Slides from our General Meetings

Falmouth Newcomers holds its general meeting on the second Thursday of the month. Most meetings take place at the First Congregational Church, 68 Main St., Falmouth. Here are some of our recent presentations.

Slides from the February Presentation

Kari Purcell on Recycling - The Do's and Don'ts

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"Do’s, Don’ts, and Myths of Recycling" We heard from Kari L. Parcell, MPA , the Waste Reduction Coordinator, of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Office


Slides from the January Presentation

Judy Handley,  “The Voyage of Windbird, Part 2"

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Judy Handley presented the Voyage of Windbird, her six-year circumnavigation with her husband Mark aboard their 42 foot Tayana sailboat, Windbird. This is a continuation of her presentation from January 2017.

In October 2005 they sailed out of Boston Harbor. Six years later, they sailed into Woods Hole having logged almost 39,000 miles.


Slides from the November Presentation

Dr. Aaron Nelson on Cognition and Memory

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This month we welcomed Dr. Aaron Nelson, Former Chair of the Neuropsychology Department at Brigham and Women's Hospital, who spoke about memory, cognition and how best to retain our capabilities. Dr. Nelson had autographed copies of his book, Achieving Optimal Memory, available.

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