Members of the Friends of the Public Garden are invited to a free reception Oct. 10 on Beacon Hill but time is running out to make reservations.
The Members Reception, at 6 p.m. at the Union Club, 8 Park St., will feature guest speaker David Dearinger, a member of the Friends Sculpture Committee and the Susan Morse Hilles Curator of Paintings & Sculpture at the Boston Athenaeum.
His talk,“Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Boston’s Public Sculpture on the Move,” will be about 19th century American sculpture, of which he is a specialist. Refreshments will follow.
Anyone wishing to become a member of the Friends can do so on their new website. Interested individuals may also join at the event. Space is limited so RSVPs are required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (617)723-8144 for more information or to reserve a seat.
The reception is sponsored by the Motor Mart Garage and is free for members.
The Friends of the Public Garden is a nonprofit citizen's advocacy group formed in 1970 to preserve, protect and enhance the Boston Common, the Public Garden and the Commonwealth Avenue Mall in collaboration with the Mayor and the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Boston.