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Summer Readers' Prize Program

South Boston Hot Reads, Hot Wheels! Students who read during the summer return to school ready to learn! Our race car themed program will help you encourage reading at home. Register at our front desk any time beginning June 20. Your child can earn Hot Wheels cars and recognition in the "derby" in our front window. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, June 30, 2016. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

KIPP Academy Lynn & KIPP Academy Boston

Filed Posting Attached.................. http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42016061623150-5dd851.pdf. Phone: 781-353-1005. Contact: Yvon Biselele. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Mezzanine Level 2nd Floor 50 Poydras Street Hyde Park MA 02136.

Chipping Away!

Tourism Only yards away from “Old Ironsides,” the Museum is a “must see” for everyone visiting Boston, where interactive galleries take adults, families and children of all ages on a 200-year voyage. The USS Constitution Museum reaches out to all Americans with the story of one of our country’s most cherished icons. Phone: 617-426-1812. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Visual Arts. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. USS Constitution Museum Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA 02129.

Boston City Council's Committee on City, Neighborhood Services and Veteran Affairs (McCarthy)

The subject of this hearing is: Docket #0387 Order re: hearing the 2016 Presidential / State Elections procedures that impact the most populated precincts in the City...................... Filed Posting Attached................. http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42016062000440-b51936.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3041. Contact: Juan Lopez. MBTA: Government Center. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall Iannella Chamber 5th Floor 1 Cambridge Street Boston MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Boston Licensing Board - Common Victuallers

Re: Non-Hearing Common Victualler Transactions: Filed Posting Attached............... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42016062617091-d5f020.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Nancy Mickiewicz. MBTA: Government Center. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall Room 809A 8th Floor 1 Cambridge Street Boston MA 02108.

Boston Licensing Board - One-Day Licenses

Re: One-Day Licenses to be Voted on: Filed Posting Attached............ http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42016062719250-aff9c3.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Michael Palladino. MBTA: Government Center. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall Room 809A 8th Floor 1 Cambridge Street Boston MA 02108.

Babypalooza

Central Library Young children and their caregivers are invited to play and socialize. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Free Gentle Yoga Class @ Almont Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: Mattapan Trolley - Mattapan Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Hunt Almont 40 Almont Street Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free On the MOVE! (for kids) Class @ Moakley Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. On the MOVE! (On the MOVE is a fun, play-inspired fitness program for kids ages 5-12 of all fitness levels. Classes incorporate fun obstacles, agility drills and body-weight movements to get kids more active and strong. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: Red Line - JFK Umass. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Moakley Park 1005 Columbia Road South Boston, MA 02127. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free Tai Chi Class @ Symphony Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Tai Chi Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese martial art, is used as a slow-moving exercise to achieve relaxation and stress reduction. Tai Chi offers benefits for the body, mind and spirit. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. South Boston. MBTA: Green E Line - Symphony. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Symphony Park 30 Edgerly Road The Fenway, MA 02115. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Beginner Sewing for Adults

Honan- Allston Learn how to use a sewing machine and make a tote bag. Please register by contacting Carin at 617-787-6313 or coconnor@bpl.org. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Honan-Allston Branch Library through a Harvard Allston Partnership grant. The class is free and we have sewing machines. You will need to purchase your own fabric and supplies. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Drop-in Tech Instruction

Honan- Allston Each Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. we offer computer or electronic device assistance; no reservation is required. We provide individualized assistance, especially for the use of library materials online. Our desktops or your laptop, Nook, Kindle, Ipad, or tablet can be used. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Singalong with Sulinha

Honan- Allston Join guitarist, Sulinha Boucher, and her percussionist for a fun blend of familiar tunes and Brazilian-style music. At this reading readiness concert, we’ll sing, dance, drum, and enjoy the summer sunshine of our children’s courtyard. This program is intended for children, ages 0-5, and their caregivers. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of more than six people must call in advance. If the weather is bad, the program will be held inside. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134. For more info visit www.sulinha.com.

18th Century Chocolate Making Demonstrations

Tourism Taste the sweeter side of the Revolution! Visitors will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th-century chocolate as it was enjoyed by some of Boston’s most famous Revolutionary-era patriots. Our costumed interpreters discuss the way colonial Americans prepared and consumed chocolate. Discover where chocolate comes from and how it is made. And after you have learned all there is to know about chocolate, you get a free taste of the delicious drink enjoyed by John and Abigail Adams. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Food & Dining. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 21 Unity St Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit oldnorth.com.

18th Century Printing Demonstartions

Tourism itness Boston’s only colonial printing experience with an 18th century printing press! Visitors engage with a historian and master printer who demonstrates the colonial printing process and shares how printers affected communities and sparked a revolution in America. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM. 21 Unity St, Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit oldnorth.com.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Rockets: There and Back Again

Parker Hill Kids explore the science behind magic tricks while performing experiments. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Parker Hill Branch Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury 02120.

Travels with My Aunt (film, 1972, 109 min)

Central Library A stodgy young man gets caught up in his free-living aunt’s shady schemes. Stars Maggie Smith. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Library Program Series: Never Too Late Group. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116 Room: Commonwealth Salon.

Rockets: There and Back Again (Session 2)

Parker Hill Kids design, build, and test balloon rockets and reentry parachutes. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120.

Teen Anime Club

Hyde Park Different titles streaming online including Fairy Tail, Baka and Test, Cowboy Bebop, Appleseed and many others. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Film. Performing Arts. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, June 30, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Menino Hall Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

American Student Assistance in Teen Central

Central Library ASA is in Teen Central every Thursday answering financial, scholarship, and common college application questions. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Teen Central Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.asa.org.

Science Magic

Connolly Kids explore the science behind magic tricks while performing experiments. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Vinyl Thursday

Mattapan Every Thursday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. come listen to a record and do a fun craft. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Computer Instruction for You

South End One on one user instruction. Please call 617.536.8241 to reserve a 30 minute spot for an informal one-on-one computer session with the South End Branch's generalist librarian, Matt. Please bring in your laptop to learn on. These sessions are intended for experienced users who already know how to browse the internet, use a mouse, type, cut and paste, other basic computer skills. This class will not be available on July 12, 13, 20, 21. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Art Explorers

Central Library Open-ended art projects that encourage creativity in children ages 3-8. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Crafts and Games

Dudley Cool off this summer with a low-key afternoon at the library playing board games and working on crafts. This is a Build the Future Teen Summer Program. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games / Gaming. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Animal Invaders

South Boston Kids discover how animal invaders make their way into homes and avoid detection. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Grove Hall Ready, Set, Celebrate! Join the Grove Hall Library, Project Right, and other neighborhood organizations as we celebrate the beginning of Summer Reading with snacks, crafts, games, and a storytime! All ages are welcome. Summer Reading registration will be available. For more information call the branch at (617) 427-3337. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games / Gaming. Holiday Celebration. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Yoga for Children

South Boston Wiggle, giggle, stretch, and balance with Jen from Radiant Yoga. Children enjoy silly poses like the washing machine and the noodle test. We close with relaxation and coloring. Adults are invited to participate or watch. Recommended for ages 3 and up. No class August 4 and 18. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, June 30, 2016, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM. Event Room South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Reptiles

Codman Square Children meet live animals and learn about amazing reptile characteristics. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Free Night at the ICA

Ongoing FREE for all every Thursday from 5 to 9 pm during ICA Free Thursday Nights. Phone: (617) 478-3100. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. South Boston. MBTA: Red Line: South Station. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Institute of Contemporary Art 100 Northern Ave Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.icaboston.org.

CANCELED - After-Work Tai Chi

West End Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Boston Calling Block Party

Tourism Open to the public. Bands, cocktails, and more. FREE . 21 plus. Every Thursday at Dewey Square in the Rose Kennedy Greenway from 5p - 8p. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Food & Dining. Park Event. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Dewey Square, Rose Kennedy Greenway. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Family Night

Grove Hall Thursday night is Family Night at Grove Hall. Families of all shapes and sizes are invited to join us of an evening of fun. For date specific details, please contact the branch at 617.427.3337. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Film. Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

ESL Conversation Group

South Boston Come practice speaking English with our Conversation Group at the South Boston Branch. This group is free and open to the public. No registration is needed. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Bob Backlund: Professional Wrestler

West End Bob Backlund, WWE Hall of Fame member, discusses his life as a professional wrestler. He is well-known for his “Never Capitulate” attitude and his Crossface Chickenwing move. Copies of the book will be available for sale. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. East Boston. West End. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

ESL Conversation Group

Brighton An ESL conversation group meets at the Brighton Library on Thursdays at 6 p.m.. Come practice your language skills with other new English speakers. This group is free and open to the public. No registration is required and all are welcome. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Boston Harbor Hotel - Blues Thursdays

Tourism Free entertainment summer nights at the Boston Harbor Hotel! Blues Barge Thursdays June 9 James Montgomery June 16 Louis Bello June 23 Bruce Marshall June 30 Jeff Pitchell July 7 Fat City Band July 14 Toni Lynn Washington July 21 Louis Bello July 28 Jeff Pitchell August 4 Greg Burroughs August 11 Bruce Marshall August 18 James Montgomery August 25 Fat City Band September 1 Greg Burroughs September 8 Louis Bello. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Food & Dining. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 20 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02201. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

Free Summer Yoga

Tourism A vibrant group of instructors leads power vinyasa flow for over 200 students of all levels. This style of yoga provides a space for all to challenge themselves, release stress, expand energy, and tap into the beauty of trees, grass, and water found at Boston’s most historic park. Sessions are held on the lawn adjacent to the Frog Pond Carousel. Frog Pond’s sixth season of FREE Summer Yoga will welcome back familiar instructors to provide power vinyasa flow for students of all levels. This talented group of instructors include musicians, writers, former college athletes, coaches, runners and cyclists. This style of yoga and this group of instructors will provide a space for you to challenge yourself, release stress, expand your energy, and tap into the beauty of trees, grass, and water found at Boston’s most historic green space, The Boston Common. Bring your mat, blocks, towels, belt and positive energy. Important Schedule Notices: June 2, 2016 – First day of FREE Summer Yoga! June 9, 20… Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. Downtown. MBTA: Green Line, Red Line - Park Street. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Boston Common Frog Pond. For more info visit bostonfrogpond.com.

Free Yoga Class @ Boston Common Frog Pond

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Beacon Hill. Downtown. MBTA: Red Line & Green Line - Park Street. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Boston Common Frog Pond 38 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Harborwalk Sounds at the ICA

Tourism This partnership with Berklee College of Music – a perennial summertime favorite – brings the city’s most talented young musicians to the waterfront for ICA Free Thursday nights all summer long. Thursday, June 30, 2016 Dashina Thursday, July 7, 2016 Lula Wiles Thursday, July 14, 2016 noé / Mar|Co Thursday, July 21, 2016 RickExpress Thursday, July 28, 2016 Selah Poitier Thursday, August 4, 2016 Sudacas Thursday, August 11, 2016 Chorobop & +55 Group Thursday, August 18, 2016 Sleeping Lion / iives Thursday, August 25, 2016 NikKollective Thursday, September 1, 2016 Niu Raza and the Wilder Project. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Silver Line - Courthouse Station. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Concerts / Live Music. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Institute of Contemporary Art 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.icaboston.org.

ESL Conversation Group

East Boston Come practice speaking English with our conversation group. These groups are free and open to the public. No registration needed. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Science Magic

Brighton Kids explore the science behind magic tricks while performing experiments. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Judy Pancoast Sing Along Concert

Charlestown Join singer and songwriter Judy Pancoast for a lively sing along. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Free Evening Groove Class @ Elmhurst Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Evening Groove After a full-body warm up, enjoy fun, HIIT-paced dance exercise followed by rhythmic movement recovery periods to induce an efficient balance of cardio and fat burning movements to motivating familiar beats. Cool down breath & stretching. All fitness levels welcome. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line - Ashmont. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Elmhurst Park 27-35 Elmhurst Street Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Summer Readers' Prize Program

South Boston Hot Reads, Hot Wheels! Students who read during the summer return to school ready to learn! Our race car themed program will help you encourage reading at home. Register at our front desk any time beginning June 20. Your child can earn Hot Wheels cars and recognition in the "derby" in our front window. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, July 1, 2016. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Boston Harborfest

Tourism Boston Harborfest is a 35-year-old tradition celebrating Boston’s harbor and history. With hundreds of activities over a 4-day period at Boston’s best landmarks, this family-friendly event is the country’s largest Fourth of July festival. Activities include the annual opening ceremony at Faneuil Hall, historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, Boston Duck Tours, live entertainment and much more! Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Concerts / Live Music. Feasts & Festivals. Film. Historical. Holiday Celebration. Parade. Park Event. Friday, July 1, 2016. Various Locations. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Free Fun Fridays: Boston Children's Museum

Tourism Presented by the Highland Street Foundation: Welcome to 2016 Free Fun Fridays! Since 2009, we have been proud to partner with cultural institutions across the Commonwealth to provide free admission to these wonderful treasures. With 80 participating institutions this year is bigger and better than ever. We hope you enjoy the program. Don't forget to like our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates and more details around the events. Info about Boston Children's Museum: http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Friday, July 1, 2016. 308 Congress Street Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit highlandstreet.org.

Free Fun Fridays: The Sports Museum

Tourism Presented by the Highland Street Foundation: Welcome to 2016 Free Fun Fridays! Since 2009, we have been proud to partner with cultural institutions across the Commonwealth to provide free admission to these wonderful treasures. With 80 participating institutions this year is bigger and better than ever. We hope you enjoy the program. Don't forget to like our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates and more details around the events. Info about Sports Museum: http://www.sportsmuseum.org/. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: North End. West End. MBTA: Green Line, Orange Line - North Station. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Sports. Friday, July 1, 2016. 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114. For more info visit highlandstreet.org.

Free Boot Camp Class @ Christopher Columbus Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Boot Camp Boot Camp classes are high energy and fun. They target your cardiovascular system and muscles, utilizing exercises such as jumping jacks, push-ups and lunges. The instructor will use outdoor elements to conduct the exercises and will encourage you to push through the workout. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Friday, July 1, 2016, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM. Christopher Columbus Park 110 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Chipping Away!

Tourism Only yards away from “Old Ironsides,” the Museum is a “must see” for everyone visiting Boston, where interactive galleries take adults, families and children of all ages on a 200-year voyage. The USS Constitution Museum reaches out to all Americans with the story of one of our country’s most cherished icons. Phone: 617-426-1812. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Visual Arts. Friday, July 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. USS Constitution Museum Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA 02129.

Baby Play

Central Library Explore developmentally appropriate toys and the Children’s Library’s Pathway to Reading. Ages 0-5. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Friday, July 1, 2016, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Reading Roundup

South Boston Preschool children will enjoy this story time with puppets, activities, and stories that emphasize learning the letters of the alphabet and their sounds. Suggested for ages 18-36 months. No class August 12. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

ESL Conversation Group

Central Library Practice speaking English with other ESL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting. Groups are led by a native English speaker. If you have questions about these groups, please call 617.859.2446 or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Sing Along 10a & 11a

Central Library Babies up to 18 months old and their caregivers sing and move together to live music. This program is generously donated by the Louise H. Allen Children’s Music Program Fund. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Join us for a Friday afternoon ESOL group. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Lap-Sit Story Time

Dudley Stories, songs fingerplays & movement for 0-2 year olds. (pre-registration required). Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Lap Sit Story Time

Fields Corner Join Ms Cindy as she reads books and shares rhymes, stories, and songs parents and caregivers can use at home. For families with children ages birth to three. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

Preschool Movie Hour

Grove Hall Children ages 2-6 are welcomed to kick-off the weekend by watching movies and shows chosen just for them. Pre-registration for groups is encouraged. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Roxbury. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Children's Programming Room Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Preschool Movie Hour

Grove Hall Back by popular demand is Preschool Movie Hour. Children ages 2-6 are welcomed to kick-off the weekend by watching movies and shows chosen just for them. Pre-registration for groups is encouraged. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Roxbury. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Science Magic

Hyde Park Kids explore the science behind magic tricks while performing experiments. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Preschool Movies

Lower Mills Movies to entertain the Preschooler in your life. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Story Time with Ms. Celia

Mattapan Join us at the Mattapan Branch every Friday morning to hear stories, sing songs, and do a fun craft. For children ages 2-5. Please call ahead to register if you are bringing a large group. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Baby Lapsit

Brighton Stories, songs, and lapsit activities for children under 2 years of age with a caregiver. Adult participation is required. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Preschool Story Time

Codman Square Come to the Codman Square branch of the Boston Public Library for three stories, songs, and fingerplays every Friday at 10:30 a.m. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Children's Room Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: free. Audience: Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Baby Circle

South Boston A low-key opportunity for babies and caregivers to sing songs, enjoy books, and play together. Includes a simple puppet show. Suggested for children under 18 months. No class August 12. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:25 AM. Event Room South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

18th Century Chocolate Making Demonstrations

Tourism Taste the sweeter side of the Revolution! Visitors will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th-century chocolate as it was enjoyed by some of Boston’s most famous Revolutionary-era patriots. Our costumed interpreters discuss the way colonial Americans prepared and consumed chocolate. Discover where chocolate comes from and how it is made. And after you have learned all there is to know about chocolate, you get a free taste of the delicious drink enjoyed by John and Abigail Adams. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Food & Dining. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 21 Unity St Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit oldnorth.com.

18th Century Printing Demonstartions

Tourism itness Boston’s only colonial printing experience with an 18th century printing press! Visitors engage with a historian and master printer who demonstrates the colonial printing process and shares how printers affected communities and sparked a revolution in America. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM. 21 Unity St, Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit oldnorth.com.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Baby/Toddler Music Time

Egleston Square Sing, bounce, read, and play with the children's librarian in this interactive musical story time for children ages 0-3 and their caregivers. Large groups must call ahead. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Friday Fitness

Fields Corner 7/1-Qi Gong. 7/8-Zumba. 7/15-Hatha Yoga. 7/22-TBA. 7/29-Beginner’s Hip Hop.  Join us in our Community Room every Friday in July to try a different free exercise class. Space is limited. Please speak to Emily to register. Part of the Boston Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, July 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Lunchtime Yoga for Adults

South Boston Hands to Heart Center Yoga for the People provides South Boston branch with Lunchtime Yoga classes for adults and seniors.Wear clothes that you can move in comfortably. Yoga mats and props will be provided. All experience levels are welcome. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Friday, July 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Freedom Trail Changing the Guard

Tourism Welcome to the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile, red-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant sites — each one an authentic treasure. Explore museums and meetinghouses, churches, and burying grounds. Learn about the brave people who shaped our nation. Discover the rich history of the American Revolution, as it began in Boston, where every step tells a story. Phone: 617.357.8300. Contact: 617.357.8300. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Story Time. Tours. Visual Arts. Walks & Races. Friday, July 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. ArtsBoston Booth, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, MA.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Friday, July 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Guided Imagery Meditation with Polly Fletcher

West End Want more energy and focus? Join Polly Fletcher, Get Your Vibe On Coach and Occupational Therapist, for Guided Visualization Meditation. Strengthen your mental focus and transform limiting thoughts to reduce stress and improve overall health. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, July 1, 2016, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Concerts in the Courtyard: Phil Berman

Central Library Phil Berman is a singer-songwriter living in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His warm melodies and intriguing lyrics combine to make a unique pop sound reminiscent of Stephen Sondheim, Joni Mitchell, and Benny Goodman. His first record, The Battle of Bunker Hill, includes everything from folk to big band. With his rich voice, Berman creates timeless tunes and lush orchestrations. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Library Program Series: Concerts in the Courtyard. Friday, July 1, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. McKim Courtyard Boston Public Library 700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Friday, July 1, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Free Yoga Class @ Clifford Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Red Line - Andrew Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Friday, July 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Clifford Park 171 Norfolk Ave Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Friday Flicks

Dudley Come in to see an exciting summer flick every Friday. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, July 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Science Magic

Faneuil Kids explore the science behind magic tricks while performing experiments. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Friday, July 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135.

Campy films on Friday- Science Fiction Edition

South End Campy films on Friday. Science Fiction Edition. Join us here at the South End Branch on Fridays at 2pm for the greatest in camp the world has ever known. This is one free ticket you don't want to turn away but run to the branch right away!!!! See you then or become toast. July 1, 2pm Independence Day (1996). July 8, 2pm Mars Attacks! (1996). July 15, 2pm Star Trek (2009). July 22, 2pm Ed Wood (1994). July 29, 2pm Escape from New York (1981). Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, July 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Campy Films on Friday: Science Fiction Edition

South End Join us here at the South End Branch on Fridays at 2pm for the greatest in camp the world has ever known. This is one free ticket you don't want to turn away but run to the branch right away. July 1st, Independence Day (1996) July 8th, Mars Attacks! (1996) July 15th Star Trek (2009) July 22nd Ed Wood (1994) July 29th Escape from New York (1981). Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: FREE. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, July 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Friday Craft Time: Make it, take it!

South End Every Friday, make a cool craft from our growing stash of supplies and also from what you bring to share. Call Margaret, Children's Librarian, with any questions. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, July 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Baby Story Time

Codman Square This story time consists of fingerplays and songs for children 18 months and younger. It lasts about twenty minutes. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, July 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Movie Friday

Mattapan Join us for a weekly Disney movie showing on Friday afternoons at 2:30 p.m. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, July 1, 2016, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Friday, July 1, 2016, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Friday, July 1, 2016, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 1900 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester Ashmont MBTA plaza.

Animal Invaders

Central Library Kids discover how animal invaders make their way into homes and avoid detection. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Friday, July 1, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Friday, July 1, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

First Fridays at SOWA

Tourism Over 60 artists open their studios for the "First Friday" of every month. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Silver Line - Union Park Street. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Friday, July 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Various locations in SOWA District 500 Harrison Ave Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit www.sowaartistsguild.com.

Boston Harbor Hotel - Classic Movie Fridays

Tourism Free entertainment summer nights at the Boston Harbor Hotel! Classic Movie Fridays / Movies by Moonlight June 10 Dirty Dancing June 17 Jaws June 24 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Restored) July 1 An Affair to Remember July 8 The Wizard of Oz July 15 Letters to Juliet July 22 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom July 29 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade August 5 Back to the Future August 12 Toy Story August 19 The Sandlot August 26 Some Like It Hot September 2 Star Trek (2009) September 9 Mamma Mia! Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Film. Food & Dining. Friday, July 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 20 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02201. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

Twilight at the Battle of Bunker Hill

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Friday, July 1, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 55 Constitution Rd, Charlestown, MA, 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Summer Readers' Prize Program

South Boston Hot Reads, Hot Wheels! Students who read during the summer return to school ready to learn! Our race car themed program will help you encourage reading at home. Register at our front desk any time beginning June 20. Your child can earn Hot Wheels cars and recognition in the "derby" in our front window. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Saturday, July 2, 2016. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Boston Harborfest

Tourism Boston Harborfest is a 35-year-old tradition celebrating Boston’s harbor and history. With hundreds of activities over a 4-day period at Boston’s best landmarks, this family-friendly event is the country’s largest Fourth of July festival. Activities include the annual opening ceremony at Faneuil Hall, historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, Boston Duck Tours, live entertainment and much more! Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Concerts / Live Music. Feasts & Festivals. Film. Historical. Holiday Celebration. Parade. Park Event. Saturday, July 2, 2016. Various Locations. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Chipping Away!

Tourism Only yards away from “Old Ironsides,” the Museum is a “must see” for everyone visiting Boston, where interactive galleries take adults, families and children of all ages on a 200-year voyage. The USS Constitution Museum reaches out to all Americans with the story of one of our country’s most cherished icons. Phone: 617-426-1812. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Visual Arts. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. USS Constitution Museum Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA 02129.

Free Yoga Class @ Franklin Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM. Franklin Park 1 Circuit Drive Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

English Conversation Group

Roslindale Join us Saturday Mornings for an English Conversation Group for ESL Adults. Group is led by volunteers. Newcomers welcome. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Adult Room Alcove Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Play and Learn Block Party

Hyde Park Come play, build, and learn together at a block party – library style. Playing with blocks provides opportunities to learn about math and science, pre-reading skills, social skills, and motor skills. Various  building blocks will be available including wood blocks, magnetic blocks, KAPLA blocks, soft blocks, and baby blocks. No registration is required. This program is sponsored in part or in full by a grant from the City-wide Friends of the Boston Public Library. (@CWFBPL on Twitter). Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Laptop Class

Mattapan The Mattapan Branch offers computer classes every Saturday at 10 a.m. These classes are basic/ beginner level and are taught by our librarians. Classes are taught on our laptops and include topics as basic computers, internet basics, and Email. For more information please call 617.298.9218. Interested patrons are encouraged to register. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Yoga For Older Adults

Parker Hill Earthseed Yoga presents Saturday yoga classes for adults ages 55 and older. Wear clothes that you can move in comfortably. Yoga mats and props will be provided. All experience levels are welcome. Please RSVP with Earthseed Yoga at 857-312-9941, or with the Parker Hill Branch Library at the number below. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mission Hill Fenway Neighborhood Trust, Inc. and by the Friends of the Parker Hill Branch Library. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. Mission Hill. Roxbury. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120.

Chinatown Mainstreet Festival

Tourism The 2016 CMS Festival will be held this year on Saturday July 2nd from 10am-6pm in Chinatown. Come join us for a day of fun festivities and games. There will also be a showcase of various traditional Chinese performances at the main stage including lion dances, Chinese folk dances, martial arts, etc. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Chinatown / Leather District. MBTA: Orange Line - Chinatown. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Feasts & Festivals. Performing Arts. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Chinatown. For more info visit 521436066492055280.weebly.com.

SoWa Open Market

Tourism We are happy to announce that the award-winning SoWa Open Market will be back again at its usual location this Spring & Summer. Open every Sunday (and Saturday starting in June), from 10 am - 4 pm, the SoWa Open Market draws thousands of visitors from across New England, eager to sample the regions' best collection of local artisans, farmers, and specialty vendors. While you're here, don't forget to also explore the 90 artist studios,  60 shops & galleries, and the incredible SoWa Vintage Market located alongside the SoWa Open Market on Thayer Street. As always - There's plenty of parking available. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Orange Line - Tufts Medical. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Concerts / Live Music. Farmer's Market. Fashion. Food & Dining. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. SOWA BOSTON, 530 HARRISON AVE, BOSTON, MA 02118, USA. For more info visit www.sowaboston.com.

Hub on the Run - Boston Run Tours

Tourism Hub on the Run is a fun running tour of our city that will take place every Saturday at 10:30am. The run tour will be loosely structured - it's designed to give you a chance to get a fun run and see some sights. Arrive here at RunBase by 10:30 this Saturday ready to run and have fun! Lockers and showers are available at RunBase free of charge. Email us at info@bostonrunbase.com for more information. Phone: 6176354137. Contact: info@bostonrunbase.com. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Visitors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Green Line - Copley Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Sports. Tours. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:30 AM. Boston Marathon adidas RunBase 855 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.thebostoncalendar.com.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. McKim Lobby Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

STEM Stories

Central Library Story time featuring science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Spanish Conversation Group

Roslindale Join us for a Spanish Conversation Group. This is for native or non-native Spanish speakers to practice their conversation skills (not for beginning Spanish students). Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Adult Room Alcove Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

18th Century Chocolate Making Demonstrations

Tourism Taste the sweeter side of the Revolution! Visitors will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th-century chocolate as it was enjoyed by some of Boston’s most famous Revolutionary-era patriots. Our costumed interpreters discuss the way colonial Americans prepared and consumed chocolate. Discover where chocolate comes from and how it is made. And after you have learned all there is to know about chocolate, you get a free taste of the delicious drink enjoyed by John and Abigail Adams. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Food & Dining. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 21 Unity St Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit oldnorth.com.

18th Century Printing Demonstartions

Tourism itness Boston’s only colonial printing experience with an 18th century printing press! Visitors engage with a historian and master printer who demonstrates the colonial printing process and shares how printers affected communities and sparked a revolution in America. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM. 21 Unity St, Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit oldnorth.com.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Spanish/English Language Exchange/Intercambio de Idiomas en Inglés y Español

Connolly English speakers can learn Spanish and Spanish speakers can learn English in this fun, informal conversation class. Hablantes de español pueden aprender inglés y hablantes de inglés pueden aprender español en esta clase divertida e informal de conversación. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Freedom Trail Changing the Guard

Tourism Welcome to the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile, red-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant sites — each one an authentic treasure. Explore museums and meetinghouses, churches, and burying grounds. Learn about the brave people who shaped our nation. Discover the rich history of the American Revolution, as it began in Boston, where every step tells a story. Phone: 617.357.8300. Contact: 617.357.8300. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Story Time. Tours. Visual Arts. Walks & Races. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. ArtsBoston Booth, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, MA.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Baby Diaper Bank

Grove Hall If you are a parent of a baby and you cannot afford diapers, the Baby Diaper Bank may be for you. The Baby Diaper Bank seeks to meet the needs of income challenged parents to make sure that they have clean diapers for their babies. The Baby Diaper Bank will be here on the first Saturday of every month. Drop in to see if you qualify for this invaluable community service. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Families. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.lanniesneighborhood.org.

Video Gaming

Mattapan Stop by and play some video games on the Wii, PS3, or the Xbox 360! Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Saturday, July 2, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 2:00 PM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Stars and Stripes Story and Craft

Central Library Stories and a craft that celebrate America’s birthday. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival

Tourism With free, family-friendly movies shown under the stars, the Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival is a great summer night out. Entertainment, children's activities and giveaways will start at 6pm. All movies will start every Saturday at sundown. Rain dates will be held the following Tuesday. 2016 Movie Schedule July 2: Minions July 9: Wizard of Oz July 16: Good Dinosaur July 23: Tangled July 30: Inside Out August 6: Brave August 13: Zootopia August 20: A Bugs Life August 27: Mary Poppins Come in early and grab dinner or snacks to enjoy during the movie! Picnic blankets and beach chairs are welcome. Spend just $10 and receive discounted parking in the Prudential Center Garage. Closed captioning will be provided for all movies. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Green Line - Copley. Type of Event: Film. Food & Dining. Park Event. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Prudential Center South Garden. For more info visit www.prudentialcenter.com.

Colonial Fest

Tourism Experience colonial life through hands-on activities: fifing, sewing, chocolate-making, hat-making, quill writing  . Donations appreciated; colonial items for sale. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Historical. Visual Arts. Saturday, July 2, 2016, 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Summer Readers' Prize Program

South Boston Hot Reads, Hot Wheels! Students who read during the summer return to school ready to learn! Our race car themed program will help you encourage reading at home. Register at our front desk any time beginning June 20. Your child can earn Hot Wheels cars and recognition in the "derby" in our front window. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Sunday, July 3, 2016. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Boston Harborfest

Tourism Boston Harborfest is a 35-year-old tradition celebrating Boston’s harbor and history. With hundreds of activities over a 4-day period at Boston’s best landmarks, this family-friendly event is the country’s largest Fourth of July festival. Activities include the annual opening ceremony at Faneuil Hall, historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, Boston Duck Tours, live entertainment and much more! Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Concerts / Live Music. Feasts & Festivals. Film. Historical. Holiday Celebration. Parade. Park Event. Sunday, July 3, 2016. Various Locations. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Chipping Away!

Tourism Only yards away from “Old Ironsides,” the Museum is a “must see” for everyone visiting Boston, where interactive galleries take adults, families and children of all ages on a 200-year voyage. The USS Constitution Museum reaches out to all Americans with the story of one of our country’s most cherished icons. Phone: 617-426-1812. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Visual Arts. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. USS Constitution Museum Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA 02129.

Free Yoga Class @ Jamaica Pond

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line - Green Street. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM. Jamaica Pond Pinebank Promontory Jamaicaway Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

South End Open Market at Ink Block

Tourism The South End Open Market @ Ink Block will set up on Sundays, May through October in Boston’s South End. The South End Food Truck Market features 15 to 20 of Boston’s best food trucks serving up a variety of mobile cuisines, ranging from grilled cheese sandwiches to brick oven pizza to organic, healthy eats. The South End Farmers Market features a mouth watering assortment of locally grown produce, flowers, plants, and gourmet specialty foods. The South End Arts Market is a mecca for all things handmade. Only the best of the region’s makers and designers are accepted to the market, resulting in a carefully curated selection of well crafted, innovative, fun and funky art and craft. Meet the folks behind the work. Chat with a farmer. Munch on a gourmet sandwich. Shop handmade and support local businesses! Art, clothing, accessories, ceramics, jewelry, housewares, gourmet foods, fresh produce and flowers, mobile eats – you’ll find it all in one central location at the South End Open Market @ Ink Block! Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Orange Line - Tufts Medical. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Farmer's Market. Food & Dining. Visual Arts. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 375 Harrison Ave Boston, MA. For more info visit newenglandopenmarkets.com.

SoWa Open Market

Tourism We are happy to announce that the award-winning SoWa Open Market will be back again at its usual location this Spring & Summer. Open every Sunday (and Saturday starting in June), from 10 am - 4 pm, the SoWa Open Market draws thousands of visitors from across New England, eager to sample the regions' best collection of local artisans, farmers, and specialty vendors. While you're here, don't forget to also explore the 90 artist studios,  60 shops & galleries, and the incredible SoWa Vintage Market located alongside the SoWa Open Market on Thayer Street. As always - There's plenty of parking available. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Orange Line - Tufts Medical. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Concerts / Live Music. Farmer's Market. Fashion. Food & Dining. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. SOWA BOSTON, 530 HARRISON AVE, BOSTON, MA 02118, USA. For more info visit www.sowaboston.com.

18th Century Chocolate Making Demonstrations

Tourism Taste the sweeter side of the Revolution! Visitors will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th-century chocolate as it was enjoyed by some of Boston’s most famous Revolutionary-era patriots. Our costumed interpreters discuss the way colonial Americans prepared and consumed chocolate. Discover where chocolate comes from and how it is made. And after you have learned all there is to know about chocolate, you get a free taste of the delicious drink enjoyed by John and Abigail Adams. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Food & Dining. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 21 Unity St Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit oldnorth.com.

18th Century Printing Demonstartions

Tourism itness Boston’s only colonial printing experience with an 18th century printing press! Visitors engage with a historian and master printer who demonstrates the colonial printing process and shares how printers affected communities and sparked a revolution in America. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM. 21 Unity St, Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit oldnorth.com.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Freedom Trail Changing the Guard

Tourism Welcome to the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile, red-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant sites — each one an authentic treasure. Explore museums and meetinghouses, churches, and burying grounds. Learn about the brave people who shaped our nation. Discover the rich history of the American Revolution, as it began in Boston, where every step tells a story. Phone: 617.357.8300. Contact: 617.357.8300. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Story Time. Tours. Visual Arts. Walks & Races. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. ArtsBoston Booth, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, MA.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

The Art of Change Ringing

Tourism Old North Church Bell Ringers explain the ancient and complex art of change-ringing. Phone: (617) 858-8231. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Historical. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Independence Day Service

Tourism Founded in 1722, Christ Church in the City of Boston, known to all as the Old North Church, is Boston’s oldest surviving church building and one of its most visited historical sites. Worship in the church where the lanterns of freedom were hung. All are welcome. Contact: (617) 858-8231. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Community Meeting. Historical. Sunday, July 3, 2016, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Independence Day (City Holiday)

Holidays City offices closed. Sunday parking rules in effect. Boston Public Libraries closed. BCYF Community Centers are closed. The Mirabella and Clougherty Pools will be open regular hours. Monday, July 4, 2016.

Summer Readers' Prize Program

South Boston Hot Reads, Hot Wheels! Students who read during the summer return to school ready to learn! Our race car themed program will help you encourage reading at home. Register at our front desk any time beginning June 20. Your child can earn Hot Wheels cars and recognition in the "derby" in our front window. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, July 4, 2016. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Boston Harborfest

Tourism Boston Harborfest is a 35-year-old tradition celebrating Boston’s harbor and history. With hundreds of activities over a 4-day period at Boston’s best landmarks, this family-friendly event is the country’s largest Fourth of July festival. Activities include the annual opening ceremony at Faneuil Hall, historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, Boston Duck Tours, live entertainment and much more! Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Concerts / Live Music. Feasts & Festivals. Film. Historical. Holiday Celebration. Parade. Park Event. Monday, July 4, 2016. Various Locations. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Chipping Away!

Tourism Only yards away from “Old Ironsides,” the Museum is a “must see” for everyone visiting Boston, where interactive galleries take adults, families and children of all ages on a 200-year voyage. The USS Constitution Museum reaches out to all Americans with the story of one of our country’s most cherished icons. Phone: 617-426-1812. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Visual Arts. Monday, July 4, 2016, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. USS Constitution Museum Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA 02129.

Independence Day Parade

Tourism In addition to the oration, The City of Boston’s Independence Day Celebration schedule is as follows: All times shown are approximate and are subject to change. 9:00AM - Official celebration begins at City Hall Plaza with a flag raising ceremony/ 9:20AM - The marching units and dignitaries assembled and processes from City Hall Plaza to Tremont Street 9:30AM - The procession halts  at the Old Granary Burial Ground where Sam Adams, John Hancock, Peter Faneuil and Robert Treat Paine are honored and then continues to Bromfield Street to Washington Street to Old State House. 9:40AM - The Declaration of Independence is read at the Old State House balcony, from which the Declaration of Independence was first read to Bostonians in 1776. 10:00AM- Procession reforms from Congress Street to North Street and ends at Faneuil Hall. 10:15AM - Patriotic Exercises at Faneuil Hall, Remarks, Oration and Patriotic Musical Selections. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line, Blue Line - Government Center. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Historical. Holiday Celebration. Parade. Monday, July 4, 2016, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Downtown Boston.

Free Admission at Old South Meeting House

Tourism Free admission today for children 18 and under Come inside one of the nation's most important colonial landmarks to experience the place that changed American history forever. Phone: (617) 482-6439. Contact: info@osmh.org. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Visual Arts. Monday, July 4, 2016, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. 310 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.oldsouthmeetinghouse.org.

18th Century Chocolate Making Demonstrations

Tourism Taste the sweeter side of the Revolution! Visitors will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th-century chocolate as it was enjoyed by some of Boston’s most famous Revolutionary-era patriots. Our costumed interpreters discuss the way colonial Americans prepared and consumed chocolate. Discover where chocolate comes from and how it is made. And after you have learned all there is to know about chocolate, you get a free taste of the delicious drink enjoyed by John and Abigail Adams. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Food & Dining. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 21 Unity St Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit oldnorth.com.

18th Century Printing Demonstartions

Tourism itness Boston’s only colonial printing experience with an 18th century printing press! Visitors engage with a historian and master printer who demonstrates the colonial printing process and shares how printers affected communities and sparked a revolution in America. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM. 21 Unity St, Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit oldnorth.com.

Celebrate Independence Day at Otis House

Tourism Historic New England is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional heritage organization in the nation. It was founded in 1910 to preserve and present the cultural and architectural heritage of New England, from historic properties to humble necessities, from art and artifacts to gardens and furniture. Discover the elegant life of one of Boston's leading families just after the American Revolution. Tours on the hour and half-hour. Phone: 617-994-5920. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Story Time. Tours. Visual Arts. Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, Ma. For more info visit shop.historicnewengland.org.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Men. Muskets, and Liberty: A historical weapons program

Tourism Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Historical. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Monday, July 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Monument Square Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Tourism Join our costumed interpreter for a lively reading of the document that changed our nation. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Community Meeting. Historical. Holiday Celebration. Talks & Lectures. Monday, July 4, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113.

Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Tourism Join our costumed interpreter for a lively reading of the document that changed our nation. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Community Meeting. Historical. Holiday Celebration. Talks & Lectures. Monday, July 4, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113.

Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Tourism Join our costumed interpreter for a lively reading of the document that changed our nation. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Community Meeting. Historical. Holiday Celebration. Talks & Lectures. Monday, July 4, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113.

Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Tourism Join our costumed interpreter for a lively reading of the document that changed our nation. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Community Meeting. Historical. Holiday Celebration. Talks & Lectures. Monday, July 4, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113.

Free Yoga Class @ Dorchester Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line (Mattapan Trolley) - Cedar Grove. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Monday, July 4, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Dorchester Park 2180 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free Zumba Class @ Christopher Columbus Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Zumba involves energetic dance and aerobic elements. Instructors provide choreographed moves of hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, and martial arts. Squats and lunges are also part of the workout. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Monday, July 4, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Christopher Columbus Park 110 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free Salsa Class @ Blackstone Square

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. This high energy dance lesson will have you stepping to salsa music before the Tito Puente Latin Music Concert series. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Silver Line 4 or 5 - E. Newton Stop/Blackstone Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Monday, July 4, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Blackstone Square 50 W. Brookline Street South End, MA 02118. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Tourism Since 1776, America’s Independence has been declared from the Old State House balcony. Join us again this year for the annual reading of the Declaration of Independence by a member of the Boston Ancient and the Honorable Artillery Company.  The event is brought to you by the City of Boston and the Bostonian Society. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Community Meeting. Historical. Holiday Celebration. Talks & Lectures. Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 206 Washington St, Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.bostonharborfest.com.

Summer Readers' Prize Program

South Boston Hot Reads, Hot Wheels! Students who read during the summer return to school ready to learn! Our race car themed program will help you encourage reading at home. Register at our front desk any time beginning June 20. Your child can earn Hot Wheels cars and recognition in the "derby" in our front window. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, July 5, 2016. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Artists in Residence Workshops

Parks Events This series of arts and crafts workshops is perfect for budding artists ages 3-10. Local artists will lead take-home craft projects and all materials provided. For groups of 8 or more, registration is required by emailing parks@cityofboston.gov with subject line: Arts and Crafts Registration. Phone: 617-635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Rogers Park 30 Rogers Park Ave Boston, MA 02135.

Artists in Residence Workshops

Parks Events This series of arts and crafts workshops is perfect for budding artists ages 3-10. Local artists will lead take-home craft projects and all materials provided. For groups of 8 or more, registration is required by emailing parks@cityofboston.gov with subject line: Arts and Crafts Registration. Phone: 617-635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Town Field 1545 Dorchester Ave Boston, MA 02122.

Massachusetts Development Finance Agency

Filed Posting Attached................ http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42016061623050-a74afb.pdf. Phone: 617-449-6557. Contact: Chelsea Tryder. MBTA: South Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. MassDevelopment Offices 99 High Street Boston MA 02109. For more info visit www.mccarter.com.

Free Gentle Yoga Class @ Symphony Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green E Line - Symphony. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Symphony Park 30 Edgerly Road The Fenway, MA 02115. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free On the MOVE! (for kids) Class @ Billings Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. On the MOVE! (On the MOVE is a fun, play-inspired fitness program for kids ages 5-12 of all fitness levels. Classes incorporate fun obstacles, agility drills and body-weight movements to get kids more active and strong. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. MBTA: Commuter Rail - West Roxbury. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Billings Park 369 LaGrange Street West Roxbury, MA 02132. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

All-Star Story Time

Central Library Exercise your imagination by joining our librarians as they take you on different adventures through wonderful new worlds simply by opening a book. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Preschool Films

Dudley Bring your child to the Dudley Branch for a preschool film. Be sure to call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury MA.

Sing Along

East Boston A weekly half hour of everyone's favorite songs. For all ages, accompanied by an adult. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Early Learning Fun

Egleston Square Bring your early learner to the library for fun storytelling and craft activities that encourage children to read, learn, play, and create all summer long. July 5 – Tinker Art. July 12 – All-Star Story Time. July 19 – Take Me Out to the Ballgame (with Historic New England). July 26 – Ready, Set, Make! August 2 – Draw Me a Story.  For children ages 3-6. Groups must pre-register. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Tuesday Tales

Grove Hall Join us every Tuesday at 10:30 am in the Children’s Room for Tuesday Tales with Alyson. Children ages 2-6 are invited to come and listen as Alyson reads stories, sings songs, and leads in a fun activity. Pre-registration for groups is encouraged. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Children's Programming Room Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Preschool Story Time

Honan- Allston Children (ages 0-5) and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, movement, and more at this weekly story time. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

All Star Story Time

Lower Mills Hear stories, sing songs and make a craft with our All Star BPL staff. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Toddler Story Time

Roslindale Sharon Hurvitz from the Boston Metro. Early Intervention Center does stories and songs for children ages 1-2 each Tuesday morning from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Sharon plays the guitar and children sing with her. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

All-Star Story Time

South Boston Exercise your imagination by joining our librarians as they take you on different adventures through wonderful new worlds simply by opening a book. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

All-Star Story Time

Uphams Corner Exercise your imagination by joining our librarians as they take you on different adventures through wonderful new worlds simply by opening a book. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

All-Star Storytime!

Uphams Corner Children ages 3-6, and their parents or caregivers are invited to join us for a story time all about speed. Together we will read stories, sing songs, act out rhymes, and have fun. Story time is followed by a themed take home craft and open playtime. Large groups please call ahead at 617.265. 0139. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Preschool Story Time

Uphams Corner Children under age 6 and their parents or caregivers are invited to join us for a few stories and songs every Tuesday morning at 10:30 am. After story time we will have a craft on the theme of the stories. The door to the WIC office's ramp is unlocked for this program. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA 02121.

Preschool Story Time

Uphams Corner Children under age 6 and their parents or caregivers are invited to join us for a few stories and songs every Tuesday morning at 10:30 am. After story time we will have a craft on the theme of the stories. The door to the WIC office's ramp is unlocked for this program. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA 02121.

Preschool Story Hour

West End Stories, songs, rhymes, movement and crafts for children ages three to five accompanied by an adult. Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Diane Edgecomb: Master Storyteller

West Roxbury For ages 4 and up. Listen to 3 adventures from master storyteller, Diane Edgecomb. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

All-Star Story Time

Adams Street Exercise your imagination by joining our librarians as they take you on different adventures through wonderful new worlds simply by opening a book. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Preschool Story Time

Codman Square Come to the Codman Square library for stories, songs, finger plays and occasional crafts. Camp groups, classes welcomed. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Family Storytime

East Boston This weekly story time features books, songs, and movement. For ages 2-5, accompanied by an adult. Groups, please register in advance. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

All-Star Story Time

Brighton Exercise your imagination by joining our librarians as they take you on different adventures through wonderful new worlds simply by opening a book. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Concert in the Courtyard

Central Library We invite families, children, and caregivers to enjoy the outdoors in our Courtyard. This week we welcome Sulinha. Sulinha entertains children and families with groovy Brazilian inspired songs that will get everyone moving to the beat. The rain location will be inside the Children's Library. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116 Mckim Courtyard.

Berklee Lunch Sessions at the Prudential Center

Tourism Bring your lunch out to the South Garden and enjoy summer concerts featuring talented musicians from Berklee College of Music. Showcasing a variety of musical styles including jazz, pop, Americana, and singer/songwriter performances, Berklee Lunch Sessions will take place every Tuesday in June and July from noon - 1:30 p.m, with rain dates in August. No food? We will have you covered on the lawn! Fooda will provide barbecue food options to purchase. Hint Water and Curate will be providing complimentary organic drinks and snack bars. The 2016 schedule is as follows: June 7: Kristin Corpuz June 14: TASH June 21: Natasha Phe June 28: Samuel Batista July 5: Kathryn Hallberg July 12: Jacob McCaslin July 19: Harshitha Krishnan July 26: Ben Higginbotham Be sure to check out these up and coming performers - you might find a new favorite! Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Green Line - Copley. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Food & Dining. Park Event. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. South Garden at the Prudential Center. For more info visit www.prudentialcenter.com.

Free Lunchtime Groove Class @ Elmhurst Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Lunchtime Groove Full body stretching followed by basic cardio-inducing dance and callisthenic movements to upbeat urban tunes. Wind-down with breathing & stretches to calm and center. All fitness levels welcome. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line - Shawmut. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM. Elmhurst Park 27-35 Elmhurst Street Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Jazzy Hip-hop Dance Class

Grove Hall Join Cultural Capital Dance Company for an 8 week long program that will explore Jazz and Hip-hop techniques. Over the course of 8 weeks, students will be challenged to learn new movements, and at the end of the course, will have the opportunity to choreograph their own dance. The final class on August 23, will consist of a performance. This program is designed for kids ages 7-12. Preregistration is required-this program is free. Questions? Call the branch at (617) 427-3337. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Roxbury. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Children's Programming Room Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Murder She Said Adult Film Series

South Boston The Murder She Said Film Series features four films starring Margaret Rutherford as Agatha Christie's unobtrusive sleuth, Miss Marple. July 5: Murder She Said (1961/87 min./B&W) July 12: Murder at the Gallop (1963/81 min./B&W) July 19: Murder Most Foul (1964/90 min./B&W) July 26: Murder Ahoy (1964/93 min./B&W). Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Join us for an ESOL group on Tuesdays. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Teen Video Gaming Club

Hyde Park Games for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC and mobile devices. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Games / Gaming. Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Yoga for Seniors

West End Low-impact yoga for seniors. Classes are led by Tatiana Nekrasova, a certified yoga instructor. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Bay Village. Beacon Hill. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

9 Week Lego Robotics Club

Central Library Over multiple program sessions you'll use Lego Mindstorm Kits to learn how to build a robot and program it to interact with the world. Registration is required for this program.This is a Build the Future Teen Summer Program. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116 Teen Central. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Gardening for Kids

Egleston Square Join the children’s librarian to plant, water, weed, tend, and harvest the library’s raised bed vegetable gardens, and participate in garden-related crafts and projects. For children ages 4-10 and their caregivers. Groups must call ahead. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Learn to Knit

Lower Mills Come learn how to knit in a comfortable and patient environment. Whether you've knit before and need a refresher or have never held a pair of needles, this is the ultimate beginning class. Learn how to knit and purl, about different types of needles and yarn, and have any questions answered by a seasoned knitter. Space is limited. Please call or come in to sign-up. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Healthy Helpers

South Boston Recommended for students entering K0 through 2nd grade, this wellness program explores the parts of the body, the five senses, bathing and hygiene, dental care, and medical care. NO CLASS JULY 5. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Lego Club

Central Library Children of all ages build and play together with LEGO and DUPLO bricks. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116 Children's Library.

Tech Tuesday

Dudley The library has a lot more than books for you to check out this summer! Test out cool technology and learn how to use it in a friendly, nonjudgmental environment. This is a Build the Future Teen Summer Program. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Teen Room Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Crafty Tuesdays

Hyde Park Drop by the children’s room for a make-and-take seasonal craft. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Drop-in Knitting

West Roxbury Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Join us for an ESOL group on Tuesday afternoon. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Tween Time

Central Library Children ages 9-13 explore technology, use their creativity, and have fun at our weekly tween club. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Boston Civic Design Commission

Filed Posting Attached............... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42016062823250-d73f68.pdf (Use Congress Street As An Entrance/Exit After 5:30 P.M.). Phone: 617-918-4284. Contact: David Carlson. MBTA: Government Center. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 5:15 PM – 7:05 PM. Boston City Hall BRA Board Room 900 9th Floor 1 Cambridge Street Boston MA 02108.

Environment Department / South End Landmark District Commission

RE:  The South End Landmark District  Filed Posting Attached..... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42016062920030-c9fa22.pdf (Use Congress Street As An Entrance/Exit After 5:30 P.M.). Phone: 617-635-3850. Contact: Katherine Reed. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Public Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 5:30 PM. Boston City Hall Piermonte Room, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge Street Boston MA 02108.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: free. Audience: Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Financing Sources for Startups and Small Businesses

Central Library An overview of financing sources for startups and small businesses that covers debt, equity and alternative options. A company may need to raise capital to get off the ground or to fuel growth, and understanding the options is crucial to determining the best funding mechanism. Presenter: Riley Rodgers. Riley has mentored more than 100 startups over the last year as a volunteer for SCORE. He is an Associate for Boston-based Arctaris Capital Partners and the founder of Crash Alert. Link: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=pwjaircab&oeidk=a07ecn93ia948c20642. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Room: Abbey Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Dog B.O.N.E.S. Reading Partner Program

Mattapan Come meet Maggie and Luis – a Reading Partner Team from Dog B.O.N.E.S. a Massachusetts Therapy Dog Non-Profit Corporation. Maggie is a registered therapy dog who loves to listen to a good book! Maggie and Luis are a busy team, so if you would like to reserve a spot, please call 617.298.9218. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Boston Harbor Hotel - Pop Soul Tuesdays

Tourism Free entertainment summer nights at the Boston Harbor Hotel! Pop-Soul Tuesdays June 14 Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies June 21 American All Star Band June 28 Ray Greene July 5 Nate Bash Band July 12 World Premier Band July 19 Soul City July 26 Pulse of Boston August 2 Soul Sound Revue August 9 Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies August 16 Ray Greene August 23 World Premier Band August 30 Soul City September 6 Soul Sound Revue. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Food & Dining. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

Free Yoga Class @ Franklin Square

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Lunchtime Groove Full body stretching followed by basic cardio-inducing dance and callisthenic movements to upbeat urban tunes. Wind-down with breathing & stretches to calm and center. All fitness levels welcome. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Silver Line 4 or 5 - E. Newton Stop/Blackstone Square/Franklin Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Franklin Square 1530 Washington Street South End, MA 02118. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free Zumba Class @ Gertrude Howes

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Zumba involves energetic dance and aerobic elements. Instructors provide choreographed moves of hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, and martial arts. Squats and lunges are also part of the workout. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Bus Routes: 45, 10, 14, 19, 23, 28. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Gertrude Howes Playground 72 Moreland Street Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Hatha Yoga

Fields Corner Integral Yoga Instructor Alicia Zipp joins us in the Community Room for free sessions of Hatha Yoga. Beginners are welcome. For more information contact the Fields Corner Branch or Alicia Zipp at 617-908-8176. Please note there will be no class on Tuesday, August 16 due to a previously scheduled library event. Part of the Boston Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.