Winter Endures (Thursday, April 21)
In celebration of National Park Week, the Salt Pond Visitors Center, 50 Nauset Road in Eastham, presents a free screening of The Endurance on Thursday, April 21, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The film is about Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 expedition to Antarctica. Contact Daniel Blankenship at [email protected] or 508-255-3421 ext. 0 for more info.
Debris and Debrief (Thursday, April 21 – Friday, April 22)
Join Laura Ludwig for All About Plastic, a virtual program via the Center for Coastal Studies, on Thursday, April 21, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Then, on Friday, April 22, participate in Earth Day beach cleanups at Wood End Light and Town Beach in Provincetown from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 3 p.m. respectively.
Still Wondering (Thursday, April 21 & Saturday, April 23)
The Fine Arts Work Center’s Opening to Wonder series continues Thursday, April 21, 7 p.m. in the Stanley Kunitz Common Room, 24 Pearl St. in Provincetown, and via Zoom. Ada Limón and Nick Flynn lead a “craft conversation” on poetry. Registration is $25 minimum donation. Then, visiting writer Jhumpa Lahiri gives an in-person and Zoom reading on Saturday, April 23, 7 p.m. Lahiri won a Pulitzer Prize for her debut short-story collection, Interpreter of Maladies. Register, with suggested donation to FAWC’s fellowship fund, at fawc.org.
Back to the Shack (Friday, April 22)
Celebrate Earth Day with the Provincetown Community Compact on Friday, April 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a walk to the C-Scape Dune Shack. Limited to 20 participants; sign up on the Provincetown Community Compact Facebook page.
Checking Facts (Friday, April 22 & Thursday, April 28)
The Eastham Senior Center, 1405 Nauset Road, invites seniors to Get to Know Your Community Leaders, with Town Administrator Jacqueline Beebe, on Friday, April 22, 1 p.m. Then become an expert on Spotting Fake News on Thursday, April 28, 2 p.m. at the Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road. To register for Beebe’s talk, call 774-801-3151 or email [email protected]; for the fake news workshop, call 508-394-4630 ext. 540.
Brook-Binding (Saturday, April 23)
The Wellfleet Adult Community Center leads a two-mile walk on Bound Brook Island on Saturday, April 23, 9:30 a.m. Meet at the Atwood-Higgins House at 269 Bound Brook Island Road in Wellfleet. Carpooling encouraged. Call 508-349-2800 or 508-349-0313 for more information.
Pieces for Peace (Saturday, April 23 & Tuesday, April 26)
Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., invites you to a dance party with Steve Morgan and the Kingfish on Saturday, April 23, 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are free at wellfleetpreservationhall.org. There will be a cash bar. Indira Ganesan teaches Writing Stories During Wartime, part of her Writing Garden workshop, on Tuesday, April 26, 10 a.m. Tuition is $225; a portion of proceeds goes to humanitarian relief in Ukraine.
Go Figure (Saturday, April 23 & Thursday, April 28)
Laura Shabott and Alana Barrett teach Figure Drawing and Painting: Through the Eyes of Milton Avery, a virtual class via the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, on Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursday, April 28, 5 to 6 p.m. Registration is $180 at paam.org.
What Matters Most (Sunday, April 24)
Robin Joyce Miller and James W. Miller present the film Black Art Matters: Master Artists Tell Our Story virtually via Nauset Fellowship on Sunday, April 24, 10 a.m. Registration is free at nfuu.org.
On Standby (Tuesday, April 26)
Barnstable No Place For Hate holds a Bystander Workshop at the Wellfleet Public Library, 55 West Main St., on Tuesday, April 26, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn how to interrupt acts of bullying, hatred, and violence. Registration is limited to 20; email Racine Oxtoby at [email protected] or call 508-349-0310.
Draw Me Ishmael (Tuesday, April 26 – Wednesday, April 27)
Artist Matt Kish kicks off Moby-Dick Marathon Week at the Provincetown Public Library with a presentation of his monograph Moby-Dick in Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page on Tuesday, April 26, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Email [email protected] for a Zoom link. Then, the library’s “Real Life Moby-Dicks” film series continues with A Plastic Ocean on Wednesday, April 27, 5:30 p.m. at 356 Commercial St.
Lincoln Logs (Wednesday, April 27)
The Truro Public Library Book Group meets to discuss its April selection, Lincoln on the Verge by Ted Widmer, on Wednesday, April 27, 2 to 3 p.m. at 7 Standish Way. Those wishing to attend virtually should email Maggie Hanelt at [email protected].
Spring Strings (Thursday, April 28)
Nauset Regional High School’s orchestra performs a spring concert at the Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road, on Thursday, April 28, 7 to 8 p.m. Registration is limited at easthamlibrary.org.