Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week! If you're looking for something to do this weekend, enjoy this roundup of 27 ideas, lovingly curated for your consideration!

1. Drop in in for the last few days of the Boston Children’s Museum Week of the Young Child programming (Boston)

2. Make art and listen to live music during this month’s ICA Play Date (Boston)

3. Enjoy a free sail around Boston Harbor (Boston)

4. It’s a Wonderful Things Storytime (Boston)

5. Hike, play games, learn about plants and animals, and uncover the island’s history during Spectacle Island Junior Ranger Day (Boston)

6. Participate in baseball-inspired STEM activities at the Museum of Science’s first-ever Red Sox Weekend (Boston)

7. Create stained glass flowers, listen to live music, and hear stories at the MFA’s annual Art in Bloom Community Day (Boston)

8. Visit SOUND SCULPTURE: An Interactive, Physical, Light, and Sound Installation (Boston)

9. Explore Japanese culture at Japan Festival Boston (Boston)

10. Help solve The Case of the Missing Kitten (Brookline)

11. Take part in Brookline Open Studios to support local artists (Brookline)

12. The ARTS FIRST Festival finishes in Harvard Square (Cambridge)

13. Enjoy free admission at the Peabody Museum’s Magic of Java, an exploration of shadow theater and live music (Cambridge)

14. Fountain Street Studios hosts Framingham Open Studios (Framingham)

15. Join the Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Giveaway to enjoy games, activities, art projects, face painting, and hands-on investigation stations throughout Garden in the Woods (Framingham)

16. The Weir River Sheep Shearing Festival includes sheep-themed crafts for kids, a plant-your-own veggies activity for the whole family, delicious fare from local food trucks, and of course, sheep (Hingham)

17. Start seeds, visit baby animals, tour the greenhouse, and more at Lexington Community Farm (Lexington)

18. Connect with more than 60 local artists during the 9th Annual Lexington Open Studios (Lexington)

19. Medford Open Studios has live music, local author readings, demonstrations, food tastings, and more (Medford)

20. The Willow Flute Ensemble presents Flutes, Fins, and Paws, a free introduction to the flute family through musical storytelling (Newton)

21. On Star Wars Day, brave Padawans can use the Force to defeat the Sith with light sabers, train on the Jedi Obstacle Course, design a droid, and refuel with galactic snacks (North Easton)

22. It’s time for the 30th Annual Gore Place Sheepshearing Festival (Waltham)

23. Go on a treasure hunt, make art, and enjoy live performances, all inspired by Italian art and culture (Wellesley)

24. Take in a free concert at the Rivers School Conservancy (Weston)

25. ArtWeek Boston begins (Various Locations)

26. Clean up a favorite state park or beach during the 11th Annual Park Serve Day (Various Locations)

27. Time for spring cleaning -- donate baby and toddler gear taking up space in the closet (Various Locations)