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Past Beston Society lecture/screenings and events

Asterisk (*) indicates lecture. Rough-cut documentary film footage screenings have been part of the lecture program since 2011.

CAPE COD, MASS.

EASTHAM

Cape Cod National Seashore, Salt Pond Visitors Center, 2008, 2011*

Cape Cod National Seashore, led Beston / Outermost House-oriented walks at Coast Guard Beach, 2003 (CCNS) and 2014 (Franklin Pierce University, New Hampshire).

Eastham Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Dinner, 2014*

Eastham Council on Aging, 2014*

Eastham Historical Society, 2005, 2014*

Eastham Public Library, 2006, 2013*

Nauset Fellowship (Universalist / Unitarian) of Chapel in the Pines, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2014.*

Eastham 350th Anniversary celebration, 2001.*

Performance of Marvin Einhorn as Henry Beston in Cynthia L. Cooper's script of Beston's book at Chapel in the Pines, 2003.

Booth at Eastham Windmill Weekend, 2004-08, 2011

The Inn at the Oaks for a literature class from Penn. State University, Nov. 2011.

Captain's Quarters in North Eastham for tourist group from Georgia, 2012. *

WELLFLEET

Massachusetts Audubon Society's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary 2003.*

Massachusetts Audubon Society's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, part of special birthday party for Henry Beston, featuring Outermost House audio book narrator Brett Barry and Beston biographer Daniel Payne, 2008.

Wellfleet Historical Society (at the Wellfleet Public Library), 2009.*

Cape Cod National Seashore, Marconi Beach -- for Tahanto Regional High School (Boylston, Mass.).

TRURO

Truro Library, North Truro, 2008.*

PROVINCETOWN

Special 40th anniversary celebration of The Outermost House being dedicated as a National Literary Landmark, at Provincelands Visitors Center at Race Point, Cape Cod National Seashore. Featuring actor Marvin Einhorn as Henry Beston in Cynthia L. Cooper's script of Beston's book,

Seashore Point, 2012*

Provincetown Public Library, 2014*

ORLEANS

Nauset Heights Association, East Orleans, 2004.*

Nauset Community Education (three one-hour evening sessions held at Nauset Middle School), Summer 2014. *

CHATHAM

Chatham Historical Society, 2007.*

Chatham High School, 11th grade honors English class, October 2011, March 2012, October 2012, April 2013, November 2013.

Eldredge Public Library, 2013. *

Chatham Orpheum, Rough cut screening of footage from the Henry Beston's Cape Cod documentary film, Oct. 11, 2014.

BREWSTER

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History 2008, 2014* (lecture on Sept. 12, 2008 was a feature of the exhibit, A Sense of Place: The Works of Beston, Hay and Finch, which was a joint effort between the Beston Society and the museum and ran from May through December 2008)

Brewster Ladies' Library, 2004, 2012.*

Brewster Men's Club, 2007.*

Cape Cod Sea Camps, 12th annual Leadership Weekend (for school teachers), 2009.*

Eighth grade class of Capt. Nathan Hale Middle School, Coventry, Conn. at Cape Cod Sea Camp (May 2004-07) *

Epoch Senior Center, 2004, 2005.*

HARWICH

Harwich Historical Society , 2004.*

Rosewood Manor, West Harwich, 102nd birthday for Helen Chalke (widow of Coast Guard officer Effin Chalke, who is mentioned in The Outermost House), 2009.

Brooks Free Library, Harwich, 2013 *

DENNIS

Cape Cod Museum of Art, 2007.*

Dennis Public Library, Dennisport, 2007, 2013.*

South Dennis Free Library, South Dennis, 2008.*

Dennis Memorial Library, Dennis, 2014 *

YARMOUTH

Mayflower Retirement Community, West Yarmouth, 2007.*

Historical Society of Old Yarmouth at Old Yarmouth Inn, 2012. *

South Yarmouth Public Library, 2014 *

BARNSTABLE

Cape Cod Community College, West Barnstable, 2006, 2007.*

Cape Cod Writers' Center at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Hyannis, 2006.*

Tales of Cape Cod, West Barnstable, 2004.*

Barnstable Senior Center, Hyannis, 2003, 2013.*

Cotuit Library, Cotuit, 2008, 2014.*

Osterville Free Library, Osterville, 2009, 2014. *

Booth at Cape Cod Maritime Festival, Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Hyannis (2005, 2007)

Sturgis Library, Barnstable, 2012. *

MASHPEE

Mashpee Public Library, 2014*

SANDWICH

Thornton W. Burgess Society, 2002, 2014.*

FALMOUTH

Woods Hole Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, 2003.*

Falmouth Public Library, 2013*

OFF-CAPE

PLYMOUTH, MASS.

Plymouth Public Library, 2014*

MANSFIELD, MASS.

Mansfield Council on Aging, 2014*

MATTAPOISETT, MASS.

Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 2013. *

ATHOL, MASS.

Athol Public Library, 2014 *

BOSTON, MASS.

Emerson College , 2006.*

BOYLSTON, MASS.

Tahanto Regional High School, 2013.*

BRIDGEWATER, MASS.

Bridgewater Public Library, 2014.*

BROOKLINE, MASS.

Brookline Adult Education, 2015 *

CAMBRIDGE, MASS.

Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 2014*

COHASSET, MASS.

Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 2013.*

CONCORD, MASS.

Thoreau Society, 72nd Annual.Gathering, 2013*

DOVER , MASS.

Dover Town Library , 2014*

FOXBORO, MASS.

Foxborough Historical Society, 2012 *

FRAMINGHAM, MASS.

Framingham Public Library , 2013 *

Carmel Terrace , 2013 *

HINGHAM, MASS.

Hingham Public Library, 2014*

HOLLISTON, MASS.

Holliston Public Library, 2014 *

HUDSON, MASS.

Hudson Public Library, 2014*

MARSHFIELD, MASS.

Ventress Memorial Library, 2014*

MAYNARD, MASS.

Maynard Public Library, 2014*

MILFORD, MASS.

Milford Town Library, 2014*

Cornerstone at Milford, 2014*

NATICK, MASS.

Morse Institute Library, 2014 *

NEWBURYPORT, MASS.

Newburyport Film Festival, The Screening Room Theater (rough cut screening of film), 2014

NEWTON, MASS.

Newton Free Library , 2013 *

NORFOLK, MASS.

Norfolk Public Library, 2014*

NORTH ATTLEBORO, MASS.

North Attleboro Historical Society, 2013*

NORTHBORO, MASS.

Northboro Free Library, 2014*

NORTON, MASS.

Norton Public Library, 2014*

Norton Institute for Continuing Education, 2014 *

QUINCY, MASS.

Thomas Crane Public Library, 2013 *

RAYNHAM, MASS.

Raynham Historical Society, 2014 *

SHARON, MASS.

Sharon Adult Center (at the Community Center), 2013 *

SOMERSET, MASS.

Somerset Public Library, 2014*

SOUTHBORO, MASS.

Southboro Public Library, 2013 *

STOW, MASS.

Randall Library, 2014*

UXBRIDGE, MASS.

Uxbridge Free Library, 2015 *

WALPOLE, MASS.

Walpole Public Library, 2014 *

WEBSTER, MASS.

Corbin Public Library, 2013 *

WESTON, MASS.

Weston Senior Citizens Club, 2005.*

SALEM, MASS.

Hawthorne Hotel, 2003 annual meeting of Annie's Book Stop owners *

Salem Athenaeum, 2015 *

DAMARISCOTTA, MAINE

Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association, 2004.*

NOBLEBORO, MAINE

National Literary Landmark dedication for Henry Beston's Chimney Farm at Nobleboro Grange. Sponsored by Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association and the Nobleboro Historical Society, 2009.

HOPKINTON, N.H.

Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library, 2003.*

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