Canton Citizen

Cottage Quartet to perform benefit at First Parish UU

First Parish Unitarian Universalist in Canton invites the public to a Thanksgiving weekend concert of chamber music by the Cottage Quartet on Saturday evening, November 29, starting at 7 p.m. Music Director James Chubet has put together an exciting evening of beautiful music for all to enjoy. The concert will take place in First Parish’s [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

Skyline from Headquarters to Eliot Tower: Vigorous Hike with Views

The Skyline trail traverses the entire Blue Hills, but you don’t need to walk the whole trail to climb strenuous hills and enjoy spectacular views. This is about a two hour hike if you are walking at a moderate pace with a couple water breaks. Leave more time if you want to picnic at Eliot Tower or check out the Blue Hill Observatory. Start at the trailhead behind the Blue Hills Headquarters. At the beginning of the trail (no more than a minute walk in), you’ll see a turn for the Skyline Trail off to your right. Follow the blue [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

Join us for Winter Fest!

Beat the Winter Blues at Winter Fest! Join us on Tuesday, February 24, from 5-8 p.m. at Blue Hills Ski Area Join the Friends of the Blue Hills and the Blue Hills Ski Area for an evening of winter fun at Winter Fest! Come for a night hike or get your exercise on the slopes downhill skiing. Whether or not you choose the outdoor activities, there is plenty of inside fun too: you can tap your feet to the spirited Irish tunes of Songs for Ceilidh, taste chili from some of the best local restaurants, entertain [...]
Canton Citizen

CHS drama presents Footloose

The Canton High School drama club will present its fall musical, Footloose, on Friday and Saturday, November 14 and 15, at 7 p.m. in the CHS auditorium. Based on the classic 1980s film of the same name, the play follows the new kid (Ren) as he adjusts to life in a strict farm town. Tickets are $12 [...]
Friends of the Blue Hills

Enjoy the Strive for 35 Challenge Video

David Dobrindt of Milton is the founder of the Milton Running Club.  Each weekend, members train in the Blue Hills Reservation, so David was thrilled to hear about the Strive for 35 Challenge.  He registered himself and the MRC and both have completed the Challenge!  Here is a short video which captures the fun David had doing the Challenge with his daughter Emily and the other members of the MRC.
Friends of the Blue Hills

Donate to the 35 Years and Counting Campaign

Please join people like Laura Beebe and donate to the ’35 Years and Counting’ Campaign’ to make sure all of us can continue to enjoy the Blue Hills for years to come.     With your donation, you are joining a proud 35-year tradition of protecting the park. With your support today, you will help: Maintain the trails so everyone can explore the park Remove invasive species that so that everyone can enjoy healthy forests Celebrate the park… so that people can visit the park for 35 years… and beyond. Please donate to the’35 [...]
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