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    Play Date: Harborwalk Art Festooning

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA)

    July 26, 2014

    Take in the array of contemporary art in our galleries, make your own sketchbook, and shake it up in the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater with Rainbow Tribe. Ready for more action? Join us outside for an afternoon of “festooning,” games, and an Inflatable Beehive (weather permitting). Families may also donate unopened, non-toxic arts and crafts materials to be ...more


    Rob Duquette family show

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 12, 2014

    Rob learned his craft on the stages and the open mics of Boston's fertile folk scene. Meanwhile he was sharing the stage with the best of Boston's jazz musicians, folks like Mark Shilansky...more

    Enrichment Day at Stone Zoo!

    Presented by Stone Zoo at Stone Zoo

    July 12, 2014

    Have you ever wondered why some of the animals have balls, spinner toys and other items in their exhibits? This is called enrichment and it is an important part of caring for the animals at the...more

    Rhino Tales: Five Species, Five Stories

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo

    July 12, 2014

    Don’t miss an engaging day focused on rhinoceros conservation and research at Franklin Park Zoo. Bill Konstant of the International Rhino Foundation will present a talk at 1:00 p.m. titled...more

    Summer Morning Canoe on the Charles

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

    July 12, 2014

    Join us for a leisurely morning canoe along the Charles. Listen to bird songs and watch for great blue herons, turtles and dragonflies as we paddle during the quiet morning hours.


    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS, Discovering Houghton: Newton’s Secret Garden

    Presented by Historic Newton

    July 13, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS, Discovering Houghton: Newton’s Secret Garden
    Named the Garden City, did you know that Newton has only one public garden? Houghton Gardens has a rich history...more

    Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park: Summer Music Series Opening Night with Athene Wilson

    Presented by Franklin Park Coalition

    July 15, 2014

    Athene Wilson, best female jazz vocalist at the New England Urban Music Awards. You’ll love her style, her music and her voice! Perfect for a summer evening out in the park. All ages...more

    Highfield Hall: Family Night with Wayne Potash and His Music Fun Band

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall

    July 16, 2014

    Join us on the lawn with your picnic or enjoy snacks from our food vendors, then come see the entertainment with Parent’ Choice Award winner and family favorite singer-songwriter Wayne...more

    Explore space with Rosalita's Puppets

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton and The Children's Museum in Easton

    July 17, 2014

    Help us countdown and blast-off! Visit the Children’s Museum for some rocket science fun. You can experience what it’s like to be an astronaut and launch rockets by using water, air...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 14 - July 18, 2014

     Photo Assignements Week for ages 11-15.

    Each day students will have a simulated photo assignment such as a portrait sitting, magazine shoot, journalism assignment, event coverage and...more

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Comedy Show

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    July 15 - July 18, 2014

    Neverland Theatre is proud to present this hilarious version of everyone's favorite fairy tale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs! Starring kids and adults! Lots of audience participation and...more

    Fire and Ice Day

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    July 19, 2014

    Firefighters get half-price admission on July 19 for the throwback fireman’s muster. See demonstrations of antique hand-pump fire trucks, and watch the fire truck parade around the Common....more

    Canoeing with Eagles

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

    July 19, 2014

    Join us in the scenic Monadnock region of New Hampshire for a day canoeing with nesting bald eagles and loons. Watch for adult eagles as they soar and fish and juveniles as they stretch their...more

    Yidstock 2014: the Festival of New Yiddish Music

    Presented by Yiddish Book Center

    July 17 - July 20, 2014

    Join us for Yidstock 2014: The Festival of New Yiddish Music! YIDSTOCK 2014 will bring to the stage the top names in klezmer and new Yiddish music including the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Nigunim...more

    The Sound of Music, Jr.

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    July 13 - July 20, 2014

    Neverland Theatre is proud to present this classic show, which stars a talented all youth cast and includes everyone's favorite songs! Great for the entire family!


    Into the Woods, Jr

    Presented by Indian Hill Music at Indian Hill Music School

    July 18 - July 20, 2014

    Indian Hill Music School’s Children’s Summer Musical Theater, in partnership with Arts Nashoba, will present Into The Woods Jr., a fully-staged production of Stephen...more

    Big Screen Classics: THE WIZARD OF OZ

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    July 21, 2014

    The third and definitive film adaptation of L. Frank Baum's 1900 children's fantasy, this musical adventure is a genuine family classic that made Judy Garland a star for her heartfelt...more

    Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park: Summer Music Series with Midnight Crew

    Presented by Franklin Park Coalition

    July 22, 2014

    Midnight Crew is a big rockin’ band. Perfect for a summer evening out in the park. All ages welcome. Bring your lawn chairs, a picnic supper, and all your friends. The Playhouse is located...more

    REACH Outdoor Performance

    Presented by Boston University Dance

    July 23, 2014

    The Reach program will allow students to experience the thrills of dance in a company of dancers while bringing quality arts experiences to children in urban areas. Reach’s intergenerational...more

    Boston Landmarks Orchestra Free Wednesday Concert: Fiesta sinfónica

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

    July 23, 2014

    An evening of Latin music and dance in partnership with IBA-Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, the Conservatory Lab Charter School‘s Dudamel Orchestra, Adrian Anantawan, music director,...more

    Happy Birthday, Beatrix Potter Storytime

    Presented by World's Only Curious George Store at World's Only Curious George Store

    July 25, 2014

    The late, great Beatrix Potter, creator of Peter Rabbit, was born July 28th, 1866. She published over 23 books. Peter Rabbit first appeared in 1901 in a self-published storybook for her friends...more

    "Begin Anywhere" Art Exhibition of Fiber and Mixed Media

    Presented by The Loading Dock Gallery at Western Avenue Artist Studios

    July 2 - July 26, 2014

    "Begin Anywhere" showcases the artwork of Sonja Lee-Austin and Linda B. Dunn at The Loading Dock Gallery for the month of July. This exhibtion features mixed media works from both...more

    Fiddle Fun Day!

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School

    July 26, 2014

    Join us for an afternoon of fiddle music! Ari and Mia Friedman, Boston’s Americana Sister Act, will be joined by Founder of the Rhode Island Fiddle Project Rachel Panitch to guide...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    July 27, 2014

     Sunday, July 27, 2:00 PM
    Join us for a walk around one of Newton’s historic neighborhoods. Please call 617.796.1450 for more information and for meeting place. Free and welcome...more

    Circus Smirkus 2014 Big Top Tour

    Presented by Circus Smirkus at Gore Place

    July 25 - July 27, 2014

    Come see the award-winning, international traveling youth circus! Kids – ages 10 to 18 – are stars, on highwire and trapeze, as clowns, jugglers, acrobats and more. This is the circus...more

    Kid Days at the Woods Hole Film Festival

    Presented by Woods Hole Film Festival at Redfield Auditorium at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

    July 27, 2014

    THE BOXCAR CHILDREN is based on one of the best selling children's books of all time! A touching tale of family togetherness targeted to kids ages four to twelve.

    The film explores...more

    FIGMENT Boston

    Presented by FIGMENT Boston at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway

    July 26 - July 27, 2014

    FIGMENT Boston is returning for a fifth year of fun and revelry on the Rose Kennedy Greenway! Founded in 2007 on New York City’s Governors Island, what began as a few thousand enthusiasts...more

    Summer Sundays in the Park: Jamaica Pond

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy at Jamaica Pond Bandstand

    July 13 - July 27, 2014

    Bring a picnic, spread a blanket, and enjoy the sweet sounds of summer with family and friends. Our lineup of top-notch entertainment this season features brass, strings, opera and the big bold...more

    ¡Bocón! by Lisa Loomer

    Presented by Apollinaire Theatre Company at Mary O'Malley Park

    July 10 - July 27, 2014

    Apollinaire Theatre Company’s 11th year of offering free bilingual productions on alternating nights in English and Spanish in Chelsea’s Mary O’Malley Park features 2 plays about...more

    Wacky Wednesday

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at South Shore Conservatory

    July 2 - July 30, 2014

     South Shore Conservatory (SSC) announces the lineup for the 2014 Summer Spotlight outdoor concert series in the Jane Carr Amphitheater at One Conservatory Drive in Hingham. Summer Spotlight...more

    Boston Landmarks Orchestra Free Wednesday Concert: Longwood Symphony

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Longwood Symphony Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade

    July 30, 2014

    The acclaimed orchestra of Boston’s medical community, Longwood Symphony,  is one of the Landmarks Orchestra’s longest running...more

    July Summer Concert Series

    Presented by North End Music and Performing Arts Center and Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events at Christopher Columbus Park

    July 10 - July 31, 2014

    The North End Music & Performing Arts Center will be partnering with the Mayor's Office of Special Events, Arts, and Tourism for a 4 Week July Summer Concert series on the...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Latimbop

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA)

    July 31, 2014

    Latimbop

     

    Cuban jazz

    Co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr., Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music...more

    Summer Day Camp

    Presented by PluggedIn Teen Band Program

    July 7 - August 1, 2014

    Plugged In’s Music That Matters Summer Session includes all the most popular parts of our Spring and Fall Sessions including band class, songwriting workshops, offsite events, and...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshopsi

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 21 - August 1, 2014

     July 21st and July 28th: Two-week Fiction Film: Students will learn screenplay structure, story development, directing, acting, filming and editing. This year's fiction class is two...more

    Pocahontas

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre

    August 1, 2014

    This historically accurate tale follows the life of Pocahontas from when she meets John Smith and the English colonists, to her marriage to John Rolfe, and her journey to England.


    "The Jungle Book: The Story of Mowgli's Fire" by The Frisch Marionettes

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theatre at Puppet Showplace Theater

    July 30 - August 2, 2014

    In the wilds of India, a young boy named Mowgli is raised by wolves to obey the laws of the jungle. After surviving close encounters with the tiger Shere Kahn, Mowgli is finally returned to his...more

    Woods Hole Film Festival

    Presented by Woods Hole Film Festival at Redfield Auditorium at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

    July 26 - August 2, 2014

    The 23rd Annual Woods Hole Film Festival, the oldest film festival on Cape Cod and the Islands, offers a stimulating blend of activities for filmmakers and film lovers set in a magnificent...more

    Redcoats and Rebels

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    Old Sturbridge Village is home to the largest military re-enactment in New England with more than 1,000 actors portraying British, Hessian, French, Irish, Scottish, French, and American Colonial...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON AUGUST COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON AUGUST COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street...more

    The Sgt. Pepper Project

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School

    July 21 - August 3, 2014

    The Sgt. Pepper Project Perform The Beatles’ Greatest Album from Beginning to End.

    Are you a Beatles fan? Have you always wanted to sing and play an entire album with friends and...more

    The Sound of Music

    Presented by New Bedford Festival Theatre at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    July 25 - August 3, 2014

    To celebrate its 25th Season of bringing the best of Broadway to Southern New England, Festival Theatre will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC –...more

    Hidden Hollow Birthday Bash

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    August 3, 2014

    Join Heritage Museums & Gardens as they celebrate a milestone. Hidden Hollow is turning 4 ...and they are looking for outdoor adventurers to help them celebrate the big day! This unique and...more

    Ice Cream and...Frogs, Fireflies, Bats...

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

    July 8 - August 5, 2014

    What's better than ice cream on a summer night? Why not add a little fun outdoor exploration? Join the adventure as we look for flashing fireflies, listen for the songs of frogs and katydids...more

    Boston Landmarks Orchestra Free Wednesday Concert: Boston Lyric Opera

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade

    August 6, 2014

    The Landmarks Orchestra proudly continues a series of highly successful collaborations with Boston Lyric Opera, David Angus, conductor. The program features excerpts and scenes from operas by...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Sarah McKenzie

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA)

    August 7, 2014

    Australian pianist, vocalist, and composer Sarah McKenzie has already won wide recognition for her individualistic voice and skillful phrasing. She’s sung...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    August 4 - August 8, 2014

      August 4th: Docudrama Week: This week students combine documentary film with acting and/or fiction film. We have lots of fun interacting with the public and creating our own type of social...more

    "Little Red Riding Hood" by WonderSpark Puppets

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theatre at Puppet Showplace Theater

    August 6 - August 9, 2014

     Little Red loves to play games with her stuffed animals, especially her toy wolf! When she sets off on an adventure to deliver a basket of goodies to her Grandmother, she meets a REAL wolf...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS The Resilient Village: Myrtle Baptist Church Historic Neighborhood

    Presented by Historic Newton at Mrytle Baptist Church

    August 10, 2014

    The Resilient Village: Myrtle Baptist Church Historic Neighborhood
    Founded at a time when the nation was recovering from the Civil War, Myrtle Baptist Church was one of the first in New...more

    Summer Sundays in the Park: Olmsted Park

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    August 3 - August 10, 2014

    Bring a picnic, spread a blanket, and enjoy the sweet sounds of summer with family and friends. Our lineup of top-notch entertainment this season features brass, strings, opera and the big bold...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Song Yi Jeon Quintet

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA)

    August 14, 2014

    Song Yi Jeon Quintet

     

    Contemporary Jazz

    Hailing from South Korea, Song Yi Jeon is a sophisticated singer and composer who deftly combines modern jazz harmony and...more

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