Weekly Blueprint

Hello everyone, and happy Sunday -- I hope you've been enjoying a great weekend. Our weekend has been lovely and relaxing and full of friends and fun and food! Now, I have a quiet moment so I want to share the Weekly Blueprint a bit earlier than usual since the roundup includes a bunch of fun ideas in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday tomorrow. Happy perusing and I hope you have a wonderful week ahead! 

January 18: Create dolls from different cultures at Artbeat during their Children of the World Dolls event (Arlington)

January 18: Take in films honoring MLK Jr at the Belmont World Film 2016 Family Film Festival (Belmont)

January 18:Day of Service and Celebration at Faneuil Hall, with free performances by the Boston Youth Symphony (Boston)

January 18: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert featuring the Boston Children’s Chorus (Boston)

January 18: Zookeeper encounters, a gorilla forage feed and more at the Franklin Park Zoo (Boston)

January 18: Free admission to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston)

January 18: Free admission at MFA during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Open House, with performances and art activities celebrating the day (Boston)

January 18: A free performance of traditional dance from West African countries at Benkadi Drum and Dance: African Journey at the JFK Presidential Library (Boston)

January 18: Have an adventure in a real castle during Foam Sword Adventure: Beneath the Surface (Burlington)

January 18: Volunteer with the whole family at the Annual Cambridge MLK Day of Service (Cambridge)

January 18: Enjoy creating a collaborative large-scale art project to celebrate the life of MLK during Celebrate Martin Luther King Day (Easton)

January 18: Temple Shalom Nursery School's fundraising concert featuring Josh and the Jamtones (Newton)

January 18: A full day or half day basketball clinic at the JCC (Newton)

January 18: Join Doktor Kaboom for science-themed excitement (Newton)

January 18: A mega challa bake at the JCC (Newton)

January 18: Learn all about cougars, black bears, and river otters at the Stone Zoo (Stoneham)

January 18: Loads of stamp-themed activities for children to enjoy during MLK Family Day at the Spellman Museum (Weston)

January 19: Learn how to create something awesome from items that might have been tossed out (Acton)

January 19: Spend time reading with dogs at the Robbins (Arlington)

January 19: Enjoy Preschool Cabaret with David Polansky (Boston)

January 19: Have fun listening to some books and making a craft at the Blue Bunny (Dedham)

January 20: Build with toothpicks and marshmallows and create an engineering marvel (Arlington)

January 20: Explore the world of birds in your backyard (Topsfield)

January 21: Learn about Acton-area summer camp options at the Summer Camp Fair (Acton)

January 21: A mix of magic, circus, and science (Arlington)

January 21: A free cooking demonstration shows how to create food that’s Fresh, Fast and Delicious for Less (Boston)

January 22:  A gold Shabbat, with music and delicious food (Arlington)

January 22: Opening night of Shen Yun at the Boston Opera House (Boston)

January 22: An intimate concert with flute player Melissa Cheng (Boston)

January 22: Sing and dance with Sarah Gardner (Needham)

Image credit: Museum of Fine Arts

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