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; firstname.lastname@example.org. Fall classes include: Writing from the Heart, Photography Fundamentals, Memoir Writing, Conversational Spanish, Conversational French, Adult Basic Education and HiSET EXAM PREP, Professional Communication, Overcoming your Fear of Public Speaking, Commercial Drivers License Afternoon Session, Basic Auto Maintenance, Woodworking for Beginners, Indian Cooking, Launch Your Business Dream with Score, Poetry Writing Workshop, Excel for Beginners, The Fundamentals of Financial Planning, Case Studies in Criminal Psychology, Special Education Rules and Regulations: IEPS and Advocacy, Sustainable Island: From Tiny Houses to “One Big Home”, Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy Self Care Credit Training, Unrestricted Contractors Supervisor License.
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. email@example.com
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, painting, clay, printmaking, art history, more with Pam Benjamin. senseofwondercreations.org; 508-693-3142.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is offering a series of 6 FREE classes in Powerful Tools for Caregivers every Tues. from Oct. 11 through Nov. 15, from 1:15PM-3:45PM at “The Anchors” Edgartown Council on Aging. Pre-registration is required. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers (no professional caregivers, please). This program will help you take care of yourself while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country. For more information please contact email@example.com or call 508-627-4368 ext 14.
Printmaking Prices and times vary. Featherstone, Oak Bluffs. Pre-register: 508-693-1850; featherstoneart.org.
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
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.