CALENDAR OF EVENTS 


Registration links for Botanical Spotlight tours will be added at the beginning of each month.

 

Members receive free or discounted registration fees. If you are unsure of your membership status,

please email [email protected] before signing up.

 

Jul 3 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Jul 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am. Registration is currently posted through May. Sign up for one or all! Stay tuned for summer registration. Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements[...]
Jul 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am. Registration is currently posted through May. Sign up for one or all! Stay tuned for summer registration. Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements[...]
Jul 17 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am. Registration is currently posted through May. Sign up for one or all! Stay tuned for summer registration. Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements[...]
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Meeting location TBD
PHA Research Associates Greg Palermo and Margaret Curtin will lead participants on a walk to learn to identify the most common—yet beautiful and interesting—mosses found on the Island. Mosses are ancient, ubiquitous plants, visible in[...]
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-Yoku, a Japanese practice of relaxation in nature, has been shown to improve immune response, mental performance, and creativity. Enjoy an easy, mindful walk through beautiful Arboretum trees in a special environment.[...]
Jul 24 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am. Registration is currently posted through May. Sign up for one or all! Stay tuned for summer registration. Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements[...]
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy Join Grounds Manager Ian Jochems to learn strategies for invasive plant and weed management at PHA that you can use in your own garden. We will cover trees, shrubs, vines,[...]
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-Yoku, a Japanese practice of relaxation in nature, has been shown to improve immune response, mental performance, and creativity. Enjoy an easy, mindful walk through beautiful Arboretum trees in a special environment.[...]
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Meeting location TBD
Join PHA Research Associates Greg Palermo and Margaret Curtin on a walk to learn how to sort out and identify some of the iconic plants of sandplain grassland habitats on Martha’s Vineyard. This rare habitat[...]
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-Yoku, a Japanese practice of relaxation in nature, has been shown to improve immune response, mental performance, and creativity. Enjoy an easy, mindful walk through beautiful Arboretum trees in a special environment.[...]
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Becorns are people made out of acorns and sticks. Artist David M. Bird will demonstrate how he creates Becorns, then it’s your turn to build a Becorn of your own! All materials will be provided.[...]
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Becorns are people made out of acorns and sticks. Artist David M. Bird will demonstrate how he creates Becorns, then it’s your turn to build a Becorn of your own! All materials will be provided.[...]
Sep 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Meeting location TBD
Emily Davis loves leaves! Inspired by the concept of zero waste, Emily started using pressed leaves as a collage medium in 2018 and gradually developed a unique art form she calls Analog Leaf Art. Experience[...]
Oct 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Meeting location TBD
Emily Davis loves leaves! Inspired by the concept of zero waste, Emily started using pressed leaves as a collage medium in 2018 and gradually developed a unique art form she calls Analog Leaf Art. Experience[...]
Oct 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Meeting location TBD
Emily Davis loves leaves! Inspired by the concept of zero waste, Emily started using pressed leaves as a collage medium in 2018 and gradually developed a unique art form she calls Analog Leaf Art. Experience[...]