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Raising tech-savvy kids

Dismayed at the next generation’s relationship to the digital world? Janell Burley Hofmann recently enlightened a room full of parents and caregivers at the...

Yoga for your face

The simple poses in Fumiko Takatsu’s video tutorial “Face Yoga Method” are fun to do, and will definitely put a smile on your face.However,...

Painting partnership

An intrepid group of adults and families with children headed out of Featherstone for a nature walk of the Land Bank Commission’s Southern Woodlands,...

Shelter fundamentals: Preparing for the worst

Bob Dylan’s lyrics “Come in, she said, I'll give ya/ Shelter from the storm” could have been the theme song to Friday night’s Shelter...

Martha’s Vineyard Museum presents ‘Lost and Found: An Exhibition of Marine Hospital–Inspired Artwork’

Perhaps the “Lost and Found” exhibit should be one of the first galleries you step into in the spanking-new Martha’s Vineyard Museum, which sits...

Paint party

Kris Cere is an artist, educator, and a comedian who keeps the night light and funny as he leads his Pop-Up Paint Studios classes...

Kids can cook

There’s nothing like learning about nutrition through your taste buds. Unfortunately for us adults, Lila Fischer’s once-monthly Afterschool Nutrition Program is only for kids....

Staying on-Island?

Didn’t the kids just have holiday break? Don’t want them to drive you to distraction inside the house? Well, the Island has come to...

Mindful knitting

You probably couldn’t find a more peaceful and enjoyable way to spend a productive two hours on Monday afternoons than with the Mindful Knitting...

Students serve seniors a Valentine’s Day feast

What could be more joyful for Valentine’s Day than spending it with good friends over fine dining while being serenaded by inspiring music —...

Mothers and daughters

Local author Kate Hancock captures the minute details of the unfolding family drama in “The Baggage Car: A Journey of Remembrance.” The "baggage" is...

Heralds of history

Have you wondered about the goings-on inside our new Martha’s Vineyard Museum up on the hill? Well, amid the hubbub of getting the exhibits...

Coffee and climate conversation

Mocha Mott’s gave away free coffee on Sunday, Jan. 27, to anyone attending the Climate Café, which, besides the public, included Richard Andre and...

‘Sophie Last Seen’

The central character in Marlene Adelstein’s book isn’t even there. Six years after losing her daughter Sophie, her mother Jesse’s entire life revolves around...

How to become a grants wizard

Updated 3/4, 3:20 pmKathie Olsen of Kathie Olsen Consults is indeed a grants wizard, and on Monday, Feb. 11, the Oak Bluffs library...

Pen and paper

Ah, to be a teen again. Well, even if those weren’t your favorite years, now would be a good time to be one, because...

The drawing board

Who better to lead a cartooning workshop for teens than Ryan Barr, who began cartooning in his own childhood? “When kids were playing soccer...

Chowder and Chat

There really is no ordinary day at USCG Station Menemsha, that’s what I discovered at the Chilmark library’s Chowder and Chat Saturday noontime series....

Cooking with Carolina

Here’s a riddle: How do you cook your food submerged in water but never have any water touch the ingredients? A hungry group last...

Angel voices

You might think you stepped into a small choir of angels, but the women in Martha’s Vineyard’s Threshold Choir are very real and of...