Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, if you’re looking for something to do on this final weekend in July (CRAZY), look no further than this roundup of 44 events, lovingly curated for your consideration! Also, you still have time to enter to win the final three Boston Mamas 10th Birthday Celebration giveaways: an interior design consultation with Tess & Ted, a family photo shoot with Esther Mathieu Photography, and a mystery tote loaded with $350 worth of goodies!   

1. Develop Fairyborough, and design, build, and explore a mysterious forest environment of fairy houses, gnome homes, and sprite skyscrapers (Acton)

2. Take advantage of a free evening at the Discovery Museums for families with deaf or hard of hearing children (Acton)

3. Family Fun Night at Capron Park Zoo features an outdoor showing of Alvin and the Chipmunks: Fast and Furry-ous, food, and more (Attleboro)

4. The Puerto Rican Festival runs through this weekend (Boston)

5. Sit back with with Jazz on the Porch performed by a l e a at Spectacle Island (Boston)

6. Enjoy a free ICA play date and participate in a family imagination fest (Boston)

7. Rosalita's Puppets bring lively story telling and colorful characters to Faneuil Hall (Boston)

8. Food, snow cones, games, pony rides, and more at the Tiny Hands First Annual Carnival Fundraiser (Boston)

9. Puerto Rican cuatro player Fabiola Méndez and Costa Rican percussionist Orlando Retana perform a free concert on Georges Island (Boston)

10. Figment is a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture on the Greenway (Boston)

11. Come for the kites, stay to enter a Pete's Dragon movie contest during Go Fly a Kite (Boston)

12. Make Sundaes on Saturday with Crescent Ridge & Taza Chocolate (Boston)

13. Learn more about computer programming during the free Summer Scratch Day (Boston)

14. Take in a free viewing of Inside Out at the Prudential Center (Boston)

15. Jungle Jim brings the magic of Hogwarts to the library to celebrate Harry’s birthday at this free event (Boston)

16. A free viewing of Tootsie at Christopher Columbus Park (Boston)

17. A Harry Potter and The Cursed Child release party at the Brookline Booksmith (Brookline)

18. Good Hearted Entertainment presents Word Play at the Puppet Showplace Theater (Brookline)

19. Head to North Point Park for the Sunday Parkland Games (Cambridge)

20. This midnight release party for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features trivia, a photobooth, a costume competition, and more (Cambridge)

21. A free viewing of a Harry Potter film, followed by the midnight book release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Cambridge)

22. Run & Ride is a kids-only, free duathlon with biking and running for prizes and fun (Cambridge)

23. The free Cambridge Jazz Festival takes place Sunday afternoon (Cambridge)

24. Guitarist and composer Elvin Rodriguez performs a free concert at Longfellow House (Cambridge)

25. Relax at Festival at the Farm, with music, delicious food, and lots of fun (Canton)

26. There's a Dino Land scavenger hunt at Edaville (Carver)

27. MIXCLA performs a free concert at The Street (Chestnut Hill)

28. There's another midnight release party for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Blue Bunny (Dedham)

29. Enjoy the magic of camp activities with your family at JCC Grossman Camp (Dover)

30. Enjoy an ice cream social with games and more at the Ames Estate (Easton)

31. All are welcome at the 93rd annual Nipmuc Nation powwow (Grafton)

32. Take in the spectacular Hull Harbor Illumination Festival, with a memorial service, music festival, kids activities, and the parade of boats (Hull)

33. Take part in a Roaring Twenties Lawn Party at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate (Ipswich)

34. Try ice cream, sorbet, gelato, and more during the Wilson Farms' Ice Cream Social (Lexington)

35. The MAKEmobile is fueled with surprising supplies and exciting ideas at deCordova Sculpture park (Lincoln)

36. Music from all over the world and lots of family fun at the Lowell Folk Festival (Lowell)

37. Take part in a family fishing clinic at Rocky woods (Medfield)

38. The free Four Corners Music Festival brings live music, food, and activities for children in a celebration of Melrose musicians (Melrose)

39. The Houghton’s Pond Fish Festival is a free event for the whole family (Milton)

40. Hear about the Belted Galloway cows that graze at the Stevens-Coolidge Place during What's the Moos? Cow Talk (North Andover)

41. The free Randolph Movie Night features bounce houses, cotton candy, face painting, and more, with a viewing of Inside Out (Randolph)

42. A free Joshua Tree Concert and fireworks on the beach (Salisbury Beach)

43. Take in a free viewing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park (Somerville)

44. Take in a show at Francis William Bird Park: Magic for Non-Believers, Peter Boie (Walpole)