Each weekend, Framingham Source Editor will make picks for things to do. Here are my picks for today, June 25.
METROFEST: Thousands of festival-goers are expected today at the 3rd Annual MetroFest—the arts, music, and food truck festival at Bowditch Field in Framingham. Attendees will enjoy two dozen food trucks and specialty food vendors, 100 exhibitors, a classic car show, expanded kids’ activities, performances on two stages, and a tastings tent with craft beer, wine, and hard cider. The event is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for more details including admission charges and parking restrictions.
2. SUMMER READING: The main Framingham Library will host is young adult summer reading event today from noon to 4 p.m. Named Giant Games, attendees can play Giant Jenga, Giant Twister and Wii. Sign up for the summer reading progra, Refreshments will be served.
3. NINA SIMONE TRIBUTE: Amazing Thinhs Arts Center in Framingham hosts a Nina Simone tribute concert tonight at 7. Doors open at 6:30. Tickets ar $25, 22 for members.
4. THROWBACK AT DELUXE DEPOT DINER: Dance the night away at the Deluxe Depot Diner to classic rock music by the band Throwback. Music starts at 8 p.m. Ends at 11 p.m.
5. BRITISH INVASION: Broken English, a british invasion cover band, will have its first gig at Samba West tonight. The band features Michael Hugo (guitar), Jimmy Pircio (lead guitar), Dan Cleveland (bass), Tom Mercier (keyboard), and Steve Kruglewicz (drums). Music starts at 9 p.m. Ends at 12:30 a.m.
BONUS – 4th ANNUAL SCOOPAPALOOZA: The Charles River Rotary Club will hosts its 4th annual all-you-can-eat ice cream event today at the Natick Common from 12:30 to 3 p.m. $6 per person, with kids under age 3 are free. The event will benefit SPARK Kindness and local scholarship funds.