Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week! It's been a busy but lovely one here and I'm really looking forward to the weekend! To that effect, enjoy this mega-roundup of 31 weekend events, lovingly curated for your consideration. Also, have you checked out this crazy awesome mystery mom tote valued at $500 yet? Make sure you're a subscriber so you're eligible to win -- there's some seriously great stuff in the tote!

1. Engineering extravaganza with Acton-Boxborough robotics team. (Acton)

2. Bees, Butterflies and Other Bugs Children’s Book Festival. (Amherst)

3. Program of the Jo-Me’ Dance Company’s modern-contemporary repertory works. (Boston)

4 .Take a dip in the Charles River. (Boston)

5. Kick off Boston Pride week. (Boston)

6. A lovely showcase of classically trained student musicians. (Boston)

7. DRAW, DRAW, DRAW with visiting artist Jessie King Andrews. (Boston)

8. Learn more about the blue planet through art, science and storytelling. (Boston)

9. Boston Early Music Festival begins. (Boston)

10. A great hike to many of Boston’s green spaces. (Boston)

11. Spend the afternoon perusing the work of over 75 artists at the Coolidge Corner Arts Festival. (Brookline)

12. The story of a mother's struggle to get her children off their phones and into the big, bright world of New York City. (Brookline)

13. 36th annual Cambridge Arts River Festival. (Cambridge)

14. Local music performance beats the heat at the mall. (Chestnut Hill)

15. National Trails Day celebratory hike and trail clean up. (Great Barrington, Medfield)

16. Birding at Fruitlands. (Harvard)

17. Touch a truck! (Hingham)

18. A practically perfect Mary Poppins party. (Ipswich)

19. Families in the farm kitchen making butter. (Ipswich)

20. Family fun day with music, animals and so much more. (Lenox)

21. What’s all the buzz about bees? (Lincoln)

22. Music, dancing and celebration for a brand new playground. (Melrose)

23. Another chance to touch a truck! (Needham)

24. The Bow Wow Bash at Smolak Farms. (North Andover)

25. Rockport Music comes alive. (Rockport)

26. Roslindale Village Main Street farmer’s market opens for the season. (Roslindale)

27. Opening day of American Epics exhibit. (Salem)

28. Enjoy the sounds of the Beatles. (Walpole)

29. Something buggy is going on in this alphabet book. (Wellesley)

30. If you need help, the Convoy of Hope is reaching out in Worcester. (Worcester)

31. Winchester Town Day 2015. (Winchester)

Image credit: Coolidge Corner Arts Festival