Community Events & Volunteer Opportunities

People sitting in green adirondack chairs watching a jazz band at the Larz Anderson Lagoon reopening

The Parks and Open Space Division is committed to deepening its relationship with the Brookline community through inclusive, equitable community engagement and multi-channel outreach. 

Our Division also strives to host community-building events and activities throughout the year. Upcoming events/activities can be found on the Town Calendar and are listed below.


No current events. 


Griggs Park First Annual EAT RAKE PLAY on Saturday October 22nd from 10am - 1pm

Hosted by the Griggs Park Neighborhood Association. Street parking available along Griggs Rd and Griggs Terrace. Closest public transportation: Bus Route 65 stop at Washington St. @ Griggs Rd.

 A clean up and outdoor party led by neighbors, community members and friends of Griggs Park.  Come meet the neighbors and give back to this gem of a park in the center of Brookline.  Fun for all ages!. No RSVP necessary.:

  • Restoration and replanting of natural areas
  • Food, outdoor fun and lawn games 

Tools, gloves and supplies will be provided.  Participants should wear appropriate attire and footwear for working outdoors.For questions and/or additional information, please contact: [email protected]

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Hall's Pond Community Planting and Cleanup Day on Sunday October 30th from 11am - 2pm

Hosted by the Friends of Hall's Pond. Please come and help us get the Sanctuary ready for Winter.

No experience necessary, gloves and tools will be provided. Participants should wear appropriate attire and footwear for working outdoors. 

For questions and/or additional information, please contact: [email protected]