Join Save the Harbor for a free late season cruise and treasure hunt on Spectacle Island!
Saturday, October 27th, Save the Harbor / Save the Bay would like you,
your family and your friends to join as we set sail on a free late
season cruise to discover the "Treasures of Spectacle Island."
trip will depart at 10:00 AM from the Bay State Cruise Company's dock
at the World Trade Center in South Boston aboard the Provincetown II,
and return to the dock at 2:30 PM. It is easy to get to the dock by car
or the Silver Line. You can get directions here
cruise will be narrated by Save the Harbor's BayWatcher Bruce Berman,
and will be led by our youth program staff, who this year brought 6,000
youth and teens from across the city and around the region to Spectacle
and Georges Islands as part of our free "All Access Boston Harbor"
will share their stories of the hidden treasures of the Boston Harbor
Islands with you, and we are certain that you will come home with
stories and memories which you can treasure yourself.
be plenty of time for exploring, hiking, and treasure hunting on the
island, though we gently remind you to leave sea glass and artifacts on
the beach where you found them. You can find out more about the
"Treasures of Spectacle Island" on our website
Though Jasper White's Summer Shack on Spectacle will be closed for the
season, there will be refreshments available for sale on the boat. Of
course, you are welcome to pack your own picnic lunch and bring it with
you on the trip, but be sure you bring a bag for your trash.
After the cruise, we encourage you to share your stories and photographs
of your island adventure and the treasures you discovered with us on
our page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/savetheharbor
or send them to us by email at email@example.com
We'll pick the best stories and photos from the trip and post them on our blog "Sea, Sand and Sky" at www.blog.savetheharbor.org
we choose your story, you will win a blue beach glass marble - and a
chance to win 40,000 TrueBlue points from JetBlue Airways as part of our
"Simply Marble-ous" treasure hunt, which runs through Halloween.
So bring a camera, a picnic lunch and your friends and family and enjoy
a great day in the Boston Harbor Islands National Park with Save the
Harbor/Save the Bay!
We hope to see you on Boston Harbor on the 27th!
All the best,
Your Friends at Save the Harbor / Save the Bay
P.S. Reservations are required. Though there is plenty of room on the boat, more than 500 people signed up for our last trip, so please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (617) 451-2860 x1001 to reserve your place!
This "Treasures of Spectacle Island" fall cruise is made possible by a grant from Mass Humanities.
Save the Harbor's free youth programs are made possible with Leadership
Grants from Distrigas /GDF SUEZ, P. I. Garden Fund, Bay State Cruise
Company, Forrest Berkley & Marcie Tyre Berkley, The Coca-Cola
Foundation, The Ludcke Foundation, Yawkey Foundation II, The Fallon
Company, Massachusetts Port Authority, P&G Gillette and Schrafft
Save the Harbor also appreciates funding
support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, The Dolphin Trust,
Alice W. Dorr Foundation, John Hancock Financial Services,
Massachusetts Bay Lines, National Grid Foundation, Arbella Insurance
Group Charitable Foundation, Inc., Bank of America Pavilion, Boston
Bruins Foundation, Boston Centers for Youth and Families, Breckinridge
Capital Advisors, Carnival Foundation, Circle Furniture, Clipper Ship
Foundation, Inc., Jay Cashman, Inc., Department of Conservation and
Recreation, The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation, Fuller
Foundation, Lovett-Woodsum Family Charitable Foundation, Inc., Mass
Humanities, Lawrence J. & Anne Rubenstein Charitable Trust, Thomas
& Lucinda Foley, South Boston Community Development Foundation,
Sovereign Bank Foundation, Andus Baker & Rowan Murphy Family
Foundation, Community-Suffolk, Inc., DeMarco Produce, Martha Mazzone
Charitable Gift Fund, Matthew J. & Gilda Strazzula Foundation, Miami
Free Zone/Cargo Ventures, Bryce & Maryann Suydam and hundreds of
individual small donors.