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June 2018

Barks & Bagels

June 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Boston Common Frog Pond, Beacon Street, Boston Common
Boston, MA United States
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Free
flier for barks and bagels

** This event has been postponed for Saturday, June 2nd! Bring your four-legged best friend to Frog Pond for a pawtastic event benefiting Friends of the Public Garden’s Common Canine group. Enjoy treats for pups and people, activities, services, and specialized vendors. If you are interested in Barks & Bagels vendor opportunities, please contact frogpondevents@scboston.org Check out the sponsors and vendors that will be at the event! Angell Animal Medical Center Back Bay Veterinary Clinic Unit Realty Group Red Dog Pet Resort…

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Spray Pool Opening Day

June 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Boston Common Frog Pond, Beacon Street, Boston Common
Boston, MA United States
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Free

The Spray Pool will open for the 2018 Season in June! Join Boston Parks & Recreation for a festive tradition to kick off an exciting summer in Boston. Countdown with Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook as the 30-foot spray flume goes off and children hop into the Frog Pond. Families will enjoy giveaways, games, food, refreshments, science experiments, face painting, and more. Presented by The Skating Club of Boston in partnership with the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and sponsored by Holly & David Bruce and…

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September 2018

Movie Night

September 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Boston Common Frog Pond, Beacon Street, Boston Common
Boston, MA United States
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Free
movie night

Classics on the Common! Featured Film: Black Panther Enjoy a FREE movie under the stars with friends and family. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs, sit back and relax. Complimentary popcorn! The movie will begin at dusk. The Frog Pond Carousel will remain open until the film starts (admission $3). Please Note: All events are weather permitting and free/open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

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Movie Night

September 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Boston Common Frog Pond, Beacon Street, Boston Common
Boston, MA United States
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Free
movie night karate kid

Classics on the Common! Featured Film: Karate Kid Enjoy a FREE movie under the stars with friends and family. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs, sit back and relax. Complimentary popcorn! The movie will begin at dusk. The Frog Pond Carousel will remain open until the film starts (admission $3). Please Note: All events are weather permitting and free/open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

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Free Summer Yoga

September 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

Boston Common Frog Pond, Beacon Street, Boston Common
Boston, MA United States
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Free
Free summer yoga at Frog Pond every Thursday

Calling all yogis! FREE summer yoga every Thursday during the summer at Frog Pond, 6:00-7:15pm. A vibrant group of instructors lead a vinyasa flow class for over 200 students of all levels. This style of yoga provides a space for all to challenge themselves, release stress, expand energy, and tap into the beauty of trees, grass, and water found at Boston’s most historic park. Sessions are held on the lawn adjacent to the Frog Pond Carousel. Participants should come prepared with their…

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October 2018

Frog Pond Pumpkin Float

October 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston Common Frog Pond, Beacon Street, Boston Common
Boston, MA United States
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Free
pumpkin float flier

Bring the entire family to the 5th Annual Pumpkin Float at Frog Pond featuring floating pumpkins, luminaries and fun family activities. Refreshments, music and child-focused activities will make this a frightfully-fun way to celebrate Halloween! This is a FREE event presented by Boston Parks and Recreation in partnership with The Skating Club of Boston Bring-Your-Own Pumpkin Bring your carved 8-inch pumpkin to one of the drop-off areas alongside the pond. We will illuminate them and float them for you. Watch as…

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November 2018

Boston Common Tree Lighting with Mayor Marty Walsh

November 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Boston Common Frog Pond, Beacon Street, Boston Common
Boston, MA United States
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Free
FPSS Kimmie Meissner

Join The Skating Club of Boston at The Boston Common Frog Pond for a FREE figure skating ice show featuring national and international competitive figure skaters, soloists, groups, wee skaters, and Team Excel Synchronized Skating and Theatre On Ice of Boston teams!

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December 2018

Frog Pond Skating Spectacular at First Night Boston

December 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boston Common Frog Pond, Beacon Street, Boston Common
Boston, MA United States
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Free
frog pond skating spectacular

December 31, 2018, 5:30-7:00pm First Night Boston Join The Skating Club of Boston at The Boston Common Frog Pond for a FREE figure skating show featuring national and international competitive figure skaters, soloists, groups, wee skaters, and Team Excel Synchronized Skating and Theatre On Ice of Boston teams. Ring in the New Year with friends and family at a fantastic show! Headlined by international and national competitive figure skaters from The Skating Club of Boston. First Night's production will star 3-Time…

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September 2019

Movie Night

September 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Free
MW-Movie-Night_Avengers-Endgame

Classics on the Common! Featured Film: Avengers: Endgame Visit the Frog Pond for Mayor Marty J. Walsh’s Movie Night! Enjoy a FREE movie under the stars with friends and family. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs, sit back and relax. Complimentary popcorn! The movie will begin at dusk (approximately 8:00 pm). The Frog Pond Carousel will remain open until the film starts (admission $3). Please Note: All events are weather permitting and free/open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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Barks & Bagels

September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
2019 barks and bagels

Rain Date: September 15, 2019 Bring your four-legged best friend to the Frog Pond for a pawtastic event benefiting the Friends of the Public Garden’s Common Canine group. Enjoy treats for pups and people, activities, services, and specialized vendors. Proudly hosted by Boston Parks & Recreation Department, Friends of the Public Garden, The Skating Club of Boston, and The Boston Common Frog Pond. If you are interested in Barks & Bagels vendor opportunities, please contact frogpondevents@scboston.org.

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FREE Summer Yoga

September 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 26, 2019

free summer yoga

Calling all yogis! During the summer, there is FREE summer yoga every Thursday at the Frog Pond from 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm! A vibrant group of instructors lead a vinyasa flow class for students of all levels. This style of yoga provides a space for all to challenge themselves, release stress, expand energy, and tap into the beauty of trees, grass, and water found at Boston’s most historic park. Sessions are held on the lawn adjacent to the Frog…

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October 2019

Pumpkin Float

October 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2019-Pumpkin-Float

Bring the entire family to the annual Fall Pumpkin Float at Frog Pond featuring floating pumpkins, luminaries and fun family activities. Refreshments, music and child-focused activities will make this a frightfully-fun way to celebrate Halloween! This is a FREE event presented by Boston Parks and Recreation in partnership with The Skating Club of Boston Bring-Your-Own Pumpkin Bring your carved 8-inch pumpkin to one of the drop-off areas alongside the pond. We will illuminate them and float them for you. Watch…

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December 2019

Boston Common Tree Lighting with Mayor Marty Walsh

December 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join The Skating Club of Boston for the 2019 Frog Pond Skating Spectacular on Thursday, December 5th, beginning at 5:00 pm. Celebrate the holiday season with the rest of the Boston crowd as they enjoy performances from an exciting local cast featuring national and international competitors! This year's guest star will be the U.S. and International Champion, Max Aaron! Following the performances, join Mayor Marty Walsh for the 78th Annual Tree Lighting on the Boston Common! Public ice skating will…

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Frog Pond Skating Spectacular at First Night Boston

December 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2019-2020 Frog Pond Skating Spectacular First Night Boston

Ring in the new year with family and friends, and join The Skating Club of Boston and the City of Boston for the Frog Pond Skating Spectacular! An annual tradition of First Night Boston, this FREE show will feature an exciting local cast of Boston favorites, and special guest star, Mirai Nagasu, a seven-time U.S. national medalist and 2018 Olympic bronze medalist! Immediately following the show, the Mugar Family Fireworks will take place on Boston Common at 7:00 pm.

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February 2020

Skating with Friends

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Skating With Friends

Looking for a fun way to warm up on a cold February day? The Friends of the Public Garden invites you to join us for a magical day of Skating with Friends on the Frog Pond. The event will feature free skate rentals (while supplies last), and delicious cookies! There will be free cocoa thanks to our partner the Skating Club of Boston. Skating assistants will be on hand, and Frog Pond Freddy will make an appearance! Skating is FREE,…

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