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The Thornton Burgess Society
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Adult Programs

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

Members: $8
     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


CAPE COD NATURAL HISTORY TUESDAY TREKS
Join Society Education Director Mary Beers for fun outdoor explores geared for those interested in learning more about our amazing Cape. These are hands-on tours during which you will happily get wet and muddy.

June 24    2:00 - 4:00pm
  Scorton Creek Marsh
July 1    2:00 - 4:00pm
  Smiling Pool by Canoe
July 15    7:00 - 9:00pm
  Tidal Pools at Night

FEE: Members $9 Non-members $13

BIRD CARVING WORKSHOP – JUNE 28, 29, 30 9am-5pm
Carve and paint a perched Life-size Ruby-throated Hummingbird 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 Hummingbird base, branch mount, glass eyes, sandpaper and paint. Bring sharp knives, paint brushes (#2, #3, and #5) 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: $285 Non-members: $295


LEARN WHILE YOU WEED – A VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Join Education Director Mary Beers 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