It’s the official first weekend of Summer! Read on for info about the best events going on around campus and in Boston to help you celebrate the coming of the season!
June 23rd: Donna Summer Roller Disco Party
Celebrate Boston-born Rock and Roll Hall of famer Donna Summer at City Hall Plaza with a free Roller Disco Party from 6pm-10pm! Enjoy skating to music from New England DJ Roy Barboza, a performance by Donna Summer’s sister, Mary Gaines Bernard, and other appearances from members of Donna Summer’s family. Don’t have roller skates? FREE rentals will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.
June 23rd: Free Fun Fridays
Free Fun Fridays are back for the summer! Thanks to the Highland Street Foundation, over 85 museums and cultural events in and around Boston will be FREE to the public for 10 Fridays in the summer starting this Friday! Head to the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Mary Baker Eddy Library, The Sports Museum, Clark Art Institute, The Mount: Edith Wharton’s Home, Worcester Art Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, or The Discovery Museums this Friday for free admission.
June 24th: Boston Jerkfest Food Festival
Love Caribbean food? Head to the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology for the Boston Jerkfest, a Caribbean food festival featuring Jamaican jerk spiced foods! For $20, you can enjoy authentic Caribbean and local spicy foods, traditional drinks from the Caribbean, and live entertainment. There are two sessions of the festival, one from 11am-3pm and the other from 4:00-8:00pm. Tickets can be purchased here.
June 25th The Central Flea
Hop on the T for a quick trip into Cambridge to enjoy The Central Flea in Central Square! This Brooklyn-style Flea is a celebration of urban diversity, offering local art, vintage items, food trucks, fair trade goods, and so much more. Enjoy opening day from 11:00am-5:00pm, or come back every Sunday from July 9th-October 29th to experience all this amazing market has to offer!
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