Catboat Tales Bill McKay, Former editor of CBA Bulletin
June 15 | Cotuit Library | 7 PM Sailing Nantucket Sound for 60 years, with 22 of them in a 1898 Catboat Yawl, Calico, speaker Bill McKay has learned a thing or two about these uniquely American and popular local boats and how suited their hulls are to our Cape Cod waters. Come hear his many stories ... some have become Catboat Tales. .
A Tale of Two Rivers Ron Lasko, Author
July 20 | Cotuit Library | 7 PM Mashpee resident Ron Lasko will present his book A Tale of Two Rivers which chronicles the ecological, historical, piscatorial & environmental story of Cape Cod’s vanishing Sea Run Brook Trout and our need to preserve and expand this species to its former range across Cape Cod; from Long Island to Maine on to the Canadian Maritimes.
She Sells Sea Salts By the Seashore Sarah Leah Chase, Author
August 17 | Cotuit Library | 7 PM Sarah Leah Chase, well-known cookbook author whose bestselling titles in- clude the Nantucket Open-House Cookbook and The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook, will present anecdotes on how she and her husband procure sea salts and peppers for culinary endeavors. She will demonstrate some simple recipes using her products.
The Hidden History of Cape Cod Theresa Barbo, Cape Cod Historian and Author
September 21 | Cotuit Library | 7 PM The salty waves and sandy beaches of Cape Cod disguise its fascinating and nearly forgotten history. From Provincetown to Falmouth, the Cape's fifteen towns offer a plethora of hidden and enchanting tales. Join historian Theresa Barbo as she explores these mysteries and more, lifting the lid on the quirky, remarkable character of Cape Cod and its forgotten happenings.
SeaWeed of Cape Cod Shores Gil Newton, Professor, Ecologist, Author
October 19 | Cotuit Library | 7 PM Professor Gil Newton, Cotuit resident and author of several books about Cape Cod sea shore ecology, will speak about the diversity of sea weed species found on our Cape beaches. He will cover the important biological function of seaweed in the ecosystem, as well as commercial, and yes, edible uses!.