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37th Annual Fall Festival & Art Show Winners

Thank you to all the volunteers, corporate sponsors, new members and old friends that attended Fall Festival.

 

2017 BBA Fall Festival Art Show Winners 

Photography  All Other Media:  
1st Title: “Perfect Fall Day” 1st Title: “This Bud’s for You” “’’ “Thi”
Artist: Sally Turner Artist: Kathy Clericuzio
2nd Title: “Sunny Day” 2nd Title: “Breaking Dawn”
Artist: Catherine McDonah Artist: Diana Caron
3rd Title: “In the Storm” 3rd Title: “Fresh Water Meets Salt”
Artist: Christopher O’Keefe Artist: Pam Haynes
Overall
Best in Show: Best to Theme:
Title: “Wild Wonder” Title: “Blandings Turtle Emerges”
Artist: Howard Muscott Artist: Melanie Chouinard

 

Children’s Art Show Winners

Place K-3rd Gr. 4th-6th Gr 7th-8th Gr. 9th-12th Grade
1st Autumn Raindrops by Kelly Ryan Weasel in Garden by Gabriella Bonnoitt Pollen Central by Max Cohen Uncle Tim’s Canoe by Danny Kennedy
2nd Hummingbird by Evalina Garruba Song by Olivia Ostermiller Frog Pond by Isabelle Colantuonio View from Mt. Washington Auto Road by Aidan Fournier

tied with

Lotus in Bloom by Sreekar Chilakapati

3rd Hoot by Colbie Ann McElroy Busy as a Bumblebee by Amelia Garruba Butterfly at Beaver Brook by Jocelyn Ryan

People’s Choice Award: “Hoot Hoot” by Mrithula Premchanth

 

Barred Owl by Zachary Zahn

Barred Owl by Zachary Zahn

 

 

 

Beaver Brook Fall Festival

Local Wildflower Bloom Book by Joan Bonnette $10

Wednesdays 9-11 am   

The traditional Wednesday Wildflower walks lead you through the trails of Beaver Brook in search of each week’s blooming wildflowers.  Join the knowledgeable BBA instructor Rivka Schwartz on these walks.  Walks take place each Wednesday through June 24th.
Free for members of BBA /$5 donation for non members.  Call or check location on website each week to make sure you are at the right trailhead.  603-465-7787.

Wildlflower Bloom Book of Beaver Brook by Joan Bonnette available for sale $10.

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Bring your School to Maple Sugaring Class at Beaver Brook!

Chemistry, Botany, Math, Science, History, evolving technologies…… It all comes into play when learning about the unique process of maple sugaring.

The season is short:  Last week of February -1st week of April and it is a phenomenom unique to NE North America.

Students will learn tree ID, photosynthesis, how to use a hand drill, measure diameter and circumference of trees, about evaporation, fire and boiling temperatures, grades of syrup.  We even have a puppet show for young students including Rooty, Leah the Leaf and Sugar (the maple tree).

Don’t miss it!  Call 603-465-7787 to book a field trip for your students.  A true sign of spring!

Look at all the standards addressed by this class:

NH Science Standards:

S:SPS1:2:1.(1-5), S:SPS1:2:2.1, S:SPS1:2:2.2, S:SPS1:2:3.1, S:SPS1:2:3.2, S:SPS3:2:1.(1-3), S:SPS3:2:2.1, S:SPS3:2:3.1, S:SPS3:2:3.5, S:SPS4:2:4.1, S:SPS4:2:6.1,

S:SPS1:4:1.(1-, 2, 7, 8), S:SPS1:4:3.(1-3), S:SPS1:4:4.2, S:SPS2:4:2.1, S:SPS3:4:1.(1-3), S:SPS3:4:2.4, S:SPS3:4:3.2, S:SPS4:4:4.1, S:SPS4:4:6.1, S:SPS4:4:6.3,

S:SPS1:6:1.(1, 2, 6), S:SPS1:6:3.(1-3), S:SPS2:6:2.1, S:SPS3:6:1.(1-3), S:SPS3:6:2.1, S:SPS3:6:2.2,

S:ESS1:2:1.1,

S:LS2:2:1.3, S:LS5:2:1.1, S:LS5:2:2.1,

S:LS1:4:1.1, S:LS1:4:1.2, S:LS1:4:2.1, S:LS1:4:2.2, S:LS1:4:3.1,

S:LS1:6:1.1, S:LS1:6:2.5, S:LS5:6:3.4,

S:PS1:2:1.1, S:PS2:2:1.1,

S:PS4:4:3.2, S:PS4:6:3.3
NH Social Studies Standards:

SS:EC:2:1.2, SS:GE:2:4.2, SS:GE:2:5.1, SS:GE:2:5.2, SS:HI:2:2.1, SS:HI:2:3.1,

SS:GE:4:3.4, SS:GE:4:3.5, SS:GE:4:5.1, SS:GE:4:5.4, SS:HI:4:2.1, SS:HI:4:3.1, SS:HI:4:4.1, SS:WH:4:2.1,

SS:GE:6:5.3

 

CCSS Math Standards:

K.MD, 1.MD, 2.MD; MP 1, MP 2, MP 5, MP 7

 

 

Beaver Brook 5K Snowshoe Race & Walk

Sunday  Feb 1, 2015  10 am
117 Ridge Road Beaver Brook, Hollis, NH
Race $25.00 pre-entry fee  $30 on race day.
Enjoy the beauty of winter along the scenic trails of  Beaver Brook Nature Center

Colorful Beaver Brook 5K Gloves or T-Shirts to the first 100 entrants
Amarello’s Famous Kale Soup at the Finish Line

Online Registration and preregistration of snowshoes.

 

 

Beaver Brook 5K Trail Race


Maple Hill Farm  117 Ridge Road Hollis NH

It’s on!  But it’s  a Trail Race!  Shorts & running shoes!

 

February 26, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

The Beaver Brook 5K  Races* have been featured in several running and outdoor magazines.  Join in the fun.  These races are casual, for all speeds of people but include beautiful trails, good competition, unique T-Shirts and useful awards. We have plain, not flavored water at the finish line— no squeezable yogurt — plus jokes by the race director before and after the race!

Pre-Entry Fee Per Race: $16.00 — Post Entry Fee: $20.00

Registration available online or via mail. Register On Line at http://www.3craceproductions.com/RacePages/BeaverBrook5KSnowshoe.htm   Colorful Beaver Brook 5K T-Shirts guaranteed to the first 125 runners! Prizes for top 3 Male and Female Overall and top 2 Male & Female in 7 Age Groups. Raffle for all runners includes: Hamteens, 3CRP Hats, RoadID Kits, FuelBelts, & more!!! Goodie Bags to all runners! Course Map: http://www.3craceproductions.com/RacePages/BeaverBrookMap.htm

* Race course is just short of 5K but will feel like it!