1. There are Sunday Projects at the FARM Institute this afternoon. Kids age 10-adult can help with farm projects, children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Free. 1 pm. For more information, call 508-627-7007.
2. There will be tryouts for the MV United Travel Soccer today at the West Tisbury School. For students in 4th grade and up. Bring a copy of birth certificate. 2 pm. For more information, visit mvsoccer.org.
3. This afternoon at Featherstone, there is an Opening Reception for The Art of Politics with Guest Curator: Richard Limber. Show will stay up through November 13. 4 pm.
4. There are Beginners Salsa lessons tonight at the Oak Bluffs Senior Center, Oak Bluffs. 6:15 pm: beginners with Tom. 7-7:30 pm: rhumba lesson with Jack & Carol. Couples or singles. $3. 508-696-8428.
5. Tonight at the Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven, there is an author talk: "Open Heart, Open Mind: Awakening the Power of Essence Love," with Buddhist teacher Tsoknyi Rinpoche. 7:30 pm. Free.