Annual Spring Benefit

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for our Spring Benefit on and about the Charles River

Meet at the Cambridge Boat Club for drinks, speakers, and a light dinner followed by a twilight cruise down the river and dessert.

Only 100 tickets are available for this event and start at $150 per person.

All funds raised go to support the Cambridge Historical Society's programs, archives and capital campaign to restore the Hooper-Lee Nichols House.

Tickets and Sponsorship
Names of Attendees


Guest Speakers

Renata von Tscharner
President and founder of the Charles River Conservancy, Renata was trained as an architect
and urban designer in Switzerland. Her professional life has focused on planning and improving public spaces. Among her many accomplishments, Renata has worked on the Covent Garden Market in London, coauthored books, and taught at several colleges in the
United States.

Jason Weeks
The Cambridge Arts Council provides services and programming designed to nurture and stimulate public awareness of and support for the arts. As executive director, Jason helps develop, refine, and produce programs. He lectures on effective strategies related to arts administration at schools and conferences. Jason has a background in music and theater.

Charles Sullivan
Executive director of the Cambridge Historical Commission, Charles has a degree in urban planning from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. In his time at the Cambridge Historical Commission, he has steered the agency to national recognition as a leader in local historic preservation and worked to make the Historical Commission a resource for the community.


Thursday, May 9

6:00 PM   Reception and program at the Cambridge Boat Club:
2 Gerrys Landing Road  Cambridge, MA 02138

7:30 PM   Boat tour departs

8:30 PM   Dessert reception at the boat club



Ambit Creative Group

Cambridge Innovation Center

Capizzi and Co. Inc

Green Street Grill

East Cambridge Savings Bank

Isaac Harding House Bed & Breakfast Hotel

Irving House at Harvard

NStar Electric & Gas Corporation

Prellwitz Chilinski Associates

Summer Shack

TAGS Hardware

Trinity Property Management

Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream

Bonny's Landscape Service, Inc.

Boston Beer Company

Cambridge Office of Tourism

Craigie on Main

Matthew Curtis

Watertown Dunkin' Donuts

Finale Bakery & Desserterie

Henry Bear's Park

Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue

Jean Brooks Landscapes

Joie de Vivre

Leavitt & Pierce

Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage


Riley to the Rescue Catering

 Click HERE to join our list of sponsors for this event


Parking Information

You may park in the Cambridge Boat Club lot for free. If the lot is full, you may park across the street in the BB&N parking lot. There is no fee or special pass needed to park in the BB&N lot as it is owned by the city and is available to the public at all times.