The 5K race kicks off at 9 am, winding through neighboring Bare Cove Park and ending back at SSC. Approximately 300 runners from all over the South Shore are expected to participate. New this year, the race is chip timed and registration is through racewire.com. Prizes will be awarded to the overall winners, as well as the winners in each age category.
Children through the age of eight are >>
The Bike-A-Thon is Bikes Not Bombs' largest and most exciting event of the year! Each rider registers and then fundraises at least $150 (and $75 for youth) to support Bikes Not Bombs' Youth Programs and International Programs. Then on June 7th, hundreds of cyclists join together on a ride for social justice along one of our scenic routes through greater Boston. Bike-A-Thon riders are ambassadors >>
Baseball fans will have a chance to support the Jimmy Fund while playing on the field at Fenway Park in the John Hancock Fenway Fantasy Day to benefit the Jimmy Fund. Fans can test their baseball skills by batting and fielding at the historic park. For more information, to purchase a package or learn how to fundraise your way on to the field, please visit www.jimmyfundfantasyday.org. >>
Highland Street Foundation, in partnership with the Boston Red Sox and the City of Boston, created Out of the Park in 2014.
This program shows Red Sox away games at public parks in Boston while recreating the excitement of Yawkey Way and Fenway Park for the community at no cost to attendees.
Activities include live viewing of the game, caricaturists, balloon artists, face painters, giveaways, >>
The 14th annual National Learn to Row Day is sponsored by Lowell Community Rowing/MRRA and US Rowing.
No experience necessary! Young and old alike can enjoy learning a low impact sport that will last a lifetime. We have experienced rowers that will introduce you to the fundamentals of rowing.
Programs are offered to accommodate a range of skill levels.
Tour the boathouse, row on our barge, >>
Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, Monster Jam trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, Monster Jam trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Monster Jam trucks can fly up to125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than >>
The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. The Color Run event is all about a color crazy day with friends and family. You can run, walk, crawl, or cartwheel if you wish! All kiddos 5 and under can run with an adult FREE of charge and do not need to register! Unregistered children do not get the >>
Lecture by Brian Sheehy, Captain of the Essex Base Ball Club. Discover base ball (two words in the 19th century) in Boston prior to our beloved Red Sox with baseball historian and vintage base ball player Brian Sheehy.
$10 per person ($5 Concord Museum Members) Reservations Required by calling 978 369 9763 or online at www.concordmuseum.org >>
This was a great article written by Dr. Anne Paris. I love the ideas and tools she gives to use. I have all three of the Empathy Way books and can't wait to read them to my Grandkids so that they can become Caring Empathetic Children and later teens, which is so important, especially in this world we live in. I can't wait to see what Dr. Paris has for us next!
Thank you for raising awareness about the need for foster parents in Massachusetts. As an organization that also provides Intensive Foster Care, The Home for Little Wanderers has found that many people are unaware of the different types of foster care. We encourage anyone who is interested to learn more. Every child deserves a safe and loving home.