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ACTIVITY: SMALL FRY SPECIAL

Tel: 1 (508) 255-3421
Off Route 6 | Salt Pond Visitor Center | Eastham

each week on Thursday from Jul 9th through Jul 23rd at 1030AM
¾ hour. Free. Children, bring your parents to the Salt Pond Visitor Center for seashore crafts and stories. Geared for ages 2 to 5. 50 Nauset Road, Eastham.


ACTIVITY: TAKE THE CAPE HISTORY CHALLENGE!

Tel: 1 (508) 771-2144
Off Route 6 & Nauset Rd. | Salt Pond Visitor Center | Eastham

each week on Tuesday from Jul 7th through Jul 21st at 1030AM
20 minutes. Free. Join Park Historian Bill Burke for a fun, hands-on challenge by trying to identify curious bits and pieces of Cape Cod history. Be a history detective and discover the larger history stories behind the old stuff left behind. Great for kids, too! Meet in the activity room at Salt Pond Visitor Center, 50 Nauset Road, Eastham.


Cape Cod National Seashore presents:

Tel: 1 (508) 255-3421
Off Route 6 | Salt Pond Visitor Center | Eastham

Jun 23rd, 2015 at 7PM
“The Alewives’ Tale” with Dr. Barbara Brennessel and Derrick Alcott. The annual migration of river herring is an event many Cape Codders look forward to each spring. In the Herring River estuary in Wellfleet river herring face many obstacles on their journey to their freshwater spawning grounds. Join Dr. Barbara Brennessel and Derrick Alcott for a free, one-hour presentation about the spawning migration of river herring in Wellfleet’s Herring River estuary and the man-made barriers and predators they encounter along their journey. Learn about the biology and natural history of river herring and of their historical importance.


Cape Cod National Seashore Presents:

Tel: 1 (508) 771-2144
Off route 6 | Salt Pond Visitor Center | Eastham

Jul 28th, 2015 at 7PM
Sit back, put your feet up and join storyteller Rona Leventhal for a journey around the world and through tales her repertoire of multicultural stories. Rona is one person, but many voices. Through her, skies talk, turtles sing and magic happens. Her program “Earth Celebrations” will have you dancing, swaying in your seats, making funny noises, singing, and laughing as she shares stories from silly to serious, and from mysterious to monstrous. Adults and children alike are invited to enjoy her tales


Evening Program on Jobi Pottery with Susan Kurtzman

Tel: 1 (508) 957-0738
Off Route 6 | Nauset Light Beach parking area | Eastham

Jul 21st, 2015 at 7PM
Jobi Pottery is a Truro cottage industry that was begun in 1953 by original owners Joe Colliano and Bill Hastings. Today, owner/designer Susan Kurtzman still uses the original mid-century casting molds to create Jobi Pottery in her Truro studio. Join Susan for a free, one-hour presentation on the history and techniques behind Jobi Pottery


International Fund for Animal Welfare Exhibit

Tel: 1 (508) 255-3421
Route 6 and Nauset Road | Salt Pond Visitor Center, | Eastham

every day of each week from May 20th through Aug 30th at 9AM
“Visitors are captivated by this exhibit,” Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent George Price. “It showcases in a most compelling way the Outer Cape’s resources, the work of IFAW, and our common goals to protect animals and habitats.” IFAW Vice President Erica Martin said, "Cape Cod is home to a stunning seashore and rich marine life. It is also home to IFAW’s international headquarters and we are delighted to launch a new exhibition where visitors and locals can learn more about our incredible environment and how to preserve it.” The exhibit features large format images and information about endangered species, including whales and birds; seals; marine animal rescues; and habitats.


Jobi Pottery with Susan Kurtzman

Tel: 1 (508) 255-3421
Off Route 6 | Salt Pond Visitor Center | Eastham

Jul 21st, 2015 at 7PM
Jobi Pottery is a Truro cottage industry that was begun in 1953 by original owners Joe Colliano and Bill Hastings. Today, owner/designer Susan Kurtzman still uses the original mid-century casting molds to create Jobi Pottery in her Truro studio. Kurtzman still maintains the retro look and bright colors that have been a signature of the company from the beginning. She is committed to keeping the business local and the pieces handmade. Every piece is created, painted, and fired in a barn adjacent to an 1830s farmhouse in North Truro. Jobi Pottery has been featured in Boston Globe Magazine, and Coastal Living Magazine, and was named the Best of Outer Cape Arts and Crafts by Cape Cod Life.


OPEN HOUSE: OLD HARBOR LIFE-SAVING STATION

Race Point Beach | Provincetown

every day of each week from May 1st through May 22nd at 2PM
Daily 2 to 4 PM. **Free*. Built in 1898, Old Harbor is the last intact life-saving station of the original 13 of Cape Cod. The station has been restored and refurnished. A visit feels like stepping into a turn-of-the-century, working station while the crew is out on patrol. Park at Race Point Beach, Provincetown and take the short walk to Old Harbor. *Beach fees may apply.*


RANGER ON DECK

Tel: 1 (508) 255-3421
Race Point Rd. | Province Lands Visitor Center | Provincetown

each week on Monday and Tuesday from May 1st through May 22nd at 2PM
Mondays and Tuesdays, drop in between 2 PM – 3 PM. *The decks of the Province Lands Visitor Center offer amazing views of dunes, ocean, and their inhabitants. Join a ranger to look for whales, birds, and historic buildings from the deck; or to explore new topics of the ranger’s choice. Meet at Province Lands Visitor Center, 171 Race Point Rd., Provincetown.


TOUR: CAPTAIN EDWARD PENNIMAN HOUSE

Tel: 1 (508) 255-3421
at Fort Hill | Penniman House | Eastham

each week on Saturday from Apr 18th through May 22nd at 11AM
A WHALING FAMILY’S STORY - 11 AM, 1 hour. Free. Learn about the Penniman family through a tour of their home and stories of their travels. Examine some of the hardships, adventures, and lifestyle of a whaling family. By reservation only. Call Salt Pond Visitor Center, 508-255-3421 , ext 0. Meet at the Penniman House at Fort Hill, Eastham.


WALK: BEECH FOREST BEAUTY

Off Race Point Rd. | Beech Forest parking area | Provincetown

May 1st - May 22nd, 2015
Sundays, 10 AM, 1 hour, 1½ miles in loose sand. Free. *Watch spring erupt in a unique hardwood forest nestled in the dunes of the Province Lands. Each week will bring new changes. Discover the diversity of this ecosystem as you look for animal tracks, plants growing in sand dunes, cranberry bogs, and vernal pools. Favorable winds might also bring spring birds like warblers. Meet at the Beech Forest parking area, off Race Point Road, Provincetown.


WALK: DISCOVER NAUSET MARSH

Tel: 1 (508) 771-2144
Off Route 6 | Salt Pond Visitor Center | Eastham

each week on Tuesday and Sunday from Jul 5th through Apr 31st at 1030AM
1 hour, up to 1 mile. Free. Take this easy one-hour walk to discover some of the intriguing stories and features of this scenic and naturally and culturally significant area. Meet on the terrace of the Salt Pond Visitor Center, 50 Nauset Road, Eastham.


WALK: DUNE VIEWS OVER EAST HARBOR

Tel: 1 (508) 255-3421
High Head Road, | Meet in the bike trail parking lot | Truro

each week on Thursday from May 1st through May 22nd at 10AM
Thursdays, 10 AM, 1½ hours, 1½ miles in loose sand. Free. Moderate difficulty.* Climb atop a parabolic dune to gain 360° views of ocean, cranberry bogs, harbor, and Provincetown. Discover the story of how the harbor was turned into a “lake,” then back into a harbor. Meet in the bike trail parking lot at the end of High Head Road, off Route 6, in Truro (stay left and continue on the dirt road).


WALK: PROVINCE LANDS DUNES AND BOGS

Off Race Point Road | Province Lands Visitor Center | Provincetown

each week on Wednesday and Sunday from May 1st through May 22nd at 10AM
Sundays 9 AM, and Wednesdays 10 AM, 1½ hours, 1 mile in loose sand. Free. N*Explore an enchanting dune landscape of unusual plants and wild cranberry bogs, while learning about the Province Lands unique place in American history. Meet at the Province Lands Visitor Center, off Race Point Road, Provincetown.


WALK: SEARCHING FOR BIRDS

Tel: 1 (508) 255-3421
Off Route 6 | Cape Cod National Seashore's Headquarters Building | Wellfleet

each week on Friday from Jul 3rd through Jul 24th at 730AM
2 hours, distance varies. Free. Join a skilled birdwatcher to travel to various sites in the park for bird identification and observations. Bring binoculars if you have them. Meet at the Salt Pond Visitor Center, 50 Nauset Road, Eastham, to caravan to selected sites.


WALK: SHORELINE STROLL

Tel: 1 (508) 255-3421
Meet at the Great Island parking | Wellfleet

each week on Thursday from May 1st through May 22nd at 10AM
Thursdays, 10 AM, 1 hour, 1 mile.* Discover the fascinating cultural and natural history of the secluded, dynamic coastal barrier system known as the Great Island “gut.” Learn about its connection to the Herring River throughout history. Meet at the Great Island parking area, Wellfleet. *No Program May 7.*


WALK: SPARK OF MAGIC: WHERE MARCONI TRIUMPHED

Off Route 6 | Marconi Station site at Marconi Beach | Wellfleet

each week on Tuesday from Apr 18th through May 22nd at 10AM
10 AM, 45 minutes, ½ mile. Free. Join a ranger to explore the site where, in 1903, Guglielmo Marconi transmitted the first official wireless message across the ocean. Meet in the parking area of the Marconi Station site, Wellfleet.


“Cape Cod National Seashore’s New Geographers”

off Route 6 | Salt Pond Visitors Center | Eastham

Jun 30th, 2015 at 7PM
You may see Cape Cod National Seashore's mapping specialists out on the beach, in salt marshes, or in dune grasslands wheeling their GPS devices to get the lay of the land. Join Cape Cod National Seashore’s Geographic Information Specialist Mark Adams and Coastal Vulnerability Specialist and Mapping Technician Mike Tanis on Tuesday, June 30, at 7 PM at Salt Pond Visitor Center, for a free, one-hour presentation about the importance of this work and how it informs us about park resources.


“Once Upon a Tide” with Jackson Gillman

Tel: 1 (508) 255-3421
Route 6 and Nauset Road | Salt Pond Visitor Center | Eastham

Aug 4th, 2015 at 7PM
Jackson Gillman is so adept at changing into a wide variety of colorful characters, that he is called the "Stand-Up Chameleon." He might be a salty lobsterman one moment, and then one of the various creatures he comes across while fishing the next. Join Jackson for a rollicking mix of interactive songs, movement, and stories that is guaranteed to delight and enchant you and your family.



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