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All events will be held at the MBL Club located at 100 Water Street, Woods Hole, unless otherwise noted.
2014 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 14- August 15.
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. A part of Discovery Day, Wednesday, July 2, 6-7:30PM.
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. Friday, July 4. Free!
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. Birds included in this exhibit will be a Turkey vulture, Red tailed hawk, Red shouldered hawk, Osprey, Barn owl, Barred owl, Falcon and Great horn owl. For more information, visit www.nereptilebirdsofprey.com. Wednesday, July 16. Members, free. Guests, Adults $8, Children $5.
Magic Show with Christopher Bolter – Christopher Bolter is returning to the MBL Club this summer to perform his hysterical magic show. Bolter has been a professional magician, mentalist, and entertainer for over 15 years and promises an action-packed and incredible show! Chris has been called “Ridiculously Entertaining” and “Absolutely Amazing” by reviewers, and performs around the country for an impressive celebrity clientele. Wednesday, July 23. Members, Free. Guests, Adults $8, Children $5.
Talent Show – Show off your skills and sign up for the MBL Club Talent Show. All performances are welcome sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Wednesday, August 6, 7 PM – 8 PM
Ice Cream Social – Celebrate another great summer at the MBL Club with an Ice Cream Social. Wednesday, August 13, 7 PM – 8 PM Guests are $5
Postcard Plays from The Song of Odd, developed during an artist residency at the Leighton Artists Colony at the Banff Centre, is a site-specific musical work based on Homer’s Odyssey, but from the point of view of Odysseus’ wife, Penelope. This “percussical” piece will feature solo works performed by various artists, including Stan Strickland, Elaine Fong and Brian Friedland. Graphic design by Douglas Williamson. Music by Tony Carafone. Book and lyrics by Hortense Gerardo.Friday, August 8, 2014 at 6:00 PM Free and open to the public.