Past Events

Thoreau's Stay at Walden

Date: 
September 1, 2015 - 10:00am - September 30, 2015 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

19th Century Lawn Games

All Ages 19th Century Lawn Games: Interpretive Program for August

Date: 
August 6, 2015 - 1:00pm - August 27, 2015 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

Come join interpretive staff every Thursday in August 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.

Walking Mediation

Date: 
July 25, 2015 - 7:30am - 10:30am
Location: 
Walden Woods

Please join the Walden Woods Project for walking meditations in Walden Woods on Saturday, July 25th with Geshe Dondhup Tsering, a renowned Tibetan Buddhist who has taught Buddhist Philosophy in monasteries in India. This special event is co-sponsored by the Thoreau Society and Jhamtse International.

Henry in Cabin

Happy Birthday, Henry!

Date: 
July 12, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Cabin Replica, Walden Pond State Reservation, 915 Walden St. Concord, MA

Happy Birthday, Henry!

Celebrate Henry David Thoreau’s birthday!  July 12th,2015: 10am-12pm

Thoreau Round-table in cooperation with the Thoreau Society and the Center for American Studies

Date: 
July 8, 2015 - 10:00am
Location: 
Thoreau Farm, 341 Virginia Road

19th Century Lawn Games

All Ages 19th Century Lawn Games: Interpretive Program for July.

Date: 
July 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - July 30, 2015 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

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.

Walden's Shore - Henry David Thoreau and 19th-century Science

Date: 
April 12, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
Visitor Center at Walden Pond

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.

Visionaries in the Field of Hunger Relief

Date: 
March 29, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
The Fenn School, 516 Monument Street, Concord MA

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.

Thoreau Society/Thoreau Farm Trust online auction

The Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm Trust Auction

Date: 
March 27, 2015 - 1:00am - 10:00pm
Location: 
Online

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.

Busy Beavers

Busy Beavers, Interpretive Program for School Vacation Week

Date: 
February 16, 2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

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