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April 2014
$5

American Oaks: A Genus to Love

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History,
869 Route 6A, Brewster, MA 02631 United States
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Cape Codders have a love/hate relationship with oak trees. Oaks are beautiful trees, provide homes and food for wild creatures, and offer cooling shade during the Cape’s hot summers. But they drop acorns all over our decks – and the falling leaves are never-ending! One person who loves oaks is Tim Boland. The Executive Director of the Polly Hill Arboretum on Martha’s Vineyard, Tim is a botanist who specializes in oaks. Concentrating on the oaks of eastern North America, he’ll…

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March 2014
donation

Talk by Eastham writer Jennifer Goslin

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1869 Schoolhouse Museum,
Route 6, Eastham, Eastham, MA 02642 United States

Jennifer’s latest novel “Wonderstrand Tales” is set in a fictional pocket of Eastham and draws on local history and folklore. Janet has an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and studied folklore at University College, Dublin

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Creative Collaborative Conference

March 24 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cape Codder Resort and Spa,
1225 Route 132, Hyannis, MA United States

The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod is pleased to announce the program for the 7th Annual Creative Collaborative Conference on Monday, March 24th at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa on Route 132, Hyannis from 7:30am to 3:00pm, sponsored by the Cape Cod Five Charitable Foundation and Catania Hospitality Group. A full schedule of panels, presentations and discussions is planned, covering a range of topics including a keynote address from Rob Orchard, Executive Director of Arts Emerson, giving an address…

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FREE!

History of News and Newspapers on Cape Cod

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Harwich Antique Center,
10 Route 28, West Harwich , MA 02671 United States
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Join us for this free event! Editor Tim Wood and Ad manager Deb DeCosta from the Cape Cod Chronicle will be on hand to give a history of news and newspapers on Cape Cod. Sure to be a very informative and interesting talk!

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FREE

Audubon Society presents ‘Spring Wildflowers’

March 4 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place,
855 Harwich Rd, Brewster, MA 02631 United States

EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place will welcome the Mass Audubon Society for the presentation, “Spring Wildflowers,” on Tuesday, March 4 at 2:15 p.m. You’ll learn about the role and history of your favorite wildflowers, name origins, pollination and seed dispersal, and the latest scientific research on the ecology of these beautiful plants. It’s great timing in preparation for spring. This event is open to the public, but space is limited. Please call 508-896-3252 to RSVP. EPOCH Assisted Living at…

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February 2014

Eastham Historical Society talk by author Janet Uhlar

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The 1869 Schoolhouse Museum,
Nauset and Schoolhouse Roads, Eastham,

Janet Uhlar, Eastham resident,is a historian and the author, historian of “Freedom’s Cost: The Story of Gen. Nathaniel Greene” and “Liberty’s Martyr”, the story of Dr. Joseph Waarren”, biography through a living breathing form.

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Free

PCA Consumer Forum

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD),
106 Bassett Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601 United States

Press release: On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. the Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) will host the Massachusetts PCA New Hire Orientation Program consumer forum at CORD’s office at 106 Bassett Lane in Hyannis. People using the Massachusetts Personal Care Attendant (PCA) program are encouraged to attend the forum to learn about what is required under the PCA New Hire Orientation program which is intended for all newly hired PCA’s. Requests for…

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Free

Chatham Harwich Branch Hospital Auxiliary Meeting

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Center,
Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633 United States

Chris Jones, Clinical Lead in Physical Therapy at Broad Reach/Liberty Commons in Chatham, will speak on joint problems caused by injury, arthritis, or other conditions and how physical therapy can help.

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Free

John Adams talk

February 17 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place,
855 Harwich Road, Brewster, MA 02631 United States

EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place will host a special presentation on President John Quincy Adams on Monday, Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m. Historian George Baker will reveal little-known exploits of Adams’ life and presidency. Baker will share passages from the sixth president’s journal, which meticulously chronicle his adventures abroad, in Massachusetts, and in a brand new America. Light refreshments will be served. This presentation is free and open to the public, but space is limited and an R.S.V.P. is…

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$5

Patient Update

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
National Marine Life Center,
120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 United States
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Learn the stories of the marine animal patients currently in our care from a member of the National Marine Life Center Animal Care Team. View our sea turtles via live TV and meet our small turtles in person. Program lasts approximately 15-20 minutes. FREE. Daily (except Sunday) at 12 pm, 2 pm, and 4 pm

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$5.00

American Heart Association Fundraiser

February 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place,
855 Harwich Road, Brewster, MA 02631 United States

In honor of American Heart Month, EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place will host a fundraiser for the American Heart Association on Friday, Feb. 14 at 2:30 p.m. Enjoy red tea and a red desserts during a special presentation on heart health by a representative from the American Heart Association. A $5 donation is requested. This event is open to the public, but space is limited and an R.S.V.P. is required. Please call 508-896-3252 to R.S.V.P. EPOCH Assisted Living at…

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Free

Advanced Emergency Medical Services Technology

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Orleans Council on Aging,
150 Rock Harbor Road, Orleans, 02653 United States

This event will present the latest technology available to all Emergency Medical Support groups on the Lower Cape

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Free

Audubon Society owl talk

February 4 @ 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place,
855 Harwich Road, Brewster, MA 02631 United States

EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place will welcome the Massachusetts Audubon Society for a special owl presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 2:15 p.m. Cape Cod is home to five breeding species of owls along with a half-dozen other owl species. Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary naturalist Dennis Murley will introduce you to these species and share tips on how to find and identify the owls of Cape Cod. This presentation is free and open to the public, but…

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Donations accepted

Talk and Video Retracing the Columbia Expedition – the First Amerian Voyage Around the World

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Orleans Historical Society,
Main Street and River Road, Orleans, MA 02653 United States

Description: Andrew Buckley, producer of the WGBH web series “Hit and Run History”, will talk about the Columbia Expedition, the first American voyage around the world. He will tell the stories of the men involved,as well as speak about the recent retracing of the Expedition. His presentation will include video segments from the WGBH web series done by local film makers.

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January 2014
Free

What does a Health Department do?

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Center,
Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633 United States

Chatham-Harwich Branch of Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary’s meeting will feature a talk by Chatham’s Health Agent, Judy Giorgio, on the work of the health department, from flu shots to restaurants and more. Open to the public. The Auxiliary raises funds to support the hospital. The current focus is the expanded Emergency Center.

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FREE!

FREE Antique Appraisals

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harwich Antique Center,
10 Route 28, West Harwich, MA 02671 United States
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Join us for this FREE event! Bring in that antique item that you’ve always wondered about! Our in-house experts will tell you all about it and what it’s worth. One item per person please. Sing in at front desk upon your arrival.

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Free

Aging in Place

January 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Snow Library,
67 Main Street, Orleans, MA 02653 United States

We’ve all heard the expression “Home Is Where the Heart Is,” but for Seniors staying in their own home – or Aging in Place – it requires some planning and resources! That’s why the Orleans Citizens Forum is dedicating its next mini-forum on January 23, 2014, to a discussion on the community-based services, assistive technologies and home modifications available to help Seniors remain independent and comfortable in their own home. Judi Wilson, Director of the Orleans Council on Aging, and…

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Donations welcome

Preserving Water Quality on Cape Cod talk by Ed DeWitt

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Meeting House,
819 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633 United States

Preserving Water Quality on Cape Cod subject of talk by Ed DeWitt, Exec. Dir. Of the Association to Preserve Cape Cod. The public is invited to Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in Chatham on Sunday, January 26, 2014, 2:00 pm to a “Learning for Life” presentation by Ed DeWitt, Executive Director of the Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC). He will speak on the APCC’s role as the region’s watchdog protecting the Cape’s environment, natural resources and quality of life. The…

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FREE

FREE US Coin and Currency Appraisals

January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Harwich Antique Center,
10 Route 28, West Harwich , MA 02671 United States
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Join us for this FREE event! Our in-house coin expert Peter Dunne will tell you all about your United States coins and currency and what they are worth. 2 Items per person please. Please sign in at front desk upon your arrival!

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Free

Al-Anon’s Eastham Serenity First Anniversary

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eastham United Methodist Church,
3200 State Highway Rt. 6, Eastham, MA 02642 United States
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Al-Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who believe their lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. This is the “Eastham Serenity” Al-Anon group’s first year anniversary celebration. Everyone is welcome. There will be refreshments and speakers. Open to the public. Free admission.

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