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Cape Cod Writer's Studio Open House

hand writing the words "I am a writer" with a pen on white paper

Friday, May 5th at 10:00



The Cape Cod Writer's Studio is hosting an open house as part of ArtSpring Cape Cod. The Cape Cod Writer's Studio is "where writers with great potential meet." Come and find out more about who they are and what they do. Studio members will read some of their work, take questions and critiques, and do what they usually do... have fun!

The Cape Cod Writer's Studio meets weekly on Friday mornings at Dennis Public Library.


Ayurvedic Look at Environmental Toxins

Thursday, May 11th at 6pm


Join us to learn about the Ayurvedic perspective on environmental toxins. Xiomy Avila & Chris Dynega will be back to discuss the basics of Ayurveda and how ingesting toxins and chemicals effects our gut/brain. They will also discuss how to prevent against absorbing toxins and how to flush them out of your system.

Xiomy and Chris studied Ayurveda in Kerala, India, at the College of Ayurveda and Panchakarma. Chris studied herbology, advanced massage, diagnosis of patients and preparation of Ayurvedic medicines. Xiomy enrolled in several other courses including Yoga Therapy, and Ayurvedic Pregnancy care. They are both Ayurvedic Practitioners in Chatham, who are passionate about practicing and sharing their knowledge. 

ESL Classes Resume 4/26 at 6:30pm

We have a new volunteer who will be helping us with ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes. Join us each Wednesday at 6:30pm to practice speaking English in a fun, relaxed and supportive environment. There is no sign-up required for this class, just drop in!

We are are so thankful for our wonderful volunteers who help bring this and other great services to the community.

Edible Wild Plants of the Northeast

photo john root with plants

Saturday, April 22nd at 12:30pm


Help us celebrate Earth Day! Join naturalist and landscaper John Root for a comprehensive introduction to the identification and uses of wild plants for food and beverage. He will discuss distinguishing characteristics, seasons of availability, habitats, methods of preparation, and nutritional and medicinal value of New England’s most common and appealing wild plants.

This is a free program, however, perennials for edible landscaping and attracting songbirds, hummingbirds, and butterflies will be offered for sale. 



~This program is Henry David Thoreau approved! Keep an eye out for other nature related programs all year long!~