Events for Jun 17 2018

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Sunday, June 17, 2018 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 16, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee. Click here to review the 2018 schedule of events. 

Saturday, June 16, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, June 30, 2018 (All day)

This locally owned coffee shop showcases the work of a local artist each month. Stop in to see the exhibit featuring "The Art Spot" and try the flavor of the month, Snickers.

 Open Monday - Friday 5:30am-6pm,  Saturday 6:00am-6pm,  Sunday 6:00am-5:00pm

77 Parkingway
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-786-8888
Free Event
Saturday, June 16, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, June 30, 2018 (All day)

Dan is a distinguished teacher of portrait and figure sculpture at the Quincy Art Association, and an associate member of the National Sculpture Society. Dan’s passion is portraying the human figure, his exclusive subject.

The Thomas Crane Libray
40 Washington Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Free Event
Saturday, June 16, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, June 30, 2018 (All day)

This locally owned coffee shop showcases the work of a local artist each month. Stop in to see the exhibit featuring Tom Maholchic and try the flavor of the month, Snickers.

 Open Monday - Friday 5:00am-7pm,  Saturday 6:00am-7pm,  Sunday 7:00am-6:00pm.

Coffee Break Cafe
24 Central Ave
Milton,
Free Event
Sunday, June 17, 2018 (All day)

On June 17, 1775, Abigail Adams and her seven year old son John Quincy walked the short distance from their farm to the top of Penn’s Hill, where they observed the smoke and fire of the Battle of Bunker Hill. The cairn, an ancient form of commemoration, was erected by the Daughters of the Revolution in 1896. The cairn’s stones came from private properties and historic sites. During historic preservation work in 2008, a time capsule was discovered. Open daily dawn to dusk. Please respect the cairn is situated in a residential neighborhood.

340 Franklin Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Free Event
Sunday, June 17, 2018 (All day)

John Adams is one of the country’s Founding Fathers, and John Quincy Adams served as a link between the founding generation and the American Civil War. Both men heavily influenced the United States as Presidents, lawyers, and diplomats. But what were they like at home? On Father's Day, the tour of Adams National Historical Park focuses on a side of John and John Quincy Adams we rarely get to see – as fathers and family men. Seeing these Patriots as parents shines a whole new light on their influence to the nation. 

Visitor Center
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1177
Price: 
Free admission for fathers and children under 16. Individual Entrance Fee - $10.00
Free Event
Sunday, June 17, 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.
Sunday, June 17, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

John Adams is one of the country’s Founding Fathers, and John Quincy Adams served as a link between the founding generation and the American Civil War. Both men heavily influenced the United States as Presidents, lawyers, and diplomats. But what were they like at home?

Visitor Center
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy,
Price: 
Free for Fathers
Sunday, June 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory, located at the top of a scenic mountain range south of Boston, is a unique American institution. Founded in 1885 by Abbott Lawrence Rotch as a private scientific center for the study and measurement of the atmosphere, it was the site of many pioneering weather experiments and discoveries. The earliest kite soundings of the atmosphere in North America in the 1890s and the development of the radiosonde in the 1930s occurred at this historic site.

1 Observatory Service Road
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-0562
Price: 
$4 adults, $2 for ages 5-17, free for children under 5. In depth tours: $8 adults, $5 for ages 5-17, members and seniors
Sunday, June 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am

This tour will take you from the Visitor Center, by trolley, to the John Quincy Adams Birthplace, and then up to the top of Penn’s Hill to hear Abigail recount that day and what it meant for the colonies.

Carriage House
135 Adams Street
Quincy,
Free Event
Sunday, June 17, 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
Sunday, June 17, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

This tour will take you from the Visitor Center, by trolley, to the John Quincy Adams Birthplace, and then up to the top of Penn’s Hill to hear Abigail recount that day and what it meant for the colonies.

Carriage House
135 Adams Street
Quincy,
Free Event