Events & Happenings

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Week of October 22, 2017
Mon Oct 23

There will be no seminars today

12:00 PM

Tue Oct 24

Controls on the Dissolution Kinetics of Calcite in Seawater

12:15 PM • Clark 507
Adam Subhas, WHOI

Sponsor: MC&G Department

Observed and Modeled Pathways of the Iceland Scotland Overflow Water in the Eastern North Atlantic

3:05 PM • Clark 201
Sijia Zou, Duke University

Sponsor: Physical Oceanography Department

Wed Oct 25

Estimating Parameter Sensitivity in Ocean Feature Models Using Mode Number Conservation

12:15 PM • Smith Conference room
Brendan DeCourcy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Sponsor: AOP&E Department

Thu Oct 26

There will be no Biology Department seminar today

12:15 PM

Fri Oct 27

Understanding the Ocean's Role in the Global Carbon Cycle

3:00 PM • Speck Auditorium
Galen McKinley, Columbia University

SES Distinguished Scientist Seminar

Sponsor: MBL

Other Events and Notes of Interest

PEANUT BUTTER CLUB: October 20

Presents part two of the video “Great Human Odyssey” on Friday, October 20, at noon, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., in Woods Hole. Follow our ancient ancestors’ footsteps out of Africa and into every corner of our planet. Sponsored by the Information Office. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.

PEANUT BUTTER CLUB: October 27

There will be no Peanut Butter Club presentation on October 27.

WOODS HOLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Week of October 16

The library is beginning a new season of “Knitting at the Library.” This event takes place twice a month, on the first and third Thursdays, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., throughout the winter. Rather than a class, this is a group of people who like to knit, sitting together and knitting. However, all skill levels are welcome. People will be happy to interrupt their own projects to coach others. It is a nurturing environment, in the time-honored manner of neighborliness and encouragement. New participants are welcome to stop in and “try it out.” Learn about the art and craft of chocolate making on Sunday, October 22, from 4-6 p.m., while tasting a selection of handmade chocolates from the acclaimed chocolatiers and Cape Cod entrepreneurs, Katherine Reed and Josiah Mayo of Chequessett Chocolate, made in their factory right in North Truro. Wine pairings will be provided by Falmouth Wine and Spirits. Spend a delightful afternoon at a private home on Penzance Point and watch the sunset from Penzance’s highest point while enjoying treats at a reception following the talk and tasting. The event will take place at a private home on Penzance Point – to be disclosed with your ticket purchase. Tickets are $40 and are available at the library, Eight Cousins in Falmouth, and online. Seating is limited so buy your tickets now! For more information, call the library at (508) 548-8961 or visit www.woodsholepubliclibrary.org.

WOODS HOLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Week of October 23

The library is beginning a new season of “Knitting at the Library.” This event takes place twice a month, on the first and third Thursdays, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., throughout the winter. Rather than a class, this is a group of people who like to knit, sitting together and knitting. However, all skill levels are welcome. People will be happy to interrupt their own projects to coach others. It is a nurturing environment, in the time-honored manner of neighborliness and encouragement. New participants are welcome to stop in and “try it out.” For more information, call the library at (508) 548-8961 or visit www.woodsholepubliclibrary.org.

THE WOODS HOLE FOLK MUSIC SOCIETY (WHFMS): October 29

Presents “Geoff Muldaur” on Sunday, October 29. This celebrated singer and guitarist has been described as "one of the greatest voices to emerge from the 1960s folk and blues scene." He's still touring regularly and we're thrilled to be on his circuit. A founding member of the Jim Kweskin Jug Band and the Paul Butterfield Better Days Blues Band, a collaborator with former wife Maria as well as Bonnie Raitt and Jerry Garcia, Geoff's newest albums mixing blues classics with original material have met with wide critical acclaim. Fresh from tours in the world's top venues (Lincoln Center, NY; Getty Center, LA; Festival Hall, London; etc.) he of the uniquely magical voice, immaculate guitar picking and eclectic blues-tinged Americana repertoire will bring us songs old and new, from before his 20-year performing hiatus to hot off the press this year. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $20, $17 for members – with discounts for, seniors, youth, and children. The Community Hall is handicapped accessible. There is no charge for street parking after 6:00 p.m. More information is available at www.arts-cape.com/whfolkmusic or by calling (508) 540-0320.

WHOI OCEAN SCIENCE EXHIBIT CENTER & GIFTSHOP

Located at 15 School Street, Woods Hole, is open Monday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in October. For more information, call (508) 289-2663. WHOI merchandise is available year-round by visiting our online store at http://shop.whoi.edu/.