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2017 Picnic in the Park

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017

Boston-Edison Residents! Join us for an afternoon filled with food, prizes, games, a pooch parade, a dessert contest, children/youth activities and of course, neighbors both new and "established"! Spirit Beads to represent your street will be distributed. Let's see what street will win this year with the most neighbors attending. There will be special Spirit Beads for our new neighbors so they are easily identified and we can give them a BIG Boston-Edison welcome.

**NEW** HBEA will provide a catered meal by Jackson Five Catering of hamburgers, hot dogs, basic side dishes and beverages. Vegetarian options will also be available. In exchange for providing the meal, we are asking neighbors to volunteer to bring a dessert, and if you'd like, to participate in the dessert contest. (Details below.)

Raffles are every hour starting at 2:00 for all attendees with additional raffles for dues-paying members! Prizes include a Detroit Tigers' autographed Miguel Cabrera photo, a Michael Fulmer autographed baseball, gift cards and more! Click here if your dues are not current.

Enter your signature cake, pie, cookie or other sweet treat for a prize and bake-off bragging rights in our first annual Dessert Contest! A panel of judges will select winners for each of the categories below and picnic attendees will select Overall Best Dessert!

  • Youngest Baker
  • Best Dessert You Can Eat with No Teeth
  • Bacon! Bacon! Bacon! Dessert
  • Best Vegan Dessert
  • Best Use of Fruit or Vegetable

Make sure there is enough to be divided into small portions for about 50 tasters. Winners will be featured with their dessert in the next HBEA newsletter, on our Facebook page AND receive a $25 gift card! Contact Sandra with questions 313-506-1571 or send her an email at sdavis@historicbostonedison.org.

Please RSVP

RSVP here to let us know if you can join us for the picnic. Please register any non-resident attendees (adults only 18 and over) at $5.00 per guest. Payment will be collected at the picnic.

If you are planning to enter a dessert into the contest, let us know in your RSVP and bring it to Voigt Park between noon and 2:30 pm.


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