Weekend Roundup

Oh my word, has this short week also left you totally confused? I better just get right to it! Enjoy this roundup of 36 weekend events, lovingly curated for your consideration! Happy Friday!

1. Celebrate National Trails Day on the Great Hill Conservation land (Acton)

2. See if you can spot Jupiter during Astronomy Night at Robbins Farm Park (Arlington)

3. Arlington's Greek Festival features authentic Greek food, games, rides, and activities (Arlington)

4. The Boston Pops celebrates Raiders of the Lost Ark at Symphony hall (Boston)

5. The second Hubbub Festival with authors like Jeff Kinney, performers, artists, and more (Boston)

6. Free outdoor activities at the aquarium to celebrate World Oceans Day (Boston)

7. It's time for the 112th Dorchester Day Parade (Boston)

8. This magical French storytime uses interactive picture books (Boston)

9. Enjoy a free Family Concert & Instrument Petting Zoo (Boston)

10. Music, art, food and beer at the Fort Point Festival (Boston)

11. It's opening day of the Roslindale Village Main Street Farmers Market (Boston)

12. Take part in a free watercolor painting workshop at Nira Rock Urban Wild (Boston)

13. African Adventure Tales are featured at the Puppet Showplace Theater (Brookline)

14. Brookline hosts its very first Porchfest, with lots of music and fun all over town (Brookline)

15. Artbarn community theater arts program for children presents Journey to Atlantis (Brookline)

16. Take advantage of a free weekend of drop in visits at Einstein's Workshop (Burlington)

17. Science Can DANCE! features free workshops led by local dancers who are also scientists and engineers (Cambridge)

18. Local music, theater and dance are presented on multiple stages at the Cambridge Arts River Festival (Cambridge)

19. Freedom Run is a patriotic race that ends with free food and free craft beer (Cambridge)

20. Huge inflatables, magic shows, Clydesdale Hay Rides and more at the Irish Cultural Centre's Irish Fest (Canton)

21. Outdoor family fun at the Shavuot Garden Party, with Mount Sinai ice cream sundaes, flower crowns, and more (Canton)

22. Enjoy a picnic with the Berenstain Bears at Edaville USA (Carver)

23. There’s a performance of Shrek the Musical, presented by the Danvers Academy Theatre (Danvers)

24. MarcyKate Connolly, Claire Legrand, Dana Alison Levy, and Jen Malone come to the Blue Bunny for a panel discussion and book signing (Dedham)

25. Buzz Off for kids with cancer -- heads are shaved, money is raised, and families are helped (Foxborough)

26. Celebrate all things lavender scented, flavored, and colored during the Fruitlands Museum Festival of Lavender (Harvard)

27. Join Hingham Harbor's annual Touch A Boat event, with sand sculptures, music, craft and games (Hingham)

28. During this Touch A Truck event, kids get behind the wheel of a fire truck, a mobile command truck, and a police cruiser (Hingham)

29. Free food, music, games, trolley rides, and so much more during the SALSA Kite Festival (Lawrence)

30. Take in performances and celebrations of the arts during the Salem Arts Festival (Salem)

31. The Coastal Arts Festival has touch tanks, live music, indoor sand sculpture, and many artists and crafters (Salisbury)

32. Herbstalk features a free marketplace, herbal classes, and plant walks (Somerville)

33. Lots to love at the free open house at the Assabet River camp site -- animal presentations, hikes, face painting, crafts, 34. and more (Sudbury)

35. The Audubon Nature Festival features live owl presentations, an insect zoo, henna and face painting, and much more (Topsfield)

36. Join Mass Audubon Habitat educators and plant flower seeds to take home and get an up-close look at plant parts (Watertown)