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INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT AND PICNIC —  WITH THE BIG SCREEN! —THURSDAY, JULY 4TH, 6 PM

INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT AND PICNIC —  WITH THE BIG SCREEN! —THURSDAY, JULY 4TH, 6 PM

This year we are thrilled to bring back the FULL EVENT, our Live Band PLUS our BIG SCREEN Presentation! The event is free and open to all.  Our Independence Day Celebration starts at 6:00 pm, our favorite Oldies Band, The Reminisants will entertain us once 

ARLINGTON STRING FEST 2024 AT ROBBINS FARM PARK —— SATURDAY, JUNE 15 , 10 AM – 11:30 AM

ARLINGTON STRING FEST 2024 AT ROBBINS FARM PARK —— SATURDAY, JUNE 15 , 10 AM – 11:30 AM

A Unique Musical Event Right before Arlington Porchfest. This will be the 3rd annual String Fest, featuring string players from Arlington Public Schools String Players, Grades 3-12 The field at the Park will be filled with an amazing flash mob of music led by APS Performing 

CLASSICAL CONCERT at Robbins Farm Park  – SATURDAY, JUNE 8TH, 5:00 PM – (NEW TIME!)CLASSICAL CONCERT at Robbins Farm Park

CLASSICAL CONCERT at Robbins Farm Park – SATURDAY, JUNE 8TH, 5:00 PM – (NEW TIME!)CLASSICAL CONCERT at Robbins Farm Park

SATURDAY, JUNE 8TH, 5:00 PM – (NEW TIME!) Join us for a free classical music concert with performers from the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra with members from Arlington and surrounding communities. The concert is FREE and features music by a variety of composers. This is a 

Flags & Flowers Art Day – Sat June 1, 1-3 pm

Flags & Flowers Art Day – Sat June 1, 1-3 pm

FLAGS AND FLOWERS ART DAY at Robbins Farm Park – Saturday, June 1, 1 -3 pm Come join us at Robbins Farm Park to make artwork to decorate our Playground’s construction fence. We’ll be making pennant flags and painting flowers on 12” discs. Artist and 

WE DID IT!

WE DID IT!

WE DID IT! Thanks to our great Arlington Community for helping us meet our fundraising goal for the Robbins Farm Park Playground! Thanks especially to Jim Hampe, the FORFP fundraising leader and the many board members, volunteers, and donors and the Town of Arlington for 

FALL CLEANUP DAY —— CANCELLED

FALL CLEANUP DAY —— CANCELLED

This year’s Fall Cleanup is cancelled due to the ongoing construction associated with the playground renovation.

Robbins Farm Playground Renovation Project Update

Robbins Farm Playground Renovation Project Update

The Town of Arlington is pleased to announce that work will commence soon on the renovation of Robbins Farm Park. This will be the Town’s first universal designed playground, intended to be accessible to all abilities. The renovation project was awarded to JJ Phelan & Sons for just over $2.1 million 

MOVIE NIGHT – RESCHEDULED!

MOVIE NIGHT – RESCHEDULED!

We are very pleased to announce that Movie Night is RESCHEDULED Movie Night ———— Saturday, September 9th, 6:30 pm  We are very pleased to announce that Movie Night is RESCHEDULED.  (We had to cancel the show previously due to thunderstorms). Join us for Robbins Farm Movie 

Play is for Everyone

Play is for Everyone

Please help us share this important message. Continue to see the video . . .

CANCELLED – INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT AND PICNIC —  WITH A GIANT SCREEN! — TUESDAY, JULY 4TH, 6 PM

CANCELLED – INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT AND PICNIC —  WITH A GIANT SCREEN! — TUESDAY, JULY 4TH, 6 PM

Due to weather concerns, we are cancelling this evening’s Fourth of July celebration at Robbins Farm Park. Although the rain may let up by early evening, we would need to setup in the afternoon when thunderstorms are predicted. Although we are cancelling the live concert 

PLAYGROUND FUNDRAISER UPDATE (& NEXT PHASE)

PLAYGROUND FUNDRAISER UPDATE (& NEXT PHASE)

Thanks to the amazing generosity of our community, we have raised more than $34,000 from almost 225 donations and are more than half-way to our goal!  Thank you to everyone who has donated so far!  The next phase of our fundraising is to reach out to local 

Dance the Night Away at the Robbins Farm Playground Benefit

Dance the Night Away at the Robbins Farm Playground Benefit

Sat, June 17th @ 7pm!  Buy Tickets HERE! (or SCAN the QR code)  UPDATE: Just because Porchfest is postponed until Sunday, you don’t have miss out on Live Music on Saturday . . . Live Music Saturday Night, Rain or Shine! Inside at the 1st 

Playground Design Approved!

Playground Design Approved!

We’re thrilled to announce that on Tue. the Arlington Parks and Recreation Commission approved the final design plans for the Robbins Farm playground renovation! We think you’ll agree that the final design fully achieves the goal “To create an inclusive adventure playscape nestled into a 

RFP PLAYGROUND – FINAL DESIGN PRESENTATION – TUE MAY 16

RFP PLAYGROUND – FINAL DESIGN PRESENTATION – TUE MAY 16

Meeting In-Person at Arlington Community Center. The Park and Recreation Commission will be meeting on Tuesday, May 16th in the Arlington Community Center to review the final design plans for the Robbins Farm Playground. This will be the first meeting that the Park Commission as 

<strong>Robbins Farm Playground</strong> – <em>Final Plan Review Meeting Postponed</em>

Robbins Farm PlaygroundFinal Plan Review Meeting Postponed

Per Joe Connelly, Director of Recreation: Please note that the review of the final plans for the Robbins Farm Playground, previously scheduled for the April 25th Park and Recreation Commission meeting, has been postponed.  The design team has received a tremendous amount of thoughtful feedback regarding 

SPRING CLEANUP & KITE DAY — SATURDAY, APRIL 23RD, 9 AM – SIGN UP BELOW

SPRING CLEANUP & KITE DAY — SATURDAY, APRIL 23RD, 9 AM – SIGN UP BELOW

Sign Up Below Come and meet the Robbins Farm Community at our spring cleanup! Join us to rake, remove invasive species, and spruce up the park. Feel free to bring your own rake, shovel, pruning shears (label them, please) OR we will sanitize any shared equipment we 

ROBBINS PLAYGROUND DESIGN UPDATE: Adventure Shed and Swing Details

ROBBINS PLAYGROUND DESIGN UPDATE: Adventure Shed and Swing Details

The Town of Arlington has shared additional details and images of the Adventure Sheds and swings based on recent feedback. Looks Cool! All updates can be found on the project update page  https://www.arlingtonma.gov/Home/Components/News/News/12502/495  and direct links are also below: 1) Adventure Sheds: The manufacturer of 

PLAYGROUND UPDATE

PLAYGROUND UPDATE

BIG NEWS ON Public Requests just posted on Town website: https://www.arlingtonma.gov/Home/Components/News/News/12502/495 (as below)Please note that the design team continues to work on incorporating public feedback into the design. Feedback and suggestions received from the three public meetings, the survey, or emailed comments are all being 

Robbins Farm Playground Renovations Update

Robbins Farm Playground Renovations Update

NEXT STEPS Including the Presentation from the 3rd Public Meeting and FORFP’s Fundraising Campaign for Inclusive Playground Equipment See the Town’s UPDATE on the plans for the new Playground Design at Robbins Farm Park here: You can go directly to FORFP’s Campaign to Fund the