Weekly Blueprint

OMG you guys I am THE WORST in the heat so I am tagging in briefly and then I will return to my heat-induced moaning and groaning! If you're looking for something to do this week, enjoy this roundup of curated events!


June 12: Elementary school students put their own spin on the stories of favorite villains in the twisted fairy tale production It’s Good to Be Bad: Twisted Tales (Boston)

June 12: Do a bit of Salsa in the Park (Boston)

June 12: Attend the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Tour Send Off Concert to wish them luck on their 2017 South American Tour (Cambridge)

June 12: Find amazing creatures at this Seashore Discovery (Vineyard Haven)


June 13: Tinker with straws, beads, colored pasta, and anything that can be strung, looped, or laced at Tinker Tuesday: Threading Things (Acton)

June 13: This week’s Prudential Center Berklee College Free Lunch Concert features the alternative rock band Self Portraits (Boston)

June 13: Learn to Dance with All That Jazz Dance Studio this week during Summertime at the Street (Chestnut Hill)

June 13: Join the Junior Bird Club for a Barn Swallow Nest Survey (Westport)


June 14: Get moving with this free yoga bootcamp class (Boston)

June 14: Make some music with drums, tambourines, and more (Boston)

June 14: Join Story Time in French à la plage (Boston)

June 14: Pop band Anchor performs at the Titus Sparrow Park Summer Concert Series (Boston)

June 14: Take in a free performance by folk singer-songwriter Francesca Crowley (Boston)

June 14: Dance Me a Story at the Joanne Langione Dance Center (West Newton)

June 14-July 9: Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn opens at Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge)


June 15: Abby the Therapy Dog Gets a Check Up -- kids can find her heartbeat, examine her ears, and play the role of veterinarian (Acton)

June 15: Join Beyond the 4th Wall for their child-friendly performance of The Lion King (Cambridge)

June 15: Meet a bunny, taste some honey, do some planting, and explore the wonders of clover at Honey Bunny (Lincoln)

June 15: Family Farm Nights and Lettuce Turnip the Beet returns to Wright-Locke Farm (Winchester)


June 16: Project STEP performs a Concert in the Courtyard (Boston)

June 16: EurekaFest 2017 celebrates high school and collegiate inventors from across the country (Cambridge)

June 16: Enjoy a special Father’s Day storytime at the Curious George store (Cambridge)

June 16: Puppet Palooza 2017 features a handpicked selection of puppet film shorts (Somerville)

June 16: Rock out at the Jammin’ With You! Family Dance Party (West Newton)

June 16-18: The Nantucket Book Festival begins (Nantucket)