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P.O. Box 626, Nantucket, MA 02554  
© 2014 Yesterday's Island, Inc.

There are 14 events for
Saturday 31st of January 2015
10:00 AM
Reading Marathon: Moby-Dick
Join us for as 25+ hour reading of Herman Melville's classic American novel MOBY-DICK. More than 80 people will read the story out loud throughout the day, night and into Sunday morning. The reading starts at the Nantucket Atheneum at 10 AM on Saturday morning, then moves to the Nantucket Whaling Museum from 2-8 pm and then returns to the Atheneum for the duration. We love spectators! Feel free to come watch the beginning or the ending, or stay for the whole thing! For more information contact Amy Jenness at ajenness@nantucketatheneum.org.
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Free Farm Talk: Intro to Tai Chi
Kris Feeney will introduce you to the practice of Tai Chi in The Hayloft at Bartlett's Farm, Bartlett Farm Road.
10:30 AM
Makers Space for Kids: The Rainbow Rock Wet-Felting Colorful Geodes
Always fascinating and mysterious, the geode holds its secret beauty inside a most humble outer layer. We will create our own amazing geodes from wool, water, and the work of our good hands. All supplies will be provided. Open to ages 8-11. Class size is limited to 12. Free admission but class size is limited to 12. Register at nantucketatheneum.org. Atheneum Gallery, 1 India St.
11:30 AM
Parent & Tot Skating
Fun and Games on Ice. A positive first skating experience with the child's favorite companion. Ideal for pre-schoolers ages 2 and above. 8 week session. Register at Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane. 508-228-2516.
12:55 PM
"Les Contes d'Hoffmann"
The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach's operatic masterpiece, in the Met's wild, kaleidoscopic production. Hibla Gerzmava, Erin Morley, and Christine Rice sing the three heroineseach an idealized embodiment of some aspect of Hoffmann's desire. Thomas Hampson portrays the shadowy Four Villains, and Yves Abel conducts the sparkling score. Showing in the Dreamland Main Theater, 17 S. Water St. Tickets at www.nantucketdreamland.org and at the box office.
1:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Makers Space: Build a Computer from Scratch
Learn to plan and build a personal computer from scratch. This class is for the diehard computer buff. Learn about the parts needed and help build a computer from scratch. The first part of the class will cover what is needed for a basic computer, and we will then cover online tools to help you plan your own build. Finally, the class will build ONE computer for this class, but everyone will be hands on and there will be plenty of extra parts and examples of parts so you can explore and handle all the parts without any fear. Recommended Prerequisites: a good understanding of PC operating systems, familiarity with Internet, and handiness with a screwdriver (the Atheneum will provide the screwdriver). Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St.
1:00 PM to 2:50 PM
Public Skating
$5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. 508-228-2516. Call for additional skating sessions. Backus Lane. nantucketice.org
2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reading Marathon: Moby-Dick
Join us for as 25+ hour reading of Herman Melville's classic American novel MOBY-DICK. More than 80 people will read the story out loud throughout the day, night and into Sunday morning. The reading moves to the Nantucket Whaling Museum from 2-8 pm and then returns to the Atheneum for the duration. We love spectators! Feel free to come watch the beginning or the ending, or stay for the whole thing! For more information contact Amy Jenness at ajenness@nantucketatheneum.org.
4:00 PM
Adult Open Stick
Pick up hockey for adults. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane.
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Cold Chocolate Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewery, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
5:00 PM
Live Music at Kitty Murtagh's
Sean Lee performs at 4 West Creek Road
5:30 PM
3 for $20 at Fifty-Six
Savor a three-course dinner for just $20 every evening except holiday & special event weekends. Chef changes the special selection frequently. Regular menu also offered. Fifty-Six Union: 508-228-6135 (closed Mondays)
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Disco Party with DJ Frizzle
Open to students in grades 3 to 8; $10 admission. Pizza and baked goods will be sold. Benefit for Island Waves Pre-Juvenile Synchronized Figure Skaters. In American Legion Hall, Washington Street. For details: islandwavesnantucket@gmail.com
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
$9 Bar Menu
SeaGrille's bar menu items are just $9 every Friday & Saturday from 9 to 10 pm. 508-325-5700. 45 Sparks Ave.