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Fresh Pond Day

Time: June 8, 2013 from 11am to 3pm
Location: Kingsley Park, Fresh Pond Reservation
Street: 250 Fresh Pond Parkway
City/Town: Cambridge
Website or Map:…
Phone: 617.349.7712
Event Type: outdoor, celebration
Organized By: Doria Hughes
Latest Activity: May 6, 2013

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Cambridge Water Department's 6th annual Fresh Pond Day celebrating the land, water, wildlife, and people at Fresh Pond!

Music in 2 locations, snacks, kids' activities, storytelling, live animals, stilt walking, container gardening, drawing from nature, life under a log, urban canning, family bike parade, bike tuneups, dog training clinics, city chickens, tours of the reservation and the water treatment plant, pedicab rides, and information about Fresh Pond ecology and local environmental initiatives.

Free and open to all. Rain or shine. Bring your own picnic. 

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Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.


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