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    June 16, 2022. the ptownie dispatch!

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    June 16, 2022

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    John Waters Book Signing

    Thursday June 16, 2022 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at MAP

    Pop culture icon, New York Times best-selling author, and renowned filmmaker John Waters will be signing copies of his first novel LIARMOUTH: A FEEL-BAD ROMANCE. Marsha Sprinkle: Suitcase thief. Scammer. Master of disguise. Dogs and children hate her. Her own family wants her dead. She’s smart, she’s desperate, she’s disturbed, and she’s on the run with a big chip on her shoulder. They call her “Liarmouth”—until one insane man makes her tell the truth.

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    TEDx Provincetown

    June 17, 2022 at 7:00pm at The Provincetown Marina at Ryder Street Wharf

    TEDx Provincetown: HyperLocal seeks to highlight innovation in local food systems, energy solutions, waste management, government, non-profits, education, art, film, and more! The global pandemic and civil unrest are among the factors that have led to a wider awareness of the fragility of supply chains and other systems critical to civilization as we currently know it. As globalization and some of the issues that come with it accelerate, how can we look inward to our own communities for unique, sustainable solutions?

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    Flyer’s Long Point Shuttle Begins

    Starting Saturday June 18, 2022 at Flyers Boat Rentals from 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Take a 10-minute shuttle ride to the very tip of Cape Cod! Running Every Hour from 10-5 from Flyer’s Long Point Shuttle. Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Long Point is completely undeveloped with the exception of a lighthouse. The only way to access the beach is on foot or by boat, so it is often far less crowded than other beaches in Provincetown. A favorite spot for locals, Long Point is definitely a must see stop on your trip to Provincetown!

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    Juneteenth 2022 – A Community Celebration and Cookout

    Sunday June 19, 2022 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at Unitarian Universalist Meeting House

    Juneteenth 2022 will take place at 2pm, with words from esteemed community leaders, with food and performances to follow. Attendees are suggested to show solidarity by wearing the colors of the Pan-African flag, red, black, and green. We hope you can join us!

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    Monday’s at joe coffee from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Monday nights are a drag…
    Join Harrison & Vivienne Fontaine and your friends at BUZZ! Have fun with us Monday nights and remember it the next day! Coffee house kickoff – coffees, teas, and craft mocktails and our amazing after dinner desserts! BUZZ every Monday night 6-9pm.

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    Provincetown 2022

    What’s New in 2022

    In case you haven’t been paying attention, there is a whole lot that’s new in 2022!

    Provincetown Town Hall Interior

    Provincetown History Snippets: How Did They Renovate Town Hall?

    History is just a renovation away: when sanders refinished the auditorium’s floor during the renovation, they uncovered the old basketball court markings!

    Provincetown Town Crier

    Meet Provincetown’s Official Town Crier!

    In medieval Europe, it was the job of the town crier to inform townspeople of the latest news, proclamations, bylaws, and other important information. The role was necessary, as most people couldn’t read.

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    Provincetown International Film Festival

    June 15, 2022 to June 19, 2022

    Men of Color Weekend

    June 16, 2022 to June 20, 2022

    TEDx Provincetown

    June 17, 2022


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    June 21, 2022 to June 26, 2022

    Portuguese Festival

    June 23, 2022 to June 26, 2022

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