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Saturday, June 10, 2017 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 10, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee.

Free Event
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Home to the Weymouth Historical Society,the homestead houses a genealogical library with Weymouth records from the 1600’s, a shoe shop which is original to the homestead, a military room with memorabilia from the Revolutionary War through World War I, and a carriage house with antique sleighs, farming and ice harvesting tools. Open Wednesdays 9am - 1pm or by appointment.

238 Park Avenue
South Weymouth, MA
Phone: 781-340-1022
Free Event
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

Please join the Quarry Museum and the Quincy Historical Society for a joint May meeting. Quincy’s archaeologist Richard Muzzrole’s life and his work in Quincy will be the subject of a power-point presentation. Dick Muzzrole was involved in the archaeological work at the John Winthrop blast furnace, Germantown Glassworks and his passion, the Granite Railway, the first commercial railroad in America. Public Welcome

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Dear Friends,
Let's get together for a Paint Night!
We'll meet at Iron Furnace restaurant/bar, located at 1495 Hancock Street, in Quincy Center. This venue has been very welcoming to us in the past.
Arrive at 6:00pm for mingling and socializing. Some lite appetizers will be provided. Painting will begin promptly at 6:30pm, so don't be late!
Everyone will be given a canvas, paint, and brushes. An instructor will walk us through everything, and by the end of the night, you'll have a beautiful painting to take home with you!

1495 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: (857) 252-0050
Price: 
$20 per person
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 8:00am

President John Adams lived to be 90, and it is thought that his penchant for exercise was a contributing factor. Adams said, "I walk every fair day, sometimes 3 or 4 miles."President John Adams lived to be 90, and it is thought that his penchant for exercise was a contributing factor. An effort to inspire local residents to walk in the historic footsteps of Adams and get healthy, this free three mile walking tour meets every Saturday at 8am mid-May through October. 

Vietnam Veterans Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253
Free Event
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

Every Saturday evening New England Wildlife Center sponsors the Catbird Café; the South Shore’s longest running open mic, playing original music. The Catbird Café is hosted by Steve Martin and his wife Cathy Donlon.  Steve is a well-known musician throughout the region and brings a thematic consistency between the care of wildlife and music.  Participants in the Catbird Café range in age from young elementary school students to octogenarians, from singing families to poets and belly dancers.  Sign up to perform starts at 4:30 and performing starts at 7:00.

New England Wildlife Center
500 Columbian Street
Weymouth, MA 02190
Phone: 781-682-4878
Price: 
A $2 donation is requested to help pay for the cost of the program.  
Monday, May 29, 2017 -
7:00am to 9:00pm

Featuring a recently restored 600+ year old Indian Dug-out canoe found at Great Pond, kitchen exhibit, shoe shop, ladies fan collection and other exhibits including artifacts from our native folk, textiles, fire and police department memorabilia, glassware, nautical artifacts, memorabilia from the South Weymouth Naval Air Station, photos, and much, much more! Open every Monday from 7-9pm. Group tours are available and are welcomed by appointment.

Tufts Library
46 Broad Street
Weymouth, MA 02188
Phone: 781-340-1022
Free Event
Monday, May 29, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Share your talent with a friendly audience at Thomas Crane Public Library's acoustic open mic night held on the last Monday of the month. Play an original or a cover song, read an excerpt or a poem, perform a dramatic monologue, debut your stand-up comedy skit or engage in any amateur style performance. All musicians, poets and performers are encouraged to participate and all ages are welcome. One microphone will be available but no other sound equipment is supplied. If your instrument requires amplification, such as an electric bass, you will need to bring it. Sign up in person 6:15 p.m.

40 Washington Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1301
Free Event
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Home to the Weymouth Historical Society,the homestead houses a genealogical library with Weymouth records from the 1600’s, a shoe shop which is original to the homestead, a military room with memorabilia from the Revolutionary War through World War I, and a carriage house with antique sleighs, farming and ice harvesting tools. Open Wednesdays 9am - 1pm or by appointment.

238 Park Avenue
South Weymouth, MA
Phone: 781-340-1022
Free Event
Thursday, June 1, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Come on by to this family friendly event to sing, play or just hear some great music with your friends and neighbors from Milton and beyond. Hosted by, and Feature set by Franc Graham on the first Thursday of every month from 7-10pm.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, June 4, 2017 (All day)

Houghs Neck has always been a "hockey town". This street hockey tournament is divided into League's with historic Necka icons. Entry fee includes a free t-shirt and minimum of two games.

  • Hurleys - Ages 6-10
  • Harveys - Ages 11-15
  • Finlays - Ages 16-20
  • Ronnies - Ages 21+

Food and raffles will be sold throughout the tournament. All proceeds will benefit the Houghs Neck Community Council children's programs. Registration fees can be mailed to the Houghs Neck Community Council, c/o Jim McCarthy, 90 Babcock Street, Quincy, MA 02169.

1300 Sea Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253
Price: 
Registration fees for players: $10 per person, $75 per team.
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 8:00am

President John Adams lived to be 90, and it is thought that his penchant for exercise was a contributing factor. Adams said, "I walk every fair day, sometimes 3 or 4 miles."President John Adams lived to be 90, and it is thought that his penchant for exercise was a contributing factor. An effort to inspire local residents to walk in the historic footsteps of Adams and get healthy, this free three mile walking tour meets every Saturday at 8am mid-May through October. 

Vietnam Veterans Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253
Free Event
Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Over 20 vendors, music by the talented Jimmy Peters, Strawberry Shortcake, Barbeque Lunch, Pie Bake off and more!!! Face Painter and moonwalk for children! Lots of fun to be had by all! Join us to welcome in the summer!  Hope you can join us for a day filled with fun and shopping as we welcoming in the summer months.

 

310 Manet Avenue
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-479-8778
Free Event
Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

Open for tours limited Saturdays from 11am to 3pm during 2017;May 21, June 3 and 17, July 8 and 22, August 5  and 19, September 2 and 16. The earliest surviving home of the Quincy family, this house was built in 1686 by Edmund Quincy and greatly expanded and remodeled in 1706 displaying the evolution of colonial architecture. The house welcomed Benjamin Franklin as a guest and had frequent visits from young lawyer John Adams. The childhood home of Dorothy Quincy, who became Mrs.

34 Butler Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-742-3190
Price: 
Free, donations appreciated
Free Event
Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Historic New England has undertaken a major project to refurnish Quincy House to reflect the late nineteenth century, when the family historian, Eliza Susan Quincy, linked her family's story to the building that four generations of Quincys called home. Open first and third Saturday of the month from June - October 15th. Group tours available by appointment.

Josiah Quincy House, a Historic New England Property
20 Muirhead Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-994-5930
Price: 
$5 adults, $4 seniors, $2.50 students. Free to Historic New England members and Quincy residents.
Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

Open for tours limited Saturdays from 11am to 3pm during 2017;May 21, June 3 and 17, July 8 and 22, August 5  and 15(Tuesday?), September 2 and 16. The earliest surviving home of the Quincy family, this house was built in 1686 by Edmund Quincy and greatly expanded and remodeled in 1706 displaying the evolution of colonial architecture. The house welcomed Benjamin Franklin as a guest and had frequent visits from young lawyer John Adams. The childhood home of Dorothy Quincy, who became Mrs.

34 Butler Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-742-3190
Price: 
Free, donations appreciated
Free Event

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