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August 2018

Helen McNeil-Ashton — Creativity and Conflict: The Marriage of Edward and Josephine Hopper

August 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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“ Creativity and Conflict: The Marriage of Edward and Josephine Hopper” In 1924 Edward Hopper married Josephine (“Jo”) Nivison, an artist whose works at that time had been more widely exhibited. During their 43 year marriage Jo was Edward’s muse, model, accountant and, arguably, victim.  In the era of #MeToo, this lecture places the tumultuous Hopper marriage in the context of period relationships and other artist-artist marriages while asking questions about historical method. How important is biographical information — if…

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Meadow Hilley – “Uncovering the History of Cape Cod’s Involvement in the Slave Trade” (please note date change)

August 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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Originally from Brewster, Meadow Hilley lived in Senegal, West Africa for six years in and out of college. She received her Ph.D. from Brown University’s Department of French Studies with a specialization in Francophone African Literature and Film and taught at Colby College from 2005–08. Meadow is now editor of The International Educator newspaper and once again lives in Brewster with her husband and two daughters.  

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Brian Carlstrom, Superintendent of the CCNS – “Impressions and vision for the future of the national seashore and the Outer Cape”

August 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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FREE

  Join us to meet Brian Carlstom, the new superintendent of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Participate in a discussion of his vision for the future of the National Seashore and the Outer Cape" in collaboration with Truro Connections.  

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September 2018

Sonic Sea

September 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sonic Sea Payomet and Truro Connections present a free film screening Wednesday, September 12 at 7:00PM Oceans are a sonic symphony. Sound is essential to the survival and prosperity of marine life. But man-made ocean noise is threatening this fragile world. Sonic Sea is about protecting life in our waters from the destructive effects of oceanic noise pollution. Sonic Sea will be shown at Payomet Performing Arts Center, Wednesday, September 12th at 7:00pm, with a Q&A after with filmmaker Christopher…

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Bill Burke – “The History of Creating the Cape Cod National Seashore”

September 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bill Burke, the National Park Service’s historian and cultural resource program manager, will review the historic creation of the Cape Cod National Seashore and its effects on the Outer Cape.

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Sonic Sea

September 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road
North Truro, 02652
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FREE

Sonic Sea At the Payomet Tent Wednesday, September 12 at 7:00 PM Oceans are a sonic symphony. Sound is essential to the survival and prosperity of marine life. But man-made ocean noise is threatening this fragile world. Sonic Sea is about protecting life in our waters from the destructive effects of oceanic noise pollution. Sonic Sea will be shown at Payomet Performing Arts Center, Wednesday, September 12th at 7:00pm, with a Q&A after with filmmaker Christopher Clark. This event is…

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“Getting to the Bottom of Rising Shark Activity”

September 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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FREE

"Getting to the Bottom of Rising Shark Activity" - Bryan Legare of Provincetown's Center for Coastal Studies Sharks are an important part of the ecosystem as both apex and meso predators. Understanding their role and movements allows for proper management of these fishes. As humans increase their presence in the ocean, interactions between sharks and humans continue to rise. Sharks in nearshore areas are particularly vulnerable to anthropogenic stressors as this region has the highest rate of anthropogenic changes. As…

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June 2019

Opening Day at the Highland House Museum

June 1, 2019
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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$5 – $7

The Highland House opens for the season at 10 AM

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“Living Legacies” Opening Reception

June 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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Opening Reception—“Living Legacies 2019” In the fifth year of “Living Legacies,” we honor seven Truro residents whose portraits and memories reflect the richness and diversity of everyday lives. Celebrate the lives and stories of this year’s honorees at the first opening reception of the 2019 season. Free  

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Not Affordable: Can Truro (All of Us) Solve Its Housing Crisis?

June 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Payomet Tent

A discussion of the Housing Assistance Corporation’s landmark report Housing on Cape Cod – The High Cost of Doing Nothing Truro Connections at the Payomet Tent

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“Summer Solstice Poetry Reading”

June 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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Local poets Keith Althaus, Marjorie Block, John Bonanni, Liz Bradfield, Mary Ann Larkin, Rosalind Pace, and Patric Pepper mark the summer solstice by reading poems reflecting on the lazy, hazy days of summer. After the reading, we’ll rejoice in the longest day of the year by watching the sunset by the Highland Lighthouse. Free

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“Family Program: Lighthouses of Cape Cod”

June 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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Family Program: Lighthouses of Cape Cod Why are lighthouses important? How has their role changed over the years? Do lighthouse keepers still exist? Why has the Highland Light been moved twice? Learn the answers to these questions and more as you discover the history of lighthouses. Then make a wooden replica of the Highland Light, the Cape’s first lighthouse. Recommended for children ages 7-12. Pre-registration required. Email [email protected] $20 Fee

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July 2019

“The Moon and the Stars” – Outer Cape Chorale Chamber Singers

July 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Road
North Truro, MA 02652
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“The Moon and the Stars” - Outer Cape Chorale Chamber Singers The choral genre is rich with compositions that reflect on the wonder and majesty of the night sky. In this concert, the Outer Cape Chorale Chamber Singers share music inspired by the beauty of the moon and the stars. Enjoy a medley of jazz, classical, popular songs from the 1950s, all sparked by the universal fascination with the night sky. Free  

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“Recent Gifts: Celebrating Our Growth” – Opening Reception

July 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

At this opening reception, we express gratitude to former director Jim Summers, who has supervised the recent renovation and addition of climate-controlled storage, with the opening of an exhibit of new artwork. With these newly acquired gifts by longtime member and volunteer Diana Worthington, we delight in the beauty of the local landscape as expressed by several notable local painters. Free

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