Classes & Events

Join us for Go Green Day!

Join us for Go Green Day!

Go Green Day 2023! Save the Date! Celebrate sustainability with us on Saturday, April 29, during 577’s Go Green Day! For this special day, Virginia’s House will be open to visitors from 10am to 4pm. Join us for a variety of free drop-in activities...

Earth Month Blog Series: The Five Rs

Earth Month Blog Series: The Five Rs

Written by Avery Bohman, 577 Program Intern The most recognizable recycle symbol is probably the triangle symbol with the phrase “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. The three Rs have been taught in schools for years and continue to be used to educate children and adults alike...

577 Staff Spotlight: Avery Bohman

577 Staff Spotlight: Avery Bohman

Say Hello to Avery! Avery Bohman joined the 577 team in January as our Program Intern. She is an invaluable member of the education and outreach team. She can be found around the grounds installing the monthly StoryWalk®, answering questions in the Welcome Center and...

Learning, Doing, Being

Learning, Doing, Being

February Thoughts ~ From the desk of Heather Gallant, 577 Executive Director  The other day, I read something by education advocate John Holt that really made me think: Not many years ago, I began to play the cello. Most people would say that what I am doing is...

577 Staff Spotlight: Samantha Day

577 Staff Spotlight: Samantha Day

Say Hello to Samantha! Samantha Day joined the 577 team in November as our Organic Garden Horticulturist. She is the staff lead for the Community Gardening program, working alongside our gardeners to grow and develop 577’s vegetable and experimental gardens, as...

Community Instructor Spotlight: Ellen Seeburger

Community Instructor Spotlight: Ellen Seeburger

Say Hello to Ellen! Ellen Seeburger is a fiber artist who enjoys weaving, embroidery, and fabric printing. She studied textiles at a traditional folk school in Sweden and has taught fiber art and craft classes for many years in a variety of settings. Her focus as a...

Program Internships at 577

Program Internships at 577

Did you know 577 offers internship opportunities throughout the year to undergraduate and graduate students? Each semester we welcome one or two college students who are looking to expand on their chosen field of study, develop important professional leadership...

Join us for Music in the Gardens on Saturday, August 10, from 11am to 3pm. Events are free, family-friendly, and rain or shine.

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