Things To Do Near You – June 2024

Summer has arrived in Central Massachusetts, and our local community is bursting with fun activities for the whole family. From tantalizing musical performances to interactive wellness classes and more, there’s something for everyone this month! Mark your calendars, and get ready for a month filled with connection, music, art, and community building! 

Suzanne Vega - June 6th

Come out to The Groton Hill Music Center on June 6th and see the award winning singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega for her performance of songs both old and new! Famous for tunes like ‘Tom’s Diner’ and ‘Luka,’ Vega is considered one of the foremost songwriters of a generation, known for her masterful storytelling and moving live performances. You do not want to miss this amazing concert! Learn more here.

Pride By The River - June 8th

Join the Assabet Co-op in Maynard on June 8th for their second annual Pride by the River celebration! Come out for a day of live music, food, and a beautiful river view in celebration of the LGBTQ+ community. Learn more here. 

West Concord Porch Fest - June 8th

Get ready to discover amazing  music at the West Concord Porchfest on June 8th. Treat yourself to over two dozen performances while strolling through beautiful West Concord neighborhoods. Pack up your sunscreen and come out for an afternoon of live local music. Who knows, you may just find your new favorite band!  Learn more here.  

Gentle Yoga and Relaxation - June 10th

Stretch and bend your way to wellness at the Gentle Yoga and Guided Relaxation class on June 10th at The Prescott Community Center – no experience necessary! Learn the essentials of mindful movement and meditation in this interactive class. You can find more information here. 

Outside Photography - June 15th

Learn the basics of outdoor photography on June 15th at The Prescott Community Center. Enjoy the fresh air and foster a deeper connection with nature through art! Learn more.

Nature Journaling - June 15th

Connect with nature and the local community at the monthly Nature Journaling meeting on June 15th at the Ayer Public Library. Learn sketching and journaling principles while enjoying the beautiful weather. Whether you’re looking for a fun afternoon out with friends or just need a moment to connect with yourself through quiet reflection, this event is not to be missed! Learn more.

Interactive Opera Concert - June 21st

Join the New England Foundation for the Arts on June 21st for a one-of-a-kind interactive opera performance by resident artist Chichi Enu. Discover the untold stories of BIPOC, Indigenous, Disabled, Women, and Non-Binary people through this immersive experience. Come early from 5pm-7pm for an accompanying art show featuring works from local High School students. Learn more here.  

Summer String Quarter - June 26th

Prepare to be blown away by the magical summer concert hosted by The Ayer Public Library on June 26th. Expand your musical palate and support local artists with the classical stylings of the Nissitissit String Quartet. Learn more here.