Escape the heat and enjoy amazing views of Boston's beautiful skyline and the historic USS Constitution as the sun sets behind the city. Bring your children for the 90 minute narrated tour which includes sights of the USS Constitution, Tea Party Museum, TD Garden, Boston Light, and more! The boat leaves Friday - Saturday starting May 6th and daily starting May 30th. Boarding begins at 6:30pm and the trip is from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Snacks and cold beverages including: sodas, and beer/wine, and cocktails are available for purchase. We are located in Downtown Boston at Rowes Wharf which is a short walk from the Blue Line Aquarium or Red Line South Station. Our Sunset cruises are available from May through September. Please call us at (617) 542-8000 for more details.
The South End Open Market at Ink Block, New England’s largest open-air market, will run on Sundays from May 1, 2016, to October 30, 2016. The market will be held at 375 Harrison Avenue, directly across from the Ink Block, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., weather permitting, during this period. This 27-week arts, crafts, food & farmers market will be sponsored in part by Capital One, The Tufts Health Science Campus (Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University) and Ink Block. The South End Open Market @ Ink Block is easily accessible via the Red, Orange and Silver MBTA lines.
Boston Art Event in May: Saturday Evening Girls: Jewish and Italian Immigrant Artists and Scholars in Early 1900s Boston
(Boston, MA, USA)
Presented by Dr. Dorothy E. King
Wednesday, May 18 6:00 - 7:30 pm NEHGS, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston
Created in 1899, the Saturday Evening Girls began as a reading group at the North Bennet Street Industrial School in Boston. It expanded into an educational club of the Boston Public Library and became a progressive movement to educate and socialize young women in the North End. Best known for establishing Paul Revere Pottery, the organization also published a newsletter, sponsored ethnic and cultural events, and trained women for leadership responsibilities in local and broader arenas. Join Dr. Dorothy E. King, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Penn State Harrisburg, to learn more about the organization and the young Jewish and Italian women who participated in the program.
Dr. King is hoping to locate and interview the descendants of the Saturday Evening Girls for her research. If you have a grandmother, great aunt, or cousin who might have been a member of the group, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boston May Ballet Events: Boston Ballet Presents Next Generation
by Adam Ouellet
Boston Ballet continues its 52nd season with its annual Next Generation performance at the Boston Opera House. The program features the Pre-Professional Program students from Boston Ballet School (BBS). The performance will also include dancers from Boston Ballet’s second company Boston Ballet II (BBII), along with young musicians from New England Conservatory’s Orchestra. This year’s program opens with Les Passages, which showcases all levels of the Pre-Professional Program through classroom material choreographed by Boston Ballet School Faculty. The evening also includes Over Glow, a work created by Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo, and excerpts from The Sleeping Beauty Act III, after Marius Petipa with Peter Martins and Alla Nikitina, performed by Pre-Professional students. The one-night-only performance will take place on Wednesday, May 18 at 7:00 pm, at the Boston Opera House.
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