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Run + Ride at CambridgeSide

in Sports, Hands-on Activities, Fitness & Wellness, Festivals & Fairs, Community Events

Do you love to ride your bike and run? Compete in the ninth annual, kids only FREE duathlon with biking and running around CambridgeSide! For kids ages 5-13 years old, with prizes, race T-shirts, giveaways, entertainment and more. Pre-register today!

Canal Park at CambridgeSide

Lechmere Canal Park
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141
United States

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When Sun 08/05/2018 - 08/05/2018 08:30 am

Ready, Aim, Fire!

in Museum Events, History, Hands-on Activities

Are you ready to have a blast? Step into the role of the courageous crew who manned USS Constitution’s cannons and learn the science and steps required to fire a 32-pound carronade in our Ready, Aim, Fire! family program all month long from 1:30-4:30

USS Constitution Museum

Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22
Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129
United States

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When Daily 01:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Built to Win

in Museum Events, History, Hands-on Activities

Design, build, and test your own mini model ship’s strength and speed in our Built to Win family program all month long from 1:30 – 4:30.

USS Constitution Museum

Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22
Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129
United States

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When Daily 01:30 pm - 04:30 pm

In the Yard: Rosies Invade the Charlestown Navy Yard

in Outdoor Activities, Museum Events, History, Hands-on Activities, Community Events

Join the National Parks of Boston for a two-day extravaganza celebrating the role of women workers at the Charlestown Navy Yard!

USS Constitution Museum

Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22
Boston, Massachusetts 02129
United States

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When Sat 08/11/2018 - 08/12/2018 09:00 am - 06:00 pm

Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Friday

in Museum Events, History, Hands-on Activities, Exhibits, Community Events

Explore the USS Constitution Museum for FREE on August 31 thanks to the generous support of the Highland Street Foundation.

USS Constitution Museum

Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22
Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129
United States

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When Fri 08/31/2018 - 08/31/2018 09:00 am - 06:00 pm

All Hands to Mischief!

in Museum Events, History, Hands-on Activities, Exhibits

During Labor Day Weekend, experience how sailors spent their time between chores and battle in 1812 by writing a message home with a quill pen, playing a board game, or getting a nautical tattoo.

USS Constitution Museum

Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22
Boston, Massachusetts 02129
United States

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When Fri 08/31/2018 - 09/03/2018 09:00 am - 06:00 pm

A Sailor's Life & Legacy

in Seasonal & Holiday Events, Museum Events, History, Hands-on Activities

Celebrate and honor our nation’s veterans at the USS Constitution Museum by asking yourself, “Is a sailor’s life for you?”

USS Constitution Museum

Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22
Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129
United States

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When Sat 11/10/2018 - 11/11/2018 09:00 am - 06:00 pm

Kidleidescope

in Outdoor Activities, Nature, Kids Classes, Hands-on Activities, Community Events

Join park staff for guided learning and play activities designed for ages 4 - 7.

Spectacle Island

Boston, Massachusetts
United States

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When Every Tuesday 11:15 am - 02:00 pm

Peek-a-Blue Hikes in the Blue Hills

in Outdoor Activities, Nature, Hands-on Activities, Fitness & Wellness, Community Events

One hour guided hikes especially for babies and toddlers in the Blue Hills. Free healthy snacks provided. For the launch, we will also have storytelling, songs and a special scavenger hunt. Hikes are every other Tuesday. See website for dates.

Houghton's Pond

840 Hillside Street
Milton, Massachusetts 02186
United States

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When Every 1st Tuesday of the month 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Imagination Playground

in Outdoor Activities, Kids Classes, Hands-on Activities, Community Events

Build your own playground on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway with giant foam pieces!

Downtown Welcome Center


United States

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When Every Sunday 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
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