Tuesday, June 7, 2011
We have some wonderful cheap or free touring opportunities in Brookline and Jamaica Plain this week at Frugal Family. We can get our history on, and get our exercise on, without having to eat mac n’ cheese at each meal for the remainder of the month.
Longyear Museum – 1125 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill Deal: Check out the Longyear Museum at 1125 Boylston Street in Chestnut Hill to learn about Mary Baker Eddy (1821 - 1910) who worked throughout her life to establish Christian Science in Lynn, Boston, and Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, and in Concord, New Hampshire. The Museum contains documents pertaining to her life and the lives of Christian Scientists who assisted her in establishing this worldwide religion. Admission is free and the museum is open Monday, Wednesday through Saturday:10 AM – 4 PM and Sunday:1 PM – 4 PM. Good Through: Until Further Notice A Short Walk on a Long Day - Olmsted Park, Brookline Deal: A Short Walk on a Long Day is a great tour that will occur on …
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Do something fun! Give your mom a call, and invite her along.
When/Where: The Midway Cafe, Jamaica Plain, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Why: Two local shows featuring punk and rock banks. Friday's line up includes The Silks, Graverobbers, Little Bones, and Chris North & The Dream Parade. Saturday's show features The Resurrectionists, Milquetoast & Co., The Kieran Ridge Band, and Dan Fram (Low Brow Boys/Sacred Shakers.) Pricing: Expect a cover (possibly $10). Cash only, show is 21+. When/Where: Saturday, 10:30 a.m. at the Arnold Arboretum. Why: See the sights of the Arnold Arboretum with the guidance of an expert. Check out the arboretum with one of their guided tours, and take a quiet walk in a beautiful area. Pricing: Free. When/Where: The Coolidge Corner Theatre, 10:30 a.m. Saturday Why: The 1973 …
Sunday, March 27, 2011
First of a series of Walking Tours in Brookline, which took place in the Old Burying Ground.
The first of the year's walking tours series kicked off at the Old Burying Ground. The tour, lead by Tom Elwertowski, was an intriguing look at how the graveyard evolved over the years from a humble burying ground to a prestigious cemetery. The Friends of the Old Burying Ground group also distributed a Brochure with more information on the history of the site.