Enjoy Free Friday Activities from the Charles River Watershed Association

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Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) is hosting their first Free Fun Friday with the Highland Street Foundation at the Boston Marriott Newton and Norumbega Park on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

There will be music, food, and various free activities throughout the day. Activities will consist of canoeing on the Charles River with Boating in Boston, bait and fishing lessons, story readings facilitated by Raising a Reader, and guided nature walks with the Bartlett Tree Foundation. Participants will also have an opportunity to learn from CRWA aquatic scientists, with hands on science experiments on the Charles River.

This event is sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation and is a part of their Free Fun Friday summer program that occurs every Friday, from the end of June through the end of August at multiple locations throughout Massachusetts. Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Friday mission is to increase accessibility to many of the most treasured cultural venues in Massachusetts to people who might otherwise not have access. This year we are celebrating the ten year anniversary of Free Fun Fridays.

In honor of Free Fun Fridays CRWA’s partners Boston Marriott Newton is offering an overnight stay special from Thursday, July 12 through Sunday, July 15. All Free Fun Friday Families can have some fun for $91. Relax and enjoy this special oasis on the Charles River. Relax by the indoor pool, dine at the Riverbend restaurant and most importantly celebrate the magical moments with your family. Make Free Fun Friday last the weekend with fun for $91.

About Charles River Watershed Association:

Charles River Watershed Association’s mission is to use science, advocacy and the law to protect, preserve and enhance the Charles River and its watershed. One of our country’s first watershed organizations, CRWA formed in 1965 in response to public concern about the declining condition of the Charles River. Since its earliest days of advocacy, CRWA has figured prominently in major clean-up and watershed protection efforts that have dramatically improved the health of the Charles.

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