Weekly Blueprint

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a great weekend! We enjoyed a wonderful week on the Cape with family, and man, it was tough getting the troops up and out the door this morning! Today (apparently aided by the rain) I'll be in catch up mode, trying to shake the beach brain. To kick things off, if you're looking for things to do, here's an amazing roundup of events for the week, including lots of great freebies. Enjoy!

July 28: Mondays are the perfect day to get messy. (Boston)

July 28 + 29: Explore the shore family tour. (Chappaquiddick)

July 29: Zombie science. (Acton)

July 29: Spend your lunch hour with Berklee College of Music. (Boston)

July 29: Meet Roast Beef the penguin! (Boston)

July 29: Learn about and enjoy cultural dance with Inkas Wasi. (Cambridge)

July 29: Downtown dancing with Greg Coles. (Ipswich)

July 29: Never learned to ride a bike? Now’s your chance. (Roxbury)

July 29 + 31: Performance by Berklee musician Luke Niccoli. (Boston)

July 29 + 30: Circus Smirkus performs Anchors Away for Atlantis. (Northampton)

July 29 + 30: The Recycle Shop is popping up for one week only. (Boston)

July 29 - August 10: Free performances of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. (Boston)

July 30: The Landmarks Orchestra presents the Longwood Symphony. (Boston)

July 30: Take me out to the ballgame...er...museum. (Boston)

July 30: Creatures of the night family hike that promises not to be creepy. (Chappaquiddick)

July 30: From field to farm mid-summer crop dinner. (Concord)

July 30: Outdoor story hour. (Hingham)

July 30: Learn about blueberries at Smolak Farms. (North Andover)

July 30: Free concert - Cheap Voova. (Plymouth)

July 30: A day at Peabody Essex just for the kiddos. (Salem)

July 30 + 31: Chatham Arts and Crafts Show. (Chatham)

July 30 - August 2: Puppet show version of The Jungle Book. (Brookline) 

July 31: Spend an afternoon in the beautiful Children’s Garden. (Beverly)

July 31: Move your feet to Cuban jazz and dance music. (Boston)

July 31: Flying turtles and talking bears animal adventure tales. (Cambridge)

July 31: Summer concert with the Love Dogs. (Harvard)

July 31: Thursday night picnic concert with Grupo Fantasia. (Ipswich)

July 31: Family picnic on Long Point. (Martha’s Vineyard)

July 31: Free Movies at the Mansion: Some Like it Hot. (Waltham)

August 1: Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell: Men In Black 3. (Boston)

August 1: Free admission to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. (Boston)

August 1: Free admission to Commonwealth Shakespeare Company. (Boston)

August 1: Free admission to American Textile History Museum. (Lowell)

August 1: Free admission to The Discovery Museums. (Acton)

August 1: Free admission to Hancock Shaker Village. (Pittsfield)

August 1: Free admission to Concord Museum. (Concord)

August 1: Free admission to Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. (Great Barrington)

August 1: Swing by the pop up oyster bar. (Boston)

August 1: Celebrate the opening of the new exhibit, MySky. (Boston)

August 1: Ahoy! Pirates are welcome to drop in and visit the museum today. (Easton)

August 1: Happy hour yoga in the park. (South Boston)

August 1 + 2: Circus Smirkus performs Anchors Away for Atlantis. (Newbury)

August 1 - 8: Free jazz performances from the New England Conservatory. (Boston)

Image credit: Boston Children's Museum