Thursday, November 18, 5:30 pm – Frog Pond Opening Celebration

Boston Parks Commissioner Antonia Pollak and The Skating Club of Boston President Joseph Blount will host this year’s official opening of the Boston Common Frog Pond on Thursday, November 18, at 5:30 pm. The evening’s Master of ceremonies will be Dan Weinstein, 1998 and 2002 Olympic Speed Skater and National Short Track Speed Skating Champion. A world class skating show, directed by The Skating Club of Boston and their Frog Pond Skating School, starring 2006 Olympian and National Silver Medalist Emily Hughes (below) and others will be followed by free admission for all with skate rentals offered at regular price. For complete list of events and updates, call 617-635-2120, or log on to