Saturday, October 16, 2021

Community Notes

Literary Arts at Featherstone offers spring workshops

As spring arrives, Literary Arts at Featherstone announces its workshops for the season. From April 5 to April 9, poet Angel Nafis will be teaching her "Elegies are Odes, Odes are Elegies, Too" workshop....

Storybook Walk at Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary

Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation and the Edgartown Public Library are partnering to launch a series of storybook walks for children at Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary, beginning on Saturday, March 13, at 9 am. For the first...

Tisbury Waterways announces post-graduate scholarship

Tisbury Waterways Inc. announces the 2021 Environmental Studies Scholarship available to year-round residents of Martha's Vineyard who are entering their sophomore through senior year of college or graduate school. Students who are interested in marine...

Vineyard Haven library offers advance care planning conversation

The Vineyard Haven library hosts an important conversation online at 10 am on Wednesday, March 10, with Healthy Aging M.V. The event, titled “Advance Care Planning,” explains how sharing your wishes for end-of-life care...

Libraries present ‘The Life and Times of St. Patrick’

On Saturday, March 13, at 3 pm three Island libraries — Chilmark, West Tisbury, and Vineyard Haven — come together to present “The Life and Times of St. Patrick” with Sean Murphy, who was...

Music as Meditation’ course at the Chilmark library

Local music educator Eric Mulhern leads a five-week course on “Music as Meditation” online via the Chilmark library beginning Saturday, March 6, and running on Saturdays through April 3 at 11:30 am. Mulhern will cover...

Volunteers needed in the kitchen

Island Grown Initiative has a surplus of butternut squash that needs to be prepared before they lose it over the next several weeks. They need help peeling, cutting, and freezing the squash to be...

Seed swap and giveaway

On Saturday, Mar. 6, from 10 am to 12 pm, the M.V. Community Seed Library Group will host its annual Seed Swap and Giveaway on the West Tisbury library porch. Now is the time...

Join the Sweet Book Club

The Chilmark library continues its Sweet Book Club with February’s virtual discussion on Joanne Chang’s “Pastry Love” cookbook on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 6 pm. The library promises that the series is for all...

WMVY Radio hosts racial equity conversation series

Every Monday in February, MVY Radio, in collaboration with the M.V. Diversity Coalition, will present a series of thought-provoking forums titled Let’s Do Better: A Racial Equity Conversation Series. MVY Radio’s community outreach director...

Visit the drive-thru at the Meat Ball

If you're in the mood for local meats and sides, you'll want to place your order by Thursday, Feb. 18, for Saturday, Feb. 20, pick up for this year's annual Meat Ball, drive-thru style....

Author talk with Jennifer Smith Turner

The Chilmark library hosts an author talk with Jennifer Smith Turner and her novel, “Child Bride,” on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 4 pm. The book highlights the segregated South of the mid-1900s, where 14-year-old...

Great discussions at the library

In its 50th year, Great Decisions is a program sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association for people interested in global affairs. The Vineyard Haven library's Great Decisions group will meet on Zoom for eight...

Matt Smith joins MVYRadio as new host of Local Music Cafe

MVYRadio recently announced in a press release that Matt Smith will join the station as the new host for their long-running program, the Local Music Café. The Local Music Café airs every Tuesday at...

Honoring our water

Join members of the Martha’s Vineyard community in honoring precious water resources on Saturday, Feb. 6, from 1 to 2 pm via Zoom or Facebook Livestream. Hear perspectives from local community members about our...

Writing for young people

Join the free Writing for Young People Group at the Chilmark library on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6 pm. Are you working on a picture book, Middle-Grade, Young Adult story, or nonfiction for young people?...

‘Empowering Well-Being’ class online at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library invites everyone to join Shanta Gabriel’s “Empowering Well-Being” class on Zoom. Classes meet on Thursdays in February from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Attend one, some, or all four sessions. Gabriel...

Island nonprofits offer free screening of ‘The Social Dilemma’

M.V. Community Services’ Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC), in partnership with NAMI M.V. and the M.V. Youth Task Force sponsors a free at-home virtual screening of the Netflix documentary-drama “The Social Dilemma” on Friday,...

Papermaking at the Chilmark library

On Saturday, Feb. 6, at 4 pm the Chilmark library presents Papermaking with May Babcock:  History and Science of Papermaking, with a Demonstration of Embedding Seaweed in Paper. One of the Chilmark library’s “The Book”...

Cooking with Chef Kevin Crowell

Hungry for a new recipe? Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 5:30 pm, the West Tisbury library presents “Cooking Local with Kevin Crowell,” a weekly Zoom cooking series for teens and adults with Chef Kevin...
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