Aaron Kline celebrates a win with Jason Cook as they play a form of poker for a pool of cigarettes at SEPTA Correctional Facility on November 18, 2016. Chris Streeter, far left, ended up winning the pool of cigarettes, a total of 11 packs, and plans to use them to trade for a “pick and poke” (tattoo).
Coleslaw stands in front of a fan in the office of the Museum of Science in an attempt to cool herself off before performing. Boston's best Drag Queens took over the Planetarium for the museum's Summer Thursday program.
Nova Holland, left, and her sister Hana of Los Angeles, CA celebrate the fourth of July on Children’s Beach at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY.
Jim Wert journeys during a Shamanistic ritual performed by Reverend Kate Rodger at Blueberry Gardens in Ashton, Maryland.
Athene Wilson and Friends Band performs at Ryles Jazz Club for the last time. The club is closing at the month's end after 40 years.
Members of Estrella Tropical prepare to open the Puerto Rican flag at the Festival Tetances Parade, part of the Festival Betances. Named after Ramón Emeterio Betances, a Puerto Rican patriot whose medical contributions benefited Latin America, Festival Betances celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
Pristine Christine walks past the sun exhibit before she performs at the Museum of Science. Boston's best Drag Queens took over the Planetarium for the first time to kick off the museum's Summer Thursday programs.
Ruth Weiner and Judy Lipsky push through on day two of a three-day journey, covering hundreds of miles, on Martha's Vineyard. Ruth and Judy met in a mom playgroup in the 70s, found they shared a love of bicycling, and now, in their 70s, the two have cycled 1000s of miles together, all over the world.
Bud Horne, 92, talks to his friend Carl Pegels, 85, after both men ran The Old First Night Run/Walk at the Chautauqua Institution.
After six months of rehab at the New England Aquarium, a turtle is released by West Dennis Beach Lifegaurd Brian McCauley, left, and Adam Kennedy, biolgist at the New England Aquarium. Five rescued loggerhead turtles were released early Monday morning from a southern-facing beach on Cape Cod. All turtles were marked with a GPS tracking device so biologists can monitor their movements and learn more about their migration patterns.
Riley McDonald, age five, plays in Rings Fountain on a warm summer day.
Greater New Bedford High School teammates celebrate after winning the State finals at Worcester State. Greater New Bedford played Leicester High school and won the game 5 - 1.
Christabell, left, plays in the pool with another camper during program activities at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. Created by Paul Newman in 1988, Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is dedicated to providing a week long camp experience to seriously ill children and their families.
From left, Edna, 8-years-old, Getzaynie, 4-years-old, and Yariana, 7-years-old, watch a show on a cellphone in their third floor bedroom apartment. Their mother, Gennie Garcia, was illegally subletting from a friend after moving from Puerto Rica after Hurricane Maria. The landlord has demanded she be out by July 1. She didn't qualify for FEMA's TSA program due to a miscommunication about her family's home on the island. Today she's working to figure out where she's going to go next.
Demonstrators participate in a "die-in" in the center of the Harvard Art Museum's atrium during a rally lead by Photographer Nan Goldin. The demonstration was held at the Harvard Art Museums to protest the benefactor of the Sackler Art Museum, who was a founder of a pharmaceutical company that has made vast profits selling opioids.
Milo Schuerman, six-years-old, plays on the beach after swimming at Lighhouse Beach. There have been several shark sightings off of Cape Cod so far this summer, but the beaches have been staying busy.
Charlie Groom throws shadows on a sheet while playing with his cousins Owen, Leo and Colin (left to right).
Ailey II Company Members Adrien Picaut and Jacoby Pruitt perform “Something Tangible” at the Chautauqua Institution in Western New York.
Sophie paints on a canvas at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. Created by Paul Newman in 1988, Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is dedicated to providing a week long camp experience to seriously ill children and their families.
People celebrate in the confetti during the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. Despite the heat; "a large crowd came out to celebrate one of the country’s largest and oldest public Fourth-of-July events that took place on the Esplanade.
Dancers from the Charlotte Ballet Lexi Johnston and Josh Hall perform in a music and dance collaboration with musician Stelth Ng. A video documentary of the collaboration was filmed by Luke Saagi and his assistant Theodore James at the Chautauqua Bell Tower in Western New York.
Nilca Rosa Brooks and her sons (left to right) Killian, one, Nayel, nine, and Gerdan, six, sit on the couch and play video games in their hotel room. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is officially ending its Temporary Sheltering Assistance Program for Puerto Rico, a program that has paid for hotel rooms for thousands of evacuees for nearly a year after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
Ashley Raymond smiles at her almost 2-year-old daughter Mila after playing on the playground. Ashley had Mila while still opioid-dependent, but two years later, Ashley is clean and Mila is healthy.
Phillip Camp, President of The Vermont Standard, inspects fire damage done to the building that housed his paper for the past two years. After a fire burned down the offices of the Vermont Standard, the newspaper moved to the library in order to continue production. The paper has not missed publishing in the 150 years that it has existed.