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Swan boats

The famous swan boats have returned to the Public Garden. Established in 1877, the swan boats are a family-owned and -operated business with a unique tradition and place in the history and beauty of the city. A ride on a swan boat lasts about 15 minutes and provides a picturesque voyage on the waters of the lagoon. Hours of operation are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Labor Day. For more information, visit or call 617-522-1966.

10K Race

The Boston Athletic Association’s next 10- kilometer race will be at 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 23. Limited to 10,000 runners, the race will follow a course that begins and ends from Boston Common at Charles Street, and winds through the Beacon Hill, Back Bay and Fenway neighborhoods. No qualifying standard is required for this race. Go to, for more information and to register. The registration fee is $65.