Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
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 Skating-Games on Ice program is for you! On Tuesday, December 11th, use your wheelchair, ice sled, or skates to participate in gently competitive games and have fun on the ice. The program takes place at the Cronin Skating Rink in Revere from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.
Want to know more about Webb State Park? Meet up with a DCR Ranger for the informative Webb Winter Walk on Saturday, December 15th. Learn all about the history of the park on a one hour walk beginning at 11:00 am. Dress for the weather!
Attend the Northeastern Massachusetts Weekly Winter Hikes on Saturday, December 15th, and explore Harold Parker State Forest. From 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, hike from Berry Pond to Bay Circuit Trail to Soapstone Quarry Site and enjoy the fresh air.
For more great events happening this and every week, check out our outdoors calendar for events near you.
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