June’s special programs & events at Halibut Point State Park begins on Sunday the 1st at 3:00pm with the kickoff of the park’s Sunday Sounds concert series featuring classic hits unplugged with Halibut favorites Livin’ on Luck. The schedule for the park’s entire season of Sunday Sounds concerts is available for download here. Standard park programs for June include the Quarry Tour every Saturday at 10:00am and Tower Tour on Sundays at 1:00pm. Also in June Halibut Point is featuring Reading the Forested Landscape on Fridays June 6 & 13 at 11:00am. Reading the Forested Landscape is an examination of the natural history of a landscape explaining how to read the clues in determining forest composition as well as the topographic and social factors that shape a land. In June, the park will feature two Tidepools programs, on June 9 at 11:00am and on June 16 at 3:00pm. Special events in June, besides the Sunday Sounds kickoff with Livin’ on Luck, will include another Birding for Beginners with Peter Van Demark on Sunday June 15 at 8:00am and a Universal Access Hike sponsored by the DCR’s Universal Access Team. This program, for those of all abilities, will take place on Saturday, June 21 at 11:00am. You can learn more about the DCR’s Universal Access Program and its statewide events here. June’s special events will conclude on Sunday the 22nd at 3:00pm with another Sunday Sounds concert, this one with Alek Razdan and A-Train. Click here for flyer with June’s events that you can download.
Still coming this season will be more of the already running standard favorites along with added standard programs Ceremonial Time: The Fifteen Thousand Years of Fifty Acres and Geology Rocks! Special events will include Stargazing Nights, Dragonflies in the Park, Snakes of Massachusetts and the World, natural light photographer Leslie Bartlett’s special family program, a silhouette puppet play called: A Stonecutter’s Tale -Stories of the Quarry, more Sunday Sounds, Cape Ann and the War of 1812 and more.