2023 Summer of Rain

July 15 Flea Market…Delayed start.
Courage! Can you believe it turned into a beautiful, hot summer day? It did.

Chilmark church sloshed through a rainy children’s fair and a wet July 4 Lobster Roll sale. and didn’t give up on July 15 Flea Market. It did turn into a sunny, hot day.

2023 Children’s Fair

The ponies, stars of the show, arrive on the dot of 10.
And then came the rain. We really mean “rain or shine”.
Saying “helllo” to the ponies out of the rain, under the trees.
The rain didn’t stop everyone.
She was a champ catching bubbles in the rain..
And the bounce house got a work out in the wet. And more when the rain stopped.
Sun did shine on some serious athletes.
Inside were refreshments and crafts and Hunter with the face paint..which he shared with many.
painting Dad…
Another masterpiece.
Thanks to all the crew: Hunter
Emily and Kathie and Hunter setting up outside.
Meriah , Billie, Julie and Claire inside. (Jessica outside putting up Bounce House. Thanks to all the helpers and pony owners and Pond View girls!

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Memorial Day Blessing the Fleet

Community gathered with Rev. Dr. Charlotte Wright leading worship ..Music by
Mark Allen Lovewell
A beautiful day in Menemsha.
The Coast Guard from Station Menemsha stood by.
There were flowers.
And Back Door Donuts after the service.

Thanks to all who helped make this a special service with their preparations and attendance!