Events

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

Sun., April 29, 1:30-3PM, Make Your Own Story Book Hike  Meet at the Riverbend Visitor Center, Uxbridge, MA to join park staff and special guest Marjorie Turner Hollman for this Saturday morning family program and enjoy a nature discovery walk to the Blackstone River. Participants will be encouraged to explore to find ideas to create a nature story. Following the walk, gather in the visitor center to draw or write down discoveries to create your own book. Child/adult teams are encouraged to assist in writing the narrative. All supplies will be provided. Walk is less than 1 mile on field paths. For ages 3 and up, ​ siblings welcome. Inclement weather cancels. For weather updates please call the park at 508-278-7604. River Bend Farm Visitor Center is located at 287 Oak St Uxbridge MA 01569.

Thurs., June 14th, 7PM, Easy Walks in Massachusetts slide presentation at North Attleboro Public Library, 118 North Washington Street, North Attleboro, MA. The most recent book in the series, Easy Walks and Paddles in the Ten Mile River Watershed, is out! Come join us for some peeks at trails and water views that are included in the book. All three books in the series will be available for sale at the presentation.

Sat., June 16, 10AM, “Get ‘Em While They’re Alive!” free workshop on collecting interviews from locals about life in earlier times, Berkley, MA Historical Society, 2 North Main Street Berkley.

Tues., July 10, 6:30PM, Easy Walks in Massachusetts slide presentation at Franklin, MA Public Library. The most recent book in the series, Easy Walks and Paddles in the Ten Mile River Watershed, is out! Come join us for some peeks at trails and water views that are included in this book and trails in the greater Franklin area as well. All three books in the series will be available for sale at the presentation.

Sat., Aug. 18, 2-4PM, Local Author’s event,  Unlikely Story Bookstore, Plainville, MA, 11 local authors, including Marjorie Turner Hollman. Free, registration required.

Sunday, Sept. 9, 1:00PM, Make Your Own Storybook Hike, Upton State Forest, 205 Westboro Road, Upton, MA. Join park staff and special guest Marjorie Turner Hollman for this Sunday afternoon family program and enjoy a nature discovery walk in the Upton State Forest. Participants will be encouraged to explore to find ideas to create a nature story. Following the walk, gather in the CCC building to draw or write down discoveries to create your own book. Child/adult teams are encouraged to assist in writing the narrative, volunteers available to assist visually impaired to write their stories. All supplies will be provided. Walk is less than 1 mile on forest trails. For ages 3 and up, ​ siblings welcome. Inclement weather cancels. For weather updates please call the park at 508-278-7604.

Sunday, Sept. 23, 1PM, Make Your Own Storybook Hike, with Metacomet Land Trust, Uxbridge, MA. Directions will be emailed upon registration–please contact Metacomet Land Trust by email info@metacometlandtrust.org  or by phone, 508-271-7131. Come join Marjorie Turner Hollman for a Make Your Own Storybook walk at a Metacomet Land Trust property in Uxbridge, Sunday, September 23, 1:30-3PM to explore the outdoors. Look, listen, touch, feel, and take in the experience. Then come back to partner with your child, grandchild, new friend or old, to create a storybook about your experience. For those who have not yet learned to write, they can tell you their story and you can write it down with them. Older children and adults may want to create their own story. Those with visual impairments can be partnered with someone who is sighted to help write down the visually impaired person’s experience. Neither age, mobility, nor sightedness need be a limit to participation in this program, which is sponsored by Metacomet Land Trust.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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