Temporary 75 Francis St. Traffic Detour, Valet Relocation
Due to landscape improvement work, the 75 Francis St. entrance will be closed on Saturdays to vehicular traffic and valet operations, July 14-Oct. 27, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., each week. During this time on Saturdays, nonemergency vehicles will be directed to Fenwood Road, and valet operations will be available at the 45 Francis St. entrance. There is no change to pedestrian access. Pedestrians will be permitted to enter through the Emergency Department and main entrances.
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Screenings
BWH is teaming up with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Blum Van, which offers free sun safety resources, information about skin cancer prevention and skin cancer screenings to the public (no appointment needed). Monday, July 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Nahant Beach in Nahant; Friday, July 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Nantasket Beach in Hull; and Wednesday, Aug. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Carson Beach in Boston. Learn more.
Bands on Blackfan, July 19 and Aug. 16
Celebrate summer with great food and live music at Bands on Blackfan, hosted by the Medical Academic and Scientific Community Organization (MASCO). Thursday, July 19, and Thursday, Aug. 16, 11:30 am.-1:30 p.m., outside Blackfan Circle in the Longwood Medical Area. For more information, visit MASCO.org.
Save the Date and Call for Demos: Discover Brigham, Nov. 7
On Wednesday, Nov. 7, the Brigham Research Institute will host Discover Brigham, an event to educate and inspire collaboration around innovative science, technology and medicine at BWH. This event is free and open to the public. An interactive demo session at Discover brigham enables researchers to showcase their innovative work. The call for demos is now open online. The submission deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 12, at noon. Learn more at DiscoverBrigham.org.