Thornton W. Burgess Society

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen

Our Mission

To inspire reverence for wildlife and concern for the natural environment as taught in the writings of conservationist and naturalist Thornton W. Burgess.

Wildflower Garden Book Club

Wildflower Garden Book Club

We gather once a month April thru October to discuss a work of literature that makes use of the world of flowers.

Critter Capers

Critter Capers

Come listen to a story while visiting Green Briar's critters! Fridays at 11am. $2 Non Members, Members Free.

Family Jam Making Classes

Family Jam Making Classes

A wonderful opportunity for Families to learn how to cook jam in our beloved 1903 kitchen!

Adult Jam Making Classes

Adult Jam Making Classes

A wonderful opportunity for Adults to learn how to cook jam in our beloved 1903 kitchen!

Wednesday Morning Garden Tours

Wednesday Morning Garden Tours

Guided tours of the Shirley G. Cross Wildflower Garden every Wednesday mornings June through August at 10am.

Tuesday Tweets

Tuesday Tweets

Discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding with bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers! Next session June 19, 2018 11am.

Support Our Sponsors

Cape Cod Life Magazine Massachusetts Cultural Council Arts Foundation of Cape Cod The Museum Trail First Citizens Federal Credit Union Cape Cod 5 Kiwanis Sunderland Printing Oyster Harbors Marine
Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Join bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers for Birdwatching for Beginners! Next session June 28, 2018, 11am.

Tales & Trails

Tales & Trails

Listen to a story, visit a live animal, and venture into the woodsy trails of Green Briar. Mondays, June 4 through August 27, 11am. Rain or shine.

Bug Hotels

Bug Hotels

Walk the grounds of Green Briar collecting natural materials that buggies go bonkers for! June 27, July 11, July 25, August 15 and August 22, 11am.

Cardboard and Tape Gallery

Cardboard and Tape Gallery

Come see what you can create with cardboard and tape! Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am - 2pm.

Green Briar's 2018 Garden Tour

Green Briar's 2018 Garden Tour

Visit six of Sandwich's premier gardens. Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 10 - 4.

Observational Drawing from Nature

Observational Drawing from Nature

Reconnect with nature through observational drawing! Six Thursday Sessions: July 12-August 16, 2018 4:30pm-6pm. Ages 7-12

Reptiles Rock!

Reptiles Rock!

Reptiles Rock, the Rainforest Reptile Show’s most popular and unique presentation engages children of all ages at hands-on level. Thursday, July 12, 2018

Amazing Animal Ambassadors

Amazing Animal Ambassadors

Join owner Bethany Jakubson and some of her favorite members of the natural world. Fun for the whole family! August 1st

Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Hop, skip, and jump to Green Briar Nature Center for a unique party setting!