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Mediation program offers ‘Productive Conversations’ course

In a series of conversations hosted by the M.V. Mediation Program, you’ll learn about conflict resolution, reflect on family conflict history, and learn conflict resolution tools to use as a family. This program is...

Plant sales are popping up

The Grey Barn hosts a veggie starts and seedlings sale this weekend for Mother’s Day. Meet vegetable farmers and get some tips with your gardening questions, and take home certified organic starts for your...

Beginner chess for everyone

The Chilmark library hosts a beginner’s chess class for all ages online Tuesday, May 11, at 6 pm. Chess instructor Glenn Davison, a member of the Massachusetts Chess Association and the U.S. Chess Federation, will...

New storybook walk at Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary

The beloved book “The Gruffalo,” by Julia Donaldson, with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, will be the next book at Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary’s storybook walk, which began last Saturday afternoon, April 19. According to a...

Support Island bookstores on Saturday

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There are two types of readers — those that read their way through the pandemic, and those that couldn’t focus enough to get through a book during the past year and have some catching...

Leading nonprofits past the peak of a crisis

Martha's Vineyard Nonprofit Collaborative presents “Leading Your Team Past the Peak of a Crisis,” a special event with Harvard Business School professor and awardwinning author Rosabeth Moss Kanter on Tuesday, April 27, from 4:30...

Book club explores a cook in the orchard

The Chilmark library reminds everyone that “stressed” spelled backwards is “dessert.” Do you take comfort in the kneading, stirring, pouring, and sifting, but especially the aroma and taste of the tender crumb, the golden...

Fitness and more at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library offers several online fitness and yoga options through its website. On Friday, April, 16, at 8 am, Jason Mazar-Kelly continues teaching an all-levels virtual Kripalu Flow Yoga Class via Zoom....

First Congregational Church celebrates Earth Day with special speaker

On Sunday, April 18, the Rev. Dr. Jim Antal will deliver an Earth Day sermon for the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury, followed by a discussion of his book “Climate Church, Climate World,...

Library presents community poetry reading

On Sunday, April 25, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm, the West Tisbury library presents an online Community Poetry Reading via Zoom. The event will be hosted by West Tisbury poet laureate Spencer Thurlow and...

Online art reception at the library

Throughout the month of April, the West Tisbury library’s Virtual Gallery will feature “Table for Two — The Café Series.” This exhibit includes the work of local artists Kanta Lipsky, Valentine Estabrook, and Sandy...

M.V. Community Services honors milestones, presents awards

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) held its annual staff and volunteer recognition ceremony via Zoom in late March. According to a press release, the event honored one agency program, three employees, and two volunteers...

Bike-a-thon benefits breast cancer prevention

This virtual event will take place locally and nationally from Monday, April 19, to Sunday, April 25, and will feature honorary guest, Jennifer Hanks, a two-time breast cancer survivor and a professional mountain bike...

West Tisbury library hosts pop-up

On Saturdays in April, 12 to 3 pm, the West Tisbury library will hold a Pop-up Library in the library’s parking lot, weather permitting. Books and other items will be available for browsing and check...

MVRHS freshman Kaitlin Fingado wins silver art award

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School freshman Kaitlin Fingado won a National Silver Medal at the 2020 Scholastic Art Awards for her photograph, "Handful of Horse," according to a press release from the high school. Seven...

Science and Engineering Fair takes place virtually

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School hosted its 22nd annual Science and Engineering Fair Feb. 12 through 19. According to a press release, this year’s fair was a virtual event where students submitted videos of...

M.V. Museum hosts new series encompassing Island themes

The history of Martha’s Vineyard has unfolded over thousands of years, across hundreds of square miles of land and sea, and in dozens of communities across the Island. “It is not a single story,...

ACE MV welcomes new staff

ACE MV, Adult and Continuing Education of Martha’s Vineyard, has brought on three new staff members in new positions that enable the nonprofit to continue to provide affordable and accessible learning opportunities, according to...

Literary Arts at Featherstone offers spring workshops

As spring arrives, Literary Arts at Featherstone announces its workshops for the season. From April 5 to April 9, poet Angel Nafis will be teaching her "Elegies are Odes, Odes are Elegies, Too" workshop....

Storybook Walk at Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary

Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation and the Edgartown Public Library are partnering to launch a series of storybook walks for children at Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary, beginning on Saturday, March 13, at 9 am. For the first...
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