This event is for all ages. Students are especially welcome.
Please come, and please tell friends and strangers. Everyone is invited. Bring fossils to show to others, or to ask about. Or just come and see what others bring — MINGLE!
Presenters who will display materials and share knowledge include geological oceanographer Dr. Maurice Tivey of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI); educators Betsy Dripps and Kendra Buresch of The Polly Hill Arboretum; Dr. Ann McNichol, senior research specialist at the National Ocean Sciences radiocarbon dating facility at WHOI; paleontologist Jessica Cundiff and zoologists Joe Martinez, Erich Dieffenbach, and Scott Smyers of the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology; undersea divers and collectors Heidi Raihofer and Joe Leonardo; tenth and eighth grade collectors Jacob and Sam Gurney; archaeologist, author, and collector Bill Moody; marine ecologist Wendy Culbert, ornithologist Robert Culbert, student Anne Culbert; paleobiologist Fred Hotchkiss, and others.
National Fossil Day at the Oak Bluffs Library is partially supported by a grant from the Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Come join us as we play the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering. We will be playing different formats each week; it is recommended for intermediate and above players. Get in touch ahead of time if you are a beginner and want to learn, and we may be able to arrange instruction. On the first and third Fridays of the month.
Oak Bluffs needs your help! Find out how you can become involved in town boards and committees by coming to this information session. Enjoy a cup of coffee and pastries, while hearing from current volunteers on how they’ve been able to make a real difference in the town. If you’re concerned about the environment, town finances, civic planning, summer rentals, anything, join a committee or run for town office. Find out how you can be the “U” in Oak Bl-U-ffs! Event cosponsored by League of Women Voters, the Oak Bluffs Library, and the town offices.
Cape Light Compact is working on the 2019-2021 Energy Efficiency Plan for Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard, and we are looking for your input and feedback!