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Monday’s Brief: Suffolk Downs Hosts its Last Race, Patriot Fife and Drum, Zumba in the Park

Today is Monday, July 1 and last month was a busy month for Boston’s restaurant scene, here are Boston.com’s list of June’s biggest restaurant openings and closings.

Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead…

1:00PM Patriot Fife and Drum. Stop by the Paul Revere House and enjoy a lively concert of music that accompanies colonists as they marched, danced, wooed their beloveds, and waged war. David Vose and Sue Walko will provide fascinating insight into each selection they perform.

6:00PM Summer Fitness Series: Zumba. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the summer fitness series. Tonight’s class will be Zumba, see additional details and the full class schedule here.

Notable News:

New England’s last thoroughbred horse track winds down

New England’s last thoroughbred horse track hosted its last race this past weekend after an 84-year-long run. The property has been sold to a real estate developer that plans to build apartments, condominiums and offices on the 161-acres, read more on Boston.com.

Sunday Dinner Scenes:


Plan Your Events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, July 2

11:00AM Boston Harborfest Opening Ceremony. The official opening of Boston Harborfest will take place at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, complete with colonial era reenactments, a short speaking program, and the traditional cutting of the cake, see additional details here.

8:30PM Parade of Lights in Boston Harbor. This elegant promenade of festively-lit boats of all shapes and sizes returns to light the Inner Harbor and the dramatically-changed Seaport skyline. A dazzling fireworks display culminates what is sure to become the most anticipated Harborfest annual event, see additional details here.

9:00PM Harborfest Fireworks Over Boston Harbor. Grab a spot in Christopher Columbus Park for a dazzling view of the fireworks display for Harborfest.

Wednesday, July 3

1:00PM Hammered Dulcimer Concert. Join the Paul Revere House at 19 North Square for award-winning musician Dave Neiman plays jigs, reels, and Baroque and Renaissance tunes that Paul Revere and his family may have enjoyed.

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