Events for Jul 9 2017

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Sunday, July 9, 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.

Sunday, July 9, 2017 (All day)

Wander the island and experience awe-inspiring site-specific installations by artists-in-residence made exclusively from found objects and native plant life. Download the Boston Harbor Islands phone app to listen to exclusive artist interviews discussing the pieces on display.

Peddocks Island, Boston Harbor
Free Event
Sunday, July 9, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Suffolk Resolves, which were signed here on September 9, 1774 and carried by Paul Revere to the First Continental Congress in Philadelphia, were a major development in colonial animosity leading to the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The house is now the headquarters of the Milton Historical Society which shares stories of the town’s people, places and institutions. Open for tours the second Sunday of the month in June, July and August. Event also held to commemorate signing of Suffolk Resolves in September.

Suffolk Resolves House
1370 Canton Avenue
Milton, MA
Phone: 617-333-9700
Free Event
Sunday, July 9, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

The Wakefield Estate, which includes over 22 acres of formal gardens, orchards, woodlands and wetlands, is a beautiful place for an informal stroll.

1465 Brush Hill Road
Milton, MA 02186
Price: 
$5, free to children under 12. Special events have alternate rates.
Sunday, July 9, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

As First Lady to the 2nd President of the United States and mother of the 6th President, Abigail Adams is one of the most respected and influential women of the early revolutionary period of American history. Built in 1685, the Abigail Adams Birthplace was home to this exceptional woman for the first twenty years of her life until she married John Adams in 1764. It has survived two relocations and restoration work was recently completed. The birthplace is maintained by the Abigail Adams Historical Society and open for tours the second Sunday of the month from May to November.

180 Norton Street
Weymouth, MA 02191
Phone: 781-277-1271
Price: 
$5 for adults and $1 for children under 12.