Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week! It's been a busy one here and I'm so looking forward to some chill time this weekend! If you're looking for something to do, enjoy this roundup of 26 events, lovingly curated for your consideration. Also, please be sure to leave a comment to help grow a donation I'll make to a local charity on behalf of the Boston Mamas community (in honor of the site's ninth birthday). Thank you!

1. Children with an ASD have a night dedicated to them at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

2. Investigate astronomy in the park (Arlington)

3. Take in a free viewing of The Boxtrolls under the stars (Boston)

4. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first spacewalk with this interactive exhibit (Boston)

5. The first ever Squirrel Fun Run & Costume Crawl (Boston)

6. Meet favorite PBS characters and enjoy a day of family fun at WGBH's FunFest (Boston)

7. Madonna delle Grazie procession in the North End (Boston)

8. Opening day of Cove, the transformation of Georges Island into an island-wide outdoor gallery (Boston)

9. A free music festival on the porches of JP (Boston)

10. Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge -- the canine Olympics! (Boston)

11. Free concert with Clarice Assad, members of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra, and an Instrument Playground (Boston)

12. Head out to the country fair (Brockton)

13. Final performances of this Pinocchio marionette show (Brookline)

14. Outdoor games in the park (Cambridge)

15. Learn all about herbs on this stroll around the pond (Cambridge)

16. Meet Hello Kitty at Edaville (Carver)

17. Spend time doing camp activities as a family (Dover)

18. Explore forest mysteries during this storytime at Garden in the Woods (Framingham)

19. Pirates invade and family fun ensues (New Bedford)

20. Celebrate Kids Day at Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary (Norton)

21. Roots & Folk Festival on the south shore (Plymouth)

22. A seafood festival with entertainment, a lobster eating contest, and more (Salem)

23. Enjoy a free outdoor viewing of Paddington (Somerville)

24. Animal Enrichment Day at the Stone Zoo (Stoneham)

25. Go camping on the Ipswich River (Topsfield)

26. Reagle Music Theatre presents Kiss Me Kate (Waltham)

Image credit: Zoo New England