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Weekend Planner: June 23 - 24

The season is heating up and filling up with great activities for everyone all across the Island

Weekend Planner: June 23 - 24

Saturday June 23rd



ACE MV’s happens today at the . The focus of this day is to encourage conversations across communities and areas of expertise within a variety of fields and domains, to integrate our knowledge and increase our resilience and sustainability as a community. $50 - $100. 8:15 am – 3 pm. For more information, call 774-310-1131.


The exhibit, opens today at in Vineyard Haven. Enjoy this exhibition of etchings and drawings from the illustrator of Island author Laura Wainright's book, "Four Seasons." 10 am – 6 pm. For more information, call 508-696-7323


Learn about five historic homes in Vineyard Haven today as part of the presented by . Homes will be open for touring, and guests are invited to finish their tour with lemonade, and cookies. There will be a Patron’s brunch from 9:30 – 11 am and a lecture: Historic Vineyard Haven Architecture at 11 am at (Stone Church). Tours run from 12:30 pm – 3: pm. $15 lecture only. $45 lecture & tour. Patron Tickets including brunch, lecture and tour $100 per person. For more information, call 508-627-4441 x110.


The Tisbury Business Association, JAWSFEST and Martha's Vineyard Film Society present tonight. “Blue Water White Death” is a documentary featuring Peter Gimbel and a team of photographers who set out on an expedition to find and film, for the very first time the Great White Shark. The Expedition took over nine months and traveled from Durban, South Africa, across the Indian Ocean and finally to South Australia. Free. 8:15 pm – 10 pm. For more information, call 508-693-2291



The is holding a Summer Reading Open House today. Sign up for summer reading, get your log books and check out the summer reading tote bags and t shirts. Free. 11 am - 3 pm. For more information, call 508-693-3366.


The takes place at the in West Tisbury today. Enjoy fresh berry shortcakes, whipped cream, ice cream, smoothies on the church lawn or to take them home. All proceeds benefit the preservation of the historic building. Noon – 4 pm. There is a at the site of the new Habitat for Humanity home located at 49 Bailey Park Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA. The event will include a house tour and refreshments. 4 pm – 5 pm. For more information, call 508-696-4646


Come to the Solstice Puppet Festival today at Tisbury Waterworks. There will be a parade, puppet show, clowns, jugglers and music $10/$20 for families. Proceeds benefit the Mama Bakhita Home for Disabled Children in Livingstone, Zambia. 4 pm – 6 pm. For more information, call 508-693-4059 or email info@aacdpafrica.org.



is holding an today. There will be farm tours, animal visits, toddler time, permaculture, ask-a-farmer, fiber arts and more. Fun for all ages. 10 am – 6 pm


Today’s at focuses on low maintenance shrubs. 11 am – Noon. For more information, call 508-693-8511.


Sunday June 24th



presents today. Shangpa Rinpoche teaches on The Four Dharmas Of Gampopa: four kinds of profound teachings on the path to enlightenment. Two sessions, 10 am-12 noon and 2 pm - 4pm, with a break for lunch. Suggested donation $15. For more information, call 508-696-5929.


The , presents it’s first opening reception of the 2012 season featuring artwork by Vineyard favorites. 5 pm – 7 pm. 508-693-5595


The presents: I Sent a Letter to My Love at the in Vineyard Haven. 8 pm. For more information, call 508-627-3166 or visit itwmv.org.



There is a at today. Celebrate the start of summer with live music by Juana Camilleri and "The Shrubs." There will also be face painting, animal balloons pony rides and a scavenger hunt. Free. 11 am – 2 pm. For more information, call 508-696-7600



Today at : . Combining asana, dynamic meditation, chanting, pranayama, and self-soul-exploration, Sherry weaves the teachings of Bhakti Yoga, Shamanism, Tantra, yoga philosophy, song, dance, laughter and fullness into a Sunday Morning Celebration. Musicians, poets, storytellers, DJs and others often join Sherry to share their passion and love with you. $17. 10 am – 11:30 am. For more information, call 774-238-0176


The take on the Seacoast Mavericks at . Music will be performed by All Electric. 5 pm For more information, visit mvsharks.com.



Come to today for . Bring your knitting, spinning or other fiber arts project, or play with ours. Natural dyes, hand spinning, and other experiments are ongoing. $5/$10 family. 4 pm – 6 pm. For more information, call 508-645-3304


There is an Edible Food Workshop today at . Learn to identify and prepare wild foods. $30/$25 for members. 2 pm - 5 pm. Pre-registration required. Call 508-627-4850.



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