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RiverSing Procession starts in Harvard Square

The Harvard Square Business Association is pleased to announce its collaboration with RiverSing.  RiverSing’s 4th annual event “Bridging the Charles with Voice and Light” will take place on Sunday, September 23rd 2007.

This year, for the first time, RiverSing will start with a gathering in Winthrop Park, a bell-ringing throughout the square and a spectacular PROCESSION through Harvard Square to the banks of the Charles River.

The Program is as follows:

5:00 p.m.  Please join us as we gather in Winthrop Park in preparation for a lively “Procession” through Harvard Square.  

5:45 p.m.  Procession of Choral Groups, Puppets and the public through Harvard Square to the Weeks Footbridge  

6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. - Singing on the river!

Many Harvard Square Restaurants are joining in the festivities with RiverSing Specials! 

Boston Chowda will offer special to-go items for the whole day. You can choose between two fabulous menus. The first option includes a sandwich/wrap, a bag of chips and a bottle of soda. The second option includes half a sandwich/wrap, a choice of cup of chowda/soup, and a bottle of soda. Each menu costs $6.55 and has to be ordered inside Boston Chowda. The available choices for sandwiches/wraps are: Tuna Sandwich, Turkey Sandwich, Chicken Ceasar Wrap, Turkey BLT Wrap and a Vegetarian Mozarella/Tomato Wrap.
Boston Chowda, 36 JFK Street, P: 617-492-8027

Whet your whistle before you sing at Grendel's Den. All food is half price with a $3 minimum beverage purchase per person from 5pm - 7:30 pm eat-in only. Riversing participants who purchase $3 beverage (to be consumed on premises, may take out 1/2 price food until 5:45 on the evening of Riversing. (Please mention this offer to qualify for take-out discount)
Grendel’s Den, 89 Winthrop Street, P: 617-491-1160  

Mary Dumont, Executive Chef, Harvest introduces “Sunday Supper To Go” in honor of Cambridge’s RiverSing event.  Orders must be called in to Harvest by end of day, Tuesday, September 18, tel: 617.868.2255, and will be ready for pickup from 4pm-on, September 23. 

Sunday Harvest Supper -To- Go 

*Sparkling Cider
*Verrill Farm mixed green salad
*Local Cheese and Crackers
*Choice of Sandwiches:
Roast chicken with red pepper aioli, arugula, tomato, smoked bacon or
Herb Goat Cheese, apples, pears, arugula, herb aioli
*Home-made Brownie

 $23.00 per person, not including tax
Pickup Sunday afternoon, September 23, 2007
Harvest, 44 Brattle Street [on the walkway], P: 617-868-2255

Herrell's Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt is celebrating RiverSing with $1 off any ice cream related product for the day. Valid in Harvard Square location only. 
Herrell’s Icecream, 15 Dunster Street, P: 617-497-2179

The Hong Kong will provide one free can of soda with each purchase of $5 or more.
Hong Kong Restaurant, 1238 Massachusetts Avenue, P: 617 864-5311

For RiverSing, Qdoba would like to offer free small chips and salsa. "No purchase required". Valid only in our Harvard Square store.
Qdoba Mexian Grill, 1280 Massachusetts Avenue, P: 617-871-1136

UpStairs on the Square will do a spectacular $35 prix fixe Indian Summer three course menu in the Monday Club the evening of Sunday, Sept 23rd,  for RiverSing patrons, available from 5 pm to closing. Does not include gratuity, beverage or tax. 
Prix fixe RiverSing Menu:
*Choice of: Chilled Zucchini Soup with Mozzarella Beignet or Cool Avocado, Butter Lettuce, Native Tomatoes and Corn with a Creamy Herb Viaigrette
*Choice of: Herbed Goat Cheese Ravioli, Roasted Asparagus, Baby Beets ans Arugula or Chicken al Mattone, Soft Polenta, Native Summer Succotash and Lemon Oil
*Choice of: Any dessert from our menu
UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop Street, P: 617-864-1933


Harvard Square Business Association
18 Brattle Street, Suite 352
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Tel: (617) 491-3434
Fax: (617) 491-6976

Denise Jillson, Executive Director
William Manley, Marketing and Events Manager
Natalie Damaso, Administration and Communications Manager


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