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

There are 17 events for
Thursday 30th of October 2014
6:30 AM to 7:50 PM
Public Skating for Early Birds
$5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. 508-228-2516. Call for additional skating sessions. Backus Lane.
8:00 AM
Ice-R-Cise & Adult Skating Class
Instruction and practice. Focus on stretching, breathing, balance, core strength and muscle tone while refining speed and edges on the ice. Beginners through advanced. Please register at the rink. Drop ins Welcome. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane.
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Babies Into Books
A 15-20 minutes program designed to introduce babies and their caregivers to books and the library. Learning begins at birth! Rhymes, songs, simple books and finger plays will be used to foster pre-literacy skills. Join us for some fun with books and babies! No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 babies + caregivers. Tickets available at 10am at the Children's Desk. Atheneum, 1 India St.
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Toddler Time
A 20-25 minute free story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 15 toddlers + caregivers. Tickets available 10am at the Children's Desk. Atheneum, 1 India St.
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Preschool Story Time
Stories & songs for children 3 years and older. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 20 attendees. Tickets available at the Weezie desk when the library opens. Atheneum Gallery, 1 India Street.
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
Thursday's buffet specialty is tacos, and also includes pizza, salad bar, nachos, buffalo wings or onion rings and mozzarella sticks. $10.95. Salad bar can be purchased alone for $9.95 and includes items such as grilled chicken, shrimp, avocado, spinach and real bacon. Check the calendar of events in this publication for each weekday buffet menu. Easy Street Cantina at corner of Easy and Broad Sts. 508-228-5418.
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Walking Tour of Downtown Nantucket
Learn about people, places, & events that transformed Nantucket. $10. Tour departs from Whaling Museum, rain or shine, 13 Broad St.
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Food for Thought Lecture Series
A free weekly program, the Food for Thought lecture series features speakers and talent. Today: "Four Centuries of Nantucket Seasons" - Learn why presidents always visit Nantucket in the autumn and why Nantucketers have so much to celebrate in the summer with Amy Jenness, author of "This Day in Nantucket History," as she shares tales of Nantucket's rich history by season. Amy Jenness is the Head Adult Program Coordinator and leader of "The Moving Pen" writing group at the Nantucket Atheneum. Her writing has appeared in many island publications. She also belongs to the Moors Poetry Collective, and her work as appeared in three of the group's anthologies. Bring your brown bag lunch. Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St.
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Food for Thought Lecture Series
A free weekly program, the Food for Thought lecture series features speakers and talent. Today: "Four Centuries of Nantucket Seasons" with author Amy Jenness. Bring your brown bag lunch. Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St.
2:15 PM to 3:30 PM
Historic House Walking Tour
Visit 2 NHA Historic Houses. $10 adults, $4 ages 6-17, free to NHA members. Rain or shine daily. Departs daily from the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St.
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Kids on Ice
First Thursday of FREE After School Skating. Thursdays are open to all Nantucket Children from age 4 to Grade 5. Free of charge, registration card needed. Nantucket Ice, Backus Lane. 508-228-2516.
2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
Free Halloween Mixer
For families of individuals with any special need; siblings and friends welcome! Co-Sponsored by Perfect Pals, NHS mentoring club for students with special needs, and Autism Speaks in the CPS Cafeteria, Surfside Road. Face painting, music and dancing, games, refreshments and lots of fun! For questions or registration: khoryn@autismspeaks.org; 646.341.3043
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wooden Block Historic Picture Puzzles
Use historic images to design block picture puzzles on wood. $75 (NHA members $50). Register at 508.228.1894. For more information visit NHA.org/1800house. NHA 1800 House, 4 Mill Street.
4:30 PM
Tony Lee Thomas Band Performs
Live music at Cisco Brewery, 5 Bartlett Farm Rd.
5:00 PM
Parent & Tot Skating
A positive first skating experience with the child's favorite companion. Ideal for pre-schoolers ages 2 and above. 8 week session. Please register at Nantucket Ice. 508-228-2516.
9:48 PM
First Quarter Moon
A first quarter moon rises at noon and is high overhead at sunset. It sets around midnight. The illuminated portion of a first quarter moon truly is just a quarter. On the night of first quarter moon, we see half the moon's day side, or a true quarter of the moon. Another lighted quarter of the moon shines just as brightly in the direction opposite Earth!
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Karaoke
Every Thursday night at the Rose & Crown, 23 S. Water St.