A Guide to the Hyannis Arts Cultural District

Have a fun and art-full day in downtown Hyannis!

 

Cape Cod Community College - Higgins Art Gallery at Tilden Art Center

Using innovative teaching approaches the college offers a range of experiences for learned skills and employability. Explore a broad range of media, enjoy performances in the Tilden Arts Center with emerging actors, actresses, playwrights, and more!

 

Cape Cod Writer’s Center

The mission of the Cape Cod Writers Center is to assist published and aspiring writers of all genres, abilities and ages to develop their writing skills and learn the business of editing, publishing and publicizing; to publicize authors and their works; to provide opportunities for writers to congregate for inspiration, education, and networking; and to introduce readers to authors and their work.

 

Cotuit Center for the Arts

Cotuit Center for the Arts

"Do it at Cotuit"-Educate, Entertain, Illuminate, Inspire:  Offering a variety of educational programs, performances and exhibitions, Cotuit Center for the Arts has established itself as a great place to celebrate the arts in a most unique nauticaly inspired venue. Located on Route 28 (4404 Falmouth Road, 508-428-0669), the center has on-going, year round theatrical productions, art exhibits, classes, programs, workshops and concerts.

 

Cultural Center of Cape Cod

The Cultural Center offers a wide range of events and programs related to Exhibition, Education, and Entertainment.

 

Guyer Barn

Guyer Barn

The barn is open various hours, year round. You will always find the doors open when artists are busy working, or for classes and workshops. 250 South Street, Hyannis.

HYARTS CAMPUS:
GUYER BARN
250 South Street Hyannis, MA  02601
www.artsbarnstable.com
This restored 1865 barn showcases artists in a variety of genres.  It serves as a community art space with year round exhibits, art classes/workshops and demonstrations.  The Barn is an important part on the campus of town owned buildings-the HyArts Campus which includes artist housing and work studios/gallery on the corner of Pearl and South Streets.  Artist studios/gallery are open to the public year round. 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE-THEATER at Guyer Barn:

July-August

New Classics Theater Company www.newclassicscompany.org

The theater company presents a summer of original theater and weekly Improv Comedy Shows.
Get ready for four main stage productions, 24 hour play festival, staged readings, teen improve workshops and improve nights every Friday.  Find the full schedule at www.newclassicscompany.org

GALLERY ARTRIO:

Gallery Artrio specializes in original fine art by award-winning and nationally recognized artists, as well as emerging artists of note.  Media includes oil, pastel, encaustics, hand-blown glass from local artists, and beautiful hand wrought jewelry.  The gallery hosts openings throughout the summer including plein air painting as part of Cape Cod Hydrangea festival and artist receptions.  The annual Gallery Soiree is held in September each year. Find listing of events and artists on line at galleryartrio.com

 

Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties

Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties

Visitors to the Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties can spend an afternoon at the harbor. Stroll the boardwalk and visit artists, even have a picnic in the park! There is no fee to browse but if you enjoy fine handmade local arts and crafts or giving them as gifts, it's a terrific place to shop. There are plenty of waterfront restaurants at the harbor and many more right along Main Street.

For more information on participating artists this season, click here.

If you are an artist interested in participating in the program for the following year, click here.

The Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Season opens Friday, May 5, 2017!

Weekends (including Memorial Day), Friday-Sunday:  Friday, May 5 through June 11, 2017

Seven days a week, 11:00 am to at least 8:00 pm:     Monday, June 12 through Sunday, September 3, 2017
Seven days a week, 11:00 am to at least 6:00pm:      Monday, September 4 (Labor Day) through Monday, October 9 (Columbus Day), 2017

 

Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Application

Participate in the 2016 artist shanty season at Hyannis Harbor.

 

Hyannis HyArts Arts Campus

The Hyannis HyArts Arts Campus located at the corner of Pearl and South Streets features artist live and work space, studios and a community art space.  The campus features the historic Guyer Barn, artist-in-residence Sarah Holl ArtSpace, Gallery Artio and Bass River Pottery.

Pearl Street is located between bustling Main Street and the harbor front.

 

Old Selectmen’s Building

Old Selectmen’s Building

Old Selectmen's Building Art Gallery supports local artist exhibit; on display June through November.
Route 149 Meetinghouse Way, West Barnstable; Gallery phone number (answered when artists are in the building):  508-548-6462

Celebrate this public art venue with support from award winning artists & new emerging artists.
Open Late Spring Wednesday through Saturday, 10am to 4pm Sun. Noon to 4pm thru November (Free Admission)

In 1989, when the Old Selectmen's Building turned 100 years old, the Historical Society of the Town of Barnstable leased the building from the Town and restored it to usable condition This was a labor of love for all involved and completely funded by private donations. The Historical Commission is pleased to have the Historical Society use this unique Victorian structure, now on the National Historic Register, for art exhibits.

Volunteer Coordinator: Diane Ross
Email Diane at:  dfross24@hotmail.com

For FAQ's and submission form, click here.

Address:   2311 Meeting House Way, West Barnstable 
(to park, enter West Barnstable Community Building's parking lot and drive past playground)

 

Upcoming events in Programs & Centers

Artist's Vision Art Exhibit February 13-March 12

Artist's Vision Art Exhibit February 13-March 12

February 27, 2017 9:00 am

Visit Cape Cod Art Association between February 13-March 12 to view the Artist’s Visions Fine Art Exhibit. This open juried exhibit features paintings and sculptures of all media. Stop by to view the exhibit and vote for your favorite piece to win the coveted People’s Choice Award. The public is invited to the exhibit opening and award ceremony on Thursday, February 16th from 5PM-7PM.

 

Location: Cape Cod Art Association, 3480 Rte 6A/Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630

Country Line Dancing Feb. 6-Mar. 20 Mondays

Country Line Dancing Feb. 6-Mar. 20 Mondays

February 27, 2017 11:15 am

Feb. 6-Mar. 20 Mondays, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Fee-$36
Get out your cowgirl/boy boots, ten gallon hat and dance your way to fitness.  A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows without regard for the gender of the individuals, all facing either each other or in the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. Instructor is Kim Benton.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Pilates, On the Mat Feb. 6-Mar. 20 Mondays

Pilates, On the Mat Feb. 6-Mar. 20 Mondays

February 27, 2017 12:30 pm

Feb. 6-Mar. 20 Mondays, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Fee-$42
What sets Pilates apart is its focus on toning the muscles with springs, bands, or your own body weight. Holly Silva completed her MFA in dance from Smith College in 1987 and completed certification from The Physical Mind Institute in1998 to teach Method Mat work, Joseph Pilates’ deep muscle training under the tutelage of Mary Bowen. This Pilates class helps regain inner strength to align, support and balance our muscular system and help avoid present and future pain. The weekly sessions will continue to develop an understanding of each muscle group through repetition, accumulation and modifications of the mat work exercises.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Ole’ Spanish Anyone! Mondays, Feb. 6-Mar. 20,

Ole’ Spanish Anyone!  Mondays, Feb. 6-Mar. 20,

February 27, 2017 1:00 pm

Feb. 6-Mar. 20, 1-2 p.m. Fee-$36
Nedra Allen will teach Spanish Language basics to help you get started, prepare for a trip or brush up on your skills. Learn something new, exercise your brain!

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Abstract Painting with Mellissa Morris Mondays Feb 20th through March 27th 2017

Abstract Painting with Mellissa Morris Mondays Feb 20th through March 27th 2017

February 27, 2017 1:00 pm

In this class students will develop a visual language,  work in series, hone in on individual styles and personal point of views. Demonstrations and techniques will be given on how to manipulate the properties of paint via color mixing, using mixed medias, and composing dynamic imagery.  Beginners to advanced students welcome.  Depending on your particular style and or ideas about what you would like to paint and what materials you would like to play with -will determine how much and what type of supplies you’ll need.
Mondays 2/20-3/27   1-3 PM

 

Location: 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable, MA 02630

T’ai Chi Chih-Full Practice Feb. 6-Mar. 20 Mondays

T’ai Chi Chih-Full Practice Feb. 6-Mar. 20 Mondays

February 27, 2017 2:30 pm

Feb. 6-Mar. 20 Mondays, 2:30-3:30 p.m. RSVP-Free
All T’ai Chi Chih practitioners who have experience and taken one or more sessions with instructor Bruce Childs are invited to attend an open weekly guided practice of all 19 moves of TCC. This is an opportunity to gain deeper wellness benefits of your practice. The Open Practice is for those that have experience and know all or most of the 19 moves. Wear comfortable clothes, shoes and bring water.  Instructor is Bruce A. Childs.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Parlez-vous Français ? Feb. 6-Mar. 20

Parlez-vous Français ? Feb. 6-Mar. 20

February 27, 2017 3:00 pm

Feb. 6-Mar. 20, 3-4 p.m. Fee-$36
Do you speak French? Would you like to? If you are a beginner, took lessons years ago or would like to learn to speak a few phrases for an upcoming vacation join instructor Nedra Allen for this fun class. Vive La France!

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Zumba Gold with Christina Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays

Zumba Gold with Christina Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays

February 28, 2017 9:00 am

Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. Fee-$36                                                                                                                        
This exercise program combines Latin and International music, rhythms and dance steps with moves and principles from the fitness world. A milder, gentler version of the original Zumba Fitness, Zumba Gold is a low-impact cardio workout that is geared toward the beginner, the older active adult and individuals who require movement modification to achieve success. It’s easy, effective and fun! Wear comfortable clothes, shoes and bring water. Instructor is Christina Arabadzhieva.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Arthritic Chair Exercise Feb.7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays

Arthritic Chair Exercise Feb.7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays

February 28, 2017 10:00 am

Feb.7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m. Fee-$36

This class is a combination of seated and standing exercises with a chair. It focuses on strengthening your muscles around your joints.  It will improve your flexibility and help maintain bone strength.  You’ll also improve your energy level making daily tasks easier and less painful. Creative movement, props and some music makes it fun! Wear comfortable clothes, shoes and bring water. Instructor is Liz Saunders.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Individual Tech Support February 14 to March 28

February 28, 2017 1:30 pm

Feb. 14 & 28, Mar. 7 & 28, Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 p.m. RSVP-Free RESERVATION ONLY
This program offered by Cotuit Library will answer your questions regarding the computer, laptop, tablet or phone. Bring you device to the class.  This will be a 15 minute session per person. Limit is 4.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

iPad, iPhone Tips Feb. 28-Mar. 28

iPad, iPhone Tips Feb. 28-Mar. 28

February 28, 2017 1:30 pm

Feb. 28-Mar. 28, 10-11 a.m. Fee-$10-Limit 20
Learn how to get started with your new iPad or iPhone. Discover what they are capable of, and follow the simple guides to set up and start using now. Learn about browsing the web, and sending emails, to setting up security and making notes. Whether you want to take pictures and share them with loved ones, or chat to your friends around the world for free, this course explains everything in an easy to understand manner. The instructor is Carl Bertelsen, retired college teacher of computer graphics. 

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Origami *NEW* Feb. 14-28

Origami *NEW* Feb. 14-28

February 28, 2017 1:30 pm

Feb. 14-28, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Fee-$25**Plus Materials Fee $5 paid to the Instructor
Instructor Ellen Moran, former art educator in Falmouth will teach you to create several hanging origami cranes. They are a symbol of good luck and long life. They make wonderful ornaments, gifts or keep to hang in your home. Origami is a Japanese Art form of folding paper. Each crane will be unique because of color choices of paper and beads. Materials provided by instructor.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

SOC it to me! *NEW* Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays

SOC it to me! *NEW* Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays

February 28, 2017 2:00 pm

Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays, 2-3p.m. Fee-$42.00
Did you know a Soccer Ball can do wonders for the Body and Spirit?
Objective: You may be healing from an injury or other life situation and know that you now need to increase your physical activity; this is an easy and fun way to get back in the game through ball playing. Specifically: ball tossing, stretching, and other movements, at your own pace. Soon you can elevate your game and be matched to a suitable teammate for a more physically challenging and fun experience. As a result, enjoy an improved mood and energy along with socialization, music, laughing, team building, playtime. Bring a Soccer Ball and wear comfortable shoes, clothes and water. The instructor is Rose DiGregrorio.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Yoga with Linda Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays

Yoga with Linda Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays

February 28, 2017 4:45 pm

Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays, 4:45-5:45 p.m. Fee-$42
Linda Lee Catalina is a certified Yoga instructor and registered with the National Yoga Alliance and a member of the Cape Cod Yoga Association. Her goal is to help increase your range of motion and flexibility through gentle yoga movements. Don’t say I can’t do yoga—try it! Wear comfortable clothes, shoes, bring water and a yoga mat. 

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Tai Chi-Beginner *NEW* Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays

Tai Chi-Beginner *NEW* Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays

February 28, 2017 5:00 pm

Feb. 7-Mar. 21 Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m. Fee-$42
Tai Chi helps restore health, prolong life, increase personal safety, heighten creativity and maintain a happy attitude through mindful principle-based practice in a supportive learning community. There are 8 moves all together and we learn 1 each week. This is one of the most recommended exercises from the medical community for fitness, strength and balance. Wear comfortable clothes, shoes and bring water. First Class is free and the instructor is Holly Heaslip.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Fit, Flexible and Fun 2/1-3/22

Fit, Flexible and Fun 2/1-3/22

March 1, 2017 10:00 am

Feb. 1-Mar. 22, 10-11 a.m. Fee-$42
Feb. 3-Mar.24, 10-11 a.m. Fee-$42
This fun and energetic class is for active people.  Class flow includes a dynamic warm up, some cardiovascular movement to music along with free weight work to strengthen muscles. A chair may be used for balance or weight work.  Enjoy learning some of the newest moves in today’s fitness industry including popular interval training.  Proper fitness attire and WATER is a must! Bring some free weights (usually a pair of 3 or 5 lbs. will work great.  The center does have some weights available.  Instructor is Liz Saunders.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Author Talk: Explore Contemporary Marston Mills, Cape Cod, by Sandra Bolton

Author Talk: Explore Contemporary Marston Mills, Cape Cod, by Sandra Bolton

March 1, 2017 11:00 am

Mar. 1, 11 a.m. -12 p.m. RSVP-Free
She swears that the first thing people do when they pick up a copy of her book is to run their hands over its smooth, glossy cover. And that tactile approach makes Sandra Bolton of MarstonMills very happy about the reception for her first book: “Explore Contemporary Marston Mills, Cape Cod,” which came out in December. Meet Ms. Bolton and learn about her book, research and publishing.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Photography Talk: John Markus Featuring His Favorite Photos

March 1, 2017 1:00 pm

Mar 1, 1-3:30
This month’s speaker is who will bring some of his favorite images and talk about them including what constitutes a “favorite” image and how it is not always one to score highly with a judge. The Daytime Camera Club meets the first Wednesday of each month. For information and to register call Jill at 508-888-0227, Kathy 508-362-9811, or Carol 508-432-4035. Non-members $5, paid members free.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Yoga with Bonnie Feb. 1-Mar. 22 Wednesdays

Yoga with Bonnie Feb. 1-Mar. 22 Wednesdays

March 1, 2017 1:00 pm

Feb. 1-Mar. 22 Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. Fee-$48                                                                                                                                    
Gentle and relaxing Hatha Yoga will give you energy, focusing on moving with the breath into the postures. Instructor Bonnie Silva has practiced Yoga and creative dance movement for decades. Bonnie brings beauty and grace to the mat. Wear comfortable clothes, shoes, bring water and a yoga mat. 

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Camera Club: TBA (Watch the E-News for Updates)

Camera Club: TBA (Watch the E-News for Updates)

March 1, 2017 1:00 pm

Mar. 28, 2-3 p.m. RSVP-Free
Want to find ideas on getting rid of stuff, moving, downsizing or just having that yard sale? West Bay Estate & Moving will demonstrate how to have fun while minimizing your stuff.  This can be a difficult time for many and the staff will answer questions regarding how difficult it can be to deal with the business of eliminating and moving on with life to help you with the transition.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Meditation Group Jan. 25-Mar. 22Wednesdays

Meditation Group Jan. 25-Mar. 22Wednesdays

March 1, 2017 2:00 pm

Jan. 25-Mar. 22Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m. Walk-in
Now on Wednesday’s, learn to Meditate and rest your brain every day which can make a huge difference in how you approach life, how personally you take things and how you interact with others. There are studies that show meditation can actually slow the progression of dementia and mild cognitive impairment. Take some time for yourself and de-stress. Wear comfortable clothes, shoes, bring water and a yoga mat if you would like to meditate on the floor. This class is made possible by grant funding from CHNA 27. Instructor is Kay Outwin.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Yogalates with Barbara Feb. 2-Mar. 23 Thursdays

Yogalates with Barbara Feb. 2-Mar. 23 Thursdays

March 2, 2017 9:30 am

Feb. 2-Mar. 23 Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Fee-$42                                                                                                                                                                                      
Yogalates is a fusion of Yoga and Pilates and a wonderful combination strength-flexibility format! Build your core and improve both balance and posture in this enjoyable class that will strengthen and lengthen your body gently. Instructor is Barbara Prentice. Wear comfortable clothes, shoes, bring water and a yoga mat. 

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Arthritic Chair Exercise Feb.2-Mar. 23 Thursdays

Arthritic Chair Exercise Feb.2-Mar. 23 Thursdays

March 2, 2017 10:00 am

Feb.2-Mar. 23 Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. Fee-$48
This class is a combination of seated and standing exercises with a chair. It focuses on strengthening your muscles around your joints.  It will improve your flexibility and help maintain bone strength.  You’ll also improve your energy level making daily tasks easier and less painful. Creative movement, props and some music makes it fun! Wear comfortable clothes, shoes and bring water. Instructor is Liz Saunders.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Cardio Fitness Feb. 2-Mar. 23 Thursdays

Cardio Fitness Feb. 2-Mar. 23 Thursdays

March 2, 2017 11:00 am

Feb. 2-Mar. 23 Thursdays, 11a.m.-12 p.m. Fee-$42
Get those hearts pumping! One of our favorite instructors is back at the BSC and ready to get everyone moving and shaking, blood-flowing and sweat glands working. This is an active class for those that want to push themselves further to fitness. Bring your water and wear comfortable clothes. Instructor is Dianne Francis.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Fit, Flexible and Fun 2/3-3/24

Fit, Flexible and Fun 2/3-3/24

March 2, 2017 12:56 pm

Feb. 1-Mar. 22, 10-11 a.m. Fee-$42
Feb. 3-Mar.24, 10-11 a.m. Fee-$42
This fun and energetic class is for active people.  Class flow includes a dynamic warm up, some cardiovascular movement to music along with free weight work to strengthen muscles. A chair may be used for balance or weight work.  Enjoy learning some of the newest moves in today’s fitness industry including popular interval training.  Proper fitness attire and WATER is a must! Bring some free weights (usually a pair of 3 or 5 lbs. will work great.  The center does have some weights available.  Instructor is Liz Saunders.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Barnstable High School Presents Into the Woods by Steven Sondheim

Barnstable High School Presents Into the Woods by Steven Sondheim

March 2, 2017 1:00 pm

Mar. 2, 1-2 p.m. RSVP-Free
Enjoy snippets of this epic adventure musical by the BHS Drama Club which incorporates plots and characters of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales and features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Lapine.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, It’s All About the Balance! *NEW* Feb. 2-Mar. 23 Thursdays

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, It’s All About the Balance! *NEW* Feb. 2-Mar. 23 Thursdays

March 2, 2017 3:00 pm

Feb. 2-Mar. 23 Thursdays, 3-4 p.m. Fee-$36
This class is a mixture of low impact, low weight exercises that you can do standing or sitting. The emphasis is a healthier life with a concentration on posture, grip strength, balance and movement. Instructor Christopher Setterlund, a native Cape Codder and accomplished author, has been teaching fitness programs for many years and will help you gain confidence in the way you move and the strength you will gain from his class. Please bring water and wear comfortable clothing. First class is free.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Garden Talk: Composting for a Healthy Garden

Garden Talk: Composting for a Healthy Garden

March 6, 2017 11:00 am

Mar. 6, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. RSVP-Free
Composting, mulching and managing soil fertility: How keeping the soil covered and feeding microorganisms can help you grow more food, gorgeous flowers, help control pests and so much more! This program is facilitated by David Scandurra of Edible Landscapes.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Italian-Intermediate Mar. 7-30, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Italian-Intermediate Mar. 7-30, Tuesdays and Thursdays

March 7, 2017 11:00 am

Mar. 7-30, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11a.m-12 p.m. Fee-$48
If you are not a beginner or ready for the advanced program this is the class for you. This class meets twice a week. Instructor is Richard Surmach.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

German Beginner

German Beginner

March 7, 2017 12:00 pm

Mar. 7-30, 12-1 p.m. Fee-$48
For the beginner and those who need a refresher. Learn common everyday German in a short amount of time. This class meets twice a week. Instructor is Richard Surmach.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Italian Beginner Mar. 7-30

Italian Beginner Mar. 7-30

March 7, 2017 1:00 pm

Mar. 7-30, 1-2 p.m. Fee-$48
Students will learn the most important words and be shown how to link words in Italian to English. This class meets twice a week. Instructor is Richard Surmach.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Discover a Culture Through Food: Greece with Maria Zombas

March 7, 2017 1:30 pm

Mar. 7, 1:30-3 p.m. RSVP-$5
Greek food is well known around the globe for its high quality as well as the taste. Traditional Greek food can often be described as an example of the healthful Mediterranean diet while sharing food together with family and friends is among the most important aspects of the Greek tradition. Maria Zombas will be here to discuss her Greek Heritage and show you some simple, delicious samples of Greek food.     

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

German Advanced

German Advanced

March 7, 2017 2:00 pm

Mar. 7-30, 2-3 p.m. Fee-$48
This class expands on German for beginners moving forward to conversational German. This class meets twice a week. Instructor is Richard Surmach

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Italian Advanced Mar. 7-30 Tuesdays and Thursdays

Italian Advanced Mar. 7-30 Tuesdays and Thursdays

March 7, 2017 3:00 pm

Mar. 7-30 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-4 p.m. Fee-$48
This class expands on Italian from intermediate level. Reach further into this beautiful language from conversation to written structure. This class meets twice a week. Instructor is Richard Surmach.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Therapeutic Qi Gong Mar. 7-Apr. 11 Tuesdays

Therapeutic Qi Gong Mar. 7-Apr. 11 Tuesdays

March 7, 2017 3:30 pm

Mar. 7-Apr. 11 Tuesdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m. Fee-$36
Improve your quality of life in this class of gentle movements with powerful results. An ancient physical exercise developed in China, it can be used in your daily life for healing of chronic ailments. Qi Gong will allow you more flexibility, heighten energy, improve immune function and relax the mind and body. Wear comfortable, lightweight clothing and flexible shoes. Qi Qong is proven to relieve many ailments: back pain, neck and shoulder problems, cardiac ailments. low energy, and many others. It also improves posture! Instructor is Annemarie Lang.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Acrylic Art for the Beginner with Anne *NEW* Mar. 7-Apr. 11

Acrylic Art for the Beginner with Anne *NEW* Mar. 7-Apr. 11

March 7, 2017 5:00 pm

Mar. 7-Apr. 11, Tuesdays 5-7 p.m. Fee-$60
Interested in learning how to paint? This fun class with instructor Ann DesRoches will be an opportunity to build a painting from composition, color mixing and technique. Each week will be new so come and learn to paint in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Supplies will be provided for at $10 per person paid to the instructor.   

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Garden Talk: Rain Garden, What is a Rain Garden?

Garden Talk: Rain Garden, What is a Rain Garden?

March 8, 2017 11:00 am

Mar. 8, 11a.m.-12 p.m. RSVP-Free
Why rain gardens? How do you create one? A rain garden is the best and easiest way you can reduce pollution and improve the environment, and make a beautiful garden!  We installed a rain garden at our new headquarters in Dennis of the Association to Preserve Cape Cod.  It captures the rainwater from our roof and features native plants. We made a video to show you how we did it and to give you the steps to create your own. Everyone should have a rain garden! Join Kristin Andres of APCC for this presentation.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Caregiver Series: Coping Those Difficult Days

March 9, 2017 1:00 pm

Mar. 9, 1-2 p.m. RSVP-Free
Helping Caregivers Cope on those Difficult Days, The demands of being a caregiver can be overwhelming, especially if you feel as if you are in over your head. When the day feels too much, too long and too hard, how do you cope? We will talk about why it so hard to ask for help, how to figure out what type of help we really need, and where to find that support. This is facilitated by Melissa Weidman of HopeHealth.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Intermediate Bridge Class Mar.9-Apr. 13 Thursdays

Intermediate Bridge Class Mar.9-Apr. 13 Thursdays

March 9, 2017 1:30 pm

Mar.9-Apr. 13 Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Fee-$60
This class is for those who know the basics and takes place in a friendly class environment conducive for learning the conventions and the play of the hand. Instructor is Nancy Blezard.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Beginnings Cape Wide High School Student Exhibit March 13th-19th 2017

Beginnings Cape Wide High School Student Exhibit March 13th-19th 2017

March 13, 2017 9:00 am

Join Cape Cod in celebrating the importance of visual arts for youth in this annual Cape-Wide High School Student Exhibition. Ten students from each of the Cape’s High Schools are selected by their art department to partake in this invitational exhibit. CCAA is honored to provide a professional gallery setting for students to showcase their art outside of their schools to gain exposure in the local community.

 

Location: Cape Cod Art Association, 3480 Rte. 6A, Main Street

Travel Talk: UK and Ireland

Travel Talk: UK and Ireland

March 13, 2017 10:00 am

Mar. 13, 10-11 a.m. RSVP-Free
In March we celebrate everything “Green” and this presentation will include many of the highlights of traveling to Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England.  Enjoy pictures of past trips including one that celebrated the Barnstable 375th Twinning Anniversary trip to England.  This presentation is sponsored by the Travel Club.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Discover a Culture Through Food-Bulgaria

Discover a Culture Through Food-Bulgaria

March 14, 2017 1:30 pm

Mar. 14, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Fee-$5
Back by popular demand, Chef Angel Dimitrov with his assistant, BSC Zumba Instructor, Christina. This cooking demonstration will take us to Bulgaria with a taste of a few dishes. Bulgarian food is in many ways similar to the food served in Greece and Turkey: tomato, cucumber and cheese salad (shopska salad), moussaka (musaka), filo pastries (byurek) and stuffed vine leaves (sarmi) are among the shared dishes. Come and explore the culture of Bulgaria.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Downloading E-Books

March 14, 2017 1:30 pm

Mar 14, 1:30-2:30 p.m. RSVP-Free
Learn the steps to downloading books from the local library.  This will be facilitated by the staff of the Cotuit Library.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Healing Sounds- Kalein Intentional Crystal Bowls

Healing Sounds- Kalein Intentional Crystal Bowls

March 15, 2017 2:00 pm

Mar. 15, 2-3 p.m. Fee-$3    
Kathleen Warren once again brings her amazing crystal bowls to the BSC. Everything we experience in life is stored in our vibrational being. When we become out of balance from stressors we create blockages that cause us to vibrate out of tune causing “dis-ease.” Crystal Bowls are a vibrational light therapy. The bowls are perfectly tuned to each of your chakras. Experiencing the bowls feels very healing to the mind, body, and soul leaving you with a feeling of wellness.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon

St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon

March 16, 2017 12:00 pm

Mar. 16, 12-3 p.m. Fee-$12
Celebrate the Emerald Isle and all things Irish and enjoy Judy’s famous corned beef and cabbage with traditional Irish entertainment from Sean Murphy & Friends along with a few surprises. Purchase your tickets early at the Senior Center as this fun and memorable yearly event sells out quickly.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Re-purpose Jewelry, Make Your Own Design

Re-purpose Jewelry, Make Your Own Design

March 16, 2017 1:30 pm

March 16, 1:30-3;30 p.m. Fee-$ 20.  Plus Materials Fee $8 paid to the Instructor
Start the New Year by giving new life your old jewelry!  Everyone has that secret stash of jewelry that is old, broken, or just plain not your style, but you just can’t part with it. Why not re-purpose it and make something wonderful from its parts for yourself, or as a gift for someone else! Bring in any old jewelry and Instructor Kim Rumberger will help you repair and redesign pieces using new stringing materials and other embellishments. Learn new techniques that you can use in the future.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Re-purpose Jewelry, Make Your Own Design

Re-purpose Jewelry, Make Your Own Design

March 16, 2017 1:30 pm

Feb. 16, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Fee-$ 20 Plus Materials Fee $8 paid to the Instructor
Mar. 16, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Fee-$ 20 Plus Materials Fee $8 paid to the Instructor
Start the New Year by giving new life your old jewelry!  Everyone has that secret stash of jewelry that is old, broken, or just plain not your style, but you just can’t part with it. Why not re-purpose it and make something wonderful from its parts for yourself, or as a gift for someone else! Bring in any old jewelry and Instructor Kim Rumberger will help you repair and redesign pieces using new stringing materials and other embellishments. Learn new techniques that you can use in the future.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Facebook for Seniors Feb. 21 & Mar. 21

Facebook for Seniors Feb. 21 & Mar. 21

March 21, 2017 1:30 pm

Feb. 21 & Mar. 21, 1:30-2:30 p.m. RSVP Required-Free
This program offered by Cotuit Library will introduce you to the intricacies of Facebook. Bring in your tablet. Limit 8.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Shipwrecks of Cape Cod

Shipwrecks of Cape Cod

March 22, 2017 1:30 pm

Mar. 22, 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. RSVP-Free
Take a look at some of the great shipwrecks and rescues on the Outer Beach of Cape Cod, ranging from the earliest days of the U.S. Lifesaving Service (1872) to the early years of the U.S. Coast Guard in the first half of the 20th century. Don Wilding will look at the wrecks of the Castagna, the Francis, the Montclair, the Jason, the Portland, and many more. Since the start of the millennium, Don has been telling stories of Cape Cod Outer Beach history through lectures, video, and the written word. He had a 30 year career as an award-winning writer and editor for Massachusetts newspapers.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Jewelry by Design with Dawn *NEW*

March 23, 2017 10:00 am

Wire Wrapped Pendent
Fee-$12 each session
Each week in this 4 week session for 2 hours you will create a different piece of jewelry with instructor Dawn Rosell. Take all 4 or one class. Dawn has been creating wire work jewelry for over 10 years on the Cape and teaching for 3 years. Her designs range from very clean classic to organic. She loves to share her passion for creativity and expanding the imagination. The classes will be Heart Earring, Spiral Drop Earrings, Bracelet and ending with the Wire Wrapped Pendant. Join the fun, tap your creativity. A $12 Materials fee to the Instructor.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Lost Dune Shacks of Cape Cod

Lost Dune Shacks of Cape Cod

March 27, 2017 10:00 am

Mar. 27, 10-11 a.m. Fee-$3
Robbie McQueenie, Dune Tramp of Cape Cod will be discussing the history, existence and loss of the dune shacks of the lower cape and the Cape Cod national Seashore.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Vietnam Veteran’s Recognition Day Ceremony

Vietnam Veteran’s Recognition Day Ceremony

March 29, 2017 1:30 pm

Mar. 29, 1:30-3 p.m. RSVP-Required
By Presidential Proclamation in 2012 this is Vietnam Veterans Day. This gathering commemorates when the last American troops left Vietnam. We welcome all Vietnam Veterans from the Cape and Islands to join us along with family, friends and Veterans of all eras.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601

Solar Energy and Update

Solar Energy and Update

March 30, 2017 1:30 pm

Mar. 30, 1:30-2:30 p.m. RSVP-Free
Want to learn more about the solar panels in front of the senior center? Fiscal year 2016 was a very good year for energy production from the 136 kilowatt Senior Center solar array. Installed in late fall 2014, the system is made from 484 individual solar panels that convert sunlight into electrical power. Learn how much energy has been produced and the cost savings to the Town.  This will be presented by Richard Elrick, Energy Coordinator for the Town of Barnstable.

 

Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601