The Cape Cod Kidz What to Do on the Weekend Guide
Featuring Christine's top picks for August 12-14, 2011
By Christine Chapman
Well, folks, it'sthat time again! As you plan your weekend as we begin to approachthese last days of summer, here's hoping you enjoy some of thewonderful events happening in and around Cape Cod! I also caution youto do everything you can to enjoy the downtime you have as a familybefore these last dog days of summer are gone to enjoy beach days andtime just running around at your favorite local park!
If I could be manyplaces at once, here are some events I would love to get to. Hope youhave a fabulous weekend!
Here are someweekend-long events you might want to consider:
The Harwich Junior Theater has two performances that are happening throughout the weekend: HJT presents "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is being performed at 4:00 PM on Friday and Sunday and HJT presents "Always, Patsy Cline" will play on Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM at Harwich Junior Theatre (West Harwich)
Exhibition: Children's Book Illustrations by Scott Nash is from 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM at the Centerville Historical Museum throughout the weekend and will run until the end of September.
Alice in Wonderland, A Musical Curiosity is playing between 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through September 4. Shows are performed at The Madeira Room at Vixen in Provincetown.
ForFriday August 12:
Farmer's Markets continue: Osterville Farmers' Market from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM at the Osterville Historical Museum in Osterville and/or Provincetown Farmers' Market from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM in Provincetown
Patient Update is an event worth being available for, and it is free at the National Marine Life Center at Buzzards Bay. 10am is the time the update begins!
Fridays for Families is happening at 10am at Falmouth Museums on the Green. Hands-on Historical discovery activities for students aged 7-11 and their parents.
Head out to Green Briar Nature Center with your family to enjoy Critter Capers from 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Visit with a naturalist and one of the animals and learn about life cycles, habits and habitats. This program, which is offered every Friday morning, is suitable for children ages 3 and up with an adult. Green Briar Nature Center is in East Sandwich)
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster has the Weekday Family Nature Programs scheduled for 1:00 PM.
Free Fun Friday 2011 offers free admission to everyone today at - JFK Presidential Library & Museum, Columbia Point, Boston - Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway-Jamaica Plain, -Tanglewood (BSO), 297 West Street, Lenox and - Stone Zoo, 149 Pond Street, Stoneham.
CCCArts' Theater for Children is performing "Airborne Comedians" at 9:30 AM and 11:30am at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis.
Head out to Brooks Free Library in Harwich to enjoy the Big Ryan's Tall Tales at 10:30 AM.
Support the Eastham After School Program Bake Sale from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM at the Orleans/Eastham Elks Lodge in Eastham.
There are a number of free concerts to check out on Friday as well:
Summer Sounds Free Concert Series : "Groovy Afternoon, classic rock of the Woodstock era." From 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM at Aselton Park (Hyannis)
Summer Concert Series (Falmouth):" Funktapuss, original funk,soul, jazz and hip hop." FREE! From 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM at Peg Noonan Park in Falmouth.
Summer Concert Series (Sandwich) " Chandler Travis Trio, omnipop and alternative Dixieland." FREE from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM at Henry T. Wing School in Sandwich.
Music at Mayo 2011 Concerts: "Disco Night/70s and 80s Dance Party with DJ \ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Baker's Field Tent