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FREE STAGED READING "Summer Rentals" by Joseph M. Paprzycki Saturday, October 22 at 2 pm
The Truro Playwright Collective presents this never before staged play: “Summer Rentals,” by Joseph M. Paprzycki. Taking place in two adjoining cottages on the water in North Truro in the summer of 2022, this play deals with a married gay couple, their young son and their long time friend. When it’s discovered that their son might be involved in a relationship with their middle aged friend, they must all deal with feelings of anger, confusion, betrayal and regret that could threaten the fabric of all of their relationships.
Joseph M. Paprzycki is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and director and the Founding Producing Artistic Director of South Camden Theatre Company in Camden, New Jersey.
THIS WILL BE AN ONGOING SERIES HELD EACH MONTH!
UPCOMING PLAYWRIGHTS WILL INCLUDE: Fermin Rojas, Will Hildreth, Linda Fiorella, Gary Garrison, Julia Salinger and John Dennis Anderson.
The Planet's Health and Yours: Facing the Invisible Impacts of Climate Change
Tuesday September 27, at 6:00 p.m. on ZOOM
In this webinar, Richard Delaney, Executive Director of the Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative (CCCC) will provide an overview of climate change & impacts we see, experience, & know on Cape as well as: Economic Impacts, Environmental Justice Impacts, Physical Health Impacts, Mental Health Impacts, Ecosystem Health Impacts. Delaney will also discuss what you can do & information about the Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative.
This program is part of Climate Preparedness Week and initiative of Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW), partnered by the Massachusetts Library System.
Register by calling Truro Library or by email to get the Zoom link: 508-487-1125, firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-sponsored by these CLAMS libraries: Aquinnah Public Library, Brewster Ladies’ Library, Centerville Public Library, Eastham Public Library, Falmouth Public Library, Eldredge Public Library, Mashpee Public Library, Provincetown Public Library, Sturgis Library, Truro Public Library, Provincetown, Wellfleet Public Library, Yarmouth Town Libraries, Yarmouth Port Library.
Special Storytime with Local Author Lissy Perna Saturday, October 8 at 10:30 a.m.
Followed by a craft activity! Read the article by clicking on the image above.
Lissy Perna is a local to Cape Cod. Growing up in Brewster and now raising her own family on Cape, Perna explored the trails of Cape since she was a child and has since continued this tradition with her family. After having created her Instagram and website Get Outside Cape Cod she decided to write a book all about the beautiful trails you too can explore with your family. After you read the article checkout her book from Truro Library!
Peter Chepus September Art Exhibit
An exhibit of paintings by Truro artist Peter Chepus opens on Thursday, September 1 and will continue through September 30 at the Truro Public Library. This collection of new paintings ranges from realistically depicted portraits to impressionistic Truro landscapes. The exhibit showcases Mr. Chepus’ use of bright and vibrant colors delightfully complimented with natural light, which invite the viewer to linger and get involved with his subjects.
Peter Chepus is a native of Cuba and a longtime resident of North Truro. He studied art at the Cape Cod School of Art, New York University, and the Palm Beach Armory School of the Arts. He is an accomplished teacher and a faculty member of the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill.
In the Light of Hopper – Film Viewing Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Community Development Partnership and Homeless Prevention Council have launched the In the Light of Hopper by ArtsLight reporter and filmmaker Johnny Bergmann — bringing Edward Hopper's painting to life and connecting the past to the present through interviews with artists, historians and an author, the film explores the different ways in which Hopper's work continues to inspire people to create.
To register online click the Hopper image above. OR CALL the Truro Library and we will register you for the event, 508-487-1125. This viewing is limited to 40 people.
Made possible by a grant from Mass Cultural Council. Additional thanks to Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, Orleans Cultural Council, Truro Cultural Council, Eastham Cultural Council and Addison Art Gallery.
Children’s Community Garden Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 pm
Have fun growing food, health and a sustainable environment at the Children's Community Garden. Spring learning: planting, seed sowing, outside games and earthworms! In-person only. Held behind the library.