Outer Cape Bulletin
A Free Lunch in Truro
The Truro Community Kitchen is serving hands-free takeout meals to those in the community most in need, Sundays from noon to 2 p.m. curbside at the Box Lunch at 300 Route 6. Deliveries are available, and you may remain anonymous. For details, email [email protected].
Britain’s National Theatre, which has screened live in HD performances stateside for a price, is offering free streams of recent productions on its YouTube channel during the coronavirus crisis. This week’s pick: from Thursday, April 16, at 7 p.m. through April 23, you can watch a stage version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic adventure story Treasure Island, a treat for the whole family.
I Hear a Symphony
Through May 20, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s “Concert for Our City,” shot live at Symphony Hall on Feb. 16, is free on video at bso.org. Thomas Wilkins conducts “the beautiful sounds of friendship,” including a polonaise from Tchaikovsky’s opera Eugene Onegin; folk songs composed and sung by Huang Ruo; the Dvorak Cello Concerto, with cellist Sterling Elliott; and Brahms’s Symphony No. 1.
TV or Not to TV
Channel 99, Provincetown Community Television (PTV) will be sharing videos created by viewers that feature painting lessons to poetry readings, cooking recipes or talent shows. For more information on submissions, email [email protected].
Earth Day Clean-up
Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day, and in its honor, the Center for Coastal Studies is organizing a safe-distance clean-up and virtual celebration. Starting at 9 a.m., the center suggests you “take a bag, don some gloves, and clean your own beach, street, park, roadside, playground, sidewalk, riverbank, forest, or dune.” Take pics, and the center will post them on its Facebook page, which is where you should go for details and updates.
Virtual Martial Arts
The Wellfleet Recreation Dept. and Capoeira Basouro Cape Cod are presenting a free live video capoeira class with André Lima on Saturdays from 10 to 11 a.m. on Google Hangouts. All levels are welcome. To watch, go 10 minutes early to wellfleet-ma.gov/recreation, and on the menu at left, click on “Live Capoeira Class,” and use the link provided.
How Much Is That Resika in the Window?
The Berta Walker Gallery at 208 Bradford St. in Provincetown is inviting onlookers keeping a safe distance outside to sample “Walker’s Windows,” a rotating exhibit of work by the gallery’s artists — many of them living masters of the Provincetown art colony, such as Salvatore Del Deo and Varujan Boghosian, Paul Resika and Robert Henry — so as to “nurture your spirits.”
Do Not Read Gentle
Ptown Pizza Readings has gone virtual via Zoom, and refreshments are BYOP (i.e., Bring Your Own Pizza). Everyone still reads some lines and has a slice or two while remaining safely apart. This Sunday, April 19, from 1 to 4 p.m., participants will read Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood. To register, do a Facebook search for “Virtual Reading: Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas,” and reserve yourself a spot.