Events Listing

Deborah Bier

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 15:00
Thoreau Farm, 341 Virginia Road, Concord

Free Talk on Dementia for Family and Caregivers

Dr. Deborah Bier to talk on her book, “From Crisis to Calm” and the care methods that can be successful in helping family members and caregivers.

Sat., Oct. 20, 3 - 4 PM at Thoreau Farm, 341 Virginia Road, Concord


Robert Thorson

“Down-time” at Walden Pond

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 15:00 to 16:30
First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Rd., Concord, MA

“Near the end of March, 1845,” Thoreau “borrowed an axe and went down to the woods by Walden Pond." Robert M. Thorson explores this descent in his new book, The Guide to Walden Pond (Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt, 2018).

Thoreau Talk, Foraging Walk & Tasting

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 15:00
Bethel Woods, NY


"All good things are wild and free." Henry D. Thoreau

Mary Oliver (left) and Diane Ackerman credit: Dorothy Alexander

Mary Oliver Honored with Dianne Ackerman

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 18:00
Chapel of the Concord Academy, 166 Main Street, Concord

Celebrate the Work of Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Mary Oliver, as she receives, in absentia, the 2019 Henry David Thoreau Prize for Literary Excellence in Nature Writing.*