In need of some ideas for things to do this weekend? Our "Get Out" column gives you a head start on making those weekend plans. Let us know what you think and be sure to add your own weekend happenings to our events calendar.
At the Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston, for the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation (SBHF) private tasting on Thursday, April 7 at 5:30 p.m.. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds go to benefit SBHF and their work in Haiti. Admission price includes all-you-can-taste beer, entry into a Harpoon raffle for cases of beer, t-shirts and other prizes. Plenty of parking is available at Harpoon. SBHF is a 501(c)3 organization based in Randolph, Mass. Visit www.haitihealth.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
On Thursday, April 7 at the beginning at 6:30 p.m., refreshments and a reception for members of the will kick-off this event.
At 7 p.m. former National Book Award Winner and author of The Widower's Tale, Julia Glass will lecture and be available for book signing.
On Saturday, April 9 at 10:30 a.m., the offers visitors a new way to see the Arboretum. Guided tours begin at the Hunnewell Building and run between 60 to 90 minutes and are geared towards adults.
Registration is not required.
On Sunday, April 10 at 4 p.m. at in West Roxbury, the Dedham Choral Society invites all to attend a spring concert "For the Beauty of the Earth" Music in Celebration of Nature.
The performance will integrate world music with songs from the wild to celebrate the whole earth as a sacred space.
The music is uplifting and will move you... Come hear an amazing concert in the beautiful space of Holy Name Church.
For more information, click here or call 781-326-1520. Tickets are $25 ($20 seniors/student, $5 children 5-12).
On Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the in Jamaica Plain, the Chapter and Verse poets Susan Nissenbaum Becker, Vincent Dorio, and John Hodgen read from their work. The readings are followed by a reception where you can meet the authors, purchase their books, and have them autographed.
The cost of the event is a $5 donation. For more information, visit here or call 617-524-3158.