Know Your Arboretum, 5:30 p.m., Polly Hill Arboretum, West Tisbury. Kick-off summer lecture season with this informative wine and cheese reception. No fee. Call 508-693-9426 or visit pollyhillarboretum.org.
Dine & Donate benefits Polly Hill Arboretum, 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Offshore Ale, Oak Bluffs. Twenty per cent of food sales donated to Polly Hill. Download, print and present dinner coupon. Silent auction items also offered. Reservations encouraged. Call 508-693-2626.
Grounds Volunteer Day, 9 a.m. to noon, Polly Hill Arboretum, West Tisbury. First Thursday of the month through October. Learn about the grounds and tree maintenance program. Dress appropriately and bring gloves, tools provided. Call 508-693-9426 or visit pollyhillarboretum.org.
Big Moon Owl Prowl, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Edgartown. Take a full moon walk to look, listen, and learn about these nocturnal birds. Free for members, $5 for nonmembers. Call 508-627-4850.
Jazz Evening, 6:30 p.m, Pathways Gathering Space, Chilmark Tavern. Performances by Dan Waters, Eric Johnson and more. Free, with light refreshments. Call 508-645-9098 or email email@example.com.
Open Poetry and Writing Jam, 6 p.m., Pathways Gathering Space, Chilmark Tavern. Free, with light refreshments. All invited to collaborate, share work. Call 508-645-9098 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barking, Bounding, Bellowing: Saturday Art Adventures for ages 3 to 8, with Lani Carney, 9 a.m. to noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts. Inspiration by Edward Hicks' Peaceable Kingdom. Call 508-693-1850 or visit featherstoneart.org.