Teaching Tech (Friday, Sept. 15)
AARP’s Senior Planet learning program conducts a free five-week computer essentials class at Provincetown Council on Aging (2 Mayflower St.) beginning Friday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. and continuing Mondays and Fridays through Oct. 20. Call the COA at 508-487-7080 for information.
Material Concerns (Friday, Sept. 15)
Four Eleven Gallery (411 Commercial St., Provincetown) presents an exhibition of new paintings by Paul Rizzo — featuring “queer still lives, self-portraits, hypothetical magazine covers, and speculative snapshots” — with an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m. See fourelevengallery.com for information.
Legends Only (Friday & Sunday, Sept. 15 & 17)
Joe Posa and Seth Sikes present a musical cabaret tribute to Joan Rivers, Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Bernadette Peters, and other superstars at the Crown & Anchor (247 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Friday, Sept. 15, 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 17, 9 p.m. Tickets are $35 ($45 for V.I.P. seating) at onlyatthecrown.com.
Clean the Tip (Saturday, Sept. 16)
The Center for Coastal Studies sponsors a community beach cleanup at Long Point in Provincetown on Saturday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m. Meet at MacMillan Pier for a free Flyer’s shuttle. Data from the cleanup will be sent to the Mass. Office of Coastal Zone Management for inclusion in the annual International Coastal Cleanup results. Registration required. See coastalstudies.org for information.
Cut Scenes (Saturday, Sept. 16)
“Papercut Poetry,” an exhibition of paper cutout art pieces by Jian Gao, is on view at Eastham Public Library (190 Samoset Road) through Sept. 30, with a reception for the artist on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2 p.m. See easthamlibrary.org for information.
Writers Speak (Saturday, Sept. 16)
Writer Federico Erebia discusses his debut novel Pedro & Daniel, a story about two Mexican-American brothers growing up in Ohio in the 1970s, in a conversation with writer and journalist Kevin Sessums at Provincetown Arts Society (466 Commercial St.) on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2:30 p.m. Free. RSVP at provincetownartssociety.com.
On Being Mortal (Saturday, Sept. 16)
Social worker, family therapist, and consultant Judith Cumbler and physician Suzanne Eppley facilitate a group discussion on end-of-life issues at Wellfleet Public Library (55 West Main St.) on Saturday, Sept. 16, 3 p.m. Free. See wellfleetlibrary.com for information.
Tingle Time (Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 16-17)
Comedian Jimmy Tingle presents his signature brand of wit and social commentary at Unitarian Universalist Meeting House (819 Main St., Chatham) on Saturday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and a portion of proceeds will benefit the meeting house. Tingle will also preach at the meeting house on Sunday, Sept. 17, 10:30 a.m.; free. See uumh.net for information.
Strung Up (Saturday, Sept. 16)
Violinist and vocalist Edmund Bagnell (a member of the quartet Well Strung) performs at The Art House (214 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Saturday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 ($45 for V.I. P. seating) at ptownarthouse.com.
The Play’s the Thing (Sunday, Sept. 17)
The All Cape 23.5 Hour Play Festival, an event in which groups of playwrights from all over Cape Cod assemble to write and produce original plays in just under a day, presents this year’s productions at Cape Playhouse (830 Main St., Dennis) on Sunday, Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 (plus fees) at capeplayhouse.com.
Natural Movements (Sunday, Sept. 17)
Dancer, artist, and educator Rebecca R. Burrill leads an all-day workshop exploring the connections between movement, sound, language, and nature at Wellfleet Preservation Hall (335 Main St.) on Sunday, Sept. 17, 10:30 a.m. The workshop is donation-based; registration required. See wellfleetpreservationhall.org for information.
Encore, Encore! (Sunday, Sept. 17)
In its final concert of the season, Great Music on Sundays @5 presents “Broadway: Curtain Call!,” featuring “big finales from the biggest shows,” at Unitarian Universalist Meeting House (236 Commercial St., Provincetown) on Sunday, Sept. 17, 5 p.m. Tickets are $25 ($20 seniors; $50 limited priority seating) at ptownmusic.com.
Seeing History (Tuesday, Sept. 19)
Visual historian and artist Karen Rinaldo and history writer Kevin Doyle present original artwork and photographs documenting the Mayflower Pilgrims and their journey from Holland to the New World at Truro Public Library (7 Standish Way) on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m. Free. See trurolibrary.org for information.
Helping Hands (Wednesday, Sept. 20)
Krill Carson from New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance leads a free Marine Wildlife Ambassador training session on the various species that become trapped in Wellfleet Harbor and ways to assist them at Wellfleet Municipal Pier (255 Commercial St.) on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m. See wellfleetculturalcouncil.org for information.
Fall Into It (Wednesday, Sept. 20)
Woof Woof Meow headlines a free autumn celebration and dance party outside Truro Public Library on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 6 p.m. See trurolibrary.org for information.
Home Again (Wednesday, Sept. 20)
Casa Valentina, Harvey Fierstein’s play inspired by the true story of a midcentury sanctuary in the Catskills where men dressed as women, returns to Provincetown Theater (238 Bradford St.) for a limited engagement on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m. The show will run Wednesdays through Sundays (with 2 p.m. matinee performances on Sundays) through Oct. 1. Tickets are $55 at provincetowntheater.org.
Our Arts & Minds team curates a selection of Outer Cape events each week. Please email event information to [email protected] at least two weeks in advance for consideration.