Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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 … Continue reading "Marine Ecology Field Trip"
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join us to explore the world of circuitry and electricity by creating your own Wobblebot. During this workshop participants will construct a complete circuit by wiring a small DC motor to a power source (batteries) … Continue reading "STEM for Kids: Wobblebots"
Jun 26 @ 5:25 pm – 6:10 pm Nantucket Ice
Registration required, $20 per class or $160/8 weeks
Jun 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Using acoustic instruments on shallow draft boats the Seafloor Mapping Program at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown Massachusetts has been collecting data throughout coastal New England, including Nantucket, since 2010. These maps are … Continue reading "Mapping the Seafloor to Better Understand the Land and Sea with Mark Borrelli of Center for Coastal Studies"
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
The Milky Way vs. Andromeda: When Galaxies Collide Our sun is one of 100s of billions of stars that make up our Milky Way Galaxy. This lecture will take you on a tour of our … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Dr. Laura Prichard"
Jun 26 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join our 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 "Open Nights at Loines Observatory"
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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 … Continue reading "Marine Ecology Field Trip"
Jun 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn about microscopes in the Research Center! Learn to focus, create slides, and explore the tiny world around you! If you’re curious about the hidden microscopic world, this is a great introduction! You are welcome … Continue reading "Microscope Mayhem"
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
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 "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
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 "LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Nantucket Culinary
Join Sarah Leah Chase for this special ALL AMERICAN (PRE) FOURTH OF JULY FARE! About Sarah: Sarah Leah Chase is a well-known cookbook author whose bestselling titles include the Nantucket Open-House Cookbook, The Silver Palate … Continue reading "ALL AMERICAN FOURTH OF JULY FARE with Sarah Leah Chase"
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"
Jun 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently … Continue reading "Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois"
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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 … Continue reading "Marine Ecology Field Trip"
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"
Jun 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
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. … Continue reading "Meet the Animals"
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Nantucket Atheneum has a 3D printer. And we think a club is a great way to allow island teens to experience the power of 3D printing. We will meet twice a month to work on … Continue reading "3D Print Club for TEENS"
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary presents our Summer Saturday Morning series: Eat Well. Each Saturday morning a chef will share what is inspiring them in the kitchen – new products, exciting food science, special cookware and food trends. … Continue reading "Eat Well: A Summer Series for Curious Cooks"
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This seminar is designed to let you choose the project you would from Patsy’s collection of classes she has taught at the 1800 House. Choose a project from the wide range of popular patterns for … Continue reading "Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – Jul 3 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create a one of a kind decorative mirror using seashells from around the world. Many of the techniques used in sailors valentines are transferable, and there is plenty of room for expanding creative ideas. Your … Continue reading "Shell Mirror with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program, a series of cooking classes for budding sous chefs. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 'Sconset Market
Member Price $15. Price adjusted at check out. Go from interested beach visitor to expert beach comber! Join us to learn how to identify the crabs, shells, sponges, and seaweeds commonly found along the beach. … Continue reading "Beach Discovery Field Trips"
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 6:50 pm Nantucket Ice
Registration required, $15 per session
Jul 1 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join our 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 "Open Nights at Loines Observatory"
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"
Jul 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Culinary
Spend time in the chef’s kitchen at Nantucket Culinary with visiting chefs, sous-chefs and Chef Greg learning knife skills and hands-on cooking to build your fundamental kitchen skills. Attendees please wear close-toed shoes and have … Continue reading "The Chef’s Workshop – Building the Fundamentals of Cooking"
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont shows participants how to take better photos using their iPhone and iPad. Janie covers close-up techniques using HDR photography, using the grid tool, burst mode, focus techniques, portrait mode, composition and editing. … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, iPhone Photography"
Jul 2 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Jetties Beach
Members $65 Join us at Jetties Beach as we  experience the beautiful marine life of Nantucket’s waters!  Our guides will teach you proper snorkeling techniques and animal handling skills.  They will point out and share … Continue reading "Family Snorkeling"
Jul 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Natural Science Museum
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.
Jul 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm Nantucket Ice
Registration required, $20 per class or $160/8 weeks
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Culinary
Toast Tuesdays this summer with SIP AND STIR: A hands-on cooking experience paired with cocktails and fun activities. Schedule released in June, but don’t wait to purchase your tickets for this limited informal cooking experience. … Continue reading "SIP AND STIR: A Cocktail Party with Hands-on Cooking activities"
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Free yoga class with certified yoga instructor Brittany Young for yogis in grades 6-12. No reservation required, but class size is limited to first 15 students. This is an after hours program, please use the … Continue reading "Yoga for Teens"
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"
Jul 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Jul 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program, a series of cooking classes for budding sous chefs. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Jul 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Keep the kids entertained this Summer with fun cooking classes inspired by Fairy Tales. Course Details: Each class will combine food, stories and craft based on traditional Fairy Tales taught by our in-house child educator. … Continue reading "Kitchen Fairy Tales for Kids – Rapretzel"
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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 … Continue reading "Marine Ecology Field Trip"
Jul 3 @ 5:25 pm – 6:10 pm Nantucket Ice
Registration required, $20 per class or $160/8 weeks
Jul 3 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Member Price $15. Price adjusted at check out. Nantucket Harbor teems with marine life at night that is not visible in the day. Join our Aquarium staff to learn about the fish, squid, crabs, and … Continue reading "Night Marine Ecology Field Trip"
Jul 3 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join our 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 "Open Nights at Loines Observatory"
Jul 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
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, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program, a series of cooking classes for budding sous chefs. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Keep the kids entertained this Summer with fun cooking classes inspired by Fairy Tales. Course Details: Each class will combine food, stories and craft based on traditional Fairy Tales taught by our in-house child educator. … Continue reading "Kitchen Fairy Tales for Kids – Hansel and Gretel"
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently … Continue reading "Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois"