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Athenaeum

Boston Athenaeum Library Art & Architecture Tour
Saturday, April 2
2:00 - 3:00 pm
$10/pp
10 1/2 Beacon St, Boston, MA
Purchase by March 18

Join us for an hour-long tour focused on the architectural history of the Athenĉum's building and on the institution's fine arts collection. The Athenĉum's collection of fine art is one of the most significant to have been formed in the United States in the first half of the nineteenth century. The tour will highlight select paintings and sculptures from the collection on view throughout the building. Participants will also receive a gift bag of goodies to enhance this tour experience.


Boston Flower

Boston Flower & Garden Show: "Nurtured by Nature"
March 16 - 20
$17 (reg. $20)
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Purchase by March 18

Leave the gray winter weather behind with Boston's biggest horticultural happening: "a spa for the winter-weary soul"! This year's theme, Nurtured by Nature, will strive to inspire with the benefits of mind and body in creating and maintaining glorious landscapes, caring for houseplants, arranging flowers, and the planting and harvesting of edible plants. Show features food gardening/edible gardening (including demonstrations and programs on beekeeping and backyard chicken-raising);the Amateur Floral Design Division with dozens of vibrant floral arrangements celebrating how Nature has inspired literature, music and art through the centuries; and lectures and book signings by garden writers Tovah Martin ("The Indestructible Houseplant") and Charlie Nardozzi ("Foodscaping").


Skywalk Observatory
$12 (reg. $16/adult; $13/senior; $11, children under 12)
Prudential Center, Boston, MA

Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, the Skywalk is located at the pinnacle of the Prudential building on the 50th floor. Experience Boston's only sky-high vantage point for sweeping 360 degree views of Greater Boston & beyond. An awe-inspiring, breathtaking panoramic view of Boston! Ticket includes a self-guided Acoustiguide, Dreams of Freedom Museum, and a Multimedia Movie Theatre featuring the exceptional film, “Wings Over Boston.” Tickets valid anytime and do not expire.


Taza

Taza Chocolate Tours

$3 (regular $5) Saves money on ALL AGES (infants included)
Somerville, MA
Valid any time, No expiration date

Use these tickets to make your own reservation online. Taza Chocolate Factory in Somerville has just opened up its doors for regular public tour offerings! Please join us for a behind-the-scenes, guided tour of Taza Chocolate's manufacturing facility and chocolate making process. You will be able to sample chocolate, learn about cocoa beans and see the amazing machinery used to make traditional stone ground chocolate in this artisan bean-to-bar chocolate factory. The tour is approximately one hour long.




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