Events

Sep 5 @ 8:00 am The Handlebar Café
Resume our meeting at The Handlebar Café (across from the bus/NRTA depot) to pick up supplies. 8:00 a.m. each Saturday, rain or shine, for one hour. The Clean Team is a group of over four … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Did you know that some Nantucketers love to eat mole crabs? Join aquarium staff to learn about the fascinating biology, ecology, and geology that make Nantucket’s beaches so unique. We will discover shells and bones of over 15 … Continue reading "Beach Biology Field Trip"
Sep 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Jetties Beach
Join us at Jetties Beach as we  experience the beautiful marine life of Nantucket’s waters!  Our guides will teach you proper snorkeling techniques and animal handling skills.  They will point out and share their knowledge … Continue reading "Family Snorkeling"
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Did you know that some Nantucketers love to eat mole crabs? Join aquarium staff to learn about the fascinating biology, ecology, and geology that make Nantucket’s beaches so unique. We will discover shells and bones of over 15 … Continue reading "Beach Biology Field Trip"
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Explore the natural world through the lens of your inner artist! We will go for a short walk and practice closely observing things in the natural world which inspire us. Then we will create some … Continue reading "Nature Art & Exploration"
Sep 12 @ 8:00 am The Handlebar Café
Resume our meeting at The Handlebar Café (across from the bus/NRTA depot) to pick up supplies. 8:00 a.m. each Saturday, rain or shine, for one hour. The Clean Team is a group of over four … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Sep 12 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Mill Hill Park. Meet next to Ye Olde Mill.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA for this program designed especially for the young explorer in your family! Each session we will read a nature or science related book, then meet one of the MMA’s animal friends, and … Continue reading "Nature Story Hour"
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Explore the natural world through the lens of your inner artist! We will go for a short walk and practice closely observing things in the natural world which inspire us. Then we will create some … Continue reading "Nature Art & Exploration"
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am The Handlebar Café
Resume our meeting at The Handlebar Café (across from the bus/NRTA depot) to pick up supplies. 8:00 a.m. each Saturday, rain or shine, for one hour. The Clean Team is a group of over four … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Virtual Discussion: Resilient Agriculture"
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Virtual Discussion: Palaces For The People"
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Discussion: Neighborhood by Neighborhood – Mapping Our Resilience"
Sep 26 all-day
Last summer our little island of Nantucket lost one of its own. Vitali was one of the most generous and charismatic people many of us have met. When Vitali unexpectedly passed away while kayaking, this … Continue reading "Fishing For V- Scholarship Surfcasting Tournament"
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am The Handlebar Café
Resume our meeting at The Handlebar Café (across from the bus/NRTA depot) to pick up supplies. 8:00 a.m. each Saturday, rain or shine, for one hour. The Clean Team is a group of over four … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This sale will include collectibles, costume jewelry, artwork, china, and kitchen items. Cash and checks only. Masks and Social distancing required All proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Discussion: The Economics Of Climate Change With Madhavi Venkatesan"
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Cisco Beach. Meet in the parking lot at the end of Hummock Pond Road.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm
In honor of International Observe the Moon Night (September 26), the Maria Mitchell Association Astronomy Department will host a virtual Moon-themed event over Zoom on Monday September 28. Join them for a discussion of historical … Continue reading "MMA Celebrates International Observe the Moon Night"
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Discussion: How Repair Events Can Transform Our Throwaway Culture"
Sep 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Online
The Atheneum joins Boston-based Communities Responding To Extreme Weather (CREW) to host six virtual programs in support of Climate Prep Week 2020 (Sept. 24 – 30). This year’s theme is ‘Climate Resilience is Social Resilience.’ All … Continue reading "Climate Prep Week Discussion: The Linked Fight For Racial Justice and Climate Change"
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
meet at the Rotary to take another shot at Milestone Road, Old South Road and, if we can summon the courage, Sparks Avenue and the businesses around it. The Clean Team is a group of … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Polpis Road at the small parking area that overlooks Sesachacha Pond.
Mass Audobon’s Sam Kefferstan will lead us to a new area that needs assistance.  We will be able to access shoreline and Polpis Road itself in that far eastern section. The Clean Team is a … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
meet at the Rotary to take another shot at Milestone Road, Old South Road and, if we can summon the courage, Sparks Avenue and the businesses around it. The Clean Team is a group of … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am meet at the entrance to Bartlett Farm to clean the roads leading to Ladies’ Beach and the beach itself.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Danielle O’Dell, a Nantucket Conservation Foundation ecologist, has been studying the island’s bat population and offers an overview on what kind of bats live on Nantucket, how they are faring as well as a look … Continue reading "Online Presentation, Danille O’Dell, An Update on Nantucket Bats"
Oct 17 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
meet at the Rotary to take another shot at Milestone Road, Old South Road and, if we can summon the courage, Sparks Avenue and the businesses around it. The Clean Team is a group of … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 17 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am meet at Tom Nevers Old Navy Base/Playing Fields.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
meet at the Rotary to take another shot at Milestone Road, Old South Road and, if we can summon the courage, Sparks Avenue and the businesses around it. The Clean Team is a group of … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am meeting again at Sanford Farm to clear Madaket Road.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am The Handlebar Café
meet at the Rotary to take another shot at Milestone Road, Old South Road and, if we can summon the courage, Sparks Avenue and the businesses around it. The Clean Team is a group of … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Oct 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am meet at the Rotary to take another shot at Milestone Road, Old South Road and, if we can summon the courage, Sparks Avenue and the businesses around it.
meet at the Rotary to take another shot at Milestone Road, Old South Road and, if we can summon the courage, Sparks Avenue and the businesses around it. The Clean Team is a group of … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Nov 1 – Nov 30 all-day Online
Freezin’ for a Reason! Nantucket Atheneum Cold Turkey Plunge may look a little different this year, but our mission remains the same: to provide the funding necessary for Weezie Library for Children to offer FREE, … Continue reading "19th Annual Nantucket Cold Turkey Plunge"
Nov 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Meet on Lovers’ Lane
Meet on Lovers’ Lane (dirt road off of Old South) and the entrance to the Forest/Course to clean the State Forest and the Disc Golf Course. Rain or shine. The Clean Team is a group … Continue reading "Nantucket Clean Team Special Cleanup"
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Rose & Crown
Bites & Brushes at The Rose & Crown has partnered with @acksafeplace to bring the Nantucket community a special pre paint night activity: “Take the Mask off Domestic Violence.” Held Sunday, November 8 from 6:30-7pm, … Continue reading "“Take the Mask Off Domestic Violence”"
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Stop by the Weezie porch and pick up this week’s STEM project–a light pattern box. Have some fun with reflection science. Explore how different colors of light are reflected in mirrors and observe the various … Continue reading "STEM Grab & Go Bag: Light Pattern Box"
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Bill Hoenk Photography."
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Melissa Dudley Designs."
Nov 14 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Angel Studios."
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Colorstreet Nails."
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Innovative Product Partners."
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Designs by Priscilla."
Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Pure Body Nantucket."
Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Arbonne."
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Nantucket Fantasy Scapes."
Nov 22 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Sarah Wright Needlework."
Nov 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Drift Away Soap."
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Two for Joy Jewelry."
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Small Town Girl."
Nov 29 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Ladies Night that was created by the late Liz Morcone de Souza. Each year, the funds raised during this event go to local charities. This year, Bartlett’s Farm would be planning to host the eleventh … Continue reading "Ladies Month at Bartlett’s Farm: Astrologer Suzanne Keating."