Kayaking on the Charles is back...at least at Community Boating Inc. on the Esplanade. Social distancing at its best: on the water and in the sun. Masks must be worn at the dock at all times. 2-hour kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals must be booked in advance. All kayaks, paddles, and life jackets are sanitized between customers.
Community Boating, Inc.
21 David G Mugar Way
Laugh Boston & John Tobin Presents bring you People In Cars Getting Comedy, a first of its kind drive-In comedy tour. Enjoy live stand-up comedy sets by New England’s best, all from the socially-distant comfort of your vehicle. This Saturday, June 27, Steve Sweeney, Kelly MacFarland, and Brian Glowacki perform so drive in and laugh out loud!
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally observed commemoration of the ending of slavery in the US and the MFA is celebrating with an online event. The day includes The City Talks panel discussion, story time with artist and children's book illustrator Ekua Holmes, recitations of speeches, poems, and song lyrics by participants in the MFA's teen programs, and a performance curated by BAMS Fest. This event will serve to honor the contributions of Black creatives, scholars, and artists to the City o...
While Salem’s Peabody Essex Museum galleries are temporary closed, take a virtual 360° tour of their newly opened Fashion and Design Gallery. Get up close and personal with ensembles from the Iris Apfel Rare Bird of Fashion collection, which celebrates this modern fashion icon. Explore unique and culturally significant works of design, fashion, and textiles from around the globe, all from the comfort and safety of your own home.
It’s the season for farmer’s markets to pop up around the city. The Boston Public Market is running two outdoor seasonal farmers markets, one in Dewey Square on The Greenway (Tuesdays & Thursdays) and one at Boston Public Market at Seaport (Saturdays).Both markets feature over 20 local producers offering farm fresh produce, poultry and eggs, seafood, bread and baked goods, plants and flowers, and an assortment of specialty and prepared foods.
For the safety of everyone, all stalls will be...
This Friday, legendary Boston band The Dropkick Murphys will be the first band to play directly on the dirt and grass of the infield diamond at Fenway Park. No audience will be in the stands but the event will be live-streamed to you a home. The evening will also feature a double-play with Bruce Springsteen. Streaming Outta Fenway will raise funds for Boston Resiliency Fund, Habitat For Humanity Greater Boston, and Feeding America.
Streaming Outta Fenway, Friday, May 29.
Boston's iconic Coolidge Theater is bringing their curated new release films online so that you can enjoy these films from home. Current films include Driveways, with Brian Dennehy and James Sweeney’s Straight Up.
For serious cinephiles, the Coolidge offers online film education. This week's program will be a virtual seminar on Charlie Chaplin's first full-length feature film The Kid, taught by Emerson College professor Peter Flynn.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater would have been arriving this week at Celebrity Series of Boston, and while you can't see them on stage this weekend, you can join them in your living room! The Company has extended Ailey All Access through June. Three full length ballets are scheduled:
May 14–21: Robert Battle's Mass
May 21–28: Camille A. Brown's City of Rain
May 28–June 4: Robert Battle's The Hunt
Watch the series on alvinailey.com
Off Their Plate is a grassroots movement that partners with local restaurants to provide nutritious meals for frontline health workers during this COVID-19 crisis, while simultaneously restoring shift hours to the restaurant community. The organization's restaurant partners receive 100% of donated funds to prepare meals and provide economic relief to restaurant employees. For every $100 donated, you send 10 meals to COVID frontline workers and $50+ of economic relief to local shift workers.