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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010 VINEYARD GAZETYE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD, MASS. . THREE-A i Viiii0000ard Living Monday, Sept. 20 The Woman's Club of Martha's Vineyard meets at noon at the St. Andrew's Parish house. For details, call 508-627-4861. Farm Tours are every MondaY through Friday at 12:30 p.m. at the Farm Institute in Katama. For details, call 508-627-7007 or visit i Portrait Painting for Children ages 8 to 11with Lani Carney is from 3:15 to 5:45 p.m. at Featherstone in Oak Bluffs. Cost is $35. For details, call 508-693-1850 or visit feather- Kids Book Club: Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt is at 3:30 p.m. at the West Tisbury Library. Forming Paper: size, shape and pulp lamination with Sandy Bernat is from 4 to 6 p.m. at Seastone Pa- pers in West Tisbury. Cost is $45. For details, call 508-693-5786 or visit Living Local Class: eating for re- storative health with Jan Buhrman is from 5 to 8 p.m. Cost is $75 and includes dinner. For details call 508-645-5000 or visit culinary- Portrait Painting Master Class is at Featherstone Painter Mark Bullen is offering a three-day intensive masfer class in por- trait painting at Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oct. 1 to 3. Through daily demonstrations from the live model, Mr. Bullen will show you how to achieve drawing, form and color in your own work. There will be an emphasis on mixing flesh tints, draw- ing with a brush and understanding light and shade. The class is designed for both beginning and advanced painters' benefit. The class runs Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Tuition is $375. Mr. Bullen is graduate of the Penn- sylvania Academy of the Fine Arts whose paintings have been exhibited in Philadelphia, New York and San Francisco. Noted for his large-scaled figure paintings and striking portrait work, his work can be found in private and public collections and online at Lyme and Tick-Borne Dis- ease Discussion with Dr. Enid Hailer is at 5:30 p.m. at the West Tisbury Public Library. The lyme disease documentary Under Our Skin by Andy Abrahams Wilson will also be shown. For details, call 508-693-3366. In Stitches, a drop-in knitting group for all ages, is at 7 p.m. at the West Tisbury Public Library. For details, call 508-693-3366. Monday Night Movies for Kids: Captains Courageous screens at 7 p.m. at the West Tisbury Pub- lic Library. Free. For details, call 508-693-3366. Tuesday, Sept. 21 Autumn Plant Papers: process local plant fibers such as cornhusk, cattail and grasses into paper with Sandy Bernat from 9 a.m. to noon at Seastone Papers in West Tis- bury. Cost is $75. For details, call 508-693-5786 or visit seastone- Living Local Class: Raw Foods and Kombucha Lunch with Jan IBuhrman is from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $75. For details call 508-645-5000 or visit culinary- Down Island Farmers' Market begins at 9 a.m. at the Tisbury Wharf. Farm fresh veggies, foraged foods, jams, jellies, salsas, pies and more. Bereavement Group for Part- ners and Spouses, with bereave- Open Casting Call Calling all actors, directors and tech- nicians. Your moment to shine, or at least strut your stuff, has arrived. This Sunday, Sept. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. the Island Theatre Workshop is holding an open casting call for its October 21 Pick of the Crop play festival. Whether you lean toward laughing or crying is just fine because parts are available in both comedic and dramatic plays. Just make sure you are between the ages of twenty-five and sixty. The auditions take place at ITW's Academy Hall Building at 12 Music street in West Tisbury. For more details call, 508-627-3166 or 508-737-8550. Fleet Young Feet Race Chop to Benefit Library Todd Cleveland of Oak Bluffs was first to finish the 13th annual Run to the Chop 5k, with a time of 19 minutes and 56 seconds. Erica Maker of Wil- liamstown, was the first female with a time of 22 minutes, 52 seconds• Eight-year-old Sam Cranston of Vineyard Haven also finished in the top 20, with his time of 26 minutes, one second. The race is sponsored by the Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library, and proceeds will support library pro- grams. ment counselor Colleen Seadale, LMF-I', Hospice of Martha's Vine- yard, is at 9:30 alm. at St. An- drew's Church, North Summer street, Edgartown. For details, call 508-693-0189. Tom Maley Life Drawing Group is from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Feath- erstone in Oak Bluffs. Cost is $10. For details, call 508-693-9566 or visit Tuesday Conversation: The U.S. Constitution with W. Riley Deeble is from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Howes House in West Tisbury. For details, call 508-693-6737. Phil daRosa Performs Singer, songwriter and guitarist Phil daRosa will perform this Saturday Sept. 18, at the Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs. Phil is about to release a new EP and this is your chance to say I heard it first. Doors open at 7 p.m. Opening for Phil are Erich Luening and Meghan LaRoque. Tickets are available at ticketsmv. corn or at Above Ground Records, daRosa's and Island Music. For more details, call 508-524-2065. Story Time is from 10 to 10:30 a.m. for newborn to two-year-olds, and 11 to 11:30 a.m. for three to five-year-olds at the Vineyard Ha- ven Public Library. Book Talk: Now and Zen au- thors Alan Brigish and Susan Klein speak at the Aquinnah Public li- brary at 5:30 p.m. For details, call 508-645-2314. Retirement Planning and Long Term Care Insurance lecture is at 5 p.m. at the Tisbury Senior Center in Vineyard Haven. Free. RSVP to 508-696-4205. Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease discussion with Dr. Enid Hailer is at 5:30 p.m. at the West Tisbury Public Library. The lyme disease documentary Under Our Skin by Andy Abrahams Wilson also will be shown. For details, call 508-693-3366. Chess Club for ages six to high school is from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Vineyard Haven Public Library. Lecture: Matthew Stackpole, former executive director of the Martha's Vineyard Museum, dis- cusses the restoration of the last surviving wooden whaling ship, the Charles W. Morgan. The talk begins at 7 p.m. at the Vineyard Haven Library. For details, call 508-696-4211. Vineyard Ghosts Walking Tour of Edgartown meets at 8 p.m. at the park outside Edgartown Books for a one-hour tour. Cost is $10 per person, $5 for children eight and under. No reservations required. For details, call 774-563-0762. Wednesday, Sept. 22 Sustainable Book Club Discus- sion is at 10 a.m. at the Oak Bluffs Library. This month: The Secret Mink Meadows Golf Club Hosts Benefit Tourney Swing for the kids this Sunday, Sept. 19, at the 22nd annual Howard W. Leonard golf tournament hosted by Mink Meadows Golf Club. Registration is $100 per player with proceeds ben- efitting the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program of Martha's Vineyard. Play begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Interested players can create their own foursome or the club will play matchmaker. Breakfast is from the Black Dog and lunch from Tea Lane Caterers. To sign up or for more informa- tion, call 508-693-0101 or contact Mink Meadows at 508-693-0600. Life of Lobsters by Trevor Corson. For details, call 508-627-4850. Bookmaking Workshop: al- ternative structures in the con- certina book with Sandy Bernat is from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Sea-stone Papers in West Tisbury. Cost is $80 plus $15 materials. For details, call 508-693-5786 or visit Serving Hands Food Distribu- tion is from I to 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church parish house on William street in Vineyard Haven. 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 Tween Time Movie: musical about a small-town girl who shares an adventure with a pop star dur- ing a visit to L.A. is for ages 8 to 11. Movie screens at 3 p.m. at the Vineyard Haven Public Library. For details, call 508-696-4211. Animals in Art for Children for ages 6 to 11 with Lani Carney is from 3:15 to 5:45 p.m. at Feath- erstone in Oak Bluffs. Cost is $35. For details, call 508-693-1850 or visit Art with Lani Carney Lani Carney is beginning her fall season art workshops at Featherstone Gallery in Oak Bluffs. Miss Lani's ever popular, imaginative classes offer some- thing for every budding child artist. The slate of classes includes portrait painting, animals in art, oil painting and world of color. Each class is geared for different age groups ranging from three to eleven years old. Classes meet weekly throughout the fall and into the new year. Call 508-693-1850 or visit featherstoneart. org for schedule and fees. Wind Farm Talk This morning, Sept. 17, Paul Pimentel of the Vineyard Power Committee, a grassroots group devoted to creating a windfarm at a site beyond Noman's Land, will discuss the feasibility, ben- efits and economics of a wind farm at that location. He will also examine the feasibility of an electricity co-op. Mr. Pimental is a professional engi- neer with 40 years experience in energy systems including the development of windmills, solar power and cogenera- tion. Bob Iadicicco will moderate this discussion beginning at 10 a.m. at the Oak Bluffs Senior Center. E''P ." . There's ct lot more to this magazine than just ct cute cover! et • • e• 0 • • e• • i• • • g••• •ee e•oe•o • •ee ••i • ••• • • •o•• ooeee•e• • • •• •*• ****• **••••D*******.*.******.*.***•************••• ****.****.**** i••* *e *• * • * ** • • * •• •• • •*•*•* • **..• • *•• * In the September-October edition Martha's Vineyard Magazine, you'll 00ind articles on: • Commuting to the Vineyard If you think Boston traffic is bad, try taking a boat to work twice each day. • Vineyard Land Conservation Groups About one third of the island is set aside for conservation, and there are lots of ways to enjoy it. • Apple Farming There's a thriving enterprise of apple farming on the Vineyard, and we include some recipes as well. Plus much morel Available on newsstands around the island• Follow us on facebook and be a winner in our weekly contest! Leif Eriksson Courtesy Martha's Vineyard Museum Viking Scholar to Give Lecture Like any selfrespecting Viking, Leif Eriksson roamed far and wide. A difficult guy to pin down, the subject of his actual homestead has been in much debate among Viking specialists. Relatively recently, 1960 to be exact, L'Anse aux Meadows, translation Jellyfish Cove, a cozy nook at the north- ernmost tip of Newfoundland, has been touted as the place Mr. Eriksson hung his helmet. This Thursday, Sept. 23, at 5:30 p.m., North America's foremost Viking archaeologist, Dr. Birgitta Linderoth Wallace, will give a lecture that con- cludes this was indeed the case. Dr. Wallace is the senior archaeologist emeritus for Parks Canada. She has published more than sixty articles on the West Norse and recently authored Westward Vikings: the Saga of L'Anse aux Meadows. The lecture is hosted by the Martha's Vineyard Museum and takes place at the Federated Church at 45 South Summer street in Edgartown. Admission is $12 or $8 for non-members. There is a reception to follow in the Museum's Pease House Galleries. For more information, call 508-627-4441 or visit Fall Tennis Tournament Swings into Edgartown The Island Fall Tennis Classic to benefit Martha's Vineyard Community Tennis welcomes all players to register for the Sept. 24 to 26 tournament. A 11 entries must be submitted by Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. There will be men's, women's and mixed doubles matches, all to be played at Edgartown Yacht Club courts. Formed in the spring of this year, Martha's Vineyard Community Ten- nis is a nonprofit tennis organization sponsored by the USTA. Funds from this and other events are used to promote programs and provide funding to tennis organizations and municipal tennis entities throughout the Island. First round matches will begin Friday, Sept. 24 at noon. Players should make i every effort to be available to play at l least one match on Friday. Finals are'. scheduled to be played on Sunday at': noon. ! The entry fee is $50 per player for! each event entered, payable to MV  Community Tennis. 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