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JULY EVENTS


Present Laughter

DATE: Thru July 21, 8 pm
Thursday matinee 2 pm
LOCATION: Monomoy Theatre, Chatham
One of Coward’s funniest plays, Present Laughter combines his signature wit with comic conventions that border on farce. Full of unexpected twists, the play revolves around the life and love life of self- absorbed theatrical leading man Gary Essendine as he copes with mid-life crisis, an ambitious ingénue, a crazed playwright, a cunning seductress and a clever ex-wife.


Lottery Applications Available
for High Meadow Townhomes
in Bourne

DATE: Thru August 15
LOCATION: Housing Assistance Corporation, various locations
Applications are currently available online at www.haconcapecod.org; at HAC's office at 460 West Main Street in Hyannis; Bourne Town Hall at 24 Perry Avenue in Buzzards Bay; Jonathan Bourne Public Library at 19 Sandwich Road in Bourne; and Clay Pond Cove at 101 Harmony Hill Road in Bourne.

Applications are due to HAC by Wednesday, August 15 at 5 pm. Those with questions about the application or the lottery process can contact Gael Kelleher at ccre@haconcapecod.org or 508-771-5400, ext. 284.


Love Where You Live

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: Cape-wide
Join Nauset Disposal in a Cape-wide litter clean up initiative. Pick up free bags from on of the locations listed on the their website and when you've filled your bag(s) with trash call them to arrange for a free pickup! Bag locations and more info at www.nausetdisposal.com/littercleanup


Storytime at Snow Library

DATE: Thursdays, 10:30-11am
LOCATION: Snow Library, 
67 Main St., Orleans
Please join us for songs, stories, and a craft on Thursday morning at The Orleans Snow Library. Ages 0 to 5 and their caregivers are welcome to this fun free program.


Toddler Town

DATE: Thursdays at 10:00 a.m
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library
This is a social activity in which children ages birth to 3 are invited to engage in free play and movement.For more information about this program, call the Library at 508-896-3913.


Baby Story Hour

DATE: Thursday afternoons, 
1:30-2:00pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library
Babies will enjoy a combination of stories and songs each week. This program is designed for young children who have not yet learned to walk.


Weekly Salsa in Harwich

DATE: Thursdays,  5:45-6:30pm
LOCATION: Harwich Community Center, 
100 Oak St 
Includes a warm up, half hour instruction and 10 minute practice session. Be a part of this friendly group of dancers. Find captivating music and a fun dance environment. Singles, couples, men, women … All are welcome. Start at any time. Drop-in. Walk-in registration. Please arrive a few minutes early to register and carry clean soled shoes to change into on arrival. $6 cash or check only. Looking for a fun way to warm up for your Salsa class? Check out the 5:00 pm Latin and Pop Line Dancing class. Just $4.00 more when you register for both.


Thursday Night Bingo

DATE: Thursdays, doors 4pm, 
1st game 6pm
LOCATION: Cape Verdean Club of Falmouth
126 Sandwich Road
Games, Fun, Raffles! Food & Refreshments Available!


Bingo in S. Yarmouth

DATE: Thursdays, 6:30pm
LOCATION: St Pius X. South Yarmouth
The Doors open at 4:00PM and we start “Warm Up Bingo" at 6:00PM


Ancient History 
Discussion Group

DATE: Fridays at 9:30am 
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center, 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
Striving to provide classes and workshops that will expand your knowledge and inspire your creativity. It’s never too late to learn something new.


Artists Club

DATE: Friday from 9am-Noon
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center, 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
Striving to provide classes and workshops that will  inspire your creativity. 


Annual Grecian Festival

DATE: July 20-22, 
Fri, 4-11pm, Sat, 11am-Mid, 
Sun, 12-6pm
LOCATION: St. George Greek Church, 
Centerville
This year as it celebrates the 36th year of the Grecian Festival the parishioners proudly share their culture, ethnic heritage and faith with dedication and enthusiasm. Delicious Greek pastries baked by the ladies of the community will be offered for sale. Patrons can shop at the Agora (market place) for Greek food products, or stop at the Kafenio (coffee shop) for a cup of authentic Greek coffee and a piece of pastry. The boutique will once again provide souvenir-type items that one might purchase on a vacation to Greece or browse among the many attic treasures


Fun Friday at the
Chatham Shark Center

DATE: Fri., June 20, 10a-4p
LOCATION: pin
Atlantic White Shark Conservancy
235 Orleans Road, North Chatham
Thanks to the Highland Street Foundation the Chatham Shark Center will open it's doors for free on Friday, July 20th! The regular admission fee of $5 per person will be waived for all guests. We will have extra activities to engage youth as they visit the center, and will have our exhibit hall ready for crowds! We expect large crowds that day so you may experience a short wait to enter. We will stop admitting visitors at 3:30PM that day


Critter Capers

DATE: Friday mornings, 10:30am
LOCATION: Green Briar Nature Center, E. Sandwich
A half-hour, drop-in program for families. Meet one of the resident animals at the nature center and learn about life cycles, habits and habitats. Suitable for children ages 2 1/2 and up accompanied by an adult. Advance registration is not necessary. They are free to members of the Thornton Burgess Society and $2 per person for non-members.


Fun Friday

DATE: Fridays from 12-3:30pm 
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center, 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
Drop-in card games. Bridge, Cribbage, Mahjong, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Canasta, Pinochle and more!


Mah Jongg Players

DATE: Fridays, 1:30 pm. 
LOCATION: Orleans Senior Center, 
Rock Harbor Rd.
Bring some friends or join a group. Please bring your own board sets to play with.


Chess Club:

DATE: Fridays at 1 p.m. 
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center, 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
Striving to provide classes and workshops that will expand your knowledge and inspire your creativity. It’s never too late to learn something new.


Friday Painters

DATE: Fridays at 1:15pm
LOCATION: Orleans Senior Center, 
Rock Harbor Rd.
If you are looking for a group to paint with to keep your projects moving along, bring your supplies and enjoy the company of fellow artists.


Friday Flix:

DATE: Fridays 1pm
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center, 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
Bring a friend, sit back and enjoy the show!


Sunshine Crafters

DATE: Fridays at 1pm
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center, 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
Our main focus is to knit or crochet items for our craft sales that benefit needy seniors in the community. Come join us for an afternoon of crafts, fun and giving.


Buried in Treasures 
Decluttering Support Group

DATE: Fridays thru July 29, 11a-1p
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center
Sponsored by the Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force. These action-oriented self-help support groups consist of 15 weekly sessions that are based on the book Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving and Hoarding by David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee. All who register will: Receive support from others and your own copy of the book, receive help to develop strategies to de-clutter your home and work on ways to change problematic acquiring and discarding behaviors. There is no fee for this program and books will be provided at no charge. Reservation Required- Erika Woods at 508-375-6620 


Fish Fry Night

DATE: Fridays 5:30-7pm
LOCATION: Eastham/Orleans Elks, 
McCoy Rd., Eastham
Members and guests are welcome to all our functions.


Bingo in Dennisport

DATE: Fridays, 6:00pm
LOCATION: Holy Trinity Church, 
187 Upper County Rd., Dennisport

Doors open at 3:30pm, Kitchen opens at 4:30pm, and Games begin at 6:00pm. $5,000 average nightly cash prizes. Full dinners and sandwiches served.


41st Annual Osterville
Village Da
y & Parade

DATE: Saturday, July 21,
10am to 4pm
LOCATION: Osterville Village
Parade is at 1:00! First is the Antique Car Show, followed by the parade! Music, Food & Kids activities.


Live Animal Story Time

DATE: Saturday mornings, 10:30am
LOCATION: Green Briar Nature Center, 
E. Sandwich

A lively tale of Peter Rabbit and friends plus a visit with one of the nature center’s resident animals. Suitable for children ages 2 1/2 and up accompanied by an adult. Advance registration is not necessary. They are free to members of the Thornton Burgess Society and $2 per person for non-members.


Early Childhood
Music Class

DATE: Saturday, July 21, 11am
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library
Elizabeth Johnstone will teach children the basics of pitch and rhythm using hand instruments and sing-a-longs. This program is intended for ages 4 – 6. Online registration is required for this event. Please visit the Library’s website at www.brewsterladieslibrary.org to claim your spot.


Annual Hyannis Summer
Arts & Craft Festival

DATE: Sat & Sun,
July 21 & 22, 10-4pm
LOCATION: Hyannis Village Green
Over 100 Booths of American made Arts and Crafts


Summer Fairy 
Garden Workshops

DATE: Sat.  21st, 
28th & August 4, 1-2:30pm
LOCATION: Country Garden 
380 West Main Street, Hyannis
$40 per person or pre-register 2 or more for $35 per person. Create a magical world of your own to take home to the fairies, gnomes, and elves in your garden. We provide the bowls, soil, three fairy sized plants, fun materials, and instruction. You provide the magic! https://www.hyanniscountrygarden.com/events/


Kalstar Cares
Annual Car Show

DATE: Sat., July 21, 3-6pm
LOCATION: 4 Merchant's Square,
Sandwich
Day of the show registration is welcomed. Co-sponsored by Ferrari of NE and Kalstar Realty Services. Free to participants and spectators. All proceeds benefit local charities.


Night Falls On Emerald City

DATE: Saturday, July 21,
7:30-9:30pm

LOCATION: Wellfleet Preservation Hall,
335 Main St, Wellfleet

This event is presented by the Lower Cape Outer Council, as a benefit for commercial fishing families in need on the Lower Cape. Larry Marsland's one-person show.


Big Nicks Ride
for the Fallen

DATE: Sun. July 22 7:45AM-3PM
LOCATION CC Harley Davidson,
750 MacArthur Blvd, Pocasset
The Cape Cod H.O.G.s and other Hog groups will be meeting at Cape Cod Harley on Sunday 07/22/2018. Big Nick's Ride sign up sheets will be available at the dealership beginning around 7:45 AM. Depart at 8:30 AM to travel to the Big Nick staging area where we'll meet other participating riders for the pre-ride ceremonies. And the police escorted ride and cook out


Creative Outlets

DATE: Every Sunday, Noon-4pm, 
Thru August 26, 2018

LOCATION: Cape Cod Museum of Art
Workshops to develop young people’s creativity across a wide range of the arts. Activities include Afro-Cuban Drumming, Wicked Messy Art, Acting & Improv, The Hidden Language of Music, Fire-Pit Cuisine, Free-Form Collage, Express Yourself with 3-D Art, Creating Papier Mache Monsters, Improv: What’s Your Story? Becoming a Pilot, Write Your Way Out: Words Can Hurt / Words Can Heal and more! https://www.ccmoa.org/creative-outlets


Summer of Swag Patio Takeover 

DATE: Sunday July 22th, 2-6pm
LOCATION: Cleat & Anchor
243 Lower County Rd, Dennis Port
Featuring great local businesses. There will be plenty of giveaways and prizes as well as merchandise for sale.


Movies In The Backyard!

DATE: Sunday 7/22, 
8/5 & 8/12., 8-10pm
LOCATION: Wellfleet Preservation Hall,
335 Main St
Movies start at dusk, approx. 8pm. Cash bar serving snacks, sweets and drinks. Movie trivia and prizes! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and bug spray (just in case!)


Sunday & Weekday 
Guided Family Field Walks

DATE: Thru  September 30
LOCATION: The Cape Cod Museum 
of Natural History in Brewster 
Sunday Family Field Walks start at 12:00pm May 27 ~ September 30, 2018 · Weekday Family Field Walks are Monday ~ Friday 10:30 am & 2:00 pm June 25 ~ August 31, 2018. Please check at Admissions Desk to confirm scheduled walk. Weather and/or high tide may cancel the walk. Participants meet outside by the Aquarium door. Free with Museum Admission New research suggests nature walks are good for your brain!


Cape Cod Baseball League
All Star Game

DATE: Sunday, July 22,
5pm-8pm
LOCATION: Whitehouse Field,
Harwich, MA
The 2018 CCBL All-star game will showcase the summer league's finest. Maybe catch a glimpse of a future major leaguer or two. MORE INFO: http://www.allstarcapecod.org/weekend-schedule/


The Bandstand at
Mashpee Commons

DATE: thru October 20
LOCATION: Mashpee Commons
Join us for our second season of programming at The Bandstand at Mashpee Commons. Our calendar is packed with cultural events including theater performances, movie nights, and live music. All events are free, open to the public, and family friendly. The only thing you need to bring is your own chair or blanket to set up on the lawn in front of the stage. https://www.facebook.com/events/116695652486917/


Whydah Pirate Museum

DATE: Open everyday 10-5PM, 
last entry 4PM

LOCATION: 674 MA-28 W. Yarmouth
At the Whydah Pirate Museum you can see the world’s only pirate treasure together with such personal remains as weapons, jewelry and clothing-and decipher the untold secrets of pirates! www.discoverpirates.com/


2018 Butterfly House 
& Pollinator Path

DATE: Thru Sun. September 2, 9:30-4p
LOCATION: Cape Cod Museum 
of Natural History

See and experience butterflies "up close and personal". Guests will be able to feed a butterfly by holding a small sponge brush with juice on it and watch the butterfly up close as it drinks from the sponge! What a great nature experience and photo opportunity! *FEEDING TIMES: MONDAY – FRIDAY: 10am, 12pm and 2pm, SATURDAY & SUNDAY: 10am, 11:30am and 1pm. Butterfly Feeding is a $6.00 fee and Reservations are required.


Tours of Highland Lighthouse

DATE: thru Sunday, October 21, 2018
LOCATION: Highland Lighthouse, 
27 Highland Light Road, North Truro

A visit to Cape Cod National Seashore isn't complete until you've visited the historic Highland Light in North Truro. The 69-step climb up a narrow staircase rewards visitors with spectacular views of Cape Cod and beyond. On a clear day views extend more than 20 miles across the Atlantic Ocean and bay of Cape Cod. To ensure the safety of all visitors, the minimum height requirement to climb the lighthouse is 48". Operated by Eastern National. $6 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Must be 48" tall to climb lighthouse.


Barnstable County Fair

DATE: Monday, July 23
Sunday, July 29
LOCATION: Cape Cod Fairgrounds, 
East Falmouth
More info and complete line up: www.capecodfairgrounds.com/events/barnstable-county-fair/


"They Were My Friends
Jack, Bob and Ted: My Life
in and out of Politics."

DATE: Monday, July 23, 6-7pm
LOCATION: Hyannis Public Library, 
401 Main St, Hyannis
A book signing and lecture by Gerard Doherty on his book: They Were My Friends- Jack, Bob, and Ted: My Life in and out of Politics. In his book, Doherty describes how he befriended the three Kennedy brothers, and his journey with them through their political careers.


Structured Outpatient 
Addictions Program (SOAP)

DATE: Monday-Friday from 8:30am-3:30pm
LOCATION: Community Health Center
of Cape Cod
This program is unique as it focuses on substance use treatment through intensive counseling and access to primary care services, but also addresses many of the other areas in patients’ lives, which might interfere with individual recovery such as access to employment, housing, food assistance and more. Patients are expected to attend for 1-2 weeks. To learn more about the addictions programming at CHC of Cape Cod, please visit us online at http://www.chcofcapecod.org/services/addictions, or call 508-477-7090 ext. 3106 to schedule an appointment.


Knitters Knitten'

DATE: Mondays, 1pm. 
in the Sun Room. 
LOCATION: Orleans Senior Center, 
Rock Harbor Rd.
Knit for a worthy cause. Yarn provided, but please bring your knitting needles.


Scrabble Club:

DATE: Mondays at 1PM 
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center, 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
Striving to provide classes and workshops that will expand your knowledge and inspire your creativity. It’s never too late to learn something new.


Summer STEM Programs

DATE: Tuesday, July 24 &
August 14 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Hyannis Public Library
Children may drop-in to create, learn and explore. There will be Legos, Knex, Electronic kits, a Guessing Jar, Crafts and more! This event is free and open to the public. The program is funded in part by a grant form the Kirkman Trust Fund.

 

The Fifth Annual Short 
Story Book Group

DATE: Tuesday Mornings, 9-10am, thru August 28
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library
Meets once a week during the summer in the lower level meeting room The group reads two short stories per week and discusses them. Please feel free to choose your level of attendance – come to one, more, or all as your schedule allows. The stories will be taken from The Best American Short Stories of 2017 edited by Meg Wolitzer. The books are available for loan at the library.


Talkin' Sports

DATE: Tuesdays at 10AM 
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center, 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
If you are a passionate sports fan join the group gabfest and debate, listen, analyze and give your opinion on all the weeks sporting news.


iPad, iPhone Tips

DATE: Tuesdays, 10-11a
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center 
825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis
Learn how to get started with your new iPad or iPhone. Discover what they are capable of, and follow the simple guides to set up and start using now. Fee-$10-Limit 20


Annual Book Sale

DATE: thru August 4
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library
Come choose from thousands of great books, movies, puzzles, and more, all at bargain prices and sold to benefit the Library. Opening day runs from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. After opening day, the book sale will be open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.


Live in Orleans, 
Music Series

DATE: Tues thru August 14, 5pm
LOCATION: Various locations
Featuring four bands every Tuesday the festival will showcase a total 24 bands ranging in musical styles from folk and blues to country, rock, and sounds from around the world. Line up: https://www.facebook.com/events/386463635197168/


Learn to Cope

DATE: Tuesdays,  7pm
LOCATION: Yarmouth Police Station,
Brad Erickson Way, Yarmouth

(Use address 340 Higgins Crowell Road, Yarmouth in a GPS)
Operation Rides for Hope will provide a free ride to and or from the weekly Learn to Cope group meetings held here every Tuesday night starting at 7PM in our Community Room designed for anyone who may not have transportation. The program will be anonymous—open to anyone in the Mid-Cape area—and will be funded by private donations. Call Town Taxi of Cape Cod at 508.775.5555 between 6:30PM and 9:30P.

Learn to Cope is a non-profit support network that offers education, resources, peer support and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs. The organization has grown to include over 7000 members as of August 2015, and has become a nationally recognized model for peer support and prevention programming. You can call our office at : (508) 738-5148 to speak to one of the staff.


Bingo

DATE: Tuesdays, 6:30pm
LOCATION: Orleans/Eastham Elks, 
10 McKoy Rd, Eastham

Doors open at 5


Knit and Crochet @ Night

DATE: Tuesdays, 8pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies' Library
Please join a casual group of knitters and crocheters sharing skills and learning from each other. All skill levels are welcome.


Story Hour

DATE: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. 
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library
Children ages 2 and up can enjoy stories, songs, and a craft each week. Themes for the month of July are:
July 18 – Dinosaurs
July 25 – Under the Sea
For more information about this program, call the Library at 508-896-3913.


Free Yoga 2018

DATE: Wednesday's thru 
August 29th, 8am
LOCATION: On the Common, 
Route 6a & Strawberry Lane, 
Yarmouthport
All ages welcome, 1 hour class. Bring suncreen and water, no restrooms available.


 Family Drawing at the Museum!

DATE: Wednesdays, June 20-August 8, 9-11am
LOCATION: Museum of Natural History, Brewster
A Multigenerational Art & Nature Experience. Bring your children and grandchildren to enjoy drawing together! This is an exciting and fun way to explore the wonder of nature through the medium of art. Class size is limited to 12 and we encourage reservations. The Museum will provide all supplies, fee includes Museum Admission


Kind Kids Rock

DATE: Wed., July 11, 11am
LOCATION: Hyannis Public Libary
Children ages 5 to 9 come hear a story on kindness, create your own Kindness Rocks and participate in a puppet show about kindness with Pitter Patter Programs and Pitter Patter Puppets for the Librarie's Rock Summer Reading Program. Sponsored by the Kirkman Trust Fund


Wood Carving

DATE: Wednesdays from 9AM-Noon 
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center, 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
Enjoy this wonderful craft with others. This club offers free instruction


Cribbage Club

DATE: Wednesdays at 1 p.m. 
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center, 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
Striving to provide classes and workshops that will expand your knowledge and inspire your creativity. It’s never too late to learn something new.


Open Crafts with 
the Crafty Ladies

DATE: Every Wednesday 2pm 
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center 
825 Falmouth Rd, Hyannis
Work on your own projects or simply enjoy the socialization.


Cruise Night

DATE: Wednesdays, 4:30-7pm
LOCATION: A&W Rootbeer, Rte 28 Harwichport
Come check out the vintage, muscle, antique, classic and cars of all shapes and sizes.


Drag Karaoke

DATE: Wednesday Nights
LOCATION: Embargo Main Street, Hyannis
Hosted by Sandy Dunes & Steve McVie


Writing Group

DATE: Wed, July 25, 7-9pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library
Brewster Writers, a writing group co-sponsored by the Brewster Cultural Council and the Brewster Ladies’ Library, welcomes writers in all genres and at all levels who wish to share their work in a supportive setting. Members will share copies of 2-3 pages of their own writing in order to receive responses and comments from other writers. Our goal is to encourage the writing community in Brewster and its surroundings.


Fundraiser Ski and
Paddleboard Sale

DATE: Thur-Sun, June 26-29,
9am-5pm

LOCATION:
Osterville Village Library

Benefit for Osterville Village Library, New, used, kids & adults. Up to 80% off.


Song and Story
Celebration

DATE: Song and Story Celebration
LOCATION: Thursday, July 26 at 2pm
The Brewster Ladies’ Library will celebrate its Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!” by presenting Parents’ Choice Award-winning performers Davis Bates & Roger Tincknell in a participatory program of songs and stories for all ages. Entitled “A Song and Story Celebration,” this concert is an exciting journey that celebrates reading, the roots and branches of rock and roll, and cultural diversity. This performance is funded, in part, by a grant from the Brewster Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the MA Cultural Council.


Evening Book Discussion

DATE: Last Thursday of
each month at 6:30pm

LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library
For our July meeting, we will be discussing The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman. Admission is free, and all are welcome to attend.


Family Fun Friday

DATE: Friday, July 27
10am to 5pm
LOCATION: Heritage Museums & Gardens
Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance by Wayne Potash and the Music Fun Band, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with museum admission.


Musical Yoga Class

DATE: Friday, July 27, 2pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies’ Library
Children and families are invited to join us for a musical yoga class, led by musician and instructor Julie Stepanek. All ages are welcome. Online registration is required for this event. Please visit the Library’s website at www.brewsterladieslibrary.org to claim your spot.


First Responder
Appreciation Day
& Community Fundraiser

DATE: Saturday, July 28, 11am-2pm
LOCATION: Mid-Cape Home Centers,
465 Route 134, South Dennis
This event is being held in honor and memory of Yarmouth Police Sergeant Sean Gannon with the goal to raise funds for the training and education of local first responders. A special store and materials discount will be offered that day for first responders and emergency personnel. ID required.


Whale Week

DATE: Saturday, July 28-
Saturday, August 4, 2018
LOCATION: Center for
Coastal Studies, Provincetown
More info & complete line-up: http://coastalstudies.org/marine-education-program/special-events/whale-week/


Annual Woods Hole
Film Festival

DATE: July 28-August 4
LOCATION: Woods Hole
More info & complete line-up: http://www.woodsholefilmfestival.org/


Annual Brewster Summer
Arts & Craft Festival

DATE: Sat & Sun,
July 28 & 29, 10-5pm
LOCATION: Drummer Boy Park,
Main Street (Route 6A) Brewster
Over 100 Booths of American made Arts and Crafts


Games Day

DATE: July 28, 1-5pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies’ Library
Come learn and play new board and card games – think Settlers of Catan, not Monopoly – provided by Matt Donle of Wicked Fun Games. Because of the complexity of some of these novel, award-winning games, this event is aimed at adults, teens, and older children (8 and up). Admission is free.


Taste of Cotuit

DATE: Saturday, July 28, 6-9PM
LOCATION: Dottridge Homestead,
1148 Main Street, Cotuit
Come join us for our signature event of the summer with the ‘tastiest’ food, fabulous floral décor and more! Sip your wine or beer and visit with friends, while listening to the inimitable stylings of Cape Cod’s “Naked Jazz” Trio. All under the grand tent and twinkling lights, rain or shine!


LoveLocal Fest

DATE: Sunday, July 29
LOCATION: Aselton Park
on Hyannis Harbor
Showcasing an amazing collection of Cape Cod’s homegrown artists, artisans, farmers, food trucks, musicians + other independent makers.


BBQ and Open House

DATE: Sunday, July 29th, 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Cape Cod Synagogue,
Winter St., Hyannis
There will be lots of good food, company and entertainment for the entire family – magic, games, balloon art & face painting. While dinner is complementary, we ask that you please reserve in advance. For reservations and information call 508-775-2988 or email office@ccsynagogue.org.


Beat the Heat
Music Festival

DATE: Sunday, July 29, 4-7PM
LOCATION: Wellfleet Preservation Hall
335 Main St., Wellfleet
Celebrate summer with us at our first ever outdoor music festival in the backyard, featuring a variety of your favorite Cape Cod artists and bands. Great music, food, drink and hot summer fun guaranteed!


Harry Potter Birthday Party

DATE: Tuesday, July 31, 1pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library
We all know Harry's birthday is the 31st of July. In his honor, we’ll have a sorting quiz, make edible potions, and more. Ages 4 and up. The party will be followed by a showing of the first Harry Potter movie, which will begin roughly at 2:00 p.m. Birthday cake will be served during the movie portion of the program.


Playing Above the Influence

DATE: Tues., July 31, 4-5:30PM
LOCATION: Fuller Field (behind the Rec Center)
790 Main Street, Falmouth.
Gosnold will team up with the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Falmouth Commodores to provide an afternoon of family fun. The Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office will put on a K-9 demonstration, the Falmouth Police Department will provide a police cruiser for the attendees to experience, the Falmouth Fire Department will create a slip-n-slide, and there will be an obstacle course with fatal vision goggles. Free hot dogs! Cake for everyone! Free event T-shirts! An autographed baseball and other team items will be awarded as raffle prizes. The event is free and all are welcome to attend.


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BAND CONCERTS

SUNDAY

Brewster: 6pm-Drummer Boy Field,
Rte. 6A, Brewster.
Nantucket: 6pm-Band Shell at
Children's Beach, Nantucket.
Martha's Vineyard: 8pm-alternating between
Owen Park, Vineyard Haven and
Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs

MONDAY

Dennis: 6pm-Dennis Village Green Bandstand,
Rte. 6A, Dennis.
Eastham: 7pm-Eastham Windmill Green,
Samoset Road at Rte 6, Eastham.
Orleans: 7pm-Nauset Beach,
Beach Road, Orleans.
Yarmouth: 7:30pm-Mattacheese Middle School,
Higgins Crowell Road, West Yarmouth

TUESDAY

Dennis: 7pm-on the
Dennisport Village Green, Dennisport.
Harwich:  7pm-Band shell at Brooks Park,
Oak Street, Harwich

WEDNESDAY

Hyannis: 7pm-Hyannis Village Green,
Main Street, Hyannis

THURSDAY

Bourne: 7pm-Buzzards Bay Park,
Main Street, Bourne.
Falmouth: 8pm-Marina Park,
Scranton Avenue, Falmouth.
Sandwich: 7:30pm-Gazebo behind
Henry T. Wing School or indoors if raining.
Water Street, Sandwich

FRIDAY

Chatham: 8pm-Kate Gould Park,
Main Street, Chatham.
Falmouth: 7pm-Margaret Noonan Park,
Main Street, Falmouth.


THRIFT SHOPS

BARNSTABLE

Cape Abilities Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday
3239 Main Street, Route 6A, Barnstable Village
508-362-3417

Cape Cancer Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Saturday
1085 Route 6A, West Barnstable
Benefits Dana Farber Cancer Institute
508-375-0433

Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
690 Main St., Hyannis
Benefits the Cape Cod Hospital
508-775-0078

Goodwill
Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday
141 Corporation Plaza, Hyannis
Benefits Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
508-790-0046

The Clothing Center
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
4463 Falmouth Road, Cotuit
Benefits St. Vincent de Paul Society/Christ the King Catholic Church
508-420-0949

The Thrifty Niche
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
565 Main St., Centerville
Benefits South Congregational Church
508-775-8332

Rainbow’s End Thrift Shop
Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, year round
1056 Main St., Osterville
508-428-5304


BOURNE

Bourne United Methodist Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Sunday
37 Sandwich Road, Bourne Village
508-759-1853

Count Your Blessings Thrift
134 Main St., Bourne
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
Benefits locals in need
508-759-7171


BREWSTER

Brewster Thrift Store
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday
1960 Rte. 6A, Brewster
Benefits Unitarian Universalist Church
508-896-8744

Our Lady of the Cape Thrift Store
Luke’s Liquor Plaza Rte. 6A, Brewster
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
508-896-5377

Sea Captain’s Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
1673 Main Street (Rte. 6A), Brewster
Benefits Friends of Brewster Elders


CHATHAM

Bearly Used
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday
819 Main St., Chatham
Benefits Unitarian Universalist
508-945-2075

St. Christopher’s Gift and Consignment
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday
637c Main St., Chatham
508-945-2211


DENNIS

Northside United Methodist Church Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
18 Hall St., Dennis Port
508-760-5300


EASTHAM

Thrift Shop Friends of the Eastham COA
580 Massasoit Rd, Eastham
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday
Benefits Eastham COA
508-255-0264


FALMOUTH

Emerald House
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday
67 Davisville Rd., East Falmouth
Benefits Falmouth Service Center
508-457-0770

Waquoit Congregational Church Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
15 Parsons Ln, Waquoit
508-548-5269


HARWICH

Cape Cod Council of Churches
Hands of Hope Outreach Center

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
49 Route 28, West Harwich
508-432-1312

Harwich United Methodist Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
1 Church St., East Harwich
508-432-3734

Holy Trinity Church Thrift Shop
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
246 Main St. (Rte. 28), West Harwich
508-432-7625

Noah’s Ark
Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
671 Rte. 28, Harwich Port
Benefits Christ Episcopal Church
508-432-1787

Second Glance
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday
265 Main St. (Rte. 28), West Harwich
Benefits The Family Pantry
508-432-0636

The Corner Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday
697 Main St., Harwich
Benefits First Congregational Church
508-432-1053


ORLEANS

Hope Chest
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday
7 Brewster Cross Rd., Orleans
Benefits Lower Cape Outreach Council
508-255-5565

Orleans Community Exchange
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday
64 Main St., Orleans
Benefits Scholarships for Nauset, Cape Tech
508-237-4794

St. Joan of Arc
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
61 Canal Road, Orleans
508-255-4476


PROVINCETOWN

Provincetown United Methodist Church
Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Saturday
20 Shankpainter Rd., Provincetown
Benefits local nonprofits
508-487-0584

Ruthie’s Boutique
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
14 Center St., Provincetown
Benefits local nonprofits
508-487-3820


POCASSET

Valley Farm Thrift
892 County Rd, Pocasset
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
508-563-2939


SAGAMORE

Helping Hands at St. Theresa’s
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
914 Route 6A, Sagamore
Benefits St. Vincent de Paul Society/Christ the King Catholic Church
508-420-0949


SANDWICH

Mary’s Closet
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday
330 Quaker Meeting House Rd., East Sandwich
Benefits St. Vincent de Paul Society missions
508-888-0209

Second-View Thrift Store
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday
451 Route 6A, East Sandwich
Benefits the Riverview School
508-888-0653

St. John’s Episcopal Church Consignment & Thrift Shop
2 Jarves St., Sandwich
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday Sept.-May (10 a.m. to 1 p.m. first Saturday of every month )
508-833-1452


VINEYARD HAVEN

Thrift Shop on Chicken Alley
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday
38 Lagoon Pond Rd, Vineyard Haven
Benefits Martha’s Vineyard Community Services
508-693-2278


WELLFLEET

AIM Thrift
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, closed February
305 Main St., Wellfleet
Benefits Outer Cape Health Services and others
508-349-6622


YARMOUTH

First Church Thrift Shop
329 Main St. (Rte. 6A), Yarmouth Port
Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday
Benefits First Congregational Church
508-362-6977

Fisherman’s House Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday, (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May-Oct.)
324 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth
Benefits So. Yarmouth United Methodist Church
508-398-9482

Restore (furniture, fixtures)
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
28 Whites Path, South Yarmouth
Benefits Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod
508-394-6400

St. David’s Thrift Shop
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, noon to 3 p.m. Saturday
205 Old Main St., South Yarmouth
508-394-4211

West Yarmouth Congregational Church Thrift Shop
Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday
383 Route 28, West Yarmouth
508-775-0891

Wicked Thrift
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
533 Main St, West Yarmouth(508) 648-5902

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CONTINUING EVENTS 

Kennedy Legacy Trail

DATE: Year round, free self guided walking tour
LOCATION: Brochures and maps will be available at the JFK Museum 
on Main Street, Hyannis
 

Celebrates the significant role the Kennedy¹s played in shaping the history of Hyannis and Cape Cod. The 1.6 mile trail consists of 10 informational signs that are placed at key locations from Main Street to the harbor, finishing up at the JFK Memorial at Veteran¹s Beach Each stop provides a brief history of the site and its significance to the Kennedy¹s and their life on Cape Cod. Visitors along the trail can retrieve additional information by accessing the QR code or dialing the number on each sign. Follow the blue sail stencils on the sidewalks leading the way to each stop. www.kennedylegacytrail.com


Eastham Affordable Housing Trust

LOCATION: 120 Route 28, 3rd Fl., W. Harwich
Rental Assistance Program, Opening are available.
More info at www.HECH.orgor email nicole@hech.org


Hyannis Youth & Community Center Game Room

DATE:  ONGOING 9:00 am - 9:00 pm 
LOCATION: Hyannis Youth and Community Center, Hyannis MA 
Indoor fun for all! Pool tables, ping pong, chess, flat screen television, video games, computer lab with eight pc work stations, free wifi, walking track and supervised fun for the kids! Open Gym times are scheduled daily. Admission: $5 Day Pass or HYCC Membership (Barnstable Residents: $20/yr. Non-residents: $40/yr. Ask about our family discounts!) More information at www.townofbarnstable.us/hycc or call 508-790-6345.


Flower Angels USA

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: Cape Cod
Flower Angels USA delivers random acts of love by recycling gently used flowers from weddings, funerals etc. and brings them to nursing homes, hospitals, hospice. You can volunteer and or donate. Donations of flower vases also appreciated as Flower Angels use dozens of vases every week. http://www.flowerangelsusa.org/


The Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Celebrating Arts, Culture and Community

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: 335 Main Street, Wellfleet
The Wellfleet Preservation celebrates the Arts and Community with an array of activities; performances, open mics, readings, circus camps, Cape Dance Festival and so much more. (508) 349-1800 www.wellfleetpreservationhall.org


 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

DATE: Monday-Sunday
LOCATION: Find a meeting close by.
If you’re having trouble controlling the way you eat, Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) offers a free 12-Step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating or bulimia. 781-932-6300, www.foodaddicts.org


Computer Lab and Game Room for 18+

DATE: Monday-Friday, Ongoing 9:00am-Noon
LOCATION: Hyannis Youth & Community Center 141 Bassett Lane, Hyannis
Play Air Hockey, Pool, Ping Pong and other games or work in the computer lab. The Hyannis Youth & Community Center has opened its Computer Lab and Game Room to Adults with a current HYCC Membership. Stop by the front desk to get one. Mark.boardley@town.barnstable.ma.us

 

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VOLUNTEER, MISCELLANEOUS:


Be a Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: 1934 Falmouth Rd, Centerville
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands is the only one-to-one youth mentoring organization serving the Cape & Islands. Research shows that a match of just one year helps kids stay in school, avoid violent and risky behavior, and gain confidence. BBBS currently serves between 200-250 youth per year in long-term, one-to-one mentoring friendships with adult volunteers. 508-771-5150. www.bbbsmb.org/site/c.9gKMJZMxF7LUG/b.8453255/k.39C1/Contact_Us_to_Become_a_Mentor.htm


Autos For A.L.S. Donation Program

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: Residents of Massachusetts or Rhode Island
Do you or someone you know who lives in Massachusetts or Rhode Island have a junk car that isn’t needed anymore? Donate it to the A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, and your contribution will help a patient or family living with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Call 508-759-9696 to arrange a free pick up at your convenience, and get a receipt in the mail for tax purposes. www.alsfamily.org/index.php/get-involved


Volunteer With Habitat For Humanity

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: Cape-Wide
When you build with HFH, you get a nice workout, spend time with great people, and know that you’re making a difference in the world. Don’t want to hammer? Contact dawn@habitatcapecod.org or 508-362-3559 X16 to learn about other ways you can help.


Volunteer Opportunity

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: Wellfleet Preservation Hall 335 Main Street, Wellfleet
Be a part of the newest cultural community center on the Outer Cape. Join the team of volunteers that helps out at events, staffs the box office, greets visitors, works on special events and program committees, and assists the staff and board in celebrating the arts in the community. 508-349-1800. http://wellfleetpreservationhall.org


Volunteer Opportunities with The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: 133 Queen Anne Rd, Harwich; Second Glance Thrift Store Route 28, Harwich Port
The Family Pantry of Cape Cod has over 400 regular volunteers – but is always looking for a few more in the pantry, boutique, thrift shop, warehouse and garden. 508-432-6519 pwatson@thefamilypantry.com www.thefamilypantry.com


Volunteer Opportunities with HopeHealth

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis
Answer phone calls or help raise money to help enhance the comfort and quality of life for the patients, clients and families who are experiencing serious illness or loss. http://hopehealthco.org 508-957-0200.


Volunteer Opportunities at Cape Abilities

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: Cape-wide
Make a difference in the life of a person with a disability. A variety of opportunities are available across Cape Cod, from regular weekly appointments to one-time special events. Share your skills and hobbies: help someone learn to garden, cook, paint, take photos or use a computer. Help plan a party, lead an exercise class, or join the mall walkers’ morning stroll. cblake@CapeAbilities.org 508-778-5040 X897

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