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Events - Thursday, August 10, 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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Who You See Here

Martha's Vineyard Playhouse, Fri 08/04/2017 - Sat 09/02/2017, 7:30 pm

World Premiere: Who You See Here; a new comedy By Matt Hoverman. Opening night Thursday, August 10 Directed by Jeanie Hackett An uptight therapist and her recovering alcoholic husband find...

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Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival

Performing Arts Center, Mon 08/07/2017 - Sat 08/12/2017, All Day

The 15th Run & Shoot Filmworks Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival comes to the Island on August 8-12, 2017. MVAAFF is now entering its 15th year on Martha’s Vineyard....

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Adventures in Art: Summer Art Camp

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Mon 08/07/2017 - Fri 08/11/2017, 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 08/07/2017 - Fri 08/11/2017, 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 08/07/2017 - Fri 08/11/2017, 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 08/07/2017 - Fri 08/11/2017, 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 08/07/2017 - Fri 08/11/2017, 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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Robotics Camp

West Tisbury School, Mon 08/07/2017 - Fri 08/11/2017, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Build your own robot, and program it to respond to inputs from sensors and remote control. Learn about electronics, robotics, and fundamentals of computer science using Arduino, Scratch and C...

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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Tue 08/08/2017 - Sat 08/12/2017, 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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5th Annual Golf Getaway & Awards Dinner

Lola's Restaurant, Wed 08/09/2017 - Thu 08/10/2017, All Day

Join us for the 5th cocktail mixer and reception and for the annual golf tournament and awards dinner. These great events will give you and opportunity to experience superb local...

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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Wed 08/09/2017 - Sun 08/13/2017, 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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Camp Terra Mare

YMCA of MV, Thu 08/10/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 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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Eisenhauer Gallery Summer Exhibits

Eisenhauer Gallery, Thu 08/10/2017 - Wed 09/06/2017, All Day

Eisenhauer Gallery has announced its schedule of summer shows.  Admission to the gallery is free. Openings are from 6-8 pm. Thursday, August 10: “Flight of Fancy” Group Show featuring the...

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Early Birders

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/10/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 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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Kids Kayak Adventures

Island Spirit Kayak, Thu 08/10/2017 - Mon 08/14/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 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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Guided Kayak Tours

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/10/2017, 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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Paint with Wet Pulp with Sandy Bernat

Seastone Paper, Thu 08/10/2017, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

We will experiment with interesting ways to work with wet fiber for surface decoration and image making. Dip into colorfully pigmented vats of pulp, explore stenciling techniques, collage materials into...

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Paint with Wet Pulp with Sandy Bernat

Seastone Papers, Thu 08/10/2017, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

We will experiment with interesting ways to work with wet fiber for surface decoration and image making. Dip into colorfully pigmented vats of pulp, explore stenciling techniques, collage materials into...

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20th Annual Summer Artisans Festivals

West Tisbury Grange Hall, Thu 08/10/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 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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The Essential College Writing Workshop

Edgartown Public Library, Thu 08/10/2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enrolling at top colleges and universities is said to be seamless for independent school graduates. Yet, one college professor challenges this notion when it comes to college writing, and she...

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Creature Feature

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/10/2017, 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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Oak Bluffs Land & Wharf Co. Island Tours

Dockside Inn, Thu 08/10/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 11:00 am - 11:45 am

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

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Putting it Together

The Gallery at Featherstone, Thu 08/10/2017, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit us at the Gallery for our new show "Putting It Together."

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RIISE 4th Annual Martha's Vineyard Benefit {Brunch + Beach}

Winnetu Oceanside Resort, Thu 08/10/2017, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We’re back on Martha’s Vineyard celebrating families of color, independent school education, and beyond! Bring your family and bunch with us at the awesome Winnetu in Katama then join us...

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Garden Volunteer Work Day

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Thu 08/10/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 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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From Resistance to Power: Reclaiming Democracy in the Trump Era

The Strand Theatre, Thu 08/10/2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

  From Resistance to Power: Reclaiming Democracy in the Trump Era Discussion Leaders: Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director, Advancement Project National Office Nakkita Oliver, Activist and Seattle Mayoral Candidate Desmond...

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Painting Workshop on Island Farms

Grey Barn and Farm, Thu 08/10/2017, 3:00 pm

Painting Workshop on Island Farms En Plein Air with artist Traeger di Pietro and Kenneth Vincent at Grey Barn and Farm With the gorgeous Grey Barn and Farm as backdrop,...

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Outdoor Rock Concert for Kids

West Tisbury Library, Thu 08/10/2017, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Jellybone Rivers and the Maniacs of the Heart playing rock versions of classic children's songs. Seating is on the grass, so bring a picnic blanket. Concert will be moved indoors...

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Jessica B. Harris Presents My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir

MVM Library, Thu 08/10/2017, 5:30 pm

In the technicolor glow of the early seventies, Jessica B. Harris debated, celebrated, and danced her way from the jazz clubs of the Manhattan's West Side to the restaurants of...

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Yin Yoga

Fly Yoga School, Thu 08/10/2017, 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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Chalk Paint 101 with Anne-Marie Eddy

Pebble Gallery at Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/10/2017, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Are you looking to update your furniture to mix and blend with your new style? Sign up today for one of our Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan Workshops and learn...

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Eisenhauer Gallery Music in the Square

Eisenhauer Gallery, Thu 08/10/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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

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Susan Wilson - Author Talk

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Thu 08/10/2017, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Martha's Vineyard very own! Susan Wilson is the author of nine novels, all which have received great recognition - including One Good Dog, which was on the New York Times...

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Yoga and Glow

Oak Bluffs Public Library, Thu 08/10/2017, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This before-bed Yoga and Movement class will be taught by Emily Histen. Please call the library (508-693-9433) to pre-register. For children ages 5-9.

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4th Annual Jazz Night: 2017

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/10/2017, 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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Open Pottery Studio (Adults Only)

Featherstone Center for the Arts, Thu 08/10/2017, 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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Peter Brannen: The Ends of the World

Vineyard Haven Public Library, Thu 08/10/2017, 7:00 pm

Award-winning science journalist Peter Brannen will discuss his new book, The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions. As new groundbreaking research...

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Gourmet Wine Dinners at The Terrace

The Terrace at The Charlotte Inn, Thu 08/10/2017, 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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Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center Summer Institute Speaker Series

MV Hebrew Center, Thu 08/10/2017, 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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Built on Stilts

Union Chapel, Thu 08/10/2017, 8:00 pm

Festival shows are free, open to the public and appropriate for all ages. Audiences may come and go as they please. Doors open at 7:30pm followed by drumming, dancers warm-up...

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Performance: Point of Interest

The Yard, Thu 08/10/2017, 8:00 pm

In Guggenheim Fellow Raphael Xavier´s newest group dance work, Point of Interest (begun in a Schonberg Fellow Choreographic Residency at The Yard in 2015), he tackles the artistic, humorous and...

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The Vineyard Sound

Federated Church, Thu 08/10/2017, 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 08/10/2017, 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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