Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Clarke Park was improved and has new equipment.
Earlier this Fall the North Reading Parks and Recreation Department started working on improvements at Clarke Park. The work is complete and the park now has several new additions. According to Parks and Recreation Operations Director/Department Head Maureen Stevens the playground improvements were complete as of last week. The old wooden climbing structures were removed to make room for the new equipment. The park now has a new climbing structure, a whale and frog spring rider, a tether ball pole, bike rack and merry-go-round. There is also new mulch in the tot lot, which is playground mulch not regular mulch. According to the Martins Pond Facebook page, the blend is made with hardwoods to form a mat with air space that creates a spongy …
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Did you guess correctly?
The mural featured in this week's "Where is it?" is located at Clarke Park. Clarke Park is on Burroughs Road next to Martins Pond. Thanks to all those who submitted guesses. Until next weekend, keep your eyes open, North Reading.
Friday, July 22, 2011
The North Reading Community Band performed live alongside the water.
Thursday was a the hottest day of the summer so far, but even hotter were the tunes played by the North Reading Community Band. The band performed a live concert at Clarke Park on the edge of Martin's Pond. They played selections from the musical Wicked, Luck Be a Lady, and Cabaret.
Friday, July 8, 2011
Live music, zumba, and a fishing derby are all on the agenda this weekend.
Looking for something to do over the next few days? Here are some ideas: LIVE MUSIC AT GREAT AMERICAN TAVERN Where/when: Great American Tavern, Saturday from 9 to 11:45 p.m. Why go: Listen to the Scott Damgaard Band play live music, socialize, and eat tavern food. Cost: Free to enter. CHILDREN'S FISHING DERBY Where/when: Clarke Park, Saturday, 8 to 11 a.m. Why go: Enjoy fishing, free lunch, and a free embroidered hat for the first 75 registered. A trophy will be awarded for best catch of the day to three age classes. Cost: Free. PANCAKE BREAKFAST Where/when: Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. Why go: Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast. Cost: Visit their website for details. ZUMBA Where/when: Health Time …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Patch Picks offers up five parks in town.
Welcome to Patch Picks, where we highlight editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off and more. Today we look at five parks in town. Want to suggest a list? Submit your idea in the comment box. Patch Picks: Five Parks in Town
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Your guide to North Reading today.
Today is Thursday, June 23. Here are five things you need to know today: 1. Bring a raincoat. The temperature should reach 67 degrees today, and drop to 61 in the evening. There is a 50 percent chance of rain. 2. Music with Dara. Head to the Flint Memorial Library at 10 a.m. for Music with Dara. Bring your children for a fun-filled morning. 3. Summer reading kick-off. There will be an ice cream social at the Summer Reading Kick-off for children. The kick-off will be held at the Flint Memorial Library from 6 to 7:30 p.m. 4. Summer concert. There will be a Summer Solstice Concert at Clarke Park from 6:30 to 8 p.m., weather permitting. Celebrate the arrival of summer and the end of the school year with this free concert, open to all. You …