Sep 12 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Jason Graziadei, Public Information Officer, Nantucket Cottage Hospital
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
Each summer, the Maria Mitchell Association hosts scientists and research experts on a wide variety of scientific topics. Speaker will be released closer to the date.
Sep 13 – Sep 16 all-day
Forums, films, and talks to bring fresh ideas to curious audiences in live talks, short original films, and unforgettable experiences.
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Celeste-Marie Bernier is Professor of Black Studies at the University of Edinburgh and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of American Studies published by Cambridge University Press. Bernier specializes in the literatures, histories, politics, visual cultures, and … Continue reading "Author Talk: Celeste-Marie Bernier, Frederick Douglass and Struggles For Liberty"
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
In the grand tradition of David McCullough and Ron Chernow, the sweeping story of the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades. There was a time, back when the … Continue reading "Lecture & Book Signing with Steven Ujifusa: “Barons of the Sea”"
Sep 19 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Town Manager
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
Each summer, the Maria Mitchell Association hosts scientists and research experts on a wide variety of scientific topics. Speaker will be released closer to the date.
Sep 26 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Vincent Murphy, Ecologist, Department of Natural Resources
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Author and consultant Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair is a leading expert specializing in child development, education, family relationships, and workplace/family integration, Dr. Steiner-Adair speaks and consults on a wide range of topics, including social and emotional … Continue reading "Lecture: “Social Emotional Learning” with Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, part of Nantucket Lighthouse School Education Speaker Series"
Oct 3 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Hyannis Rotary Club
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Where do industries go when they die? The case of the U.S. whaling industry shows that industries do not disappear as they obsolesce; they find new life in surprising places. Popular culture from the nineteenth … Continue reading "Food for Thought Lecture Series: The Cultural “Afterlife” of Whaling with Dr. Jamie Jones"
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy’s “Golden Age”—spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s—when lawless pirates plied the … Continue reading "Lecture & Book Signing with Dr. Eric Jay Dolin: “Black Flags, Blue Water: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates”"
Oct 10 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Terriann Morin, Program Manager, Nantucket Family Resource Center
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Imagine yourself signing-on as a crew member of a Nantucket whale ship in the 18th or early 19th century. You will be working not only in a dangerous occupation but living for several years in … Continue reading "Food for Thought Lecture Series: Medicine Aboard the Whalers with Dr. Malcolm MacNab"
Oct 17 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Bill Tennent, Rotary District Governor
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Despite declining stocks worldwide and increasing health risks, artisanal whaling remains a cultural practice tied to nature’s rhythms. The Wake of the Whale presents the art, history, and challenge of whaling in the Caribbean and … Continue reading "Lecture & Book Signing: The Wake of the Whale, Hunter Societies in the Caribbean & North Atlantic, with Russell Fielding"
Oct 24 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Colonel James McGinn, Lieutenant Mark Brighenti, Mass Environmental Police
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Sharks are an important part of the ecosystem as both apex and meso predators. Understanding their role and movements allows for proper management of these fishes. As humans increase their presence in the ocean, interactions … Continue reading "Food for Thought Lecture Series: Getting to the Bottom of Sharks, with Bryan Legare"
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
This illustrated talk chronicles the mysterious period from 1832-1838 when Joshua W. Hill lived at and governed over Pitcairn Island – pretending the entire time that he had permission to do so from London’s colonial … Continue reading "Lecture & Book Signing with Tillman Nechtman: The Pretender of Pitcairn Island: Joshua W. Hill – The Man Who Would Be King Among The Bounty Mutineers"
Oct 31 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Alan Worden, Data Platform
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Please join us for a special Food for Thought lunchtime program with visiting boatbuilder Steve Caulfield. Bring a bag lunch as you enjoy a description of two boat building programs. Discovery Boat Building, or “Kids … Continue reading "Food for Thought Lecture Series: Traditional Boat Building at the Maine Maritime Museum, with Steve Caulfield"
Nov 7 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
David Martin, President of the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce
Nov 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Understanding how sand moves along the coast is essential for the sound management of this dynamic resource. Over the last 10 years the Center for Coastal Studies has been refining a technique to develop rigorous, … Continue reading "Food for Thought Lecture Series: Where is the sand going and how does it get there? The science behind the shifting sands"
Nov 15 @ 5:15 pm The Dreamland
Ripple Effect — A Community Conversation About Housing Nantucket’s shortage of housing that is suitable, stable and affordable to year-rounders presents a multitude of issues for our community…which creates ripple effects for us all. It … Continue reading "Ripple Effect: A Community Conversation About Housing"
Jan 9 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
U.S. Naval Reserve-Retired
Jan 16 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Chief Executive Officer of Nantucket Community Sailing
Jan 23 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Manager of the Town of Nantucket Airport
Jan 30 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Chair of the Select Board of Nantucket
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm The Dreamland
Discuss whether Nantucket should have a mayor, the impact of climate change on our island, and many more issues facing Nantucket when the Select Board come together at The Dreamland, South Water Street. This event … Continue reading "Nantucket 2030 and Beyond"
Feb 6 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of the Nantucket Dreamland Foundation
Feb 13 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of the Nantucket Historical Association
Feb 20 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Town of Nantucket Fire Chief
Feb 27 @ 12:15 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Prevention and Outreach Coordinator at Fairwinds
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Conservation Foundation
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
A free community lecture by author and educator Debby Irving about her personal journey from a childhood protected by the privilege of being white to her transformative adult work as a racial justice educator. Held … Continue reading "Waking Up White"
Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Nantucket Site Director of Health Imperatives
Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Superintendent of Nantucket Public Schools
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Town Manager
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Director of the Department of Public Works
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Follow the Green Road! Jess Georges, the founder of Green Road Refill, will be speaking about simple ways we can steer ourselves in the direction of reducing our plastic footprint. The current plastic problem is … Continue reading "Lecture: Jessica Georges, ‘Living Green & Green Road Refill’"
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Remain Nantucket
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Sustainable Nantucket
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Station Mgr. and Sr Producer Channel 18 Rotary Interact Clubs work in Puerto Rico this winter
May 1 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Housing Nantucket
May 8 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Shellfish Biologist for Town of Nantucket
May 15 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Director of the Conservation Foundation
May 22 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
May 29 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
White Heron Theater
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
President of The Homestead