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Things to Do This Weekend in Boston

Keep your weekend full with our roundup of fun events around Boston. And don’t miss our list of iconic things to do around Boston. Jump […]

very cute child painting in a fish hat
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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
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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 […]

performer in shipping container
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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
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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
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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 […]

Boston Art & Music Soul Festival
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Free Things to Do in Boston, June 2018

LEARN Crossing the Line to Freedom: A Musical Narrative Douglass. Tubman. King. Robeson. In the Boston Public Library’s courtyard, listen to the stories of these […]

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Free Fun Fridays 2018 Schedule

VIEW LARGER DOWNLOAD/PRINT PDF You probably don’t need an excuse to duck out of the office early on summer Fridays, but the Highland Street Foundation’s […]

three people looking at the lilacs at lilac sunday 2017
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Free Things to Do in Boston, May 2018

SEE CIC’s 4th Annual ArtWeek The Cambridge Innovation Center’s Kendall Square and downtown Boston locations will be hosting various events as a part of ArtWeek Massachusetts this month. […]

people at the Cambridge Science Festival in 2017
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Free Things to Do in Boston, April 2018

HUNT Easter Egg Hunt This family event is hosted by the Mandarin Oriental Boston in their hotel lobby on Easter Sunday. Kids can hunt for eggs […]