"to inspire reverence for wildlife and concern for the natural environment"

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

   
Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen
of the Thornton W. Burgess Society

Our Mission:  "to inspire reverence for wildlife and concern for the natural environment as taught in the writings of conservationist and naturalist Thornton W. Burgess"

Our Summer Childrens Programs are now online and you may register online for 3 or 5 days per week starting February 1 for Peter Rabbits Friends (3-4) Discoverers (5-6) and Explorers (7-9)    Go Here  You can still register for classes for all ages by calling the office at 508-888-6870.

Vacation Programs at Green Briar 


Adult Programs

DRAWING AND PAINTING NATURE IN WATERCOLOR begins on Thursday, March 2 from 1 to 3pm and runs each week through April 6 at Green Briar with Mary Richmond

SNOW DROP TEA is now filled with a waiting list..sorry. 

AMERICAN FOLK ART SERIES  -  Spring 2017   on April 4, 11, 18, 25 and May 2, 9 with Art Historian Elizabeth Friend


Upcoming Events

Child  Programs  
See Child Program page for
full details

Burgess Book Club for Children   Ages 6-12

Meets (usually) the last Friday of every month from 4:00-5:30pm at Green Briar.  Please register for each month.   

March
Johnny Woodchuck

 $5 per child to cover snack.


Scouting Programs
Registration required
508-888-6870

Troops are invited to come and complete requirements for badges and patches. Space is limited, so register early. OVERNIGHTS are booking now.


Family  Programs
see Family Programs page for complete details
CRITTER CAPERS at Green Briar Fridays at 10:30am

ANIMAL STORY TIMES at GREEN BRIAR   Saturdays at 10:30am



Adult Programs
Registration required
508-888-6870

Nature Walking Club
Wednesdays  - call office for info
508-888-6870


 


 

 

News

Nature's Ambassador
The Legacy of
Thornton W. Burgess

By Christie Palmer Lowrance

Nature's Ambassador 

Book Reviews



Bird Kit

Education Kits are now available to be loaned (free of charge) to educators for a 2 week period.  The topics available are:  Birds, Mammals, Honey Bees, Endangered Species, Herps, Rocks & Minerals, Seashore Life, Dinosaurs & Fossils and Plants.


PLAN YOUR OWN PRIVATE JAM CLASS:  

Jam Class

Get together a group of 6 or more friends for your own private jam class.  Call the office for details  508-888-6870  Mary or Andrea - or - join one of our regularly scheduled adult or family jam workshops.  Jam Workshops


 

 

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Thornton W. Burgess Society
6 Discovery Hill Road
East Sandwich, MA 02537
508.888.6870