5 fun things to do in Boston this week - Metro US

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

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Lil Xan performs in the Hub this week. Photo by Getty Images

Need some help planning out your week? We’ve got you covered. From hip-hop concerts to pizza parties with pros, here are the best things to do in Boston this week.

Things to do in Boston this week

Things to do in Boston this week sting shaggy

‘Parks and Recreation’-themed trivia night

Are you a scholar of all things Pawnee? Do you know every detail of April and Andy’s relationship? If the answer is yes, then head to the Harp on Monday night to test your knowledge at a “Parks and Recreation-themed trivia night. Teams can sign up for free on a first come, first served basis, and the winners will take home gift cards to the Harp.

Sept. 24, 7 p.m., the Harp, 85 Causeway St., Boston, free, harpboston.com

Sip & Spell

Test your spelling skills while enjoying a few brews at the Samuel Adams tap room this week. The monthly series returns on Tuesday with another new beer on tap made especially for spellers.

Sept. 25, 6 p.m., Samuel Adams, 30 Germania St., Boston, $5, 21+, samueladams.com

Shaggy & Sting

The unlikely odd couple of musical stars are heading to the Hub this week. Fresh off the release of their collaborative album “44/876” earlier this year, “It Wasn’t Me” singer Shaggy and former Police frontman Sting will take the stage at the House of Blues on Tuesday night.

Sept. 25., 7 p.m., House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St., Boston, $105+, houseofblues.com

Pizza with the Pros

Eataly kicks off its new food series this week, featuring a few faces that should be familiar to New England sports fans. Each month, notable atheletes will go head-to-head to see who’s the best pizza-making pro. Hosted by former Patriots player Jarvis Green, guests will get the chance to meet the stars and vote for the winner during the festivities. The first showdown will be between ex-Patriots star Patrick Pass and former Celtics player Cedric Maxwell.

Sept. 26, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Eataly, Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Boston, $50, eataly.com

Lil Xan

Despite previous reports, the “Betrayed” rapper isn’t retired yet. In fact, Lil Xan hits the Hub this week for two shows at the Paradise Rock Club. 

Sept. 27-28, 7 p.m., Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, $30+, crossroadspresents.com

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