Fun Family Storywalk @ Houghton's Pond Playground
Jun 1 – Sep 2 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.

Peek-a-Blue Hikes for Parents and Tots @ Houghton's Pond main parking lot
Aug 20 @ 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

Boots ‘n’ Brews @ TBD
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Boots 'n' Brews @ TBD

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills for a “Hiking Boots and Brews” event! The group is designed for young adults who would like to explore the Blue Hills Reservation, meet other people, and sample some delicious beers! After a 2-3 hour hike along popular Blue Hills trails, hikers who are 21 years and older will have the opportunity to visit nearby Widowmaker Brewery to enjoy some cold ones. This is a free event.  Beer may be purchased at the Brewery.

Email group leader Steve Kruszkowski: for RSVP. Meeting location and trail TBD. Heavy rain cancels.

Sign the electronic waiver here.

DCR Adult Walking Club @ Trailside Museum North parking lot
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Moderate walk, some hilly terrain, 3 miles. Green dot loop along Wolcott Path to Puddle Path to Border Path.

Meet at the Trailside Museum north parking lot at 1904 Canton Avenue in Milton. For info, call 617-727-4573 x4.