Celebrate Independence Day on Nantucket/LV-112

All are invited to view the Boston Harbor Fireworks from Nantucket Lightship/LV-112 on June 30, from 7-10 p.m.

WHO’S INVITED: Anyone who wants to reserve a spot and join us on Nantucket/LV-112’s weather deck, with friends and family, to watch a spectacular fireworks display in Boston’s inner harbor. Nantucket Lightship/LV-112’s berth has one of the best views of Boston’s vibrant city skyline from the East Boston waterfront.

WHAT TO BRING: Picnic supper, your favorite beverages, beach/lawn chairs to sit on the decks of Nantucket/LV-112, which will remain at the dock. We’ll supply the ship, panoramic views and lively music, and the ship’s powerful rotating light beacon will be activated just before the fireworks begin.

WHY: This is a fundraising event for LV-112, for which we still have much restoration work to do; visit our Facebook page. The ship’s future solely depends on the generous contributions of corporations, private foundations, maritime enthusiasts and individuals such as you.

RESERVATIONS: We request a $25 donation per person. Tickets can be purchased by clicking on EventBrite.

WHERE: LV-112 is berthed at the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina, 256 Marginal St., East Boston, MA; directions. There’s free parking at the marina, but it’s limited due to holiday weekend volume.

Best option is public transportation. MBTA Subway: take Blue Line to Maverick Station, walk to shipyard/marina (approx. 15 walk), view walking route. Water Taxi to Boston Harbor Shipyard andMarina, stop #68 view map.

For more information, contact: 617.797.0135 or email.

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