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March 13th Program

8:30am - 11:00am Meeting Open to Public


By Joe Yukna, co-founder of the Cape Cod Military Museum

Our March meeting will feature Joe Yukna, who will discuss Cape Cod’s involvement in World War II and Camp Wellfleet, the anti-aircraft training site and the AAA training that went on here on the Cape.  Also discussed will be Dennis resident, the Cape’s own superstar, Gertrude Lawrence. Her career will be followed as she goes from entertaining troops on Cape Cod, to putting on shows in war-torn France to entertaining 250,000 sailors, Seabees, marines and soldiers in the Pacific for the U.S.O. and finally to her grand finale on Broadway.

Joe is the co-founder of the Cape Cod Military Museum. The museum is dedicated to promoting an understanding and appreciation of the contributions of Americans in the conflicts of the 20th Century, with an emphasis on the unique role of southeastern Massachusetts. They seek not to glorify war, but rather to honor the men and women who served both at home and abroad.  Their goal is to collect, preserve and display military memorabilia; to educate young people and the community through displays, lectures and with living and oral histories; and to establish a military research library and archive. 

We hope you like our new logo! We think it's more modern, while paying homage to the original lighthouse logo.  Nauset Newcomers is also in the process of updating its newsletter and website to better reflect the vitality of our organization. You can look forward to continuing improvements in the site, especially in the Group Activity area.  We are planning the launch of a new and easier to use website over the summer of 2019. Thanks to all our volunteers who are working diligently on these projects!

Partnering with Our Community

Click Here to see the list of non-profit organizations serving the Cape who have been present at our monthly Membership Meetings. They are here to help our members learn about their missions, services provided and support opportunities.   

Please stop by the non-profit tables at our meetings, and visit their websites for more information on their missions and services.

You may find a service you can benefit from, or a worthy volunteer opportunity!

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A Note about Membership

Nauset Newcomers welcomes residents of the Outer Cape Cod who want to meet new people, participate in group activities, and enjoy the unique community of Cape Cod. 

Our goals are to:
  • help members meet new people,
  • join others in group activities, 
  • learn about Cape Cod, and
  • help others through Community Service opportunities.

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About Our Monthly Meetings

Our monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, and run September through May.  The meetings are held at the Wellfleet Cinemas on Route 6 and are open to the public.

The meetings begin at 8:30 a.m., with breakfast snacks and coffee, and the brief business meeting begins around 9:40 a.m.  

An educational or entertaining program begins following the business meeting and the raffle (which raises funds to support area non-profits). Programs may be informational, with Cape experts discussing local interests such as boating, wildlife, gardening or history. They may also feature local musical or theatrical groups.  Meetings end about 11:00am.

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Support Nauset Regional Middle School: Collect Box Tops

Nauset Newcomers are encouraged to support Box Tops for Education, to benefit the Nauset Regional Middle School.  Found on hundreds of groceries and products, BOX TOPS are little coupons worth 10-cents each and offer an easy way to support our local school.  

Box Tops help to buy things schools need: books, computers, playground equipment and more.  You can learn more about the program at

Look for the collection bin at the table you get your name tag. Each box top is worth a dime to the school.  It's an easy and free way to make a positive impact in our community.

In case you missed a meeting, you can View Videos from Nauset Newcomers monthly Membership Meetings, which are open to the public.

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