Thursday, May 25, 2017

Memorial Day: Schedule and Special Events

The Vineyard Haven Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29th.

On Friday May 26th, students from the Tisbury School will participate in their annual Memorial Day parade. Students will carry flowers from the School to the harbor, commemorating those who gave their lives for their country. The ceremony will begin at the School at 12:30pm, marching via Spring Street and Main Street, and ending at Owen Park at approximately 1:15pm.

On Monday, the town of Tisbury will hold a Memorial Day Picnic from noon to 4 pm on the grounds of the restored Tashmoo Spring Building on West Spring Street off State Road. VTA Buses will stop at the Tashmoo Overlook during this event. Entertainment will include live music by the Flying Elbows, supported by the MV Cultural Council, as well as outdoor games, chalk art, rowboat rides. Grills and free ice cream will be provided by the Town. The work of Chris Baer (MVRHS Art Teacher), with Paul Brissette (retired MVRHS Art/ Architecture Teacher) will also be showcased. Bring your own picnic supplies but leave your dogs at home.

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