Registration is open for the 3rd Annual Winter Walk Challenge sponsored by the Provincetown Recreation Dept. The event begins on Monday, Feb. 13 and consists of 31 days of walking challenges with an overall goal of 300,000 steps, or about 9,700 steps a day. Visit the department’s Facebook page or provincetown-ma.gov for registration information.
A Date With Pate (Thursday, Feb. 2)
Vocalist and pianist Robbie Pate is the featured performer at Coffeehouse at the Mews (429 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Thursday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m. Sign-up for open-mic performances starts at 6:30. See mewsptown.com for information.
Your Move (Friday, Feb. 3)
Snow Library (67 Main St., Orleans) hosts the Lower Cape Chess Club on Friday, Feb. 3, 1 to 4 p.m. Practice and improve your chess skills; no experience is necessary. For more information, contact Oz at [email protected] or call 508-221-6734.
FAWC Friday (Friday, Feb. 3)
“Ebb and Flow” is the theme of an evening at the Fine Arts Work Center (24 Pearl St, Provincetown) on Friday, Feb. 3, 5 to 9 p.m. The program will feature a talk with visual artist Tomashi Jackson and writer Elizabeth McCracken followed by audience conversation; an exhibition of projects by artist Mark Adams; and food and music. Free. See fawc.org for details.
Seeing a Seahorse (Saturday, Feb. 4)
Eastham Public Library (190 Samoset Road) is planning a permanent seahorse sculpture installation for its young adult room, and students are invited to contribute at a workshop on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Contact librarian Fran McLoughlin at 508-240-5950 or [email protected] to participate.
Ah, a Capella! (Saturday, Feb. 4)
Wellfleet Public Library (55 West Main St.) presents the a capella group Peking and the Mystics singing swing, jazz, doo-wop, and pop on Saturday, Feb. 4, 3 p.m. Free, with limited seating. See wellfleetlibrary.org for information.
Sail Away (Sunday, Feb. 5)
The Cape Cod National Seashore’s winter film documentary series at the Salt Pond Visitor Center (50 Nauset Road, Eastham) continues with The Wind Gods on Sunday, Feb. 5, 1:30 p.m. Narrated by Jeremy Irons, the 2011 documentary tells the story of the 33rd America’s Cup Race. Free. See nps.gov/caco for information.
Fiddle Me This (Sunday, Feb. 5)
The Cape Cod Museum of Art (60 Hope Lane, Dennis) presents a concert with Rose Clancy and Max Cohen on Sunday, Feb. 5, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The pair will sing and play traditional and contemporary Celtic music from Ireland, Cape Breton, and Scotland on fiddle and guitar. Tickets are $18 to $24 at ccmoa.org.
Beautiful Book (Tuesday, Feb. 7)
The First Tuesday Book Club will meet at Snow Library (67 Main St., Orleans) on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 3 to 4 p.m., to discuss Sally Rooney’s 2021 novel Beautiful World, Where Are You? See snowlibary.org for information.
For Your Love (Tuesday, Feb. 7)
Eastham Public Library (190 Samoset Road) hosts a Valentine card making workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 5:30 to 7 p.m., co-sponsored by the Eastham Beach and Recreation Dept. All materials will be provided. Free. See easthamlibrary.org for information.
Rising Awareness (Tuesday, Feb. 7)
The Center for Coastal Studies (5 Holway Ave., Provincetown) hosts scientist Mark Borrelli on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 7 to 8:30 p.m., for a talk about recent floods in Provincetown’s East End and how storms affect the coast, how they’re changing, and what coastal communities can do. Admission is free, and online attendance is available. See coastalstudies.org for information.
Songs of Love (Wednesday, Feb. 8)
Singer-songwriter Dave Brown will perform with pianist-composer Jim Brosseau for an afternoon of romantic songs at the Provincetown Council on Aging (2 Mayflower St.) on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1:30 p.m. Free. Call 508-487-7080 for information.
Slurp and Socialize (Thursday, Feb. 9)
The next monthly Soup Social at Wellfleet Preservation Hall (335 Main St.) on Thursday, Feb. 9, 6 to 8 p.m., features live music by Gregg Sullivan and a cash bar along with house-made soups. Free. See wellfleetpreservationhall.org to register or learn more about volunteering or making soup.
On the Same Page (Thursday, Feb. 9)
Eastham Public Library presents an opening reception for its repurposed book exhibit on Thursday, Feb. 9, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The reception will spotlight entrants in this year’s Repurposed Book Art Contest. Light refreshments will be served. See easthamlibrary.org for information.