MLK National Day of Service in Franklin Park - Monday, January 19, 2015 from 10am - 3pm. Neighbors, friends, young people, and families join us honor the legacy and mission of Martin Luther King Jr. Engage in conversation about why civic engagement is fundamental to our communities and how issues surrounding race continue to impact us today. Afterwards, help the Franklin Park Coalition continue efforts to restore Franklin Park's 220-acre forest and keep trash out of this important community greenspace. Bring…Find out more »
The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2015. The BLC has planned a series of four seasonal programs celebrating Boston's historic places and the progress made during the past four decades to protect and enhance the city's unique identity. For the series' third event, taking place on Saturday, July 18, 2015, the BLC will partner with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. At the summer BLC XL event, "A Picnic in the Park," the public is invited…Find out more »
Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 26th at 9am. Bring your family and friends to run or walk the spectacular paths of Olmsted's "jewel" of the Emerald Necklace. Work off the calories before you sit down for a feast. $25 in advance; $30 on-site registration; kids $10. Proceeds benefit programs and park restoration. Turkey costumes optional. Sponsored by the Franklin Park Coalition. Starts and ends at the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse, One Circuit Drive, Boston, MA 02121. Go to www.fpc5k.com to register…Find out more »
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