Volunteers Needed at Long Hill Gardens!

Volunteers make programs like the children's garden possible at Long Hill Beverl

The Long Hill Flower Fields need volunteers to help with the PYO flower programs and to staff their booth at the Beverly Farmers' Market. Teens and adults can fulfill their community service obligation with these programs.  Come volunteer at this beautiful location and help preserve a wonderful community resource!  Contact Beth O'Grady by email.

The Flower Field Program for Teens

  • Weekly June – August (check our Long Hill web site www.thetrustees.org for  days and times)
  • Ages 13-18
  • Get outside this summer and work side-by-side with your peers. Easily increase those community service hours here at Long Hill.  Join the Garden Educator and help in the Flower Field, Demonstration Gardens and the Children’s Garden.  We have a range of projects available for all abilities from planting, weeding, and staking, to deadheading, seeding, labeling, and much more.  Weekly commitment working outdoors.  Opportunity to work with the public during PYO Flower Field hours.  You can cut your own FREE bouquet after each morning of work.  Contact Bogrady@ttor.org if interested.

PYO Flower Field Hours

  • July 18 – Oct
  • Thur 3pm-5pm, Fri 12-5pm and Sat 10am–5pm
  • We need your help to cover the shifts of the PYO Flower Field.  The garden will open July 18th and close mid-Oct.   There are 6 volunteer shifts per week that need to be covered by a Long Hill volunteer.  A 2 to 3 hour commitment each shift. You will be greeting the public, assisting them with scissors, water and information about the garden and making change. You will be required to do light work in the garden during your shift such as deadheading the flowers, weeding and watering while the garden is open.   Training will be provided and is mandatory.  You can cut your own FREE bouquet after each shift!

Beverly Farmer’s Market Assistant

  • Every Monday starting July 22 – Oct 1
  • The Trustees of Reservations is looking for enthusiastic individuals or families to set up and assist with our Long Hill PYO Flower Field table at the 

    Teens and adults can fulfill their community service obligation with these programs.  Come volunteer at this beautiful location and help preserve a wonderful community resource!  Contact Beth O'Grady by email.

    The Flower Field Program for Teens

  • Weekly June – August (check our Long Hill web site www.thetrustees.org for  days and times)
  • Ages 13-18
  • Get outside this summer and work side-by-side with your peers. Easily increase those community service hours here at Long Hill.  Join the Garden Educator and help in the Flower Field, Demonstration Gardens and the Children’s Garden.  We have a range of projects available for all abilities from planting, weeding, and staking, to deadheading, seeding, labeling, and much more.  Weekly commitment working outdoors.  Opportunity to work with the public during PYO Flower Field hours.  You can cut your own FREE bouquet after each morning of work.  Contact Bogrady@ttor.org if interested.

PYO Flower Field Hours

  • July 18 – Oct
  • Thur 3pm-5pm, Fri 12-5pm and Sat 10am–5pm
  • We need your help to cover the shifts of the PYO Flower Field.  The garden will open July 18th and close mid-Oct.   There are 6 volunteer shifts per week that need to be covered by a Long Hill volunteer.  A 2 to 3 hour commitment each shift. You will be greeting the public, assisting them with scissors, water and information about the garden and making change. You will be required to do light work in the garden during your shift such as deadheading the flowers, weeding and watering while the garden is open.   Training will be provided and is mandatory.  You can cut your own FREE bouquet after each shift!

Beverly Farmers' Market Assistant

  • Every Monday starting July 22 – Oct 1
  • The Trustees of Reservations is looking for enthusiastic individuals or families to set up and assist with our Long Hill PYO Flower Field table at the Beverly Farmers' Market.  Every Monday starting at the end of July and going into October  you will be selling annual cutting flowers from our own annual cutting garden.  We are eager to participate in the local farmer’s market again this year.  Do you love fresh, locally grown flowers and hope that more people can have access to the bounty of our local fields? Then this is the position for your summer volunteering!  Email bogrady@ttor.org for more info.

"It's Spring" Self-Guided Story Walk

Birds nest from the cover of It's Spring by Linda Glaser, the focus of a StoryWalk at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport.
It’s Spring! by Linda Glaser is the spring break StoryWalk® at Maudslay State Park. What a great way to combine reading, exercise, and family fun! It's Spring! celebrates the coming of spring and all that happens in our natural world during this important season.
7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Babson Farm Quarry Self-guided Walking Tour at Halibut Point

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focus on its stone-cutting history!
Take a self guided tour at one of Massachusetts most beautiful locations!
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Afternoon Adventures Drop-In Spring Series

Appleton Farms' popular Afternoon Adventures program now has a drop-in option on Wednesdays in Ipswich Massachusetts.
New this spring, the Trustee's popular Afternoon Adventures program now has a drop-in option on Wednesdays! Bring a friend, pick and choose the days you’d like to attend, or try it out for the first time. This 2.5-hour drop-off program on Wednesday afternoons provides your child with immersive,...
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Amesbury Farmers Market

The Amesbury Farmers Market happens every Wednesday at Barewolf Brewing in Amesbury, Massachusetts.
The Amesbury Farmers' Market is a local community farmers’ and artisans’ market located in the heart of the historic mills of Amesbury, Massachusetts at BareWolf Brewing. We are a regularly scheduled community market supporting our local food system, small businesses and neighborhood community...
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Evening Stroll at Maudslay

Enjoy and evening stroll with the park interpreter at Maudlsay State Park in Newburyport
Join the park interpreter for a moderately paced walk to view different areas of the park and experience the changes at Maudslay over the spring, summer and fall.  Rain or shine. For ages 6 and up.  Wear walking shoes, and bug spray is recommended.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Thursday, May 26

"It's Spring" Self-Guided Story Walk

Birds nest from the cover of It's Spring by Linda Glaser, the focus of a StoryWalk at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport.
It’s Spring! by Linda Glaser is the spring break StoryWalk® at Maudslay State Park. What a great way to combine reading, exercise, and family fun! It's Spring! celebrates the coming of spring and all that happens in our natural world during this important season.
7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Babson Farm Quarry Self-guided Walking Tour at Halibut Point

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focus on its stone-cutting history!
Take a self guided tour at one of Massachusetts most beautiful locations!
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sing & Dance with the Music Man

Sing & Dance with the Music Man Brian Doser in Hamilton visit Massachusetts
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham Monday, and Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for 30 - 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser! Sing and dance with the Music Man during a family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician, Brian...
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Farmhouse Culinary Workshop: Spring Quiche

Join the Spring Quiche Culinary Workshop at Appleton Farms in Ipswich Massachusetts
Join The Trustees of Reservations at the farm for a Spring Quiche Culinary Workshop! In this workshop, participants will learn how to make a fluffy, rich quiche using seasonal vegetables from the farm and local dairy from our partners. Learn the secrets to a sturdy crust and a perfectly set...
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Friday, May 27

"It's Spring" Self-Guided Story Walk

Birds nest from the cover of It's Spring by Linda Glaser, the focus of a StoryWalk at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport.
It’s Spring! by Linda Glaser is the spring break StoryWalk® at Maudslay State Park. What a great way to combine reading, exercise, and family fun! It's Spring! celebrates the coming of spring and all that happens in our natural world during this important season.
7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Babson Farm Quarry Self-guided Walking Tour at Halibut Point

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focus on its stone-cutting history!
Take a self guided tour at one of Massachusetts most beautiful locations!
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Kidleidoscope

Kidleidoscope at Maudslay State Park is a chance for preschoolers to explore the park, enjoy a story and make a craft!
Maudslay State Park has created this program for their youngest crowd! For the young set that loves nature, the park interpreter will lead a three-part preschool aged program that includes a Story, Craft & Walk that involves outdoor exploration. A different nature topic each week so come every...
11:00 am

Saturday, May 28

"It's Spring" Self-Guided Story Walk

Birds nest from the cover of It's Spring by Linda Glaser, the focus of a StoryWalk at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport.
It’s Spring! by Linda Glaser is the spring break StoryWalk® at Maudslay State Park. What a great way to combine reading, exercise, and family fun! It's Spring! celebrates the coming of spring and all that happens in our natural world during this important season.
7:00 am to 7:00 pm