FoCP MissionWe are an all-volunteer committee of dedicated residents organized to maintain and preserve this historic public place.
Friends of Choate Parkc/o Medway Parks Department 155 Village Street Medway, MA 02053 (508) 533 3275
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LeRoy W Eisner was a policemen and resident of Medway. His children and many of his grandchildren, nieces, nephews and great-grandchild also grew up in Medway. To remember him his family dedicated a bench on the Choate Park grounds near the tennis courts this past Sunday, June 5, 2016, a day after what would have been his 97th birthday. He passed this last December and is truly missed by many.
LeRoy W Eisner saved a young boy here from drowning many decades ago so the park holds very special meaning for the Eisner family.
Click on link above for all links and specific information. This information has been added to the Friends of Choate site to let the community know about the camp.
We are very excited that we have merged our Summer Adventures program (formerly at Burke School) with Summer Adventures Camp at Choate Park. We will explore, create and play at Choate Park together. Great space, great fields, great program – now combining the best of both programs. Join us for Summer Adventures Camp at Choate Park!
Join us at Choate Park or sign up for another spot in town to help clean! See details about the event below!
A wonderful annual tradition in Medway!
Medway Christmas Parade, begins at Medway Middle School on Holliston Street at 5:30 p.m. following to Main Street, to Choate Park. Floats, fire apparatus, photos with Santa, refreshments and fireworks over Choate Pond!
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2015 – 5:30pm
Brought to you by the Medway Parade Committee (Donations welcome!)
We are very excited about our 10th Annual Pumpkin Walk at Choate Park. For those of you that haven’t been before this is a fun and festive fall event where people walk around the path around the pond to view hundreds of pumpkins that have been carved into traditional, unique, and creative jack-o-lanterns. It is very dark on the Choate path which makes the event fun and makes the pumpkins stand out against the dark night. Don’t forget to bring a flashlight so you can see the path and your kids! In terms of pumpkins- the more the merrier so please consider bringing a carved pumpkin to the Choate tennis courts by 5:00 that day. It is fun for kids and adults alike to see their own pumpkins as part of this fun town event.
The event is typically very crowded from 7:00-8:00 so the little ones can come out before going to bed. 8:00-9:00 tends to be the quieter hour if you are looking to avoid the large crowds and so that you can better see the pumpkins.
There will be fires in Choate Pond to add to the festivities and the concession stand will be open selling cookies, warm cider and popcorn as in years past. We also have pumpkin glow wands for sale. All proceeds benefit Choate Park.
Please join us for this fun event to kick off Halloween weekend. In order to collect your pumpkins to bring them home for Halloween night you can come back just before 9:00 to grab it off the path or help volunteers collect the 100’s of pumpkins to bring them to the picnic tables near the concession stands where you can collect yours later that night or the next morning. For those of you that don’t come back for your pumpkin it will be donated to the Medway Community Farm’s compost pile.
If it rains on Friday the rain date will be Sunday November 1st from 7:00-9:00.
***Movies in the Park***
Medway Cable Access is pleased to announce our summer 2015 movie schedule.
We hope you can join us Wednesdays this summer at the Thayer Homestead (2B Oak Street). Movies will start at dusk and concessions will be available.
June 24 – Penguins of Madagascar – Sponsor: Medway Cable
July 1 – The Wizard of Oz – Sponsor: The Medway Lions Club
July 8 – The Muppet Movie – Sponsor: The Pumpkin Farm
July 15 – Despicable Me – Sponsor: TC Scoops
July 22 – Back to the Future – Sponsor: Tim Rice Photo
July 29 – Planes: Fire & Rescue – Sponsor: Medway Fire Assoc.
August 5 – Wreck-It Ralph – Sponsor: Rodenhiser Plumbing
August 12 – Frozen – Sponsor: Curry Audio
August 19 – Cars 2 – Sponsor: John’s Autobody
August 26 – Big Hero 6 – Sponsor: Medway Police Association