|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Nashoba Valley Ski Area
~5.35 miles from Boxborough city center
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Nashoba Valley Ski Area is a small ski area in Westford, Massachusetts. Operating continuously since its opening in 1964, it has 17 trails including a variety of terrain. There is also a terrain park with jumps, boxes and rails, as well as a small beginner terrain park with rails. The area also features a tubing park with 16 runs served by 4 Poma handle tows, this is on the same property, but has a separate entrance on Route 119 in Littleton, MassachusettsThe area is served by 4 chairlifts, two conveyor lifts, and 3 rope tows. Currently the top is only accessible by the chairlifts, but used to be served by a rope tow powered by an old school bus and a T-Bar. All intermediate and advanced terrain is accessible from any chairlift.The beginner area, which has the easiest trails goes onl...
|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
~5.36 miles from Boxborough city center
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|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Westford Museum and Historical Society
Merrimack Valley MA
~7.64 miles from Boxborough city center
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The Westford Museum is located near the historic town Common at 2 Boston Road in Westford, Massachusetts. The office is at 4 Boston Road. The Museum houses a wonderful collection of artifacts typical of small towns. If your interest is genealogy, be sure and contact us as we have excellent materials covering many old Westford families. And if old Westford houses interest you we have house histories as well. We also have an almost complete collection of Westford Academy yearbooks, many photographs of students and teachers, and other academy memorabilia.
|#4 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
MIT Haystack Observatory
~8.78 miles from Boxborough city center
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Haystack Observatory is a group of astronomical observatories owned and operated by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is located in Westford, Massachusetts (USA). It is the home of the Millstone Hill Observatory.It has a 120 ft (37m), 171-tonne radio telescope, contained within what was the largest metal-frame radome. It was constructed for use in space tracking and communication in 1964. In addition, Millstone Hill is the location for two of the most well-known incoherent scatter radars in the world. These include a fully-steerable 46 meter antenna, and a 67 meter fixed zenith antenna. These radars are capable of measuring a vast array of ionospheric components, including temperature, ion concentrations, and solar wind data. Data from Millstone Hill is publicly available on the ...
|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
New England Sports Center
~9.48 miles from Boxborough city center
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121 Donald Lynch Blvd., Marlborough, MA, 01503
|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Peter Rice Homestead
~10.09 miles from Boxborough city center
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The historic Peter Rice Homestead in Marlborough, Massachusetts, in the fall. The Peter Rice Homestead dates to 1688 and is the home of the Marlborough Historical Society, which has extensive information on the homestead and on buildings and architecture throughout Marlborough, as well as on the Rice family and other prominent families.
|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Solomon Pond Mall
~10.39 miles from Boxborough city center
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The Solomon Pond Mall is operated and co-owned by Simon Property Group and is located off Interstate 290, near its terminus at Interstate 495, in Marlborough, Massachusetts.It was one of a slew of malls to sprout along the I-495 corridor from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. When it was constructed in 1996, the mall's location seemed remote, and it was located far from other retail. It is located about 40 miles northwest of Boston in the outskirts of both the town of Berlin and the city of Marlborough, Despite its apparent isolation, the mall was able to strategically target both the affluent and booming western crescent of suburbs of Boston, while simultaneously serving as the largest mall for the Worcester area (located about 12 miles to the southwest).The surroundings are pretty much...
|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Forekicks 2 Sports Complex
219 Forest Street Marlborough MA
~11.12 miles from Boxborough city center
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|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
New England Wild Flower Society Garden in the Woods
~11.14 miles from Boxborough city center
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Garden in the Woods is the headquarters and botanic garden of the New England Wild Flower Society. Throughout the seasons, the Garden in the Woods displays more than 1600 kinds of wildflowers and native plants including more than 200 rare or endangered species.They have also ramped up their family friendly events and activities - many of their exhibits are fun for children of all ages - and parents too.Plants are on sale from mid-April through September at Garden in the Woods Nursery - now the largest native plant nursery in New England.
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Merrimack Valley MA
~11.51 miles from Boxborough city center
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The Butterfly Place is an indoor living environment which has been carefully designed for the propagation and development of some of nature’s most colorful living creations. This wonderful man-made habitat is contained within a 3,100 sq. ft. glass atrium building towering to a height of over 27 ft. at its peak. Within this atrium’s living butterfly environment can be found a variety of colorful plants and shrubs, each of which has been selected as a source of nectar for the butterflies. At any given time, the atrium may contain up to 500 butterflies representing as many as 50 different species from around the world, although butterflies which are native to the New England region are featured whenever possible.
|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Callahan State Park
~11.83 miles from Boxborough city center
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Callahan State Park is a Massachusetts state park partly located in Framingham and Marlborough, Massachusetts. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.Callahan State Park is a 820-acre (3.3 km2) day use area principally used for hiking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing. The park is popular with dog owners who typically allow their dogs off-leash while in the park. The Park is home to a wide variety of trees both coniferous and deciduous. The park is open all year. Come winter one can find cross-country skiers and Snow-shoe trails. One should take caution in the park though, as sightings of wildlife including coyotes and large deer are not unheard of. Because of the large deer and other wildlife population, pets should stay on trails and avoid othe...
|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
~12.51 miles from Boxborough city center
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Edwards Church is located in the Saxonville area of Framingham. Church properties include buildings and spaces of different types and sizes. We Have A Variety of Facilities and Spaces Available For Interested Organizations, Groups, and Individuals
|#13 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Saxonville Falls and Dam
~12.69 miles from Boxborough city center
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|#14 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Josephine Kochnowicz Clock Tower
~12.70 miles from Boxborough city center
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|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Old Danforth Street Bridge
~12.73 miles from Boxborough city center
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Danforth Avenue is a major east-west artery in east Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The road is colloquially referred to by locals as The Danforth.The road was named for contractor Asa Danforth, who built Queen Street and Kingston Road, and started work in 1799. It was officially built by The Don and Danforth Plank Road Company in 1851 to Broadview Avenue, as well as connecting to Queen Street East and Kingston Road.On Christmas Eve 2001, the Woodbine Building Supply fire occurred. The hardware store was located at the intersection of Danforth and Woodbine. It was one of the biggest fires in Toronto's history, as 170 firefighters were required to bring the six-alarm blaze under control. The building was less than 50 metres (160 ft) from residences in the neighborhood and more than fifty fa...
|#16 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Saxonville Fire Station
~12.84 miles from Boxborough city center
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|#17 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
~12.85 miles from Boxborough city center
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|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
~13.12 miles from Boxborough city center
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The Saxonville Beach on the North Pond is managed by Framingham Parks & Recreation. Access is available to Beach Tag Holders that can be purchased by residents from the Town in June. Non-resident Beach Tags can also be purchased.
|#19 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Framingham Plymouth Church
~13.41 miles from Boxborough city center
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Ellison Hall at Plymouth Church87 Edgell Rd., Framingham, MA, 01701Dancing events are open to couples, singles, and families. Classes will continue on each Thursday through April 16, for a total of 12 classes. Dance in a square with a large circle of friends. Square dancing provides healthy exercise and challenges the mind.
|#20 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Framingham Town Common
~13.49 miles from Boxborough city center
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Framingham is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 66,910 at the 2000 census.Framingham, sited on the ancient trail known as the Old Connecticut Path, was first settled when John Stone settled on the west bank of the Sudbury River in 1647. In 1660, Judge Thomas Danforth, of the Salem Witch Trials fame, an official of the Bay Colony, formerly of Framlingham, Suffolk, England received a grant of land at "Danforth's Farms" and began to accumulate over 15,000 acres (61 km2). He strenuously resisted petitions for incorporation of the town, which was officially incorporated in 1700, following his death the previous year. Why the "L" was dropped for the new town's name is not known. The first church was organized in 1701, the first teacher was hired in 17...
|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
~13.49 miles from Boxborough city center
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The Edgell Memorial Library, built to commemorate the valor of Civil War soldiers, was the town of Framingham’s first free-standing public library and remains a testament to the spirit of civic engagement and public service which built it. The Library is a cultural pillar of the community, which rallied to build it in 1872 and once again to save it from demolition in 1963. The Edgell Memorial Library was awarded a Partners in Preservation grant of $100,000 that will go toward restoring the Library’s windows and to install much needed storm windows.What is the historical significance of this site?The Edgell Memorial Library, one of the few remaining Victorian Gothic buildings in the area, anchors the Centre Common in Framingham. A monument to Civil War Soldiers, built in 1872 by local...
|#22 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Old Village Hall
~13.49 miles from Boxborough city center
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Framingham's Historic Village HallThe Village Hall was constructed in 1834 to the designs of Solomon Willard, designer of the Bunker Hill Monument, and Dexter Hemenway as the Town's second town hall. Built by Dexter Esty, it contained offices, school rooms, the first public library space and meeting space. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places and now serves as a rental venue for meetings and private functions.By 1891, town functions had outgrown the space. South Framingham had become the business center and the last town meeting was held in the building. A decade later, the Framingham Improvement Association (FIA) was formed and designated to maintain and manage the building. Charles M. Baker, a local architect, carried out a "restoration" project which app...
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
1840 Trapelo Rd Waltham MA - 781-890-8494
~13.55 miles from Boxborough city center
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|#24 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Cochituate State Park
~14.18 miles from Boxborough city center
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Cochituate State Park is a Massachusetts state park located in Natick. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
~14.18 miles from Boxborough city center
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Stadium in Framingham. Includes tennis courts, baseball field and track etc.
|#26 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
~14.32 miles from Boxborough city center
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Shopper's World in Framingham, Massachusetts is the name of a strip mall located on Route 9, near the intersection of Route 30 and the Mass Pike (I-90) in Framingham. It is an unenclosed shopping center of a type known as a "power center". It is on the site of Shoppers' World, an historic, early suburban shopping mall that was torn down in 1994. Along with the neighboring Natick Collection, it forms the heart of the regional shopping district known locally as the Golden Triangle.
|#27 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center
~14.41 miles from Boxborough city center
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The Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center is a popular destination in Framingham, Massachusetts.
|#28 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
~14.62 miles from Boxborough city center
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The Town of Framingham operates three public beaches which are staffed from mid June to late August. Beach tags are available from the Park & Recreation Department for $10.00 per resident or $30.00 per resident family.Daily passes are available for $2.00 per person, per day. Non-resident rates are available.
|#29 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Danforth Museum of Art
~15.09 miles from Boxborough city center
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Focusing on American art from 18th century to present day, the Danforth Museum of Art is dedicated to showing the very best examples of contemporary art by both emerging and established artists, as well as an exploration of the School of Boston Expressionism. Our compelling exhibitions and permanent collection of over 3,500 works of art offer countless opportunities for all ages to explore a range of media and artistic forms of expression. Our mission strongly supports education, the 400 yearly studio art courses offered in our Museum School, family workshops and artist lectures offer our members and visitors numerous opportunities to learn and create.
|#30 of 30 Things To Do in Boxborough|
Framingham Community Theater
~15.18 miles from Boxborough city center
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Framingham Community Theater is a group of enthusiastic, theater-loving people who are committed to providing a rich environment for members of the Metrowest community to enjoy high quality theatrical productions at affordable prices. We provide a venue for local playwrights and community artists to display their craft.Framingham Community Theater is a new program of The Performing Arts Center of MetroWest.What makes FCT unique? Our season includes mystery dinner theater productions written by our very own FCT Writers Group! Some of our shows are suitable for the entire family, while others have a mischievously adult twist. We offer something for everyone!