Celebrate Fresh Pond Day Saturday, June 15

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Join the Cambridge Water Department at its annual Fresh Pond Day on Saturday, June 15, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., to celebrate Fresh Pond Reservation. Fresh Pond Reservation is truly Cambridge's green gem - an urban wild that protects Fresh Pond, Cambridge's in-city drinking water reservoir.  Fresh Pond Day serves as an annual community tribute to this unique Reservation that is a vital natural resource, an invaluable sanctuary for wildlife, and a beloved recreational escape in the city.  This event is free and open to all; all dogs must be leashed. 

Fresh Pond Day events will be at and around the Walter J. Sullivan Water Treatment Facility, 250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge.  Use of public transit and bicycles to get to the event is strongly encouraged. Bus routes 72, 74, 75, 78; & Alewife T are all nearby. Visitors arriving by car are asked to park at the Tobin School on 197 Vassal Lane.

Events Schedule

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
 
Learn to Stilt Walk
11:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Live Music from Allston Rock Records
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Global Water Dance Performance
11:00 a.m. – 3: 00 p.m. Water Treatment Plant Open House; Learn How to Fix a Leak; Junior Ranger Badge Activity; Pond Life Animals with Nature Knowledge for Kids; Free Bike Tune-Ups; and a Bike Rodeo!

Peruse our community tables to learn more from various City departments and local organizations involved in sustainability and outdoor recreation. 

Please note that rain or extreme weather cancels this event. For more information, visit www.cambridgema.gov/freshpondday or contact Ranger Tim at 617-349-6489, tpuopolo@cambridgeMA.gov
 
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