A Curtain Call, A Shopping Spree, Activist Art & More
It's Thursday again, and if you've still got no idea what to do this weekend, our Thursday feature, "Get Out" has ideas for stuff to do and places to go.
Where: The Footlight Club, 7 Eliot Street
When: Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Price: $19 - $24, Buy Tickets
Why go: This is the last weekend to catch The Footlight Club’s production of the retro rock opera “RENT.”
Where: Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway
When: Saturday, 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Price: Free but registration is required
Why go: If you’re an early bird yourself, rise and shine for a bird watching walk with the Arboretum staff.
Where: Franklin Park (The tour begins at Ellicott Arch near the Williams Street entrance.)
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.
Why go: Sponsored by the Franklin Park Coalition (FPC), this tour is led by Julie Arrison, an author, local historian, and FPC member.
Where: The event will take place all day at stores throughout JP but the kick-off is at Jackson Square’s Crystal Fruit at 12 noon
When: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Why go: Whether you support Whole Foods or Whose Foods, this is an event that everyone can support. Residents are encouraged to shop locally at neighborhood grocery stores, markets, and bodegas. Merchants throughout JP's business districts will offer specials and sales as well as cooking demonstrations and advice. Participants will receive a "passport," and will be entered in a raffle.
Where: Copper Beech Montessori School, 179 Amory Street
When: Saturday, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Why go: Women Transforming Communities present the artwork of acclaimed Filipino artist Emmanuel Garibay. Other activities include refreshments, a journal workshop, and refreshments.