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Calendar Events for January of 2010

Friday, January 1st

New Year's Day Hike
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Breakheart Visitor Center
Type: Fun     Price per Person: free
Come start the new year resolution to get more exercise by joining us for guided hikes in the reservation of varying difficulty. After your hike, join us for free Kelley's clam chowder, coffee and cocoa around a oaring fire. While there is no charge for the event, a donation of nonperishable food for our food rpantry program would be greatly appreciated.
[Phone] 781-245-1789,

Wednesday, January 13th

SAVE Board Meeting
Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Breakheart Visitors Center, 177 Forest St., Saugus
Type: Meeting     Price per Person: free
All SAVE members are invited and encouraged to attend.
[Phone] (none provided), [E-mail] (none provided)

Sunday, January 17th

Beginning Winter Birding
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: Halibut Point, Rockport
Type: Fun     Price per Person: free
Celebrate the winter solstice with a candlelight stroll in our favorite woodland park followed by song, warm fire, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Pre-registration required.
[Phone] 978-281-8400,

Tanglewood Marionettes present The Fairy Circus
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North Shore Musical Children's Theatre, 466 Central St., Saugus, MA. 01906
Type: Performance     Price per Person: $8.00
For one year has been performing in Saugus! In January, Kaleidoscope visits Florida, so the Tanglewood Marionettes will perform on Sunday, Jan. 17th in their place. Kaleidoscope returns in February with The Frog Prince and in March with Goldilocks! For almost 30 years Kaleidoscope has performed at both the Cape Cod Melody Tent and the South Shore Music Circus! For reservation please call 1-781-230-3976 or email
[Phone] 781-230-3976,

Saturday, January 23rd

Creature Feature: Barred Owls
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cape Ann Discovery Center, Ravenswood Park, Gloucester
Type: Fun     Price per Person: $5.00
Have you seen the barred owls, foxes, or red squirrels of Ravenswood Park? Come to our new Cape Ann Center for Learning & Discovery when these live animals visit, to get a close-up view of these creatures, and learn about their habits and behaviors. Fun for the whole family! In January, we'll meet Barred Owls, then we'll take a night-time owl prowl in the park.
[Phone] 978-281-8400,

Tuesday, January 26th

Gardening for the 21st Century: The Sustainable Landscape
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Long Hill, Beverly
Type: Lecture     Price per Person: $20.00
Join us at the Long Hill Horticultural Center as we explore how to apply green innovations for your garden and landscape sound exciting in our own yards. Learn the latest innovations and how to use them at Marie Stella's new lecture "The Sustainable Landscape." Discover how to maximize your garden's ability to clean air, soil, and water, and restore ecological systems. Stella will discuss dry gardening, plant buffer zones, water management and the permeable ground plane, mulches, the green eco roof, rainwater harvesting, lawns, invasive plants, and swimming pools without chemicals. This lecture will give you practical lessons on landscaping with environmental awareness, fun ideas to try at home, and an understanding of the complex system at work in your landscape. Refreshments served at 6:30 pm. Marie Stella, MA, MS, is a landscape historian and designer, a teacher at The Landscape Institute, Arnold Arboretum, The New York Botanical Garden, and Tower Hill Botanical Garden. Her design firm, Kirin Farm Enterprises, Enc. specializes in environmental landscapes and initiatives to foster the preservation of open space.
[Phone] 978-921-1944x4018,

Saturday, January 30th

Weir Hill Moonlight Hike
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Weir Hill, North Andover
Type: Fun     Price per Person: $5.00
Meeting spot: Main entrance Stevens Street. Limit 25 people. All children under 16 FREE. Adults $5.00.
[Phone] 978-682-3580, [E-mail] (none provided)