Community

Community Events

Join us!

Falmouth Academy hosts a number of public events, some in partnership with other organizations, at various venues within its new Simon Center for the Arts. Join us for concerts, lectures, and presentations throughout the year. Visit our community calendar at the bottom of this page for an overview of upcoming events, and see links on the right side of this page to register/purchase tickets for upcoming events.

Falmouth Academy Community Series

Falmouth Academy inaugurated the Community Series in 2001 with Atlantic correspondent Robert Kaplan. Speakers have included NPR’s Bill Littlefield; former CBS Moscow Bureau chief, Dr. Beth Knobel; and Robert H. Pelletreau, former Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs. The lectures, which celebrate community, are partially funded by the Woods Hole Foundation. The Falmouth Academy Community Series is free and open to the public.

2019-20 COMMUNITY SERIES


Living with White Sharks
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 7 PM
Dr. Greg Skomal, Ph.D., Massachusetts Department of Fisheries

Exploring the Ocean - How undersea robots are evolving to meet the challenges
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 7 PM
Andy Bowen, Director of the National Deep Submergence Facility, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and alumna Allisa Dalpe '12, Ph.D. candidate in Ocean Engineering, University of New Hampshire.

Food Safety and Sustainability
March 26, 2020, 7 PM
Urvashi Rangan, Ph.D., former director of the Consumer Safety and Sustainability Group for Consumer Reports in conversation with Head of School Matt Green.

Inside the Football Mind of Bill Belichick
April 9 at 7 PM
John Powers, a longtime sportswriter for The Boston Globe, will speak about his new book, Fridays with Bill: Inside the Football Mind of Bill Belichick

CoderDojo for kids

Cape Cod's first CoderDojo session was held at Falmouth Academy in January 2019 and returns to campus again this fall. CoderDojo is an open-source, volunteer-led movement running free coding clubs (Dojos) for children ages 7-17. Parents must be present with children during the session. Space is limited. 

Learn more and register for an upcoming session here.

Chase the Turkey Race


The 24th Annual Chase the Turkey Race to benefit the Falmouth Service Center was held at Falmouth Academy on Thursday, November 28 at 8:30 AM.  More than $1500 was raised in 2019. Thank you to all who participated!

Community Events Information, Registration, Results

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Robert Wyatt Presents

Falmouth Academy sponsors the Robert Wyatt Presents series. Steinway artist Robert Wyatt delights audiences with a rare blend of pianistic savvy and engaging storytelling that makes each performance a creative event. His recitals have garnered sterling reviews nationwide and are performed in a narrative performance format. Recent popular lectures include The Beatles and Their Magical Mystery Tour and Fred Astaire.

UPCOMING PRESENTATION:
April 18, 2020, 10 AM: Robert Wyatt Presents All That Jazz with guest speaker/musician George Scharr

Skylark in Concert

Skylark, “the cream of the American crop” (BBC Radio 3), is a premier vocal ensemble of leading American vocal soloists, chamber musicians, and music educators. Skylark’s dramatic performances have been described as “gripping” (The Times of London), “exquisite...thrilling” (Gramophone Magazine), and “awe-inspiring” (Boston Music Intelligencer). With “some of Boston’s best singers” (Boston Globe), the voices of Skylark “can sway you softly into calm and then all but throw you across the room with sheer harmonic force” (Thought Catalog). Learn more about upcoming performances at Falmouth Academy and purchase tickets here.

Falmouth Chorale

Falmouth Chorale is comprised of 100 active singers who love singing choral music and performing at community and private events. For more information about upcoming performances at Falmouth Academy and other venues, please visit the Falmouth Chorale website.

Film Falmouth




Film Falmouth screens independent films monthly throughout the fall, winter and spring at Falmouth Academy. The series is supported in part by grants from the Cape Cod 5 Charitable Foundation Trust, the Falmouth Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. For listings and tickets, visit the Film Falmouth website or call (508) 495-3456

Upcoming Community Events