School Vacation Week Activities in Woods Hole

WHOI and Woods Hole Film Festival offer "Fun and Films for Families"

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the Woods Hole Film Festival present Fun & Films for Families, free films and activities during April school vacation week, Monday, April 17, through Thursday, April 20, 2017.  The events include family-friendly film screenings in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water Street, Woods Hole, and hands-on activities at talks in WHOI’s Ocean Science Exhibit Center, 15 School Street, Woods Hole.

Monday, April 17,

  • 11 a.m. -- the animated film “Song of the Sea.” Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, Song of the Sea tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey.
  • 12:45 p.m. -- a conversation about seal research with biologist Andrea Bogomolni in WHOI’s Ocean Science Exhibit Center
  • 1 - 3 p.m. -- “Splash Lab” hands-on activities at WHOI’s Ocean Science Exhibit Center

Tuesday, April 18

  • 11 a.m. -- the “Wild Kratts Deep Sea Adventure,” featuring a segment filmed in Woods Hole on the R/V Atlantis with Human Occupied Vehicle Alvin and in WHOI biologist Tim Shank’s lab.  
  • 12 p.m. Alvin pilot Bruce Strickrott will talk in WHOI’s Ocean Science Exhibit Center about adventures using Alvin.
  • 1 - 3 p.m. -- “Splash Lab” hands-on activities at WHOI’s Ocean Science Exhibit Center

Wednesday, April 19

  • 11 a.m. --  “The Boat Builder” starring Christopher Lloyd. A bitter old hermit reluctantly agrees to help a young orphan avoid the local bullies so long as he agrees to help him finish his half-built boat.The film is for audiences age 12 and up.
  • 1 - 3 p.m. -- “Splash Lab” hands-on activities at WHOI’s Ocean Science Exhibit Center

Thursday, April 20

11 a.m. --  “Story Time” with Hovey Clifford reading “A Fish Out of Water”  at WHOI’s Ocean Science Exhibit Center

To reserve free seats for any of the film screenings, please visit http://whoi-whff.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact [email protected].


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