Summer Events

Along with Summer Worship Services, there are a few special summer events to enjoy! Check out the following events, and watch for a few more to be added as the summer goes on!

Paddle Outing on the Charles

Saturday June 25, 9am

Kick off the summer season with a scenic paddle on the Charles River in Newton (Nahanton Park location). This group outing is suitable for adults and supervised children. Enjoy calm paddling along a shoreline of forests and marshes with a variety of wildlife. Meet at the dock in Nahanton Park at 9am. Bring your own paddlecraft or rent boats by the hour from the Paddle Boston concession. Follenites Laurel Carpenter and Greg Shenstone will be your guides. RSVP (specify if you plan to rent a boat) by Tuesday, June 21 to Laurel or Greg.

Volunteer Appreciation Red Sox Game

Wednesday July 6, 7:10pm

Check your email for more information. Contact Meagan Cox, Membership Director with questions (

Korean Dumpling Night

Thursday, August 11, 5:39pm

Whether you’re a novice or a chef, join Follenite Ann Tenhor for group cooking night. We’ll make Korean dumplings on August 11 from 5-6:30pm in the Follen Kitchen (next to the Community Center). There is a $10 fee to cover all the supplies, and you’ll leave with dumplings to share at home. Bring a container for all the goodies you make, and join the fun! This activity is open to children ages 8+ with parental supervision. Here is the LINK to sign-up.

Picnic in the Park

Thursday August 11, 4:30-6:30pm

Bring your snacks, chairs and picnic blankets for a Picnic in the Park in Adams Playground behind the Waldorf School near Follen. We will have outdoor games and a few surprises. More details to come!

Follen Angels

Throughout the summer, keep up with our Softball team, The Follen Angels! Here is more info and a link to their schedule.