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20+ Fun Things to Do This Week in Greater Boston

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    20+ Fun Things to Do This Week in Greater Boston

    Monday, May 28 

    Memorial Day Open House at the MFA

    It’s free admission for everyone today at the Museum of Fine Arts. Enjoy family art-making activities, tours, talks, musical performances and film screenings as the Museum of Fine Arts kicks off its summer season. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 

    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.

    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, May 29

    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.

    Destination Dino at the Franklin Park Zoo

    It’s a prehistoric journey through time at the Franklin Park Zoo’s Destination Dino experience. Come face to face with these amazing creatures of the past, dig for fossils and more. Tickets are $21.95 for adults, $19.95 for seniors 65+, $16.95 for children 2012 and free for children under 3. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston.

    Primus and Mastadon at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

    Primus and Mastadon take the stage tonight at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion as part of their joint summer tour. Tickets start at $22. 7 p.m., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, 290 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Wednesday, May 30

    Celebrate World Otter Day at the Stone Zoo

    Celebrate World Otter Day today at the Stone Zoo. Discover fun facts, get crafty at the arts and craft table and learn more about the zoo’s North American river otters Penny and Sushi. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Stone Zoo, 149 Pond St., Stoneham. 

    Pirate Themed Toddler TIme at Sky Zone Boston

    Ahoy matey! Your toddler (under age 5) can enjoy a pirate-themed toddler time at Sky Zone Boston this morning with jumping, a hook toss, ring around the sword and special treasures to win. 9:30-11 a.m., Sky Zone Boston Trampoline Park, 91-B Sprague St., Boston. 

    Boston Common Frog Pond Carousel

    Grab the kiddos and have some fun with a Frog Pond favorite – the carousel featuring fun and zany characters. Tickets are $3 per ride or you can purchase a 10 ride card for $25. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Boston Common, 139 Tremont St., Boston.

    Thursday, May 31

    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.

    Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series Launch

    Join the Boston Public Health Commission, Boston Parks and Recreation Dept. and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts as they kick off the summer of 30 free outdoor fitness classes each week in and around the city. These free classes take place throughout Boston’s 18 neighborhoods and two dozen parks all summer long. Tonight enjoy a free Zumba class, line dancing, free fanny packs, T-shirts and more.

    Boston Calling Block Party on the Greenway

    Enjoy local bands, cocktails, lawn games and more every Thursday night as the Boston Calling Block Parties return for the season. Get outside, enjoy live music and DJs, along with several beer selections. 5-8 p.m., Rose Kennedy Greenway, Dewey Square, Boston.

    Movies at The Lawn: “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”

    Grab your blanked and head on down to The Lawn on D tonight for a viewing of the 1982 classic “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.” 8 p.m., The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    Friday, June 1

    ICA First Friday: Island Breeze

    Head on over to the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston’s First Friday event. Tonight they team up with Boston Caribbean Fashion Week for the 4th year in a row to kick off summer on the waterfront. Enjoy fashion on display, DJ Mikey D, Riddim Symphony, live performances, sunny cocktails, dancing, contemporary art and harbor views. Free for members, $15 for non-members, 5-10 p.m., Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston.

    Museum of Fine Arts First Fridays

    Join the folks at the Museum of Fine Arts tonight and kick off the weekend with fine art, music, signature cocktails, tapas and more. Tickets are $25, seniors and students are $23 and free for members. 6-9:30 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston.

    Australia's Thunder From Down Under at the Wilbur

    Ladies, if you are looking for a girls night out you don’t want to miss Australia’s Thunder from Down Under at the Wilbur tonight. Tickets start at $22.50. 7:30 p.m., The Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Boston.

    Saturday, June 2 

    Salem Arts Festival 2018

    Grab the family and head on down to the 2018 Salem Arts Festival. This free, family-friendly festival transforms downtown Salem into a place for the arts community to showcase their talents. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Salem, MA.

    18th Annual Pride Day at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

    Enjoy family fun and entertainment at the 18th Annual Pride Day at Faneuil Hall. Festivities include: one of the largest Zumba classes led by Zumba with Jess, musical acts, dance performers, face painting and more. All events are free, open to the public and celebrate the diversity of the local LGBTQ community. Noon to 5 p.m., Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 S Market St., Boston.

    Truffle Making Workshop

    Join Taza Chocolate for a family-friendly, truffle making workshop this afternoon at the Boston Public Market. You even get to take home a dozen truffles when you’re done. Tickets are $28-32. 1 p.m., the Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston.

    Sunday, June 3

    Audubon Nature Festival

    Join Mass Audubon today for the Audubon Nature Festival featuring Marcia and Mark Wilson of Eyes on Owls. Enjoy activities including: live owl presentations, insect zoo, reptiles and amphibians exhibit, face painting, children’s games and activities, craft demonstrations and sales, guided walks and pond explorations, and more. Admission is $20 per car for both members and nonmembers. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine), Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield.

    SoWa Open Market

    The SoWa Open Market is back for its 15th season. Enjoy this weekly celebration of local artisans, farmers, food trucks, brewers, musicians and more. While you’re there enjoy a selection of local brews, stay for a lawn game and enjoy live music. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 530 Harrison Ave., Boston.