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Weekly Outdoor Events – March 25-31: Easter Weekend Fun! Posted on Mar 25

Weekly Outdoor Events – March 25-31: Easter Weekend Fun!

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald's Bio   On Saturday, March 30, head over to the Blue Hills Reservation at 1:00 p.m. for Project Bluebird! Build and “adopt” a Blue Bird box for our feathered friends   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events – March 25-31: Easter Weekend Fun!

Weekend Outdoor Events – March 1-3: Maple Sugar Days and More! Posted on Feb 27

Weekend Outdoor Events – March 1-3: Maple Sugar Days and More!

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald’s Bio It’s Maple Sugar Days at the Blackstone River & Canal Heritage State Park this weekend! On Saturday & Sunday, March 2 and 3, 11:00am – 2:00pm, park staff and   …Continue Reading Weekend Outdoor Events – March 1-3: Maple Sugar Days and More!

Weekly Outdoor Events – February 18-24: School Vacation Fun! Posted on Feb 19

Weekly Outdoor Events – February 18-24: School Vacation Fun!

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald’s Bio Looking to get outside with the kids during the February school vacation week? On Thursday, February 21, you can learn about the wildlife that lives in and near your   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events – February 18-24: School Vacation Fun!

Weekly Outdoor Events February 4 – February 10: Nature in Winter Posted on Feb 4

Weekly Outdoor Events February 4 – February 10: Nature in Winter

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald’s Bio With the Superbowl over, it’s time to get off the sofa and back outside! On Saturday, February 9, head to Nickerson State Park at 9:45 a.m. to take a   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events February 4 – February 10: Nature in Winter

Weekly Outdoor Events January 14-January 20: Experience Winter Wildlife Posted on Jan 14

Weekly Outdoor Events January 14-January 20: Experience Winter Wildlife

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny’s Bio As we reach the middle of winter, now is the perfect time to experience all of the season’s wildlife. Learn more about nature with three events this week: Enjoy birding   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events January 14-January 20: Experience Winter Wildlife

Weekly Outdoor Events January 7-January 13: Skiing, Hiking, Walking Posted on Jan 7

Weekly Outdoor Events January 7-January 13: Skiing, Hiking, Walking

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny’s Bio With a range of outdoor events this week, stick with your weekly routine or try something new! From snowshoeing to cross country skiing to walking, check out what’s going on   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events January 7-January 13: Skiing, Hiking, Walking

Weekly Outdoor Events December 31-January 6: New Years’ Resolutions and First Day Hikes Posted on Dec 31

Weekly Outdoor Events December 31-January 6: New Years’ Resolutions and First Day Hikes

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny’s Bio Happy New Year! Did you resolve to get outside more and be more active this year? Get started on your goals immediately with these three events and First Day Hikes:   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events December 31-January 6: New Years’ Resolutions and First Day Hikes

Weekly Outdoor Events December 24-December 30: Winter Walks Posted on Dec 24

Weekly Outdoor Events December 24-December 30: Winter Walks

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny's Bio Already felt like you’ve spent too much time indoors this season? Feeling stressed about the holidays? Walk off the winter blues this week with these three programs: The We Walk   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events December 24-December 30: Winter Walks

Weekly Outdoor Events December 17-December 23: Winter Solstice Celebration! Posted on Dec 17

Weekly Outdoor Events December 17-December 23: Winter Solstice Celebration!

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny's Bio The Winter Solstice is this Friday, December 21st, which marks the shortest day of the year. Celebrate winter and the days getting longer again by walking through the great outdoors   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events December 17-December 23: Winter Solstice Celebration!

Weekly Outdoor Events December 10-December 16: A Variety of Events Posted on Dec 10

Weekly Outdoor Events December 10-December 16: A Variety of Events

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny's Bio This week offers a variety of outdoor events, ranging from education to straight up fun! Enjoy the following activities: If you’re looking for some ice skating excitement, then the Adaptive   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events December 10-December 16: A Variety of Events