Family Week 11+ year old Tween and Teen Dance
Aug
2
8:00 PM20:00

Family Week 11+ year old Tween and Teen Dance

Please note, this event is ONLY for COLAGE program registrants and General admission youth who attended the Monday COLAGE 101 workshop:

Let’s celebrate! Tonight we will close out family week with a dance party for 11+ youth! This is an opportunity for older COLAGERs to cut loose and shake their groove things on the dance floor! 11-13 year old youth will be dismissed at 9 PM, and the dance will end for 13+ youth at 9:30 PM.

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COLAGE Afternoon Discussions for 13+ year olds
Aug
2
12:30 PM12:30

COLAGE Afternoon Discussions for 13+ year olds

Back by popular demand, COLAGE mentors will host afternoon identity discussions. Discussions happen after COLAGE’s day program for COLAGE participants ages 13+. Youth will be able to sit down with adult COLAGE mentors in separate groups and talk about their identity.

Friday’s Topics: Straight youth in LGBTQ+ families and LGBTQ+ youth in LGBTQ+ families

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Aug
2
11:00 AM11:00

Parent Conversation: Discussing Sex, Gender & Sexuality in our Families

Join us for a parents-only conversation about discussing sex, gender & sexuality in our families. This session will be an open dialogue on topics of sex, gender and sexuality that come up with kids & teens of all ages.

It is a queer-affirming, sex positive and safe space for parents and youth of all comfort levels and family arrangements to get support, ask questions, and share concerns (even about the most difficult of topics!). Hosts will share strategies, resources and facilitate an open and affirming conversation.

Facilitators:

  • Amanda Winn, Chief Program Officer, Family Equality

  • Jamie Bergeron, Board Chair, COLAGE & Board Member, Family Equality

Meet in the lobby outside the Fore N’Aft Room at the Provincetown Inn

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Animal World Experience
Aug
2
11:00 AM11:00

Animal World Experience

Animal World Experience will visit the Provincetown Public Library to provide a fun, interactive, and educational animal presentation to audiences of all ages. The program will focus on local and exotic wildlife, the importance of protecting endangered special, and responsible pet ownership. Founder Matt Gabriel creates an animal presentation that is entertaining and also helps the audience to develop respect and awareness for animals of all kinds.

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Aug
2
10:00 AM10:00

Family Week Store/Late Registration

Families who were unable to arrive at the Provincetown Inn on Saturday or Sunday, please swing by the Storefront to check in or register and receive your program book and welcome materials. Also stop by to pick up a 'Photo Shy' badge, ask questions about Family Week or Family Equality, and purchase some awesome Family Week swag!

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Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch
Aug
2
9:00 AM09:00

Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch

Join us as LGBTQ+ families fill a boat for spectacular whale watching. Reserve tickets for the 9:00 am trip on Friday, August 2nd by calling 1-800-826-9300 and mentioning “Family Week.” Payment taken with reservation to help with delays. It is recommended that families go to the office ahead of time to pick up tickets to avoid delays and lines.

Reserve ahead to make sure you have space on the boat! Special Family Week rate of $48pp for ages 13+, $33pp for ages 5 – 12, and free for everyone under 4 years old.

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Clambake
Aug
1
5:30 PM17:30

Clambake

Each year at Family Week, we host Clambake, a family celebration for members of our Protectors Circle — a group of loyal supporters who make our work possible with a personal commitment of at least $100 monthly or $1,200 annually — to express our gratitude and to encourage new families to join this remarkable group! Clambake is open to all Protectors Circle members, anyone who plans to join the Protectors Circle during the event, and all other major contributors to Family Equality’s work. With an old-fashioned feast of steamed lobsters, remarks by some very special guests, and a sunset family dance overlooking all of Provincetown, Clambake is one of our most beloved events. To RSVP, please contact Kim Simes, ksimes@familyequality.org.

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Afternoon Improv Workshop
Aug
1
2:00 PM14:00

Afternoon Improv Workshop

IMPROVincetown is offering an improv workshop for youth. What is improv? Improv teaches you to think on your toes, follow the fun and play until you laugh, snort, and ugly cry. Youth will learn improv games, gain confidence while making new friends, and create fun characters to bring to life on stage. This class is for all—new performers are encouraged to attend!

Registration is closed. Monday to Thursday, 2 - 4 pm.

Age: 8 – 12

Cost: $80/youth

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Afternoon Art Time
Aug
1
2:00 PM14:00

Afternoon Art Time

  • Provincetown Art Association and Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Provincetown Art Association Museum is hosting a new afternoon Art Time! Don’t miss this fiber arts and puppet making workshop with artist H. Gene Thompson. Students will build a deeper understanding of relating to puppets—as an artist, as a creator, and as a puppeteer. They will collaborate to develop characters who will interact in a performance space and with other sculptural elements. Using a range of materials including papier mâché, foam, paint, and fabric dye, they will create puppets who come to life through innovation and creativity.

Registration is closed. Monday to Thursday, 2 - 4 pm.

Age: 8 – 12

Cost: $100/child

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Afternoon HBO Kids Time
Aug
1
1:30 PM13:30

Afternoon HBO Kids Time

HBO Kids and The Provincetown Film Society are offering a youth program for the fourth year. Children will alternate between watching educational short videos in the theater and enjoying creative projects and games. Activities organized by Cape Cod Children's Place early childhood education professionals. Thanks to HBO Kids, this program is free but registration is required. If you register for this program, your child will be guaranteed a spot during Family Week. All children must be potty-trained to attend.

Registration is closed. Monday to Thursday, 1:30 - 3:00 pm.

Ages: 3 - 5

Cost: Free

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Family Beach Time: HBO Party
Aug
1
1:00 PM13:00

Family Beach Time: HBO Party

Sponsored by HBO. Everyone is invited to come out and have fun with our friends from HBO! Whether diving into the pool or jumping into the snackbar, make sure not to miss what is sure to be an AWESOME summer beach and pool party at the Provincetown Inn. FREE lunch basket options provided. The pool will be open but here will be no lifeguard on duty.

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COLAGE Afternoon Discussions for 13+ year olds
Aug
1
12:30 PM12:30

COLAGE Afternoon Discussions for 13+ year olds

Back by popular demand, COLAGE mentors will host afternoon identity discussions. Discussions happen after COLAGE’s morning program for COLAGE participants ages 13+. Youth will be able to sit down with adult COLAGE mentors in separate groups and talk about their identity.

Thursday’s Topics: Joining the COLAGE Youth Action Board and Growing up with differently gendered parent(s). Please send a lunch with your youth if they plan to attend this optional event and please keep all food nut-free.

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Big Ryan's Tall Tales
Aug
1
11:00 AM11:00

Big Ryan's Tall Tales

Big Ryan’s Tall Tales, an annual Family Week favorite, will return to the Library Children’s Area. The program features Big Ryan’s original stories, puppet play, a bit of music and movement and a whole lot of fun! Big Ryan’s programs are appropriate for preschool all the way to 5th grade. The program runs about 45 minutes but has been known to sometimes go a full hour!

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Morning Theater Time
Aug
1
10:30 AM10:30

Morning Theater Time

Fishermen Hall is offering a theater program for kids for a second year. Led by professional theater and music instructors, this program will take youth through the steps for a show and end with a performance up on stage! Theater Time participants will break into small groups to rotate through workshops on music, acting, and dance.

Registration is closed. Monday to Thursday, 10:30 am - 12 pm

Ages: 5 - 8

Cost: $100/youth

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Morning HBO Kids Time
Aug
1
10:30 AM10:30

Morning HBO Kids Time

HBO Kids and The Provincetown Film Society are offering a youth program for the fourth year. Children will alternate between watching educational short videos in the theater and enjoying creative projects and games. Activities organized by Cape Cod Children's Place early childhood education professionals. Thanks to HBO Kids, this program is free but registration is required. If you register for this program, your child will be guaranteed a spot during Family Week. All children must be potty-trained to attend.

Registration is closed. Monday to Thursday, 10:30 am - 12 pm.

Ages: 3 - 5

Cost: Free

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Morning Art Time
Aug
1
10:00 AM10:00

Morning Art Time

  • Provincetown Art Association and Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Provincetown Art Association and Museum is hosting Art Time for a second year! Join Michael Gillane for a week of fun, hands-on projects. Each day brings a new project to explore and experiment with! Begin the week with 2D drawing, painting, and printmaking, getting inspiration from both observation and imagination. Close out the week with 3D sculpting projects. Freedom of expression will be emphasized! There will be helpers in the room to aid with varying degrees of complexity in the projects.

Registration is closed. Monday to Thursday, 10 am - 12 pm.

Ages: 5 -8

Cost: $100/child

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