Where: , 667 Centre St.
When: Friday, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Why go: Under , now offers free, fun children’s activities. Violet the Clown visits JP’s toy shop where she will be painting faces, reading stories, making balloon sculptures and more.
Where: , 3496 Washington St.
When: Friday, 9 p.m.
Why go: What fun! Gunpowder Gelatine, an all-women Queen tribute band, perform tonight at the . We haven't caught their act yet but are dying to know if there will be an appearance by Fredericka Mercury.
Where: , 388 Centre St.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m.
Why go: Take a walk back in time with the Jamaica Plain Historical Society’s tour of Hyde Square where their knowledgeable guide will escort you through the community’s transformation from a predominantly German area to a Latino one, pointing out its architectural highlights and continuous change.
Where: , 14 Meehan St.
When: Saturday, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Price: Free (donations only)
Why go: If R&R is the only thing that you want to do over this long weekend, offers this free exercise class that promises to restore your chi’s natural balance.
Where: Olmstead Street & Peter Parley Road
When: Monday, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Why go: If you live in Brookside, neighbors on Olmstead St. Peter Parley Road, Park Lane and adjacent parts of Forest Hills Street and Walnut Avenue, are invited to the 17th Annual Block Party. There will be grills, ice and utensils available, but feel free to bring a dish to share at this potluck.