Calendar

Feb
2
Sat
2019
DCR Blue Hills Groundhog Day Wildlife Safari @ Brookwood Farm
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
DCR Blue Hills Groundhog Day Wildlife Safari @ Brookwood Farm | Canton | Massachusetts | United States

Put on your detective hat as we search for clues of animal activity. Where do animals go in winter?

Unlock the mysteries of wildlife in winter on this seasonal safari. For ages 8 and up. 1 hour.

 

Photo credit: Charles LeBlanc

Feb
16
Sat
2019
DCR: Blue Hills Cabin Fever Family Fun Hike @ Houghton's Pond
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Are you tired of sitting on the couch? Grab the kids and get out! Join a DCR Park interpreter for some fun under the winter sun. We’ll take a 1.5 mile trek and play some winter games along the way. Dress in warm layers and boots. Don’t forget hats and mittens too. For ages 8 and up. 1.5 hours

Feb
26
Tue
2019
Beat the Winter Blues at Winter Fest! @ Blue Hill Ski Area
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Blue Hills Winter Fest

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills and the Blue Hills Ski Area for an evening of winter fun at Winter Fest!

Come for a night hike or get your exercise on the slopes downhill skiing. Whether or not you choose the outdoor activities, there is plenty of inside fun too: you can tap your feet to the spirited Irish tunes of Songs for Ceilidh, taste chili from some of the best local restaurants, entertain the kids with crafts, and warm up in front of a blazing fire while enjoying the company of old and new friends.

Blue Hills Ski Area will be offering discounted ski tickets for the night. If you are planning to ski, print the homepage of our website or the FBH Facebook page and bring it to the event.

For more information, email info@FriendsoftheBlueHills.org.

Jul
12
Fri
2019
Bats in the Blue Hills
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Bats in the Blue Hills
Friday, July 12, 7:30 pm- 9 pm

Bats, our only flying mammals, are truly remarkable and often misunderstood animals. Bats are very beneficial and can eat up to 600 insects an hour. Join the DCR for an evening of bat appreciation as we learn more about these amazing creatures in an indoor lecture then head outside to look and listen for a few of these flying wonders.  Email Maggi.Brown@mass.gov for registration and meeting location. Space is limited. For ages 8 and up.

Things to know before you go

  1. Program is free and open to the public.
  2. Preregistration is required for this event.
  3. For children ages 8 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  4. Wear sturdy footgear, carry drinking water on all hikes and dress in layers for maximum comfort. Big spray is recommended.
  5. Reasonable accommodations available upon request. For accessibility questions, please email  Maggi Brown in advance at Maggi.Brown@state.ma.us

Call 617-727-4573 X 4 for more information.