Weekend Roundup

Happy September and happy Friday -- Laurel and Violet are off today so I'm going to be brief! Enjoy the long weekend and if you're looking for something to do, enjoy this roundup of 18 event ideas!

1. Celebrate the return of the giant pile of dirt with mud pies, mud paintings, mud this, and mud that at the Discovery Museums’ Dirtopia (Acton)

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

3. Crush it like Quint with 1975 retro cans and a free Jaws screening at Lawn on D (Boston)

4. Attend this Community Eid BBQ (Boston)

5. Create with stencils, special papers, and artists’ paint markers at Make/Made (Boston)

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

7. Join the Back to School Block Party for Peace (Boston)

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

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

10. Take a free chess lesson (Boston)

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

12. Catch Bread & Puppet Theater's Circus at Summer in the City (Cambridge)

13. Club Passim’s campfire.festival combines the traditional campfire feel of music in the round, audience participation, and more with the development and featuring of new local talent (Cambridge)

14. Watch the Parade of the Sail at the Gloucester Schooner Festival (Gloucester)

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

16. Have fun with fireworks over the ocean (Salisbury)

17. Wish gibbon dad Kien and his son Paddy a happy gibbon birthday (Stoneham)

18. Batting cages, pitching stages, a stea 2nd challenge, and a virtual reality experience await at Red Sox Showcase (Wrentham)

Featured photo by Kai Oberhäuser on Unsplash