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SCHEDULE 2016

October 9   SUN
2:00 PM
Wellfleet Public Library

Marcus Eriksen, co-Founder, 5 Gyres Institute 

Wellfleet Ocean Week Kick-Off:  A talk on plastic pollution by Marcus Eriksen, co-founder of the
5 Gyres Institute.  Introduced by singer-songwriter and local favorite Zoë Lewis, singing her song'Plastic Soup'.   Sponsored by the Friends of the Wellfleet Library.

October 10  MON
Columbus Day
10:00 AM
Mayo Beach, Wellfleet

Wellfleet CoastSweep -- Meet at Mayo Beach parking lot

A CoastSweep beach cleanup event run by Dennis O'Connell, Wellfleet Conservation Trust with Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins founders of the 5 Gyres Institute;  co-sponsored by Friends of the Herring River, Mass Audubon, Wellfleet's Conservation Commission and Open Space Committee

October 10  MON
Columbus Day
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Salt Pond Visitor Center,
Eastham

'Plastic Paradise'   film screening

Film screening and presentation by Marcus Eriksen.  Sponsored by the Center for Coastal Studies, and the Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore.

Angela Sun, Director

October 14   FRI
4:00 - 5:30 PM
Meet at Indian Neck 
parking lot, Wellfleet

Tour of Chopper Young's oyster grant

Oyster Farm Tour with champion shucker Chopper Young. 

Rubber gloves and boots required.

To sign up, please call Lonni Briggs:  508 237 6051    

5 Gyres tent courtesy of the Center for Coastal Studies
October 15  SAT
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Wellfleet Public Library

'Tackling Marine Pollution'     Presentation and Panel 

Moderated by Heather Goldstone of WCAI radio with Ocean Conservancy, NOAA, Center for Coastal Studies, and
5 Gyres Institute

note:  NOAA in place of International Fund for Animal Welfare 

October 15   SAT
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Main Street, Wellfleet 

OysterFest Tent                         
Please note:  Admission to OysterFest:  $10

Come meet the 5 Gyres crew!   An opportunity to learn more and engage in
"More Ocean. Less Plastic."... the goal of the 5 Gyres Institute and allied organizations.  Look and learn about the sea creature sculptures in the “Plastic in
Our Oceans:  Food for Thought” art exhibit for children outside Preservation Hall

October 16  SUN
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Main Street, Wellfleet 

OysterFest Tent                         
Please note:  Admission to OysterFest:  $10

Come meet the 5 Gyres crew!   An opportunity to learn more and engage in
"More Ocean. Less Plastic."... the goal of the 5 Gyres Institute and allied

organizations. Look and learn about the sea creature sculptures in the “Plastic in
Our Oceans:  Food for Thought” art exhibit for children outside Preservation Hall

October 16   SUN
1:30 - 2:30PM
Wellfleet Public Library

 'Trash, Manufactured' film screening                       

  Short film screening on Marcus Eriksen's use of artwork to raise awareness about  
  the detrimental impacts of plastics in our waterways and oceans.

  Presented by Marcus Eriksen 

  Chris Jones, Director

SCHEDULE UPDATES
 

Oct 10  'Smog of the Sea' will be seen at a later date.  Please pardon the change.  

 

Oct 15   A speaker from NOAA's Marine Debris Program will attend in place of International Fund for Animal Welfare