Christine Koh

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Weekly Blueprint

Weekly Blueprint

Happy Monday and happy August everyone, I hope you had a great weekend! Our summer has felt so busy so it was such a gift to escape to Woodstock, Vermont this weekend. I’ll be sharing more on the experience soon, but meanwhile you can check out some images I shared on Instagram. And now, on to the week! Enjoy this awesome roundup of event ideas for Monday through Friday!

Monday:

August 1: A chance to make marble mazes at the library (Boston)

August 1: MIXCLA performs a free concert at Regattabar (Cambridge)

August 1: Stories and Song in the Park with library staff (Cambridge)

August 1: Get ready to dance and sing along at the Cambridge Public Library (Cambridge)

August 1-5: Zahili Gonzalez Zamora performs all week at Brewer Plaza (Boston)

August 1-5: BPL’s summer reading program brings historic New England sports, craft activities, and the storymobile (Boston)

Tuesday:

August 2: Brandon Diaz performs a free R&B/soul fusion concert on Summer Street (Boston)

August 2: Pack a lunch and enjoy a Children’s Playhouse featuring OrigiNation (Boston)

August 2: Take in a free On the MOVE! fitness class for kids (Boston)

August 2: On this Travel Tuesday, learn more about India (Boston)

August 2: Tony Toledo is this week's storyteller at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

August 2: Soul Sound Revue performs a free pop-soul concert (Boston)

August 2: Karen K. and the Jitterbugs perform a free concert at Titus Sparrow Park (Boston)

August 2: Create an enchanted fairy garden at Boston Public Market (Boston)

August 2: Nature Detectives: Preschool Discovery brings outdoor exploration for young children (Cambridge)

August 2: Kick & play on The Green with Super Soccer Stars (Chestnut Hill)

August 2: Come down to the green and enjoy pre-show activities and an outdoor viewing of Cinderella (Lynnfield)

August 2: Hear a free concert with Matt Heaton and the Outside Toys at Wright's Pond (Medford)

August 2: Relax on Chickering Pond during Canoe Tuesday at Rocky Woods (Medfield)

August 2: This babywearing tour of Gore Place is a fun way to get out of the house (Waltham)

Wednesday:

August 3: Explore the natural world through science, art, and writing during Backyard and Beyond: Nature Journaling (Acton)

August 3: Enjoy a free outdoor concert with The John Baboian Ensemble with special guest Steve Marvin (Belmont)

August 3: Samuel Batista performs a free concert at the Harvard Longwood Campus (Boston)

August 3: Kyle Thornton & the Company is a seven-piece soul-hop group performing a free concert at the library (Boston)

August 3: A special film screening of On the Town (Boston)

August 3: Stop by the Open Air Art Studio at Faneuil Hall and try a fun project (Boston)

August 3: Try a labyrinth walk at the Armenian Heritage Park (Boston)

August 3: Patrick Tobin performs a free concert at the Boston Harbor Hotel (Boston)

August 3: Nowheremen, a Beatles tribute band, perform a free concert in Emerson Garden (Brookline)

August 3: The O'Neill STEM Olympics encourages competition in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (Cambridge)

August 3: Head to the Children's Museum to experience Birds of Prey and Touch Tanks (Easton)

August 3: There's a free viewing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens as part of the Harborwalk Summer Series (Gloucester)

August 3: Meet barnyard animals and listen to a book during Story Hour at Weir River Farm (Hingham)

August 3: During The Cat's Meow, enjoy an interactive tour of the Crane Estate and discover the family cat's favorite hiding places (Ipswich)

August 3: It's Free First Wednesday at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (Lincoln)

August 3: Wright Brothers Two bring juggling, mime, humor, and more (Lowell)

August 3-6: A one-of-a-kind puppetry experience, Cardboard Explosion! (Brookline)

Thursday:

August 4: Meet Elsa from Frozen (Acton)

August 4: Ben Rudnick & Friends perform a free concert on the lawn at Robbins Library (Arlington)

August 4: Brandon Diaz performs a free R&B/soul fusion concert on Summer Street (Boston)

August 4: MIXCLA performs a free concert at Brewer Plaza (Boston)

August 4: Samuel Batista performs a free concert at the Boston Public Market (Boston)

August 4: Take part in the Boston Comic Con 4th annual Parade & Costume Contest (Boston)

August 4: Sudacas performs a free concert at the Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston)

August 4: Greg Burroughs performs a free blues concert (Boston)

August 4: Take in a free On the MOVE! fitness class for kids (Boston)

August 4: Orquesta Homenaje puts on a free concert as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series (Boston)

August 4: Head to Fuller Craft Museum for a Pokémon Lure Hunt with prizes, battles, crafts, and more (Brockton)

August 4: Sudacas performs a free concert in Kendall Square (Cambridge)

August 4: Josu Ortiz leads a Latin jazz performance in Kendall Plaza (Cambridge)

August 4: Enjoy a free concert at Club Passim by The Wolff Sisters (Cambridge)

August 4: South Shore Music Circus performs Aladdin (Cohasset)

August 4: Pop in at the Powisset Farm for a free fun farm craft or game with The Beet Bunch (Dover)

August 4: Enjoy working dogs, trick performing dogs, and more during Dog Days (Easton)

August 4: This summer concert at the Fruitlands Museum features The Love Dogs (Harvard)

August 4: Stacey Peasley is part of the fun and games at Derby Street (Hingham)

August 4: The Hampstead Stage Company puts on a free performance of Aladdin (Lowell)

August 4: Enjoy Family Movie Night at Revere Beach with a free viewing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Revere)

August 4: Singer-songwriter Mafalda Sajonia performs a free concert at Assembly Row (Somerville)

August 4: The Alex Madeline Quartet performs a free jazz concert at the library (Wakefield)

August 4: It's opening night of Crazy For You at the Reagle Music Theatre (Waltham)

Friday:

August 5: There's an outdoor concert by Studio Two, a Beatles tribute band (Acton)

August 5: It's time for Free Friday Night Fun at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

August 5: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s Apprentice Program presents Measure for Measure at Menotomy Rocks Park (Arlington)

August 5: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Old State House (Boston)

August 5: Daniel Patiño performs a free concert on the Greenway (Boston)

August 5: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Greenway Carousel (Boston)

August 5: Visit the Museum of Science for their Astronomy After Hours program (Boston)

August 5: Enjoy a free viewing of The Good Dinosaur at the Hatch Shell (Boston)

August 5: This week's free movie at the Boston Harbor Hotel is Back to the Future (Boston)

August 5: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Harvard Museum of Natural History (Cambridge)

August 5: Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy an outdoor concert by the UnHoly Mackerels at the Bradley Estate (Canton)

August 5: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Old Manse (Concord)

August 5: It’s Free Fun Friday at Historic Deerfield (Deerfield)

August 5: During Friday Farm Dinner at Appleton Farms, relax with farm fresh food, live music, and lawn games (Hamilton)

August 5: The Corvairs perform a free classic rock concert (Lexington)

August 5: Movie Night in the Museum brings Wall-E to deCordova (Lincoln)

August 5: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Hancock Shaker Village (Pittsfield)

August 5: The 2016 Salem Maritime Festival kicks off, with live music, free harbor cruises, and many activities for children (Salem)

August 5: Enjoy Story Hour on the Farm and get closer to life on the farm (Southborough)

August 5: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Springfield Museums (Springfield)

August 5: Celebrate roast corn at Gore Place (Waltham)

August 5: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Worcester Historical Museum (Worcester)


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