Five Things You Need To Know: Jan. 18

Afternoon Disney movie, an evening showing of Hamlet and more happenings today on Martha's Vineyard.


Today is Thesaurus Day!

1. Head to the Vineyard Haven Library at 1:00 pm for their Afternoon Movie, showing "Brave." The latest release from Disney/Pixar follows Princess Merida who is determined to locate her own path in life, defying an age-old custom causing chaos in the kingdom. Rated PG. Great for ages 8 and up, younger children welcome with a guardian. Call (508)696-4211 or visit vhlibrary.org for more information. 

2. The WorkOut and Tennis Center in West Tisbury will run an Introductory Youth Jump Rope Classes with coach Susan Waldrop, USAJR & AAU experienced jump rope coach. For children in grades 9 through 12. Free. Pre-register is highly recommended, call (508)696-8000 for more information or visit workoutandvtc.com. 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm.

3. The Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center will host a Dr. King and Rabbi Heschel Shabbat Service tonight at 5:30 pm. Including Civil Rights movement readings, freedom songs and traditional Jewish songs. Refreshments provided. Co-sponsored by the Martha's Vineyard Chapter of the NAACP and the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center. Call (508)627-7456 for more information. 

4. The Vineyard Hockey Boosters are hosting the Martha's Vineyard Boys Hockey Annual Auction tonight at Dreamland in Oak Bluffs. Silent Auction at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner and live auction at 7:00 pm. Music by Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish. Call (774)563-1830 for ticket information. 

5. The Vineyard Playhouse presents "Hamlet," tonight at the Katharine Cornell Theater. "Hamlet" will open Season 5 of the Vineyard Playhouse's Shakespeare for the Masses. Free; donations welcomed. Visit vineyardplayhouse.org for more information. 


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