm. With Dr. Karen Krowski. 1st class is free; $10 donation after. Call for location. 617-448-4381.
Vineyard Sinfonietta Rehearsals Sun., 3–4:30 pm, West Tisbury. Mostly classical, some pop & folk music. Strings & winds players of all ages welcome. 508-693-9417.
Water Aerobics times vary, Mon., Wed., Fri. YMCA of M.V., Oak Bluffs. Pre-register: 508-696-7171; ymcamv.org.
Yoga Sat., 9:30 am, Bodhi Path Buddhist Center, West Tisbury. Donations suggested. 508-696-5929, boddhipath.org.
Yoga: Prenatal Mon., 6:30–7:30 pm, YMCA of M.V., Oak Bluffs. Free. Pre-register: 508-696-7171 ext. 0. ymcamv.org.
Vinyasa Yoga with Johanna, Tues, Thurs, Sat 8:30-9:45, Vineyard Arts Project, 215 Upper Main St., Edgartown.