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Friends of the Mystic River Fall Cleanup

Friends of the Mystic River will hold its 24th annual Mystic River Fall Cleanup from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018.

Check-in is at the Condon Band Shell park at 2501 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 in Medford between the Lower Mystic Lake and Torbert Macdonald Park. The Friends will supply bags and gloves. Refreshments also will be provided. In the event of heavy rain on Sept. 15, the cleanup will be canceled. Please check this page for status updates.

Friends of the Mystic River ( 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

Earlier Event: September 11
Speaker Series/Committee Meeting
Later Event: September 15
Lower Mystic Kayak Tour