Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Community Notes

Online video performances of ‘The World of the Troubadours and Trobairitz’

The West Tisbury library has hosted “The World of the Troubadours and Trobairitz” performances for the past nine summers. This annual performance, curated by Paul Levine, has featured 12th and 13th century poems read...

‘Erasing Racism’ with Jim Thomas

This Sunday, Jim Thomas is leading an “Erasing Racism” service with the Unitarian Universalist Society of Martha’s Vineyard (UUSMV). The service will be held at 11 am over Zoom. Thomas is a member of UUSMV,...

Elder Services distributes farmers market coupons

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands Inc. will distribute farmers market coupons for low-income individuals (individuals who qualify for programs such as Food Stamps, MassHealth, fuel assistance), 60 years of age or...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

Thursday, July 9, 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...

Come to this year’s Virtual Ag Fair

The 159th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair, which was initially canceled in April amid mounting fears of COVID-19, is having a virtual comeback. The event, held online from August 20 through 23, was created to...

Buy a bag to support M.V. Center for Living’s emergency food program

Supporting local nonprofits has never been more important than it is right now, states a press release from the M.V. Center for Living. Customers can give back to the community by purchasing a $2.50...

Library offers artist talk with Kevin Blythe Sampson

In this virtual talk presented by the Chilmark library on Wednesday, July 15, at 5 pm, Kevin Sampson, a featured artist in the Mariposa Museum’s exhibit “Freedom Songs,” will discuss his interactive, found-object assemblage...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

Friday, July 3, at 8 am, Jason Mazar-Kelly will continue teaching an all-levels Kripalu Flow Yoga Class via Zoom at the West Tisbury library. Please contact wt_mail@clamsnet.org to sign up. At 11:30 am, Kanta...

Martha’s Vineyard Bank awards $72,000 in scholarship money

Martha’s Vineyard Bank recently announced the six scholarship recipients in the 2020 graduating classes at both Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and Falmouth High School. There were four recipients on Martha’s Vineyard, Julia Dostal, Emily...

Martha’s Vineyard Bank announces 2020 Essay Contest Winners

Martha’s Vineyard Bank recently announced its 2020 Essay Contest winners, which honored National Teach Children to Save Day 2020 and is part of Martha’s Vineyard Bank’s Economic Education Campaign. The first place $200 prize went...

Sign up for the Summer Reading Programs

Starting Monday, June 29, the West Tisbury library’s Summer Reading Programs are going virtual. Sign up anytime before the end of August on the “Summer Reading” page on the library website. These summer reading...

Advance Care Planning Workshop

The West Tisbury library and Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard invite you to attend an informational Advance Care Planning Zoom session. At this workshop, those who attend will think about what they want — and don’t...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library offers virtual events throughout the week. Here's what is coming up: Thursday, June 18, at 10:30 am, Little Bird MV's Laura Jordan will continue her virtual music class for kids...

Book return and pickup procedures at the Vineyard Haven library

Vineyard Haven library is now accepting returns at its curbside book drop. Due dates for all currently checked-out items have been extended through June 30, and there is no need to return items immediately,...

Book talk with Thomas Dresser

Join the Chilmark library for a virtual book talk with Tom Dresser on his latest book, “The Rise of Tourism on Martha’s Vineyard,” on Friday, July 3, at 4 pm. The book provides a...

‘Reading Makes Cent$’ with Rockland Trust

Rockland Trust has announced its 12th annual “Reading Makes Cent$” program. The initiative encourages students to keep up with their summer reading by offering cash rewards for each book read between June 1 and...

Preorder plant sale open at Polly Hill Arboretum

Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury is now accepting plant orders through its online store through July 1. After you place your order, a staff member will email you to set up a pickup...

Online ‘Free-Write Poetry Class’

Starting Thursday, June 18, at 4 pm, the West Tisbury library will host another online Free-Write Poetry Class, led by West Tisbury poet laureate Spencer Thurlow. The class will be made up of five...

Neighborhood Convention donates $1,000 to food programs

Because they have not held any meetings since March, the Martha's Vineyard Neighborhood Convention officers began looking for meaningful ways to contribute to the Island's immediate needs during this time of coronavirus pandemic, a...

Announcing contactless pickup from Martha’s Vineyard libraries

All six Martha’s Vineyard libraries recently announced that contactless pickup of library materials will begin the week of June 15, 2020. Library patrons will be able to request materials including books, magazines, movies, and...
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