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    Monday, May 14

    Little Groove Interactive Music Performance

    Grab your little ones for an entertaining, interactive musical performance this morning at the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library. 10:30-11 a.m., South End Branch of the Boston Public Library, 685 Tremont St., Boston.

    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 Monday Featuring Kenny DeForest

    Enjoy free comedy every Monday night at Cityside Bar with 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. Tonight it’s Kenny DeForest from “Late Night with Seth Myer,” HBO’s “Crashing.” There’s no cover charge, it’s 21 plus and 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, May 15

    Opening Day of the Boston Public Market at Dewey Square on the Greenway

    The seasonal farmers market at Dewey Square returns. Today kick off the season on the plaza outside South Station. is back! Kick off the season with us on the plaza outside South Station. The Boston Public Market at Dewey Square on The Greenway will run every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Rose Kennedy Greenway, 185 Kneeland St., Boston.

    Jackson Browne at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

    Jackson Brown takes the stage tonight at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion’s outdoor amphitheater for an all-ages show. Tickets start at $49. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, 290 Northern Ave., Boston.

    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.

    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.

    Wednesday, May 16

    Paddington Bear Comes to America

    The Eric Carle Museum is one of the first American museums to welcome Paddington in this exhibition commemorating the 60th anniversary of the first book by Michael Bond. Guests can “travel” to Paddington’s favorite London sites posted throughout the gallery, stamping special London bus passes at each location. This event is daily at the museum through October. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA.

    2018 Tastes of Concord

    Enjoy food from more than a dozen local to Concord restaurants while sipping wine, beer and other beverages at the Concord Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Tastes of Concord. Tickets are $30 each or two for $50. 6:30-9 p.m., Nashoba Brooks School, 200 Strawberry Hill Road, Concord.

    ChardonnYAY! A Chardonnay Wine Tasting

    If you’re a Chardonnay lover, you don’t want to miss this Chardonnay wine tasting at City Winery. Explore the basics on how winemakers create different wine styles before comparing and contrasting four Wente Vineyard Chardonnnays. Then mix and mingle with appetizers and a Rose and Red wine tastings. Tickets are $40. 7-8:30 p.m., City Winery Boston, 80 Beverly St. at One Canal, Boston.

    Thursday, May 17

    Boston Public Market at Dewey Square on the Greenway

    The seasonal farmers market at Dewey Square returns. Today kick off the season on the plaza outside South Station. is back! Kick off the season with us on the plaza outside South Station. The Boston Public Market at Dewey Square on The Greenway will run every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Rose Kennedy Greenway, 185 Kneeland St., Boston.

    Movies at The Lawn: "Raiders of the Lost Ark"

    Enjoy an outdoor screening of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” on The Lawn on D as part of its Steven Spielberg/John Williams movies series. 8 p.m., The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    Friday, May 18

    Bike to Work Day Festival

    Celebrate National Bike to Work Day today with Boston’s Bike to Work Day Festival. Stop by City Hall Plaza for a free breakfast, coffee and fun – all for riding your bike to work today! 6:30-9:30 a.m., City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Square, Boston.

    Del’s on D

    The annual Del’s on D event takes place tonight when The Lawn on D plays host to a Del’s cart with Del’s samples, Gansett lawn games, giveaways, live music and more. 5-10 p.m., The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    Harpoonfest 2018

    It’s Harpoonfest weekend! On Friday and Saturday enjoy two days live music, food trucks and beer as Harpoon kicks off summer with this annual festival. All events are 21+. General admission is $25 and includes souvenir pint cup and one beer ticket. 5:30-11 p.m. (doors close at 9:30 p.m.), Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Saturday, May 19 

    Superhero Day

    Meet your favorite superhero and learn how to be a superhero for endangered species during Superhero Day at the Franklin Park Zoo. You can also have your photo take with Captain America and Spider-Man. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite costume. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston.

    Greenway Open Market

    Celebrating its eighth season, this open-air artisan market features talented area artists, crafters and independent designers. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rose Kennedy Greenway, 185 Kneeland St., Boston.

    Swing into Spring Community Event

    The Lawn on D’s first family event of the season – Swing into Spring – happens today with hands-on activities all day long with bands (for both adults and children), crafts, ReadBoston’s Storymobile, Evan the Magician, animal adventures, face painting, lawn games and more. Noon to 11 p.m., The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    The Market Bar at Boston Public Market

    Saturday afternoons enjoy a beverage while you shop or dine throughout the Boston Public Market. Stop by the special Market Bar in the HUB for local beer and wine selections. 1-5 p.m., Boston Public Market

    Harpoonfest 2018

    It’s Harpoonfest weekend! On Friday and Saturday enjoy two days live music, food trucks and beer as Harpoon kicks off summer with this annual festival. All events are 21+. General admission is $25 and includes souvenir pint cup and one beer ticket. 5:30-11 p.m. (doors close at 9:30 p.m.), Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Sunday, May 20 

    North Andover Sheep Shearing Festival

    If you haven’t been, you don’t want to miss the 46th annual Sheep Shearing Festival. Enjoy sheep shearing demonstrations, herding demonstrations with dogs, crafters, food vendors and more.

    Bowl with a Bruin

    Bowl with a Bruin returns to Wamesit Lanes in Tewksbury for this bowl-a-thon event that benefits the Boston Bruins Foundation Pan Mass Challenge Bike Team and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wamesit Lanes, 434 Main St., Tewksbury.

    Robin Hood’s Faire

    Grab the family, hit the road and check out this enchanted recreation of a 16th-century spring festival with continuous themed entertainment including jousting, armored combat, archery, games, comedy and more. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 7 to 15. Children ages 6 and under are free. 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., 318 Seven Bridge Road, Lancaster.