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Photo courtesy of USS Constitution Museum
Take advantage of Free Fun Fridays at venues in the Boston area this week. Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation, on every Friday throughout the summer a number of museums, performances and attractions are free of charge. Yes, that's right. FREE. This Friday's features are the Boston Harbor Island Alliance (first-come, first-served beginning at 8 a.m.), the USS Constitution Museum, the American Textile History Museum, Old Sturbridge Village, and the Basketball Hall of Fame. Though admission is free, normal parking rates will still apply, and some free hours vary by vendor. Please visit each venue's website for information. Also note that some ticket quantities are limited and available on a first-come basis, particularly those for the Harbor Islands ferries. Friday, Aug. 24. Free. All ages. Locations vary. www.highlandstreet.org
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Kristi Palma, Boston.com Moms producer, is the mom of a kindergartner and a preschooler. She is a writer who enjoys cooking her grandmother's Italian recipes (when her son isn't launching paper airplanes into them). Follow her on Twitter @kristipalma.