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Run, Boston, Run!

Happy National Running Day! Today, June 3, 2015, we celebrate like true Bostonians and run in honor of the “unofficial” national holiday. Created in 2009, and held on the first Wednesday in June, each year people across the United States more »

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It Starts With Hello

  Hello.   November 21, 2014 is the 42nd annual #WorldHelloDay. Anyone can participate in World Hello Day simply by greeting ten people. This demonstrates the importance of personal communication for preserving peace. People around the world use World Hello Day as an opportunity more »

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How American Are You?

Happy Constitution Day! Wednesday, September 17   Constitution Day is an American holiday honoring the day 39 delegates of the Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution. This historic date was September 17, 1787.  In honor of Constitution Day, the MGH more »

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Summertime Cinema Under The Stars

Boston Outdoor Summer Movie Schedules What happens when mother nature meets the couch potato? A beautiful thing called an ‘outdoor movie’. All movies are free to the public and will begin at sundown. Select locations will be offering free food samples, giveaways and games more »

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Summer Concerts at Charlestown Navy Yard

Nothing says sweet, sweet summertime like live outdoor music on a warm summer night. Lucky for us, the Boston National Historical Park and Berklee College of Music have once again brought the sweet sounds of summer back to the Navy more »

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Make a Difference on Mandela Day 2014

Happy Mandela Day! Celebrate Mandela Day 2014 this Friday 7/18/2014 by giving the gift of time. Do your part to take action and inspire change throughout the world by spending 67 minutes of your time – one minute for every year of more »

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Yet Another Reason to Freeze

Just as our bodies have begun to thaw out, and the thought of removing our mittens to send texts while waiting for the T no longer seems like cruel and unusual punishment, our friends at Ben and Jerry’s have taken more »

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