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Observatory Open House & Kite Festival - Boston Events INSIDER

Observatory Open House & Kite Festival at Boston Events INSIDER Johnny's Summary
The Blue Hills is also doing an observatory day, with kites and presentations on weather forecasting, including "balloon releases". It's also the closest place to Boston get in some real hiking. 10am-4pm. . Blue Hill Observatory, 1904 Canton Avenue, Milton, MA . Here's a video from the Johnny Monsarrat Wheel Questions project.
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Annual Spring Open House at the Observatory

Time: 10 AM - 4 PM

Date: Saturday, May 12, 2012

Location: Blue Hill Observatory

Admission: Free

Join us for our Spring Open House to take a tour of our facility, enjoy the view from the summit of Great Blue Hill and participate in many fun activities. Activities include presentations on weather and climate, kite making and flying, tagged balloon releases, self guided tours with interpreters throughout the facility, and tables for the WINS program, MWO, NWS, and Friends of the Blue Hills. There also will be special sales on many items from our gift shop. Click here for directions to the Observatory. To access the activities at the Observatory, walk the one-mile long road from the Trailside Museum to the summit of Great Blue Hill (no private vehicles are allowed on the summit road). A shuttle van will also be available for seniors and special access from the Trailside Museum parking lot.

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