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The Boston CalendarSign up for this newsletter!The InternetFreehttp://www.thebostoncalendar.com/
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Free EventsFreehttp://www.celebrateboston.com/events.htm
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Free Fridays – Free EventsVariesFreehttp://www.highlandstreet.org/freefunfridays
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HONK FestivalOct 9-11Harvard SqFreehttp://honkfest.org/
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Head of the Charles RegattaOct 17-18 2015The CharlesFreehttp://www.hocr.org/the-regatta/
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Museum of Fine Arts, BostonWednesday after 4pmThe Fenway neighborhood, BostonFreehttp://www.mfa.org/visit
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ICAThursday, 5-9pm100 Northern Ave, BostonFreehttp://www.icaboston.org/visit/hours-and-admission/
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Water Firehttp://waterfire.org/schedule/2015-waterfire-providence-event-schedule/Providence, RIFreehttp://waterfire.org/ RISD fire display in the river. Full lighting is the best!
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Hike (or Ski or Bike) the Blue HillsAnytimeBlue Hills, Quincy/Braintree/MiltonFreeGreat hiking, good vistas of Boston
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Boston Public Library Main Branch9-9M-Th,9-5F-Sa,1-5SunCopley SquareFreeThe McKim Building's classical architecture, especially the courtyard, is a hidden gem in Boston. Visit Copley Square & Trinity Church while you're at it.
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Arnold Arboretumhttp://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/visit/hours-services-and-policies/Jamaica PlainFreeThe centerpiece of Frederick Law Olmsted's Emerald Necklace. Great place to chill, walk, breathe, exercise, etc. Mother's Day is also Lilac Sunday here, but it's beautiful year-round
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Boardwalk/Walking path towards Castle IslandDaytimeSouth BostonFreeA long, beautiful walk over the water.
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Harvard CfA Telescope ViewingFree – third Thursday of each monthCambridge, MAFreeThird Thursday of the month through the academic year and some other special events you can hear a talk from a scientist and view through the telescopes for free. http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/events/
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Salem MAAnytime but especially great before Halloween (and a nightmare on Halloween)Salem MAFreeOld graveyards, museums, real witches
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USS Constitutionhttp://www.navy.mil/local/constitution/visitors.asp1 Constitution Rd, Charlestown MAFreeI recommend the entire Freedom Trail
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Shakespeare in the Park happens in the summertimeSummerBoston CommonFree
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Outdoor MoviesSummerHatchshellFreehttp://www.bostonmagazine.com/arts-entertainment/blog/2015/06/03/free-outdoor-movies-boston-summer-2015/
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Emerald Necklace ConservancyAnytimeBostonFreehttp://www.emeraldnecklace.org/
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Apple Picking/Donut EatingBefore HalloweenHoney Pot OrchardVarieshttp://www.honeypothill.com/index.php
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Downtown Portsmouth, NHanytimePortsmouth, NHVariesCool microbreweries and shops
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Patriots Placeanytime but on game dayFoxborough, MAVariesShopping, food and tour the stadium
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Old Orchard BeachsummerOld Orchard MEVarieshonky tonk New England seaside: beach, carnival rides and games, taffy, candy apples, beer, tattoos
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Fenway Parkgames if you can get a ticket, a tour of the park if you can'tBostonVariesiconic ballpark and makes for great photos
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Martha's Vineyard and/or NantucketSummer or FallVariesQuintessential Massachusetts vacation destinations. You can take a ferry from Woods Hole to the Vineyard (only 45 minutes).
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The VaultAnytime it's open105 Water St, BostonVarieshttp://thevaultboston.com/photo-galleries/gallery/our-space/
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Lawn on D Summer, Fall, SpringVarieshttp://lawnond.com/
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Tuckaway Farm – PYOSummer, Fall, Spring36 Captain Smith Emerson Road, Lee, NHVarieshttp://seacoastharvest.org/farm/tuckaway-farm/
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Critical BreakdownYear round, variesVariesVariesCall AFSC – Claudia Wilson, Keith Harvey http://www.hibernianhall.org/events/critical-breakdown
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The Haley House CafeYear round12 Dade St, Roxbury MAVarieshttp://haleyhouse.org/
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Museum of Science Anytime - arrive at opening 10 am or go late in day like 3 1 Science Park Boston, ma $23Www.mos.org. Go to live animal demo and playground (indoors) and go to wind and water area and stand in a tube to know what it feels like to have when a tropical storm. Take the Red Line to Park Street, change to the Green Line Lechmere trolley (not Government Center). To get to the West bound trolleys, when you exit at Park Street walk to the exit furthest toward the back of the train. On the Lechmere trolley, exit at Science Park.
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JFK Museum7 days per week, from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.Columbia Point, Boston MA$14http://www.jfklibrary.org/
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Frog Pond Ice SkatingWinterBoston CommonSkating $5, Skates $10http://www.bostonfrogpond.com/
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SkyZone Indoor Trampoline Parkhttp://www.skyzone.com/boston/Hours-Pricing91-B SPRAGUE STREET Boston, MA $9 per 30 minhttp://www.skyzone.com/Boston
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Exhibit of Sister Corita’s workSept 3 - May 8, Talks on Harvard Yard: Sept 4 - 6Harvard Art Museums$15http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/visit/exhibitions/4830/corita-kent-and-the-language-of-pop
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Bread & Puppet's "The Overtakelessness Circus"Sept 6Magazine Beach Park, Cambridge, MAFreehttp://www.prlog.org/12485979-bread-puppets-the-overtakelessness-circus-in-boston-area-during-labor-day-weekend-2015.html
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Rock Spot Indoor Rock Climbing10am-midnight 7 days a week30 Old Colony Ave South Boston, MA$16 ($25 w/gear)http://southboston.rockspotclimbing.com/
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