engaged island programming
A healthy island is an… engaged island
Healthy Island Project works to create an environment in which community is celebrated and people work together with open communication, collaboration, and volunteerism.
Our programs include the following:
Community Asset Mapping
Island Workshop Day
Island Workshop Day brings together over seventy participants for day-long workshops at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Island and peninsula residents are immersed in a day of creative pursuits ranging from woodworking to jewelry making to writing. The workshops are designed for beginners, and half of the spaces are reserved for people who have never participated in a Haystack session before. Selection is by pre-registration and a lottery system.
Island Workshop Day is held the first Saturday of May.
Queen’s Closet provides new and barely used dress clothing and accessories to men, women, and children free of charge. It is the mission of Queen’s Closet that no one miss a special occasion due to not having the appropriate attire. Weddings, proms, and job interviews are some of the special occasions that Queen’s Closet can help outfit. Appointments are available through Facebook.
Queens Closet is searching for a new location and hopes to be open again in late 2022.
WinterFest began in 2006 and is held the third weekend in January. It’s a great opportunity to get out of the house and join your neighbors and friends for a weekend of fun. Everyone is welcome and all food, activities, and entertainment are FREE!
SAVE THE DATE: January 21, 2023
Island Community Center
WinterFest 2023 Schedule
“[Community Breakfasts] are one of my favorite things to do. It is so wonderful to open my church up for this gathering… I am always amazed every time we meet by the number of services that are represented.”
“Winterfest is a great opportunity to celebrate our year-round community. Nothing beats fireworks over fresh snow – a wonderful contrast to the hustle of summertime. I look forward to reconnecting with friends each year.”