16 Fun Weekend Picks

parkland-games.jpgHappy Friday, and who else is a little blown away by the fact that it's almost July? I'm pretty sure I write this with each passing month, but it's really true. Time seems to be flying in all respects. Anyway, I hope you have a wonderful weekend planned! We have a family celebration (another Koh wedding!) and time with friends on the books, plus I need to spend time in the cave working on the final edits before Asha and I submit Minimalist Parenting to our publisher. Insanely exciting! Meanwhile, here are 16 weekend picks for your consideration -- enjoy!
1. Beach party! (Acton)

2. Party on the plaza. And chowder! (Boston)

3. A free (and charitable!) family film festival kicks off. (Boston)

4 .Get out and play games. (Cambridge)

5. An African drum and dance festival. (Cambridge)

6. A family friendly park day. (Danvers)

7. A fisherman fiesta. (Gloucester)

8. Drop in for nature fun. (Jamaica Plain)

9. Enjoy this festival of the arts. (Marblehead)

10. A baseball inspired book reading for kids. (Newtonville)

11. Turn trash to sculptural treasure (Revere)

12. Celebrate the sand and sea. (Salisbury)

13. Because everyone loves a good sandwich. (Sandwich)

14. A handmade marketplace. (Somerville)

15. A day of summertime family fun. (Somerville)

16. Love butterflies? Become a citizen scientist. (Worcester)

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