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What's Happening

The Statue

All Hands to Mischief!

08/31/2018 - 9:00am to 09/03/2018 - 6:00pm
During Labor Day Weekend, experience how sailors spent their time between chores and battle in 1812 by writing a message home with a quill pen, playing a board game, or getting a nautical tattoo.

Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Friday

08/31/2018 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Explore the USS Constitution Museum for FREE on August 31 thanks to the generous support of the Highland Street Foundation.

In the Yard: Twilight at Bunker Hill Evening Tour

08/31/2018 - 6:30pm
Join a ranger and walk in the steps of the British soldiers as they advanced on the colonial stronghold during the battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775.

Volunteer Opportunities

The USS Constitution

Corporate Volunteer Program - Ronald McDonald House at Boston Harbor

Ronald McDonald House at Boston Harbor is seeking to partner with organizations of all sizes who want to offer employees a regular opportunity to improve the lives of children with cancer or other critical illnesses.

Volunteer Outreach Coordinator - Ronald McDonald House at Boston Harbor

Located in the Navy Yard, the Ronald McDonald House needs Volunteers

Volunteer Overnight & Weekend Program Supervisor - Ronald McDonald House at Boston Harbor

Volunteer Office Coordinator - Ronald McDonald House at Boston Harbor

Volunteer Food Preparation - Ronald McDonald House at Boston Harbor

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Be Well

A bridge in Charlestown

Stretching - How to Get Started on a Fitness Program

Stretching is often the first thing to go when you have a limited amount of time to work out. Here are some reasons why flexibility training is essential. 1. Reduce pain and stiffness 2. Decrease stress 3. Improve your performance in physical activities 4. Improve range of motion 5. May reduce risk of injury 6. Improved quality of life The great thing about stretching is that you can do it anywhere!

How to Start a Fitness Program

MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center's Health Coach/Fitness Instructor, Liz Dellaporta has laid out how to best start your own fitness regimen!

Summer Frozen Yogurt Pops

Attached is the recipe, directions, and photos to help you make this festive and delicious frozen yogurt pop to enjoy all summer long!

Memory Problems

June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month. If you or someone you care about is concerned about memory issues, read on to learn more.

Climb the Bunker Hill Monument

Have you ever seen the view from the top of the Bunker Hill Monument? It's worth the climb...and it's a great way to get some exercise!

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