Memorial Day ceremonies, free admissions at art museums and more! – What’s Happening, Milton?

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Memorial Day ceremonies, free admissions at art museums and more! – What’s Happening, Milton?

Are you looking for something to do this weekend and next week? We’ve got you covered!

2022 Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston | Online Edition

Date: Friday, May 27, 2022 12:00 a.m. – Sunday, May 29, 2022 11:30 p.m.

Location:  Virtual Event

Admission: $12-25

2022 Milton Memorial Day Ceremony

Date: Monday, May 30, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Ceremonies will begin at the Town Green at 10:30 a.m. with the raising of the flag and placement of wreaths at the Town’s War Memorial by local Veterans.

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City of Quincy’s Memorial Day Parade & Observance

Date: Monday, May 30, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Quincy Credit Union, 100 Quincy Ave, Quincy, MA

The City of Quincy’s Memorial Day Parade & Observance on Monday, May 30th will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Quincy Credit Union (100 Quincy Ave). The parade will proceed down Hancock Street through Quincy Center and onto Sea Street. The parade will end at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery for the annual observance. The observance will be approximately 11:45 am to 12:30 pm. Chief Warrant Officer Two, Nick Lavery, will be the program’s guest speaker. He is an active-duty member of the Army Special Forces, Green Beret. Mayor Thomas P. Koch and Veterans Services Director, Christine Cugini, will also be participating.

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Memorial Drive Recreation Weekends

Beginning Saturday, April 23, 2022, and continuing through Sunday, December 18, 2022, weather permitting, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), in consultation with the City of Cambridge, will open Riverbend Park (close Memorial Drive) in the City of Cambridge from Western Avenue to Gerry’s Landing on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for pedestrian and cyclist use. Traffic patterns will be clearly marked.

Bring your bike, inline skates, running shoes, strollers or walking feet to take advantage of the unique access to this normally busy road with views of the Charles. Fun for all ages, families & visitors.

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Institute of Contemporary Art offers free admission on Memorial Day

Date: Monday, May 30, 2022 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: The Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Dr, Boston, MA

The ICA is offering FREE museum admission for all on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. Advanced timed tickets are required and will be available to reserve beginning on Sunday, May 29 at 10 AM. Admission to Revival: Materials and Monumental Forms at the Watershed in East Boston is always FREE—tickets are not required for entrance. Timed tickets are required to board the ICA Water Shuttle boats and will be available on Sunday, May 29 at 10 AM. Water Shuttle tickets include general admission to the ICA in the Seaport.

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Memorial Day Open House at the MFA

Date: Monday, May 30, 2022 10:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA

FREE ADMISSION tickets available in person on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission is free with a valid Massachusetts zip code.

Join us for our annual Memorial Day Open House. This year, the MFA offers free admission—including access to the special exhibition “Turner’s Modern World”—for Massachusetts residents. Celebrate the holiday with art and community!

Events and Activities:

Drop-In Art Making: Handmade Paper 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Huntington Avenue Lawn (rain location: Education Center in the Druker Family Pavilion, 159)

Between April and June the MFA is participating in Action Pact 2022: Ready, Resilient, Reinvented, a citywide effort to spotlight environmental sustainability and climate concerns. As part of Action Pact, join us to celebrate creative reuse, found materials, and biodiversity by making handcrafted paper. Transform paper recycled by staff from across the Museum into new, handmade sheets embedded with native, pollinator-friendly, and pesticide-free wildflower and meadow seeds.

Resource Fair with Mission Hill Main Streets: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Shapiro Family Courtyard

Mission Hill Main Streets works with local businesses, residents, and institutions in Boston’s Mission Hill Neighborhood to revitalize local business and strengthen the community. Drop by to meet some of the organization’s partners and learn about the resources and programs they offer. Featuring: INFocus Camera Club, which promotes the art of photography in local communities and provides an environment for social and cultural exchange; artist Itsuo Kiritani, whose pen-and-ink sketches and large-scale paintings explore cityscapes in his native Japan as well as Mission Hill, where he currently lives; and Diablo Glass School, which offers unique courses and workshops in the art of glass—all in a fun, safe, and creative environment for all ages.

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