Alex’s Place, the community open stage at the YMCA, is celebrating its first anniversary this month. This is a place where everyone is welcome, particularly Vineyard teens, to come listen to or play music live on stage in an alcohol and drug-free environment. The open stages take place on successive Friday nights, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21, beginning at 8 p.m.

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