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    Hub Picks: 20+ Fun Things to Do This Week in Boston

    Monday, August 21

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 5 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Salsa in the Park Mondays

    Celebrate MetaMovements 10th Anniversary every Monday night. In collaboration with BCYF’s Blackstone Community Center, they will be present their weekly salsa outdoors party to promote health and wellness free through August 28. These events are free, 6-9 p.m., Blackstone Community Center Courtyard/Park, 50 West Brookline St., Boston (rain location indoors at the Blackstone).

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: Zumba, Yoga, Salsa Dancing & Line Dancing

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: Zumba, 6 p.m., Christopher Columbus Park, North End, Yoga, 6 p.m., Gertrude Howes, Roxbury, Salsa Dancing, 6 p.m., Blackstone Square, South End, Yoga, 6:30 p.m., McGann Playground, Hyde Park, and Line Dancing, 6:30 p.m., Franklin Park, Refectory Hill, Dorchester.

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Cityside Free Comedy Mondays

    Enjoy free comedy every Monday night at Cityside Bar. CitySide Comedy Club brings you some of the best stand-up comics working today, along with frequent, surprise guests. Come join in the fun to see comedians who have performed on Conan, Comedy Central, Funny or Die, Sirius XM, HBO and more. There’s no cover charge and it is 21 plus. It’s first come, first seated, with standing room available if sold out. Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. It’s Cityside Bar, 1960 Beacon St., Brighton.

    Tuesday, August 22

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Zumba & GetFit Full Body Fusion

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: 6:30 a.m. - Yoga, Medal of Honor Park (M Street), South Boston, 7 a.m. - Tai Chi, Adams Park, Roslindale, 10 a.m. - Chair Yoga, Symphony Park, the Fenway, 6 p.m. - Zumba, Gertrude Howes, Roxbury, 6 p.m. - Yoga, Franklin Square, South End, and 6:30 p.m. - GetFit: Full Body Fusion, Elmherst Park, Dorchester.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 5 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Pop-Soul Tuesdays: Live Music on the Waterfront at the Boston Harbor Hotel

    Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City Entertainment Series is back for its 19th season with live waterfront entertainment. Enjoy music weekly Tuesday through Thursday and movies on Friday. Tonight, catch the World Premier Band as they take the stage for Pop-Soul Tuesdays. 6-10 p.m., Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston.

    Free Family Flick: “Dr. Strange”

    Grab your blanket or lawn chair and head out for a free movie under the stars tonight. Tonight’s feature is “Dr. Strange” at Martini Shell in Hyde Park. All movies are shown at dusk, Martini Shell, Truman Highway, Hyde Park.

    Trivia Tuesdays at Dorchester Brewing Company

    On Tuesday nights, head on over to Dorchester Brewing Company for Trivia night by Stump! Test your knowledge and have some fun. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Dorchester.

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Indie Trivia at AERONAUT Brewing Company.

    Every Tuesday AERONAUT opens up the taproom to a community of players and hosts to gather for trivia. The whole thing is completely independent with each week's questions and rounds conceived by crack players turned trivia-masters: the hosts (which change weekly). 8-11 p.m., AERONAUT Brewing Company, 14 Tyler St., Somerville.

    Wednesday, August 23

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: On the MOVE! (for kids), Family Zumba & HIIT

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: 10 a.m. - On the MOVE! (for kids), Thomas M. Menino Park, Charlestown, 6 p.m. - Family Zumba, LoPresti Park, East Boston, 6:30 p.m. - Franklin Park, Refectory Hill, Dorchester and 6:30 p.m. - HIIT, Brighton Square, Brighton.

    Seaport Farmer’s Market

    The first annual Seaport Farmer’s Market takes place on Seaport Common every Wednesday through Oct. 25. This seasonal market features four local producers including Stillman’s Farm meat & produce, Red’s Best seafood and Mamadou’s bread! 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Seaport Common, 85 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 5 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    FIT on the Garden at the Prudential Center

    Under Armour is bringing Boston’s best fitness trainers and instructors to the Prudential Center for FIT on the garden every Wednesday this summer. Each week experience different heart-pumping fitness classes on the South Garden. Tonight it’s Yoga with Lindsy Somers. 6-7 p.m., Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Boston.

    Rat Pack Wednesdays: Live Music on the Waterfront at the Boston Harbor Hotel

    Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City Entertainment Series is back for its 19th season with live waterfront entertainment. Enjoy music weekly Tuesday through Thursday and movies on Friday. Tonight, catch Steve Memmolo take the stage for Rat Pack Wednesdays. 6-10 p.m., Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $55.80. Performances today at 7:30 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Free Family Flick: “Dr. Strange”

    Grab your blanket or lawn chair and head out for a free movie under the stars tonight. Tonight’s feature is “Dr. Strange” at Sampas Pavilion in Lowell. All movies are shown at dusk, Sampas Pavilion, Lowell HSP, 160 Pawtucket Blvd.

    Thursday, August 24

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: Yoga, On the MOVE! (for kids), Tai Chi & HIIT

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: 10 a.m. - Gentle Yoga, Christopher Columbus Park, North End, 10 a.m. - On the MOVE! (for kids), Medal of Honor Park (M Street), South Boston, 10 a.m. - Yoga, Almont Park, Mattapan, 10 a.m. - Tai Chi (last class July 27), Symphony Park, The Fenway, 6 p.m. - Yoga, Boston Common Frog Pond, Downtown and 6 p.m. - HIIT, Mothers Rest @ Four Corners, Dorchester.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 6 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Boston Calling Block Party at Dewey Square

    Boston Calling Music Festival Block Parties return at Dewey Square for its fourth season. Enjoy the best of summer in the heart of downtown Boston each Thursday from 5-8 p.m. All block parties are free and open to the public and will feature music, lawn games and more. Each party will have a cash bar; fans must be 21+ to enter. Dewey Square, Boston.

    Greenway Play in Chinatown Park

    Join us for Thursday nights in Chinatown Park for playing, reading and climbing on Chinatown Park Plaza (weather permitting). Bring your family, something to eat and spend the summer evening at Chinatown Park. 5-7 p.m., Chinatown Park, John F Fitzgerald Surface Road, Boston.

    Blues Thursdays: Live Music on the Waterfront at the Boston Harbor Hotel

    Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City Entertainment Series is back for its 19th season with live waterfront entertainment. Enjoy music weekly Tuesday through Thursday and movies on Friday. Tonight, catch the Racky Thomas Band as they take the stage for Blues Thursdays. 6-10 p.m., Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Bosto

    Free Summer Yoga Thursdays at Frog Pond

    Every Thursday through Aug. 31, #BeTheFrogi as a vibrant group of instructors lead power vinyasa flow for more than 200 students of all levels at Frog Pond. Release stress, expand energy, and tap into the beauty of trees, grass, and water found at Boston’s most historic park. Sessions are held on the lawn adjacent to the Frog Pond Carousel. Bring your own mat. 6-7:15 p.m., Frog Pond, 38 Beacon St., Boston.

    Free Family Flick: “Dr. Strange”

    Grab your blanket or lawn chair and head out for a free movie under the stars tonight. Tonight’s feature is “Dr. Strange” at Pope John Paul II Park in Dorchester. All movies are shown at dusk, Pope John Paul II Park, Gallivan Blvd, Dorchester.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $55.80. Performances today at 7:30 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Friday, August 25

    Today’s Fun Free Fridays Admissions

    Fun Free Fridays returns for the summer. Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation, this program offers free admission to many of the most treasured cultural venues in Massachusetts all summer long. Fun Free Friday admissions today include: Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, USS Constitution Museum, Plimoth Plantation, MASS MoCA, Nantucket Whaling Museum, The Children’s Museum of Greater Fall River, the Museum of African American History, Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and the Heritage Museums & Gardens.

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: Boot Camp

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: 6:30 a.m. - Boot Camp, Christopher Columbus Park, North End.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 6 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Sip & Shop at Boston Public Market

    Every Friday enjoy a beverage while shopping or dining throughout the Boston Public Market. Visit the market’s special BPM bar in the Market Hub for local beer and wine selections. 3-7 p.m., Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston.

    Citizens Bank Weekly Cornhole Tournament

    Each Friday, join Citizens Bank for its weekly cornhole tournament at the Lawn on D. The first eight teams of two will compete for some fun prizes. Sign up for free at the Citizens Bank kiosk beginning at 5:30 p.m. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    Zomboy at House of Blues

    Catch Zomboy as he takes the stage tonight at House of Blues Boston. Tickets are $25-$45. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. House of Blues, 5 Lansdowne St., Boston.

    Movies by Moonlight at the Boston Harbor Hotel

    Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City Entertainment Series is back for its 19th season with live waterfront entertainment. Enjoy music weekly Tuesday through Thursday and movies on Friday. Tonight, it’s Movies by Moonlight featuring “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.” Movies begin at dusk. Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston.

    Free Family Flick: “Star Wars Rogue 1”

    Grab your blanket or lawn chair and head out for a free movie under the stars tonight. Tonight’s feature is “Star Wars Rogue 1” at the Hatch Memorial Shell. All movies are shown at dusk, Hatch Memorial Shell, 47 David G Mugar Way, Boston.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $55.80. Performances today at 7:30 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Saturday, August 26

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: Walking Group, Yoga & Family Yoga

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: Walking Group, 8 a.m., Franklin Park, Dorchester, Yoga, 9:15 a.m., Franklin Park School Master Hill, Dorchester and Family Yoga, 10 a.m., Almont Park, Mattapan.

    SoWa Open Market

    The SoWa Open Market is open every Saturday and Sunday, April 29 through Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the 14th season of Boston’s largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, brewers and musicians. Come visit the more than 150 vendors on hand. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 460 Harrison Ave., Boston.

    Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour

    Learn the history and life of chocolate, how high-end gourmet chocolates are created, and more with the Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour on Saturdays. The 2.5-hour walking tour highlights the Back Bay, boasting landmarks like Newbury Street, the Prudential Center and Copley Square. Some stops along the way include: a Swiss chocolatier famous for the Dom Perignon Champagne Truffle, a famous New England Ice Cream maker focused on Fair Trade chocolate, cupcakes, for the adventurous a chocolate covered cricket or chocolate worm, plus a few other surprises along the way. Advance tickets are required and the tour size is limited to 16. Tickets are $48. 10:15 a.m. and the tour meets at Gourmet Boutique, inside the Westin Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay, 10 Huntington Ave.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. 11:20 a.m. to 6 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Dorchester Brewing Company Brewery Tours

    Enjoy a brewery tour and learn about the brewing process at Dorchester Brewery Company every Saturday. To join, sign up in the Tap Room before the tour. Tours are limited to the first 10 people to sign up. Free, but visitors are asked to give a $5 cash donation to a local charity (College Bound, Horizons for Homeless Children or the Dorchester Historical Society). Noon to 3 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $55.80. Performances today at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Free Family Flick: “Star Wars Rogue 1”

    Grab your blanket or lawn chair and head out for a free movie under the stars tonight. Tonight’s feature is “Star Wars Rogue 1” at Assembly Row in Somerville. All movies are shown at dusk, Sylvester Baxter Park, Assembly Row, Somerville.

    Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: “The Secret Life of Pets”

    Enjoy a free, family-friendly movie shown under the stars Saturday nights this summer at the Prudential Center. Tonight’s feature is “The Secret Life of Pets." Entertainment, children’s activities and giveaways begin at 6 p.m. and all movies start at sundown. (In case of rain the movie will be held the following Tuesday). Blankets and beach chairs are welcome. You can also receive discounted parking in the Prudential Center Garage when you spend $10. 6 p.m., Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Boston.

    Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Viewing Party at House of Blues

    Catch a live broadcast of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight tonight in the music hall at House of Blues Boston. Tickets are $45-$65. Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. House of Blues, 5 Lansdowne St., Boston.

    Sunday, August 27

    SoWa Open Market

    The SoWa Open Market is open every Saturday and Sunday, April 29 through Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the 14th season of Boston’s largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, brewers and musicians. Come visit the more than 150 vendors on hand. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 460 Harrison Ave., Boston.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: Yoga

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: Yoga, 2 p.m., Jamaica Pond, Pinebank Promontory, Jamaica Plain.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $55.80. Performances today at 5 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Monday, August 28

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 5 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Salsa in the Park Mondays

    Celebrate MetaMovements 10th Anniversary every Monday night. In collaboration with BCYF’s Blackstone Community Center, they will be present their weekly salsa outdoors party to promote health and wellness free through August 28. These events are free, 6-9 p.m., Blackstone Community Center Courtyard/Park, 50 West Brookline St., Boston (rain location indoors at the Blackstone).

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: Zumba, Yoga, Salsa Dancing & Line Dancing

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: Zumba, 6 p.m., Christopher Columbus Park, North End, Yoga, 6 p.m., Gertrude Howes, Roxbury, Salsa Dancing, 6 p.m., Blackstone Square, South End, Yoga, 6:30 p.m., McGann Playground, Hyde Park, and Line Dancing, 6:30 p.m., Franklin Park, Refectory Hill, Dorchester.

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Cityside Free Comedy Mondays

    Enjoy free comedy every Monday night at Cityside Bar. CitySide Comedy Club brings you some of the best stand-up comics working today, along with frequent, surprise guests. Come join in the fun to see comedians who have performed on Conan, Comedy Central, Funny or Die, Sirius XM, HBO and more. There’s no cover charge and it is 21 plus. It’s first come, first seated, with standing room available if sold out. Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. It’s Cityside Bar, 1960 Beacon St., Brighton.

    Tuesday, August 29

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Zumba & GetFit Full Body Fusion

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: 6:30 a.m. - Yoga, Medal of Honor Park (M Street), South Boston, 7 a.m. - Tai Chi, Adams Park, Roslindale, 10 a.m. - Chair Yoga, Symphony Park, the Fenway, 6 p.m. - Zumba, Gertrude Howes, Roxbury, 6 p.m. - Yoga, Franklin Square, South End, and 6:30 p.m. - GetFit: Full Body Fusion, Elmherst Park, Dorchester.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 5 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Free Family Flick: “Star Wars Rogue 1”

    Grab your blanket or lawn chair and head out for a free movie under the stars tonight. Tonight’s feature is “Star Wars Rogue 1” at Martini Shell in Hyde Park. All movies are shown at dusk, Martini Shell, Truman Highway, Hyde Park.

    Trivia Tuesdays at Dorchester Brewing Company

    On Tuesday nights, head on over to Dorchester Brewing Company for Trivia night by Stump! Test your knowledge and have some fun. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Dorchester.

    Free Comedy Night at McGreevy’s Boston

    Enjoy a free comedy night featuring some of the best stand-up comics in the Northeast at McGreevy’s Boston every Monday and Tuesday. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s a 21 plus show. McGreevy’s Boston, 911 Boylston St.

    Indie Trivia at AERONAUT Brewing Company.

    Every Tuesday AERONAUT opens up the taproom to a community of players and hosts to gather for trivia. The whole thing is completely independent with each week's questions and rounds conceived by crack players turned trivia-masters: the hosts (which change weekly). 8-11 p.m., AERONAUT Brewing Company, 14 Tyler St., Somerville.

    Wednesday, August 30

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: On the MOVE! (for kids), Family Zumba & HIIT

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: 10 a.m. - On the MOVE! (for kids), Thomas M. Menino Park, Charlestown, 6 p.m. - Family Zumba, LoPresti Park, East Boston, 6:30 p.m. - Franklin Park, Refectory Hill, Dorchester and 6:30 p.m. - HIIT, Brighton Square, Brighton.

    Seaport Farmer’s Market

    The first annual Seaport Farmer’s Market takes place on Seaport Common every Wednesday through Oct. 25. This seasonal market features four local producers including Stillman’s Farm meat & produce, Red’s Best seafood and Mamadou’s bread! 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Seaport Common, 85 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 5 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    FIT on the Garden at the Prudential Center

    Under Armour is bringing Boston’s best fitness trainers and instructors to the Prudential Center for FIT on the garden every Wednesday this summer. Each week experience different heart-pumping fitness classes on the South Garden. Tonight it’s "Leg Day" workout with Andressa Barboza & Aleana Naylor. 6-7 p.m., Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Boston.

    Free Family Flick: “Star Wars Rogue 1”

    Grab your blanket or lawn chair and head out for a free movie under the stars tonight. Tonight’s feature is “Star Wars Rogue 1” at Sampas Pavilion in Lowell. All movies are shown at dusk, Sampas Pavilion, Lowell HSP, 160 Pawtucket Blvd.

    Thursday, August 31

    Free Outdoor Fitness Classes: Yoga, On the MOVE! (for kids), Tai Chi & HIIT

    Take part in one of several free outdoor fitness classes being offered today through the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series. Twenty-six, free outdoor classes are offered all summer long in 14 different neighborhoods throughout the city. Here’s what’s happening today: 10 a.m. - Gentle Yoga, Christopher Columbus Park, North End, 10 a.m. - On the MOVE! (for kids), Medal of Honor Park (M Street), South Boston, 10 a.m. - Yoga, Almont Park, Mattapan, 10 a.m. - Tai Chi (last class July 27), Symphony Park, The Fenway, 6 p.m. - Yoga, Boston Common Frog Pond, Downtown and 6 p.m. - HIIT, Mothers Rest @ Four Corners, Dorchester.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes are Harpoon Brewery? Guided tours take place daily and give visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. Monday through Friday, tours start on the hour. On Saturday, tours run every 20 minutes and on Sundays, they run every 30 minutes. As part of the tour, all visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 6 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Boston Calling Block Party at Dewey Square

    Boston Calling Music Festival Block Parties return at Dewey Square for its fourth season. Enjoy the best of summer in the heart of downtown Boston each Thursday from 5-8 p.m. All block parties are free and open to the public and will feature music, lawn games and more. Each party will have a cash bar; fans must be 21+ to enter. Dewey Square, Boston.

    Greenway Play in Chinatown Park

    Join us for Thursday nights in Chinatown Park for playing, reading and climbing on Chinatown Park Plaza (weather permitting). Bring your family, something to eat and spend the summer evening at Chinatown Park. 5-7 p.m., Chinatown Park, John F Fitzgerald Surface Road, Boston. 

    Free Summer Yoga Thursdays at Frog Pond

    Every Thursday through Aug. 31, #BeTheFrogi as a vibrant group of instructors lead power vinyasa flow for more than 200 students of all levels at Frog Pond. Release stress, expand energy, and tap into the beauty of trees, grass, and water found at Boston’s most historic park. Sessions are held on the lawn adjacent to the Frog Pond Carousel. Bring your own mat. 6-7:15 p.m., Frog Pond, 38 Beacon St., Boston.

    Boston Harbor Now’s 5th Annual Labor Day Weekend Illuminate the Harbor

    Celebrate the end of summer and Labor Day Weekend with a harbor fireworks spectacular by Boston Harbor Now. View the fireworks from one of these suggested locations: Christopher Columbus Park in the North End, Piers Park in East Boston and Fan Pier in the Seaport District. Fireworks begin at sunset.

    Free Family Flick: “Star Wars Rogue 1”

    Grab your blanket or lawn chair and head out for a free movie under the stars tonight. Tonight’s feature is “Star Wars Rogue 1” at Pope John Paul II Park in Dorchester. All movies are shown at dusk, Pope John Paul II Park, Gallivan Blvd, Dorchester.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $55.80. Performances today at 7:30 p.m. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Boston Harbor Now’s 5th Annual Labor Day Weekend Illuminate the Harbor

    Celebrate the end of summer and Labor Day Weekend with a harbor fireworks spectacular by Boston Harbor Now. View the fireworks from one of these suggested locations: Christopher Columbus Park in the North End, Piers Park in East Boston and Fan Pier in the Seaport District. Fireworks begin at sunset.

    Friday, Sept. 1

    Citizens Bank Weekly Cornhole Tournament

    Each Friday, join Citizens Bank for its weekly cornhole tournament at the Lawn on D. The first eight teams of two will compete for some fun prizes. Sign up for free at the Citizens Bank kiosk beginning at 5:30 p.m. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    Patriot Place Summer Outdoor Movie Series: “Angry Birds Movie”

    Patriot Place’s Summer Outdoor Movie Series continues tonight with a free showing of “Angry Birds Movie.” Summer Flicks take place at Patriot Place’s NRG Plaza and are presented by Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt. The fun begins at 6 p.m. with pre-show entertainment on the plaza. The movie begins at dusk. Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to the plaza for a better viewing experience. Pre-show entertainment 6-8 p.m.. Movie begins at dusk. Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

    Saturday, Sept. 2

    Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour

    Learn the history and life of chocolate, how high-end gourmet chocolates are created, and more with the Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour on Saturdays. The 2.5-hour walking tour highlights the Back Bay, boasting landmarks like Newbury Street, the Prudential Center and Copley Square. Some stops along the way include: a Swiss chocolatier famous for the Dom Perignon Champagne Truffle, a famous New England Ice Cream maker focused on Fair Trade chocolate, cupcakes, for the adventurous a chocolate covered cricket or chocolate worm, plus a few other surprises along the way. Advance tickets are required and the tour size is limited to 16. Tickets are $48. 10:15 a.m. and the tour meets at Gourmet Boutique, inside the Westin Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay, 10 Huntington Ave.

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    Thursday, Sept. 7

    Boston Calling Block Party at Dewey Square

    Boston Calling Music Festival Block Parties return at Dewey Square for its fourth season. Enjoy the best of summer in the heart of downtown Boston each Thursday from 5-8 p.m. All block parties are free and open to the public and will feature music, lawn games and more. Each party will have a cash bar; fans must be 21+ to enter. Dewey Square, Boston.

    Sunday, Sept. 10

    Open Newbury Street

    Today explore all Newbury Street has to offer from a different perspective. Newbury Street will be pedestrian-only from Arlington Street to Massachusetts Avenue. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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