Get Out: Dwarves, Drinks and Dinosaurs
When/where: Puppet Showplace Theatre, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Why: Ever wondered how Little Red Riding Hood might have looked in ancient rome? How about wanting to talk to The Princess and the Pea? In puppet Showplace Theatre's new production, Dad is trying to get his daughter, Trinket, to eat her dinner, and resorts to unusual retellings of Snow White, and a few other classics.
How Much: $10.00
When/where: 7 p.m. Friday, at Brookline Booksmith,
Why: Two bloggers, who run gofugyourself.com followed up their young adult novel "Spoiled" with "Messy." In it, Brooke Berlin is settling into a new life, and tries to start a blog--but doesn't have the time. She hires a ghost blogger, but the lies start to fall apart. This weekend, come to see the writers and talk Hollywood fashion and young adult novels.
How Much: Free
When/where: Prudential Unlimited Realty, 10 a.m. Saturday
Why: If you're daunted by the prospect of buying a home for the first time, I can't blame you. Come to a seminar to learn the various parts of the process from the professionals. Ask all your questions, learn what's what, and perhaps we'll see your home in the Sold column.
How Much: Free, please register.
When/where: Panera Bread, 10 a.m.
Why: The Coolidge Corner Panera is hosting a lemonade stand today, with proceeds going to help Boston Children's Hospital. Get a refreshing drink, and help out a local hospital.
How Much: $1 (per cup).
When/where: Franklin Park Zoo, 1 p.m. Saturday
Why: Dinosaurs are still among us--but they're smaller, feathered and can fly nowadays. In a special presentation, Dr. Alexander Coverdill will talk about some of the evolutionary links between the Thunder Lizards and modern avians at the Zoo's Meeting House.
How Much: $17.00 (free with Zoo admission)