Archive for March, 2012

DEBORAH SCROGGINS SPEAKS ABOUT NEW BOOK, WANTED WOMEN

March 19, 2012

March 21

Tilden Arts main theater, Cape Cod Community College, 2240 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis

Titcomb’s Bookshop: 508-888-2331

7PM

Award winning journalist and author Deborah Scroggins will speak about her new book, Wanted Women: Faith, Lies and the War on Terror: The Lives of Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Aafia Siddiqui at the Tilden Arts Center Main Theater on Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 7:00pm. The talk is part of the Cape Cod Community College’s Presidential Lecture series and is co-sponsored with Titcomb’s Bookshop. This event is free and open to the public.

CCMOA PRESENTS- ONE NIGHT STAND: THE ART OF FLORAL DESIGN WITH BECKY HOBART

March 19, 2012

March 22

Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane, off Rte 6A, Dennis

508-385-4477

Website: www.ccmoa.org

5:30PM – 7:30PM

Becky Hobart is co-owner and designer of Designers Touch Floral Creations and Event Décor of Brewster. During her many years of experience in the floral industry, she has orchestrated the look of hundreds of events including weddings, life celebrations, corporate events, fundraisers, designer show houses, and cultural events nationwide. Immerse yourself in an evening of her expertise and advice.
    The event is free with admission; admission on Thursdays is by donation. Light refreshments served. 
    One Night Stand, Cape Cod Museum of Art’s popular evening of art happenings that highlight emerging artists and artisans, is presented monthly on the fourth Thursday, 5:30 – 7:30 pm.

WOODS HOLE THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS “AMERICAN BUFFALO”

March 19, 2012

March 15-17, 22-24 and 29-31

Woods Hole Theater Company, Woods Hole Community Hall , 68 Water Street, Woods Hole

508-540-6525

Website: www.woodsholetheater.org

American Buffalo
by David Mamet
directed by Bill Ring

March 15-17, 22-24 and 29-31
Curtain 8 p.m.
Tickets: $15, half price opening night.
Reservations: 508-540-6525

featuring Tom Lyons, Stephen Peck and Rick Bourgeois
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Set in a 1970’s seedy secondhand junk shop, the story is about three inner-city petty crooks who plot to steal a valuable coin collection.

The original off-Broadway production won the New York Drama Critics Award for best play of 1977. The play was also nominated for two Tony Awards and Four Drama Desk Awards.

The play contains profanity and violence.
Not suitable for all audiences.

CATTAIL MAT ROOFING DEMONSTRATION

March 19, 2012

March 19

Plimoth Plantation Wampanoag Homesite, 137 Warren Ave, Plymouth

508-746-1622 EXT. 8346

Website: www.plimoth.org

10a.m. – 4p.m.

Come witness how the Wampanoag people make cattail mats for their summer houses. This method of mat making dates back thousands of years. Discover why the Wampanoag people would prefer to use this type of roofing during the summer instead of tree bark. Learn what the Wampanoag people also used this water reed for in addition to roofing material. Free with admission.

MUSIC AND MORE: BOSTON STRING QUARTET

March 9, 2012

March 11

Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane (off Route 6A), Dennis Village

508-385-4477
Website: http://www.ccmoa.org

2:30p.m.

The Boston String Quartet, features Christopher Vuk and Angel Valchinov on violin, Chen Lin on viola, and Christina Stripling on cello. They perform with “mature depth and musical prowess” (Tower Records), have been delighting audiences throughout the nation performing their own arrangements of classical chamber music, rock, jazz, world music and more, and is continually “exploring different ways of sparking musical interest” (Boston Globe). If you think that string quartet music is boring, and that violins and cellos play only Bach and Beethoven music, then you will be mightily surprised by this unconventional group of string players that have been thrilling audiences from coast to coast with their unique compositions and daring approach. Tickets: $15/non-members, $12/ members

A SILK SCARF PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH SHARON DIGENNARO

March 9, 2012

March 11

Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth
508-394-7100

Website: www.cultural-center.org

2p.m. – 4p.m.

Learn how to create a piece of gorgeous wearable art! Sharon teaches techniques and supplies high-quality silk scarves and splendid French dyes so each student goes home with a vibrant creation and a wonderful new skill. No experience necessary. The $45 tuition includes all materials. Register at the Cultural Center.

ESPECIALLY FOR FAMILIES! SPONSORED BY THE 300 COMMITTEE

March 9, 2012

March 11

Sea Farms March, Unpaved parking area on Gayle Avenue off of Davisville Road, Falmouth

508-540-0876

Website: www.300committee.org

1p.m. – 2:30p.m.

Bring your children, grandchildren, neighborhood children to a fun afternoon at the Sea Farms Marsh conservation area off Davisville Road in East Falmouth. Have fun…discover the Sea Farms conservation area…hot cider & cookies…free Passport to Falmouth Conservation Lands booklet! Volunteers from The 300 Committee will lead a child-friendly, guided walk on easy trails through this 87-acre area bordering Bournes Pond. There is much to be discovered in a typical pine and oak woodland! Enjoy scenic views of two salt water inlets and a salt marsh at Black Duck Cove. Participants will receive a free Passport to Falmouth’s Conservation Lands. This illustrated booklet is filled with information and activities to encourage hands-on learning — a “must” for families wishing to explore Falmouth lands with children and grandchildren.

MEET THE CHEFS: INTERNATIONAL SERIES JAY BARTOLOMEI OF LANDUCCI ITALIA

March 9, 2012

March 11

Highfield Hall, 56 Highfield Hall, Falmouth

508-495-1878

Website: www.highfieldhall.org

1p.m.

Jay Bartolomei is continuing his family’s restaurant tradition as the chef/owner of Landucci italia. Previously the award winning chef had owned Villaggio, in Falmouth Village, where his family’s old-style techniques were offered (remember Danny Kay’s in East Falmouth?), along with today’s new and exciting Italian specialties. Landucci Italia still offers the fine aged steaks, pollo and vitello entrees everyone enjoyed at Villaggio. The separate Lounge, The Livingroom, featuring wine and martini bar, also offers fabulous pizza, Stromboli, sandwiches – lighter fare … all made with the same care rooted in Bartolomei family traditions. For this special event, Chef J is presenting “a plethora of seafood delights” beginning with mussels fra-diavolo. He will then feature linguini with white and red clam sauce, Haddock Francese and Salmon Macadamia. Enjoy them with Chef J, then wow your family, when you duplicate the recipes at home! This is also a great opportunity to hear the story of four generations of Bartolomei’s in America and see for yourself why Landucci is prized as a great restaurant with a great atmosphere to get a great meal. $39 per person.

8TH ANNUAL POLAR PLUNGE PRESENTED BY THE FALMOUTH BRITISH BEER COMPANY

March 9, 2012

March 11

British Beer Company, 263 Grand Ave, Falmouth

508-540-9600

Website: www.britishbeer.com

1pm Registration, 2pm Plunge!

Come enjoy the afternoon watching or taking part in the 8th Annual Polar Plunge! There will be food and Live Music by Dan Byrnes 2-5pm. This event is to benefit The Falmouth Service Center.

8TH ANNUAL FIREFIGHTER CHILI CHALLENGE TO BENEFIT MDA

March 9, 2012

March 11

Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, 35 Scudder Ave., Hyannis

508-821-1533

Website: http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/258614207523182/

12p.m. – 4p.m.

18 teams of Massachusetts Fire Departments cooking up their FINEST Chili to compete for the coveted Chef’s Cup Award! Other Prizes to include People’s favorite, voted on by our guests, Hottest, and Best Booth Design! Tickets are $15 at the door with kids under 13 free! Damage Control, ChainDrive, Incinr8, and Shattered to rock the house from 1-4pm! Kids activities, plenty of Chili, Prizes, and more! For more info contact Melanie Britto at mbritto@mdausa.org