Events

To have me speak to a group you belong to, email me   Marjorie@marjorieturner.com

Sun., March 3, 1:3PM, Oral History Interviewing Skills Workshop, American-French Genealogical Society, 78 Earle Street, Woonsocket, RI. A free, objective and educational seminar will provide some insight and tips on the simple and practical art of capturing your own family’s oral history. Free. For additional information, please contact the American French Genealogical Society, (401)-765-6141, or info@afgs.org

Wed., March 6, 8:00AM-4:30PM, Make Your Own Storybook walk workshop, with Kathryn Parent, plus many more workshops for outdoor educators,  Massachusetts Environmental Education Society (MEES) conference, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross Worcester, Massachusetts. Hands on workshop demonstrating the simple and adaptable concepts of the popular outdoor program, Make Your Own Storybook Walk. Gain tools to create your own program.This concept lends itself to programs for many abilities, and many different populations of children as well as adults. A fee program, please check website for details.

Wed., April 10, 6:30PM, Millis Public Library, Easy Walks in Massachusetts slide presentation. Join Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of the three Easy Walks in Massachusetts guides, at the Millis Public Library.  Enjoy slides of beautiful places around the corner from where you live.  Learn where you can find easy walking trails, great railtrails, beautiful views of the Blackstone River, Ten Mile River, short walks to sweeping vistas along the Upper Charles, and the Neponset River watersheds, and more. Each Easy Walk book in the series covers a number of contiguous towns in South central and southeastern MA, and a few neighboring Rhode Island towns as well. Every suggested walk is parent, grandparent, and kid-friendly. Some are handicapped accessible, and many are handicapped friendly. All dog-friendly trails are noted. Each book is $20, get all three for $45. Books will be available for purchase after the event.Marjorie has been working closely with the Massachusetts Walking Tour, which will be arriving in Millis for a free concert Tuesday, June 18. See pictures of a past visit of the Walking Tour to this area at this presentation in April.

Thurs. April 25, 6:30PM, Richards Memorial Library, North Attleboro, Easy Walks in Massachusetts slide presentation. Join Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of the three Easy Walks in Massachusetts guides, at the Richards Public Library. Enjoy slides of beautiful places around the corner from where you live.  Learn where you can find easy walking trails, great railtrails, beautiful views of the Blackstone River, Ten Mile River, short walks to sweeping vistas along the Upper Charles, and the Neponset River watersheds, and more. Marjorie has been working closely with the Massachusetts Walking Tour, which will be arriving in North Attleboro, Old Town Church, for a free concert Wednesday, June 26. See pictures of a past visit of the Walking Tour to this area during the April presentation.

Sat., April 27, 4PM, Burlington LL Bean Store, How to Find Easy Walks and Hikes – #BeanOutsider Workshop with Marjorie Turner Hollman. Getting outside should never feel intimidating or difficult. Guest speaker Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of Easy Walks in Massachusetts, has partnered with L.L.Bean to create a #BeanOutsider workshop. This workshop will cover how to find trails that fit your skill and comfort level and how to document your own “easy walks.” Marjorie will offer her experience and tips to make getting on the trail easy and accessible for everyone!

Thur., May 2, 7-9PM Hopkinton, MA, Sr. Center Trails Forum, How to Find Easy Walks and Hikes – Getting outside should never feel intimidating or difficult. Guest speaker Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of Easy Walks in Massachusetts book series will talk about how to find trails that fit your skill and comfort level and how to document your own “easy walks.” Marjorie will offer her experience and tips, and slides to make getting on the trail easy and accessible for everyone!

Mon., June 3, 7PM, Norfolk Public Library Easy Walks in Massachusetts slide presentation. Wish you knew some new places to get outdoors with your family and friends? Join Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of the three Easy Walks in Massachusetts guides, Monday, June 3, 7:00PM at the Norfolk Public Library. Enjoy slides of beautiful places around the corner from where you live. See pictures of a past visit of the Walking Tour to this area. Learn where you can find easy walking trails, great railtrails, beautiful views of the Blackstone River, Ten Mile River, short walks to sweeping vistas along the Upper Charles, and the Neponset River watersheds, and more. Each Easy Walks book in the series covers a number of contiguous towns in South central and southeastern MA, and a few neighboring Rhode Island towns as well. Every suggested walk is parent, grandparent, and kid-friendly. Some are handicapped accessible, and many are handicapped friendly. All dog-friendly trails are noted. Each book is $20, get all three for $45. Books will be available for purchase after the event. Marjorie has been working closely with the Massachusetts Walking Tour, which will be arriving in Norfolk Wednesday, June 18th for a free concert at the Congregational Church in Norfolk.

Mon. June 10, 6:30PM, Boyden Library, Foxboro, MA, Easy Walks in Massachusetts slide presentation. Wish you knew some new places to get outdoors with your family and friends? Join Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of the three Easy Walks in Massachusetts guides, Monday, June 10, 6:30PM at the Boyden Public Library, 10 Bird Street Foxboro. Enjoy slides of beautiful places around the corner from where you live. See pictures of a past visit of the Walking Tour to this area. Learn where you can find easy walking trails, great railtrails, beautiful views of the Blackstone River, Ten Mile River, short walks to sweeping vistas along the Upper Charles, and the Neponset River watersheds, and more. Each Easy Walks book in the series covers a number of contiguous towns in South central and southeastern MA, and a few neighboring Rhode Island towns as well. Every suggested walk is parent, grandparent, and kid-friendly. Some are handicapped accessible, and many are handicapped friendly. All dog-friendly trails are noted. Each book is $20, get all three for $45. Books will be available for purchase after the event. Marjorie has been working closely with the Massachusetts Walking Tour, which will be arriving in Foxboro Thursday, June 20th for a free concert at the Boyden LIbrary.

Monday, June 17 to Saturday, June 29, the Massachusetts Walking Tour, in  partnership with the Ten Mile River Watershed Council and Easy Walks in Massachusetts, will walk from Holliston to Seekonk, with new concert added in Swansea! offering community concerts along the way, as well as group Easy Walks along the way. Participating communities include Milford (launching from Upper Charles Trail on Rt. 109, at IHOP parking lot (former Friendly’s parking area) to Holliston, Millis, Norfolk, Foxboro, Mansfield, Wrentham, Plainville, North Attleboro, Attleboro, Seekonk and also Swansea.

Sat., June 22, 11-1PM LL Bean Mansfield Store, “How to Find Easy Walks” workshop and Book Signing, with music by the Massachusetts Walking Tour! As part of the amazing journey of the Massachusetts Walking Tour, the musical troupe will be stopping by the Mansfield LL Bean Store from 11-1 to offer music to visitors coming to the store. Enjoy the music, meet author Marjorie Turner Hollman, see some slides of local easy walks, pick up your own copy of any (or all!) of the books in the Easy Walks in Massachusetts book series and have some fun. Hope to see you there! Scroll down to June 22 to sign up, and for directions,  at LL Bean Event link here

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