May Community Calendar

May Community Calendar Events

 

May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens

Event Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time:
7PM & 10PM
Location:
Charles Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Science in Boston, MA
For More Information:
https://mos.org/public-events/may-the-fourth-be-with-you

May the force be with you this May 4th as you attend the ArtWeek screening of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens! Be one of the first to experience Museum of Science’s new nightlife series, Summer Thursdays. Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and enjoy the Star Wars scenes as they unfold on the planetarium dome.

Jimmy Fund Fit Fest presented by Reebok

Event Date:  Saturday, May 6, 2017
Time:
Registration: 7AM-8AM; Event starts at 8AM
Location:
The DCR Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade
For More Information: http://www.jimmyfundfitfest.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1166086&_ga=1.149397878.1122699430.1493126041 to register for the event.

Participate in the outdoor fitness festival to show your support for Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund! The Fit Fest event will host five classes taught by Boston’s best trainers. There will even be opportunities to enjoy these fun activities with six-time Olympic medalist, Aly Raisman and Reebok!

49th  Walk for Hunger

Event Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Time: Rolling start time 8AM-9:30AM; 5K run starts at 7AM
Location: Boston Common
For More Information: http://www.projectbread.org/get-involved/

The traditional 20-mile route is back! Help fight the local issues of hunger Saturday May 7th. Participate in the 20-mile walk or 5K run to ensure a local child, family, and/or community member in need has a warm meal. All proceeds go towards various hunger relief programs across Massachusetts to provide people and families of all income levels access to nutritious food.

10th Anniversary Paws 4 a Cure Celebration and Charity Walk

Event Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Time:
1PM-4:30PM
Location:
Quannapowitt Parkway, Wakefield, MA, 01880
For More Information:
http://www.paws4acure.org/2017walk.php

Calling all animal lovers! Register for the 10th Paws 4 a Cure Celebration and Charity Walk to support their mission to provide funds for those who are diagnosed with canine/feline cancer and other serious injuries and illnesses. Proceeds will go directly towards veterinary hospitals to assist U.S families who cannot afford urgent treatment for their fury companion.

Cosmos

Event Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: 7PM & 9PM
Location: Charles Hayden Planetarium
Address: Museum of Science, Boston, MA
For More Information: https://mos.org/public-events/cosmos

Allow all the different sights and sounds to guide you through an exploration of the universe. Join the Boston Choral Ensemble for musical performances about the stars, planets, and the heavens as you watch a cosmic show overhead. A separate ticket is required; $20 per person or $10 for seniors and students should be purchased in advance.

M.O.M’s Run 5K Run & Walk for Cancer

Event date: Sunday, May 14, 2017
Time:
Walk starts at 9:45AM & Run starts at 10AM 
Location:
Dilboy Post
Address: 371 Summer St. Somerville, MA 02144
For More Information:
 http://momsrun.org/

Switch it up this Mother’s Day and register for the Mary O’Brien Memorial Run & Walk for cancer. Celebrate moms, honor cancer survivors and take time to remember those who lost their battle during the 5K run & walk! All proceeds are distributed to cancer research through the Claudia Adams Barr Program in Innovative Basic Cancer Research at Dana Farber.

Annual Duckling Day Parade

Event Date: Sunday, May 14, 2017
Time:
10AM Check-in, 12PM Parade begins
Location:
Boston Common- Parkman Bandstand
Address: 139 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111
For More Information
www.friendsofthepublicgarden.org/duckling-day

Spend this Mother’s Day at the Duckling Day Parade to celebrate the children’s book “Make Way for Ducklings” by Robert McCloskey. Mothers, dress you children up as their favorite character from the story and celebrate your day parading through the picturesque parks of Boston!

The parade will begin at the Boston Common and end in the Public Garden near the Make Way for Duckling sculptures. Before the parade begins, there will be playtime on the Common where families can enjoy crafts, face painters, a magician, and climbing and jumping with the Knucklebones crew!

Cosmos

Event Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time: 7PM & 9PM
Location: Charles Hayden Planetarium
Address: Museum of Science, Boston, MA
For More Information: https://mos.org/public-events/cosmos

Allow all the different sights and sounds to guide you through an exploration of the universe. Join the Boston Choral Ensemble for musical performances about the stars, planets, and the heavens as you watch a cosmic show overhead. A separate ticket is required; $20 per person or $10 for seniors and students should be purchased in advance.

2017 APDA Optimism Walk

Event Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time:
On-site registration starts at 11AM; walk begins at 12PM
Location:
DCR John Paul II Park, Hallet St. Entrance, Dorchester, MA 02124
For More Information:
https://apdaparkinson.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=838

Every nine minutes, someone is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Walk for a friend or loved one on Sunday, May 21st. Proceeds will allow APDA to continue their research and provide education and support to Parkinson’s patients in the local community.

Johnny Kelley Half Marathon

Event Date: Sunday, May 28, 2017
Time: Check in; 6:15AM-8:15AM 
Location:
Hyannis Town Green, Hyannis, MA
For More Information: http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=4430

Register for the Johnny Kelley Half Marathon and join the AFSP as they help raise awareness and bring hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP is working to raise $25,000 from the marathon to go towards research and community programs that focus on educating victims about mental health.

Old Colony Hospice 19th Annual 5K Memorial Walk & Run

Event Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time:
Walk & Run kicks off at 11:30AM
Location:
Irish Cultural Center
Address: 200 New Boston Dr., Canton, MA
For More Information:
http://www.bostoncharityevents.org/events/old-colony-hospice-19th-annual-memorial-5k-walk-run/

With each stride, honor the memory of loved ones lost. Register alone or form a team to ensure hospice patients receive the help and care they deserve.

 

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