Island Time, April 23-30: The Online Line-up

Island Time, April 23-30: The Online Line-up

April 27, 2020

More Martha’s Vineyard events and activities are moving online just about every day, adding an extra dimension to Island life. You can find the latest additions in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar; our day-by-day picks are listed below.

Thursday, April 23 | Bard’s birthday

Island poets Fan Ogilvie and Arnie Reisman celebrate the birthdate of William Shakespeare with live poetry readings from their living rooms. To join the audience via Zoom, email [email protected].

Friday, April 24 | ‘Gram jam

Newcomer Edgartown shop Sea Legs, which opened on Dock Street just days before the pandemic shutdown, is hosting a live concert on Instagram with English singer-songwriter Tom Wardle at 6 p.m

Saturday, April 25 | No excuses now

Stuck in the house? If you can get on the internet, you can get into a group exercise class from the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard, which has more than 40 virtual classes a week—for free.

Sunday, April 26 | The lure of fishing

Explore the history and excitement of the Island’s most popular off-season event in the Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s virtual exhibition One on the Line: The Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby.

Monday, April 27 | Island eye candy

Martha’s Vineyard: The Way We See It, a collaborative exhibition curated by the photographers of Vineyard Colors, is a feast of Island views posted on the Featherstone Center for the Arts website.

Tuesday, April 28 | Tech talk

Does your technical literacy need an upgrade to cope with the new online environment? The tech-savvy staff of the Edgartown Library offer one-on-one remote sessions in using technology, every afternoon from Tuesday through Saturday.

Wednesday, April 29 | Positive vibrations

Take a free online Restorative Sound Journey to the tones of singing bowls, chimes and other resonant instruments, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m with Peaked Hill Studio owner Valerie Sonnenthal.


Photo by Lanny McDowell.


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