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April 2016

Academy of Performing Arts School Summer Classes

April 7 @ 8:00 am - July 23 @ 5:00 pm
Academy of Performing Arts School,
5 Giddiah Hill Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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The Academy of Performing Arts School is currently accepting registrations for summer dance and drama classes,workshops and private music lessons. The summer session begins June 27. Our summer brochure can be viewed on the Academy website: apacape.org or call 508.255.5510.

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Registration for Academy of Performing Arts School 2016 Summer Classes

April 11 @ 8:00 am - July 23 @ 5:00 pm
Academy of Performing Arts School,
5 Giddiah Hill Rd
Orleans, Massachusetts 02653 Select a Country:
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The Academy of Performing Arts School is currently accepting registrations for our 2016 summer classes. The class schedule and registration form are on our website at apacape.org. We are offering workshops in musical theatre, drama, tap and hiphop as well as classes in ballet, modern and jazz. Private music lessons in piano, voice, violin and guitar are also available.

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May 2016
$28

My Name is Asher Lev

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - June 5 @ 4:00 pm
Cape Rep Indoor Theatre,
3299 Rte 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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MY NAME IS ASHER LEV Cape Cod Premier By Aaron Posner Adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok The story of a boy in post-war Brooklyn whose budding genius as a painter threatens to destroy his relationship with his strict orthodox faith and his deeply religious parents. How can you choose between art and faith when your soul cries out for both? — Adapted from the best selling novel by Chaim Potok (author of The Chosen) and winner of the Outer…

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$28

Rough Crossing

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - June 5 @ 4:00 pm
Cape Rep Indoor Theatre,
3299 Rte 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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Rough Crossing By Tom Stoppard, Freely adapted from Ferenc Molnar's Play at the Castle June 23 - July 23 Tues.-Thurs. at 7 pm Fri. & Sat. at 8 pm $28 Call the Box Office for Tickets - 508.896.1888 It’s the 1930s and celebrated playwrights Turai and Gal are sailing to New York for the Broadway debut of their new musical comedy. But the play is unfinished, beginning, middle and end and to further complicate matters, the composer tosses his music…

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Free

Orleans Farmers Market

May 7 @ 9:00 am - November 30 @ 12:00 pm
Orleans Farmers Market,
Colony Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Orleans Farmers Market starts May 7th 1st 3 markets- May 7th, 14th, 21st are indoors at the Nauset Middle School from 9am-noon Memorial Day weekend- May 28th- moves out to Old Colony Way, 8am-noon

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$20 - $45

Girlfriend

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - June 11 @ 8:00 pm
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater,
2357 Route 6
Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States
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Girlfriend Book by Todd Almond; Music and Lyrics by Matthew Sweet Directed by Christopher Ostrom May 12- June 11, 2016 Previews: May 12 and 13 Performances Thursday – Monday at 8:00PM Flex passes are on sale now. Subscriptions will be available February 26. Single Tickets will be available in March. Nebraska, the 1990s. Two teenage boys – one a social outcast, the other the quintessential jock – explore a relationship during a summer of self-discovery between high school graduation and…

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Free

NRMS Greenhouse Plant Sale

May 28 @ 8:00 am - May 29 @ 12:00 pm
Nauset Regional Middle School,
70 Route 28
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Our student Memorial Day plant sale supports the greenhouse learning environment. We accept cash or credit. The sale will go on rain or shine. Please come to support our school by buying some lovely plants: Proven Winners™ hanging baskets, Bartlett geraniums and more! Our student Memorial Day plant sale supports the greenhouse learning environment. We accept cash and credit. The sale will go on rain or shine. Please come to support our school by buying some lovely plants: Proven Winners™…

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$25.00

Butterfly Munch Preview Party at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 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 announces a Butterfly Munch preview Party Sunday, May 29, 2016 11am – 3pm. Come celebrate our new Butterfly House with a Butterfly Munch preview party, tour of the Butterfly House and special guest, naturalist, photographer and Naturescape Gallery exhibitor Sam Jaffe of The Caterpillar Lab. Sam will give a presentation on his work with native caterpillars and also exhibit some of the seasons most interesting and colorful examples of these wonderful…

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$30

Seal Watch Adventure Cruise

May 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Blue Claw Boat Tours,
Nauset Marina 235 Main Street
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Join Blue Claw Boat Tours for an "On the Water" adventure. You will cruise from East Orleans to Chatham Harbor to view the local seals. Along the way navigate a salt water river, view birds and wildlife, enjoy the local scenery! In Chatham Harbor you will visit the seals, view Chatham lighthouse and the Fish Pier, where the fishermen off load their daily catch. Truly a unique Cape Cod experience!

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$30

Seal Watch Adventure Cruise

May 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Blue Claw Boat Tours,
Nauset Marina 235 Main Street
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Join Blue Claw Boat Tours for an "On the Water" adventure. You will cruise from East Orleans to Chatham Harbor to view the local seals. Along the way navigate a salt water river, view birds and wildlife, enjoy the local scenery! In Chatham Harbor you will visit the seals, view Chatham lighthouse and the Fish Pier, where the fishermen off load their daily catch. Truly a unique Cape Cod experience!

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$30

Seal Watch Adventure Cruise

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Blue Claw Boat Tours,
Nauset Marina 235 Main Street
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Join Blue Claw Boat Tours for an "On the Water" adventure. You will cruise from East Orleans to Chatham Harbor to view the local seals. Along the way navigate a salt water river, view birds and wildlife, enjoy the local scenery! In Chatham Harbor you will visit the seals, view Chatham lighthouse and the Fish Pier, where the fishermen off load their daily catch. Truly a unique Cape Cod experience!

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June 2016
Free

Cape Conservatory CJazz Recital

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Orleans Historical Society,
Main Street and River Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Cape Conservatory CJazz, Directed by Bart Weisman & based in Orleans, Recital of Jazz Standards.

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Free

Music at the Museum – Cape Conservatory CJazz Class Recital

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orleans Historical Society Meeting House Museum,
Main Street and River Road
Orleans, MA 02653, 02653 United States
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Cape Conservatory CJazz

Students and faculty of the Cape Conservatory CJazz class will present a recital of jazz standards.

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Free

From The Archives: A Collection Of Prints From Bob Korn Imaging At The Gallery Upstairs @ Bob Korn Imaging

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Gallery Upstairs@ Bob Korn Imaging,
46 Main Street
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Art opening

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After Hopper in Wellfleet Exhibition

June 4 - June 30
Wellfleet Public Library,
55 West Main Street
Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States
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Work by contemporary artists inspired by Edward Hopper and the places he painted on Cape Cod In 1930, his first year renting on Cape Cod, Edward Hopper painted a watercolor entitled “Wellfleet Bridge.” “Wellfleet Road” was completed in 1931. “The Capron House”, a painting of one of Wellfleet’s most pristine and historically significant homes, was completed in 1933. While Edward and Josephine Hopper had spent most of their married lives in a rented apartment in New York City, when an…

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Friends of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History’s Gardening for Life Native Plant Marketplace & Plant Sale

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History,
869 Main St, Route 6A
Brewster, MA 02633 United States
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The Friends of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster present Gardening for Life Native Plant Marketplace and Plant Sale Saturday, June 4, 2016 9am – 2pm. Celebrate spring! Looking for perennials, annuals, vegetables, herbs, and houseplants? You will find all this and more including a huge selection of Cape Cod Native Plants for Cape Cod gardens from Cape Cod gardeners. Want to help Cape Cod pollinators? The plant sale will also carry a wide variety of plants…

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Free

Going Native and Natural for the Birds

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Snow’s Home and Garden,
22 Main Street
Orleans, MA United States
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Part of Snow's Garden Center Seminar Series: The Year of the Native. A slide show and talk by Melissa Lowe Costar of the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Melissa will discuss attracting birds to the backyard, backyard bird natural history, and how birds utilize native plants and shrubs.

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Robert Abele Painting Demonstration

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wellfleet Public Library,
55 West Main Street
Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States
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Join Robert in downtown Wellfleet for a demonstration of his plein air approach, and answers to your questions about this exciting way of creating an image.

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$25

Music at the Museum – Sandy and Richard Riccardi, Soprano and Piano

June 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Orleans Historical Society,
Main Street and River Road
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Sandy and Richard Riccardi return for a rollicking CABARET evening of music and comedy! "Clever. Brilliant. Hysterical." "For intelligence, wit and musicianship, this is at the top!" "VERY entertaining. VERY strong. VERY moving"

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$18 - $30

Organ Concert

June 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Church of the Transfiguration,
5 Bay View Dr.
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Organ Concert Sunday, June 5, 3:30pm Organists at the Church of the Transfiguration offer a concert focused on the theme, a Celebration of Beauty. Featuring works by DeGrigny, Albright and Sowerby, this concert will be performed on the “overwhelmingly breathtaking” E.M. Skinner Organ by Dr. SharonRose Pfeiffer, Dr. James Jordan, and Dr. David Chalmers, graduates of Eastman School of Music, and artists-in-residence at the Church of The Transfiguration. This powerful instrument, restored by Nelson Barden of Boston, is comprised of…

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