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Rock climbers have another two full days of free use at the newly opened Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, the 40,000-square-foot climbing club – combined, uniquely, with innovation office space – near Union Square in Somerville.
Have some froyo on the house. Go one-on-one with the guys behind “Computer Chess.” Reunite with Chucklehead. Get your late-night scares at the Cinema Slumber Party. And rock hard and funny with the women of Beyond Pink.
On Saturday the 22nd Woods Hole Film Festival kicks off, and while that may be a bit off from the basin of Newtowne, three filmmakers with Cambridge ties will be there with their work.
Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian announced Wednesday that his office has entered into an agreement with federal and state agencies to work cooperatively to better identify veterans in custody and get them referrals for housing, mental health services and substance abuse and employment counseling.
The Hubway rentable bike system in Cambridge, Boston, Brookline and Somerville hit a landmark July 13: its 1 millionth ride.
Get micro at Artbeat. Celebrate the release of the Amethyst Arsenic summer issue with poetry and music. Participate in “The Rite of Spring” (and do some “Symphonic Dances”). Get serious about climate change with Bill McKibben. And hear the danceable gospel of the Future Bible Heroes.
Experience your first Second SatARTdays. Have a musical picnic in the park. Rock out and out and out with three great bands. See “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” onstage. And storm Bastille Day in Harvard Square.
Get some free musical bliss from Les Petits Chanterus de Charlesbourg Choir. Feel sheer terror as Mothra attacks. And Godzilla. And many others. Rock the Sixth of July with Endation, Schooltree and The Burners. Get some play time in. And dance, folk, dance.
The city’s has raised its official count of attendees at the June 28 annual Dance Party at City Hall to 10,000 to 12,000 people – more than doubling the previous 5,000-person count given from past events.
Catch the last day of a free art exhibit. See “Oblivion” for free, twice even, courtesy of MIT. Enjoy music and pub grub and honor a Boston Marathon bombing victim. Take up the challenge of the Meatball Takedown. And help launch The Non-Fiction Cartel’s program for short-form filmmakers.