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The Red Stocking Fund is gearing up for the holidays

For 83 years the Red Stocking Fund has been providing gifts for Island children, and this year more than 300 children will have something special to unwrap.  Because of the coronavirus, the fund is not...

Coming up at the Vineyard Haven library

There are plenty of activities for adults and families planned on the Vineyard Haven library calendar. Little Explorers Storytime happens indoors and in-person with Emily LaPierre at the Vineyard Haven library on Friday, Dec....

Wool quilts and a civil rights doc at the West Tisbury library

Filmmaker Craig Dudnick talks about his documentary, “Alice's Ordinary People” — which is available to stream anytime for free on Kanopy — via Zoom with the West Tisbury library on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at...

MVRHS teacher gains state landscaping certification

Kyle Crossland, horticulture instructor at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School in Oak Bluffs, has attained the highest level of certification in the landscape profession within the commonwealth of Massachusetts. Crossland has taken and passed...

Grey Barn’s Prufrock and Bluebird cheeses win awards

The Grey Barn and Farm in Chilmark has been named among the winners at the World Cheese Awards, held in Oviedo, Spain, on Nov. 3, 2021. Thousands of entries were judged at the city’s...

Teddy Bear Suite time

Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite organizers announced recently that the holiday fundraiser, celebrating its 11th year, will spread holiday cheer with Teddies Around Town. For the second year, the bears will be part of Teddies...

Welcome to the Red House

The M.V. Community Services’ peer recovery support center is located at the Red House at 12 Beach Road in Oak Bluffs. The Red House serves as a safe place for those seeking help with...

Web design and more at the West Tisbury library

This weekend, on Saturday, Nov. 27, at 10:15 am, ballerina Miss Shannon leads children through a Nutcracker-themed Ballet and Books event. All are invited to join in on Zoom for this class that includes...

Laurel Redington wins broadcasting awards

MVY Radio's Laurel Redington has won two Massachusetts Broadcasters Association awards for segments she produced in 2020 and 2021, according to a press release. Both segments originally aired on MVY’s Sunday morning public affairs show...

Living with the land at Felix Neck

Head to Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary on Friday, Nov. 26, from 10 am to 2 pm, and take part in the 40th annual Felix Neck Fall Festival: “Living with the Land.” Admission to the event...

Genealogy programs at the Oak Bluffs library

The Oak Bluffs Public Library announces that five additional presentations on researching genealogy have been added to their programming line-up. Led by certified genealogy professional Eric Migdal, each monthly presentation focuses on different aspects...

Seed Collection Day

On Saturday, Nov. 20, from 10:30 am to 12 pm, the M.V. Community Seed Library Group will host a Seed Collection Day at the West Tisbury library. Visit the library to “return” the seeds...

March of the Living offers scholarships for Jewish heritage trip

When a high school student asks “What’s Auschwitz?” you know there’s a lot of history to teach, notes a press release from the New England Friends of March of the Living (MOTL). This month commemorates...

Keep it tidy with the library

Beginning Saturday, Nov. 6, enjoy a “Spark Joy” pre-recorded webinar presented by Shannon Huneycutt, certified KonMari consultant. “Learn the KonMari philosophy and guiding principles needed to tidy once and for all and spark joy...

Pianist David Stanwood at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library offers a live, in-person performance by pianist David Stanwood on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 4 pm. Join them for a late afternoon of “gentle piano improvisations and calming musical reflections...

Island Autism Group welcomes new board members

Island Autism Group (IAG) welcomed three new board members recently. Amy Houghton has much experience working with and for nonprofits, as well as organizations in both the public and private sectors. Russell Maloney brings...

New York School poets come to Chilmark

On Wednesday, Nov. 17, the Chilmark library hosts “The New York Poets with Jill Jupen” at 4 pm. The New York School of poetry began around 1960 in New York City and included poets...

Heidi Stevenson joins Sterling Insurance Group

Sterling Insurance Group recently hired Heidi Stevenson, formerly of MV Insurance. Stevenson began her career in insurance in 1993 with Plymouth Rock Assurance and has been an agent on Martha’s Vineyard since 1998. Over...

Time for Red Stocking Fund applications

The Red Stocking Fund has a long history of helping families make it through the holiday season. Back in 1938 a group of friends knit red stockings with the idea of filling them with...

Fall art classes at Sense of Wonder

The Sense of Wonder Creations Studio announces its 31st year of continuing its educational programs, projects, and collaborations. Fall art classes will begin the week of Nov. 15 for four weeks this fall. Classes...
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