Police are preparing residents for a steam pipe venting process – known as a “steam blow” – that in the past has brought emergency phone calls from worried members of the public.
The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival; Soul on the Lawn and other history fun; Movie Night with “The Witches” and teen rock band Fourshadow; Music Afternoon & Reception with Mozart, Verdi and more; and “Performing the Home” art exhibits.
With forecasts showing temperatures in the the high 80s and low 90s at least until schools open Sept. 6, it’s still a good time to get familiar with Keep Cool, a mobile-friendly website launched in early August by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council.
“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]”; Fight Night at Dilboy; THHT Presents: Hip Hop Evolution and Pass The Soul II; Boston Fuzzstival 2016; and SomerStreets’ Seize the Summer!
There are two days left in the iCan Bike Program, which teaches people with disabilities how to ride bikes – a particularly good skill to have in bike-crazy Cambridge and Somerville.
Free, open-air salsa dancing; “1776” by the MIT Gilbert and Sullivan Players; Kids Rock Kids; Ignite! Global Street Food & Fire Festival; and Summer Jam BBQ + Zine Reading.
Rangoli sand art exhibit; OpenAir Circus and “Little Shop of Horrors”; Fresh Pond Monarch Butterfly Release Parade; “What Is Punk?” story time and singalong; and Harvard Summer Chamber Orchestra’s performances of Mozart, Copland and Sibelius.
Next time you’re at The Plough & Stars, mull over the fact that owner Padraig O’Malley also happens to be a world-renowned specialist in conflict resolution – and the topic of James Demo’s documentary “The Peacemaker,” showing at the Woods Hole Film Festival.
Harvard Summer Chorus and Summer School Orchestra concerts; Org: Black and White Ball; games, a rummage sale and music festival for and about girls and women; second Port Sounds Music & Comedy Fest; and third Cambridge Jazz Festival.
Clean Comedy Showcase; “Space Pirates” children’s play; Salsa Sampling and Latin Beats Dance Party; Kids Fun & Great Jazz; and the Haiti & Brazil hit the ’Ville Festival.