January PlanAhead: Your Boston events calendar

Kick off the new year with plenty of events around Boston | Photo via @pawassung

Happy January, Boston. If you’re anything like us, you’re looking forward to days growing longer, taking time to reset, and focusing on New Year’s resolutions — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in BOSNote: COVID-19 protocols are changing rapidly to curb the spread of the Omicron variant in BOS. Please make sure to check event listing pages + venue websites for the most up-to-date information.

Saturday, January 1-Sunday, January 2 

Saturday, Jan. 1 

Sunday, Jan. 2 

  • Harlem Globetrotters | Sun., Jan. 2 | 2 p.m. | Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell | $31+ | Grab meet + greet tickets and head over at 12:30 to chat with the entertainers.
  • Vinyl Show | Sun., Jan. 2 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Hilton Garden Inn, Burlington | $5 | Tickets sold at the door for this sale of new and used vinyl records.
  • Virtual Yoga | Sun., Jan. 2 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Alignment-based yoga perfect for yogis of all levels.

Monday, January 3 – Sunday, January 9 

Monday, Jan. 3

  • PAWS to Read with Merryl | Mon., Jan. 3 | 4-5 p.m. | Tufts Library | Free | Register for a time slot with Merryl the therapy dog who visits the Children’s Room. 
  • Virtual Dance Fit | Mon., Jan. 3 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A cardio dance-based class that combines dance with strength training.

Tuesday, Jan. 4

  • Jesus Christ Superstar | Tues., Jan 4 – Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | Emerson Colonial Theatre | $44.75+ | In celebration of the musical’s 50th anniversary, a new production comes to Boston.
  • Quilting Circle | Tues., Jan. 4 | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Boston Public Library, Codman Square | Free | Calling all sewers, quilters, and anyone with an interest in any and all fabric art — this group is for you. 
  • Things We Lost to the Water | Tues., Jan. 4 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join Cambridge Public Library for a virtual talk with Eric Nguyen about his book Things We Lost To The Water.
  • Virtual Afrobeats Dance Class | Tues., Jan. 4 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An intermediate level class for developing core strength through a choreographed Afrobeats routine — a combination of Afro-pop and fusion music. 

Wednesday, Jan. 5 

  • Kick It! | Wed., Jan. 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Night Shift Brewing, Everett | $20+ | Tickets for the award-winning fitness class include one beer or non-alcoholic drink.
  • Chair Yoga | Wed., Jan. 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Gentle yoga that can be done on a chair, or standing with a chair used for support.
  • Paint Night | Wed., Jan. 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Aloft Boston Seaport District | $35 | Ticket includes all the supplies you need to create your winter wonderland painting — get there early to grab a seat and a drink before the class begins.
  • Snowmazing | Wed., Jan. 5-Sun., Jan. 9 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Boston Children’s Museum | $18 | Spend the day with Jack Frost and friends with plenty of fun winter-themed decor, programs, and activities. 
  • Open Mic Night | Wed., Jan. 5 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Aeronaut Brewing Company, 14 Tyler St., Somerville | Free | Mike Morrisey hosts an evening of laughs + performers will receive one drink ticket

Thursday, Jan. 6 

  • West Roxbury Library Origami Club | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 4:15-5:15 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Register for this workshop with the Boston Public Library. 
  • “¡Con Salsa!” | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Hyde Park | Free | WBUR Radio Announcer & Producer José C. Massó will participate in this 10-part lecture series and explore the history of Afro-Latin music in the US.
  • Before Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrier | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6-7:45 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Emmy Award winning local journalist Ted Reinstein discusses his new book.
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra | Thurs., Jan. 6-Sat., Jan. 8 | Times vary | Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave. | $51+ | Conductor Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony through a performance that includes HK Gruber, Mozart, and Prokofiev. 🎻
  • Virtual Zumba | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A choreographed workout routine involving dance + aerobic elements.
  • Mario Kart Grand Prix | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6:30 p.m. | Dorchester Brewing Co., 1250 Massachusetts Ave. | $10 | Play Mario Kart on Vintage N64 systems and spend your drink token on any of the draft offerings.

Friday, Jan. 7 

  • Friday Night Trivia | Fri., Jan 7, Fri. Jan. 14, Fri. Jan. 21 + Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | Participate in seven rounds of general knowledge trivia — the top 3 winning teams receive a prize.
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra | Thurs., Jan. 6-Sat., Jan. 8 | Times vary | Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave. | $51+ | Conductor Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony through a performance that includes HK Gruber, Mozart, and Prokofiev. 🎻
  • Virtual Chair Meditation Class | Fri., Jan. 7 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Reenergize through graceful movements synchronized with breathing exercises.

Saturday, Jan. 8 

  • Onesie Crawl | Sat., Jan. 8 | 6 p.m. | Fenway Park | $10+ | If you’re a January baby, your ticket to this bar crawl is free.
  • Naughty Doctors Comedy Showcase | Sat., Jan. 8 | 10 p.m. | Sixth Gear — Cask & Kitchen, 81 L St. | $10 | Take a night to laugh with hosts Dan Reardon + Dave Caggiano.
  • A Killer By Design | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline | Celebrate the release of A Killer by Design with authors Ann Wolbert Burgess + Steven Matthew Constantine.
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra | Thurs., Jan 6-Sat., Jan. 8 | Times vary | Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave. | $51+ | Conductor Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony through a performance that includes HK Gruber, Mozart, and Prokofiev. 🎻
  • Virtual Strength Training Class | Sat., Jan. 8 | 9-10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Build strength in this total body workout, which focuses on range of motion + compound movements.

Sunday, Jan. 9

  • Poetry Open Mic Night | Sun., Jan 9 + Sun., Jan. 23 | 7 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | The sign up list opens at 6:30 p.m. — bring your own works to perform for a supportive crowd.
  • Virtual Yoga | Sun., Jan. 2 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Alignment-based yoga perfect for yogis of all levels.
  • WWE Supershow | Sun., Jan. 9 | 5 p.m. | TD Garden | $26.50+ |  Kicking off the new year with 6 WWE championship matches live in Boston.

Monday, January 10 – Sunday, January 16 

Monday, Jan. 10

  • Celtics vs. Pacers | Mon., Jan. 10 | 7:30 p.m. | TD Garden | $46.50+ | The Indiana Pacers are coming to town so grab tickets to cheer on the Celtics. 
  • Sasha Sagan and Emily Levesque | Mon., Jan. 10 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline | Free | The authors celebrate the paperback releases of their books, For Small Creatures Such as We + The Last Stargazers, in this live conversation.
  • Virtual Dance Fit | Mon., Jan. 10 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A cardio dance-based class that combines dance with strength training.
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey | Mon., Jan. 10 + Sun., Jan. 12 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $19.25+ | View the 2001 film on the big screen in all its glory — presented in 70mm.
  • Readville Yard 5 Public Meeting | Mon., Jan. 10 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The Notice of Project Change for Readville Yard 5 in Hyde Park proposes combining two previously approved buildings into a single structure.
  • Dorchester Bay City Public Meeting | Mon., Jan 10. | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Focusing on transportation, infrastructure, sustainability and resiliency for the proposed Dorchester Bay City project.

Tuesday, Jan. 11

  • Da Baby | Tues., Jan. 11 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $69.95+ | Doors open at 7 p.m. for the show presented by Rolling Loud. 
  • Boston’s Back to Business Bash | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6-8:30 p.m. | W Boston, 100 Stuart St. | $20+ |  The biggest Back to Business Bash network event yet, with guest speakers, door prizes, + resources to help launch your year.
  • Drawing and Painting Cat and Dog Portraits | Tues., Jan. 11 | 5:30 p.m. | Zoom | $240 | Celebrate your special four-legged friend, whether it is still with us or has passed on, by drawing and painting its portrait. 
  • Beginner Photography Class | Tues., Jan. 11 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Zoom | $35 | Learn photography basics like aperture, shutter speed, + the various automatic camera modes — perfect for a new photographer. 📸
  • Virtual Afrobeats Dance Class | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An intermediate level class for developing core strength through a choreographed Afrobeats routine — a combination of Afro-pop and fusion music.
  • Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am | Tues., Jan. 11 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $12+ | Featuring a post-film conversation with guests from the Huntington’s production of “The Bluest Eye.”
  • 17 Bradston St. Public Meeting | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The BPDA is hosting a meeting for the Newmarket project to discuss the Project Notification Form.
  • 25-33 Hamilton St. Public Meeting | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The second public meeting for the 25-33 Hamilton Street project located in Dorchester.
  • Developer’s Presentation: Parcel R-1 Chinatown | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The development team will present its proposed project, a mixed-use development consisting of affordable housing and community space.

Wednesday, Jan. 12 

  • 2022 Boston University Neurophotonics Center Symposium | Wed., Jan. 12 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Boston University Photonics Center | Free | This is the fifth year for the conference and if you can’t attend in-person register for a virtual link. 
  • Black Seeds Writers Group | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline | Free | Celebrate the newest issue of The Pilgrim literary magazine with the Black Seeds Writers Group.
  • Havana Nights: Online Cuban Cooking Class | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6 p.m. | Zoom | $65 | A hands-on class where you’ll learn to cook guiso de maiz (corn chowder) picadillo classico (savory beef), morosy christiano (rice + black beans), platanos mauros (fried plantains), and pastel de limones creollos de cazo bueso (key lime pie).
  • Chair Yoga | Wed., Jan. 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Gentle yoga that can be done on a chair, or standing with a chair used for support.
  • Government Center Urban Renewal Community Meeting | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The BPDA invites neighbors of the Government Center Urban Renewal Plan Area to a community meeting to gain feedback on a request to extend the terms of the plan.
  • St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Public Meeting | Wed., Jan. 12 | 5:30-6:20 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A meeting for the proposed Parking Garage project located in Brighton.
  • 155 North Beacon St. Public Meeting | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Project Notification Form submitted to the BPDA for this Allston/Brighton project.

Thursday, Jan. 13 

  • Dancing with the Stars | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | Boch Center, Wang Theatre | $49+ | See the performances from the dancing company + guest stars.  
  • Jon B. | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 8 p.m. | City Winery | $40+ | Listen to the smooth melodies + contemporary R&B from the Rhode Island-native.
  • Chris Lane | Thur., Jan. 13 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $32.50+ | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for this Fill Them Boots tour stop. 
  • Boston Celtic Music Festival | Thurs., Jan. 13-Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | Harvard Square | Prices vary | The 19th annual festival will include plenty of music and tradition. 
  • Turkish Kitchen | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 6:30 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $120 | Bake Turkish meatballs with vegetables, jasmine pilaf with orzo, + sauteed carrots and spinach with yogurt.
  • Virtual Zumba | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A choreographed workout routine involving dance + aerobic elements.
  • Tai Chi for Wellness with Eddie Watkins | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 2-3 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Tune in with the Boston Public Library for this introduction to Tai Chi led by Eddie Watkins. 
  • Shakespeare Reimagined: The Tragedy of Macbeth | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $12+ | Featuring a post-film discussion with film critic Sean Burns, author Anita Diamant, and BU Dean Harvey Young.

Friday, Jan. 14 

  • Motion City Soundtrack | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7:30 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | 36.50+ | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to see the headliner + All Get Out. 
  • Friday Night Trivia | Fri. Jan. 14 | 7 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | Participate in seven rounds of general knowledge trivia — the top 3 winning teams receive a prize.
  • Belmond World Film’s Family Film Festival | Fri., Jan. 14-Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Multiple locations + streaming virtually | $10+ | Bring your kids + enjoy family-friendly movies from around the world — or stream them all from the comfort of your home. 🎞️
  • Persian Cuisine Cooking Class | Fri., Jan. 14 | 6-9 p.m. | Online | $65 | Learn to make fesenjan, a tahdig rice dish, rose petals + barberries, and gondi — a.k.a. Persian “matzoh balls.”
  • Virtual Chair Meditation Class | Fri., Jan. 14 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Reenergize through graceful movements synchronized with breathing exercises.
  • Gimme Gimme Disco | Fri., Jan. 14 | 8 p.m. | Big Night Live, 110 Causeway St. | $23 | This dance party features ABBA hits + disco songs from The Bee Gees and Cher.
  • New England International Auto Show | Fri., Jan. 14 | 12 p.m. | Boston Convention and Exhibition Center | $17 | Browse hundreds of new vehicles in the Seaport District.

Saturday, Jan. 15 

  • Brunch N’ Soca | Sat., Jan. 15 | 2 p.m. | Savvor Restaurant and Lounge, 180 Lincoln St. | Free | A brunch experience with Soca vibes — brunch is from 2-5 p.m., with a day party following from 5-8 p.m. 
  • Jesus Christ Superstar | Sat., Jan. 15 | 2 p.m. | Emerson Colonial Theatre | $204+ | the A performance of the theatrical masterpiece by legendary writing team Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.
  • Shrike | Sat., Jan. 15 | 8-10 p.m. | Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St. | $25 | Fresh Ink Theatre presents “Shrike,” written by Erin Lerch and directed by Josh Glenn-Kayden.
  • Dumplings Cooking Class | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1-4 p.m. | Selfup Venue, 19 Kingston St., #1, | $100+ | Learn to make authentic dumplings from scratch.
  • Yoga in the Beer Garden | Sat., Jan. 15 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Remnant Brewing Company, 2 Bow Market Way, Somerville | $10 | A yoga flow class open to all experience levels hosted inside the Tap Room.
  • Film Screening: My Dad is a Sausage | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1 p.m. | Regent Theatre, 5 Medford St., Arlington | $10 | Attend this showing in person or stream it online as part of Belmont World Film’s Family Film Festival.
  • Virtual Strength Training Class | Sat., Jan. 15 | 9-10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Build strength in this total body workout, which focuses on range of motion + compound movements.

Sunday, Jan. 16

  • Guster | Sun., Jan. 16 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $45+ | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to see this show presented by 92.5 The River. 
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven | Sun., Jan. 16 | 3 p.m. | Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave. | $138+ | Stick around for the finale of Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony.
  • Andris Nelsons Conducts Julia Adolphe And Beethoven Featuring Pianist | Sun., Jan. 16 | 3 p.m. | Boston Symphony Hall | $20+ | Music Director Andris Nelsons leads the BSO with the French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet for an evening of Beethoven.
  • Boston 2022 JKO | Sun., Jan. 16 | 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Boston Burlington Marriott, 1 Burlington Mall Rd. | $40 
  • Virtual Yoga | Sun., Jan. 16 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Alignment-based yoga perfect for yogis of all levels.
  • Film Screening: Laura’s Star | Sun., Jan. 16 | 1 p.m. | Majestic 7, 81 Arsenal Yards Blvd., Watertown | $10 | Attend this showing in person or stream it online as part of Belmont World Film’s Family Film Festival.

Monday, January 17 – Sunday, January 23

Monday, Jan. 17

  • 52nd Annual MLK Memorial Breakfast | Mon., Jan. 17 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St. | $50 | Reserve tickets for the in-person event or tune in virtually for free. 
  • Film Screening: Calamity, a Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary | Mon., Jan. 17 | 1 p.m. | West Newton Cinema, 1296 Washington St., West Newton | $10 | Attend this showing in person or stream it online as part of Belmont World Film’s Family Film Festival.
  • Virtual Dance Fit | Mon., Jan. 17 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A cardio dance-based class that combines dance with strength training.
  • Losing Ground | Mon., Jan. 17 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $12+ | Kathleen Collins’s feature film tells the story of a marriage between two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives.

Tuesday, Jan. 18

  • Jacquelyn Mitchard: The Good Son | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St. | Free | Books will be available for purchase at the event.
  • Coastal Indian Cooking | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Learn to cook the cuisine of Maharashtra, located on the Western coast of India, + learn about the history and culture of Indian cuisines.
  • Virtual Afrobeats Dance Class | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An intermediate level class for developing core strength through a choreographed Afrobeats routine — a combination of Afro-pop and fusion music.
  • Volver + The Human Voice | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | The film, starring Penelope Cruz, will be preceded by a screening of “The Human Voice.”

Wednesday, Jan. 19 

  • Wednesday Night Live with Dwayne Haggins | Wed., Jan. 19 | 5-9 p.m. | Craft Food Halls Revolution Hall, 3 Maguire Rd., Lexington | Free | Grab some food and enjoy the live music. 
  • Pretty Woman — The Musical | Tues., Jan. 18-Sun., Jan. 30 | 7:30 p.m. | Citizens Bank Opera House, 539 Washington St. | $78+ | Enjoy this theatrical take on the classic movie — featuring all the iconic characters from the film + an original score.
  • Chair Yoga | Wed., Jan. 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Gentle yoga that can be done on a chair, or standing with a chair used for support.
  • All About my Mother + The Human Voice | Wed., Jan. 19 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | Pedro Almodóvar’s poignant examination of women in intimate relationships, preceded by a screening of “The Human Voice.”
  • Fort Point Channel Operations Board Annual Meeting | Wed., Jan. 19 | 1-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The Operations Board will recap the Atlantic Wharf 2021 Annual Plan and discuss the 2022 plan.

Thursday, Jan. 20 

  • Tres Latinas Food Truck | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Elks Lodge, 652 Andover St. | Price of purchase | Don’t miss this authentic Latin cuisine.
  • Virtual Zumba | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A choreographed workout routine involving dance + aerobic elements.
  • The Piano | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $12+ | A screening of the sublimely stirring fable of desire and creativity.
  • Vibras | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 11 p.m. | Tunnel, 100 Stuart St. | Free | Party along to music from Maluma, J Balvin + other Latinx artists.
  • Cheese Plate Personality | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7 p.m. | curds&co, 288 Washington St., Brookline | $55 | Munch on cheeses and pairings while you learn all about your cheese plate personality and what it says about you.

Friday, Jan. 21

  • Booty Vortex at Aeronaut Cannery | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | Aeronaut Cannery | $15+ | Tickets are $20 at the door for the disco funk tunes from a 12 man band. 
  • Friday Night Trivia | Fri. Jan. 21| 7 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | Participate in seven rounds of general knowledge trivia — the top 3 winning teams receive a prize.
  • Virtual Chair Meditation Class | Fri., Jan. 21 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Reenergize through graceful movements synchronized with breathing exercises.
  • Comedy Party | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | Democracy Brewing Co., 35 Temple Place | $20 | Sip great beers and see stand up comedy right in the heart of Downtown Crossing
  • Bar Crawl and Freedom Trail History Tour | Fri., Jan. 24 | 7 p.m. | 24 Beacon St. | Drink in the secret history of Boston at some of the most interesting bars around town. 
  • Learn to Make Fresh Pasta | Fri., Jan. 24 | 6-9 p.m. | Selfup Venue, 19 Kingston St. | The menu includes four kinds of pasta + tiramisu.
  • Human Nature Exhibition | Fri., Jan. 24 | 4-7 p.m. | Gallery 263, 263 Pearl St. Cambridge | A group exhibition featuring the work of 13 artists, on view through Sat., Feb. 5.

Saturday, Jan. 22 

  • Marble Eyes w/ Otis Grove at Aeronaut Cannery | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7 p.m. | Aeronaut Cannery | $10+ | A pandemic inspired new tunes that is “Rock + Roll for The Soul.”
  • Dumplings Cooking Class | Sat., Jan. 22 | 1-4 p.m. | Selfup Venue, 19 Kingston St., #1, | $100+ | Learn to make authentic dumplings from scratch.
  • 50 Cent | Sat., Jan. 22 | 9:30 p.m. | Big Night Live | $44.50+ | Doors open at 9:30 p.m. for the Candy Shop artist. 
  • Boozin’ In Your Onesie Bar Crawl | Sat., Jan. 22 | 2-9 p.m. | Faneuil Hall | $19.99 | Don your favorite onesie and get ready to crawl around Boston for the 6th annual event. 
  • Yoga in the Beer Garden | Sat., Jan. 22 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Remnant Brewing Company, 2 Bow Market Way, Somerville | $10 | A yoga flow class open to all experience levels hosted inside the Tap Room.
  • Gin Tasting Class | Sat., Jan. 22 | 6 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Taste gin produced around the globe + learn the distilleries’ process.
  • Sauerkraut and Kimchi Workshop | Sat., Jan. 22 | 1 p.m. | Virtual | $55 | Prepare fermented sauerkraut and kimchi while learning the similarities + differences between either product.
  • Virtual Strength Training Class | Sat., Jan. 22 | 9-10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Build strength in this total body workout, which focuses on range of motion + compound movements.
  • Eventide Fenway and Artifact Cider Dinner | Sat., Jan. 22 | 5-9 p.m. | Eventide Fenway, 1321 Boylston St. | $65 | Enjoy a menu of seafood and cider specials.
  • Hideout Comedy | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7:30-9 p.m. | The White Bull Tavern, 1 Union St. | $10+ | Laugh along with some of the best stand ups — past comedians include Michael Che, Gary Gulman, Myq Kaplan + Rich Vos.
  • North End Dessert Tour | Sat., Jan. 22 | 1-3:30 p.m. | Tony DeMarco Boxing Statue, 191 Hanover St. | $74 | Taste delicious drinks and classic cannoli.
  • Time Out Market New England Beerfest | Sat., Jan. 22-Sun., Jan. 23 | 12-5 p.m. | Time Out Market | Price of purchase | Sip the best New England Beer with dozens of samples each day + listen to live music from local bands.

Sunday, Jan. 23 

  • The Second City Remix | Sun., Jan. 23 | 7 p.m. | The Wilbur | $25 | Laugh with the next generation of comedy superstars as they mash up the greatest hits + new material.
  • Pretty Woman The Musical | Sun., Jan. 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Citizens Bank Opera House | $75+ | 
  • Alina Baraz | Sun., Jan. 23 | 8 p.m. | House of Blue Boston | $30+ | This is the rescheduled date for the September show. 
  • Virtual Yoga | Sun., Jan. 23 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Alignment-based yoga perfect for yogis of all levels.
  • Indian Chicken Curry Cooking Class | Sun., Jan. 23 | 11 a.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Make chicken curry powder from scratch, then prepare restaurant-style chicken curry, pepper chicken curry, + South Indian chicken curry.

Monday, January 24 – Sunday, January 30 

Monday, Jan. 24

  • Jacquelyn Mitchard with Lisa Genova: The Good Son | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Celebrate the release of “The Good Son” and purchase the book, signed by the author.
  • Virtual Dance Fit | Mon., Jan. 24 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A cardio dance-based class that combines dance with strength training.
  • ASL at the Library: Signing Rocks! | Mon., Jan. 24 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Boston Public Library for an anything goes style American Sign Language class suitable for beginners and intermediate learners as well as those with more advanced skills.
  • My Neighbor Totoro | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner | $8+ | Watch the Japanese children’s classic by Hayao Miyazaki in the original version.
  • Bruins vs. Ducks | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7 p.m. | TD Garden | $38+ | Doors open at 6 p.m. to see this match up against the Anaheim Ducks.

Tuesday, Jan. 25

  • Wale | Tues., Jan. 25 | 9 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $27+ | Doors open at 8 p.m. for the Under a Blue Moon tour. 
  • Joanna Schaffhausen: Last Seen Alive | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7 p.m. | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St. | Free | Reservation won’t guarantee a seat so get there early.
  • Winter Savory Pies Cooking Class | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6 p.m. | Online | $65 | Make an elevated Shepherd’s Pie, veggie pot pies, + a seafood pot pie with a tater tot topping.
  • Virtual Afrobeats Dance Class | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An intermediate level class for developing core strength through a choreographed Afrobeats routine — a combination of Afro-pop and fusion music.
  • Try Harder! | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | At the top-ranked public high school in San Francisco, the seniors are stressed out in this film.
  • Robert Burns Scottish Dinner | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6:30 p.m. | Urban Hearth, 2263 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge | $70 | Reserve your spot ahead of time for a three-course dinner with a live poetry reading.
  • One Mystic Avenue — Public Meeting | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The Draft Project Impact Report will be presented for the One Mystic project.
  • Celtics vs. Kings | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7:30 p.m. | TD Garden | $15+ | Tip off is at 7:30 p.m. against the Sacramento Kings. 
  • Skip the Small Talk | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7-9 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 338 Newbury St. | $16.50 | Conversational prompts will be provided to get the conversation started + food and drinks will be available for purchase.
  • Brews for a Cause | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6:30-10 p.m. | Dorchester Brewing Co., 1250 Massachusetts Ave. | Donation | All proceeds from this silent auction go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester and the Martin Richard Foundation.
  • Mixology Class | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Short Path Distillery, 71 Kelvin St., Everett | $60 | Learn to make craft cocktails using locally made spirits.

Wednesday, Jan. 26 

  • The Wombats | Wed., Jan. 26 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $25+ | Doors open at 7 p.m. to catch the North American tour. 
  • Chair Yoga | Wed., Jan. 26 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Gentle yoga that can be done on a chair, or standing with a chair used for support.
  • Wicked Retro Night | Wed., Jan. 26 | 5-8 p.m. | Sam Adams Taproom | Free | Local draft beer and 1,700 retro video games on tap in the taproom.
  • Dub This! Game Night | Wed., Jan. 26 | 6-8 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | The game is all about mixing and matching different songs after hearing the last word.
  • Breaking Sound | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7-11:30 p.m. | Game On! 82 Lansdowne St. | $15-20 | Showcasing emerging artists in the city — featuring Lily Kelso, Kayla Erhardt, Gavin Sultan, Larry Deville + Lost In Boston. 🎤
  • Speed Networking | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7-9 p.m. | Scholars American Bistro and Cocktail Lounge, 25 School St. | $28.95 | A structured opportunity to meet new faces.

Thursday, Jan. 27 

  • Russell Dickerson | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $25+ | Doors open at 7 p.m. for the All Yours, All Night Tour.  
  • Kacey Musgraves | Thurs., Dec. 27 | 8 p.m. | TD Garden | $59.50+ | Don’t miss the change to sing along on the star-crossed: unveiled tour. 
  • Virtual Zumba | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A choreographed workout routine involving dance + aerobic elements.
  • Learn Basic Knife Skills | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 6 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Learn how to chop, dice, + slice like a pro, then make a meal showcasing all of the various cuts.
  • The Thing | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 7 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $12+ | Director John Carpenter broke frozen ground with this milestone in special effects and gore — presented in 35mm.
  • Tour D’Italia Dinner | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Ristorante Lucia, 415 Hanover St. | $120 | Don’t miss the restaurant’s next stop on their culinary tasting tour of Italy.
  • Tai Chi for Wellness with Eddie Watkins | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 2-3 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Boston Public Library for an online introduction to Tai Chi, which is an ancient exercise rooted in China.

Friday, Jan. 28 

  • Del Water Gap | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Royale Nightclub, 279 Tremont St. | $22+ | Doors open at 6 p.m.
  • Greensky Bluegrass | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | House of Blues Boston | $34.50+ | Doors open at 6 p.m. + clear bag policy in place. 
  • Friday Night Trivia | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Trident Booksellers & Cafe | Free | Participate in seven rounds of general knowledge trivia — the top three winning teams receive a prize.
  • Virtual Chair Meditation Class | Fri., Jan. 28 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Reenergize through graceful movements synchronized with breathing exercises.
  • The Room | Fri., Jan. 28 | 11:59 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $15 | Oh hey there, catch this late night showing of this cult classic.
  • Ladies Night | Fri., Jan. 28 | 8 p.m. | The Greatest Bar, 262 Friend St. | Price varies | Women enter for free before 11 p.m., general admission is $10 + VIP Tables go for $100.
  • Magic, Comedy & Cocktails: Four-Handed Illusions | Fri., Jan. 28-Sat., Feb. 19 | Times vary | Hampshire House, 84 Beacon St. | $85+ | Experience the magic of illusionists​​ Joel Acevedo + Steve Kradolfer.
  • CLINK. Dinner Series: Duckhorn Vineyards | Fri., Jan. 28 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Clink, 215 Charles St. | $115 | Liberty Hotel Executive Chef Daniel Kenney pairs a four-course dinner with a variety of wines.

Saturday, Jan. 29 

  • Vivan Green | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | City Winery | $42+ | Enjoy your vino with a show.
  • Mavado Live | Sat., Jan. 29 | 10 p.m. | William E. Reed Auditorium, 24 Washington St. | $20+ | Doors open at 10 p.m. for this 21+ event. 
  • Susan Cohen with Gazmend Kapllani and Ronnie Millar | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Listen to the authors discuss the book “Journey’s From There to Here.”
  • Seth Sikes Sings Judy | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8-9:30 p.m. | Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave. | $35 | NYC-based nightclub singer Seth Sikes will perform a tribute to Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli + Bernadette Peters.
  • Yoga in the Beer Garden | Sat., Jan. 29 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Remnant Brewing Company, 2 Bow Market Way, Somerville | $10 | A yoga flow class open to all experience levels hosted inside the Tap Room.
  • Cooking with Rosé Class | Sat., Jan 29 | 4 p.m. | Online | $65 | A hands-on class where you’ll prepare several courses of rosé-inspired dishes — and then celebrate with a rosé cocktail.
  • Orange Wine Class | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle St., Cambridge | $100 | Learn about + sample Orange Wine, a current fad that dates back as long as wine has been around.
  • Virtual Strength Training Class | Sat., Jan. 29 | 9-10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Build strength in this total body workout, which focuses on range of motion + compound movements.
  • Brighton Winter Farmers Market | Sat., Jan. 29 | 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | The Presentation School Foundation Community Center, 640 Washington St. | Free | Featuring healthy, fresh produce, meat, fish, pastries + prepared foods from local vendors.
  • The Strange Vice of Ms. Wardh | Sat., Jan. 29 | 11:59 p.m. | Coolidge Corner Theatre | $15 | Late night movie showing of this thriller.
  • Each/Other: Opening Weekend Celebration | Sat., Jan. 29 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Peabody Essex Museum | $12+ | Celebrate the opening of Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger’s exhibit.

Sunday, Jan. 30 

  • Gnocchi Three Ways | Sun., Jan. 30 | 4 p.m. | Online | $65 | Learn three different ways to make homemade gnocchi like an Italian, plus several types of sauces to pair it with.
  • Virtual Yoga | Sun., Jan. 30 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Alignment-based yoga perfect for yogis of all levels.

Monday, January 31  

Monday, Jan. 31

  • Virtual Dance Fit | Mon., Jan. 31 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A cardio dance-based class that combines dance with strength training.
  • Patrisse Cullors — An Abolitionist’s Handbook | Mon., Jan. 31 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join in the conversation with Boston Public Library and the author to discuss the 12 steps to change yourself and the world.
  • Flats At Five | Mon., Jan. 31-Mon., Feb. 28 | 5-6 p.m. | Landry’s Bicycles, 66 Needham St., Newton | $29+ | Learn the ins-and-outs of fixing a flat on your bicycle. 
  • The War On Drugs | Mon., Jan. 31-Tues., Feb. 1 | 8 p.m. | House of Blues | $46+ | Featuring Caroline Kingsbury — doors open at 6:30 p.m..