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The Thornton Burgess Society
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Adult Programs

WILD Women – Wednesday Walking Club     1:00pm-3:30pm
These Wednesday afternoon walks led by Education Director Mary Beers continue year-round on a monthly basis. Check the monthly E-Newsletter for that month’s date and location or call the Society office or email mary.beers@thorntonburgess.org

Members: $9
     Non-members: $13 (per walk)

Watch a slide presentation of a walk    SMILEBOX PRESENTATION


 

  GUIDED WILDFLOWER GARDEN TOURS - TUESDAYS at 10:00am

Each Tuesday morning in June, July and August enjoy an informal guided tour of the award-winning Shirley G. Cross Wildflower Garden at Green Briar conducted by a Society volunteer. Registration is not necessary for this drop-in program. All proceeds help to support the maintenance of this very special spot.

FEE: Members $3 Non-members: $5


HENRY BESTON’S CAPE COD       August 10 at 7:00pm

Come and experience Outermost House expert, writer and filmmaker Don Wilding’s highly-acclaimed multimedia program, “Henry Beston’s Cape Cod: How ‘The Outermost House’ Inspired a National Seashore.
The program features over 130 slides and rough-cut footage from the Henry Beston Society’s documentary film project.

FEE: Members $2 Non-members $5


BIRD CARVING WORKSHOP – JUNE 27, 28, 29       9am-5pm
Carve and paint a half scale Baltimore Oriole, presented on a carved base during this three day workshop (Saturday, Sunday, Monday) led by Carver Steven A. Weaver of Wakeby Wildlife Studios. The workshop includes the following materials: rough cutout of the half size Baltimore Oriole, base to carve, glass eyes, material for legs,sandpaper and paint. Bring sharp knives, paint brushes (#2, #3, and #5 Kolinski) and a hair dryer. Knives and brushes are available for purchase at the workshop for those who need them. This workshop is offered to both beginner and advanced carvers.

FEE: Members: $290 Non-members: $300

                   
  
  

LEARN WHILE YOU WEED – A VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Join Janice Dill and her group of dedicated volunteers in the Green Briar Wildflower Garden on Monday mornings from 9:00am to11:00am or later for an educational and fun volunteer experience learning to recognize the keepers and pullers of the Plant Kingdom. Coffee and munchies are provided during a mid-morning break.

 



 

 

 

 

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Thornton W. Burgess Society
6 Discovery Hill Road
East Sandwich, MA 02537
508-888-6870