Falls is here and as the trees lose their leaves there are some great things going on in your backyard. So get out of the house and head to one of these great events.
The Mattapan Farmer’s Market at the Church of the Holy Spirit (525 River St.) will be open on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to provide residents with the best locally grown food available. Meet the farmers and the community at this one-of-a-kind event. SNAP and Bounty Bucks are accepted.
Have you ever rocked with raptors? Here’s your chance Saturday to get out and see some of the amazing birds that live in your community. Boston Nature Center will be celebrating the ninth anniversary of the George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center at its location at 500 Walk Hill Street in Mattapan.
The event will feature Live Raptors from Blue Hills Trailside Museum, the Animal Adventures Petting Zoo, the New England Aquarium Touch Tank, face painting and arts and crafts. It is free and open to the public For more information, call 617-983-8500 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to get in touch with the men and women that protect your neighborhood? The District B-3 police station at 1165 Blue Hill Ave will be hosting their open house Saturday from 11a.m. – 3p.m. There will be live music kid activities and even a visit from the Bomb Squad’s robot. For more information call (617)343-4717.
There’s nothing better than a nice quiet weekend with a little smooth jazz on the radio except maybe a whole day dedicated to jazz. The Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival which will celebrate its 11th anniversary this year will be entertaining residents Saturday from 12p.m.– 6p.m. on Columbus Avenue in the South End. The free outdoor concert will have three stages featuring performances from 15 artists including Louis Hayes, Bernie Worrell and Oleta Adam. Along with the music, the festival will also feature food from over 70 vendors as well as Family Park complete with a bounce house and “instrument petting zoo”.
Seniors are you looking for something do this month? Throughout the month of September, Zoo New England is offering a discounted price to seniors. For just $10 all seniors (age 62+) will receive admission to both Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo. Be sure to mention “Seniors in September Promotion” to receive this discounted price. More information can be found on Zoo New England’s website.
The mayor’s 7th annual Hub on Wheels citywide bike celebration will be taking place all day Sunday. From community rides in the morning to a series of professional races in the afternoon the event has something for everyone. Along with the races and rides there will also be music, vendors and a whole host of activities to get Bostonians out of their houses and onto a bike. More information can be found on the Hub on Wheels website.
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