Upcoming talk on the history of Chestnut Hill

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Upcoming talk at the Waterworks museum on July 8, 7:00pm

June 10th speaker at the Waterwork Museum

Coming up at the Waterworks Museum on June 10th:

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click here to veiw the flyer in PDF format

Free Talk at the Waterworks Museum on May 27

Tour Historic Chestnut Hill Gardens on Saturday, June 6

In honor of its 100th anniversary, the Chestnut Hill Garden Club will be holding a garden tour on Saturday June 6th, 2015. Nine gardens in a small, walkable area within the Chestnut Hill Historic District, will be open for viewing and gardening inspiration.

Advance tickets are $35 person and can be purchased online. On the day of the event, tickets will be $40 per person and can be bought at First Church of Chestnut Hill (26 Suffolk Road).

Click Here to buy your tickets in advance

Click here to view the flyer in PDF format

For more information on the Chesnut Hill Garden Club, visit their website.

Upcoming events at the Waterworks Museum

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The Waterworks Museum hase many events coming up in May, including:

Chestnut Hill Reservoir Landscape Walk and Talk with Marion Pressley. 

Take a historical tour of the Chestnut Hill Reservoir with Marion Pressley, landscape architect and principal of Pressley Associates. Pressley has expertise in cultural landscape and the preservation and restoration of public parks, institutions and private historic properties. Wear comfortable shoes. Event is fre and will go on, rain or shine.

Saturday May 23rd

11 am – 12:30 pm

Director’s Weekend Lectures

Sunday, May 17 : Water Supplies at Risk
12 – 1:30 pm, free
Water supplies in this country have endured two world wars, terrorism threats, natural disasters, environmental risks and the occasional aqueduct break. Marcis Kempe, Waterworks Museum executive director and retired MWRA engineer, will review the many threats that have arisen over the years and discuss how water suppliers have responded to protect public drinking water.

Sunday, May 31 : The History of the Boston Water System
12 – 1:30 pm, free

Turn on the faucet and clean water comes out. But where did it come from? How did it get there? Was it always so easy to get water to your home? Marcis Kempe, Waterworks Museum executive director and retired MWRA engineer, tells the complex and fascinating history of the water supply for Boston, the region and the state.

For more information on these and other events, visit the Waterworks Museum website.