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The Weekend Guide

ombe fall open house!

It’s sweat(er) weather.

CELEBRATE
OMBE Fall Open House
What:
Celebrate the wellness center’s fifth birthday with a day of free classes (ballet barre, vinyasa yoga, mat Pilates) and treatments (massage, reflexology).
Why: The debut of the Eco-Beauty Bar, stocked with the purest of products from Marie Veronique Organics, T Spheres, and more.
When: Sat., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 551 Boylston St., 4th flr. (617-447-2222). Your $10 suggested donation goes to The Trustees of Reservations. Reserve classes online at ombecenter.com.

DRINK
Shakin’ It Up
What:
Support the new Greater Boston Beverage Society (committed to all things local and intoxicating) by swilling cocktail samples and bobbing along to area band noise (Lovesexy, Dawg and Poni Show).
Why: The Left vs. Right Bank bartending showdown will cement your river loyalties.
When: Sun., 5-11 p.m.
Where: House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St., Fenway (888-693-2583). Tickets ($40) online at livenation.com.

SEE
Beauty as Duty: Textiles on the Home Front in WWII Britain
What:
Honor the style ingenuity of war-torn England at an exhibition of pieces like a Union flag-printed dress, slogan-adorned silk scarf, and government-sanctioned girdle.
Why: You’re a fashion veteran.
When: Thru May 28, 2012.
Where: Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Fenway (617-267-9300).

LEARN
Street Culture Workshop
What:
 Morph from totally square to slightly less so during a daylong forum offering elementary instruction in graffiti, break dancing, and Parkour, that crazy French obstacle course import ($20-$50).
Why: Your street cred is seriously lacking.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington St., Back Bay (617-267-4430). Register online at bcae.org.

Photo: Courtesy of OMBE Center

LOCATIONS
House of Blues
15 Lansdowne St
Boston, MA 02215
888-693-2583
551 Boylston St
4th flr
Boston, MA 02116
617-447-2222
122 Arlington St
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-4430
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
617-267-9300
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