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DATE: Sundays, 8-9am
LOCATION: Dennis Memorial Library

Begin your week right with a full-hour of meditation

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

 Elder Services Employment Program

DATE: Ongoing
LOCATION: Elder Services of Cape Cod
68 Route 134. South Dennis

Funding renewed for Elder Service’s Senior Community Service Employment Program. The program helps low-income adults age 55 and older overcome barriers to employment. The program offers jobseekers a chance to start earning while learning new skills and building a professional network. Visit escci.org workforce programs section or call Kerri at 508-394-4630 to learn how you can enroll now.



Tech Help

DATE: Mon & Wed, 10am-Noon
LOCATION: Cotuit Library

30-minute appointment. Have questions about your phone, computer or any other kind of technology device or program? Schedule an outdoor appointment with Eleanor, and she will help you out!ehumphreys@clamsnet.org

Baby's First Year

DATE: Mondays, 11am-noon
LOCATION: Snow Library, Orleans

Join parent and family support specialist Ali Burns to connect with other new parents for social connection and resources. Registration required; please call (508) 240-3310.

Indoor Storytime with Miss Becky

DATE: Mondays at 11:00am
LOCATION: Centerville Public Library

this weekly indoor gathering of young minds. Come for the stories, leave with a smile! Toddlers and preschoolers welcome.

Soup Kitchen in Provincetown (SKIP)

DATE: Mon-Fri, 12:30-1:30pm
LOCATION: United Methodist Church,
20 Shank Painter Road, Provincetown

SKIP serves over 150 meals a day, over 18,000 meals each season, to residents who are either in need or seek community during the long, wintertime months. www.skipfood.org/

Mindful Mondays

DATE: Mondays, Noon-12:45pm
LOCATION: Virtual drop-in class

It is led by Deborah Ennis, a psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher in the Orleans area. This is a drop-in class for people who are new to meditation, as well as for experienced meditators. Guided by an experienced teacher, our intention is to practice relaxing the body and quieting the mind in order to create inner peace and focus. Mindfulness can be of benefit to our mental, physical, and emotional well-being. https://www.healingtherapiescapecod.com/mindfulness

Cotuit Puzzlers Jigsaw Group

DATE: Mondays, 1-3pm
LOCATION: Cotuit Library

Piece together new friends and good conversation over our extensive collection of jigsaw puzzles and a cuppa. Work together on a single puzzle or do them separately. Roll away the puzzle to take home or work on next week without losing
your place. All are welcome.  



Morning Meditation

DATE: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 8:30am
LOCATION: Marstons Mills Library

Learn how to quickly and easily relax, rejuvinate and start your day with positive energy.

Mother Goose on the Loose

DATE: Tuesdays, 10-10:30am
LOCATION: West Falmouth Library
Miss Angie hosts Mother Goose on the Loose Tuesdays 10-10:30am. For Ages 0-3 and Caregivers – A 30 minute early literacy program including songs, rhymes, and stories. Optional Stay and Play until 11am. Story Boat is 11:15-11:45am Tuesdays. For Ages 3-5 and Caregivers – stories, songs, and fingerplays. Registration required.

Massachusetts Air & Space Museum

DATE: Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm
LOCATION: 438 Main Street, Hyannis
A boutique museum in Hyannis that showcases exhibits on the history of aviation and space exploration, focusing on ties to Massachusetts people and industry. There are several hands-on interactive exhibits to engage visitors to simulate flight. https://www.massairspace.org/

Veterans Mobile Food Pantry

DATE: 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 10am-1pm
LOCATION: Orleans Eastham Elks
10 McKoy Rd., Eastham

Your DD214 id required when you sign up on your first visit. Please call 508-778-1590 for more information.

Nobska Lighthouse Tower Tours

DATE: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am-12pm
LOCATION: 233 Nobska Rd., Woods Hole

Our brand new Gift Shop will also be open during this time! As per usual, space for these tours is limited, and we invite you to reserve your spot. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nobska-light-tower-tour-tickets-657613458557

Knitting for a Cause

DATE: Tuesdays, 10am-noon
LOCATION: Centerville Public Library

This group will make mittens, shawls, hats, scarves, etc. for local nursing homes, NOAH shelters, and other places in need. Just show up! Contact Group Leader, Debi Swiderski, at dbswiderski@yahoo.com for questions or for yarn, needles or patterns.

  Indoor Story Time!

DATE: Tuesdays, 10:30-11am
LOCATION: Brooks Free Library, Harwich

Join us every Tuesday at the Brooks Free Library, Harwich for a fun Story Time at 10:30! We will sing songs, play with scarves, read books and have a great time! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, but all ages are welcome. Registration is not required. This program is free.

Nye Museum Guided Tours

DATE: Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm
LOCATION: 85 Old County Rd, East Sandwich

Enjoy guided tours of a historic homestead and special exhibit, and self-guided tours of the mill museum and museum trails. https://www.nyemuseum.org/

Forest Bathing: Deepening Our Relationship with Nature

DATE: Tues & Fridays
Check website for times
LOCATION: Cape Museum of Natural History

A very special opportunity to deepen your relationship with Nature because of the unique environments provided by marsh, creek, forest, and beach. Come on a guided walk where you will be shown how to pay attention in a new way.The walk is approximately 1.5 miles round-trip over somewhat challenging terrain and lasts approximately 90 minutes. *Rain cancels the walk.

Genealogy Help Session

DATE: Tuesdays, 2-4pm
LOCATION: Falmouth Public Library
300 Main Street

Need help in researching your family history? Stop by the Falmouth Public Library's Reference Room on Tuesdays from 2pm-4pm for a free, drop-in session with members of the Falmouth Genealogical Society!

Grief Recovery Workshop

DATE: Tuesdays, 2-4pm
LOCATION: Yarmouth Senior Center
528 Forest Road

The Grief Recovery Method is a course designed to give people skills to deal with many of the typical responses associated with grief including reduced concentration, a sense of numbness, disrupted sleeping patterns, changed eating habits and the roller coaster of emotional energy. We will deal with the many losses that are considered grief.

Seaside Knitters

DATE: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2-4pm
LOCATION: West Falmouth Library

This is an open group, all levels of proficiency are welcome. Bring an unfinished work or start a new project.

Block Party: Legos in the Library!

DATE: Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm
LOCATION: Falmouth Public Library

This is a drop-in Lego building session. Please leave your own Legos at home. All are welcome This program happens in the Children's Room. No registration is required. The Library may limit the number of attendees inside the Library.


DATE: Tuesdays, 4-8pm
LOCATION: Sandwich Public Library

Join avid Scrabble players at the library. Bring a board or use one of ours. No registration required.

Tech Drop In

DATE: Tuesdays, 4-5pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library

Receive hands-on assistance to troubleshoot your technology needs. *No repairs, No Registration Required


DATE: Tuesdays, Doors open 5pm
LOCATION: Eastham/Orleans Elks
10 McKoy Rd, N. Eastham

First game: 6:30PM. Food and refreshments available.

Chess Club

DATE: Tuesdays, 5-8pm
LOCATION: Falmouth Public Library

Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Just come to the circulation desk to grab a chess board and enjoy some lovely rounds of chess!

Qigong with Margie Mitchell

DATE: Tuesdays, 5pm thru 10/26
LOCATION: West Falmouth Library
Qigong uses exercises to optimize energy within the body, mind, and spirit, with the goal of improving and maintaining health and well being. Participants will learn different breathing patterns to activate Qi/Chi-our life force energy. Gentle stretching, warm-ups, standing postures and the “flows” of the Five Elements (metal, water, wood, fire and earth) will circulate the Qi throughout the body. Info: https://www.westfalmouthlibrary.org/




Yoga for Real Bodies

DATE: Wednesdays at 7:45am
Saturdays 8am
LOCATION: Marstons Mills Public Library

Please call to reserve room for the next series of classes. Free and Open to the Public

Story Time at Brewster Ladies Library

DATE: Wednesdays, 10-30-11:30am
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies Library

Every week has a theme!

Preschool Projects

DATE: Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am
LOCATION: Brooks Free Library, Harwich

Preschoolers and their families are invited every Wednesday at 10:30 to work on age appropriate crafts and activities! We will be doing a wide variety of projects, and some of them might be messy, so dress your child in play clothing! This program is free. No registration is required. The target audience is preschoolers, but all ages are welcome.

Sensory Storytime

DATE: Wednesdays, 11am-noon
LOCATION: Centerville Public Library

Weekly 20 minute Storytime limited to 6 children (of all participation levels) and especially welcoming to those with sensory sensitivities. We’ll enjoy stories, songs, dancing and bubbles followed by free play until noon. We have wiggle chairs and will share a variety of sensory items, but feel free to bring your own and/or noise-cancelling headphones. To register, email Miss Megan at missmegan@clamsnet.org or call (508) 790-6220 x106.

Knit Lit

DATE: Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30pm
LOCATION: Brooks Free Library, Harwich

Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. For more information on joining the group please email cburke@clamsnet.org.

Girls Who Code

DATE: Wednesdays, 4:30pm
LOCATION: Hyannis Public Library

irls Who Code is a national organization to help end gender inequity in computer science. We’ll be meeting in the library but we can also zoom in people that feel more comfortable at home! We’ll be learning new vocabulary, coding in Scratch, participating in challenges and following along in the non-fiction book “Learn to Code and Change the World”. We will meet for at least 12 weeks. Registration is strongly encouraged – as well as the motivation to attend as many of these classes as possible. For more information, please contact Kelly at kdepin@clamsnet.org.Hya

Falmouth Village Movies Under the Stars

DATE: Wednesdays, 6pm
LOCATION: Peg Noonan Park, Falmouth

BYO blankets or chairs and enjoy some outdoor family time! Weather permitting!

Weekly Family Support Meetings

DATE: Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm
LOCATION: Learn to Cope
24 Spring Bars Road, Unit 1A, Falmouth
Weekly peer-led support meetings for families affected by Substance Use Disorder. Meetings are Free & Anonymous. No Registration Required. All are Welcome.




Preschool Story Time

DATE: Thursdays, 10:30-11:30am
LOCATION: Eastham Public Library

In the Children's Program Room. If the weather is warm-ish and not windy, Story Time may be held outside on the Pondside Patio. Stories, songs, activities, and crafts! Questions? Contact Fran at (508) 240-5950 or fmcloughlin@clamsnet.org

Storytime at Snow Library

DATE: Thursdays, 10:30am
LOCATION: Snow Library, Orleans

Let’s meet inside the children’s area for some stories, a song and a craft. All are welcome, please wear a mask. Sponsored by the Friends of Snow Library.

English-Portuguese Storytime

DATE: Thursdays, 11am
LOCATION: Hyannis Public Library

Story times can be twice as fun if there’s twice the language – twice the story tellers and twice the singers! Kelly, the Youth Services Librarian is joining forces with Milvia Nogueira, our tri-lingual community relations liaison to have fun with little ones and their families in English AND Portuguese. No registration is necessary.

Middle School Makers

DATE: Thursdays, 4-5pm
LOCATION: Brooks Free Library

Middle and High School students can come to the Brooks Free Library to create a variety of projects. We'll have edible projects like dirt cake or diy pop tarts, craft based projects like spoon catapults or friendship bracelets, and some STEM based challenges. Every week will features something different! No registration is required, students can simply show up to the program. If students want to take the bus from the Monomoy Regional Middle School, the library bus number is 307.

Eastern Bank Summer Concert Series

DATE: Thursdays, 6:30pm
LOCATION: Buzzards Bay Park

Enjoy live music FREE every Thursday night by the Canal
8/24 – Band of Brothers (Classic Rock Hits)

Falmouth Town Band Concerts

DATE: Thursdays, 7pm
LOCATION: Music and Arts Pavilion, Marine Park

Next to Falmouth Harbor; all concerts are free of charge and open to the public. Bring your chair or blanket for your comfort and enjoyment. 7PM.



Library Crafty Coffee Hour

DATE: Fridays, 10am-noon
LOCATION: Provincetown Public Library

Join Amy and Deborah in the Marc Jacobs Room for Crafty Coffee Hour on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend. Grab a cup to go, stay and craft with us, bring something you’re working on or just visit. Baked goods have been known to periodically appear. If you’d like to make your own arts and crafts project, the library on Fridays is the place to be.

Yoga at CPL

DATE: 1st and 3rd Friday of the month
LOCATION: Centerville Public Library

In collaboration with Yoga Neighborhood. We welcome you to join us either in-person or via Zoom! The instructor will lead class indoors in our community room. Don't forget your mat! Please request a Zoom link by 8 a.m. on the morning of the class! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdzurJb93xCnlCWRcHxJIGHa2xVUVd5cH2cc8QbrDpbHOl2Bw/viewform

Forest Bathing: Deepening Our Relationship with Nature

DATE: Fridays in September and October
LOCATION: Cape Museum of Natural History
A very special opportunity to deepen your relationship with Nature because of the unique environments provided by marsh, creek, forest, and beach. Come on a guided walk where you will be shown how to pay attention in a new way. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles round-trip over somewhat challenging terrain and lasts approximately 90 minutes. *Rain cancels the walk. Times: www.ccmnh.org

Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum Tours

DATE: Friday through Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.
LOCATION: 11 Strawberry Lane, Yarmouth Port

A fully furnished 19th century Victorian home with marine artifacts from the 19th century sea-faring ventures. General admission is $5. Historical Society of Old Yarmouth members, youth 18 and under, active military personnel and Yarmouth residents are free. Visit www.HSOY.org/events for more information.

Friday Films

DATE: Fridays, 3-5pm
LOCATION: Falmouth Public Library,
300 Main St

Registration is required and is limited to 25 people. To find out what movie is playing and to register to attend, go to the Falmouth Public Library's events calendar page or call us at 508-457-2555 x7. https://www.falmouthpubliclibrary.org/events

Friday Kid's Craft!

DATE: Fridays, 2:30-3:30pm
LOCATION: Brooks Free Library, Harwich

July 15: Butterfly Flappers July 22: Yarn Turtles July 29: Rope Climber 8/5: Fish Gobbler 8/12: Origami 8/19: Pipecleaner Creatures 8/26: Magnetic Fish 9/2: Shark. Generally projects are designed with school aged children in mind. Younger children are welcome, but may need adult assistance. This program is free. No registration is required.

Fish Fry

DATE: Fridays, 5:30-7:00PM
LOCATION: Orleans/Eastham Elks

Phone Ordering Available at 4:45 PM. https://www.elks.org/Lodges/home.cfm?LodgeNumber=2572

Outermost Contra Dance

DATE: 3rd Friday of the month, 7-9pm
LOCATION: Wellfleet Preservation Hall

Come dance! New England Contra, Squares, Waltzes - Dance & make some friends. Price: $15 regular admission Special admission: $10 age 30 or younger, $5 with Student ID



Voyage Through Our Solar System

DATE: Saturdays in September and October
LOCATION: Cape Museum of Natural History
Two Sessions: 10:15am or 11:30am. Explore the history of the Apollo program and make a space souvenir! Experiment with building a Moon Base Camp! Experience Astronaut Breathing Bubbles: Breath of Fresh Air! Info: www.ccmnh.org

 Move It! Movement and Music for Kids

DATE: Saturdays, 10:30am
LOCATION: Hyannis Public Library

This program is for kids who like to MOVE. We’ll be playing games, singing songs, and acting out parts of stories for 30 minutes. Sometimes you just need to MOVE to learn! This program is designed for children ages 4-6. As long as it’s warmer than 30 degrees and the weather looks nice, we’ll be there! Masks and registration are required to attend the event. https://hyannislibrary.org/event/move-it-2022-01-22/2022-01-22/

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.



Swashbuckling with The Whydah

DATE: Fri., December 1, 4pm
LOCATION: Osterville Village Library
The Whydah Pirate Museum is back at the Osterville Village Library with an historical lecture on ‘Floating Democracy’ led by Archaeological Conservationist, Jessica Sheppard! We will have the opportunity to sign our names for piracy on parchment paper with quills and afterwards, we have a shanty singer belting out pirate shanty songs! Don’t miss this exciting event continuing our series with The Whydah! Registration is recommended. Please contact Amy Wolfe at the OVL awolfe@clamsnet.org or by calling (508)420-0550

Together, You and I Are Not Alone: Loss of Spouse Grief Support During the Winter and Holidays

DATE: Tues., December 5, 10:30-11:30am
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies' Library
On one Tuesday morning in December, January, and February join Maureen Keane-Bottino in a gathering for people living with the death of a spouse. The change of seasons, the shortened and colder days, and multiple major holidays can be especially difficult to navigate. In shared Grief experiences, we can create a community of support and comfort. Facilitated by Maureen Keane-Bottino, Licensed RN, Private Practice Grief Counselor. To register, visit www.brewsterladieslibrary.org.

Discovery & Enrichment Series: How Town Government Works

DATE: Tues., December 5, 2-3:30pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies' Library Auditorium
Have you ever wondered how town government functions and about the impact you can have on decisions? Brewster Town Manager Peter Lombardi and Selectwoman Cindy Bingham will discuss their roles and responsibilities, the work of volunteer committees, and the importance of community engagement in town governance. They will also review the town’s latest strategic plan and be available for questions.

Fully Committed

DATE: December 7-17
LOCATION: Cotuit Center for the Arts
In the Vivian and Morton Sigel Black Box Theater
Thu, Fri, Sat 12/9 at 7:30pm, Sat 12/16 and Sun at 2:00pm
This devastatingly funny one act follows a day in the life of Sam, an out-of-work actor who mans the red-hot reservation line at Manhattan's number-one restaurant. Coercion, threats, bribes, histrionics—a cast of desperate callers will stop at nothing in their zeal to land a prime reservation, or the right table!

Aviation for Kids 8 years-80

DATE: Thursday, December 7, 6:30pm
(doors open at 6:00pm)
LOCATION: Massachusetts Air And Space Museum
438 Main Street, Hyannis
This seminar offers the young and the more mature of us a brief view into the great hobby of flying Remote/Radio Controlled (R/C) Aircraft. To set the scene, the speaker goes over a short history of aviation and the basics of how aircraft actually work. There are static displays of different model aircraft types and a demo on how the R/C pilot controls his/her plane. Particular attention is given to the most up to date technology that makes today's R/C aircraft almost impossible to crash and lets the new R/C pilot enjoy meaningful flights right from the get-go. Free to the public (Donations appreciated)

Frederick Law Olmsted “The Father of Landscape Architecture”

DATE: Fri., December 8, 11am
LOCATION: Osterville Village Library
Did you know that many Cape Cod homes have landscaping designed by Frederick Law Olmsted? That’s right! The same man who designed NYC’s Central Park left his mark on our area as well! The Osterville Village Library welcomes Anthony Reed- Northeast Regional Curator, and Brianna Cassetta- Supervisory Park Ranger for the Frederick Law Olmsted Historic Site, in person for an exciting talk on ‘the father of landscape architecture’.

Winter Watercolor Workshop with Artist Stefanie Taranto

DATE: Sun., December 10, 1:30-3pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies' Library
Join us for this in-person watercolor painting workshop with Stefanie Taranto. This class is designed to introduce the joy of watercolor. Stefanie will lead attendees step-by-step in painting a winter-themed still-life in watercolor. If you have dabbled in watercolor before and have a set and some watercolor brushes, please bring them. Brewster Ladies' Library will provide some basic materials to borrow if you do not have any. For ages 16 and up. To register, visit www.brewsterladieslibrary.org.

Ukulele Fest, 2023

DATE: Sun., December 10, 6pm
LOCATION: Cotuit Center for the Arts
$20 general admission. Admission is free if you bring your ukulele and join the Uke-A-Long! More information here, https://artsonthecape.org/explore/11th-annual-ukulele-fest

Provincetown Coastal Resiliency Public Forum

DATE: Wednesday, December 13, 5pm
LOCATION: Provincetown Town Hall
The forum will begin with a presentation by Town staff and committee members to give information on the objectives of the Coastal Resiliency Advisory Committee, provide updates on the Town's Coastal Resilience Plan, share information on how the Town prepares for and responds to coastal storms, and update the public on ongoing Town resiliency projects.

Steeped in Secrecy: The Boston Tea Party - 250 years later

DATE: Saturday, December 16, 1:00pm.
LOCATION: Sandwich Public Library
The event, held on the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party (December 16, 1773), will teach participants about the brewing political problems tea presented in its history with a lecture by Evans. Then, Dudek will examine the history of the Boston Tea Party’s most famous partiers, as well as how to trace participants through lineage societies and historical groups. www.sandwichpubliclibrary.com

Going to Town: The Great Department Stores

DATE: Sat., December 16, 1pm
LOCATION: Osterville Village Library
Do you remember when going to town was special? After a bus ride, or taking the subway, we’d arrived in Boston and were greeted with such stores as Jordan Marsh, Filene's, Filene's Basement, Gilchrist, Raymonds, R.H. Stearns, R.H. White, Conrad and Chandler, C. Crawford Hollidge and many more. In this lecture we explore Boston in the 19th century, which was destroyed in the Great Boston Fire of 1872. The rebuilding of Boston changed the city and commerce replaced residential, with the Great Department Stores.

Boston Tea Party Reenactment

DATE: Sat., December 16, 2pm
LOCATION: Gray’s Beach
400 Center Street, Yarmouth Port
to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Dec. 16, 1773, precursor to the American Revolution. Two Cape Cod sea captains participated in the Tea Party: Joseph Bassett of Yarmouth and Edmund Sears of the East Precinct of Yarmouth, now Dennis. Costumed “sea captains” will describe their participation in the event. Everyone is invited to the free event and help throw “tea” into the water from a replica of the original “Tea Party” box and enjoy tea and cookies afterward.

Movie Matinee: New Year’s Eve

DATE: Sat., December 16, 2-4pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies' Library
Intertwining stories promise love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and more for a number of New Yorkers on the celebrated night. A rock star (Jon Bon Jovi) and his ex-lover (Katherine Heigl) clash at an exclusive party; a singer (Lea Michele) becomes stranded with a killjoy (Ashton Kutcher) on the way to a New Year's gig; a nurse (Halle Berry) stays with a dying patient (Robert De Niro) as he tries to hang on long enough to see the ball drop in Times Square one last time. Rated PG-13 for language including some sexual references. To register, visit www.brewsterladieslibrary.org.

Bread Making Demo with Brielle

DATE: Sun., December 17, 2-3pm
LOCATION: Brewster Ladies' Library
Join Brielle to watch her make a loaf of challah bread in real-time. Learn the dos and don’ts of making a loaf on your own, then try a sample to decide if you want challah bread in your holiday recipe repertoire. To register, visit www.brewsterladieslibrary.org.

Great White Winter Classic(GWWC)

DATE: December 27-29
LOCATION: Gallo Ice Arena in Bourne
A youth hockey tournament held annually. The tournament consist of 20 teams, from the Cape and Islands to greater MA. The goal of this event is to provide a fun and exciting tournament for children and adults. The proceeds from this go directly to Cape Cod Canal Youth Hockey and Hockey Shot, a nonprofit that provides financial assistance to qualifying Cape and Island hockey families.

Amazing Animal Ambassadors
Raptors & Reptiles!

DATE: Thursday, December 28, 9:30am
LOCATION: Cape Museum of Natural History
Seeing wild animals up close can become a child's treasured memory, open up a whole new world of wonder, and spark a lifelong love of animals. This is the mission of Amazing Animal Ambassadors. Join owner Bethany Jakubson and some of her favorite members of the natural world including Jasper the Red-Tailed Hawk, Dracula the Great Horned Owl, Shelley the Sulcata Tortoise, Big Red the Red Tegu which is a large lizard from the rainforest of South America, and Dixie the American Alligator! Also, on display will be an amazing assortment of smaller reptiles and insects. Fun for the whole family! Age appropriate for 4 years and up TICKETS: $18 per person / Space Limited / Does not include Museum Admission


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
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 Shop: 265 Main Street (Route 28), West Harwich
The Family Pantry of Cape Cod has over 600 regular volunteers - but is always looking for a few more volunteers in the Pantry, boutique, Thrift Shop, warehouse and garden. Please sign up online at www.thefamilypantry.com/volunteering

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