Weekend Highlights: Kite and Bike Festival, Lawn on D is Back, No More Lyes New England, Future, Wu-Tang Art and More!

Graduations are in full swing, so watch for tourists! ūüôā This weekend will be full of merriment and fun and a lot of events are FREE! Check ’em out and don’t forget to tell ’em that Boston Fab sent ya! Check back for updates!

lawnd2Thursday, May 14th

Get some good vibes at Neux Merci at The Good Life (28 Kingston St) with DJ’s Real P and Fab Award-Winning DJ Papadon. Hosted by Nyce Franklin. No dress code. Cover is $10.00. 21+.

The Museum of African American History (46 Joy St, Beacon Hill) presents Handel and Haydn Society Bicentennial Season Concert: Tribute to Black Composers 6:30pm Р9:00pm. The acapella performance will feature Grammy-nominated countertenor Reginald Mobley. Adults are $10.00. Students w/ ID are FREE!

Enjoy the sounds of Mohamed Kalifa Kamara. at the Multi-Cultural Arts Center (41 2nd St, Cambridge) 7:00pm. Tickets are $15.00 general admission. $13.00 for students. You can get your ticket here!

Friday, May 15th

The Lawn on D (420 D St, Southie) kicks off an exciting new season tonight with a grand opening party featuring the return of Swing Time and the revealof ArtLAB’s new WonderLAND exhibit starting at 5:00pm! This event is FREE and open to the public.

Future performs at Centro Night Club (56 Common St, Lawrence) 9:30pm. Tickets start at $50.00 (sheesh! They have a security clause or something?) If you got it, you can get yours here!

Kite FestivalSaturday, May 16th

Join Discover Roxbury and thousands of people in Franklin Park (Playstead)  to celebrate the arrival of spring with the Kite & Bike Festival starting at 12:00pm! Bring your kite or make one in the park. Tour the park with a free bike rental (training wheels are available) or bring your own. Participate in interactive games and snack on a variety of food. Kites will be available for sale. This is a family-friendly event that is FREE and open to the public!

Get home design ideas at Suite Décor viewing party at Savin Bar and Grill (112 Savin Hill, Dorchester) 7:00pm Р9:00pm. Enjoy complimentary wine and appetizers while you peruse!

Mapping the Dorchester Way Part Two¬†is coming to the Medicine Wheel Productions (100 K St, 2nd Floor, Dorchester) 6:00pm, features artists from Mattapan and Roxbury as a part of Medicine Wheel Production’s Brooch project that is engaging the communities along the unfinished link of Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Celebrate art of the Wu-Tang Clan at The Paris Street Gallery (101 Paris St, Everett) 7:00pm – 11:00pm.¬†Kulturez Dynasty will have a booth and will be furnishing the goodie bags.¬†Mariano Xavier Experience, Strobe & Essex and¬†Kirk Aztech will be performing. ¬†No cost is listed, but you’ll want to bring cash for the bar (beer and wine).

Grammy Award-Winning artists Esperanza Spalding is coming to the Paradise Rock Club (967 Commonwealth Ave, Allston) at 7:00pm with Emily’s D+ Revolution. Tickets start at $30.00 if you purchase from the box office directly. $38.00 on-line. You can get your tickets here!

No More LyesSunday, May 17th 

Boston Naturals invite you to the No More Lyes New England event at the Boston Marriott Cambridge (50 Broadway, Cambridge) 11:00am – 4:00pm. You’ll experience dynamic speakers from the natural hair industry as well as panelists, concert, vendors and more! Bring your children! If they are under 12, they will be FREE! Tickets are $10.00 in advanced. No tickets will be sold at the door. Get yours here!

Oddisee, Toine of DTMD, STL GLD, Fran P (Album Release) perform at The Middle East (472 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge). Doors opne at 8:00pm. Tickets are $13.00 in advanced and $16.00 the day of the show. Get yours here!

Haitian-American Unity Parade begins today at 1:00pm departing from Mattapan Square. Bring the kiddies and your flags!