Meet the master of the macabre and experience a fun and unforgettable performance of Poe's Tell-Tale Heart and The Raven in a wonderfully dramatic setting. Actor Campbell Harmon brings Edgar Allan Poe to life, sharing stories of his tragic life, his mysterious death, and his profound influence on American literature.
Join the Waltham Public Library at Stonehurst for a very special evening of stargazing with MIT Professor Robert Simcoe.
As part of Historic Waltham month, Stonehurst curator Ann Clifford and Historic New England's Sally Zimmerman tell the story of how two celebrated architects created National Historic Landmarks in Waltham.
Take a Story Walk in the woods surrounding Stonehurst with your children following the colorful pages of Mowgli's Rainy Day, a Disney story inspired by The Jungle Book. The Waltham Public Library created this fun family walk for their new community-wide Watch! Read! Listen! initiative to encourage Waltham to experience a story together all summer long.
Enjoy the story about a boy raised by wolves in the Indian jungle, while experiencing the wilds of Waltham with your family. From the parking lot, walk to the gated entrance to the woods on the circular drive and follow the story along the Bull Run Trail leading to the Waltham High School. (See map)
Visit the Waltham Public Library all summer long for free events for all ages inspired by Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book story. They'll have book discussions, sing-alongs, crafts, guest speakers, a puppet show, and live jungle animals. The Library's Watch! Read! Listen! program also extends to other sites throughout the City like Stonehurst.
For more information, visit bit.ly/WatchReadListen2016
If parking at Stonehurst is unavailable due to an event, please park at the Waltham High School.
Celebrate Earth Day by helping reestablish the Olmsted-designed grounds at Stonehurst.