Weekend Roundup

Hello friends, I hope you're having a good week and looking forward to what is for many, the last weekend before school starts! If you're looking for something to do, enjoy this roundup of 20 event ideas, lovingly curated for your consideration.

1. Enjoy family-friendly activities at the Greenway Downtown Playdate (Boston)

2. Attend this month’s Play Date at the ICA for hands-on, Seaside Adventures-themed activities, or create with stencils, special papers, and artists’ paint markers at Make/Made (Boston)

3. Enjoy a Stacey Peasley performance, arts and crafts, face painting, and more at the End of Summer Kids Bash (Boston)

4. St. Anthony’s Feast takes over the North End (Boston)

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

6. Play Civil War Lawn Games on Georges Island (Boston)

7. Hold real shark jaws and skin, identify the biggest and smallest sharks, and learn about sharks’ many special adaptations (Boston)

8. Boston Jazz Fest brings a musically diverse array of jazz artists to the waterfront (Boston)

9. Watch The Secret Life of Pets under the stars (Boston)

10. Rosalita’s Puppets perform at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

11. Be an Island Detective on Spectacle Island (Boston)

12. The Great Boston Rib Fest assembles the best restaurants in Dorchester and beyond for the best ribs around (Boston)

13. Celebrate Caribbean culture at the Boston Caribbean Carnival Parade (Boston)

14. It’s the 10th Annual British Car Days at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

15. It’s the last chance to join Summer Sundays at Harvard -- create Egyptian accessories, play ancient board games, inscribe clay tablets, and explore arts from the Ancient Near East (Cambridge)

16. Kids take their imagination for a spin at MAKEMobile deCordova with activities that explore artistic and material processes through amusing prompts and challenges (Lincoln)

17. Cut fresh flowers and use them to create a beautiful flower crown (North Andover)

18. View and board classic vintage boats at the Antique and Classic Boat Festival, which also offers a crafts fair, artists, old-time band music, children's activities, the Blessing of the Fleet, and a boat parade (Salem)

19. Have fun with music and fireworks on the beach (Salisbury Beach)

20. The Sons of Italy Dominators Car Show includes hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks, and classics (Wilmington)

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