Harvard Lions Club Winter Fest

Saturday March 2, 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

We hope you will come out for some community fun and comradery during Winter Fest at Prospect Hill Farm (115 Prospect Hill Road) – guided nature walks, orchard wassailing and more fun activities outside; live music and refreshments inside the heated barn. Free and family friendly. To learn more visit the Lion’s e-clubhouse @ http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/harvardma/page-6.php.

Harvard’s Newest Conservation Land

HCT is happy to announce that the scenic field on Slough Road known as John’s Field is officially Harvard’s newest conservation area – a gift to the community, including future generations! We simply could not do projects like this without membership support. Please renew or join HCT during our year-end appeal (Donate). Help keep Harvard a verdant and healthy home for people and wildlife.

For more info, photos, and map of John’s Field please visit: https://harvardconservationtrust.org/muller-conservation-collaborative/johns-field/

Annual New Years Day Walk

Per tradition, HCT likes to ring in the New Year with a stroll among Harvard’s forests and fields.  Nothing sets the tone for the year ahead like a leisurely walk with friends and neighbors in the crisp rejuvenating air of January.  This year, in the spirit of cooperation and good company, we will have the walk at Bowers Springs Conservation Land, which straddles the towns of Harvard and Bolton.  Meet at the parking lot of the main entrance at the end of Flanagan Road in Bolton (just over the line).  From the center of Harvard, pass the schools, stay straight on Bolton Road, cross over into Bolton, and take the second right onto Flanagan Road and follow it to the end.  Parking area is on the left.  The walk starts at 11:00am, is about 2.5 miles and should take about 1 hour. We will walk though fields and woods and pass a lovely pond.  Sorry, but due to the group size, this is a dog-free event.  Dress weather appropriate; in the event of hazardous weather, the walk will be cancelled and posted on NextDoor Harvard by 9:00am on the day of the event.

Directions to the parking lot can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/yc97bju9

HCT Annual Meeting 11/1 – “The Art of Cider Making”

Thursday, November 1st, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., at the Harvard Historical Society (PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION OF THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THE HARVARD HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 215 STILL RIVER ROAD)

Celebrity chef and raconteur Paul Correnty, author of The Art of Cider Making and founder of the largest hard cider festival in North America will be the guest speaker at the Harvard Conservation Trust’s annual meeting on November 1, 2018. In his talk, Chef Paul will examine the history, the science, and the pleasures of hard cider, a beverage with deep roots in New England’s heritage. Along with enthusiasm, Chef Paul will bring an assortment of hard ciders for the audience to taste. The meeting will be held at the Harvard Historical Society on Still River Road. From 7 -7:30 pm, HCT business portion of the annual meeting with election of new trustees and at 7:30 pm Mr. Correnty will take the floor.