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Events - Thursday, August 3, 2017

Outdoors at the Tisbury Amphitheater: Julius Caesar

Tisbury Amphitheater, Wed 07/12/2017 - Sat 08/12/2017, 5:00 pm

A cast of all women performs one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies exploring and illuminating this timely story of honor, patriotism and friendship in a fresh and exciting outdoor production. Directed by...

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Eisenhauer Gallery Summer Exhibits

Eisenhauer Gallery, Thu 07/27/2017 - Wed 08/09/2017, All Day

Eisenhauer Gallery has announced its schedule of summer shows.  Admission to the gallery is free. Openings are from 6-8 pm. Thursday, July 27: Gallery Stroll Upcoming Shows:   Thursday, August...

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History Week!

Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association, Mon 07/31/2017 - Sun 08/06/2017, All Day

Celebrate and learn about the history of the campground.

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Adventures in Art: Summer Art Camp

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Mon 07/31/2017 - Fri 08/04/2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Adventures in Art: Summer Art Camp for Ages 9-11 With Meghan Getsinger For Ages 9-11   For the weeks of: Special Three Day Camp July 5, 6 & 7 ($210) June...

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Ceramics Art Camp

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Mon 07/31/2017 - Fri 08/04/2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ceramics Art Camp with Sabrina Kuchta for Ages 12 and older   For the weeks of: June 19, June 26, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7   Monday through Friday 9AM...

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Explore, Discover & Create Summer Art Camp

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Mon 07/31/2017 - Fri 08/04/2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore, Discover & Create Summer Art Camp With Coral Shockey For Ages 6-8   For the weeks of: Special Three Day Camp July 5, 6 & 7 ($210) June 19, June...

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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Mon 07/31/2017 - Fri 08/04/2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Kids Kayak Adventures is a 4-day program Monday through Thursday 9am-11: 30am. Friday is an alternate day in case there are any weather related cancellations. Island Spirit Kayak Adventures are...

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Magic Garden Summer Camp “Opening Doors, Opening Minds”

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Mon 07/31/2017 - Fri 08/04/2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Magic Garden Summer Camp “Opening Doors, Opening Minds” For Ages 3-5 For the weeks of: Special Three Day Camp July 5, 6 & 7 ($210) June 19, June 26, July 10, July...

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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Tue 08/01/2017 - Sat 08/05/2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Kids Kayak Adventures is a 4-day program Monday through Thursday 9am-11: 30am. Friday is an alternate day in case there are any weather related cancellations. Island Spirit Kayak Adventures are...

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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Wed 08/02/2017 - Sun 08/06/2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Kids Kayak Adventures is a 4-day program Monday through Thursday 9am-11: 30am. Friday is an alternate day in case there are any weather related cancellations. Island Spirit Kayak Adventures are...

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Working Large: Creating Strong, Personal Abstract Paintings with Roberta Gross: Session II

The Pebble at Featherstone, Wed 08/02/2017 - Fri 08/04/2017, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Modern and contemporary artists often paint in larger formats by combining multiple panels or using oversized papers, wood panels or canvas.  In this workshop, we will work both in multiple...

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Camp Terra Mare

YMCA of MV, Thu 08/03/2017, All Day

Camp Terra Mare provides a fun, safe experience for kids to learn new skills, build self-confidence and make lasting friendships, Each week features a special theme: $250: Member; $300: Non-member...

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Cape Pogue Lighthouse Tour

Cape Pogue Wildlige Refuge, Thu 08/03/2017, All Day

Sit back and enjoy an over-sand vehicle tour to the remote Cape Pogue Lighthouse. Climb the spiral staircase of the century-old wooden lighthouse and discover intriguing stories of the light...

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Early Birders

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/03/2017, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

The early bird gets the worm (or fish)! Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the wildlife sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. An easy to moderate...

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Paddleboard Yoga

Island Spirit Kayak, Thu 08/03/2017, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

SUP Yoga Clear your mind and breath in the ocean air. What is more relaxing than yoga on a SUP? We don't know. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY for SUP or yoga!...

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Grounds Volunteer Open Days

Polly Hill Arboretum, Thu 08/03/2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Curious about becoming a PHA grounds volunteer? This opportunity allows you to try out working on the grounds without a commitment. You’ll work with Arboretum staff and other volunteers on...

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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Thu 08/03/2017 - Mon 08/07/2017, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Kids Kayak Adventures is a 4-day program Monday through Thursday 9am-11: 30am. Friday is an alternate day in case there are any weather related cancellations. Island Spirit Kayak Adventures are...

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Tours of the African American Heritage Trail

meeting place Oak Bluffs SSA office, Thu 08/03/2017, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The African American Heritage Trail has 27 sites dedicated to the contributions of people of color to the history of the Island. The Trail was created by our organization and...

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Weeds and Invasives: Island Ecology Class

Polly Hill Arboretum, Thu 08/03/2017, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Kristen Fauteux, director of stewardship at Sheriff's Meadow Foundation, and Julie Russell, Martha's Vineyard Land Bank's ecologist, will take you through a one-day course on identification of common yard weeds...

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Guided Kayak Tours

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/03/2017, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join a Felix Neck naturalist for an exploration of Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson’s Island to see nesting shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond...

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20th Annual Summer Artisans Festivals

West Tisbury Grange Hall, Thu 08/03/2017, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

A Vineyard Summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations, weaving, fine furniture, pottery,...

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Campground Walking Tour

Tabernacle, Thu 08/03/2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The historic cottages within the Martha’s Vineyard Camp MeetingAssociation are well-known and well-loved for their unique charm. Don’t miss your chance to join one of the guided walking tours of...

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Farm Tour: Monday & Thursdays

Grey Barn and Farm, Thu 08/03/2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet us in our farmstand for an hour long full farm tour. Learn about everything we do here whilst visiting the animals as we walk about the farm. No reservation...

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Figurative Drawing/Painting Class (Beginner to Intermediate) With Lizzy Schule

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/03/2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The class offers an introduction to the principles and techniques of drawing the human form. We will focus predominantly on the figure, but will also dedicate time to portraiture and...

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Creature Feature

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/03/2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Young naturalists get an up-close look at the native animals of Martha’s Vineyard. The program combines a story, craft, and a look at the “creature” of the day! Children 3-5...

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Meet Olivia the Pig!

West Tisbury Library, Thu 08/03/2017, 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for storytime with special guest Olivia the Pig! This beloved storybook character will share songs, stories, and hugs.

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Oak Bluffs Land & Wharf Co. Island Tours

Dockside Inn, Thu 08/03/2017, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join us for a 2.5 hour narrated tour of all six towns, including a mid-tour comfort stop at the beautiful and famous Gay Head cliffs and lighthouse. Along the way...

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Preschool Storytime

West Tisbury Library, Thu 08/03/2017, 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Every Thursday at 10:30am, the West Tisbury Library presents storytime for preschool aged children. Stories and songs! Come sing along! Free and open to the public.

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Book Babies

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Thu 08/03/2017, 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Lap sit storytime just for babies. Enjoy rhymes, songs, and free play!

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Music & Healing Workshop

West Tisbury Library, Thu 08/03/2017, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

With music therapist Greta Bro. Find out how music can transform anxiety into feelings of well-being. Learn about vocal exercises, healing properties in music, and the study of cymatics. Refreshments served.

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Free Lunch for Kids

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Thu 08/03/2017, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free lunch for kids ages 0 to 18 from the Island Grown Schools' Summer Food Service Program.

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Garden Volunteer Work Day

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/03/2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Help our garden grow! Work alongside our knowledgeable garden volunteers and learn about which plants provide food for Island butterflies and birds. Come for the knowledge but stay for the...

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Kids Mixed Media Arts Drop in Classes for ages 7 - Teens with Lauren Savoia 

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/03/2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Registration recommended, space is limited... Themes: Mondays: 2-Dimensional Arts (Painting / Collage / Drawing) Tuesdays: Printmaking, Mixed Media Wednesdays: Jewelry Thursdays: 3-Dimensional Arts (Pop-ups / Mobiles / Sculptures)  

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Felix Neck Access-Able Guided Tour

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/03/2017, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Our new Access-Able program provides an opportunity to explore Felix Neck to those with limited mobility. Led by Sanctuary staff on our golf cart, this one-hour guided tour will highlight...

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Island Autism Group Tea & Auction

Daniel Fisher House, Thu 08/03/2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for our 11th Annual Tea and Silent Auction on the lawn at the Daniel Fisher House on Main Street in Edgartown on August 3rd from 3:00 to 5:00pm! The auction features fine...

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Meet the Fleet

Dutcher Dock, Thu 08/03/2017, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Commercial fishermen in Menemsha will come off the water next Thursday for the third annual Meet the Fleet event, sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust. The popular event...

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Union Chapel 2017 Speaker Series - Michael Eric Dyson

Union Chapel, Thu 08/03/2017, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Commentator, and scholar, Michael Eric Dyson leads a panel discussion addressing the "Challenge to American Democracy in the 21st Century" as part of the Union Chapel 2017 Speaker Series. Open...

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The Real News About Fake News: a Talk with John Kennedy

West Tisbury Library, Thu 08/03/2017, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for a discussion on media literacy, the origins of fake news, how its true meaning has been distorted, and what’s to be done about it. Refreshments served.

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Yin Yoga

Fly Yoga School, Thu 08/03/2017, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Slow and meditative practice where we hold poses for long periods of time to get into the connective tissue and healing qualities of the poses.

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Eisenhauer Gallery Music in the Square

Eisenhauer Gallery, Thu 08/03/2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Edgartown's Eisenhauer Gallery once again hosts a series of Music in the Square events featuring popular Island entertainers.  See full schedule below. Thursday, July 6 - 6 to 8 pm Music...

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Lego Club

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Thu 08/03/2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Take part in our challenge or create your own design. For children ages 4+.

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Sunset Kayak Tour

Lake Tashmoo, Thu 08/03/2017, 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Why just watch the sunset? Let experience it, together. These romantic and fabulous tours depart an hour before sunset. Suitable for individuals, couples or families. We paddle out in the...

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4th Annual Jazz Night: 2017

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/03/2017, 6:30 pm

Thursday nights on the outdoor stage at Featherstone Center for the Arts.  Music starts at 6:30 pm • $10 for adults, $5 with Our Island Club...bring your own picnic!! Schedule...

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Armchair Traveler: Carolina in Morocco

Oak Bluffs Library, Thu 08/03/2017, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Come listen to Carolina's exciting traveling tales! Come see the treasures that she unearthed in the mountains of Morocco.

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Open Pottery Studio (Adults Only)

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/03/2017, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Fee: $7.50 per hour, $25 per bag of clay, $ Glazing &...

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Stay Sane While Applying to College! Free Talk

Edgartown Library, Thu 08/03/2017, 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

If you or your rising high school senior is worried about applying to college, come to hear Elizabeth Benedict, of Don't Sweat the Essay, talk about strategies for applying, for...

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Documentary Week Martha’s Vineyard

MV Film Center, Thu 08/03/2017, 7:30 pm

In recognition of the rising importance of documentaries to public dialogue, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud to announce its third annual Documentary Week from July 31st through August 4th,...

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Gourmet Wine Dinners at The Terrace

The Terrace at The Charlotte Inn, Thu 08/03/2017, 7:30 pm

Thursday evenings at The Terrace this summer give oenophiles and everyday wine enthusiasts alike something to celebrate. The Terrace’s summer wine series features a guest sommelier joining diners for an...

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Island Theatre Workshop Presents ... ANNIE!

MV Performing Arts Center, Thu 08/03/2017, 7:30 pm

Join us as we follow eleven year old orphan, ANNIE, while she makes her way through the streets of 1933 New York with her new dog-pal Sandy in search of...

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Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center Summer Institute Speaker Series

MV Hebrew Center, Thu 08/03/2017, 7:30 pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center Summer Institute presents speakers from the front lines of politics, economics, science and the arts. The Series offers rich opportunities to learn, engage and be...

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Speaker Series at the Tabernacle

Tabernacle, Thu 08/03/2017, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Cottage City Through the Stereoscope: A 3D Presentation Hal Garneau has been collecting antique stereo views of Martha’s Vineyard for over 35years. Join him as he shares more than 100...

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The MVFF Presents: Fishpeople

Owen Park, Thu 08/03/2017, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a free outdoor screening of Fishpeople at Owen Park in Vineyard Haven! Free community paddle boarding at 7:00 PM before the show! Just getting to the ocean,...

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The Vineyard Sound

Federated Church, Thu 08/03/2017, 8:00 pm

For over 20 years the Vineyard Sound has been an annual fixture of summer entertainment on the Island. Founded in 1992, the all-male vocal ensemble began as a group of...

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Vineyard Ghosts Walking Tours

Clock on Main St., Thu 08/03/2017, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lantern led treks through the streets, with ghost stories galore. Six person minimum, no tickets needed. Tours are weather permitting and subject to change. Please call or email ahead. Private...

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