Boston Pride Block Party and More This Weekend
Fun events for Thursday, June 9 - Sunday, June 12
BOSTON PRIDE BLOCK PARTY
Where/When: Stuart Street, Sunday, 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Why Go: Live music and performances, over 100 vendors, a Family Fun Zone and, of course, the parade, make this yearly event a must-go. More info available here.
Pricing: $10, free entry before 2 p.m.
BOSTON FIRE LOCAL 718 CHARITY BBQ & BACHELOR AUCTION
Where/When: Dillon’s, Thursday, 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Why Go: Two complimentary drinks, a cookout, and the chance to bid on a date with one of Boston's finest? How could we say no? All proceeds benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Bachelor auction starts at 8 p.m. We've also got a sneak peek at some of the, shall we say bidding items.
BRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER - VIP CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH
Where/When: Sheraton Boston Hotel, Saturday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Why Go: Get first dibs on Brides Against Breast Cancer's hundreds of discounted designer and couture wedding gowns. Proceeds benefit Making Memories, an organization dedicated to granting wishes for metastatic breast cancer patients. Purchase your ticket here.
PRINCESS & HERO'S LUNCHEON
Where/When: Taj Boston, Saturday
Why Go: A gourmet 3-course lunch keeps the parents happy while the kiddos will delight in the sundae bar as well as posing for pics and getting autographs from some of their favorite characters.
Pricing: $49 per child, $59 per adult
NSTAR’S WALK FOR CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL BOSTON
Where/When: Charles River Esplanade, Sunday, 11 a.m.
Why Go: Help Children's Hospital Boston reach their goal of raising $1.6 million by enjoying a 2 mile or 7 mile walk along the Charles River. After the walk, the fun continues with face painting, music, games, food, and celebrity and athlete meet-and-greets (Ellen Pompeo, Eliza Dushku, Chris Evans, Anna Faris, and Rick Fox all made appearances last year). Register here.
Pricing: Registration fee is $20 for ages 13 and up & $5 for children 12 and under