Indie’s Choice – The Provincetown Independent
Fast reader (Friday, January 7)
The first meeting of the “2022 Reading Challenge” will take place face-to-face at Provincetown Public Library, 356 Commercial St., or via Zoom, Friday, Jan. 7, 10 a.m. to noon. The following meetings are held on the first Friday of the month. Visit provincetownlibrary.org for the link.
Tap Into It (Friday January 7)
Join hosts Mackenzie Miller and Austin Tyler for an evening of viewing the 14th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race in the Provincetown Brewing Co. taproom, 141 Bradford St., Friday, Jan. 7, 7 to 9 p.m. The event is free, masks compulsory.
Cooking with soul (Saturday January 8)
The “Showy Decimal Cooking Show” at Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Road, Saturday January 8, from noon to 12:30 p.m., Elaine Lipton will share her family recipe for chicken soup. Masks required. For more information, visit easthamlibrary.org.
Holy Sunday (Sunday January 9)
Nauset scholarship presents a virtual program of “Sacred Songs and Country Blues” with Andy Cohen on Sunday January 9 at 10 am. Originally from Massachusetts and now a resident of Memphis, Cohen plays southern blues, rags, ballads, spirituals and original songs. Sign up for the Zoom link on nfuu.org.
The grass is greener (Sunday January 9)
Bluegrass CrabGrass Strip will perform at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane in Dennis on Sunday, Jan. 9, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. The band includes Les Beavan on banjo, Chris Miner on mandolin, Dan Fortier on guitar, Billy Hardy on violin, and Ted Mello on bass. Tickets, in person or through Zoom, cost $ 18 on ccmoa.org.
See Through (Sunday January 9 – Monday January 10)
Registrations are still open for the Cape Cod Museum of Art’s Exhibition with jury of members. The theme: “Transparent / Translucent / Opaque: Layered meanings. Members may submit up to three works no larger than 40 inches by 40 inches. Registration is $ 10 per work on ccmoa.org. The deposit days are Sunday January 9 from 10 a.m. to noon and Monday January 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. The show kicks off Thursday, January 13 at 60 Hope Lane in Dennis.
Pots and poetry (Monday January 10 – Thursday January 13)
Candice Methe teaches a virtual ‘manual construction demo series’ via Truro Arts Center in Castle Hill over four sessions: from Monday January 10 to Thursday January 13, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Students will learn how to make a large pitcher, stem cups and a pot of Kurinuki tea. Registration is $ 180. For budding poets, Kate Wallace Rogers teaches a “Midwinter Dive into Poetry Writing” during five Zoom sessions on Mondays and Thursdays starting January 10, 1 pm to 3 pm. Registration is $ 285 at castlehill.org.
Creative Kiddos (Tuesdays January 11 – February 15)
the Provincetown Museum and Art Association offers its Little Artists program, for children aged four to eight, Tuesdays, January 11 to February 15, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm The free program takes place inside 460 Commercial Street. Masks required for participants. Visit paam.org to register.
Catch the Buzz (Tuesday, January 11)
Audubon’s mass The Misunderstood Wildlife series continues with a wasp program on Tuesday, Jan. 11, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Martha Gach, education manager and conservation coordinator at Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester, will discuss the role of wasps in pest control and pollination. Registration is $ 20 on massaudubon.org.
Smart Food (Tuesday January 11 – Wednesday January 12)
Coastal connections, a free program run by the Councils on Aging around Cape Cod, begins this week with “In the Kitchen With Kelli” on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 11 am. Learn how to make a hot winter treat via Facebook Live with the Dennis Council for Active Living. Call 508-385-5067 for more information. Then, on Wednesday, January 12, from 10 am to 11 am, experts from Kindred Health will discuss “Nutrition for a Healthy Winter” via Zoom. E-mail [email protected] record.
Arts and Crafts (Wednesday January 12)
“Winter Craft Kits for Kids” are available at Wellfleet Public Library, 55 Main Street West, Wednesday, January 12, from noon to 6 p.m. The kits contain all the materials needed to make a stuffed turkey or bear. Visit wellfleetlibrary.org or call 508-349-0310 for more information.
Jobi Journey (Wednesday January 12)
the Truro Historical Society presents “The Story of Jobi’s Pottery”, a Zoom Lecture by Susan Kurtzman, on Wednesday, January 12, from 5 pm to 6 pm. Kurtzman will discuss techniques and designs and provide a historical overview of Jobi, which opened in 1953 on a warm roadside doghouse next to Highland Light. Registration is free at trurohistoricalsociety.org.