Barnstable Senior Center
The Barnstable Senior Center is a place of many opportunities, where services support positive aging and a high quality of life for seniors, where educational, recreational & fitness programs enrich the lives of elders & the community. A wide variety of arts and cultural programs; classes; workshops are offered for the 50 plus community.
Cape Cod Art Association and Photography Center of Cape Cod
An organization dedication to promoting the creation and appreciation of visual art and artists. The CCAA includes a gift shop, two galleries for monthly exhibitions and two studios for classes, demonstrations and workshops in a variety of art media.
3480 Main St., Barnstable
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 Conservatory
Inspiring Joy through the Arts. We believe the Arts are the heartbeat of life. Through music, dance, art and drama, we thrive individually and collectively. For this reason, the Conservatory has always been and will always be committed to providing the highest caliber arts education possible. We are equally committed to making the arts more accessible to students of all ages and being a continual source of inspiration-inside the classroom and out in the community.
Cape Cod Potters
The Cape Cod Potters is a non-profit organization of artists with a common aim: to better understand the medium of clay by the sharing of knowledge.
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.
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.
250 South Street Hyannis, MA 02601
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:
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 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 Youth and Community Center
A major center of activity, the HYCC is a full service, year round community center that features state-of-the-art accessible facilities for a variety of recreational programs and special events, competitive sports organizations, after-school activities and opportunities for the community at large to foster educational excellence and physical growth across all generations. The center includes twin NHL size rinks, a 12,500 sq ft wood floor gymnasium, skate park and walking track. Residents and visitors can attend theater on ice events, antique and home shows, nature expo, dance and yoga classes; the programs and activies are non-stop!
Shellfishing Mentoring Program
The BARS Shellfish Mentoring Program began in 2004 by assisting Barnstable Natural Resources with their Clamming for Kids classes. Group classes were scheduled and opened to the general public. Lessons were given on how to shellfish for quahogs, steamer clams, razor clams, mussels, and oysters.
Upcoming events in Classes & Workshops
Flower Power Combing Perennials and Annuals 3/25
March 25, 2017 10:00 am
Meetinghouse Farm Presents Landscape Designer Ann Firth at the West Barnstable Community Building, Meetinghouse Way (Route 149) West Barnstable. Pre-registrar by emailing Sue at: firstname.lastname@example.org
$5 Donation Suggested & Welcome www.meetinghousefarm.org
Location: West Barnstable Community Building, Meetinghouse Way (Rte. 149) West Barnstable
150 Years of Reading Great Books 1867-2017
March 28, 2017 6:30 pm
Join us for our annual winter Reading and Discussion Series
Sturgis Library first opened its doors for business in August 1867, making 2017 our 150th anniversary. As part of our celebration, our winter literary discussion program will focus on books of note from the past 150 years.
Dr. James Crowley, associate professor at Bridgewater State University will lead a discussion of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Published in 1985, Atwood’s award winning novel explores a broad range of issues relating to power, gender, and religious politics. It has been adapted for a television series that premieres this spring.
Location: Sturgis Library
Cooking Demonstration: Culinary Treats
April 4, 2017 1:30 pm
Apr 4 & May 2, 1:30-3 p.m. RSVP-Free
Cindy Parker, Director of Admissions from the Pavilion Skilled Nursing Center will once again offer easy, healthy and fun cooking ideas for one or many. Sign up early, these fill fast.
Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601
Barnstable: Memories of the 20th Century 4/4
April 4, 2017 6:30 pm
Cape author and freelance writer Jack Sheedy will share stories he discovered while researching his weekly Barnstable Patriot column, “Early Files.” He will showcase interesting local news stories from the 20th century.
You are encouraged to come prepared to share a story of your or your family’s life in Barnstable during the 20th century. You are also invited to bring along a personal artifact – a letter, uniform, photograph, pin, or some memento which tells a story about life at that time.
This program is free, but registration is appreciated:
By phone at 508-362-6636, by email at
email@example.com, or online at
Location: Sturgis Library 3090 Main St. (Route 6A) Barnstable Village
The Friends of Cotuit Library Present: What To Do With All Our Stuff: A Talk and Lunch
April 19, 2017 11:30 am
Dave Downs takes a serious topic (clutter control) and offers a light-hearted, enthusiastic and humorous look at how to deal with all our stuff! He peppers his presentation with personal stories and discusses Americans’ love/hate relationship with our possessions! He will share original tips and easy-to- understand strategies for downsizing that we can all use to begin the process of change. This will be an upbeat and motivational session. Dave promises we will all come away with useful information and a smile on our faces! Don’t miss this fun event!
This event is $12 for Members of Friends and $15 for Non-Members, and must be registered for by April 16th by contacting Joanne Miller by phone at 508-420-3431 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Can be paid for at the event by cash, credit, or check made out to the Friends of Cotuit Library.
Location: Cotuit Library, 871 Main Street, Cotuit MA 02635
Power Your Aging with Exercise.
May 11, 2017 1:30 pm
May 11, 1:30-2:30 p.m. RSVP-Free
Join Betsy LaMond, Certified Exercise Professional and Owner of BoomerFit, to learn how to improve your life through targeted exercise. She’ll demonstrate specific exercises proven to be effective for gaining strength, balance, power, flexibility, mobility, agility, and cardio-vascular endurance. You’ll be surprised at how little time it takes to be stronger and fit. Take on your aging - it’s not hard if you know how!
Location: Barnstable Senior Center 825 Falmouth Rd. Hyannis, MA 02601
African Dance with Tara Murphy-Hyannis Village Green Mondays through August 29
June 26, 2017 7:00 pm
African Dance with Tara Murphy-Hyannis Village Green
Mondays, June 26 - August 28, 2016 7:00-8:30PM
Drop ins welcome…fun to watch
Location: Hyannis Village Green Bandstand - Hyannis Main St. Town Hall