Town of Dennis News: Final Draft of Open Space and Recreation Plan

A Public Comment period will run from September 9, 2019, to October 25, 2019, on the 2019 Final Draft of the Dennis Open Space and Recreation Plan. Paper copies are available at Dennis Public Library, Dennis Senior Center and Dennis Planning Office, or accessed at the following link:

Maria Mitchell: The Making of a Homegrown Astronomer

black and white painting of a woman with a telescope

Wednesday, August 7th at 6:30


Fascinated by Nantucket's night skies and nurtured by a seafaring community with generations of strong women, Mitchell, while she was still only in her 30's, had grown from her father's talented teenage assistant to America's world-renowned first female astronomer.

Join Anne Speyer, long-time educator with a special interest in the history of women, on a literal and figurative celestial journey. 

This program is sponsored by the Friends of Dennis Public Library.