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! H~IDA'~2 DECEMBER 2, 2016 VINEYARD GAZETTE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD, MASS. El .EVEN Friday, Dec. 2 Elder Fitness, 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., YMCA,, 508-696-7171. Fall Forest Kindergarten Program, children do hands-on projects, tell their own stories, make up songs, and play. Sassafras Earth Education, 5 Church street, Aquinnah, 9 a.m. to 3 p,m. $480/ series,, 508-645-2008. Holiday Open House; meet and greet with the alpacas. Island Alpaca, 1 i lead of the Pond Road, Vineyard 1 laven, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5/donation., 508 693-5554. Pathways Arts Space Pathways is hosting its official grand open{ng party for its off-sea, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 508-6932842. Island Insight Meditation Commu- nity, with guest teacher Maddy Kline. Unitarian Universalist Society;, 238 Main street, Vineyard Haven, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 508 566-9580. Cool Chemistry, fun Chemistry projects for 5th and 6th graders. Reg- istration required. Limited space. Map tha's Vineyard Public Charter School. 424 State Road, West Tisbury, 10 a.m. to noon. Free., 508-693 9900. Fall Youth Saturdays: Squirrels & Coyotes, spend the day outside, find- ing nature's mysteries. Sassafras Earth Education, 5 Church street, Aquinnah, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $40/walk-in. sassafra- Holiday Oak Bluffs Open Market, Christmas card photos with Santa, pet son arts tour de force. The party is portraits, music and vendors galore. on Friday, Dec. 2, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oceanview Restaurant, 16 Chapman at the Chilmark Tavern, 9 State Road avenue, Oak Bluffs, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Chilmark. It will be an :evening Holiday OpenHouse, IstandAlpaca, of music, poetry, spoken word, and 1 Head of the Pond Road, Vineyard digital and visual arts. Haven, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5/donation. q%e event is free open to, 508-693-5554. the public, as is the Pathways arts Library eBooks Instruction Course, space to use as a meetii~ place, and call to register. Vineyard Haven Public for collaboration. Regular hours are Library, 10 a.m. to noon. vhlibrary,org, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except 508-6964210. Wednesday and Sunday.. Martha's Vineyard Teddy Bear The Tuesday writing and poetry Suite, daily fundraiser for the Martha's series has already begun and will Vineyard Boys & Girls Club. Harbor continue through April. View Hotel, 131 North Water street, Ed- For more information, contact gartown, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5/suggested Scott Crawford at Scott4pathways@ donation,, 774, or Tanya Augoustinos at " 563-0550. Open House: Charter School, learn more about the Charter School. Mar- Toddler Time, Oak Bluffs Public tha's Vineyard Public Charter School, Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 424 State Road, West Tisbury, 10 a.m. to Social Media for Beginners, withnoon., 508 693-9900. Rachel Rooney, West Tisbury Public Stuff an Ambulance, bring an un- Library, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. wrapped toy to donate. Oak Bluffs Fire- Tapestry for Beginning Students,EMS Station, 6 Firehouse Lane, Oak with Julia Mitchell. Featherstone Center Bluffs, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 508-693-5380. for theArts, 30 Featherstone Lane, Oak Winter West Tisbury Farmers' Bluffs, 1 to 3 p.m. $35. featherstoneart. Market, Agricultural Hall, 35 Panhandle org. Road, West Tisbury, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Island Food Pantry Corner of' Church and William streets, Vineyard Family Crafts, West Tisbury Public Haven, 2 to 4 p.m. Free. islandfoodpan- Library, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 774-563:0741. Friends of the Library Monthly Lego Club, for kids 6+, Oak Bluffs Meeting, new members welcome, Public Library, 3 to 4 p.m~ Vineyard Haven Public Library, 10:30 MA~'tha's Vineyard Teddy Bear to 11:30 a.m. Suite Opens, fundraiser for {he Mar- tha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club. Har- bor \:Jew Elotel, 131 North Water street, Teddy Bear Suite Edgartown, 3 to 6 p.m. $5/suggested The Teddy Bears are back and they donation,, 774- 563 0550. want you to come to their suite and r hang out. Teddy Bear Suite 2016 opens i Youand the ,World.,with Miss Lani, on Dec. ~ at the Harbor View Hotel, i explore size, scale and proportions as and will be open daily through Dec. i we draw. For ages 3 to 5. Featherstone, 3 to 5 p.m. $35. Game Time, Wii, cards, board games, Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club. and laptops ready and waiting during The folks at Point B Realty, which r / this open gaming time. \ ineyard Haven creates the suite and houses and I'ublic Library, 3:30 to 5 p.m. What's It feeds the giant teddy bears, hopes Worth?, fun filled evening of antiquar- to raise over $15,000 this year. ian show and tell. Call to register. Pri- For more information or to make \.ate } tome, 5 to 7 p.m. $50. mvmuseum, a donation, visit mvteddybearsuite. org, 508-6274441. com. Or better yet, stop by and say Grand Opening Party: Pathways hi to Edgar, Chappy and the whole ARTS, with Nell Howell, Andy Herr, gang, which includes several hun- Nikki Patton, Barbara Pucuil, Carol Van- dred bears of all shapes and sizes. dal and others. Pathways Living P, oom Studios, 9 State Road, Chilmark, 6:30 Stories and Songs, Chilmark Free to 9 p.m. Free., 508- Public Library, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. 645-9098. 11 inthe Captain Collins Cottage #20. The event is a fundraiser for the Saturday, Dec. 3 Dance (! Upcoming Vineyard Events For the Week Ahead Get Nut/Cracked for the Holidays The Bang Group is back, and really it's no longer Christmas without them. Last winter the Yard brought the dance troupe up from New York city to perform Nut/Cracked. a decidedly modern dance take on the Nutcracker. Think humor, fantasy and wild dancing, from tap to disco to ballet and be- yond. It will change forever how you think and feel about the holiday staple that is the Nutcracker. The Bang Group arrives for a one-night only performance on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. The show takes place at the Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center. at the regional high school. Tickets are $25 general admission, $15 for seniors, and $5 for children and military. Visit for tickets and more information. pet Parade. starts at the foot of Circuit avenue. 2 p.m. Free. Presentation: Year Abroad in Bor- deaux, France. Willa Vigneault will present a slideshow about her junior year abroad. West Tisbury Public Li- braw, 4 to 5 p.m. Holiday Piano. with John Alaimo. Offshore Ale Company, 30 Kennebec avenue, Oak Bluffs, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Free. Live Music, The Ritz. Willy Mason 7 p.m.. Hammerheads at 10 p.m. 4 Circuit avenue. Oak Bluffs. 7p.m. Dance the Yard presents The Bang Group: Nut/Cracked. a family-friendly dance take on the fiabled tale. Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center, 100 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road. Oak Bluffs. 7 p.m. $25/general: $15/seniors. students, military; $5/child. dancethe- Island Community Chorus, annual holiday concert. Old Whaling Church, 89 Main street. Edgartown. 7:30 p.m. Story Time, Aquinnah Public I.i- Sunday, Dec. 4 Eight Grade Dance Party, Alex'sbrary, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Place, 111 Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs, Silent Auction, continues through 7to !0 p.m. $5., 508-696- Creating with Cuisinart, with Dec. 13. Sponsored by the religious 7171. Sherry Pollack. LeRoux at Home, 62 school at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Main street, Vineyard Haven, 11 a.m. to Center, 130 Center street, Vineyard Ha- Live Music, Phil daRosa 7 p.m., Dan 2 p.m. Free. ven, Panico, 10 p.m.. The Ritz, 4 Circuit av- enu e, Oak Bluffs, 7 p.m. Foraged Wreath Making, Long Point Bird Language Workshop, Sassafras Wildlife Refuge, Long Point Road, West Earth Education, 5 Church street, Aqui- Tisbury, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. $15-$25. farmin nnah, 9 a.m. to noon. $22. sassafrasmvy., org, 508-645-2008. Tom Maley Life Drawing, Feather- stone, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. $10. Tuesday Discussion Group, Howes House/Up-Island Council on Aging, 1042 State Road. West Tisbury, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Annual Appraisal Day, with ap- praisers from Skinner, Inc., Martha's Vineyard Museum, 59 School street, Edgartmvn, 9 a.m. $15/one item; $40/ three 'items., 508-627- I1,11 x123. Making Sense of Watercolor, Feath- erstone, 9 a.m. to noon. $50. feather- Saturday Art Adventures with Miss Lani. for ages 4 to 11. This week's theme is "The Day of the Horse." Featherstone, 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. $45. Walk & Talk around Oak Bluffs to discuss local is- sues, current events, and even books. )ak Bluffs Public Library, 9:15 a.m. First Congregational Church of West Tisbury Christmas Falre, lea Lures fresh, hand-made wreaths, table arral~gelnents, and decorated table trees, 1051 State Road, West Tisbury, Holiday Gift Show, open daily noon Holiday Open House, meet and to 4 p.m. from November 19 through greet with the alpacas. Island Alpaca, December 18. Featherstone, noon to 4 1 Head of the Pond Road, Vineyard p.m. Haven, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5/donation. Annual Holiday Party, with food,, 508-693-5554. crafts and a suprise visitor. Oak Bluffs Public Library, 56R School street, Oak Bluffs, noon to 2 p.m. Horse Drawn Hayrides, enjoy the ride and sites of Cottage City, The Strand Theatre, 11 Oak Bluffs avenue, Oak Bluffs, noon to 3 p.m. Free. Old Fashioned Christmas, cookie decorating, ornament making and carol ing. Offshore Ale Company, 30 Kennebec avenue, Oak Bluffs, 2 to 4:30 p.m. Free. Artist's Reception: Anne Cook, 2 to 4 p.m., Chilmark Free Public Library, 522 South Road. ~tu~Fs ,> k* .,.,,., ', *,r''~4 Spectacular & Spontaneous Pup- Women of the Year Champagne Brunch, honoring three Island women. Harbor View Hotel, 131 North Water street, Edgartown. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. $100. 508-560-0853. Meet the New Youth Librarians. Vineyard Haven Public Library, noon to 1 p.m., 508-696-4210. Adult Crafts, come recycle an old book into a decorative tree or kissing ball. Vineyard Haven Public Library, 1 to 3 p.m. Guided Public Walk, Moshup Beach with Land Bank and Sheriff's Meadow. 1 to 3 p.m. Free., 508-693-5207. Island Community Chorus, annual holiday concert. Old Whaling Church, 89 Main street. Edgartown. 3 p.m. is- Open Chamber Music Rehearsal. attend as an audience member, or bring your instrument and join in. West Tis- bury Public Library, 3 to 4:45 p.m. Free., 508-693-3366. Open Pottery Studio. Featherstone. 4 to 6 p.m. $5/hour; $25/bag of clay. Ballroom Dance. come learn how to dance, The Barn, Bowl, & Bistro, 13 Uncas avenue, Oak Bluffs, 6:30 p.m. $3. Federated Church 45 South Summer St., Ed. Sundays at 10:30 am 508-627-4421 Second Sunday of Advent December 4 "A Message of Peace" The On Main TWO for ONE Entr6es Thursday, Friday, Saturdays Serving Dinner Mon - Sat. from 5:30pm Chef~Owner Antonio Saccoccia 508-627-8344 227 Upper Main Street, Edgartown Plenty of Parking Paint Corner Art Bar. The Barn, Bowl. & Bistro. 13 Uncas avenue. Oak Bluffs. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $45. paintcor-, 781-526-6048. Monday, Dec. 5 Silent Auction for West Tisbury Li- brary, now through Dec. 19. 1042 State Road. West Tisbury, wtlibraryfounda-, 774-563-8391. Volunteer Class Leaders, Martha's Vineyard Partnership for Health. rag istration required. Four-class series. Vineyard Haven Public Library, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A Matter of Balance. for location and info email or call. This is a series of eight classes. 10 a.m. to noon. Free. 508-627-5797 xl14. Storytime: Mother Goose on the Loose. West Tisbury Public Library, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Elder Fitness, YMCA of Martha's Vineyard. 111 Edgartown Road. Oak Bluffs. 11 and 11:30 a.m., 508 696-7171. Get to Know the World of eBooks. West Tisbury Public Library, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Island Food Pantry Open. corner of Church and William streets. Vineyard Haven. 2 to 4 p.m., 774563 0741. Book Talk. with Diane Aureden. Federated Church. 45 South Summer street. Edgartown. 4 to 5 p.m. federat- edchurchmvorg. 508 627-4421. Prenatal Yoga, for all expectant mothers. YMCA 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free. Tapestry for Continuing Students. with lulia Mitchell. Featherstone. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $35. Open Darkroom. with David Welch. Featherstone. 7 to 9 p.m. $10/hour with- out assistance: $25/hour with instruc- tion. Stupid Fun Karaoke Night, The Ritz. 4 Circuit avenue. Oak Bluffs. 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 Island Grown Gleaning, email ja mie' to get involved. Various*. Island Farms. 9 to 10:30 a.m, 508-939-0841. Story Time, Vineyard Haven Public Library, 10 to 10:30 a.m. for under three years old. 11 to 11:30 for over three years old. vhlibrary,org, 508-696-4211. Stories and Songs, Chilmark Free Public Library, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Neighborhood Convention, wor- ship with Rev. Roberta Williams and program with The Minnesingers' ]ants Wightman. Trinity Worship Center. 40 Trinity Park. Oak Bluffs. 11 a.m. Free. Drawing Your Attention with Miss Laui. for ages 6 to 8. Featherstone, 3 to 5 p.m. $35. After School Club, homework help, reading, and crafts. Aquinnah Public Library, 4 to 5 p.m. West Tisbury Wreaths. Oh Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the First Congre- gational Church Of West Tisbury,is holding its annual Christmas Faire featuring fresh, hand-made wreaths, table arrangemehts and decorated table trees. The' gvent' always draws a large crowd as the church ladies' are mastersat hat the:do. For weeks they wander the woods and back roads of the Vineyard, visi~ secret spots t0findthe freshest and most beautiful greens, Then, they sit together at long tables creating the wreaths in h community'that ranges from 902year-olds to twentY- somethings, No home is complete without, a kissing ball made of boxWood greens. The event is a major-fundraiser for the churcK Those in the know, pre-order. Call 508-693-2842. Drop-in Knitting, Vineyard Knit- works, l0 State Road. Vineyard Haven. 4 to 6 p.m. 508-687-9163. Martha's Vineyard Children's Cho- rus. singers in grades 1-8 are invited to join. Email marthasvineyardchildren- Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, 100 Edgartown- Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs, 4 to 6 p.m. $50/membership fee. Book Talk, with Doug Cabral author of News Hounds: An Accidental News- paper Life on Martha's Vineyard, West Tisbury Public Library, 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday, December 11 8-10:30 am The Wh Lower Main Street, Ed CHILDREN $4 ADULTS $8 Pictures with Santa $5 Tickets available at the door. Proceeds benefit Jim Lambert Memorial Scholarship Fund for Island students MARTHA'S VINEYARD For information call the Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce 508.693.0085 Ext. 0 island community chorus HOLIDAY CONCERT ), 1.888.55.FUDGE WWW.MURDICKS.COM WE SHIP WORLDWIDE! STOP BY MURDICK'S CAFE IN EDGARTOWN FOR ~-] ~,j~- SANDWICHES COFFEE FRITTERS & MORE! EDGARTOWN: SEAFOOD MARKET ALL YOUR SEAFOOD NEEDS ATTHE ISLAND'S MOST REASONABLE PRICESI | FULL-SERVICE FISH MARKET FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED SINCE 1987 COOKE & MAIN ST 508-627-3791 MON-SAT 9 TO 6 SUN 10 TO 4 www.edgartown seafood.corn SATURDAY SUNDAY THE WHALING CHURCH 7:30 DECEMBER 4 3:00 MAIN STREET suggested donaton $1 S ALBERT O. FIScHER EDGARTOWN MOVIE SHOWTIMES DEC. 2,- DEC. 8 RTHA'S VINEYARD FILM CENTER 79 Beach Rd, VH 508-696-9369 FRIDAY Loving (PG-13) 4 pm Arrival (PG-13) 7:30 pm SATURDAY Loving (PG-13) 4 pm Arrival (PG-13) 7'30 pm SUNDAY Arrival (PGq3) 4 pm Loving (PG-13) 7.30 pm WEDNESDAY Loving (PC-B) 7:30 pm THURSDAY Arrival (PG-13) 7.30 43 CAPAWOCK THEATRE Main St, VH 508-696-9369 FRIDAY Fantastic Beasts and Where to Fred Them (PG-13) 5:45 pm Allied (R) 8:15 pm SATURDAY Fantaslic Beasts and Where to Fred Them (PG-13) 4 pm Allied (R) 7 pm SUNDAY Allied (R) 4 pm Pantastic Beasts and Where to Fred Them (PG-13) 7 pm MONDAY- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Fred Them (PG-13) 5;4..5 Dm Allied (R) 8:15 pm TUESDAY Allied (R) 5:45 pm Fantastic Beasts and Where to F'md Them (PG-13) 8:15 pm CINEMAS Main St, Edgartown 508-627-8008 FRIDAY Moana (PG) 4* &6:45 pm Allied ~) ~, t Pm SATURDAY Moana (PG) 1:15", 4, & 6:45" pm Fantastic Beasts and Where to F'md Them (PG-13) 12:30" pm Arrival (PG-13) 3:45 & 7 pm SUNDAY Moana (PG) 1. 4" & 6:45 pm Fantastic Beasts and Where to Fred Them (PC-B) 12:45 pm Allied (R) 3:45 & 7 pm MONDAY Moana (PG) 4 pm Dr Strange (PG-B) 7" pm Arrival (PC-B) 3:45 &r6:45 pm TUESDAY All Shows $6 Allied (R) 3:45 pm Moana (PG) 4 pm Pantastic Beasts and Where to Fred 'Ihem (PG-13) 6:45 pm Arrival (PG-13) 7 pm WEDNESEDAY Moana (PG) 4* pm Arrival (PC-B) 3:45 & 6:45 pm Dr Strange (I~B) 7 pm THURSDAY Moana ~PG) 4 pm ~e Beasts and Where to Fred Them (PC-B) 6:30" pm Allied (R) 3:45 & 6:45pm .!,. 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