Summer on the Emerald Necklace

Concerts at 6 pm | Movies at 7:30 pm | Playspace opens for one hour before each event

Bring a picnic, spread a blanket or set up a chair and enjoy free music and movies on a summer’s evening with family and friends at two scenic locations in the Emerald Necklace. Come early to enjoy an hour of lawn games and fun activities for the young and young-at-heart in the Knucklebones playspace!

At Pinebank, Jamaica Pond

Co-sponsored by Boston Parks and Recreation
Co-hosted by Friends of Jamaica Pond

Sunday, July 10  |  Boston Landmarks Orchestra Ensemble
A summer staple and fan favorite, the BLO is always a
crowd pleaser.
5 pm Knucklebones playspace | 6 – 7:30 pm Concert

Sunday, July 17  |  Tóth Brothers Jazz Trio
Hear a fresh approach to jazz influenced by the brothers’
Hungarian and Trinidadian heritage.
5:00 pm Knucklebones playspace | 6 – 7:30 pm Concert

Sunday, July 24  |  Metropolitan Wind Symphony
Enjoy the big, bold sounds of this 80+ piece ensemble.
5 pm Knucklebones playspace | 6 – 7:30 pm Concert

Sunday, July 31  |  Sterling Rhyne
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Rhyne offers a unique
blend of jazzy soul, R&B and easy listening.
5 pm Knucklebones playspace | 6 – 7:30 pm Concert

At Allerton Overlook, Olmsted Park

Co-sponsored by Brookline Parks and Open Space


Sunday, August 7
| Boston Opera Collaborative
Boston’s brightest young talent present an evening of songs and arias that celebrate the power of the human voice.
5 pm Knucklebones playspace | 6 – 7:30 pm Concert

Sunday, August 14 | Henry Acker Gypsy Jazz Trio
Henry, an 11-year old guitarist, is joined by his father and uncle for some jazz in the spirit of Django Reinhardt.
5 pm Knucklebones playspace | 6 – 7:30 pm Concert

Movie Nights at the Sugar Bowl, Jamaica Pond

Movie nights feature classic films the whole family will enjoy, and a supervised playspace of fun and games for the young and young-at-heart.

Thursday, August 18 | Movie Night featuring Lilo & Stitch!
6:30 pm Knucklebones playspace
7:30 pm Lilo & Stitch

Thursday, August 25 | Movie Night featuring Frozen!
6:30 pm Knucklebones playspace
7:30 pm Frozen