September 1, 2017
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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. […]
December 10, 2018
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Santa to Arrive by Research Vessel December 15 for Woods Hole Science Aquarium’s Holiday Event

While Santa Claus may use a sleigh to get around, he will be arriving by research vessel this year for his annual visit to the Woods Hole Science Aquarium on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The special event provides an opportunity to visit on a Saturday, when the Aquarium is usually closed, and enjoy some special activities. The Aquarium, operated by NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center, is located at 166 Water Street in Woods Hole and will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for this special event. Santa will arrive aboard the Center’s 72-foot research vessel Gloria Michelle at 11 […]
September 7, 2018
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Free Films in Woods Hole – Saturday, September 15 as part of The Sea Around Us Weekend

As part of the The Sea Around Us: Celebrating The Legacy of Rachel Carson Weekend in Woods Hole. There will be two FREE films in Redfield Auditorim located at Water Street. 6 p.m. Wild Kratts episode featuring Alvin (50 minutes) 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). 7 p.m. Acid Horizon by Ivan Hurzeler (64 minutes) Climate change is changing the chemistry of the Earth’s oceans. As man made carbon dioxide causes global warming, […]
August 21, 2018
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The Sea Around Us: Celebrating The Legacy of Rachel Carson with Free Events for the Whole Family – September 15-16

The Woods Hole Business Association and the world-renowned Woods Hole science community invite ocean lovers and science enthusiasts of all ages to “The Sea Around Us,”a weekend of free, family-friendly events on September 15 and 16 in celebration of the legacy of Rachel Carson. Come to Woods Hole Village and savor the summer as we  honor this trailblazing pioneer. The event was established in 2017 to commemorate the September publication of Carson’s groundbreaking work “Silent Spring,”credited for sounding the alarm on the dangers of pesticides. Carson’s ties to Woods Hole run deep for she first arrived in 1929 as a […]
August 10, 2018
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Anything But a Boat Reprises a Village Tradition for “The Sea Around Us” – September 16

The seed was planted nearly a century ago dating back to the MBL Tub Races. Now, for the first time in 13 years, the Anything But a Boat Race will return to Garbage Beach on Sunday, September 16. This special event is part of “The Sea Around Us,” a weekend of free, family-friendly events in celebration of the legacy of Rachel Carson. The event was established by the Woods Hole Business Association and the world-renowned Woods Hole science community in 2017 to commemorate the September publication of Carson’s groundbreaking work “Silent Spring,” credited for sounding the alarm on the dangers […]