Events & Happenings

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Week of January 21, 2018
Mon Jan 22

There will be no seminars today

12:00 PM

Tue Jan 23

There will be no MC&G Department seminar today

12:15 PM

Patagonia: Conservation through Collaboration

3:00 PM • Marine Research Facility 204
Paulina Bahamonde, Fundación MERI

Special Seminar

Sponsor: MC&G

Fronts and Stratification in the Upper Ocean

3:05 PM • Clark 507
Leah Johnson, University of Washington

Sponsor: Physical Oceanography Department

Wed Jan 24

Design and Control of Bio-Inspired Swimmers through Simulation, Optimization, and Learning

12:15 PM • Smith Conference room
Wim van Rees, MIT

Sponsor: AOP&E Department

LED Technology

12:15 PM • Carriage House
Kelly Cota, Wicked Watts

Lunch and Learn

Sponsor: WHOI’s Sustainability Task Force

Thu Jan 25

There will be no Biology Department seminar today

12:00 PM

Fri Jan 26

There will be no seminars today

12:00 PM

Other Events and Notes of Interest

PEANUT BUTTER CLUB: December 14

Presents the video “Sinking Cities: Miami” on Friday, December 14, at noon, in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St., Woods Hole. Miami is beloved for its beaches and waterfront homes and businesses. See how engineers and planners are trying to protect Miami from rising seas and ever-more-frequent and violent storm surges that could destroy the city’s tourist and business economy. Sponsored by the WHOI Visitor Center. Coffee, tea, and cookies served. Donations accepted.

WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL

Presents “Dinner & A Movie,” a monthly screening series of independent films from October through May. On the night of each screening, ticket purchasers may present their ticket prior to the film for discounts and special offers at participating restaurants. Please note, screening ticket purchase does not include food or drink from participating restaurants. Participating restaurants include The Captain Kidd, Water Street Kitchen, The Landfall, and Quicks Hole Tavern. Contact individual restaurants for reservations and the most up to date information. The screenings take place at WHOI’s Redfield Auditorium, located at 45 Water Street in Woods Hole, and start at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The facility is wheelchair accessible. “Dinner & A Movie” is supported in part by a grant from the Cape Cod 5 Charitable Foundation Trust, the Falmouth Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation, Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Tickets are $14 general, $12 members, and $10 students/veterans and are available in advance via http://www.woodsholefilmfestival.org/dinner-movie-2018-2019/ or at the door. The program is subject to change. No refunds or exchanges unless screening is cancelled or rescheduled by the Festival. Screenings may be rescheduled due to various reasons, including inclement weather. All screening information will be posted on the Woods Hole Film Festival Facebook page.

WOODS HOLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Coalition for Children “Holiday Open House Party” will be held on December 19, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., at the library. There will be snowflake and snowmen crafts for kids! All ages welcome. This event is free thanks to the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant. For more information, view the website www.woodsholepubliclibrary.org or call the library at (508) 548-8961.

SOLSTICE SINGERS: Dec. 15 & 16

Presents “A Seaside Solstice,” a sea-themed celebration of the solstice featuring music, poetry, drama, and dance in the style of the Renaissance on Saturday, December 15, and Sunday, December 16, at 4 p.m. at the Woods Hole Community Hall, 68 Water Street, Woods Hole, Mass. Admission is $20 for adults and at the the door; $17 advance; $12 students; $1 children under age 12.  You can purchase tickets at Eight Cousins Books, Main Street, Falmouth, Mass., or http://www.solsticesingers.org.  For more information, contact get-info@solsticesingers.org, (774)-392-0780, or visit www.solsticesingers.org.

WHOI OCEAN SCIENCE DISCOVERY CENTER & GIFTSHOP:

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