Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope you're having a good weekend. I'm going to get right to it with this great roundup of event ideas for the week. Enjoy, and I'd be so grateful if you'd share with a friend (or 10!).


September 11: Hear a story and meet its animal star at Live Animal Story Time (Boston)

September 11: Go Sea Kayaking off Spectacle Island (Boston)

September 11: Get dramatic during this Creative Drama @ the Library Workshop for 7-12 year olds (Jamaica Plain)

September 11: Read Archaeologists Dig for Clues, dig up objects that tell about town history, and see real artifacts up close at this month’s Preschoolers in the Park (Saugus)

September 11: Time for a Toddlerbilly Taco Takeover (Somerville)


September 12: Tend the Food Forest by caring for the trees, adding companion plants, mulching, pruning, harvesting, and maintaining the paths at Boston Nature Center (Boston)

September 12: It’s singing and rhymes during Mother Goose on the Loose (Boston)

September 12: Celebrate friendship and acceptance with Caravan Puppets (Boston)

September 12: Come to the Kids’ Art Club to explore a new project every week (Boston)

September 12: Read Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride, then follow along the stops at make-believe train stations in Tel Aviv-Yafo and Jerusalem (Newton)

September 12: Take a Babywearing Tour of the Gore Place Mansion (Waltham)


September 13: Read Because Amelia Smiled and decorate kindness rocks (Jamaica Plain)

September 13: Dance, sing, and play at this free Jeannie Mack kids’ concert (Newton)

September 13: Bring a picnic dinner, dance to live music, try a few garden craft activities, and take in the work of local artists during the Third Annual Arts on the Green (Wellesley)


September 14: It’s time for the annual Drool Baby Expo (Boston)

September 14: Seek, Dig, and Find Clams in the Sand (Ipswich)

September 14: Enjoy food trucks, music, and kids’ activities at the Loring-Greenough House (Jamaica Plain)

September 14: Hands-on STEM fun awaits at Super Science Explorers (North Easton)

September 14: Attend this Twin Moms Ice Cream Social (Walpole)


September 15: Get ready for Rosh Hashanah with singing, activities, and crafts (Arlington)

September 15: Top Gun shows up under the stars on the Common (Boston)

September 15: Relax on swings, play a game, and take in Elif Cakmut’s performance at this week’s Lunch Break on D (Boston)

September 15: Catch Iron Giant on the big screen at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

September 15: Celebrate International Dot Day with dot-inspired art activities (Boston)

September 15: It’s also Dot Day at the Curious George Store (Cambridge)

September 15: Take a combination kayak and walking tour of Ipswich Estuary conservation land (Ipswich)

September 15: Kick off Latino Heritage Month with a story walk, Salsa concert, art, and ice cream (Jamaica Plain)

September 15: Walk the path of the Bread and Roses Strike and watch "Collective Voices," a 20-minute documentary about the strike (Lowell)

September 15: Trails and Sails continues with walks, guided hikes, sails, historical tours, boating, and cycling adventures (Salem)

September 15: Explore the Night Sky and check out Saturn, its rings, and brighter moons with telescopes (Salem)

September 15: Dance to music, listen to the story of Rosh Hashanah, and enjoy a pizza dinner followed by a Shabbat service (South Easton)

September 15-17: Don’t miss Greek Fest 2017 (Brookline)

September 15-21: Beauty and the Beast returns to the big screen (Various Locations)

September 15-22: Learn about Salem’s Black Heritage with this audio tour featuring 25 sites that celebrate the integral role Black residents have played since the town’s founding in 1626 (Salem)

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