CRWA 2013 Calendar of Events
Invasive Plants: What are they? And what can be done?
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 | 6PM-8PM
Cold Springs Park, Newton, MA
Join the Ecological Landscaping Association and Newton native and ELA Board member, Bruce Wenning, for this free, professionally-guided walking tour at Cold Spring Park to learn how to identify several types of invasive plants and to learn what you can do in your own landscape to safely remove them. Learn more and register.
Fifth Charles River One Mile Swim
Saturday, June 1, 2013 | 8am – 10am
River Dock (near Arthur Fiedler head statue by the Hatch Sheel on Esplanade)
The Charles River One Mile Swim is hosted by the Charles River Swimming Club. The event is sold out for this year, but you can watch the swimmers compete. More info.
Tango by Moonlight--17th year Anniversary
Friday, June 7, 2013 | 7pm – 11pm
Dance beneath the moonlight to passionate Tango (traditional and new) from Argentina. Other dance music will also be played. Beginner class first half hour of event at 7pm, and general dancing from 7:30 pm - 11 pm. Event is free. More info.
June 14 – 15, 2013
211 Moody Street, Waltham
The Waltham Riverfest celebrates the arts, community and culture of Downtown Waltham and its historic Charles River. More info.
Celebration of Magazine Beach Park
Saturday, June 15, 2013 | 12pm-5pm
Magazine Beach, Cambridge
Picnic to the tunes of Best Ever Chicken and then explore Magazine Beach Park. Discover an art installation in the 1818 powder magazine, flags marking the shoreline of Captain’s Island (yes, the powder magazine was once on an island), “If this park could talk....” signs up just for the day, and a scavenger hunt for children. More info.
Saturday, June 29, 2013 | 10am -1pm
Perkins School, 175 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA
Join the Ecological Landscaping Association and the New England Wild Flower Society and Perkins School head grounds person, Sonia Baerhuk, for a tour and discussion of the multi-year pond renovation at the Perkins School which involved invasive plant removal, dredging to increase pond area and depth, landscaping plans to include natives, a fountain, a bridge and a natural walkway for students to enjoy. Learn more and register.
Open Streets on the Avenue of the Arts
Sunday, July 14, 2013 | 11am-4pm
Huntington Avenue, Boston
Circle The City and the Fenway Alliance present: Open Streets on the Avenue of the Arts. Circle The City joins The Fenway Alliance for Open Streets on Huntington Avenue. The festival will be moving between Belvidere Street and Brigham Circle on the outbound side of Huntington, connecting to the Back Bay Fens and the Southwest Corridor and featuring many of the institutions along the way. More info.
Open Streets on Blue Hill Avenue
Sunday, September 29, 2013 | 11am-4pm
Blue Hill Avenue, Boston
Circle The City presents: Open Streets on Blue Hill Avenue. Circle The City and the Sustainability Guild highlight Blue Hill Avenue neighborhoods, organizations and community greening projects with a car-free corridor connecting Franklin Park to Dudley Common at Dudley Street. More info.
3rd Champions of the Charles Gala
Friday, October 4, 2013
Community Rowing, Inc. 20 Nonantum Rd., Brighton
Save the date for Charles River Watershed Association's biannual gala. Details to be announced soon.
For more information on any of the above events, or to add an event, please
contact Alexandra Ash.
Updated May 21, 2013