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Today is July 1, 2016

Hudson, MA 01749

Friday, July 1st, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Pastel, gallery, Visual Artist
    - Susan Ellis is a pastel artist working in the style of realism infused with colorist inclinations, primarily focused on still life and figure. The pastel medium especially entrances her because of the way the colors interact with each other through the many applied layers. She paints with soft pastels on sanded paper. Having been painting with pastels for over 20 years. Ellis exhibits both locally and nationally is currently a member of numerous pastel societies including the Pastel Society of America. She has had the opportunity to study with many inspirational teachers from Virginia, California and New England. She resides in Ipswich, Massachusetts with her husband while her three adult children live in New York City and Washington, D.C.
     
           
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - July1-31.Take the time to enjoy the fun and ease of cooking on the grill this month!
     
           

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Pastel, gallery, Visual Artist
    - Susan Ellis is a pastel artist working in the style of realism infused with colorist inclinations, primarily focused on still life and figure. The pastel medium especially entrances her because of the way the colors interact with each other through the many applied layers. She paints with soft pastels on sanded paper. Having been painting with pastels for over 20 years. Ellis exhibits both locally and nationally is currently a member of numerous pastel societies including the Pastel Society of America. She has had the opportunity to study with many inspirational teachers from Virginia, California and New England. She resides in Ipswich, Massachusetts with her husband while her three adult children live in New York City and Washington, D.C.
     
           
  • | 3:00pm - 10:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Acton, Boxborough, NARA Park, Free, Family, Concert, music, Westford, Littleton,
    - ACTON’S INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
    Saturday, July 2*
    3-10 p.m.
    FREE ADMISSION, DONATIONS ACCEPTED
    Family Fun Time: 3:00-6:30 p.m. Unlimited inflatable/games wristband $10, Train Rides $3
    Free Concert featuring “The Baja Brothers” from 7:00-9:25 p.m. All lawn seating—bring you own chairs/blankets.
    Food Vendors onsite (cash only).
    Fireworks following concert.
    All bags subject to search.
    No alcohol permitted on premises.
    Off-site parking available at Nagog Park Drive-free bus shuttle service to park beginning at 2:30 p.m. This parking site is a walkable distance by taking the 10 min. Town Forest Trail Walk located at the end of Nagog Park Drive. This trail is lighted during the event hours. To save time-avoid the bus line, we encourage guests to use the Town Forest Trail. Handicap parking available at NARA Park.
    *NO RAIN DATE

    NARA Park Amphitheater
    25 Ledge Rock Way Acton MA 01720

Monday, July 4th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Pastel, gallery, Visual Artist
    - Susan Ellis is a pastel artist working in the style of realism infused with colorist inclinations, primarily focused on still life and figure. The pastel medium especially entrances her because of the way the colors interact with each other through the many applied layers. She paints with soft pastels on sanded paper. Having been painting with pastels for over 20 years. Ellis exhibits both locally and nationally is currently a member of numerous pastel societies including the Pastel Society of America. She has had the opportunity to study with many inspirational teachers from Virginia, California and New England. She resides in Ipswich, Massachusetts with her husband while her three adult children live in New York City and Washington, D.C.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - July 4th, 1776. The US commemorates adoption of the Declaration Of Independence by the Continental Congress.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 7:01AM, EDT.
     
           

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Local Events
    - To really know a plant, you must understand its family. In this class, we will use both microscopic and field investigation to decipher the clues to familial relationships and classifications of New England’s wild plants. You will learn the basic formulas for plant structure and practice applying them to other families. Bring lunch and a hand lens.

    Wednesdays, July 6, 13, 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Garden in the Woods
    180 Hemenway Road Framingham MA 01701
    Lana Reed 5088777630ext3303 lreed@newenglandwild.org

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Local Events
    - With its varied wetland habitats, including a pond, a stream, and a bog, Garden in the Woods is an excellent field site for examining shrubs that grow in and around wetlands. You will be introduced to 15-20 New England shrubs as well as a handful of shrubs that grow in higher and drier habitats. Please bring lunch, a hand lens, and a field guide to shrubs, if you have them.
    Garden in the Woods
    180 Hemenway Road Framingham MA 01701
    Lana Reed 5088777630ext3303 lreed@newenglandwild.org
  • | 12:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Pastel, gallery, Visual Artist
    - Susan Ellis is a pastel artist working in the style of realism infused with colorist inclinations, primarily focused on still life and figure. The pastel medium especially entrances her because of the way the colors interact with each other through the many applied layers. She paints with soft pastels on sanded paper. Having been painting with pastels for over 20 years. Ellis exhibits both locally and nationally is currently a member of numerous pastel societies including the Pastel Society of America. She has had the opportunity to study with many inspirational teachers from Virginia, California and New England. She resides in Ipswich, Massachusetts with her husband while her three adult children live in New York City and Washington, D.C.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - July 7-10 CordeValle, San Martin, CA. For information visit http://www.usga.org
     
           

Friday, July 8th, 2016

  • | 9:00am - 3:00pm | Local Events
    - Join the author of Grasses of the Northeast to explore grasses. Using dried specimens and microscope displays, we will study the characteristics of 10 tribes and over 40 genera of common grasses. The first day will be devoted to lecture and specimen examination. On the second day, we’ll venture into the field, where you will have the opportunity to apply your new skills. Bring a hand lens and Grasses of the Northeast.

    Friday, July 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Saturday July 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Garden in the Woods
    180 Hemenway Road Framingham MA 01701
    Lana Reed 5088777630ext3303 lreed@newenglandwild.org
  • | 12:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Pastel, gallery, Visual Artist
    - Susan Ellis is a pastel artist working in the style of realism infused with colorist inclinations, primarily focused on still life and figure. The pastel medium especially entrances her because of the way the colors interact with each other through the many applied layers. She paints with soft pastels on sanded paper. Having been painting with pastels for over 20 years. Ellis exhibits both locally and nationally is currently a member of numerous pastel societies including the Pastel Society of America. She has had the opportunity to study with many inspirational teachers from Virginia, California and New England. She resides in Ipswich, Massachusetts with her husband while her three adult children live in New York City and Washington, D.C.
     
           
  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Kids, bird, animal, wildlife, night, outdoors, walk, ice cream, nature, family
    - What's better than ice cream on a summer night? Why not add a little fun outdoor exploration? Join the adventure as we look for flashing fireflies, listen for the songs of frogs and katydids and use a "bat detector" to find our local bats.

    Frogs: July 8
    Fireflies: July 22
    Bats: August 5

    Pre-registration required. Online registration available.
    Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
    280 Eliot St. Natick MA 01760
    Broadmoor Education Coordinator 508.655.2296 broadmoorprograms@massaudubon.org
  • | 8:00pm - 11:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Blues, Rock
    - Grammy Nominee JON BUTCHER AXIS continues to explore and redefine his artistic vison into a powerful and dynamic “Experience Hendrix” show - find tickets and information at natickarts.org | box office: 508-647-0097

    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry Fraser 508.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org
  • | 8:00pm - 11:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Comedy
    - Veteran Boston stand-up comedian LENNY CLARKE performs with Dan Crohn and Chris D for a night comedic genius at The Center for Arts in Natick - find tickets and information at natickarts.org | box office: 508-647-0097

    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry Fraser 508.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 11:00am | Local Events
    - Bogs are really cool places with really cool plants. We’ll meet plants whose fruits are used for jams, jellies, and pies; learn about a plant used by the Chippewa people as a remedy for “craziness”; and see a plant that eats insects. Come along and learn how to identify some of these plants and hear fun and interesting stories about them.

    This program is part of our “Family Hikes” series. Are you looking for a Saturday morning family adventure? Join us for a guided nature walk. Our naturalists will lead you on short walks pointing out interesting plants, rocks, insects, and wildlife and illustrating how everything in nature is connected. Preregistration and payment is required for each adult and child (children under two admitted free of charge).
    Acton Arboretum Bog
    Taylor Road Acton Ma 01720 MA 01720
    Lana Reed 5088777630ext3303 lreed@newenglandwild.org

Sunday, July 10th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Pastel, gallery, Visual Artist
    - Susan Ellis is a pastel artist working in the style of realism infused with colorist inclinations, primarily focused on still life and figure. The pastel medium especially entrances her because of the way the colors interact with each other through the many applied layers. She paints with soft pastels on sanded paper. Having been painting with pastels for over 20 years. Ellis exhibits both locally and nationally is currently a member of numerous pastel societies including the Pastel Society of America. She has had the opportunity to study with many inspirational teachers from Virginia, California and New England. She resides in Ipswich, Massachusetts with her husband while her three adult children live in New York City and Washington, D.C.
     
           
  • | 1:00pm - 2:15pm | Kids, family, insect, butterflies, dragonflies, butterfly, dragonfly, animal, wildlife
    - Discover the amazing number of dragonflies, damselflies and butterflies that make Broadmoor home! What is a damselfly? How do dragonflies survive the winter? Come learn all about these beautiful winged creatures!Pre-registration required. Online registration available.
    Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
    280 Eliot St. Natick MA 01760
    Broadmoor Education Coordinator 508.655.2296 broadmoorprograms@massaudubon.org
  • | 2:30pm - 4:00pm | Sports and Recreation, insect, butterflies, dragonflies, butterfly, dragonfly, animal, wildlife
    - Damselfly or dragonfly, butterfly or moth? How do you tell the difference? Summer is a great time for a wide variety of butterflies and dragonflies. Why is Broadmoor such a great place to see these animals? What attracts butterflies? Come and explore the world of these beautiful flying insects at some of Broadmoor’s hotspots. Pre-registration required. Online registration available.
    Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
    280 Eliot St. Natick MA 01760
    Broadmoor Education Coordinator 508.655.2296 broadmoorprograms@massaudubon.org

Monday, July 11th, 2016

  • - This years All Star Break is in San Diego, CA at Petco Park.

    Monday July 11: Home Run Derby

    Tuesday July 12: All-Star Game

    Petco Park
    100 Park Blvd San Diego CA 92101

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

  • | 9:00am - 12:00pm | Local Events
    - This intensive introductory course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to create a great-looking garden that is healthier for you, your family, and the environment. This class is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative, the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes. Bring a bag lunch.

    Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Garden in the Woods
    180 Hemenway Road Framingham MA 01701
    Lana Reed 5088777630ext3303 lreed@newenglandwild.org
  • | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, adults, creative, seniors, watercolors, painting, art, nature, explore, class
    - Let nature inspire you! Bring your own painting wish list! We will explore the wonders of nature in spring and summer. If weather allows, we will explore the outdoor world at Broadmoor. All levels welcome. Relax, enjoy and create!

    This is an ongoing series. Students may join at any time during the year.

    Instructions and Directions: Pre-registration required. Online registration available.
    Additional information, including a supply list and new student questionnaire are included in a link in the confirmation email.
    Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
    280 Eliot St. Natick MA 01760
    Broadmoor Education Coordinator 508.655.2296 broadmoorprograms@massaudubon.org
  • - This years All Star Break is in San Diego, CA at Petco Park.

    Monday July 11: Home Run Derby

    Tuesday July 12: All-Star Game

    Petco Park
    100 Park Blvd San Diego CA 92101

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Pastel, gallery, Visual Artist
    - Susan Ellis is a pastel artist working in the style of realism infused with colorist inclinations, primarily focused on still life and figure. The pastel medium especially entrances her because of the way the colors interact with each other through the many applied layers. She paints with soft pastels on sanded paper. Having been painting with pastels for over 20 years. Ellis exhibits both locally and nationally is currently a member of numerous pastel societies including the Pastel Society of America. She has had the opportunity to study with many inspirational teachers from Virginia, California and New England. She resides in Ipswich, Massachusetts with her husband while her three adult children live in New York City and Washington, D.C.
     
           
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