This year on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 30, December 1 & 2, will mark the eighth year that Palliative and Supportive Care of Nantucket (PASCON), The Quidley Gallery, island businesses, and island artists come together for a special Nantucket art show that benefits vital island causes, PASCON and The […]
Have You Been Flocked?
Have you seen flocks of plastic pink flamingos scattered in front yards across the island? More than just lawn ornaments, they are part of Nantucket New School‘s latest fundraiser. The Flamingo Flocking FUNdraiser is a way for participants to surprise their friends and colleagues by sending a dozen pink flamingos […]
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes – Postponed Due to Stormy Weather
by Abigail Terres Originally scheduled for Sunday, June 28th, the 2nd annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® Nantucket event organized by A Safe Place, Inc. has been postponed due to the very stormy weather. An announcement will be made when a new date is selected. For this fund- and […]
Gala Features Sharon Stone & Bill Belichick
Academy Award nominee Sharon Stone and head coach of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick, will be honored guests on Nantucket at the second annual Dreamland Gala program next Friday, July 11. These two iconic personalities will take the stage for a Q&A hosted by award-winning print and broadcast journalist […]
The Community Foundation for Nantucket is holding a Community Raffle to raise funds for the Foundation’s Community Grants Fund. This is the seventh year that CFN will be offering Community Grants. In the first six years, more than $200,000 was given to local nonprofits. This year, Marsha Kotalac, chair of […]
Save Our Scallops!
• by Sarah Teach • Those three little words can mean the world if you say them to the right person: Nantucket bay scallops. Islanders know that the tender mollusk muscles taste distinctively sweet and are only found in one place in the entire world: Nantucket. More specifically, Nantucket’s two […]
Walk Now for Autism Speaks This Saturday
This Saturday, August 17, Walk Now for Autism Speaks will take place at Jetties Beach. This fundraising walk is a fun-filled, family friendly event that is a powerful force to fund vital research into autism spectrum disorders. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder in the U.S., and Autism Speaks […]
Pops on the Beach This Saturday
One of the island’s favorite outdoor summer events—the Boston Pops Concert on Jetties Beach—will be held this Saturday, August 10, with guest host Katie Couric and guest performer Matthew Morrison, known for his roles on Broadway and on the television show Glee. Nearly 6,000 concert goers are expected to attend […]