You Say Oyster (Thursday, March 31)
The Provincetown Public Library welcomes artist and marine biologist Thor Jensen, aquaculture specialist Abigail Archer, and shellfish farmers Kalliope and Michael Chute for a virtual Conversation on Provincetown Aquaculture, Oysters, and Art on Thursday, March 31, 4 p.m. Contact [email protected] for the free Zoom link.
Buzz Word (Thursday, March 31)
The Brewster Book Store kicks off “Books and Buzz,” a new series of author talks at Snowy Owl Coffee Roasters, 2624 Main St. in Brewster, on Thursday, March 31, 6 to 8 p.m. Journalist Nancy Rubin Stuart will discuss her book Poor Richard’s Women, about the little-known women in the life of Benjamin Franklin. Registration is $25 at socoffee.co, with books available at brewsterbookstore.com.
Too Old for Playtime (Thursday, March 31 – Sunday, April 3)
Joanne Powers’s one-woman show Miss Delta Township returns to the Cape Rep Theatre, 3299 Main St. in Brewster, after its world premiere last season. It runs Thursday, March 31 through Saturday, April 2, 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 3, 2 p.m. Tickets are $28 at caperep.org.
Existential Angstman (Thursday, March 31 & Tuesday, April 5)
The Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road, hosts a discussion with historical fiction author Leah Angstman about feminism and colonial tension in early New England on Thursday, March 31, 4:30 p.m. The following Tuesday, April 5, 6 to 7:30 p.m., DeMisty D. Bellinger leads the first installment of a virtual Generative Poetry Workshop. Registration is free at easthamlibrary.org.
Fool’s Paradise (Friday, April 1 – Saturday, April 2)
Austin Tyler, Saltine, and Anne Hutchinson present “Fool Me Thrice,” a comedy show at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St., on Friday, April 1, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 at onlyatthecrown.com. The following night, Saturday, April 2, 8 p.m., Anita Cocktail and Jonathan Hawkins host “Queers for Ukraine.” Tickets are $24, with all proceeds benefitting Ukraine relief through UNICEF.
Eggcellent (Saturday, April 2)
Learn how to make traditional pysanky in “Ukrainian Eggs for the People” at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., on Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ellen Anthony will demonstrate how to decorate eggs using beeswax and dye. Sign up for an hour-long session at wellfleetpreservationhall.org with a $20 minimum donation. Proceeds benefit relief efforts in Ukraine.
Need for Seed (Saturday, April 2)
The Truro Public Library, 7 Standish Way, and Sustainable CAPE present a free Seed Talk & Swap with gardener and herbalist Sarah Naciri on Saturday, April 2, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Register for limited in-person attendance by calling 508-487-1125. Register for the Zoom link at trurolibrary.org.
Living Color (Saturday, April 2)
Sam Barber gives a watercolor painting demonstration at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane in Dennis, on Saturday, April 2, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Barber, renowned for his impressionist style, has been painting on Cape Cod for over 50 years. Tickets are $18 at ccmoa.org.
Happy Birthday to You (Saturday, April 2 – Sunday, April 3)
The Cape Symphony presents a concert in honor of its 60th anniversary at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center, 774 West Main St. in Hyannis, on Saturday, April 2, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 3, 3 p.m. Pianist Jon Nakamatsu and soprano Abigail Rethwisch recreate the symphony’s first concert in 1962. Tickets are $30 to $71 at capesymphony.org.
Concert for a Cause (Sunday, April 3)
Pianist John Thomas presents a concert of meditative Ukrainian music at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 236 Commercial St. in Provincetown, on Sunday, April 3, 5 p.m. Donations benefit the International Rescue Committee and Oastea Domnului Chisinau, a church helping refugees at Ukraine’s southwestern border. Masks required. The concert also streams on YouTube.
Catch the Bug (Wednesday, April 6)
Lifetime Learning at Snow Library, 67 Main St. in Orleans, continues Wednesday, April 6 with two virtual classes. From 10:30 a.m. to noon., entomologist Larry Dapsis teaches Forensic Entomology: Who Dunnit? Then, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Orleans Elementary School Principal Elaine Pender leads The Exciting State of Today’s Elementary Education. Register, with $10 suggested donation per course, at friendsofsnowlibrary.org.
Slap Stick (Wednesday, April 6)
The Provincetown Film Art Series, hosted by Howard Karren, continues this week with Stan & Ollie (2018), screening at Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St., on Wednesday, April 6, 7 p.m. The film is about comic duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy at the end of their careers. Tickets are $14 at provincetownfilm.org.