Honoring Island Brazilians

The Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living is holding its second in a series of cultural luncheons for 2012 on Saturday, March 3, from noon to 2 p.m., at the Grill on Main in Edgartown. The luncheon will honor our Island Brazilian community. The program speaker is Valci Carvalho. Mr. Carvalho, pastor of the Alliance Community Church, has lived on the Vineyard for 11 years and has a lot of good insight into human behavior and a great sense of humor. He will offer a close look at the contributions and influences of the Brazilian community to the Island of Martha’s Vineyard. Following the talk, Dan Waters will be performing on the guitar. Also, a group of Brazilian dancers will entertain luncheongoers with a dance performance to gospel music. The Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living provides a variety of services, programs and activities for Islanders 55 and over. Tickets are $25 per person. For tickets and reservations call center for living director, Leslie Clapp, at 508-939-9440.