Today is Friday, June 28 and if you’re still finalizing your weekend plans, be sure to check on NBC Boston’s like of 35 great ways to have fun around the city.

Here’s what you need to know for this weekend…

6:30AM Summer Fitness Series: Bootcamp. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the Boston Summer Fitness Series. This morning’s class will be Bootcamp, see the full schedule of classes here.

3:00PM New Public Art at Central Wharf: Growth Rings. A new public art project, Growth Rings, will be unveiled at Central Wharf Park, 250 Atlantic Avenue. The art project features three rings suspended between the trunks of the oak trees in this square, see additional details here.

6:00PM Francesco Giubilei: The History of European Conservatism. Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street where Francesco Giubilei discusses the most important people, places, and ideas of conservatism from a European perspective, from Edmund Burke to the modern day.

Notable News:

Time Out Market Boston Arrives in Fenway at 401 Park, Bursting With Food and Drink

The Boston restaurant scene has had a busy week and yesterday was no exception. Time Out Market, Boston’s new food hall, has officially opened in the revamped Fenway building 401 Park, formerly known as the Landmark Center. For a closer look at some of the popular vendors and a cheat sheet to navigate the new food hall, read more on Eater Boston.

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Plan Your Events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, June 29

10:30AM Piccoli Lettori – Italian reading group for little ones. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for its Italian reading group for little ones. Children ages 0-4 and their parents are invited to engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.

12:00PM Independence Day Celebration at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for an afternoon of fun and games including Uncle Sam on Stilts and a children’s parade through the park, see additional details here.

1:00PM Colonial Dance Tunes and Love Songs. Stop by the Paul Revere House at 19 North Square where in the guise of itinerant musicians, Al Petty & Deirdre Sweeney will perform popular 18th-century tunes such as “Mr. Isaac’s Maggot” and “Jack’s Health” on the penny whistle, flute, fife, & other instruments, see additional details here.

3:30PM Boston Harbor Lighthouse Cruise. Experience the lighthouses of Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park through a special narrated cruise from 191 Atlantic Ave. Take a voyage through maritime history and pass renowned Boston Harbor landmarks on this lighthouse tour, see additional details here.

6:00PM IAWA in Boston Summer Sign. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street and the Italian American Writers Association for Summer Salon. Bring some of your own work and the work of a favorite Italian or Italian American writer to share.

From the Community:

ABCD Independence Day Party July 12

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center will host their Independence Day party for seniors at their 1 Michelangelo offices on Friday, July 12, beginning at 12:30 p.m., continue reading.

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