July Community Calendar

July Community Calendar Events

 

The Caterpillar Lab

Event Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 – Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 10AM-4PM

Location: The Discovery Museum

Address: 177 Main St., Acton, MA 01720

For More Information: http://www.discoverymuseums.org/event/caterpillar-lab-1

Head over to the Discovery Museums for caterpillar week. The caterpillar lab will take over the museum and showcase a large variety of New England caterpillar species. Learn all about a caterpillar’s metamorphosis and hear incredible stories about the lives of these little creatures.

Regular admission is required.

Legoland Live Build at Franklin Park Zoo!

Event Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time: 11AM – 3:30PM

Location: Franklin Park Zoo

Address: 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston, MA 02121

For More Information: http://www.bostoncentral.com/events/art/p52464.php

Head to Franklin Park Zoo to watch as LEGOLAND Master Model Builder, Megan Amaral, creates a life-size red panda out of LEGOs. Guests will be able to enjoy a day at the zoo, while also joining in on LEGO fun and learning about red pandas!

Free Summer Concerts at Kendall Square

Event Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time: 12PM – 1PM

Location: Kendall Square

Address: 300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

For More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/238628406622352/

Enjoy a farmer’s market, food trucks, and Berklee artists performing this summer on Thursdays at lunchtime! The July 20th concert will be Sleeping Lion. All concerts are free and open to the public!

Farmer for a Day

Event Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time: 1PM-3PM

Location: The FARM Institute, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/cape-cod-islands/event-35259.html?srregion=&srrelated_property=&srevent_type=&dateType=srevent_start_date&srstartDate=07%2F15%2F2017&srendDate=07%2F31%2F2017&x=22&y=7

Get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a farmer for a day. Participants will have the chance to do farm chores, special projects and other activities, giving guests the full farming experience.

Admission is $40 for the general public and $32 for trustees members.

Third Thursdays: Great Outdoors

Event Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time: 5:30PM

Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Address: 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115

For More Information: http://www.gardnermuseum.org/calendar/events/7735

Celebrate the outdoors this summer by enjoying a drink in the exterior gardens, an Eco-friendly craft, and a live performance by the band Damn Tall Buildings. Purchase your tickets in advance to guarantee entrance!

Berklee Summer Music Series

Event Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time: 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: the HUB

For More Information: https://bostonpublicmarket.org/happenings

Martina Blazeska will be the July 20th Berklee Summer Concert. Blazeska is an acoustic guitarist and singer-songwriter who will create a beautiful mix of jazz, indie, folk, and pop with her modern fingerstyle guitar. The concert is free and open to the public!

Revere Beach Theatre Thursdays Movie Night

Event Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time: 6PM

Location: William G. Reinstein Bandstand

Address: Revere Beach Blvd, Revere, MA 02151

For More Information: http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/revere-beach-theatre-thursdays-movie-nights–4

Enjoy a free family movie night at one of New England’s favorite beaches. With popcorn, cotton candy, and a DJ, this is one night you can’t miss! This evening’s movie is Finding Dory. This movie series is presented by Revere Beach Theatre.

Farm-to-KITCHEN Cooking Class: Summer in Tuscany & Florence

Event Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time: 6PM-8PM

Location: The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market

Address: 100 Hanover Street, Boston

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/greater-boston/event-34971.html?srregion=greater-boston&srrelated_property=&srevent_type=&dateType=srevent_start_date&srstartDate=08%2F01%2F2017&srendDate=08%2F31%2F2017&x=44&y=3

In this demo and hands-on cooking class, you’ll learn the techniques and tools used to recreate classic Italian recipes with ingredients from the Boston Public Market. Learn two to three recipes that you can put together at home. Dishes include traditional Bruschetta, mushroom Bruschetta, summer pesto with Nella Pasta and more!

Registration fee is $48 for members and $60 for non-members.

Karen & the Jitterbugs Concert

Event Date: Thursday July 20, 2017

Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM

Location: NARA Amphitheater; 25 Ledge Rock Way, Acton, MA, 01720

For More Information: http://www.acton-ma.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=5675 and http://www.jitterbugsnyc.com/shows/

Come see this kid-friendly show that promises fun for the family. With arts and crafts, dancing, sing-a-longs, and free books, this summer concert has proven to be a can’t-miss event for you and your little ones. Admission is free, so don’t miss this opportunity to have fun with your family.

SomerMovie Fest

Event Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time: 8PM – 10:30PM

Location: Assembly Row

Address: 340 Canal Street, Somerville, MA

For More Information: http://www.bostoncentral.com/events/film/p52283.php

Head to Assembly Row just after sunset with the whole family for a screening of Bedtime for Bonzo! The night will be filled with laughter and relaxation for everyone. Admission is free and open to the public!

Fresh Fridays

Event Date: Friday, July 21, 2017

Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM

Location: Boston Children’s Museum

For More Information: http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/freshfriday

Enjoy four, free Friday evening events that are designed to encourage families to dine together and make healthy food choices. Activities include cooking demonstrations and a mobile produce stand offering locally grown produce and vegetables.

Eating New England

Event Date: Friday, July 21, 2017

Time: 6PM-7PM

Location: The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/greater-boston/event-34987.html?srevent_type=&srrelated_property=&srregion=&srendDate=08%2F31%2F2017&dateType=srevent_start_date&y=11&x=20&srstartDate=08%2F01%2F2017&srpage=2

Join author and professional foodie, Adam Centamore, for an evening of tasting amazing finger foods and succulent beverages from around the Boston Public Market and your community.

On July 21, taste local wines from the Massachusetts Wine Shop and snack on different cheeses from Appleton Farms and Jasper Hill.

Tickets are $28 for Trustees members and $35 for non-members.

Expedition Beaver

Event Date: Friday, July 21, 2017

Time: 6PM-8PM

Location: Bartholomew’s Cobble, Sheffield, MA

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/berkshires/event-34065.html?srpage=2

Take part in a canoe voyage, learning all about beavers and their habitats in our community. Participants will also learn how beavers shaped the physical communities sa well as our country’s history.

Admission is $24 for trustees members and $30 for non-members.

Yarmouth Clam Festival

Event Date: Friday, July 21, 2017 – Sunday, July 23, 2017

Time: July 21 7AM – July 23 at 5PM

Location: Center of Yarmouth, ME

For More Information: http://clamfestival.com/

The Yarmouth Clam Festival is a summer event that provides Yarmouth-based non-profits with the opportunity to raise money for their missions. Enjoy a parade, fireworks, live music, great food, arts and crafts, road races, and more! Admission to the festival is free.

Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival

Event Date: Friday, July 21, 2017 – Sunday, July 23, 2017

Time: 10AM – 8PM

Location: Revere Beach

For More Information: http://reverebeachpartnership.com/events/

15 sculptors from all over the world will build masterpieces on the beach using only sand and water while competing for cash prizes. The event also features amusement rides, a food truck festival, live music festival, street performers, people’s choice voting and much more. The event is open to the public for free!

Connors Farm Annual Blueberry/Raspberry Festival

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 9AM – 6PM

Location: Connors Farm

Address: 30 Valley Road, Danvers, MA

For More Information: www.connorsfarm.com

Enjoy a day filled with fun outdoor activities at Connors Farm! Pick your own blueberries and raspberries to take home, try the famous blueberry pie, take part in hayrides, mechanical bull rides, pony rides, and more! Rain date for the event will be Sunday, July 23.

“Feeding a Family” Cooking Class with Author Sarah Waldman

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 10AM-11AM

Location: The FARM Institute, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/cape-cod-islands/event-34240.html?srevent_type=&srrelated_property=&srregion=&srendDate=07%2F31%2F2017&dateType=srevent_start_date&y=7&x=22&srstartDate=07%2F15%2F2017&srpage=2

Join nutritionist, mom and author Sarah Waldman in this parent-child cooking class. Families will learn three easy and family friendly recipes that parents and children can make together. All pairs receive a free copy of Waldman’s book, “Feeding a Family: A Real-Life Plan for Making Dinner Work.”

Tickets are $40 for trustees member pairs and $50 for non-member pairs.

Kids in The KITCHEN

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 10AM-11AM

Location: The KITCHEN at Boston Public Market

For More Information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-in-the-kitchen-tickets-35265136974

The Kids in The KITCHEN series teaches children, ages 6-12, about local food and the journey it takes from the farm to the table. Kids will explore and taste the seasonal crops of the region through the local vendors.

In this series kids will learn to make veggie spaghetti using a spiralizer, topped with freshly made pesto.

Prices vary.

Yoga on Spectacle Island

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Spectacle Island

For More Information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/island-om-yoga-on-spectacle-island-registration-34330076182?aff=efbevent

Enjoy a yoga class while overlooking views of Boston Harbor! The 9:30 ferry departing from Long Wharf will get you to Spectacle Island right on time for class. Class will be offered every Saturday.

The Murder at the Science Museum Scavenger Hunt

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 1PM

Location: Museum of Science

For More Information:  http://www.watsonadventures.com/public/boston-calendar/

This Adult only scavenger hunt looks to crack the case in a murder mystery at the Museum of Science. Museum staffers have been mysteriously killed since the discovery of a long-lost Benjamin Franklin invention. You and your team will crack the code as to who, or what, is behind the murders.

Teams consist of two to six people, and runs about 2.5 hours.

Tickets are $31.50 per person and include admission to the Museum of Science.

Find Waldo in Harvard Square

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 1PM-4PM

Location: Harvard Coop

Address: 1400 Mass Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

For More Information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/find-waldo-the-coop-curious-george-are-teaming-up-to-find-him-tickets-35511803761?mc_cid=3830636796&mc_eid=beeb9c6f40

Waldo has been seen at Harvard Coop and they need your help to find him. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Where’s Waldo, the Harvard Coop invites you to search all over Harvard Square to find him. You’ll revisit all the favorites of Harvard Square and explore new areas as well.

This event is free.

Totally Tomatoes

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 2PM – 4PM

Location: Powisset Farm

Address: 37 Powisset Street, Dover, MA

For More Information: http://www.bostoncentral.com/events/food/p52262.php

If you love tomatoes, this is one event you won’t want to miss! Totally Tomatoes is your opportunity to make large batches of delicious tomato sauce, using fresh herbs from the garden! You will get to can and dehydrate tomatoes from the farm so you can enjoy them all year round. Cost of the event is $52 for trustees members and $65 for non-members.

Expedition Beaver

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 6PM-7:30PM

Location: Tully Lake Campground, Royalston, MA

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/central-ma/event-31753.html?srpage=8

Join the Rangers of Tully Lake for an educational boat tour. Guests will learn all about the beavers that call Tully Lake their home.

Admission is $5 for trustees members and $10 for non-members.

Sunset Sips at Stone Zoo!

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Time: 6PM – 8PM

Location: Stone Zoo

Address: 149 Pond St, Stoneham, MA

For More Information: http://www.bostoncentral.com/events/annimals/p52497.php

Enjoy a beautiful summer night strolling amongst the animals at Stone Zoo after-hours! Visit with the Zoo’s Animal Ambassadors, which might include a baby alligator, porcupine, and others! There will be music, a cash bar, and food available to purchase. Event is 21+

FIGMENT Boston

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017 – Sunday, July 23, 2017

Time: Saturday from 11AM – 11PM and Sunday from 12PM – 6PM

Location: Summer St, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.bostoncentral.com/events/artsculture/p31593.php

Celebrate the creation of art and culture at FIGMENT! The event is returning to Boston for a weekend filled with interactive art, music, performances, and creativity. FIGMENT is free and open to the public.

Salem CultureFest

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017 – Sunday, July 23, 2017

Time: 11:30AM – 6PM

Location: Salem Willows

Address: 167 Fort Ave, Salem, MA 01970

For More Information: http://www.salemculturefest.com/

The 11th annual Salem CultureFest is an outdoor cultural experience including music, arts and crafts, live performances, food, and fun! It’s a great way to learn about and experience other cultures. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Worlds End Camp Out

Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017-Sunday, July 23, 2017

Time: 3PM-11AM

Location: Worlds End, Hingham, MA

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/south-shore/event-35013.html?srregion=&srrelated_property=&srevent_type=&dateType=srevent_start_date&srstartDate=07%2F15%2F2017&srendDate=07%2F31%2F2017&x=22&y=7

Experience a camping tradition that dates back over 10,000 years ago. Camp in sites that Native Americans did thousands of years ago and take part in camp wide activities including campfire stories, games, guided walks and more!

Tickets are $60 per tent for members and $80 per tent for non-members.

Find regulations and guidelines at http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/south-shore/event-35013.html?srregion=&srrelated_property=&srevent_type=&dateType=srevent_start_date&srstartDate=07%2F15%2F2017&srendDate=07%2F31%2F2017&x=22&y=7

“Old Ironsides” Afloat Again!

Event Date: Sunday, Jul 23, 2017

Time: 9AM

Location: USS Constitution Museum, Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA 02129

For More Information: http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/old-ironsides-afloat-again and https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/event/old-ironsides-afloat/

Come celebrate the return of “Old Ironsides” to the water for a day full of family-friendly festivities. Learn how to rig a ship, use shipbuilding tools, and even build your own tinfoil ship. Will it be able to sail like the USS Constitution? Come down and see for yourself in this free ceremony.

Open Newbury Street

Event Date: Sunday, July 23, 2017

Time: 10AM – 6PM

Location: Newbury (Arlington St. to Mass Ave)

For More Information: http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/open-newbury-street–3

Newbury Street will once again become a pedestrian-only walkway for select dates! Pedestrians will have the opportunity to use the full width of the street to enjoy Newbury for an afternoon. Shop around and enjoy good food all while having complete access to the area!

Farm-to-KITCHEN: Egyptian, Persian & Indian Flavors

Event Date: Sunday, July 23, 2017

Time: 4PM-6PM

Location: The KITCHEN at The Boston Public Market

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/greater-boston/event-35205.html?srregion=&srrelated_property=&srevent_type=&dateType=srevent_start_date&srstartDate=08%2F01%2F2017&srendDate=08%2F31%2F2017&x=20&y=11

Guided by Chef Alexis Daniels learn to create exciting and flavorful multi-course meals using produce and products of the farmers of the Boston Public Market. In addition to learning how to make these dishes, participants will also taste three local New England wines that go perfectly with the dishes you will create.

On July 23, you will use Persian flavors to produce kale, fennel and citrus salad, chicken thighs with walnut and pomegranate sauce, Persian jeweled rice and fruit and honey.

The menu can accommodate for dairy-free, gluten-free and vegetarian options.

Tickets are $48 for Trustees members and $60 for non-members

23rd Annual Foodfest Tasting & Auction

Event Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Time: 6PM – 9PM

Location: The Launch at Hingham Shipyard and Hingham Beer Works

Address: 18 Shipyard Drive, Hingham, MA

For More Information: http://www.bostoncharityevents.org/events/23rd-annual-foodfest-tasting-auction/

Sample premier food and wine while also enjoying live entertainment, auctions, and raffles. Funds will support Father Bill’s & MainSpring to help end homelessness in Southern Massachusetts!

Exploring Madhubani Art: Traditional Techniques

Event Date: Tuesday, July 25- Friday, July 27, 2017; Saturday, 29, 2017

Time: 11AM – 2PM

Location: Children’s Discovery Museum

Address: 177 Main St, Acton, MA

For More Information: http://www.discoverymuseums.org/event/exploring-madhubani-art-traditional-techniques

Explore the Madhubani (Mithila) art, an Indian folk art originating from the Northern region of India! Enjoy works of art by Anindita Lal, a high school student studying the art form, and listen to her share some traditional techniques. Event is free with admission.

Summer Drop-in Days: Princess Party

Event Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Time: 10AM – 3PM

Location: Children’s Museum in Easton

Address: 9 Sullivan Ave, North Easton, MA

For More Information: http://childrensmuseumineaston.org/summer-drop-days/

Join your favorite fairytale princesses for a day filled with stories, sing-alongs, music, and dancing! Dress in your best princess outfit, or make a crown when you’re there! Event is free and open to the public.

Dorchester Epilepsy Awareness Program

Event Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Time: 2PM – 4PM

Location: Adams Street Library

Address: 690 Adams St, Dorchester, MA

For More Information: http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/dorchester-epilepsy-awareness-program

Learn more about epilepsy and Epilepsy Foundation New England (EFNE) at this special event! The program will allow people to ask questions and gather information about epilepsy, learn about seizure first aid, view EFNE resources, and hear about ways to get involved with EFNE! Admission to the event is free.

Movie Night at Fenway

Event Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Time: 6:30PM-10PM

Location: Fenway Park

For More Information: http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/red-sox-invite-fans-to-movie-night-at-fenway-park-presented-by-mitsubishi-electric-on-july-26

The Boston Red Sox invite their fans to movie night at Fenway. Guests will enjoy a screening of “A League of Their Own” on the Mitsubishi Electric Vision videoboard in center field. Guests will also get the chance to walk the warning track before the screening and meet former All American Girls Professional Baseball players Maybelle Blair, Shirley Burkovich and actress Tracy Reiner.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under and free for Red Sox Season Ticket Holders.

Elaine and Jerome Rosenfeld Concerts in the Courtyard

Event Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Time: 7:30PM-9:30PM

Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

For More Information: http://www.mfa.org/programs/series/elaine-and-jerome-rosenfeld-concerts-in-the-courtyard

A Boston summer music tradition returns to the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. This summer-long series features some of the hottest and diverse performers from Boston and around the world.

On July 26, join Las Cafeteras for an evening of Afro Mexican rhythms and inspiring lyrics about love and a community’s fight for justice. Las Cafeteras combines Afro Caribbean sounds, English and Spanglish poetry and a variety of instruments to create a remix of traditional Son Jarocho sounds.

Ticket prices vary.

Summer Drop-in Days: Petting Zoo

Event Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Time: 10AM – 3PM

Location: Children’s Museum in Easton

Address: 9 Sullivan Ave, North Easton, MA

For More Information: http://childrensmuseumineaston.org/summer-drop-days/

Farm Visits is returning to the Children’s Museum with their family friendly petting zoo for one fun-filled day! You’ll have the chance to meet ducklings, bunnies, chickens, and other furry friends! Event is free and open to the public.

Baseball Day

Event Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Time: 11AM – 3PM

Location: Boston Children’s Museum

Address: 308 Congress St, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/calendar/baseball-day-4

Enjoy a day full of baseball at the Boston Children’s Museum! Kids will be able to play baseball activities throughout the museum, dress up like a baseball player, make trophies, run the bases, and much more!

Free Summer Concerts at Kendall Square

Event Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Time: 12PM – 1PM

Location: Kendall Square

Address: 300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

For More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/238628406622352/

Enjoy a farmer’s market, food trucks, and Berklee artists performing this summer on Thursdays at lunchtime! The July 27th concert will be Lizje Sarria. All concerts are free and open to the public!

Berklee Summer Music Series

Event Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Time: 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: the HUB

For More Information: https://bostonpublicmarket.org/happenings

Brandon Diaz will be the July 27th Berklee Summer Concert.  Diaz will show off his vocal and musical talents. The concert is free and open to the public!

Revere Beach Theatre Thursdays Movie Night

Event Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Time: 6PM

Location: Kelley’s Roast Beef

Address: 410 Revere Beach Blvd, Revere, MA 02151

For More Information: http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/revere-beach-theatre-thursdays-movie-nights–4

Enjoy a free family movie night at one of New England’s favorite beaches. With popcorn, cotton candy, and a DJ, this is one night you can’t miss! This evening’s movie is The Jungle Book. This movie series is presented by Revere Beach Theatre.

Outdoor Summer Film Series: Ponyo

Event Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Time: 7PM-9:30PM

Location: The Davis Museum

Address: 106 Central Street Wellesley, MA 02481

For More Information: http://www.wellesley.edu/davismuseum/events/node/117636

Join the Davis Museum staff for their summer film series in Davis Plaza. Guests will participate in art activities and visit the museum until the screening of Ponyo at 8 PM. Free popcorn for the kids, and free beer for anyone over the age of 21.

Improv Boston

Event Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Time: 7:30PM – 9:30PM

Location: Museum of Science

Address: 1 Science Park, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/improv-boston-summer-thursdays–3

The Museum of Science is teaming up with Improv Boston for a hilarious adult comedy show! ImprovBoston’s professional improvisers will create games, scenes, and songs right on the spot using the Planetarium’s art projections and surround sound. Admission to the show is $20.

Free Fun Friday

Event Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Time: 9AM – 5PM

Location: JFK Presidential Library and Museum

Address: Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125

For More Information: http://www.highlandstreet.org/programs/free-fun-fridays-july-28-2017

The event features selections from the JFK Library which will chronicle historic events in both the President’s career and his life! A great, free way to learn some more about the famous president!

Free Friday Night Fun!

Event Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Time: 4:30PM- 8PM

Location: Children’s Discovery Museum and Discovery Woods

Address: 177 Main St, Acton, MA 01720

For More Information: http://www.discoverymuseums.org/event/free-friday-night-fun-8

Bring your family to a night of free admission at the Children’s Discovery Museum. In Acton. Explore the Discovery Museum and Woods with your children for free, and broaden their interest in science and the world around them.

Exploring Madhubani Art: Traditional Techniques

Event Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Time: 5PM – 7PM

Location: Children’s Discovery Museum

Address: 177 Main St, Acton, MA

For More Information: http://www.discoverymuseums.org/event/exploring-madhubani-art-traditional-techniques-1

Explore the Madhubani (Mithila) art, an Indian folk art originating from the Northern region of India! Enjoy works of art by Anindita Lal, a high school student studying the art form, and listen to her share some traditional techniques. Event is free with admission.

Fresh Fridays

Event Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM

Location: Boston Children’s Museum

For More Information: http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/freshfriday

Enjoy four, free Friday evening events that are designed to encourage families to dine together and make healthy food choices. Activities include cooking demonstrations and a mobile produce stand offering locally grown produce and vegetables.

Expedition Beaver

Event Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Time: 6PM-8PM

Location: Bartholomew’s Cobble, Sheffield, MA

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/berkshires/event-34065.html?srpage=2

Take part in a canoe voyage, learning all about beavers and their habitats in our community. Participants will also learn how beavers shaped the physical communities sa well as our country’s history.

Admission is $24 for trustees members and $30 for non-members.

Union Point Food Truck Rodeo

Event Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Time: 6PM – 10PM

Location: Union Point

Address: Bill Delahunt Parkway, Rockland, MA 02370

For More Information: http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/union-point-food-truck-rodeo–3

Food Truck Rodeo season continues with 20+ food trucks, face painting, lawn games, and more! Event admission and parking are both free of charge. A great event filled with good old fashioned fun!

Huzzah! Colonial Tavern Nights

Event Date: Friday, July 28, 2017

Time: 8PM – 10PM

Location: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Address: 306 Congress Street, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.thebostoncalendar.com/events/huzzah-colonial-tavern-nights–21

Celebrate Colonial America with Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Dorothy Quincy, and other prominent Bostonians! Play authentic games, learn songs and cheerful dances, and enjoy a mug of ale in this lively celebration! Admission to the event is $49.50.

Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts, Inc.

Event Date: Friday, July 28, 2017 – Sunday, July 30, 2017

Location: 1 City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA

For More Information: https://www.puertoricanfestivalofma.org/

The 50th annual Puerto Rican Festival brings people together from all heritages to share in the Puerto Rican culture. The festival includes live performances by local and international artists, local arts and crafts, mechanical rides, Puerto Rican food and more.

Other events include face painting for kids, storytelling of Puerto Rican traditional legends and eco-friendly gardening and cooking.

Lowell Folk Festival

Event Date: Friday, July 28, 2017-Sunday, July 30, 2017

Time: Varies

Location: Downtown Lowell, MA

For More Information: http://lowellfolkfestival.org/

The longest running free Folk Festival returns to Lowell, MA. Enjoy performances live as Downtown Lowell turns into festival grounds with five performance stages, including sunny and shaded stages. Other activities include craft demonstrations, savory ethnic food, a family activities area and more.

Circus Smirkus 2017 Big Top Tour

Event Date: Friday, July 28, 2017 – Sunday, July 30, 2017

Time: Show runs at various times during specified dates

Location: Gore Place

Address: 52 Gore Street, Waltham, MA 02453

For More Information: http://calendar.artsboston.org/event/circus-smirkus-2017-big-top-tour-30th-anniversary/

Ladies and gentleman, children of all ages, the circus is back in town! Come see the award winning, international traveling youth circus, Circus Smirkus. See kids –ages 12 to 18- perform aerial acts, clowning, juggling and so much more.

Tickets are $26 for adults, $22 for youth  ages 7-12, $18 for children ages 2-6.

Kids in The KITCHEN

Event Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Time: 10AM-11AM

Location: The KITCHEN at Boston Public Market

For More Information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-in-the-kitchen-tickets-35265136974

The Kids in The KITCHEN series teaches children, ages 6-12, about local food and the journey it takes from the farm to the table. Kids will explore and taste the seasonal crops of the region through the local vendors.

In this series kids will learn to make peach parfait using fresh peaches from Stillman’s Farm, yogurt from Appleton Farms and handmade granola.

Prices vary.

Yoga on Spectacle Island

Event Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Spectacle Island

For More Information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/island-om-yoga-on-spectacle-island-registration-34330076182?aff=efbevent

Enjoy a yoga class while overlooking views of Boston Harbor! The 9:30 ferry departing from Long Wharf will get you to Spectacle Island right on time for class. Class will be offered every Saturday.

Wizarding Day

Event Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Time: 11AM – 4PM

Location: Boston Children’s Museum

Address: 308 Congress St, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/calendar/wizarding-day

Celebrate the birthday of the famous Harry Potter at Wizarding Day! Dress up as your favorite wizard and bring your wand to this event filled with potions, Quidditch practice, and much more! If you don’t have a wand you can make one there.

A Guide to Gluten-Free with Nutritionist Megan Faletra

Event Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Time: 12PM – 1:30PM

Location: The KITCHEN

Address: 100 Hanover St, Boston, MA

For More Information: http://www.bostoncentral.com/events/food/p52252.php

Join Registered Dietician Nutritionist, Megan Faletra, to learn about how to flourish on a gluten free diet! Faletra’s diagnosis of celiac disease several years ago has helped her learn the do’s and don’ts of eating gluten-free. Learn about gluten, foods to avoid and include in your diet, eating out gluten free, and much more!

2017 Boston Splash & Dash

Event Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Time: 3PM

Location: Carson Beach

Address: Carson Beach, Boston, MA, 02127

For More Information: http://www.bostontri.com/event/kids-race/

The second annual Boston Splash & Dash will consist of a swim followed by a run. The race is open to kids and teens and will cost $25-$35 to register. The race will offer four different age brackets:

Ages 7-8 and Ages 9-10: Swim 100 yards, Run 1K (Untimed)

Ages 11-12: Swim 200 yards, Run 2K (Untimed)

Ages 13-15: Swim 200 yards, Run 2K

Harbor Illumination

Event Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Time: 4PM-8:30PM

Location: Hull Lifesaving Museum

For More Information: http://www.hulllifesavingmuseum.org/2017.pdf

Enjoy family friendly activities and music throughout the day leading up to the Hull Lifesaving Museum Harbor Illumination. Enjoy walking tours of the Hull Lifesaving Museum, the Coast Guard City Commemoration, live music, family friendly games and more!

Illumination flares are $10 each.

Expedition Beaver

Event Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Time: 6PM-7:30PM

Location: Tully Lake Campground, Royalston, MA

For More Information: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/central-ma/event-31753.html?srpage=8

Join the Rangers of Tully Lake for an educational boat tour. Guests will learn all about the beavers that call Tully Lake their home.

Admission is $5 for trustees members and $10 for non-members.

Woods Hole Film Festival

Event Date: Saturday, July 29 – Saturday, August 5

Time: Varies

Location: The Woods Hole Film Festival

Address: 87B Water Street, Woods Hole, MA

For More Information: http://www.woodsholefilmfestival.org/about-woods-hole-film-festival/

The Woods Hole Film Festival is the oldest Festival on Cape Cod, celebrating 26 years! The festival presents some of the best independent films from up-and-coming filmmakers. Over 130 films from around the world will be shown at the festival. Enjoy some great films, meet the filmmakers, and support the sponsors at this great event!

Athleta Girl Jewelry Expressions by You

Event Date: Sunday, July 30, 2017

Time: 10AM – 11AM

Location: Athleta

Address: 705 Market Street, Lynnfield, MA

For More Information:

http://www.marketstreetlynnfield.com/event/athleta-girl-jewelry-expressions-by-you/2145493363

Celebrate YOU with jewelry making, shopping, and refreshments at Athleta store in Market Street! Use a variety of beads and gems to show your creative side and make unique jewelry pieces for yourself and your friends!