Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you’re having a great week! If your mind is drifting eagerly to the weekend, enjoy this roundup of 31 events, lovingly curated for your consideration! And if you haven’t already done so, be sure to enter to win these amazing Boston Mamas 10th Birthday giveaways: $250 Wayfair gift card, a gift basket + gift card totaling $250 from Dancing Deer, and a $250 gift card to Simon Malls. Crazy awesome, right?   

1. Take a Family Hike at the Acton Arboretum Bog (Acton)

2. Especially For Me! Free Evening for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

3. Check the night skies for Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn from Robbins Farm Park (Arlington)

4. The LEGO NINJAGO Quest2NINJAGO WU-CRU Team Challenge comes to town, with an obstacle-course competition (Attleboro)

5. Protestival! stages an arts-filled, kid-inspired celebration of protest tradition and action, with artists leading hands-on workshops (Boston)

6. Daniel Patiño and Idelle perform a free concert at Georges Island (Boston)

7. Brazil on the Greenway brings music, folkloric presentations, food trucks, and more (Boston)

8. The My Caribbean One World Expo features arts and crafts, music, giveaways and more (Boston)

9. Enjoy a free viewing of My Big Fat Greek Wedding at Christopher Columbus Park (Boston)

10. Join the Boston Hōkūleʻa Committee in welcoming the Hōkūleʻa as she journeys to Boston's shores as part of her worldwide journey (Boston)

11. Take in a performance by Rosalita's Puppets (Boston)

12. The 3rd annual JP Porchfest brings lots of local bands to porches all over Jamaica Plain (Boston)

13. Whoop it up at an Animal Beach Party at the Franklin Park Zoo (Boston)

14. Take in a free viewing of The Wizard of Oz (Boston)

15. Enjoy a free watercolor demo and workshop (Boston)

16. Hansel and Gretel is performed by National Marionette Theatre (Brookline)

17. A free summer open house with refreshments and puppet-making activities after a viewing of Hansel and Gretel (Brookline)

18. Take a closer look at tiny creatures during Exploring Science Together: Bugs! (Cambridge)

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

20. Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat visit Edaville USA (Carver)

21. Idelle performs a free folk concert at The Street (Chestnut Hill)

22. Bring a blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars at the Ames Estate (Easton)

23. Celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day at the Ames Estate (Easton)

24. Enjoy Story Time and Musical Play at Garden in the Woods (Framingham)

25. Take part in a family fishing clinic at Rocky Woods (Medfield)

26. A free event for first time paddlers features a kayak tour and paddleboard lessons (Salem)

27. Selah Poitier performs a free bass concert at Derby Square (Salem)

28. Enjoy a James Montgomery concert and fireworks on the beach (Salisbury Beach)

29. There's a free viewing of Minions at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park (Somerville)

30. Splash Bash Weekend at Davis Farmland's Adventure Play & Spray with fun, games, sing-alongs and prizes (Sterling)

31. Bring the family to a Summer Sunday Concert at Francis William Bird Park (Walpole)