Take a Tour with Frederic Law Olmsted; or Enjoy a Free Beer Tour in Brookline
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On Thursday, June 16 from 7 to 11 p.m., Cops for Kids with Cancer and West Roxbury Main Streets are hosting Put the Cuffs on Cancer, a joint fundraising event at The House of Blues Boston. All proceeds from this event will help Cops for Kids with Cancer continue to support the families of children with cancer and assist with West Roxbury Main Streets' community revitalization efforts.
Guests will be treated to appetizers, cocktails, raffles and auction items. Tickets are available for $30 and may be purchased with a credit card here. To purchase tickets by cash/check or to sponsor this event please contact Kara O'Connor at email@example.com or 617-325-6400.
On Friday, June 17 from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 19 from 12 to 9 p.m. celebrate the rich and vibrant culture with music, dance, shopping, films and genealogy at the 2011 Irish Festival at 200 New Boston Drive, Canton.
Musical acts include: Enter the Haggis, The Prodigals, Makem & Spain Bros, Derek Warfield and The Young Wolftones, Joshua Tree, The Screaming Orphans and many more!
The cost is $15 per day or $35 for a weekend pass and children 12 and under are free with an adult. For more information click here or call 1-888-GO-IRISH to purchase tickets.
On Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith, prepare for Father’s Day with a night of free brews, food, and plenty of “Dude Approved” books.
This will be a literary tailgate with readings from Josh Wilker (Cardboard Gods), David Anthony (Something for Nothing), and Pete Nelson (I Thought You Were Dead). Testosterone is not required, but no one will be admitted without a legal ID.
For more information, click here.
On Saturday, June 18 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Jamaica Pond, playwright, director, and actor, Gerry Wright, who portrays Frederic Law Olmsted, leads a tour of Jamaica Pond. This event is offered as a course through the Brookline Adult & Community Education program.
On Saturday, June 18 from 3 to 6 p.m., Hyde Jackson Square Main Streets is holding a tasting tour of Latin and international restaurants. Participating restaurants in the area include El Oriental de Cuba, The Haven, Miami Restaurant, Kennedy Fried Chicken, Slice O Pie, Tostado, Yely's Coffee Shop, and Latino Restaurant. Passports for the tasting tours, which leave from the Blessed Sacrament complex, are $10 for adults, and 2 for $10 for youths under 18.