Special Events

Thank you for a wonderful 2015 season! The MBL Club is now closed for the summer.

Please check back next May/June 2016 for new events.


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All events will be held at the MBL Club located at 100 Water Street, Woods Hole, unless otherwise noted.

2015 Special Events included:

Coastal Explorers Seashore Science Course – Join our experienced educators for a two-day seashore adventure at the renowned Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole this summer. Children ages 4, 5, and are invited to learn about native species of fish and invertebrates at the Woods Hole Science Aquarium and MBL Marine Resources Center, and participate in related hands-on art projects and musical activities. Sessions run July 7- August 14.

July 4, Noon – Independence Day Parade The Parade will begin near The Woods Hole School and will end at the Waterfront Park where the MBL Club will serve free watermelon and refreshments to the public. Saturday, July 4. Free!

Fish Stories and T-Shirt Printing –  Learn interesting facts and stories about fish and then use them to decorate a T-shirt! Please bring your own T-shirts.  Wednesday, July 8, 7 PM.

Birds of Prey Raptor Show – Marla Isaac, of New England Reptile and Raptor, returns to the MBL Club again this summer for a birds of prey exhibit. Marla will illustrate the lives of these “aerial hunters” through a discussion of the natural history, biology, adaptations, habitats, poaching, falconry and the management of these animals in the wild and how the laws and regulations protect them. For more information, visit www.nereptilebirdsofprey.com. Wednesday, July 15, 7 PM. Members, free. Guests, Adults $8, Children $5.

Special Movie Night: Jaws –A summertime classic, come and enjoy one of Steven Spielberg’s greatest films to really make you think twice about a dip in the ocean! Fun Fact: This movie was filmed right on Martha’s Vineyard. Wednesday, July 22, 7 PM. Rated PG, Runtime 124 mins.
Members, Free; Guests: $4.

Magic Show with The Magicompany – The Magicompany’s Jonathan Daniels will come to the MBL Club for an entertaining magic performance that will be fun for the whole family! Wednesday, July 29, 7 PM. Members, Free. Guests, Adults $8, Children $5.

The Song of Odd
The Song of Odd is a light-hearted, site-informed musical based on Homer’s Odyssey, from the point of view of Odysseus’ wife, Penelope.  Follow the story through postcards handed out at each encounter with the characters. This work-in-progress performance features works sung to live music by various artists, including Stan Strickland, Elaine Fong and Brian Friedland.
Book and lyrics by Hortense Gerardo.
Music by Tony Carafone.
Art work  by Douglas Williamson.
Graphic design by Camille Gillman.
WHEN:  Monday, August 3, 2015  from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
WHERE:  Begins at the MBL Club
If weather permits, the piece will travel to six dock sites very near the MBL Club.
Free and open to the public.
For more information contact info@invivopro.org


The Pulse of a River – a PERCUSSICAL-ography
Conceived and performed by Elaine Fong
Written and Directed by Hortense Gerardo
Elaine Fong, founder of Odaiko New England is a master taiko drummer who will take you on a journey of discovery through percussion. This work returns to the MBL Club with new avenues of exploration through the transformative power of the drums.
WHEN:  Wednesday, August 5, 2015  from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
WHERE:  Begins at the MBL Club
100 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA  02543
Free and open to the public.
For more information contact info@invivopro.org