Looking for some outdoor fun this summer in City of Boston parks? Simply go to the City of Boston website where you can view the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s full schedule of free summer events under the Spotlight section at www.boston.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation#spotlight.
Concerts, movies, watercolor painting workshops, and a wide range of children’s activities – there’s something for everyone, all offered free of charge. The schedule includes the popular Artists in Residence Craft Workshops for ages 3 to 10 in parks citywide July 11 through August 18, the Boston Children’s Summer Festival at Franklin Park on August 22, Movie Nights in ten locations, and Splash Dance parties in Charlestown, East Boston, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, and West Roxbury.
Musical offerings include the 45th annual Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series sponsored by Bank of America kicking off July 12 with Strictly Sinatra on City Hall Plaza at 7 p.m., the ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts, Summer Sundays in the Park at Jamaica Pond on July 30 and August 6, and the blazing hot Tito Puente Latin Music Series in the South End, East Boston, Mission Hill, and Jamaica Plain from July 6 through August 10.
For more information, please view the full summer schedule and other Parks Department events and programs at www.boston.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation.