Christine Koh

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I'm Christine Koh, a music and brain neuroscientist turned multimedia creative. I'm the founder + editor of Boston Mamas, co-author of Minimalist Parenting, co-host of the Edit Your Life podcast, and creative director at Women Online. Drop me a line; I'd love to chat about how we can work together!

Weekly Blueprint

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a great weekend and are staying cool. It's going to hit 95 today and I suffered considerably during my run this morning so I am for sure planning on making ice cream today! Meanwhile, if you're looking for something to do this week, look no further than this colossal roundup of 49 event options for the week. Laura is doing a crazy amazing job curating awesome options for you! Have a fantastic week!

July 20: Free jazz concert on Spectacle Island with the Elena Bonomo Trio (Boston)

July 20: Learn to sew buttons and make a simple pouch at this free beginner sewing lesson (Arlington)

July 20: Enjoy a free concert with Jenna Lotti (Somerville)

July 21: A fun summer show featuring Hugh Hanley (Arlington)

July 21: Stacey Peasley performs in the park (Boston)

July 21: Get your toes tapping with OrigiNation & friends (Boston)

July 21: Free outdoor concert featuring Luminarium Dance Company (Cambridge)

July 21: Balloon animals, Luau Day, and a dance party (Chestnut Hill)

July 21: Davey the Clown puts on a free performance (Newton)

July 21: Explore a pond and search for the creatures living in our local wetlands (Topsfield)

July 21: Balloon sculpting, face painting, and a magician precede this free showing of Happy Feet (Watertown)

July 22: Payson Park Music Festival presents a sunset concert featuring Joshua Tree (Belmont)

July 22: Boston Comic Con Parade and Costume Contest (Boston)

July 22: 3 Sudacas performs at the Rose Kennedy Greenway. (Boston)

July 22: Boston Landmarks Orchestra presents a free concert, Fiesta Sinfónica, at the Hatch Shell (Boston)

July 22: Free concert in the courtyard with Damn Tall Buildings (Boston)

July 22: Free tennis lessons, with even the racquets provided (Boston)

July 22: Opening night of King Lear by Shakespeare on the Common (Boston)

July 22: Vanessa Trien & the Jumping Monkeys appear in this free outdoor concert (Brookline)

July 22: Try your hand at hula hooping (Cambridge)

July 23 - 26: The Amazing Acro-Cats are in town (Arlington)

July 23: Free myths and monsters themed Neighborhood Night at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston)

July 23: Free outdoor concert featuring the Stacey Peasley Band (Cambridge)

July 23: A live, acoustic performance by the Hilary Reynolds Band (Chestnut Hill)

July 23: A Summer Retrospective concert at the Fruitlands Museum (Harvard)

July 23: Sweet Wednesday performs in this free concert (Quincy)

July 23: Enjoy a free concert with As The Sparrow (Somerville)

July 23: Enjoy a free viewing of Hairspray at the mansion (Waltham)

July 23: Take in a free bluegrass concert at the farm (Winchester)

July 24: Free Friday Night Fun at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

July 24: Payson Park Music Festival presents a morning kids concert featuring Ethan Rossiter & The Jamberries (Belmont)

July 24: Always Learning program at the Children’s Museum reduces summer learning loss  (Boston)

July 24: Enjoy a free outdoor viewing of ET (Boston)

July 24: Enjoy a free outdoor viewing of Jurassic Park (Boston)

July 24: Lunchtime concert on the lawn, featuring 3 Sudacas and free ice cream (Boston)

July 24: Free Fun Friday at the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (Boston)

July 24: Free Fun Friday at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University (Boston)

July 24: Free concert in the courtyard with The Amaryllis Chamber Ensemble (Boston)

July 24: Take in a free viewing of Young Frankenstein (Boston)

July 24: Free Fun Friday at the Museum of Russian Icons (Clinton)

July 24: A disco party on the town green (Duxbury)

July 24: Free Fun Friday at the Battleship Cove/Marine Museum (Fall River)

July 24: Free Fun Friday at the Fruitlands Museum (Harvard)

July 24: Relax with an outdoor R&B concert (Lexington)

July 24 - 26: The 29th Annual Lowell Folk Festival features five stages of traditional music, authentic crafts demonstrations, ethnic foods, art, and children’s activities (Lowell)

July 24: Free Fun Friday at the Pilgrim Hall Museum (Plymouth)

July 24: Opening day of Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival (continues through the weekend) (Revere)

July 24: A free campout in the park with music and a campfire (Somerville)

July 24: Free Fun Friday at the Edward Gorey House (Yarmouth)

Image credit: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum


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