• Hand Holding Walk in Boston 👭👬 LGBTQ+ Couples

    321 Boylston St

    Join us for a relaxing walk in Boston Public Garden holding hands with our partners followed by lunch at by CHLOE. Back Bay (if you're feeling hungry 🥗🥣🍛). Bring someone to hold hands with or come by yourself! Meet at 2:15pm at the entrance across the street from Arlington T stop (at the corner of Boylston Street & Arlington Street). There's some inexpensive metered parking along the perimeter of the park, or Boston Common Garage (a bit pricey at $10-$14 so best to take the T in or park on the street if possible). After meeting up, we'll walk for a half hour through Boston Public Garden. Then we'll walk over to by CHLOE. Back Bay (vegan friendly) at 399 Boylston Street for some amazing food and great conversation. Lunch is optional but we'd love to have you! We'll walk rain or shine so please bring comfortable shoes/boots and umbrellas if necessary! Our goal by holding hands in public is to create safety in numbers for ourselves and every LGBTQ+ couple who sees us. Join us and we'll be on our way to normalizing PDA for LGBTQ+ couples in Boston and beyond. LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning+), allies, couples, singles, all ages - all are welcome (per Meetup rules, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult). 👭👬😍 Links for more info about us: ⭐️ https://www.timeforloveproject.com ⭐️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p071wtrp ⭐️ https://www.therainbowtimesmass.com/lgbtq-couples-fears-of-pdas-its-all-about-time-for-love-boston/

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  • Hand Holding Walk in Salem, MA 👭👬 LGBTQ+ Couples

    Peabody Essex Museum

    Join us for a relaxing walk in Salem, MA holding hands with our partners followed by lunch at Jodi Bee Bakes (if you're feeling hungry 🥐🧁🥪). Bring someone to hold hands with or come by yourself! Meet at noon in front of the Peabody Essex Museum. Parking is available next door at Museum Place garage (1 Church Street) and only costs $1.25 per hour. If you're taking the train, you can use the Newburyport/Rockport commuter line and get off at Salem (discounted rate on the weekend!). After meeting up, we'll walk for a half hour through the different parts of historic downtown Salem. Then we'll walk up to Jodi Bee Bakes (vegetarian/vegan friendly) near the museum for delicious baked goods, snacks, sandwiches and good conversation. Lunch is optional but we'd love to have you! Unless conditions are dangerous, we'll walk rain or shine so please bring comfortable shoes/boots and umbrellas if necessary! Our goal by holding hands in public is to create safety in numbers for ourselves and every LGBTQ+ couple who sees us. Join us and we'll be on our way to normalizing PDA for LGBTQ+ couples in Boston and beyond. LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning+), allies, couples, singles, all ages - all are welcome (per Meetup rules, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult). 👭👬😍 https://www.timeforloveproject.com https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p071wtrp https://www.therainbowtimesmass.com/lgbtq-couples-fears-of-pdas-its-all-about-time-for-love-boston/

  • Hand holding walk in Boston Public Garden 👭👬 LGBTQ+ Couples

    Join us for a relaxing walk in Boston Public Garden holding hands with our partners followed by lunch at Dig Inn (if you're feeling hungry 🥗🥣🍛). Bring someone to hold hands with or come by yourself! Meet at noon at the entrance across the street from Arlington T stop (at the corner of Boylston Street & Arlington Street). There's some inexpensive metered parking along the perimeter of the park, or Boston Common Garage (a bit pricey at $10-$14 so best to take the T in or park on the street if possible). After meeting up, we'll walk for a half hour through Boston Public Garden. Then we'll walk over to Dig Inn (vegan/vegetarian friendly) at 557 Boylston Street for some amazing (and healthy!) food and great conversation. Lunch is optional but we'd love to have you! Unless conditions are dangerous, we'll walk rain or shine so please bring comfortable shoes/boots and umbrellas if necessary! Our goal by holding hands in public is to create safety in numbers for ourselves and every LGBTQ+ couple who sees us. Join us and we'll be on our way to normalizing PDA for LGBTQ+ couples in Boston and beyond. LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning+), allies, couples, singles, all ages - all are welcome (per Meetup rules, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult). https://www.timeforloveproject.com

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  • Walk in Willimantic, CT + Willimantic Brewery (LGBTQ+ Couples)

    Willimantic Brewing Company

    Join us for an hour of walking the streets of Willimantic, holding hands, and then a bite and/or drink at Willimantic Brewery afterwards. Our group will meet outside of Willibrew at noon to start our walk. Hope to see you there! Don’t have someone to hold hands with? No worries, walk with us anyway! Our main goal is to discover unique parts of Boston, check out awesome (and affordable) restaurants around town while creating safe places for LGBTQ+ couples to hold hands in public. Have ideas for new places to walk and eat? Let us know in a message or comment below.

  • Walk on Alewife Linear Park + Oath Craft Pizza

    Alewife Station

    Join us for a relaxing walk along the Alewife Linear Park (continuing through Somerville Community Path) followed by lunch at Oath Craft Pizza (if you're feeling hungry 🍕😋). Bring someone to hold hands with or come by yourself! Meet at 11:30am at Alewife T station (end of the red line) by the main doors facing Cambridge Park Drive. I'll be wearing a t-shirt that says "Time for Love". Parking is available right at the Alewife station for $3 (good for the whole day). The garage has 2,000+ spaces so you'll have no trouble getting a spot. After meeting up, we'll walk down to the Linear Park, a path that stretches from Alewife all the way to the heart of Davis Square in Somerville (via Somerville Community Path). Afterwards we'll go to Oath Craft Pizza for some unique and delicious pizza (savory and sweet!). From there you can feel free to head out via the red line at Davis Square or walk back towards Alewife with the rest of the group. Don’t have someone to hold hands with? No worries, walk with us anyway! Our main goal is to discover unique parts of Boston, check out awesome (and affordable) restaurants around town while creating safe places for LGBTQ+ couples to hold hands in public. Have ideas for new places to walk and eat? Let us know in a message or comment below.

  • Walk on Emerald Necklace Riverway + Crepes and Coffee

    Join us for a nature walk along the Riverway (part of the Emerald Necklace) followed by lunch at Neighborhoods Coffee & Crepes (if you're feeling hungry 🥞😋). Bring someone to hold hands with or come by yourself! Meet at 11:00am at Longwood T station (D green line) on the outbound side. Parking is available at Longwood Garage (navigate to 100 Pilgrim Road) for $8 (rate good for 24 hours). The garage has 450 spaces so you should have no problem getting a space. There are also a few spots at the Longwood T stop but they may be hard to come by. After meeting up, we'll walk down to the Riverway, a 34-acre park full of beautiful paths, plants and historic bridges. After the walk we'll hit up the nearby Neighborhoods Coffee and Crepes for some deliciously amazing crepes (sweet and savory) and specialty drinks. Don’t have someone to hold hands with? No worries, walk with us anyway! Our main goal is to discover unique parts of Boston, check out awesome (and affordable) restaurants around town while creating safe places for LGBTQ+ couples to hold hands in public. Have ideas for new places to walk and eat? Let us know in a message or comment below.

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  • Walk on Charles River Esplanade + Night Shift Beer Garden

    Join us for a relaxing walk along the Charles River Esplanade followed by drinks/snacks at Night Shift Owls Nest beer garden (if you're feeling thirsty 🍻😋). Bring someone to hold hands with or come by yourself! Meet at 11:30am sharp at Charles/MGH T station (on the red line) at the south entrance. I'll be wearing a t-shirt that says "Time for Love". The best parking in the area seems to be Government Center Garage at 125 Bowker Street. They charge $15 for parking the entire day. It's a 12 minute walk to Charles/MGH. After meeting up, we'll walk down to the Esplanade. We'll pass the Hatch Memorial Shell and Storrow Lagoon, then loop back for some amazing river views as we head towards Night Shift Owls Nest beer garden for some al fresco drinks (they also have non-alcoholic drinks). We'll get there right when they open at noon. Hopefully there will be some food trucks parked (Night Shift will be announcing soon if there will be food trucks. You can also bring your own picnic food if you like!). If the weather isn't the best we'll head to JP Licks for ice cream. Don’t have someone to hold hands with? No worries, walk with us anyways! Our main goal is to check out unique places to walk, discover awesome (and affordable) restaurants around town while creating safe places for LGBTQ+ couples to hold hands in public. Have ideas for new places to walk and eat? Let us know in a message or comment below.

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  • LGBTQ Couples Walk in Boston Public Garden

    Boston Public Garden, Boston, MA 02108

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  • Summer Walk in Arnold Arboretum + Lunch at Brassica Cafe

    Join us for a relaxing Saturday morning walk in one of Boston's most beautiful public parks followed by lunch in an incredible nearby cafe (if you're feeling hungry 😋). Bring someone to hold hands with or come by yourself! Meet at 11am sharp at Forest Hills Station (on the orange line) at the west entrance (facing towards the Arboretum). Parking is available at the Forest Hills station for $3. We’ll walk along the Blackwell Footpath all the way up to the highest peak of the arboretum where we’ll see some amazing views of downtown Boston (great photo/Instagram opportunity). We’ll walk back down the hill checking out the Bonsai and vine gardens. After the walk we’ll head to Brassica Kitchen + Café (across the street from Forest Hills) for some amazing pastries and sandwiches. About the arboretum: Arnold Arboretum is an intimate, breathtaking botanical experience. Upon the Arboretum's 281 acres grow 15,000 trees, shrubs and vines, each of which is scientifically documented and available for teaching or research. Photographers, bird-watchers, and fauna/flora fanatics will be overstimulated at any time of year. Don’t have someone to hold hands with? No worries, walk with us anyways! Our main goal is to check out unique places to walk, discover awesome (and affordable) restaurants around town while creating safe places for LGBTQ+ couples to hold hands in public. Have ideas for new places to walk and eat? Let us know in a message or comment below.

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