Adult Beginning Tennis Clinic, 9 a.m., Farm Neck in Oak Bluffs. Features Island teaching professionals. Men and women 18 and up. Cost, $15, includes lunch. Racquets and balls provided. Call 508-687-9032.
Author Talk: Martha's Vineyard in World War II, 6:30 p.m., Oak Bluffs library. Join authors Tom Dresser, Herb Foster and Jay Schofield as they discuss new book. Call 508-693-9433 or visit oakbluffslibrary.org.
TED Talks Luncheon: Redefining Success, 12:30 p.m., Oak Bluffs library. Moderated discussion on success based on popular TED talks series. Lunch will be served. Call 508-693-9433 or visit oakbluffslibrary.org.
Exhibit: Our Golden Age celebrates 60th anniversary of Martha's Vineyard Art Association. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m., Old Sculpin Gallery, Edgartown. Exhibit runs through Sept. 5. Call 508-627-4881 or visit oldsculpingallery.org.
Painting the Vineyard plein air event with Martha's Vineyard Art Association and the Preservation Trust. Includes sites in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and West Tisbury. Call 508-627-4881 or visit oldsculpingallery.org.
Special Education Rights Workshop with Federation for Children with Special Needs, 6 to 8 p.m., Edgartown School library. Provides families with introduction to rights and responsibilities. Call 508-696-0156, extension 20.
Black Alumni Association Scholarship Fundraiser with friends of Northeastern University. 5 p.m., Lola's (formerly Hooked), Oak Bluffs. Event is for ages 21 and up. Cocktails, fine food and dancing. Admission, $125.
Coltrane to Hip Hop: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Love Supreme with professor Leonard Brown, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Katharine Cornell Theatre, Spring street, Vineyard Haven. Jazz band with live performance. Free.
Lecture: The 1960s Vineyard Conservation Movement with land bank executive director James Lengyel, 5:30 p.m., Martha's Vineyard Museum, 59 School street, Edgartown. Members, $8; nonmembers, $12. Call 508-627-4441.