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1. meet today at . Join Sondra for a story time for kids who speak French and kids who want to learn the language. Make crafts, learn French basics, and sing songs. All ages welcome; all language abilities. 10 am. For more information, call 508-693-9433
2. The best deal on the Island is today at the . Enjoy a delicious, complete meal for lunch - entree, side, soup and dessert for only $5. Noon – 1 pm. For more information, or to reserve your seat, or order "to go," call 508-627-4368
3. The is holding their today. Celebrate the summer season with a reception on the lawn and the opening of two new exhibitions. The curators will unveil the results of the Island Faces Portrait Contest in collaboration with Featherstone Center for the Arts and open the Hands-on History Space. As part of the Theater exhibit, enjoy a short performance by the Vineyard Playhouse's Shakespeare For The Masses on the Museum lawn. Free. 5:30 pm. For more information, call 508-627-4441
4. The 5th Annual Live and Silent Auction to Benefit for Windemere's recreation department takes place tonight at the in West Tisbury. Wine and refreshments will be served. Free. 6 pm. For more information, call 508-862-1933.
5. This evening, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens at the in Vineyard Haven. Shown in collaboration with Vineyard Conservation Society, Dive is part of a series of films on the environment called "GREEN ON SCREEN", in part funded by the MV Permanent Endowment. Called "...An eye-opening expose on the excesses and waste of the American food industry."-The News Tribune. $8/$5 members. 8 pm/doors open at 7:30 pm. For more information, call 508-696-9369