MA DCR Public Pools, Spray Parks, Ponds & Beaches
Cool off in one of the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s many watering holes, wading pools, or spray parks this summer. Various locations throughout Massachusetts.
Friday, Jun 1, 2012 - Thursday, Sep 6, 2012
Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell 2012
Enjoy classic & popular, family-oriented movies shown on Friday nights throughout the summer at the DCR Hatch Shell. Bring a blanket & snacks for a great family outing. This week: “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.” Storrow Drive, the Esplanade, Boston.
Friday, Jun 15, 2012 - Friday, Aug 24, 2012
Recreation Sundays on Memorial Drive
Bring your bike, inline skates, running shoes, strollers, or walking feet to take advantage of the unique access to this normally busy road with views of the Charles each summer Sunday. Memorial Drive, Cambridge.
Every Sunday from Apr 29, 2012 - Nov 11, 2012
Highland Street Free Fun Fridays 2012
This week, enjoy complimentary admission to the Franklin Park Zoo; Children’s Museum At Holyoke; Danforth Museum Of Art; Decordova Sculpture Park And Museum; and an afternoon performance of Bye-Bye Birdie at the Reagle Music Theatre. Various locations throughout Massachusetts.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Fishing Fridays at Jamaica Pond
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department invite anglers of all ages to Jamaica Pond for Fishing Fridays, sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Bass Pro Shops. 507 Jamaicaway, Jamaica Plain.
Friday, Jul 13, 2012 - Friday, Jul 27, 2012
Kite, Bike, and Frisbee Festival at Ronan park
Enjoy the outdoors at one of Dorchester’s hidden gems – Ronan Park – for the Kite, Bike, and Frisbee Festival. Join us in celebrating the outdoors and public parks with incredible views of Boston Harbor. Mt. Ida Road, Dorchester.
Saturday, Jul 14, 2012
Boomtown Festival: Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center
The Boomtown Festival is a summer community arts festival featuring free music, dance, visual arts, and kid-friendly activities. 2nd Street and Centanni Way, Cambridge.
Every Thursday from Jul 16, 2012 - Jul 19, 2012
Landmarks Festival at the Shell 2012
The Landmarks Festival at the Shell has established itself as Boston’s newest tradition, with audiences exceeding 60,000 people per season. This free concert series takes place every Wednesday night through August 29. 1 David G. Mugar Way, Boston.
Wednesday July 11, 2012
Toe Jam Puppet Band at Central Square Branch Library
Laugh, sing, and dance along with the Toe Jam Puppet Band while they perform their fun, original songs and stories. This is an event that’s sure to be fun for children and parents alike. 45 Pearl Street, Cambridge.
Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012
The cherished WGBH FunFest returns to the WGBH studios this summer. This fun-filled family event features ice cream, frozen yogurt, live entertainment, and interactive activities for kids of all ages. 1 Guest Street, Boston.
Saturday, Jul 14, 2012
Family Film Festival at the Pru
Enjoy Family Films in the South Garden of the Prudential Center. Entertainment starts at 6pm, and movies start at sundown. 800 Boylston Street, Boston.
Saturdays thru Aug 18, 2012
Annual Lantern Festival at Forest Hills
Based on the Japanese Bon Festival, a celebration each year when a door opens to the world of their ancestors allowing loved ones to send messages to the other side. It is a time when neighbors come together to share stories, celebrate, and honor the memories of loved ones. Starts at 6pm. Forest Hills Cemetary, 95 Forest Hills A, Boston.
Thursday, Jul 12, 2012