Free Fun Friday

Posted on August 11, 2011

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Check this out, For those that are looking to get a little bit more out their summer, Free fun Fridays invites Massachusetts residents and tourist to visit designated cultural attractions every Friday this summer with free admission. No registration or tickets required. just visit and enjoy.

Aug 12

JFK Library & museum

Columbia Point – Boston

Arnold Arboretum

125 Arborway – Jamaica Plain

*Tanglewood (BSO)

297 West Street – Lenox

Stone Zoo

149 Pond Street – Stoneham

Aug 19

*Boston Harbor island

Free ferry transportation to the islands
408 Atlantic Ave – Boston

Childrens museum in Easton

9 Sullivan Avenue – Easton

USS Constitution museum

22 Charlestown Navy Yard – Charlestown

Basketball hall of fame

1000 West Columbus Avenue – Springfield

Aug 26

Old Sturbridge village

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road – Sturbridge

*New repertory theater

321 Arsenal Street – Watertown

Berkshire museum

39 South Street – Pittsfield

Ecotarium

222 Harrington Way – Worcester

*Free Fun Fridays 2011 Special Instructions

 

Tanglewood (August 12, 2011)

This is an open-air evening performance on the Tanglewood grounds (located in Berkshire County of western Massachusetts, just a short drive from the Massachusetts State Turnpike).  All lawn tickets are free (14,000 capacity).  A prelude concert starts at 6 pm, followed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra at 8:30 pm.

Boston Harbor Islands (August 19, 2011)

This is a free ferry ride to either (or both) of the two most popular Boston Harbor Islands – Georges Island (with historic Fort Warren and ranger-guided tours) and Spectacle Island (with a life-guard supervised beach and 5 miles of hiking trails).

Free tickets for the Harbor Islands Express Ferry will be distributed first come, first served at Long Wharf-North in downtown Boston (near the Aquarium subway station), with lines forming at 6:30 am.  The ferry leaves every 30 minutes starting at 8:30 am, with a 3 hour window to return.  Each person in line may pick up a maximum of 4 tickets.  (There will be no special arrangements for groups of more than 4 to be on the same ferry.)  Tickets will be handed out for the earliest ferry, then the next, and so on, until all ferry seats for the day are distributed – last year, all tickets were distributed by 10:30 am.

New Repertory Theater (August 26, 2011)

This is an evening (6 pm) performance of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in the Charles Mosesian Theater in the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown.  This venue has a 340-seat capacity – no reservations accepted

Please visit higlandstreet.org or contact them at 617 969 8900 For more information.

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