PICK OF THE DAY
Oceans to spare World Oceans Day is June 8, but you can metaphorically dive in early at Sunday’s World Oceans Day. Thanks to the New England Aquarium, you’ll learn how to protect the oceans, watch sustainable seafood cooking demonstrations, listen to sea chanteys, cruise to Deer Island, and more. June 3 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (Aquarium admission is separate). New England Aquarium and Harbor Terrace Tent, Central Wharf Plaza, Boston. 617-973-5200. www.neaq.org
For one and all Dancing isn’t just for young ’uns. But don’t take this old dancer’s word for it. See the work of five choreographers at Across the Ages Dance Project where intergenerational ensembles will prove their points. June 1 and 2 at 8 p.m., June 3 at 5:30 p.m. $20, $15 students and seniors. Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Cambridge.
Three anniversaries On June 18, Paul McCartney turns 70. We don’t believe it, but for those of you who do, celebrate Sir Paul and the 30th anniversary of his “Tug of War” album at “One Sweet Dream: The Paul McCartney Experience.” The tribute concert stars frontman Mike Miller, who performs from McCartney’s catalog including tunes from “Sgt. Pepper,” which celebrates its 45th anniversary. 8 p.m. (June 3 at 3 p.m.) $23, $28; $12 kids. Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St., Arlington. 781-646-4849. www.regenttheatre.com
Eight is enough You have up to eight workshops and three locations to become an artist, or to enjoy trying. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Blick Art Materials offer ParkARTS Landscape Watercolor Painting Workshops with local art instructors where you’ll create masterpieces of Boston’s blooming parks. June 2, 16, 23 from noon to
2 p.m., weather permitting. Free (includes materials). Christopher Columbus Park, Atlantic Avenue, North End, Boston (see website for additional locations and dates; for ages 9 and older). 617-961-3051.
Water music It’s time for the Provincetown II to be your concert venue on Boston Harbor at the Rock and Blues Concert Cruises. First up are the Adam Ezra Group and Max Creek.
June 2 at 7:30 p.m., rain or shine (7 p.m. boarding). $25, $30 day of show. 21+. Depart from the World Trade Center Pier, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston. www.rockandblues
Takin’ it to the street There’s a nice addition to this year’s family-friendly stART on the Street. A classic and custom car show is added to the roster of artists, crafters, musicians, food vendors, and kids’ activities. June 3 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (June 10 rain date). Free. Green Street, between Temple and Madison streets, Worcester. www.startonthestreet.org