The Week Ahead: Friday, October 23 through Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Week Ahead: Friday, October 23 through Thursday, October 29, 2015

October 23, 2015

FallOnQuitsaPond2010MRHalloween events are already beginning to pop up in the Week Ahead along with a new exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum, storytimes for the little ones and opportunity to learn about art, our history and the land we call home.  As a backdrop for it all is more of the wonderful fall weather we’ve been enjoying here on Martha’s Vineyard. Enjoy the Week Ahead!

Friday, October 23th
Exhibit: “Made with Clay: Pottery for Use and Beauty”
Ongoing exhibit (through March 26, 2016) showcases the wares of the potter – pitchers, dishes, vases, jugs, cups, and tiles (the oldest being 700 years old) along with photographs and stories of and by their makers.

Saturday, October 24
Halloween Short Movies
Get a jump on Halloween celebrations – come watch a pair of short Halloween movies: an Eloise movie and a Monster & Alien movie.  Popcorn served.

Sunday, October 25
Mass. Memories Road Show Martha’s Vineyard
Share your memories of Martha’s Vineyard! Old Island families, recent washashores, and everyone in between is invited to add their own MV memories to this state-wide documentary project.

3rd Annual Halloween Festival: All Things Masks
On the lawn of the former Marine Hospital and in conjunction with MVM’s “Island Faces: Portrait Competition” exhibit, come explore the features of faces and mask making. Enjoy spider web hopscotch, play Halloween eye spy, and decorate pumpkins with your favorite designs. Costumes encouraged.

Monday, October 26
Land, Soil & Animals: The Whole Picture for Pasture
Land, Soil & Animals: The Whole Picture for Pasture:  A public presentation & discussion with Agronomist Dr. Rachel Gilker.

Tuesday, October 27
Movie Night: A League of Their Own
Movie based on the WW II era All-American Girls’ Professional Baseball League. Starring Tom Hanks, Genna Davis, Rosie O’Donnell and Madonna.

Wednesday, October 28
Stuffed Animal Story Time
Bring your stuffed animal friends to the library for songs, stories and crafts! For ages 3 and up.

Thursday, October 29
Children’s Art with Miss Lani: Picasso Mania
The Grand Palais in Paris showcase of Picasso’s paintings and those artists he influenced­ David Hockney, Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein and more. For ages 8, 9, 10.

 

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