Cape Cod Modern House Trust promotes the documentation and preservation of significant examples of Modernist architecture on the Outer Cape. Some of the founders of European Modernism bought land, built homes and settled here beginning in the 1930s. The Trust is restoring several Modernist houses now owned by the Cape Cod National Seashore and reconfigure them into educational and cultural resources.
Cape Cool is dedicated to protecting our natural resources and climate in a creative way, through projects and events. They’re also passionate about recycling and the Swap Shop at the Wellfleet Transfer Station and collecting
examples online for “I found it at the dump”.
Friends of the Wellﬂeet Libraries sponsors many library activities and raises supplemental funds used for special books and periodicals, children’s and adult programs, audio-visual materials, museum passes, equipment, and more. The Friends hold a variety of seminars, speaker series, and other activities, including its annual book sales.
Wellﬂeet Gardeners- Meets 3rd Wednesday every month at Library, W. Main St.,
9:30am-coffee, 10am-speaker. All welcome. Annual dues-$12.
Garden Visits: During summer for members only.
Plant Sale: Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend. Town Hall, 8:30am.
Wellfleet Historical Society Museum collection includes old photographs, maps, documents, marine artifacts, Indian artifacts, a small collection of period clothing, household, agricultural and commerce related items. The museum is open during summer and the historical society offers monthly talks from May to September, as well as other events.
Wellfleet OysterFest / SPAT SPAT (Shellfish Promotion and Tasting) is a local nonprofit organization devoted to educating the public about the town’s shellfishing industry and its history and traditions. Proceeds from events and seminars support the annual Wellfleet OysterFest [LINKs to www.wellfleetoysterfest.org], as well as SPAT’s educational mission, including a scholarship program.
Wellfleet Preservation Hall a unique venue for civic, educational, social, and creative events. The 1912 building is the former Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church on Main Street, and the local nonprofit group Wellfleet Preservation Hall is restoring and renovating the building for use as a community and cultural center.
South Wellfleet Neighborhood Association Historic Meeting Hall Route 6, Open Saturdays 2pm to 4pm. All are welcome to join and attend meetings on the 3rd Saturday of every month in the historic 1857 building.
AA Meetings United Methodist Church, Main Street Open Discussion: Monday at 8pm, Wednesday and Friday at 5:30 pm; Women 12 +12: Tuesday at 6:30pm; Big Book: Thursday at 7:30pm.
Wellfleet Senior Center 715 Old King’s Highway 508-349-2800 or 0313. Join the fun for group activities year round Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm. Support groups and health clinics are offered. The Senior Dining Center delivers home meals and hosts luncheons on Wednesday at noon. On Thursdays at 12:30pm there is luncheon at Iris’s Café. Legal Aid, insurance clinics, fuel assistance and home visits are just a few of the services.
Friends of the Wellfleet Council on Aging This group offers services to Wellfleet citizens 60 years and older as well as human services for non-seniors of all ages. All are welcome to attend programs. For current and Nutrition Program information call the Senior Center at 508-349-2800 Ext. 207.
Wellfleet Elementary School Located on Lawrence Road off Long Pond Road. 508-349-3101. The school also serves as a location for many community activities ranging from town meetings to cultural events.
Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore Dedicated to preserving the Outer Cape’s precious resource through funding, restoration, volunteering, publicizing issues and supporting education and resource projects. For info or to join call 508-349-3785 Ext. 402 or Box 550, Wellfleet, MA 02667.