Southboro Open Land Foundation

people looking over meadow at sunset

Summer and Fall Events

Published on July 8, 2017 by Hal

The Southborough Open Land Foundation has a full schedule of event for the summer and fall.  In collaboration with Southborough Artist Catherine Weber,  Art on the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods, continues  through September 24, 2017, at the  Elaine and Philip Beals Preserve, Southborough, Massachusetts. This exhibition of sculptural installations,  juried by Southborough resident Mary M. Tinti, former Curator of the Fitchburg Art Museum, is on view until September 24th.  Artists exhibiting are Freedom Baird (Cambridge), Lisa Barthelson (Rutland), Gregory Barry (Ashburnham), Chelsea Bradway (Southborough), Crystal Blanchflower (Ashburnham), Bill Cohn (Lexington), Max Francis (Southborough), Miley Francis (Southborough), Hadley Horner (Southborough), Linda Hoffman (Harvard), Lydia J Musco (Royalston), Aneleise Ruggles (West Newton), and Catherine Weber (Southborough). The theme, Finding Solace in the Woods, is in response to our constantly-connected culture and ever-challenging political climate, there are few places to find quiet moments of respite and meditation away from the stress of daily life. Visit Beals Preserve and enjoy this wonderful exhibit.

On September 23, 2017, SOLF is sponsoring a wildlife tracking program with Paul Wanta, a teacher, tracker, and naturalist from Wendell, MA. The program will be held at Beals Preserve   from 9:00 AM to about noon and is open to all. Watch for more details.

A program on Birds of Prey will be given at 2:00 PM, Saturday October 28, 2017, at the Southborough Public Library, 25 Main Street, Southborough, MA. The program features Tom Ricardi  of the Massachusetts Birds of Prey Rehab Facility in Conway, MA with live birds of prey. Among the raptors featured will be a Golden Eagle. . The event is free and open to the public. More details to follow.