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    The Greenway Sessions: El Feeling

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 8, 2015

    El Feeling is probably the craziest Latin band you’ve ever seen. With rhythms from Colombia, they energize international audiences with their Latin folk sounds. They have been performing live all over Boston for three years. Instrumentation and dancing are necessary for El Feeling to pump up the audience and engage with everybody.

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    Bat House

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 10, 2015

    Born in the depths of an Allston, Massachusetts basement, Bat Housecombines mixed, metered grooves with melodic tapping and sweeping soundscapes to create a unique mixture of math rock tinged...more

    Friday Afternoon Concert Series: The Ivy Age

    Presented by The Ivy Age

    July 10, 2015

    The Ivy Age is the folk rock project of best friends and bandmates Tom Freeman and Dillon Rovere. They met when Freeman responded to a posting about an available Boston apartment in 2010, and...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 10, 2015

    Now entering its seventh year, Free Fun Fridays 2015 boasts 10 weeks of free events starting June 26 and ending August 28—that’s 70 fantastic frugal ways for you to spend Fridays this...more

    French Cultural Center, Bastille Day Party 2015

    Presented by Fusco & Four

    July 10, 2015

    The French Cultural Center's Bastille Day Party returns to Marlborough Street on Friday, July 10th and will transport you to Paris with the most authentic music, food, drinks and atmosphere....more

    D Street Dance Party at The Lawn on D

    Presented by The Lawn on D

    July 10, 2015

    Salsa In The Park www.salsainthepark.org comes to the Lawn on D with DJ Hernan, a music corner/drum and dance circle with special guest percussionist from NYC Nicky Laboy, a free salsa lesson with...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the New England Historic Genealogical Society

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 10, 2015

    It’s that time of year again: for 10 weeks this summer, you can get into 70 museums, art centers, zoos, and cultural institutions for free. No, you’re not dreaming. On June 26, the...more

    Intrude

    Presented by The Lawn on D at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 9 - July 12, 2015

    As the latest temporary outdoor installation to be part of the D Street ArtLAB WonderLAND exhibit, Intrude features five giant illuminated white inflatable rabbits standing on The Lawn. The two...more

    Summer on the Emerald Necklace

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy and Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    July 12, 2015

    Join us for a free concert series in the park on Sunday, July 12th! The Boston Landmarks Orchestra Ensemble will be performing at 6:00 pm at Pinebank, Jamaica Pond. Enjoy food...more

    The Coolidge at the Greenway: THE BIRDS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 14, 2015

    Experience cinema classics under the stars! The Coolidge is thrilled to be partnering with the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy for a free outdoor screening...more

    The Greenway Sessions: Jive McFly

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 15, 2015

    Jive McFly is a Boston-based band specializing in a blend of funk, rock, and pop. They have spent the last few years expanding their fan base by playing at local Boston venues such as the Red...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Ripe

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 16, 2015

    Like any good pop-funk dance band, Ripe is dedicated to creating an unforgettable live performance. The seven-piece Boston-based band is heavily influenced by psychedelic music, evident...more

    Animal Flag

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    Animal Flag is like a rainy day: their lo-fi indie rock creates something that could be attributed to melancholy, but when approached with the right mind-set, it is an intimate, ethereal...more

    Fair Verona Festivals: Free Community Arts Days

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

    July 10 - July 17, 2015

    As part of its Shakespeare OFF the Common program, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company has partnered with three Boys & Girls Clubs in Boston neighborhoods to curate open-air Fair...more

    D Street Dance Party at The Lawn on D

    Presented by The Lawn on D

    July 17, 2015

    Electronic Pop & Techno meets Dancehall featuring with DJ Ethan K, MetaMovements dancers and party starters, live vocal performances and line dance


    Free Fun Friday! at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation and Highland Street Foundation at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    What’s better than a Friday in the summer? A free Friday in the summer! Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on July 17, 2015, for tours, art, and more—all for free—during our...more

    Free Fun Friday! at The TD Garden Sports Museum

    Presented by The Sports Museum and The Sports Museum at TD Garden, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    THE SPORTS MUSEUM WILL BE OPEN ALL DAY, FREE OF CHARGE, FROM 10:00 - 4:00.  NO TICKETS OR RESERVATIONS NECESSARY 

    To celebrate there will be a host of activities for the whole...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Hyde Square, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society

    July 18, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to learn about 1840s Hyde Square when German and Irish immigrants transformed the neighborhood with their businesses, schools, and institutions. See...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Stony Brook, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society

    July 18, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to explore a fascinating industrial area at the geographic heart of Boston that includes 19th-century tannery and brewery buildings, the homes...more

    Play Day

    at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 18, 2015

    Inspired by the great success of The Lawn on D’s acclaimed Swing Time, Play Day brings together some of the country’s most creative play sculptures, games and interactive activities. Dedicated...more

    3rd Annual Boston Urban Arts Festival

    Presented by Save Our Streets-Boston, Inc. at Francis D. Martini Memorial Shell Park, Boston

    July 18, 2015

    The Urban Arts Festival is a free event to display and encourage the arts within the Boston community and promote positive creative outlets among its youth to prevent violence, all while...more

    Outside the Box Festival

    Presented by Outside The Box at Boston Common, Boston

    July 14 - July 19, 2015

    Outside the Box is back and better than ever! This July 14th through the 19th, over one hundred artists and organizations from Boston and beyond will gather on Boston Common to share their...more

    Festival Betances

    Presented by Inquillinos Boricaus en Accion at Villa Victoria Center for The Arts, Boston

    July 17 - July 19, 2015

    Festival Betances is “New England’s longest-running Latino cultural celebration.” In addition to parades, dance performances and a grease pole contest, the free festival features plenty of...more

    The Greenway Sessions: 3 Sudacas

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 22, 2015

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    Fiesta Sinfónica

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 22, 2015

    Salsa meets symphony when Alex Alvear’s “pocket-sized salsa orchestra” heats up the Esplanade again this summer. From mambo to merengue, the spirit of dance permeates an evening of Latin...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Oh, Malo / Lily Burns

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 23, 2015

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    3 Sudacas

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 24, 2015

    3 Sudacas are a trio formed by Esther Rojas from Colombia (bass), Marianella Rojas from Venezuela (voice/percussion), and Eduardo Mercuri from Brazil (guitar). They fuse traditional...more

    Free Fun Friday! Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

    July 24, 2015

    FREE and Open to the Public
    Thanks to the generous support of the Highland Street Foundation, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is proud to present its annual FREE FUN FRIDAY! CSC is one...more

    Free Fun Friday! Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum and Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    July 24, 2015

    Come to the Arboretum on July 24, 2015 and enjoy FREE activities from10 am to 3 pm, part of the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays program. 

    At the...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Green Street, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, Boston

    July 25, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society on our tour of Green Street. Laid out in 1836, the street played a key role in Jamaica Plain’s development, functioning as a residential,...more

    Figment Boston 2015

    Presented by FIGMENT Boston at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    FIGMENT Boston returns to the Rose Kennedy Greenway bringing interactive art projects, dance performances, and music to inspire your creativity! 

    FIGMENT is a free, annual...more

    Boston Summer Arts Weekend 2015

    Presented by WGBH and WGBH at Copley Square, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    On the weekend of July 25-26, The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are once again coming together to host Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Just like last year, we plan to bring together some of the...more

    Beethoven Symphony No. 9: A Community Celebration

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Copley Square, Boston

    July 26, 2015

    A free outdoor performance of Beethoven’s epic Symphony No. 9 (“Ode to Joy”) in the heart of Copley Square. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy one of the most recognizable works of...more

    The Greenway Sessions: Oh Malo

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 29, 2015

    Oh, Malô (oh-muh-low) presents colorful soundscapes through their eclecticism, inspired by a series of emotions and experiences. Founded in 2014, the band had immediate chemistry and...more

    Longwood Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Ballet

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 29, 2015

    The annual performance at the Hatch Shell by Boston’s medical community orchestra, always an innovator in programming and community engagement. This year’s program “A Night at the Ballet”...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Wambura Mitaru and the Maua

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 30, 2015

    Now returning for her third Harborwalk Sounds is audience favorite Wambura Mitaru. The classically trained Nairobi, Kenya, native has performed throughout the world, receiving acclaim for...more

    Literary Lunch Break at Faneuil Hall: Hallie Ephron

    Presented by Boston Literary District

    July 30, 2015

    Hallie Ephron is the New York Times bestselling author of 13 books, including her latest, Night Night, Sleep Tight. The novel is inspired by an infamous Hollywood murder that took...more

    NOVI

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 31, 2015

    NOVI is a collection of inspired individuals driven to provide a complete artistic experience. NOVI is a home for expression, experimentation, and a new form of collaboration. This...more

    Free Fun Friday! The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston and Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 31, 2015

    Thanks to the seventh annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation, the ICA will open its doors at no cost to visitors all day long! Activities for the whole...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Woodbourne, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Bethel AME Church, Jamaica Plain, Boston (Jamaica Plain)

    August 1, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to explore one of the hidden gems of JP. This neighborhood developed from 19th-century summer estates into a model suburban enclave. It contains...more

    Laughing Wild

    Presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston at Club Cafe, Boston

    July 17 - August 1, 2015

    Hub Theatre Company of Boston will continue its third season this summer with Christopher Durang’s Laughing Wild at Club Café, Friday, July 17 through Saturday, August 1.
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    The Human Diorama

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    June 25 - August 1, 2015

    Please join us on Saturday, June 27th for a live Human Diorama photo shoot with Bear Kirkpatrick and models from 1 – 3 pm and a cocktail reception with the artist from 5 – 8 pm.
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    Puerto Rican Festival

    at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    July 31 - August 2, 2015

    The annual Festival is our flagship event that brings together people from all heritages to share, learn, and celebrate our culture. Our three day event is held at the City Hall Plaza honoring our...more

    The Coolidge at the Greenway: E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 4, 2015

    Experience cinema classics under the stars! The Coolidge is thrilled to be partnering with the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy for a free outdoor screening...more

    The Greenway Sessions: Nicolas Castaneda

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 5, 2015

    The Nicolás Castañeda Group is a musical project based on contemporary Colombian music. With traditional Colombian music as the structural foundation and with the influence...more

    Wavelength: Sounds Convey

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    August 6, 2015

    The charming, dulcet tunes of indie folk band Covey follow in the modern folk tradition, citing influences the likes of Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, Mumford & Sons, and the Lumineers....more

    Free Fun Friday! The Greenway Carousel

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 7, 2015

    Thanks to the Highland Street Foundation, we'll host free rides on Friday, August 7 from 11am-6pm as part of their Free Fun Friday preview.


    Free Fun Friday! The Old State House

    Presented by The Old State House Museum and The Old State House Museum

    August 7, 2015

    Tours will occur every half hour throughout the day and will include, The Old State House Tour, The Boston Massacre Tour , and our Revolutionary Characters LIVE.


    Free Fun Friday! Boston Harbor Islands National Park

    Presented by Boston Harbor Island Alliance and Boston Harbor Island Alliance

    August 7, 2015

    Visit Spectacle or Georges Island for FREE as part of Highland Street's Free Fun Fridays!

    Explore historic Fort Warren on Georges Island or walk Spectacle island's sandy beaches and...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Boston

    August 8, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society on a walk around the Jamaica Pond. Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial...more

    The Lawn on D Porchfest

    at The Lawn on D, Boston

    August 8, 2015

    A national movement, Porchfest encourages community musicians to get together and perform on their front porches for one day a year. The Lawn on D Porchfest will feature New...more

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