The Week Ahead: Friday, December 29 ’17 through Thursday, January 4 ’18

The Week Ahead: Friday, December 29 ’17 through Thursday, January 4 ’18

December 29, 2017

Though Island typically takes a breather during this interim week between the winter holidays,  the bone chilling temperatures promised for the early days of 2018 only encourages our inclination to hunker down and hibernate. Of course, this caveat doesn’t include New Year’s Eve which is being celebrated, as it is every year, with all stops out and lots of options from which to choose.  The Harbor View Hotel will be holding its annual gala complete with ooh-and-aah worthy fireworks that’ll light the night sky and set the reflecting sea ablaze. Island restaurants ramp up for the holiday with exciting menus and champagne toasts.  Pubs and bars will rock in the New Year with live music or you favorite DJ. The remainder of the week brings us a number of opportunities to make good on some of those New Year’s resolutions that might include discovering a new talent, spending more quality time with our kids or becoming more involved in our community. However and where ever you are greeting the arrival of 2018, we wish you peace and prosperity, good health and happiness in the New Year!

Friday, December 29
Winter Break Crafts for Kids & Families
Kids getting antsy during this frigid weather? Drop by the Children’s Room during school break for fun, age appropriate crafts!

Saturday, December 30
Chilmark Potluck Jam42
Warm things up at the Chilmark Potluck Jam42 starting at 6pm.  Admission is free but bring something yummy to share at the potluck!

Sunday, December 31
Happy New Year’s Eve everyone! Check out the many ways to celebrate the incoming year by clicking here.

Monday, January 1
Start your new year off by skating!  Skate-A-Thon to benefit the Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club and the USA Pyeong Chang Olympic hopefuls.

Tuesday, January 2
Tuesday Writing & Poetry Series: Open Floor Readings
Hosted by the Pathways Team, this evening’s optional theme is “Warning Signs.” Come to read, enjoy, and  listen.

Wednesday, January 3
Acrylic Painting Workshop with Jennifer Burkin
This winter learn a new activity: This four week workshop is designed to introduce the basic elements of painting to those with little or no experience.

Thursday, January 4
Preschool Storytime
Every Thursday at 10:30 am, the West Tisbury Library presents storytime for preschool aged children. Stories and songs! Come sing along!


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