4th of July celebrations and free things to do


After July 4th Fireworks, these events are on

View the Free Fun Friday JULY 6th list of cultural destinations, museums, galleries and institutions offering free of charge admission. July 13th, 20th and the 27th are the next weeks to watch.

One Full Day Sightseeing Tour
$79 per person – The Battle Trail tour
Glide into the best of greater Boston’s top attractions in one day in an air-conditioned luxury coach with an expert local guide. Its seven hours with stops for photos and breaks. Visit the historic towns of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord. Then see the best of downtown Boston itself.

see transportation package from Boston

BHTNH is holding a summer long narrated tour series with Sankofa walking tour event on 7/7, 7/14,7/21, 7/22, and 7/28, each day listed will have a different theme such as 
Sankofa Trolley Tours: Special Greenland Tour: Ona Marie Judge Staines on July 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

July 7th in Mansfield, MA

Free African Dance Classes will be offered at the National Black Doll Museum

Chefiatou Tokou, owner of the respected Brockton dance studio, SIMDACA, will be offering professional African dance and fitness instruction for people of all ages and skill levels each Friday evening at 7pm at the National Black Doll Museum at 288 North Main Street in Mansfield.   Read about the July African Drumming workshops at the Black Doll Museum

Here’s the rear of the USS Constitution naval ship. See it at the Charlestown USS Constitution museum and learn how they made it. It is an excellent museum.

Charlestown Naval Yark docked USS Constitution
from Charlestown Naval yard

EMK, JFK, Commonwealth Museum
Go any day. The Massachusetts Museum, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute and Senate Chamber replica, the John F. Kennedy Museum are all on the same side of the road behind UMASS BOSTON.  There is a house in Brookline where JFK was raised or born? At the Massachusetts Museum one of the original copies of the Declaration of Independence, signed by John Hancock is there.

Commonwealth Museum
220 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125

See the @BlackBoston Tweets Twitter channel here for more event postings as they come through.

View ABBO Calendar  –  to access Black comedy, Caribbean Fashion Shows, R&B, Theater, Jazz and other types of entertainment

Group transportation options to visit Black Heritage sites