Apr 19 – Apr 23 all-day Online
The parade MUST go on! 🚗🐶🌼🌼Though the actual Daffodil Festival and Daffy Dog Parade have been postponed, there is NO reason we can’t still dress our dogs in their daffy finest and show them off, … Continue reading "Daffy Dog Parade"
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Zoom, Online
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the Maria Mitchell Association as we explore the sustainable side of Nantucket! We are challenging everyone to get to know our island a little better with this sustainable … Continue reading "Week Three Challenge: Sustainable Scavenger Hunt"
Apr 24 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Out of an abundance of caution, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our annual Flower Power party, scheduled for Friday, April 24th at the Whaling Museum. If you purchased tickets to the event, … Continue reading "**Cancelled** The Flower Power Party"
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Join Nantucket songwriters for an evening of original music performed live. Island Tunes is a group of local musicians who play their own compositions for each other in an informal atmosphere. Sit in and listen. Click … Continue reading "Online: Island Tunes Jam Session"
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Your House (online)
Kick off what would have been Daffodil Weekend this Friday, April 24, from 8-9pm, with a virtual Flower Power Party via Instagram live and on 97.7 ACK FM radio. Meet your party hosts and get your groove on from home with David … Continue reading "VIRTUAL DAFFODIL WEEKEND KICKOFF"
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Visit town early to view the beauteously bedecked vintage cars line up on Main Street. (Drivers are often garbed in themes costume!) Cote on your favorites “People’s Choice” ballots are available outside the Chamber office … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** 46th Annual Daffodil Festival Weekend Antique Car Parade & Tailgate Picnic"
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am Childrens Beach
Fun for children of all ages and their families! Decorate your bicycle, wagon, skateboard, baby carriage or other self-propelled vehicles with a Daffodil theme, or simply come decked out in your best Daffy gear! Ribbons … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** 46th Annual Daffodil Festival Children’s Parade"
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Join Christin Brecher author of Murder Makes Scents and Bretworth Barry Apthorp author of Maise and the Nantucket Daffodil Parade on Daffy Saturday April 25th from 10:30AM – 12PM at Mitchell’s Book Corner.
Apr 25 @ 10:45 am Childrens Beach
Show off your creativity with a festively decorated, Daffodil-themed hat (elegant or goofy… it’s all fabulous fun!) and join the Pageant! Open to men, women, & children. Ribbons awarded in adult & children’s categories. Start … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** 46th Annual Daffodil Festival Hat Pageant"
Apr 25 @ 11:30 am Childrens Beach
Grab your picnic lunches and head to Children’s Beach for an original performance of Lizza Obremski’s phenomenal Nanpuppets to delight all ages. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event.
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm Top of Main Street
Nantucket Music Center’s drumline will be performing at the top of Main Street. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event
Apr 25 @ 12:30 pm
All friendly, leashed pooches are welcome to participate! (Daffy costumes & decoration strongly encouraged.) 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place prizes awarded; must be registered to win. Register ahead of time from 10:00 AM to 12:00 … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** 10th Annual Daffy Dog Parade"
Apr 26 – May 6 all-day Online, Social media
Get creative and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with the Maria Mitchell Association! What do you love the most about our earth? What environmental issue are you most passionate about? Create an art piece … Continue reading "Earth Day Art Challenge"
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am
This new 2.4 mile walk explores the base of Altar Rock through the highlands of Norwood Farm. Follow paths through hidden valleys and view some of the distinctive kettle ponds that comprise this unique collection … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Free Walk: Heart of the Middle Moors"
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Facebook
Join Susan & Ray for our 3rd live-stream “Music To Help You Shelter In Place.” Tune in to Susan’s personal Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/susan.berman.10 We’ll include animal songs, songs to celebrate Earth Day and a brand … Continue reading "Susan & Ray for NISHA (Nantucket Island Safe Harbor for Animals)"
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm online, zoom
Parents face more challenges than ever in having effective prevention conversations with their teens around marijuana use. Despite the fact that this drug is more potent than ever, perception of harm is at an all-time … Continue reading "*FREE WEBINAR* Marijuana: Parenting for Prevention in 2020"
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Zoom, Online
We’re taking Science Pub online! Join us via Zoom on Monday, April 27th at 4pm for a Virtual Science Pub- the next installment in our 2019/2020 series hosted by the Linda Loring Nature Foundation! Sam … Continue reading "Virtual Science Pub with Sam Kefferstan, Mass Audubon"
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
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"
Apr 28 @ 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 "**CANCELED** Music in the Morning"
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Online
This class has two parts. For the first half, Janie will cover a couple photo techniques for the iPhone and iPad. Then, she will focus on Gmail and Google, specifically, sorting, deleting, organizing, and managing … Continue reading "Online Class: Photo Tips & Best Practices for Google & GMail"
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Zoom, Online
Are you looking to get a library card? reset your PIN? Want guidance on using the many online services available through our website? We’re here for you. A panel of Atheneum librarians will be available … Continue reading "Online: Ask A Librarian"
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
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"
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Online
Some foot challenges, like bunions, hammer toes and calluses, can be related to how the rest of the body is aligned above them. Join Rachel Dixon for a session where she links alignment issues with … Continue reading "Functional Feet & Good Alignment with Rachel Dixon"
Apr 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Join us for a Food for Thought lecture by Marine Mammal Alliance Nantucket about the new Moby sculpture at Surfside.
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Starry Skies at the Loines Observatory"
May 1 – May 3 all-day Online
The Nantucket Triathlon Club and Monument Running Group are hosting a virtual “Nantucket Solo Run for Hope”with three different run distances 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon, plus a 5k walk. You can run this race … Continue reading "Nantucket Solo Run for Hope"
May 1 @ 9:45 am – 11:15 am Online
Emma Young will show you step-by-step instructions on how to make a homemade scrunchie from material you have at home. – Scrap of fabric, approx 18-20′ piece – Rubber band (Office or produce rubber band … Continue reading "Sewing Scrunchies with Emma & Calin"
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Online
A virtual reading of some of David Ives best short plays. Directed by Pam Murphy. This is a free event and will be offered via Zoom. Please sign up to receive login instructions on May … Continue reading "Online TWN Staged Reading: David Ives Reading"
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
A Virtual Community Awareness Program for Individuals and Families who suffer from the Impact of Addiction featuring Janina Kean. Janina Kean is an internationally recognized expert in the management and treatment of behavioral health and … Continue reading "Virtual Community Awareness Program on Addiction"
May 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Starry Skies at the Loines Observatory"
May 3 all-day Online
A worldwide, online event for everyone! As we practice social distancing to thwart the Covid-19 pandemic, there is no better time to explore your local flora and fauna. Our first Socially Distant Bioblitz on Sunday, … Continue reading "Socially Distant Bioblitz"
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
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"
May 5 @ 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 "**CANCELED** Music in the Morning"
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Online
What makes a good password? Janie Hobson Dupont offers insights into creating good passwords. In addition, she covers how to remember and keep track of your passwords, using Notes to save your passwords as well … Continue reading "Online Digital Class: Passwords"
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
Danica Connors will lead this session using online teleconferencing technology. Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. … Continue reading "Tea & Tarot"
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Online
In this class, Rachel reviews the concepts and themes around how to work with foot challenges like bunions, hammer-toes and poor circulation as well as how postural alignment issues in the body above can contribute … Continue reading "The Big Picture Foot Class with Rachel Dixon"
May 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online
This is a fun, relaxed session where we tackle 3 or 4 writing prompts. Facilitator Amy Jenness will offer the group a series prompts in a variety of genres and participants have 15 minutes to … Continue reading "Online Writer’s Group"
May 6 @ 6:30 pm The Handlebar Café
A support group for loved ones of LGBTQ+ identifying people. Come share with others who can walk with you on the journey.
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online, Zoom
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories: There are no prizes, but you’ll get Bragging Rights! Follow this link to … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
May 7 @ 9:03 pm – 10:03 pm
The Nantucket Boys & Girls Club would like to share our future plans with you -our supporters- regarding our biggest fundraiser and the best dance party of the year: the Tim Russert Summer Groove. After … Continue reading "Tim Russert Summer Groove"
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Online
Learn to repair hems that have come out and learn to shorten hems. Please have the following supplies: – Pair of pants or skirt you want to hem OR Fabric scrap to practice on (appx. … Continue reading "Online Class: Make Do and Mend:Hemming Pants and Skirts with Calin"
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm online
A virtual reading of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning American masterpiece. Life, love, family, death, it’s all here in Our Town. Directed by Jack Bulger. This is a free event offered via Zoom. Please sign … Continue reading "Online TWN Staged Reading: Our Town"
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
A Virtual Community Awareness Program for Individuals and Families who suffer from the Impact of Addiction featuring Janina Kean. Janina Kean is an internationally recognized expert in the management and treatment of behavioral health and … Continue reading "Virtual Community Awareness Program on Addiction"
May 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
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"
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online, Zoom
Island Tunes, Nantucket local songwriters group, will perform a virtual concert playing their original music. To join the concert click here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85156910281
May 13 – May 17 all-day
For over twenty years, the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival has brought distinguished winemakers and chefs together for a world-class epicurean celebration. Over the course of five days, the island comes alive with prestigious tastings, … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Nantucket Wine and Food Festival"
May 14 @ 5:00 pm online
Mix up your favorite cocktail or mock tail and enjoy a story that has been told since the 1930s, when retired whaling captain George Grant became the first “custodian”  of the Whaling Museum and shared … Continue reading "The Hunt LIVE!"