Kerry Bridges and Kathy Butterworth offer a workshop on how to take control of your finances. They will address the usefulness of budgeting, using community resources, why your credit rating is important, and sharing financial … Continue reading "**Cancelled** Financial Empowerment Workshop"
Come join us for some creative construction! The library will supply the LEGO bricks and a CHALLENGE for you to complete. Program is FREE but space is limited. Please register for only one session per … Continue reading "**Cancelled** Library LEGO Challenge"
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their adaptations and feeding behaviors. Afterwards, spend time exploring the museum. At … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Help Feed the Hungry Vertebrates"
The March 14 Shamrock Run 5K road race has been postponed to an undetermined date later this spring. A fun, family oriented annual event that also raises monies for the Nantucket Safe Harbor for … Continue reading "**Postponed** Nantucket Shamrock Run"
The great bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the company for the first time since 2012, in the title role of the cursed sea captain doomed to sail the open ocean for eternity. Valery Gergiev … Continue reading "MET Live: Der Fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman)"
Nantucket Atheneum’s annual One Book One Island community reading program. This year’s selection is The Overstory by Richard Powers. Includes conversation, displays, food, music – Aidan Sherry & Jason Sullivan guitar duo and the Nantucket … Continue reading "**Cancled** One Book One Island Closing Celebration"
The Atheneum and Dharma Yoga invite you to our 2020 series which offers free Yoga classes for all levels once a month with instructors Joann Burnham and Sheri Perelman. The sessions include readings from the … Continue reading "Yoga Class: Words to Breathe By, Yoga And The Spoken Word"
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
Science Pub at The Saltbox. Monday, March 16 from 6-8pm. Free and open to all. Food and drinks available to purchase.
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 "**CANCELED** Music in the Morning"
Join Janey Hobson Dupont for a hands on workshop on how to get the best from your iPhone and iPad. Janey covers basic settings, apps, security and social media, protecting your digital legacy. March 10: … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** iPhone & iPad Class With Janey Hobson Dupont"
This event is 21+ adults. $35 per person. Lindsay provides instruction, paints, brushes, canvas… everything you need to create a masterpiece! Painting begins at 5:30pm ((sharp)) so please show up close to 5:00pm to set … Continue reading "**CANCELED** Pints & Paints"
Folk Rock 1.0 is a four-session course taught by Charley Walters. Each class discusses a different stage in the genre’s development. Along with Walters’ remarks, there will also be music and photographs. In this session, … Continue reading "**CANCELED** Folk Rock 1.0 – Dylan Goes Electric"
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 "**CANCELLED** Have Dice – Will Adventure: Game Night at the 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 "**CANCELLED** Short Play Festival Meeting – Reviewing Submissions"
Even though the Atheneum building is closed, library patrons still have access to many services based on our website. Join Janet Forest for an online tutorial about the Atheneum’s Kanopy and Hoopla offerings and start … Continue reading "Online Class: Kanopy & Hoopla"
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** LVA – Beginner English Class"
Join Janet Forest for an online tutorial about Mango Languages, a language learning program offered through the Nantucket Atheneum website, which is available free to all library card holders. Mango Languages is focused on practical, … Continue reading "Online Class: Mango – Language Courses"
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 "**Cancelled** Toddler Time"
Join us for a Food for Thought lecture by Amelia Holmes, NHA Associatie Director of the Research Library and Sara David, NHA Digitization Archivist for a special presentation of Our Treasures at Your Fingertips.
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Beginner’s English Class"
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "**Cancelled** Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Musack presents a night of music with Jonathan Richman with Tommy Larkins with all proceeds going to support our music programs around the world.
Bored with school, Lorraine and John search for other activities to fill the time. One of these (random phone calls) leads to a meeting with a retired widower, Mr. Pignati, whose hobby happens to be … Continue reading "**POSTPONED** TWN Staged Reading: The Pigman"
Due to an abundance of caution and upon careful review of the latest national and state recommendations regarding COVID-19, the Maria Mitchell Association and the Nantucket Community School have decided to cancel the 2020 Nantucket … Continue reading "**Cancelled** Sixth Annual Science Festival"
Join Nantucket Conservation Foundation for a walk through this remote area tucked away on the west end of the island and learn about the Foundation’s collaborative efforts with the Nantucket Land Bank to restore and … Continue reading "Free Walk: Massasoit Plains"
Brighten up your winter world with a pot full of felt succulents. Learn to make a variety of everlasting plants that require no care. All tools and materials will be supplied. No experience required. FREE … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Makerspace for Teens-Succulent Garden"
“We All Speak Moby-Dick” celebrates the diversity of the island through literature. This program features readings of select chapters of Moby-Dick in multiple languages. Participants will be assigned sections in a language of their choosing … Continue reading "**POSTPONED** “We All Speak Moby-Dick”: A Multilingual Reading Event"
Free event for kids and their families in Nantucket Cottage Hospital, 57 Prospect Street. The Be Well Kids Health Fair will feature free health screenings, speakers, and community resource information from an array of island … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Kids Health Fair"