Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope you’re having a great weekend! I have a quiet moment here so I’m dropping the Weekly Blueprint a little early. Enjoy!


September 19: Head to the library for bedtime stories and a seasonal craft (Boston)

September 19: Meet Andrea Beaty, author of Ada Twist, Scientist (Dedham)

September 19: Explore the wonders of science and engineering through a Jewish lens (Marblehead)

September 19: Argh, matey - steady your peg leg and prepare your eye patch for International Talk like a Pirate Day at the Watertown Library (Watertown)

September 19: Look for butterflies and other insects with an entomologist and learn how to catch and tag monarch butterflies as they make their way along the migratory route to Mexico (Westport)


September 20: Give kids the chance to snip and tear paper as much as they want (Acton)

September 20: Take an extra day to talk like a pirate and take in a few pirate adventure tales (Boston)

September 20: Learn to teach kids how to be resilient and have a healthy self-esteem (Cambridge)

September 20: Take a trip back in time on this family-friendly tour of The Old Manse (Concord)

September 20: Try out a free golf clinic for adults with autism or other developmental disabilities (Weston)

September 20: Hike 'n' Seek is a nature-themed scavenger hunt for young hikers and their parents (Winchester)


September 21: Make a nature journal and fill it up while searching for signs of fall on a walk through the Great Hill Conservation Land (Acton)

September 21: Write your own Haiku in honor of Big Autumn Moon (Boston)

September 21: Fill your day with art and play at the deCordova Museum (Lincoln)

September 21: Rosh Hashanah is the birthday of the world, so enjoy this international party with birthday customs, crafts, songs, and food from around the globe (Newton)

September 21: An Endless Summer Picnic Concert with The Ways and Means Committee band playing blues and roots rock (North Andover)


September 22: Make a mess with Yarn Art or explore engineering with Take Aparts at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

September 22: The library hosts an information session, Thinking About Private Schools (Boston)

September 22: Celebrate the autumnal equinox by taking a look at the sun through a special solar telescope (Boston)

September 22: Attend A Day in the Life of a Park Ranger and learn about one ranger’s efforts to save rhinos and other animals from poachers (Boston)

September 22: Take in an outdoor show of Brother Bear (Harvard)

September 22: Search for signs of fall, explore, hike, and play trail games at Moose Hill (Sharon)

September 22: Wiggle, giggle, and jump at a yoga class for kids (South Boston)

September 22: Take in folk music from the British Isles and Appalachia performed by fiddler Eden Forman and banjoist Lukas Pool (Waltham)


September 23: Star Wars: The Force Awakens plays on the Boston Common (Boston)

September 23: Opening day of the Play Me, I'm Yours street piano installation (Boston, Cambridge)

September 23: Visit the bees, sample delicious honey-and-apple combinations, make apple crafts, and share stories and songs to celebrate fall and the Apple Honey Harvest (Lincoln)

September 23: It’s Teen Night at Drumlin Farm (Lincoln)

September 23: Trails and Sails offers guided walks and water sports (Salem)

September 23: Join five young adult authors - Lori Goldstein, I.W. Gregorio, Emery Lord, Marie Rutkoski, and Nicola Yoon - for a panel discussion about their books and the writing process (Wellesley)