1.8 min readBy Published On: June 28th, 2020Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Things You Should Know This Week – June 29

Enough is enough

City Councilors Michael Flaherty and Ed Flynn are holding a community meeting in conjunction with BPD and BFD to discuss the fireworks situation across the city.  The meeting will take place on Monday at 6pm at Medal of Honor Park.   Neighbors are asked to wear mask and practice social distancing. You can learn more here.

Let’s go camping

State campgrounds open for camping season on July 1st.  You can make reservations and lean more here!


Having a backyard cookout for the Fourth? K & 8th Market can help you with when it comes to the meat you’re grilling – they are the local experts. From hot dogs to hamburgers, to their delicious sides, K & 8th has everything from fresh produce to desserts to beer and wine to make your get together perfect!

Social Distance Dash

Cabin fever has set in for all of us, especially with summer upon us! This virtual road race is the perfect opportunity for you to stay active (while remaining socially distant!), and most importantly, support your favorite charity!  You can register here! “Race Day” is anytime between July 2 – July 5. You can run or walk 1 mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1, or 26.2 anytime, anywhere to support your cause. Simply track your time and distance on any workout app or watch, screen shot it or take a picture and email it to [email protected]!

Celebrate Independence Day with a new virtual tradition

America’s Ship of State, USS Constitution, and the USS Constitution Museum are bringing fun virtual content to your July 4th celebration. From a live 21-gun salute aboard “Old Ironsides” to firing an Alka-Seltzer® cannon in your own yard, there is something for all ages in this online event. Programming on July 4th will be streamed live from USS Constitution‘s Facebook page. Programs will include a special Ship tour with Carl Herzog, the Museum’s Public Historian and host of Historian at Home, and a public trivia contest. Start studying now for your chance to win one of the 21 saluting battery rounds fired from USS Constitution! You can learn more here. 

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