Events for Apr 20 2018

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Friday, April 20, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

The Adams National Historical Park offers tours of the Presidential Birthplaces and Peace Field daily from April 19 - November 10. During open season, the Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All Guided Tours begin at the Visitor Center. The first tour starts at 9:15 a.m. and the final tour starts at 3:15 p.m. and leave every hour. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Weekends in particular can be very busy, so the earlier you can be there the better!

Visitor Center
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1177
Price: 
Individual Entrance Fee - $10.00 ~ The entrance fee is for all visitors age 16 and older. Children under 16 are free.
Friday, April 20, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

The Adams Academy, built of Quincy granite, is an early and important example of Gothic revival architecture in America. Endowed by John Adams as a preparatory school for boys, it was built on the site where the legendary patriot John Hancock was born. Now home to the Quincy Historical Society whose museum showcases the city’s history from Native American times up through the early 21st century and archives are a major resource for information on local and area history.

8 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1144
Price: 
Donations accepted.
Free Event
Friday, April 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Looking for something fun to do during school vacation week? Get inspired by the awesome car designs in the special exhibition Future Retro, then visit the kitchen for drop-in craft workshops to design your own cars. Head upstairs to the library for car-themed storytime at 12:30 p.m.

Included with museum admission.
Recommended for families with children ages 5 to 10. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
Included with Museum Admission
Free Event
Friday, April 20, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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
Friday, April 20, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

Hearing the stories of despair in Ireland in 1846-47, brothers Captain Robert Bennet Forbes and John Murray Forbes were stirred into action. With help from local dignitaries, area residents and the United States Government, they amassed 800 tons of provisions, broke a sailing record, and saved thousands of lives. Come see the artifacts and historic accounts from their incredible philanthropic mission during the height of the Great Potato Famine. Exhibition open January  27 - May 19, 2018.

215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-1815
Price: 
$10 adults, $8 seniors and students, Free to members
Friday, April 20, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

The Church of the Presidents is the only building in the United States to house the final resting place of two Presidents. President John Adams, First Lady Abigail Adams, their son President John Quincy Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams are interred in the family crypt underneath the front entrance to the building.

1306 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-0062
Price: 
Donations accepted.
Free Event
Friday, April 20, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

This free monthly event held on the third Friday is geared towards exploring the meaning of life through the shared experience of movies.  After each movie, a 5-minute intermission is followed by a group discussion.  Whether you’re a lover of cinema or a lover of thoughtful conversation, our goal is to foster genuine dialogue among groups of people with diverse perspectives. We want to hear from each other about what connects us to the stories we experience together, what challenges us, what thrills us, what makes us laugh, what breaks our hearts.

1150 Hancock Street, Lower Level
Quincy, MA 02169
Free Event
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:30pm

Eastern Nazarene College captures the charm and excitement of L.M. Montgomery’s enduring classic about an orphan girl, Anne Shirley, from her first encounter with her austere guardian to her thrilling graduation from Queen’s Academy. The play faithfully recreates the memorable events and characters from the brilliant novel.

Eastern Nazarene College, Cove Fine Arts Center
23 East Elm Ave
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-745-3000
Price: 
$15 general admission, $10 Seniors and non-ENC students, $5 ENC students and children as and under