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4 events worth checking out in Boston this week

From an LGBTQ summer social to a rock trio concert, there's plenty to enjoy in Boston this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Out in Tech Boston Summer Social 

From the event description:

Join a summer kick-back with LGBTQ+ techies at Club Cafe this Thursday night, hosted by Out in Tech Boston. There will be small bites, a cash bar and bingo games for prizes. 

When: Thursday, Aug. 15, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Club Café, 209 Columbus Ave.
Admission: Free
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12th Annual Boston GreenFest Volunteer Registration

From the event description:

Lend a helping hand as a volunteer for one of Boston's largest multicultural and environmental music festivals. Thousands of guests will be attending the festival, and volunteers are needed in areas including stage hands, site assistants, welcome desk sign-in and more. Volunteers will receive a festival t-shirt.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 12 p.m.-Sunday, Aug. 18, 6 p.m.
Where: Rose Kennedy Greenway and Long Wharf, 296 State St.
Admission: Free
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Around the World Rum Tasting Party

From the event description:

Celebrate National Rum Day on the patio at Casa Caña this Friday night. Admission includes tastings from Diplomatico, Bacardi, El Dorado, Cruzan, Havana Club and more. There will also be light snacks and swag to be had.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Casa Caña, 1234 Soldiers Field Road
Admission: Free
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Weakened Friends Concert

From the event description:

Grab some friends for a free show from the guitar-rock band trio Weakened Friends this Friday night at Dillon's. Weather permitting, the party will be taken out onto the patio. A DJ will also be in attendance.

When: Friday, Aug. 16, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Dillon's, 955 Boylston St.
Admission: Free
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