Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands Annual Meeting
The Friends annual meeting will take place at the MWRA Deer Island Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Historic Pump Station. There will be social time, a brief business meeting with an election of Board members. The guest speaker will be Stephanie Schorow, author of "East of Boston, Notes from the Boston Harbor Islands". Light refreshments will be served. There will be FBHI books, tee shirts and nautical items for sale. Complimentary copies of the Friends 40th anniversary booklet will be distributed.
As a special treat the MWRA staff will offer tours up to the top of the digesters (only) before the meeting. Top of the digester tours will begin at noon and go through 1:30. There will also be an MWRA video presentation from 1:15-1:45 with Q and A time. The meeting will begin at 2:00.
Pre-registration is required. Your name must be on the registration list when you check in at the MWRA Security Gate. RSVP by Thursday, October 31st at noon.
Please register EVERY NAME in your party when doing the Brown Paper Ticket reservation. The MWRA needs everyone in your party's name for the check-in list.
Come early and explore the perimeter park; and stay after the meeting to explore some more. The perimeter park has 5 miles of trails. Parking for the perimeter park has a separate parking lot than where the meeting will be held. You may explore the park first and then drive in through the Security Gate to the Historic Pump Station and park again there.
Public transportation is available via the MBTA Blue Line to Orient Heights. Change to bus #712/713 to Point Shirley which is the last stop. This stop is the entrance to the perimeter public access trail and road to the Security Gate. It is approximately 2/3 of a mile walk to the Security Gate from the bus stop. Bus 712/713 is operated by Paul Revere Transportation for the MBTA. Call them at 617-889-5899 or go to www.mbta.com to see and print out a schedule.
MWRA Deer Island Wastewater Treatment Plant - Historic Pump Station (View)
190 Taft Avenue
Winthrop, MA 02152
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|