The Friends of Robbins Farm Park (FoRFP) is a community organization formed to promote the beautification, restoration, and improvement of the Robbins Farm Park located along Eastern Avenue in Arlington Heights, Massachusetts. We sponsor and promote cultural, educational, recreational and other community activities throughout the year. We invite active membership in the organization and seek to represent the Robbins Farm Park community.

The Boston Skyline from Robbins Farm Park. Photo by D. Kalischer.

The Friends of Robbins Farm Park has a Board of Directors which include the offices of President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary and Recording Secretary. Monthly meetings of the Board are typically held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Meetings are currently being held virtually. If interested in attending, please contact us by email (friends@robbinsfarmpark.org).


The Friends of Robbins Farm Park Board of Directors

Elaine Backman – President

Jen Firneno – Vice President

Sandy Carmichael – Treasurer

Don Kalischer – Corresponding Secretary

Judy Leich – Recording Secretary

Marianne Comeau – Director

James Hampe – Director

Ken Hawkins – Director

Christian Klein – Director

Corinne Schippert – Director

Mike Smith – Director

Jim Thompson – Director

Corinna Vanderspeck – Director

Tony Vogel – Director

Mona Zeftel – Director


The Friends of Robbins Farm Park is a charitable not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.