Weekly Blueprint

Hello, hello everyone, I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I am crawling out from our holiday week, trying to crank the gears back into motion! Let's kick things off with the Weekly Blueprint!


July 10: Enjoy beginner sea kayaking on Spectacle Island (Boston)

July 10: The Boston Ballet’s Dancing Bear is at The Greenway Zipline for a ride on the Z (Boston)

July 10: It’s a Toddlerbilly Taco Takeover with Matt Heaton (Somerville)

July 10: Explore starfish through stories, crafts, and observation (Vineyard Haven)


July 11: The Mary Baker Eddy Library holds its 12th annual One World program, a series of free cultural events for kids (Boston)

July 11: Bring blankets and a picnic for a morning children’s concert with Vanessa Trien (Boston)

July 11: Ricardo Pena performs at the Berklee Lunch Session (Boston)

July 11: Nature walks, beach exploration, storytelling, arts, and crafts await at Kidleidoscope (Boston)

July 11: Kids can meet and play alongside the pros at this Youth Soccer Clinic & Celebration with the New England Revolution (Boston)

July 11: Join a Bucket Drumming Drum Circle (Boston)

July 11: All Around This World shares global music with kids and their families in a way that engages every generation (Cambridge)

July 11: Anyone who misses Matt Heaton & the Outside Toys on Monday can see them perform at today’s Medford Family Network Concert Series (Medford)

July 11: Catch Stacey Peasley’s New Community Pride concert performance (Newton)


July 12: The Red Sox honor Special Olympics athletes (Boston)

July 12: Take in a Latin/Caribbean live music performance with Angel Wagner (Boston)

July 12: Join New England Aquarium staff to discover what lies beneath Spectacle Island’s waves during Beach and Below (Boston)

July 12: Make Kids’ Art at Faneuil Hall for free (Boston)

July 12: Join this week’s Boston Public Library Concert in the Courtyard, featuring Samuel Batista (Boston)

July 12: Franklin Park Zoo hosts Watercolor Wednesday (Boston)

July 12: Enjoy arts, crafts, and a free performance of Beauty & The Beast (Lowell)

July 12: Explore STEAM concepts through balloon sculpture with the Balloon Fairy (North Easton)

July 12: LEGOLANDⓇ Discovery Center Boston visits Stone Zoo to live-build a life-sized LegoⓇ sloth (Stoneham)

July 12-16: Outside the Box features more than 70 music, theater, and dance performances on the Boston Common, all for free (Boston)


July 13: Tanglewood Marionettes presents An Arabian Adventure (Acton)

July 13: Play Civil War Lawn Games on Georges Island (Boston)

July 13: Eat, drink, and socialize on the garden grounds of the Loring-Greenough House with live music, food trucks, kids’ activities, and a local farmstand (Jamaica Plain)

July 13: Time for Magic with Robert Clarke (Lowell)

July 13: Watch Best in Show on the big screen at Seven Hills Park in Davis Square (Somerville)

July 13: Finding Dory plays outside on the lawn at the Lyman Estate Grounds Movies at the Mansion (Waltham)


July 14: Celebrate Bastille Day with food, music, and festivities (Boston)

July 14: Lunch Break on D continues with SHAH (Boston)

July 14: This week’s Free Friday Flick on the Esplanade is Sing! (Boston)

July 14: Elsa appears for Princess Story Time at Paragon Carousel (Hull)

July 14: Watch Mrs. Doubtfire under the stars (Newton)

July 14: Check out this week’s Free Fun Friday offerings around the state (Various Locations)

July 14-15: Artbeat 2017 transforms Davis Square into one of the area’s largest and most innovative arts festivals with bands, dance troupes, craft vendors, food, and all-age activities (Somerville)

July 14-16: The region’s most family-friendly music festival, the Green River Festival, returns (Greenfield)

Feature photo by Filip Mroz on Unsplash