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Against the Tide 2017
Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition 

DATE: Saturday, August 19, begins at 8:30
LOCATION: Nickerson State Park, Brewster
Swim, walk kayak or run. You may participate in one, two or three of the components of the event in any combination. Proceeds benefit MBCC's work toward breast cancer prevention. http://mbcc.org/breast-cancer-prevention/against-the-tide/


26th Annual Last Gasp

DATE: Sunday, September 17, 2017
LOCATION: Sandwich to Provincetown
In support of several Cape Cod Charities! More Info: https://capecodcharitablefunraisers.com/funraiser/lastgasp


Cape Cod Scallop Festival

DATE: September 22, 23, 24, 2017
LOCATION: Cape Cod Fairgrounds
Famous Fried Scallop & Chicken Dinners, Food Court – Beer & Wine Garden, Chowder, Lobster Rolls, Raw Bar, Hotdogs, Burgers, Salads, Wraps, Fried Dough, Professional Arts & Crafts Show, Fantastic Live Entertainment, Carnival Midway of Children's Rides & Games, Car Show, Corn Hole Tournaments with Grand Prizes to Nantucket

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Monomoy Theater: 
The Good Doctor

DATE: August 15-19
LOCATION: 776 Main St., Chatham
A comedy with music written by Neil Simon. It consists in a series of short plays, based on short stories and other works of Russian writer Anton Chekhov. https://www.monomoytheatre.org/


Annual Carnival Week

DATE: Sat, August 12 – Fri, August 18
LOCATION: All over Provincetown!
Provincetown Carnival is a weeklong celebration of LGBTQ life–parties, art fairs, a costume ball, and more–and culminates in the Carnival Parade. Carnival 2017 Theme: God’s and Goddesses.


Brewster by the Bay Flea Market

DATE: August 15, 22, 29, 8am-4pm
LOCATION: Drummer Boy Park, Brewster
Antiques, crafts, art, collectibles, jewelry. Proceeds benefit the Brewster Elementary PTO


Cape Cod Gift Barn
Mini Golf Theme Nights

DATE: Tuesdays thru August 29
LOCATION: 4180A Route 6, N. Eastham
Every Tuesday night, come dressed as the theme and mini golf is half-price:
August 15th - Couples & Duo's
August 22nd - 2000's 
August 29th - Disco


Mashpee Substance Use Task Force 
Drop-In Night

DATE: Tuesdays, 4-8pm
LOCATION: Community Health Center 
of Cape Cod, 107 Commercial, Mashpee

Providing substance use information, eductionaL and treatment resource options from local organizations. All are welcome, no RSVP, light refreshments. www.itsnevertooearly.com
(Normally takes place on the first Tuesday of the month)


Learn to Cope

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

(Use address 340 Higgins Crowell Road, Yarmouth in a GPS)
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.


Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum 

DATE: Tues - Sat, thru Oct. 21 
11:00pm to 4:00pm

LOCATION: 85 Old County Rd, E. Sandwich
Enjoy a guided tour of this early farmhouse, with restored rooms, interesting antiques, local history exhibits. The setting is beautiful, with mill pond and stream, marsh views, the 1889 Grange Hall (genealogist, gift items on sale and refreshments will be served. View the 1858 mill under restoration.


Tuesday Wildflower Garden Walks

DATE: Tuesdays thru August 29, 11am
LOCATION: Green Briar Nature Center, 
6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich

There are over 300 plants in the one-third acre that comprises the garden, which consists naturally of three zones: shaded hillside, wetlands and sunny meadow. All plants were chosen to ensure color and interest throughout the growing season. This is a drop in program, and advance registration is not required. The fee is $5 for non-members, $3 for members.


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.


Woods Hole Walking Tours

DATE: Tues-Fri thru August 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

LOCATION: Woods Hole Historical Museum 
This hour-long walking tour will take you through the streets of historic Woods Hole. You will learn about the exciting discoveries in marine, environmental and biomedical science that have come from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Marine Biological Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service, and more. The tour starts at the Woods Hole Historical Museum


iPad, iPhone Tips

DATE:Tuesdays in August, 10-11am
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center 
825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis

Fee-$10-Limit 20 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. Learn about browsing the web, and sending emails, to setting up security and making notes. Whether you want to take pictures and share them with loved ones, or chat to your friends around the world for free, this course explains everything in an easy to understand manner.


Short Story Book Group

DATE: Tuesdays in August, 9-10a
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies' Library
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.


Forage to Table with
Wild Foods Foraging Guide

DATE: Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 11:30 am
LOCATION: Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
Learn the basics of foraging while getting to touch taste and smell common wild edibles you can find in your own hometown. Learn about how wild herbs and edibles can help sustain your overall health. Free with Museum Admission


Shipwrecks of Cape Cod

DATE: August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
LOCATION: Snow Library, Orleans
Take a look at some of the great shipwrecks and rescues on the Outer Beach of Cape Cod, ranging from the earliest days of the U.S. Lifesaving Service (1872) to the early years of the U.S. Coast Guard in the first half of the 20th century.


20th Annual Orleans Police
Block Party

DATE: August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
LOCATION: Main Street will be closed at 5 PM
Games, sports, cars, music, food, suprises!


Cruise nights at A&W Rootbeer

DATE: Wednesdays, 5-7pm
LOCATION: A&W Rootbeer, Route 28, 
Harwich Port

Classic cars all summer long!


Nauset Model Railroad Club 
Open House

DATE: Wednesdays thru August 30, 6-8PM
LOCATION: 180 Route 6A (Hilltop Plaza), Orleans
Come see the trains running through 2,000 square feet of urban and mountain scenery on five different scale layouts. Fun for the whole family! Admission is FREE. Visit www.NausetModelRRclub.com for more details.


Movies Under the Stars

DATE: Wednesdays thru August 30, 8pm
LOCATION: Peg Noonan Park, Falmouth
Bring a blanket or chair and some snacks and plan to enjoy an outdoor family movie. Check schedule at www.falmouthvillageassociation.com


P.J. Storytime

DATE: Wednesdays thru August 9 
@ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

LOCATION: Snow Library, 67 Main St., Orleans
We invite 3 to 6 year olds to come to the Orleans Snow library in their pajamas and to bring a soft, cuddly friend for books, rhymes, songs and fun. Siblings are welcome.


Drag Karaoke 
with Dana Danzel and Liz Solomon

DATE: Wednesday Nights
LOCATION: Embargo Main Street, Hyannis
Karaoke with a twist – hosted by a marvelous MC in drag!


Free Yoga

DATE: Wednesdays 8am, thru August 30
LOCATION: On the Green, Rte. 6a,
Yarmouth Port

No experience necessary, all ages welcome! Bring mat, sunscreen and water. No restrooms. Rain cancels.


Pilgrim Monument & 
Provincetown Museum

DATE: Wednesdays 5PM to 7PM, thru 8/30
LOCATION: 1 High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown
Free admission Wednesdays!


Feed Your Love Open Mic

DATE: Third Wednesdays of the month, 
sign up at 6:30pm and begin at 7:00pm
LOCATION: Wellfleet Preservation Hall
Your chance to be showcased on stage for two songs or 10 minutes. There will be hot and cold beverages and treats. https://www.facebook.com/feedyourlove


Brewster Market Day

DATE: Wed & Thurs, thru Oct. 7, 10am-4pm
LOCATION: 2624 Main Street (6A), 
Brewster (Near Cumbies)

A place where local Cape Cod artisans, farmers, and crafters come to sale their hand-made and home-grown products. Come visit our family friendly market and meet the locals, make new friends, and see what our community has to offer.


Eastham Painter’s
Guild Fine Art Show

DATE: August, 17-19, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION: The lawn of the
Schoolhouse Museum in Eastham

Learn why Cape Cod has been a haven for artists for more than 150 years.


Village Crafters of Cape Cod
Arts & Crafts Fair

DATE: Thur., August 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Doane Park in Harwich Port
Arts and Crafts Fair with Book Sale to benefit Harwich Historical Society. http://www.villagecrafterscapecod.com


Widow's War Tour

DATE: Thur., August 17, 9a-Noon
LOCATION: The tour will depart from 
Windmill Village at Drummer Boy Park

Brewster Historical Society Presents The Widow’s War Tour of Satucket (Brewster) Village, based on the acclaimed historical novel by Sally Gunning. Follow in Widow Berry’s footsteps as you enjoy a narrated bus tour that describes the widow’s Satucket (Brewster), with 5 stops at scenic, historic locations, plus refreshments at historic Hopkins House Bakery, and a book signing with the author following the tour. Tickets are $40, BHS members $35. Call or email Sandra Tubman at 508-896- 3128 moonrisecapecod@gmail.com. All tour tickets available by credit card purchase on the events page on our website: www.brewsterhistoricalsociety.org.


Sea Captain's Tour

DATE: Thur., August 17, 1-4p
LOCATION: The tour will depart from 
Windmill Village at Drummer Boy Park

The Brewster Historical Society presents the popular Sea Captain’s Tour. What did Robespierre, Napoleon and PT Barnum have in common? Brewster sea captains! Find out which of Brewster’s famous clipper ship captains made it home and what happened to the rest. Hear about our “washashore” captain, the navigator wife, and the Civil War blockade runner. Enjoy a delicious Sea Captain’s “repast” in the Garden Room at the Captain Freeman Inn. Tickets will cost $45, $40 for BHS members. For details and reservations call or email Sandra Tubman at 508-896- 3128 or email at moonrisecapecod@gmail.com. Tour tickets are also available by credit card on our website on the events page at www.brewsterhistoricalsociety.org


Lobster Roll Luncheons

DATE: Thursdays thru August 24
LOCATION: West Yarmouth Congregational Church
Dine-in or take-out box lunches will contain a lobster roll, chips, coleslaw, a beverage and dessert at a bargain $16. Hot dog plates will also be available for $4. Call 508-775-0891 for pre- orders or deliveries. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, 11 am until sellout.


Star Party

DATE: Thursdays thru August 31, Dusk
LOCATION: Werner Schmidt Observatory, 
DYHS, Station Ave, S. Yarmouth

We have multiple telescopes for use, and members of the staff can explain some of our research programs. Free, phone: 508-398-4765.


Falmouth Art Market

DATE: Thursdays during August, noon-5p
LOCATION: Scranton Ave Falmouth
All local cape Cod crafters including pottery, jewelry, wood crafts, knits, paintings, photography, and much more. This event is free. Pets are welcome at this event


Baby Story Hour

DATE: Thursdays, 10:30 AM.
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.


Swing Dance Night

DATE: Thursdays 8pm, 5:00 - 6:30 pm
LOCATION: Harwich Community Center, 
100 Oak St, Harwich

Singles and couples. Men and women. $10.00 per person drop-in. No preregistration required. Bring clean soled shoes and change upon arrival. Bring a water bottle. www.capesandsballroom.com for more information.


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


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.


Highfield Hall Garden 
Walks & Carriage Trails

DATE: 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 10am thru Oct. 19
LOCATION: 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth
$5. Your host, Highfield archivist and historian Lisa Willow Dunne, will guide your tour of the property and carriage trails, with anecdotes about the Beebe Family, the history of the mansion and Beebe Woods. Please inquire about group tours, 508- 495-1878.


The Kingston Trio Concert

DATE: Friday August 18, 8pm
LOCATION: Nauset Regional Middle School
Fifty-eight years after Tom Dooley shot to the top of the charts, the Trio is still on the road thirty weeks a year, bringing back all the great memories and making new ones. Tickets 508-255-1963 or www.apacape.org Sponsored by Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod


Summer Trolley on Main Street

DATE: Daily, 10:30a-7p
LOCATION: Main Street, Hyannis
Runs approximately every 30 minutes with a large loop and stops along Main Street, harbor front, Kennedy Memorial, end of June through Labor Day. You don’t have to be at a stop—just flag it down and hop on!


Family Fun Friday

DATE: Fridays, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Heritage Museums & Gardens, 
67 Grove Street, Sandwich

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission.


Bicycle Club and Group Ride

DATE: Fridays, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 
LOCATION: Brooks Park, Oak Street, Harwich (by the tennis courts)
A group bike ride leaving Brooks Park on Oak Street (next to Monomoy Regional High School) at 1:00 p.m. We are calling this weekly ride "Bicycle Club", and it's geared toward people who maybe haven't been on a bicycle in a while. It's a "no-drop ride", which means nobody gets left behind! The ride is open to anyone with a working bicycle and a helmet. We are hoping younger riders join older riders for a ride along the beautiful Cape Cod Rail Trail and Old Colony Rail Trail.


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.


Friday Flicks at the BSC

DATE: Fridays, 1-3pm
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center 
825 Falmouth Rd

Come on in and cool off watching classic and current movies. We will highlight each film in the weekly e-news and have a list posted at the BSC.


Veteran & Gold Star Family 
ORV Beach Parking

DATE: Saturdays thru August 26, 8am-9:30pm
LOCATION: Sandy Neck Beach
10 ORV spots at Sandy Neck Beach have been reserved for our veterans and Gold Star families every Saturday for safe, welcoming and understanding environment to enjoy the beach. Must hold a current and valid Sandy Neck ORV Beach permit. Sponsored by the Nick Xiarhos Fund.  For more info call James 661-644-5517


47th Annual Cotuit
Arts & Crafts Festival

DATE: August 19 & 20, from 10 to 4
LOCATION: The Cotuit Federated Church, 40 School Street
More than 125 outstanding artisans offering some of the finest traditional and contemporary crafts of the entire region. http://craftfestcotuit.com/


The West Barnstable
Village Festival

DATE: Saturday August 19, 10a-3p
LOCATION: Route 149 in West Barnstable
Events and Activities from 10am-3pm at various locations. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/451274351902956/


The Falmouth Walk

DATE: Saturday August 19, 9am
LOCATION: Woods Hole Community Center
As always, our family-friendly walk event will benefit several Falmouth area charities and non-profit causes. Last year, thanks to the walkers, donors, and sponsors we were able to raise over $30,000. More info: http://www.falmouthwalk.org/


Comedy Night

DATE: Saturday August 19th, Doors open at 7
LOCATION: St. George, Greek Orthodox Church, Centerville
Greek Goddess of Comedy Ellen Karis featuring Preston Simpson Flapjack. http://www.stgeorge-capecod.com/events/comedy-night


Fairy Garden Saturdays

DATE: Saturdays thru August 19, 1-3pm
LOCATION: Country Gardens, 
380 West Main Street, Hyannis

On the Cape for a vacay, but it's raining? Come in to Country Garden and build your very own fairy garden or gnome home. Instructions and materials provided. http://hyanniscountrygarden.com


Saturday Woodcarving Demonstrations

DATE: Saturdays, 10a-2p
LOCATION: 91 Route 6A, Sandwich
At the Hillport Gallery with Local Artist Doug Amidon


Outdoor Sunday Estate Walks &
History of the Beebe Property 

DATE: 1st & 3rd Sundays thru October 15
LOCATION: Highfield Hall & Gardens, 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth
Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700- acre estate. Learn about the role the Beebe family played in the history of the town of Falmouth, and how their land later became Beebe Woods, Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth Academy and so much more. $5 http://www.highfieldhallandgardens.org


2017 Butterfly House & Pollinator Path 
at CCMNH!

DATE: Open Daily, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
LOCATION: Cape Cod Museum 
of Natural History, Brewster

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 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. Call early Space limited. The Butterfly House is Free with Museum Admission


Highland Lighthouse

DATE: Seasonal
LOCATION: 27 Highland Light Road North Truro
Lighthouse Climbs: Weekdays noon to 4 PM; weekends 10 AM to 5:30 PM. Keeper's Shop open daily 10 AM to 6 PM.


MSPCA Cape Cod Car Raffle

DATE: Drawing September 7
LOCATION: Wychmere Beach Club, Harwich Port
Buy tickets for yourself, your staff, family, friends, and anyone who might like a new 2017 Toyota Corolla! And for $50 each, what better reason to help homeless animals? Plus the sales tax has already been paid for. The MSPCA-Cape Cod is only selling 1,000 tickets, so get yours before they sell out! more info: http://hyannis.com/hyannis-news/mspca-cape-cod-car-raffle/


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


Hyannis Youth & Community Center 
Game Room

DATE: Ongoing, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
LOCATION: Hyannis Youth and 
Community Center, Hyannis

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/hyccor call 508-790-6345. 


Discover Barnstable

DATE: Mondays, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM,
Thursdays, 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Thru Aug. 24, 
LOCATION: Bismore Park Welcome Center, 
180 Ocean Street

The free program includes: activities about the natural wildlife in town where visitors will have time to hold stuffed skunks, owls and hawks, see live turtles and hear about the different species; step into a 31-foot custom built motorcoach to learn about Cape Cod’s coastal environment; turn a print of cyanobacteria into bracelets and bookmarks and identify which blooms are friends and foe; practice putting with a golf pro; stay for library story time and crafts; and hula hoop for fun and fitness!


Summertime Wildlife Hike

DATE: Mondays thru August 28
LOCATION: Long Pasture Sanctuary, 
345 Bone Hill Road, Cummaquid

Summer is a great time for a stroll with Mass Audubon's friendly and knowledgeable naturalists! Join expert birder Chris Walz to learn about Cape Cod's shorebirds, raptors and songbirds.


Lobsters on the Lawn

DATE: Mondays thru Aug. 28, 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

LOCATION: St. Barnabas Episcopal Church on the Green in Falmouth
Lobster rolls, chips and pie on the big lawn across from the Falmouth Village Green. www.stbarnabasfalmouth.org


Monomoy Theater:
Once in a Lifetime

DATE: August 22-26
LOCATION: 776 Main St., Chatham
Once in a Lifetime, a madcap comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, pokes gentle fun at the shining, glamorous, ridiculous, and tacky scene that was Hollywood. https://www.monomoytheatre.org/


Falmouth Road Race

DATE: August 20, 9am
LOCATION: Falmouth
The 45th running! http://www.falmouthroadrace.com/


Brewster Cape Wide Lyme 
Support Group

DATE: Third Sunday of the month
LOCATION: Cape Cod Covenant Church Brewster
All with an interest in Lyme Disease are welcome. Handicap accessible and smoke free. Solicitation strictly prohibited. This is a free event!


Free Movie in the Backyard

DATE: August 22, 8-1opm
LOCATION: Wellfleet Preservation Hall
Free family-friendly movie in the backyard, starting at dusk! Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Cash bar selling snacks and beverages. Tonight's feature: THE SANDLOT (1993, 1 hr. 41 min.)


The Incredible Inflatable Gray Whale

DATE: Friday 8/25; 9:30am – 4pm
LOCATION: Cape Cod Museum 
of Natural History, Brewster

Meet the Gray Whale and find out why it is extinct in the Atlantic and alive and well in the Pacific. Walk through this amazing creature and learn all about its behavior and habits from the inside out! An extraordinary journey! Appropriate for all ages! Free with Museum Admission For more information please call the Museum at 508-896-3867 ext. 133.


Craft Fair and Book Signing

DATE: August 26, 2017, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
LOCATION: West Dennis Community Church
Lunch of hot dogs and hamburgers, craft tables, book signings by several authors, and a silent auction all to benefit West Dennis Community Church. Contact the church office at 508-398-3568


45th Annual Swan River Restaurant
Canoe & Kayak Race

DATE: August 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
LOCATION: Swan River Restuarant,
5 Lower County Rd, Dennis Port

Benefiting Hope Health, http://www.dennischamber.com/event/45th-annual-swan-river-restaurant-canoe-kayak-race/


6th Annual Kill Tide
Arts & Craft Festival

DATE: August 26, 10am to 5pm & August 27, 10am to 4pm
LOCATION: Drummer Boy Park, Main Street, Brewster, MA
Free Admission, Rain or Shine and Friendly Pets on a leash are welcome


Winslow Crocker House Tours

DATE: 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month 
from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

LOCATION: 250 Main Street (Route 6A) Yarmouth Port
Visitors learn about a colonial Cape Cod house with a twentieth- century flavor. As featured in the current issue of early Homes Magazine, the rooms are filled with Mary Thacher’s impressive collection of furniture, including Jacobean, William and Mary, Queen Anne, and Chippendale styles.

 

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SUMMER BAND CONCERTS

Brewster Band Summer Concerts

DATE: Sundays thru September 3, 6pm
LOCATION: Drummer Boy Field, Brewster
Free concert! Bring your dinner and enjoy a relaxing evening of music with your family by the bay.


Nauset Beach Concert Series

DATE: Monday Nights, 7-9pm
LOCATION: Nauset Beach Gazebo
Great family event, Tuesday is the rain date


Concerts on Windmill Green

DATE: Mondays, 7:00 PM - 8:00pm
LOCATION: Eastham Windmill Green, 2505 State Highway
Each Monday different performers assemble in the gazebo to entertain young and old, singles, couples and families. Each Monday folks bring their chairs, blankets and refreshments to sit, sway and rock to a variety of musical styles that make their time in Eastham even more special. Info & schedule


Live in Orleans!
The Orleans Summer Music Series

DATE: Every Tuesday 5pm-7pm thru August 15
LOCATION: Various locations throughout town
The festival will showcase a total 24 bands ranging in musical styles from jazz, folk and blues to country, rock, Americana and sounds from around the world. Info & schedule


Summer Concerts on the Green

DATE: Tuesdays, 5pm during July & August
LOCATION: Orleans Town Green
Info & schedule


Hyannis Harbor Free Concert Series

DATE: Tuesdays and Fridays, July & August, 6-7:30p
LOCATION: Aselton Park, corner os South & Ocean Sts, Hyannis
July 4th: 7:00 pm-9:00pm pre-fireworks concert: -special time this night only!
Bring your blankets, beach chairs and dancing shoes!  Info & schedule


Falmouth Town Band Concerts

DATE: Thursdays in July & August, 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Marine Park Music & Arts Pavillion, Scranton Ave
All concerts are free of charge and open to the public. Bring your chair or blanket for your comfort and enjoyment. Info & schedule


Concerts on the Green

DATE: Thursdays, 6:30pm
LOCATION: Snow’s Park in Truro Center
(Except August 17 and August 24 at 6pm) In the event of rain, concert will be canceled. No rain dates are planned. Info & schedule 


2017 Concerts by the Canal Series

DATE: Thursdays thru August 31, 6:30-8:30pm
LOCATION: Behind the Bourne Veteran's
Memorial Community Center,
239 Main Street, Buzzards Bay
Parking and bathrooms available. Info & schedule


Chatham Band Concert

DATE: Fridays thru September 1, at 8pm
LOCATION: Kate Gould Park
Concerts begin at 8 PM and last approximately an hour and a half. Though it “Never Rains” on Summer Friday Nights in Chatham, concerts may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Band Concerts are free and open to the public. Much needed donations are willingly accepted. Info & schedule

 

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BLOOD DRIVES 

Walk-ins are welcome at all blood drives.
All blood collected at CCHC Blood Drives stays on Cape Cod to help our families, friends and neighbors.
To make an appointment to donate blood, please visit www.capecodhealth.org/giveblood or call 508-862-5663.

Cape Cod Healthcare
Blood Drives

August 07
Orleans Toyota

August 08
Barnstable Town Hall

August 09
Bass River Rod & Gun Club

August 11
Shepleym Hyannis

August 14
Christ the King Church - Mashpee

August 15
Home Depot, Hyannis

August 16
Hyannis Toyota

August 17
The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod - Falmouth

August 18
Market Basket, Bourne

August 21
Dennis Police Department

August 22
Barnstable Police Department

August 23
Yarmouth Moose Lodge

August 24
Eastham/Orleans Elks

August 28
Swift Memorial United
Methodist Church, Sagamore

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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 

Woods Hole to Wellfleet Film Series

DATE: thru April, 7:30pm-9:30pm
LOCATION: 335 Main Street, Wellfleet
DETAILS: This new inspiring music documentary is the collaboration of Woods Hole Film Festival and Wellfleet Preservation Hall. vanessa@wellfleetpreservationhall.org (508) 349-1800 http://wellfleetpreservationhall.org/index.php/wellfleet-preservation-hall-events/wellfleet-preservation-hall-film/event/5065-woods-hole-to-wellfleet-film-series-miss-sharon-jones


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 Artist Cottages at Orleans Market Square,

A sales and studio venue located in Orleans on Cape Cod, in a park-like art filled setting, is seeking artists and artisans inspired by the beauty of Cape Cod and it’s arts traditions. Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Season…Weekends during the Spring and Fall Shoulder Seasons as well as Weeks in the Summer. We are seeking high quality work in all media. All work must be hand made or hand crafted. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Artists will be juried and selections made on a rolling basis, until all available slots are filled. The Application and Program Overview, as well as background information on the project can be found at www.artcottages.com


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


The Kennedy Legacy Trail

DATE: Anytime
LOCATION: JFK Hyannis Museum 397 Main Street, Hyannis
Take a walk through history on this self-guided tour of sites in downtown Hyannis that are significant to the Kennedy family. At each of the 10 sites, informational signs and links to video and audio information uncovers stories & history about the Kennedys on Cape Cod. The walking trail is 1.6 miles long and may be visited in any order. www.kennedylegacytrail.com

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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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Cape Cod Gift Barn
Mini Golf Theme Nights

DATE: Tuesdays thru August 29
LOCATION: 4180A Route 6, N. Eastham
Every Tuesday night, come dressed as the theme and mini golf is half-price:
August 1st - Country & Western; 
August 8th - Disney
August 15th - Couples & Duo's
August 22nd - 2000's 
August 29th - Disco


Mashpee Substance Use Task Force 
Drop-In Night

DATE: Tuesdays, 4-8pm
LOCATION: Community Health Center 
of Cape Cod, 107 Commercial, Mashpee

Providing substance use information, eductionaL and treatment resource options from local organizations. All are welcome, no RSVP, light refreshments. www.itsnevertooearly.com
(Normally takes place on the first Tuesday of the month)


Learn to Cope

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

(Use address 340 Higgins Crowell Road, Yarmouth in a GPS)
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.


Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum 

DATE: Tues - Sat, thru Oct. 21 
11:00pm to 4:00pm

LOCATION: 85 Old County Rd, E. Sandwich
Enjoy a guided tour of this early farmhouse, with restored rooms, interesting antiques, local history exhibits. The setting is beautiful, with mill pond and stream, marsh views, the 1889 Grange Hall (genealogist, gift items on sale and refreshments will be served. View the 1858 mill under restoration.


Tuesday Wildflower Garden Walks

DATE: Tuesdays thru August 29, 11am
LOCATION: Green Briar Nature Center, 
6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich

There are over 300 plants in the one-third acre that comprises the garden, which consists naturally of three zones: shaded hillside, wetlands and sunny meadow. All plants were chosen to ensure color and interest throughout the growing season. This is a drop in program, and advance registration is not required. The fee is $5 for non-members, $3 for members.


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.


Woods Hole Walking Tours

DATE: Tues-Fri thru August 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

LOCATION: Woods Hole Historical Museum 
This hour-long walking tour will take you through the streets of historic Woods Hole. You will learn about the exciting discoveries in marine, environmental and biomedical science that have come from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Marine Biological Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service, and more. The tour starts at the Woods Hole Historical Museum


iPad, iPhone Tips

DATE:Tuesdays in August, 10-11am
LOCATION: Barnstable Senior Center 
825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis

Fee-$10-Limit 20 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. Learn about browsing the web, and sending emails, to setting up security and making notes. Whether you want to take pictures and share them with loved ones, or chat to your friends around the world for free, this course explains everything in an easy to understand manner.


Short Story Book Group

DATE: Tuesdays in August, 9-10a
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies' Library
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.