Events & Happenings
Calendar of Events
Other Events and Notes of Interest
PEANUT BUTTER CLUB: June 29
Presents photographer and retired WHOI second mate Craig Dickson on Friday, June 29, at noon, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., Woods Hole. Craig will discuss his time aboard the WHOI vessels R/V Knorr in the Antarctic, and other support vessels for the Deep Submergence Vehicle Alvin , including the R/V Lulu, R/V Atlantis II, and the current R/V Atlantis. Craig will illustrate through photography how the Alvin launch and recovery system changed with each support vessel. Sponsored by the Information Office. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.
WOODS HOLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Week of June 25
The library will begin the new season of its Social Justice Book Club on June 27. The book club was formed in the summer of 2016 by summer resident Ruth Gainer who is continuing to lead the group and its discussions. All the books chosen for the group focus on issues of poverty, racism, and the justice system. This year, Ruth has expanded the program so there will be a total of four books read and discussed. In each case, copies of the book will be available at the library and also at Eight Cousins Books, for those who wish to own their own copy. The books are all recent releases. At the first discussion on June 27, participants will be discussing The Color of Law, a Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein. On July 11, participants will be discussing Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly About Racism in America, by George Yancy. On July 25, participants will be discussing When They Call You a Terrorist: a Black Lives Matter Memoir, by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele and on August 8, participants will be discussing Give Us the Ballot, by Ari Berman. On July 3 at 4:00 p.m., there will be an event at the library on behalf of the winner of the International Children's Peace Prize. A short film about Mohamad Al Jounde’s work in Lebanese refugee camps will be shown. This is free and open to the public. The library is seeking donations for its 4th Annual Accessories & Adornments Sale of women’s jewelry, pocketbooks, wallets, backpacks, scarves, hats, belts, gloves, and sunglasses. For gentleman we seek donations of ties, wallets, backpacks, belts, gloves, scarfs, sunglasses, hats (no baseball hats, please). Donations can be dropped off at the library on 581 Woods Hole Road before Friday, August 3, during regular library hours. Parking is free. If you have any questions, please contact Suzanne Currier at (774) 313-0544 or email@example.com. All proceeds of the sale will directly benefit the libraries operating budget and programming. For more information, call the library at (508) 548-8961, or visit the library’s website www.woodsholepubliclibrary.org.
THE WHOI 2018 GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS (GFD) PROGRAM: June 18 - August 10
Begins on Monday, June 18 with lectures running through August 10. This year's principal lecturer will be Professor Andrew Woods from the University of Cambridge. If you would like to receive weekly lecture schedules by email, please contact Julie Hildebrandt at firstname.lastname@example.org. All lectures will be held at Walsh Cottage.
WHOI OCEAN SCIENCE DISCOVERY CENTER & GIFTSHOP:
Located at 15 School Street, Woods Hole, is open Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in May and Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in June. For more information, call (508) 289-2663. WHOI merchandise is available year-round by visiting our online store at http://shop.whoi.edu/.