Social Spring: Back Bay

Are you feeling cabin fever after months of cold weather? Here’s a list of fun neighborhood activities to get you out of winter hibernation and put a spring back in your step. From theater performances to exhibitions to food festivals, Back Bay offers events for everyone to enjoy.

Event Date/Time Location
RECURRING
Boston Public Library: Central Library Art & Architecture Tours Recurring: M 2:30pm; T 6pm; W, F, Sa 11am; Su 2pm BPL Copley
YOGA: COMMUNITY CLASS $5 SLOW FLOW Recurring: M 2–3:30pm Yogaworks Back Bay
MARCH
BOURBON AND BACON FEST: Boston 3/10 2–8pm The Castle at Plaza Park
NIGHT OF EXCELLENCE 3/10 7–11pm Fairmont Copley Plaza
EXHIBITION — LA SERENISSIMA: Views of Venice 2/28–3/11 9am–6pm Childs Gallery
COMPAÑÍA EVA YERBABUENA 3/11 8–10pm Berklee Performance Center
2018 BCYF SPELLING BEE 3/17 10am BPL Copley, Rabb Hall
NEW ENGLAND ENDOMETERIOSIS MARCH 3/24 9am–12pm Boston Common
WCRB CLASSICAL CARTOON FESTIVAL 3/24 10am–4pm Boston Symphony Hall
AUTHOR TALK:Joseph Rosenbloom, Author of Redemption: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last 31 Hours 3/27 6–7:30pm BPL Copley, Rabb Hall
LOWELL LECTURE SERIES:Terry Tempest Williams 3/29 6–7:30pm BPL Copley, Rabb Hall
APRIL
THE ART OF REVOLUTION: Protest Posters from May 1968 (Graphic Art Exhibition) 4/3–5/1 The French Cultural Center
LOWELL LECTURE SERIES, AUTHOR TALK: Ryan Sallans 4/5 6–7:30pm BPL Copley, Rabb Hall
ANNA CHRISTIE 4/6–5/6 W, Th 7:30pm; F, Sa 8pm; Sa, Su 3pm The Lyric Stage Company
BOSTON PHILHARMONIC: Interpretations of Music: Lessons for Life 4/7 10am–12pm BPL Copley, Rabb Hall
COMMONWEALTH SHAKESPEARE COMPANY GALA 4/7 6pm–12am Taj Boston
CHAMELEON UP CLOSE: Scott Woolweaver and Mark Holloway, viola & Vivian Choi, piano 4/8 4–6pm Mary Norton Hall at Old South Church
TRIDENT STORY SLAM SEMI–FINALS 4/10 6–9:30pm Trident Booksellers & Cafe
NEW ENGLAND ROCKS: Historical Geologic Wonders 4/11 6–7:30pm BPL Copley, Commonwealth Salon
MARATHON MONDAY AT THE MANDARIN 4/16 12:30–6:30pm Mandarin Oriental
THEATER SKILLS FOR TEAMBUILDING 4/17 6–7:30pm BPL Copley, Kirstein Business Library& Innovation Center
CHAMELEON ARTS ENSEMBLE PERFORMS BEETHOVEN, DEBUSSY & BARTOK 4/21 8–10pm First Church in Boston
CHAMELEON ARTS CHAMBER SERIES: Darers and Dreamers 4/27 7:30pm First Church in Boston
JAPAN FESTIVAL BOSTON 4/29 11am–5pm Boston Common
GENE THERAPY FOR RARE DISORDERS SUMMIT 4/30–5/2 Sheraton Hotel
MAY
LUIS RODRIGUEZ (LECTURE) 5/3 6–7:30pm BPL Copley, Rabb Hall
WALK FOR HUNGER & 5K RUN 5/6 7am Boston Common
BERKLEE SYMPHONIC WINDS: Italian Holiday 5/9 8pm Berklee Performance Center
BERNICE KING: Minister, Attorney, and Daughterof Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (lecture) 5/10 6–7:30pm BPL Copley, Rabb Hall
PLAYTIME ON THE COMMON AND DUCKLING DAY 5/13 10am–1pm Boston Common
SMALL BUSINESS EXPO 2018 5/17 9am–5pm Hynes Convention Center, Hall A
JOSHUA REDMAN & BROOKLYN RIDER 5/19 8pm–10pm Berklee Performance Center
CHAMELEON ARTS ENSEMBLE PERFORMS MENDELSSOHN'S OCTET 5/19 8pm–10pm First Church in Boston
THE WIZ 5/19–6/24 W, Th 7:30pm; F, Sa 8pm; Sa, Su 3pm The Lyric Stage Company
WORLD MUSIC/CRASHARTS PRESENT: Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan 5/20 7:30pm Berklee Performance Center
BOSTON FANTASY FEST: A Fantasy Book Festival 5/25–5/27 Boston Park Plaza Hotel
DINNER WITH AN AUTHOR 5/31 6:30–9:30pm Mandarin Oriental

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