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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Weekly outdoor events: Enjoy the arts Posted on Jul 31

Weekly outdoor events: Enjoy the arts

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Get outdoors and celebrate the arts this week with some great family events! From live music to dancing, sand sculptures and crafts, there’s something to spark your creativity while enjoying   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events: Enjoy the arts

Weekly outdoors events: Free Family Flicks Posted on Jul 23

Weekly outdoors events: Free Family Flicks

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Warm summer evenings are a great time to get the family outdoors! Enjoy the evening this week and pack a picnic, a blanket and your lawn chair for a relaxing   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoors events: Free Family Flicks

Save the date for agricultural fairs this August Posted on Jul 18

Save the date for agricultural fairs this August

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio   An amazing number of agricultural fairs are held throughout Massachusetts each summer. Most of them have been happening for over 100 years and are deeply rooted in the cultural   …Continue Reading Save the date for agricultural fairs this August

Weekly outdoors events: Farmers market feature Posted on Jul 16

Weekly outdoors events: Farmers market feature

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Support your local farmers' market and enjoy some fresh, Massachusetts-grown food this week at some great farmers' market events happening across the state. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoors events: Farmers market feature

Saving the whales Posted on Jul 10

Saving the whales

Bill Hinkley Program Director, Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET) View Bill's Bio While most people gazing at the ocean near Chatham have been looking for white sharks, two endangered humpback whales are fortunate that people on the water nearby were looking at them instead. Two different   …Continue Reading Saving the whales

Weekly outdoor events: 7/9/12 Posted on Jul 9

Weekly outdoor events: 7/9/12

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Get outdoors this week to enjoy some great events happening across the state. At Revere Beach this Friday through Sunday, don’t miss the Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival sponsored   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events: 7/9/12

Blueberries, blueberries, blueberries Posted on Jul 3

Blueberries, blueberries, blueberries

Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio Sarah Jordan loves to help out at her family’s farm located in Rutland, Massachusetts. Sarah recently joined her grandmother, uncle, aunt, and cousins to pick blueberries for delivery to farm stands and   …Continue Reading Blueberries, blueberries, blueberries

Weekly outdoor events – 4th of July edition Posted on Jul 2

Weekly outdoor events – 4th of July edition

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio This Fourth of July week, check out some fun outdoor events happening at state parks close to you. Take part in one of America’s largest patriotic celebrations! DCR’s Memorial Hatch   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events – 4th of July edition