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Please join us at Ramler Park on August 8th at 6:30 pm, for the Summer Sunset Concert.

Time and Date: 6:30 pm, August 8th
Location: Ramler Park, 130 Peterborough St, West Fenway

Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs and join us for an evening of jazz and broadway hits. Brought to you by the Friends of Ramler Park and the Mission Hill / Fenway Neighborhood Trust. Please see the attached flyer for more information.Ramler 2013 Poster

The Boston Redevelopment Authority will be hosting a meeting for neighborhoods including the Fenway on Zoning for Urban Agriculture.

The meeting details are as follows:

Wednesday, July 24th,  6:30 pm

Copley Branch, Boston Public Library, Rabb Hall

700 Boylston Street

See the attached flyers for more information: Urban Agriculture – Article 89 Neighborhood Meeting Flyer and Urban Agriculture – Article 89 Quick Facts.

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Friends of Symphony Park, The Edward Ingersoll Browne Fund, and the Boston Art Commission, invites the public to attend a community art presentation at Morville House, 100 Norway Street, on Tuesday, June 18th at 9:30 a.m..
Three finalists will be making site-specific presentations for the park as part of an ongoing community-inspired design process. Feedback from the meeting will be used in determining permanent public art for the upcoming park restoration.
This meeting is open to the public.
For those who cannot attend, presentations will be viewable for comment on the Boston Art Commission website at: www.publicartboston.com. For more information, please call Allison Perlman at the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at (617)961-3035, or email Allison.Perlman@cityofboston.gov.

NOTE:  Due to the weather forecast, the Picnic has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 12th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

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Fenway Civic Association is pleased to host its annual Rose Garden Picnic on Tuesday, June 11th, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 12th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, outside of the Kelleher Rose Garden (across from 85 Park Drive).
Please join us with your chairs or a blanket to enjoy a free light supper and beverage, musical entertainment, a stroll through the roses, and a chance to connect with your neighbors!
Live Music, courtesy of Emmanuel College, will be performed by The Whiskey Boys
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Light dinner will be provided, courtesy of The Lansdowne, with beverages donated by Shaw’s Fenway
This event is free and open to the public
For more information, please see the attached Flyer.

The Friends of Symphony Park are pleased to announce their 3rd season of free Tai Chi classes at Symphony Park.

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Funded through the generosity of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Northeastern University, Berklee College of Music, and The Mews Condominium Trust, this hour long, 8-class series will provide free healthy movement opportunities for seniors and neighborhood residents alike. Instruction will be provided by Sifu Huan Zhang of Huan’s Tai Chi, supported by Stephen Baird of Community Arts Advocates, and will take place in the park, located at the corner of Edgerly Road and Norway Street in the East Fenway. In event of rain, classes will be moved to Morville House, located adjacent to the park at 100 Norway Street.
Instructor Huan Zhang has over 25 years of experience in Tai Chi Chuan. He has given lectures, seminars and demonstrations at locations including Harvard University, Northeastern University, and MIT.
All are welcome to join- wear comfortable clothing and feel free to bring your water bottle. Restrooms and water fountains will be available inside Morville House.
Classes will start Thursday, June 13 at 10:00 a.m. and take place every Thursday except for July 4th with the following schedule:
·        June 13, 20, 27
·        July 11, 18, 25 (no class July 4th)
·        August 1, 8
Please see attached flyer for more information.   Tai_Chi__2013

Spring is in the air – Annual Birdwalk and a special “Spring Blossom Ramble”, Saturday, May 4th!

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Join us as we welcome the spring migration of birds in the Back Bay Fens; then learn about our local tree canopy- and enjoy coffee and refreshments in between!

Date:  Saturday, May 4, 2013, rain or shine

Birdwalk:  7:00 am

Meet at the Fenway Victory Gardens central flag pole, across from 11 Park Drive (new location this year).

Thrill to the sights, sounds, and array of birds that inhabit the Back Bay Fens each spring – all levels welcome on this walk, guided by naturalist and historian Gerry Wright.  Bring your bincoulars!

Spring Blossom Ramble: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Meet at the Shattuck Visitor Center at 125 The Fenway. Coffee and refreshments will be served at the Visitor Center, thanks to Whole Foods Market (Symphony).

Join FCA and Forester Mathew Cahill from Boston Natural Areas Network for a Spring Blossom Ramble. The flowers of dogwoods and cherry trees capture our attention, but there are many more trees that bloom in spring. We will admire trees and learn why they flower the way they do.   This event is co-sponsored by the Boston Natural Areas Network and the Emerald Necklace Conservancy.

Please see the flyer linked here for additional details:  Birdwalk_and_Tree_Walk_5.4.2013

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