Programming on Channel 13 in Falmouth, comes from members who produced more than 600 hours of first run local programs last year. FCTV's programming is also available streaming on the Internet. Virtually every aspect of Falmouth society is reflected on its channel, community issues and concerns, arts and entertainment, and local events.
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A new exhibit that launched this month at the Cahoon Museum of American Art is a showcase of paintings by artist Brenda Kingery. Kingery has traveled widely and influences on her work include the artists of the Ryukyuan Islands of Japan, indigenous communities in Mexico and Central America, remote villages in Uganda, as well as powwow celebrations in her native Oklahoma.
Supporters of the Falmouth Education Foundation gathered at the Coonamessett Inn on October 5th for a showcase of the special projects that they have funded in the schools this year, and FCTV was there for the celebration. The Falmouth Education Foundation has supported innovation and excellence in the Falmouth, Massachusetts public schools since 2006, funding over 800 teacher-created projects.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and statistics show that one in eight women will get some form of breast cancer in their lives. We talked with Dr. Lyla Blake of the Community Health Center of Cape Cod, who discusses the importance of early detection, treatment, and to raise awareness to cut those numbers down. Dr. Blake says most women with an average risk should schedule yearly mammograms starting at age 40 unless there is a family history.
The Falmouth Chamber Citizen of the Year Award honors an outstanding individual who has made significant contributions to our community. Postponed one year because of Covid, friends, family and Falmouth community leaders came together on October 7th to honor Brenda Swain as the 2020 award recipient.
Fall is here and it's a great time to curl up with a new book from the library. We stopped by Falmouth’s main branch to chat with the Teen Librarian Meg Krohn about some of the library services available to Teens. To learn more about what's going on at the library, visit their website at falmouthpubliclibrary.org
Covid has forced many local organizations to cancel in person events or move them to a virtual format during the past eighteen months. One group of award winners from 2020 was recently celebrated at an outdoor event at the Museums on the Green, and FCTV was there to help recognize five extraordinary women who have provided outstanding leadership and made significant contributions to the Falmouth community.
If you or anyone you know is a parent with children.. who have recently headed back to school .. then this segment is for YOU! Patty Burke, a certified health coach and Falmoluth in Focus contributor, joins us to provide valuable tips and resources for managing fear and anxiety that your family might be experiencing with this year’s Back to School environment, amid the Covid-19 Delta variant.
The American Parkinson Disease Association Massachusetts Chapter held its 3rd annual Cape Cod Optimism Walk at Falmouth High School on September 19th. This year, the walk's official honoree was prominent community activist Jay Zavala, and long time FCTV Member, recognized for his tireless commitment to the Parkinson Support Network , the A-P-D-A, and his “fellow Parkies” across Cape Cod and beyond.
In this episode, we celebrate the centennial of the Falmouth Police Department, visit with longtime Falmouth Garden Club members as their group prepares to mark their 90th Anniversary, visit the annual Rotary Club of Falmouth Labor Day Crafts Fair, check in at Falmouth High School for some highlights from their first Varsity Football game of the season, and much more!