2015 Robbins Farm Park Events
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FRIENDS OF ROBBINS FARM PARK EVENTS
- Spring Cleanup & Kite Day-------Saturday, May 2nd, 9am
Bring your trowels, rakes, leaf rakes, shovels and pruning shears and meet your neighbors at the Park! And while we're there, we'll celebrate the crocus, daffodils and tulips planted at Robbins Farm Park last fall! At 1pm, bring you kites as well and hope for good wind at one of the area's best kite-flying locations. If you come early and help in the cleanup, you'll get a free kite.
- Independence Day Celebration----------Saturday, July 4th, 6pm
On the 4th of July, Arlington will again celebrate America's birthday in style at Robbins Farm Park.There will be music, refreshments, and of course, the Boston Pops Orchestra and Fireworks on the giant screen (fireworks start at 10:30pm). The event is free and open to all.
- Harvard Alumni Jazz Band -------------Thursday, July 16th, 6pm
Join us on for a free jazz concert by the Alumni Jazz Band, a 15-piece jazz big band with members from Arlington and surrounding communities. Enjoy the music of Count Basie, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, and many others! The concert is FREE thanks to the generosity of the band, which includes neighborhood resident Allen Feinstein. This is a great event for all ages. We encourage people to bring your own picnic dinner.
- Shakespeare in the Park------- Sunday, July 19th, 5pm
The Friends of Robbins Farm Park are again pleased to co-sponsor another summer Shakespeare performance. This year's play is "A Midsummer Night's Dream". It will be performed by the Classic Repertory Company of New Repertory Theater at Robbins Farm Park.
- Classical Concert (with members of the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra)----Saturday, August 1st
A NEW EVENT at Robbins Farm Park! Join us on for a free classical music concert with performers from the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra with members from Arlington and surrounding communities. The concert is FREE thanks to the generosity of the APO performers. This is a great event for all ages. We encourage people to bring your own picnic dinner.
- Town Day------- Saturday, September 12th , 10am to 3pm
Come by the FORFP booth and say hello!
- Annual Field Day------- Saturday, October 17th, 1pm to 5pm
This family-oriented event will include old-fashioned races (3-legged, egg-on-the spoon, sack race, etc.) and a nature scavenger hunt. Moon walks, face painting, and seasonal refreshments will be available for a nominal charge.
- Fall Cleanup------- Saturday, November 7th, 9am
Join your friends and neighbors to get the park ready for winter (and spring)!
OTHER EVENTS AT ROBBINS FARM PARK
Astronomy Nights 2015 with Jeff Alexander
(All event details subject to change and to approval by the Arlington Recreation Department)
This year's calendar will be updated as events are planned.