Friends of Robbins Farm Park - Arlington, MA

2009 Events

2009 Robbins Farm Park Events
If you have an event at Robbins Farm Park or in the neighborhood and would like to post it here on the web site, or are interested in volunteering to help out at one of our events, please get in touch with us at:
  • Spring Clean-Up & Kite Day ——- Saturday, May 2rd, Starting at 9am
    Bring your trowels, rakes, leaf rakes, shovels and pruning shears and meet your neighbors at the Park! And while we’re there, we’ll celebrate the crocus, daffodils and tulips planted at Robbins Farm Park last fall! Bring you kites as well and hope for good wind at one of the area’s best kite-flying locations.

  • Astronomy Night ——-Saturday, May 30th, Starting after darkness.
    Join Jeff Alexander at the Park. For details click here…

  • Governor Patrick’s Town Hall Meeting ——-Monday, June 22nd , 7pm – 8pm.
    Governor Patrick will host a Town Hall meeting at the Park. This event is free and
    open to the public. Bring your friends, your family and your neighbors; come with
    questions, suggestions and solutions. This event will be held outside. Please check
    back in case of a rain location.

  • Astronomy Night ——-Saturday, June 27th, Starting after darkness.
    Join Jeff Alexander at the Park.
    For details click here…

  • Independence Day Celebration——- Saturday, July 4th
    On the 4th of July, Arlington will again celebrate America’s birthday in style at Robbins Farm Park. There will be musical entertainment from the John Penny Band (starting at 7:00), refreshments, and of course, the Boston Pops Orchestra and Fireworks on the giant screen (fireworks start at 10:30). The event is free and open to all.

  • Free Jazz Concert at Robbins Farm Park ——- Thursday July 9, 6:30pm-8:15pm
    Join us on Thursday, July 9 for a free jazz concert by the Alumni Jazz Band, a 15-piece jazz big band with members from Arlington and surrounding communities. Enjoy the music of Count Basie, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, and many others!


  • Shakespeare in the Park ——- Sunday, July 19th
    The Rebel Shakespeare Company. For more information click here.

  • Astronomy Night ——-Saturday, August 8th, Starting after darkness.
    Join Jeff Alexander at the Park. For details click here…

  • Friday Night Flicks ——-Friday, August 14th, approx. 8pm.
    Always a favorite for the whole family, our free Friday night movies return again this summer. Tonight’s feature “Star Wars: A New Hope”.

  • Boston Baseball Night——Saturday, September 12th, 7:05pm CANCELLED due to rain. Watch your favorite Boston team on the big screen!

  • Astronomy Night ——-Saturday, September 12th, Starting after darkness.
    Join Jeff Alexander at the Park. For details click here…

  • Arlington Town Day ——Saturday, September 26th
    Come by the FORFP booth and say hello!

  • Annual Field Day ——-CANCELLED Saturday, October 17th, 1pm to 5pm
    This family-oriented event will include old-fashioned races (3-legged, egg-on-the spoon, sack race, etc.) and a nature scavenger hunt.
    Moon walks, face painting, and seasonal refreshments will be available for a nominal charge.
  • Fall Clean up Day——-Saturday November 7th, 9am to 12pm
    Join your friends and neighbors to get the park ready for winter (and spring)!



    (Details subject to change)