Pond Calendar for 2019

Scheduled activities open to the public:


2/26    Special RPA Meeting on All-Pond Goose Management Plan (5:30 pm) – Richmond Town Hall

4/1      Target date to complete pond's refill to normal level, after winter draw-down

4/23   RPA Meeting (5:30 pm) - Richmond Town Hall

5/21    RPA Meeting (5:30 pm) - Richmond Town Hall (a week earlier than usual, to avoid Memorial Day)

6/15   Richmond Town Beach opens for summer season; open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 am - 5 pm with lifeguards (access gate closes 7 pm)

6/25   RPA Meeting (5:30 pm) - Richmond Town Hall

7/12     Chili & Chowder Fest (6 pm to 11 pm, 21 & older, $25/person - to benefit Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires) - Camp Russell

7/19 - Pond Closed for Invasive Weed Treatment - No swimming, fishing or boating for that one day only.

7/23   All-town Picnic - sponsored by Richmond Pond Association (5:00 pm to 8:00 pm) - Camp Russell - Free family picnic/celebration format; swimming, pontoon boat rides, etc.

8/6   RPA Special Meeting (5:30 pm) to discuss proposed Harvest Concert Series Friday evenings in September/October to benefit RPA & Balderdash - Balderdash Cellars, 81 State Road

8/24    Toys for Tots fund-raiser BQ dinner (6 pm to 10 pm) $10 donation (sponsor: Marine Corps League) - Camp Russell

8/27   RPA Meeting (5:30 pm) - Balderdash Cellars, 81 State Road

​9/24   RPA Meeting (5:30 pm) - Richmond Town Hall

10/22  RPA Meeting (5:30 pm) - Richmond Town Hall

11/1      Winter lake level draw-down begins - to be reduced 1" or 2" per day until drawn down by 2 feet.  (Refill to occur in early spring, so pond is back to normal level by April 1st.)

NOTES: Dates of pond weed treatments, Chili & Chowder Fest, and other events held at Richmond Pond and open to the public will be added to this calendar as they are scheduled. 

Regular meetings of the Richmond Pond Association are usually (but not always) on the 4th Tuesday of the month, usually at Richmond Town Hall. Meetings are usually scheduled April through October, and additionally only as needed.​

2020 meeting dates will be: 4/28, 5/19, 6/23, 7/28 (picnic @ Camp Russell), 8/25, 9/22, & 10/27).

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