Calendar

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.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
DCR Houghton’s Pond Fish Festival @ Houghton's Pond, picnic site #5
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
DCR Houghton’s Pond  Fish Festival @ Houghton's Pond, picnic site #5 | Milton | Massachusetts | United States

You are invited to a free family fishing festival!

Take lessons in casting, knot-tying and fish identification, then cast a line into Houghton’s Pond. Instructional clinics throughout the day. Fish crafts and games too!

Bring your own equipment or there will be limited equipment available for loan.

No fishing license required for this educational, non-competitive family event. Free bait provided.

Look for the Friends of the Blue Hills table and say hi!

Directions:
Take exit 3 from Rte. 93 and follow the signs to the Fish Festival.Event at picnic site #5 on Blue Hill River Road in Milton.

Call (617) 727-4573, X4 for more information.

Sponsored by the MassWildlife Angler Education Program and the Department of Conservation & Recreation.

Photo credit: Nicole Barrett (Hyde Park)

Jul
23
Tue
2019
Peek-a-Blue Hikes for Parents and Tots @ Houghton's Pond main parking lot
Jul 23 @ 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.

Jul
27
Sat
2019
Forest Bathing – Members Only @ Blue Hills
Jul 27 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Special 40th Anniversary Event
Saturday, July 27, from 8:30-11 a.m.

As part of our 40th Anniversary Celebration, the Friends is offering our members an opportunity to immerse themselves in the beauty and serenity of the Blue Hills!

Join us for a Forest Bathing Walk in the Reservation led by certified Forest Therapy Guide Tam Willey. These slow-paced guided wanderings promote wellness through a series of gentle sensory-opening invitations that invite us to notice more of our natural surroundings.

SPACE IS LIMITED and is open to Members Only on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, please email info@FriendsoftheBlueHills.org. Once you are registered, you will receive additional information including the meeting place. If the session is full, you will be placed on a waiting list.

If you are not yet a member, you can join today! As a member, you’ll receive a trail map and invitations to special Members Only events throughout the year. Most importantly, your donation will help protect and preserve the Blue Hills Reservation for current and future generations!