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  • Annual letter to Members, 2023

    Annual letter to Members, 2023

    As Covid-19 receded, 2023 became a good year for both Hemlock Gorge and the Friends of Hemlock Gorge. The park continued to be visited by many families, new visitors, and old friends. The Friends’ leadership credits you, our members, whose efforts continue to make the park an important part of our local environment. Below is…

  • Annual Summer Picnic 2022

    Annual Summer Picnic 2022

    At this event we had our long delayed dedication of the new roof on the Stone Building and a ceremony to recognize Representative RUTH BALSER for making the new roof possible and for all the additional effort she has put in to supporting our efforts to maintain the Stone Building and the Park.

  • Annual End-of-Year Letter to Members, 2019

    Annual End-of-Year Letter to Members, 2019

    2019 was a year of transition and renewal and accomplishment for the Friends.

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2018

    Annual Letter to Members, 2018

    Having managed to complete the installation of new railings by the Stone Building, we are still looking to make arrangements for the repair of the building’s roof. After a successful spring cleanup of the reservation, we had a spring picnic on the meadow on a fine day in August, the repairs to Cook’s Bridge having…

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2017

    Annual Letter to Members, 2017

    2017 was a rewarding year for the Friends 2018 promises to be even better.

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2016

    Annual Letter to Members, 2016

    2016 has been a challenging and exciting year for the Friends.

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2015

    Annual Letter to Members, 2015

    2015 was again a productive year for the Friends.

  • 2013 Summer Picnic

    The 2013 summer picnic took place Tuesday August 6 from 6 p.m. to dusk at Hamilton Place, off Central Avenue/Elliot Street, Needham, MA. There was music by Broken Rose, courtesy of Karen Osborn-Shanley, a grill, and absolutely perfect weather. Bonnie Pearson got everything organized, Brian gave a speech, and everyone left full of inspiration and…

  • 2012 Summer Picnic Reflection

    The 2012 summer picnic took place Tuesday August 7 from 6 p.m. to dusk at Hamilton Place, off Central Avenue/Elliot Street, Needham, MA. There was a huge crowd, music by Broken Rose, courtesy of Karen Osborn-Shanley, a grill that got a lot of use, and absolutely perfect weather. Bonnie Pearson got everything organized; Brian gave…

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2011

    Annual Letter to Members, 2011

    We plan in 2012 to expand our efforts even further, but to do so we need your continued help in three ways

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2010

    Annual Letter to Members, 2010

    In 2011, we will continue to work with the Department of Conservation and Recreation and its Urban Park Bureau. We will also continue our partnership with Site Supervisor Erica Aubin and former Site Supervisor and DCR administrator Kevin Hollenbeck. We hope you will share our pleasure in the accomplishments of 2010 and our hopes for…

  • 2010 Summer Picnic Reflection

    This year’s annual picnic at Hamilton Place was an outstanding success! More than 50 people brought a picnic supper and a chair or blanket and kicked back by the Charles River to enjoy music by Broken Rose, a talented band performing classic rock and original music. Music was provided thanks to the generosity of Karen Osborne-Shanley…