Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Community Notes

Vineyard Haven library offers events

The Vineyard Haven library offers Advance Care Planning with Healthy Aging M.V. on Monday, Sept. 21, at 10 am. Sharing your wishes for end-of-life care can bring you closer to the people you love,...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library hosts Jason Mazar-Kelly’s all-levels virtual Kripalu Flow Yoga Class via Zoom on Friday, Sept. 11 at 8 am. Please contact wt_mail@clamsnet.org to sign up. At 11:30 am, Kanta Lipsky will...

Online music course at Oak Bluffs library

After its first success earlier this June, Oak Bluffs Public Library announces a free five-week music class for beginner ukulele and guitar, hosted on Zoom. The library announced in a press release that the...

M.V. Museum offers entrepreneurial scholarships

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum announced in a press release that applications for the 2020 Whale of an Idea Scholarship are now available online at mvmuseum.org/whaleofanidea. The Whale of an Idea Scholarship is a business...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

On Thursday, Sept., 3 at 6:30 pm, join the M.V. Modern Quilters Guild online via the West Tisbury library. This group meets alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays, and is always open to new members. Email...

Vineyard Haven library offers virtual programs

While the library building is closed, staff will offer online workshops using the video meeting platform Zoom. To register or for more information, contact program coordinator Anne McDonough at amcdonough@clamsnet.org. Attendance for all programs...

Chilmark library hosts September events

On Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 pm, the library kicks off the Chilmark Music Series with Missis Biskis. From Hank to Hendrix, Loretta to Lucinda, Missis Biskis hits all stops along the way on...

Veterans town hall meeting

The VA Providence Healthcare System, Veterans Benefits Administration’s Providence Regional Office, and the Cape Cod Vet Center will participate in two joint veterans town hall meetings at 4 and 5 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 15,...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

On Friday, August 28, at 8 am at the West Tisbury library, Jason Mazar-Kelly will teach an all-levels Kripalu Flow Yoga Class via Zoom. Contact wt_mail@clamsnet.org to sign up. At 11:30 am, Kanta Lipsky...

Chilmark library hosts special events

No poetry experience required in this virtual four-week mini-class, Build a Poem with poet laureate Spencer Thurlow, running Wednesdays at 10:30 am from Sept. 2 to 23. Everyone will begin with new material generated...

VIP celebrates Chilmark Chocolates at art and yard sale

The Vineyard Independence Partnership (VIP) is holding a celebration to recognize Chilmark Chocolates — an Island business that provided community-centered work opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The beloved Island chocolate shop closed its doors last...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

On Thursday, August 20, at 10 am, the West Tisbury library offers Heather Capece leading an online Kids’ Pastel Class for ages 7 to 14. If you don’t have pastels at home, the library...

Step-by-step process for voting in Massachusetts

Information is courtesy the Martha's Vineyard League of Women Voters Steps for the state primary September 1 Step one: Make sure you register to vote (and state your party affiliation) by Aug. 22 for the state...

100 years of women’s suffrage

Join the League of Women Voters of Martha's Vineyard as we celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. Wear white! Wear a sash! (We have a few to...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

Thursday, August 13, at 10 am, Heather Capece will lead an online Kids’ Pastel Class for ages 7 to 14 through the West Tisbury library. If you don’t have pastels at home, the library...

Registration open for fall seminar on Toni Morrison with Philip Weinstein

Vineyard Haven library's annual literature seminar with Philip Weinstein will be presented as a series of virtual events on the Zoom video-conferencing platform, beginning in September. Weinstein will discuss the works of Toni Morrison,...

Dr. Esther A.H. Hopkins receives Creative Sageing Award

The Unitarian Universalist Retired Ministers and Partners Association has awarded Dr. Esther A.H. Hopkins the Creating Sageing Award. The award goes to a member for outstanding service and creativity in pursuing new ventures after...

Yard makes commitment to work against racism

Between COVID-19 and the global movement for Black Lives Matter, 2020 has been a year unlike any other. The Yard’s campus may be closed, but they are engaged and active, according to a press...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

On Thursday, August 6, at 10 am, the West Tisbury library hosts Heather Capece as she leads an online Kids’ Pastel Class for ages 7 to 14. If you don’t have pastels at home,...

Fifth annual Sankofa Festival goes virtual 

The Oak Bluffs Public Library recently announced in a press release that the fifth annual Sankofa Festival of African American Literature and Culture will take place on Friday, August 7, at 10 am. This...