Things to do for June 17, 2010

The Weekender

Game 7, BBQ Shrimp and a Triple-Decker Boat Party

The weekend has "Eye of the Tiger" on a loop.

Thursday
Brand-New Perks
PERKS

Brand-New Perks

This week, Perks is taking you 12 stories above it all, with exclusive access to the Colonnade Hotel's rooftop pool, as well as a chance to take batting practice at Yankee Stadium with Darryl Strawberry, Doc Gooden, Bucky Dent and some guy named Boggs. Assuming you don't mind invading enemy territory.

Game 7. Open Bar. Open BBQ.
BEAT LA

Game 7. Open Bar. Open BBQ.

It all comes down to this. So the only thing to do at this point is decide if you're going to watch Rondo & Co. scratch and claw their way to a championship from your couch, or at a giant viewing party like the one Jerry Remy's is throwing for 300 Celtics fans. It'll feature an open bar, passed apps (BBQ ribs, brisket, RemDogs) and a perfectly justified reason to call in sick on Friday. Win or lose.

Jun 17, 8pm, $127, Jerry Remy's, 1265 Boylston St, tickets at 617-236-7369

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The Cultural Pick
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Arlo Guthrie, the Boston Pops and Electric Fiddles

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Arlo Guthrie, the Boston Pops and Electric Fiddles

The Guthrie legacy is one of riding the rails, dirt-trodden boots and backwoods strumming, which is why you might not expect Arlo to don a tailed tux and take a seat with the Boston Pops. For two nights only, you'll be able to take in such a sight. We'll assume a championship-inspired "Coming into Los Angeles" will be on the set list...

411: Jun 17-18, 8pm, $20-$89, Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, 617-266-1492, tickets here
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Friday
Free Flicks with an Ocean View
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Free Flicks with an Ocean View

If you could use a break from your typical Friday night of unbridled debauchery, the Boston Harbor Hotel will be showing classic films outside on a huge projection screen on Rowes Wharf till September. Finally, you'll be able to watch Driving Miss Daisy someplace other than your yacht.

Saturday
A Three-Story Nightclub. On the Water.
TRIPLE DECKER

A Three-Story Nightclub. On the Water.

This Saturday, the Moonlight Boat Party sets sail from Rowes Wharf at 10pm, offering you a rare opportunity to combine your love of huge parties (three floors, five DJs, many beautiful people) with your strong nautical sensibilities. Club attire is suggested, so you might want to wear your patent-leather topsiders.

Sunday
Cask Ale and a Shine for Dad
POPS

Cask Ale and a Shine for Dad

Stoddard's is offering a Cask Ale Brunch for you and your dad on Father's Day, where he'll choose two cask ales from the bar and pair them with one item from the brunch menu, then finish with an old-school shoe shine. He'll even get a $25 gift card valid toward a return visit, which you may or may not want to tell him about.

BBQ Brunch. With Golf.
NICE PUTT, DAD

BBQ Brunch. With Golf.

Café Fleuri at the Langham is getting in on the Father's Day hullabaloo as well, adding a BBQ station to their Sunday brunch, because BBQ is like catnip to fathers. In addition to the Chipotle BBQ Shrimp and other barbecued delights, there will be a putting green, where Dad can try his luck at a putt to win a free massage. Just like at the US Open.

Jun 20, 11am-3pm, $50, Café Fleuri, 250 Franklin St, 617-451-1900

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