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FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010 VINEYARD GAZETTE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD, MASS. THREE-A VINEYARD GAZETTE Sunday, June 6 Dressage Horse Show begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Agricultural Hall grounds in West Tisbury. Car Wash from 9 a.m. to i p.m. at Edgartown National Bank on Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road. Cost is $8 per car to benefit high school softball. Inspiration Weekend is at the Tabernacle at the Camp Ground in Oak Bluffs at 11 a.m., with Dr. Charles Stanley and historian Da- vid Barton. Crab Cake Luncheon at Trinity Parish House at the Camp Ground is form 1 to 3 p.m. Takeout avail- able, also hotdogs. Belia's Musical Puppet Show, where everyone is invited to join in singing the American and Brazilian folk songs, at 11:30 a.m. in a ware- house behind 56/58 Main street in Vineyard Haven. Award Celebration: Empow- ered Woman of the Year is at Mediterranean Restaurant in Oak Bluffs from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost is $75. For details or to register, call 508-696-8880 or e-mail women- empowered@c0mcast.net. Dance Recital: Outer Space in 12 Movements, to songs in- cluding Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Stardust and Aurora Borealis, will be performed at noon and again at 6 p.m., the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Center. Monday, June 7 Seaweed Papermaking Work- shop is from 9 a.m. to I p.m. at Sea- stone Papers in, West Tisbury. Cost is $85. Details at 508-693-5786 or seastonepapers.com. Storytime for infants and tod- dlers is at 10:30 a.m. at West Tis- bury library. The Wonder of Horses with Lani Carney, for children ages 6 to 10 is from 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. at Feather- stone. Cost is $30. For details, call 508-693-1850. Ricky Skaggs at Inspiration Weekend: Events at the Taber- nacle at the Camp Ground in Oak Bluffs at 6:30 p.m. include Dr. Charles Stanley and performance by Ricky Skaggs .and Kentucky Thunder. For details.or tickets, call 800-468-6824, or visit intouch. org/marthasvineyard. Animated Movie is at 7 p.m. at the West Tisbury library. Free pop- corn. Tonight: Ratatouille. In Stitches Knitting Circle wel- comes all ages from 7 to 9 p.m. at West Tisbury library. Film: The 49th Parallel, a 1941 British wartime film directed by Mi- chael Powell and starring Eric Port- man, Lawrence Olivier, Leslie How- ard and Niall McGinnis, screens at the Katharine Cornell Theatre in Vineyard Haven at 8 p:m. as part of the Martha's Vineyard Museum ex- hibit, Those Who Serve: Martha's Vineyard and WWII. Tickets avail- able at the door for $8, or $5 for museum and Martha's Vineyard film society members. Wheelthrowing with Frank Folts Jr. is from 7 to 9 p.m. at Feather- stone. Cost is $30. For details, call 508-693-1850. Tuesday, June 8 Self-Guided Kayak Quest on Sengekontacket Pond is offered weeksdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with kayaks, paddies, lifejack- ets and quest materials included through Felix Neck Wildlife Sanc- tuary. Cost is $40, or $30 for members, per boat. For details, call 508-627-4850. Bereavement Group is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at St. Andrew's Church in Edgartown. All welcome. For details, call 508-693-0189. V A Savor the Moment Della Hardman Day Saturday, July 31, 2010 Oak Bluffs, MA www'dellahardmanday'cm .t Mystery Author Cynthia Riggs is the guest at 9:30 a.m. at the Howes House in West Tisbury for an open discussion group. Tom Maley Life Drawing Group meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Featherstone. Cost is $10; no instruction. For details, call 508-696-8076. Digital Photography: Individ- ual Camera Tutorial with Kathy Rose from 10 a.m. to noon or i to 3 at Featherstone in Oak Bluffs. Cost is $50 for a two-hour tutorial. For details, call 508-693-1850. Croquet Strategy Lessons are at 4 p.m. at the public croquet court located on the Edgartown school grounds. For details, call 508-627-8729. Opening Reception for the Friends of the Vineyard Haven Li- brary Art Show featuring the work of more than 20 Vineyard artists is free from 5 to 8 p.m. For details, call 508-696-4210, extension 11. Inspiration Weekend is at the Tabernacle at the Camp Ground in Oak Bluffs at 6:30 p.m. Tonight: Dr. Charles Stanley and musical erformance by Avalon. For de- tails or to purchase tickets, call 800-468-6824, or visit intouch. org/marthasvineyard. Harvard Forest Director David Foster speaks about A Wildland and Woodland Vision for the New England Landscape: Local Con- servation, Biodiversity and the Global Environment and its direct relevance to conservation plan- ning on Martha's Vineyard at 7:30 3.m. at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury. Cost is $10, or $5 for Polly Hill Arboretum members. For de- tails, 508-693-9426. Wednesday, June 9 Nature and Fishing Tours with The Trustees of Reservations on Chappaquiddick are offered daily, including Fishing Discovery tours, Cape Pogue Natural His- tory, Lighthouse or Quest tours. For details and reservations, call 508-627-3599. Story Time is at 10:30 a.m. for toddlers and 11:30 a.m. for ages three to five at Oak Bluffs Public Library. Today: Bubbles. Storytime for Kids ages three andup is at at lO:30: .m." {tffe West Tisbury library:' ....... Introduction to Airbrush class is from 1 to 3 p.m. at Feather- stone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs. Cost is $45. For details, call 508-693-1850. Open Pottery Studio is from 2 to 5 p.m. at Featherstone. Cost is $5 per hour. For details, call 508-693-1850. Benefit Dinner for Island Grown Schools is at the Sailing Camp in Oak Bluffs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sailing Camp in Oak Bluffs. Dinner, live music, silent auction, and more. For details, visit island- grown.org. Film: The Fish Belong to the People, a feature-length docu- mentary, screens at 5:30 p.m. at the Chilmark Library. Free; all wel- come. Music: Spirituals Choir, di- rected by James Thomas, presi- dent of the U.S. Slave Song Project Inc., performs at 7 p.m. in the main room at the Vineyard Haven Public Library. Thursday, June 10 Butterfly Garden Tour at 10 a.m., trail walk at 11 a.m. and gar- den work party at 1 p.m. at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary in Edgar- the VIN[YARD ,RTISANS Island Artists, Artisans and Cottage Industries BELDAN K. RADCLIFFE Rain or Shine at the Grange Hall State Road, West Tisbury town. Free with admission ($4 for nonmembers, free for members). Weekly thought July 29. Anticipatory Grief Group, supporting those in the grieving process that often begins before death, is from 1 to 2 p.m. at West Tisbury Congregational Church. For details, call 508-693-0189. Needlepoint Consultation is from 3 to 5 p.m. with conversation and chocolate at Henley's Needle- point in Edgartown. Dance: Ana Isabel Keilson per- forms at 5:30 p.m. at The Yard in Chilmark. Free; donations accept- ed. For details, see dancetheyard. org or call 508-645-9662. Music in the Courtyard is from 6 to 8 p.m. on North Water street in Edgartown in front of the Colonial Inn. Free; all welcome. Open Public Forum on Vine- yard Power, a community-owned cooperative developing a sustain- able energy future for Martha's Vineyard is at 7 p.m. at the Grange hall in West Tisbury. Ask questions, voice concerns and learn about the benefits of membership. Kirtan and Yoga: Tony Khalife's live music accompanies Sherry and Rob Sidoti's yoga class from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Cohousing in West Tisbury. Cost is $16 for yoga; sug- gested donation for music is $5 to 10. Free Class: Philosophy & Psy- chology, an informal weekly talk on the Cabala, Tarot, Buddhism Hinduism and the Tap begins at 8 p.m. at 101 Chase Road in Edgar- town. Details at 508-627-8536. Music: Phil DaRosa plays at Nancy's in Oak Bluffs at 10 p.m. Future events are listed online at mvgazette.com/calendar. Please send listings to calendar@ mvgazette.com. Sheldon Hackney Presents Classic Worm War H Films World War II, which shaped the 20th century and produced what's been called the greatest generation, also inspired many classic films -- and a selection of the best is being presented on Island with special introductions by American history scholar Sheldon Hackney. The series begins on Monday, June 7, with The 49th Parallel, a 1941 British drama and wartime propaganda film starring Laurence Olivier, screening at 8 p.m. at the Katharine Corner Theatre on Spring street in Vineyard Haven. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. . The'Ma lm s:3/in ya d F-ilm S ietyI is presenting the series in conjunction with the Martha's Vineyard Museum as part of its ongoing exhibition in Ed- gartown, Those Who Serve: Martha's Vineyard and World War II. Mr. Hackney is a former provost of Princeton, president of Tulane and University of Pennsylvania, and chair- man of the National Endowment of the Humanities In The 49th Parallel, filmmakers Mi- chael Powell and Emeric Pressburger show their ideas of why the U.S. should join the Allied fight against the Nazis. A group of Nazi navy men are stranded on Canadian soil (viewers have just seen them refusing food and water to a group of torpedoed British seamen and so there's little sympathy for the castaways). The 49th Parallel was the biggest grossing film in the UK in 1941, and the biggest grossing British fill to date in the US. It is rated PG and runs 105 minutes. Admission at door is $8, or $5 for members, with all proceeds to benefit the museum. Every Sunday from 10am--2pm www.vineyardarfisans.com Visitors and Families are Welcome! Luminaries available at the event. Reviving Island Spirits, Business With Preaching and Other Idols By REMY TUMIN A spiritual awakening is coming to the Vineyard this weekend. And Squire Rushnell, author, comedian and part- time resident of Edgartown, is poised to prove it through a five-day event dedicated to inspirational message, comedy and song at this year's Inspi- ration Weekend. "Our whole quest was to do some- thing that would lift the spirits of this entire Island at the beginning of the season,, Mr. Ruslmell said in an inter- view this week. "There will be stories and music that will grip your heart. You can count on that." Dr. Charles Stanley, pastor and founder of In Touch Ministries, is the keynote speaker for the weekend which is expected to draw more than 1,000 people to the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs over the course of five days. Dr. Stanley's sermons are broadcast in every nation in the world via radio and television, including 204 television stations in the United States. Dr. Stanley and others are hoping to reach a broader audience this year."I'm going to connect with this community the way I speak with every community, I speak the truth," Dr. Stanley said in an interview yesterday at the Charlotte Inn in Edgartown, where he is staying. "It's the power of the truth that changes people." Inspiration Weekend was originally created by Mr. Rushnell and his wife and performance partner, Louise Du- Art, in 2009. Now in its second year, the expanded five-day event kicks off Friday night with an inspirational mes- sage by Dr. Stanley and runs through Tuesday evening, featuring music, com- edy and prayer. After the success of Inspiration Weekend last year, Mr. Rushnell and Mrs. DuArt traveled to Atlanta to per- sonally invite Dr. Stanley to be the featured speaker at tiffs year's event. "We were prepared to whittle back our expectations," said Mr. Ruslmell. "So when he said,'I think I should stay for five days and not leave until I am moved to leave,' we were absolutely thrilled." Of course the roots of revivalism are strong on the Vineyard; 150 years ago, the Tabernacle was home to religious revivals that were held in tents pitched in circles in the oak groves there. "We felt that it was once a place that was so spiritually alive, but we also know that it is spiritually dormant today," Mr. Ruslmell said."I think part of our quest is to awaken the dofrnancy that there is in a lot of Islanders." Billing it as a nondenominational event, the organizers of Inspiration Week iid say'that it iS'n0t tefigkm-cen-; tered, but God-centered. The Rev. Jeff Winter, pastor at the Faith Community Church of Martha's Vineyard, which is The Lighthouse Challenge: Five Stops in One Saturday The Vineyard hosts its third annual Lighthouse Challenge on Saturday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In cooperation with the United States Coast Guard, the Martha's Vine- yard Museum, and The Trustees of Reservations, lighthouse enthusiasts are encouraged to visit all five Island lighthouses on Saturday. The Lighthouse Challenge includes the Edgartown and East Chop light- houses, the grounds of the West Chop lighthouses, the Gay Head Light in Aquinnah, and Cape Pogue Light- house, reachable only by an over-sand vehicle. Information about Challenge tickets, dining deals and discounts is online at mvy.com. a sponsor, said he is expecting a diverse crowd from around the country. And he hopes the good deeds that abound in the Vineyard community will inspire others. "I think it's important to be able to give," Mr. Winter said. "It's important for them to hear about what the com- munity organizations are doing to help ... to lift these people, and to have the people from off-Island give back to something here." To that end, money collected at the offering during the Sunday morn- ing service will be donated to Camp Jabberwocky and the Red Stocking Fund. "Life is tough, life is hard," Mr. Win- ter added. "I want people to feel in- spired that there's hope in their daily lives." Dr. Stanley's In Touch Ministries is cosponsoring the $150,000 event, which will include performances by Ameri- can Idol finalist Mandisa, Grammy- nominated group Avalon, bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs and the Kentucky Thunder, and Star Search finalist Mara Getz. And entertainment and inspiration are not the only benefits expected this weekend. Mr. Winter said lo- cal businesses were consulted about which dates were best for them, and they agreed that the weekend after Memorial Day could provide a wel- come boost. "From the chamber of commerce perspective, it's a win-win thing," Mr. Winter said. But Mr. Rushnell and Mr. Winter said the real beneficiary of Inspira- tion Weekend is the Island community. "There are a lot of hurting people on this Island," Mr. Rushnell said. But there's still hope. "The energy is there [at the Tabernacle]; there's a spiritual energy that is in that land that is going to come awake." For more information about Inspi- ration Weekend, including a schedule of events and admission prices, go to into uch. o r g/marthasv in e y ar d. TELEVANGELIST CHARLES STANLEY TRUSTS Mark Lovewell POWER OF TRUTH. FRIDAY, JUNE 4 1:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 - 7:00 PM 3:00 - 11:00 PM 4:00-6:00 PM 4:30 PM 4:30 - 5:30 PM Move in to Camp Sites Begins Registration Tent Open Children's Activities - Face Painting, etc, EVENT BEGINS - WITH DJ FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING PILATES SURVIVOR - CARE GIVER RECEPTION AND SATURDAY, JUNE 5 12:00 AM 2:00 AM SUNRISE 7:00 AM 7:00 - 11:00 AM 7:30 AM 7:00-9:00 AM 8:00 AM 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 8:45 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 10:30 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 NOON COME CELEBRATE NATIONAL TRAILS DAY, JUNE 5 This year's hike: Quammox Preserve on Chappaquiddick to Quansoo Preserve in Chilmark. Keep checking www.mvlandbank.com for the latest information. i A Documentary Wednesday June 9 5:30 PM Chilmark Public Library 508-645-3360 for details. Chilmark Writing Workshop writing from the heart ill findin9 your own voice Workshops start July 5 - July 8 and every week thereafter Mon-Thurs 9am-12pm for more information, please contact Nancy Slonim Aronie 508.645.9085 www.chilmarkwritingworkshop.com II I 5:00 PM 5:00-8:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:10-6:20 PM 6:20-6:30 PM 6:30 PM 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:00 PM DINNER at MVRHS Culinary Room BATONS TURNED IN FOR JUDGING ROTARY BURGER BARN OPEN Batons Returned to Teams OPENING CEREMONY ACS REMARKS EDUCATION SURVIVOR SPEECH CARE GIVER SPEECH LAP - SURVIVOR S & CAREGIVERS LAP - TEAMS THEMED PARADE Team Photos at campsites THEME LAP - Halloween Trick or Treat BEST CAMPSITE VOTING On "Celebration Theme" THEME LAP - BINGO 8:30 pm (soft start) 9:00PM 9:30 PM 9:30-10:00PM 10:00 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 - 11:00 PM 11:00 PM 12:00 AM LUMINARY LIGHTING CEREMONY MUSIC: STINGRAYS "DANCING WITH THE STARS" THEME LAP - POKER RUN BYO S'MORES COOKOUT "DANCING WITH THE STARS" THEME LAP - A NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION THEME LAP - WALK BACKWARDS !!!:!~ THEME LAP - BEST P.J'S THEMR LAP - THE SILENT ONE SUNRISE CEREMONY - FIGHTING BACK THEME LAP - BEST BEDHEAD LOOK D J COVERAGE 5K REGISTRATION ROTARY PANCAKE BREAKFAST TAI CHI MORNING WARM-UP MORNING PRACTICE YOGA 5K CROSS COUNTRY FUN RUN - RUNNERS START (Cross Country Track) 5K CROSS COUNTRY FUN RUN - WALKERS START (Cross Country Track) Fight Back Demo & Instruction Tug 0 War Fight Back THEME LAP - 3-LEGGED RACE THEME LAP - CLEAN -UP THEME LAP - THANK YOU LAP BUTTERFLIES - FLY FREE RELAY ENDS- THANK YOU!' d ,,; ' 1,~ ,, [~:!t1:7;;t~/11~[~,;l;:llltfIilliIiIiIiIIIIIIlllllll/ll , - - |' ' ' --------------'-'---J