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HProvincetown: You’ll know you’re close to to to Provincetown Provincetown when your car becomes completely sur- rounded by magni cent sand dunes looming on either side of the road Within a a a few minutes you will come to a a a truly unique place This is is where the Pilgrims actually rst landed (sorry Plymouth Rock!) although they didn’t stay long With a a a historically rich backdrop of old buildings and narrow streets today’s “P’town” is a a a a fun eclectic village and a a a a a a great place for people-watching!
• Kids on the Cape suggests CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Get a a a a free map and other information 307 Commercial St at at MacMillan Wharf 508- 487-3424 BEACH FOR KIDS: Herring Cove Beach on the warmer bay side has gentle waves lifeguards bath houses and a a a a a a a snack bar Go early it’s often lled before noon PLAYGROUNDS: Provincetown has two playgrounds One in the the East End at the the corner of Bradford and and Howland Streets is handicapped accessible The other the the Chelsea Earnest Me- morial Playground in the the West End at the the corner of Bradford and Nickerson streets is a a a a a a larger area with two play structures one for children under 5 PICNIC SPOT: Beech Forest Picnic Area near the Province Lands Visitors Center Race Point FISHING SPOT: Cast your line right off MacMillan Wharf Fishing license required HIKING TRAIL: Lovely trails along undulating hills loop from the Province Lands Visitor’s Center Race Point Road off Route 6 LIBRARY: Provincetown Public Library offers an impressive schedule of programs and activities 356 Commercial St (cor- ner of Center Street) 508-487-7094 PROVINCE LANDS VISITOR CENTER: Stop in for a full schedule of Cape Cod National Seashore activities Race Point Road off Route 6 6 508-487-1256 PILGRIM MONUMENT & PROVINCETOWN MUSEUM: This landmark monument which at 252 feet is is the tallest all-granite structure in the the U S commemorates the the Pilgrims’ 1620 stay after rst landing on Provincetown’s shores and and then moving on to settle in in Plymouth On a a a clear day you can see as as far as as Boston from atop the the tower – well worth the the climb! High Pole Road 508-487-1310 Kids’ Calendar
Continued from page 33 Thursday July 4 ‘Matilda the Musical’ Harwich See 6/27 for details 4th of July Parade Parade & Fireworks Hyannis Parade Parade begins 4 4 pm pm Main St followed by entertainment on on the Village Green from from 5-7 pm pm pm pm and music at at at Aselton Park from from 6:30 pm pm pm pm pm pm to to dusk dusk reworks reworks begin at at at dusk dusk over Hyannis Harbor & Lewis Bay (rain date for reworks reworks only 8/31)
4th of July Parades Cape Wide Bourne 10 am am rain or shine along along Main Main Street Street in in in in in in Buzzards Bay Barnstable/West Barnstable Barnstable Barnstable 9 am am am along along Main Main Street Street (Rt 6A) in in in in Barnstable Barnstable Barnstable Village Centerville Centerville 10 am am am from Centerville Centerville Elem Elem Sch Sch up up Bay Lane to to Bumps River Rd Cotuit 11 am am start from the the Post Of ce down School St St St and up up Main Main St St St to to the the Elem Elem Sch Sch Chatham at at at 9:30 am am am along Main Main Main St St St St Falmouth Bike & Carriage Parade Parade begins at at at at 10 am am am from the the Village Green down Main Main St St to Peg Noonan Park Park Hyannis Hyannis 2 pm pm Hyannis Hyannis Inner Harbor Boat Parade Parade then oat oat parade at at at 4 pm pm Main Main St St Orleans 10 am on on on Eldredge Eldredge Park Park Park Way along Rt Rt 6A Main Main Street Rt Rt 28 and back to to to Eldredge Eldredge Park Park Province- town 11 am am am at at at the the East End Harbor Hotel up Commercial St St St St to to to Franklin St St St Sandwich 10 10 am am am am at at at at the the the Wing Sch on Water St St St Well eet 9:30 am am am am begins begins begins classic car parade parade then 10 10 am am am oat parade parade begins begins begins up Holbrook Ave turns right onto Main St St ends at at at at Well eet Pier Woods Hole begins begins begins at at at noon and proceeds down Water St St Aquatic Exploration Cruise Hyannis Family oriented two-hour cruise w/ w/ naturalists from Mass Audubon aboard Hy-Line’s Sea Swan discover creatures that live in in in C C C C waters w/ w/ up close observation 1:30-3:30 pm departs Ocean St Dock Hyannis Harbor reg req’d thru Hy-Line call 508-790-0696 Sponsored by Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary
Drop-in Playtime Dennis See 6/13 for details Fireworks Display Falmouth Falmouth Dusk at at Falmouth Falmouth Heights Beach (rain date 7/5)
Fireworks Display Provincetown Provincetown Dusk Provincetown Provincetown Harbor Fireworks Display Sandwich Scheduled for 9:30 pm over Shawme Pond Hands-on Habitats Well eet See 6/27 for details Small Fries: Nature Adventures for for Preschoolers Well eet See 6/27 for details Strawberry Strawberry Festival Chatham Enjoy Strawberry Strawberry Shortcake hot dogs & more following the parade at at 11 am am First United Methodist Church 16 Cross St kids lOve prOvincetOwn prOvincetOwn and the prOvincetOwn prOvincetOwn chamBer lOves kids!
307 Commercial St at MacMillan Wharf 508-487-3424
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