Free Winter Education and Film Series

Sponsored by Senior Corps RSVP of Cape Cod and the Islands

FREE Winter Education and Film Series

Sponsored by Senior Corps RSVP of Cape Cod & the Islands

 

Presentations

 

Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00PM

Falmouth Public Library, 300 Main Street, Falmouth, Hermann Foundation Room, Lower Level

Greg Berman, Coastal Processes Specialist with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension & Woods Hole Sea Grant

Coastal Erosion on Cape Cod

Description:  We see it every year. Cape Cod’s coastline is constantly changing from wind and water erosion due to the battering storms of our winters. Learn what is in store for the shores of Cape Cod and what we can do about it.

 

Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 1:00 - 2:00PM

Salt Pond Visitor Center, 50 Nauset Road, Eastham

Jill Talladay, Director of CARE for the Cape & Islands

Buried in Plastic

Description:  Plastics litter our land and oceans causing alarming devastation to marine life. Plastic straws are small and used for a very short period of time, yet are one of the top 10 items collected during beach cleanups. CARE for the Cape and Islands helps educate the public about the impact of plastic waste and offers simple changes we can all make to reduce our plastic waste.

 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00PM

Brewster Ladies Library, 1822 Main Street, Brewster

Joe Dwelly, Lepidopterist

Cape Cod Pollinators

Description:   We see different butterflies and bees at our plants every year.  They play an important role in the pollination of our food and flowers.  Learn about the diversity of butterflies found on Cape Cod, their relationship with plants, and how to attract pollinators to your backyard.

 

Films

*All films will be held at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, D'Allesandro Auditorium, 60 Hope Lane, Dennis

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00PM

Before the Flood

Leonardo DiCaprio acts as a United Nations Messenger of Peace as we follow his journey to witness climate change as it is happening.  DiCaprio meets with scientists and politicians to determine what we, as individuals and a nation, can do to help the future of our planet.

 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00PM

ALBATROSS

Chris Jordan and his team travel to Midway Island in the North Pacific Ocean to unveil the devastation of plastic waste.  A deeply emotional film that focuses on birth, life and death of the poetically magnificent albatross, native to this island.  ALBATROSS is an adult film with strong emotional content recommended for ages 12+.

 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00PM

A Thirsty World

Yann Arthus-Bertrand, renowned photographer, delves into the challenges to human survival:  WATER.  Ever increasing demands from an exponentially growing world population has caused water to be one of the most precious natural resources on our planet.

 

To register, call Stefanie Paventy, 508-968-5125

 

Senior Corps RSVP is a program of Elder Services of Cape Cod & the Islands


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