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TABLEOFCONTENTS
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CONTRIBUTORS
Managing Editor Claudia Mahoney
Copy Editor Jay Donahue
Business Manager Maryann Colombo
Contributors Cyndy Cotton, Joseph Doolin, Sara Hoagland Hunter, Claudia Mahoney,
Nuala Quinn, Diane Spencer, Jennifer Williams, Laurie Young
Photography Cyndy Cotton, David Hansen, Amy Hotchkiss, Diane Spencer,
Jennifer Williams, Robin Young
ADVERTISING
Sales Director Lisa Sheehy
DESIGN, PRODUCTION & PRINTING
Production Janette Fein
Printing Sunderland Printing
© 2017 by Osterville Village Library.
All rights reserved.
The contents of this publication may not be
reproduced without the written permission
of the Osterville Village Library.
Cover Images: David Hansen, Jennifer Williams
M A S S A C H U S E T T S
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T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S
2 Welcome
5-9 Getting Fit in Osterville
6 Osterville Walking & Biking Routes
11-14 Osterville Library’s Storied History
17-18 How Osterville Became Osterville
21-22 Oysters & Osterville
25-26 Home Grown Success: Jack Cotton
28-29 Winter in Osterville
30-32 Library Director’s Message
33 Church Listings
37-66 Calendar of Events
67 Restaurant Listings
68 Advertiser Index
www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
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Welcome
WELCOME
www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
It’s been five years of strong support from our advertisers
and friends, adding over $100,000 to the Library coffers.
This year, we’ve got even more events, organizations
and businesses to tell you about. You may be holding
our printed book in your hands or you can visit us at
ExperienceOsterville.com, on your computer or mobile
device. We’re everywhere!
There are big changes at the Library in 2017. You can stop by to say
hello to a familiar face in a new setting since our past Board President,
Cyndy Cotton, has returned to become our new Executive Director. We’re
so lucky to snag her. No one’s a bigger supporter of the Library than Cyndy.
We’ve moved things around a little too! Come sit and talk with friends, play cards or
board games or just work a puzzle — there’s a whole new patron’s common where
friendly conversation is encouraged. For those of you looking for peace and quiet,
we’ve designated the lower level as the “quiet zone.” Ssshh!
I’m new too, starting my tour of duty as President of the Board of Trustees. If you don’t
recognize my name, I’m a long-time Osterville resident. My family moved into the
Village in 1965 when we bought the East Bay Lodge (sadly gone now). The first thing
my mother did was bring all us kids to the library to get our library cards. I can still
remember Mrs. Faser giving me the evil eye when I tried to borrow the “Valley of
the Dolls.”
Get ready for a big Library summer. It’s our 135th anniversary and we have lots of
programs and activities arranged to celebrate. There’s a video full of interesting clips
and interviews, as well as a book outlining our glorious history. Our 2017 season kicks
off with our 40th annual golf tournament on May 19 at the Wianno Golf Club, followed
closely by the arrival of our raffle car.
Finally, one of our biggest changes will be transferring “tent week” to the week before
Village Day. We’ll start off with a 135th anniversary bash, roll into a family clambake,
our Mutts & Martinis dog festival and end with the Osterville Road Race. July 7-15 will
be a busy week around here and you won’t want to miss it.
To keep up with the latest Osterville has to offer, like us on Facebook, and visit
ExperienceOsterville.com and OstervilleVillageLibrary.org.
About Osterville Village Library
OVL is a private, 501(c)3 non-profit corporation that offers both residents and
visitors alike free access to educational and informational materials and programs
including books, publications, DVDs, CDs, concerts, classes, seminars and exhibitions.
We also offer meeting space for community organizations and private functions.
We receive limited town funding and are primarily financed by you, our patrons.
To learn more about how your generous gifts open our doors, ask any of us at the
library, or log on to OstervilleVillageLibrary.org.
Laurie K. Young
President, Board of Trustees
Osterville Village Library
OUR PROMISE
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clients, with our agents conducting themselves
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OSTERVILLEFITNESS
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Getting into swimsuit shape for Osterville summers is a great goal, but
a healthy lifestyle has much more important benefits. And getting fit in
Osterville is a piece of cake — or maybe more appropriately — a walk
in the park. Need some inspiration? Osterville has all the options you
need to get moving.
Osterville Fitness Center
Osterville Ftness Center is located in a barn that, in its
former life was a farm with ties to the magical era of
Camelot. It was here, on this farm that The First Lady
came for recreation and to ride the horses she loved.
Osterville Ftness has a mission and a passion to be
the best part of each member’s day, everyday. They
offer phenomenal plans, great equipment, motivating
classes, and unbelievably talented trainers. You can
check them out online at OstervilleFitness.com, and
find the plan and the classes that appeal to you.
Osterville Pilates
Osterville Pilates is a highly specialized, friendly
and personal boutique Studio centrally located in
the village, offering certified Pilates, yoga and barre
classes for clients of all fitness levels. Their main focus
is to enhance core strength and balance, Improve
posture and flexibility and to relieve back pain and
stress. They offer a unique and therapeutic method
of training that challenges the body and the mind.
Visit OstervillePilates.com for more information.
Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Kayaking
Stand-up paddle boarding can be done on any body of water, from high
surf to flat water. It is easy to learn and is great exercise. It takes balance
to paddle the board and you use your core muscles to maintain that
balance. Perhaps you lose your balance a couple of times and end up
in the water, but wet or dry, it’s a fun workout.
Move!
Getting Fit in Osterville
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Fitness (cont’d)
If working out while sitting down appeals more, you can tone those upper
arms as well as your abs while taking in the beautiful scenery around our
many local bays and ponds. You can launch a kayak from several locations
in Osterville: Bridge Street, East Bay Road and Bay Street. If you are feeling
energetic, plan a day kayaking or canoeing to Sampson’s Island, pack a
healthy lunch and enjoy the workout.
Rent both paddleboards and kayaks from Stand Up and Paddle Cape Cod.
It is Amy Hotchkiss’s 8th year in business here in Osterville. For lessons,
rentals and guided tours visit standupandpaddlecapecod.com.
Be sure to check out Paddle for the Bays, a kayak
and paddle board race around Oyster Harbors.
This race, which Hotchkiss co-founded with 3 Bays
Preservation, helps preserve the surrounding waters
in Osterville and Cotuit. It will be held on Saturday
September 16, 2017. For information visit 3bays.org/
events.
Sailing
The Wianno Yacht Club offers sailing lessons June-August. Contact the club
in April to register for the summer programs. They also offer private lessons
Monday through Friday. Visit www.wiannoyc.com or call 508-428-2232.
Road Race
If you’re a serious runner, or even a jogger or walker who likes company
and a great view, the 37th annual Cape Cod 5K Championship is a must for
you. The beautiful 5K course with ocean views is measured and certified by
the USATF. The race, which benefits the Osterville Village Library, starts in
front of the library. The calendar section on page 37 has the details or visit
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org for details.
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OSTERVILLEFITNESS
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SAT, JULY 15 8:00 AM
37th Annual Cape Cod 5K Championship
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Site Work • Permitting • Project Management
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Fitness (cont’d)
Swimming
Osterville has some of the most beautiful
beaches on Cape Cod, and swimming builds
endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular
fitness.
The US Census Bureau reports that two-and-a-
half hours per week of aerobic physical activity
such as swimming can decrease the risk of
chronic illnesses. People are typically able to
exercise longer in water than on land with
minimal joint or muscle pain. Joshua Pond or
beautiful Dowses Beach are great choices for
a great swim.
Walking, Biking and Hiking
There’s no better way to get to know Osterville
than to hit the road on foot or bike. And, for
those who like to wander off-road, we’ve
got some great options as well, including
Armstrong-Kelley Park. These routes will reward you with great views
along the way. Check out the map on page 6.
Osterville is your place to get out and MOVE – see you on the water,
the roads and pathways, at the beach or the gym!
– Nuala Quinn
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LIBRARY135TH
ANNIVERSARY
www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
I’ve really only known the Osterville Village Library for the last seven years
after Joe Cedrone and I bought a weekend house in the village. I often
went to the library on Saturday mornings to peruse the books and to get
a sense of its history. I had a great interest in libraries as I had served as a
trustee as well as treasurer of the Milton Public Library.
When the new library, designed by Charles Bellingrath and Jeremiah
Ford, was dedicated in 2012, it was impressive. It had three floors, was
modern and state of the art, and had a wonderful staff that seemed
not just helpful but friendly when I asked a variety of questions. We
enthusiastically participated in the fundraising. We created tiles for the
new Children’s Library and contributed to the building fund. So when I
was approached by the library about writing the
history of the Osterville Village Library (as I write
on local history), not only was I honored but I was
greatly intrigued. I sensed I would learn not just
about the history of the library, but also about this
village that I’d come to enjoy, with its bucolic setting
on the Nantucket Sound, large swathes of protected
land, and a village center that served all of our needs.
The Osterville Free Library, as it was known when
founded in 1882, can actually be traced back to 1873
as the Osterville Literary Society, and the lending
library was located in the converted dining room
of the James Allan Lovell House, where Thankful
Hamblin Ames lived and served as the first librarian.
The library was to outgrow the small room in less
than a decade, and was moved to the Dry Swamp
Academy behind the Osterville Baptist Church.
Osterville Library’s
Storied History
cont’d
ONCE UPON A TIME
The James Allan Lovell House
Thankful Hamblin Ames
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In 1881 William Lloyd Garrison, Jr. solicited both year-round and summer
residents to pledge money to build a new village library. Not just was
the necessary money raised, but Garrison himself purchased the land on
Main Street at Mulberry Corners, the junction of Parker Road and Main
and Bay Streets. The library was built by Charles Daniel, a local builder.
The incorporators of this new library were William Lloyd Garrison, Jr.,
Anna Davis Hallowell, Herman W. Chaplin, Francis J. Garrison, Pierrepont
Wise, Charles W. Storey and Jeremiah Chaplin. As stated in its articles
of incorporation, the library served as “the maintenance of a free
library and reading room at Osterville in the Town of Barnstable in this
Commonwealth, and the promotion of study and reading.”
The small wood Queen Anne style library
(now a part of Oyster Island Emporium) was
opened to the public on January 2, 1882,
and was the fourth library to be established
on Cape Cod. (It was preceded by the
Sturgis Library in 1863, the Hyannis Library
in1865, and the Centerville Library in 1869.)
Over the next seventy-five years, much of
it overseen by librarians Reverend Edward
Bourne Hinckley, Eliza Lovell, Bertha
Lovell Hackett and Katherine Hinckley, the
small library continued to grow and offer
the lending of books, and a place for both
students and adults to study and to read,
as well as to act as a community center.
LIBRARY135TH
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Paul & Rachel “Bunny” Mellon,
1958 donors of $200,000
Since its establishment in 1873 as the
Osterville Literary Society, the librarians
(and more recently, executive directors)
of the Osterville Village Library from that
time to the present are:
Thankful Hamblin Ames Bertha Lovell Hallett
Rev. E. B. Hinckley Mary Crocker
Eliza R. Lovell Katherine E. Hinckley
Miss Kathy Hinckley, the
Librarian from 1917 to 1956.
William Lloyd Garrision, Jr.
The Osterville Free Library at
Mulberry Corners (1882-1958)
The new 1958 Library designed
by Stanley Alger
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The residents of Osterville, both permanent and summer, joined together
to support the library through direct donations and events.
By 1932, the library “kept pace with the growth of the community, as the
telephone, the motor, the radio, have drawn it into more intimate contact
with the world outsides of Cape Cod.” But by 1957, the small library had
provided yeoman’s duty and was stretched to the limit. It was said that
with increased requests “for certain books and cramped quarters for
stacking and storing same have made it necessary…to plan a campaign
to have a larger and more adequate facilities to keep abreast of present
times.” A campaign was started with a then-anonymous donor, who
provided matching funds of up to $100,000 before September 1, 1958.
So successful was this 75th anniversary campaign that the library trustees
engaged local Osterville architect Stanley F. Alger, Jr. Mr. Alger designed
an attractive Colonial inspired library that transformed the old Eaton
Store Block at the corner of Wianno Avenue and West Bay Road into a
community center and a traditional library that quickly became a fun and
engaging place for all. It was designed with ample space for an adults
lounge, separate study areas for adults and young adults, and a children’s
reading area with a hall that could be used for both lectures and story
telling hours. From the capital campaign in 1957 that was so
generously contributed to by Rachel Lowe Lambert Lloyd
Mellon (known as “Bunny”) and Paul Mellon to the
expansion in 1968 through a generous contribution by
Maxwell Upson, the library was truly the pride of Osterville.
It seemed as if everyone contributed to its expansion and
well-being within their financial means.
Eva Watson Weber Claudia Morner Barbara Conathan Susan Martin
Margaret A. Frazier Barbara Williams Baker Patricia Jo Rogers Susan Belekewicz
Margaret J. Kyle Cynthia Mills Roach Lee Ann Amend Cyndy Cotton
In the 1970s, author
Kurt Vonnegut led book
discussions at the library
Don Carpenter reads his
prize-winning essay during
National Library Week 1960
The Wianno Club’s youngest
members put on a show to
raise funds for the library
Filming of Fiction Friction,
a 1972 award-winning
video starring Osterville’s
youngsters
cont’d
Over the ensuing years, the Osterville Village
Library continued to expand services. Circulation
dramatically increased as did events and programs
that brought in larger and more diverse audiences.
Programs included art exhibits, the bi-weekly
“Great Books” book discussions in the 1970s led
by Kurt Vonnegut, an award-winning children’s film
project “Fiction Friction” by Marjorie Lenk in 1972,
and kite-flying day at Dowse’s Beach. Funds to
support expanding programs were partially raised
with a myriad of events that have become village
traditions: benefit concerts, the golf tournament
at the Wianno Golf Course, clambakes, road races
and the annual car raffle.
The trustees and library staff have been greatly
aided by the Friends of the Osterville Village
Library. What really impressed me was when I
perused the trustees’ minutes (yes, I read every
line from 1882 to the present) and scrapbooks
from the 1950s to the present was to see so many dedicated people
who did their best to support the library and make it accessible to all.
The newest iteration of the Osterville Village Library has brought
hundreds of residents and friends who share, with pride, in the vast
achievements since 1882, when the library was formally incorporated
and dedicated to the ideals of a free lending library and in “the
promotion of study and reading.”
My labor of love, Osterville Village Library (Arcadia Publishing, 2017)
is a heavily illustrated book with more than two hundred photographs of
the various library buildings, the trustees, library staff, patrons, and those
who supported the library by attending the myriad events held over the
years. This book was a fascinating research project that chronicles not just
the growth and development of the library over the last 135 years, but
also reinforces that the library is truly the center of Osterville Village.
				 – Anthony M. Sammarco
LIBRARY135TH
ANNIVERSARY
Anthony M. Sammarco
is a noted historian and
author of more than 70
books and a weekend
resident of Osterville.
His new book celebrates
the history of the Library
with images from the
library archives.
Osterville Village Library will be published in May 2017 and can be purchased
at the Osterville Village Library and from Amazon.com
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Featuring the work of
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Renovations • Custom Cabinets
Indoor Pools • Additions • Painting
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SILVIA & SILVIA
CUSTOM BUILDERS
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This is Osterville. Here we are privileged to live in an intimacy with
water. Our time here is spent in a land by the ocean and punctuated by
a collection of kettle ponds, rivers, bogs, and tidal streams.
Water is not only our constant companion today, it is also the link to
those who came here before us. It is water that tells us how we came
to have the name Osterville. And Wianno, and Cotacheset, as well.
The newcomers at Plymouth Colony were attracted to our waters once
they discovered oysters in awesome plentitude here. They delegated
Myles Standish to negotiate with the indigenous leader Paupmunnuck
for the purchase of what was soon known as Oyster Island Village.
Oyster Island is now the site of Oyster Harbors.
The price? Two copper kettles and some material to make fences.
Paupmunnuck reserved from the sale a neck of land of about thirty acres
for his own residence, which afterward was known as Indian Fields, or in
his language, Kokachoise — or Cotacheset.
A stretch of land toward the ocean was named in honor of the neighbor-
ing sachem Iyanough. Wianno is the Anglicization.
Settlers of hardy stock soon followed. They had names like Thompson,
Lovell, Goodspeed, Lumbert, Bumpus, and Hatch. Names that live
on in various forms. Others of differing nationalities and different
sounding names came later, but brought similar commitment to hard
work, family, church and community. Women and men — and children
too — engaged in the backbreaking work required to wrest a living
from the land. And, these townspeople over time came to know Oyster
Island Village as Oysterville.
The people of Oysterville supported themselves by growing crops,
gathering oysters, sometimes pickling the surplus bivalves for export,
and melting their shells to make lime for the continuing procession
of construction projects.
What’s in a Name?
How Osterville became Osterville
What’s in a Name? (cont’d)
Years later the small community developed other
businesses centered on the water, including boat-
building, and coasting, or transporting commodities
up and down the East Coast.
With the exuberant confidence and patriotic pride
that followed the Revolution and the War of 1812,
Oysterville families felt it was time for another village
name change. Gathering one species of shellfish
was not all that defined this vibrant community of
farmers, boat-builders, carpenters, and seamen. In
authentic New England Town Meeting tradition, the
people gathered in celebration at Village Hall, at the
corner of Main Street and East Bay Road, to officially
declare that their name was Osterville.
As the nineteenth century matured, small-scale agriculture became
increasingly difficult, railroads competed with schooners in distributing
commercial goods, and the Civil War disrupted boat building. In
response, Osterville families began to reach out to the wider world
in sharing the beauty of their watery surroundings. Families from up-
the-coast Boston, and from the American Midwest came to spend the
summer with Osterville families as lodgers. Homes were expanded
to become inns, or “lodges.” Visiting families became so attached to
Osterville that they began to buy and build their own houses. Many of
the fresher immigrants who came to build or work in the new edifices,
stayed here, seasoning our melting pot.
Osterville’s summer people have made unique and life-changing
investments in the life of the year-round village. William Lloyd Garrison’s
foundational work on behalf of the Osterville Free Library (see article
starting on page 11) is among the splashier examples.
All because of the water and its reflections of light and beauty. A special
place defined by its waters. This is Osterville.
			 – Joseph Doolin
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In 1639, English settlers called this village Oyster Island
until the villagers changed the name to Oysterville and then
to Osterville in 1815. Today, Osterville is home to thriving oyster
farms like Barnstable Sea Farms and the largest oyster farm in
the state, Cape Cod Oyster Company.
In 2008, Cape Cod Oyster Company & Barnstable Sea Farms donated
20,000 oysters for recreational oystering.
David Ryan and Albert Suprenant own the Cape Cod Oyster Company
and market WiAnno oysters along with Aquator Marketing’s Eric Kaiser.
Hence, the capitol A in WiAnno stands for Aquator. They employ eight
people and have a new packing plant in Marston Mills.
Mr. Suprenant said that during the earlier years of oyster
fishing, southern coastal schooners would come up to
finish the oysters in the clear water and sandy floors of
Cape Cod. Shell fishermen like Joe Crosby in the 1930s
would harvest and sell the oysters until disease became
a problem in the 1960s, and aqua-culture leases were
rescinded by the towns that were impacted.
The leases were re-installed in the 1980ws when the
Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences came up with a
disease-resistant oyster. That’s when Cape Cod Oyster
Company got its start.
The old-wives tale is that oyster fishing only happens
in months with “R” in them. Barnstable Sea Farms
& Cape Cod Oyster Company operate 24/7 all year
long and their products are available all year long.
Recreational oyster fishing, however, is limited to the
months November to March. Cape Cod Oyster has two
grow-out methods in two locations. One is for free-
range oysters at the bottom of West Bay in Nantucket
Sound. It is sub-tidal year-round with few predators.
After a full season in upwellers, juvenile oysters are
graded and planted or held back. A boat goes between
the two rows of cages for harvesting. After harvesting
they are power-washed, hand-packed for distribution.
WiAnno oysters are distributed internationally and to
large companies like Legal Seafoods and Mortons.
The other location is in Cape Cod Bay in Barnstable
Harbor with off-bottom bags and cages in a sixty-acre
community aquaculture plot. An oyster dredge and
winch are used to pull up the bags.
Oysters & Osterville
Albert Surprenant, co-owner
of Cape Cod Oyster Co., at
his oyster farm in Osterville.
The oyster beds at the farm.
cont’d
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OYSTERS
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Oysters & Osterville (cont’d)
Supplying local restaurants like Five Bays, a dozen
Hyannis restaurants, and regional wholesalers with
oysters is the mission of Barnstable Sea Farms. The
oyster company has been in operation since 1991
and has two sites in Barnstable Harbor and one in
Osterville. Barnstable Sea Farms is owned by Les
Hemmila and his son Jared.
Barnstable Sea Farms produce product year-round
with their Sandy Neck Oysters, grown in cages and
bags in Barnstable Harbor from early-summer to
mid-winter, and their Garrison Point oysters grown
on the bottom in Osterville’s West Bay from January
to late summer.
As for taste, a bay-grown oyster has a briny taste and
bottom-grown oysters have a more mineral taste.
Shells are thicker on bottom-grown oysters.
Oysters filter 30 gallons of water on average per day
making the Bays cleaner. The town of Barnstable’s Three Bays Watershed
208 Plan Implementation Project will use oysters to bring the Bays to a
new level of cleanliness. Water temperatures have not changed in the Bays
so the oysters are thriving.
According to the Marine and Environmental Affairs Office, recreational
oystering is available at the town way on Bridge Street and the north side
of Scudder Lane. If you want to try oystering, you first need to get your
shell-fishing license at town hall.
Licenses are available from November to March to residents for $30, non-
residents for $120 and $60 for seasonal families. A senior resident family
license is $20. You only need your hands to get oysters, but a quahog or clam
rake is helpful too. You will also need a 10-quart metal wire peck bucket and a
gauge to measure the oysters. Limits on size are posted annually. The current
limit on quantity is one level peck per week and the season ends April 1st.
Permits are available at the Marine and Environmental Affairs Office, 189
Phinney’s Lane, Centerville, 508-790-6272. Proof of residency is required.
For more information on the regulations and how to get your shell-fishing
license, go to www.town.barnstable.ma.us/naturalresources/shellfishing.asp.
Also, it is a good idea to consult a tidal chart because low tide is better
for harvesting.
If you want to try local oysters, try them at a local restaurant like Five Bays,
dig some of your own, or go to Legal Seafoods when you are away from
the Cape. You can eat them raw, cooked, or fried. If you are visiting here or
live here, remember that the oysters were so abundant that settlers called
it Oyster Island Village. With the clear water and sandy bottom, it is a very
happy place for oysters and for oyster lovers.
				 – Diane Spencer
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JACKCOTTON
www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
Luxury real estate expert, teacher, and best-
selling author Jack Cotton knows the power
of home. As a young boy, he constructed his
own secret houses in the undeveloped woods
of 1950s Osterville. The building boom had
just begun in his Tower Hill neighborhood
and when this oldest child of a single mom
needed a refuge, scrap lumber was easy to
come by at the burgeoning construction sites.
Life wasn’t easy for his family struggling to pay
the bills, hold onto their house, and gain respect
in a tight community made up almost exclusively
of two-parent families. He says his retreat to “one of his little houses
under the trees” made “everything right in [his] world.” He remembers
“the grain of the wood lighting up in the mid-day sun and the smell of
the fresh-cut wood” and credits those powerful, early experiences as
the seeds of his future success as the region’s legendary high-end home
salesman. “That’s the feeling I’ve never been able to get away from and
that’s what drove me to this business.”
In 1974, while still an undergraduate at Babson College, he founded
Cotton Real Estate from his dorm room, later becoming nationally
known for his business acumen, integrity, and a sales team responsible
for thousands of luxury property transactions over three decades. When
he sold the company to Sotheby’s International (where he still works) in
2005, he says, “One of the first things I bought was a tree house.”
This time, instead of being constructed of scrap lumber, it was fashioned
by a custom tree-house builder and transported, including the tree, by
18-wheeler from California to Cape Cod for his two youngest children.
Cotton laughs and says the hollowed-out, eight-foot diameter trunk,
complete with “Keebler elf-style” door “cost more than [his] first house!”
But Cotton doesn’t seem to mind. For him, a refuge large or small is
worth everything. “A lot of people get into real estate because they
don’t know what else to do and it’s a means to an end, but to me it’s
the beginning, the middle, and the end. For me to help other people
capture that ‘all’s right with the world’ feeling in their own space —
whether it’s a big house or a little house — it’s all the same to me…
That’s why I’m so obsessed with it. To me a house is…your oasis from
the storm of life. It’s your security. It’s where you can let down your hair,
be you, recharge, reconnect, rejuvenate.”
Cotton’s books, DVDs, and webinars have extended his outreach and
made him an international fixture on the real estate scene.
Home-Grown Success
Jack Cotton
cont’d
Jack Cotton’s Treehouse
Jack Cotton (cont’d)
Selling Luxury Homes, 12 Secrets Luxury Home
Buyers Know, and 12 Secrets Luxury Home Sellers
Know have all been Amazon top-sellers along
with A Dog’s Guide To Life: Lessons from Moose
which was written for his two oldest children
commemorating not only the family dog but the
ingredients for a successful life.
He is a sought-after coach whose online group and individual counseling
attracts followers from around the globe. He could live anywhere but says
Osterville has always been home. ”Even when we were very young, we
knew we were living in a special place.”
He has always loved the waterfront, explaining, “I got a wooden rowboat
in the fifth grade…I built a trailer out of lawnmower wheels and I used
to drag that from Tower Hill down to East Bay and…I would just row
everywhere so I really got to know the waterfront.”
The boy who once dragged his rowboat via handmade trailer just to be
on the water, grew up to sell many of the houses he so admired from his
pram. How? According to him, by “outworking everyone.”
Many residents of his favorite town served as mentors and substitute
grandparents along the way. He cites in particular the merchants of
Osterville who kept watch over the behavior of the town’s children,
the generosity of real estate predecessor Helen McLellan who helped
him in his early days, the Cotuit widow who trusted him as a young
man to sell her luxury waterfront property, modest and savvy Barnstable
landowner John Shields, and best friend and business advisor, the late
John Alger, whom he still misses terribly. It was Alger who reinforced
the one question on which Cotton now bases his consultations, his
business, and the training and education courses at his Cotton Center
for Real Estate Studies at Cape Cod Community College: “What is in
the best interest of the client?” For thousands of individuals, Cotton
has successfully answered that question.
				
– Sara Hoagland Hunter
JACKCOTTON
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“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing,
wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating;
there is really no such thing as bad weather,
only different kinds of good weather.”
The words of John Ruskin ring true to all of us
hearty Cape Codders — whether full-time, xjpart-
time, or once-upon-a-time residents.
Our seaside village of Osterville transforms with
the first snowfall of the season. Vistas are opened
with leafless trees and offer views only rarely seen.
And believe it or not, as magical as Osterville is in the summer, it is
equally delightful when the first snowflakes fall. The winds whipping off
Nantucket Sound create mini-blizzards across the sweeping hills and
valleys of the golf courses. And snow quickly piles high in the most
unexpected places.
But no windstorm will delay the gathering families and squeals of glee
surrounding the third hole of the Wianno Golf Course. This downhill
sledding venue is a favorite of young and old. It is just a stone’s throw
from the Crosby Boat Yards and the Osterville Historical Museum.
If you go, be sure to bring your toboggan.
And don’t forget the beach! Dowses Beach takes on a wintery charm with
the crisp winds blowing off the ocean. Mittens and boots take the place
of sunscreen and beach towels. There are always new treasures to find
washed onshore in the days following storms. Full snow moons and crisp
night skies filled with stars are more reflective than ever in the cold air.
Life takes on a slower pace in the Village with even more conversations
happening on the sidewalks, at the post office, or while picking up a
muffin & coffee at Earthly Delights or a quiche & latte at Amie’s Bakery.
Everything you need, you can find at the House & Garden or pick up
from Fancy’s. No need to go further — unless you want to.... Friends
gather for warm chowder at Wimpy’s or a rocket salad and flatbread
du jour at Crisp. The lines are a bit shorter, but the hospitality is as warm
as ever. And as it has been for over 40 years, the latest news is always
to be found at the two barbershops in town.
The Christmas Stroll turns the Village into a storybook setting with
“Jingle Bells” being sung by the St. Peter’s Nursery School students
and carolers on the steps of the Osterville Baptist Church. The 1820s
Captain Jonathan Parker House is aglow
with the annual Festival of Trees at the
Osterville Historical Museum, while the
non-denominational crèche service reminds
us what the joy of the season truly means.
It is a time not unlike the days of the snow
plows drawn by teams of horses (owned by
Winter in Osterville
Winter Wonderland.
Photos this page courtesy of Jennifer Williams
the Kalas family of Charlie’s Penny Candy
Store) down the main streets of the Village.
A time when ice was harvested at Neck
Pond. A time when 10-year-old Lucy Baxter,
a student at Osterville’s Dry Swamp
Academy, wrote in her diary in 1862:
February 3rd
This morning it was quite pleasant and
before night we had a driving snowstorm.
Grandpa came up to the schoolhouse after
me. I am in the 1st class in spelling. I have 39 words in my book.
We are going to spell them next Friday. I got above Joseph Waitt.
February 4th
Today it is pleasant, but there is so much snow on the ground that
I did not get to school. I am sorry because I shall have to go down
to No. 25 in the spelling class. Tomorrow I think I shall go down to
Mr. Erastus Scudder’s after a spelling book.
Perhaps the only difference is that today kids of all ages hope for a snow
day (or two!) to soak in the beauty of this place we call Osterville.
– Jennifer Williams, Executive Director, Osterville Historical Society
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www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
Music & merriment
at Osterville’s annual
Christmas stroll.
Stuart W. Rapp
ATTORNEY AT LAW
508.428.0400
srapp@srapplaw.com
749 Main Street
Osterville
• Wills and Trusts
• Guardianships and Conservatorships
• Probate
• Succession Planning
• Elder Law
• Real Estate
• Member of NAEALA
Joan Chase
Tel: 508.428.1007
Cell: 508.280.4117
749 Main St., Osterville
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Let us find or sell your perfect gem
Osterville Village Library’s
135th Year
Opening Doors,
Lives and Minds
Cyndy Cotton, Executive Director
Osterville Village Library
If you haven’t visited the library recently, now is the time. As we
celebrate our 135th Anniversary, we’re making changes to ensure
we continue to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s patrons.
During the first year of the library’s existence, just having the
opportunity to borrow a book from Thankful Ames’s makeshift library
in her dining room was a wonderful privilege for Osterville residents.
Today, our residents — both year-round and summer — expect a
lot more. And we’re delivering.
With the help and support of our donors, staff, board and volunteers,
we’re becoming a vibrant community center that offers programs
and events for all ages, and meets the daily needs of
everyone in the community from toddlers to remote
workers to senior citizens.
For those of you who are working remotely, come visit our
business center, with wifi, color and black and white printers;
scanning and fax capabilities and a shredder.
If you’re looking for a cozy place to spend a rainy day, our
Atrium offers a comfortable sitting area to play games,
tackle a puzzle, talk or read.
Our Fireside Reading room continues to be a favorite
spot to catch up on the daily news, read, study or just
enjoy the quiet ambiance.
DIRECTOR’SMESSAGE
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Our rigorous academic environment develops our students’
individual talents in classrooms K-12. From early childhood education,
to development and emphasis of 21st century skills, to athletics and
AP and honors coursework, our students lead in the classroom, on
the field and in our community. Learn more about the Cape Cod
Academy experience.
50 Osterville-W.
Barnstable Rd.
Osterville, MA 02655
508.428.5400
www.capecodacademy.org
EXCELLING IN THE CLASSROOM. PREPARING FOR LIFE.
Is it your year to win a Mercedes?
You’d look great driving in a new 2017 Mercedes-
Benz GLA250. Prime Motor Group and the Osterville
Village Library are teaming up for the 2017 Car Raffle!
Tickets are available at the Osterville Village Library or
online at OstervilleVillageLibrary.org. On the home
page, just click on the “Support Fund Raisers” button.
Tickets will go on sale starting June 26. The drawing for
the car will be on Saturday, September 2 at 5 pm.
Individual ticket for $125
2 for $200
11 for $1,000
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
Disclaimer: Actual color, features and equipment of the vehicle will be determined by the sponsor at its sole and
absolute discretion. Prize winner is solely responsible for any and all fees and/or costs including title, license,
registration, and insurance incurred in claiming, registering, or using the vehicle prize.
DIRECTOR’SMESSAGE
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Opening Doors (cont’d)
The Children’s Room offers areas
for toddlers and older kids with a
makerspace area. Computers and
study tables are available for young
adults as well. Story hours, age-
appropriate events and a creative
environment make this a wonderful
destination for our young families.
Select any one of the many programs
we offer almost daily, tailored for little
ones, big kids and adults. Check our
website (OstervilleVillageLibrary.com)
or follow us on Facebook to find out
about art exhibits, concerts, speakers,
special events and more. Starting on
page 37, this community guide has
a comprehensive calendar, so take
a look — and come see us!
This is an exciting year for me. I’ve
been a part of this library since I was
a child getting my first library card.
I’m proud of the progress we’ve made
during my years on the Board. In the
words of one of our greatest supporters
and my personal mentor, the late
Carolyn Crossett Rowland, “Libraries
open doors; libraries open lives;
libraries open minds.” This continues
to be my mantra, and with your support,
we will continue to make this a
community resource we all can be
proud of. 		
		
– Cyndy Cotton
Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Investor Business Daily,
Wired, Entrepreneur, Money, Bankers & Tradesman,
Standard & Poor’s, New York Times, Scientific
American, Boston Globe + others.
THE BUSINESS CENTER
•	Computers (PC & Mac)
•	Fax machine
•	Color and Black & White copiers
•	Shredder (Hippa Level 3)
•	Scan to email/to USB
•	Printing from USB
•	Binding machine
•	Laminator
•	4 sit-to-stand tables
•	Newspapers & Magazine such as:
www.CarlRiedell.com
PLUMBING • HEATING
AIR CONDITIONING • WATER FILTRATION
778 Main Street, Osterville
508.428.6365
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Free Estimates
DUCT CLEANING • AIR PURIFICATION • PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Master Plumber License 8246 • Sheet Metal License 41
Cape Cod Seventh Day
Adventist Church
2736 Falmouth Rd.
347.613.2187
capecodsda.org
Saturday: 9:30 am Bible Study
Saturday: 11:00 am Worship service
Wednesday: 7:00 pm Prayer meeting
Faith Baptist Church
251 West Barnstable Rd.
508.428.2252
capefaith.org
Sunday: 10:00 am
Osterville Baptist Church
824 Main St.
508.428.2787
ostervillebaptist.org
Sunday: 9:00 am & 11:00 am
Saint Peters Episcopal Church
421 Wianno Ave
508.428.3561
stpeters-capecod.org
fall, winter, spring
Sunday: 8:00 am, 10:00 am
Wednesday: 10:00 am
summer
Sunday: 8:00 am, 10:00 am
Sunday: 9:15 am at Crystal Lake
Osterville United Methodist Church
57 Pond St.
508.428.2811
ostervillechurch.com
Sunday: 8:30 am & 10:00 am
Our Lady of the Assumption
Roman Catholic Church
76 Wianno Ave.
508.428.2011
assumption-capecod.org
Weekdays 8:00 am
Saturday: Vigil 4:00 pm
Saturday: Confession 3:00-3:45 pm
Sunday: 7:00 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am
Cape Cod Synagogue
145 Winter St., Hyannis
508.775.2988
ccsynagogue.org
Saturday: 10:30 am
Friday: Erev Shabbat 8:00 pm
second friday of the month
Community Shabbat Dinner 5:30 pm*
Family Service 6:30 pm
* Reservation required
Church Listings
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CHURCHLISTINGS
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2017 Calendar of Events
EVENTCALENDAR
APRIL
THURS, APRIL 20
Lyme Disease Awareness Program
5:00 PM	 		
Last year the CDC reported that an estimated 300,000 people in the US are diagnosed
with Lyme disease each year. Ron Gangemi of Lyme Awareness of Cape Cod (LACC )
will be at the Osterville Village Library to help increase awareness. tel 508.428.5757
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
THURS, APRIL 27
Cleaning up the Bays: Managing Stormwater in the Three Bays
7:00 PM
Join the Association to Preserve Cape Cod, the Town of Barnstable, and Three Bays
Preservation at the Osterville Village Library to learn about the impacts of stormwater
pollutants on water quality in the bays, a new project getting underway to help address
this problem, and how you can help. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
MAY
MAY-JUNE
Society of Cape Cod Craftsmen Exhibit
Celebrating our 65th year as a juried organization, this exhibit from the Society of Cape
Cod Craftsmen features works in pottery, wood, glass, fiber, metal, textiles, paper and
jewelry. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, MAY 5-MAY 7
Osterville Garden Club Exhibit “The Next Chapter”
Visitors to the Osterville Village Library are invited to savor
beautiful floral designs and fresh local horticultural displays
in “The Next Chapter,” a flower show by members of the
Osterville Garden Club. Show is on all three floors of the
Library during the regular library hours. For more information
visit OstervilleGardenClub.org
SAT, MAY 6		
O’Well: Osterville Wellness Day
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM	
The Osterville Village Library will host a family-oriented health and wellness day spon-
sored by Osterville Business and Professional Association OstervilleVillage.com
THURS, MAY 11		
National Parks Series Lecture Series
5:00 PM	
Continuation of the 9-part series presented by Steve Farrar. Mr. Farrar has visited almost
all the National Parks, and will present a review of his experiences at the California and
Pacific Parks. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
tel 508.428.5757
FRI, MAY 19
Youth Striper Night at Crosby Yacht
Tournament is open to the public.
OstervilleAnglersClub.com email oac@ostervilleanglersclub.com
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FRI, MAY 19
41st Annual Osterville Village Library Golf Tournament
10:30 AM	 		
Your chance to play the exclusive Wianno Club Golf Course! Entry fee,
$225 per player includes lunch, cart, golf, prizes, dinner, auction & music.
Non-golfer options: Dinner, music & auction, $65. Proceeds benefit
the Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
SAT, MAY 20
Three Bays Spin & Fly Tournament
Catch & release tournament open to the public.
OstervilleAnglersClub.com email oac@ostervilleanglersclub.com
THURS, MAY 25		
National Parks Series Lecture Series
5:00 PM	
Continuation of the 9-part series presented by Steve Farrar. Mr. Farrar has visited almost
all the National Parks, and will present a review of his experiences at the Parks of the
Midwest. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
email cyndycotton@clamsnet.org tel 508.428.5757
SAT, MAY 27
Osterville Garden Club Annual Plant & Bake Sale	
9:00 AM-Noon
Featuring heirloom plants that we encourage all gardeners
to plant to help to restore our heritage here on Cape Cod.
We’ll offer wonderful baked goods and perennials, herbs
and annuals grown by our Garden Club members as well
as gardening items and containers.
OstervilleGardenClub.org
TUES, MAY 30
“The Lure and Lore” Marine Art Exhibit Opening
5:00-6:00 PM
Art historian Dr. Edward Dunn will offer a detailed and
personal look at this exhibition showcasing a series of 19th
and 20th century marine paintings from New England and
far-away destinations. He will discuss their artistic merit,
and, via carefully researched descriptions, point out their
historical and geographic connections. These features
transform marine art from pretty paintings to actual historic
documents. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
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Enjoy a spectacular harbor cruise around the Three Bays or charter
to Edgartown/Nantucket aboard GHOST with Captain Mark.
Cell: 203.219.2210 | Osterville-EdgartownHarborCruise.com
Osterville-Edgartown Harbor Cruise
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EVENTCALENDAR
www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
13 Wianno Avenue • Osterville
774.228.2985
osterville@inthepinkonline.com
BOSTON • CHATHAM • EDGARTOWN • FALMOUTH • MASHPEE • NANTUCKET • OSTERVILLE
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JUNE
JUNE-OCTOBER
“The Lure and Lore” Marine Art Exhibit
This exhibition showcases a series of 19th and 20th century marine paintings. Be
transported not only across the New England coast, but also to far-away destinations
including the White Cliffs of Dover and even Venice. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
tel 508.428.5757
THURS, JUNE 8		
National Parks Series Lecture Series
5:00 PM	
Continuation of the 9-part series presented by Steve Farrar. Mr. Farrar has visited almost
all the National Parks, and will present a review of his experiences at the Rocky Mountain
Parks. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
tel 508.428.5757
FRI, JUNE 9
Full Moon/Sunset Paddleboard Trip	 	
Paddling during a full moon on the Centerville River.
Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. For more information:
Standupandpaddlecapecod.com tel 508.331.0798
SUN, JUNE 11
Father’s Day Tournament
Striped bass & bluefish tournament open to the public.
OstervilleAnglersClub.com
email oac@ostervilleanglersclub.com
WED, JUNE 14
Annual Cape Cod Shell Show
10:00 AM-5:00 PM
The Cape Cod Shell Show is a competitive artistic show with several
categories, both professional and non-professional held at the Hilton
Doubletree, in Hyannis. Featured outstanding and unique shell art by
artists from the United States and abroad. CapeCodShellShow.com
THURS, JUNE 15
The Itsy Bitsy Spider’s Rain Garden
9:00-11:00 AM	 		
Join the Association to Preserve Cape Cod, the Town of Barnstable, Three Bays
Preservation and the Horsley Witten Group at the Osterville Village Library to learn
about rain gardens, how they are designed and built, and how they work. If you’d like,
get your hands dirty and help with the installation of the new rain garden! All ages.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org email cyndycotton@clamsnet.org tel 508.428.5757
THURS, JUNE 15
Osterville Historical Museum Opening Day
10:00 AM-2:00 PM	 		
The Museum presents “The Lost Murals” of Cape Cod artist and teacher Vernon Cole-
man. Tour the Parker House & the Cammett House, both feature art, antiques & special
exhibits, and gardens by the Osterville Garden Club. Open now until September 15th.
Admission is free. OstervilleMuseum.org email ohs@OstervilleMuseum.org
THURS, JUNE 22		
National Parks Series Lecture Series
5:00 PM	
Continuation of the 9-part series presented by Steve Farrar. Mr. Farrar will present a
review of his experiences at the Parks of the Pacific Midwest. At the Osterville Village
Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org email cyndycotton@clamsnet.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, JUNE 23 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Osterville Farmers Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Opening Day. Enjoy breads, fruit, vegetables, flowers,
jams, honey, spices, herbs, eggs, juices, ginger beer, kettle
corn, meats, cookies, olive oil, salads, soaps, and so much
more. Every Friday through the end of September. Story
Hour for kids of all ages at 10:00 am & 11:00 am in July
and August. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical
Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
SAT, JUNE 24
Barnstable Clamming Class for Kids	
7:00 AM		
Bring your kids or grandkids out to learn how to shellfish! Barnstable Clamwming Classes
for Kids, will be held this summer at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more
information or to register, stop by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane,
Centerville or call the office at tel 508.790.6272
SUN, JUNE 25
Barnstable Clamming Class for Kids	
7:00 AM		
Bring your kids or grandkids out to learn how to shellfish! Barnstable
Clamming Classes for Kids, will be held this summer at the Bridge
Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop
by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or
call the office at tel 508.790.6272
MON, JUNE 26
Barnstable Clamming Class for Kids	
8:00 AM		
Bring your kids or grandkids out to learn how to shellfish! Barnstable Clamming Classes
for Kids, will be held this summer at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more
information or to register, stop by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane,
Centerville or call the office at tel 508.790.6272
www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
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The Rotary Club of Osterville is part of Rotary
International, a world-wide organization of
business and professional leaders providing
humanitarian service and promoting goodwill and
peace throughout the world. We invite you to join us.
We meet:
EEvery Wednesday
Wimpy’s Seafood Cafe, Osterville, Noon
1st Wednesday of the Month
Torino’s Restaurant, Hyannis, 5:30 pm
All are welcome to come see what we’re all about!
OstervilleRotary.org
Talida M. Flonta, DDS
21 Pond St., Unit 4
Osterville
ostervillefamilydental.com
508.428.2443
MON, JUNE 26
25th Annual Car Raffle Tickets for Sale!
Win a new Mercedes-Benz GLA250! Buy your tickets
for the annual car raffle to benefit the Osterville Village
Library. You could be the lucky winner and drive away in a
brand new car. Drawing to be held on the Library green on Saturday, September 2nd.
Tickets on sale July & August: $125 each; 2 for $200 & 11 tickets for $1,000.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
TUES, JUNE 27	
Pete Stringer & The “Evolution of the Hundred Mile Man”
3:30 PM	
Osterville native and Ultrarunner Pete Stringer will share how he started with 5K in the
Evolution of the Hundred Mile Man. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
COMFORTABLE. SAFE. CARING.
PRECISE. GENTLE.
COMPREHENSIVE GENERAL DENTISTRY
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EVENTCALENDAR
www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
WED, JUNE 28
Barnstable Clamming Class for Kids	
7:00 AM		
Bring your kids or grandkids out to learn how to shellfish! Barnstable Clamming Classes
for Kids, will be held this summer at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more
information or to register, stop by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane,
Centerville or call the office at tel 508.790.6272
THURS, JUNE 29 		
Barnstable Youth Hockey Fishing Tournament
8:00 AM	
“Give a Kid a Goal” and support BYHA by fishing for the
day, weigh-in, then gathering at Baxter’s Fish & Chips for
dinner, auction and awards. OstervilleAnglersClub.com
tel E.J. Jaxtimer 508.776.0923 email ejjaxtimer@comcast.net
THURS, JUNE 29		
National Parks Series Lecture Series
5:00 PM	
Continuation of the 9-part series presented by Steve Farrar.
Mr. Farrar has visited almost all the National Parks, and will
present a review of his experiences at the NPS Units in
Massachusetts. At the Osterville Village Library.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org email cyndycotton@clamsnet.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, JULY 30
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM	
Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, pasta, honey, butter, flowers, herbs, soaps,
cookies, poultry, and more. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum.
OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
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JULY
WED, JULY 5
Bayside Explorers
3:00 PM
Join us every Wednesday from July 5th-August 23rd at Dowses Beach for a FREE family,
kid-friendly program about the waters of Cape Cod. We’ll explore the wrack line and go
fishing to see what lives in and on our local waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to
help you identify your discoveries and to teach you all about our local water creatures!
We only go at low tide, so the time varies from week to week. Dress to get wet and bring
your water shoes! 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org
FRI, JULY 7
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM	
Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, pasta, honey, butter, flowers, herbs, soaps,
cookies, poultry, and more. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum.
OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
FRI, JULY 7
“Baklava, Biscotti and an Irishman”Author Book Signing
4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Kathy Aspden’s debut novel, “Baklava, Biscotti, and an Irishman”, is a dazzling pastiche
of love, deception, acceptance and forgiveness. Artfully weaving together three lives,
three coasts and three generations, its theme revolves around the premise that nothing
in life is random. Kathy’s book has been requested by Dr. Phil and other stars!
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
SAT, JULY 8
Community Yard Sale
9:00 AM-3:00 PM	
Come to the library green and browse through family treasures, nicknacks, and gently
used items at this community yard sale. Open to the public. A portion of the proceeds
will benefit the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
SUN, JULY 9
23nd Annual OVL Cape Cod Clambake	
5:30 PM
A traditional village get-together under the tent on the
Osterville Village Library green. Meet old friends & make
new ones, enjoy the music and join in the fun! Dine on lobster
(steak or chicken if you prefer), clams, corn on the cob & more!
Kids are welcome with a special menu and a bouncy house!
Buy individual tickets or be a “table sponsor” and reserve a
table for your group! Benefits the Library. For more information
or visit OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
SUN, JULY 9
Full Moon/Sunset Paddleboard Trip	 	
Paddling during a full moon on the Centerville River. Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.
For more information: Standupandpaddlecapecod.com tel 508.331.0798
MON, JULY 10
Mutts & Martinis
5:30 PM-7:30 PM	
A cocktail party for dogs & their owners. Socialize & network with man’s best friend &
fellow dog lovers. $30 per human, which includes 2 drinks & hors d’oeuvres. Benefits
Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
JULY 11-12
What Makes a Great Village?
10:00 AM-1:00 PM	 	
Children and teens (6 & up), are welcome to drop in to the Osterville Library during this
2-day family event. We’ll create small people, houses, village buildings and more; and
then lay out our model village on the Library Green. The more builders, the bigger the
village! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
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TUES, JULY 11
It Takes a Town: The Path Forward for Clean Water in Barnstable
5:00 PM 	 	
Lindsey B. Counsel, Director Emeritus, Three Bays Preservation, has spent more than
two decades devoted to protecting the Three Bays Watershed. He also is Chair of the
Town of Barnstable’s Water Resources Advisory Committee with a mission to advise on
completing and implementing a Comprehensive Water Management Planning Project.
His talk will outline the details of that planning project. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
tel 508.428.5757
WED, JULY 12
Bayside Explorers
9:00 AM
Join us every Wednesday from July 5th-August 23rd at Dowses
Beach for a FREE family, kid-friendly program about the waters of
Cape Cod. We’ll explore the wrack line and go fishing to see what
lives in and on our local waters. We will have Naturalists on hand
to help you identify your discoveries and to teach you all about our
local water creatures! We only go at low tide, so the time varies
from week to week. Dress to get wet and bring your water shoes!
3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org
WED, JULY 12
Osterville Library Concert Series on the Library Green (Kick-off Concert)
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
The 2017 Concert on the Library Green Series kicks off the season under the tent with
the Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Band. Bring the kids, house guests and neighbors!
Concerts are held indoors in the Library if it rains. Free admission; donations accepted.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
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Build a Solar Garden Lighthouse
10:00 AM-Noon	 	
Kids and teens (ages 8 and up) are invited to paint and build a working solar garden light
shaped like a lighthouse from clay pots and a solar light. Contact the library for info on
registration and materials fee. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
THURS, JULY 13
Osterville Village Library 135th Anniversary Celebration
4:00-6:00 PM
To celebrate the 135th Osterville Village Library Anniversary, a film
and book have been produced to commemorate this remarkable
milestone. The premiere showing of the film, on the Library green,
highlights the rich history of the library and its role in the village.
Join us to celebrate the proud past, enjoy the many present day
cultural, intellectual and social activities going and the future hopes
for the library to continue its important role in the village. Viewing
will be inside in the event of inclement weather. tel 508.428.5757
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
FRI, JULY 14
Annual Big 3 Fishing Tournament
Enjoy a day of fishing to benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape
Cod & the Islands. Dinner and auction to follow at the Wychmere
Beach Club. www.bbbsmb.org/events email ejjaxtimer@comcast.net
FRI, JULY 14
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM		
On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. Story Hour
at 10:00 am & 11:00 am in July and August. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
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FRI, JULY 14
Bridges & Towers: Structural Design Challenges
10:00 AM-Noon	 	
Who can build the tallest tower? The strongest bridge? Kids and teens (ages 8 and up)
can test their building skills at this drop-in event. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
tel 508.428.5757
SAT, JULY 15
Osterville Rotary’s 23nd Annual Bluefish & Striper Tournament
7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Join us at The Wianno Yacht Club! Fishing tournament: 7:00 am- 4:30 pm. $190 entry fee.
Prizes: $750 1st Heaviest, $500 2nd Heaviest. Not fishing? Join us for a BBQ, award
ceremony, and live & silent auctions from 5:00-8:00 pm. ($20 adults, $7 kids). Proceeds
benefit more than 50 local organizations. For entry forms and more info:
OstervilleRotary.org OstervilleAnglersClub.com
SAT, JULY 15
37th Annual Cape Cod 5K Championship
8:00 AM
The beautiful 5K course with ocean views is measured and certified by
the USATF. Race starts in front of the Osterville Community Building, 99
West Bay Rd. Prize money to top male and female athletes; medals to
top 3 in each age division. 5K Entry Fee $25. 1K Kids Race Entry Fee $5.
CC5K.org email sdoherty@capecod.net
SAT, JULY 15
43nd Annual Osterville Village Day
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
5K Road Race, 8:00 am. Parade, 1:00 pm. Antique & classic cars,
bands, floats & more. Other events include music, craft fair, food
stands, children’s events, and more. Sponsored by the Osterville
Business & Professional Assn. and the Osterville Village Assn.
Gail Nightingale: tel 508.428.6327
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SAT, JULY 15
Village Crafters of Cape Cod Craft Fair
9:00 AM-3:00 PM	
On the Library Green, The Village Crafters’ booths will again this year
feature local artists and crafts people exhibiting work of fine quality. Be
sure to stop by after the Road Race and during Village Day to see their
beautiful work! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
SAT, JULY 15
Village Day Antique & Classic Car Parade
10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Enjoy more than 75 cars on the Osterville Museum grounds before and after the parade
through the Village. OstervilleMuseum.org
SUN, JULY 16 		
Pigs & Pearls Celebration
5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Enjoy an evening of fabulous local food from our Farmers’ Market vendors, local chefs
& music to benefit the Osterville Historical Museum. A silent auction will be held for
one-of-a-kind archival photos from the Museum’s collection. OstervilleMuseum.org
email OHS@OstervilleMuseum.org
TUES, JULY 18
A Native Cape Cod Garden: Planting with a Purpose
5:00 PM	 	
Kristin Anders, Director of Education & Outreach, Association to Preserve Cape Cod,
will discuss how the use of native plants in our managed landscape, together with
ecologically-friendly land care practices, can help protect the purity of our waters,
support bees, butterflies and birds, and preserve the essence of Cape Cod. Hear
about some of our valued Cape Cod native species and how you can better steward
your piece of the Cape! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
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WED, JULY 19
Bayside Explorers
3:00 PM
Join us at Dowses Beach in Osterville for a FREE family, kid-friendly program about the
waters of Cape Cod. We’ll explore the wrack line and go fishing to see what lives in and
on our local waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to help you identify your discoveries
and to teach you all about our local water creatures! We only go at low tide, so the time
varies from week to week. Dress to get wet and bring your water shoes! 3Bays.org
tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org
THURS, JULY 20
Thursday Evening Concert Series on the Library Green
6:00 PM-7:00 PM		
Pack a picnic and lawn chairs; bring the kids, house guests & neighbors
and come over to enjoy local jazz & blues drummer Kareem Sanjaghi
and his band. Concerts are held indoors in the Library if it rains.
Free admission. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, JULY 21
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM	
Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, honey, flowers, herbs,
soaps, poultry, and more. On the grounds of the Osterville
Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
FRI, JULY 21, 2016
An Evening by the Sea Charity Auction for Hope Hospice
5:30 PM
Join us as An Evening by the Sea Auction takes you around the world with food and wine!
This year’s premier auction will transform the Wianno Club in Osterville into a night of
unique and delicious international food and wine pairings, and will offer unique items for
auction, all in support for the services provided by Hope Hospice, including the McCarthy
Care Center in East Sandwich. Mark your calendars and join us for an evening of great fun
and even greater support for local friends and family.
hopehealthco.org/EveningbytheSea email lwyndham@HopeHealthCo.org
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www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
SAT, JULY 22
Ladies Shoal Troll Tournament
Striped bass & bluefish tournament to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
Open to the public; hosted by Baxter’s Restaurant. OstervilleAnglersClub.com
email oac@ostervilleanglersclub.com
MON, JULY 24
“Sense the Wind” Documentary Film
5:00 PM	 	
“Sense the Wind”, a documentary film by filmmaker Christine Knowlton, is about blind
sailors as they race the open waters. Don’t miss this inspiring and uplifting film at the
Osterville Village Library! Presented by the Osterville Village Library and the Wianno
Yacht Club. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org email cyndycotton@clamsnet.org
tel 508.428.5757
WED, JULY 26
Bayside Explorers
9:00 AM
Join us at Dowses Beach to explore the wrack line & go fishing to see what lives in and
on our local Cape Cod waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to help you identify your
discoveries & teach you all about our local water creatures! We only go at low tide, so the
time varies from week to week. Dress to get wet and be sure to bring your water shoes!
3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org
WED, JULY 26
Kids Design/Build Workshop: Marble Mazes
10:00 AM-Noon	 	
Kids ages 6-12 can design and build amazing marble mazes. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
tel 508.428.5757
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WED, JULY 26
Art@The Museum
1:00-5:00 PM	 	
One-day show of renowned Cape Cod artists at the
Osterville Historical Museum. Members preview at 12:30.
OstervilleMuseum.org email OHS@OstervilleMuseum.org
WED, JULY 26
Barnstable’s Milestone Opportunity: Implementing the 208 Plan	 	
5:00 PM
Scott W. Horsley, Water Resources Consultant, will present the watershed plan
for Three Bays at the Osterville Library. The plan was designed by the Cape
Cod Commission to address the water quality problems caused by excessive
nitrogen, including a range of innovative strategies including storm water
management, fertilizer controls, permeable reactive barriers, pond dredging,
wetland restoration, fertigation, alternative septic system technologies
and aquaculture. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
THURS, JULY 27 - MON, JULY 31
4th Annual Ski & Standup Paddleboard Sale
The best time to think ahead to winter sports is when the sun is
shining & the temps are tropical here on the Cape. Stop upst
airs at the Library for our 4th annual ski & standup paddleboard
equipment sale! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Library.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
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THURS, JULY 27
Thursday Evening Concert Series on the Library Green	
6:00 PM-7:00 PM	
TWO Cool is a voice & guitar duo that combines today’s popular music with classic
standards of the past. Eileen Fendler & Steve Gregory offer a range of musical styles
including; soul, pop, jazz, latin; just about every genre imaginable. Free admission.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, JULY 28
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM	
Plus story hour at 10:00 am & 11:00 am. On the grounds of the
Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
SAT, JULY 29
Barnstable Clamming Class for Everyone!
8:00 AM	
Learn how to shellfish! Barnstable’s Clamming Classes will be held this summer at the
Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop by the
Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or call the office at
tel 508.790.6272
AUGUST
TUES, AUG 1
Barnstable’s Nitrogen Crisis
5:00 PM	 	
In this thought-provoking and illustrated presentation, Michael J. Egan, President, Board
of Directors, Three Bays Preservation, continues to rally the cry for understanding how
nitrogen pollutes our ecosystem, and what we as a community could do about it. At the
Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
THURS, AUG 3
Thursday Evening Concert Series on the Library Green	
6:00 PM-7:00 PM		
Pack a picnic and lawn chairs; bring the kids, house guests & neighbors and spend the
night groovin’ to The Moonlighters. Concerts are held indoors in the Library if it rains.
Free admission. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, AUG 4
24th Annual Joe Cronin Memorial Jimmy Fund Fishing Tournament
6:45 AM-9:30 PM
The Joe Cronin Memorial Tournament recognizes & perpetuates the legacy of Joe
Cronin’s support of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute & the Jimmy Fund. This annual
fundraiser that combines the camaraderie of fishing with unanimity of purpose.
joecroninfishing.com tel 508.989.6866 email joecronintournament@comcast.net
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SEE Art ANEW!Once the home and studio of local
artists Ralph & Martha Cahoon,
newly renovated and expanded
with more on view. Enjoy a
vast collection of American art,
dynamic original
exhibitions, and
one-of-a-kind
programs.
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OPEN Tues-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1-4pm | CLOSED Jan-Mid-March & major holidays | Re-opening March 15, 2017!
Daisy Hughes (1882-
1968), Cape Dunes
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www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
FRI, AUG 4, 2016
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Plus story hour at 10:00 am & 11:00 am. On the grounds of the
Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
TUES, AUG 8
Wings, Fins and Watery Wonders: Exploring Wildlife in the Three Bays Watershed	
5:00 PM
What happens when a teacher and a scientist collaborate? Judy Heller, Director of
Programs and Meg Materne, Environmental Coordinator 3 Bays Preservation will give a
compelling glimpse into one of the most ecologically bio-diverse regions on Cape Cod,
the 12,458-acre watershed that includes West, North and Cotuit Bays. At the Osterville
Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
WED, AUG 9
Stop, Move, Animate!
9:00 AM-Noon	 	
What stories can your Legos tell? Kids (ages 8-12 ) can create short stop-motion
animations at the Library. We’ll provide the cameras and the Legos, the kids
will provide the ideas! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
WED, AUG 9
Bayside Explorers
9:00 AM
Join us at Dowses Beach in Osterville for a FREE family, kid-friendly program about the
waters of Cape Cod. We’ll explore the wrack line and go fishing to see what lives in and
on our local waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to teach you about our local water
creatures! We only go at low tide, so the time varies from week to week. Dress to get wet
and bring your water shoes! 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org
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THURS, AUG 10
Thursday Evening Concert Series on the Library Green
6:00 PM -7:00 PM
Pack a picnic and lawn chairs and bring the kids, house guests and neighbors! Sarah
Swain & the “Oh, Boys!” a dance band with a unique blend of rock/americana, a hint
of country and a whole lotta soul. Concerts are held indoors in the Library if it rains.
Free admission. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, AUG 11
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, pasta, honey, butter,
flowers, herbs, soaps, cookies, poultry, and more. Plus story hour
for kids of all ages at 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. On the grounds of
the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
SUN, AUG 13
Barnstable Clamming Class for Everyone!
8:00 AM	
Learn how to shellfish! Barnstable’s Clamming Classes will be held this summer at
the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop by
the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or call the office at
tel 508.790.6272
TUES, AUG 15
Introducing the Barnstable Clean Water Trust: Barnstable’s Innovative Future
5:00 PM	
Within the 1,245-acre estuary, West, North and Cotuit Bays look pristine,
but in reality, these embayments are threatened by excess nitrogen.
Join Zenas “Zee” Crocker, Executive Director, Three Bays Preservation,
and learn about the new generation of conservation advocacy led
by Three Bays Preservation and the comprehensive plans to protect
the watershed. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
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WED, AUG 16
Barnstable Clamming Class for Everyone!
8:00 AM	
Learn how to shellfish! Barnstable’s Clamming Classes will be held this summer at the
Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop by the
Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or call the office at
tel 508.790.6272
WED, AUG 16
Bayside Explorers
3:00 PM
Join us at Dowses Beach to explore the wrack line & go fishing to see what lives in and
on our local Cape Cod waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to teach you all about
our local water creatures! We only go at low tide, so the time varies from week to week.
Dress to get wet & be sure to bring your water shoes! 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780
email jheller@3bays.org
WED, AUG 16
Osterville Village Association Annual Meeting
7:00 PM
Annual meeting held at the Osterville Village Library, Main Meeting Room.
All are welcome! ostervillevillageassociation.org
THURS, AUG 17, 2016
26th Annual Antiques Show
9:30 AM-4:00 PM	 		
35+ dealers from around the country feature unique items in this
much-loved event at the Osterville Historical Museum. Furniture,
smalls, porcelain, silver, paintings, jewelry, nauticals, books, rugs
& so much more. Preview at 9:00 am for show sponsors.
OstervilleMuseum.org tel 508.428.5861
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Lunch • Dinner • Cocktails
Overlooking West Bay
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330A WEST BAY ROAD, OSTERVILLE
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SPRING
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THURS, AUG 17		
Thursday Evening Concert Series on the Library Green
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
FINAL CONCERT OF SEASON Jumpin’ Juba plays a unique mix of blues and roots-y
rock & roll tunes, with flavors from many other genres stirred into their blues stew.
Concerts are held indoors in the Library if it rains. Free admission.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, AUG 18
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Plus story hour for kids of all ages at 10:00 am & 11:00 am. On the grounds of the Osterville
Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
FRI, AUG 18
“The Lure and Lore” Marine Art Exhibit Presentation
5:00-6:00 PM
Art historian Dr. Edward Dunn will once again offer a detailed and personal look this
exhibition showcasing a series of 19th and 20th century marine paintings from New
England and far away destinations. He will discuss their artistic merit, and, via carefully
researched descriptions, point out their historical and geographic connections. These
features transform marine art from pretty paintings to actual historic documents.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
TUES, AUG 22
The Indomitable Oyster: Nature’s Way Toward Ecosystem Strength
5:00 PM	
Oh, the power of a single animal! Oysters are natural filter feeders that can significantly
help cleanse an ecosystem. In this engaging lecture, Mike Moynihan of Three Bays
Preservation, will enthrall listeners with true tales of these tiny but mighty creatures.
At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
WED, AUG 23
Kids Design/Build Workshop: Make Your Own Games
9:00 AM-Noon	 	
Kids ages 8-12 will use their imaginations and lots of hands-on materials to
invent, build and play their own board games. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
tel 508.428.5757
WED, AUG 23
Bayside Explorers
9:00 AM
Join us at Dowses Beach to explore the wrack line & go fishing to see what lives
in and on our local Cape Cod waters. We only go at low tide, so the time varies
from week to week. Dress to get wet & be sure to bring your water shoes!
3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org
1495 Falmouth Rd., Rte. 28, Centerville_508-775-2065
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FREE Wine Tastings Every Day, Any Time!
DOWNLOAD our APP ~ SHOP ONLINE or from your phone!
THURS, AUG 24
Osterville Village Library 135th Anniversary Movie Screening
6:00-7:00 PM
If you missed the premiere showing earlier this summer, here’s your
chance to celebrate the 135th Osterville Village Library Anniversary.
A film and book have been produced to commemorate this remarkable
milestone. The film, on the Library green, highlights the rich history of
the library and its role in the village. Join us to celebrate the proud
past, enjoy the many present day cultural, intellectual
and social activities going and the future hopes for
the library to continue its important role in the village.
Event will be inside in the event of inclement weather.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, AUG 25
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, pasta, honey, butter,
flowers, herbs, soaps, cookies, poultry, and more. Every Friday
until the end of September on the grounds of the Osterville
Historical Museum. Story hour for kids of all ages at 10:00 am
& 11:00 am; last story hour of season.
OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
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FRI, SEPT 1
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Every Friday until the end of September on the
grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum.
OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
SAT, SEPT 2
Osterville Village Library Car Raffle Drawing
5:00 PM	
The winner of the new Mercedes GLA Crossover will be drawn on the Library green
today. You could drive away in a brand new car. Tickets on sale July & August $125 each.
2 for $200 or 11 tickets for $1,000. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, SEPT 8
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Every Friday until the end of September on the grounds of the Osterville Historical
Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
SAT, SEPT 9
Cape Cod Wildlife Collaborative Festival	
10:00 AM-3:00 PM	 	
Come to Mass Audubon’s Long Pasture Sanctuary in Cummaquid for a wonderful day
of fun, animals & hands-on activities. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Wildlife Collaborative,
a group of non-profit organizations who concentrate on animals’ rehabilitiation & habitat
preservation. We’ll have music, live animal presentations, and book signings by local
authors sponsored by Books By The Sea in Osterville. Each organization has an activity
for your child to complete. Fill up your “Passport” and win a prize! This is a free event,
but donations are appreciated. For more info please visit tel 508.420.0780
3Bays.org email jheller@3bays.org
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FRI, SEPT 15
Osterville Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Last Friday market of the season. Fruits, vegetables,
cheeses, breads, jams, pasta, honey, butter, flowers,
herbs, soaps, cookies, poultry, and more. Museum
remains open year-round for group tours and
special events. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
FRI, SEPT 15
Paddle for the Bays: Pre-Race Dinner
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Join us at the Wianno Yacht Club in Osterville for our
Official Pre-Race Dinner. Everyone is invited to attend.
Join the paddlers and learn all about the beautiful
waters of Barnstable’s Three Bays. Food, a full bar,
and a silent auction with items donated by local artists
and businesses! tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org
3Bays.org
SAT, SEPT 16
Paddle for the Bays: RACE Cape Cod
7:00 AM Registration 9:00 AM Race
Come to Ropes Beach in Cotuit & join the race for clean
water. All ages and levels of kayakers & stand-up paddle-
boarders can compete in Barnstable’s Three Bays. Bring your
own equipment or rent it from Stand Up & Paddle Cape
Cod, Eastern Mountain Sports or Sea Sports Cape Cod. This
event is to benefit the programs of Three Bays Preservation.
Tickets: $75 for adults and $35 for kids 16 and under. Register
online before the event or on site the morning of the race.
3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780
Crane & Co./Wm Arthur
Stationery Consultant
Vera Bradley
Service & Selection
Seaside Home Accents
Jewelry & Accessories
Nautical & New England Gifts
Stop in and see us today
508.428.5050 846 Main Street, Osterville MA 02655
EVENTCALENDAR
OCTOBER
THURS, OCT 5
Full Moon/Sunset Paddleboard Trip	 	
Paddling during a full moon on the Centerville River. Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.
For more information: Standupandpaddlecapecod.com tel 508.331.0798
SAT, OCT 7
Osterville Village Library Fall Festival
10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Bring the kids for crafts, actitivies, face painting and other fun
hosted by the Osterville Village Library. tel 508.428.5757
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
SAT, OCT 7
Annual Fall Dog Parade
11:00 AM
Enjoy the parade of our canine friends dressed up for this
festive Fall Parade of dogs through the village. Prizes and
Treats awarded. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
SAT, OCT 7
Saturday Farmers’ Market
9:00 AM-1:00 PM	 	
Celebrate the fall harvest with your favorite Farmers’! On the grounds of the Osterville
Historical Museum. This is the final market day of the season.
OstervilleFarmersMarket.org
SUN, OCT 29
Cape Cod Academy Open House
CapeCod Academy.org tel 508.428.5400
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TUES, OCT 31
Osterville Rotary Club Halloween Parade
4:00 PM
Come out and march, or watch our ghosts and goblins –
big & little – strut their stuff through the Village center!
OstervilleRotary.org email nancykelly29@gmail.com
FRI, OCT 31
Halloween Story Time
4:45 PM
Come by the Osterville Village Library after the Parade for a special “drop-in” Halloween
Story Time. All are welcome – costumes are optional. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
tel 508.428.5757
NOVEMBER
TUES, NOV 7
Cleaning up the Bays: Managing
Stormwater in the Three Bays
7:00 PM
Join the Association to Preserve Cape Cod,
the Town of Barnstable, and Three Bays
Preservation at the Osterville Village Library
to learn about the impacts of stormwater
pollutants on water quality in the bays, a new
project getting underway to help address this
problem, and how you can help.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
FRI, NOV 24
Black Friday Fun
11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Let your kids enjoy hands-on activities and a
movie at the Osterville Village Library while you do your holiday shopping in the Village.
Kids’ activities all weekend, check the website for details! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
tel 508.428.5757
DECEMBER
DECEMBER		
27th Annual Tree of Memories	
Remember your loved ones this holiday season with shell ornaments inscribed with
their names. The shells will be placed on the Hope Hospice Tree of Memories in
Armstrong-Kelley Park. A remembrance ceremony will be held at the tree in mid-
December. Everyone is invited to participate. HopeHealthCo.org
email lwyndham@HopeHealthCo.org
THURS, DEC 7		
Library Holiday Displays
Visit the Osterville Village Library and enjoy a whimsical holiday extravaganza on the
library lawn; inside, enjoy a display in the Floyer showcase of an exquite Menorah
collection. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
THURS, DEC 7		
Festival of Trees Preview Party
Preview of the magnificently decorated tabletop trees
for Museum members only.
OstervilleMuseum.org
FRI, DEC 8	
47th Annual Christmas Open House & Stroll
9:00 AM-9:00 PM
All day & evening throughout our traditionally decorated Village.
Ecumenical crèche services & carolling in the Village Center at 6:00 pm
followed by horse-drawn carriage rides, trolley rides, music, & refreshments.
Sponsored by the Osterville Business & Professional Association and the
Osterville Village Association. Gail Nightingale: tel 508.428.6327
805 Main St.
Osterville
508.420.2400
Edythe Davinis
Proprietress
Antiques and Decoratives
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FRI, DEC 8 	
Meet Mrs. Claus!
5:00 PM-7:00 PM 	
Take time out from the Stroll and visit the Osterville Village Library’s Cocoa
Station to warm up & meet Mrs. Claus. She will be collecting your letters to
bring back to Santa at the North Pole! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
tel 508.428.5757
DEC 8-9
Festival of Trees
FRI: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM SAT: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Dozens of magnificently decorated tabletop trees by local merchants are
available in a silent auction. Auction ends at 3:00 pm on Saturday. Proceeds
will benefit the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleMuseum.org
SAT, DEC 9
Holiday Dog Parade
11:00 AM
Dress up your pooch and parade around the village. Prizes and Treats awarded.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
SUN, DEC 10
Osterville Village Library Open House
Noon-2:00 PM
Come by for the holiday music, treats and punch and maybe meet a special guest!
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
DEC 23-31
Library School Vacation Week Activities
Check the Library website for up-to-date information. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
FEBRUARY
SUN, FEB 4, 2018
Plant Combinations for a Long Season of Bloom
10:30 AM-3:00 PM	
Presented by Warrant Leach, Horticulurist of Tranquil Lake Nursery. Reservations are
required for this event. OstervilleGardenClub.org
SAT, FEB 10, 2018
13th Annual Chocolate Fest
10:30 AM-3:00 PM	
Celebrate your sweet tooth at the chocolate-themed activities throughout
the village. At noon, area chefs & food critics will judge the Village’s
Chocolate Baking Contest. Come enjoy the many special “chocolate”
events. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
SAT, FEB 10, 2018
Winter Dog Parade
11:00 AM
Dress up your pooch and parade around the village. Prizes and
Treats awarded. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
FEB 17-25 , 2018
Library School Vacation Week Activities
Check the Library website for up-to-date information.
OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757
APRIL
FRI, APRIL 27, 2018
Arbor Day Celebration
10:30 AM
The Osterville Garden Club’s annual planting of an Arbor Day
tree at a location to be announced. Please visit our website to
get more information. OstervilleGardenClub.org
Amie Bakery
B L T
3 Wianno Ave. 508.420.7870
Chart Room at Crosby Yacht Yard
L D C seasonal
330A West Bay Rd. 774.602.8156
Crisp
L D T S
791 Main St. 508.681.0922
Dunkin’ Donuts
T
792 Main St. 508.420.7398
Earthly Delights
B L T
15 West Bay Rd. 508.420.2206
Fancy’s Market
T C
699 Main St. 508.428.6954
Five Bays Bistro
D C T
825 Main St. 508.420.5559
Osterville Fish
T C
2952 Falmouth Rd. 508.420.0500
The Pineapple Caper
B L T C
29 Wianno Ave.
Pizza1 Subs2
L D T
2956 Falmouth Rd. 508.420.1212
Wimpy’s Seafood Café
L D C T S
752 Main St. 508.428.6300
Osterville Local Eateries
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AMIEBAKERYCC.COM
Amie Bakery
At Home Elder Care
Barnstable Patriot
Bella of Cape Cod
Cahoon Museum
Cape Cod Academy
Cape Cod Animal Hospital
Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
Cape Cod Package Store
Cape Cod Retractable Awnings
The Chart Room at Crosby Yacht
Corner Cycle
Crisp
Crosby Yacht Yard
Scott Crosby Builder
Edythe & Co
Fancy’s Market
Five Bays Bistro
Hairwaves of Osterville
Hansen Photography
Peter Hansen Landscape
In the Pink
E. J. Jaxtimer Builder 34-
Joyce Landscaping
Kinlin Grover Real Estate
Lampwork Glass
LenkLadner Investment Solutions
Leonard Insurance
Lightship Dental
J Miller Picture Framing
Moon Tide Massage
Nauticus Marina
T.A. Nelson Construction
New England Lifestyles Design
Nicholaeff Architecture & Design
E.B. Norris + Son, Inc.
Osterville House and Garden
Osterville Art Gallery
Osterville Edgartown Harbor Cruise
Osterville Family Dental
Oyster Harbors Marine
Oyster Island Emporium
Oyster Real Estate
Pet Poopie Pouches
Razzamatazz
Carl F. Riedell and Sons, Inc.
C.J. Riley Builder
Robert Paul Real Estate
Rockland Trust
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IFC
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Rogers and Marney
Rotary Club of Osterville
Sara Campbell
Sea Glass Realty
Seaport Village Realty
Silvia & Silvia Builders
Sotheby’s International Reality 50-
Stand Up and Paddle Cape Cod
Stuart Rapp, Attorney
Sunderland Printing
Treescapes
William Raveis Cape Cod
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Deer Crossing – 681 Falmouth Rd – Mashpee
508-539-3888 jmillerpictureframer.com
Custom Framing – Art – Restoration
Osterville Office
4 Wianno Avenue
508.420.1130 sales
508.428.3100 rentals
www.kinlingrover.com
www.vacationcapecod.com
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508-428-6911
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hardware to kitchen supplies & seasonal items.
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Experience Osterville 2017 Guide Book

  • 1. Y O U R Y E A R - R O U N D V I L L A G E G U I D E 2 0 1 7 M A S S A C H U S E T T S E x p e r i e n c e
  • 2. Continuing to lead the market in the sale of fine Osterville homes Offering thorough, knowledgeable, discreet advice & extraordinary concierge-level service www.RobertPaul.com 867 Main Street, Osterville | 508.420.1414
  • 3. 1 TABLEOFCONTENTS www.experienceosterville.com CONTRIBUTORS Managing Editor Claudia Mahoney Copy Editor Jay Donahue Business Manager Maryann Colombo Contributors Cyndy Cotton, Joseph Doolin, Sara Hoagland Hunter, Claudia Mahoney, Nuala Quinn, Diane Spencer, Jennifer Williams, Laurie Young Photography Cyndy Cotton, David Hansen, Amy Hotchkiss, Diane Spencer, Jennifer Williams, Robin Young ADVERTISING Sales Director Lisa Sheehy DESIGN, PRODUCTION & PRINTING Production Janette Fein Printing Sunderland Printing © 2017 by Osterville Village Library. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced without the written permission of the Osterville Village Library. Cover Images: David Hansen, Jennifer Williams M A S S A C H U S E T T S E x p e r i e n c e T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S 2 Welcome 5-9 Getting Fit in Osterville 6 Osterville Walking & Biking Routes 11-14 Osterville Library’s Storied History 17-18 How Osterville Became Osterville 21-22 Oysters & Osterville 25-26 Home Grown Success: Jack Cotton 28-29 Winter in Osterville 30-32 Library Director’s Message 33 Church Listings 37-66 Calendar of Events 67 Restaurant Listings 68 Advertiser Index www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
  • 4. 2 Welcome WELCOME www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org It’s been five years of strong support from our advertisers and friends, adding over $100,000 to the Library coffers. This year, we’ve got even more events, organizations and businesses to tell you about. You may be holding our printed book in your hands or you can visit us at ExperienceOsterville.com, on your computer or mobile device. We’re everywhere! There are big changes at the Library in 2017. You can stop by to say hello to a familiar face in a new setting since our past Board President, Cyndy Cotton, has returned to become our new Executive Director. We’re so lucky to snag her. No one’s a bigger supporter of the Library than Cyndy. We’ve moved things around a little too! Come sit and talk with friends, play cards or board games or just work a puzzle — there’s a whole new patron’s common where friendly conversation is encouraged. For those of you looking for peace and quiet, we’ve designated the lower level as the “quiet zone.” Ssshh! I’m new too, starting my tour of duty as President of the Board of Trustees. If you don’t recognize my name, I’m a long-time Osterville resident. My family moved into the Village in 1965 when we bought the East Bay Lodge (sadly gone now). The first thing my mother did was bring all us kids to the library to get our library cards. I can still remember Mrs. Faser giving me the evil eye when I tried to borrow the “Valley of the Dolls.” Get ready for a big Library summer. It’s our 135th anniversary and we have lots of programs and activities arranged to celebrate. There’s a video full of interesting clips and interviews, as well as a book outlining our glorious history. Our 2017 season kicks off with our 40th annual golf tournament on May 19 at the Wianno Golf Club, followed closely by the arrival of our raffle car. Finally, one of our biggest changes will be transferring “tent week” to the week before Village Day. We’ll start off with a 135th anniversary bash, roll into a family clambake, our Mutts & Martinis dog festival and end with the Osterville Road Race. July 7-15 will be a busy week around here and you won’t want to miss it. To keep up with the latest Osterville has to offer, like us on Facebook, and visit ExperienceOsterville.com and OstervilleVillageLibrary.org. About Osterville Village Library OVL is a private, 501(c)3 non-profit corporation that offers both residents and visitors alike free access to educational and informational materials and programs including books, publications, DVDs, CDs, concerts, classes, seminars and exhibitions. We also offer meeting space for community organizations and private functions. We receive limited town funding and are primarily financed by you, our patrons. To learn more about how your generous gifts open our doors, ask any of us at the library, or log on to OstervilleVillageLibrary.org. Laurie K. Young President, Board of Trustees Osterville Village Library
  • 5. OUR PROMISE At William Raveis, we believe in doing the right thing by our clients, with our agents conducting themselves with courtesy at all times. Welcome to civilization. 812 MAIN STREET | OSTERVILLE | M A 02655 | 508. 42 8. 332 0
  • 7. 5 OSTERVILLEFITNESS cont’d www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org Getting into swimsuit shape for Osterville summers is a great goal, but a healthy lifestyle has much more important benefits. And getting fit in Osterville is a piece of cake — or maybe more appropriately — a walk in the park. Need some inspiration? Osterville has all the options you need to get moving. Osterville Fitness Center Osterville Ftness Center is located in a barn that, in its former life was a farm with ties to the magical era of Camelot. It was here, on this farm that The First Lady came for recreation and to ride the horses she loved. Osterville Ftness has a mission and a passion to be the best part of each member’s day, everyday. They offer phenomenal plans, great equipment, motivating classes, and unbelievably talented trainers. You can check them out online at OstervilleFitness.com, and find the plan and the classes that appeal to you. Osterville Pilates Osterville Pilates is a highly specialized, friendly and personal boutique Studio centrally located in the village, offering certified Pilates, yoga and barre classes for clients of all fitness levels. Their main focus is to enhance core strength and balance, Improve posture and flexibility and to relieve back pain and stress. They offer a unique and therapeutic method of training that challenges the body and the mind. Visit OstervillePilates.com for more information. Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Kayaking Stand-up paddle boarding can be done on any body of water, from high surf to flat water. It is easy to learn and is great exercise. It takes balance to paddle the board and you use your core muscles to maintain that balance. Perhaps you lose your balance a couple of times and end up in the water, but wet or dry, it’s a fun workout. Move! Getting Fit in Osterville
  • 8. W IANNO AVE EAST BAY RD SEAVIEW AVE SEAVIEW AVE EELRIVERRDEEL RIVER RD PARKERRD PARKERRD W EST BAY RD BRIDGE ST WIANNO CLUB OSTERVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY CROSBY BOATYARD OYSTER HARBORS (PRIVATE) DOWSES BEACH ARMSTRONG- KELLEY PARK MAIN ST. OLD M ILLRD STARBO ARD LN BUMPS RIVER RD BUMPS RIVER RD FALMOUTH RD (RTE 28)FALMOUTH RD (RTE 28) 5CORNERSRD LUM BERT M ILL RD O LDHAM RD FALMOUTH RD (RTE 28) OSTERVILLE/WBARNSTABLERD S CO UNTY RD MAINST PONDST PONDST MAIN ST TOWERHILLRD BAY ST SEAPUIT RD PARKER RD MAIN ST W IANNO AVE 1STAVE SCUDDERRD WESTST HOLLINGSWORTHRD OLDEOSTERVILLERD VILLAGE EAST BAY WEST BAY EEL RIVER PARKER POND NECK POND CRYSTAL LAKE PHINNEYS BAY NORTH BAY MICAH POND SKUNKNETT RIVER WILDLIFE SANCTUARY (MASS AUDUBON) WIANNO AVE JOSHUA POND osterville walking & biking routes LEGEND Route Distance Big Loop 5.5 Road Race 3.1 (5k) Oyster Harbors Windmill 3.1 East Bay 2.7 6
  • 9. Fitness (cont’d) If working out while sitting down appeals more, you can tone those upper arms as well as your abs while taking in the beautiful scenery around our many local bays and ponds. You can launch a kayak from several locations in Osterville: Bridge Street, East Bay Road and Bay Street. If you are feeling energetic, plan a day kayaking or canoeing to Sampson’s Island, pack a healthy lunch and enjoy the workout. Rent both paddleboards and kayaks from Stand Up and Paddle Cape Cod. It is Amy Hotchkiss’s 8th year in business here in Osterville. For lessons, rentals and guided tours visit standupandpaddlecapecod.com. Be sure to check out Paddle for the Bays, a kayak and paddle board race around Oyster Harbors. This race, which Hotchkiss co-founded with 3 Bays Preservation, helps preserve the surrounding waters in Osterville and Cotuit. It will be held on Saturday September 16, 2017. For information visit 3bays.org/ events. Sailing The Wianno Yacht Club offers sailing lessons June-August. Contact the club in April to register for the summer programs. They also offer private lessons Monday through Friday. Visit www.wiannoyc.com or call 508-428-2232. Road Race If you’re a serious runner, or even a jogger or walker who likes company and a great view, the 37th annual Cape Cod 5K Championship is a must for you. The beautiful 5K course with ocean views is measured and certified by the USATF. The race, which benefits the Osterville Village Library, starts in front of the library. The calendar section on page 37 has the details or visit OstervilleVillageLibrary.org for details. 7 OSTERVILLEFITNESS www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org SAT, JULY 15 8:00 AM 37th Annual Cape Cod 5K Championship cont’d
  • 10. V I N TA G E L A N D S C A P E S Studio & Gallery 809 Main St. | Osterville | 508.420.6200 www.peterhansendesign.com Master Plans • Construction Drawings • Color Renderings Site Work • Permitting • Project Management Estate Care • Landscape Design • Build Peter Hansen Design
  • 11. Fitness (cont’d) Swimming Osterville has some of the most beautiful beaches on Cape Cod, and swimming builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness. The US Census Bureau reports that two-and-a- half hours per week of aerobic physical activity such as swimming can decrease the risk of chronic illnesses. People are typically able to exercise longer in water than on land with minimal joint or muscle pain. Joshua Pond or beautiful Dowses Beach are great choices for a great swim. Walking, Biking and Hiking There’s no better way to get to know Osterville than to hit the road on foot or bike. And, for those who like to wander off-road, we’ve got some great options as well, including Armstrong-Kelley Park. These routes will reward you with great views along the way. Check out the map on page 6. Osterville is your place to get out and MOVE – see you on the water, the roads and pathways, at the beach or the gym! – Nuala Quinn 9 OSTERVILLEFITNESS www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org 876 Main St, Osterville • (774) 228-2170 115 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth • (508) 540-4195 cornercycle.com Test Rides Available
  • 12. 1112 MAIN ST, UNIT 7, OSTERVILLE, MA 02655 PHONE: 508-428-9090 www.ScOT TcROSbybUILdER.cOM
  • 13. 11 LIBRARY135TH ANNIVERSARY www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org I’ve really only known the Osterville Village Library for the last seven years after Joe Cedrone and I bought a weekend house in the village. I often went to the library on Saturday mornings to peruse the books and to get a sense of its history. I had a great interest in libraries as I had served as a trustee as well as treasurer of the Milton Public Library. When the new library, designed by Charles Bellingrath and Jeremiah Ford, was dedicated in 2012, it was impressive. It had three floors, was modern and state of the art, and had a wonderful staff that seemed not just helpful but friendly when I asked a variety of questions. We enthusiastically participated in the fundraising. We created tiles for the new Children’s Library and contributed to the building fund. So when I was approached by the library about writing the history of the Osterville Village Library (as I write on local history), not only was I honored but I was greatly intrigued. I sensed I would learn not just about the history of the library, but also about this village that I’d come to enjoy, with its bucolic setting on the Nantucket Sound, large swathes of protected land, and a village center that served all of our needs. The Osterville Free Library, as it was known when founded in 1882, can actually be traced back to 1873 as the Osterville Literary Society, and the lending library was located in the converted dining room of the James Allan Lovell House, where Thankful Hamblin Ames lived and served as the first librarian. The library was to outgrow the small room in less than a decade, and was moved to the Dry Swamp Academy behind the Osterville Baptist Church. Osterville Library’s Storied History cont’d ONCE UPON A TIME The James Allan Lovell House Thankful Hamblin Ames
  • 14. 14 In 1881 William Lloyd Garrison, Jr. solicited both year-round and summer residents to pledge money to build a new village library. Not just was the necessary money raised, but Garrison himself purchased the land on Main Street at Mulberry Corners, the junction of Parker Road and Main and Bay Streets. The library was built by Charles Daniel, a local builder. The incorporators of this new library were William Lloyd Garrison, Jr., Anna Davis Hallowell, Herman W. Chaplin, Francis J. Garrison, Pierrepont Wise, Charles W. Storey and Jeremiah Chaplin. As stated in its articles of incorporation, the library served as “the maintenance of a free library and reading room at Osterville in the Town of Barnstable in this Commonwealth, and the promotion of study and reading.” The small wood Queen Anne style library (now a part of Oyster Island Emporium) was opened to the public on January 2, 1882, and was the fourth library to be established on Cape Cod. (It was preceded by the Sturgis Library in 1863, the Hyannis Library in1865, and the Centerville Library in 1869.) Over the next seventy-five years, much of it overseen by librarians Reverend Edward Bourne Hinckley, Eliza Lovell, Bertha Lovell Hackett and Katherine Hinckley, the small library continued to grow and offer the lending of books, and a place for both students and adults to study and to read, as well as to act as a community center. LIBRARY135TH ANNIVERSARY 12 Paul & Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, 1958 donors of $200,000 Since its establishment in 1873 as the Osterville Literary Society, the librarians (and more recently, executive directors) of the Osterville Village Library from that time to the present are: Thankful Hamblin Ames Bertha Lovell Hallett Rev. E. B. Hinckley Mary Crocker Eliza R. Lovell Katherine E. Hinckley Miss Kathy Hinckley, the Librarian from 1917 to 1956. William Lloyd Garrision, Jr. The Osterville Free Library at Mulberry Corners (1882-1958) The new 1958 Library designed by Stanley Alger
  • 15. 13www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org 13 LIBRARY135TH ANNIVERSARY www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org The residents of Osterville, both permanent and summer, joined together to support the library through direct donations and events. By 1932, the library “kept pace with the growth of the community, as the telephone, the motor, the radio, have drawn it into more intimate contact with the world outsides of Cape Cod.” But by 1957, the small library had provided yeoman’s duty and was stretched to the limit. It was said that with increased requests “for certain books and cramped quarters for stacking and storing same have made it necessary…to plan a campaign to have a larger and more adequate facilities to keep abreast of present times.” A campaign was started with a then-anonymous donor, who provided matching funds of up to $100,000 before September 1, 1958. So successful was this 75th anniversary campaign that the library trustees engaged local Osterville architect Stanley F. Alger, Jr. Mr. Alger designed an attractive Colonial inspired library that transformed the old Eaton Store Block at the corner of Wianno Avenue and West Bay Road into a community center and a traditional library that quickly became a fun and engaging place for all. It was designed with ample space for an adults lounge, separate study areas for adults and young adults, and a children’s reading area with a hall that could be used for both lectures and story telling hours. From the capital campaign in 1957 that was so generously contributed to by Rachel Lowe Lambert Lloyd Mellon (known as “Bunny”) and Paul Mellon to the expansion in 1968 through a generous contribution by Maxwell Upson, the library was truly the pride of Osterville. It seemed as if everyone contributed to its expansion and well-being within their financial means. Eva Watson Weber Claudia Morner Barbara Conathan Susan Martin Margaret A. Frazier Barbara Williams Baker Patricia Jo Rogers Susan Belekewicz Margaret J. Kyle Cynthia Mills Roach Lee Ann Amend Cyndy Cotton In the 1970s, author Kurt Vonnegut led book discussions at the library Don Carpenter reads his prize-winning essay during National Library Week 1960 The Wianno Club’s youngest members put on a show to raise funds for the library Filming of Fiction Friction, a 1972 award-winning video starring Osterville’s youngsters cont’d
  • 16. Over the ensuing years, the Osterville Village Library continued to expand services. Circulation dramatically increased as did events and programs that brought in larger and more diverse audiences. Programs included art exhibits, the bi-weekly “Great Books” book discussions in the 1970s led by Kurt Vonnegut, an award-winning children’s film project “Fiction Friction” by Marjorie Lenk in 1972, and kite-flying day at Dowse’s Beach. Funds to support expanding programs were partially raised with a myriad of events that have become village traditions: benefit concerts, the golf tournament at the Wianno Golf Course, clambakes, road races and the annual car raffle. The trustees and library staff have been greatly aided by the Friends of the Osterville Village Library. What really impressed me was when I perused the trustees’ minutes (yes, I read every line from 1882 to the present) and scrapbooks from the 1950s to the present was to see so many dedicated people who did their best to support the library and make it accessible to all. The newest iteration of the Osterville Village Library has brought hundreds of residents and friends who share, with pride, in the vast achievements since 1882, when the library was formally incorporated and dedicated to the ideals of a free lending library and in “the promotion of study and reading.” My labor of love, Osterville Village Library (Arcadia Publishing, 2017) is a heavily illustrated book with more than two hundred photographs of the various library buildings, the trustees, library staff, patrons, and those who supported the library by attending the myriad events held over the years. This book was a fascinating research project that chronicles not just the growth and development of the library over the last 135 years, but also reinforces that the library is truly the center of Osterville Village. – Anthony M. Sammarco LIBRARY135TH ANNIVERSARY Anthony M. Sammarco is a noted historian and author of more than 70 books and a weekend resident of Osterville. His new book celebrates the history of the Library with images from the library archives. Osterville Village Library will be published in May 2017 and can be purchased at the Osterville Village Library and from Amazon.com 9 Parker Rd., Osterville 508.428.4443 www.margorents.com Vacation • Yearly • Short Term 1414
  • 17. Pam Wilkins, Art Consultant The premier bronze sculpture gallery on Cape Cod. 8 West Bay Road • 774-994-1910 • 774-238-0892 Osterville Art Gallery Featuring the work of David Lewis Painting by David Kupferman
  • 18. 1284A Main Street Osterville 508.420.9441 www.silviaandsilvia.com A Tradition of Quality and Service Custom Building • Green Building Renovations • Custom Cabinets Indoor Pools • Additions • Painting Property Management • Landscaping SILVIA & SILVIA CUSTOM BUILDERS
  • 19. cont’d 17 WHAT’SINANAME? www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org This is Osterville. Here we are privileged to live in an intimacy with water. Our time here is spent in a land by the ocean and punctuated by a collection of kettle ponds, rivers, bogs, and tidal streams. Water is not only our constant companion today, it is also the link to those who came here before us. It is water that tells us how we came to have the name Osterville. And Wianno, and Cotacheset, as well. The newcomers at Plymouth Colony were attracted to our waters once they discovered oysters in awesome plentitude here. They delegated Myles Standish to negotiate with the indigenous leader Paupmunnuck for the purchase of what was soon known as Oyster Island Village. Oyster Island is now the site of Oyster Harbors. The price? Two copper kettles and some material to make fences. Paupmunnuck reserved from the sale a neck of land of about thirty acres for his own residence, which afterward was known as Indian Fields, or in his language, Kokachoise — or Cotacheset. A stretch of land toward the ocean was named in honor of the neighbor- ing sachem Iyanough. Wianno is the Anglicization. Settlers of hardy stock soon followed. They had names like Thompson, Lovell, Goodspeed, Lumbert, Bumpus, and Hatch. Names that live on in various forms. Others of differing nationalities and different sounding names came later, but brought similar commitment to hard work, family, church and community. Women and men — and children too — engaged in the backbreaking work required to wrest a living from the land. And, these townspeople over time came to know Oyster Island Village as Oysterville. The people of Oysterville supported themselves by growing crops, gathering oysters, sometimes pickling the surplus bivalves for export, and melting their shells to make lime for the continuing procession of construction projects. What’s in a Name? How Osterville became Osterville
  • 20. What’s in a Name? (cont’d) Years later the small community developed other businesses centered on the water, including boat- building, and coasting, or transporting commodities up and down the East Coast. With the exuberant confidence and patriotic pride that followed the Revolution and the War of 1812, Oysterville families felt it was time for another village name change. Gathering one species of shellfish was not all that defined this vibrant community of farmers, boat-builders, carpenters, and seamen. In authentic New England Town Meeting tradition, the people gathered in celebration at Village Hall, at the corner of Main Street and East Bay Road, to officially declare that their name was Osterville. As the nineteenth century matured, small-scale agriculture became increasingly difficult, railroads competed with schooners in distributing commercial goods, and the Civil War disrupted boat building. In response, Osterville families began to reach out to the wider world in sharing the beauty of their watery surroundings. Families from up- the-coast Boston, and from the American Midwest came to spend the summer with Osterville families as lodgers. Homes were expanded to become inns, or “lodges.” Visiting families became so attached to Osterville that they began to buy and build their own houses. Many of the fresher immigrants who came to build or work in the new edifices, stayed here, seasoning our melting pot. Osterville’s summer people have made unique and life-changing investments in the life of the year-round village. William Lloyd Garrison’s foundational work on behalf of the Osterville Free Library (see article starting on page 11) is among the splashier examples. All because of the water and its reflections of light and beauty. A special place defined by its waters. This is Osterville. – Joseph Doolin WHAT’SINANAME? 18 Fertigo Pro Regular Caviar Dreams FONTS: Hex#24B9AE / R36 G185 B174 / C72 M0 Y39 K0 Hex#1A959D / R26 G149 B157 / C80 M23 Y37 K1 Hex#404041 / R64 G64 B65 / C0 M0 Y0 K90 15 W. Bay Rd., Suite D Osterville 774.836.0985 www.moontidemassagecapecod.com
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  • 23. In 1639, English settlers called this village Oyster Island until the villagers changed the name to Oysterville and then to Osterville in 1815. Today, Osterville is home to thriving oyster farms like Barnstable Sea Farms and the largest oyster farm in the state, Cape Cod Oyster Company. In 2008, Cape Cod Oyster Company & Barnstable Sea Farms donated 20,000 oysters for recreational oystering. David Ryan and Albert Suprenant own the Cape Cod Oyster Company and market WiAnno oysters along with Aquator Marketing’s Eric Kaiser. Hence, the capitol A in WiAnno stands for Aquator. They employ eight people and have a new packing plant in Marston Mills. Mr. Suprenant said that during the earlier years of oyster fishing, southern coastal schooners would come up to finish the oysters in the clear water and sandy floors of Cape Cod. Shell fishermen like Joe Crosby in the 1930s would harvest and sell the oysters until disease became a problem in the 1960s, and aqua-culture leases were rescinded by the towns that were impacted. The leases were re-installed in the 1980ws when the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences came up with a disease-resistant oyster. That’s when Cape Cod Oyster Company got its start. The old-wives tale is that oyster fishing only happens in months with “R” in them. Barnstable Sea Farms & Cape Cod Oyster Company operate 24/7 all year long and their products are available all year long. Recreational oyster fishing, however, is limited to the months November to March. Cape Cod Oyster has two grow-out methods in two locations. One is for free- range oysters at the bottom of West Bay in Nantucket Sound. It is sub-tidal year-round with few predators. After a full season in upwellers, juvenile oysters are graded and planted or held back. A boat goes between the two rows of cages for harvesting. After harvesting they are power-washed, hand-packed for distribution. WiAnno oysters are distributed internationally and to large companies like Legal Seafoods and Mortons. The other location is in Cape Cod Bay in Barnstable Harbor with off-bottom bags and cages in a sixty-acre community aquaculture plot. An oyster dredge and winch are used to pull up the bags. Oysters & Osterville Albert Surprenant, co-owner of Cape Cod Oyster Co., at his oyster farm in Osterville. The oyster beds at the farm. cont’d www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org 21 OYSTERS www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
  • 24. Oysters & Osterville (cont’d) Supplying local restaurants like Five Bays, a dozen Hyannis restaurants, and regional wholesalers with oysters is the mission of Barnstable Sea Farms. The oyster company has been in operation since 1991 and has two sites in Barnstable Harbor and one in Osterville. Barnstable Sea Farms is owned by Les Hemmila and his son Jared. Barnstable Sea Farms produce product year-round with their Sandy Neck Oysters, grown in cages and bags in Barnstable Harbor from early-summer to mid-winter, and their Garrison Point oysters grown on the bottom in Osterville’s West Bay from January to late summer. As for taste, a bay-grown oyster has a briny taste and bottom-grown oysters have a more mineral taste. Shells are thicker on bottom-grown oysters. Oysters filter 30 gallons of water on average per day making the Bays cleaner. The town of Barnstable’s Three Bays Watershed 208 Plan Implementation Project will use oysters to bring the Bays to a new level of cleanliness. Water temperatures have not changed in the Bays so the oysters are thriving. According to the Marine and Environmental Affairs Office, recreational oystering is available at the town way on Bridge Street and the north side of Scudder Lane. If you want to try oystering, you first need to get your shell-fishing license at town hall. Licenses are available from November to March to residents for $30, non- residents for $120 and $60 for seasonal families. A senior resident family license is $20. You only need your hands to get oysters, but a quahog or clam rake is helpful too. You will also need a 10-quart metal wire peck bucket and a gauge to measure the oysters. Limits on size are posted annually. The current limit on quantity is one level peck per week and the season ends April 1st. Permits are available at the Marine and Environmental Affairs Office, 189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville, 508-790-6272. Proof of residency is required. For more information on the regulations and how to get your shell-fishing license, go to www.town.barnstable.ma.us/naturalresources/shellfishing.asp. Also, it is a good idea to consult a tidal chart because low tide is better for harvesting. If you want to try local oysters, try them at a local restaurant like Five Bays, dig some of your own, or go to Legal Seafoods when you are away from the Cape. You can eat them raw, cooked, or fried. If you are visiting here or live here, remember that the oysters were so abundant that settlers called it Oyster Island Village. With the clear water and sandy bottom, it is a very happy place for oysters and for oyster lovers. – Diane Spencer OYSTERS&OSTERVILLE 22 Tiny oysters, which grow into WiAnno oysters (Yes, capital A – it’s their brand).
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  • 27. 25 JACKCOTTON www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org Luxury real estate expert, teacher, and best- selling author Jack Cotton knows the power of home. As a young boy, he constructed his own secret houses in the undeveloped woods of 1950s Osterville. The building boom had just begun in his Tower Hill neighborhood and when this oldest child of a single mom needed a refuge, scrap lumber was easy to come by at the burgeoning construction sites. Life wasn’t easy for his family struggling to pay the bills, hold onto their house, and gain respect in a tight community made up almost exclusively of two-parent families. He says his retreat to “one of his little houses under the trees” made “everything right in [his] world.” He remembers “the grain of the wood lighting up in the mid-day sun and the smell of the fresh-cut wood” and credits those powerful, early experiences as the seeds of his future success as the region’s legendary high-end home salesman. “That’s the feeling I’ve never been able to get away from and that’s what drove me to this business.” In 1974, while still an undergraduate at Babson College, he founded Cotton Real Estate from his dorm room, later becoming nationally known for his business acumen, integrity, and a sales team responsible for thousands of luxury property transactions over three decades. When he sold the company to Sotheby’s International (where he still works) in 2005, he says, “One of the first things I bought was a tree house.” This time, instead of being constructed of scrap lumber, it was fashioned by a custom tree-house builder and transported, including the tree, by 18-wheeler from California to Cape Cod for his two youngest children. Cotton laughs and says the hollowed-out, eight-foot diameter trunk, complete with “Keebler elf-style” door “cost more than [his] first house!” But Cotton doesn’t seem to mind. For him, a refuge large or small is worth everything. “A lot of people get into real estate because they don’t know what else to do and it’s a means to an end, but to me it’s the beginning, the middle, and the end. For me to help other people capture that ‘all’s right with the world’ feeling in their own space — whether it’s a big house or a little house — it’s all the same to me… That’s why I’m so obsessed with it. To me a house is…your oasis from the storm of life. It’s your security. It’s where you can let down your hair, be you, recharge, reconnect, rejuvenate.” Cotton’s books, DVDs, and webinars have extended his outreach and made him an international fixture on the real estate scene. Home-Grown Success Jack Cotton cont’d Jack Cotton’s Treehouse
  • 28. Jack Cotton (cont’d) Selling Luxury Homes, 12 Secrets Luxury Home Buyers Know, and 12 Secrets Luxury Home Sellers Know have all been Amazon top-sellers along with A Dog’s Guide To Life: Lessons from Moose which was written for his two oldest children commemorating not only the family dog but the ingredients for a successful life. He is a sought-after coach whose online group and individual counseling attracts followers from around the globe. He could live anywhere but says Osterville has always been home. ”Even when we were very young, we knew we were living in a special place.” He has always loved the waterfront, explaining, “I got a wooden rowboat in the fifth grade…I built a trailer out of lawnmower wheels and I used to drag that from Tower Hill down to East Bay and…I would just row everywhere so I really got to know the waterfront.” The boy who once dragged his rowboat via handmade trailer just to be on the water, grew up to sell many of the houses he so admired from his pram. How? According to him, by “outworking everyone.” Many residents of his favorite town served as mentors and substitute grandparents along the way. He cites in particular the merchants of Osterville who kept watch over the behavior of the town’s children, the generosity of real estate predecessor Helen McLellan who helped him in his early days, the Cotuit widow who trusted him as a young man to sell her luxury waterfront property, modest and savvy Barnstable landowner John Shields, and best friend and business advisor, the late John Alger, whom he still misses terribly. It was Alger who reinforced the one question on which Cotton now bases his consultations, his business, and the training and education courses at his Cotton Center for Real Estate Studies at Cape Cod Community College: “What is in the best interest of the client?” For thousands of individuals, Cotton has successfully answered that question. – Sara Hoagland Hunter JACKCOTTON 26 cher Bonnie Britt 617.877.4145 Melinda Chapin 508.341.2054 Carol Childs 508.246.1982 n Joan Witter 508.776.1971 Lisa Worthen 508.737.9387 Colleen Riley 508.367.3320 Peggy Rowland 339.927.0261 Ellen Valentgas 508.648.5086 Jack Cotton 508.957.5500 Gail Germain-Martis 508.776.8311 Susan Gill 508.776.0621 da Jack Largay 508.776.3769 Jan Macallister 508.280.5414 Jennifer McCartin 508.367.6611 sothebyshomes.com/capecod
  • 29. PHOTOBY:MITCHHARPER/SCHUMACHERCOMPANIES NICHOLAEFF ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN • NICHOLAEFF.COM • 508-420-5298
  • 30. WINTERINOSTERVILLE 28 “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” The words of John Ruskin ring true to all of us hearty Cape Codders — whether full-time, xjpart- time, or once-upon-a-time residents. Our seaside village of Osterville transforms with the first snowfall of the season. Vistas are opened with leafless trees and offer views only rarely seen. And believe it or not, as magical as Osterville is in the summer, it is equally delightful when the first snowflakes fall. The winds whipping off Nantucket Sound create mini-blizzards across the sweeping hills and valleys of the golf courses. And snow quickly piles high in the most unexpected places. But no windstorm will delay the gathering families and squeals of glee surrounding the third hole of the Wianno Golf Course. This downhill sledding venue is a favorite of young and old. It is just a stone’s throw from the Crosby Boat Yards and the Osterville Historical Museum. If you go, be sure to bring your toboggan. And don’t forget the beach! Dowses Beach takes on a wintery charm with the crisp winds blowing off the ocean. Mittens and boots take the place of sunscreen and beach towels. There are always new treasures to find washed onshore in the days following storms. Full snow moons and crisp night skies filled with stars are more reflective than ever in the cold air. Life takes on a slower pace in the Village with even more conversations happening on the sidewalks, at the post office, or while picking up a muffin & coffee at Earthly Delights or a quiche & latte at Amie’s Bakery. Everything you need, you can find at the House & Garden or pick up from Fancy’s. No need to go further — unless you want to.... Friends gather for warm chowder at Wimpy’s or a rocket salad and flatbread du jour at Crisp. The lines are a bit shorter, but the hospitality is as warm as ever. And as it has been for over 40 years, the latest news is always to be found at the two barbershops in town. The Christmas Stroll turns the Village into a storybook setting with “Jingle Bells” being sung by the St. Peter’s Nursery School students and carolers on the steps of the Osterville Baptist Church. The 1820s Captain Jonathan Parker House is aglow with the annual Festival of Trees at the Osterville Historical Museum, while the non-denominational crèche service reminds us what the joy of the season truly means. It is a time not unlike the days of the snow plows drawn by teams of horses (owned by Winter in Osterville Winter Wonderland. Photos this page courtesy of Jennifer Williams
  • 31. the Kalas family of Charlie’s Penny Candy Store) down the main streets of the Village. A time when ice was harvested at Neck Pond. A time when 10-year-old Lucy Baxter, a student at Osterville’s Dry Swamp Academy, wrote in her diary in 1862: February 3rd This morning it was quite pleasant and before night we had a driving snowstorm. Grandpa came up to the schoolhouse after me. I am in the 1st class in spelling. I have 39 words in my book. We are going to spell them next Friday. I got above Joseph Waitt. February 4th Today it is pleasant, but there is so much snow on the ground that I did not get to school. I am sorry because I shall have to go down to No. 25 in the spelling class. Tomorrow I think I shall go down to Mr. Erastus Scudder’s after a spelling book. Perhaps the only difference is that today kids of all ages hope for a snow day (or two!) to soak in the beauty of this place we call Osterville. – Jennifer Williams, Executive Director, Osterville Historical Society 29 WINTERINOSTERVILLE www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org Music & merriment at Osterville’s annual Christmas stroll. Stuart W. Rapp ATTORNEY AT LAW 508.428.0400 srapp@srapplaw.com 749 Main Street Osterville • Wills and Trusts • Guardianships and Conservatorships • Probate • Succession Planning • Elder Law • Real Estate • Member of NAEALA Joan Chase Tel: 508.428.1007 Cell: 508.280.4117 749 Main St., Osterville www.seaglassrealty.com Let us find or sell your perfect gem
  • 32. Osterville Village Library’s 135th Year Opening Doors, Lives and Minds Cyndy Cotton, Executive Director Osterville Village Library If you haven’t visited the library recently, now is the time. As we celebrate our 135th Anniversary, we’re making changes to ensure we continue to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s patrons. During the first year of the library’s existence, just having the opportunity to borrow a book from Thankful Ames’s makeshift library in her dining room was a wonderful privilege for Osterville residents. Today, our residents — both year-round and summer — expect a lot more. And we’re delivering. With the help and support of our donors, staff, board and volunteers, we’re becoming a vibrant community center that offers programs and events for all ages, and meets the daily needs of everyone in the community from toddlers to remote workers to senior citizens. For those of you who are working remotely, come visit our business center, with wifi, color and black and white printers; scanning and fax capabilities and a shredder. If you’re looking for a cozy place to spend a rainy day, our Atrium offers a comfortable sitting area to play games, tackle a puzzle, talk or read. Our Fireside Reading room continues to be a favorite spot to catch up on the daily news, read, study or just enjoy the quiet ambiance. DIRECTOR’SMESSAGE 30 cont’d Our rigorous academic environment develops our students’ individual talents in classrooms K-12. From early childhood education, to development and emphasis of 21st century skills, to athletics and AP and honors coursework, our students lead in the classroom, on the field and in our community. Learn more about the Cape Cod Academy experience. 50 Osterville-W. Barnstable Rd. Osterville, MA 02655 508.428.5400 www.capecodacademy.org EXCELLING IN THE CLASSROOM. PREPARING FOR LIFE.
  • 33. Is it your year to win a Mercedes? You’d look great driving in a new 2017 Mercedes- Benz GLA250. Prime Motor Group and the Osterville Village Library are teaming up for the 2017 Car Raffle! Tickets are available at the Osterville Village Library or online at OstervilleVillageLibrary.org. On the home page, just click on the “Support Fund Raisers” button. Tickets will go on sale starting June 26. The drawing for the car will be on Saturday, September 2 at 5 pm. Individual ticket for $125 2 for $200 11 for $1,000 OstervilleVillageLibrary.org Disclaimer: Actual color, features and equipment of the vehicle will be determined by the sponsor at its sole and absolute discretion. Prize winner is solely responsible for any and all fees and/or costs including title, license, registration, and insurance incurred in claiming, registering, or using the vehicle prize.
  • 34. DIRECTOR’SMESSAGE 32 Opening Doors (cont’d) The Children’s Room offers areas for toddlers and older kids with a makerspace area. Computers and study tables are available for young adults as well. Story hours, age- appropriate events and a creative environment make this a wonderful destination for our young families. Select any one of the many programs we offer almost daily, tailored for little ones, big kids and adults. Check our website (OstervilleVillageLibrary.com) or follow us on Facebook to find out about art exhibits, concerts, speakers, special events and more. Starting on page 37, this community guide has a comprehensive calendar, so take a look — and come see us! This is an exciting year for me. I’ve been a part of this library since I was a child getting my first library card. I’m proud of the progress we’ve made during my years on the Board. In the words of one of our greatest supporters and my personal mentor, the late Carolyn Crossett Rowland, “Libraries open doors; libraries open lives; libraries open minds.” This continues to be my mantra, and with your support, we will continue to make this a community resource we all can be proud of. – Cyndy Cotton Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Investor Business Daily, Wired, Entrepreneur, Money, Bankers & Tradesman, Standard & Poor’s, New York Times, Scientific American, Boston Globe + others. THE BUSINESS CENTER • Computers (PC & Mac) • Fax machine • Color and Black & White copiers • Shredder (Hippa Level 3) • Scan to email/to USB • Printing from USB • Binding machine • Laminator • 4 sit-to-stand tables • Newspapers & Magazine such as: www.CarlRiedell.com PLUMBING • HEATING AIR CONDITIONING • WATER FILTRATION 778 Main Street, Osterville 508.428.6365 info@CarlRiedell.com Free Estimates DUCT CLEANING • AIR PURIFICATION • PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Master Plumber License 8246 • Sheet Metal License 41
  • 35. Cape Cod Seventh Day Adventist Church 2736 Falmouth Rd. 347.613.2187 capecodsda.org Saturday: 9:30 am Bible Study Saturday: 11:00 am Worship service Wednesday: 7:00 pm Prayer meeting Faith Baptist Church 251 West Barnstable Rd. 508.428.2252 capefaith.org Sunday: 10:00 am Osterville Baptist Church 824 Main St. 508.428.2787 ostervillebaptist.org Sunday: 9:00 am & 11:00 am Saint Peters Episcopal Church 421 Wianno Ave 508.428.3561 stpeters-capecod.org fall, winter, spring Sunday: 8:00 am, 10:00 am Wednesday: 10:00 am summer Sunday: 8:00 am, 10:00 am Sunday: 9:15 am at Crystal Lake Osterville United Methodist Church 57 Pond St. 508.428.2811 ostervillechurch.com Sunday: 8:30 am & 10:00 am Our Lady of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church 76 Wianno Ave. 508.428.2011 assumption-capecod.org Weekdays 8:00 am Saturday: Vigil 4:00 pm Saturday: Confession 3:00-3:45 pm Sunday: 7:00 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am Cape Cod Synagogue 145 Winter St., Hyannis 508.775.2988 ccsynagogue.org Saturday: 10:30 am Friday: Erev Shabbat 8:00 pm second friday of the month Community Shabbat Dinner 5:30 pm* Family Service 6:30 pm * Reservation required Church Listings 33 CHURCHLISTINGS www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
  • 37. Building homes on Cape Cod for 39 years Hyannis • Osterville • www.jaxtimer.com 508.771.4498 • 508.778.4911
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  • 39. 2017 Calendar of Events EVENTCALENDAR APRIL THURS, APRIL 20 Lyme Disease Awareness Program 5:00 PM Last year the CDC reported that an estimated 300,000 people in the US are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year. Ron Gangemi of Lyme Awareness of Cape Cod (LACC ) will be at the Osterville Village Library to help increase awareness. tel 508.428.5757 OstervilleVillageLibrary.org THURS, APRIL 27 Cleaning up the Bays: Managing Stormwater in the Three Bays 7:00 PM Join the Association to Preserve Cape Cod, the Town of Barnstable, and Three Bays Preservation at the Osterville Village Library to learn about the impacts of stormwater pollutants on water quality in the bays, a new project getting underway to help address this problem, and how you can help. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 MAY MAY-JUNE Society of Cape Cod Craftsmen Exhibit Celebrating our 65th year as a juried organization, this exhibit from the Society of Cape Cod Craftsmen features works in pottery, wood, glass, fiber, metal, textiles, paper and jewelry. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, MAY 5-MAY 7 Osterville Garden Club Exhibit “The Next Chapter” Visitors to the Osterville Village Library are invited to savor beautiful floral designs and fresh local horticultural displays in “The Next Chapter,” a flower show by members of the Osterville Garden Club. Show is on all three floors of the Library during the regular library hours. For more information visit OstervilleGardenClub.org SAT, MAY 6 O’Well: Osterville Wellness Day 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM The Osterville Village Library will host a family-oriented health and wellness day spon- sored by Osterville Business and Professional Association OstervilleVillage.com THURS, MAY 11 National Parks Series Lecture Series 5:00 PM Continuation of the 9-part series presented by Steve Farrar. Mr. Farrar has visited almost all the National Parks, and will present a review of his experiences at the California and Pacific Parks. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, MAY 19 Youth Striper Night at Crosby Yacht Tournament is open to the public. OstervilleAnglersClub.com email oac@ostervilleanglersclub.com 37
  • 40. FRI, MAY 19 41st Annual Osterville Village Library Golf Tournament 10:30 AM Your chance to play the exclusive Wianno Club Golf Course! Entry fee, $225 per player includes lunch, cart, golf, prizes, dinner, auction & music. Non-golfer options: Dinner, music & auction, $65. Proceeds benefit the Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 SAT, MAY 20 Three Bays Spin & Fly Tournament Catch & release tournament open to the public. OstervilleAnglersClub.com email oac@ostervilleanglersclub.com THURS, MAY 25 National Parks Series Lecture Series 5:00 PM Continuation of the 9-part series presented by Steve Farrar. Mr. Farrar has visited almost all the National Parks, and will present a review of his experiences at the Parks of the Midwest. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org email cyndycotton@clamsnet.org tel 508.428.5757 SAT, MAY 27 Osterville Garden Club Annual Plant & Bake Sale 9:00 AM-Noon Featuring heirloom plants that we encourage all gardeners to plant to help to restore our heritage here on Cape Cod. We’ll offer wonderful baked goods and perennials, herbs and annuals grown by our Garden Club members as well as gardening items and containers. OstervilleGardenClub.org TUES, MAY 30 “The Lure and Lore” Marine Art Exhibit Opening 5:00-6:00 PM Art historian Dr. Edward Dunn will offer a detailed and personal look at this exhibition showcasing a series of 19th and 20th century marine paintings from New England and far-away destinations. He will discuss their artistic merit, and, via carefully researched descriptions, point out their historical and geographic connections. These features transform marine art from pretty paintings to actual historic documents. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 EVENTCALENDAR 38 Enjoy a spectacular harbor cruise around the Three Bays or charter to Edgartown/Nantucket aboard GHOST with Captain Mark. Cell: 203.219.2210 | Osterville-EdgartownHarborCruise.com Osterville-Edgartown Harbor Cruise
  • 41. 39 EVENTCALENDAR www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org 13 Wianno Avenue • Osterville 774.228.2985 osterville@inthepinkonline.com BOSTON • CHATHAM • EDGARTOWN • FALMOUTH • MASHPEE • NANTUCKET • OSTERVILLE inthepinkonline.com | @inthepinkstores JUNE JUNE-OCTOBER “The Lure and Lore” Marine Art Exhibit This exhibition showcases a series of 19th and 20th century marine paintings. Be transported not only across the New England coast, but also to far-away destinations including the White Cliffs of Dover and even Venice. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 THURS, JUNE 8 National Parks Series Lecture Series 5:00 PM Continuation of the 9-part series presented by Steve Farrar. Mr. Farrar has visited almost all the National Parks, and will present a review of his experiences at the Rocky Mountain Parks. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, JUNE 9 Full Moon/Sunset Paddleboard Trip Paddling during a full moon on the Centerville River. Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. For more information: Standupandpaddlecapecod.com tel 508.331.0798 SUN, JUNE 11 Father’s Day Tournament Striped bass & bluefish tournament open to the public. OstervilleAnglersClub.com email oac@ostervilleanglersclub.com
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  • 43. WED, JUNE 14 Annual Cape Cod Shell Show 10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Cape Cod Shell Show is a competitive artistic show with several categories, both professional and non-professional held at the Hilton Doubletree, in Hyannis. Featured outstanding and unique shell art by artists from the United States and abroad. CapeCodShellShow.com THURS, JUNE 15 The Itsy Bitsy Spider’s Rain Garden 9:00-11:00 AM Join the Association to Preserve Cape Cod, the Town of Barnstable, Three Bays Preservation and the Horsley Witten Group at the Osterville Village Library to learn about rain gardens, how they are designed and built, and how they work. If you’d like, get your hands dirty and help with the installation of the new rain garden! All ages. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org email cyndycotton@clamsnet.org tel 508.428.5757 THURS, JUNE 15 Osterville Historical Museum Opening Day 10:00 AM-2:00 PM The Museum presents “The Lost Murals” of Cape Cod artist and teacher Vernon Cole- man. Tour the Parker House & the Cammett House, both feature art, antiques & special exhibits, and gardens by the Osterville Garden Club. Open now until September 15th. Admission is free. OstervilleMuseum.org email ohs@OstervilleMuseum.org THURS, JUNE 22 National Parks Series Lecture Series 5:00 PM Continuation of the 9-part series presented by Steve Farrar. Mr. Farrar will present a review of his experiences at the Parks of the Pacific Midwest. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org email cyndycotton@clamsnet.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, JUNE 23 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Osterville Farmers Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Opening Day. Enjoy breads, fruit, vegetables, flowers, jams, honey, spices, herbs, eggs, juices, ginger beer, kettle corn, meats, cookies, olive oil, salads, soaps, and so much more. Every Friday through the end of September. Story Hour for kids of all ages at 10:00 am & 11:00 am in July and August. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org SAT, JUNE 24 Barnstable Clamming Class for Kids 7:00 AM Bring your kids or grandkids out to learn how to shellfish! Barnstable Clamwming Classes for Kids, will be held this summer at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or call the office at tel 508.790.6272 SUN, JUNE 25 Barnstable Clamming Class for Kids 7:00 AM Bring your kids or grandkids out to learn how to shellfish! Barnstable Clamming Classes for Kids, will be held this summer at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or call the office at tel 508.790.6272 MON, JUNE 26 Barnstable Clamming Class for Kids 8:00 AM Bring your kids or grandkids out to learn how to shellfish! Barnstable Clamming Classes for Kids, will be held this summer at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or call the office at tel 508.790.6272 www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org EVENTCALENDAR 41
  • 44. 42 EVENTCALENDAR The Rotary Club of Osterville is part of Rotary International, a world-wide organization of business and professional leaders providing humanitarian service and promoting goodwill and peace throughout the world. We invite you to join us. We meet: EEvery Wednesday Wimpy’s Seafood Cafe, Osterville, Noon 1st Wednesday of the Month Torino’s Restaurant, Hyannis, 5:30 pm All are welcome to come see what we’re all about! OstervilleRotary.org Talida M. Flonta, DDS 21 Pond St., Unit 4 Osterville ostervillefamilydental.com 508.428.2443 MON, JUNE 26 25th Annual Car Raffle Tickets for Sale! Win a new Mercedes-Benz GLA250! Buy your tickets for the annual car raffle to benefit the Osterville Village Library. You could be the lucky winner and drive away in a brand new car. Drawing to be held on the Library green on Saturday, September 2nd. Tickets on sale July & August: $125 each; 2 for $200 & 11 tickets for $1,000. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 TUES, JUNE 27 Pete Stringer & The “Evolution of the Hundred Mile Man” 3:30 PM Osterville native and Ultrarunner Pete Stringer will share how he started with 5K in the Evolution of the Hundred Mile Man. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 COMFORTABLE. SAFE. CARING. PRECISE. GENTLE. COMPREHENSIVE GENERAL DENTISTRY
  • 45. 43 EVENTCALENDAR www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org WED, JUNE 28 Barnstable Clamming Class for Kids 7:00 AM Bring your kids or grandkids out to learn how to shellfish! Barnstable Clamming Classes for Kids, will be held this summer at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or call the office at tel 508.790.6272 THURS, JUNE 29 Barnstable Youth Hockey Fishing Tournament 8:00 AM “Give a Kid a Goal” and support BYHA by fishing for the day, weigh-in, then gathering at Baxter’s Fish & Chips for dinner, auction and awards. OstervilleAnglersClub.com tel E.J. Jaxtimer 508.776.0923 email ejjaxtimer@comcast.net THURS, JUNE 29 National Parks Series Lecture Series 5:00 PM Continuation of the 9-part series presented by Steve Farrar. Mr. Farrar has visited almost all the National Parks, and will present a review of his experiences at the NPS Units in Massachusetts. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org email cyndycotton@clamsnet.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, JULY 30 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, pasta, honey, butter, flowers, herbs, soaps, cookies, poultry, and more. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org Osterville 508.428.6376 www.cjriley.com Home Building & Remodeling Kitchens & Baths Property Management
  • 46. EVENTCALENDAR JULY WED, JULY 5 Bayside Explorers 3:00 PM Join us every Wednesday from July 5th-August 23rd at Dowses Beach for a FREE family, kid-friendly program about the waters of Cape Cod. We’ll explore the wrack line and go fishing to see what lives in and on our local waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to help you identify your discoveries and to teach you all about our local water creatures! We only go at low tide, so the time varies from week to week. Dress to get wet and bring your water shoes! 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org FRI, JULY 7 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, pasta, honey, butter, flowers, herbs, soaps, cookies, poultry, and more. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org FRI, JULY 7 “Baklava, Biscotti and an Irishman”Author Book Signing 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Kathy Aspden’s debut novel, “Baklava, Biscotti, and an Irishman”, is a dazzling pastiche of love, deception, acceptance and forgiveness. Artfully weaving together three lives, three coasts and three generations, its theme revolves around the premise that nothing in life is random. Kathy’s book has been requested by Dr. Phil and other stars! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 SAT, JULY 8 Community Yard Sale 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Come to the library green and browse through family treasures, nicknacks, and gently used items at this community yard sale. Open to the public. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 SUN, JULY 9 23nd Annual OVL Cape Cod Clambake 5:30 PM A traditional village get-together under the tent on the Osterville Village Library green. Meet old friends & make new ones, enjoy the music and join in the fun! Dine on lobster (steak or chicken if you prefer), clams, corn on the cob & more! Kids are welcome with a special menu and a bouncy house! Buy individual tickets or be a “table sponsor” and reserve a table for your group! Benefits the Library. For more information or visit OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 SUN, JULY 9 Full Moon/Sunset Paddleboard Trip Paddling during a full moon on the Centerville River. Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. For more information: Standupandpaddlecapecod.com tel 508.331.0798 MON, JULY 10 Mutts & Martinis 5:30 PM-7:30 PM A cocktail party for dogs & their owners. Socialize & network with man’s best friend & fellow dog lovers. $30 per human, which includes 2 drinks & hors d’oeuvres. Benefits Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 JULY 11-12 What Makes a Great Village? 10:00 AM-1:00 PM Children and teens (6 & up), are welcome to drop in to the Osterville Library during this 2-day family event. We’ll create small people, houses, village buildings and more; and then lay out our model village on the Library Green. The more builders, the bigger the village! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 44
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  • 48. TUES, JULY 11 It Takes a Town: The Path Forward for Clean Water in Barnstable 5:00 PM Lindsey B. Counsel, Director Emeritus, Three Bays Preservation, has spent more than two decades devoted to protecting the Three Bays Watershed. He also is Chair of the Town of Barnstable’s Water Resources Advisory Committee with a mission to advise on completing and implementing a Comprehensive Water Management Planning Project. His talk will outline the details of that planning project. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 WED, JULY 12 Bayside Explorers 9:00 AM Join us every Wednesday from July 5th-August 23rd at Dowses Beach for a FREE family, kid-friendly program about the waters of Cape Cod. We’ll explore the wrack line and go fishing to see what lives in and on our local waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to help you identify your discoveries and to teach you all about our local water creatures! We only go at low tide, so the time varies from week to week. Dress to get wet and bring your water shoes! 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org WED, JULY 12 Osterville Library Concert Series on the Library Green (Kick-off Concert) 6:00 PM-7:00 PM The 2017 Concert on the Library Green Series kicks off the season under the tent with the Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Band. Bring the kids, house guests and neighbors! Concerts are held indoors in the Library if it rains. Free admission; donations accepted. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 46 EVENTCALENDAR 791 Main Street Osterville www.crispflatbread.com Open Daily at 11:30 a.m., Sunday Brunch at 10:30 a.m. CRISPCRISP
  • 49. THURS, JULY 13 Build a Solar Garden Lighthouse 10:00 AM-Noon Kids and teens (ages 8 and up) are invited to paint and build a working solar garden light shaped like a lighthouse from clay pots and a solar light. Contact the library for info on registration and materials fee. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 THURS, JULY 13 Osterville Village Library 135th Anniversary Celebration 4:00-6:00 PM To celebrate the 135th Osterville Village Library Anniversary, a film and book have been produced to commemorate this remarkable milestone. The premiere showing of the film, on the Library green, highlights the rich history of the library and its role in the village. Join us to celebrate the proud past, enjoy the many present day cultural, intellectual and social activities going and the future hopes for the library to continue its important role in the village. Viewing will be inside in the event of inclement weather. tel 508.428.5757 OstervilleVillageLibrary.org FRI, JULY 14 Annual Big 3 Fishing Tournament Enjoy a day of fishing to benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands. Dinner and auction to follow at the Wychmere Beach Club. www.bbbsmb.org/events email ejjaxtimer@comcast.net FRI, JULY 14 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. Story Hour at 10:00 am & 11:00 am in July and August. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org 47 EVENTCALENDAR www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
  • 50. EVENTCALENDAR 48 Shopping for Insurance? Get the Best Coverage for the Best Price Learn more about our business Scan this code from your mobile phone You can also find us on Superpages.com® Leonard Insurance Phone: (508) 428-6921 683 Main Street, Osterville (508) 428-6921 www.leonardagency.com We’re ready to help you with all of your insurance needs. FRI, JULY 14 Bridges & Towers: Structural Design Challenges 10:00 AM-Noon Who can build the tallest tower? The strongest bridge? Kids and teens (ages 8 and up) can test their building skills at this drop-in event. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 SAT, JULY 15 Osterville Rotary’s 23nd Annual Bluefish & Striper Tournament 7:00 AM-8:00 PM Join us at The Wianno Yacht Club! Fishing tournament: 7:00 am- 4:30 pm. $190 entry fee. Prizes: $750 1st Heaviest, $500 2nd Heaviest. Not fishing? Join us for a BBQ, award ceremony, and live & silent auctions from 5:00-8:00 pm. ($20 adults, $7 kids). Proceeds benefit more than 50 local organizations. For entry forms and more info: OstervilleRotary.org OstervilleAnglersClub.com SAT, JULY 15 37th Annual Cape Cod 5K Championship 8:00 AM The beautiful 5K course with ocean views is measured and certified by the USATF. Race starts in front of the Osterville Community Building, 99 West Bay Rd. Prize money to top male and female athletes; medals to top 3 in each age division. 5K Entry Fee $25. 1K Kids Race Entry Fee $5. CC5K.org email sdoherty@capecod.net SAT, JULY 15 43nd Annual Osterville Village Day 8:00 AM-4:00 PM 5K Road Race, 8:00 am. Parade, 1:00 pm. Antique & classic cars, bands, floats & more. Other events include music, craft fair, food stands, children’s events, and more. Sponsored by the Osterville Business & Professional Assn. and the Osterville Village Assn. Gail Nightingale: tel 508.428.6327
  • 51. 508.790.1151 FREE ESTIMATES 508.428.5053 www.treescapesma.com • Pruning: Trees, Shrubs, Hedges • Tree Removal • Stump Grinding • Plant Health Care Programs • Insect & Disease Control • 65 ft. Aerial Bucket Truck MASS CERTIFIED ARBORIST MEMBER 1861 INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF ARBORCULTURE CERTIFIED ARBORIST MEMBER NE-0656A SAT, JULY 15 Village Crafters of Cape Cod Craft Fair 9:00 AM-3:00 PM On the Library Green, The Village Crafters’ booths will again this year feature local artists and crafts people exhibiting work of fine quality. Be sure to stop by after the Road Race and during Village Day to see their beautiful work! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 SAT, JULY 15 Village Day Antique & Classic Car Parade 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Enjoy more than 75 cars on the Osterville Museum grounds before and after the parade through the Village. OstervilleMuseum.org SUN, JULY 16 Pigs & Pearls Celebration 5:00 PM-7:00 PM Enjoy an evening of fabulous local food from our Farmers’ Market vendors, local chefs & music to benefit the Osterville Historical Museum. A silent auction will be held for one-of-a-kind archival photos from the Museum’s collection. OstervilleMuseum.org email OHS@OstervilleMuseum.org TUES, JULY 18 A Native Cape Cod Garden: Planting with a Purpose 5:00 PM Kristin Anders, Director of Education & Outreach, Association to Preserve Cape Cod, will discuss how the use of native plants in our managed landscape, together with ecologically-friendly land care practices, can help protect the purity of our waters, support bees, butterflies and birds, and preserve the essence of Cape Cod. Hear about some of our valued Cape Cod native species and how you can better steward your piece of the Cape! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 49www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org EVENTCALENDAR
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  • 55. WED, JULY 19 Bayside Explorers 3:00 PM Join us at Dowses Beach in Osterville for a FREE family, kid-friendly program about the waters of Cape Cod. We’ll explore the wrack line and go fishing to see what lives in and on our local waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to help you identify your discoveries and to teach you all about our local water creatures! We only go at low tide, so the time varies from week to week. Dress to get wet and bring your water shoes! 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org THURS, JULY 20 Thursday Evening Concert Series on the Library Green 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Pack a picnic and lawn chairs; bring the kids, house guests & neighbors and come over to enjoy local jazz & blues drummer Kareem Sanjaghi and his band. Concerts are held indoors in the Library if it rains. Free admission. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, JULY 21 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, honey, flowers, herbs, soaps, poultry, and more. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org FRI, JULY 21, 2016 An Evening by the Sea Charity Auction for Hope Hospice 5:30 PM Join us as An Evening by the Sea Auction takes you around the world with food and wine! This year’s premier auction will transform the Wianno Club in Osterville into a night of unique and delicious international food and wine pairings, and will offer unique items for auction, all in support for the services provided by Hope Hospice, including the McCarthy Care Center in East Sandwich. Mark your calendars and join us for an evening of great fun and even greater support for local friends and family. hopehealthco.org/EveningbytheSea email lwyndham@HopeHealthCo.org 53 EVENTCALENDAR www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
  • 56. SAT, JULY 22 Ladies Shoal Troll Tournament Striped bass & bluefish tournament to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Open to the public; hosted by Baxter’s Restaurant. OstervilleAnglersClub.com email oac@ostervilleanglersclub.com MON, JULY 24 “Sense the Wind” Documentary Film 5:00 PM “Sense the Wind”, a documentary film by filmmaker Christine Knowlton, is about blind sailors as they race the open waters. Don’t miss this inspiring and uplifting film at the Osterville Village Library! Presented by the Osterville Village Library and the Wianno Yacht Club. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org email cyndycotton@clamsnet.org tel 508.428.5757 WED, JULY 26 Bayside Explorers 9:00 AM Join us at Dowses Beach to explore the wrack line & go fishing to see what lives in and on our local Cape Cod waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to help you identify your discoveries & teach you all about our local water creatures! We only go at low tide, so the time varies from week to week. Dress to get wet and be sure to bring your water shoes! 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org WED, JULY 26 Kids Design/Build Workshop: Marble Mazes 10:00 AM-Noon Kids ages 6-12 can design and build amazing marble mazes. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 EVENTCALENDAR 54 EVENTCALENDAR
  • 57. EVENTCALENDAR WED, JULY 26 Art@The Museum 1:00-5:00 PM One-day show of renowned Cape Cod artists at the Osterville Historical Museum. Members preview at 12:30. OstervilleMuseum.org email OHS@OstervilleMuseum.org WED, JULY 26 Barnstable’s Milestone Opportunity: Implementing the 208 Plan 5:00 PM Scott W. Horsley, Water Resources Consultant, will present the watershed plan for Three Bays at the Osterville Library. The plan was designed by the Cape Cod Commission to address the water quality problems caused by excessive nitrogen, including a range of innovative strategies including storm water management, fertilizer controls, permeable reactive barriers, pond dredging, wetland restoration, fertigation, alternative septic system technologies and aquaculture. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 THURS, JULY 27 - MON, JULY 31 4th Annual Ski & Standup Paddleboard Sale The best time to think ahead to winter sports is when the sun is shining & the temps are tropical here on the Cape. Stop upst airs at the Library for our 4th annual ski & standup paddleboard equipment sale! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 bellaofcapecod.com • #makeeverydaybella #10 wianno ave., osterville • 508.790.2499 chatham falmouth hyannis osterville “The look” for less... jewelry, accessories, handbags, fashion Summer begins at of Cape Cod® est.2005 55www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
  • 58. EVENTCALENDAR THURS, JULY 27 Thursday Evening Concert Series on the Library Green 6:00 PM-7:00 PM TWO Cool is a voice & guitar duo that combines today’s popular music with classic standards of the past. Eileen Fendler & Steve Gregory offer a range of musical styles including; soul, pop, jazz, latin; just about every genre imaginable. Free admission. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, JULY 28 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Plus story hour at 10:00 am & 11:00 am. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org SAT, JULY 29 Barnstable Clamming Class for Everyone! 8:00 AM Learn how to shellfish! Barnstable’s Clamming Classes will be held this summer at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or call the office at tel 508.790.6272 AUGUST TUES, AUG 1 Barnstable’s Nitrogen Crisis 5:00 PM In this thought-provoking and illustrated presentation, Michael J. Egan, President, Board of Directors, Three Bays Preservation, continues to rally the cry for understanding how nitrogen pollutes our ecosystem, and what we as a community could do about it. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 THURS, AUG 3 Thursday Evening Concert Series on the Library Green 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Pack a picnic and lawn chairs; bring the kids, house guests & neighbors and spend the night groovin’ to The Moonlighters. Concerts are held indoors in the Library if it rains. Free admission. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, AUG 4 24th Annual Joe Cronin Memorial Jimmy Fund Fishing Tournament 6:45 AM-9:30 PM The Joe Cronin Memorial Tournament recognizes & perpetuates the legacy of Joe Cronin’s support of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute & the Jimmy Fund. This annual fundraiser that combines the camaraderie of fishing with unanimity of purpose. joecroninfishing.com tel 508.989.6866 email joecronintournament@comcast.net 56 SEE Art ANEW!Once the home and studio of local artists Ralph & Martha Cahoon, newly renovated and expanded with more on view. Enjoy a vast collection of American art, dynamic original exhibitions, and one-of-a-kind programs. 4676 Falmouth Road (Route 28) | Cotuit, MA 02635 | 508.428.7581 | cahoonmuseum.org OPEN Tues-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1-4pm | CLOSED Jan-Mid-March & major holidays | Re-opening March 15, 2017! Daisy Hughes (1882- 1968), Cape Dunes
  • 59. 57 EVENTCALENDAR www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org FRI, AUG 4, 2016 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Plus story hour at 10:00 am & 11:00 am. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org TUES, AUG 8 Wings, Fins and Watery Wonders: Exploring Wildlife in the Three Bays Watershed 5:00 PM What happens when a teacher and a scientist collaborate? Judy Heller, Director of Programs and Meg Materne, Environmental Coordinator 3 Bays Preservation will give a compelling glimpse into one of the most ecologically bio-diverse regions on Cape Cod, the 12,458-acre watershed that includes West, North and Cotuit Bays. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 WED, AUG 9 Stop, Move, Animate! 9:00 AM-Noon What stories can your Legos tell? Kids (ages 8-12 ) can create short stop-motion animations at the Library. We’ll provide the cameras and the Legos, the kids will provide the ideas! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 WED, AUG 9 Bayside Explorers 9:00 AM Join us at Dowses Beach in Osterville for a FREE family, kid-friendly program about the waters of Cape Cod. We’ll explore the wrack line and go fishing to see what lives in and on our local waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to teach you about our local water creatures! We only go at low tide, so the time varies from week to week. Dress to get wet and bring your water shoes! 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org
  • 60. EVENTCALENDAR THURS, AUG 10 Thursday Evening Concert Series on the Library Green 6:00 PM -7:00 PM Pack a picnic and lawn chairs and bring the kids, house guests and neighbors! Sarah Swain & the “Oh, Boys!” a dance band with a unique blend of rock/americana, a hint of country and a whole lotta soul. Concerts are held indoors in the Library if it rains. Free admission. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, AUG 11 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, pasta, honey, butter, flowers, herbs, soaps, cookies, poultry, and more. Plus story hour for kids of all ages at 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org SUN, AUG 13 Barnstable Clamming Class for Everyone! 8:00 AM Learn how to shellfish! Barnstable’s Clamming Classes will be held this summer at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or call the office at tel 508.790.6272 TUES, AUG 15 Introducing the Barnstable Clean Water Trust: Barnstable’s Innovative Future 5:00 PM Within the 1,245-acre estuary, West, North and Cotuit Bays look pristine, but in reality, these embayments are threatened by excess nitrogen. Join Zenas “Zee” Crocker, Executive Director, Three Bays Preservation, and learn about the new generation of conservation advocacy led by Three Bays Preservation and the comprehensive plans to protect the watershed. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 58
  • 61. 59www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org WED, AUG 16 Barnstable Clamming Class for Everyone! 8:00 AM Learn how to shellfish! Barnstable’s Clamming Classes will be held this summer at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. For more information or to register, stop by the Natural Resource Office at 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville or call the office at tel 508.790.6272 WED, AUG 16 Bayside Explorers 3:00 PM Join us at Dowses Beach to explore the wrack line & go fishing to see what lives in and on our local Cape Cod waters. We will have Naturalists on hand to teach you all about our local water creatures! We only go at low tide, so the time varies from week to week. Dress to get wet & be sure to bring your water shoes! 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org WED, AUG 16 Osterville Village Association Annual Meeting 7:00 PM Annual meeting held at the Osterville Village Library, Main Meeting Room. All are welcome! ostervillevillageassociation.org THURS, AUG 17, 2016 26th Annual Antiques Show 9:30 AM-4:00 PM 35+ dealers from around the country feature unique items in this much-loved event at the Osterville Historical Museum. Furniture, smalls, porcelain, silver, paintings, jewelry, nauticals, books, rugs & so much more. Preview at 9:00 am for show sponsors. OstervilleMuseum.org tel 508.428.5861 EVENTCALENDAR 59 Lunch • Dinner • Cocktails Overlooking West Bay at Crosby Yacht Yard Osterville’s Only Public Waterfront Restaurant 330A WEST BAY ROAD, OSTERVILLE 774-602-8156 OPENING SPRING 2017
  • 62. EVENTCALENDAR 60 THURS, AUG 17 Thursday Evening Concert Series on the Library Green 6:00 PM-7:00 PM FINAL CONCERT OF SEASON Jumpin’ Juba plays a unique mix of blues and roots-y rock & roll tunes, with flavors from many other genres stirred into their blues stew. Concerts are held indoors in the Library if it rains. Free admission. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, AUG 18 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Plus story hour for kids of all ages at 10:00 am & 11:00 am. On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org FRI, AUG 18 “The Lure and Lore” Marine Art Exhibit Presentation 5:00-6:00 PM Art historian Dr. Edward Dunn will once again offer a detailed and personal look this exhibition showcasing a series of 19th and 20th century marine paintings from New England and far away destinations. He will discuss their artistic merit, and, via carefully researched descriptions, point out their historical and geographic connections. These features transform marine art from pretty paintings to actual historic documents. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 TUES, AUG 22 The Indomitable Oyster: Nature’s Way Toward Ecosystem Strength 5:00 PM Oh, the power of a single animal! Oysters are natural filter feeders that can significantly help cleanse an ecosystem. In this engaging lecture, Mike Moynihan of Three Bays Preservation, will enthrall listeners with true tales of these tiny but mighty creatures. At the Osterville Village Library. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 WED, AUG 23 Kids Design/Build Workshop: Make Your Own Games 9:00 AM-Noon Kids ages 8-12 will use their imaginations and lots of hands-on materials to invent, build and play their own board games. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 WED, AUG 23 Bayside Explorers 9:00 AM Join us at Dowses Beach to explore the wrack line & go fishing to see what lives in and on our local Cape Cod waters. We only go at low tide, so the time varies from week to week. Dress to get wet & be sure to bring your water shoes! 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org 1495 Falmouth Rd., Rte. 28, Centerville_508-775-2065 CapeCodPackageStore.com • Local Delivery FREE Wine Tastings Every Day, Any Time! DOWNLOAD our APP ~ SHOP ONLINE or from your phone!
  • 63. THURS, AUG 24 Osterville Village Library 135th Anniversary Movie Screening 6:00-7:00 PM If you missed the premiere showing earlier this summer, here’s your chance to celebrate the 135th Osterville Village Library Anniversary. A film and book have been produced to commemorate this remarkable milestone. The film, on the Library green, highlights the rich history of the library and its role in the village. Join us to celebrate the proud past, enjoy the many present day cultural, intellectual and social activities going and the future hopes for the library to continue its important role in the village. Event will be inside in the event of inclement weather. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, AUG 25 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, pasta, honey, butter, flowers, herbs, soaps, cookies, poultry, and more. Every Friday until the end of September on the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. Story hour for kids of all ages at 10:00 am & 11:00 am; last story hour of season. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org EVENTCALENDAR 61www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org 61
  • 64. EVENTCALENDAR 62 SEPTEMBER FRI, SEPT 1 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Every Friday until the end of September on the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org SAT, SEPT 2 Osterville Village Library Car Raffle Drawing 5:00 PM The winner of the new Mercedes GLA Crossover will be drawn on the Library green today. You could drive away in a brand new car. Tickets on sale July & August $125 each. 2 for $200 or 11 tickets for $1,000. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, SEPT 8 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Every Friday until the end of September on the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org SAT, SEPT 9 Cape Cod Wildlife Collaborative Festival 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Come to Mass Audubon’s Long Pasture Sanctuary in Cummaquid for a wonderful day of fun, animals & hands-on activities. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Wildlife Collaborative, a group of non-profit organizations who concentrate on animals’ rehabilitiation & habitat preservation. We’ll have music, live animal presentations, and book signings by local authors sponsored by Books By The Sea in Osterville. Each organization has an activity for your child to complete. Fill up your “Passport” and win a prize! This is a free event, but donations are appreciated. For more info please visit tel 508.420.0780 3Bays.org email jheller@3bays.org The Power of One ONE CALL DOES IT ALL www.joycecompanies.com 508-428-JOYCE (5692) The Joyce Companies offer a single source solution for comprehensive design, installation and property maintenance, as well as the highest qualityandvalueforyourinvestment.We providethepowerofoneserviceprovider for complete landscaping, property maintenance & concierge services. for all your property needs
  • 65. 63 EVENTCALENDAR www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org FRI, SEPT 15 Osterville Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Last Friday market of the season. Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, jams, pasta, honey, butter, flowers, herbs, soaps, cookies, poultry, and more. Museum remains open year-round for group tours and special events. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org FRI, SEPT 15 Paddle for the Bays: Pre-Race Dinner 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Join us at the Wianno Yacht Club in Osterville for our Official Pre-Race Dinner. Everyone is invited to attend. Join the paddlers and learn all about the beautiful waters of Barnstable’s Three Bays. Food, a full bar, and a silent auction with items donated by local artists and businesses! tel 508.420.0780 email jheller@3bays.org 3Bays.org SAT, SEPT 16 Paddle for the Bays: RACE Cape Cod 7:00 AM Registration 9:00 AM Race Come to Ropes Beach in Cotuit & join the race for clean water. All ages and levels of kayakers & stand-up paddle- boarders can compete in Barnstable’s Three Bays. Bring your own equipment or rent it from Stand Up & Paddle Cape Cod, Eastern Mountain Sports or Sea Sports Cape Cod. This event is to benefit the programs of Three Bays Preservation. Tickets: $75 for adults and $35 for kids 16 and under. Register online before the event or on site the morning of the race. 3Bays.org tel 508.420.0780 Crane & Co./Wm Arthur Stationery Consultant Vera Bradley Service & Selection Seaside Home Accents Jewelry & Accessories Nautical & New England Gifts Stop in and see us today 508.428.5050 846 Main Street, Osterville MA 02655
  • 66. EVENTCALENDAR OCTOBER THURS, OCT 5 Full Moon/Sunset Paddleboard Trip Paddling during a full moon on the Centerville River. Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. For more information: Standupandpaddlecapecod.com tel 508.331.0798 SAT, OCT 7 Osterville Village Library Fall Festival 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Bring the kids for crafts, actitivies, face painting and other fun hosted by the Osterville Village Library. tel 508.428.5757 OstervilleVillageLibrary.org SAT, OCT 7 Annual Fall Dog Parade 11:00 AM Enjoy the parade of our canine friends dressed up for this festive Fall Parade of dogs through the village. Prizes and Treats awarded. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 SAT, OCT 7 Saturday Farmers’ Market 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Celebrate the fall harvest with your favorite Farmers’! On the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum. This is the final market day of the season. OstervilleFarmersMarket.org SUN, OCT 29 Cape Cod Academy Open House CapeCod Academy.org tel 508.428.5400 64
  • 67. 65 EVENTCALENDAR www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org TUES, OCT 31 Osterville Rotary Club Halloween Parade 4:00 PM Come out and march, or watch our ghosts and goblins – big & little – strut their stuff through the Village center! OstervilleRotary.org email nancykelly29@gmail.com FRI, OCT 31 Halloween Story Time 4:45 PM Come by the Osterville Village Library after the Parade for a special “drop-in” Halloween Story Time. All are welcome – costumes are optional. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 NOVEMBER TUES, NOV 7 Cleaning up the Bays: Managing Stormwater in the Three Bays 7:00 PM Join the Association to Preserve Cape Cod, the Town of Barnstable, and Three Bays Preservation at the Osterville Village Library to learn about the impacts of stormwater pollutants on water quality in the bays, a new project getting underway to help address this problem, and how you can help. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FRI, NOV 24 Black Friday Fun 11:00 AM-3:00 PM Let your kids enjoy hands-on activities and a movie at the Osterville Village Library while you do your holiday shopping in the Village. Kids’ activities all weekend, check the website for details! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 DECEMBER DECEMBER 27th Annual Tree of Memories Remember your loved ones this holiday season with shell ornaments inscribed with their names. The shells will be placed on the Hope Hospice Tree of Memories in Armstrong-Kelley Park. A remembrance ceremony will be held at the tree in mid- December. Everyone is invited to participate. HopeHealthCo.org email lwyndham@HopeHealthCo.org THURS, DEC 7 Library Holiday Displays Visit the Osterville Village Library and enjoy a whimsical holiday extravaganza on the library lawn; inside, enjoy a display in the Floyer showcase of an exquite Menorah collection. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 THURS, DEC 7 Festival of Trees Preview Party Preview of the magnificently decorated tabletop trees for Museum members only. OstervilleMuseum.org FRI, DEC 8 47th Annual Christmas Open House & Stroll 9:00 AM-9:00 PM All day & evening throughout our traditionally decorated Village. Ecumenical crèche services & carolling in the Village Center at 6:00 pm followed by horse-drawn carriage rides, trolley rides, music, & refreshments. Sponsored by the Osterville Business & Professional Association and the Osterville Village Association. Gail Nightingale: tel 508.428.6327 805 Main St. Osterville 508.420.2400 Edythe Davinis Proprietress Antiques and Decoratives
  • 68. EVENTCALENDAR 66 FRI, DEC 8 Meet Mrs. Claus! 5:00 PM-7:00 PM Take time out from the Stroll and visit the Osterville Village Library’s Cocoa Station to warm up & meet Mrs. Claus. She will be collecting your letters to bring back to Santa at the North Pole! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 DEC 8-9 Festival of Trees FRI: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM SAT: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Dozens of magnificently decorated tabletop trees by local merchants are available in a silent auction. Auction ends at 3:00 pm on Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the Osterville Historical Museum. OstervilleMuseum.org SAT, DEC 9 Holiday Dog Parade 11:00 AM Dress up your pooch and parade around the village. Prizes and Treats awarded. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 SUN, DEC 10 Osterville Village Library Open House Noon-2:00 PM Come by for the holiday music, treats and punch and maybe meet a special guest! OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 DEC 23-31 Library School Vacation Week Activities Check the Library website for up-to-date information. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org FEBRUARY SUN, FEB 4, 2018 Plant Combinations for a Long Season of Bloom 10:30 AM-3:00 PM Presented by Warrant Leach, Horticulurist of Tranquil Lake Nursery. Reservations are required for this event. OstervilleGardenClub.org SAT, FEB 10, 2018 13th Annual Chocolate Fest 10:30 AM-3:00 PM Celebrate your sweet tooth at the chocolate-themed activities throughout the village. At noon, area chefs & food critics will judge the Village’s Chocolate Baking Contest. Come enjoy the many special “chocolate” events. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 SAT, FEB 10, 2018 Winter Dog Parade 11:00 AM Dress up your pooch and parade around the village. Prizes and Treats awarded. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 FEB 17-25 , 2018 Library School Vacation Week Activities Check the Library website for up-to-date information. OstervilleVillageLibrary.org tel 508.428.5757 APRIL FRI, APRIL 27, 2018 Arbor Day Celebration 10:30 AM The Osterville Garden Club’s annual planting of an Arbor Day tree at a location to be announced. Please visit our website to get more information. OstervilleGardenClub.org
  • 69. Amie Bakery B L T 3 Wianno Ave. 508.420.7870 Chart Room at Crosby Yacht Yard L D C seasonal 330A West Bay Rd. 774.602.8156 Crisp L D T S 791 Main St. 508.681.0922 Dunkin’ Donuts T 792 Main St. 508.420.7398 Earthly Delights B L T 15 West Bay Rd. 508.420.2206 Fancy’s Market T C 699 Main St. 508.428.6954 Five Bays Bistro D C T 825 Main St. 508.420.5559 Osterville Fish T C 2952 Falmouth Rd. 508.420.0500 The Pineapple Caper B L T C 29 Wianno Ave. Pizza1 Subs2 L D T 2956 Falmouth Rd. 508.420.1212 Wimpy’s Seafood Café L D C T S 752 Main St. 508.428.6300 Osterville Local Eateries B breakfast L lunch D dinner C catering T takeout S sunday brunch key 67 RESTAURANTS www.OstervilleVillageLibrary.org
  • 70. NAME PG NAME PG ADVERTISERINDEX 68 Advertiser Index 508.428.1005 AMIEBAKERYCC.COM Amie Bakery At Home Elder Care Barnstable Patriot Bella of Cape Cod Cahoon Museum Cape Cod Academy Cape Cod Animal Hospital Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Cape Cod Package Store Cape Cod Retractable Awnings The Chart Room at Crosby Yacht Corner Cycle Crisp Crosby Yacht Yard Scott Crosby Builder Edythe & Co Fancy’s Market Five Bays Bistro Hairwaves of Osterville Hansen Photography Peter Hansen Landscape In the Pink E. J. Jaxtimer Builder 34- Joyce Landscaping Kinlin Grover Real Estate Lampwork Glass LenkLadner Investment Solutions Leonard Insurance Lightship Dental J Miller Picture Framing Moon Tide Massage Nauticus Marina T.A. Nelson Construction New England Lifestyles Design Nicholaeff Architecture & Design E.B. Norris + Son, Inc. Osterville House and Garden Osterville Art Gallery Osterville Edgartown Harbor Cruise Osterville Family Dental Oyster Harbors Marine Oyster Island Emporium Oyster Real Estate Pet Poopie Pouches Razzamatazz Carl F. Riedell and Sons, Inc. C.J. Riley Builder Robert Paul Real Estate Rockland Trust 68 61 53 55 56 30 33 52 60 36 59 9 46 58 10 65 26 47 24 54 8 39 35 62 IBC 18 57 48 24 68 18 40 45 23 27 64 BC 15 38 42 16 63 20 33 40 32 43 IFC 19 Rogers and Marney Rotary Club of Osterville Sara Campbell Sea Glass Realty Seaport Village Realty Silvia & Silvia Builders Sotheby’s International Reality 50- Stand Up and Paddle Cape Cod Stuart Rapp, Attorney Sunderland Printing Treescapes William Raveis Cape Cod 4 42 67 29 14 16 51 7 29 42 49 3 Deer Crossing – 681 Falmouth Rd – Mashpee 508-539-3888 jmillerpictureframer.com Custom Framing – Art – Restoration
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