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On Avian Extinction - A Panel Discussion of Issues

THURSDAY, JUNE 13TH 6PM Join moderator Christie Palmer Lowrance & panelists Wayne R. Petersen, Christopher Neill, & Luanne Johnson at the SANDWICH CENTER FOR ACTIVE LIVING.

  • Story Time

    Join Shirley Stolte SATURDAYS, MAY 25TH & JUNE 8TH 10AM for stories written by renowned children's author, Thornton Burgess, highlighting the many animal characters he made famous.

  • Bird Walks at Green Briar

    Opportunities starting TUESDAY JUNE 4TH 8AM. Join Green Briar Field Guide Andrew Single to learn about the birds that call Cape Cod home.

  • Wednesday Morning Garden Tours

    WEDNESDAYS JUNE 5TH - AUGUST 28TH 10AM Join Janice and tour the award-winning Shirley G. Cross Wildflower Garden with over 300 plants.

  • Green Meadow Forest

    MOST SATURDAYS THIS SPRING Visit the storybook world of Peter Cottontail & friends that internationally known children’s author Thornton W. Burgess created.

  • KidSummer

    Come seek adventures in nature, art & science at the Green Briar Nature Center! SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!

  • Jam Classes

    Join Emalee Pierce in the historic 1903 Green Briar Jam Kitchen and make your own batch of something special to take home and enjoy.

  • 150th Birthday Commemorative Quilt Drawing

    Created by Master Quilters Liz Henry & Shirley Ladetto of Bourne using historic 1930s Ruby McKim patterns, the quilt will be on display in the Sandwich Public Library lobby.

  • 150th Celebration: Events

    Join us around Sandwich for events celebrating the 150th birthday of Thornton W. Burgess! Next event: Tuesday, May 14th Bluebell Tea at Green Briar Nature Center

  • 150th Brick Walkway Fundraiser

    We're launching a special brick fundraising campaign to honor this beloved author and naturalist. Your contribution will become a lasting part of our commemorative project.

  • Mercantile

    Visit the Mercantile for gifts, Burgess titles, linens, and our jams & jellies. Tuesdays-Saturdays and Sundays by chance.

  • Collections

    Browse a portion of our extensive collection online! More is being added regularly as we build out our database to include every object in the collection so check back often.

  • An author remembers...

    Nature's Ambassador was released 10 years ago. Here is Christie Palmer Lowrance's memory of the launch as we work on remembering the 150th anniversary of Burgess's birth in 2024.

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