Shakespeare on the Common
July 23 - August 10, 2014
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare on the Common. Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is dedicated to performing the works of William Shakespeare in vital and contemporary productions that are presented free of charge to Boston’s diverse communities, and to educating Boston’s youth not only about Shakespeare but also about their own potential for creativity.
June - September 2014
For over 130 years, the Swan Boats have been a part of the Boston experience. As a welcome sign of Spring, they grace the waters of the Boston Public Garden, the first botanical garden in the United States. Famed in the stories Make Way for Ducklings and The Trumpet of the Swan, the Swan Boats are the only boats of their kind in the world. Visit here
Friday Night Supper Club
July 2014 - Available every Friday
At the historic 150-year old Arlington Street Church in Boston’s Back Bay, renowned for having the largest collection of Tiffany windows in any one church, the Friday Night Supper Club is the source of great community pride. For over 50 years, warm and nourishing meals have been provided to Boston’s most vulnerable citizens every Friday evening. Join the team of volunteers to help prepare meals (11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) or serve the meals (4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.). Children under the age of 18 are welcome to volunteer in the meal preparation segment and must be accompanied by an adult. Enjoy a self guided tour of the church and its historic stained glass windows before the volunteer opportunity commences.