UPDATE: DIRECTIONS TO HOUGHTON’S POND:
We are using Picnic Area 5, which is on the West side of Houghton’s Pond, off Blue Hill River Rd.
USE THIS LINK for GPS directions to the nearest parking lot.
If this lot is full, try looking for spaces along Blue Hill River Rd along the South side of the pond. The road is marked with a sign that says “Houghton’s Pond – Picnic Sites and Ball Fields”. These parking spaces are a 5-10 minute walk from our picnic site.
Tomorrow is expected to be a hot day, but the picnic site is in a cool, shady area under some lovely pine trees, next to the pond. If you would like to swim, the swimming area is a 5-10 minute walk away from our picnic site, as are the nearest bathrooms. The picnic area has tables and benches, and we will have a grill and coolers for cold drinks, plus veggie and non-veggie options for the grill.
See this map of Houghton’s Pond for more information.
Things you might want to bring: camp chairs, side dishes or stuff for the grill, bug spray, towels, swim suits, blankets for sitting on, and toys/games for kids. These are only suggestions! Nothing is required to attend, just yourself.
If you need help finding us, please call or text 617-446-3608.
Hello co-operators, it’s been a while since we’ve seen you! Please join us (GBCC and USFWC Boston) at Houghton’s Pond from 11-3PM on Sunday, June 26th for a cookout! In addition to providing some basics (drinks, chips, and the usual bbq items – burgers/dogs/buns), we’re planning to make this a fully bilingual event, so we’d appreciate it if you could answer a few questions to help us adequately prepare
If you have any questions or thoughts about this event that aren’t covered by the form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Saludos cooperativistas, ¡hace tiempo que no nos vemos! Les invitamos a un convivio, únase con (GBCC y USFWC Boston) en Houghton’s Pond de las 11 de la mañana a 3 de la tarde el domingo 26 de junio para un asado. Además de brindar alimentos básicos (bebidas, chips, y lo común de una barbacoa – hamburguesas/hot dogs/pan), este evento será totalmente bilingüe, por lo que le agradeceríamos si pudiera contestar algunas preguntas para ayudarnos a prepararnos mejor.
Si tiene alguna pregunta o idea sobre este evento que no está incluido en el formulario, por favor envíe un correo electrónico a firstname.lastname@example.org o email@example.com.