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.
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!
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.
Join the staff of the Thomas Crane Public Library and City of Quincy Recreation Department for free summer fun each Tuesday during the 50 Days of Freedom; June 19, 26 and July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. Storytime begins at 10:30 a.m.. Weather permitting.
Quincy Shore Drive Tot Lot is located between East Elm Ave and Sachem Street.
Program series is sponsored by Discover Quincy, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation.
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.
Chartered in 1923, the Quincy Rotary Club District 7950, Massachusetts, strives to continue our mission, “Service Above Self”, to serve the local community of Quincy, MA and the world community of international service. Meetings are held on Tuesdays at 12:15pm at The Neighborhood Club, 27 Glendale Road, Quincy, MA 02169.
This waterfront fireworks celebration can be seen from the Weymouth and Quincy shorelines and is popular with area boaters. The event will feature musical groups, moon walk structures for children and concession stands featuring a wide array of food choices. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
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.
JM Productions presents a series of summer entertainment departing from Quincy's Squantum Point Park at Marina Bay.
Weymouth Fireworks Cruises on Tuesday, July 3. Board the vessel “Massachusetts” for a cruise around Quincy Bay with DJ music and hors d’oeuvres. Only $55 per person, limited space available. Boarding begins at 6:30 p.m..