Every year, Essex National Heritage organizes "Trails and Sails" weekends in September. It's a great way to get to know Essex County: there are free events including whale watches, guided walks through historic areas, house tours, and of course walks through local conservation areas such as Lynn Woods. Our two events are this Saturday 9/17 at 11:00 and 9/24 at 10:00 at the Great Woods entrance. See this page for more information. There are many interesting and fun events on the schedule throughout the county.
PIRATES’ DAY IN LYNN WOODS
Come join us at the Pennybrook Road entrance to Lynn Woods from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sat., October 15, 2016 (rain or shine) for Pirates’ Day in Lynn Woods. Enjoy a day of high adventure and family fun. This non-scary event will feature interaction with dozens of kid-friendly pirates. Tour Dungeon Rock and learn the legend of Pirate Thomas Veal and his buried treasure.
Please note that reservations are required. For reservations and information please call: 781-477-7123
Come join us at the Franco-American Hall, 535 Western Ave., Lynn, MA from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM, on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, for the Friends of Lynn Woods Spaghetti Supper. This family oriented event will feature an all you can eat spaghetti and meatball supper with salad and ice cream sundaes for dessert. There will be dancing and raffles for the whole family.
Please note that reservations are required. For reservations and information please call 781-929-4877.
Conservation Easement Update
At the last Friends of Lynn Woods meeting recently, the Board of Directors reviewed a proposed "parcel exchange" from Kelly Automotive Group. Kelly has a dealership on Route 1 and would like to expand the dealership along that highway.
After a careful review, the Board felt that the proposed swap was not in the best interests of the Woods or the public and sent a letter so stating to Mayor Flanagan Kennedy. The Mayor has said that the Friend's approval would be needed for any such swap.
Otherwise nothing much has happened on the Easement. Now that fall has arrived it should start moving along again.
Events at Lynn Woods
The Friends of Lynn Woods is the primary community group that supports the City in improving and maintaining Lynn Woods. Incorporated in 1990, the “Friends” is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to insure the perpetual existence of the Lynn Woods Reservation.