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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 VINEYARD (;AZETFE, MARTI I32S VINEYARD, MASS. FIVE-A CALENDAR Peter Simon Circuit avenue goes to the pedestrians, no cars during block party. Tivoli Day Celebrates Shoulder Season Tivoli Day is upon us again, for the 35th year in a row. The day is the Oak Bluffs answer for what to do at the end of summer. Celebrate! The party rolls from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. The town closes down Circuit avenue to traffic of the motorized kind and lets the pedestrians get full right of way. There will be music; BallyHoo, Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish, Phil DaRosa and DCLA. There will be food; outdoor dining, no less. There will be frolic; a climbing wall, crafts, raffles and Flying Horses ring catch- ing contest. Any questions, call 508-693-0110, or better yet just show up in Oak Bluffs on Saturday. Rain date, Sunday. YMCA Concert Nights The Base at the YMCA is hosting a community open stage on Fridays in September. All ages are welcome to perform music, dance, spoken word, po- etry, comedy (clean, please) and more. Each week, sign up begins at 6 p.m. or call 508-696-7171 to reserve a spot. The Base is an alcohol-free alternative to hear and play music. Some instruments are available on site or musicians can bring their own. Tonight, Sept. 14, will be a special evening at the Base, featuring Kevin Montgomery who is on a 50-days-in- 50-states tour to highlight the plight of teens in American who are aging out of foster care. Eighty per cent of teenagers who grow out of foster care go homeless within the first six months of aging out. For more information about this cause, visit orangeduffelbagfoundation.org. Martha's Vineyard will be the 22nd night of Mr. Montgomery's tour. And if his lineage is any indicator, the show will be one to remember. His father was Buddy Holly's first musical partner and penned songs such as Heartbeat, Wish- ing and Love's Made a Fool of You. His mother sang with Elvis Presley on Sus- picious Minds. The concert is hosted by Kate Taylor and All Berlow For more information about the Base call 508-696-7171, extension 128. All showtimes, both tonight and fu- ture Fridays, begin at 8 p.m. and admis- sion is $5. ACE MV and Healthcare Adult and Community Education of MV (ACE MV) is hosting a series of three seminars focusing on healthcare reform policy. The six-hour class will be taught by Dr. Grace Sullivan and will help participants make more informed healthcare choices. Among other health-related Courses, ACE MV is offering six classes spon- sored by the American Red Cross, in- cluding standard first aid with CPR. ACE MV also offers a course called Essential Science to help prepare stu- dents to take the TEAS test, a prerequi- site to nursing and allied health career courses. For more information on these and other classes and to register, visit acemv.org or call 508 693-5364. Memory Screening Next Friday, Sept. 21, the Edgartown Council on Aging in collaboration with Alzheimer's Services of Cape Cod & the Islands, Inc. is offering a free memory screening. These screenings help iden- tify people with potential problems who may need more extensive evaluation. Please note, this is a screening not a diagnosis, but participants will receive information to be shared with their primary care physicians. The screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 10 Daggett street in Edgartown. Appointments are necessary. Call 508-775-5656. Meditation Talk, Workshop On Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., Dr. Elliott Dacher, author of Aware, Awake, Alive, will give a talk at the Vineyard Haven Public Library. The talk will be about the practice of meditation, a sub- ject on which Dr. Dacher is well-versed. The title of the talk is also the title of his latest book, the most recent of four books about the practice of meditation and its positive effects on overall mental and physical health. Dr. Dacher began his medical practice in 1975 in Washington, D.C. but in 1996 'retired' to Martha's Vineyard to begin a study of the principles and practices of consciousness and health. For many years he has been holding a medita- tion course at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital, both for beginning students and experienced practitioners. Dr. Dacher's fall course begins on Sept. 26 and runs for eight weeks, from 6 to 8:15 p.m. on successive Wedn.esdays. The cost of the course is $170 and in- cludes his book and a practice CD. For more information and to register for the class, call 508 862-1940. Songwriting Workshop The Pit Stop in Oak Bluffs is a great place for listening to music and Satur- day, Sept. 15, Marc-Alan Burnette with Kiley Evans and Dawn Kenney (soon to play Carnegie Hall), hit the stage. What makes this evening different, though, is that on the same day, Mr. Burnette will be giving a songwriting workshop at 279 Pond Road (Deep Bottom Pond), West Tisbury. Mr. Burnette calls the workshop Bridge Building, New England to Nash- ville. A resident of the music capital of Tennessee, he has written hits for Shelby Lynne, David Ball and John Berry. The .workshop begins at 2 p.m., and costs $30 or $20 for Pit Stop members. The concert starts at 8 p.m. at the Pit Stop, 114 Dukes County avenue, Oak Bluffs, and costs $10 or $5 for Pit Stop members. Also on Thursday, Sept. 20, Tom Bianchi and Danielle Miraglia perform. For more information, visit thepit- stopworkshop.org. Electronics Collection The Realized Dream Project is host- ing an electronic waste collection on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the cliffs of Aquin- nah. The collection will be from 1 to 8 p.m. and include any electronic equip- ment that still works but is no longer wanted, including TV's, microwaves, computers, cell phones and more. On Sunday, Sept. 23, from noon to 8 p.m. there will be another collection at Menemsha Town Beach by the Texaco station. From 4 to 8 p.m. there will also be a community pot luck jam and con- cert featuring Adam Lipsky and friends. For more information, Call 508-560- 9037. School Is Back in Session Drive with caution around the tots. Monday, Sept. 17 In Stitches, a drop-in knitting group for all ages, is every Monday night beginning at 7 p.m. at West Tisbury Public Library. For details, call 508- 693-3366. Playwrights' Studio is from 7 to 9 p.m. at 12 Music Street in West Tisbury. For playwrights interested in creating and developing plays. Group will meet every first and third Mondays. Presented by Island Theater Workshop. For more information or to submit a short writing sample, email wwkgg@comcast.net or call Wayne at 774-563-0050. Open Mic Night at The Pit Stop in Oak Bluffs begins at 7 p.m. Hosted by An- thony Esposito. Cost is $5, members free. Vineyard Ghosts Walking Tour be- gins at 8 p.m. every Monday in Oak Bluffs. Family-friendly tour stops at legendary spots around town known for their haunted pasts or present. Meet outside Secret Garden store at 41 Circuit avenue, Oak Bluffs. Cost is $10 per adult, $5 eight and under. No reservations required. Call 774-563-0762 for private tours or possible schedule changes due to weather only. Tuesday, Sept. 18 Tom Maley Life Drawing Group meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Feath- erstone in Oak Bluffs. Cost is $10. For details, call 508-696-9461 or visit feath- erstoneart.org. West Tlsbury Conversation Group is from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Howes House in West Tisbury' Rev. Judith Campbell speaks about the challenges of a min- ister's profession. Individual Digital Camera Tuto- rial with Kathy Rose is from 10 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. at Featherstone in Oak Bluffs. Cost is $50 for the two-hour tutorial. Call 508-693-1850 or feather- stoneart.org. Write' Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Howes House in West Tis- bury. Share your work, discuss writing. Free. For more details, call 508-627-3913. Stories and Songs for all ages is at 10:30 a.m. at the Chilmark Public Library' For information, call 508-645-3360. Speakeasy Series to benefit the West Tisbury library with author and jour- nalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault begins at 5:30 at the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury. Hors d'oeuvres and light re- freshments will be provided by State Road Restaurant. The price per ticket is $75 per person or $200 for the series. Air Force Jazz Band The United States Air Force Lib- erty Jazz Band is holding a free con- cert beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, at the Ocean Park bandstand. The musicians are part of the United States Air Force Band of Liberty from Hanscom Air Force Base outside Bos- ton. The band has been performing for 25 years, paying homage to the big band sounds of Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, along with mod- ern composers such as Maria Schneider, Mike Crotty and Sandy Megas. In the case of bad weather, the con- cert will take place at Dreamland, 9 Oak Bluffs avenue. Vineyard History Exhibit Tomorrow, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Martha's Vineyard Museum introduces its latest exhibit, Enchanted Isle -- The Story of Martha's Vineyard. The exhibit, as the title says, is about the Vineyard from its geologic begin- nings.to the present. Through oral his- tories and objects, visitors get to travel through different eras and see how they influenced the evolution of the Island. This is to be a permanent exhibition. Tonight, Sept. 14, there will be a member preview of from 5 to 7 p.m. The museum is located at 59 School street in Edgartown. For more information, visit mvmu- seum.org or call 508-627-4441. New film center opens. The Island says Bravo! Stadium seating arrives on the Vineyard. Pictures by Alison Mead Film Festival Features Movies, New Home Richard Paradise, festival director, enjoys his closeup. (;all 508 693--3489 or visit wtlibrary- fimndation.org. Meditation Session is from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Bodhi l'ath Buddhist (;enter located at 21 Laurand Drive in West Tisbury. For more details, call 508- 696-5929. Opera Talk: Viva Verdi! with Susan Grunthal begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Ed- gartown l.ibraly. Also on Sept. 23. For information and class registration, call 508-6274221. Graveyard Tour in West Tisbury begins at 7 p.m. Learn about the Is- land's history through its gravestones. (;()st is $15; children under 12 free. For pre-registration and information, call 508 627-861o. Lecture: Aware, Awake, Alive with I)r. Elliott 1)acher is at 7 p.m. at the Vineyard Haven Public Library. For in- formation, call 508-696-4211 or visit elliottdacher.org. Fashion Week Movie Night: Bill Cunningham Documentary screens at 7:30 p.m at the Martha's Vineyard Film Society Center at the Tisbnry Mar- ketplace. Tickets are sold at the door and benefit Angel Flight NE. Fashion week events run through Sept. 22. For information, visit mvfashionweek.com. Wednesday, Sept. 19 Representational Drawing is from 10 a.m. to noon at Featherstone in Oak Bluffs. Cost is $30. Call 508-693-9566 or visit featherstonear t.org. Prostate Cancer Support "Group meets on the third Wednesday of ev- ery month at 10:30 a.m. in the board room at Martha's Vineyard Commu- nity Services, located at 111 Edgartown/ Vineyard Haven Road (across from the regional high school). For more infor- mation, call 508-693-7900. Aquinnah Cultural Center House Tour is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Aquinnah Circle. New exhibits this year include framed David Vanderhoop paintings, items from the Nestle Nook and Nottowav Inns from Old Gay Head, and newly-d'onated pottery from the Gay Head (;lifts by Gladys Widdiss. Call 508-645-7900. Long lines were the norm at the Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven. [/O=1/04 Providing Martha's Vineyard with Custom Kitchen Cabinetry since -1978- A RC H )'r ;,c I1 R ^ L WOOl) xvoR ;)s G A Proud Dealer of www.WindsorWoodworking.com P.781-324-9600 Family Planning of Martha's Vineyard Safe or Sorry? PREGNANCY TESTING and COUNSELING 517 State Road, Vineyard Haven (508) 693-1208 www.hcsm.org Clinic Hours: Mon-Thurs 9-4:30 Open Pottery Studio is from 2 to 5 p.m. at Featherstone in Oak Bluffs. Cost is $5 per hour. For details, call 508-693- 1850 or visit featherstoneart.org. Meditation Is Medicine Class with Wendy Chabot, M.I). is from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Yoga Barn in West Tisbury. For information, call 508-6879505 or call vineyardmindbodymed.com. Breast Cancer Support Group meets at 6 p.m. at the West Tisbury Library' Figure Drawing Group is every Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Old SCulpin 'allery, 'Doel: .ttteL'Eelgar - 0wn.' Nondristructional, bring your own materials. Cost is $10. : Chappaquiddick Graveyard Tour begins at 7 p.m. Learn about the Is- land's history through its gravestones. Cost is $15; children under 12 free. For pre-registration and information, call 508-627-8619. Summer's Not Over Yet! Fashion Show begins at 7 p.m. at the Sand Bar and Grill in Oak Bluffs. Doors open at 6 p.m. General admission tickets are $20 at the door. VIP ticket packages are available at ticketsmv.com. Fashion week events run through Sept. 22. For information, visit mvfashionweek.com. Community Preservation Meeting is at 7:30 p.m. at the Sailing Camp in Oak Bluffs. Stuart Saginor discusses the new Community Preservation Act legisla- tion and funding. For information, call 508-693-3554. Vineyard Ghosts Walking Tour begins at 8 p.m. every Wednesday in Edgartown. Fan3ily-friendly tour stops at legendary spots around town known for their hannted pasts or present. Meet at the park next to Edgartown Books, 45 Main street. Cost is $10 per adult, $5 eight and under. No reservations required. (;all 774-563-0762 or 508-627- 9445 fiw private tours or possible sched- ule changes due to weather only. Thursday, Sept. 20 Celebration of Life in memory of is from 7 to 10 p.m. at Featherstone in Oak Bluffs. Cost is $5 per hour. For details, call 508-693-1850 or visit feath- erstoneart.org. Fashion Week Movie Night: Vidal Sassoon, The Movie screens at 7:30 p.m. at the Martha's Vineyard Film Society Center at the Tisbury Market Place in Vineyard Haven. Tickets are available at the door and benefit Angel Flight NE. Fashion week events run through Sept. 22. For information, visit mvfash- ionweek.com. Mary Maloy \\;Milker is from 4 to 6 p.m. atl05 Eastville avenue in Oak Blu,yor, Vine Yant Ghosts Walking Tour be- "ii'mcC fis at 8.m: eery Thursd.:night-in a:)'6n .......... ,' ....... ..... meyartl Haven Famfly-frfCllgRollt "'" ":'" : !a'-,;, - :,:v; . _ .. ...... stops at legendary spots around, t0wn Lecture teinnd the'SCenes of the : known for their haunted pasts or pres- Art and Antiques Trade is at 5:30 p.m. ent. Meet at the clock, 44 Main street, at the Martha's Vineyard Museum in Edgartown. Paul Royka discusses how to properly value art and antiques. Cost is $8 fi)r members, $12 for nonmembers. For details, visit mvnmseum.org. Meditation and Meditation Based on Quigong is from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Bodhi Path Buddhist Center located at 21 Laurand Drive in West Tisbury. For more details, call 508-696-5929. Lecture Series: The History of Opera with Susan Grunthal begins at 7 p.m. at the Vineyard Haven Public Library. Tonight's lecture focuses on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Part I. The 12-session course includes lec- ture, materials packet and discussion. Free. For schedule information and to register, please call 508-696-4211, extension 16. Vineyard Haven. Cost is $10 per adult, $5 eight and under. No reservations required. Call 774-563-0762 or 508-627- 9445 for private tours or possible sched- ule changes due to weather only. Please send listings for calendar events via e-mail to calendar@mvga- zette.com by Monday at 5p.m. For a list of future events, visit mvgazette.com. Open Pottery Studio (adults only) Fall Home & Garden The Gazette's Fall Home & Garden section will be published in our Columbus Day weekend issue on October 5, and again this year, we're celebrating the colors of fall. Be part of this colorful section and we'll repeat your ad in a similar size as a bonus in Our October 19 issue of the Vineyard Gazette. Advertising Deadline - Friday, September 21 Call 508-627-4311 to reserve your space. V! N EYARD  GAZETTE