School Vacation Week in Woods Hole


April 17 - 21, 2017
All activities are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Monday, April 17
Ocean Science Exhibit Center re-opens to the public
15 School St., Woods Hole

splash lab

Monday, April 17 – Wednesday, April 19, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Hands-on activities for kids using water, and fun for kids of all ages at the Ocean Science Exhibit Center.

fish out of water

Thursday, April 20, at 11:00 a.m.
WHOI's Hovey Clifford reads this classic children's book written by Helen Palmer ("Mrs. Dr. Suess") in which a young boy hilariously learns the consequences of not following instructions when he feeds too much to his goldfish—causing it to grow as big as a whale!

Fun & Films for Families

Hosted by the Woods Hole Film Festival
11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Redfield Auditorium
45 Water Street, Wood Hole, MA

Monday, April 17, 11 a.m.

Song of the Sea
Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, Song of the Sea is a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece that tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their past. (93 minutes). After the film, meet WHOI biologist Andrea Bogomolni, who will talk about her work with seals.

Tuesday, April 18, 11 a.m.

Wild Kratts: Creatures of the Deep Sea
Martin and Chris dive down to the most unexplored habitat on Earth: the ocean trenches. Features a segment filmed in Woods Hole with a WHOI scientist and the research sub Alvin. (50 minutes). After the film, meet a real Alvin pilot and hear some of his adventures.

Wednesday, April 19, 11 a.m.

The Boat Builder
A bitter old hermit known around town as ‘Captain Crazy’ reluc- tantly agrees to help a young orphan avoid the local bullies so long as he agrees to help him finish his half-built boat. The two forge an unlikely bond, and the boat becomes their one chance to escape from the seaside village that harbors their troubles. A family drama, starring Christopher Lloyd. Recommended for children 12 and older.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Falmouth Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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