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    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” features familiar ballet music including Offenbach’s delightful “Can-can” from Orphée aux enfers. Music Director Ronald Feldman conducts the concert and Governor Charlie Baker narrates Gene ...more


    Skinny Pigeons

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

    August 14, 2015

    Two birdbrained young rapscallions from across the United States congregate in Boston to form a fusion of noisy punk rock, gypsy jazz, and funk stylings that could only be summed up by one...more

    Jazz Masterclass: Skip Hadden, drums

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 14, 2015

    Professor of percussion at Berklee School of Music will work with young percussion students.

     

    Artist Website: www.skiphadden.com


    Suzuki Preschool Summer Camp

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton at Temple Reyim, Newton

    June 29 - August 14, 2015

    Come and join us for a fun filled summer at the Suzuki Preschool of Newton.  Enjoy weekly themes with daily crafts/activities, lots of water play with sprinklers and small pools and...more

    Free Fun Friday! John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    All guests will be invited to take part in our complimentary Highlights Tour, a guided visit led by trained volunteer docents that is especially popular with families.


    Free Fun Friday! USS Constitution Museum

    Presented by USS Constitution Museum and Highland Street Foundation at USS Constitution Museum, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    Come celebrate Guerriere the Terrier's birthday with family fun activities, including crafts, temporary tattoos, and birthday cookies! A special Landmarks Orchestra Carnival performance and...more

    Free Fun Friday! Cape Cod Children's Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    The Museum will be open from 10 am to 3 pm at no cost to visitors all day long.


    Free Fun Friday! The Children's Museum of Greater Fall River

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    Animal Insticts will be on site with exotic animals. Additional outdoor actvities will be available.  
     


    Free Fun Friday! Historic Deerfield

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    Museum houses will be open for walk-through tours of the first floors.  Activity “zones” will also be set up along the street, giving visitors the opportunity to experience everything...more

    Free Fun Friday! Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

    Presented by Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center and Highland Street Foundation at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington

    August 14, 2015

    Free activities for the entire family on this Free Fun Friday event sponsored by Highland Street Foundation featuring performers from The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus who will provide...more

    Free Friday Night Fun! and Maynard Community Band

    Presented by The Discovery Museums at The Discovery Museums, Acton

    August 14, 2015

     Both Museums Open

    Join us with free admission and explore the museums at night every Friday throughout the summer!  We will gratefully accept food donations for local food...more

    Splash Dance Party

    Presented by City of Boston

    July 10 - August 14, 2015

    Bring the children to cool off in spray features and enjoy Turkey Hill ice cream, music from Mix 104.1, with games and dancing in parks throughout Boston. 

     


    Historic Walking Tour of Monument Square, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Loring-Greenough House, Boston

    August 15, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community...more

    Family Concert: Alexa Tarantino Jazz Quintet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 15, 2015

    Alexa Tarantino is a jazz saxophonist, woodwind multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator who is passionate about developing and expressing her voice as an improviser and inspiring others to...more

    "Dog Days of Summer" Juried Exhibit

    Presented by ArcWorks Community Art Center

    July 9 - August 15, 2015

    ArcWorks is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibit, “Dog Days of Summer.” For this annual juried show, ArcWorks invited artists across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New...more

    Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca

    at North End, Boston

    August 13 - August 16, 2015

    The Fisherman's Feast is an annual event that began in Boston in 1910 and is based on a tradition that goes back to the 16th century in Sciacca Sicily. The Feast is based on the devotion of...more

    Memory: Witness of the Unimaginable

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    April 17 - August 16, 2015

    Memory is a stunning sensory art experience created by music composer Dániel Péter Biró and master perfumer Christophe Laudamiel, working with Le Laboratoire founder David Edwards...more

    Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

    Presented by Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

    August 15 - August 16, 2015

    Ninth-annual Salem Jazz and Soul Festival a FREE, two-day music festival featuring 10 bands, a kids tent, Salem Five Bank music-education tent, more than 40 artisan vendors and a...more

    Lexington Bicentennial Band Summer Concerts

    Presented by Lexington Bicentennial Band at Hastings Park Bandstand, Lexington

    June 23 - August 18, 2015

    The Lexington Bicentennial Band, under the direction of Jeffrey P. Leonard and Alfred W. Dentino, will begin its summer outdoor concert series on Tuesday June 23, 2015. Concerts continue every...more

    The Greenway Sessions: Marina Maiztegui

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

    August 19, 2015

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    The Greenway Sessions

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

    June 17 - August 19, 2015

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway is a mile and a half of organically maintained public parks spread throughout the heart of downtown Boston. The parks opened to the public in 2008 after the completion of...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Grey Season

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

    August 20, 2015

    Returning performer Grey Season produced their first full-length LP in 2014 with Grammy-winning engineer Justin Guip at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, NY, and one would be hard-pressed...more

    Seaport Summer Camp: Works Inspired by the Season

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) at Made in Fort Point Store, Boston

    July 6 - August 21, 2015

    Seaport Summer Camp: Works Inspired by the Season

    Enjoy paintings, collage, photography and more all created by members of the Fort Point Arts Community exploring themes of summer....more

    Free Fun Friday! Franklin Park Zoo

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo and Highland Street Foundation at Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

    August 21, 2015

    On Friday, August 21, Zoo New England is participating in the 7th annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation! The Free Fun Fridays program includes 70 museums...more

    Free Fun Friday! Museum of African American History

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus and Highland Street Foundation at Museum of African American History, Boston Campus, Boston

    August 21, 2015

    Free Fun Fridays at MAAH Boston & Nantucket (8/21)


    Free Fun Friday! Buttonwood Park Zoo

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 21, 2015

    The zoo will be open to the public for free all day as a part of the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays! program, a full schedule of which can be found ...more

    Free Fun Friday! Emily Dickinson Museum

    Presented by The Emily Dickinson Museum and Highland Street Foundation

    August 21, 2015

    For the second year, the Emily Dickinson Museum is participating in the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays program. Admission to the museum is free all day, and we will be...more

    Free Fun Friday! The Freedom Trail Foundation

    Presented by Freedom Trail Foundation and Highland Street Foundation

    August 21, 2015

    The Freedom Trail Foundation is participating in the 7th annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. On Friday, August 21, 2015, the Freedom Trail Foundation will...more

    Free Fun Friday! Discovery Museums

    Presented by The Discovery Museums and Highland Street Foundation at The Discovery Museums, Acton

    August 21, 2015

     Both museums will be open for exploration and there will be activities, music, and food outside all day on our grounds and in our tent.

    The Discovery Museums are participating in...more

    Free Fun Friday! Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

    Presented by Jacob's Pillow Dance and Highland Street Foundation

    August 21, 2015

    Rehearsals at The School at Jacob’s Pillow will be open for observation beginning at 9am. A free all –ages, all-levels hip-hop class will be offered on the Great Lawn 2:30-3:30pm, followed by...more

    The Cambridge Open Market

    Presented by New England Open Markets at Harvard Square, Cambridge

    July 10 - August 21, 2015

    The Cambridge Open Market, in collaboration with the Harvard University Common Spaces, sets up on Fridays in the freshly transformed Plaza at Harvard University, just steps from vibrant, eclectic...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Sumner Hill, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Loring-Greenough House, Boston

    August 22, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to visit this National Historic District includes one of the finest collections of Victorian houses in the area. The district includes the...more

    8th Annual Boston GreenFest

    Presented by The Foundation for a Green Future, Inc. at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    August 21 - August 23, 2015

    Boston GreenFest offers more than just great music and food. It has something for everyone, and is free to attend. Boston GreenFest provides festival-goers with the chance to learn, connect,...more

    Just Around the (Charles) Riverbend

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 7 - August 27, 2015

    Just Around the (Charles) Riverbend
    Celebrating 40 years of the Riverbend Park Trust and the legacy of Isabella Halsted

    Show dates: July 7-August 27, 2015 at...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Iris Lune

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

    August 27, 2015

    Blog Allston Pudding described the otherworldly indie-rock band Iris Lune as “a change of pace in Boston rock, and a sound that’s worthy of your attention.” Lead singer Ella Joy...more

    Harborwalk Sounds

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

    July 9 - August 27, 2015

    Now in its ninth year, Harborwalk Sounds has become one of the ICA's most beloved offerings. With stand-out talent from Boston's Berklee School of Music, set against gorgeous harbor views on the...more

    Hyannis HyArts Free Summer Concerts

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    July 7 - August 28, 2015

    Hyannis "HyArts" Free Summer Concerts!
    Aselton Park, Hyannis Corner of South and Ocean Street
    6:00-7:30pm
    Summer Sounds FREE Concert Series-performances by Cape...more

    The Colonnade

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

    August 28, 2015

    The Colonnade is four relatively sad boys making jangly indie rock out of Boston since the summer of 2014. Infectious hooks and dreamy, sparkling guitars pulled from a Californian surf-rock...more

    Concerts in the Courtyard

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    June 3 - August 28, 2015

    The courtyard of the Central Library in Copley Square, one of Boston's most beautiful spaces, will be filled with music during these free, one-hour concerts on Wednesday evening and Friday...more

    Free Fun Friday! Plimoth Plantation

    Presented by Plimoth Plantation and Highland Street Foundation at Plimoth Plantation , Plymouth

    August 28, 2015

    Plimoth Plantation is free to all. Share with your friends!


    Free Fun Friday! Clark Art Institute

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 28, 2015

    Enjoy free admission to the Clark from 10 am to 5 pm and lots of fun as part of the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays statewide cultural initiative. Gallery admission is free to all,...more

    Free Fun Friday! Mass MoCA

    Presented by MASS MoCA and Highland Street Foundation at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    August 28, 2015

    Public tours at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.  Additionally, throughout the day, our famous ArtBar will be open and drop-in art-making will be offered in Kidspace, and a scavenger hunt (prizes will be...more

    Free Fun Friday! Old Sturbridge Village

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village and Highland Street Foundation at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge

    August 28, 2015

    Old Sturbridge Village and the Highland Street Foundation are pleased to announce Free Fun Friday on August 28, 2015, when visitors get into OSV for free!  Watch hearth cooking...more

    Free Fun Friday! EcoTarium

    Presented by EcoTarium - A Science and Nature Museum and Highland Street Foundation at EcoTarium, Worcester

    August 28, 2015

    Explore our exhibits, stroll our nature trails, and enjoy science programs for FREE throughout the day!


    Free Fun Friday! Griffin Museum of Photography

    Presented by Griffin Museum of Photography and Highland Street Foundation at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester

    August 28, 2015

    On Friday, August 28, 2015 the Griffin Museum will be open from 10am – 5pm with free admission to all exhibitions thanks to the Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street...more

    Free Fun Friday! Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 28, 2015

    Visit Cape Cod's Nature Place!  Naturalist guided walks at 10:30am and 2pm

    Join our Aquarium feeders 12noon - 1pm for live feeding demonstrations.

    Nature Knowledge...more

    Free Friday Flicks

    Presented by WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and the Department of Conservation and Recreation at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 10 - August 28, 2015

    Free Friday Flicks is a summertime tradition in Boston, attracting thousands of movie-goers to enjoy family-oriented feature length movies under the stars all summer long at DCR’s Hatch Shell in...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Stony Brook, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society

    August 29, 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

    Black Heritage Trail Guided Tours

    Presented by Boston African American National Historic Site at Museum of African American History, Boston Campus, Boston

    May 25 - August 29, 2015

    During the 19th and 20th centuries, Boston’s free African American community led the nation in the movement to end slavery and to achieve equal rights. These remarkable patriots established...more

    Saint Anthony's Feast

    at North End, Boston

    August 28 - August 30, 2015

    Begun in 1919, by Italian immigrants from the small town of Montefalcione in Avellino, Saint Anthony’s Feast has become the largest Italian Religious Festival in New England. Named the “Feast...more

    Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's The Winters Tale

    Presented by Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company

    August 14 - August 30, 2015

    Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company is proud to present its summer production, William Shakespeare’s The Winters Tale, directed by Sarah Gazdowicz. In this re-imagining of a Shakespearean classic,...more

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