Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday, everyone -- I hope you're enjoying a cozy day inside. We just finished running some errands and are going to hunker in for the remainder of this dreary day! And if you're looking for something to do this week, check out today's Weekly Blueprint. Enjoy!


September 4: Go Sea Kayaking off Spectacle Island (Boston)

September 4: ICA offers free admission and art-making in honor of Labor Day -- use stencils, special artist markers, and acetate paper to create and personalize flying fish creatures (Boston)

September 4: Celebrate Labor Day at the Lawn on D with live music, food, drinks, and more (Boston)

September 4: The Bread and Roses Heritage Festival presents music, theater, dance, storytelling, and more to celebrate labor history and the social justice legacy of Lawrence’s 1912 Bread & Roses Strike (Lawrence)

September 4: Take a Full Moon Hike to look for wildlife and watch the moon rise over the treetops (South Wellfleet)


September 5: Enjoy games, activities, and more at the Leventhal Map Center’s Travel Tuesday (Boston)

September 5: Stories, songs, rhymes, and fun await at this bilingual storytime (Jamaica Plain)

September 5: Search for diamondback terrapin hatchlings and contribute to conservation efforts for the threatened species (South Wellfleet)

September 5: Take a Babywearing Tour of the Gore Place Mansion (Waltham)


September 6: Watch for Nighthawks and Swallows as they make their way to South America (Lincoln)

September 6: Go searching for beavers and other wildlife attracted to the series of ponds that the beavers have created (Lenox)

September 6-10: Cirque de Soleil OVO comes to town (Boston)


September 7: Join this Teen Anime Club (Boston)

September 7: Enjoy food trucks, music, and kids’ activities at the Loring-Greenough House (Jamaica Plain)

September 7: Go on a Full Moon Paddle along the Ipswich River under the Corn Moon (Topsfield)

September 7: Take a Moonlight Tour of the Gore Place Estate (Waltham)


September 8: Join the folks from #popscope to use a telescope and gaze at the night sky (Boston)

September 8: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids shows up under the stars on the Common (Boston)

September 8: Relax on swings, play a game, and take in Lizje Sarria’s soulful performance at this week’s Lunch Break on D (Boston)

September 8: Catch Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure on the big screen at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

September 8: It’s Teddy Bear Day at the Curious George Store (Cambridge)

September 8: Take an evening hayride to look for signs of fall, birds flying at dusk, and fireflies in the meadows, then sit around the campfire for stories, s'mores, splendid sunset colors, and a special night-time visitor (Lincoln)

Featured photo by Christopher Flowers on Unsplash