Things to do in Roslindale this Spring and Summer

With spring arriving and summer around the corner, many people are looking for fun activities to do. Anna VanRemoortel, Executive Director of the Roslindale Village Main Streets, shared a list of upcoming events in the neighborhood with the Gazette:

The Roslindale Farmers Market – Our market opens on June 4th and runs through November 19th. The market is every Saturday from 9-1:30 at Adams Park in Roslindale. Opening Day will be an event full of music, children’s activities, and a ribbon cutting by Mayor Wu. While the market happens at Adams Park, there will also be an art market happening at the same time on Birch St Plaza (more details on this event to come). More info on the farmers market can be found at 

Birch St Plaza – This is one of the new and popular public spaces in Roslindale which RVMS volunteers and staff are now programming. We’ll have pop up events throughout the season including a plant sale on May 17th from 3-6pm. The Thomas M Donahue Roslindale Parade Gala will also be on Birch St Plaza this Friday at 5:30.  Keep an eye out for more Birch St Plaza pop up events on our calendar and email newsletter! For more info, visit

The Substation – The Roslindale Substation had its grand opening on May 12. The Substation is home to WorkHub, a co-working space, and a beautiful event space on the main level. They also have started a local brewery residency program where they will have brewers join for 4-5 month residencies. This summer they have Brockton Beer Company. The Substation beer hall is open Fridays from 4-10 and Saturdays from 12-10. The Substation also hosts pop up events. Every Saturday from 11-6, you’ll find a Rozzie Bound book store pop up. Check out The Substation’s full calendar of pop up events!

Roslindale Branch Library – The Roslindale Branch Library always has great events going on. They are having a yarn and book sale on May 19-21. Check out their calendar for all of their upcoming events, which can be found at

Local Business Events – The Square Root is a cafe that has weekly concerts and trivia nights. They often post events on their Facebook Page. The Rozzie Square Theater is a hub for all things comedy, magic, and improv. They even have drop-in improv classes for beginners! Check out their calendar here for upcoming events. Napper Tandy’s and Distraction Brewing also have weekly trivia and game nights. Birch Street Bistro also has live music every Thursday night at 8:30. 

This is just a small sampling of the many events happening in Roslindale this spring and summer! To stay in the loop, visit our events page ( and sign up for our weekly email newsletter (

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