First day hikes DCR (Department of Conservation and Recreation) organizes hikes in DCR parks around Boston. A great way to get outside and go for a nice walk and maybe discover a new area. All hikes conclude with something sweet to warm you up!
Take a walk, or go snow shoeing, at Gore Place in Waltham. If you have children, you can rent a winter activity backpack with binoculars and activities. Snowshoes available for rent, children and adult sizes. Winter Schedule (2009) Monday through Friday 10am to 3pm and Saturdays from February 7 through March 28, 12noon to 3pm
Take the Passion Plunge in support of Special Olympics. An annual event which may be chilly but is for a very good cause.
Winter Trails Day at Weston Ski track. Winter Trails Day is a national event each January focusing on introducing people to the great fun of getting outside in the winter on cross-country skis or snowshoes. There are more opportunities to try cross country skiing or snowshoeing on other dates with wintertrails for free this winter. Several locations around New England.
MFA First Friday´s