June Community Calendar Events

June Community Calendar Events


Brookline Porchfest

Event Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016 (Rain Date: Saturday, June 11,2016)

Time: 12 PM – 6 PM

Location: 25 Kennard Road

Address: Brookline, MA

For More Information: https://www.facebook.com/Brookline-Porchfest-1126087864091823/?skip_nax_wizard=true


Don’t miss out on the 1st ever Brookline Porchfest! This event brings the entire Brookline community together by featuring music artists on first floor porches or yards all throughout the town. If you’d like your yard or porch to be featured, sign up by Tuesday April 26th!

The event is free but if you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact porchfest@bmsmusic.org

SaturPLAY in Chinatown Park

Event Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016

Time: 2 PM – 4 PM

Location: Tianamen Memorial, Chinatown Park

Address: Boston, MA

For More Information: http://mommypoppins.com/event/saturplay-in-chinatown-park


Join the Asian Community Development Corporation’s A-VOYCE youth leadership development program for a free Outdoor Library! Families can join ACDC in helping transform community space in Chinatown to make it a better place to live, work, and play.

Cambridge Arts River Festival

Event Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016

Time: 12 PM – 6 PM

Location: Cambridge Parkway

Address: Cambridge, MA

For More Information: https://www.cambridgema.gov/arts/Programs/riverfestival


This year’s annual Cambridge Arts River Festival will be on the East Cambridge waterfront. Here, you’ll be able to see local music, theater, and dance on six different festival stages. There will also be community tables, poetry and storytelling tents, interactive areas, roving performances, and a revival of People’s Sculpture Racing. Worried you’ll get hungry? The World of Food and Arts Bazaar will offer refreshments in addition to unique local artwork and crafts for purchase!

Uncorked at Franklin Park Zoo

Event Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016

Time: 5 PM – 7:30 PM

Location: Franklin Park Zoo

Address: 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.zoonewengland.org/engage/uncorked


Join Franklin Park Zoo for a toast at their 3rd annual wine-tasting event. Guests have the opportunity to try various wines all while visiting the Zoo’s signature Tropical Forest Pavilion where there will be western lowland gorillas, pygmy hippos, ring-tailed-lemurs, a giant anteater and a number of other great animals! All proceeds will go towards supporting the operation and continuing growth of the Franklin Park Zoo, its education programs, and conservation initiatives. This is a 21+ event.

Tickets are available for purchase online, $50 in advance or $55 the day of. 

Boston Dragon Boat Festival

Event Date: Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, June 12, 2016

Time: Varying times

Location: Weeks Footbridge, Charles River

Address: Cambridge, MA

For More Information: http://www.bostondragonboat.org/festival/schedule

Make sure to come to the Charles River to see and take part in this fun, extravagant Dragon Boat Festival! Over 50 teams are expected to race from 7 AM throughout both days. In addition to the races, there will be music and dance performances, arts and crafts, and tasty food.

Art Fest Beverly

Event Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016

Time: 10 AM – 4 PM

Location: Main Street

Address: Beverly, MA

For More Information: http://beverlymainstreets.org/arts-fest-beverly-43.html


Arts Fest Beverly will be celebrating its 14th year! Here you and your family will find over 100 artists and crafters, plenty of music and entertainment, kids’ activities, and an outdoor food court. Don’t miss out!


4th Annual Boston Jerkfest

Event Date: Friday, June 24 – Saturday, June 25, 2016

Time: Varying Times

Location: Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Address: 41 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.squadup.com/events/bostonjerkfest


Bring everyone out for the 4th Annual Boston JerkFest! Come to the South End for this festival filled with Caribbean jerk-spiced foods and home-made beverages. There will be live music featuring reggae and steel band music, chef demos, a Reggae Bar, and a Kids Zone!

Tickets are $20 in advance for adults and $5 for children 5-12. Free for children under the age of 5.


Music in the Courtyard with Rockport High Students

Event Date: Friday, June 24th

Time: 4PM – 5PM

Location: Cape Ann Museum Courtyard

Address: 27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA

For More Information


This free public summer concert at the Cape Ann Museum is a great way to start the weekend! Featuring performances from Jace Mason and Clara Mazo, this evening concert is fun for the whole family!


Kayak and SUP Summer Kick-Off

Event Date: Saturday, June 25th

Time: 1PM – 4PM

Location: Little Harbor Boathouse

Address: 40 Doaks Lane, Marblehead, MA

For More Information


Celebrate the start of summer on the water at Little Harbor Boathouse with their summer kick-off event! This fun-filled day will include free SUP races, raffle, discounts off SUP and Kayak rentals, and more!


Cocktails at the Castle

Event Date: Wednesday, June 29th

Time: 6PM – 8PM

Location: Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

Address: 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich, MA

For More Information


This fun-filled evening is a wonderful way to spend an evening outdoor. Enjoy summertime drinks on the back terrace or the Castle roof and explore the Great House and Italian Garden.


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