12th Annual Family Music Festival from noon to 3 p.m. at the New School of Music, 25 Lowell St., West Cambridge. Free.This article has 9 other Boston locations (Show)
Dance for World Community Film Festival begins, with showings at 5 and 7 p.m. daily through Wednesday at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Admission to each film is $10.
Romance novel talk with “The Wedding Date” author Jasmine Guillory from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square. Tickets are $8 (for standing room) or $10, and add a dollar for online service fees for this 18-plus show.
World Qualifier Finals at the Boston Poetry Slam from 7:15 p.m. to midnight at The Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.
Comedian Johnny Pemberton at 8@730 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 730 Tavern, 730 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Tickets are $10 (or $11.42 with the online service fee).
Fifth Annual Dance Now Boston at 8 tonight and Sunday, and at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Dance Complex, 536 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. General admission tickets are $25.
39th Annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (all racing) and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday (racing and cultural festival) around the Weeks Footbridge, 948 Memorial Drive, in the Riverside neighborhood. Free.
Fresh Pond Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday around the Water Treatment Facility, 250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Fresh Pond. Free.
“Here to be Heard: The Story of the Slits” with Q&A from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square. There’s a $15 cover at the door.
Drum Fest V from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Burren, 247 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville. Tickets in advance are $12 standing and at the bar; $14 general seating; and $16 off the stage, but $20 at the door, with $3 of every ticket sold going to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
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The Thinking Cup on Newbury Street in Back Bay (and its sister restaurants at 165 Tremont Street near the Common and 236 Hannover Street in the North End) does not have a...
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Soirée de Musique de Chambre from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the New School of Music, 25 Lowell St., West Cambridge. Free.This article has 8 other Boston locations (Show)
Singer-Songwriter Showcase from 10 p.m. to midnight at The Plough & Stars, 912 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.
World Qualifier Speed Slam at the Boston Poetry Slam from 7:15 p.m. to midnight at The Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.
Comedy: 8 O’Clock at 730 Vol. XXVI: Diddle Diddle Haaay Edition from 8 to 10 p.m. at 730 Tavern, 730 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.
Resistance Mic at 8 p.m. at Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square. Tickets range from $5 to $25.
FirstWorks theater premiere: “Haunted by Hypatia” from 8 to 10 p.m. at Unity Somerville, 6 William St., just off College Avenue near Davis Square, Somerville. Suggested donation of $5.
Grolier Poetry Festival: Open House & Street Fair from noon to 6 p.m. at the Grolier Poetry Bookstore on 6 Plympton St., Harvard Square. Free. (Rain date is June 2.)
Red Inman Square Walking Tour from 11 a.m. to noon, leaving from the Practice Space Design Studio, 1307 Cambridge St., Inman Square. Tickets are $5.
Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at The A.R.T. at Harvard University, 64 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Tickets are $20.
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