Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
On Saturday, October 15, head to the Great Blue Hill in the Blue Hills Reservation for the Weather Observatory open house and kite festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy the amazing view, fascinating history and fun activities at the oldest continually operating Weather Observatory in the country! This free event is a fun festival for all ages. Donations for materials for some activities requested. Rain or shine. For more details, call 617-696-0562 or visit www.bluehill.org.
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