Events for Oct 7 2017

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Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 7:30am

This 5 Mile Run is a relatively flat, scenic loop that swings through the area of Houghs Neck, Quincy with beautiful ocean and marsh views along the route. New 2 Mile Run for Grades 5-8 students only! For those who don't wish to run, there is a 2 mile walk. Broad Meadows Alum LT. JG Chris Smeglin was 24 years old when he was tragically killed in an accident while training for a triathalon. Proceeds benefit The Chris Smeglin Memorial Fund, which raises money for three local charities.

50 Calvin Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253
Price: 
$25.00 for online/mail-in registration, $30.00 for day-of race registration, $12.00 for students, up to 12th Grade
Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Discover the fascinating history of jewelry from 1700 to today at this half-day workshop. Using Historic New England's extensive jewelry collection, along with short lectures illustrated with paintings, photographs, and other materials, Associate Curator Laura Johnson reveals how jewelry was made and worn. From costume jewelry to fine gold and diamonds, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to see and learn about these wearable works of art.

Registration is required. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information or register online.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
$25 Historic New England members, $40 nonmembers
Saturday, October 7, 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, October 7, 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, October 7, 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.  
Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

The USS Salem is transformed into a destination haunted attraction from the creator of Fright Dome; ranked #2 haunt in the country by the Travel Channels and #3 by USA Today. Attraction stays open until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. 

549 South Street
Quincy, MA
Phone: 617-479-7900
Price: 
Admission prices vary. $29.99 and up.