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Bird Walk and Talk at Museum of Natural History
Sep
19
9:00 AM09:00

Bird Walk and Talk at Museum of Natural History

  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

with Alice Wynn

Thursdays, September 19th & October 3rd, 17th, and 31st from 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Whether you are experienced or a beginner, walk the beautiful trails, bring binoculars, wear appropriate footwear and come prepared to watch, study and enjoy our feathered friends in their natural habitats. Participants meet at the front entrance of the Museum.

$4 /Member $6/Non-Member
Rain cancels the walk.

 For further information, contact the Museum at 508-896-3867, Ext. # 133   

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Mushrooming Beyond the Basics
Sep
27
1:00 PM13:00

Mushrooming Beyond the Basics

  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Let's go a little further and learn about some medicinal mushrooms, and more about mushroom features and methods of identification. Our talk with visuals will cover additional types of mushrooms to take you further on your mushrooming journey. Afterwards, we will go out on the Museum trail to find some wild mushrooms! Wear good walking footwear, insect repellant, and bring a cloth or paper bag or basket for collection, and a pocket knife or shears

Rachel Goclawski is a Massachusetts Certified Educator, Programming Partner with the Sudbury Valley Trustees, Girl Scouts of Eastern MA and is the Resident Naturalist at Waters Farm Preservation in Sutton. Rachel is a Contributing Writer for the Cook's Cook Magazine and for her "day job," she is an IT Specialist for the Dept. of Defense. Visit Rachel's Facebook page for Forage to Table tips and videos: www.facebook.com/cookingwithmrsg

Purchase Tickets Online Here

Members: $7/Non-Members: $10

Reservations Recommended Seating Limited

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Bird Walk and Talk at Museum of Natural History
Oct
3
9:00 AM09:00

Bird Walk and Talk at Museum of Natural History

  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

with Alice Wynn

Thursdays, September 19th & October 3rd, 17th, and 31st from 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Whether you are experienced or a beginner, walk the beautiful trails, bring binoculars, wear appropriate footwear and come prepared to watch, study and enjoy our feathered friends in their natural habitats. Participants meet at the front entrance of the Museum.

$4 /Member $6/Non-Member
Rain cancels the walk.

 For further information, contact the Museum at 508-896-3867, Ext. # 133   

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Wing Island Archaeology Walk
Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

Wing Island Archaeology Walk

  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

with Archaeologist Dan Zoto

Saturday, October 5th at 10am  

Join Archaeologist Dan Zoto for a guided walk of Wing Island, the location of the Wing Island Archaeology Project. Learn the history of the island and its varied uses throughout the millennia.

$4 Members / $6 Non-members / Reservations Recommended. Please call 508.896.3867 for reservations

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Sunset Cruise For WIldlife In Need
Oct
5
5:00 PM17:00

Sunset Cruise For WIldlife In Need

The Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable is having its busiest season ever. Everything from Ospreys to Foxes are receiving veterinary care in our hospital, and we need your help!

Join us for a Sunset cruise of Barnstable Harbor generously hosted by the Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, and narrated by a professional naturalist.

Enjoy some tasty Cape Cod cuisine donated by local restaurants.
Cash bar, casual dress.

All proceeds go directly towards helping care for sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife!

$118.00 per ticket

Follow the link below to purchase tickets today!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-sunset-cruise-for-wildlife-in-need-tickets-72250339711

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Bird Walk and Talk at Museum of Natural History
Oct
17
9:00 AM09:00

Bird Walk and Talk at Museum of Natural History

  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

with Alice Wynn

Thursdays, September 19th & October 3rd, 17th, and 31st from 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Whether you are experienced or a beginner, walk the beautiful trails, bring binoculars, wear appropriate footwear and come prepared to watch, study and enjoy our feathered friends in their natural habitats. Participants meet at the front entrance of the Museum.

$4 /Member $6/Non-Member
Rain cancels the walk.

 For further information, contact the Museum at 508-896-3867, Ext. # 133   

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Bird Walk and Talk at Museum of Natural History
Oct
31
9:00 AM09:00

Bird Walk and Talk at Museum of Natural History

  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

with Alice Wynn

Thursdays, September 19th & October 3rd, 17th, and 31st from 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Whether you are experienced or a beginner, walk the beautiful trails, bring binoculars, wear appropriate footwear and come prepared to watch, study and enjoy our feathered friends in their natural habitats. Participants meet at the front entrance of the Museum.

$4 /Member $6/Non-Member
Rain cancels the walk.

 For further information, contact the Museum at 508-896-3867, Ext. # 133   

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Sandy Neck Nature Walk
Sep
17
10:30 AM10:30

Sandy Neck Nature Walk

Sandy Neck Nature Walk

Tuesday, September 17, 10:00 a.m. Fee: $5

Join a marine biologist for an educational walk on beautiful Sandy Neck. Learn about the various species which occupy Cape Cod marshlands. There will be several stops on the way to observe the natural habitat on the beach. Don't forget your sunscreen and water, and please wear comfortable sneakers or hiking boots.

Register at 508-862-4750.

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Sunset Cruise For Wildlife In Need
Sep
7
5:30 PM17:30

Sunset Cruise For Wildlife In Need

The Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center is having its busiest season ever. Everything from Ospreys to Foxes are receiving veterinary care in our hospital, and we need your help! Join us on Sept. 7th for a sunset cruise of Barnstable Harbor aboard the Hyannis Whale Watcher. Once on board you will learn about the incredible wildlife and habitats of Cape Cod from local naturalists, and enjoy a sampling of food donated by some of Cape Cod's best local restaurants. All of the proceeds go directly to caring for wildlife in need. Tickets are going quickly, reserve your spot today!

Contact the organizer

The Cape Wildlife Center

zachary Mertz

zmertz56@gmail.com

508-362-0111

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Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival

  • Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, Barnstable

1 (508) 362-7475

https://www.facebook.com/CapeCodWildlifeCollaborativeOpens a New Window.

This is a FREE event, but donations are greatly appreciated.

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Barnstable Harbor Bird Walk
Sep
5
8:00 AM08:00

Barnstable Harbor Bird Walk

  • Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Meet in the main parking area lot for Mass Audubon's Long Pasture wildlife sanctuary near the end of Bone Hill Road. We will bird a bit around the sanctuary grounds and then head down to Barnstable Harbor for shorebirds and terns at low tide. Free. Please contact trip leader Peter Crosson (capecodbirder@gmail.com 508-280-1678) Rain cancels.

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Stargazing at Lowell Park
Sep
4
8:00 PM20:00

Stargazing at Lowell Park

Join the folks from Cotuit Library as we turn our gazes skyward towards the stars at Cotuit’s own Lowell Park! We hold these stargazing nights monthly through the summer and fall months, and Cotuit Library has everything you need to participate! We have the telescopes, just bring yourself and a mind full of wonder (although all telescopes will be welcome). 

The rain date for this event is Thursday, September 5th @ 8:00 PM..

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events--activities or contact the Library.

URL for more details: https://www.cotuitlibrary.org

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Fall Forest Bathing
Sep
4
11:00 AM11:00

Fall Forest Bathing

The concept of forest bathing grew out of a practice in Japan called Shinrin-yoku that spread to China and Korea and now to the United States. It is about swimming in the living being of the forest: drinking in the smells, feeling the breeze on your skin, hearing it move through the trees, soaking up the warm healing rays of the sun and touching the earth with awareness. The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History gives you a very special opportunity to deepen your relationship with nature because of the unique environment provided by marsh, creek, forest, dunes and beach. Join Field Guide Carol Marcy on a guided walk where you will be shown how to pay attention in a new way that will create a sense of greater health, well-being and appreciation of the beauty in you and around you.

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Crow Farm Walking Tour
Sep
3
10:00 AM10:00

Crow Farm Walking Tour

Meet us at the 40-acre Crow Farm on Route 6A in Sandwich, and spend a beautiful fall morning with owner Ellen Crowell. Ellen's family has owned and operated the farm for more than 100 years, selling community-based products and selling a variety of fruits and vegetables.

Register at 508-862-4750.

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Stargazing at Lowell Park
Aug
5
8:30 PM20:30

Stargazing at Lowell Park

Join the folks from Cotuit Library as we turn our gazes skyward towards the stars at Cotuit’s own Lowell Park! We hold these stargazing nights monthly through the summer and fall months, and Cotuit Library has everything you need to participate! We have the telescopes, just bring yourself and a mind full of wonder (although all telescopes will be welcome).

The rain date for this event is Tuesday, August 6th @ 8:30 PM.

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events--activities or contact the Library.

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Stargazing at Lowell Park
Jun
7
8:30 PM20:30

Stargazing at Lowell Park

Join the folks from Cotuit Library as we turn our gazes skyward towards the stars at Cotuit’s own Lowell Park! This is the first of several stargazing events we'll be holding for the summer months, and Cotuit Library has everything you need to participate! We have the telescopes, just bring yourself and a mind full of wonder (although all telescopes will be welcome). 

The rain date for this event is Sunday, June 9th @ 8:30 PM.

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events or contact the Library.

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Stargazing at Lowell Park in Cotuit
May
9
8:00 PM20:00

Stargazing at Lowell Park in Cotuit

Join the folks from Cotuit Library as we turn our gazes skyward towards the stars at Cotuit’s own Lowell Park! This is the first of several stargazing events we'll be holding for the summer months, and Cotuit Library has everything you need to participate! We have the telescopes, just bring yourself and a mind full of wonder! (although all telescopes will be welcome!). 

The rain date for this event is Friday, May 10th @ 8:00 PM.

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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Oct
21
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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Chasing Coral Movie Screening at Sturgis Library
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Chasing Coral Movie Screening at Sturgis Library

Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. Join Sturgis Library in spreading the message about the dangers one of our most beautiful ecosystems faces and how you can help! The movie screening is appropriate for all ages.

The event is free and open to the public! Registration is appreciated. Email Sturgisreference@comcast.net, call 508-362-6636, or visit our website at http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/chasing-coral-movie-screening/

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The Art of Landscape Photography – The Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park w/ Ronald Wilson & Bob Bergeron
Oct
11
to Oct 14

The Art of Landscape Photography – The Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park w/ Ronald Wilson & Bob Bergeron

The Art of Landscape Photography – The Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park with Ronald Wilson & Bob Bergeron

Date: October 11-14 (4 days)

Location: Schoodic Institute | Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park www.schoodicinstitute.org

Cost: $875 Members | $925 Non-Members – The workshop includes 3 nights lodgings, a meal plan of field breakfast, bag lunch and dinner, and a lobster bake on Sunday afternoon. All participants will have their own  private bedroom, in a shared apartment. Accommodations will include WiFi, DirectTV, hard line telephones, fully equipped kitchens, as well as dining and living rooms.

Limit 12

All Levels Welcome.

Explore the quiet side of Acadia National Park: Uncrowded | Unexplored | Unexpected

The 2,000-acre Schoodic Peninsula offers a wide array of opportunities to experience Maine’s rugged coast from the cliffs at Raven’s Nest to the summit of Schoodic Head along a spruce and fir trail to the giant slabs of pink granite that extend into the open Atlantic at Schoodic Point.

Nearby the seaside villages of Birch Harbor, Prospect Harbor and the quaint Corea will be an opportunity to photograph classic downeast Maine.

ABOUT WORKSHOP:

“The question is not what you look at, but what you see” Henri David Thoreau

The art of seeing is the active process of observing the world around us with deliberate thoughtfulness. In photography it’s what you do with what you see that counts. Subject matter provides the building blocks while composition acts like glue holding it all together, and light sets the stage for capturing a moment capable of conveying a sense of being there.

The workshop begins on Thursday with an orientation and power point presentation on “The Art of Landscape Photography” covering the aesthetics of photography and technical aspects of digital imaging.

The workshop features approximately 15 hours in the field with 3-hour sessions beginning each day in the pre-dawn and in the afternoons until twilight. Ronald had an intimate knowledge of these regions and designs an itinerary based on habitat, tides, and weather. Walking distances will vary from roadside vantage points to moderate trail hikes.

Complimenting the field experience will be 8-10 hours of classroom time where we will meet each day for an open dialogue covering subjects from capture to post processing and how to create a digital workflow using Lightroom and Photoshop. In the digital age our ability to teach has been considerably enhanced. Individual instruction, viewing images and group critiques to evaluate results is done in an environment that seeks to help you build confidence in your creative and technical skills and become a better photographer.

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 Sustainability and “the Sweet Life” with William Powers
Oct
9
6:30 PM18:30

Sustainability and “the Sweet Life” with William Powers

Sustainability and “the Sweet Life”: How personal happiness is linked to community and nature with William Powers

Drawing on decades-deep experience living and working abroad on development and conservation projects, Powers offers insights and provocative anecdotes about the real link between happiness and sustainability from the academic as well as personal perspective. Powers will discuss his new book Dispatches from the Sweet Life: One Family, Five Acres, and a Community’s Quest to Reinvent the World, a memoir that explores these issues. Books will be available for purchase at the event provided by Titcombs Books.

Free to the public. Registration is appreciated! Email sturgisreference@comcast.net, call 508-362-6636, or visit our website at: http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/william-powers-reading-and-book-signing/

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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Oct
5
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Sep
23
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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Stargazing at Lowell Park
Sep
12
7:30 PM19:30

Stargazing at Lowell Park

Join the folks from Cotuit Library as we turn our gazes skyward towards the stars! This is the first of several stargazing events we'll be holding for the summer months, and Cotuit Library has everything you need to participate! We have the telescopes, just bring yourself and your minds full of wonderment! (although all telescopes will be welcome!).

The rain date for this event is Thursday, September 13th @ 7:30 PM. 

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events or contact the Library.

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Let's Talk About Plastic Pollution
Sep
11
6:30 PM18:30

Let's Talk About Plastic Pollution

Jill Talladay, director of CARE for the Cape and Islands, will be speaking on the state of plastic pollution on Cape Cod, the threat it poses nationally, local efforts to clean up our wetlands and waterways, such as the Skip the Straw movement, and how you can help!

Free to the public. Registration is appreciated. Call 508-362-6636, email Sturgisrefernce@comcast.net, or online at the link: http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/on-preventing-plastic-pollution-a-discussion-with-care-for-cape-cod/

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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Sep
7
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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Stargazing at Lowell Park
Aug
15
8:30 PM20:30

Stargazing at Lowell Park

Join the folks from Cotuit Library as we turn our gazes skyward towards the stars!  This is the first of several stargazing events we’ll be holding for the summer months, and Cotuit Library has everything you need to participate!  We have the telescopes, just bring yourself and your minds full of wonderment! (although all telescopes will be welcome!). 

The rain date for this event is Thursday, August 16th @ 8:30 PM.

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events or contact the Library.

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Health and Healing with Teas from the Garden
Jul
31
6:30 PM18:30

Health and Healing with Teas from the Garden

Pandora Peoples will discuss how to create your own herbal remedies with common garden herbs in the treatment of arthritis, allergies, back pain, Alzheimer’s, insomnia, slow metabolism, anxiety, digestive and urinary tract disorders. Tea will be served at the event.

FREE to the Public! Registration is appreciated. Call 508-362-6636 or Email sturgisreference@Comcast.net

Pandora Peoples, is a certified Chartered Herbalist, nutritional guide, spiritual counselor, and shamanic healer in her 16th year of practice. She is the host of “Healing Wisdom”, a weekly talk show on WOMR 92.1- FM in Provincetown. Listen to her Healing Wisdom Podcasts at WOMR.org

Visit our website for more info: http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/health-and-healing-with-teas-from-the-garden/

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Stargazing at Lowell Park
Jul
16
8:30 PM20:30

Stargazing at Lowell Park

Join the folks from Cotuit Library as we turn our gazes skyward towards the stars!  This is the first of several stargazing events we’ll be holding for the summer months, and Cotuit Library has everything you need to participate!  We have the telescopes, just bring yourself and your minds full of wonderment! (although all telescopes will be welcome!). 

The rain date for this event is Wednesday, July 18th @ 8:30 PM.

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events or contact the Library.

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Butterflies of Cape Cod with Joe Dwelly
Jun
21
1:30 PM13:30

Butterflies of Cape Cod with Joe Dwelly

Thu. Jun. 21, 1:30-2:30 p.m. RSVP-REQUIRED
Joe is returning due to great demand to discuss further the 70+ species of butterfly across Cape Cod. In this presentation we will look at photos of butterflies and discuss features used to identify butterflies. We will discuss the relationship between butterflies and plants, the habits of various butterflies, identify good places on Cape Cod to find butterflies and we will talk about butterfly gardening and attracting butterflies to our yards. April marks the beginning of butterfly season on the Cape and we can begin the season by relaxing and enjoying these fascinating creatures.

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