Community Event Notices

Old Fashioned Picnic at Christopher Columbus Park Set For August 19th

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 for more information.

Breaking news: The New England Aquarium will be taking part in the event with a special community outreach program.


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One Reply to “Old Fashioned Picnic at Christopher Columbus Park Set For August 19th

  1. Thanks Matt, We are excited about this opportunity and want to thank The Aquarium for their most generous offer, to participate, as part of Community Outreach. Nempac will be onsite with Children's crafts and the Giant Bubbles, as well as, Chris Viahakis, local Caricaturist. Plenty of Outdoor games courtesy of the Greenway, ensure a fun day for all ages. HOWEVER, we are in desparate need of volunteers to help us staff this fun event. Please consider investing 1hr, between 11:00 & 3:00. The time will fly and be fun.Interested volunteers should contact

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