Heartflow – Honoring the Housatonic River

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  • What: “Heartflow – Honoring the Housatonic River” is a community celebration/procession/ ceremony along Housatonic River Walk in Great Barrington.

  • When: Saturday, June 22, 2-4 pm

  • Where: Beginning at Stanley Park (across from Cumberland Farms) culminating at the W. E. B. Du Bois River Park with stops along the way for information, reflection and creativity.

  • Who: All are invited to be part of this observance hosted by the Housatonic River Walk.                  

Join us the day after the summer solstice, for a bridge-to-bridge celebration to pay homage to the lifeblood of Berkshire County, the Housatonic River, where it skirts Great Barrington’s downtown. This event is part of the annual Global Earth Exchange: Radical Joy for Hard Times observances taking place around the world on June 22. This year’s focus — “Daring to Bear Witness”— is an occasion to reflect on, honor, and consider ways to heal the damaged and wounded places on our Earth. 

River Walk river, trail, wattle fence