Five Things to Do This Weekend: June 3-5

Wondering what to do this weekend? Patch has you covered with a list of great activities.

It’s Thursday, the weekend is right around the corner. Patch has your back with a few fun things to do. Check our picks for the activities to hit and some places to explore. Here's what's happening in and around your city.


Where/When: , 1132 Highland Ave., Needham Heights. Friday, June 4 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Why Go?: A chance to support local theater and see one of the all-time classic plays.

Price: $23. Buy tickets here.  

2. New Play at Wellesley College

Where/When: Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley College 106 Central St. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, various times.

Why Go?: Three generations of an Armenian-American family yell, dance, carry food around, play tambourines, rollerblade, cry, scream, laugh, and support each other. When daughter Ani, 21, travels to Armenia, she learns more of her history and troubled heritage. When she returns, she learns much from her recently widowed grandmother, Non, who teaches her how to incorporate this new knowledge into her life. In doing so, Ani empowers her mother, who embarks on her own pilgrimage to the homeland. These are kind-hearted people, embracing life even as they discover their historical tragedies.

Price: $20. Buy tickets here.


Where/When: , 800 Highland Ave., Needham Heights. Friday, June 3 at 6 p.m.

Why Go?: The first Fridays of the month are special evenings of fun and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. in the Cramer Parlor of Carter UMC. From Candy Land for the youngest set to Pit, there will be several board games to enjoy. You may also bring your own to share.

Price: Free!


Where/When: Mass Bay Community College Parking Lot, 50 Oakland St. Saturday, June 4 at 9:30 a.m.

Why Go?: Come see some of your children’s favorite trucks and animals and make a difference in the lives of children in need at the same time! What better way to teach your children the importance of giving back to the community than at an event that's set up just for them? Once again, the event will feature a wide range of trucks and vehicles from kids and adults of all ages to explore. Last year's favorites were the Hummer limousine, RV fit for a rock star, Natick Bookmobile, and a mini excavator that children could operate. This year, we've added the Rocky Acres Farm petting zoo with over twenty different animals for children to pet, hold, and feed.  Family Music Makers will also be at the event to get the kids singing and dancing while they enjoy their special day!

Price: $5.


Where/When: 12 Brookfield Road. Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Why Go?: Kids' toys, glassware, housewares, books, frames, electronics, golf equipment, & much, much more!

Price: Free!





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