August 23: FREE Fun Friday, FREE admission all day for all, The Institution of Contemporary Art, Berkshire Museum, Boston Atheneaum, Buttonwood Park Zoo, Emily Dickinson Museum, Fort Devens Museum, Freedom Trail Foundation, Heritage Museums & Gardens, Museum of African American History, The Mary Baker Eddy Library and Mapparium, FREE.
August 23-24: Westfield Food Fest, starts Friday at 5 p.m., see link for schedule, food, live music, car show, kids' activities, Elm Street, Westfield, FREE admission.
August 23-24: Chicopee Downtown GetDown, food vendors, live entertainment, 5K run, crafts, kids activities, more, see link for schedule, Downtown Chicopee.
August 23-24: Celebrate Holyoke, see link for events schedule, food, live performance, kids activities, vendors, more, Downtown Holyoke, FREE admission.
August 23: Kids Yoga, 4:40 p.m., for ages 5-8, Transform at Amy Bourque Yoga, 470 Westfield St., West Springfield. Admission: $8 (use link to register).
August 23: Outdoor Movie Screening of Grease, 8 p.m., BYO chair or blanket, backyard of Sunderland Public Library, 20 School St., Sunderland, FREE.
August 24: Springfield Public Schools Back to School Celebration, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., FREE backpacks with school supplies, entertainment, BBQ lunch, Springfield Public School staff meet and greet, Blunt Park, Roosevelt Street, Springfield, FREE for Springfield Public School students and their families.
August 24: Outdoor Movie Screening of Matilda, 7:45 p.m., BYO blanket or chairs and snacks, Enfield Town Green, 820 Enfield St., Enfield, CT, FREE.
August 24: Wonder Park Outdoor Movie Night, 8 p.m., BYO blanket or chairs, ice cream and snacks available for purchase, Gran Val Scoop, 221 Granby Road, Granville, FREE.
August 25: Summer Sunday, FREE admission to Look Park for residents of residents of ANY town in Franklin County, show ID at entrance booth for no parking fee, Look Park, 300 N. Main St., Florence.