Mews Tunes (Thursday, Jan. 19)
Jeff Tagen and Jim Brosseau are the featured performers for this week’s Coffeehouse at The Mews (429 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Thursday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. The open-mic signup begins at 6:30 p.m. No cover; a $5 suggested donation benefits WOMR, the Provincetown Theater, and future programming. See mewsptown.com for information.
The Gift of Life (Friday, Jan. 20)
Eastham Public Library (190 Samoset Road) hosts the Cape Cod Healthcare Community Blood Drive on Friday, Jan. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All donors will receive a Stop & Shop gift card. Appointments are required. See capecodhealth.org or easthamlibrary.org for information.
Paradise on the Dunes (Friday, Jan. 20)
The Cape Cod Museum of Art (60 Hope Lane, Dennis) presents an author talk and book signing with photographer Jane Paradise on Friday, Jan. 20, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., to celebrate the publication of her book, The Dune Shacks of Provincetown. Tickets are $10-$12 at ccmoa.org.
Seeing Red (Friday, Jan. 20)
Wellfleet Public Library (55 West Main St.) hosts a free family movie night (with snacks!) on Friday, Jan. 20, 6:30 p.m., featuring the 2022 computer-animated fantasy comedy Turning Red. See wellfleetlibrary.org for information.
Glam Overdrive (Friday, Jan. 20)
The Crown & Anchor (247 Commercial St., Provincetown) hosts a RuPaul’s Drag Race viewing party on Friday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m. Join Mackenzie and Austin for an evening of live performances, giveaways, and popcorn. Free. See onlyatthecrown.com for information.
Isn’t It Romantic? (Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 21-22)
The Cape Symphony presents “The Romantics,” with music by Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt, Robert Schumann, and Richard Wagner at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center (744 West Main St., Hyannis) on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 21-22. See capesymphony.org for times and ticket information.
Star-Spangled Piano (Saturday, Jan. 21)
Eastham Public Library presents “Stars and Stripes Forever: The Great American Piano” on Saturday, Jan. 21, 1 to 2 p.m. Pianist Paul Bisaccia will perform as part of the library’s Winter Music Series. Free. See easthamlibrary.org for information.
Wooden Treasures (Saturday, Jan. 21)
Eastham Public Library hosts “Found Wood and Frames: Views on the Local,” an artist reception with photographer Francesca Martin, on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. Free. See easthamlibrary.org for information.
Curtain Up (Saturday, Jan. 21)
Truro Public Library (7 Standish Way) and the Truro Playwright Collective present a free staged reading of Linda Fiorella’s Beanie’s Last Stand on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2 to 4 p.m. The play is about a group of queer friends and a middle-aged DJ hiding in a dune shack from a militia. See trurolibrary.org and truroplaywrightcollective.org for information.
The Joy of Music (Saturday, Jan. 21)
Wellfleet Public Library presents Julie Charland and Denya LeVine on Saturday, Jan. 21, 3 p.m. The duo will perform sea shanties, folk songs, lively fiddle tunes, and Celtic and country music. Free. See wellfleetlibrary.org for information.
To The Moon! (Sunday, Jan. 22)
Cape Cod National Seashore’s Winter Film Series presents the 1995 docudrama Apollo 13 on Sunday, Jan. 22, 1:30 p.m. at the Salt Pond Visitors Center (50 Doane St., Eastham). Free. See fccns.org for information.
Prepare Yourself (Sunday, Jan. 22)
Wellfleet Public Library presents a free emergency preparedness workshop on Sunday, Jan. 22, 3 p.m. Learn how to build an emergency kit plus safety tips for sheltering in place. Older adults and caregivers of others are encouraged to attend. Free. See wellfleetlibrary.org for information.
Creative Impulse (Monday, Jan. 23)
Provincetown Council on Aging (2 Mayflower St.), in cooperation with PAAM, hosts a free art-making workshop on Monday, Jan. 23, 9:30 a.m. The program is for older adult residents and Provincetown school students, and participants will have the opportunity to make works of art for a future exhibition. Register at 508-487-7080.
Book Group Drama (Wednesday, Jan. 25)
The book group of the Truro Public Library meets on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2 to 3 p.m., to discuss Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe. The group meets outside when weather permits and can be joined virtually. Visit trurolibrary.org for information.
Seeing Banshees (Wednesday, Jan. 25)
Snow Library (67 Main St., Orleans) screens The Banshees of Inisherin, starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2 to 4 p.m. The film is for mature audiences. Free. See snowlibrary.org for information and Howard Karren’s review.
Day Tripping (Thursday, Jan. 26)
Provincetown Council on Aging organizes a day trip to the Center for Culture and History in Orleans on Thursday, Jan. 26, 9:30 a.m. The visit will include more than 200 old glass plate photo negatives discovered in an Orleans attic and lunch at the Yardarm. Museum admission is free; bus donation is $3. RSVP by Jan. 20. Register at 508-487-7080.