Events for Aug 18 2019

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Sunday, August 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am

The tranquil landscape of the Eustis Estate provides a perfect backdrop to experience mindfulness movement through walking meditation. Mindfulness movement allows us to get out of our heads and be more aware of our bodies and the space we are in.

Following an introduction and discussion led by certified instructor Elaine Davis, we’ll set out to explore this meditative movement for ourselves. Whether you’re a beginner or practice meditation regularly, all are welcome. Be sure to dress comfortably.

Classes offered in partnership with Elliott Physical Therapy.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Price: 
Historic New England members: $5 non-members: $10 Please call 617-994-6600 for more information.
Sunday, August 18, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us at the City of Quincy’s August Signature event and recipient of Best Street Festival, Best of Boston 2018 by Boston Magazine! This year's August Moon Festival will take place on Coddington Street, Quincy Center on August 18th from 12pm-5pm. Come through for cultural performances, food, and activities!

Coddington Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Free Event
Sunday, August 18, 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrating Father's Day and families! Experience the beauty of the boardwalk, local vendors, music, games, and much more! This event series will take place one Sunday a month on the boardwalk of the award winning Meriel Marina Bay.

Meriel Marina Bay
552 Victory Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 6178484225
Free Event