Get Out Weekend Planner, June 3-5
Enter a fishing tournament, take a walk or bring the kids to a family concert this weekend.
AARP Driver Safety Program
Milton Hospital is holding a comprehensive refresher driving course for those ages 50 and over on Friday. Cost for the 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. class is $14 per person ($12 for AARP members) and pre-payment and registration are required; call 617-696-8810.
Fishing Tournament at Turner’s Pond
Get out your rods and reels for the 18th Annual Ed Baker Fishing Tournament on Saturday. Gather at 7:00 a.m. for a chance to compete for trophies (1st, 2nd and 3rd place for the Youth Division; 1st place in the Adult Division) and sip some free coffee and hot chocolate. Entry fee $3 youth/$5 adults; register at the Parks and Recreation office at Town Hall or on the day of the event at Turner’s Pond. More information at 617-898-4940.
Milton Hospital Walking Club
Local fitness trainer Maureen Conlon is hosting a walking club at Milton Hospital to help walkers prepare for the Milton Hospital 5K Community Health Walk on June 18. Included will be warmup and cooldown techniques, flexibility and balance training, as well as heart rate measurement. Saturday, 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.; $7 per person; preregister at 617-872-0908 or Maureen@kneadedtherapy.info.
Free Family Concert in Hyde Park Saturday
The Chameleon Arts Ensemble presents “A Musical Trip Around the World” at the Hyde Park Library on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The free concert will feature classical chamber music inspired by places near and far, inside and outside, including a tropical jungle, the plains of West Africa, the Paris stage, a busy city street in Brazil, the mountains of Appalachia, and our own living rooms, neighborhoods and homes.
An instrument "Petting Zoo" and demonstration will follow the performance. Children will be able to handle and play orchestral instruments as guided by members of Chameleon, and will be encouraged to touch, blow, pluck, bow, and strike. Hyde Park Branch Library, 25 Harvard Ave. Hyde Park; for more information, click www.chameleonarts.org.
Respect Life Walk
There will be a Respect Life Walk in support of Friends of the Unborn and the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Quincy on Sunday from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Beginning at St. Mary of the Hills church, the walk will be 2.5 miles to St. Agatha’s church. $5 per person or $10 per family.