More Good Mews (Thursday, Jan. 26)
Coffeehouse at the Mews (429 Commercial St., Provincetown) features Frank Poranski on Thursday, Jan. 26, 7 p.m. Sign-up for open-mic performances starts at 6:30. See mewsptown.com for information.
Harbor Views (Saturday, Jan. 28)
The Center for Coastal Studies presents “Peer from the Piers” on Saturday, Jan. 28. CCS biologist Lisa Sette and poet-naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield will lead a walk around Provincetown’s MacMillan Pier and Fisherman’s Wharf in search of winter wildlife. Meet at 9 a.m. at the harbormaster’s office at MacMillan Wharf. Registration is required at coastalstudies.org, and a $25 donation is requested.
Saturday Fun (Saturday, Jan. 28)
Eastham Public Library (190 Samoset Road) hosts a free family fun program on Saturday, Jan. 28, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Activities include arts and crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. See easthamlibrary.org for information.
Shuck It (Saturday, Jan. 28)
Truro Public Library (7 Standish Way) presents a “Clam Jam” on Saturday, Jan. 28, 1 to 3 p.m. Alice Gong and Melissa Yow will teach participants how to shuck and prep different kinds of shellfish — including quahogs, littlenecks, oysters, sea clams, razor clams, steamers, and bay scallops — and lead a live cooking demo. The free workshop is part of Sustainable CAPE’s Harvest Highlight Series. Call 508-487-1125 to register, or RSVP for the Zoom option at trurolibrary.org.
Remembering History (Saturday, Jan. 28)
Wellfleet Preservation Hall (335 Main St.) hosts “Falling Off Our Feet,” a presentation by Linda Coombs, on Saturday, Jan. 28, 1 to 4 p.m. Coombs, of the Mashpee Wampanoag, will discuss the practices of colonization used against the Wampanoag people and other tribal nations of southern New England. Free. Preregister at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
Get Lit (Saturday, Jan. 28)
Truro Public Library, in conjunction with Truro’s Climate Action Committee, presents an educational program with Cape Light Compact on home electricity and carbon-reducing strategies on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2 to 3 p.m. The program is free. RSVP at trurolibrary.org.
Press On (Sunday, Jan. 29)
The Cape Cod National Seashore’s winter film documentary series at the Salt Pond Visitor Center (50 Nauset Road, Eastham) continues with The Endurance on Sunday, Jan. 29, 1:30 p.m. The 2000 film is a retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new footage of the actual locations and interviews with surviving relatives of key expedition members. Free. See nps.gov/caco for information.
Show Me Something (Monday, Jan. 30)
Movie night at The Pilgrim House (336 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Monday, Jan. 30 features a free screening of the 2010 camp classic Burlesque along with homemade ice cream, small bites, themed drinks, and trivia contest prizes. Doors open for mixing and mingling at 6 p.m., and the movie starts at 7:30. See pilgrimhouseptown.com for information.
I.D. or not I.D.? (Tuesday, Jan. 31)
Provincetown Council on Aging (2 Mayflower St.) hosts a Real I.D. instruction program on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. A Registry of Motor Vehicles representative will provide information on new federal and state requirements for driver’s license and I.D. card renewals. RSVP at 508-487-7080 by Jan. 27.
Know Your Stuff (Tuesday, Jan. 31)
Mona Mour hosts “See You Next Tuesday” trivia night at Grotta Bar (186 Commercial St, Provincetown) on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m. The game is free, and food from the Painted Lady will be available. Doors open at 6, and trivia starts at 7. See local186.com/grotta-bar for information.
Time Is the Thing (Wednesday, Feb. 1)
Director Todd Field’s Oscar frontrunner Tár starring Cate Blanchett as an imperious orchestra conductor facing a professional downfall screens at Snow Library (67 Main St., Orleans) on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2 p.m. Free. See snowlibrary.org for information.
The Cost of Freedom (Wednesday, Feb. 1)
The Provincetown Film Art Series screens Sebastian Meise’s 2021 drama Great Freedom at Waters Edge Cinema (237 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m. The film tells the story of a man imprisoned under Paragraph 175, part of the German criminal code which forbade male homosexuality and which was enforced in postwar West Germany through 1969. Tickets are $14 ($12 for students and seniors) at provincetownfilm.org.
Don’t Skip the Script (Wednesday, Feb. 1)
Wellfleet Public Library (55 West Main St.) hosts “Pleasures of the Script,” on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 4 p.m. The play-reading group will meet to read the first act of Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris. Free; no acting experience is necessary. See wellfleetlibrary.org for information.