Here are more calendar items for Boston neighborhoods:

Bees and fun

A family fun day will be held at Fowler Clark Epstein Farm, 487 Norfolk St. in Mattapan from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17.

There will be a tour of the farm and information about bees, nature’s heroes. Among the activities are storytelling, farm games plus arts and crafts.

To learn more about urban farming and this event, visit https://urbanfarminginstitute.org or email ufiboston@gmail.com.

Waterfest

Waterfest: A Celebration of Water and its Champions will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Waterworks Museum, 2450 Beacon St. in Chestnut Hill/Brighton.

In honor of World Humanitarian Day, the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum will be partnering with local water advocates to showcase the efforts of “Water Heroes” – the people and organizations who work to protect water quality, watersheds, aquatic life and water access around the world every day.

Among the activities at this family-friendly event will be water-related games and crafts, water testing and demonstrations.

This event will take place rain or shine.

For more information, visit waterworksmuseum.org or phone 617-277-0065.

Waldman-Westminster block party

The Waldman-Westminster block party will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Aug. 17 at the corner of Walnut Avenue and Fenno Street in Roxbury.

There will be free backpacks loaded with school supplies, free food, live music, Game Truck, Moon Bounce, a dunk tank, face painting and tons of other fun at this family-friendly event.

Bibliotech will join Violence In Boston Inc. as they celebrate their 10-year anniversary of the Back to School Block Party for Peace.

Information about this event is available at the Uphams Branch Library website.

Arts and Healing Festival

The Afro-Indigenous Arts and Healing Festival will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 2139 Washington St. (lot next to Black Market) in Roxbury’s Dudley Square.

Among the festivities will be healing stations, musical performances, hair art and culture, Fit X camp, face and body painting, and an interactive fashion runway.

Bring art supplies to create a mural to enliven the block and take lots of pictures to add to the Photo Walls.

There will be vendors selling handmade African artisanal goods and food court with indigenous foods.

Mattapan Love

The Boston Food Forest Farmer’s Collaborative, Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council and Ideal Mixer is hosting Mattapan Love, a free outdoor summer series, from noon to 6 p.m. on Aug. 18 at Ryan Playground, 315 River St. (near the Neponset Greenway Trail) in Mattapan.

There will be live music, community-led activities for kids and adults, an open market and food trucks.

For more information, contact mattapanlove@gmail.com.

ChantFest

ChantFest: a Chanting and Meditation Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18 at Herter Park Amphitheater, 1175 Soldiers Field Rd. in Allston.

The ancient Eastern art of chanting mantras creates an environment of sacred exploration that sets the stage for meditation and profound joy.

This family-friendly celebration of life will feature local performers (musician-practitioners who make chanting accessible through contemporary and traditional music), guided mindfulness meditation, wholesome food and more.

There is plenty of free parking. The rain date will be on Aug. 25.

‘Dumbo’

“Dumbo” will be shown will be shown under the stars starting at dusk on Monday, Aug. 19 at Rogers Park, 30 Rogers Park Ave. in Allston-Brighton.

This event is presented by Bank of America with support from Hot 96.9 and the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment.

‘Black Panther’

“Black Panther” will be will be shown under the stars on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at the Walker Playground, 550 Norfolk St., in Mattapan starting at dusk.

This event is presented by Bank of America with support from Hot 96.9 and the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment.

Movies at Martini Shell Park

The following movies will be shown at DCR Martini Shell Park, 1015 Truman Parkway in Hyde Park on Tuesdays at dusk: “Captain Marvel” (8/20); and “Dumbo” (8/27).

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Remember to bring bug spray along with blankets, chairs and munchies. The park is wheelchair accessible.

For weather updates and movie info, phone 617-698-1802, ext. 4.

‘Wonder Park’

“Wonder Park” will be shown will be shown under the stars at the Hynes Playground, 502 VFW Parkway, in West Roxbury starting at dusk on Thursday, Aug 22.

This event is presented by Bank of America with support from Hot 96.9 and the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment.

Cass swimming pool

Melnea A. Cass Memorial Swimming Pool at the Melnea A. Cass Recreational Complex 120 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. will be open from 11:15 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. daily through Aug. 22 with extended hours on Thursdays until 7:45 p.m., free for everyone.

The Spray Deck will be open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Sept. 2.

This outdoor pool is connected to the indoor complex with flexible space with many uses, including exercise classes and community events. There is also a walking track and athletic courts.

Run by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the pool has lifeguards on the scene all summer long.

For more information, visit mass.gov or call 617-445-0062.

Olsen swimming pool

The outdoor Olsen Swimming Pool at 95 Turtle Pond Pkwy in Hyde Park will be open daily from 11:15 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. through Aug. 22, free for everyone.

On Thursdays, the pool will be open until 7:30 p.m. in August.

Run by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the pool has lifeguards on the scene all summer long.

The Spray Deck will be open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Sept. 2.

For more information, call 617-361-1593/617-364-9524.

Reilly swimming pool

The outdoor Reilly Memorial Pool, 355 Chestnut Hill in Brighton, will be open daily from 11:15 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. through Aug. 22, free for everyone.

Run by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the pool has lifeguards on the scene all summer long.

‘Measure for Measure’

The Brown Box Theatre Project will perform the political tragicomedy “Measure for Measure” from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 at Christian Herter Park, 1175 Soldiers Field Rd. in Allston.

“Measure for Measure,” Shakespeare’s timeless – and timely – tale of power, corruption, virtue and honor is best suited for audiences, ages 13 and older.

No tickets are required. Lawn seating, blankets and chairs are welcome.

For more information, visit brownboxtheatre.org.

Silk flower arranging

The Mattapan Branch Library at 1350 Blue Hill Ave. will be offering a silk flower arranging workshop for adults from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24.

The workshop will be facilitated by Jan Louissaint of Artful Meditation. All materials for this seasonal arrangement will be provided.

Call 617-298-9218 to reserve a spot.

John Eliot Square walking tour

The youth-led history walking tour of the John Eliot Square neighborhood in Roxbury will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. and from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. on Saturdays through Aug. 24.

The group will meet at UU Urban Ministry at 10 Putnam St.

Go to calendly.com to sign up for a slot.

For questions, email tours@uuum.org.

Town Meeting/Sons of Levin Concert

Friends of Herter Park will be hosting the Town Meeting Concert with special guest Sons of Levin from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Herter Park Amphitheater, 1175 Soldiers Field Rd. in Allston.

There is plenty of parking and seats at this family-friendly Americana folk-band and classic rock event. The venue is wheelchair accessible and portable restrooms are on site. Bring a picnic/cooler.

Shirley-Eustis House opening

The Shirley-Eustis House (33 Shirley St., Roxbury) Association’s regular tour season is now underway and runs through Aug. 24.

Tours of the home, carriage house, gardens and historic fruit orchards will be conducted between 1and 4 p.m. every Saturday.

More information about rates and the regular tour season schedule can be found on SEHA’s website at www.shirleyeustishouse.org or by calling 617-442-2275.

Children's sing-a-long and crafts

Arts at the Amp: Children's Music and Crafts will be held every Tuesday through Aug. 27 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Herter Park Amphitheater, 1175 Soldiers Field Rd. in Allston sponsored by the Friends of Herter Park.

There will be a children's sing-a-long (good for ages 3 and older, but all are welcome) featuring children's classics, art projects and snacks.

Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy your bare feet in the grass. Then, head on over to the Artesani splash park to cool off.

The venue is wheelchair accessible and dog friendly. Portable restrooms are onsite.

There is plenty of free parking and seating.

For more information, visit www.herterpark.org.

Free lunch for kids

The Mattapan Branch Library at 1350 Blue Hill Ave (Mattapan) will be serving a free lunch for children and teens from 1 to 3 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays through Aug. 30.

For more information, visit bpl.com.

Youth photo exhibition

The Jamaica Plain Branch Library at 30 South St. is hosting “Summertime: A Youth Photo Exhibition” through Aug. 31.

This show features the work of 19 youth photographers in the Big Picture Art House program.

The young artists range in age from 11 to 15 years old, hailing from Jamaica Plain, Dorchester, Roslindale and other Boston-area towns.

The gallery on the Lower Level is supported by the Friends of the Library in partnership with Uforge.

The exhibition is sponsored by Optical Designs, Inc.

For more information, visit bpl.bibliocommons.com, bigpicturehearthouse.com, uforgegallery.com and opticaldesignsgroup.com.

ASD workshop

Has your child recently been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

Boston Children's Hospital offers a 90-minute workshop for parents and caregivers to connect with each other and to learn more about your child's diagnosis, including: common recommendations, therapies and services plus resources and tips.

The next workshop is at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. Other workshops are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3; 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 and 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9.

The workshops are held at Boston Children's Hospital Longwood Campus at 300 Longwood Ave. in the Byers Conference Room B (in the Enders Building, to the right of the main hospital emergency department entrance).

For more information, call Kelly Federico at 617-355-5999.

Parking validation is provided for the main Children's Hospital parking garage.

Roslindale open mike

The Roslindale Open Mike (ROM) meets from 7 to 10:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of the month at The Boston School of English, 814 South St. (across from the Roslindale commuter rail station).

ROM will also be at the Roslindale Village Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 14 and Oct. 12.

For more information, visit roslindaleopenmike.org.

Jazz on the Green

Jazz on the Green featuring The Makanda Project will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the UUUM in John Eliot Square on the First Church in Roxbury Green, 10 Putnam St.

In addition, there will be a family friendly fair featuring ice cream, children’s activities, art projects, vendors and information tables as well as sound healing and chair massages by The Anthony P. Clay Healing Project.

This event will take place, rain or shine. Bring a blanket or chairs.

To learn more about the event and Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry, visit uuum.org or call 617-318-6010.

To learn more about the Makanda Project, visit makandaproject.com.

A-B Food Pantry

The Allston-Brighton Food Pantry, held at the Allston-Brighton Congregational Church, UCC at 404 Washington St. in Brighton, will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays throughout the year, with the exception of November and December (with one holiday distribution), for eligible Allston-Brighton residents.

For more information on how and when to receive services or to volunteer, visit abfoodpantry.com, brightonucc.org/whatwedo or phone 617-254-4046.

Movie nights

The Youth Connection at the BCYF Tobin Community Center (1481 Tremont St. Mission Hill) will be showing different movies each week followed by a discussion for teens, ages 13 through 18.

Contact Hector Galarza or Charles Davis for more information at 617-635-5216 or email TobinCC@boston.gov.

BCYF Fun Stops

BCYF Fun Stops will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays, ending on Aug. 16 at the Mildred Avenue Community Center, 5 Mildred Ave. in Mattapan.

These free drop-in programs will provide structured games, sport activities, swimming plus arts and crafts for youth, ages 8 through 14. Lunch will be provided.

For more information email bcyf@boston.gov or phone the center at 617-635-1328.

Coastal wildlife discovery station

A Mass Audubon naturalist or skilled park staff member will host a pop-up station from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Fridays through Aug. 30 on Spectacle Island.

Children of all ages are invited to learn about wild birds, sea life and other creatures that call Boston Harbor home.

There is often a touch tank present with various creatures from the harbor.

For more information, visit http://www.bostonharborislands.org/event/coastal-wildlife-discovery-station.

Meet a beekeeper

The Mass Audubon's Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary at 500 Walk Hill St. in Mattapan will host an evening with one of the beekeepers at the Apiary. This event will be held every Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. through Aug. 31.

This is a family-friendly event geared towards those who are interested in being introduced to honey bees and beekeeping. Tones of extra veils will be available for everyone who attends.

For more information and to register, visit massaudobon.org or phone 617-983-8500.

‘Reflection’ art exhibit

The Reflection art exhibit, presented by Mission Hill Artists Collective, will be on display at the Parker Hill Branch Library (1497 Tremont St.) through Aug 31.

This year’s theme gives the artists the opportunity to work and develop their creative piece using their chosen media – from photography to mixed media to painting – to explore their own definition of Reflection.

The Parker Hill Branch Library gallery hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursdays from noon to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Artesani wading pool

The Artesani Wading Pool at the Artesani Playground (1255 Soldiers Field Rd.) in Brighton will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sept. 2.

For more information, call 617-626-4973.

Yoga on Brighton Common

A free yoga program, for people of all ages and abilities, will be provided by local yoga instructor Ivor Edwards, owner of Taireiki Yoga and Wellness at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays through Sept. 25 on Brighton Common, 30 Chestnut Hill Ave.

Yoga supports mental and physical well-being, releases stress and increases energy.

The Brighton Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. offering fresh local produce, dairy, meat, fish, local honey and artisanal foods as well as crafts and live music. SNAP and HIP benefits will be accepted.

Mattapan Square Farmers' Market

Mattapan Square Farmers' Market will be held on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the

City Municipal Parking Lot 14 (in front of Burger King) at 885 Cummins Hwy in Mattapan through Oct. 12.

In addition to the local vendor and fresh farmer fare, there is also live music, performances, fitness as well as children’s activities at the Kids’ Corner. Free programs include Healthy Initiative Programs (HIP), SNAP Benefits, Project Bread (free meals for kids & teens 18 and under) and bike repairs.

This event is sponsored by the Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mattapan-square-farmers-market-tickets-64529217627.

Farmers’ market

The Roslindale Farmers’ Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays through Nov. 16 in the refurbished Adams Park.

With more than 30 vendors, including six local produce farmers, two farms featuring locally raised meat, cheese and fresh eggs, locally baked breads and goodies, and an array of other specialty food and craft vendors, this year’s market also brings music and children’s entertainment to Roslindale Village every Saturday.

Free parking is available.

For more information, visit www.roslindale.net/farmersmarket.

Brighton Farmers Market

The Brighton Farmers Market (Brighton Common) at 30 Chestnut Hill Ave. is open from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays through Sept. 25.

The Farmers Market offers fresh seasonal, local produce, sustainable meat, fresh fish, sweats local honey and artisanal foods as well as crafts.

SNAP, WIC and Bounty Bucks are accepted.

Riot stand-up comedy

In collaboration with long time comedy producers Anderson Comedy, the Riot Theater Company is bringing prime time Stand Up Comedy featuring both local and touring acts to the stage of The Rozzie Square Theater at 5 Basile St. in Roslindale every Friday from 10 to 11:30 p.m. through Sept. 13. Doors open at 9:30 p.m.

For more information, visit https://www.theriottheater.com/full-schedule.html or phone 617-942-0294.

Teen video gaming club

The teen video gaming club (for youth, ages 13-18) meets from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Hyde Park Branch Library, 35 Harvard Ave.

There will be video gaming on three different consoles, Wii, XBox 360 and PS3. Some of the game titles include Guitar Hero, Halo, NBA2K, Forza and Naruto Ninja Storm.

Bring your favorite snacks and enjoy friendly competition with other gamers.

For more information, visit bpl.com.

Senior legacy activities

The Mission Hill Senior Legacy Project at the BCYF Tobin Community Center (1481 Tremont St. Mission Hill) will be hosting a variety of activities for seniors, ages 55 and older. Some of the activities will include computer lab, field trips, workshops, Bingo, along with health and wellness activities. Contact Carmen Pola for more information at 617-820-1089.

A-B Community Supper

The Allston-Brighton Congregational Church, UCC at 404 Washington St. in Brighton will host a Community Supper from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout the year.

Lovin’ Spoonfuls will provide bags of fruit, vegetables, breads and desserts to all dinner guests.

Everyone is welcome to attend these suppers which have been held for the past 40 years.

Visit brightonucc.org/whatwedo, phone 617-254-4046 or email baccoffice@verizon.net for more information.

A-B Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop at the Allston-Brighton Congregational Church, UCC at 404 Washington St. in Brighton, will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

There will be an assortment of seasonal clothing for children and adults, books, kitchen items and much more, always fresh, always changing.

A “free store” will also be available for out-of-season clothing and over-stocked books and toys.

For more information, visit brightonucc.org/whatwedo or phone 617-254-4046.

Allston-Brighton Heritage Museum

The Allston-Brighton Heritage Museum, on the lower level of the Veronica Smith Senior Center, 20 Chestnut Hill Ave. (next to Brighton Commons) will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 pm. on Thursdays and Fridays throughout the year, excluding holidays.

Planned, organized and hosted by the Allston-Brighton History Society, the two exhibition galleries, Gallery A and the Inner Gallery designated “The Winship Gallery,” will feature an array of photographs, artifacts, books, maps, signage, letters, portraits, interactive web-based stations, oral history stations, models, dioramas and historical ephemera that serve to broaden the local and regional history, a microcosm of a national experience.

To learn more, visit bahistory.org.

Chess and checkers

Charlie Cleary will be teaching children and youth how to play chess and checkers from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays through Dec. 28 at the Hyde Park Branch Library at 35 Harvard Ave. in Hyde Park.

For more information, visit bpl.com/events or phone 617-361-2524.