A true harbinger of summer, the annual Figawi Race from Cape Cod to Nantucket has earned widespread recognition, not only as a prestigious sailing event, but as one of New England’s best parties of the year. People from all over swarm the Island on Memorial Day weekend – decked out in Nantucket Reds and other nautical attire – to be part of the Figawi scene.
Join Professor Gil Newton, ecologist and author, on an interpretive walk through the diverse ecosystems of the 97-acre Town owned Conservation Area. Learn about salt marsh ecosystems and the flora and fauna that thrive here. Sponsored by the Barnstable Land Trust (BLT). Optional purchase of Gil’s guide The Ecology of a Salt Marsh: A Tour of Crocker Neck ($12) benefits BLT. Meet on Santuit Road. Park at the 2nd gate (across from 92 Cotuit Cove Road). Non-members $5.
The Town of Barnstable’s Annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30, 2016. The parade will form at 9:30 am at the Centerville Library and kick off sharply at 10:00 am and proceed down Main Street to Monument Square for a brief program then up Old Stage Road to Beechwood Cemetery for the main program. This year’s Keynote Speaker 1ST Lieutenant Glen Beasley served in Vietnam and Cambodia as a Combat Platoon Leader with the 2nd Bn. / 8th Calvary, First Cavalry Division.
The John F. Kennedy Memorial Trust Fund Committee Annual Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at approximately 12:15 p.m., Monday, May 30th, at the John F.
For the 25th year in a row people at restaurants all across Cape Cod will sit down to a meal together to help support the work of ASGCC and to remember the many friends and family we have lost to AIDS. Join us this year! For more information on how you can get your seat at the table contact Barry Cook: 508-487-9445/[email protected]