SAVE THE DATE: Sat., June 15th, for 2013 Celebration!

24 May
Postcard postmarked Sept. 29, 1906. Gift of Mrs. Paul R. Lawrence, Cambridge Historical Commission.

Postcard postmarked Sept. 29, 1906. Gift of Mrs. Paul R. Lawrence, Courtesy of the Cambridge Historical Commission.

2013 Celebration of Magazine Beach Park

Saturday, June 15, 12-5pm (rain location: Riverside Boat Club)

Tentative Program:

12 noon–  Festive procession of children (across the field)

12-2pm–  Picnic to the bluegrass tunes of Best Ever Chicken! (behind swimming pool)

1pm–  Performance by Nancy Adams and collaborators (Powder Magazine terrace)

1-5pm, ongoing

  • Interpretative art installation inspired by and about memories of Magazine Beach by artists Rob Trumbour of ArtForming and Danielle Sauvé (within Powder Magazine)
  • Land markings showing the former shoreline of Captain’s Island
  • “If this park could talk…” signs that highlight notable stories about the building and the park
  • Learn-to-row lessons (Riverside Boat Club)

Bring your whole family! Bring a picnic! Stay tuned for updates…. Questions? Contact

ALSO, be sure to read the Cambridge Chronicle‘s 5.23 article: “Magazine Beach’s Powder House To Get a Facelift.”


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