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Photos: Prince William and Princess Kate visit Boston

The royal couple are in town for three days, with Prince William's Earthshot Prize awards Friday.

Prince William and Princess Kate walk along East Boston’s shoreline

The crowd of onlookers climbs a fence to see the Prince William and Princess Kate arrive in East Boston. David L Ryan/Globe Staff
Their Royal Highnesses traveled to East Boston to see the changing face of Boston’s shoreline as the city contends with rising sea levels walk with City of Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and Rev Mariama White-Hammond chief of Environment, Energy and Open Space for the City of Boston., Lisa Wieland CEO of Massport. David L Ryan/Globe Staff
David L Ryan/Globe Staff
David L Ryan/Globe Staff
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David L Ryan/Globe Staff
Brian Snyder/Pool Photo via AP

Prince William and Princess Kate engage with community in Chelsea

Prince William meets with the crowd outside Roca, an organization working to reduce urban violence through community engagement efforts, in Chelsea. David L Ryan/Globe Staff
The crowd takes photos of the princess. Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images
Ashley Langan of Pembroke holds a sign for the visit of Prince William and Princess Kate outside Roca in Chelsea David L Ryan/Globe Staff
Britain’s Prince William, Prince of Wales, and Catherine, Princess of Wales, speak with members of Rocas Young Men’s Program and Molly Baldwin (R) founder of Roca Inc, in Chelsea. Reba Saldanha / POOL / AFP
Prince William, Prince of Wales, with a child in Roca’s Young Mothers Program. Reba Saldanha / POOL / AFP
Prince William and Kate tour Roca with founder Molly Baldwin, left, and Chelsea police captain Dave Batchelor. Reba Saldanha / POOL / AFP
Sofia, 16 months, approaches media as Britain’s Prince William and Kate speak with her mother Katherine and Young Mother’s Program director Sunindiya Bhalla, right. Reba Saldanha / POOL / AFP
Reba Saldanha / POOL / AFP

Prince William and Princess Kate tour Greentown Labs in Somerville

Prince William and Kate, Princess of Wales embark on their tour of Somerville’s Greentown Labs, which hosts over 100 environmental companies. Angela Weiss / Pool Photo via AP
Prince William and Kate spoke with sustainable startup companies that work at Greentown Labs as they toured the location Thursday. Angela Weiss / Pool Photo via AP
Prince William and Kate share a laugh with business owners. CJ Gunther / Pool Photo via AP
The Prince and Princess smell soap. Kirsty O’Connor – Pool/Getty Images
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Henry Dynov-Teixeira, 8, of Somerville, presents flowers to Prince William and Kate, Princess of Wales, as his parents Melissa, left, and Irene, look on following a visit to Greentown Labs. (Angela Weiss Pool Photo via AP)
Britain’s Prince William and Kate, Princess of Wales depart from Greentown Labs. Angela Weiss / Pool Photo via AP

Prince William and Princess Kate watch the Celtics beat the Heat — courtside

From left, Celtics owner Steve Pagliuca, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu, Massachusetts Gov.-elect Maura Healey, Prince William, Princess Kate, Emilia Fazzalari, the wife of Celtics owner Wyc Grousebeck, and Grousebeck watch the game Wednesday night at TD Garden. – Brian Snyder / Pool / AFP via Getty Images
Celtics star Jayson Tatum meets the royal couple before tipoff. – Erin Clark / The Boston Globe
Massachusetts Gov.-elect Maura Healey snaps a photo. – Brian Snyder / Pool / AFP via Getty Images
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Prince William and Princess Kate tour Boston City Hall and make an appearance on the Plaza

Prince William and Princess Kate chat with Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and her family, from left, husband Conor Perwarski and sons Blaise and Cass, in her Boston City Hall office on Wednesday. – Reba Saldanha / AP
Prince William points to a 1976 photograph of Queen Elizabeth II and then-Boston Mayor Kevin White during his tour of Boston City Hall on Wednesday. – Charles Krupa / AP
En route to City Hall Plaza. – Nancy Lane / The Boston Herald via AP, Pool
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Everyone wanted a photo of the royal couple. – Charles Krupa / AP
Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images
Princess Kate and Massachusetts Gov.-elect Maura Healey. – Steven Senne / AP
Prince William, Princess Kate, Massachusetts Gov.-elect Maura Healey, and Boston Mayor Michelle Wu press a button to light Boston City Hall green for the Welcome to Earthshot ceremony. – Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images
Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images
Prince William speaks in the pouring rain. – David L. Ryan / The Boston Globe
The Boston Children’s Chorus performs. – David L. Ryan / The Boston Globe

Prince William and Princess Kate arrive at Logan Airport

The British Airways plane carrying Prince William and Princess Kate arrives at Logan Airport on Wednesday. – John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
Prince William and Princess Kate are greeted by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker at Logan Airport on Wednesday. – John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
Prince William shakes hands with Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito. – Joshua Qualls / Massachusetts Governor’s Press Office via AP
Joshua Qualls / Massachusetts Governor’s Press Office via AP

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