End your summer in style! Join the Conservancy and local photography organization @IGBoston for a guided tour and photo meetup on the shores of Jamaica Pond- filled with beautiful scenes for landscapes, portraits, and more. The walk will begin at 5pm on Saturday, September 21 at the Jamaica Pond Boathouse. Participants will circle the pond and unique locations nearby before returning to the Boathouse to capture the sunset. Don’t miss this chance to learn about and photograph one of Boston’s most beautiful green spaces!
Crisp days and changing foliage beckon! Join the Emerald Necklace Conservancy for a guided, interpretive bike tour from the Back Bay Fens to the Arnold Arboretum, led by a Conservancy docent. It is a perfect time to bike along the Emerald Necklace as the summer is ending and fall coming through. Get to learn about historical sites and interesting facts within the Emerald Necklace. All attendees must bring their own bicycle.
From foul muddy flats to the parkland of today, the Fens has undergone many transformations in the last 125 years. Join Emerald Necklace docents as they talk and walk the historic landscape. Stops include the Kelleher Rose Garden, with 1,500+ roses and a reconstructed fountain, as well as the oldest WWII Victory Gardens in America. Register on our event website. Limited spots!
Enjoy “Fever Pitch,” starring Drew Barrymore and Jimmy Fallon, and discover Charlesgate Park at our Charlesgate Movie Night! Part of Summer on the Emerald Necklace, this free movie night is hosted by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy and our friends at the Charlesgate Alliance. This will be our last Summer on the Emerald Necklace event of the year so do stop by to enjoy the summer Friday evening. The movie begins at 7:30 PM. Join us at 6:30 PM for a special tour on the future of Charlesgate, led by Charlesgate Alliance co-founder Parker James and architectural firm Landing Studio!
Summer blooms, scented gardens, and a leisurely stroll all combine to make this one-hour guided walk the perfect antidote to the workday! Take in the Kelleher Rose Garden’s 1,500 roses, as well as the Fenway Victory Gardens, the nation’s oldest continuously operating Victory Gardens. Begins and ends at the Shattuck Visitor Center. Free and open to the public. Bring a refillable water bottle and wear comfortable walking shoes.