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Virtual City Happenings: August 22nd & 23rd

August 22nd & 23rd, 2020 is a virtual event filled weekend around Boston! Check out some of this weeks #cityhappenings...

As more things start to open and we transition from virtual city happenings, keep in mind that face coverings and social distancing are still required in most places. Text COVIDMA to 888-777 for Important Updates

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Saturday, August 22nd
Virtual Brewfest for ALS - Join us for a virtual Brewfest for ALS in the Northeast! An event to support the ALS community, and ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). Purchase a virtual Brewfest for ALS ticket today! Get a 4-pack or a 24-pack Brewfest in a Box of mixed Northeast Ales for ALS brews, an Ales for ALS t-shirt, and a link to an exclusive Zoom meeting with national participating top craft brewers.

Bulfinch Crossing Projections - From dusk to dawn, the underpass is illuminated by 23 projectors shooting 345,000 lumens out onto the beams of the underpass, mapping out the custom created art produced by highly regarded and Boston based visual artist, Zebbler. Given our current climate, this installation will be made available as a drive through art installation where viewers are encouraged to drive, bike, or walk through the underpass to experience this epic art piece in person.

Sunday, August 23rd
Dine Out Boston - Formerly known as restaurant week Boston, Dine Out Boston is a great way to support our local eateries. Participating restaurants will offer prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner, giving Bostonians an opportunity to sample neighborhood spots at special prices.

Starlight Square Cambridge - Starlight Square is a temporary intervention designed to build capacity within the Central Square community for outdoor performance, learning, dining, and dialogue. Before the pandemic, however, this idea was pitched as something much simpler. Still using scaffolding and scrim, the Central Square Business Improvement District, Flagg Street Studio, and Boyes-Watson Architects teams imagined using a portion of Lot 5 to create a square in the Square, a civic commons in the heart of the city.



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