All events are free and open to the public. Please note that some programs require advanced registration.
Saturday, August 11th | 8:00–9:30pm
Stargazers Stroll Through the Arnold Arboretum
Join an NPS ranger for an evening stroll and learn more about the design intentions behind the Olmsted and Sargent landscape. The walk will start at the Hunnewell Visitor Center, leading up to Bussey Hill for a stargazing event under the night sky. Hiking shoes suggested and flashlights or headlamps required. Space is limited so reservations are required.
Co-sponsored by the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.
Sunday, July 22, 2018 | 8:00–10:00pm
Movie Night at Fairsted — ET: The Extra-Terrestrial
Sit under the stars and watch the classic tale of extra-planetary friendship on Fairsted’s South Lawn. Bring your own blanket or low beach chair, and something to drink (non-alcoholic), but please no glass containers. We’ll be providing the popcorn on the house! Event is free to all, no reservations required. Questions? Please call 617-566-1689 x 221. Hope to see you there!
Saturday, July 21, 2018 | 4:00–5:30pm
Changes and Invasions Through the Ages at Olmsted Park
Walk with us and explore the geological, environmental, and cultural shifts that shaped Olmsted Park. This Olmsted-designed landscape reflects its history: see how interventions including the filling of the Back Bay and the introduction of invasive plant species have changed the park’s appearance, upkeep, and use. Meets at the parking lot behind the Brook House high-rise complex which is located at 33 Pond Avenue in Brookline, MA. The walk is free and open to the public, no reservations required. For more information, call (617) 566-1689.