Thursday, Nov. 7, 6 p.m.
Open Newsroom — Local Journalism Project, Truro Public Library, 7 Standish Way. The Provincetown Independent invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. Editors and reporters will be on hand to hear about issues. Free.
Thursday, Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m.
The Grab Brothers’ acoustic duo will be playing Thursdays at the Brickhouse Restaurant, 4940 Route 6, Eastham, starting today. Catch ’em while you can. No cover.
Thursday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m.
Racial Justice Study Group gathers collegially in a supportive environment at Wellfleet Public Library, 55 W. Main St., with Pancheta Peterson and others as facilitators to discuss seminal books and current events. Free.
Friday, Nov. 8, 5:30-7 p.m.
Fish Fry at the Orleans-Eastham Elks Lodge, 10 McKoy Road, Eastham, is a year-round Friday tradition. Get a cup of chowder for $3.50 or a fish dinner for $10.50. Full details at oeelks.org.
Friday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m. (pot luck at 6 p.m.)
Outermost Contra Dance meets every second Friday of the month at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St. All are welcome, from novice to expert: eat, dance, make friends. $10 suggested donation at the door.
Saturday, Nov. 9, 3 p.m.
“Herbs for Autumn” is a workshop with Sarah Naciri at Wellfleet Public Library, 55 W. Main St. Enjoy a lecture, have some tea, and make some medicine. All ages welcome. Free.
Sunday, Nov. 10, 3-5 p.m.
Jay Critchley’s Feminist Re-signing of the Mayflower Compact is unveiled at Provincetown Public Library, 356 Commercial St. From Yoko Ono to Maya Angelou, Critchley gives history a goose. Free.
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 10-11:30 a.m.
Veterans Agent Shawney Carroll will discuss U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits and answer questions at the Veterans Memorial Community Center at 2 Mayflower St. in Provincetown. RSVP by Thursday, Nov. 7, by calling (508) 487-7080; rides are available. Free.
Tuesday, Nov. 12, noon-4 p.m.
It’s Drop off Day for the Members’ Open: Small Works Exhibit at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum at 460 Commercial St. Work must not exceed 20 inches in any direction (including frame) and should be dry and ready to hang. Membership must be up to date through Jan. 5, 2020, the end of the exhibit. The opening reception on Friday, Nov. 15, is free to the public.
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m.
“My Surprise Family: Find Your Ancestry Story Using DNA in Your Genealogy Research,” is a presentation by Margaret M. Nicholson at Eastham Public Library at 190 Samoset Road. See what can be accomplished with today’s websites. Free.
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 6 p.m.
Death Café at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St. Partake of some tea, cake, and conversation about making the most of our finite lives with Dawn Walsh, end-of-life doula. Free.