Calendar

Jun
16
Sat
2018
DCR Bunker Hill Quarry Tour @ Quincy Quarries Parking Lot
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Meet at the Quincy Quarries parking lot located on Riccuiti Drive in Quincy.

Look for the large paved parking lot on the right at the top of the first hill. Rain cancels.

Historic Bunker Hill Monument which commemorates one of the first battles of the American Revolution, had its humble beginnings in the rocky hills of the West Quincy. Join members of the Quarry Workers Museum and a DCR Park Interpreter as we witness the amazing engineering feats behind the building of the Bunker Hill Monument. Must be able to walk 1 mile on moderately rocky, uneven terrain.

·         All programs are FREE.

·         Wear sturdy footgear on all hikes.

·         Carry drinking water, sunscreen and insect repellant recommended.

·         Children must be accompanied by an adult on all programs.

·         We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions.

·         For  weather updates and cancellations news, please call the DCR Blue Hills 

headquarters at 617-727-4573, ext. 3.

·         Reasonable accommodations available upon request, with advance notice.

Email  Maggi.Brown@state.ma.us

DCR: Open House at the Dorothy Quincy Homestead @ Dorothy Quincy Homestead
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

A National Historic Landmark, the Quincy Homestead is significant for its role in early American history, for its architecture, and for its Quincy family association.

In addition to the architecture and furnishings, docents share stories of the Quincy family during the colonial era. The tours are free.

Jun
19
Tue
2018
Peek-a-Blue Hikes for Parents and Tots @ 840 Hillside St, Milton, MA 02186, USA
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Peek-a-Blue Hikes for Parents and Tots @ 840 Hillside St, Milton, MA 02186, USA | Milton | Massachusetts | United States

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. Enjoy a kids and parents scavenger hunt, complete with prizes for all! Complimentary water, juice and snacks too.

Hikes will then be offered every other Tuesday morning throughout the season.  For more information and 2018 dates, visit www.FriendsoftheBlueHills.org/peekablue.

Jun
30
Sat
2018
DCR Lower Neponset River Greenway Geology Walk
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

For preregistration and location, email Maggi.Brown@state.ma.us 

Space is limited. For ages 12 and up.

Les Tyrala, registered geologist, and the DCR  will lead a geology walk along the Neponset River  Greenway. Examine sedimentary bedrock evidence of ancient mountains, shallow seas and lava flows plus the more recent glacial features. Co-sponsored by DCR and Neponset River Watershed Association. 

·         All programs are FREE.

·         Wear sturdy footgear on all hikes.

·         Carry drinking water, sunscreen and insect repellant recommended.

·         Children must be accompanied by an adult on all programs.

·         We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions.

·         For  weather updates and cancellations news, please call the DCR Blue Hills 

headquarters at 617-727-4573, ext. 3.

·         Reasonable accommodations available upon request, with advance notice.

Email  Maggi.Brown@state.ma.us

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