Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week! If you're looking for something to do this weekend, enjoy this roundup of 17 ideas!

1. Do some Everyday Engineering to Make Stomp Rockets (Acton)

2. Acton’s Annual Independence Day Celebration features live music, train rides, fireworks, and more (Acton)

3. Colonial chocolate, scavenger hunts, and more take place during Boston Harborfest (Boston)

4. Build forts with giant blocks on Peddocks Island, home to Fort Andrews (Boston)

5. Discover the insects all around us at the Boston Nature Center’s Ants in My Pants! program (Boston)

6. Chow down at Chowderfest (Boston)

7. Get ready for the festivities with a fireworks painting craft (Boston)

8. Attend this free Independence Day Celebration, including a kids’ parade with Uncle Sam on stilts (Boston)

9. Watch Annie on the big screen under the stars (Boston)

10. It’s time for Make/Made, the ICA’s hands-on art exploration program for kids (Boston)

11. Children are welcome to learn to play chess or checkers with Charlie Cleary (Boston)

12. Storm the fort during an interactive  tour of Fort Warren especially for kids, then step back in time with Civil War Lawn Games on Georges Island (Boston)

13. Boston’s only wintertime Celtic festival makes a warm-weather appearance when Club Passim in Harvard Square hosts the third Summer BCMFest featuring 12 hours of some of the best local Celtic music (Cambridge)

14. Drop in at the Harvard Semitic Museum for hands-on, free, fun, “make and take” activities (Cambridge)

15. Military members receive free admission to Edaville this weekend (Carver)

16. Join a Moonlight Hike and Campfire for Families (Princeton)

17. Take part in Passport to History, a joint venture of nine local museums, to explore the diverse history of Southeastern Massachusetts (Various Locations)

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