1. Amity Island Running Club. Distance runner and Morning Glory Farm-er Meg Athearn is all about staying hydrated and running with friends. If a running club sounds like just the motivation you’ve been waiting for, check out Amity Island (@amityislandrunningclub). Train for Island races, travel with the group, fuel your motivation with like-minded mates. Welcoming all ages and abilities.

2. Tulip Tuesday. Need a beauty boost? Pick up a bunch of tulips for only $10 every Tuesday during the winter at Morrice Florist, 149 State Road, Vineyard Haven. The store is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

3. Shop Conrado. Solve the winter wearies with some self-care shopping. Find a warm beanie, a soothing skin oil, a body bar, a pinafore apron or a cozy sweater at Island designer Angela Sison’s Vineyard Haven boutique or online store, shopconrado.com.

4. What’s For Dinner? Chef Jenny DeVivo demystifies the dinner crunch in monthly adult cooking classes at the FARM Institute throughout the winter. See listing in calendar.vineyardgazette.com.

5. Class Acts. The class schedule at Featherstone Center for the Arts is packed with possibilities: Throwing Pots, with Frank Creney; Still Life 102 with Liz Taft; jewelry making with Ivry Russillo are just a few. And if your inner mechanic needs more than a YouTube video to get started, check out Andrea’s Auto on Facebook for info on upcoming auto maintenance courses. Find more classes and event listings at 


And be sure to read "Connect the Dots" to find out how your fellow Islanders stay sane during the off-season.