Here are calendar events for the rest of Boston:

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.

Climapalooza

Climapalooza will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Herter Park Amphitheater, 1175 Soldiers Field Rd. in Allston. (Rain date 9/15)

This live outdoor concert (with dancing) is free (donations recommended) to support climate science and action.

Snacks, beverages and merchandise will be on sale.

For more information on this annual fundraiser, visit climable.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.

‘Food as Medicine: Fermentation and Pickling’

“Food as Medicine: Fermentation and Pickling” will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm, 487 Norfolk St. in Mattapan.

Learn two methods of preserving foods from local experts during the presentation. Bring two glass pint mason jars with lids for a take-home surprise.

For more information, visit https://urbanfarminginstitute.org.

Watercolor painting

A ParkARTS Watercolor Painting Workshop series will be held from 10 a.m. to noon (weather permitting) on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Horatio Harris Park, 85 Harold St. in Roxbury.

Instruction and materials will be provided for budding artists, ages nine and up, with all skill levels to create an individual greenspace-inspired masterpieces.

For more information and to register, call 617-635-4505.

Plant a tree day

Join One Tree Planted and the Boston Parks & Recreation Department from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 14 and plant a tree at the Vernal Pool Trail at Allandale Woods, 7 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury.

By participating in this project, volunteers will be helping green Boston’s largest urban wild space and increase the habitat for wildlife.

To learn more about One Tree Planted, the event and registration, visit eventbrite.com.

Roslindale Porch Fest

The 4th annual Roslindale Porch Fest will take place from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. (Rain date – Sept. 15)

There will be 90 performers playing a variety of genres positioned around Roslindale at this family friendly, alcohol-free Roslindale Arts Alliance event.

After-party performances will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sophia’s Grotto at the Birch Street Courtyard; 753 South St.; and Square Root Café, 2A Corinth St.

To learn more, visit facebook.com or roslindalearts.org or email roslindaleporchfest@gmail.com.

Basketball skills clinic

Coach Albert Hayle will be running a free basketball skills and drills session from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, 1350 Tremont St., Roxbury Crossing.

To register, visit basketballstargames.com.

Basketball Star Games

The Basketball Star Games will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, 1350 Tremont St., Roxbury Crossing.

Watch the basketball tournaments – 3-point Contest; Skills Challenge, 2 v. 2 Street Ball and King of the Court – with players, ages 16 and older competing for cash prizes. There will be a live DJ, a famous host and live performances along with food.

To learn more, visit basketballstargames.com or call 1-800-484-2706; for tickets, visit eventbrite.com.

Homework help

Free drop-in homework help and mentorship for students in grades K-8 will be provided by trained, high-achieving high school students from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Hyde Park (35 Harvard Ave.), Mattapan (1350 Blue Hill Ave.) and West Roxbury (1961 Centre St.) Branch Libraries from Sept. 16 through May 21.

Homework Help mentor trainings are provided by Harvard University's Public School Partnerships Team, the developers of SmartTALK, a program that uses research-based tools, strategies, and resources to support students during homework time.

No registration is required.

For more information, visit bpl.org /events.

Homework Help in Roxbury

Free drop-in homework help and mentorship for students in grades K-8 will be provided by trained, high-achieving high school students from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Egleston Square (2044 Columbus Ave.) and Parker Hill (1497 Tremont St.) Branch Libraries in Roxbury from Sept. 16 through May 21.

Homework Help mentor trainings are provided by Harvard University's Public School Partnerships Team, the developers of SmartTALK, a program that uses research-based tools, strategies, and resources to support students during homework time.

No registration is required.

For more information, visit bpl.org /events.

Homework Help in Allston & Brighton

Free drop-in homework help and mentorship for students in grades K-8 will be provided by trained, high-achieving high school students Monday through Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Faneuil Branch Library (419 Faneuil St.) and from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Honan-Allston Branch Library (300 North Harvard St.) from Sept. 16 through May 21.

Homework Help mentor trainings are provided by Harvard University's Public School Partnerships Team, the developers of SmartTALK, a program that uses research-based tools, strategies, and resources to support students during homework time.

No registration is required.

For more information, visit bpl.org /events.

Midweek midday matinees

Midweek midday matinee films will be shown from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays in September at the Honan-Allston Branch Library, 300 North Harvard St. in Allston.

The featured Mike Leigh films line-up includes: “Topsy-Turvy” (1999) on Sept. 18; and “Vera Drake” (2004) on Sept. 25.

For more information, phone 617-787-6313.

Science in art museums

“Stories from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston” will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19 at the McMullen Museum of Art (Hill Room 111), 2101 Commonwealth Ave. in Chestnut Hill.

Richard Newman, Head of Scientific Research, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston will present a brief review of the history of science in art museums followed by three stories from the MFA’s research lab.

For information and registration, visit events.bc.edu.

Country music night

Diamonds & Whiskey with guest Whitney Doucette & the Moonshine Band will be at Herter Park Amphitheater (1175 Soldiers Field Rd.) along the Charles River in Allston from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20.

Diamonds & Whiskey – where the swamps of Louisiana meet the hills of North Carolina, a new sound emerges: Dark Country Voodoo. This classic alt-country band stomps out swampy New Orleans-rooted rock with an indie sensibility.

Whitney Doucette & the Moonshine Band serves up the best mix of top 40 country and pop music combining country, blues and rock.

This is a free family-friendly event with plenty of seating and free parking.

Botanical journals

A family botanical journaling workshop will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College, 2101 Commonwealth Ave. in Chestnut Hill.

Children, ages five through twelve, and chaperones will begin with a tour through William Trost Richards: Hieroglyphs of Landscape, featuring over 180 landscape paintings, drawings, and prints, to highlight the artist’s close attention to flora.

Following the tour, children will construct and decorate their own botanical journals before heading outdoors to identify different species of trees. In the spirit of Richards who enjoyed making studies of the plants, trees and rocks around him, the focus will be on the shape, bark and leaves of numerous trees. Children can take notes, do tree rubbings, draw observations and collect specimens to add to their journals.

Because seats are limited, the Museum requests that all children are registered prior to “Into the Woods with Botanical Journals: A Tree Identification Workshop” at http://bit.ly/2juF47g.

‘Poetry is a Bridge’

“Poetry is a Bridge: A Celebration of Poetry in Translation and in Many Languages” will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Frugal Bookstore, 57 Warren St. in Roxbury.

Poetry is a Bridge is a space for bilingual poets, translators of poetry from one language to another, language-swapping rappers, code-switching wordsmiths, and anyone who likes to share and delight in what our languages can do when we bring two or more of them to the mic.

Sign up to read your multi-lingual poetry or translations of poetry beforehand at http://bit.ly/PoetryIsABridge and join the featured readers.

This family-friendly reading is being organized by the Dudley Branch Library, the Literary Translators Group of Greater Boston and Frugal Bookstore.

To learn more, email aeneh@bpl.org.

Health and Wellness Fair

The 9th annual Mission Hills Health and Wellness Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Mission Hill Playground, 1529 Tremont St.

There will be health screenings, fitness classes, health information tables, a bounce house, pony rides, a DJ and raffles prizes.

Find out more about the Mission Hill Health Movement sponsor at eventbrite.com.

Revels RiverSing

The annual Revels RiverSing welcomes fall with a family-friendly Autumn Equinox celebration from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21 (rain or shine) at their new location at Herter Park Amphitheater, 1175 Soldiers Field Rd. in Allston.

This theatrical event will feature over 100 performers of music and song, along with poetry readings, acrobats, circus performers, puppets and a folk band. The family activities will begin at 5 p.m. and the singing will start at 6 p.m.

Parking and admission is free.

Visit revels.org for more information.

Studs of Comedy

Boston Rising celebrates comedians from the LGBT+ community who have broken barriers in comedy on both a local and international level. Come witness the historic events as Studs of Comedy come together to elevate the culture at 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 21and Oct. 19 at The Rozzie Square Theater, 5 Basile St. in Roslindale.

For more information and tickets, visit theriottheater.com/bostonrising.

Flannel Fest

Flannel Fest will be held from noon to 5 pm. on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Boston Landing, 130 Guest St. in Allston.

Wear your favorite flannel for a Boston Women’s Market harvest celebration featuring skilled womxn entrepreneurs from all over New England from candle and jewelry makers to woodworkers and bakers. Other highlights include live music, a pie eating contest, pumpkin decorating, fall wreath-making, and face painting along with cider/beer/wine.

Summer Fitness Series

Summer Fitness Series will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays through Sept. 28 at Fallon Field, 910 South St. in Roslindale.

For more information, visit parks@boston.gov or phone 617-635-4505.

Solo piano recital

The Boston bel Canto Opera will host a solo piano recital featuring Bradley Pennington, assisted by soprano Michelle Trainor at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6. at the Dante Alighieri Cultural Center, 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge.

The recital includes piano pieces by Mozart, Debussy, Brahms and Chopin and arias by Massenet, Ponchielli and Verdi. Pennington is a resident of the South End.

Admission is $25, $22 for seniors and students. Cash and checks only.

Open seating with limited free parking and on-street Sunday free parking.

For more information, call 617-949-6543 or send an email to BBCO@comcast.net .

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.

Samaritans 5K/Festival

The Samaritans 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Sept. 28 at the DCR Artesani Park, 1225 Soldier’s Field Rd. in Brighton.

In addition to the Run/Walk there will be a Family Fun Festival with children’s activities, refreshments, auction, raffle and giveaways. There will also be the Grief Support Services Ribbon Wall for individuals to remember their loved ones lost through suicide.

Prizes will be given for top runners and fundraisers.

Visit samaritans5k.org for information and registration.

Family story time

Family story time will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Parker Hill Branch Library, 1497 Tremont St. in Roxbury.

There will be a variety of stories, songs and finger plays and other fun things for children (birth to five years of age with their caregivers) to engage in.

For more information, phone Thea at 617-427-3820, email tploetz@bpl.org, or visit bpl.org/events.

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.

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.

Creator Club

Creator Club will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on most Thursdays at the Parker Hill Branch Library, 1497 Tremont St. in Roxbury.

A different creative project will be offered each week, from making glittery slime to building cardboard castles, for kids, ages 6 through 12.

For more information, email tploetz@bpl.org, phone Thea at 617-427-3820 or visit bpl.org/events.

Art exhibit

An art exhibit, featuring the artists’ work from the Full Tilt Print Studio in Hyde Park will be on view from September and October at the BNN Neighborhood Art Gallery, 3025 Washington St., Egleston Square in Roxbury.

A reception with the artists will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3.

For more information, visit bnnmedia.org, fulltiltprintstudio.com or facebook.

Full STEAM ahead

Stop by the children’s room at the Mattapan Branch Library (1350 Blue Hill Ave.) from 3 to 4 p.m. every Wednesday for pop-up activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

This program is recommended for children, ages 5 and older with caregiver supervision or ages 8 and older without supervision. Different activities will be scheduled each week.

For more information, email aboglarski@bpl.org or phone 617-298-9218, ext. 1506.

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, Oct. 3. Other workshops are scheduled for 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.

Ride for Food fundraiser

The eighth annual Ride for Food fundraiser will be held on Sunday, Oct. 6, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Noble and Greenough School, 10 Campus Dr. in Dedham.

Nineteen hunger-relief organizations have formed teams for this year’s Ride for Food. These diverse food pantries/kitchens, food rescue organizations and community farms run incredible programs to increase the availability of healthy food to those in need – be it children, adults, seniors or families – in the Greater Boston area.

For more information and/or to sign up to join a team, ride, volunteer, sponsor or donate, visit ride.threesquaresne.org.

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.

Intermediate knitting

Intermediate knitting will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturdays through Oct. 26 at the Faneuil Branch Library, 419 Faneuil St. Brighton.

Knitting experience is required. Materials will be supplied at the first class.

Preregistration is required. Phone 617-782-6705 or visit bpl.org/events.

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.

Teen Anime Club

The Hyde Park Branch Library (35 Harvard Ave.) will be hosting the Teen Anime Club from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays.

There are hundreds of current favorites and classic titles as well as feature length films to watch streaming on line.

Bring your favorite snacks and enjoy the show with other friendly Otaku.

For more information, phone 617-361-2524.

ESL conversations

ESL conversations, hosted by a native English speaker in an informal and friendly group setting, will take place from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. on most Mondays at the West Roxbury Branch Library at 1961 Centre St.

For more information, email mtheroux@bpl.org or phone 617-859-2446.

Family board game nights

The Mattapan Branch Library (1350 Blue Hill Ave.) will be hosting family board game nights from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays.

Board games, card games and puzzles for kids under 12 and their families will be available in the children’s room.

For more information, email aboglarski@bpl.org or phone 617-298-9218, ext. 1506.

Crafternoons

Crafternoons will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Fridays at the Mattapan Branch Library, 1350 Blue Hill Ave.

There will be a new make-and-take craft each week. Follow the tutorial or make your own craft with provided materials.

This is suitable for children, ages 5 and older with caregiver supervision, or ages 8 and older without.

For the craft schedule, email aboglarski@bpl.org or phone 617-298-9218, ext. 1506.

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.

Flagship Clubhouse open house

The Flagship Clubhouse at 2107 Washington St. in Roxbury will be open to families and youth, ages 8 through 14, on the first Saturday of every month from noon to 6 p.m.

The open houses are designed to give families a sense of what goes on in the Clubhouse as well as give younger children a taste of what is to come in a few short years.

Make a beat in the music studio, create a custom sticker using a vinyl cutter, create a button with the button machine and play in Virtual Reality with the Oculus Rift headset are a few of the activities available.

For more information, visit flagshipclubhouse.org.

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.

Test Prep Volunteer needed

The UU Urban Ministry at 10 Putnam St. in Roxbury is seeking a Test Prep Volunteer to help Roxbury Youth Program students prepare for the ACT and SAT college admissions tests by tutoring a small group of students bi-weekly in the fall. The ACT/SAT Test Prep Volunteer will join students from 6 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 22, Nov. 5 and Nov. 19.

To learn more, visit www.uuum.org.

‘Conditions of Faith’

“Conditions of Faith” will be on view through Dec. 8 at the McMullen Museum of Art on the Boston College Campus at 2101 Commonwealth Ave. in Chestnut Hill.

Nature and memory inspired Mary Armstrong’s layered, complex compositions. Oil and wax depict forces of nature, both imagined and real, in the seascapes. For Armstrong, roiling currents, sunlit estuaries, and particularly rising waves are “a perfect visual metaphor for change, both desired and feared, destructive and regenerative, personal and political.”

Tumultuous Maine waters are replaced with swirling clouds over the California Borrego Valley, capturing the shifting relationship between earth and sky in the oil pastels.

For more information on the artist and her work, visit events.bc.edu, email artmuseum@bc.edu or phone 617-552-8587. The Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

‘Afterschool building challenge’

The Hyde Park Branch Library (35 Harvard Ave.) will be hosting an “Afterschool Building Challenge” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through Dec. 18.

Put your skills to the test with various building materials each week including wood blocks, magnetic blocks, KAPLA planks and Bristile blocks.

This event is geared for children, ages 6 and up, with their families. No registration is required.

For more information, phone 617-361-2524.

Riot stand-up comedy

The Riot Theater Company will present prime time Stand Up Comedy featuring local and touring acts from 10 to 11:30 p.m. every Friday through Nov. 29 at the stage of The Rozzie Square Theater at 5 Basile St. in Roslindale. Doors open at 9:30 p.m.

For more information, visit theriottheater.com or phone 617-942-0294.

Riot Improv

Riot Improv, the flagship group of The Riot Theater Company at the Rozzie Square Theater at 5 Basile St., Roslindale will present a variety of shows that come in many delicious and hilarious flavors from 8 to 9:30 p.m. every Saturday through November 30 (doors open at 7:30 p.m.).

Mainstage: Your Quirky Family, inspired by the quirks of your family is slated for the first and second Saturday of each month; Songs to Scenes, an eclectic and hilarious mix of improv comedy and live music is planned for the third Saturday; and Stories to Scenes, improv comedy with a narrative twist, on the fourth Saturday are among the line ups.

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

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.