This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more inform-ation, go to www.boston.com and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.
Gloucester: Stories, Songs & More is a free event for children and families. Tuesdays, July 9-Aug. 6, 10 a.m., Stage Fort Park, Stacy Boulevard. Free.
Hamilton: Charlie Hope will perform an all-ages music concert Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St. Free. www.hwkidsroom.blogspot.com.
Lowell: The Lowell Philharmonic performs on Sunday, 3 p.m., Shedd Park Pavilion, 433 Rogers St. $10 suggested donation. www.lowellphilharmonic.org.Event organizers: submit items directly at www.boston.com/addevents.