Weekly Blueprint

Hello folks, I hope you're having a good weekend. I'm just tagging in quickly today to share a roundup of ideas for this week. Enjoy, enjoy!


August 21: View the partial Solar Eclipse from Robbins Farm Park (Arlington)

August 21: Go Sea Kayaking on Spectacle Island (Boston)

August 21: Zootopia shows up on a big screen at East Boston Stadium (Boston)

August 21: View the partial eclipse, watch live streams from the path of the full eclipse, and enjoy activity stations to learn why solar eclipses happen (Boston)

August 21: Sun tea, cookies, and crafts, plus protective glasses, await at Solar Eclipse Viewing parties around Boston (Dorchester, Mattapan, South End)

August 21: Join this Eclipse Viewing Party with fun activities, eclipse snacks, and viewing glasses (Watertown)

August 21-27: The Marshfield Fair continues for its 150th year (Marshfield)


August 22: Teens can eat tacos and play in a Super Smash Brothers Tournament (Arlington)

August 22: The Boston Children’s Festival is packed full of performing arts, hands-on science experiments and activities, take-home art projects, face painting, animal visitors from the zoo, and more (Boston)

August 22: Nature walks, beach exploration, storytelling, arts, and crafts await at Spectacle Island’s Kidleidoscope (Boston)

August 22: Be amazed by The Magic of Bonaparte (Cambridge)


August 23: Get creative with a free Kids’ Art workshop (Boston)

August 23: Composer and drummer Ryan Edwards teams up with Apostolos Paraskevas to create Landmarks Dance Carnival, a new work for young drummers and dancers that Camp Harbor View and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston perform at the Hatch Shell (Boston)

August 23: Find out what lies beneath the waves during Beach and Below’s guided beach exploration and touch tank activities (Boston)

August 23: Abby Carey performs a Concert in the Courtyard (Boston)

August 23: Josh and the Jamtones and Mad Science perform at Derby Street’s Summer Kid Series (Hingham)

August 23: Don a cape for Super Hero Day with Awesome Rob (North Easton)

August 23: This month’s Tots @ 10 features Little Beats Dance Party (Somerville)


August 24: It’s the end of summer movie at the Robbins -- find out which movie got the most votes and enjoy a popcorn treat (Arlington)

August 24: Do Kids Yoga on the Farm with Goats (Bedford)

August 24: Catch Finding Dory under the stars (Boston)

August 24: Harborwalk Sounds features The Venezuelan Project, a five member band that focuses on recovering and combining traditional folkloric Venezuelan styles, with contemporary genres of the music world (Boston)

August 24: Inman Square Movie Night features Jungle Jim (Cambridge)

August 24: Enjoy food trucks, music, and kids’ activities at the Loring-Greenough House (Jamaica Plain)

August 24: Find out which movie will be the SomerMovie Beast’s Viewers’ Choice and enjoy it under the stars (Somerville)


August 25: Boston Lyric Opera performs free in the Boston Public Library Courtyard (Boston)

August 25 This week’s free Friday Flick at the Hatch Shell is Star Wars: Rogue One (Boston)

August 25: It’s Dog Day for story time at the Curious George Store (Cambridge)

August 25: Belle arrives for Storytime at the Paragon Carousel (Hull)

August 25: Enjoy Batman under the stars (Newton)

August 18: Take advantage of this week’s Free Fun Friday offerings (Various Locations)

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