Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone! I am writing from Mom 2.0 Summit and it has been a beautiful whirlwind out here! I have a full slate of work today so I'll get right to the Weekend Roundup!

1. Get ready for Mother’s Day with a massage, essential oils, meditation, and more (Arlington)

2. Catch a performance of Stuart Little (Boston)

3. Grow Your Food IQ and discover the connections between engineering and math (Boston)

4. Chat with scientists and get your learn on at the free New England Right Whale Festival (Boston)

5. It’s not too late to join the Walk for Hunger 5K & Run (Boston)

6. Berklee Musical Theater for Young Audiences presents Hansel & Gretel (Boston)

7. Check out the MayFair in Harvard Square, featuring music, dancing, food, crafts, street art, beer gardens, and family-friendly activities and entertainment (Cambridge)

8. It’s opening day at The Central Flea (Cambridge)

9. Join the celebration at the annual Wake Up the Earth Parade and Festival (Jamaica Plain)

10. Attend a free book signing and insect education programs with the authors of Do Doodlebugs Doodle? and Does a Fiddler Crab Fiddle? (Lincoln)

11. It’s a Fairy Festival at Farrington Nature Linc (Lincoln)

12. Check out Jupiter’s moons and look for the Eta Aquarid meteors during this Spring Stargazing and Campfire event (Milton)

13. The Wacky Science Show with Mike Bent gives kids the chance to participate in high energy, hands-on science that turns simple household items into exciting surprises (Natick)

14. Start your Sunday with pancakes, local maple syrup, and a guided bird walk (Natick)

15. Explore the Vernal Pool (Natick)

16. Read Ish and make mini sketchbooks to fill with art and writing (Newton)

17. Newton Family Singers perform the music of U2 to benefit the Newton Food Pantry (Newton)

18. Delight in the spring season at the Wildflower Festival (Sheffield)

19. Support local artists during Somerville Open Studios (Somerville)

20. Stop by the Taza Chocolate Factory Annual Spring Block Party, featuring food, music, fun, and art (Somerville)

21. Big Apple Circus is in town (Somerville)

22. Singer-songwriter Sue Horowitz stages a family community concert with ASL interpretation for a beautiful merger of sight and sound (Waltham)

23. Head to Kids’ Fun Stop for their monthly ASD Playtime (West Roxbury)

24. Celebrate spring with the New England Brass Band Indoor/Outdoor Concert (Westwood)

25. It’s time for ArtWeek, a ten-day festival featuring nearly 1,000 unique, unexpected, and often free experiences that are participatory, interactive, or offer behind-the-scenes access to artists and the creative process (Various Locations)

Featured photo by Peter Feghali on Unsplash