Things To Do This Week In Boston (& Beyond)

Hello everyone! Sorry this post is a bit late; I was almost entirely unplugged since Thursday (helpfully propelled by the wi-fi being out where we were staying)! If you’re looking for things to do this week in Boston and beyond, enjoy this roundup of event ideas for Monday through Friday!

Ongoing Events

August 16-19: Boston’s oldest continuous Italian festival, Fisherman’s Feast, offers delicious food, live music, processions, children’s activities, and more (Boston)

Monday, August 13

Explore the music of the Didgeridoo (Arlington)

Watch The Lion King under the stars (Boston)

Catch Emoji Movie on a big screen (Boston)

Tuesday, August 14

Spend A Night at the Pond looking for strange and wonderful water wildlife (Belmont)

Check out this outdoor screening of SING! (Boston)

Wayne Potash and his band perform a free concert for kids (Boston)

This week’s Faneuil Hall storyteller is Nicolette Nordin Heavey (Boston)

Join park staff for nature walks, beach exploration, storytelling, and arts and crafts (Boston)

Play dominos at dusk (Boston)

Create and build at the Maker Workshop (Brookline)

Enjoy a bit of Kid-Friendly Fun at The Street (Chestnut Hill)

Wednesday, August 15

Get artistic with a kid-friendly project (Boston)

It’s fro-yo and Jumanji at Patriot Place (Foxborough)

Harvest, chop, and brine at this Pickle Party, then take home some quick pickles of your own (Lincoln)

Thursday, August 16

Ben Rudnick & Friends perform their high-energy blend of country, bluegrass, rock, and more (Arlington)

Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner for this evening screening of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (Boston)

Borrow binoculars to observe an array of bird species on Spectacle Island (Boston)

Help the Boston Public Library reach its goal of reading one million minutes before the summer ends (Boston)

Stop by the Climate Cart for an interactive exploration of human impact on the environment (Boston)

The Super Summer Science Investigator Series offers hands-on STEM exploration with a take-home project (North Easton)

Friday, August 17

Watch Finding Nemo on the Beverly Common (Beverly)

This week’s Free Friday Flick at the Hatch Shell is Beauty and the Beast (Boston)

The Curious George Store celebrates Lion Day at their weekly storytime hour (Cambridge)

Don’t miss the Marshfield Fair (Marshfield)

Get dancing with Ballet for Beginners and a TGIF Dance Party (North Easton)