Come join interpretive staff every Thursday in July from 1:00-2:00pm for some fun lawn games straight out of the 1800’s! Well, okay, maybe we’ve modified them slightly for safety reasons. We will meet on the lawndirectly up the stairs from the back of the Bath House and next to the boat ramp entrance. These games are fun for all ages!Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended: sunscreen and insect repellent to use if needed.
Professor Thorson will explore the themes of his latest book Walden's Shore, the origin of a lake called Walden Pond; the lake’s behavior as part of a larger natural system; and how Henry David Thoreau's understandings of both influenced Walden. Thoreau’s talk of rock "reality," "former worlds," and the "living earth" are more than metaphors.
A multi-generational panel discussion with three Visionaries who turned hunger awareness into hunger action: Doug Rauch, Founder, Daily Table; former President of Trader Joe's, Katie Stagliano, Founder, Katie's Krops; high school student, winner of Clinton Global Citizenship Award, Ashley Stanley, Founder of Lovin' Spoonfuls; one of Boston's most innovative leaders under 40, TEDx speaker. Come prepared to be inspired and join the discussion.
Starting on March 9, 2015, The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust will be auctioning off a wide array of books and other items to raise money for our organizations - and the more items we have, the more money we can raise, so we're asking for your help.
Come and celebrate the time of year when days are shortest, and nights are longest, heralding increasing hours of daylight. Meet a park interpreter at the Thoreau house replica, near the parking lot, for an inspirational walk around Walden Pond and beat the winter blues. Please wear good walking shoes and dress for the weather. This is a program for visitors of all ages.
Stop by and join a park interpreter stationed at the Thoreau house replica for fun and informative learning about Henry David Thoreau’s life and stay at Walden Pond. Bring insect/tick repellent. Dress for winter weather. This program is for all ages.