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Thursday, February 14
“Implementing the Dream of Carter G. Woodson” - Nancy Tolson, Associate Professor, Mitchell College and author of Black Children’s Literature Got de Blues: The Creativity of Black
Writers and Illustrators "Brer Rabbit's Children: Black Indian Identity and Aesthetics
- 3:30 PM, Meigs Room, Swope Center, Marine Biological Laboratory

Thursday, February 28
“New Approaches to Improved Assessment of Ice Sheet Dynamics: Application of Novel Satellite Based Surface Melt Retrievals and Robotic Sensor Network Systems” - Derrik Lampkin, Assistant Professor of Geography Pennsylvania State University - 3:00 PM, Meigs Room, Swope Center, Marine Biological Laboratory

Thursday, February 28
Harambee - An ethnic potluck feast welcoming everyone of every ethnicity. Enjoy an evening of multicultural arts, crafts, and music. Don't forget to bring your favorite potluck dish. 4:00 PM, Swope Dining Room, MBL

Thursday, June 19 - Juneteenth
The Jazz of the Cosmos - Professor Stephon Haigh-Solom Alexander Assistant Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Astrophysics, Penn State University - Noon, Speck Auditorium, Rowe Laboratory, MBL 10 MBL Street, Woods Hole

Social - The Juneteenth social event later in the day will feature music, a cookout, and more saxophone music played by Alexander. As always, everyone is invited and families are encouraged to attend. There is no entry fee for the celebration at the Cape Verdean Club, but donations of food, time, or other resources will be accepted. For more information, contact: Ambrose Jearld at NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole at 508-495-2318
or Joe Santos of the Cape Verdean Club at 774-521-8167. - 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM,Cape Verdean Club, 126 Sandwich Road, Falmouth

All events are free and open to the public


Black History Month Flyer

Juneteenth Flyer

Woods Hole Black History Month events are sponsored by the Marine Biological Laboratory; the Woods Hole Oceanographic Insitution, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the U.S. Coast Guard Group Woods Hole and the U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole Field Center. All events are free and open to the public.

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