Weekly Blueprint

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a great weekend. I’m back from a rather blissful week of vacation in Kennebunkport, Maine and will sprinkle some of my favorite captures below, but meanwhile, let’s get to the Weekly Blueprint. Enjoy and share!


August 22: Engage in Everyday Engineering and create sailmobiles out of repurposed and recycled materials (Acton)

August 22: Join historian Margherita Desy for a discussion of the current 3-year dry docking and restoration of “Old Ironsides” (Charlestown)

August 22: Take part in a Harry Potter trivia challenge at the Blue Bunny (Dedham)

August 22: Learn about the Danish way of parenting happy children with Jessica Alexander (West Newton)

August 22-26: The Marshfield Fair runs all week (Marshfield)

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August 23: Take part in the Boston Children's Festival at Franklin Park (Boston)

August 23: Big Joe is this week's storyteller at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

August 23: Try a free On the MOVE! fitness class for kids (Boston)

August 23: Enjoy free, kid-friendly fun with Kidville at The Street (Chestnut Hill)

August 23: Investigate the creatures of the tidepools and the wrackline on Steep Hill Beach (Ipswich)

August 23: A free viewing of Zootopia, with fun pre-movie activities as well (Lynnfield)

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August 24: Blues Dogs performs as part of the Payson Park Music Festival (Boston)

August 24: Stop by an open air art studio at Faneuil Hall and make some art (Boston)

August 24: The Longwood Symphony Orchestra performs a free concert (Boston)

August 24: Honeysuckle performs a free concert in the courtyard of the library (Boston)

August 24: ToBe Fit, the Juggling Nutrition Magician Show, comes to the Children's Museum (Easton)

August 24: Play, experiment, and engineer together in the Sculpture Park at deCordova (Lincoln)

August 24: Enjoy a viewing of Casablanca at the Stevens-Coolidge Place movie night (North Andover)

August 24: Learn about the women of the Mayflower and their connections to the memorials at Pilgrim Memorial State Park (Plymouth)

August 24: This month's Tots @10 program features a Back To School Concert with Alissa Cotes (Somerville)

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August 25: Try a free On the MOVE! fitness class for kids (Boston)

August 25: Kick back and enjoy a free acoustic evening, featuring Sarah Blacker (Chestnut Hill)

August 25: Meet the Snow Sisters for songs, story games, fun, and photos (Easton)

August 25: HELP!, a Beatles Tribute Band, performs at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate (Ipswich)

August 25: Sloane Skylar performs a free concert at the Baxter Riverfront Park Amphitheater (Somerville)

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August 26: Take part in Free Friday Night Fun at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

August 26: The Toe Jam Puppet Band makes a fun appearance on George’s Island (Boston)

August 26: Take in a free viewing of Ant-Man at the Hatch Shell (Boston)

August 26: Enjoy the opening ceremonies and parade for St. Anthony's Feast (Boston)

August 26: Boston Lyric Opera performs a free concert in the courtyard (Boston)

August 26: Quincy Market celebrates its 40th Anniversary with buskers galore (Boston)

August 26: Take part in astronomy after hours at the Museum of Science (Boston)

August 26: Boston Blackthorne performs a free Irish music concert (Lexington)

August 26: Create a crown of flowers from the cutting garden at the Stevens-Coolidge Place (North Andover)

August 26: Celebrate roast corn at Gore Place (Waltham)

August 26: The last of the Free Fun Fridays, with free admission to the Franklin Park Zoo, Old Sturbridge Village, Museum of African American History, and more (various locations)

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