Ace a new class with ACE MV

Ethnic cooking classes, such as this one led by Thai chef Passamai (Mai) Silarak in 2014, are among the courses offered by ACE MV. — Photo by Lynn Christoffers

ACE MV, Adult and Community Education of Martha’s Vineyard, began its winter session on Sunday, Jan. 17, and will offer a number of classes throughout the winter months. Want to learn to speak with confidence and poise onstage? Create an artistic stepping stone? Learn Excel or QuickBooks? Brew your own beer? Cook Indian food? Defend yourself against an attacker? These are only some of the topics covered in upcoming courses. Dates, times, and enrollment costs vary. For more information on specific courses, visit