Play bocce at Cabot Park in Newtonville on Mondays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and share in the friendship and get some exercise through the summer and early fall. Never played? No problem, free lessons are offered for beginners. Please call Program Director Nancy Scammon in Newton’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Department at 617-796-1506 to register.

(Photo: With Eagle Scout Paul Milliken Jr. and his family, Park, Recreation and Culture Commissioner Nicole Banks and Superintendent of Public Grounds Derek Manion. Paul restored a bocce court at Cabot Park as part of his Eagle Scout project.)