Events for Aug 1 2017

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Tuesday, August 1, 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
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

The City of Quincy offers free guided walking tours, seasonally, starting inside Old City Hall. A walk through Quincy Center takes you on a voyage through time from the earliest colonial days, to the era of the Adams, Quincy and Hancock families, and to Quincy's decades of the national center of granite quarrying and building. Adams and Hancock Streets in Quincy Center are part of one of the oldest roads in America.

1305 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1000
Free Event
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills to enjoy the outdoors with your children during our bi-weekly Peek a Blue Hikes series. These hikes will occur every other Tuesday at 11:00 am, weather permitting. Bring your tots to Houghton’s Pond for a leisurely stroll to explore the outdoors. Participants will enjoy healthy snacks, juice and water and everyone is invited to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy after the hike concludes.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join the Friends of Wollaston Beach in the seawater ice bucket challenge to raise funds for ALS and awareness for the improved water quality of Wollaston Beach. This event will take place on the beach across from the Tot Lot at the intersection of East Elm Ave. Lil Miss Sophia performs live music from 6:30-7:30pm. All are welcome to join in the Ice Bucket Challenge. Sign up begins at 6pm. Ice Bucket Challenge is scheduled for 7pm. Donations are welcome, but not required for participation.

Quincy Shore Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-727-5290
Price: 
Donations for ALS accepted.
Free Event
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 7:00pm

For over fifty years the South Shore Neptunes dive club has attracted members from all over eastern Massachusetts. Today our membership includes over 130 sports divers ranging in age from 16 to 70. Our members occupations include students, fishermen, business executives and commercial divers. While some of our members have been diving for years, others are brand new to the sport. Club members can introduce you to a new world of divers and diving experiences. The cost of membership is low, and the benefits are many.

Corner of Joyce Road and Quarry Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-804-5637
Free Event