Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week and are looking forward to a wonderful weekend! On that, if you're looking for something to do, enjoy this roundup of 23 event ideas, lovingly curated for your consideration!

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

2. Word Play uses clowning and puppetry to take audiences on an adventure through the alphabet (Brookline)

3. Get creative at the ICA’s Make/Made workshop (Boston)

4. Attend the WGBH FunFest to enjoy ice cream and treats, live musical performances, face painting, bouncy rides, and a chance to take photos with favorite PBS characters (Boston)

5. Celebrate Brazilian culture during Brazil on the Greenway II (Boston)

6. Zach Auslander and Claudia Medina perform a free Rock the Fort concert on Georges Island (Boston)

7. Make and fly a kite at the highest point in Boston Harbor (Boston)

8. Rosalita’s Puppets return to Faneuil Hall (Boston)

9. Have Breakfast with the Sloth and celebrate National Ice Cream Day with a treat at the Franklin Park Zoo (Boston)

10. Watch The BFG under the stars (Boston)

11. Check out the SoWa Ice Cream Scooptacular (Boston)

12. The Boston Children’s Museum offers their monthly Morningstar Access program, providing children with special/medical needs the opportunity to enjoy the Museum at a time when there are only a few other visitors (Boston)

13. Play ancient board games, create Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, and explore arts from the lands of the Ancient Near East (Cambridge)

14. It’s time for Verrill Farm’s Blueberry Pancake Breakfast and Pie Eating Contest (Concord)

15. Find music for the whole family, carnival games, hot air balloons, and more at the Green River Festival (Greenfield)

16. Participate in a full day of activities for parents at the New England Natural Parenting & Baby Expo (Ipswich)

17. This week’s Free Sunday Concert on the Green features Studio Two, a Beatles band that pays tribute to the group’s pre-Sgt. Pepper early years (Newton Center)

18. Smolak Farms hosts their annual Blueberry and Raspberry Festival (North Andover)

19. Catch a free concert and fireworks on the beach (Salisbury Beach)

20. Artbeat 2017 transforms Davis Square into one of the area’s largest and most innovative arts festivals with bands, dance troupes, craft vendors, food, and all-age activities (Somerville)

21. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston offers The Ultimate Creativity Build-Off Challenge, where it’s kids vs. grown-ups in a LEGO build challenge (Somerville)

22. Gore Place hosts a Puppet Show and Workshop with Mudeye Puppets (Waltham)

23. Pizzi Farm celebrates National Ice Cream Day with Donut Ice Cream Cones, Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches, and Blueberry Cobbler Mason Jar Sundaes (Waltham)

 Featured photo by Alexandra Kusper on Unsplash