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Events for April 2021
One Book one Island is a Nantucket community reading event. Take part in this community reading project with a mission to connect Nantucket readers through a book; this year's selection is The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom. Free copies of the book are available and there will be ten days of free programs relating to the book during March. The Yellow House tells a hundred years of family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one…Find out more »
Artists Association of Nantucket presents a Valentine’s Works Online show. The show will be live on AAN’s website. Featuring works by over 25 artists, these beautiful pieces will make lovely and special gifts.Find out more »
Tanveer Karim, a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow at Harvard University presents "Uraveling the Universe with Spectroscopy and Big Data”. Learn about Tanveer's work on using DESI (Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument) data along with cosmic microwave background (the earliest relic light of the Universe) to figure out how matter is distributed in our Universe. Register at this link.Find out more »
This Nantucket Winter Walk will be held at Squam Farm. Explore the open fields, hidden forests and sphagnum bogs of this spectacular property adjacent to Squam Swamp. Located off Quidnet Road, this former farmland was used by the Nantucket Conservation Foundation for a ten-year study of the ecological effects of sheep grazing on the island’s landscape. **Space is limited due to Covid-19 Restrictions, please register through this link ** View more information about Nantucket events and programs on our calendar.Find out more »
Abby Mintz, astrophysics student at Yale University, presents “From Near to Far: Exploring How Stars Form and Galaxies Evolve”. Register at this link.Find out more »
Izzy Gaw, a master's student in marine biology at University of Hawai'i Manoa, presents “The Debris Diet: How Microplastics are Infiltrating the Marine Food Chain”. Register at this link.Find out more »
This Nantucket Winter Walk will be held at Maquetuck. Travel through a small, fascinating hardwood forest that extends to the shores of West Polpis harbor with opportunities to see herons, egrets, shellfish and other inhabitants of this ecologically rich area. **Space is limited due to Covid-19 Restrictions, please register through this link ** View more information about Nantucket events and programs on our calendar.Find out more »