Saturday, October 27th 2:00pm to 4:00pm
FALLING FOR OLMSTED: The Arnold Arboretum
Experience this Olmsted designed landscape on a guided tour through dimensions of color and texture while learning about the science behind changing leaves. This walk will touch on the history of the landscape architect who designed our Emerald Necklace Park system and his design theory, while viewing all the fall foliage the Arnold Arboretum has to offer!
Meets at the Hunnewell Visitor Center, Arnold Arboretum, Arborway/Route 203, Jamaica Plain
Monday, November 12th 1:00 pm to 3:00pm
A GARDEN IN THE MACHINE: The Back Bay Fens
In merging hydraulic engineering with landscape design, Olmsted helped to redefine the role of public space in urban areas.
Join us as we explore how sanitation - and imagination - helped create the Back Bay Fens. Note: This is Veterans Day observed.
Meets at the Shattuck Visitor Center, 125 The Fenway, Boston
Saturday, November 17th 11:00 am to 12:30pm
OLMSTED'S NEIGHBORS: Isabella Stewart Gardner's Green Hill
This program will explore the cultural and botanical history of the former home of "Mrs. Jack". An illustrated lecture will be followed by a walk over a 5 acre portion of the estate that since 2001 has been administered as part of Frederick Law Olmsted NHS.
Enrollment for this walk is limited. Please RSVP
Friday, November 23rd 10:00am to 12:00pm
LEARN & BURN: Mr. Olmsted's Neighborhood
Won't you join us on our annual post -Thanksgiving walk? Expect brisk walking, along with a little talking, while we weave
our way to and through some of the places that make up the neighborhood the Olmsteds called home.
Due to safety concerns, enrollment for this walk is limited. Please RSVP .