This image is an example of the 15 signs the community will create during Plant and Paint events to be displayed during the Butterfly Mural Migration, see full schedule below.
2023 Plant and Paint Schedule
Click on the blue text below, on the location and date you want to register for to access the event registration!
Plant and Paint for Adults, and grades 7-12:
1/11 Thu 6-8p BareWolf Brewing, Amesbury
1/17 Tu 1-3p Groveland Housing Authority. For housing residents only. Rescheduled date announced soon!
1/26 Thu 6-8p Amesbury Public Library
1/28 Sat 10:30a-12:30p Haverhill Public Library
1/31 Tu 5-7p Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill
2/7 Tu 3:30-5:30p Pentucket Regional High School, in collaboration with Middle & High School Art Club & Environmental Club. Seeds will start pollinator garden at school. Open to the public, local community AND school members!.
2/9 Th 6-8p Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Newbury
2/11 Sat 1-3p Merrimac Public Library
2/16 Th 5-7p Northern Essex Community College, Lawrence
Family Friendly Plant and Paint during Mural Migrations:
6/2023 Date TBA Veasey Memorial Park, Groveland
7/11 Tu 3-6p Camp Kent Environmental Center, Amesbury
9/26 Tu 3-5p Walnut Square Elementary, Haverhill (For school members only)
2023 Butterfly Mural Migration
May 1 - June 30
Newbury: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
W. Newbury: Pentucket Regional High School new pollinator garden
W. Newbury: Wild & Native demonstration garden & member residences
Merrimac: Merrimac Public Library, in conjunction with native pollinator garden and seed lending library, Merrimac Garden Club selected sites
Groveland: Veasey Memorial Park
July 1 - August 31
Amesbury: Amesbury Public Library
Amesbury: Battis Farm Conservation Land
Amesbury: Camp Kent Environmental Center in pollinator garden
September 1- October 31
Haverhill: Northern Essex Community College
Haverhill: Select sites by Haverhill Conservation Commission including: Bradford Commons, Winnekenni Park, Plug Pond, Tattersall Farm Conservation Area, Whittier's Birthplace and public school grounds
Lawrence: Northern Essex Community College
Special thanks to our Butterfly Level Sponsor Mel’s Records, thanks to our Flower Level Sponsors BareWolf Brewing & Water Street Realty. Soil Donation from Coast of Maine & Aubuchon Hardware Haverhill #GrowingGoodProgram #GrowingGoodWill
This program is supported in part by grants from the Amesbury, Groveland, Haverhill, Merrimac, Newbury and West Newbury Cultural Councils, local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.
Much appreciation to the support of the Creative County Initiative of the Essex County Community Foundation for the generous Special Projects Grant.