Friends of the Blue Hills http://friendsofthebluehills.org Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:21:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.6 Boots N Brews—Best of Both Worlds! http://friendsofthebluehills.org/brews/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/brews/#comments Mon, 15 Jun 2015 01:51:05 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7445 Boots and Brews Saturday, August 29, 10:00 am

Calling all Millennials!  Here’s an event just for you!  Please join us for Boots N Brews — a 2 hour hike in the Blue Hills followed by a beer tasting at Blue Hills Brewery in Canton.

 

Space is limited, so RSVP soon to Charlie at 617-922-7112 or charliemaloney@gmail.com.

Photo (left): Ketan Gajria (Hingham); Photo (right): courtesy of Blue Hills Brewery  ]]>
Boots and Brews
Saturday, August 29
, 10:00 amfrom blue hills brewery website

Calling all Millennials!  Here’s an event just for you!  Please join us for Boots N Brews — a 2 hour hike in the Blue Hills followed by a beer tasting at Blue Hills Brewery in Canton.

 

Space is limited, so RSVP soon to Charlie at 617-922-7112 or charliemaloney@gmail.com.

Photo (left): Ketan Gajria (Hingham); Photo (right): courtesy of Blue Hills Brewery
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DCR Adult Walking Club http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike-6/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike-6/#comments Sat, 06 Jun 2015 18:38:43 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7443 Saturday, August 15th, 1 pm

Moderate walk, hilly terrain, 3 miles. Headquarters Path to Doe Hollow Path and return via Bugbee Path. Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside St. in Milton.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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Saturday, August 15th, 1 pm

Moderate walk, hilly terrain, 3 miles. Headquarters Path to Doe Hollow Path and return via Bugbee Path. Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside St. in Milton.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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DCR Adult Walking Club http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike-5/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike-5/#comments Sat, 06 Jun 2015 18:36:32 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7442 Sunday, August 9th, 1 pm

Moderate walk, hilly terrain, 2.5 miles. Walk Wolcott Path to Hemenway Hill Path. Return via Breakneck Ledge. Meet at the Trailside Museum north parking lot at 1904 Canton Ave. in Milton.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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Sunday, August 9th, 1 pm

Moderate walk, hilly terrain, 2.5 miles. Walk Wolcott Path to Hemenway Hill Path. Return via Breakneck Ledge. Meet at the Trailside Museum north parking lot at 1904 Canton Ave. in Milton.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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DCR Adult Walking Club http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike-4/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike-4/#comments Sat, 06 Jun 2015 18:34:09 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7441 Saturday, August 1st, 1 pm

Moderate walk, with some hills, 2+ miles. Walk around Tucker Hill on the green dot trail. Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside St. in Milton.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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Saturday, August 1st, 1 pm

Moderate walk, with some hills, 2+ miles. Walk around Tucker Hill on the green dot trail. Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside St. in Milton.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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DCR Adult Walking Club http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike-3/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike-3/#comments Sat, 06 Jun 2015 18:32:01 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7440 Saturday, July 18th, 1 pm

Moderate walk, some hilly terrain, 3 miles. Walk from the Donovan School to Ponkapoag Trail and return via Madden Road. Meet at the Donovan School on 123 Reed St. in Randolph.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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Saturday, July 18th, 1 pm

Moderate walk, some hilly terrain, 3 miles. Walk from the Donovan School to Ponkapoag Trail and return via Madden Road. Meet at the Donovan School on 123 Reed St. in Randolph.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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DCR Adult Walking Club http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike-2/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike-2/#comments Sat, 06 Jun 2015 18:29:49 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7439 Sunday, July 12th, 1 pm

Easy walk, level terrain, 1 mile. Walk through Brookwood Farm. Walk through the fields and follow the looped trail through the property. Meet at the Brookwood Farm parking lot at 11 Blue Hill River Road in Canton.

 Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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Sunday, July 12th, 1 pm

Easy walk, level terrain, 1 mile. Walk through Brookwood Farm. Walk through the fields and follow the looped trail through the property. Meet at the Brookwood Farm parking lot at 11 Blue Hill River Road in Canton.

 Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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DCR Adult Walking Club http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-adult-hike/#comments Sat, 06 Jun 2015 18:27:19 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7438 Saturday, June 20th, 1 pm

Easy walk, 2 miles. Loop around Houghton’s Pond and old Rte. 128. Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside St. in Milton.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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Saturday, June 20th, 1 pm

Easy walk, 2 miles. Loop around Houghton’s Pond and old Rte. 128. Meet at the Houghton’s Pond main parking lot at 840 Hillside St. in Milton.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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DCR Adult Walking Club http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-hike-2/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-hike-2/#comments Sat, 06 Jun 2015 13:07:39 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7437 Sunday, June 14th,  1 pm

Moderate walk, hilly terrain, 3.5+ miles. Wolcott Path to Breakneck Ledge to Chestnut Run and Border Path, return via Wolcott Path. Meet at the Blue Hills Headquarters staff parking lot at 695 Hillside St. in Milton.

 Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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Sunday, June 14th,  1 pm

Moderate walk, hilly terrain, 3.5+ miles. Wolcott Path to Breakneck Ledge to Chestnut Run and Border Path, return via Wolcott Path. Meet at the Blue Hills Headquarters staff parking lot at 695 Hillside St. in Milton.

 Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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DCR Adult Walking Club http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-hike/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/dcr-hike/#comments Sat, 06 Jun 2015 12:57:14 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7435 Saturday, June 6th,  1 pm

Moderate walk, hilly terrain, 3+ miles. Loop around the base of Great Blue Hill. Meet at the Trailside Museum north parking lot at 1904 Canton Ave. in Milton.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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Saturday, June 6th,  1 pm

Moderate walk, hilly terrain, 3+ miles. Loop around the base of Great Blue Hill. Meet at the Trailside Museum north parking lot at 1904 Canton Ave. in Milton.

Things to know

  • Wear sturdy footgear
  • Carry drinking water
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • If weather conditions are questionable, please call (508) 866-2580 ext. 165.

For more information, please contact DCR at tom.bender@state.ma.us, or call (617) 698-1802.

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Special 50 Days of Freedom Hike in Quincy! http://friendsofthebluehills.org/quincy-peek-a-blue-hike/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/quincy-peek-a-blue-hike/#comments Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:22:06 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7398  

The Friends of the Blue Hills is participating in Quincy’s 50 Days of FREEdom campaign by offering a “Quincy Peek-a-Blue Hike” on Thursday, June 18, at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Moritz Trailhead.  This free, one-hour guided hike is for parents and tots.  Free drinks and healthy snacks will be provided, and there will be a simple scavenger hunt for parents and children with all children receiving a prize at the end.

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St. Moritz Trailhead – Parking is at Shea Rink, 651 Willard Street, Quincy

 

The Friends of the Blue Hills is participating in Quincy’s 50 Days of FREEdom campaign by offering a “Quincy Peek-a-Blue Hike” on Thursday, June 18, at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Moritz Trailhead.  This free, one-hour guided hike is for parents and tots.  Free drinks and healthy snacks will be provided, and there will be a simple scavenger hunt for parents and children with all children receiving a prize at the end.

Although the Friends of the Blue Hills offers these free hikes every other Tuesday throughout the year at Houghton’s Pond in Milton, this is the only Peek-a-Blue hike scheduled so far in Quincy.  More hikes may be planned depending on interest.  

See the Peek a Blue hikes schedule.

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