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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Easter Egg Hunt and more from Parks & Rec

The Easter Bunny arrives at Ninigret Park in 2012 
Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Charlestown Parks and Recreation will hold its Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12th, at Ninigret Park.

The day will begin at 10:30 am with a Bunny meet and greet at the Community/Senior center, with donuts and hot chocolate provided by Dunkin Donuts and fun with entertainer extraordinaire Jay Brunelle.

The egg hunt, sponsored by Washington Trust, will begin at 1:00 pm by the playground, pond and small pavilion. There will be a moon bounce donated by Arrowhead Dental, arts and crafts and over 5,000 eggs which contain goodies. The event is free and open to those age 2-10. There is no pre-registration necessary.

Plan ahead for a Red Sox trip!

It’s time to think about the warmth of summer. The Charlestown Parks and Recreation Department is offering a trip to see the 2013 World Series Winner Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White Sox on Thursday, July 10th departing Charlestown Town Hall at 1:30 pm for a 4:05 pm game. The cost is $75 which includes a ticket for a great seat at the game and bus coach transportation. Elimate parking fees and all the hassle driving in Boston. Just sit back and be dropped off in Yawkey Way, next to the stadium, to see a great game! Seats are limited. You must pre-register at the Charlestown Parks and Recreation Department. Stop by or call 364-1222 for further information.

Get fit for summer!

Our Parks and Recreation Department has a variety of programs to firm up and improve that shape.

Zumba classes are offered on Monday evenings from 5:30 - 6:30 pm at the Senior/Community Center in Ninigret Park with a cost of $5 per class and no pre-registration. Time to dance off the pounds!! Bring your friends.

Yoga classes are offered four day a week at the Senior/Community Center in Ninigret Park with a cost of $5 per class and no pre-registration: Monday at 6:45 pm, Tuesday at 8:30 am, Thursday at 9:00 am and Saturday at 8:30 AM. All levels are welcome.

Pilates and Strength Conditioning classes are offered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 6:30 pm at the Senior/Community Center in Ninigret Park with a cost of $5 per class and no pre-registration. Please bring your own mat and water.