Island Calendar: Issues to Do on Nantucket This Month – Leisure – The Inquirer and Mirror

MONDAY, JAN. 18th

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Commemoration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
6 p.m. NCTV-18 and its YouTube page. The island’s interfaith leaders will examine Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s goal of social justice from a spiritual and philosophical perspective.

TUESDAY, JAN. 19th

Music in the morning
9:45 am Click to see on zoom. Lizza Obremski performs for half an hour of fun and gripping songs, singing games and exercise activities for ages 1 to 7 years.

Interesting facts with Fran
3 p.m. Click here to register. Island historian Frances Karttunen will speak about Nantucket farms and the Nantucket-Hawaii connection.

Inauguration ceremony and COVID-19 vigil
4:00 p.m. A brief vigil will be broadcast live from the steps of the Unitarian Meeting House to remember the victims of COVID-19, followed by the ringing of church bells around the island at 4:30 p.m.

“The Archeology of Submerged Paleo-Landscapes”
5:30 p.m. Click here to register. David Robinson, director and chief archaeologist of the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources, will provide an overview of recent research into former terrestrial but now submerged landscapes and cultural materials from Nantucket Sound and Rhode Island.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20th

Zoom cooking class
1.00 p.m. Click here to register. Health Imperatives’ Alice Townsend-Williams shows how to make chipotle chicken chili and whole grain cornbread.

Inauguration ceremony
3:00 pm A car parade drives from Jetties Beach Parking Lot across Main Street, Orange Street and Milestone Road to Sconset to celebrate the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris.

THURSDAY, JAN. 21st

Nan dolls
9:45 am Click to see on zoom. Lizza Obremski and her doll friends lead half an hour full of fun and stories suitable for children from 2 to 7 years old.

Teen trivia and games
3 p.m. Click here to register. Adolescents in grades 6 through 12 are invited to an hour of play, including Among Us, Geoguessr, Trivia, and a quiz on current events.

FRIDAY, JAN. 22nd

Online computer class
9 a.m. Click here to register. Janie Hobson Dupont explains how to use Gmail and Google apps.

TUESDAY, JAN. 26th

Music in the morning
9:45 am Click to see on zoom. Lizza Obremski performs for half an hour of fun and gripping songs, singing games and exercise activities for ages 1 to 7 years.

Name this melody
10:30 a.m. Click here to register. Paul Connors will play some chords from music from 1890 to 1960 and participants will write down their answers and discuss them at the end.

Online tea and tarot
7-9pm Click here to register. Danica Connors, who has been reading Tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, will cover some of the basics in the first lesson and more advanced topics in the second. Beginners and experienced tarot card readers are welcome.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27

“Breaking up a complex mess”
7 p.m. Click here to register. Sara Schoen will explain how statistics can help create new tools for defining clear differences between species. This is the only way to understand declining populations and define the biological diversity in an area. The host is the Maria Mitchell Association.

THURSDAY, JAN. 28

Nan dolls
9:45 am Click to see on zoom. Lizza Obremski and her doll friends lead half an hour full of fun and stories suitable for children from 2 to 7 years old.

Teen trivia and games
3 p.m. Click here to register. Adolescents in grades 6 through 12 are invited to an hour of play, including Among Us, Geoguessr, Trivia, and a quiz on current events.

Open house on the coast
5:30 p.m. Click here to register. The city will host an open house for the Nantucket Coastal Resilience Plan. The project team will present the project and provide opportunities for interactive feedback from community members.

FRIDAY, JAN. 29

Online digital photography course
9 a.m. Click here to register. Janie Hobson Dupont shows how to take portraits and close-ups with an iPhone.

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