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Happy Birthday, Mr. Olmsted!

Close1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Shattuck Visitor Center
125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
USA
617-522-2700

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ACTIVITIES:
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Film screening: Olmsted and America’s Urban Parks
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Cake-cutting with Mr. Olmsted
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm “Discover the Emerald Necklace,” a 30-minute episode of NHPTV’s, Windows to the Wild
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Refreshments

Happy Birthday, Mr. Olmsted!

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Guided Bird Walk in the Back Bay Fens

Close7:00 am - 8:30 am
Posted by: encadmin7
Kelleher Rose Garden
Back Bay Fens
617-522-2700

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Please join us for Fenway Civic Association’s annual guided bird walk in the Back Bay Fens. Thrill to the sight and sound of the array of birds that inhabit the Fens each spring on a morning walk led by naturalist Stephen Baird of the Friends of Jamaica Pond. This event is rain or shine- bring a friend and binoculars! This event is open to all.

Guided Bird Walk in the Back Bay Fens

Bird walk in the Arboretum

Close8:00 am - 9:30 am
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Arnold Arboretum

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A 90-minute walk suitable for beginners as well as more experienced birders. See the arboretum website for directions or to download a checklist of birds.

Bird walk in the Arboretum

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Guided Bird Walk in the Back Bay Fens

Close7:00 am - 8:30 am
Posted by: encadmin7
Kelleher Rose Garden
Back Bay Fens
617-522-2700

iCal

Please join us for Fenway Civic Association’s annual guided bird walk in the Back Bay Fens. Thrill to the sight and sound of the array of birds that inhabit the Fens each spring on a morning walk led by naturalist Stephen Baird of the Friends of Jamaica Pond. This event is rain or shine- bring a friend and binoculars! This event is open to all.

Guided Bird Walk in the Back Bay Fens

Walking Tour: A Walk with Mr. Olmsted through the Historic Back Bay Fens

Close1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Posted by: encadmin7
Shattuck Visitor Center
125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
USA
617-522-2700

iCal

Join Frederick Law Olmsted, as portrayed by Gerry Wright, and an Emerald Necklace docent as they lead a walk through the historic landscape. Learn how Mr. Olmsted transformed an area described by a 19th century city engineer as, “The foulest marsh and muddy flats to be found anywhere in Massachusetts,” into the first link in his chain of parks we know today as the Emerald Necklace.

Walking Tour: A Walk with Mr. Olmsted through the Historic Back Bay Fens

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Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of the Back Bay Fens

Close11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Posted by: encadmin7
Shattuck Visitor Center
125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
USA
617-522-2700

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What do a 17th-century Japanese Temple Bell, a historic bridge made of Roxbury puddingstone, and a tree once thought extinct have in common? They all reside in the Back Bay Fens. Learn about these and other treasures on a guided walking tour of the Back Bay Fens.

Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of the Back Bay Fens

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Party in the Park: Justine Mee Liff Fund Luncheon

Close11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Posted by: encadmin7
Pinebank at Jamaica Pond
Jamaicaway and Moraine
Jamaica Plain, 02130
617-522-2700

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A benefit in support of the Liff Fund for the Emerald Necklace.

Party in the Park: Justine Mee Liff Fund Luncheon

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Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of the Back Bay Fens

Close1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Posted by: encadmin7
Shattuck Visitor Center
125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
USA
617-522-2700

iCal

What do a 17th-century Japanese Temple Bell, a historic bridge made of Roxbury puddingstone, and a tree once thought extinct have in common? They all reside in the Back Bay Fens. Learn about these and other treasures on a guided walking tour of the Back Bay Fens. Free and open to the public.

Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of the Back Bay Fens

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Walking Tour: History and Landscape of the Fens

Close1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Posted by: encadmin7
Shattuck Visitor Center
125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
USA
617-522-2700

iCal

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 this historic landscape. Includes stops at the Kelleher Rose Garden with its 1,500 roses and recently restored fountain and statuary, and a stroll along the paths of the oldest continuously operating WWII Victory Gardens in the country.

Walking Tour: History and Landscape of the Fens

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Walking Tour: History and Landscape of the Fens

Close1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Posted by: encadmin7
Shattuck Visitor Center
125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
USA
617-522-2700

iCal

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 this historic landscape. Includes stops at the Kelleher Rose Garden with its 1,500 roses and recently restored fountain and statuary, and a stroll along the paths of the oldest continuously operating WWII Victory Gardens in the country.

Walking Tour: History and Landscape of the Fens

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