2014 Scenes in the Park

Lally Stowell and Gail McCormick, Beautification Committee members, are pleased with volunteers' work. Richard Norcross and Lally Stowell are please with the amount of pruned branches volunteers have collected. Students from Matignon High School's Key Club volunteered in Spy Pond Park. PMD volunteer used the new cart purchased by the DPW to transport debris to the pickup location. People Making a Difference® volunteers Skaters took advantage of five cold days and clear ice to play hockey on Spy Pond the day before a big snowstorm.
Ice boat on Spy Pond John McCloskey of JM Construction Organized shed with the new ramp to facilitate movement of the equipment Jim McSwiggen worked on his cobblestone project in Spy Pond Park. Viewing Spy Pond from Linwood Beach: Arlington Center for the Arts Artist, Marjorie Glick (middle) shares her skills with students from her watercolor painting class on a sunny June morning. BU students and alumni view some of the 48 bags of yard waste collected in April.
Maria carefully holds onto the big carp she just caught. Jared Blake, Founder/CEO, Samantha Phillips, COO, and friends volunteered in Spy Pond Park through www.GiveBackTime.org. Charles DeVirgilio and students from the Zhen Ren Chuan Martial Arts Center Alder and Cairn Hutton Johnson enjoy riding the new motorcycle in the playground. Ann LeRoyer and a youngster prepare to greet the boat full of eager passengers going to Elizabeth Island to take the next tour. Iliana and Audrey Benson create nature paintings.
During Fun Day many people stood behind this board (created by Karen L. Grossman with Adrianne Landry’s help) to be photographed in the mouths of the Spy Pond fish. Emily Snyder and Sally Naish, Garden Club members, joined by Petre Rontea, FSPP member, plant new flowers in the rain garden.   Hardy School students' created labels that identify the older plants in the garden. People Making a Difference® volunteer, Will, plants Solomon’s Seal to help curb erosion in planting bed #6. People Making a Difference® volunteers, Will, Ellen, and Jane are happy they’ve completed planting 40 Solomon Seal and Christmas ferns with along with 6 Swamp rose bushes in planting bed #6. Suzanna and Aliza, Sean, Ryan and Matt Hart are happy they have rescued the swan, soon to be on its way to Mill Brook Animal Clinic for treatment. Spy Pond Swan pre- release. Ryan and Sean Hart, Suzanna and Aliza Kopans and Joseph A. Curro, Jr., Selectman, admire the swan sculpture in its original location as Kevin Duffy, sculptor, stands in the background.