Events for Sep 9 2017

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Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 7:30am

This guided bike tour brings riders along the Neponset River via roads and paths in Quincy and Milton. Co-sponsored by the Neponset River Watershed Association. Ride departs at 7:30 a.m. from Squantum Point Park, Marina Bay.

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00am

Feel The Beat 5k is an annual event designed to celebrate the life and memory of Claire ‘Joni’ Brennan. All proceeds go to the Feel The Beat: The Claire ‘Joni’ Brennan Foundation benefitting Boston Children's Hospital Cardiac Extraordinary Needs Program, which provides non-medical support to families with children affected by heart disease.

Vietnam Veterans Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253
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Advance registration is $25 for adults ($30 at the race) and $15 for children 17 and under ($20 on race day).
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00am

In August 2015, at the age of 4 years old, our daughter Victoria was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).  Sadly, Victoria lost her battle with leukemia in September, just 3 weeks after her diagnosis.  Now we have made it our mission to honor Victoria by educating & bringing awareness to childhood leukemia and by helping in the fight to end this horrible disease.

147 Sea Ave
Quincy, MA
Phone: 617-223-8666
Price: 
Registration fee for particpants
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 11:00am

Explore America’s birth as a global economic power in the 19th century through the prism of one family’s inspiring stories of adventure, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and civic leadership. Long considered the jewel of Milton, this majestic Greek revival mansion was built in 1833 and contains the treasures of four generations of the Forbes family including China trade heirlooms and Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Historic Preservation work has recently been completed. The museum is open to the public for tours at 11am and 2pm on Thursdays and Saturdays.

215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-1815
Price: 
$10 adults, $8 seniors and students, Free to children under 5.
Saturday, September 9, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Have you fallen off the fitness wagon this summer? Planning to indulge over the long weekend? Bounce back with a heart-pumping, booty-burning fitness class taught by Boston fitness guru Kelly Brabants, founder of Booty by Brabants (BBB), on Saturday, September 9th. Taking place on the outdoor boardwalk in beautiful Marina Bay, tickets to this one-time fitness event will also include brunch at Captain Fishbones following the class where fitness-goers will be treated to favorite morning classics and a well-deserved, complimentary mimosa.

332 Victory Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-481-1071
Price: 
$30
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 11:00am

Explore America’s birth as a global economic power in the 19th century through the prism of one family’s inspiring stories of adventure, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and civic leadership. Long considered the jewel of Milton, this majestic Greek revival mansion was built in 1833 and contains the treasures of four generations of the Forbes family including China trade heirlooms and Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Historic Preservation work has recently been completed. The museum is open to the public for tours at 11am and 2pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-1815
Price: 
$10 adults, $8 seniors and students, Free to members
Saturday, September 9, 2017 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

One of Quincy’s signature community events, this 12th Annual Festival features chowder from 20+ local restaurants and a dozen individual contestants. Each $5.00 admission is entitled to sample each chowder and cast one vote per catagory for their favorite chowder. Located along the Quincy waterfront with great views of the Boston Harbor Islands National Park, free boat rides are provided by the the Quincy Police Marine Unit.

137 Bayview Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-745-5896
Price: 
$5
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

Every Saturday evening, excluding holiday weekends, 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 5:00 p.m.

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.