by Boston Parents Paper
Remembering & Honoring Massachusetts Military Heroes, Boston Common, Boston. Visit a breathtaking garden of 37,000 American flags to honor our servicemen and women. Through May 26. FREE. 888-909-4376; massmilitaryheroes.org.
Remembering Our Heroes at the USS Constitution Museum, 9am – 6pm, Charlestown. Patriotic themed crafts and activities will be offered throughout the weekend. Through May 26. ussconstitutionmuseum.org
Free Fort Independence Tours, noon to 3:30pm, Castle Island, Day Boulevard, Boston. Free one-hour tours of the oldest continuously fortified site in British North America. Through May 26. FREE. mass.gov.
Memorial Day Parade, 1pm, Somerville. Begins in front of City Hall and proceeds up Highland Street to Davis Square and then along Holland Street to the Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery on Broadway. FREE. somervillema.gov.
Memorial Day Open House at the Museum of Fine Arts, 10am – 4:45pm, Boston. Celebrate “Season of Color in the Americas” and Latin American music and culture during this family-friendly day full of activities. FREE. mfa.org.
Honor & Tribute: Boston’s 2nd Annual Memorial Day Concert, 7:30p, Christopher Columbus Park, Boston. Featuring The Metropolitan Wind Symphony and Boston Children’s Chorus. FREE. Reservation required. FREE. Bostonmemorialday2014.eventbrite.com.