Entertainment Guide

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Reduced or free entry

From the opera to walking tours, families and individuals can save when they present their EBT cards to many culural events. Visit the EBT Card to Culture webpage for more details.


Eventbrite is a great place to find free events. Use it to find fun and free events in the Boston area.

Movie Screenings

If you're okay standing in line to see the newest films before they are released to the general public you'll want to sign up for free movie screenings. Keep in mind, an invite doesn't mean you'll gain entry. In most cases you'll have to arrive early enough to get a seat! Enjoy!

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Best Apps for TV and Music

TV and Music apps can be displayed on your home television. Yes, there is entertainment beyond YouTube. If you are considering an lower cost entertainment solution we've got a few solutions.

You may already have access to quality programs that you can stream to your TV. For instance, many Sprint customers have Hulu included in their membership. The Hulu app is available for the FireTV stick, Roku and Apple TV (4th gen). To learn about various devices that can stream (and even adapters to stream directly from your phone) to your TV click here.

In the Greater Boston region most major networks offer their apps with limited programming (ABC, PBS, ISN, Day Star). There are also apps like Locast, Tubi, PlutoTV, IMDb TV, Crackle, Blaze TV, XUMO, PopcornFlix.

The Boston Public Library (as of 10/2019) subscribes to Kanopy, and Hoopla Digital, althought you are limited on how many movies you can virtually check out each month, there are movies (Kanopy), and even audiobook and music (Hoopla Digital). Keep in mind, you can also subscribe directly to a network like HBO or CBS All Access.