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Eight Family-Friendly Things to Stream This Weekend in Boston

Parents, we know it’s not easy to keep the kids entertained without leaving the house. Keep your weekend full with our roundup of fun livestreams […]

City Life

The Coolest Ways to Experience Boston Museums Virtually Right Now

Even as art galleries sit empty and museum doors stay shut, cultural institutions everywhere are still coming up with creative ways to connect with the […]

City Life

Where to Find Virtual Author Talks and Book Events around Boston This Spring

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep most Bostonians at home, local bookstores and literacy organizations are coming up with creative ways to engage with […]

Arts & Entertainment

Celebrate Chinese New Year 2020 with These Boston Events

Lunar New Year Celebration at the Museum of Fine Arts What better way to ring in the Year of the Rat than with free admission […]


Check Out the Boston Parks Free Winter Fitness Series

If you’re finding it hard to get to the gym during the dead of winter, you’re not alone. When it’s dark when you wake up, […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Get Ready for a Free Family Day at the ICA Watershed

The Institute of Contemporary Art’s Watershed location is committed to making friends with its new neighbors in East Boston. The museum has just announced that […]

Arts & Entertainment

Celebrate New Murals at Underground at Ink Block with DJs, Fitness, and Food Trucks

It’s not every weekend that you want to check out the views beneath the I-93 overpass, but if you want to hide away from the […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Harvard Museums Are Hosting a Solstice Party

While the rain is doing its best to make us forget about short sleeves, long walks, al fresco dinners, and basically all things that are […]

Gardner Museum, JFK Library, MFA
Arts & Entertainment

Here’s the Free Fun Fridays 2019 Schedule

Lace up your walking shoes, gas up the car, and don’t worry about keeping your wallet too close—the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays are […]

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Arts & Entertainment

This September, Attend a Private Concert in a Shipping Container

Whether you’re squinting to see your favorite artist’s tiny body from the nosebleeds in the Garden, or straining to hear the Boston Pops over the […]

Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston This Weekend

MULTIPLE DAYS Don Joint: Narcissus The mythical tale of Narcissus, a vain hunter from Thespiae who fell in love with his own reflection, birthed the […]

Arts & Entertainment

Opening Our Doors Returns with Free Museum Admission

Rather than lounging around this Columbus Day, head out to one of the fine museums Boston has to offer—many of which will be free to […]

Arts & Entertainment

Free Museum Day Returns to Massachusetts

For one day only, you can see the Mass. General Ether Dome, explore “Old Ironsides,” or marvel at a real (gigantic!) whale skeleton, all for […]

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Symphonic Dances DCR Hatch Memorial Shell Esplanade
Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston, August 2018

LISTEN In the Yard: Swinging Summer Nights Concert Series Victor Martin Aragon is a Berklee student and host of the Youtube music series “Avocado Sessions,” […]

Berklee Summer in the City Concert Series Events Boston
Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston, July 2018

LISTEN Berklee Summer in the City From five-string fiddling to jazzy Caribbean beats, the talented future stars of Berklee College of Music are putting on […]