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Apr
1
Mon
2019
DCR Spring Storywalk “A Salamander’s Room” @ Blue Hills Reservation
Apr 1 – May 31 all-day
DCR Spring Storywalk "A Salamander's Room" @ Blue Hills Reservation | Milton | Massachusetts | United States

Enjoy a Family Spring Storywalk® at Houghton’s Pond Playground. Visit A Salamander Room. Vernal pools and wetlands come alive in spring! Many salamanders and frogs are most active this time of year. Be on the lookout but please do not be tempted to take one home as the little boy in this story does. Read along and see all the things a salamander needs to live. Stroll through the pages of the book posted on the wooden fence at the playground. Add a unique literacy experience to your outdoor fun. Best for families with kids 3-8 years old. Enjoy a self-guided visit through the end of May at 840 Hillside Street in Milton. Co-sponsored by DCR and Milton Early Childhood Alliance.

Jun
1
Sat
2019
Fun Family Storywalk @ Houghton's Pond Playground
Jun 1 – Nov 30 all-day

Enjoy Gill Davies’ collection of 26 witty, kid-oriented animal poems ranging from Ants to Zebras. Read along as you stroll through the pages of the book posted on the wooden fence at the playground. Add a unique literacy experience to your outdoor fun. Best for families with kids 3-8 years old. Enjoy a self-guided visit through Labor Day at 840 Hillside Street in Milton. Co-sponsored by DCR and Milton Early Childhood Alliance.

Trail Maintenance @ Houghton's Pond Parking Lot
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us on National Trails Day to help care for the trails!  We will make sure the drain structures are ready for winter, clear away storm debris and cut back brush that blocks the trails.  Wear sturdy boots, long pants and work gloves and bring at least one quart of water. Questions? Email info@FriendsoftheBlueHills.org.

In case of inclement weather, we will cancel, so please sign up for trail maintenance alerts at the bottom of our trail maintenance page. Be sure to stay after for a pizza lunch!

Jun
4
Tue
2019
Peek-a-Blue Hikes for Parents and Tots @ Houghton's Pond main parking lot
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Calling all parents and tots! Join the Friends of the Blue Hills for a new season of Peek-a-Blue Hikes for parents and tots. Complimentary water, juice and snacks too. Hikes will be offered every other Tuesday morning throughout the season. For more info, visit www.FriendsoftheBlueHills.org/peekablue.