Saturday Fresh Pond Day links live owls, water facility tours to celebrate reservation

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The seventh annual Fresh Pond Day includes an exhibition of fire truck and reservation utility vehicles, among other things. (Photo: Cambridge Water Department)
Fresh Pond Day includes an exhibition of fire truck and reservation utility vehicles. (Photo: Cambridge Water Department)

The seventh annual Fresh Pond Day is Saturday, a free, all-ages event run by the Cambridge Water Department to celebrate the land, water, wildlife and people at the Fresh Pond Reservation.

Highlights of the celebration include live music; a children’s StoryWalk, story time and sing-along; face painting, stilt-walking and wildlife and bicycle parades; container gardening; a live owl demonstration; reservation and water treatment facility tours; a chance to meet and greet with city departments and community groups; and and exhibition  of fire truck and reservation utility vehicles. Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic.

Fresh Pond Day takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 250 Fresh Pond Parkway. Parking will be very limited at Fresh Pond Reservation; all visitors arriving by car are strongly encouraged to park at the Tobin School, 197 Vassal Lane. Rain does cancel the event; for schedules, updates on weather and volunteering, visit the Public Programs page or contact Kirsten Lindquist at (617) 349-6489 or by email at klindquist@cambridgema.gov.

Information is here.

This post was written from a press release.

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