You Say Oyster (Thursday, March 31)
the Provincetown Public Library welcomes artist and marine biologist Thor Jensen, aquaculture specialist Abigail Archer, and shellfish farmers Kalliope and Michael Chute for a virtual conversation about aquaculture, oysters, and Provincetown art on Thursday, March 31 at 4 p.m. [email protected] for the free Zoom link.
Buzz Word (Thursday, March 31)
the Brewster Bookstore launches “Books and Buzz,” a new series of author talks at Snowy Owl Coffee Roasters, 2624 Main St. in Brewster, Thursday, March 31, 6-8 p.m. Journalist Nancy Rubin Stuart will talk about her book Poor wives of Richard, about the unsung women in the life of Benjamin Franklin. Registration is $25 at socoffee.co, with books available at brewsterbookstore.com.
Too Old for Playtime (Thursday March 31 to Sunday April 3)
Joanne Powers’ one-woman show Township of Miss Delta returns to the Cape Rep Theater, 3299 Main St. in Brewster, after its world premiere last season. It runs from Thursday March 31 to Saturday April 2 at 7 p.m. and Sunday April 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $28 on caperep.org.
Existential Angstman (Thursday March 31 and Tuesday April 5)
the Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road, hosts a discussion with historical fiction author Leah Angstman on feminism and colonial tension in early New England on Thursday, March 31, 4:30 p.m. The following Tuesday, April 5, 6-7 p.m. h 30, DeMisty D. Bellinger leads the first part of a virtual workshop of generative poetry. Registration is free at easthamlibrary.org.
Fool’s Paradise (Friday April 1 to Saturday April 2)
Austin Tyler, Saltine and Anne Hutchinson present “Fool Me Thrice”, a comedy show at the crown and anchor, 247 Commercial St., Friday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 at onlyatthecrown.com. The following night, Saturday April 2, 8 p.m., Anita Cocktail and Jonathan Hawkins host “Queers for Ukraine”. Tickets are $24, with all proceeds going to Ukraine through UNICEF.
Eggcellent (Saturday April 2)
Learn to do traditional pysanky in “Ukrainian eggs for the people” at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street, Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ellen Anthony will show how to decorate eggs with beeswax and dye. Register for a one-hour session at wellfleetpreservationhall.org with a minimum donation of $20. Proceeds benefit relief efforts in Ukraine.
Need for Seed (Saturday April 2)
the Truro Public Library, 7 Standish Way and Sustainable CAPE present a free Seed Talk & Swap with gardener and herbalist Sarah Naciri on Saturday, April 2, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Register for limited in-person attendance by calling 508-487-1125 . Sign up for the Zoom link at trurolibrary.org.
Living Color (Saturday April 2)
Sam Barber gives a demonstration of watercolor painting at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane in Dennis, Saturday, April 2, 4-5:30 p.m. Barber, renowned for his Impressionist style, has been painting on Cape Cod for over 50 years. Tickets are $18 at ccmoa.org.
Happy Birthday (from Saturday April 2 to Sunday April 3)
the Cape Town Symphony presents a concert in honor of his 60th birthday at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center, 774 West Main St. in Hyannis on Saturday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 3 at 3 p.m. Pianist Jon Nakamatsu and soprano Abigail Rethwisch recreate the symphony’s first concert in 1962. Tickets are $30 to $71 at capesymphony.org.
Concert for a cause (Sunday April 3)
Pianist John Thomas presents a concert of Ukrainian meditative music at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 236 Commercial St. in Provincetown, Sunday, April 3 at 5 p.m. Donations benefit the International Rescue Committee and Oastea Domnului Chisinau, a church that helps refugees on Ukraine’s southwestern border. Mandatory masks. The concert is also streamed on YouTube.
Catch the Bug (Wednesday, April 6)
Lifelong learning to snow library, 67 rue Main in Orléans, continues on Wednesday April 6 with two virtual classes. From 10:30 a.m. to noon, entomologist Larry Dapsis teaches Forensic Entomology: Who Dunnit? Then, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Elaine Pender, Principal of Orléans Elementary School, hosts the exciting state of elementary education today. Register, with a suggested donation of $10 per class, at friendsofsnowlibrary.org.
Slap Stick (Wednesday, April 6)
the Provincetown Cinematic Art Series, hosted by Howard Karren, continues this week with Stan and Ollie (2018), screening at Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St., Wednesday, April 6, 7 p.m. The film is about comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy at the end of their careers. Tickets are $14 at provincetownfilm.org.