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Oak Bluffs: Bob Marley, Leap Day, Percy Cowen, Ag Fair poster, and Built on...

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“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around...

Oak Bluffs: Full moon, beach cleanup, library’s future, Ambler Wormley, and senior center

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“Try to realize it’s all within yourself, no one else can make you change /And to see you’re really only very small, and life...

Oak Bluffs: Friday Reset, ‘Twelfth Night,’ film screenings, and Oak Bluffs history

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“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” —Thurgood Marshall, first African American U.S. Supreme Court justice This quote...

Oak Bluffs: Valentine’s pop-up at the P.A.

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“What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world, devoid of national bias, race hatred,...

Oak Bluffs: Babe Ruth, Orchid Show, Gloria Wong, and contradance

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“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” —George Herman (“Babe”) Ruth Babe Ruth was one of the greatest baseball players of all...

Oak Bluffs: Oprah Winfrey, M.V. Museum, Rotary Club, and community potluck

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“We have to make the choice — every single day — to exemplify the truth, the respect, and the grace that we wish for...

Oak Bluffs: Aging, TBD Improv, mini golf at library, ACE MV, and Tony’s Market

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“At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At age 40, we don’t care what they think of us. At age...

Oak Bluffs: Interfaith service, MLK luncheon, senior center, and winter activities

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"Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make...

Oak Bluffs: Sun and moon, South Beach, Chicken Alley, and Clothes to Go

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“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books, and kiss someone who...

Oak Bluffs: New Year’s resolutions, climate discussion, and Kwanzaa

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“Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.” –Michael Josephson That New Year’s resolution resonates with me! It...

Oak Bluffs: Holiday movies, Kwanzaa, and Gatchell light display

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“Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.” –Zuzu Bailey, “It’s a Wonderful Life” Our little Island, with its small towns and big...

Oak Bluffs: Robert Hayden, ‘An Island Christmas,’ seasonal crafts, and M.V. Family Chorus

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“And when all Americans — young and old, black and white — come to know these men and women, we will have a greater...

Oak Bluffs: P.A. Club, beach cleanup, holiday lights, ‘A Christmas Carol,’ and Council on...

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"Peace is not something you wish for; It's something you make, something you do, something you are, and something you give away."  –John Lennon It...

Oak Bluffs: Holiday lights, First Friday, seasonal concerts, and Christmas Day meals

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“The seasons are what a symphony ought to be: four perfect movements in harmony with each other.” Arthur Rubenstein We are all grieving the loss...

Oak Bluffs: Gratitude, Beaver Moon, Strand Theatre, First Friday, and Island Community Chorus

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“We should just be thankful for being together. I think that’s what they mean by Thanksgiving, Charlie Brown.”   –Marcie, “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” Wishing...

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“Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for...

Oak Bluffs: Veterans Day, 4-H programs, Barn Raisers Ball, and hunger and homelessness

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“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” –Jose Narosky My father was a veteran of World War II. At age 19, he was flying a...

Oak Bluffs: Native American heritage, home energy, library classes, and M.V. Council for Young...

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“History is a trail that was walked by our ancestors. For us to know it and them, we must retrace it, look at it...

Oak Bluffs: Wedding cakes, Halloween events, ‘E.T.’ movie, musical parade, and Council on Aging

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“Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves. We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!” –Humbert Wolfe,...

Oak Bluffs: Scalloping, Barn Raisers Day, Vineyard Greenhouse, and Tree Stewards

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“Peace is not merely the absence of war but the presence of justice, of law, of order — in short, of government.”  –Albert Einstein It...