May 15, 2022

the FAC Gala Committee presents:

Picnic in the Park

with The Vaccinated Squirrel Orchestra

3:30 - 7pm EDT, rain or shine

a spring fundraising event for the Folk Arts Center
at the Larz Shelter in Larz Anderson Park
350 Goddard Ave, Brookline, MA

Admission: $25 ($10 for children age 10 and under)

All attendees age 5+ are required to be fully vaccinated.

Advance payment required, reserve your place via PayPal

About the Event

Picnic in the Park will be a fine opportunity to enjoy a lovely spring afternoon in each other’s company, have a friendly chat, nosh on picnic delicacies that we will provide, dance to splendid live music, and help support FAC.

Auction offerings

The park, part of a gorgeous 64-acre estate in Brookline, abutting Boston, is a gem featuring an array of landscapes, water features, and vistas. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, it is a perfect place to spend a spring afternoon.

The afternoon will include:

  • A picnic spread, beverages, and dessert
  • Live music for dancing
  • Ethnic clothing sale
  • Chance to sign up for the ever popular Gala "Experience" offerings - more details below

Gala "Experience" offerings, led by FAC friends, will include:

  • Cape Ann Winter Bird Watch, with Chris Leuchtenburg
  • Paper Marbling Session, with Lynn Konnerth
  • Fall Foliage Bicycle Tour, with Dorothy Bergold and Bill Fletcher
  • Crudité and Meal Prep Workshop .... PLUS Dinner!, with Barbara Model
  • Greek Cooking Workshop and Dinner, with Janet Yeracaris
  • Hand Quilting Workshop (aka: Quilting Sew-cial), with Jessica Gillis
  • Machine Quilting Workshop, with Jessica Gillis

Ample parking is available in a lot near the pavilion.

Questions? Contact the FAC office by email or phone 781-438-4387.