On Sunday, August 19, 2012, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park invite everyone to an Old Fashioned Picnic in the Park! The event runs from 12 noon to 4 pm at Christopher Columbus Park, the Atlantic Avenue waterfront park where friends, family and neighbors will celebration the North End / Waterfront neighborhood. Bring a picnic basket and blanket. FOCCP will provide games, lemonade and cookies thanks to generous sponsors. See www.FOCCP.org for more information.
Breaking news: The New England Aquarium will be taking part in the event with a special community outreach program.