WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2013

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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sit. The Conservancy worked closely with the Institute of Human Centered Design, the Boston-based nonprofit organization known internationally for its work in expanding experiences of people of all ages and abilities through excellence in design. The Greenway Carousel is the only accessible carousel in New England. Opening Labor Day weekend, the new carousel will operate daily weather protection while the animals "hibernate" inside a softly glowing jewel box. To find inspiration for the carousel's design, the Conservancy turned $3.00 a ride, the magical sights and sounds of animals in motion sur- to expert advisors: third and fourth grade students. Children from the round you. The fox gazes into the eyes of its rider, the falcon soars, the Boston Public Schools, including the Roger Clap Innovation School in whale blows water out of its spout. Dorchester, James F. Condon Elementary School in South Boston, the The carousel will be put to bed for the winter from January through Eliot K-8 Innovation School in the North End, and The Advent School March before it opens again in April for the 2014 park season. During in Beacon Hill participated in carousel workshops and together they the winter months you'll find it wrapped in translucent panels for drew 120 colorful pictures of creatures they would like to ride. 119 f a l l 2 0 1 3 | We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e through October and on weekends in November and December. For

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