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The Thornton Burgess Society
appreciates the support of the
Massachusetts Cultural Council


























































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


 

WALKS ON THE FULL MOON
Join a Society naturalist for a nighttime hike along trails and pond edge as we search for sight or sound of creatures of the dusk and dark.  Practice your screech owl call or fox bark.  Listen for cricket chirps to count and calculate the air temperature.  Expand your hearing with homemade sound catchers. Each walks last approximately 1.5 hours. Suitable for ages 4 and up.   
Pre-registration is required.


Members: Adult $4 Child $3 (Family Maximum $15)
Non-members: Adult $5 Child $4 (Family Maximum $18)

Sat. May 21 Marsh Edge Trail in Search of Owl and Heron Game Farm 7:00pm
Mon. June 20 Summer Solstice Lightning Bug Hike Briar Patch 8:00pm
Tues July 19 Forest to Shores of Hoxie Pond Game Farm 7:00pm
Thur. Aug. 18 Illuminated - From Fungi to Glow Worm Briar Patch 7:00pm
Fri. Sept. 16
Trail to Talbot’s Point Hike Game Farm 6:30pm

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 garden.

FEE: Members $3 Non-members: $5
 

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.


COMING IN THE FALL

BIRD CARVING WORKSHOP
Carver Steven A. Weaver of Wakeby Wildlife Studios will offer a 3-day session for both beginner and experienced carvers in October. Complete details will be available at a later date.

 



 

 

 

 

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