Events for Aug 4 2019

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Saturday, August 3, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, August 4, 2019 (All day)

Hundreds of works of art, sixteen local art associations, one great spot! Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Awards Presentation Ceremony will be held Saurday at 2pm in the cafeteria. Also open Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Marina Bay Corporate Park
500 Victory Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Free Event
Sunday, August 4, 2019 (All day)

The History and Visitors Program at the Church of the Presidents offers guided tours of the historic United First Parish Church and the crypt of the Adams Presidents Monday – Saturday 11 am – 4 pm, and Sundays Noon – 4 pm.

Sunday, August 4, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Having served a distinguished 10 year career as flagship of the US Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean and the Second Fleet in the Atlantic, the USS Salem served as host to such notables as the US Ambassador to Spain, John D. Lodge; the Honorable Thomas S. Gates, Undersecretary of the Navy; Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, USN, Chief of Naval Operations; the Shah of Iran; the President of Lebanon and the King and Queen of Greece. Although Salem never fired her mighty guns in anger, her very presence served as a stimulus for peace during those troubled times that came to be called the Cold War.

549 South Street, Pier 3
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-479-7900
Price: 
Admission is $10 for adults, $8 senior citizens, and children ages 4 - 12 years. Children 3 and under are free.
Sunday, August 4, 2019 -
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, August 4, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am

Explore the grounds of the Eustis Estate in a new way with a guided tour of the outdoor sculpture included in the special exhibition, Changing Landscape: Sculpture at the Eustis Estate. All sculptures are by local New England artists and are related to the theme of landscape. Advance tickets recommended. Includes admission to the house to view the indoor section of the special exhibition. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information or buy online.

Photo: Morris Norvin, The Discarded, painted welded steel barrels, 180” x 96” x 60”

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
Advance tickets recommended. Includes admission to the house to view the indoor section of the special exhibition. Please call 617-994-6600 for more information or buy online. Historic New England members: $5 non-members: $15