Category Archives: Free Stuff

Free movies at Prudential Center shows Frozen

Free Movies Boston, Magic 106.7 FMThe Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival started last week at the Shops at Prudential Center.  Tonight, that film series continues with Frozen. 

Note that this family-friendly event that includes children’s activities that start at 6pm. The movie will begin Saturday at sundown. (Rain date is Wednesday, July 22nd).  No plans tonight?  Head over to the Shops at Prudential Center and sing along.

The Coolidge at the Greenway

The Birds Alfred HitchcockThe Coolidge Theater is partnering with the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy hosting free outdoor screening series this summer.  All screenings start at sunset at the Greenway’s Wharf District Park (located between Milk and India Streets) with films screened in 35mm.

Food, drinks, and lawn chairs are allowed at the event. Make it a date or bring a group of friends to enjoy this classic thriller.

Tonight’s show is the 1963 Hitchcock horror, The Birds.

More details are available here.

Outside the Box festival returns to Boston

Outside the Box 2015Boston’s Outside the Box is back after a year + hiatus to rethink and retool the 6-day festival. Starting tomorrow, July 14th, and running through the 19th, over one hundred artists and organizations from Boston and beyond will gather on Boston Common. Transforming Boston Common into a massive performing arts festival designed to engage, educate and most importantly, entertain the citizens of Boston.

FREE – Outside the Box Festival on Boston Common July 14-19

You can get more details about this free music festival which kicks off tomorrow by visiting their website at, otbboston.com.

Sunday evening movies at Christopher Columbus Park

Christopher Columbus ParkChristopher Columbus Park is showing movies for free on a large screen each Sunday starting at sunset from July 12 through August 16th.  Order a pizza from Ernesto’s Pizzeria on Salem Street in the North End and walk over with it to enjoy a movie outside under the stars.

Sunday, July 12th – Driving Miss Daisy
Sunday, July 19th – Toy Story
Sunday, July 26th – Shrek 2
Sunday, August 2nd – Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Sunday August 9th – Money Ball
Sunday August 16th – Sabrina

Boston world naked bike ride tonight

Boston World Naked Bike RiderThe World Naked Bike Ride takes place in 70 cities tonight.  This marks the event’s 11th year, and is meant as a protest dependence on oil, promote bike safety as well as a positive body image, according to the organization’s website. The Boston world naked bike ride actually leaves from Cambridge at 9PM.  See below for more details.

Saturday, July 11th at 9PM
North Point Park Common in Cambridge

This marks Boston’s sixth year participating.  Bicyclists will convene in various degrees of undress at 9 p.m. Saturday at the North Point Park Common in Cambridge. The ride will go through Cambridge, Boston, and Somerville.

More info on Facebook here.

The Sinclair Movie Night series continues this week with The Goonies

The Sinclair Cambridge Movie NightThe Sinclair in Harvard Square has launched their first annual Summer Movie Night series.  The series started last month on June 9 with a showing of “Spaceballs”.

Later this week a screening of  1980s film“The Goonies” will take place on Wednesday, July 8 and “Dirty Dancing” will be shown on Saturday, August 11.  Doors will open at 8 p.m. and the movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. Space is limited, so we recommend getting there early to snag a spot.  The Sinclair is located at 52 Church Street in Cambridge.

Free fitness sessions this July in Boston parks

3 Perfect Days in BostonThis summer nine parks in Boston will host FREE fitness sessions that are open to the public.  Participating parks include:

Blackstone Park – South End (BP)
Boston Common Frog Pond – Downtown (BCFP)
Christopher Columbus Park – North End (CCP)
Franklin Park – Dorchester (FLP)
Gertrude Howes Playground – Roxbury (GH)
Harambee Park – Dorchester (HP)
Jamaica Pond Pinebank Promontory – Jamaica Plain (JP)
Madison Park – Roxbury (MP)
Symphony Park – Fenway / Kenmore (SYP)

Use the park codes that I’ve included in bold above to check out the rotating schedule of free fitness activities in these Boston parks this June.  Click on calendar below to enlarge. Boston Summer Parks Fitness Calendar July 2015