2. Author Ed Merck will speak about his new book, "Sailing the Mystery: My Journey into Life's Remaining Chapters, Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Oak Bluffs Public Library. Free.
3. The OBPD is also showing a free movie Thursday at 6 p.m.: It's a Documentary film about a culinary course taught by Wilma Stephenson in Northeast Philadelphia.
4. ADDED: The band The Martha's Vineyard Ferries has a show Thursday at the Katherine Cornell Theatre in Vineyard Haven, with Jellybone Rivers opening: 7 p.m., $5.
5. Friday night, Alex's Place at the Y hosts another Middle School Dance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. All kids in grades 6, 7, 8 are welcome: $5.
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