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Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 07/31/07
Hey-o, Here's the week in weird activity listings. One of the biggest re-enactments of the year is "From Redcoats to Rebels"
July 31, 2007
Cambridge, MA. 5:30-7:30pm. That’s close to the corner of Main Street and Vassar Street. If you feel like driving 4 hours into Maine, the Maine Lobster Festival is Aug 1 – 5. They’ll have fireworks, too. http://www.mainelobsterfestival.com There is also a Puerto Rican Festival, Jul 27 – Jul 29, at Playstead Field, Franklin Park, Boston, MA. 866.481.0695. Unfortunately, although I feel you should have the choice, so I’m listing it, I cannot recommend this event. A few vendors selling bad fried food and some old-looking portable carnival type booths. There’s a music stage, but if the field is muddy at all, which it was when I went, forget it. http://www.prfestma.org I regret also that I cannot recommend ChiliFest on Wachusett Mountain, July 28. It’s a great venue, and you can take a gondola ride to the top and ride down or hike down the mountain. But their events are a little too redneck for me. Lots of flea market style vendors. Still, chili, yum. And last time I did get to bounce on a huge trampoline for %$5. http://wawa.wachusett.com/ The Roxbury Film Festival is Aug 1 – 6. Roxbury, MA. I’m normally against stting indoors, not meeting anyone, staring passively at a screen for hours. Especially in the summer, in Roxbury. However, this one actually takes place in and around the MFA and you can take acting classes, attend panels, and they’ll have guest speakers as well. Not Brad Pitt, sorry! http://www.actroxbury.org Cambridge holds an “event” called Summer in the City which is really a series of totally unrelated events, except that they all occur at 11am when most of us have to be at work. One coming up looks fruitful, however, July 30th, Chinese Dance. 11:00am, Riverside Press Park, located at the intersection of Memorial Drive and River Street. Rain site: King school, 100 Putnam Avenue. Of course, most of us will be at work at 11am on a Monday. Check out the rest at http://www.ci.cambridge.ma.us/CAC/community_summer.html#July26 Here’s the update on free outdoor movies: — Cambridge! Wed July 25, preceded at 7pm by Dario the Magician, at Rindge Field. Call for info, 617-349-6200. The film is The Last “Mimsy”?? I couldn’t hear her on the phone. http://www.cambridgema.gov/CityOfCambridge_Content/documents/FamilyNights.pdf — Movies by Moonlight at Boston Harbor Hotel, 7/27 Inherit the Wind, http://www.bhh.com/pdf/movies — WBZ Free Friday Flicks @ Hatch Shell, 7/27 Ice Age 2, http://www.wbz.com/pages/591886.php?contentType=4&contentId=618840 — City of Somerville, July 26 Babe at Conway Park, http://www.townonline.com/somerville/movies/x1591224826 — Dorchester, 7/26, Harry Potter 4. http://www.bostonnatural.org/ — Fitchburg, MA. 7/27 Nanny McPhee, http://www.discoverfitchburg.com/Movie_List.html — Springfield, MA. 7/25 Singin’ in the Rain, 8/1 Hoot. http://www.springfieldcityhall.com/Park/149.0.html — Onset, MA, Onset Bay Movie Co, 7/26, Casino Royale. http://www.myspace.com/obmco Performance events, “A Marvelous Party! The Noël Coward Celebration” is a revue of 33 songs and by Noel Coward: sketches, anecdotes, debauchery, etc. Yum. July 13-29, at the Zero Arrow Theater, Zero Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA. http://www.amrep.org/venues/zarrow/ Ongoing events I’ve mentioned before: Misalliance, to Sept 9, http://www.publicktheatre.com. Circus Smirkus, July 31-August 1 in Revere. http://www.smirkus.org/htm/tour/tourschedule.html. Chimpanzee exhibit at the Museum of Science, to Aug 28, http://www.mos.org. Barnstable County Fair to July 28, http://www.barnstablecountyfair.org. Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at Mass MoCA, to July 28, http://www.massmoca.org/event_details.php?id=295. David and Old Ironsides, July 25, 7pm Hatch Shell on Esplanade. George Carlin, July 27, North Shore, http://www.themusiccircus.org, and July 29 South Shore, http://www.melodytent.org. Bill Cosby, July 29, http://www.ticketmaster.com. Ciao for niao.-Johnny
Hi everyone, This is the what's what and what's where in New England this week. TONIGHT! Remember dodgeball? We used to call
July 25, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 07/13/07
Hi!I just got this re: today's zombie march.-Johnny---------------------------------THE MARCH IS STILL ON, EVERY ONE IS MEETING A
July 13, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 07/02/07
Hi! This is the special July 4th edition. :) Insiders know that state parks and beaches are the last place you want to be on
July 2, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 06/27/07
Hello everyone, This is the scoop on wacky fun amazing New England adventures this week. You want strange, we got it. "Strang
June 27, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 06/22/07
Late breaking news, I just visited the Minot Rose Garden which is a wonderful little park in Brookline with rose bushes. It's a
June 22, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 06/20/07
Hey-o, What's coming up in New England? Here it is! It's Free Rides Day at the Boston Sailing Center. That's Jun 23, 1-6pm, L
June 20, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 06/14/07
Hi everyone, This is the scoop on New England activities this week. TONIGHT! Willie Nelson & family perform at the Cape Cod M
June 14, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 06/07/07
Hey-o, Here's this week's list in fun activities. TONIGHT! Jun 7. Catch the "best of" the The Boston 48 Hour Film Project. Th
June 7, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 05/17/07 Extra
Hey-o, I forgot one. The weird event of the week is now changed to theAmerican Gerbil Society Show, complete with gerbilolymp
May 17, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 05/17/07
Hi all, Not a lot weird is happening in New England, but plenty of arty stuff is. The weird event of the week is the "Nest &
May 17, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 05/10/07
Hey everyone, The Boston 48 Hour Film Project entices directors to create a film in less than 48 hours, and it looks fun so I th
May 10, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 05/09/07
Hey! What nice weather. Here's what's going on. The weird event of the week is the Boston Zombie March. Over 200 people get
May 9, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 05/03/07
Hey everyone, Late breaking news, Kinodance is some kind of live dance with movie background and part of the Boston Cyberarts F
May 3, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 04/26/07
Hi all, Here's what's weird this week in New England. At MIT they have this thing called the "Baker House Piano Drop". Someho
April 26, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 04/19/07
Hey-o, Oh yes, Anime Boston is this weekend, http://www.animeboston.com. And EcoExpo at MIT, a festival about greenery, w
April 19, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 04/18/07
Hey-o, A lot is happening! Let's start with tonigh's weirdness. Tonight, Wed Apr 18, it's the Guitar Hero Challenge @ Common
April 18, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 04/12/07 Extra
Since running a marathon is inherently unhealthy (it killed the first guy who tried it in ancient Greece), you need to load up on
April 12, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 04/12/07
Hey-o, I've mentioned in this blog / email list that I have a company focused now on event listings. We are ready to start maki
April 12, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 04/05/07
Hey everyone, There's an old warship the USS Constitution which is now a museum, it's in Charlestown. They are having an ea
April 5, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 04/04/07
Hi! Here's what's happening in New England this week. Several events are competing for weird this weekend. First off, because
April 4, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 03/28/07
Hi all, Here's what's happening in New England this week. The weird event of the week is Mineral Madness. It's an annual ev
March 28, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 03/24/07
Late breaking news!Ferris Bueller's Day Off, with a panel discussion featuring director John Hughes, March 26, 7pm, Coolidge Corn
March 24, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 03/23/07
Hi!This was so interesting I thought it warranted a post by itself.There will be a festival of short silent comedies Sunday March
March 23, 2007
Johnny’s List of Quirky Boston Events: 02/28/07
Here's the scoop. The dance festival is indeed at the Dance Complex, see last post. It is non-participatory, basically it is a co
February 28, 2007
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