Nature in the City Festival

May 26, 2023

You’re invited! Celebrate spring at Magazine Beach Park Nature Center. Connect with the community, meet a live animal ambassador, visit the food truck, and dance to live music.

People comingle under the trees at last summer's Nature in the City Festival. In the background is a food truck. In the foreground, visitors take a look at staff tables.

5:00 pm-6:30 pm   

Animals, Activities, & Building Community Connection

Play lawn games, find space to relax outdoors, and learn about wildlife from one of our live animal ambassadors. Get involved in existing climate action initiatives happening in the community by connecting with local non-profits and eco-friendly businesses.   

Check out the businesses and organizations who are joining us below. 

Community Art Activities

Learn paper art with Zhonge (Elena) Li, who will demonstrate how to use paper and scissors to create animal shaped cutouts. Liz Shepard and Suzanne Moseley will showcase their new cyanotype art installation that uses the power of the sun to create images of native plant and animal species that can be found in the park. 

Guided Nature Walks  

Mass Audubon Field Teachers will lead an exploration of Magazine Beach Park to observe migratory birds using binoculars, which we will provide. 

6:30-8:00 pm   

Sunset Dance Party   

Dance to live music from Tempo, a Caribbean steel band, and the Cambridge Youth Steel Orchestra (CYSO)  


Event Sponsors

Enjoy tasty empanadas from The Nada Cart!

The Nada Cart
Cambridge CCD logo
Mothers out Front Logo
Charles River Conservancy Logo
Charles River Watershed Association logo
Mom's organic market logo
e inc logo
extinction rebellion logo
HERO logo
Green Cambridge logo
History Cambridge logo