Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope you're having a great weekend! I'm going to try to go a little quieter this week for the holiday and hope you have a great one! If you're in town and looking for something to do, enjoy the Weekly Blueprint!


July 3: Catch a fireworks display at dusk (Andover)

July 3:  Go Sea Kayaking around Spectacle Island (Boston)

July 3: Catch a Red Yarn Music and Puppetry performance on Magazine Beach (Cambridge)

July 3: Enjoy the fireworks over Gloucester Harbor (Gloucester)

July 3-4: Harborfest activities continue (Boston)


July 4: Attend the Boston Pops July 4th Concert and Fireworks (Boston)

July 4: The Prudential Center’s Free Berklee College Lunch Concerts continue (Boston)

July 4: Commemorate the 4th of July with a reading of the Declaration of Independence (Concord)

July 4: This Fourth of July Kids Morning includes a grande pet parade, teddy bear parade, decorated doll carriage promenade, foot races, and free ice cream from Cabot’s (Newton)

July 4: Join a Firecracker Run, Children’s Bike Parade, town swim, fireworks, and more at this July 4th Celebration (Lincoln)

July 4: Waltham’s Fourth of July Celebration includes inflatables, mini-golf, music, animal shows, and of course, fireworks (Waltham)


July 5: Join this Drum Circle in the Park (Boston)

July 5: Take in a Mommy and Me Story Time, along with singing and a paper craft (Boston)

July 5: The a capella group Ball in the House performs a free concert (Boston)

July 5: Join the New England Aquarium for Beach and Below to discover what lies beneath the waves at Spectacle Island (Boston)

July 5: Brandon Diaz performs a free Concert in the Courtyard (Boston)

July 5: Rock out with Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys (Hingham)

July 5: Enjoy a make and take art project followed by a free children’s concert at the Lowell Summer Music Series (Lowell)

July 5: Twist, tie, and color during Tie Dye Day (North Easton)


July 6: Step back in time to play Civil War lawn games on Georges Island Island (Boston)

July 6: Rosalita’s Puppets perform the marionette show Sea Story, bringing together pirates, mermaids, and all kinds of sea creatures (Boston)

July 6: Play Civil War era lawn games, go fishing, and track Harbor Island animals (Boston)

July 6: This week’s Storytime at the Museums features The Night Before the 4th of July (Newton)

July 6: Meet chinchillas, baby alligators, snakes, and other unusual animals at Curious Creatures Drop-In Day (North Easton)

July 6: Start the weekend early with Live Music Thursday at Assembly Row (Somerville)

July 6: Watch E.T. under the stars at the Lyman Estate (Waltham)


July 7: First Friday Nights are free at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

July 7: Experiment with a 300-pound block of ice (Acton)

July 7: Author Joni Rubinstein reads The Night Before my Birthday Book (Brookline)

July 7: Nine Lives plays after a live music performance at Summer in the Highlands Movie Night (Boston)

July 7: NorthStar Duo flutist Adrienne Baker and saxophonist Seychelle D. Corbin perform Spirituals for Wind Duo (Boston)

July 7: This week’s Lunch Break on D features Martin Tamisier (Boston)

July 7: Join the folks at #popscope and use a telescope to look for the stars, planets, and other features in the night sky (Boston)

July 7: Go camping during storytime at the Curious George Store (Cambridge)

July 7: Visit one of this week’s Free Fun Friday participants (Newton)

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