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Country Christmas at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

December 17, 2016 by Beth Colt

Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen will be hosting their annual Country Christmas.  Enjoy jam kitchen products and mulled cider as you shop local vendors and get great holiday gifts.

2016 Vineyard Artisans Festivals: 9th Annual Holiday Festival

December 10, 2016 by Beth Colt

Holiday fair full of great holiday gift ideas, all crafted by Islanders.

Annual Jewelry Jingle

December 10, 2016 by Beth Colt

Shop gently used jewelry at the Museum Library, perfect for Holiday gifts!

Country Christmas at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

December 10, 2016 by Beth Colt

Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen will be hosting their annual Country Christmas.  Enjoy jam kitchen products and mulled cider as you shop local vendors and get great holiday gifts.

Lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse

December 9, 2016 by Beth Colt

Annual Lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse, with hot chocolate, goodies and music.

Annual Christmas in Edgartown

December 8, 2016 by Beth Colt

Celebrate Christmas in Edgartown with music, the tree lighting and other wonderful holiday traditions.

Falmouth Christmas Parade

December 4, 2016 by Beth Colt

Join us all at the Falmouth Christmas Parade!  Details and timing to come.

5th Annual Falmouth Chamber of Commerce Jingle Jog 5k & Kids Elf Run

December 3, 2016 by Beth Colt

Festive Dress Highly Encouraged. Kids Elf Run starts at 9am & Jingle Jog starts at 9:30am.  Start at Marina Park, Scranton Ave, Falmouth.  Don’t wait register today!  Top runners and “Most Festive” attire will receive awards.

Country Christmas at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

December 3, 2016 by Beth Colt

Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen will be hosting their annual Country Christmas.  Enjoy jam kitchen products and mulled cider as you shop local vendors and get great holiday gifts.

Christmas Carols at Nobska Lighthouse

December 2, 2016 by Beth Colt

Sing Christmas Carols at the iconic Nobska Lighthouse and enjoy the beautiful winter vista.

Shop Small on Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2016 by Beth Colt

Be sure to shop small and locally here in Woods Hole and Falmouth Village on Saturday November 26th.  Known to have fantastic deals and fabulous holiday gift ideas, Falmouth Village and Woods Hole shopping will not disappoint!

Country Christmas at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

November 26, 2016 by Beth Colt

Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen will be hosting their annual Country Christmas.  Enjoy jam kitchen products and mulled cider as you shop local vendors and get great holiday gifts.

Edgartown Walking Tour

November 5, 2016 by Beth Colt

Guided tour in historic Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard.

Edgartown Walking Tour

November 1, 2016 by Beth Colt

Guided tour in historic Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard.

Family Shellfish Discovery Day

October 1, 2016 by Beth Colt

Learn about the shellfish that live in Falmouth’s local waters during this free discovery day hosted by the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the Falmouth Department of Marine and Environmental Services. We’ll teach you the basics of local quahoging – what you need, how to do it, and where to go – and introduce you to the bay scallops that swim below the surface of West Falmouth Harbor. This will be a fun and educational activity for the whole family!

Please dress to get wet and muddy. You do not need a Falmouth shellfishing permit to participate in this event. The Coalition will provide all necessary equipment (rakes, peck baskets, gauges, and waders) for you to use, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Fees: Free

Registration Link:http://support.savebuzzardsbay.org/site/Calendar/1161504412?view=RSVP&id=101148

Movies under the Stars

August 31, 2016 by Julia Pearl

Peg Noonan Park
Main Street
Falmouth, MA 02540

Wednesdays through August 31

MOVIES UNDER THE STARS

Movies start at dusk or approximately 8 pm. Enjoy dinner in one of Falmouth Village’s restaurants, then bring a blanket or chair and some snacks and plan to enjoy an outdoor family movie.  Check schedule atwww.falmouthvillageassociation.com

International Folk Dancing

August 31, 2016 by Julia Pearl

International Folk Dancing

Every Wednesday through September 7. Family friendly dances. $5 adults, children free

Lobsters on the Lawn @ St. Barnabas

August 29, 2016 by Julia Pearl

Saint Barnabas Memorial Church
91 Main Street
Falmouth, MA 02540

July & August, Mondays

LOBSTERS ON THE LAWN AT ST. BARNABAS  

This popular event is held every Monday night during July and August from 5-7 pm at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church on the Green in Falmouth.  Lobster rolls, chips and pie on the big lawn across from the Falmouth Village Green. www.stbarnabasfalmouth.org

Falmouth Town Band

August 25, 2016 by Julia Pearl

Music and Arts Pavilion
Marina Park Scranton Avenue
Falmouth, MA 02540

July & August, Thursdays

FALMOUTH TOWN BAND CONCERTS        

Every Thursday evening at the Music and Arts Pavilion, Marina Park, next to Falmouth Harbor; all concerts are free of charge and open to the general public. Bring your chair or blanket for your comfort and enjoyment.   www.falmouthmass.us

Laughter Yoga

August 22, 2016 by Julia Pearl

Marine Park
180 Scranton Ave
Falmouth, MA 02540

Fun – Family Friendly – Free

Laughter Yoga is a fun and easy way to breathe deeply and laugh heartily through playful exercises.  And, it’s really good for you!

Every Monday Morning, June 27-August 29 (except July 4)

Beginning promptly at 9:27 am, finishing at 10:07 am

Please bring: A folding chair, if you have one. Dress comfortably in layers. Bring a willingness to play and laugh.

LEADERS: Clare & Alan Goodwin,www.capecodlaughteryoga.com, 800-990-8290

“We continue laughing together in the fall at Gus Canty Community Center, Main St, Falmouth”

Falmouth Town Band Concerts

August 18, 2016 by Julia Pearl

Music and Arts Pavilion
Marina Park Scranton Avenue
Falmouth, MA 02540

July & August, Thursdays

FALMOUTH TOWN BAND CONCERTS        

Every Thursday evening at the Music and Arts Pavilion, Marina Park, next to Falmouth Harbor; all concerts are free of charge and open to the general public. Bring your chair or blanket for your comfort and enjoyment.   www.falmouthmass.us

August 11, 2016 by Beth Colt

Music and Arts Pavilion
Marina Park Scranton Avenue
Falmouth, MA 02540

July & August, Thursdays

FALMOUTH TOWN BAND CONCERTS        

Every Thursday evening at the Music and Arts Pavilion, Marina Park, next to Falmouth Harbor; all concerts are free of charge and open to the general public. Bring your chair or blanket for your comfort and enjoyment.   www.falmouthmass.us

Lobsters on the Lawn at St.Barnabas

August 8, 2016 by Beth Colt

Saint Barnabas Memorial Church
91 Main Street
Falmouth, MA 02540

July & August, Mondays

LOBSTERS ON THE LAWN AT ST. BARNABAS  

This popular event is held every Monday night during July and August from 5-7 pm at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church on the Green in Falmouth.  Lobster rolls, chips and pie on the big lawn across from the Falmouth Village Green. www.stbarnabasfalmouth.org

Cape Cod Laughter Yoga

August 8, 2016 by Beth Colt

Fun – Family Friendly – Free

Laughter Yoga is a fun and easy way to breathe deeply and laugh heartily through playful exercises.  And, it’s really good for you!

Every Monday Morning, June 27-August 29 (except July 4)

Beginning promptly at 9:27 am, finishing at 10:07 am

Please bring: A folding chair, if you have one. Dress comfortably in layers. Bring a willingness to play and laugh.

LEADERS: Clare & Alan Goodwin,www.capecodlaughteryoga.com, 800-990-8290

“We continue laughing together in the fall at Gus Canty Community Center, Main St, Falmouth”

Woods Hole Science Stroll

August 6, 2016 by Beth Colt

August 6, 2016 • 11am – 3pm

Water Street, Woods Hole

A FREE public event

  1. Woods Hole Science Aquarium

Marine animals, touch tanks, harbor seals in an outdoor pool.

  1. NOAA Dock

NOAA Fisheries
Displays related to research on whales, sea turtles and other protected marine species, fish, water chemistry and plankton, and tracking ocean currents. Learn how to identify whales; identify sea turtles; step inside a life-size (43-foot) inflatable humpback whale (weather permitting).

US Coast Guard (USCG)
Tour the USCG 45-foot response boat;* see a shipboard damage control demonstration and techniques to control flooding; watch a search and rescue demonstration with a USCG helicopter and rescue swimmer. Time of demonstration will be communicated on the day of event. *Availability of activities is subject to change based on USCG operations.

US Geological Survey
See the SeaBoss vehicle, which collects seabed images and sediment samples in coastal regions, and participate in interactive demonstrations of underwater video capabilities by the SeaBoss.

  1. Waterfront Park

Buzzards Bay Coalition
Learn all about the 10th annual Watershed Ride to help save Buzzards Bay. Get details, ask questions and sign-up for this fall tradition.

Sea Education Association/SEA Semester
From Plastics to Plankton! Conduct simple experiments to better understand plastic pollution in the ocean, a serious problem that affects birds, fish, and ocean mammals; use a microscope to get up-close and personal with the ocean’s wanderers: plankton!

US Geological Survey
Meet the authors of a new book on the Cape Cod National Seashore. Check out the interactive displays on shoreline change, 3-D sea-floor mapping, and predicting hurricanes. Try your hand at a demo about how scientists sample gas from the Earth.

Woods Hole Historical Museum
Check out reprints of historical photographs and publications about the long history of science in Woods Hole. Kids will enjoy a number of games including a “fishing game” with cod of various sizes in a bucket.

Woods Hole Research Center
Learn about Climate research conducted around the world by the Woods Hole Research Center. Measure the amount of CO2 absorbed by plants, using a CO2 Analyzer.

WCAI – the Cape, Coast, and Islands NPR Station
Play “Guess That Sound,” a children’s activity involving ocean life and ocean environment sounds. Meet the host of “Living Lab,” Heather Goldstone.

  1. Marine Biological Laboratory Pierce Visitor Center and Gift Shop

Colorful exhibits tell the story of the MBL and its impact on life sciences.

  1. Marine Biological Laboratory Marine Resources Center

Tour the facilities and see live animals in the touch tanks. Space is limited; sign up on-site.

  1. Zephyr Education Foundation

See the effects of sea level rise, storm surge waves, and tsunamis as you model coastal processes using “augmented reality sandboxes.” The activities are suitable for ages 9 and up. Younger children benefit from adult supervision.

  1. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Dock

NOAA Ship Bigelow
Reserve a space for your tour* of the NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow. Learn about the research conducted aboard the ship and see what it’s like to live onboard. *Reservations required. Visitors to the ship must have a valid photo ID. Tours require the ability to climb several flights of stairs. Please wear sensible shoes; no backpacks, no strollers. For free ticket visit http://woodsholesciencestroll.org/

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution displays
Get up close with some working oceanographic instruments and research vehicles used in oceans around the world. Check out Splash Lab science demos and make your own Science Stroll souvenirs at the kids activities table.

  1. WHOI Redfield Auditorium

Come see a kid-friendly film for free at 2 pm sponsored by the Woods Hole
Film Festival
.

  1. Buzzards Bay Coalition Discovery Center

Explore a marine touch tank full of animals from Buzzards Bay and hands-on family friendly activities.

  1. WHOI Ocean Science Exhibit Center

Videos, displays, and exhibits include marine mammals, Titanic, hydrothermal vents, polar research and many more.

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