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Outdoor poetry reading

The West Tisbury library hosts an outdoor poetry reading from the recent anthology “From the Farther Shore: Discovering Cape Cod and the Islands Through Poetry” on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 3 pm. This new...

5K Run/Walk for the Vineyard Haven library

This year, the Friends of Vineyard Haven Public Library's annual 5K Run/Walk to benefit the library will be a "virtual" event. Register now and run or walk a 5K anytime during the month of...

Museum hosts 20th annual Children’s Memorial Ceremony of Remembrance

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum will hold the 20th annual Ceremony of Remembrance at the Edgartown Lighthouse Children’s Memorial on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 1 pm, with a rain date of Sunday, Sept. 25. The...

Cub Scouts open house

Cub Scouts Pack 90 invites both boys and girls in grades kindergarten to 5 to an open house. Join them on Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 6 to 7 pm at the Vineyard Haven Legion...

West Tisbury library events, from yoga to tech help

On Friday, August 27, join Jason Mazar-Kelly at the West Tisbury library when he teaches an all-levels virtual Kripalu Flow Yoga Class via Zoom at 8 am. At 11:30 am, Kanta Lipsky leads a...

Coming up in September at the Chilmark library

Are you working on a picture book, Middle-Grade, Young Adult story, or nonfiction for young people? Or have you always wanted to? Join the Chilmark library’s monthly virtual group, Writing for Young People, and...

TRI is accepting applications for home repair funds

The Resource, for Community and Economic Development, Inc. (TRI) announced in a press release that it is accepting applications for the fiscal year 2020 Edgartown and Oak Bluffs housing rehab program. TRI has been awarded...

M.V. Garden Club blooming at the Old Mill

The Martha's Vineyard Garden Club based at the Old Mill in West Tisbury, announced in a press release that it started the season with much hope and enthusiasm after a year of struggling with...

Discovery of a masterpiece

The Chilmark library hosts an interesting event on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 5 pm on Zoom. While cataloging artwork housed inside of the Hartley Dodge Memorial in Madison, N.J.,, art history student Mallory Mortillaro...

‘Arthur’ creator comes to the Mariposa Museum

Marc Brown, author of the popular “Arthur” books and creator of the PBS kids’ series, will be at the Mariposa Museum on Friday, August 6, at 2:30 pm. Brown will be cheering kids on...

Dogs and their dads

Bourne author Dan Perdios comes to the Island for a book signing at Edgartown Books on Saturday, August 6, at 2 pm. His book, “A Golden Retriever & His Two Dads: An Adventure on...

Tweed Roosevelt offers lecture series

Tweed Roosevelt, great grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, offers a two-part series, “Tweed’s Relatives: Disreputable and Otherwise.” The first, on Wednesday, August 11, is “Eleanor Roosevelt — Adversities and Controversies.” To understand this extraordinary woman,...

Possible Dreams coming true this weekend

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services’ 43rd Possible Dreams, hosted by Seth Meyers, takes place this Sunday, July 25, at 5 pm, streaming live from the historic Tilton Farm in West Tisbury. This year’s Possible Dreams boasts...

Fourth Annual Legacy Week from the HBCU returns

The week of July 24 to 31 marks the return of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Brand Partners Legacy Week. This year, the HBCU and all those attending the events will be celebrating...

Voyager and Navigator programs donate to Island Autism Group

The Island Autism Group accepted a check from Purple Paws and the Coffee Clipper, two projects in the Martha’s Vineyard High School Voyager and Navigator programs, in the amount of $1,500 from Purple Paws...

Dance the blues away

There is a dance party planned, thanks to the Chilmark Public Library and the Chilmark Community Center, on Tuesday, July 20, from 6:30 pm at the community center. Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish provide...

West Tisbury library book sale returns

The annual West Tisbury library book sale is on this year after being canceled last summer. The sale takes place Monday, July 26, through Monday, August 2, from 9 am to 2 pm. The...

Union Chapel celebrates 150 years

A trip to Union Chapel is a special summer event, and this year the chapel enters into a new season celebrating its 150th anniversary and its completely rebuilt and restored 1924 Austin organ. A...

Tisbury School Recognition Day and graduation

The Tisbury School conducted recognition ceremonies for fifth to eighth graders recently. In addition to recognizing graduating eighth grade students individually for their contribution to the school community, the following special awards were presented...

What’s happening on the Fourth of July

The activities this year for Fourth of July still look a little bit different in the wake of COVID. With many children not vaccinated and businesses proceeding with caution, many of the larger events...
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