Contain Your Excitement (Thursday, April 14.)
The Eastham Senior Center, 1405 Nauset Road, hosts a workshop on Creative Container Gardening with Donelle Denery on Thursday, April 14, 1:30 p.m. Call 774-801-3151 or email [email protected] to register.
Eyes Wide Open (Thursday, April 14)
The Fine Arts Work Center’s Opening to Wonder series continues on Thursday, April 14, 7 p.m. with visiting poets Pádraig Ó Tuama and Marie Howe. Masks are required in person at 24 Pearl St., or watch virtually. Register, with $25 minimum donation, at fawc.org.
California Dreamin’ (Thursday, April 14 & Saturday, April 16)
Janet Skeslien Charles gives a virtual author talk about her new novel, The Paris Library, via the Eastham Public Library on Thursday, April 14, 10:30 a.m. Then, on Saturday, April 16, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Terry Gallagher presents “We Drove to California and Back in an Electric Car in a Pandemic and Lived to Tell the Tale” in person at 190 Samoset Road. Registration is free for both events at easthamlibrary.org.
Natural Law (Thursday, April 14 & Saturday, April 16)
Wellesley professor Linda B. Miller is teaching a seminar on Politics in Fiction and Film at the Wellfleet Public Library, 55 West Main St. The first of five sessions meets Thursday, April 14, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Register for free by calling 508-349-0310. Return on Saturday, April 16, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. to meet exotic critters as part of an “Animal World Experience.” Masks required.
War and Peace (Thursday, April 14 & Tuesday, April 19)
Lifetime Learning at Snow Library, 67 Main St. in Orleans, has added two courses about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Professor Richard Finnegan addresses the conflict’s effects on the U.S. in person and via Zoom in Can American Government Be Fixed? on Thursday, April 14, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Professor Russ Lang teaches The Case of Ukraine via Zoom on Tuesday, April 19, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Register, with $10 suggested donation, at friendsofsnowlibrary.org.
Interpretive Dance (Friday, April 15 – Saturday, April 16)
Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., invites you to Outermost Contra Dance on Friday, April 15, 7 to 9 p.m. The next day, Saturday, April 16, 4 to 5:30 p.m., IMPROVincetown returns with another comedy show. Proof of vaccination or negative Covid test required. Tickets are $15 for each at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
Banding Together (Saturday, April 16)
Learn about the banding process that Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, 291 Route 6, uses to study songbird migration on Saturday, April 16, 7 to 10 a.m. That evening, the sanctuary hosts a guided “Full Moon Hike” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is $42 and $18 respectively at massaudubon.org.
A-peel-ing Event (Saturday, April 16)
The Wellfleet Historical Society, 262 Main St., hosts its annual “Baker Banana Bash,” named for Lorenzo Dow Baker, on Saturday, April 16, noon to 2 p.m. Enjoy banana treats and banana-themed activities for free or optional donation. Email Sheryl Jaffe at [email protected] for more info.
Tag Team It (Tuesday, April 19)
The Truro Public Library, 7 Standish Way, invites young adults to “Teen Teams Build and Plant Day” on Tuesday, April 19, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Children’s Community Garden. Build cold frames to extend the growing season and mud kitchens for children’s play. Volunteer and paid positions available. Email Maggie Hanelt at [email protected] to register.
Spider Man (Tuesday, April 19)
East End Books Ptown hosts a free book event at the Provincetown Public Library, 356 Commercial St., on Tuesday, April 19, 6 p.m. Leslie Kirk Campbell will read from her collection of short stories, The Man with Eight Pairs of Legs. Books are available for purchase at eastendbooksptown.com.
Smooth as Silkscreen (Wednesday, April 20)
Malgorzata Oakes teaches the basics of silkscreening on fabric and paper at Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, 10 Meetinghouse Road. The first of three sessions takes place Wednesday, April 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is $550, including materials, at castlehill.org.
Grinding Gears (Wednesday, April 20)
The Provincetown Film Art Series, hosted by Howard Karren, continues at the Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St. in Provincetown, on Wednesday, April 20, 7 p.m. Sound of Metal (2019) is about a heavy metal drummer, played by Riz Ahmed, who suddenly goes deaf. Tickets are $14 at provincetownfilm.org.
High Holidays (Wednesday, April 20)
The Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. in Provincetown, hosts an “eight-bit, multi-hit drag cabaret smoketacular” on Wednesday, April 20, 8 p.m. Though “420 HEEENNNY 2.0 HD” celebrates the smokers’ holiday, use or sale of marijuana are prohibited at the event. Tickets are $39 at onlyatthecrown.com.