Cheap Things to Do This Week in Boston for August 7-11, 2017!

Free Things to Do in Boston This Week

There are so many fun and free events in Boston during the weekdays, especially in the summer!

Reminder: I just had a baby and I am out so the majority of information below was compiled a few weeks ahead of time. Please do your own due diligence and check event info before heading out to ensure the event listed is still happening because I won’t be active at all this week. Thanks!

If you are looking for something fun to do (and eat) this week (and next), Dine Out Boston is underway with many local Boston restaurants participating!

Here a few budget-friendly things to do this week in Boston for August 7-11, 2017:

Monday Events

Free Outdoor Movies:
Mayor Walsh’s Movie Night: Free movie screening of Wall-E at Hunt/Almont Park in Mattapan at dusk

Free Fitness Classes:
November Project: Free workout (#DestinationDeck) at 6:30AM
BOXFIIT on the Harbor: Free fitness class every Monday at 5:30pm on Waterfront Plaza
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 6PM and 7PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba Class at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Salsa Dancing at Blackstone Square in the South End  at 6PM
lululemon Run Club: Free run club on Mondays at 6PM, meet at lululemon at the Prudential Center
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at McGann Playground in Hyde Park at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hill in Dorchester at 6:30PM

Tuesday Events

Free Fun:
Summertime at the Street: Free kid-friendly fun at the Street in Chestnut Hill on Tuesdays at 3PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Free Music:
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Tuesday from 12-2pm
Pop Soul Tuesdays: Free live (pop soul) music every Tuesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm

Free Fitness Classes:
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 6:30AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Adams Park in Roslindale at 7AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Chair Yoga at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
P.O. Fitness: Free Kick It with Emily at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Zumba Class at the DCR Hatch Shell at 6pm
BollyX Fitness: Free Bollywood workout at Faneuil Hall South Market from 6-7PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Franklin Square in the South End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free GetFit: Full Body Fusion at Elmherst Park in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free Kick It by Eliza! class at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 7PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Wednesday Events

Free Fun:
Aeronaut Neighborhood Nights: Enjoy a beer garden featuring food trucks, music, and more at Zone 3 in Allston starting at 5PM.
The Museum of Fine Arts: Free on Wednesdays after 4pm (suggested donation of $25)
Stump Team Trivia (Dedham): Head to Dedham Square Coffeehouse on Wednesday night at 7:30PM with free trivia. Reserve your free ticket.

Free Outdoor Movies:
Mayor Walsh’s Movie Night: Free movie screening of Sing at Fallon Field in Roslindale at dusk
North End Movie Night: Free movie screening of Grease at Prince Street Park at dusk

Free Music:
Landmarks Orchestra Classical Concert: Free classical concerts on the Hatch Shell on Wednesdays from 7-9pm
Rat Pack Wednesdays: Free live (rat pack) music every Wednesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Wednesday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 6-7pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall if needed)

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (stadium) at 5:30AM and 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Yoga Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On The MOVE! (For Kids) at Thomas M. Menino Park in Charlestown at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 12PM and 7PM
FIT on the Garden: Free Fitness Class on South Garden at the Prudential Center at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Family Zumba at LoPresti Park in East Boston at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Sunset Yoga at Fielder Field at 6PM, please bring your own mat
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Run Club at Marathon Sports (671 Boylston St) at 6:30pm
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hall in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Brighton Square in Brighton at 6:30PM

Thursday Events

Free Fun:
Neighborhood Nights: Free admission at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for Neighborhood Nights from 5-9pm
Red Sox Showcase: The Red Sox truck will carry a batting cage, pitching stations, a steal 2nd challenge, and a virtual reality experience to Faneuil Hall from 10-3PM
The Institute of Contempory Art: Free Admission on Thursday nights from 5-9pm
Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton, MA): Free on Thursdays from 5-9pm

Free Outdoor Movies:
Mayor Walsh’s Movie Night: Free movie screening of Shaun the Sheep at Town Field in Dorchester at dusk
SomerMovie Beast: Free movie screening of Jurassic World at Nunziato Park in Somerville at dusk
Revere Beach Movie Night (Revere, MA): Free movie screening of Little Giants at dusk at Revere Beach
Movie by the Lake (Wakefield, MA): Free movie screening of Monsters Inc. at Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield at dusk

Free Music:

Free Boston Calling Block Party: Free live music, bar and more on Thursdays from 5-8pm at Dewey Square Park
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Thursday from 12-2pm
Blues Barge Thursdays: Free live (blues) music every Thursday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Tito Puente Latin Music Series: Free music every Thursday night at 7PM at various parks and playground in Boston neighborhoods.
Summer Concerts at Kendall Square: Free music at lunchtime at Kendall Square starting at 12pm
Berklee After Five: Free music every Thursday at 5pm at Kendall Center
Live Music Thursdays: Free live music at Assembly Row from 5-8pm
Berklee Summer Concert Series: Free Live Music at the Boston Public Market at 5:30PM in the Market HUB!
Summertime at the Street
: Free Acoustic Evenings at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 6PM, RSVP encouraged but not required
ICA Harborwalk Sounds: Free music on Thursday nights at the ICA starting at 6pm (+ Free Admission to the museum on Thursday nights)

Free Fitness:
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On the MOVE! (For Kids) at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Almont Park in Mattapan at 10AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Boston Common Frog Pond at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Mothers Rest @ Four Corners in Dorchester at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Bootcamp at Fielder Field at 6PM

Friday Events

Free Fun Fridays:
(Free admission all day to the following attractions for Free Fun Fridays, open to everyone)
Franklin Park Zoo, Boston
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton
Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Hyannis
Worcester Historical Museum, Worcester
Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester
Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg
Jacob’s Pillow Dance, Becket
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton
Naumkeag, Stockbridge

Free Fun:
Madonna Della Cava Feast: Enjoy this annual North End Festival kicking off at 7PM and goes through the weekend
10th Annual Boston GreenFest: This annual festival kicks off today in Faneuil Hall and City Hall Plaza with free events
Boston Children’s Museum: $1 admission (almost free!) from 5-9pm every Friday night thanks to Target! (+ more ways to save at Boston Children’s Museum)
Free Friday Night Fun (Acton, MA): Head to The Discovery Museum in Acton for free admission from 4:30-8PM this summer

Free Outdoor Movies:
Free Friday Flicks: Free outdoor movie screening at the DCR Hatch Shell at dusk, fun starts at 6PM
Movies by the Moonlight: Free outdoor movie screening at the Boston Harbor Hotel at dusk

Free Music:
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Friday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 12:30-1:30pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall)
Summer Concerts on the Greenway: Free music at 5pm on Friday nights at the Greenway’s North End Park. 

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (hills) at 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Yoga in the Seaport District at 12PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Bootcamp at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6:30AM

Discount Tickets This Week

There are a lot of discount tickets in Boston available through our friends at Goldstar Boston. Goldstar is free to use– they may just ask for your e-mail to send you an occasional e-mail for events. I am an affiliate partner and may receive a little thank you for sending people their way– please read my disclosure policy if you have any questions.

Codzilla: Go on a high speed boat tour of Boston Harbor with discount tickets starting at $18.75 + service fees through Goldstar, must reserve in advance
Provincetown Fast Ferry: Head to Cape Cod for the day or longer with a 90-minute ferry to Provincetown. Discount tickets start at $48.75 + service fees for select weekday cruises.
Boston to Salem Ferry: Take a fast ferry to Salem, MA for the day with discount tickets starting at $26.25.
Boston Duck Tour Tickets: Take a late duck tour from both land and water with discount tickets starting at $28.32, reserve in advance.
Water Country USA: Cool off this Summer at Water Country USA in Portstmouth, NH with discount tickets starting at $31.99
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston: Stay indoors and bring the kids to LEGOLAND with discount tickets starting at $16.25 + More Ways to Save on Tickets
ImprovBoston Mainstage Thursdays: Laugh every Thursday night with ImprovBoston in Cambridge with Discount Tickets starting at $9
Blue Man Group: See the Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse with discount tickets starting at $54.17 for select dates and times

Please let me know if I missed any fun and free events in the comments below! Hope you have a great week!

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Cheap Things to Do This Week in Boston for July 31-August 4, 2017!

Free Things to Do in Boston This Week

There are so many fun and free events in Boston during the weekdays, especially in the summer!

PLEASE NOTE: I am having a baby this week (if not already) so the majority of information was compiled a few weeks ahead of time. Please do your own due diligence and check event info before heading out to ensure the event listed is still happening because I won’t be active at all this week. Thanks!

Here a few budget-friendly things to do this week in Boston for July 31-August 4, 2017:

Monday Events

Cheap Food Deals:
National Cheesecake Day: Half off Cheesecake (dine-in only) at the Cheeseacke Factory on July 30-31, 2017!

Free Fitness Classes:
November Project: Free workout (#DestinationDeck) at 6:30AM
BOXFIIT on the Harbor: Free fitness class every Monday at 5:30pm on Waterfront Plaza
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 6PM and 7PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba Class at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Salsa Dancing at Blackstone Square in the South End  at 6PM
lululemon Run Club: Free run club on Mondays at 6PM, meet at lululemon at the Prudential Center
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at McGann Playground in Hyde Park at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hill in Dorchester at 6:30PM

Tuesday Events

Free Fun:

Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
Red Sox Showcase: The Red Sox truck will carry a batting cage, pitching stations, a steal 2nd challenge, and a virtual reality experience to Moakley Park in South Boston for youth from 10:30-12:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free kid-friendly fun at the Street in Chestnut Hill on Tuesdays at 3PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Free Music:
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Tuesday from 12-2pm
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Tuesday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Pop Soul Tuesdays: Free live (pop soul) music every Tuesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm

Free Fitness Classes:
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 6:30AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Adams Park in Roslindale at 7AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Chair Yoga at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
P.O. Fitness: Free Kick It with Emily at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Zumba Class at the DCR Hatch Shell at 6pm
BollyX Fitness: Free Bollywood workout at Faneuil Hall South Market from 6-7PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Franklin Square in the South End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free GetFit: Full Body Fusion at Elmherst Park in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free Kick It by Eliza! class at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 7PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Wednesday Events

Free Fun:
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day: Free Hood Ice Cream Sandwiches from 12-4PM at Boston City Hall Plaza (+ meet a Red Sox player from 12-1PM)
Aeronaut Neighborhood Nights: Enjoy a beer garden featuring food trucks, music, and more at Zone 3 in Allston starting at 5PM.
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
The Museum of Fine Arts: Free on Wednesdays after 4pm (suggested donation of $25)
Stump Team Trivia (Dedham): Head to Dedham Square Coffeehouse on Wednesday night at 7:30PM with free trivia. Reserve your free ticket.

Free Outdoor Movies:
North End Movie Night: Free movie screening of Napoleon Dynamite at Prince Street Park at dusk

Free Music:
Landmarks Orchestra Classical Concert: Free classical concerts on the Hatch Shell on Wednesdays from 7-9pm
Rat Pack Wednesdays: Free live (rat pack) music every Wednesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Wednesday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 6-7pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall if needed)

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (stadium) at 5:30AM and 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Yoga Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On The MOVE! (For Kids) at Thomas M. Menino Park in Charlestown at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 12PM and 7PM
FIT on the Garden: Free Fitness Class on South Garden at the Prudential Center at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Family Zumba at LoPresti Park in East Boston at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Sunset Yoga at Fielder Field at 6PM, please bring your own mat
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Run Club at Marathon Sports (671 Boylston St) at 6:30pm
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hall in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Brighton Square in Brighton at 6:30PM

Thursday Events

Free Fun:
St. Agrippina di Mineo Feast: Enjoy this North End Festival starting at 7PM on Thursday
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
The Institute of Contempory Art: Free Admission on Thursday nights from 5-9pm
Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton, MA): Free on Thursdays from 5-9pm

Free Outdoor Movies:
SomerMovie Beast: Free movie screening of Finding Dory at East Somerville School in Somerville at dusk
Revere Beach Movie Night (Revere, MA): Free movie screening at dusk at Revere Beach
Kiss 108 Summer Movie Series: Free movie screening of Lego Batman Movie at Natick Town Commons in Natick, MA

Free Music:
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Thursday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Free Boston Calling Block Party: Free live music, bar and more on Thursdays from 5-8pm at Dewey Square Park
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Thursday from 12-2pm
Blues Barge Thursdays: Free live (blues) music every Thursday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Tito Puente Latin Music Series: Free music every Thursday night at 7PM at various parks and playground in Boston neighborhoods.
Summer Concerts at Kendall Square: Free music at lunchtime at Kendall Square starting at 12pm
Berklee After Five: Free music every Thursday at 5pm at Kendall Center
Berklee Summer Concert Series: Free Live Music at the Boston Public Market at 5:30PM in the Market HUB!
Summertime at the Street
: Free Acoustic Evenings at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 6PM, RSVP encouraged but not required
ICA Harborwalk Sounds: Free music on Thursday nights at the ICA starting at 6pm (+ Free Admission to the museum on Thursday nights)

Free Fitness:
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On the MOVE! (For Kids) at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Almont Park in Mattapan at 10AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Boston Common Frog Pond at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Mothers Rest @ Four Corners in Dorchester at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Bootcamp at Fielder Field at 6PM

Friday Events

Free Fun Fridays:
(Free admission all day to the following attractions for Free Fun Fridays, open to everyone)
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Boston
Old State House, Boston
The Greenway Carousel, Boston
Fort Devens Museum, Devens
Children’s Museum at Holyoke, Holyoke
International Volleyball Hall of Fame, Holyoke
The Old Manse, Concord
JFK Hyannis Museum, Hyannis

Free Fun:
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
St. Agrippina di Mineo Feast: Enjoy this North End Festival from August 3-6, 2017 in the North End
Red Sox Showcase: The Red Sox truck will carry a batting cage, pitching stations, a steal 2nd challenge, and a virtual reality experience to Hardiman Playground in Brighton for youth from 10:30-12:30PM
Boston Children’s Museum: $1 admission (almost free!) from 5-9pm every Friday night thanks to Target! (+ more ways to save at Boston Children’s Museum)
Free Friday Night Fun (Acton, MA): Head to The Discovery Museum in Acton for free admission from 4:30-8PM this summer

Free Outdoor Movies:
Free Friday Flicks: Free outdoor movie screening at the DCR Hatch Shell at dusk, fun starts at 6PM
Movies by the Moonlight: Free outdoor movie screening at the Boston Harbor Hotel at dusk

Free Music:
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Friday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 12:30-1:30pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall)
Summer Concerts on the Greenway: Free music at 5pm on Friday nights at the Greenway’s North End Park.

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (hills) at 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Yoga in the Seaport District at 12PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Bootcamp at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6:30AM

Discount Tickets This Week

There are a lot of discount tickets in Boston available through our friends at Goldstar Boston. Goldstar is free to use– they may just ask for your e-mail to send you an occasional e-mail for events. I am an affiliate partner and may receive a little thank you for sending people their way– please read my disclosure policy if you have any questions.

Codzilla: Go on a high speed boat tour of Boston Harbor with discount tickets starting at $18.75 + service fees through Goldstar, must reserve in advance
Provincetown Fast Ferry: Head to Cape Cod for the day or longer with a 90-minute ferry to Provincetown. Discount tickets start at $48.75 + service fees for select weekday cruises.
Boston to Salem Ferry: Take a fast ferry to Salem, MA for the day with discount tickets starting at $26.25.
Boston Duck Tour Tickets: Take a late duck tour from both land and water with discount tickets starting at $28.32, reserve in advance.
Water Country USA: Cool off this Summer at Water Country USA in Portstmouth, NH with discount tickets starting at $31.99
ImprovBoston Mainstage Thursdays: Laugh every Thursday night with ImprovBoston in Cambridge with Discount Tickets starting at $9
Blue Man Group: See the Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse with discount tickets starting at $54.17 for select dates and times

Please let me know if I missed any fun and free events in the comments below! Hope you have a great week!

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Free Hood Ice Cream Sandwiches for National Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

Hood Ice Cream Sandwiches

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day and to celebrate Hood is handing out FREE samples of their ice cream sandwiches from 12-4PM at Boston City Hall Plaza.

Hood has also teamed up with the Boston Red Sox to have a surprise Red Sox player visit the Hood Food Truck from 12-1PM on Wednesday to help hand out free ice cream sandwiches and take pictures with fans.

For more information about free Ice Cream Sandwiches from Hood on Wednesday, please head here.

Will you be stopping by City Hall Plaza for a free Hood Ice Cream Sandwich? What Red Sox player do you hope to see there?

 

Patriots Training Camp 2017 Schedule

2017 New England Patriots Training Camp at Gillette Stadium

Patriots Training Camp is a fun and FREE thing to do this summer in Foxboro, MA.

On select dates this summer, you can watch the New England Patriots train and practice for free at Gillette Stadium. There will also free fan activities, games, photo opportunities, and more.

Training camp gates will open one hour before practice and one hour after the conclusion of practice. Both the practice and parking is free.

Here is the announced 2017 Patriots Training Camp dates so far:

  • July 27 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
  • July 28 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
  • July 29 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
  • July 29 – Patriots Hall of Fame Induction (12 o’clock hour)
  • July 30 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
  • August 7 – Joint practice with the Jacksonville Jaguars (time TBD).
  • August 8 - Joint practice with the Jacksonville Jaguars (time TBD).

Please keep in mind that dates and times can change at anytime and more dates can be added so it’s best to head here for the most up-to-date schedule, especially if the weather is poor.

For more information about Patriots Training Camp for the 2017 season, please head here.

Cheap Things to Do This Week in Boston for July 24-28, 2017!

Free Things to Do in Boston This Week

There are so many fun and free events in Boston during the weekdays, especially in the summer!

Please keep in mind that info can change, weather can damper events, and I can make mistakes, so please so your due diligence and check event info before heading out to ensure the event listed is still happening. Thanks!

Here a few budget-friendly things to do this week in Boston for July 24-28, 2017:

Monday Events

Free Fitness Classes:
November Project: Free workout (#DestinationDeck) at 6:30AM
BOXFIIIT on the Harbor: Free fitness class every Monday at 5:30pm on Waterfront Plaza
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 6PM and 7PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba Class at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Salsa Dancing at Blackstone Square in the South End  at 6PM
lululemon Run Club: Free run club on Mondays at 6PM, meet at lululemon at the Prudential Center
MSL Pilates Bootcamp: Free MSL Pilates Bootcamp at the Rose Kennedy Greenway in the North End at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at McGann Playground in Hyde Park at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hill in Dorchester at 6:30PM

Tuesday Events

Free Fun:
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
Summertime at the Street: Free kid-friendly fun at the Street in Chestnut Hill on Tuesdays at 3PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Free Music:
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Tuesday from 12-2pm
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Tuesday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Pop Soul Tuesdays: Free live (pop soul) music every Tuesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm

Free Fitness Classes:
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 6:30AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Adams Park in Roslindale at 7AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Chair Yoga at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
P.O. Fitness: Free Kick It with Emily at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Zumba Class at the DCR Hatch Shell at 6pm
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Franklin Square in the South End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free GetFit: Full Body Fusion at Elmherst Park in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free Kick It by Eliza! class at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 7PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Wednesday Events

Free Fun:
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
The Museum of Fine Arts: Free on Wednesdays after 4pm (suggested donation of $25)
Stump Team Trivia (Dedham): Head to Dedham Square Coffeehouse on Wednesday night at 7:30PM with free trivia. Reserve your free ticket.

Free Outdoor Movies:
Family Movie Night (Braintree, MA): Free movie screening of Sing at French’s Common in Braintree

Free Music:
Landmarks Orchestra Classical Concert: Free classical concerts on the Hatch Shell on Wednesdays from 7-9pm
Rat Pack Wednesdays: Free live (rat pack) music every Wednesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Wednesday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 6-7pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall if needed)

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (stadium) at 5:30AM and 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Yoga Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On The MOVE! (For Kids) at Thomas M. Menino Park in Charlestown at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 12PM and 7PM
FIT on the Garden: Free Fitness Class on South Garden at the Prudential Center at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Family Zumba at LoPresti Park in East Boston at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Sunset Yoga at Fielder Field at 6PM, please bring your own mat
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Run Club at Marathon Sports (671 Boylston St) at 6:30pm
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hall in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Brighton Square in Brighton at 6:30PM

Thursday Events

Free Fun:
Neighborhood Nights: Free admission at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for Neighborhood Nights from 5-9pm
Patriots Training Camp
: Watch the Patriots train for the upcoming season at Gillette Stadium. Free & free parking. 
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
North Point Nights: Free outdoor festivities at North Point Common in Cambridge from 5:30-8:30PM. Reserve your free ticket.
The Institute of Contempory Art: Free Admission on Thursday nights from 5-9pm
Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton, MA): Free on Thursdays from 5-9pm

Free Outdoor Movies:
SomerMovie Beast: Free movie screening of Bedtime for Bonzo at Powderhouse Park in Somerville at dusk
Revere Beach Movie Night (Revere, MA): Free movie screening of The Jungle Book at dusk at Revere Beach
Movie by the Lake (Wakefield, MA): Free movie screening of Jurassic Park at Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield at dusk
Kiss 108 Summer Movie Series: Free movie screening of Back to the Future at Lynnfield Middle School in Lynnfield, MA

Free Music:
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Thursday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Waterfront Plaza Lunch Sessions: Enjoy free music at Waterfront Plaza on Thursdays at 12pm.
Free Boston Calling Block Party: Free live music, bar and more on Thursdays from 5-8pm at Dewey Square Park
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Thursday from 12-2pm
Blues Barge Thursdays: Free live (blues) music every Thursday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Concerts at the Charlestown Navy Yard: Free music from Berklee College of Music every Thursday night at 6pm at the Charlestown Navy Yard
Tito Puente Latin Music Series: Free music every Thursday night at 7PM at various parks and playground in Boston neighborhoods.
Summer Concerts at Kendall Square: Free music at lunchtime at Kendall Square starting at 12pm
Berklee After Five: Free music every Thursday at 5pm at Kendall Center
Berklee Summer Concert Series: Free Live Music at the Boston Public Market at 5:30PM in the Market HUB!
Summertime at the Street
: Free Acoustic Evenings at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 6PM, RSVP encouraged but not required
ICA Harborwalk Sounds: Free music on Thursday nights at the ICA starting at 6pm (+ Free Admission to the museum on Thursday nights)

Free Fitness:
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On the MOVE! (For Kids) at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Almont Park in Mattapan at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Boston Common Frog Pond at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Mothers Rest @ Four Corners in Dorchester at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Bootcamp at Fielder Field at 6PM

Friday Events

Free Fun Fridays:
(Free admission all day to the following attractions for Free Fun Fridays, open to everyone)
JFK Presidential Library and Museum, Boston
Commonwealth Museum, Boston
Arnold Arboretum, Boston
The Eric Carle Museum, Amherst
Berkshire Theatre Group, Pittsfield
Historic Deerfield, Deerfield
Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis
Wenham Museum, Wenham
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston

Free Fun:
Patriots Training Camp: Watch the Patriots train for the upcoming season at Gillette Stadium. Free & free parking.
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts: Enjoy this free 3-day festival kicking off today at Boston City Hall Plaza
Lowell Folk Festival: The annual Lowell Folk Festival kicks off today and goes through the week in Lowell, MA
Boston Children’s Museum: $1 admission (almost free!) from 5-9pm every Friday night thanks to Target! (+ more ways to save at Boston Children’s Museum)
Free Friday Night Fun (Acton, MA): Head to The Discovery Museum in Acton for free admission from 4:30-8PM this summer

Free Outdoor Movies:
Free Friday Flicks: Free outdoor movie screening of Finding Dory at the DCR Hatch Shell at dusk, fun starts at 6PM
Movies by the Moonlight: Free outdoor movie screening of The Little Mermaid at the Boston Harbor Hotel at dusk

Free Music:
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Friday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 12:30-1:30pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall)
Summer Concerts at Sam Adams Park: Free music at Sam Adams Park (Faneuil Hall) at 12PM
Summer Concerts on the Greenway: Free music at 5pm on Friday nights at the Greenway’s North End Park. 

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (hills) at 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Yoga in the Seaport District at 12PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Bootcamp at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6:30AM

Discount Tickets This Week

There are a lot of discount tickets in Boston available through our friends at Goldstar Boston. Goldstar is free to use– they may just ask for your e-mail to send you an occasional e-mail for events. I am an affiliate partner and may receive a little thank you for sending people their way– please read my disclosure policy if you have any questions.

Codzilla: Go on a high speed boat tour of Boston Harbor with discount tickets starting at $18.75 + service fees through Goldstar, must reserve in advance
Spirit of Boston Dinner Cruise: Enjoy a sunset dinner cruise around Boston Harbor with discount tickets starting at $59.66.
Provincetown Fast Ferry: Head to Cape Cod for the day or longer with a 90-minute ferry to Provincetown. Discount tickets start at $48.75 + service fees for select weekday cruises.
Boston to Salem Ferry: Take a fast ferry to Salem, MA for the day with discount tickets starting at $26.25.
Boston Duck Tour Tickets: Take a late duck tour from both land and water with discount tickets starting at $28.32, reserve in advance.
Water Country USA: Cool off this Summer at Water Country USA in Portstmouth, NH with discount tickets starting at $31.99
ImprovBoston Mainstage Thursdays: Laugh every Thursday night with ImprovBoston in Cambridge with Discount Tickets starting at $9
Blue Man Group: See the Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse with discount tickets starting at $54.17 for select dates and times

Please let me know if I missed any fun and free events in the comments below! Hope you have a great week!

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Shakespeare on the Common Returns Tomorrow Night to Boston Common!

Shakespeare on the Boston Common

Shakespeare on the Common returns to Boston Common this summer starting tomorrow, Wednesday, July 19, 2017 with FREE performances of the classic Romeo & Juliet.

The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will be performing at the Parkman Bandstand at Boston Common from July 19, 2017 to August 6, 2017. Performances start at 8PM Tuesday-Saturday and 7PM on Sundays with no shows on Mondays. There is also one matinee on Saturday, August 5, 2017 starting at 3PM.

All performances of Romeo & Juliet are free and open to the public, although their is an option to buy reserved chairs in the Friends section if you’d like to get a top spot.

For more information about Shakespeare on the Common this summer in Boston, please head here.

This sounds like a great (and cheap) date night– picnic in Boston Common beforehand then a free performance of Romeo and Juliet!

Will you be going to see Romeo & Juliet for Shakespeare on the Common this year? Have you gone in the past?

 

Cheap Things to Do This Week in Boston for July 17-21, 2017!

Free Things to Do in Boston This Week

There are so many fun and free events in Boston during the weekdays, especially in the summer!

Please keep in mind that info can change, weather can damper events, and I can make mistakes, so please so your due diligence and check event info before heading out to ensure the event listed is still happening. Thanks!

Here a few budget-friendly things to do this week in Boston for July 17-21, 2017!

Monday Events

Free Fun:
Free JP Licks Ice Cream for Donors: Donate platelets at the MGH Blood Donor Center on Monday from 7:30-5PM and enjoy some free JP Licks, appointment required

Free Fitness Classes:
November Project: Free workout (#DestinationDeck) at 6:30AM
BOXFIIIT on the Harbor: Free fitness class every Monday at 5:30pm on Waterfront Plaza
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 6PM and 7PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba Class at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Salsa Dancing at Blackstone Square in the South End  at 6PM
lululemon Run Club: Free run club on Mondays at 6PM, meet at lululemon at the Prudential Center
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at McGann Playground in Hyde Park at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hill in Dorchester at 6:30PM

Tuesday Events

Free/Cheap Fun:
IHOP Anniversary Pancakes: Get a short stack of pancakes for .59 from 7AM-7PM at IHOP at participating locations
Red Sox Showcase: The Red Sox truck will carry a batting cage, pitching stations, a steal 2nd challenge, and a virtual reality experience to Billings Field in West Roxbury for youth from 10:30-12:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free kid-friendly fun at the Street in Chestnut Hill on Tuesdays at 3PM, RSVP encouraged but not required.

Free Music:
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Tuesday from 12-2pm
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Tuesday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Pop Soul Tuesdays: Free live (pop soul) music every Tuesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm

Free Fitness Classes:
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 6:30AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Adams Park in Roslindale at 7AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Chair Yoga at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
P.O. Fitness: Free Kick It with Emily at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Zumba Class at the DCR Hatch Shell at 6pm
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Franklin Square in the South End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free GetFit: Full Body Fusion at Elmherst Park in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free Kick It by Eliza! class at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 7PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Wednesday Events

Free Fun:
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM on Opening Night!
Red Sox Showcase: The Red Sox truck will carry a batting cage, pitching stations, a steal 2nd challenge, and a virtual reality experience to East Boston Stadium for youth from 10:30-12:30PM
The Museum of Fine Arts: Free on Wednesdays after 4pm (suggested donation of $25)
Stump Team Trivia (Dedham): Head to Dedham Square Coffeehouse on Wednesday night at 7:30PM with free trivia. Reserve your free ticket.

Free Outdoor Movies
Patriot Place Summer Flicks: Free outdoor movie of Finding Dory at NRG Plaza at Patriot Place at dusk

Free Music:
Landmarks Orchestra Classical Concert: Free classical concerts on the Hatch Shell on Wednesdays from 7-9pm
Rat Pack Wednesdays: Free live (rat pack) music every Wednesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Wednesday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 6-7pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall if needed)

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (stadium) at 5:30AM and 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Yoga Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On The MOVE! (For Kids) at Thomas M. Menino Park in Charlestown at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 12PM and 7PM
FIT on the Garden: Free Fitness Class on South Garden at the Prudential Center at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Family Zumba at LoPresti Park in East Boston at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Sunset Yoga at Fielder Field at 6PM, please bring your own mat
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Run Club at Marathon Sports (671 Boylston St) at 6:30pm
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hall in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Brighton Square in Brighton at 6:30PM

Thursday Events

Free Fun:
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
North Point Nights: Free outdoor festivities at North Point Common in Cambridge from 5:30-8:30PM. Reserve your free ticket.
The Institute of Contempory Art: Free Admission on Thursday nights from 5-9pm
Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton, MA): Free on Thursdays from 5-9pm

Free Outdoor Movies:
SomerMovie Beast: Free movie screening of Jaws at Baxter Riverfront Park in Somerville at dusk
Revere Beach Movie Night (Revere, MA): Free movie screening of Finding Dory at dusk at Revere Beach
Kiss 108 Summer Movie Series: Free movie screening of E.T. at Memorial Park in Dedham

Free Music:
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Thursday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Waterfront Plaza Lunch Sessions: Enjoy free music at Waterfront Plaza on Thursdays at 12pm.
Free Boston Calling Block Party: Free live music, bar and more on Thursdays from 5-8pm at Dewey Square Park
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Thursday from 12-2pm
Blues Barge Thursdays: Free live (blues) music every Thursday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Concerts at the Charlestown Navy Yard: Free music from Berklee College of Music every Thursday night at 6pm at the Charlestown Navy Yard
Tito Puente Latin Music Series: Free music every Thursday night at 7PM at various parks and playground in Boston neighborhoods.
Summer Concerts at Kendall Square: Free music at lunchtime at Kendall Square starting at 12pm
Berklee After Five: Free music every Thursday at 5pm at Kendall Center
Live Music Thursdays: Free live music at Assembly Row from 5-8pm
Berklee Summer Concert Series: Free Live Music at the Boston Public Market at 5:30PM in the Market HUB!
Summertime at the Street
: Free Acoustic Evenings at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 6PM, RSVP encouraged but not required
ICA Harborwalk Sounds: Free music on Thursday nights at the ICA starting at 6pm (+ Free Admission to the museum on Thursday nights)

Free Fitness:
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On the MOVE! (For Kids) at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Almont Park in Mattapan at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Boston Common Frog Pond at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Mothers Rest @ Four Corners in Dorchester at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Bootcamp at Fielder Field at 6PM

Friday Events

Free Fun Fridays:
(Free admission all day to the following attractions for Free Fun Fridays, open to everyone)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Tanglewood, Lenox
Boston Athenaeum, Boston
The Museum of the NCAAA, Boston
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard
Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History, Weston
Lynn Museum, Lynn
Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield
Sandwich Glass Museum, Sandwich

Free Fun:
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival: This annual free festival kicks off today at 10AM at Revere Beach.
4th Annual Salsa Squared Party: Head to Brattle Plaza in Harvard Square to sample salsa and learn to salsa starting at 7PM!
Boston Children’s Museum: $1 admission (almost free!) from 5-9pm every Friday night thanks to Target! (+ more ways to save at Boston Children’s Museum)
Free Friday Night Fun (Acton, MA): Head to The Discovery Museum in Acton for free admission from 4:30-8PM this summer

Free Outdoor Movies:
Free Friday Flicks: Free outdoor movie screening at the DCR Hatch Shell at dusk, fun starts at 6PM
Movies by the Moonlight: Free outdoor movie screening at the Boston Harbor Hotel at dusk

Free Music:
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Friday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 12:30-1:30pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall)
Summer Concerts at Sam Adams Park: Free music at Sam Adams Park (Faneuil Hall) at 12PM
Summer Concerts on the Greenway: Free music at 5pm on Friday nights at the Greenway’s North End Park.
Lunch Break on D: Free music from 12-2PM on The Lawn on D for most Friday lunch breaks.

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (hills) at 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Yoga in the Seaport District at 12PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Bootcamp at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6:30AM

Discount Tickets This Week

There are a lot of discount tickets in Boston available through our friends at Goldstar Boston. Goldstar is free to use– they may just ask for your e-mail to send you an occasional e-mail for events. I am an affiliate partner and may receive a little thank you for sending people their way– please read my disclosure policy if you have any questions.

Broadway in Boston presents Wicked: See the Broadway Sensation Wicked at the Boston Opera House with discount tickets starting at $63.85 + service fees.
Codzilla: Go on a high speed boat tour of Boston Harbor with discount tickets starting at $18.75 + service fees through Goldstar, must reserve in advance
Spirit of Boston Dinner Cruise: Enjoy a sunset dinner cruise around Boston Harbor with discount tickets starting at $59.66.
Provincetown Fast Ferry: Head to Cape Cod for the day or longer with a 90-minute ferry to Provincetown. Discount tickets start at $48.75 + service fees for select weekday cruises.
Boston to Salem Ferry: Take a fast ferry to Salem, MA for the day with discount tickets starting at $26.25.
Boston Duck Tour Tickets: Take a late duck tour from both land and water with discount tickets starting at $28.32, reserve in advance.
Water Country USA: Cool off this Summer at Water Country USA in Portstmouth, NH with discount tickets starting at $31.99
ImprovBoston Mainstage Thursdays: Laugh every Thursday night with ImprovBoston in Cambridge with Discount Tickets starting at $9
Blue Man Group: See the Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse with discount tickets starting at $54.17 for select dates and times

Please let me know if I missed any fun and free events in the comments below! Hope you have a great week!

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Cheap Things to Do This Week in Boston for July 10-14, 2017!

Free Things to Do in Boston This Week

There are so many fun and free events in Boston during the weekdays, especially in the summer!

Please keep in mind that info can change, weather can damper events, and I can make mistakes, so please so your due diligence and check event info before heading out to ensure the event listed is still happening. Thanks!

Here a few budget-friendly things to do this week in Boston for July 10-14, 2017:

Monday Events

Free Fitness Classes:
November Project: Free workout (#DestinationDeck) at 6:30AM
BOXFIIIT on the Harbor: Free fitness class every Monday at 5:30pm on Waterfront Plaza
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 6PM and 7PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba Class at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Salsa Dancing at Blackstone Square in the South End  at 6PM
lululemon Run Club: Free run club on Mondays at 6PM, meet at lululemon at the Prudential Center
MSL Pilates Bootcamp: Free MSL Pilates Bootcamp at the Rose Kennedy Greenway in the North End at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at McGann Playground in Hyde Park at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hill in Dorchester at 6:30PM

Tuesday Events

Free Fun:
Free Slurpee Day: Free Slurpee Day at participating 7-Eleven locations from 11AM to 7PM
Summertime at the Street: Free kid-friendly fun at the Street in Chestnut Hill on Tuesdays at 3PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Free Music:
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Tuesday from 12-2pm
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Tuesday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Pop Soul Tuesdays: Free live (pop soul) music every Tuesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm

Free Fitness Classes:
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 6:30AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Adams Park in Roslindale at 7AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Chair Yoga at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
P.O. Fitness: Free Kick It with Emily at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Zumba Class at the DCR Hatch Shell at 6pm
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Franklin Square in the South End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free GetFit: Full Body Fusion at Elmherst Park in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free Kick It by Eliza! class at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 7PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Wednesday Events

Free Fun:
The Museum of Fine Arts: Free on Wednesdays after 4pm (suggested donation of $25)
Stump Team Trivia (Dedham): Head to Dedham Square Coffeehouse on Wednesday night at 7:30PM with free trivia. Reserve your free ticket.

Free Outdoor Movies:
Family Movie Night (Braintree, MA): Free movie screening of Star Wars: Rogue One at French’s Common in Braintree

Free Music:
Rat Pack Wednesdays: Free live (rat pack) music every Wednesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Wednesday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 6-7pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall if needed)

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (stadium) at 5:30AM and 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Yoga Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On The MOVE! (For Kids) at Thomas M. Menino Park in Charlestown at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 12PM and 7PM
FIT on the Garden: Free Fitness Class on South Garden at the Prudential Center at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Family Zumba at LoPresti Park in East Boston at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Sunset Yoga at Fielder Field at 6PM, please bring your own mat
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Run Club at Marathon Sports (671 Boylston St) at 6:30pm
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hall in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Brighton Square in Brighton at 6:30PM

Thursday Events

Free Fun:
Neighborhood Nights: Free admission at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for Neighborhood Nights from 5-9pm
Red Sox Showcase: The Red Sox truck will carry a batting cage, pitching stations, a steal 2nd challenge, and a virtual reality experience to Faneuil Hall from 10-3PM postponed
Free Kayem Franks: Kayem Franks is handing out FREE Hot Dogs in the Financial District
The Institute of Contempory Art: Free Admission on Thursday nights from 5-9pm
Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton, MA): Free on Thursdays from 5-9pm

Free Outdoor Movies:
SomerMovie Beast: Free movie screening of Best in Show at Seven Hills Park in Somerville at Dusk
Revere Beach Movie Night (Revere, MA): Free movie screening of Secret Life of Pets at dusk at Revere Beach
Movie by the Lake (Wakefield, MA): Free movie screening of The Sandlot at Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield at dusk
Kiss 108 Summer Movie Series: Free movie screening of Willy Wonka at Simonds Park in Burlington, MA

Free Music:
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Thursday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Waterfront Plaza Lunch Sessions: Enjoy free music at Waterfront Plaza on Thursdays at 12pm.
Free Boston Calling Block Party: Free live music, bar and more on Thursdays from 5-8pm at Dewey Square Park
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Thursday from 12-2pm
Blues Barge Thursdays: Free live (blues) music every Thursday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Concerts at the Charlestown Navy Yard: Free music from Berklee College of Music every Thursday night at 6pm at the Charlestown Navy Yard
Tito Puente Latin Music Series: Free music every Thursday night at 7PM at various parks and playground in Boston neighborhoods.
Summer Concerts at Kendall Square: Free music at lunchtime at Kendall Square starting at 12pm
Berklee After Five: Free music every Thursday at 5pm at Kendall Center
Berklee Summer Concert Series: Free Live Music at the Boston Public Market at 5:30PM in the Market HUB!
Summertime at the Street
: Free Acoustic Evenings at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 6PM, RSVP encouraged but not required
ICA Harborwalk Sounds: Free music on Thursday nights at the ICA starting at 6pm (+ Free Admission to the museum on Thursday nights)

Free Fitness:
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On the MOVE! (For Kids) at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Almont Park in Mattapan at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Boston Common Frog Pond at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Mothers Rest @ Four Corners in Dorchester at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Bootcamp at Fielder Field at 6PM

Friday Events

Free Fun Fridays:
(Free admission all day to the following attractions for Free Fun Fridays, open to everyone)
Edward M. Kennedy Institute, Boston
The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Chestnut Hill
Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, Cambridge
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown
Edward Gorey House, Yarmouth Port
Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton
Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

Free Fun:
ArtBeat: Free innovative art festival in Davis Square on Friday night (and Saturday) starting at 6
Free Kayem Franks: Kayem Franks is handing out FREE Hot Dogs in the Financial District
Boston Children’s Museum: $1 admission (almost free!) from 5-9pm every Friday night thanks to Target! (+ more ways to save at Boston Children’s Museum)
Free Friday Night Fun (Acton, MA): Head to The Discovery Museum in Acton for free admission from 4:30-8PM this summer

Free Outdoor Movies:
Free Friday Flicks: Free outdoor movie screening at the DCR Hatch Shell at dusk, fun starts at 6PM
Movies by the Moonlight: Free outdoor movie screening at the Boston Harbor Hotel at dusk

Free Music:
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Friday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 12:30-1:30pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall)
Summer Concerts at Sam Adams Park: Free music at Sam Adams Park (Faneuil Hall) at 12PM
Summer Concerts on the Greenway: Free music at 5pm on Friday nights at the Greenway’s North End Park.
Lunch Break on D: Free music from 12-2PM on The Lawn on D for most Friday lunch breaks.

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (hills) at 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Yoga in the Seaport District at 12PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Bootcamp at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6:30AM

Discount Tickets This Week

There are a lot of discount tickets in Boston available through our friends at Goldstar Boston. Goldstar is free to use– they may just ask for your e-mail to send you an occasional e-mail for events. I am an affiliate partner and may receive a little thank you for sending people their way– please read my disclosure policy if you have any questions.

Codzilla: Go on a high speed boat tour of Boston Harbor with discount tickets starting at $18.75 + service fees through Goldstar, must reserve in advance
Spirit of Boston Dinner Cruise: Enjoy a sunset dinner cruise around Boston Harbor with discount tickets starting at $59.66.
Provincetown Fast Ferry: Head to Cape Cod for the day or longer with a 90-minute ferry to Provincetown. Discount tickets start at $48.75 + service fees for select weekday cruises.
Boston to Salem Ferry: Take a fast ferry to Salem, MA for the day with discount tickets starting at $26.25.
Boston Duck Tour Tickets: Take a late duck tour from both land and water with discount tickets starting at $28.32, reserve in advance.
Water Country USA: Cool off this Summer at Water Country USA in Portstmouth, NH with discount tickets starting at $31.99
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston: Stay indoors and bring the kids to LEGOLAND with discount tickets starting at $16.25 + More Ways to Save on Tickets
ImprovBoston Mainstage Thursdays: Laugh every Thursday night with ImprovBoston in Cambridge with Discount Tickets starting at $9
Blue Man Group: See the Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse with discount tickets starting at $54.17 for select dates and times

Please let me know if I missed any fun and free events in the comments below! Hope you have a great week!

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