Downtown-Fort Point-Leather District-Seaport neighborhood notes

Staff Writer
Link Boston Homes

Grown-ups’ museum

The Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St., will host a special “Grown-ups’ Museum” for the young at heart from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12.

Adults can visit the museum without the kids and crawl to the top of the three-story climb, blow a giant bubble, conduct an orchestra with the wave of their hands, explore the cosmos and much more. They can play in the interactive exhibits while enjoying beer and wine and tasty treats.

Further information can be found at or by calling 617-426-6500.

New performance

The Fort Point Theatre Channel will offer a performance of “Unsafe All Around: Excerpts From Humanity Not Statistics” at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 14 at the Midway Studios, 15 Channel Center St.

The evening will feature a workshop performance from On With Living and Learning (OWLL), with original music composed and performed by the Sociedad Latina Youth Music Ambassadors.

Admission is free.

Further information can be found at or by calling 617-750-8900.

Music at the meetinghouse

New England Conservatory’s Omer Quartet will present a musical program at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 14 at the Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St.

The quartet is composed of violinists Mason Yu and Erica Tursi, cellist Alex Cox and violist Jinsun Hong.

This concert series features performers from NEC’s prestigious Artist Diploma program. Admission is free.

For more information, visit or call 617-482-6439.

Tavern nights

The Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum, 306 Congress St, will offer “Huzzah! Tavern Nights,” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 14.

Participants can warm up on a cold evening and take part in Boston’s only colonial tavern experience. They can join John Hancock, Paul Revere and Samuel Adams in a night of spirited merry making, feasting on rustic fare and joining in colonial songs and games.

Further information can be found at or by calling 617-338-1773.

One Boston Day

Mayor Martin J. Walsh will host once again host One Boston Day, a new tradition to honor the resiliency, generosity and strength of the city of Boston on Saturday, April 15 at City Hall Plaza.

In the morning the mayor will assist in raising honorary banners on Boylston Street to honor the victims and survivors of April 15, 2013. He will then visit multiple community sites throughout Boston's neighborhoods marking “One Boston Day.”

The day will be an opportunity to recognize the good in the community and reflect on the spirit of grace and resilience of the people of Boston that was exemplified in the response to the loss and the tragedies of April 15, 2013.

Visit for more information.

Restrictions on journalists

Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University will present “Alternative Facts and Fake News” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 at the Modern Theatre, 525 Washington St.

The program will look at the threats to the First Amendment, particularly regarding attempts from the federal government to invalidate and restrict journalism. Suffolk University journalism professor Deborah Geisler will interview Matt Viser of the Boston Globe, Joe Mathieu from WBZ and Evan Engel, most recently, Vocativ, on recent disturbing trends in the treatment of reporters and the Fourth Estate as a whole.

Tickets are free, but registration is required as seating is limited. For more information, call 617-305-3616 or visit

Road to Cuba exhibition

The exhibit “Road to Revolution: A 30 Day Journey Across Cuba” is on display at the BSA Space, 290 Congress St., through July 23.

For 30 days last summer architectural designer Abby Gordon traversed the island of Cuba. Her photos document her course of travel and her investigation into the 1959 Cuban Revolution’s impact on the country’s infrastructure. The architectural language of Cuba is rich with Native, African, European, Asian and American influence and the photos presented aim to provide insight into the forces that shaped Cuba’s architecture and the way its diverse community lives and engages with the physical environment.

Admission is free. Further information can be found at or by calling 617-391-4000.

Made in Fort Point

The Made in Fort Point store at 315 A St. is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays and from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

The store sells and exhibits art, craft and design of more than 75 Fort Point Arts Community members and hosts special events and community meetings. Visitors can find paintings, jewelry, prints, photography, ceramics, furniture, lighting, artists’ books, wearables, greeting cards and more, all made by local artists.

Call 617-423-1100 or visit for more information.