This Weekend: ‘No Pants’ Mob Rides Again

by Lauren Russo on January 5, 2011

Friday, Jan. 7

Free Public Ice Skating at Veterans Memorial Rink

6 – 7:50 p.m.

The Veterans Memorial Rink offers free public skating daily between January and March.  Information concerning parking, hours, and special events may all be found on their website.

Julie Dahlstrom: Streetscapes of Latin America at Bloc 11 Cafe

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Bloc 11 Cafe will be hosting Julie Dahlstrom‘s photography exhibit “Streetscapes of Latin America.”  All proceeds from sales at Bloc 11 will benefit the Anti-Trafficking Program at Lutheran Social Services of New England.   Free admission.

Saturday, Jan. 8

Winter Farmers Market at the Center for Arts at the Armory

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

This Saturday will mark the first of what will be a weekly indoor farmers’ market at the Center for Arts at the Armory.  An initiative of Shape Up Somerville, the WFM is intended to increase local residents’ access to high-quality, healthy, local food products this winter.  A wide variety of items, ranging from meat to bread to produce and other specialty items, will be available for purchase.  A full list of participating vendors can be found here.

Free Public Skating at Veterans Memorial Rink

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 5 – 6 p.m.

The Veterans Memorial Rink is offering extended free skate hours this Saturday only.

Sunday, Jan. 9

No Pants Subway Ride Boston 2011 on the T

2 p.m.

Not even the ‘Ville can contain this event within its noble city limits: The Boston Society of Spontaneity proudly presents its fourth annual No Pants Subway Ride flash mob.  If you would like to participate in the NPSRB11, congregate at the Alewife MBTA stop by 2 p.m.  Organizers will be assigning participants to teams in order to help organize the chaos.  Instructions regarding registration and dress code may be found here.

Open Blues Jam at Johnny D’s

4:30 p.m.

Johnny D’s in Davis Square hosts one of the longest-running weekly blues jam sessions in the Boston area.  Come check out why.

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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Whitesnakes January 5, 2011 at 10:50 PM

Not to sound like a dick, but that ride with no pants does not seem very spontaneous.

britt January 6, 2011 at 2:03 PM

The only thing that could make that subway ride worse is a “spontaneous” chorus of “pants on the ground”

but free skating!
and winter farmer’s market!

britt January 6, 2011 at 4:34 PM

that came out meaner than I intended. I really just wanted to make my clumsy pop-culture allusion.

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