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FRIENDS OF ROBBINS FARM PARK EVENTS CALENDAR (& MORE To Come!)
Spring Cleanup & Kite Day — Saturday, April 23rd, 9:30 am
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 provide.
If you are NOT fully vaccinated, please wear a mask at all times during cleanup.
AHS Students who volunteer are eligible for community service hours.
Please Sign Up For The Event
At 1pm, bring your kites as well and hope for good wind at one of the area’s best kite-flying locations. If you come early and help in the cleanup, you’ll get a free kite. FORFP Volunteer Dick Harmer, our neighborhood “Kite Man,” will bring his fantastic collection of colorful kites to share with the kids and will provide instruction.
Classical Concert (Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra – CANCELLED
CANCELLED, DUE TO WEATHER
Independence Day Concert and Picnic — with a GIANT SCREEN! — Tuesday, July 4th, 6 pm
This year we are happy to once again bring you the FULL EVENT, our Live Band PLUS our BIG SCREEN Presentation! And this year’s screen will be bigger than ever with a more powerful sound system.
The event is free and open to all.
We will invite audience members to make a voluntary donation to the Robbins Farm Park Playground Fundraiser Campaign.
Our Independence Day Celebration starts at 6:00 pm, our favorite Oldies Band, The Reminisants will entertain us once again! Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner for our traditional FREE Concert and be prepared to DANCE! It’s as American as Apple Pie (and Pizza Pie), so of course we’ll have some for sale along with drinks.
Get your seats on the hill. After the music we’ll be showing the BOSTON POPS ESPLANADE CONCERT and BOSTON FIREWORKS broadcast Live on the BIG SCREEN.
Jazz Concert — Thursday, July 20th, 6:30 pm – Harvard Alumni Jazz Band
Join us on for a free jazz concert by the Harvard Alumni Jazz Band, a 17-piece jazz big band with members from Arlington and surrounding communities. Our concert will be at our usual venue in the Park. Enjoy the music of Count Basie, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, and many others! The concert is FREE thanks to the generosity of the band, which includes neighborhood resident Allen Feinstein. This is a great event for all ages. We encourage people to bring your own picnic dinner. This will be our 14th Annual Jazz Concert!
Rockin’ Robbins Concert — Saturday, August 5th, 6:00 pm, WILLSTOCK
Join us for a free concert featuring members of Arlington’s Willstock performers, a group that has been entertaining local audiences in summer concerts for that past 12 years. Stay tuned for updates.
This is a great event for all ages. Bring a picnic and come out and be amazed at the talent of these young musicians!
Movie Night – RESCHEDULED ———— Saturday, September 30th, 6:00 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 Night Sat, Sept 30, featuring Minions: The Rise of Gru, the sequel to the original Minions film. We will sell pizza, popcorn, and drinks starting at 6:00 pm; the movie will start at 7:00 and end at 8:50 pm. Bring a picnic blanket, chairs, and settle in to enjoy the entertainment.
Arlington Town Day —— Saturday, September 23th, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Stop by our booth (#243) at Town Day between 9:30 am and 3:00 pm to find out more about the Friends of Robbins Farm Park, the events we host and how you can get involved. We’ll also have some T-shirts for sale.
Click here for more information on Arlington Town Day 2023 including the location and a schedule of events. Hope to see you there!
Annual Field Day —– CANCELLED
Field Day is cancelled this year as the area will be the part of construction site for our new playground.