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Globe North Best Bets

This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more, go to and search music, restaurants, and other goings-on.


Melrose: Join a bicycling meet-up and ride to Oak Grove MBTA station for a raffle, free helmets, safety demos, and kids’ activities. At Oak Grove, tour the new locked bike storage facility and learn how to use bike racks on MBTA buses. Saturday, 11 a.m. Melrose City Hall, 562 Main St. Free.

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Melrose: The B Street Band presents “A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen.” Saturday, 8 p.m. Memorial Hall, 590 Main St. $25, Table Tickets $30. 781-979-4185,

Stoneham: At Boo at the Zoo, children can trick-or-treat among animals. Also, crafts, costume contests, haunted maze. Oct 20-21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Stone Zoo, 149 Pond St. $14, $12 seniors, $10 2-12, under 2 free. 781-438-5100,

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