Get Out: Flour, Floods and Fur
A weekend of things to do in Brookline: Meet the Dragon King, get your pets pictures done, volunteer for something, bake with Flour, and learn about aqueducts.
When/Where: Noon on Saturday at the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum
Why: Marcis Kempe, an MWRA engineer, traces the history of human efforts to capture and transport one of the most important resources, from ancient times to today.
Joanne Chang, Owner of Boston Favorite Flour Bakery, and Renowned Author to host Book Signing at New England Mobile Book Fair
When/Where: New England Mobile Book Fair (82 Needham St, Newton Highlands), Saturday at 1 p.m.
Why: Flour Bakery owner, and author of "Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston’s Flour Bakery + Café" is giving away her secrets--in the form of a book, and answering your baking questions when the Mobile Book Fair becomes a local hot spot for book and food fanatics alike. Stop by, and learn all you need to for your Valentine's Day treats.
When/Where: Coolidge Corner Theatre, 10:30 a.m., on Sunday
Why: There is a terrible drought, and the Dragon King is the only one who can bring the rains back. Based on Chinese folklore, this story follows a grandmother whose journey to the bottom of the sea puts her face to face with characters from the aquatic world, as she journeys to speak with the Dragon King about problems on land.
Pricing: Tickets are $7.75 for a child, $9.75 for adults
When/Where: Noon on Sunday, at The Mall at Chestnut Hill
Why: Over 50 area non-pofits will be at the Mall to speak with teenagers in high school or middle school who are interested in making a mark. Students will perform musical numbers, and there will be sponsors and exhibitors to meet. Pre-registered students get a gift bag at the registration table.
When/Where: Cause to Paws, 12:30 p.m., Sunday
Why: The furry members of the family can get in on the Valentine's Day fun by having their portraits taken for their beloved humans, by a professional. You and your pet could take a picture for that someone special. The event will also raise money for animal causes.
Pricing: $10 suggested donation.