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charity in bloom!

You’re feeling florals.

ADORN
Charity in Bloom Arrangement
What:
Bedeck your picnic spread (or that of your hostess) with a dazzling array ($65-$225) of sunset roses and locally sourced sunflowers, yarrow, and craspedia.
Why: A portion of proceeds benefits local nonprofit Community Servings.
When: Thru July 31.
Where: Online at winstonflowers.com.

DRINK
Summer Wine Sale at
Lineage
What:
The sustainably minded mainstay clears out its cellar by offering more than 30 bottles (all American sourced) at 50 percent off retail.
Why: Chance to check out the ever-rotating seasonal menu featuring eats like spicy lobster tacos, pan-fried Idaho trout, and Massachusetts wild striped bass.
When: Thru July 31. Sun. & Mon., 5-9 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs., 5-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5-10:30 p.m.
Where: 242 Harvard St., Coolidge Corner (617-232-0065).

SHOP
Loomstate Sale
What: Up to 80 percent off the ecofriendly line’s flowy tanks, silk-screened tees, and easy dresses.
Why: You’ll look good and feel good in the trippy Estero tee (reg. $98, now $29).
When: You want more than your apples to be organic.
Where: Online at swirl.com.

WATCH
Lunedi Cinema Italiano at
Bina Osteria
What
: Settle onto the plush patio for celebrated Italian films, like Il Postino, while grazing on summer menu selections such as lobster and porcini mushroom malfatti.
Why: The bar’s undersung drink menu includes cooling, old-world cocktails like the Carampana (Meletti Amaro liqueur, prosecco, and lemon).
When: Every Mon. Dinner, 7 p.m.; movie, 8 p.m.
Where: 581 Washington St., Downtown (617-956-0888).

PERCHANCE TO EAT
Midsummer’s Night Wine Dinner
What:
Chef Tom Cutrone stages a four-act spread ($60) that includes grilled shrimp with basil oil, melon and ricotta Napoleons, and a seasonal blueberry tart, all paired with Italian wines.
Why: Ticket sales benefit the Belmont Special Education Advisory Council.
When: Wed., 6:30 p.m.
Where: Savinos Grill, 449 Common St., Belmont (617-484-3499). Call for reservations.

Photo: Kevin H. / Flickr 

LOCATIONS
Savinos Grill
449 Common St
Belmont, MA 02478
617-484-3499
571 Washington St
Boston
Boston, MA 02111
617-956-0888
242 Harvard St
@ Longwood Ave
Brookline, MA 02446
617-232-0065
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