Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday, everyone! I have largely been off the grid this week and am just hopping on briefly to share the Weekend Roundup! Enjoy this collection of 27 event ideas for the weekend!

1. Test out bee vision, taste honey from different locations, and make a beeswax candle during All About Bees (Acton)

2. Celebrate July’s full moon, the Buck Moon (Acton)

3. Watch The Jungle Book on a big screen under the stars (Boston)

4. Be part of the first ever Boston Pizza Festival (Boston)

5. Sing and groove to Music and Movement at the Boston Children’s Museum (Boston)

6. Attend a summer author talk with Matthew Quick, author of The Reason You’re Alive (Boston)

7. Go Fly a Kite on Spectacle Island (Boston)

8. It’s time for the Chinatown Main Street Festival with a Lion Dance, martial arts performances, Chinese folk dance, street vendors, and more (Boston)

9. Join the Fenway Community Cookout for lawn games, art stations, live jazz, and a cookout with vegetarian options (Boston)

10. Rosalita’s Puppets perform at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

11. Storm the fort on Georges Island (Boston)

12. Favorite food trucks create lobster-themed fare for the Boston Lobster Party at the SoWa Open Market (Boston)

13. Try free Tennis Lessons at Franklin Park (Boston)

14. Be an Spectacle Island Detective (Boston)

15. Take a free Zumba, Yoga, or Tai Chi class (Boston)

16. Bring a shadow sea creature to life, meet the puppeteers, and enjoy popsicles after every show during Puppet Showplace Theater’s Open House (Brookline)

17. Learn martial arts for free through fun activities, training drills, and games (Brookline)

18. Summer Sundays at Harvard continue with opportunities to craft Egyptian accessories, play ancient board games, and inscribe clay tablets while exploring the lands of the Ancient Near East (Cambridge)

19. Learn the basics of watercolor painting and create a small work or art with a fresh flower (Gloucester)

20. Rock out during JP Porchfest (Jamaica Plain)

21. Learn some new moves at Salsa in the Park (Lowell)

22. Build a flower pot toad home (Milton)

23. Bring a picnic and dancing shoes to this Free Sunday Jah Spirit Concert on the Green (Newton)

24. Enjoy free concerts and fireworks on Salisbury Beach (Salisbury Beach)

25. The Nepal Festival features music, dance, and more (Somerville)

26. Parrots and Pirates take over the Stone Zoo (Stoneham)

27. Learn to make simple handmade puppets at this Puppet Show and Workshop (Waltham)

Feature photo by Brenan Greene on Unsplash