It’s one of the hottest Fourth of July holiday weeks in history as the current heat wave enters its fourth day of temperatures in the 90s. If you’re looking for a cool place to hang out, there’s coffee shops, a visit to the pool or watching a show at the Cinema.
So go out and celebrate a wonderful Independence Day!
- Belmont town offices and the public library: Closed today.
- Underwood pools: Open until 8 p.m.
- Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Rd.: Three screenings of the hit Incredibles 2; 2 pm, 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- Trash/recycling pick-up: Don’t put out the garbage Wednesday as curbside collection will be delayed a day because of the 4th.
- State offices: Closed.
- Federal offices: Closed.
- US Postal Service: Post offices closed, no mail delivery.
- MBTA: Bus service is running on a Sunday schedule, according to the MBTA website. The Red Line subway from Alewife and Harvard will operate a Sunday schedule with rush-hour levels of service beginning at 2 p.m. to accommodate holiday ridership.The Fitchburg commuter rail servicing Belmont Center and Waverley stations will operate on a modified Saturday schedule with the last train leaving North Station at 11:30 p.m. Fares will not be collected after 9:30 p.m.
- Retail stores: Most of the large national stores such as Star Market and CVS will be open; most smaller retailers will be closed. Starbucks in Belmont Center will be open from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. while it’s a regular day at Dunkin’ Donuts on Trapelo Road at Beech Street and in Waverley Square on Church.
- Convenience stores: Open.
Wednesday, July 4th
Boston 10 p.m. Hatch Shell on the Esplanade (along either side of the Charles River down to the BU Bridge)
Newton 9:15 p.m. Albemarle Field, Horace Mann Elementary at the corner of Albemarle Road and Watertown Street.
Waltham 9 p.m. Leary Field at Athletic Field Road and Lexington Street.
Thursday, July 5th
Lexington 9:30 p.m. Lexington High School Baseball Field, Worthen Road.