Culture Luncheon Series Features Wampanoag Talk

The Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living held the first in a series of five cultural luncheons, this one featuring the Contributions and Influence of the Wampanoag, on Nov. 13 at the Grill on Main in Edgartown, with a meal including traditional foods carefully selected and prepared by chef Anthony Saccoccia and his staff to represent a traditional meal of the Wampanoag.

Tables were decorated with a floral arrangement by Ellen O’Brien. Those sitting at specially marked seats each won a bouquet at the end of the day.

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Center for Living Looks to New Home
Mark Alan Lovewell


The Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living is seeking to build a new facility on approximately two acres of land, formerly the Edgartown Water Company office off Meshacket Road. The endeavor, still subject to town approval and to a $3 million capital campaign, is in its infancy.

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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.

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