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    25+ Fun Events Happening This Week in and Around Boston

    There are a lot of great events happening this weekend in and around Boston including: the 11th Annual Taste of Dorchester, an special evening with Julianne Moore the 26th Annual Taste of the North End, the Boston Public Market’s 2019 Agricultural Festival and a whole lot more. Check out our picks for the week: 

    Monday, April 22

    Preschool Movies

    Enjoy movies with your preschooler at the Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library. 10:30-11:30 a.m., 4246 Washington St., Roslindale.

    The Big Apple Circus

    The Circus is in town all through School Vacation Week. Catch the Big Apple Circus with performances all week long at the North Shore Mall in Peabody. Tickets start at $35. Performances at Noon and 4 p.m. North Shore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody.

    Boston History Tour Pub Crawl

    Mix hidden history, craft beer and good times during Boston Crawling’s guided History Tour Pub Crawl. Visit historic pubs in the Faneuil Hall area of the Freedom trail while guides share stories of Revolutionary Boston. Tours offered daily at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets start at $34.99 and must be purchased in advance. Meet at the Samuel Adams statues in front of Faneuil Hall.

    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.

    Tuesday, April 23

    Spring Crafts in the Kids' Nook

    Bring the kiddos to the Boston Public Market to escape the cold and enjoy spring crafts in the Kids’ Nook. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (while supplies last), Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston.

    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.

    Les Miserables

    Les Miserables returns to Boston with a new production of the Tony Award-winning show. 7:30 p.m. Citizens Bank Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston

    Wednesday, April 24 

    Boston History Tour Pub Crawl

    Mix hidden history, craft beer and good times during Boston Crawling’s guided History Tour Pub Crawl. Visit historic pubs in the Faneuil Hall area of the Freedom trail while guides share stories of Revolutionary Boston. Tours offered daily at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets start at $34.99 and must be purchased in advance. Meet at the Samuel Adams statues in front of Faneuil Hall.

    Les Miserables

    Les Miserables returns to Boston with a new production of the Tony Award-winning show. 7:30 p.m. Citizens Bank Opera House, 539 Washington St., 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 $66. Performances today at 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Thursday, April 25

    The Big Apple Circus

    The Circus is in town all through School Vacation Week. Catch the Big Apple Circus with performances all week long at the North Shore Mall in Peabody. Tickets start at $35. Performances at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. North Shore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody.

    ICA Free Thursday Night

    Did you know the Institute of Contemporary Art is free for all visitors every Thursday? It sure is. 5-9 p.m., Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston.

    Purr, Wag and Wine Event

    Boston Winery plays host to a wine tasting event benefiting the Quincy Animal Shelter. Enjoy a silent auction, raffle, hor d’oeuvres and more. Tickets are $60. 6-9 p.m., Boston Winery, 26 Ericsson St., Boston. 

    11th Annual Taste of Dorchester

    Join more than 20 local restaurants for the 11th Annual Taste of Dorchester benefiting the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance. Also enjoy live jazz by Sleeping Bee, a silent auction, raffles and prizes. 6-8 p.m., Local 103 IBEW, 256 Freeport St., Dorchester.

    Les Miserables

    Les Miserables returns to Boston with a new production of the Tony Award-winning show. 7:30 p.m. Citizens Bank Opera House, 539 Washington St., 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 $66. Performances today at 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    An Evening with Julianne Moore

    Academy Award-Winning actress Julianne Moore, the next recipient of the Coolidge Award, will participate in an onstage discussion tonight at the Coolidge Theatre’s Art Deco Moviehouse. 8 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline.

    Friday, April 26

    The Big Apple Circus

    The Circus is in town all through School Vacation Week. Catch the Big Apple Circus with performances all week long at the North Shore Mall in Peabody. Tickets start at $35. Performances at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. North Shore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody.

    26th Annual Taste of the North End

    Don’t miss the 26th Annual "Taste of the North End" featuring food from 35 popular North End restaurants and bakeries, as well as libations from area wine vendors. This annual event benefits several local non-profits, schools and senior programs. 7 p.m., DCR’s Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial St., 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 $66. Performances today at 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston. 

    Les Miserables

    Les Miserables returns to Boston with a new production of the Tony Award-winning show. 7:30 p.m. Citizens Bank Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston

    Saturday, April 27

    The Big Apple Circus

    The Circus is in town all through School Vacation Week. Catch the Big Apple Circus with performances all week long at the North Shore Mall in Peabody. Tickets start at $35. Performances at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. North Shore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody.

    Les Miserables

    Les Miserables returns to Boston with a new production of the Tony Award-winning show. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Citizens Bank Opera House, 539 Washington St., 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 $66. Performances today at 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston. 

    Sunday, April 28 

    2019 Agricultural Festival

    Head on over to the Boston Public Market today for the 2019 Agricultural Festival – a market-wide event celebrating Earth Day and the start of the spring growing season. Enjoy live demonstrations, pop-up vendors and activities for all ages. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston.

    Mexican Street Food Festival

    Join New England Open Markets in partnership with the Central Square Business Association for their first outdoor celebration of the season when they bring a piece of Mexico to the heart of Central Square. More than 20 local restaurants and food trucks will be on hand cooking up authentic Mexican street food. Plus the Notch Brewing Beer Garden, Naco Taco Margarita Bar, 90+ Cellars Roe Truck, plus more than 100 artists, makers and more. Admission is $5, children under 12 are free. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 95 Prospect St., Cambridge.

    The Big Apple Circus

    The Circus is in town all through School Vacation Week. Catch the Big Apple Circus with performances all week long at the North Shore Mall in Peabody. Tickets start at $35. Performances at Noon and 4 p.m. North Shore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody.

    Les Miserables

    Les Miserables returns to Boston with a new production of the Tony Award-winning show. Performances today at 1 p.m and 6:30 p.m. Citizens Bank Opera House, 539 Washington St., 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 $66. Performances today at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Cher: Here We Go Again Tour

    Cher brings her 2019 Here We Go Again Tour to the TD Garden tonight. Tickets start at $64.95. 7:30 p.m., TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston.