Medford Garden Club Movie Night: 10 Parks That Changed America
Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pmFree
The Medford Garden Club’s annual Movie and Popcorn Night features the documentary 10 Parks that Changed America. The movie focuses on 10 visionaries who transformed neglected spaces into welcoming oases of serenity and natural wonder in the midst of urban hubbub. Find out about the heroes who championed these parks and the villains who tried to thwart them, and learn about the history of city parks and the development of landscape architecture in America. The parks covered in the documentary include the squares of Savannah, Georgia; Seattle’s Freeway Park; Philadelphia’s Fairmont Park; New York City’s High Line; and Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, among others.
The program is free and open to all.