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Music and Movement at the Esplanade


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Join the Esplanade Association and Boston Music Project at the Playspace Playground on the Esplanade for family-friendly music and movement programming for children and families of all ages!

Music & Movement is a summer-long, interactive music program at the Playspace Playground designed for children and their caregivers. Each week, children will sing songs, dance to music, and enjoy storytime led by trained Boston Music Project teaching artists. Caregivers are encouraged to attend and take part in the music games with their children. When registering, caregivers should select tickets for both themselves and their child/children. Please cancel if you can no longer attend. 

There will be two 1-hour long session every Thursday from 10:00am to 11:00am and from 11:00am to 12:00pm starting on July 18 and ending on August 29 on the following dates:

  • July 18
  • July 25
  • August 1
  • August 8
  • August 15
  • August 22
  • August 29
Location Information & Directions

NOTE: There is NO PARKING on the Esplanade. Please plan to arrive via one of the options below:

WALKING
If entering by foot, you can take one of many footbridges to enter the park. They are all noted on this map. The Playspace is closest to the Arthur Fiedler Footbridge which is located between Beacon Street and Beaver Place, adjacent to David G Mugar Way. Once in the Esplanade, continue walking straight along the path. The playground will be on your left
MBTA
The Playspace is a ten-minute walk from the Arlington MBTA Station (Green Line) and a ten minute walk from the Charles / MGH MBTA Station (Red Line). Find all of the nearby stations on this map.
BLUE BIKES
Pick up a Bluebike at any station around Boston, Brookline, Cambridge and Somerville and return to a station located conveniently near the Hatch Shell. Find locations on the System Map or mobile app. The closest Blue Bikes station is located where Beacon Street meets David Mugar Way, in front of Beacon Street access to the Arthur Fiedler Footbridge. 
PARKING (outside of park)
Recommended parking locations include Newbury Street lots or the Boston Common Garage
RIDE SHARE
Please direct rideshare vehicles to drop you off on Beacon Street near Arlington Street. Cheers is a good reference spot. Once you’ve been dropped off, enter the park on foot via the Arthur Fiedler Footbridge, located between Beacon Street and Beaver Place, adjacent to David G Mugar Way.  


ABOUT BOSTON MUSIC PROJECT

Boston Music Project (BMP) is a creative youth development 501(c)(3) nonprofit offering before, after, and in-school music programming to elementary, middle, and high school youth throughout Boston. For over a decade, BMP has remained committed to building community and joy through music and empowering Boston youth to develop the life-skills needed to find success in all they seek to achieve. Visit www.bostonmusicproject.org to learn more!

About the Esplanade Association (EA):

The Esplanade Association (Esplanade.org) is a nonprofit organization that works to revitalize and enhance the Charles River Esplanade, sustain its natural green space, and build community in the park by providing educational, cultural, and recreational programs for everyone.

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Visit Esplanade.org/Events to learn about upcoming events and programs on the Esplanade.


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