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January 2018

Cape Cod History: Journey to the Outer Beach

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - February 26 @ 8:00 pm
Nauset Middle School, 70 S Orleans Rd
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Nauset Community Education will be offering Don Wilding's course, "Cape Cod History: Journey to the Outer Beach", this winter in Orleans. Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 26, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Call 508-255-4300 to pre-register. dwCapeCod.com Don is the author of two Cape Cod history books, "A Brief History of Eastham" and "Henry Beston's Cape Cod." Classes: Shipwrecks, The Lifesaving Service, and the Coast Guard; Great Cape storms; Lighthouses of the Outer Cape; Dune Shacks and The Outermost…

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February 2018

For The Love of Art – New Exhibition at The Gallery at Tree’s Place

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
The Gallery at Tree’s Place, 60 Route 6A
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Free

Come explore the expressions of love and romance from select resident Tree's artists online and in the main gallery during the month of February! Also, each Saturday in February, Tree's will be hosting an artist demonstration from 1-3PM. Mark your calendars and plan to attend the artist demonstrations we have scheduled*: Rosalie Nadeau - Saturday, February 3rd from 1-3PM Jenny Kelley - Saturday, February 10th from 1-3PM Sergio Roffo - Saturday, February 17th from 1-3PM Hal DeWaltoff - Saturday, February…

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Stagecraft Workshop

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Academy Playhouse, 120 Main St
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Looking for something to do for February break? Learn the fundamentals of technical stagecraft in this 3-day intensive workshop presented by the Academy’s Technical Director, Geof Newton. You’ll learn about lights, audio, set building and more as we design the technical aspects of a 10-minute scene and then put it into production. The session will run from the 20th to 22nd of February from 2-5pm. Tuition is $100 per student and is limited to 10 students, ages 13-18. Please call…

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Birdwatching for Beginners Walk & Talk

February 22 @ 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 Thursday, February 22, 2018 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 welcome! Free with…

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Storytime at Snow Library

February 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until June 14, 2018

Snow Library, 67 Main St.
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Free

Storytime Thursdays 10:30 at Snow Library Please join us for songs, stories, and a craft on Thursday morning at The Orleans Snow Library. Ages 0 to 5 and their caregivers are welcome to this fun free program.

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Nature Games!

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until February 23, 2018

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St / Route 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster presents Nature Games during Massachusetts February School Vacation Week, February 19th ~ February 23, 2018 11am-3pm. Join the International Olympic excitement all week by taking the Nature Games challenge. Participants can display athletic skills and nature smarts as they: RABBIT SPEED SKATE GLIDE THE FIGURE EIGHT LIKE A GULL SCORE GOALS FOR NATURE CONSERVATION MAKE YOUR OWN NATURE GAMES MEDAL For ages 4-13. For more information please call 508-896-3867, ext. 133…

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Stagecraft Workshop

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Academy Playhouse, 120 Main St
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Looking for something to do for February break? Learn the fundamentals of technical stagecraft in this 3-day intensive workshop presented by the Academy’s Technical Director, Geof Newton. You’ll learn about lights, audio, set building and more as we design the technical aspects of a 10-minute scene and then put it into production. The session will run from the 20th to 22nd of February from 2-5pm. Tuition is $100 per student and is limited to 10 students, ages 13-18. Please call…

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NEW DIRECTIONS IN COMMUNITY HOUSING NEEDS

February 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Orleans Council on Aging, 150 Rock Harbor Rd
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Year round housing is a critical issue in all towns on Cape Cod Do towns have adequate housing to meet the needs of: Younger working families? Those who work in service industries? Elderly and/or single-person households? What about subsidized housing? Are the towns meeting the 10% goal established by the state? Learn form the following panel of experts about the complex challenges regarding this topic: Barry Alper-Member, Orleans Housing Authority; Andrea Aldana-CDP Director of Housing Advocacy; Vicki Goldsmith-Executive Director-Habitat for…

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National Margarita Day at GUAPO’s!

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guapo’s, 136 RT-6A
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Don't miss our biggest party of the year! GUAPO’s, together with Nauset Disposal, Bayside Tent and Cape Cod Broadcasting, will host a National Margarita Day bash with proceeds benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands. A $10 donation to the non-profit (made at the door) comes with access to the party and food and drink samples. The evening will also include a boomerang photo booth, food stations and a heated outdoor tent. Highlighting the event will…

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Indoor Farmers Market

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orleans Farmers’ Market, 70 Route 28
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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We are officially the Cape's only year round market. Come by and see us this Saturday 9-12 at Nauset Regional Middle School and see all the bounty our local farmers and food producers have to offer. Remember everything sold at the market has been grown or produced within Barnstable County so you truly can not shop more local than that!

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The Gills Club!

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until February 24, 2018

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St, Route 6A
Brewster, MA 02633 United States
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THE GILLS CLUB will meet at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster Saturdays, January 27th and February 24, 2018. PLEASE NOTE NEW HOURS BELOW. The Gills Club is an education initiative of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy dedicated to empowering the next generation of female shark scientists and providing young girls with hands on experience to help them pursue their passion of working with sharks. To better serve the various ages of our Gills Club members and…

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Farm School at The Indoor Orleans Farmer’s Market

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Orleans Farmers’ Market, 70 Route 28
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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A series of FREE educational workshops to help inspire your gardening this winter. A diverse assortment of information ranging from seed saving to planting for health, stay tuned for additional classes later in the winter.

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Hal DeWaltoff – Artist Demonstration

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tree’s Place, 60 Rt 6A
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Come watch plein air artist, Hal DeWaltoff, demonstrate his painting technique in the main gallery at Tree's Place. Free and open to the public. Weather permitting.

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The final performance in Snow Library’s popular Rowena Myers Winter Music Series features the sounds of Ken Silvia on Saturday, February 24 at 2 p.m.

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Snow Library, 67 Main St.
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Free

Join us in the Marion Crain Gallery of the Snow Library on Saturday, February 24 at 2 p.m. for the final concert in the Rowena Myers Winter Music Series. This concert brings us the soulful music of singer, musician and songwriter Ken Sylvia. Ken’s versatile repertoire ranges from hits of the Beatles, Leonard Cohen, and Ray Charles, to Gershwin; as well as original compositions. His voice will be sure to touch your heart! Free to the public.

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Cape Cod History: Journey to the Outer Beach

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nauset Middle School, 70 S Orleans Rd
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS COURSE CLOSED ON JAN. 8: Nauset Community Education will be offering Don Wilding's course, "Cape Cod History: Journey to the Outer Beach", this winter in Orleans. Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 26, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Call 508-255-4300 to pre-register. dwCapeCod.com Don is the author of two Cape Cod history books, "A Brief History of Eastham" and "Henry Beston's Cape Cod." Classes: Shipwrecks, The Lifesaving Service, and the Coast Guard; Great Cape storms;…

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CCMNH Volunteer Fair!

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 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 invites you to our Volunteer Fair Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10:30am – 12pm. Join the fun! Come learn about a variety of Volunteer opportunities at CCMNH. Be a field guide, gift shop cashier, aquarium, butterfly or birder interpreter, beekeeper, education outreach, greeter, help behind the scenes or get involved with our Pollinator Path and Butterfly House. Meet new people, develop new skills and make a difference! Always an enriching experience! We…

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Beekeeping for Beginners Course

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St / Route 6A
Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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$65.00

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster announces its dates for the 2018 Beekeeping for Beginners course four Tuesday evenings: February 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2018 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. This course does not require any prior knowledge of beekeeping. It is designed to be of equal interest to the person who wants to get into beekeeping and to those who simply want to know more about the “busy bees” that provide us with the delicious treat…

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Embroidery Club

February 28 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Murray’s Fabrics, 11 South Orleans Rd (RT 28)
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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This month we will learn how to embroider on fleece. The project is a fleece scarf with a lace snowflake banded tie.

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Grief Support Group

February 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Snow Library – Orleans, MA, 67 Main St
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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Judy Hunter, bereavement specialist with Beacon Hospice, leads this six-week support group beginning Jan. 10 at Snow Library. Free. Drop-ins welcome.

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March 2018

Indoor Farmers Market

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orleans Farmers’ Market, 70 Route 28
Orleans, MA 02653 United States
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We are officially the Cape's only year round market. Come by and see us this Saturday 9-12 at Nauset Regional Middle School and see all the bounty our local farmers and food producers have to offer. Remember everything sold at the market has been grown or produced within Barnstable County so you truly can not shop more local than that!

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