Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Community Notes

Charlotte Inn achieves Forbes recognition

The Charlotte Inn in Edgartown has been named a four-star hotel in the Forbes Travel Guide’s 2022 Star Awards. The travel guide is a world-renowned authority and the only global rating system for luxury hotels,...

Ring in spring with the Garden Club

Now that spring has finally arrived on-Island, the Martha’s Vineyard Garden Club is blooming with exciting happenings that the community can take part in. Club member Andrea Rogers will kick off the season of programs...

MVY Radio ‘Night Out for Nonprofits’

MVY Radio is hosting the second annual Night Out for Nonprofits at the P.A. Club in Oak Bluffs on Saturday, May 7.  The event was first held in 2019, and celebrates organizations and people who...

Garden competition introduces judges

The 1st Annual Martha’s Vineyard Islandwide Garden Competition, opening June 1 and continuing through July 31, 2022, has announced judges for the upcoming event. Donna Arold, board member and vice president of communications for the...

Author Ben Shattuck follows in Thoreau’s footsteps

Ben Shattuck, author of the newly released “Six Walks: In the Footsteps of Henry David Thoreau,” will give an author talk at the West Tisbury library on Tuesday, May 17, at 4:30 pm.  He will...

‘Wampum: Stories from the Shells of Native America’

The exhibit “Wampum: Stories from the Shells of Native America'' made its North American debut earlier this month at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum. Visitors have until May 8 to check it out; a smaller...

May at the Chilmark library

Next Saturday, May 7, at 2 pm, the Chilmark library hosts Writing for Young People, a monthly virtual group where writers share their work, critique and discuss favorite books in the marketplace — older...

Becoming a natural neighbor

On Saturday, May 7, at 1 pm, join the West Tisbury library for a talk with Natural Neighbors program director Angela Luckey. The Natural Neighbors program promotes conservation of Martha’s Vineyard’s flora and fauna...

Annual Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA

On Saturday, April 30, from 1 to 4 pm, the YMCA hosts its annual Healthy Kids Day, encouraging families to take a moment to help kids be kids and set them up for a...

Gearing up for the West Tisbury School musical

The West Tisbury School will put on their annual musical April 29 and April 30, from 7 to 8:30 pm, and May 1 at 2 pm. Kids of all ages from the school will...

Community poetry reading

West Tisbury poet laureate Tain Leonard-Peck is hosting a community poetry reading at the West Tisbury library on Sunday, April 24, at 2 pm. The event features community members reading their own poems and...

30th annual beach cleanup

Join fellow Islanders out on the beach on Saturday, April 23, from 10 am to 12 pm, for the 30th annual Earth Day beach cleanup with the Vineyard Conservation Society. It’s a fun-filled day...

Family to Family Holiday Food Baskets

The Vineyard Committee on Hunger’s Family to Family food distribution event is coming up on Friday, April 15, from 2 to 3 pm. The organization will be giving out holiday food baskets to those...

Boating Safety certificate course

The Coast Guard Auxiliary on Martha’s Vineyard is offering an in-depth Boat America class that provides the information needed to obtain a Massachusetts Boating Safety certificate. Topics include an introduction to boating, law and...

First Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Island Alpaca

Join Island Alpaca Co. on Saturday, April 16, at 11 am and 1 pm, for its first-ever Island Alpaca Co. Easter Egg Hunt at the farm. Roam through their pastures to collect surprise-filled eggs...

We Dance at Pathways

Pathways presents the third and last Open House Community Dance Party (We Dance) for this winter-spring season at the Chilmark Tavern. Join your friends and neighbors on Saturday, April 9, from 7 to 10...

Online memoir writing workshop with Moira Silva

Starting April 7, the West Tisbury library will host a five-week online memoir workshop series with Moira Silva on Thursdays, from 10:30 am to 12 pm, on April 7, April 14, May 5, 12,...

Flutes and feathers at the Chilmark library

The Chilmark library hosts Women in Jazz with flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq on Thursday, April 7, at 6:30 pm. According to a press release from the library, women have been involved in jazz since the...

Dr. Lisa Nagy named to Health Council

Dr. Lisa Nagy has been selected as a new member of the Health Council, composed of leaders in healthcare and the public on Martha’s Vineyard.  In a press release from Nagy, she states the Massachusetts...

Covid Monologues MV book launch

On Sunday, April 3, at 1:30 pm, join folks at the West Tisbury library for a book party to celebrate the release of “Covid Monologues MV: Readings to Nourish, Inspire & Connect.” The anthology...