The Aquinnah Public Library will have coffee hour tomorrow morning from 10:30 to noon. Stop by for refreshments and great conversation. The staff will have several programs available for the children during their spring vacation.

Brenda Lehman will be the guest of honor this evening as family and friends from near and far gather to offer support during her treatment for breast cancer. The potluck dinner, music by the Stingrays, and all the festivities begin at 6 p.m. at the PA Club on Vineyard avenue. Tickets are $20 each.

Get well wishes to Ollie Edwards who was admitted to the Middlesex Hospital this week and is recuperating rather nicely. She expects to be home by the first of next week.

Condolences to the family of Betty Honey, who was one of my favorite companions in the Cardiac Rehab Center, where she was always a bright spot in the day. We enjoyed reminiscing about Vineyard life as it once was. Betty is survived by her nieces Sarah Honey Murphy and Betsy Honey MacPherson and their families, and Laura Weigle Honey.

Edward Tip Kenyon and his wife, Kit, were at their Vineyard home over the weekend while here to attend the grand opening of the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Mr. Kenyon is on the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital board of trustees and was delighted with the new hospital. We will look forward to their return soon.

Mike and Margaret Kistner returned to their home in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Sunday afternoon after spending the weekend with their nephew Noah James Manning and his parents, Paul and Theresa. The sun came out for them to enjoy most of the Vineyard during their short stay.

Noah James Manning entertained more than a dozen of his friends and their parents on Easter Sunday. A potluck luncheon was enjoyed by one and all in attendance. Lots of chocolate Easter eggs and jelly beans for all.

Welcome to Erick Angelo Moore. Congratulations to Alexander Moore and Heidi Vanderhoop on the birth of their first child, Erick Angelo Moore, on April 13 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Erick weighed in at 7.36 pounds and is 21 1/4 inches in length. He is the first grandchild for Robert and Kim Moore of Tisbury and Erick P. Vanderhoop of Aquinnah and Patty Young and Tom Colligan of Edgartown. Erick’s Vineyard great -randmother is Anne Vanderhoop Madison of Aquinnah.

Gary Paraboschi was honored on his birthday with a party on Saturday evening at their Lobsterville home. It was a major milestone for Gary, and his wife, Barbara Wallen, wanted it not to go unnoticed.

Condolences to the family and friends of Barbara Stevenson, who passed away on April 13 in Bethesda, Md. She was the widow of Alexander “Sandy” Stevenson who learned to swordfish with Captain Walter Manning. The Stevenson family have been longtime summer residents of Aquinnah and Menemsha for the past half century. Barbara enjoyed teaching Shakespeare classes during her summer sojourns. She is survived by her children, Andrew, Kathleen, Malcolm and their families. A memorial service will be held in the family garden at a later date.

Welcome to Mato Metacom Wagner. Congratulations to Beverly Wright and Robert MacDiarmid of Lighthouse Road, who announce the birth of their seventh grandchild and sixth grandson, who was born on Easter Sunday, April 4, at University Medical Center at Princeton, N.J. Mato weighed in at 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and is 19 1/2 inches. His parents are Will Wagner and Victoria Wright. Mato means “bear” in Lakota, which is his father’s language. Everyone is doing fine and will be visiting the Island in May.

Happy 36th anniversary wishes to Captain Hugh Taylor and his wife, Jeanne, as they celebrate on April 15 while in the Caribbean for their winter sojourn. They will return soon to open the Outermost Inn for the season.

Happy first anniversary wishes to Durwood and Jamie Sue Vanderhoop as they celebrate their special day on April 17.

Belated happy birthday greetings to Oliver Hughes and Todd Keegan, who celebrated on April 15.

Celebrating this week will be Basil L. Welch on April 16 and Peyton Briscoe Jeffers, who will be six years old. Josie Iadicicco will be 13 years old on April 18 and shares the day with Peter Ives, Mary Shea, who celebrates a major milestone, Sam White and Maya Glavin. Eleanor Hebert will celebrate on April 19 and shares the day with Mitzi Pratt, Larry Mollin and Richard Randolph. Joshua Tucker parties on April 21. My patient, kind and understanding managing editor, Lauren Martin, will observe her special day on April 21. Our Up-Island Council on Aging ageless director Joyce Bowker will celebrate on April 22. Rachel Millman Vanderhoop will celebrate on April 23.