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Weekend Planner: May 19 - 20

A look at some great events going on this weekend

SATURDAY MAY 19th

ARTS

The Minnesingers perform tonight at the Performing Arts Center. $7 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

There will be an Artist Reception for Lauri Bradway’s Island Perspectives photography show this afternoon at the . Refreshments will served. Show will stay up through June 8. 3 pm – 5 pm. For more information, email chillib2@comcast.net.

Don’t miss award winning spoken word poet at the today. Art of Spoken Words workshop (open to all ages) 2 pm $10 entry / $5 members; Spoken Word Performance 8 pm (doors open at 7 pm) $10 entry/ $5 members

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Today at the , -A workshop focused on rebuilding strength, flexibility and vitality for women living with cancer. Exciting new research reveals that regular exercise can reduce the chance of cancer recurrence and extend your life. Exercise can also help you recover energy, strength, and flexibility diminished by lifesaving cancer treatments. This 2-hour workshop will show you how exercise can help you feel strong again and improve your flexibility and balance, rebuild your muscles, protect your bones, and enhance your appearance, vitality, and all-around health! Sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group. Free. 8 am – 10 am. Call 508-696-7171 ext. 0 to register in advance. Bring your bathing suit!

The Third Annual Blessing of the Bikes will be today at the , in Edgartown. The blessing will be officiated by The Rev. Dr. Jerry Fritz, Pastor and avid Cyclists. All cyclists of all ages and any Faith, Belief or Ideas  are welcome. 10 am.

 

KIDS & FAMILY

is a free event for kids at the today. Learn and practice safe bike riding. Free food and the chance to WIN A NEW BIKE just for participating! Don't forget your helmet! Presented by the MV Boys & Girl Club, the Edgartown Police, Edgartown Fire Department, Wheel Happy Bicycles, and Mass In Motion. 10 am.

The Island Children's School in West Tisbury is having their Mayfest Yard Sale and Silent Auction today. There will be pony rides, face painting, bouncy house, games, arts and crafts, and food for sale. $5 per child, parents are free. 10 am - 2 pm. For information, call 508-693-5815.

 

NATURE & FARMING

In celebration of Food Revolution Day, there is a Garden Party at the today. Help plant, garden, do art projects, taste school-grown greens and learn about healthy salad dressings. Walk around to the back of the school and enter the courtyard. 10 am - Noon

Learn all about Shade Loving Perennials today at the Lecture Series. 11 am - noon. For more information, call 508-693-8511.

The MV Center for Living presents a Cultural Luncheon this afternoon at the in Edgartown. Program speaker is Melinda DeFeo will discuss the early farmers and farming community of Martha’s Vineyard. $25. Noon - 2 pm. For more information or reservations, call Leslie at 508-939-9440.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 20th

ARTS

The Minnesingers perform today at the Performing Arts Center. $7 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Doors open at 2:30 pm.

presents their showcase performance of competition pieces tonight at the . Solo, duet, group numbers in jazz, contemporary, tap, hip hop. $10; $5 RISE students. 7 pm. 508-693-2262.

 

KIDS & FAMILY

Enjoy Sundays in the park by the sea! The is pleased to announce its new convenient location in Washington Park, (between and the ).  The Open Market is an ever-changing variety of locally grown produce & seafood, specialty foods, flowers, indie designers, artisans, antique & vintage dealers.  The Market will be held on Sundays, May 13th – October 28th.  May, June, Sept, Oct. 10-2 and 9-1 July and August.  Great flamenco music Music 12-2 by Alberto de Almar. Interested vendors  please contact Kathleen at 508-693-8331 or info@oakbluffsopenmarket.com

There are oday at the Tisbury Wharf. Sailaways are from 2 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Tours are begin at 10 am. free. Sailaway cost is $65 for adults, $55 for seniors and active military, and $35 for children under 12. For more information, call 508-627-4441 ext. 110.

 

NATURE & FARMING

The COMSOG Plant & Seedling Sale continues today in Oak Bluffs. Over 35 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, herbs, flowers, hanging planters. 9 am–2 pm, COMSOG.

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