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Walking Tour of African American and Abolition Era Florence | October 4

Sep 30 2020
Published by under Events, Florence, History
Walking Tour of African American and Abolition Era Florence Sunday, October 4, 10am-11:30am
Sojourner Truth Memorial Park , Park Street, Florence, MA
Hosted by  The David Ruggles Center for History and Education
Event Details :
The David Ruggles Center will host a masked, safely-distanced, outdoor [continue reading]

Historic Deerfield reopens September 4&5

Sep 3 2020
Historic Deerfield reopens to the public this weekend with a members event on Friday and general admission starting on Saturday. Check out their website to learn more: [continue reading]

Red Poppies: The Flower of Memorial Day

May 25 2020
missing imageRed poppies are associated with Memorial Day. Do you know why? Find out in this article, The Significance of Poppies and download this worksheet to supplement learning with young children.

Photo credit: (cc) “Poppies” by Susanne Nilsson [continue reading]

Dandelion’s Place in History

May 20 2020
missing image World History and the Dandelion
Once respected around the world for its nutritional value and medicinal properties, today, the common dandelion ( Taraxacum officinale) is seen by many as a noxious weed. Why? We have the rise of “lawn culture” to thank whose origin stems back to 17th century England where lawns [continue reading]

Events at the Trustees of Reservations

Feb 19 2020
Last updated Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 at 12:56 am.
Date Event Location Region Category 02/17/2020 SOLD OUT: Castle Hill Family Hike Castle Hill on the Crane Estate Northeast Family Fun, Natural History, Outdoor Recreation 02/17/2020 Winter Fun on the Farm Day Chestnut Hill Farm Metro West Family Fun, Outdoor Recreation, [continue reading]

Discovering the Other Lost Valley | Belchertown | February 16

Feb 11 2020
Published by under Belchertown, Events, History
Discovering the Other Lost Valley Sunday, February 16, 2-3pm
Hosted by Friends of Quabbin
Quabbin Visitor Center, 485 Ware Rd, Belchertown, MA
Facebook event details:
“Before the Swift River Valley was cleared and flooded, 23,000 acres were taken along the Ware River in Barre, [continue reading]

CBEdu Resource: Native Trees & Forests

Sep 28 2019
Understanding our Native Tree Species German author Peter Wohlleben’s recent book The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate has sold more than 800,000 copies in Germany and is now on the best-seller list in the United States and elsewhere. Wohlleben’s book is popularizing revolutionary new scientific research demonstrating conclusively that trees [continue reading]

Sylvester Graham Olympics | Northampton | August 24

Aug 21 2019
Sylvester Graham Olympics Saturday, August 24, 10:00-11:30am
Historic Northampton, 46 Bridge St, Northampton, MA
Cost: Kids are free, $5 per adult or $10 per family
Facebook event details:
“Embrace your inner Graham-ite – compete in a Graham cracker toss, build a Graham cracker tower, and challenge your [continue reading]

Renaissance Faire | Cummington | July 27-28 & August 3-4

Jul 22 2019
2019 Massachusetts Renaissance Faire Saturday 10:00am-10:00pm & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm, July 27-28 & August 3-4
Cummington Fair Grounds, Fairgrounds Road, Cummington, MA
Purchase tickets here or at the gate.
Online: $20/Adult, $10/Child (ages 6-15, 5 and under free) one-day pass; $35/Adult, $18/Child two-day pass; $50/Adult $25/Child three-day pass; $60/Adult, $30/Child [continue reading]

6 Undeniable Reasons To Visit The Oldest Covered Bridge In Massachusetts

Apr 11 2019
6 Undeniable Reasons To Visit The Oldest Covered Bridge In Massachusetts Did you know Conway is home to Massachusetts’ oldest covered bridge?
Learn more here . r [continue reading]

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