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.
Step back to the Victorian era with a Christmas craft workshop at the Eustis Estate. Create holiday gifts in the beautifully decorated 1878 mansion. At this workshop, create handmade Victorian tree ornaments from intricate folded paper, lace, and natural materials. Your workshop fee includes materials and admission to the museum and the special exhibition, Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England. Because the museum is closed on Tuesday, you will have it all to yourself.
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.
On December 6, 1917 in Halifax, Nova Scotia Harbor, a French cargo ship, packed with war munitions, blew up, causing the largest man-made explosion before the advent of nuclear weapons. Thousands were killed. Boston made extraordinary efforts to relieve the suffering, forming a bond between the two cities symbolized by the annual official Boston Christmas Tree given by Nova Scotia.