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Breakfast & Birding at Foxcroft Farm

Foxcroft Farm Amherst, MA

Celebrate spring with birdsong, good company, and nourishing food! Join us on World Migratory Bird Day, Saturday, May 11th, at Foxcroft Farm in Amherst to explore and learn about migratory…

Mindful Movement in Nature – May

Kestrel Land Trust House 37 Bay Road, Amherst, MA, United States

This spring, Kestrel is pleased to offer a new way to improve your mental and physical health in nature. Come experience the revitalizing benefits of T'ai Chi and Qigong—tranquil mind/body practices—amidst the serene surroundings of Kestrel Land Trust's headquarters with instructor Lynne Nicole Smith. On Saturday, May 18th, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, join us for…

Celebrate Spring with Art at Amethyst Brook

Amethyst Brook 132 Pelham Rd, Amherst, MA

To celebrate the beauty of each season, Kestrel and the Amherst Plein Air Society are again partnering to offer a 4-part Plein Air Landscape Painting series. This year's theme focuses on landscapes along the Robert Frost Trail (RFT) in honor of the 150th birthday-anniversary of the four-time Pulitzer Prize winning American poet who taught at…

Kestrel Reads Book Discussion: The Nature Fix

Kestrel Land Trust House 37 Bay Road, Amherst, MA, United States

Looking for your next good read? Join us for Kestrel Reads, a quarterly discussion group to help you delve deeper into books about nature, environmental issues, and people's relationship to the land. For our Spring nonfiction selection, we'll discuss The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative, an intrepid investigation into…

Ben Cosgrove: Music of the Landscape

Forbes Library 20 West Street, Northampton, MA, United States

Join us at Forbes Library in Northampton at 6:30 pm on June 27th for an enchanting evening with award-winning pianist, Ben Cosgrove, performing nature-inspired keyboard compositions. Ben is a traveling composer-performer whose music explores themes of landscape, place, and environment. Ben’s music has been called "beautiful and fascinating" (The Maine Edge), "deeply impressive" (Independent Clauses), and…

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