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Summer Fun on the Emerald Necklace

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Official Website:Summer Fun on the Emerald Necklace
Location:Olmsted Park, Brookline, MA
Dates:Sunday, July 9, 2017 - Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
Category:Seasonal Fun

It’s our 10th year of Summer on the Emerald Necklace and we’re pulling out all the stops. Bring family and friends and enjoy outdoor music, movies, yoga and a playspace filled with fun and games for the young and young-at-heart.

From cool jazz and powerful vocalists to big band sounds and indie folk our music spans the genres offering something for everyone.

Added to the line-up this summer is a movie night at the Fenway Victory Gardens and Sunday morning yoga in July. It’s summer at its best!

Music • Movies • Yoga & Knucklebones Playspace before every concert!
All events are free.
At Allerton Overlook, Olmsted Park, Brookline

Jul 9 | 6:00pm
Henry Acker Gypsy Jazz Trio

12-year-old guitar phenom is joined by his father and uncle, both Berklee grads, for some jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt.

Jul 16 | 6:00pm
Boston Opera Collaborative

Vocalists whose power and passion will transport you through time and space. Selections from favorite operas and musicals.

Jul 23 | 6:00pm
Lauren Henderson & Combo

Latin jazz vocalist Henderson, accompanied by bass, drums and piano, sings jazz standards and original music. * At Pinebank Promontory, Jamaica Pond, Jamaica Plain*

Jul 30 | 6:00pm
Metropolitan Wind Symphony

Led by musical director Lewis Buckley,”MetWinds” offers up the crowd-pleasing big bold sounds of a 50+ piece symphony.

Aug 6 | 6:00pm
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Ensemble

An audience favorite, musicians of the acclaimed Boston Landmarks Orchestra come to Pinebank to perform musical delights.

Aug 13 | 6:00pm
Melissa Ferrick
Rain date 8/20

Singer-songwriter Ferrick has recorded 17 albums and won eight Boston Music Awards. Reserved seating available soon.

Morning Yoga at the Arnold Arboretum
Jul 9, 16, 23 & 30
10 am – 11:15 am
Yoga in the Park

Join us on 4 Sunday mornings in July for yoga in the park. Meet at Hunnewell Visitor Center. Registration required.

Aug 22 | 7:30 pm
Rain date 8/29
Movie Night! at Fenway Victory Gardens in the Fens

New! Join us in the Back Bay Fens for a movie on the big screen. Come early for lawn games.


Concerts at 6:00pm
Yoga at 10:00am
Movie Night at 7:30pm


Olmsted Park, Brookline, MA map

Allerton Overlook
Olmsted Park, Brookline

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