October 5 Events


Saturday, October 5 will be a great day in Waltham! There are many events happening around town and we hope you will join us!  The day starts with a 5K run to benefit the Waltham Land Trust.  Then head over to the Waltham Common where the 128 Business Council is holding its first GreenWatch event […]

KaBOOM! at Prospect Hill


On September 17, we were thrilled to participate in the building of a new playground at Prospect Hill Terrace in Waltham. The main organizer of the event, KaBOOM, is a non-profit organization that helps communities build playgrounds for children. It was both exciting and energizing to see so many groups of volunteers turn out to […]

Community Health Fair at JMS Center


Come join us on Wednesday, August 14 from 9:00 AM-Noon for the Waltham Community Health Fair at the Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center, located at 564 Main St., Waltham! There will be fun activities for kids, tips and snacks to keep your family healthy, health screenings, and more!  At 10:00 AM, the Waltham Land Trust […]

Healthy Kids Day!

By Danielle Einhorn What is better than warm sunny weather, lots of kids, poofy vegetable costumes and playing with soil? On April 27th, we participated in Healthy Kids Day at the Waltham YMCA, where kids came to a fun and interactive event which taught them about nutrition, exercise, and their community. Kids ran around through […]

Waltham Walks at Stonehurst Oct. 14


Explore the forests, fields, rocks and hills of Stonehurst, the surrounding Storer Conservation Lands, and the new Western Greenway! Join us on October 14 at Stonehurst for an afternoon of healthy Halloween treat alternatives, mask making from fallen leaves, kids’ activities, guided tours, and more. Bring a lunch and blanket for a picnic on the […]

Join Us For Farm Day 2012


Healthy Waltham and Waltham Fields Community Farm will team up again for Waltham Farm Day on Saturday, September 22 from 2-5 PM. Free and open to all! Please download and post our flyer! It is also available in Spanish. The farm is located at 240 Beaver St., Waltham. This annual event is a celebration of […]

Let’s Move Family Day 2012


More than 400 people attended Let’s Move Family Day at the Waltham YMCA on Saturday, March 3rd! Family Day featured an afternoon of active games, educational activities, and fun in support of the national Let’s Move campaign. Families participated in face painting, swimming, rock climbing, and many other activities. More than a dozen organizations participated, […]

Join us on March 3


Join us Saturday, March 3, from noon-3:00 pm for Let’s Move Family Day, a fun, FREE event! Come enjoy healthy snacks, family games, inflatable bounce house, climbing wall, swimming, and much more! Over 12 local organizations will be participating at the Waltham YMCA, located at 725 Lexington St. Learn ways to stay active AND healthy! […]

Waltham Farm Day 2011

Well over 350 people came to the third annual Waltham Farm Day on Saturday, September 24, 2011!  Attendees enjoyed farming activities such as apple cider pressing, digging for carrots, fun crafts projects, live music, and a healthy cooking demonstration by Healthy Waltham’s Chef Leslie Glynn–and much more!  Some came just to stroll around the beautiful […]

Waltham City Walks


Looking for a great way to get some exercise?  Why not try walking?  Walking provides a number of health benefits, and can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels.  There are many great places to walk in Waltham.  A few months ago, Healthy Waltham and the Waltham Land Trust got together to […]