Join us for ‘Creating Greenways Along the Charles’ — a panel discussion of the parklands along Charles River in Newton on Thursday, January 24 from 7-9pm in the Drucker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton) . The panelists will present the history and a vision to restore this heritage, including new bike/pedestrian greenways along the Charles River and the role greenways play in maintaining the health and vitality of the river, the people and the communities.


  • Herb Nolan, Executive Director of The Solomon Foundation
  • Dan Driscoll, Director of the Office of Recreational Facilities Planning in the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
  • Emily Norton, Executive Director of the Charles River Watershed Association & Newton City Councilor

This event is sponsored by the Newton Free Library and co-sponsored by The Riverside Greenway Working Group, Newton Conservators, Bike Newton, The Solomon Foundation, Green Newton and the League of Women Voters Newton.