Breakheart’s First Annual “Fall Family Festival” will be held on Saturday, October 1st from 10am to 2pm. This event will feature family fun and opportunities to spend time celebrating fall and learning about the environment, featuring:
+ Live Owl Shows at 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm. Each Show lasts 20 minutes, and is presented by Mass Audubon. Shows will take place at the Visitor Center
+ “Tree Tour with a Ranger”, take a walk in Breakheart with Ryan Duggan, a park ranger from Endicott Park and Saugus Tree Committee Member, and learn about some of our local tree species- walking tour starts at 12pm and runs for about 30 minutes
+ SAVE “Swap” Table, where you can bring or take items that are in good condition to help give new life to the things that are too good to throw away. You can bring something, take something, or do both! (Please do not bring items that require special disposal)
+ DCR Touch a Truck – Meet the machines!
+ Story Teller John Porcino (10:30-11am and 11:30-12:pm)
+ Other Activities including Face Painting, Petting Zoo, Scarecrow Stuffing, Tai Chi (1pm-2pm), Candy in the Hay, and Cape Ann Vernal Pool Pond Team with their live snakes !
+ Stations set up by Saugus River Watershed Council (SWRC), Saugus Iron Works, Saugus Fire Department, Mass. Water Resources Authority (MWRA), Alex Ice Cream, and sponsorship from Kane’s
+ Also featuring DCR Mounted Unit and DCR Fire Services
Make sure to dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes— We look forward to seeing you there and enjoying a fun Saturday in the Fall!
Event sponsored by Department of Conservation and Recreation (DPW), SAVE, Saugus Cultural Council, Friends of Breakheart, and Trader Joe’s