August 15, 2017
Tommy Leonard plaque

Falmouth Road Race Turns 45

The Falmouth Road Race celebrates a milestone with the 45th running this Sunday, August 20. If you know your race history, you’ll recall it began in 1973 as the brain child of local bartender, Tommy Leonard, so appropriately, it started out as a bar-to-bar run from his two places of employment – the Cap’n Kidd on Water Street in Woods Hole to the Brothers 4 in Falmouth Heights. Since then, the race has grown in size and stature, and is now one of the most popular in the country, largely due to the stunning course. Make Woods Hole your home […]
August 4, 2017
Woods Hole Science Stroll

Woods Hole Science Stroll 2017

On Saturday, August 12, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the nonprofit organizations of Woods Hole have joined together to present a free public day of interactive science along Water Street. Explore science on the streets of Woods Hole and an get up close view of a working research vessel and a Coast Guard rescue boat. See ocean robots, explore science displays, animal touch tanks, and hands-on activities. Fun for the whole family! For more information about ship tours and the day’s activities, click here. Participating organizations: 500 Women Scientists Buzzards Bay Coalition Falmouth STEM Boosters Falmouth Water Stewards Marine […]
August 4, 2017
WHOI Ocean Science Exhibit Center

WHOI Ocean Science Exhibit Center Extends August Hours

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Ocean Science Exhibit Center is extending its hours to include Sundays during the month of August. “We’re pleased to be able to increase our hours to include another weekend day so that more visitors to Woods Hole have the opportunity to discover what’s happening in the world’s ocean and learn more about WHOI science and engineering through our exhibits and programs,” said Ocean Science Exhibit Center Manager Kathy Patterson. Visitors to the Ocean Science Exhibit Center—now open Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.—can sit inside a full-sized model of the Alvin personnel sphere, […]
July 8, 2017
science-stroll

Guided Science Tour of Woods Hole

Woods Hole Historical Museum Discover science in Woods Hole during a one-hour guided walking tour! Tours are offered Tuesday through Friday (July 5 to September 1) and Wednesday through Saturday (September 6 to September 23) by the Woods Hole Historical Museum. During the tour participants learn about the illustrious history of science in Woods Hole and the groundbreaking research that is still carried out to this day. The tour covers the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute’s discovery of the Titanic, environmental and ecological problems faced by Cape Cod and its waters, and the value of the Marine Biological Laboratory’s biomedical research. […]