Games: Community Events in the Metro Boston Area: 10/14/2023 - 10/26/2023
LARP - Vampire the Masquerade and Werewolf: the Apocalypse
Live Event - Masonic Lodge of Cambridge
October 14

World of Darkness LARP returns to Boston! The Modern Enigma Society (MES) is hosting both our Changeling: the Lost and Vampire: the Masquerade LARPs. We are actively recruiting new players, and there’s plenty of room in our games for all kinds of character concepts.

Scrabble Club
Live Event - Roslindale Public Library
October 14

Come and play Scrabble with us! Players of all levels are welcome. 

If you have a board to bring along, that would be great (but it’s not a requirement). 

Toys Saturday 5e Waterdeep Game
Live Event - Danvers, MA
October 14

Our Saturday 5e Waterdeep game is an open game that welcomes new players. Those interested can join as a 7th level character. This an Adventure League game so only Lawful evil characters and no death cleric or anti-plaladin classes are allowed. Please post or PM with any questions. The game is now at six to eight players who have decided to play at Toys

MIT Go Club Games and Beginner Lessons
Live Event - MIT
October 15

MIT Go Club is at it again! Join us for casual games, lessons, and socializing.

Players of all levels from MIT and the greater Boston area, including beginners, are welcome. No experience necessary, we'll teach you how to play!

Weekly Heavy Gaming
Live Event - Beverly, MA
October 15

Do you enjoy heavy games on the strategic side of the hobby? Then join us Thursdays in Beverly at The Castle: A Board Game Café! The games are heavy but the atmosphere anything but!

Because we play heavy games, which we define as games weighted 2.5 or higher on, we have some rules to maximize everyone’s enjoyment. If this is your first time, read the Group Rules linked below, and the direct message the hosts will send you with additional details to help you understand how the group functions.

Shall We Play A Game?
Live Event - Maynard, MA
October 15

Free for All Board Game Day: noon-6pm Excelsior is committed to creating an inviting, family friendly, and game oriented atmosphere while promoting social interaction among people with the intention of bringing them together using games as a foundation of fun.

Weekly Chess Club for Adults
Live Event - North End Public Library
October 16

Interested in learning to play chess? Looking for more opportunities to practice or improve your game?

Join your neighbors for weekly chess games and instruction at the North End Branch Library. 

No prior chess experience is necessary. The Chess Club is designed for adults and will feature a volunteer instructor. 

Light Game Night
Live Event - Beantown Gamers
October 16

Light games are back with in-person gaming! We are at a new location near Kendall Square. We'll meet every other week, alternating Monday and Thursday.

This is a light games event. This is a great opportunity to socialize and play games in a relaxed environment. The games we play at this event tend toward the smaller side.

Some games that you might expect to see here include: Codenames, Bang! The Dice Game, One Night Ultimate Werewolf, Secret Hitler, Pictomania, Jump Drive, The Crew, and many more.

Tavern of Tales Weekly Board Game Meet Up!
Live Event - Tavern of Tales Cafe & Bar
October 16

Join us during our weekly Board Game Meet Up at Tavern of Tales in Mission Hill. Bring your own games to play or ToT has a wall of free games to pull from, meet other table toppers and experience new games in a safe environment with plenty of food and drink options for all.

All are welcome so please bring your board game friends!

American Mahjong Club
Live Event - North End Public Library
October 19

The North End Branch Library's American Mahjong Club meets weekly on Thursday from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.

Please come and play with us. All levels are welcome including beginners. Instruction is available. 

Drop-In Gaming Time
Live Event - Chinatown Public Library
October 20

Do you have what it takes to beat your friends or family at board games? Whether you’re looking for competition or just wanting to have fun, you’ll have plenty of games to choose from at our weekly gaming time. Drop by any time between 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm every Friday.

Puzzles & Jazz
Live Event - Mattapan, MA
October 26

Want to exercise your brain? Join us for puzzles and jazz music in the afternoon! 

Light snacks will be provided!

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