Friends of the Mystic River will celebrate two decades of environmental stewardship with its 20th annual Mystic River Fall Cleanup from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.
Check-in is at the Condon Band Shell park on Mystic Valley Parkway (Route 16), east of Winthrop Street across from St. Joseph’s Church. Volunteers are invited to collect trash and debris in the Condon Shell Park/Route 16 area, or at any other location of their choosing between the Lower Mystic Lake and Torbert MacDonald Park.
The Friends will supply bags and gloves. Refreshments also will be provided including lunch at noon.
In the event of heavy rain on Oct. 25, the cleanup will be held on Sunday, Oct. 26.
Friends of the Mystic River (www.fomr.org) is a Medford-based community organization focused on the enjoyment, protection and enhancement of the Mystic River in Medford. It has held biannual cleanups in Medford since the fall of 1995.
For more information, call 781-391-2604 or e-mail Mystic02155@hotmail.com.