Frugal family fun?

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    Other Free FlicksCall 617.787.7200 for movie titles  Saturdays - Nantasket Beach,HullSundown on July 17, 24, 31 Saturdays - Fort Revere,HullSundown on August 7, 14, 21  Tuesdays - Martini Shell, Hyde ParkSundown on July 20, 27 Sundown on August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Thursdays - Pope John Paul Park II, DorchesterSundown on July 8, 15, 22, 29Sundown on August 5, 12, 19, 26Sundown on September 2 Wednesdays – Randolph Movie Theater10am kids’ movies  MuseumsMuseum of Fine ArtsFree Community Day
    Friday, July 30, 2010 10am-10pm

       
     
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    North End Feasts July 23 - 25, 2010
    St. Joseph Society
    Feast Celebration
    Battery & Hanover Streets
     July 30 - August 1, 2010
    St. Agrippina di Mineo Society

    95th Feast Celebration
    Battery & Hanover Streets
     August 12 - 15, 2010
    100th Annual Fisherman's Feast of the

    Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca Society of Boston
    Feast Celebration
    Fleet & North Streets
     August 27 - 29, 2010
    91st Annual Saint Anthony's Feast of

    San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc.
    Feast Celebration
    Thatcher & Endicott Streets
     August 30, 2010
    St. Lucy Society

    Feast Celebration
    Thatcher & Endicott Streets


     
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    New England Sand Sculpting FestivalJuly 14-18, Revere Beach
    The New England Sand Sculpting Festival is a competition between master sand sculptors competing for over $15,000 in prize money. There will also be live entertainment and vendors on the boardwalk.
     Downtown Plymouth Waterfront FestivalAugust 28, Plymouth (11am-7pm)Festival favorites will be the arts & craft shows featuring 100+ local crafters, duck races in Brewster Gardens, the 5th annual Motor Head's Cruise In Car Show, 5th annual "America's Hometown" Plymouth Idol Competition, food vendors, carnival & 2 stages of live entertainment! The Swan Boats7 days per week, weather permitting. Tickets are purchased at the Swan Boat dock. No advanced reservations are required. The Swan Boats driver paddles passengers around the Public Garden Lagoon for a 15 minute peaceful cruise.
    Adults $2.75 / Children $1.50 (age 2 to 15 years)
    Seniors $2.00
           Fenway Park ToursAdults $12 / Seniors $11 / Children (3-15) $10 Tours are fully handicap accessible. Please contact the tour office at 617-226-6666 for additional assistance. 9-4 p.m., every hour on the hour, 7 days a week, or until 3 hours prior to game time. 50 minute walking tour of the ballpark, guided by an official Fenway Park Tour Guide.  Water Fire, ProvidenceJuly 17              8:18pmJuly 31              8:04pmAugust 14         7:47pmAugust 28         7:26pmOctober 9         6:14pmCheck out www.waterfire.org for more information
     
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    Charles River Canoe & Kayakwww.paddleboston.com Boston, Natick, Newton, CambridgeSingle               $15 / hourDouble              $18 / hourTriple/Quad       $22 / hourKids (6-12)       $ 7 / hour
     
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    Check out the FREE family films at The Shops at Prudenital Center! Starting July 17th, the family films will continue on every Saturday through August 21 at sundown. For a full list of movies, visit www.prudentialcenter.com or call 617-236-3100.

     
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    @font-face { font-family: "Times"; }@font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: SectAll Aboard! Wenham Museum's Train Time 16 Model Train Exhibition - November 11 - February 27th  

    Discover a magical world of 15 model train layouts with trains traversing bridges, disappearing into tunnels througout carefully decorated cityscapes and country scenes.  Special Model Train Layouts and events are planned throughout the exhibition including; GeoTrax® Model Train – Nov. 13 & 14, The Snow Train– Nov. 8 to Feb. 27, Gingerbread Express – Dec. 4-18, Lego ®Train – Feb. 12 & 13 and The National Model Railroad Association Layout – Jan. 15 – 17. There’s a Train Out for Dreamland, Author Visit - Saturday, December 4, 2pm.Wenham Museum, 132 Main St, Wenham, MA – 978-468-2377 – wenhammuseum.org Aadmission: $7.50 adult and $5.50 children. Less than a mile walk from the Hamilton Stop on the Commuter Rail. Free parking. Located on Boston's North Shore and only a 30 minute drive from Boston or Newburyport. 


     
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    The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has Free events and programs for the whole family.  Activities can be found at the following website address: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/events.htm
     
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    In addition to going to museums only during their free or discounted times, or using library passes, we just take the T downtown and visit places like the Common and Garden (frog pond for ice skating; swan boats; Common playground) or the pool near the Christian Science Church; the North End and the waterfront; the Freedom Trail; the Rose Kennedy Greenway sprinklers. Or just get off at one station and wander around to another one.

    We go to our neighborhood park and city pools a lot, and go biking on the Minuteman Bike Path or along the Charles River.

    When going to the ocean, we go late in the day to avoid parking charges, or go to Horseneck, which is only $7 to park.

    The trick to frugality ANYWHERE is to avoid giving in to buying things. Bring along your own water bottle and some snacks so you don't have to pay for a drink and snack for each family member -- that all adds up.

    We walk to Davis Square after dinner and hang out there, people watching. (And avoid the expensive ice cream there -- if we want a treat, there are cheap ice creams at the convenience store.)

    Apple picking can be very expensive -- but if you go to an apple orchard and just look at the animals, and maybe buy one small bag of apples in the store plus have cider donuts, it's still fun.
     
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