May 29 @ 9:00 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am online
Join Janet Forest, Janie Hobson Dupont and Amy Jenness for a tutorial on using Zoom’s videoconferencing service. Whether you are an attendee or running a meeting, the class will cover both experiences and offer guidance on using Zoom features … Continue reading "Online Class: Tips & Tricks For Using Zoom"
May 29 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 29 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 29 @ 7:00 pm Online
Presented by the Nantucket Short Play Group. Three short plays: Grim Tidings Written by Dennis Jones of Glen Allen, Virginia Directed by Cynthia Csabay Read by: Christy Kickham Phaedra Plank Andrew Cromartie Bill Mogensen Casey … Continue reading "The 27th Annual Nantucket Short Play Festival presents: Best of the Fest"
May 29 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 30 @ 9:00 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
May 30 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 30 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 31 @ 9:00 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
May 31 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
Jun 1 @ 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"
Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
Jun 2 @ 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"
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm online, Zoom/YouTube
Island Tunes, Nantucket local songwriters group, will perform a virtual concert playing their original music. To join the concert click here on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82594531186 To watch live on YouTube: https://youtu.be/My2_Q-j4hFM
Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
Jun 3 @ 9:30 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
Jun 3 @ 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.
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) is moving its summer Science Speaker Series online due to COVID-19. The series will kick off with Aquarium Manager Jack Dubinsky on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm. … Continue reading "Virtual Science Lecture – Jack Dubinsky"
Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Online
Rob and I will be singing Thursday, June 4 and we hope you will be too!
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm online
Members: Free Non-members: $10 Join Schwartz Hannum PC and the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, June 4 at 2:00pm EST for a webinar on Reopening the Workplace in the New Normal: What to Expect … Continue reading "Reopening the Workplace: Webinar with Schwartz Hannum PC"
Jun 4 @ 5:00 pm Online
Mix up your favorite cocktail or mocktail and join us for a live presentation of The Quakers. Far beyond making Nantucket the whaling capital of the world, the Quakers on Nantucket were a quiet but … Continue reading "The Quakers Live!"
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm online
Join Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie + Certified Sommelier Kirk Baker of Epernay Wine & Spirits invite you to join them for their free Virtual Wine Tasting held Thursday nights at 6 pm on FB + … Continue reading "Virtual Wine Tasting"
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories with 10 to 12 questions. Some answers are true/false, some you pick from … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Online, Zoom
Join Janet Forest, Janie Hobson Dupont and Amy Jenness for a tutorial on hosting a meeting on Zoom’s videoconferencing service. The class will cover everything from scheduling your meeting to taking advantage of ‘host’ tools such as Breakout Rooms, … Continue reading "Online Class: Tips and Tricks for Hosting a Zoom Meeting"
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Online
The Nantucket Atheneum’s Amy Jenness will interview photographer Eileen Powers, who talks about her Can You Make Hair For Me? project. When she was diagnosed with Lymphoma in 2018, Eileen asked friends and colleagues to get creative and make hair … Continue reading "Online Conversation: Eileen Powers, Can You Make Hair For Me? Project"
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the curator of the Mitchell House and the Prospect Hill Cemetery Association historian for a short talk about stone monuments and their conservation.  The class will then move to the Prospect Hill Cemetery where … Continue reading "Preserving the Monuments of Our Ancestors: How to Properly Clean Historic Gravestones"
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm Nantucket Yacht Club
Sip & Bid, auction party, hors d’oeuvres & raw bar, dinner & dancing in the Nantucket Yacht Club — all to benefit Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket.  Tickets available (while they last) at https://www.pascon.org/events/dreamcatcher-dinner-and-auction/
Jun 8 @ 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"
Jun 9 @ 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"
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
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. Danica will cover some of the basics in the first … Continue reading "Online: Tea & Tarot"
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
This is a fun 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 write. … Continue reading "Online Writer’s Group"
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online, Zoom
“Strange Signals and a Cosmic Conundrum: Using Fast Radio Bursts to Uncover the Universe’s Hidden Matter.” Nearly every ten seconds, an explosion occurs somewhere in our Universe lasting only a millisecond but with more energy … Continue reading "Virtual Science Speaker: Jay Chittidi"
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
Learn about the unique fishing settlement at the eastern edge of the island. The 75 minute tour focuses on the early “whalehouses” as well as the village’s boom as a seaside resort and actors colony at … Continue reading "’Sconset Walking Tour"
Jun 11 @ 5:00 pm Online
During long voyages when they were not pursuing whales, the whalers often turned to scrimshaw as a way to pass the time. The art form involved engraving images, some very detailed, on whale teeth or … Continue reading "Scrimshaw, The Whalers’ Art LIVE!"
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm online
Join Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie + Certified Sommelier Kirk Baker of Epernay Wine & Spirits invite you to join them for their free Virtual Wine Tasting held Thursday nights at 6 pm on FB + … Continue reading "Virtual Wine Tasting"
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories with 10 to 12 questions. Some answers are true/false, some you pick from … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
Jun 12 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 12 @ 5:00 pm Top of Main Street
We will speak the names of the 20 black folks killed by police since 2012, hold silence, hear from islanders and Kahil Abdurrash on how to build a world where all are known for their … Continue reading "Black Lives Matter"
Jun 13 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm Youtube
Join students of the Nantucket Community Music Center for recitals on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD5FqrG-063evmYaCg3P8aA