Monday, July 23, 2012
Several hawks nest/breed in town, Moose Hill director says. Dead hawk reported found in Sharon roadway over weekend, Sharon Police say.
A dead hawk reportedly was found in a Sharon roadway over the weekend, Sharon Police said today. Although Sharon is the home of the Eagles, hawks apparently are quite common here too. "There are several hawks that nest/breed in Sharon. Red-tailed hawks, cooper hawk, red-shouldered hawk, broad-winged hawks. Probably many more hunt and find food here as well," Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary Director Christine Turnbull said. "Even though they are large birds they can be very secretive and go unnoticed. We see them soaring over our farm fields." The dead hawk reportedly was found on Nauset Road at 12:39 p.m. Saturday, according to the Sharon Police log.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
'Cutting Edge Nature: Fusions of Flight and Foliage' opened Thursday, and ends Sept. 4.
The Moose Hill Wildlife Gallery's newest exhibit opened Thursday with a feast. It ends Sept. 4, although the opening reception (and talk) was just that night. "Cutting Edge Nature: Fusions of Flight and Foliage" features creations by Denise Marks and Tripti Thomas. "If you're an artistic person, the range of materials that you can play with is like a buffet," Thomas said. "This is kind of part of that feast." Thomas said her pieces were inspired by some of what she takes in as "a mom who drives a lot." "I'm surrounded by trees and nature all the time," she said. "This is what fills my line of vision three-quarters of my time, and I think it's just made its way into my work." Thomas credited Moose Hill gallery curator Jan Nareski Goba with …
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Happy Father's Day.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1.Go for a Father's Day Walk The Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary will offer self-directed walks on Father's Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The average time to complete this walk is about an hour. Admission is $5 to $8. 2. Enjoy youth baseball The Sharon American League Championship final game will be held at 5 p.m. at Deborah Sampson Field B. 3. Catch Canton Legion baseball The Canton American Legion baseball team hosts Norfolk at 5 p.m. at Canton Memorial Field. 4. Catch Foxborough Legion baseball The Foxborough American Legion baseball team travels to Walpole at 5 p.m. at Bird Middle School. 5. Watch a softball …
Sunday, May 13, 2012
The wildlife sanctuary hosted a Mother's Day Walk and Breakfast.
Mother's Day began with a walk in the woods, followed by breakfast, for some Sharon-area families. Sharon's Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary welcomed families for a walk and a pancake breakfast this morning. Guided tours ran hourly from 7 to 10 a.m. Children also could make take-home craft bags for their Moms. Moose Hill recently won Sharon Patch's Best of Patch Readers' Choice to Have Mother's Day Brunch contest.
Celebrate Mother's Day at Moose Hill this morning.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Take Mom to breakfast Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary will hold a Mother's Day Walk and Breakfast. Hour-long, guided nature walks will be available at 7, 8, 9 and 10 a.m. There also will be a pancake breakfast and a "take home craft bag" for children to make for their Mom. Admission is $8 to $10 per person. Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. 2. Claim your listing on Sharon Patch Businesses and community agencies are encouraged to claim their listings in Sharon Patch's Directory. Claiming a listing allows the owner to update the information and photos in it, better promoting the organization. …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Volunteer at Moose Hill.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Volunteer at Moose Hill The Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary will participate in Mass Audubon's 6th Annual Statewide Volunteer Day, from 9 a.m. to noon. Sixteen Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries from Cape Cod to the Berkshires will offer projects suitable for all ages and abilities, from kid-friendly work, such as planting seeds in a butterfly garden, to assisting with more strenuous activities, such as clearing and hauling brush. Volunteers are invited to bring a picnic lunch and explore the sanctuaries. 2. See films The Sustainable Sharon Coalition and Sharon Friends of Conservation will present a Wild & Scenic …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
See a new art exhibit at Moose Hill.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Attend the Sharon Housing Partnership meeting The Sharon Housing Partnership meets at 7:15 p.m. in the Sharon Community Center. 2. Watch 'Moneyball' "Moneyball" will be shown at the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging at 10 a.m. There is a $1 program fee. 3. Attend a concert Tony Funches, the former lead vocalist for the '50s group The Platters, will perform at 2:30 p.m. at EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Sharon. Funches has performed with The Drifters, The Coasters and The Shirelles, in Las Vegas, Atlantic City and internationally. 4. Attend a cabaret The Sharon Middle School cabaret is at 7 p.m. 5. Check out a …
Sunday, March 11, 2012
The wildlife sanctuary's annual maple sugaring festival began today.
Today, Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary visitors tasted one of the Sharon landmark's special facets. Guided 90-minute tours during Moose Hill's maple sugaring festival showed guests how maple trees on the property are tapped for sap that becomes maple syrup. Groups stopped along the way to taste sap and to hear costumed actors discuss how maple syrup was made during their eras. The tours also stopped at Moose Hill's sugar house, where the syrup is made. Afterward, guests could buy bottles of maple syrup made at Moose Hill. The wildlife sanctuary has done maple sugaring for 40 years. The four-hour festival resumes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. next Saturday and Sunday, March 17 and March 18. Admission is $7, with children ages 3 and under admitted …
See maple sugaring.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Watch maple sugaring The Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary's Maple Sugaring Festival is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $7. 2. Attend a movie and a talk One Book, One Town 2012: Sharon Reads Together presents a screening and discussion at 4 p.m. in the Sharon Public Library's Cynthia B. Fox Community Room. 3. Explore a camp The Maplewood Day Camp and Enrichment Center will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 4. Attend services at the Unitarian Church The Unitarian Church of Sharon holds services at 10:15 a.m. and 7 p.m. 5. Attend Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church holds Mass at 7:…
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Check out an exhibit at Moose Hill.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Check out an art exhibit The Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary Gallery hosts "Capturing the Past -- Preserving the Future," an exhibit of local landscape artist Robert Lesieur's work, from Feb. 2 to March 27. 2. Read for One Book, One Town Read "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay," Sharon's One Book, One Town: Sharon Reads Together selection. 3. Study Torah Temple Sinai of Sharon offers Torah study from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. 4. Attend services Temple Israel holds services at 9 a.m. 5. Bid in the Rotary auction The Rotary Club of Sharon's annual auction is underway. More information is found here.