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    Newport Mansions Tour

    Escape to the lovely coastal city of Newport, Rhode Island, on this day trip that includes both a guided tour and free time. Explore The Breakers mansion, the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II's family. See top Newport attractions such as St Mary's Parish, Ocean Drive and the Naval War College on a narrated city tour. Then spend the afternoon exploring more of this quaint and historic city on your own. This small-group tour is limited to 14 people for a more intimate, interactive experience. After pickup from your central Boston hotel in a minibus, enjoy a morning snack during the 1.5-hour drive to Newport, Rhode Island. Listen to your informative guide provide historical commentary about Newport, which has been called 'America's First Resort'; feel free to ask questions in the relaxed company of your small group. Arrive at The Breakers, the elegant summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II and his family, to explore for 2-hours. Tour the remarkable mansion, which covers a full acre of the 13-acre (5.2-hectare) oceanfront estate. It's one of many local mansions that served as getaways for America's rich and famous during the 20th century. During this time, you may take part in a 1.5-hour self-guided audio tour (available in 9 languages). Directly behind The Breakers, take in gorgeous ocean views at the Newport Cliff Walk for great photo opportunities. After, embark on a 1-hour narrated city tour of Newport sights. See St Mary's Parish, where President John F Kennedy wed Jacqueline Bouvier in 1953. Drive by Touro Synagogue, the oldest synagogue in the US, and see Fort Adams and the Naval War College. Learn why Newport is considered a sailing mecca and admire lovely waterfront vistas from Ocean Drive. Finish your guided city tour at the Newport Visitors Center, where you can plan out your 3.5 hours of free time. Public transportation makes it easy to get around the city from this location. Use your free time to visit another Newport mansion of your choice, you may choose to see the International Tennis Hall of Fame (at a discounted price) orr take a lunchtime cruise, dine on the oceanfront and browse the shops on the city's boardwalk (all at own expense). Take advantage of the guidebook and discount card included with your tour during your free time in Newport. In the late afternoon, you will meet back at the Newport Visitors Center for the drive back to Boston.
    Newport Mansions Tour

    8 N Market St, Boston

    • Escape to the lovely coastal city of Newport, Rhode Island on this day trip
    • Navigate through The Breakers mansion, the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II's family
    • See top Newport attractions such as St Mary's Parish, Ocean Drive and the Naval War College
    • Enjoy both a narrated city tour and free time to check out more of this quaint and historic city on your own
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    Downtown Freedom Trail Tour: History and Architecture

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    Uncover and love Boston in just one quick morning! On this walking tour, you'll explore the cobblestone streets, admire the historic architecture, and learn the history of downtown Boston. This tour brings your American history lessons to life! Visiting locales like Old State House, Boston Massacre Site, King's Church, and Boston Common, you'll hear the stories that highlight Boston's history and culture within the United States' history. Walk the freedom trail, passing by Revolutionary sites to today's quirky streets. Ladies and Gentlemen, give Boston a warm welcome.
    Downtown Freedom Trail Tour: History and Architecture

    Congress St & State St, Boston

    • Explore the historic cobblestone streets that surround the city of Boston
    • Learn about the city's exciting history in the formation of the United States
    • Visit scenic locations such as Old State House, Boston Massacre Site, and Boston Common
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    Beginner Bachata

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    This style of dance originated in the Dominican Republic and is danced widely all over the world but not identically. Got two left feet? No problem! During this class, you will start off as a beginner. You will have the opportunity to advance the technique and steps if you decide to take the optional following classes in the series. Come learn Bachata, a very elegant but fun couples dance. And don't worry about needing a partner; you can come to class solo because you'll have a great time learning the different steps with other students and evolving as a dancer.
    Beginner Bachata

    44 5th St, Cambridge

    • Learn the elegant and fun dance style known as Bachata
    • Start with beginner techniques like the three-step movement with a Cuban hip motion
    • Have a great time uncovering a new dance that is practiced around the world
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    The Back Bay Ballyhoo Tour

    This Back Bay adventure offers a unique spin on the typical touring experience! On this tour, you'll be rolling through the historic neighborhood of Boston's "other" downtown, where the new and chic meets the old and grand, in the back of a sleek pedicab. You'll be introduced to famous sights such as the Commonwealth Mall, Public Gardens, Copley Square, and the trendy shopping district of Newbury Street. If the weather is okay, you'll even have a chance to cross The Boston Marathon Finish Line like a champ...on a trike! This is one surefire way to get your Boston trip rolling!
    The Back Bay Ballyhoo Tour

    105 W Newton St, Boston

    • Embark on a pedicab adventure through Boston's historic Back Bay
    • Visit stunning sights such as the Public Gardens, Copley Square, and Newbury Street
    • Learn how Boston's history ties into the history of the entire country through stories told by your friendly guide
    • Enjoy a leisurely, intimate introduction to the city that won't tire you out completely
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    "We Belay" Climbing Session (South Boston)

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    So, what's a belay, exactly? It's a rope that goes all the way up the rock wall with you while your partner holds it from all the way down on the ground. Experience the rush of climbing without an automated belay that does all the work for you! In this course, a trained climbing instructor will operate your belay while you climb to the top of a rock wall suited exactly to your skill level. After your daring climb, your instructor will insure a glorious slow-motion descent down the wall where you can wave to all your adoring fans. And don't worry-- you'll be safely supervised the whole time (but you can edit that part of the story out later, if you want).
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    "We Belay" Climbing Session (South Boston)

    30 Old Colony Ave, Boston

    • Climb a wall suited perfectly to your skill level while a trained staff member handles the ropes for you
    • Become a worry-free climbing champion and impress people with your new skill
    • Experience the thrill of rock climbing with the comfort of constant staff supervision
    • Enjoy an option that's great for families with multiple children, or solo climbers
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    PhotoWalks Public Garden Tour

    On this historical tour, you'll step back in time...with your iPhone, Android, or camera, of course. With your local tour guide, you'll walk the beautiful Public Garden, learning about the beautiful sights you pass and how to perfectly capture those sights via camera. A picture is worth a thousand words, after all. Learn how to make yours count!
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    PhotoWalks Public Garden Tour

    George Washington Statue, Boston

    • Explore the oldest botanical garden in America on this one-of-a-kind walking photo tour
    • Learn how to take creative, professional-quality photographs
    • Receive a complimentary guide to creative photography e-booklet that provides valuable information on maximizing your photography skills
    • Create lasting memories with friends as you enhance your photography skills and get acquainted with the city!
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    Intro to Salsa/Bachata

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    It's time to upgrade your salsa from mild to spicy. On the dance floor, that is! In this class, you'll cover the basic steps, as well as turn patterns and techniques for both salsa and bachata dances! Your instructor will show you how dance moves and step variety strongly depend on the music, setting and mood. Once you get the hang of playing off the music, you'll be able to use your newfound skills anytime you hit the dance floor! Better grab a poncho, because you're about to dance up a storm!
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    Intro to Salsa/Bachata

    10 Prescott St, Wellesley

    • Learn the fundamentals of salsa and bachata
    • Cover the basic steps and turn patterns for both styles
    • Understand how movement relies strongly on music, setting, and mood
    • Have fun partnering up with this steamy dance style
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    History of Boston's Public Spaces Tour from the Common to the Esplanade

    You know that a tree grows in Brooklyn, but did you know that one grows in Boston too? Actually, a lot of them do! Boston is one of the most nationally significant cities in the country, filled with a rich history of political revolution, but did you know that the city also lead a leafy revolution, paving the way for the creation of green spaces in cities? During this tour you'll learn about Boston Common (the nation's first public park), the Public Garden (an early botanical garden), and much much more! You'll discover the secrets and history behind the landscaping of Boston, while viewing the city's most beautiful areas. Your tour guide will explain the significance of these areas to the cultural institutions and social structure of the city. Boston's green spaces are what make it not just a city, but a community. Join the tour and be Boston strong!
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    History of Boston's Public Spaces Tour from the Common to the Esplanade

    139 Tremont St, Boston

    • Visit Boston Common, the Charles River Esplanade, the Public Garden, Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Copley Square, and more!
    • Learn about the history of Boston's public spaces, including some of the most historic public parks in the nation
    • Discuss Boston's rich history and purposeful urban planning, which has contributed to the beautiful green spaces that exist in the city today
    • Walk along the cobblestone streets of Boston, lead by an experienced and educated tour guide
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    Home, Personal & Business Firearm Safety (Lynn)

    The decision to handle and own a gun is a serious one. That's why you should learn the ropes from professionals. During this four-hour course, you'll learn the responsibility and safety practices that come with owning a firearm. Proper usage and practices are of the utmost importance in gun ownership. MAGPRO Inc. instructors ensure that gun owners know how to use a firearm carefully and how to react with care. You'll be an informed and safe gun owner after this course.
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    Home, Personal & Business Firearm Safety (Lynn)

    Wyoma Sq Training Ctr, 323 Broadway, Lynn

    • Fulfill the training requirement to obtain your MA LTC or FID in a 4-hour course
    • Learn the State and Federal laws governing defense in a dwelling and in public places
    • Understand the elements of an emergency plan and proper concealed carrying practices
    • Practice with trainings guns and real firearms -- non live-fire
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    John Singer Sargent Seminar

    This tour will paint you a portrait of the life and work of John Singer Sargent, one of the most prominent artists of his generation, whose work had an incredible influence on art in the 19th and 20th Centuries. At the start of the tour your educated and experienced guide will teach you about Sargent's early years while walking you through the Boston Public Library, where Sargent painted a series of murals. Next, take a trolley to the MFA, one of the country's most important art museums! Here you will see some of Sargent's most famous works, as well as works of artists who influenced and were influenced by him -- this will grant you cultural and historical context, and you'll be able to appreciate his works all the more for the background knowledge you've acquired. Finally, you will walk to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to see one of Sargent's most famous works -- a portrait of Isabella herself! Come and get cultured! You will be singing this tour's praises by the end of the day!
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    John Singer Sargent Seminar

    465 Huntington Ave, Boston

    • Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Public Library, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    • Learn about the life and work of John Singer Sargent, the talented and influential 19th Century painter
    • Discuss Sargent's legacy and Boston's influence on his career
    • See gorgeous murals and stunning paintings at world renowned institutions
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