BOSTON (CBS) — A park devoted to the youngest Boston Marathon bombing sufferer will open to the general public Saturday. Martin’s Park, which is adjoining to the Boston Youngsters’s Museum, will probably be accessible to children of all talents.
Martin Richard was eight years outdated on the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Prior to now, Invoice Richard, Martin’s dad, mentioned he didn’t need the park to be a memorial. As a substitute, he pictured a enjoyable, “loud and boisterous” park for households to take pleasure in.
The Martin household, together with Mayor Marty Walsh and Gov. Charlie Baker, is predicted to attend the opening ceremony at 11 a.m.
A donation drive for Camp Harbor View may also happen. They’re in search of sunscreen, deodorant, female merchandise, and bars of cleaning soap.