The Palm Sunday worship service at Community Baptist Church will take place Sunday, Apri1 1 at 9 a.m. with the Rev. Ellen Tatreau.

The West Tisbury School library is partnering with Bunch of Grapes Book Store for an in-store book fair from April 5 through 15. There will be a kickoff event on the evening of April 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bunch of Grapes. Guest authors will be there to join you, as will Island school librarians. Bunch of Grapes will donate 25 per cent of the pretax price of all books purchased from the children’s department to the school of the customer’s choosing. When purchasing your books, please mention the school you would like the credit to go towards. For more information, contact Stephanie at sdreyer@mvyps.org or call 508-696-7738, extension 242.

The Martha’s Vineyard Neighborhood Convention will meet on Tuesday, April 3 at the West Tisbury Congregational Church with worship by the Rev. Cathlin Baker. The program for the day will be Our Arboretum, Polly Hill’s Dream, presented by Tim Boland, executive director of the arboretum. The meeting begins at 10:45 a.m. Please bring a brown bag lunch with you. Beverages and dessert will be provided. A freewill offering supports many nonprofit organizations across the Vineyard.

Clear out your closets, attics, cellars and garages for spring cleaning time. Martha’s Vineyard Community Services will host Electronics Disposal Day on Saturday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the campus of Martha’s Vineyard Community, across from the regional high school in Oak Bluffs. Feel free to bring your old and tired personal and business item. Disposal fees range between $1 and $35. There is no charge for computer mice and keyboards. Discounts for carloads are available. Disposal will be off-Island in an environmentally friendly way. All proceeds benefit Martha’s Vineyard Community Services. For questions, please go to mvcommunityservices.com.

The Martha’s Vineyard Youth Task Force will host a Sophomore Parent Dinner on Wednesday, April 11 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Culinary Arts Dining Room. Parents of sophomores are encouraged to join in the conversation about the transitions that your child will be experiencing as the social world of parties becomes more accessible to them as they grow up. Once they make it through freshman year, they settle in and become part of the social scene. Talk about these changes and how you can prepare for them and set clear limits that are age appropriate for your teen. RSVP to info@mvyouthtaskforce.org or register through the Facebook group.

A celebration of the life of the late Amanda Hutchinson will be held on Sunday, April 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Chilmark Community Center. Please join Amanda’s family for an afternoon of remembrance while sharing stories and photographs.

Elise LeBovit reminds everyone that the Spring Egg Hunt will be on Sunday, April 8 at eggs-actly 1 p.m. at the Duck Inn. The highlight of the day is always in finding that large golden duck egg. Painting of the eggs is usually a very eggs-citing time for all and will take place on Saturday, March 31 at eggs-actly 2 p.m. at the Duck Inn and on Sunday too if the 700 eggs do not get painted on Saturday! For more information, call Elise at 508-645-9018.

Wenonah Madison and her husband, Dan Sauer, returned home on Tuesday after spending a long weekend in Austin, Tex. while there to attend a wedding. This week is crunch time as they prepare for the re-opening of 7-A Foods on Monday, April 2 at 7 a.m. after a brief winter reorganization of the kitchen in preparation for another busy summer season with all the staff returning.

Sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Abraham Ross, who passed away on March 22 in New York. Mr. Ross was the father and grandfather of Arlen Roth and his daughter, Lexie Roth, and is also survived by his son, David, and his family. Abraham Ross was the professional name he went by as a cartoonist for the New Yorker Magazine for more than 60 years. Arlen and Lexie and their family members were delighted to celebrate the 100th birthday of Abraham in October. Services will be held in New York.

Condolences to the families of those involved in the accident that occurred in Aquinnah on Tuesday afternoon. May they find comfort over the ensuing days and beyond.

Happy birthday wishes this week to Steve Durkee, who professionally edits my work each week when space is needed — so it shall be Durkee Day on March 31 around and about down-Island. Michael Dolby will also celebrate on March 31 and I wished him well when we met up in Shirley’s Hardware the other day. Edwin D. Vanderhoop will observe his 86th birthday on March 31. Patt Burgess will celebrate her special day on March 31.

Those sharing April 1 include Linda Fischer, Allison Barrett, Robin Meader, Betty Rose and Peggy Yoars. April 2 is shared by Levi Moreis, who will be 11 years old, Audrey Jeffers-Mayhew, Michael Barnes and Jim Sharp. Amy Vanderhoop will party on April 3 and shares the day with Pam Knight.

Happy birthday wishes to Rose Styron as she celebrates her very special day on April 4. Mary Wolfson will celebrate a major milestone on that day. Mato Metacom Wagner, youngest grandson of Beverly Wright and Robert MacDiarmid, will also celebrate his second birthday on April 4. Nancy Delaney celebrates on April 4 and shares the day with Deborah Mayhew, Chris Murphy, Amira Madison, Gary Paraboschi, Shelby Ives, Bonnie Chalifoux, Isolette Fernandes and Donna Rose. Karen Murphy will celebrate on April 5. Nadaizja Bolling will party on April 6 as she gets ready for college. Patty Gazaille, Sandy Ferreira, and Lynn Packish all share the day on April 6.