Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week and are looking forward to the weekend. And on that note, enjoy this roundup of 27 weekend event ideas. 

1. Design, build, and explore Fairyborough, a collaborative forest space of fairy houses, gnome homes, and sprite skyscrapers constructed completely out of natural materials (Acton)

2. Attend a free two-day extravaganza, Rosies Invade the Charlestown Navy Yard, celebrating the role of women workers (Boston)

3. The 6th Annual Boston Seafood Festival is day of sensational seafood tastings, clambakes and chef demos, educational events, and family fun (Boston)

4. Enjoy family-friendly activities at this week’s Greenway Downtown Playdate (Boston)

5. Open Newbury Street offers al-fresco dining, live music, games to play, and interactive shopping exhibits (Boston)

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

7. The 48th Annual Chinatown August Moon Festival features live performances of Chinese dance, music, and martial arts, plus a street fair with food, vendors, arts, and crafts (Boston)

8. Watch The Little Mermaid under the stars (Boston)

9. Out of the Park features a live viewing of the Red Sox-Yankees Game on a 15-foot screen along with the Red Sox Mobile Showcase (Boston)

10. Bring an injured stuffed animal to Angell Animal Medical Center’s free Teddy Bear Clinic, where veterinarians will patch up stuffies and share ideas about providing kindness and care to animals (Boston)

11. Check out Boston GreenFest for activities, performances, food, art, exhibits, and more (Boston)

12. Boston Comic Con continues (Boston)

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

14. Rock out with Alastair Moody on Georges Island (Boston)

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

16. Be a bug detective and discover which insects, spiders, and other critters make their home around Fresh Pond (Cambridge)

17. Create Egyptian accessories, play ancient board games, and inscribe clay tablets in an exploration of Ancient Near East arts and culture (Cambridge)

18. Attend José Mateo’s Ballet Open House, where children ages 3-8 enjoy free trial classes and parents can meet and chat with faculty (Cambridge, Dorchester)

19. Superheroes and Princesses visit Edaville (Carver)

20. It’s Free Kids Second Saturday at the Cape Ann Museum with hands-on activities exploring the Gloucester Sea Serpent (Gloucester)

21. Explore nature through games, activities, and stories at this Summer Owl Prowl Family Campout (Ipswich)

22. Attend a performance of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown! (Jamaica Plain)

23. It’s Stars, S’mores, and Meteors on top of Chickatawbut Hill (Milton)

24. Join a special storytime to learn about the pre-colonial daily life of Native people in Massachusetts, then observe and explore a three sisters garden and plant seeds to take home (Newton)

25. This Science Can DANCE! Workshop offers fun, hands-on lessons with sensory-based approaches to art and design (Roxbury)

26. Have fun with music and fireworks on the beach (Salisbury Beach)

27. The Toe Jam Puppet Band performs (Waltham)

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