Past Events

A Visit From Henry David Thoreau; A Dramatic Performance by Kevin Radaker

Date: 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: 
First Parish Church, Concord, Massachusetts

Encounter Henry David Thoreau, America’s mid-nineteenth-century apostle of the wilderness, social critic, and political dissenter, on the eve of the Civil War.

David Maguire, “Here I Am: Concord Connections,” Book Launch

Date: 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

The Peabody Book Room and The Golden Age of American Letters

Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Old South Meeting House, Boston, Massachusetts

The Mid-19th Century saw a proliferation of literature in Boston; writers, poets, editors and periodicals all flourished in The Hub in the years before the Civil War.

At the End of the World: A True Story of Murder in the Arctic

Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

Lawrence Millman, author talk on his latest book, “At the End of the World: A True Story of Murder in the Arctic.” October 1, 3-5pm

Happy Birthday, Thoreau! A Marathon Reading of Walden by Henry David Thoreau & Celebration of "Henry David Thoreau: A Life" by Laura Dassow Walls

Date: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: 
192 Books 192 TENTH AVENUE AT 21ST STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

 

WHY THOREAU STILL MATTERS

Boston is Thoreau Country: Why Thoreau Still Matters

Date: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 6:30pm
Location: 
Old South Meeting House, Boston, Massachusetts

"WHY THOREAU STILL MATTERS"
Lessons On Environmentalism and Civil Disobedience

Join us for this inaugural event for the 2017 Lecture series: Boston is Thoreau Country!

“Is Walden Okay?: Patterns of Phosphorous and Oxygen in the Pond"

Date: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

Is Walden Okay?: Patterns of Phosphorous and Oxygen in the Pond

Date: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

“Is Walden Okay?: Patterns of Phosphorous and Oxygen in the Pond"
Sunday, September 17, 3-4:30pm

John M. Nevison will talk about the effects of phosphorous and dissolved oxygen on Walden Pond. The interaction of these two elements is the root cause of modern toxic algae blooms such as those that have occurred on White Pond. This talk will demonstrate a simple dynamic model that ties together the data on these elements and illustrates the level of the current threats to the well-being of Walden Pond.

Brown Bag Yoga with Eric

Date: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm

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