AVENUE OF THE ARTS Walk with Boston By Foot and WalkBoston

AVENUE OF THE ARTS
July 14, 2013, 11:00am-12:30am
Along a half-mile stretch of Huntington Avenue stands a dense concentration of Boston's most venerable cultural institutions.  Walk with us through this corridor to learn about the establishments dedicated to the fine arts, music, theater, education, religion, sports and much more.
Meet in front of the First Church of Christ Scientist, facing Massachusetts Avenue.

Walk/Ride Day

Join the celebrations on the last Friday of every month! People throughout the Boston area and other parts of MA, NH, ME and beyond are doing it! Just use green transportation that day: commuting by bike (of course) is great, but going by foot, bus, or train - even carpooling and walking part way - count! If you wear something green to show your support, you can also get discounts and freebies from an ever-growing list of sponsoring businesses throughout the region.

Cycle the WAVE

This cycling event is an all-female, non-competitive ride to raise awareness of domestic violence and raise funds for Web of Benefit, Inc. a local non-profit organization assisting survivors of domestic violence. This fully-supported ride includes prizes, surprises and a celebration at the finish line.

Biking in the City

Want to bike more in the City? Already doing it but want to be able to do more? Then this is for you! Get on your bikes and gain those street smarts…..

This is a class made ESPECIALLY FOR YOU high school students! Lunch, laughs, and good times are included. Registration due two weeks before class.

MBTA Subway Main Repair Facility Tour

We are pleased to announce our first three Summer Technical tours to you! Technical tours are members-only tours, so if you sign up as a YPT Boston Member (just $20/year), we invite you to register for these great tours. Plus, you'll support YPT Boston for the next year and can attend other Member events for free!

Postponed - Scavenger Hunt

This event was postponed, stay tuned for the rescheduled date.

Active, Healthy, Ready to Learn (and Fighting Climate Change) with Safe Routes to School

In 1969, about half of all American children walked or biked to school. Of those who lived within a mile from school, 87% of children walked or biked. Today, less than 15% do. This has enormous implications not only for reducing vehicle emissions and morning gridlock, but also for children’s health and readiness to learn. WalkBoston has been working on this issue since 2001, when it piloted a first Safe Routes to School Program in Arlington, a Boston suburb. This program was so successful that it spread to other communities in Metro Boston.

Connect Historic Boston Opening Reception

Opening Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 - 6 - 8P
@ the BSA|Space; 290 Congress Street; Boston, MA

Learn about the designs, concepts and outreach programs
for the Connect Historc Boston initiative, a dynamic partnership
between the National Park Service and the Boston Transportation
Department to link transit to historic sites throughout downtown.
On view June 4 - June 17th.
For more information e-mail: addy.smith-reiman@cityofboston.gov

Let’s Get Movin’ Walk/Run for Fitness

Come celebrate the accomplishments of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center's Let's Get Movin' youth participants by running with them in a 5k course entirely within the East Boston Greenway, Bremen St. Park, and Memorial Park. 

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