Sing a Song (Friday, Dec. 30)
The Truro Public Library (7 Standish Way) hosts a sing-along storytime for kids with Paul Kehoe on Friday, Dec. 30, 10:30 a.m. The free event features movement, music, and songs. See trurolibrary.org for information.
A Last Hurrah (Friday-Sunday, Dec. 30-Jan. 1)
The Canteen Holiday Market (225 Commercial St., Provincetown) continues for its final weekend of the season from Friday, Dec. 30 through Sunday, Jan. 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a variety of local vendors, food, and holiday decorations. See canteenholidaymarket.com for information.
The Brunch Bunch (Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 31-Jan. 1)
Kelly Fields hosts “It’s Brunch, B*tch: Put Some South in Your Mouth” in the Balena Brasserie at the Crown & Anchor (247 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Saturday, Dec. 31 and Sunday, Jan. 1, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations at onlyatthecrown.com.
Oohs and Aahs (Saturday, Dec. 31)
Provincetown’s New Year’s Eve fireworks light up the skies above Provincetown Harbor on Saturday, Dec. 31, 5:30 p.m. (weather permitting), and Tin Pan Alley (269 Commercial St.) hosts a First Light Fireworks cocktail party with hors d’oeuvres and views from the dining room and beachfront patio, 4 to 6 p.m. See tinpanalleyptown.com for tickets and information.
Three, Two, One! (Saturday, Dec. 31)
The Club (193A Commercial St., Provincetown) counts down to the New Year with Lea DeLaria, Qya Cristal, and the Chris Grasso Trio on Saturday, Dec. 31. There will be two seatings, with a 3-course meal at 5 p.m. and a 4-course meal at 9 p.m. See theclubptown.com for ticket information.
Mix and Mingle (Sunday, Jan. 1)
The Nauset Fellowship hosts a New Year’s Day social hour at Chapel in the Pines (220 Samoset Rd., Eastham) on Sunday, Jan. 1, 10 a.m. The event is free, and refreshments will be served. See nfuu.org for information.
Bear-y Cold (Sunday, Jan. 1)
Provincetown celebrates the sixth annual Polar Bear Plunge at the Johnson Street parking lot (363 Commercial St.) on Sunday, Jan. 1, 11 a.m. DJ Chris Racine will provide music, and visitors will have an opportunity to learn about the work of the Center for Coastal Studies. The splash into Provincetown Harbor starts at noon. Registration, which includes a T-shirt and CCS donation, is $60 at ptown.org. Water shoes are required but can be bought at the lot.
Let the Dogs Out (Sunday, Jan. 1)
The Provincetown Brewing Co. (141 Commercial St.) hosts a Hair of the Dog disco dance party on Sunday, Jan. 1, 1 to 4 p.m. Rest and recharge after your wild night on the town. See provincetownbrewingco.com for information.
On a Good Note (Sunday, Jan. 1)
The Cape Symphony welcomes 2023 with a New Year’s Day party on Sunday, Jan. 1, 3 p.m., at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center (744 West Main St., Hyannis). Featuring vocalists Kristen Watson and Matthew Anderson, the concert will include Strauss waltzes and polkas, Broadway classics from The Sound of Music and My Fair Lady, familiar opera tunes, and contemporary hits. Tickets are $32 to $72, with student discounts, at capesymphony.org.
Page Turner (Tuesday, Jan. 3)
Snow Library (67 Main St., Orleans) hosts a First Tuesday Book Club in the Cape Cod Room on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 3 to 4 p.m. This week features Julie Kavanagh’s The Irish Assassins: Conspiracy, Revenge, and the Phoenix Park Murders That Stunned Victorian England. Copies of the book are available at the front desk. See snowlibrary.org for information.
Lego Land (Tuesday, Jan. 3)
The Eastham Public Library (190 Samoset Road) hosts a Lego Free Play session on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Explore the library’s mountain of Legos and build whatever your heart desires. Open to children age 5 and up; they must be accompanied by an adult. See easthamlibrary.org for information.
Let It Snow (Wednesday, Jan. 4)
The Provincetown Public Library (356 Commercial St.) presents free movie nights every Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. This month’s theme is “Snowed In” and features four films — beginning with Fargo (1996) — selected by staff member Mary Alice Wells. See provincetownlibrary.org for information.
With Justice for All (Wednesday, Jan. 4)
The Wellfleet Public Library (55 West Main St.) hosts the Racial Justice Study Group on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Pancheta Peterson and other facilitators will discuss books including Waking Up White, Under the Skin, Just Mercy, The Color of Law, and The Warmth of Other Suns, along with other articles, current events, and personal experiences. The discussion is free, and all are welcome. See wellfleetlibrary.org for information.
A Writer’s Life (Wednesday, Jan. 4)
The Provincetown Art Film Series screens Loving Highsmith at Waters Edge Cinema (237 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 7 p.m. The 2022 documentary, directed by Eva Vitija, examines the life and loves of writer Patricia Highsmith, author of The Talented Mr. Ripley and Carol. Purchase tickets at provincetownfilm.org.