Corinne Hosfeld Smith

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2016 events:

  • Saturday, January 30, 2016. Launch of Henry David Thoreau for Kids: His Life and Ideas, With 21 Activities. Sponsored by The Thoreau Society, at Thoreau Farm, 341 Virginia Road, Concord, Massachusetts, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Snow date: Sunday, January 31, 2016.

  • Saturday, March 5, 2016 - Book signing for Henry David Thoreau for Kids at Aaron's Books, 35 East Main Street, Lititz, Pennsylvania. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Snow date, Sunday, March 6.

  • Wednesday. April 6, 2016 - Talk in conjunction with "Community Read: Grandma Gatewood's Walk" (biography by Ben Montgomery) and Appalachian Trail-themed discussions, Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 North Walnut Street, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 7 p.m. This event is free but pre-registration is required.

  • Saturday, April 16, 2016 - Participating in the Theater of the Seventh Sister's Spoken Word Performance, at the Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster, 328 West Orange Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 7:30 p.m. Admission is $15.

  • Thursday, April 21, 2016 - Conducting children's activity from Henry David Thoreau for Kids at Athol Public Library, 568 Main Street, Athol, Massachusetts, 1 p.m.

  • Saturday, April 23, 2016 - Participating in children's literature festival at Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main Street, Fitchburg, Massachusetts. With kids' activity at 11 a.m., and author panel at 1:30 p.m.

  • Monday, April 25, 2016 - Conducting children's activity from Henry David Thoreau for Kids at Beaver Brook Association, 117 Ridge Road, Hollis, New Hampshire, beginning at 10 a.m. Meet at Maple Hill Farm.

  • Saturday, June 11, 2016 - Participating in the Chesapeake Children's Book Festival, held at the Talbot County Free Library, 100 West Dover Street, Easton, Maryland, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - "Write Outside Our Door: A Nature Writing Walk," led from the Alice Baker Library, 820 East Main Street, Eagle, Wisconsin, beginning at 2 p.m.

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - Conducting children's activity from Henry David Thoreau for Kids at Creek Bend Nature Center, LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve, 37W700 Dean Street, Saint Charles, Illinois, at 7 p.m. For kids and their parents.

  • Thursday, June 16, 2016 - "A Transcendental Travelogue: Henry David Thoreauís Journey Along the Fox River," talk and discussion with slides, at Creek Bend Nature Center, LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve, 37W700 Dean Street, Saint Charles, Illinois, at 7 p.m.

  • Friday, June 17, 2016 - "Henry David Thoreau and His Relevance for Today," at Heller Nature Center, 2821 Ridge Road, Highland Park, Illinois, on behalf of the local senior center, at noon.

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - "Write Outside Our Door: A Nature Writing Walk," led from the West Chester Public Library, 415 North Church Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania, at 2 p.m. Teens and adults are welcomed. Bring your own journals, sketchbooks, pens, and pencils.

  • Saturday, July 9, 2016 - Leading the Memorial Walk at Walden Pond State Reservation, 915 Walden Street, Concord, Massachusetts, beginning at 7 a.m.  Meet at the Thoreau house replica. Part of The Thoreau Society Annual Gathering. Registration is required for participation.

  • Saturday, July 9, 2016 - "Thoreau's Habits and Insights as an Introvert." At the Masonic Temple, Concord Center, Concord, Massachusetts, at 1 p.m. Part of The Thoreau Society Annual Gathering. Registration is required for attendance.

  • Sunday, July 10, 2016 - Leading an Inspirational Morning Saunter at Thoreau Farm, 10 a.m. to noon. Part of The Thoreau Society Annual Gathering. Registration is required for attendance.

  • Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - "Write Outside Our Door: Connecting with Nearby Nature," led at Cordorus State Park, Dubs Church Road, Hanover, Pennsylvania, beginning at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Guthrie Memorial Library of Hanover. Teens and adults are welcomed. Bring your own journals, sketchbooks, pens, and pencils.

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - "Henry David Thoreau: From Concord to Philadelphia, and to Us Today." At Easttown Library & Information Center, 720 First Avenue, Berwyn, Pennsylvania, beginning at 7 p.m.

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