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P.O. Box 626, Nantucket, MA 02554  
© 2015 Yesterday's Island, Inc.

There are 47 events for
Tuesday 30th of June 2015
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Yoga on the Bandstand
Yoga with Bettina Broer, held at Children's Beach Bandstand, Harbor View Way. Fee charged/class
8:00 AM
Adult Open Stick
Morning pick up hockey for adults. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane.
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Whaling History Tour
Learn about one of the most exciting times in Nantucket History. Complimentary coffee included. Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com.
8:30 AM
Nantucket In Bloom
A brisk, non-stop exercise walk with historic commentary past the most beautiful houses and gardens of Nantucket town. 2 mile, 45-50 minutes. $15 Cash Only! Meet at corner of Main and Centre, in front of bank, at 8:20 AM. 508-332-0953
8:50 AM
Discovery Camp - Full and Half Day Programs
Discovery Camp - Full and Half Day Programs for ages 3.5 - 12! Fun and adventure for all ages. Several programs and age groups to choose from. These programs are very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org OR call 508-228-9198 for Times, Prices and Locations. Prices Vary for Individual Programs
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Feeding Frenzy
Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages. This program is very popular, limited to 15, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Maria Mitchell Aquarium, 28 Washington Street $5 Members & $10 Non-Members
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Scrimshaw Centerpiece for Sailor's Valentine
Create a custom centerpiece with Lee Ann Papale for use in a Sailor's Valentine. Members $350 & Non-Members $400 pre-registration required, call 508-228-1894. Held at NHA 1800 House 4 Mill Street
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Children's Creative Movement
Children's Creative Movement on the bandstand with Marjory Trott, held at Children's Beach, Harbor View Way. Fee charged/class
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Marine Ecology Field Trip
What sea creatures live in Nantucket Harbor? Find out as you help collect, identify and release fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life! The Harbor is filled with interesting animals that will amaze you in their shapes, colors, and habits. This program is part of a long term research project is interesting for adults and children alike. Limited to 30 people, so Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Meet at Maria Mitchell Aquarium, 28 Washington Street. $10 Members & $20 Non-Members
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seal Cruise
A Nature's Lovers Dream! A cruise to Historic Great Point to see and learn about seals and birds with Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Harbor Tour & Ice Cream Cruise
Enjoy complimentary Ice Cream on a relaxing, narrated tour of Nantucket's Inner Harbor with Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com. Also at 11:15, 1:00 & 2:15
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Sail Aboard the Endeavor
Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. Departs again at 1 pm and 4 pm. $45 pp, 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Make Family Sailors' Valentines
A great time for you and your child to learn and create together! Join the curator of the Mitchell House and create your own version of a sailors' valentine by decorating a small Shaker-style box or picture frame
10:00 AM
Nature Walk
Free Guided Nature Walks for the whole family at UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station, 180 Polpis Rd. Other times by appointment: 508-228-5268
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Drop In - Jewelry Making Class: Knotted Bracelet
Drop in Classes to make jewelry. Instruction available all day. Materials not included. Held at Akimbo Beads and Things, 119b Pleasant Street. 508-901-5032
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Whaling Museum Is Open
Summer hours for the Nantucket Island Whaling Museum are 10 am to 5 pm daily. 13 Broad Street.
10:30 AM
Widows Walk: The Remarkable Women of Nantucket
Did you know that a sea captain could be away for as long as five years? What was a Nantucket woman to do? Some accompanied their husbands on whaling voyages, while the others became involved in: Astronomy, the Temperance Crusade, the struggle for women's suffrage, the Abolitionist movement, and the Underground Railroad. Join us on our walk to hear their stories. Meet at The Jared Coffin House, corner of Centre & Broad Streets. Adults $20, Seniors & Teens $15 & Children $10. Reservations required: 508-257-4586.
10:45 AM
'Sconset in Bloom
A 3/4 mile, 90 minute historic walk past the rose covered cottages of Nantucket's most beautiful village. $20 adults, $15 for seniors (65+) and teens, $5 Kids (7-12). Cash only. No reservations necessary. Catch the 10:15 am bus at the Greenhound Depot on Washington Street for 20 minute ride to Siasconset. Meet guide at rotary bulletin board. 508-332-0953.
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
Soup & Sandwich + Nachos, Pizza & Salad Bar. Easy Street Cantina, corner of Easy St. & Broad St. 508-228-5418
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
NHA Historic Sites Open for the 2015 Season
The Fire Hose Cart House, The Greater Light, Old Mill, and the Oldest House open for the season weather permitting.
11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
Downtown Walking Tour
Walk the Old Historic District with an NHA guide and learn about the people, places, and events that transformed Nantucket from a remote island outpost, to the whaling capital of the world, to a resort destination of international acclaim. Tour leaves from Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Sail Aboard the Endeavor
Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. Departs again at 4 pm. $45 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
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
1:00 PM
Freevolt Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
1:00 PM
Great Expectations: The History of Nantucket
Join us as we walk though Nantucket's past. Hear all about the founding settlers. Mary Coffin Starbuck and the impact of Quakerism, whaling as a global economy, the effect of three wars, and the tragedy of the whale ship Essex. Meet at \"The Hub\" located at the intersection of Main and Federal Streets. Adults $20, Seniors & Teens $15. Children $10.
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Stitching Gam
Bring your needlework project to this informal weekly gathering in the Nantucket Corner at the Whaling Museum. Free admission. 13 Broad Street.
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Marker Space for Teens - Shell Map
Use shells to create a map of Nantucket, your initial OR a heart shape. All tools and materials will be supplied. Free for teens ages 12-18. Held at The Atheneum Gallery, 1 India Street. Please register at www.nantucketatheneum.org
2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
\"In the Heart of the Sea\" Walking Tour
Explore the world of the Essex and its Nantucket crew, focusing on the survivors and their lives on the island in later years. Visit locations related to the crew and learn about the vital role that whaling played in the economy and social structure of 19th century Nantucket. Tour leaves from The Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Meet the Animals
The Science Museum is home to frogs, turtles, snakes, and insects that you can safely touch in this unique program. If you love animals, this is a great way to learn about them up close. Ages 4-12. Limited to 12 children so, Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Meet at MMA Science Museum Corner of Milk & Vestal Streets $5 Members & $10 Non-Members
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Apres la Plage
Enjoy snacks and light menu items with summery cocktails in the peaceful garden and back patio of Fifty-Six Union, 56 Union Street. 508-228-6135
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Harbor Tour & Ice Cream Cruise
Enjoy complimentary Ice Cream on a relaxing, narrated tour of Nantucket's Inner Harbor with Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com. Also at 5:15
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Sail Aboard the Endeavor
Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. $45 pp. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
4:00 PM
Lighthouse Walk: Tales of Pirates, Shipwrecks & Ghost Ships
Join Pirate Robin on a walk to the Brant Point Lighthouse. During our walk, you will hear tales of infamous pirates who sailed past our shores, shipwrecks, and the mysterious ghost ships of New England. Meet at The Nantucket Hotel located at 77 Easton Street. Adults $20, Seniors & Teens $15 and Children $10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations Required: 508-257-4586.
4:00 PM
Movie: Inside Out
Rated PG, Showing in The Dreamland Main Theater, 17 South Water St.
4:30 PM
Learn to Skate Class for Children
Summer Session. Nantucket Ice, 10 Backus Lane. All Levels, beginners to advance. Pre-register at nantucketice.org or call 508-228-2516. Some drop ins allowed.
5:30 PM
Island Waves Synchro Tryouts
Become a Island Waves Synchronized Skater for te 2015-2016 Season. For current and future Island Waves Skaters. Details, please call Belinda at Nantucket Ice 508-228-2516, Backus Road.
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Breeze Bar & Cafe and Kids Deck Dining
Dine as a family, then after your children are through eating, drop them off at our supervised program. Our energetic and engaging counselors will entertain them with myriad activities - while you enjoy some adult time during the remainder of your meal or a cocktail on our outdoor deck by our cozy fire pits, at The Nantucket Hotel & Resort, 77 Easton Street. Reservations 508-228-4730 OR fb@thenantuckethotel.com. The Kids' Deck activity program is geared to children ages 3 (and toilet trained) to pre-teen.
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Yellowred (Female pop/folk duo) Performs Live
Live music at Jetties Beach Bar & Restaurant at 4 Bathing Beach Road.
6:00 PM
Movie: Jurassic World
Rated PG-13, Showing in The Dreamland Studio Theater, 17 South Water St.
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Free Yoga for Teens
Free yoga class with instructor Marjory Trott for teens (12-18 years). No reservation required, but class size is limited to first 15 students. Atheneum Gallery, 1 India St.
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
June Farm to Table Dinner
Join us for our first outdoor farm to table dinner of the season at Bartlett's Farm, 33 Bartlett Farm Road. Experience a multi-course, family style, seasonal meal created by Chef Neil Patrick Hudson... filled with picked fresh that day vegetables in the magical setting of our garden center. Tax and gratuity is included. Dinner is $85; BYOB. Contact: Amy Z - 508.228.9403 x12 - amy@bartlettsfarm.com
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunset Cruise
Bring your family and friends, grab your favorite beverage and come witness one of the best Sunsets in the world. Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Shearwaterexcursions.com. (Daily trip time may change with the setting sun)
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
ELL - English Conversation Circle
Let's Talk! Practice conversational English in a casual, friendly group setting. The Conversation Circle is free, open to English language learners. Led by literacy volunteer in the Nantucket Atheneum Learning Lab, 1 India St.
7:00 PM
Special Screenings: Moby Dick (1956) starring Gregory Peck
NHA and the Dreamland have come together for a special screening of John Huston's \"Moby Dick.\" Starring Gregory Peck, Huston's spectacular adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel is not-to-be-missed on the big screen! Showing at The Dreamland Main Theatre, 17 South Water Street. $10
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sunset Sail Aboard the Endeavor
Enjoy watching the sun set over one of the world's most magnificent harbors. Captain James Genthner will acquaint you with Nantucket's maritime history and sights along the waterfront. $55. 508-228-5585. Endeavor Sailing, Slip #1015, Straight Wharf.
8:00 PM
The Raven's Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket's Past
The Raven's Night Walk is a haunted history tour of Nantucket Town. During our walk, you will hear about Nantucket's incredible history and the ghostly tales of it's past. We visit the houses that have stories to tell and you will view the mysterious pictures from Nantucket's most haunted places. Keep your eyes open, expect the unexpected, as we embark upon our ghostly adventure. Reservations required: 508-257-4586. Adults $20, Seniors & Teens $15, Children $10.
8:30 PM
The Original Nantucket Ghost Walk - Cemetery Route
A 1 and 1/3 Mile, 90 minutes walk featuring the Old North Burial Ground, the Oldest House and the Island's 2 most haunted hotels. $20. Adults, $15 Seniors (65+), Teens and $5 Kids (7-12) & Under 7 Free. Cash Only. No reservations necessary. Meet at corner of Main Street & Centre Street, in front of bank, at 8:15 PM. 508-332-0953