Four years after panda-monium broke out with the birth of a new giant panda, the baby Bei will probably have to move—as soon as August 22. He’d move to his native habitat in China for further research.
Meditation teacher and writer Jeremy Mohler teaches mindfulness meditation every Tuesday night at Mt. Pleasant's Lamont Dharma House, 7-8pm. No sign-up needed. Beginners welcome. Donations encouraged but not required.
Check out Chinatown Park at 6th and Mass for live performances and free activities like graffiti art, DJing, and double dutch. (Fridays until Aug 9). If you can’t get your fill of music in parks, do not sleep on the Malcom X Park Drum Circle, still going strong every Sunday after 40 years.
Saturday: Get yrself a zine
The 9th Annual Zinefest celebrates creations from all sorts of local and not-so-local zinesters, writers, artists and more. (11am-5pm)
It’s the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and there’s a 17-minute long projection show on the Washington Monument to celebrate. If it’s anything like the projection show the Sackler put on in the past it should be sweet. (9:30, 10:30, 11:30pm)
The Air and Space Museum is hosting a late night party. (8pm)