Nov 11 all-day Our Island Home
Volunteers from the library read to residents at Our Island Home.
Nov 11 @ 8:00 am
Duration 2 Hours About Sand, gravel and boulders laid down by the last glacier during the Wisconsinan Glacial Stage was not the first layer of foundation for Nantucket; an ocean bottom created during the Sangamonian … Continue reading "Sankaty Bluff Hike"
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
A paddleball sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a Wiffle … Continue reading "Pickleball"
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Vestal Street Observatory
Join us at the Vestal Street Observatory to observe a rare celestial event – the transit of Mercury. Look through the solar telescope and sun spotter to see Mercury pass between the Sun and the … Continue reading "The Transit of Mercury"
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm The Dreamland
Get ready to snap your fingers! The first family of Halloween, the Addams Family, is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and … Continue reading "Movie: The Addams Family"
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm The Dreamland
When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo and Tyler Mane) come to the rescue of three siblings (Brianna Hildebrand, Christian Convery and Finley … Continue reading "Movie: Playing with Fire"
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm
About Graded relatively flat by glacial meltwater running out over the coastal plain to the ocean 75 miles away when the landmass that would become Nantucket was nothing more than a wide, low ridge of … Continue reading "Smooth Hummocks"
Nov 11 @ 1:30 pm The Dreamland
MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the … Continue reading "Movie: Midway"
Nov 11 @ 2:30 pm The Dreamland
When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo and Tyler Mane) come to the rescue of three siblings (Brianna Hildebrand, Christian Convery and Finley … Continue reading "Movie: Playing with Fire"
Nov 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Tours are $20 per person. Sign up for public tours start 45 mins before start times (2:15pm for the 3pm tour) We do not take reservations for public tours. Public tours are on a first … Continue reading "Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"
Nov 11 @ 4:30 pm The Dreamland
“Doctor Sleep” is the continuation of Danny Torrance’s story 40 years after the terrifying events of Stephen King’s The Shining. Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan … Continue reading "Movie: Doctor Sleep"
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the … Continue reading "Movie: Midway"
Nov 11 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
Cunningham traces Merce Cunningham’s artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery (1944-1972), from his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence as one of the world’s most … Continue reading "NFF Now: Cunningham"
Nov 11 @ 7:45 pm The Dreamland
More than two decades have passed since Sarah Connor prevented Judgment Day, changed the future, and re-wrote the fate of the human race. Dani Ramos (Natalia Reyes) is living a simple life in Mexico City … Continue reading "Movie: Terminator: Dark Fate"
Nov 11 @ 8:00 pm The Dreamland
MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the … Continue reading "Movie: Midway"
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 9:50 am Nantucket Ice
First 20 paid players. Pick up hockey, full gear required.
Nov 12 @ 9:45 am – 10:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski in the Atheneum Gallery for fun and engaging songs, singing games, and movement activities aimed at teaching musical skills to the very young. Free admission. Appropriate for ages 1-7. Space is limited. … Continue reading "Music in the Morning"
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson-Dupont will teach iphone users how to make photo books, coffee mugs, calendars, tee-shirts, paint by numbers gift, board books for babies using their iPhone camera. Everyone should bring their iPhone or iPad to … Continue reading "iPhone Camera to Make Photographs and Photo Gifts"
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the … Continue reading "Movie: Midway"
Nov 12 @ 2:30 pm The Dreamland
Pain and Glory tells of a series of reencounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline. Some of them in the flesh, others remembered: his childhood in the 60s, when he … Continue reading "Movie: Pain & Glory"
Nov 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Tours are $20 per person. Sign up for public tours start 45 mins before start times (2:15pm for the 3pm tour) We do not take reservations for public tours. Public tours are on a first … Continue reading "Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"
Nov 12 @ 3:00 pm The Dreamland
More than two decades have passed since Sarah Connor prevented Judgment Day, changed the future, and re-wrote the fate of the human race. Dani Ramos (Natalia Reyes) is living a simple life in Mexico City … Continue reading "Movie: Terminator: Dark Fate"
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Have Dice – Will Adventure is a clarion call to the island’s gaming community. Do you enjoy games like Dungeons & Dragons, Pandemic, or Ticket to Ride? Looking to meet new people to game with … Continue reading "Have Dice – Will Adventure: Game Night at the Atheneum"
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Are you interested in amateur radio?  Have you always wanted to get your ham license?  If you are already a ham, do you want to get back on the air and/or upgrade your license? The … Continue reading "Amateur Radio Forum"
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
This film has a 92% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes. From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and … Continue reading "Movie: The Lighthouse"
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
“Doctor Sleep” is the continuation of Danny Torrance’s story 40 years after the terrifying events of Stephen King’s The Shining. Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan … Continue reading "Movie: Doctor Sleep"
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Nantucket Short Play Festival group meets once a week to table read plays submitted from around the country to its annual contest. Once all the plays are read, the group votes on the top … Continue reading "Short Play Festival"
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am
Duration 3 Hours About Smith’s Point, Nantucket’s westernmost sand extremity is a great hike to see gray seals during the winter, see nesting piping plovers, least terns and American oystercatchers during the summer and catch … Continue reading "Smith’s Point Hike"
Nov 13 @ 1:30 pm The Dreamland
“Doctor Sleep” is the continuation of Danny Torrance’s story 40 years after the terrifying events of Stephen King’s The Shining. Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan … Continue reading "Movie: Doctor Sleep"
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Tours are $20 per person. Sign up for public tours start 45 mins before start times (2:15pm for the 3pm tour) We do not take reservations for public tours. Public tours are on a first … Continue reading "Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Come make some tissue paper process art! Simply place the pieces of tissue paper you want to use on a piece of photo paper, spray with water, and then peel the tissue paper off to … Continue reading "Makerspace for Kids: Bleeding Tissue Paper Art"
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm The Dreamland
Pain and Glory tells of a series of reencounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline. Some of them in the flesh, others remembered: his childhood in the 60s, when he … Continue reading "Movie: Pain & Glory"
Nov 13 @ 3:30 pm The Dreamland
Swifty the Arctic Fox (Jeremy Renner) works in the mailroom of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service, but he has much bigger dreams. He yearns to become a Top Dog, the Arctic’s star husky couriers. To … Continue reading "Movie: Arctic Dogs"
Nov 13 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the … Continue reading "Movie: Midway"
Nov 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Community School Parlor, First Floor
As your child’s first and most important teacher you are in the position to provide her/him with daily opportunities to enrich literacy in their lives. Join former children’s librarian Susan Richards to learn how to … Continue reading "Raising A Reader"
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 1800 House
Its time to make some holiday gifts!  Make two miniature versions of the ever popular Sailors Valentine.  Using a 3″ cherry box create a composition using shells, beads and natural materials.  Bring along any small treasure … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine Ornament with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
Our film is about the human side of the emerging technology that will power self-driving vehicles. It will consider questions much greater than the technical: What is control, and who do we become as we … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Autonomy"
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Knitting and crocheting is a textual art form with a broad array of styles and techniques. The Nantucket Atheneum hosts a knitting and crocheting group year round. This circle of needlery comrades continues the ancient … Continue reading "Knitting and Crocheting Circle"
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
This film has a 92% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes. From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and … Continue reading "Movie: The Lighthouse"
Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm The Dreamland
MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the … Continue reading "Movie: Midway"
Nov 14 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Cottage Hospital
Nantucket patients can receive a flu shot at the Nantucket Cottage Medical Group physician practice inside the new hospital by taking advantage of the following walk-in flu shot clinics. These clinics are open to all … Continue reading "Fall Flu Shot Clinics at Nantucket Cottage Hospital"
Nov 14 @ 8:00 am
Duration 2 Hours About Combining elements of the Lost Farm and Gardner Farm hikes, this is a longer loop hike at approximately 2.5 miles, which helps you explore plant succession on globally threatened habitat known … Continue reading "Gardner Farm-Lost Farm Loop Hike"
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Department of Public Works - Administration Offices
Households and very small commercial generators of hazardous waste can bring their hazardous waste to the Department of Public Works – Administration Offices, located at 188 Madaket Road, two driveways after the Landfill entrance. When … Continue reading "Hazardous Waste Collection Day"
Nov 14 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Stories, songs and fingerplays for children 3 years and older. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 15 attendees. Tickets available at the Weezie desk 30 minutes before start of program.
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm The Dreamland
MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the … Continue reading "Movie: Midway"
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm The Dreamland
When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo and Tyler Mane) come to the rescue of three siblings (Brianna Hildebrand, Christian Convery and Finley … Continue reading "Movie: Playing with Fire"
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
Our film is about the human side of the emerging technology that will power self-driving vehicles. It will consider questions much greater than the technical: What is control, and who do we become as we … Continue reading "Film for Thought: Autonomy"
Nov 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Tours are $20 per person. Sign up for public tours start 45 mins before start times (2:15pm for the 3pm tour) We do not take reservations for public tours. Public tours are on a first … Continue reading "Cisco Brewers – Public Tour"