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Below is a list of upcoming and ongoing events.
For additional information, contact our office at 508-825-8325 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wine Tasting Dinner – The first in what we hope will become an annual wine tasting series, this 4-course meal with paired wines was hosted by Dune on Wednesday, March 13th at 6 pm.
Annual Mother’s Day Dinner – Benefiting The Marla Ceely Lamb Cancer Travel Fund. This year’s was Friday, May 10th at Faregrounds Restaurant. There were hors d’oeuvres, silent auctions, a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and more. Call (508) 317-7679 for more information on next year’s event.
Annual Kelly Culkins West Walk for Travel – Benefiting The Marla Ceely Lamb Cancer Travel Fund. The 6th Annual Walk was held Sunday, June 16th at Faregrounds Restaurant.
Swim Across America’s Annual Nantucket Island Swim – A fun and inspiring celebration of those we love fighting cancer and the family, friends, and community who support them. Proceeds are split between PASCON and Nantucket Cottage Hospital. This year’s swim was held August 24th and raised over $185,000! Visit Swim Across America for more information or to donate.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and National Family Caregivers Month are both in November. See our HOME page for some local promotions.
Annual Daffodil Planting – Each year thousands of daffodils are planted in different locations across the island. This year’s planting took place on Saturday, November 23rd on Heller’s Way.
Annual Tree of Remembrance Service - Held each year at 4 pm on the Sunday before Thanksgiving in the garden of the Jared Coffin House. This year’s was Sunday, November 24th with a reception following at Dune.
Nantucket’s Mystery Art Show – Held each year on the Friday of Christmas Stroll weekend at Quidley & Company on Main Street. Choose from a limited number of pieces at $125 on a first-come, first-served basis. Benefits the Marla Ceely Lamb Fund, not Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket. This year’s is Friday, December 6th from 5-7 pm.
Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group
Held on the last Friday of each month at 1 pm. Offered by Our Island Home Staff at Our Island Home. Please call 508-228-0462 for further information.
A program specifically for people with memory impairment and their care partners. Registration is required. Held on the 3rd Monday of each month from 10:30 to noon at the Nantucket Public Safety Facility. Offered by Alzheimer’s Services of Cape Cod & the Islands. Please call 508-775-5656 for more information.
Coping with Cancer Support Group
Held every other Monday from 1-2:30 pm in our office.
“Time Out” Caregivers’ Support Group
Held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 1-2:30 pm in our office.