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BCYF to Hold Series of Free Girls Only Events

Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) invites Boston girls to Girls Nights, a series of free girls-only events throughout the summer.  All activities are designed to bring girls together in a safe, non-competitive environment where they can be themselves, meet other girls their age and engage with role models.

    BCYF to Hold Series of Free Girls Only Events
    Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) invites Boston girls to Girls Nights, a series of free girls-only events throughout the summer. All activities are designed to bring girls together in a safe, non-competitive environment where they can be themselves, meet other girls their age and engage with role models.
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Prescott House a Neighborhood Hidden Gem

Overlooking the Boston Common, the William Hickling Prescott House at 55 Beacon St. is not only a time capsule that allows visors to explore Boston’s past, but also unbeknownst to many, it has served as the Boston headquarters of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America for nearly 75 years.

    Prescott House a Neighborhood Hidden Gem
    Overlooking the Boston Common, the William Hickling Prescott House at 55 Beacon St. is not only a time capsule that allows visors to explore Boston's past, but also unbeknownst to many, it has served as the Boston headquarters of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America for nearly 75 years.
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Boston Public Library Schedule

Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard (www.bpl.org/concerts) series will run through Friday, August 31, bringing a range of free music to one of Boston’s most beautiful spaces during one-hour concerts throughout the summer. Concerts are held twice each week on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and on Fridays at 12:30 p.m.

    Boston Public Library Schedule
    Boston Public Library's Concerts in the Courtyard (www.bpl.org/concerts) series will run through Friday, August 31, bringing a range of free music to one of Boston's most beautiful spaces during one-hour concerts throughout the summer. Concerts are held twice each week on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and on Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
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Making History on the Common Again

Despite the pouring rain, more than 500 Boston schoolchildren came to the ninth annual Making History on the Common on Monday, June 4.

    Making History on the Common Again
    Despite the pouring rain, more than 500 Boston schoolchildren came to the ninth annual Making History on the Common on Monday, June 4.
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Electrical Workers Local 103 Partners with Red Sox for Charitable Initiatives

For many years, union electricians from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 have been brightening historic Fenway Park by providing comprehensive electrical services to the Boston Red Sox organization – including the operation and servicing of the lights that shine over the most historic park in Major League Baseball. 

    Electrical Workers Local 103 Partners with Red Sox for Charitable Initiatives
    For many years, union electricians from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 have been brightening historic Fenway Park by providing comprehensive electrical services to the Boston Red Sox organization - including the operation and servicing of the lights that shine over the most historic park in Major League Baseball.
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Michlewitz Backs Zakim for Secretary of State

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, who represents the North End, Bay Village, South End and Chinatown,  announced that he is endorsing Josh Zakim in his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State.

    Michlewitz Backs Zakim for Secretary of State
    State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, who represents the North End, Bay Village, South End and Chinatown, announced that he is endorsing Josh Zakim in his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State. "I truly believe that Josh's progressive platform is exactly what the office needs to bring the state into the modern era," said Michlewitz.
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DCR Completes Restoration Work on Mugar Way Sidewalk

The Department of Conservation and Recreation recently completed a $140,000 restoration of the David G. Mugar Way sidewalk, according to Commissioner Leo Roy.

    DCR Completes Restoration Work on Mugar Way Sidewalk
    The Department of Conservation and Recreation recently completed a $140,000 restoration of the David G. Mugar Way sidewalk, according to Commissioner Leo Roy. The work area extends from Beaver Place nearly to Charles Street, and the scope of the project included repaving the sidewalk, which had fallen into a state of disrepair.
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Dorothy Arnold’s Paintings at Stephen Score Gallery

Over the last 30 years, at dozens of shows, a lot of smart, art-savvy people have written about the work of Dorothy Arnold.

    Dorothy Arnold's Paintings at Stephen Score Gallery
    Over the last 30 years, at dozens of shows, a lot of smart, art-savvy people have written about the work of Dorothy Arnold. I'm not going to quote them. But I am going to quote something Dorothy told me on almost every occasion I visited her magnificent Cambridge studio to talk about the possibility of a show and later when I was selecting work for this show.
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Visiting the Nichols House

Patrons of the de Young Museum in San Francisco, including curator Timothy Burgard, far left, visited the Nichols House Museum on June 8. The Nichols House is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with tours on the hour. The current exhibition Their Objects, Their Stories: The Nichols Women as Collectors, 1870 – 1960, is on view through October 13.

    Visiting the Nichols House
    Patrons of the de Young Museum in San Francisco, including curator Timothy Burgard, far left, visited the Nichols House Museum on June 8. The Nichols House is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with tours on the hour.
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Walking Tour a Treat for Chocolate Lovers

Launching Saturday, June 16, a new, 90-minute walking tour of Beacon Hill will allow guests to indulge their sweet tooth while learning about the history of chocolate.

    Walking Tour a Treat for Chocolate Lovers
    Launching Saturday, June 16, a new, 90-minute walking tour of Beacon Hill will allow guests to indulge their sweet tooth while learning about the history of chocolate. At 3:30 p.m., Anne Wright, founder of Tipsy Chocolates, which also offers Back Bay chocolate tours and truffle-making classes, will convene with tour-goers in the main lounge of the Liberty Hotel for a "aperitif" to toast the day.
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