Calendar

Nov
23
Fri
2018
: #OptOutside Hike for Black Friday @ Trailside Musuem, north parking lot
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

#OptOutside Hike for Black Friday
Friday November 23, 11:00 am
Meet at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum north parking lot

The Friends of the Blue Hills has joined up with REI’s #OptOutside campaign on Black Friday Hike series to encourage people to enjoy the outdoors the day after Thanksgiving.  We hope you will join us for a hike in the Blue Hills!  If you weren’t able to join us at the recent ribbon cutting of the Abigail Adams Trail, here’s your chance to hike it with us!  We’ll hike up from the Trailside Museum and enjoy the view from the top of Great Blue.  Rain cancels.  RSVP requested, but not required: info@FriendsoftheBlueHills.org.

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Dec
9
Sun
2018
DCR: Holiday Toy Drive & Mountain Bike Ride or Hike @ Houghton's Pond
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join the DCR and the New England Mountain Bike Association for a holiday toy drive collection.  Bring a new unwrapped toy, then go on a guided or self-guided mountain bike ride or hike.  All toys will be donated to Interfaith Social Services which help families in need during the holidays. Gifts for children ages 11-16 are most needed and appreciated. Call 617-727-4573, ext. 4 for more info. Meet at Houghton’s Pond Visitor Center at 840 Hillside Street in the Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.

Registration 9 am – 11 am

Toy Drop 9:30 am – 1 pm

Jan
24
Thu
2019
Free Smart Phone Photography Clinic @ L.L. Bean at Legacy Place
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Do you want to take even better photos?  You can sharpen your photography skills with a special FREE clinic on smartphone photography.   Their expert staff will cover topics like lighting, composition, digital zoom, resolution, editing, and stabilizing your shot.  Because the best camera to use is the one that you always have on you – your phone!

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