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1. Kenneth Vincent teaches From Picture to Painting: A How to Class for Acrylic and Oil Painters today at in Oak Bluffs. 11 am – 1 pm. $30. For more information, call 508-693-1850 or visit featherstoneart.org.
2. The presents this morning. Reverend Dr. Denis Meacham retired several years ago as Associate Minister of First Parish Brewster. He is now working on the national UU Addictions Ministry that he founded over 15 years ago, and maintains an active psychotherapy practice in Brewster. He is the author of The Addiction Ministry Handbook and is currently finishing a new book about the organization, training, and supervision of lay pastoral care providers. 11 am. For more information 508-693-8982
3. Come to the for Tea and Downton today. Watch parts one and two of Downton Abbey and enjoy tea and light refreshments. Hat and gloves optional. Seating is limited. 1 pm. For more information, call 508-627-4221.
4. The has today for adults and children ages 8 and up. Projects may include giving animals new bedding, moving and stacking hay, organizing garden sheds, mucking stalls or moving livestock fencing. 1 pm - 2 pm. For more information, call 508-627-7007.
5. happens today at the . Are there political, economic, social, environmental or cultural concerns that seriously impact your quality of life? What is Occupy? What are Occupy's objectives? What is going on with Occupy now? See several short videos and talk about the important issues they raise in an open discussion format so all views can be heard. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served! Free. 3 pm.