Land Trust Hosts Event

The Bethlehem Land Trust will host a free afternoon of fun, including a bonfire and a presentation on raptors, on Saturday, February 22, to celebrate the Rev. Joseph Bellamy Day. Sharon Audubon will give the raptor presentation about hawks, falcons, kestrels (above) and more. Plans include a Masque Family Theatre performance, outdoor games for children and adults and the bonfire. Refreshments will be served.

BETHLEHEM — The Bethlehem Land Trust will host a free afternoon of fun, including a bonfire and a presentation on raptors, on Saturday, February 22, to celebrate the Rev. Joseph Bellamy Day. February 20 is the 301st birthday of Rev. Bellamy, founder of the town of Bethlehem. The raptor presentation will be from 4 to 5 p.m.; games, a bonfire and refreshments will follow through 8 p.m.

In addition to the presentation about raptors, presented by Sharon Audubon, plans include a short Masque Family Theatre performance, outdoor games for children and adults and the bonfire. Refreshments include baked potatoes, s’mores, hot chocolate and hot apple cider.

The event will take place in the meadow owned by the Bethlehem Land Trust just north of the Bellamy Ferriday House at 9 Main St. North. Those attending may follow the signs to the “BLT Event.”

No reservations are necessary; registration is requested by sending an email to the Bethlehem Land Trust at bethlehemlandtrustct@gmail.com.

Those seeking additional information may call Stuart Rabinowitz, president of the Bethlehem Land Trust, at 203-910-3836.

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