The 19th Annual Martin’s Pond Children’s Fishing Derby is coming to Clarke Park next week on Saturday June 25th from 8am to 11am. As usual there will be a prize for Catch of the Day and additional prizes in 3 age categories. The event is sponsored by the Martins Pond Association and the Wildside Bass Club. Members of the Bass Club will on hand to help and offer pointers. The derby is open to children ages 3 to16. Free lunch
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The Martins Pond Reclamation Study Committee will meet Tuesday June 7 at 7pm in the ‘lunch room’ at Town Hall. The committee will be reviewing the draft of the newest aquatic plant survey of the pond, completed May 2016.
Did you know that we make our studies and reports freely available? Go to Environment (above) and select Studies & Reports.
The Haunted Playground takes months of preparation by a small group of dedicated people. The main organizers have decided that this will be our last one. If another group of people would like to take over or plan something new, we will be there to guide you. Over the past 21 years we have watched our little neighborhood festival grow into an event attended by over 1000 people. All of the work was always rewarded by the smiling faces of
Thanks to our generous sponsors, donors, volunteers and to all the families who played games, took tours, and munched on snacks, we raised about $5,000 for the park.
Another wonderful performance from our friends at The Dancing School!
Photos from the Pumpkin Patch–thanks to all the neighbors who carved pumpkins and to the hard working “Pumpkin Pete”!
The 2015 Children’s Haunted Playground was a fantastic success. Thanks so much to all the volunteers, sponsors, and most of all the folks who came out to celebrate fall with us! Lots more fabulous pictures can be found on our Flickr page at 2015 Haunted Playground. If you’ve got photos to share, who not add them to our Martins Pond group pool?
Thanks to the newest sponsor supporting this year’s Children’s Haunted Playground: Collins Overhead Door They join the following other generous donors: Chipman Handyman Services Crafty Time 4 Tots/Stork Ready The Cutting Room Eric Evans/Edward Jones The Hallahan Family Horseshoe Grille Kitty’s Restaurant & Lounge North Reading Transportation Quality Pavement Markings Renaissance Realtors The Savings Bank Seven Eleven Stop and Shop Tedeschi Food Shops Paynes UHAUL Remember them when you shop!
Our Master of Ceremonies His Majesty King Henry VIII!