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April 2017
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Lux Ecclesiae: The Light of the Church — Spring Lecture Series

April 25 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm
Community of Jesus, 5 Bay View Drive
Orleans, Massachusetts 02653 United States
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APRIL 25-29, 2017 Lux Ecclesiae: The Light of the Church -- Spring Lecture Series Artists and lovers of art will have an opportunity to hear Msgr.Timothy Verdon, Director of the Florence Cathedral Museum and renowned Art Historian present a series of power-point lectures about what it means to see, developing themes of seeing as artistic understanding and contemplation of the beatific vision. Available as individual lectures, a single day package (lunch, vespers, and dinner), or a full retreat experience (lodging…

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Dreaming of Summer

April 25 @ 10:00 am - May 5 @ 5:30 pm
The Gallery at Tree’s Place, 60 Route 6A
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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The Gallery at Tree's Place is pleased to announce a new exhibition - "Dreaming of Summer." After a few months of winter, this exhibition will brighten your day with dreams of the summer to come. Selected works from Tree's Place artists that capture the joys of summer. Free and open to the public. On view until May 5th.

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Discovering Light: The Artistic Journey with Filippo Rossi

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - April 29 @ 7:00 pm
Community of Jesus, 5 Bay View Dr
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Artist Filippo Rossi of Florence, Italy will lead an art intensive workshop, which will focus on artistic interpretation and experimentation working with canvas, cardboard, wood and polystyrene in paintings and/or sculpture. The personal inspiration used to create an individual work will be explored, as well as newfound ways of expression through collaboration with other artists in the creative atmosphere of the monastic Community of Jesus . For more information please visit: http://www.mounttabor.it/events/lux-ecclesiae/discovering-light-artists-workshop/

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Wine tasting weekend

April 28 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrate Spring with a wine tasting weekend at the Parsonage Inn with a list of events for everyone, from the “wine expert”, to the enthusiastic learner. After a blowy and wet winter, join us for a very special weekend on April 28 and sponsored by Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

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Eugene Onegin- Met Opera in HD

April 29 @ 12:55 am - 4:55 pm
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, 2357 Route 6
Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States
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Live Broadcast: April 22, 12:55 pm Encore: April 29, 12:55 pm $28; $22 senior; $15 student Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Tatiana and Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts

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Geek Girl Cape Cod TechCon

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monomoy Regional High School, 75 Oak St
Harwich, MA 02645 United States
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The 9th Annual Geek Girl Cape Cod TechCon is ON! Workshops Keynote Panels All-Day Help desk Souvenir Tshirt Conference Guidebook Swag Bag Giveaways and MORE! Join us for the First, Oldest and Largest Hands-on Tech Conference for women in the country!

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Eastwind Gallery at Palette to Palate

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane
Dennis, MA 02638 United States
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Eastwind Gallery is one of 25 juried exhibitors at Palette to Palate, an Art & Wine Affair, on Sunday, April 30 from 2:00-5:00 at the Cape Cod Museum of Art. Lively arts are paired with wine and food by Joseph Carr Wines, Encore, Treats Catering and Scargo Cafe. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased via the museum's website, www.CCMoA.org/art-wine or at the door.

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May 2017

Cape & Islands Job Fair

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Hyannis Youth & Community Center, 141 Bassett Lane
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Orleans’ DPW Facilities Project Update

May 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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On Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 3:30PM the Orleans Citizens Forum will present a panel discussion updating the plans for the DPW buildings. The forum will be held in the Orleans Senior Center located at 150 Rock Harbor Road and is open to everyone. Members of the panel will provide a history of the project, as well as describe the make-up, current facilities and needs of the Department. An overview of the planning criteria, building design, technical issues and cost…

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Henry David Thoreau at 200: From Concord to Cape Cod

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St. / Rte. 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster is proud to present Henry David Thoreau at 200: From Concord to Cape Cod with poet, writer and outdoor educator Corinne H. Smith Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 1pm. American author and naturalist Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) is best known for spending one night in jail for nonpayment of the state poll tax, and for living for two years along the shores of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, which sprouted the…

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The Darling Buds of May

May 6 - May 19
The Gallery at Tree’s Place, 60 Route 6A
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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The Gallery at Tree's Place is pleased to announce a new exhibition "The Darling Buds of May." The long awaited blooms of spring and summer appear at The Gallery at Tree's Place. This exhibition features selected floral compositions and other visions of Spring from select Tree's artists. On view May 6th - 19th. Free and open to the public!

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Quality of Life Expo

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nauset Regional Middle School, 70 S Orleans Rd
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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The Orleans Citizen Forum (OCF) is presenting a free public event to present and celebrate the many cultural and human service organizations available on the Lower Cape for all age groups. The event, called Quality of Life Expo, will be presented at the Nauset Middle School Gymnasium, 70 Route 28, Orleans on Saturday, May 6th between 9AM and 1PM. The public is invited to visit the Expo to meet representatives from over 50 organizations. There will be opportunities to express…

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Paint n’ Sip at Eastwind Gallery May 6

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastwind Gallery, 34 Main St.
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Paint a stroke...sip..repeat..Relax! You're at Eastwind Gallery enjoying our fun event! Bring old friends or make new ones. Some light refreshments will be provided or bring you own. Paint along with Eastwind Artists and bring home a masterpiece created by your own hands. Limited spaces available. Pre-registration required. $40.00 per person. RSVP by April 22nd by calling (508) 240-2133 or email [email protected]

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Birdwatching for Beginners Walk & Talk

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St / Route 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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Join CCMNH bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers on Thursdays, May 11th and June 1, 2017 at 10am-11am for Birdwatching for Beginners! Gretchen will present basic skills designed to enable bird identification through sight and sound. Following the presentation, you'll venture outdoors to view the birds in their natural habitat and practice the methods you will have just learned. This class includes a discussion of ideas for promoting birdwatching in your own yard. Adults, home schoolers, pre-schoolers, school vacationers and families…

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Cape Cod Nature Photography 2 day Workshop with Jesse Mechling

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St. / Rte. 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster presents Cape Cod Nature Photography Workshop with award-winning photographer, Jesse Mechling Friday, May 12th and Saturday May 13, 2017. Please note: This is a 2 day workshop. Join local nature photographer Jesse Mechling for a two-day nature photo workshop sponsored by the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. During the workshop participants will learn techniques for capturing classic Cape Cod nature scenes including composition and lighting to make dramatic landscape photos.…

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Plant Sale at Nauset Middle

May 13 @ 8:00 am - May 14 @ 12:00 pm
Nauset Regional Middle School, 70 S Orleans Rd
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Please save the date and join us at Nauset Regional Middle School Greenhouse, 70 Route 28, in Orleans for their annual plant sale! The sale will take place Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday May 13th and Sunday, May 14th, from 8 am – 12 Noon. Bartlett Geraniums, Proven Winner™ Hanging Baskets, Tomato Plants, Perennials, and more will be available for purchase! All proceeds support the school’s greenhouse learning lab. Cash and credit will be accepted. Save the date and we hope…

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Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Eldredge Park, 78 Eldredge Park Way
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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We join families and friends who have lost loved ones to suicide to walk with hope to raise awareness around suicide prevention for our Cape Cod Community. Online registration closes at noon on May 12th; however, walkers may register at the event beginning at 9:00 am.

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Der Rosenkavalier – Met Opera in HD

May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 5:20 pm
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, 2357 Route 6
Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States
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Live Broadcast: May 13, 12:30 pm Encore: May 20, 12:30 pm $28; $22 senior; $15 student The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen, the director behind the Met’s recent Falstaff, places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also…

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Digging into the Past presents Abolitionists and Freedom Seekers

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St, Route 6A
Brewster, MA 02633 United States
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The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster presents Abolitionists and Freedom Seekers with president of the New Bedford Historical Society, Lee Blake Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 1pm. In the mid-19th century, New Bedford was the richest city in the world due to its whaling fleet. New Bedford was also known as a racially tolerant community that provided a safe place for those running away from the tyranny of slavery. The whaling industry was a major draw for…

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Grand Opening

May 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oyster Bay 47 Main St, 47 Main St
Orleeans, MA 02653 United States
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Oyster Bay, voted Best Gift Shop on Cape Cod the last 2 years,(Cape Cod Magazine) is celebrating its move from Provincetown to 47 Main St. Orleans. Come join the fun at 5:00pm on Thursday May 18th with treats of hors d'oeuvres and drink. Thank you for supporting one of Orleans small local businesses.

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