Author Archives: Reading Commons

Shop Local

  This holiday season, shopping from small businesses is more important than ever. Shopping locally benefits everyone! When you shop small, the money goes back into the community, and you’ll score some awesome products. Check out the list below for some local shopping ideas.   • Tin Bucket – “Useful, beautiful goods, created with love.”…

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Reading Commons Food Drive

We are excited to share that Reading Commons is taking part in a social impact campaign to help members of our local community who are suffering from food insecurity. According to Feeding America, “The coronavirus pandemic has left millions of families without stable employment and more than 54 million people, including 18 million children, may…

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Outside the Box Mural Project

The Reading Historical Commission funded artist Franklin Marval to complete the installation of vinyl wraps to city utility boxes. The artist having completed installations throughout Massachusetts, chose historical images to adorn four utility wraps here in Reading. You can view the utility wrap boxes; in front of Town Hall, at Harnden St. & Main St.,…

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Community Service Saturday

Reading Commons is taking part in a day of service to help benefit our local community. We are gathering together to clean-up trash from the Middlesex Fells Reservation’s walking paths and forest. Supporting the health of our local outdoor spaces is a benefit to us all. Please consider joining us as we enjoy the beauty…

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Take A Hike: Middlesex Fells Reservation

Have you checked out Middlesex Fells Reservation? Boasting more than 2,200 acres of public recreation land, three reservoirs, and over 100 miles of hiking trails the Fells is a wonderful place for a hike, a mountain bike ride, or picnic lunch. Enjoy the crisp Autumn air and explore the natural beauty in your own backyard.

Dine Out Boston: August 18-23 & 25-30!

  SAMPLE BOSTON AREA RESTAURANTS AT SPECIAL PRICES   Dine Out Boston formerly known as Restaurant Week Boston® is brought to you by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and American Express twice a year, providing locals and visitors an opportunity to sample area restaurants at special prices. Participating restaurants offer prix fixe menus for lunch…

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July 4th Weekend Fireworks!

  Many Boston area towns celebrate on different dates & times – so you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule near you.   While efforts are made to confirm that each of these listings is correct, plans do change – especially for weather. Please check with local authorities or your town…

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Celebrate Reading 375!

  Celebrating Reading’s 375th Anniversary   Join us May 31st – June 15 2019   Reading 375 is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization whose goal is to bring our community together to celebrate Reading’s 375th anniversary in 2019. Events will occur over a two-week period, from May 31 – June 15, and will include local artists…

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