An Island Getaway to the Isles of Shoals

isles3If the open sea is your idea of a getaway, take a cruise with the Brookline Recreation Department on Thursday, July 12. After a quick bus ride to Portsmouth, NH, you’ll sail to the historic Isles of Shoals. Settled by Capt. John Smith, the Isles served as a hideout for notorious pirates, a mecca for the colonial fishing trade, and a resort for intellectuals. You will visit the site of a former resort and several historic structures. Birders should bring binoculars! Pick up at the Senior Center and at Soule Recreation Center. 9:45 -4:30. Fee: (Res/NR) $48/$64. To register or for more info: 617-730-2069.

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