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Martha Coakley Visit

November 9, 2013 9:00 am

Martha Coakley, Democratic candidate for nomination for governor, visits the Democratic Council of Martha's Vineyard at Howes House in West Tisbury from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Opportunity for question and answer session. Email info@mvdems.org.

TAGS: Politics
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Guided Hike

November 10, 2013 1:00 pm

Guided Hike at the Gay Head Cliffs kicks off this year's Vineyard Conservation Society's winter walks. Meet at the cliffs from 1 to 3 p.m. Call 508-693-9588 or visit vineyardconservation.org.

TAGS: Nature

Although Short-Lived, Postwar Vessel Bridged Gap Between Eras

They doubted her before she arrived, scorned her while she served and forgot about her after she left.

But the ancient Hudson River ferry Hackensack — which adopted the name Islander and sailed bravely if not always reliably between Woods Hole and Vineyard Haven for three years right after World War II — turns out to have been one of the most consequential vessels ever to steam between Martha’s Vineyard and the mainland.

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Family Trivia Night

November 23, 2013 7:00 pm

Family Trivia Night is a free community event at Alex's Place at the YMCA in Oak Bluffs. Everyone welcome. Begins at 7 p.m. Call 508-696-7171 or visit ymcamv.org.

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Elder Tech Fair

November 23, 2013 11:00 am

Elder Tech Fair brings teens and elders together for technology event at Alex's Place at the YMCA in Oak Bluffs. Begins at 11 a.m. Preregister, space is limited. Call Ray at 508-693-1676.

TAGS: Community
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Meal and a Movie

November 15, 2013 7:00 pm

Meal and a Movie for teens. Homemade meal and a movie at Alex's Place at the YMCA in Oak Bluffs. Free. Begins at 7 p.m. Call 508-696-7171 or visit ymcamv.org.

TAGS: Film Food
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Nutrition Talk

November 13, 2013 5:30 pm

Nutrition Talk with Josh Levy from Vineyard Nutrition is at the YMCA in Oak Bluffs. Free community event. From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Call 508-696-7171 or visit ymcamv.org.

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Dance Party

November 8, 2013 7:00 pm

Middle School Dance Party for grades six to eight is from 7 to 10 p.m. at Alex's Place at the YMCA. Cost is $5. Call 508-696-7171 or visit ymcamv.org.

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Community Pavilion Grand Opening

November 8, 2013 12:00 pm

Community Pavilion Grand Opening is a free community event with light refreshments served. Begins at noon at the YMCA in Oak Bluffs. Call 508-696-7171 or visit ymcamv.org.

TAGS: Community
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CPR, AED, First Aid Course

November 6, 2013 9:00 am

CPR, AED and First Aid Course at the YMCA in Oak Bluffs. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $110 with registration at the member service desk. Call 508-696-7171 or visit ymcamv.org.

TAGS: Community

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