- A wind advisory is in effect for Dukes County from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service, which is predicting two bouts of heavy wind today: one early in the morning with south to southwest winds gusting up to 50 miles per hour and accompanied by heavy rain showers, and the other this afternoon as a cold front arrives and winds shift to west to southwest, again with gusts to 50 possible.
- Island teens have a Place to hang out after school: Alex's Place at the Y is open from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, 2:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. Find out more at alexsplace.net. Free.
- An interfaith peace service with prayers, readings, reflections and music is scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital chapel in Oak Bluffs. 508-696-1839 or 508-693-0332.
- 'Frankenstein' Leaps from the London Stage to the Vineyard Screen at 4 p.m. at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center in Vineyard Haven. Danny Boyle's theater production stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller.
- The community Open Stage at Alex's Place returns on the first Friday of each month. This all-ages open mic begins at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7:30. $5.