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Pop-up book sale

The Friends of the Charlestown Branch Library will offer a pop-up book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the library, 179 Main St.

Hundreds of newly added titles for adults, young adults and children will be offered at low prices. Proceeds will support the free community programs organized by the Friends.

Call 617-242-1248 or visit www.friendsofcharlestownlib.org for further details.

Family fun fundraiser

The Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in the Charlestown Navy Yard will host the “All Aboard” fundraiser from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 300 First Ave.

This annual family fun day will feature local food, beer and wine, live music, games, face painting, adaptive sports, a silent auction and guest appearances from local sports teams. This year’s event will feature a life-size version of Monopoly, showcasing the classic Hasbro board game.

Advance tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for children, ages 6 and older, until Sept. 16 or $40 for adults on the day. Children, ages 5 and under, are admitted free. Proceeds will benefit the hospital’s adaptive sports and recreation program.

Visit www.spauldingallaboard.org to purchase tickets online or for more information.

Benefit walk

The annual Greater Boston Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23 at the DCR North Point Park in Cambridge.

The walk route goes into Paul Revere Park, exits the park behind the Residence Inn Marriott Hotel and then picks up and continues along the Harbor Walk. The walk route then picks up Constitution Road and enters into the Charlestown Navy Yard and goes to Pier 4. At Pier 4, the walkers turn around, go back through the Navy Yard, down Constitution Road and back into Paul Revere Park and continue on to North Point Park. Walkers can travel 1.5 or 3.5 miles.

While there is no fee to register, participants are encouraged to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.

To register and for more information, visit http://act.alz.org.

Hispanic heritage celebration

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Bunker Hill Community College, 250 New Rutherford Ave., will host “¬°Mi Voz!” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the Mary L. Fifield Gallery.

The audience will engage with poet Leonardo Nin and BHCC professor Carlos Maynard as they present a fusion of science and arts, examining current issues facing Latino men of color, in spoken word performance and group discussion.

Admission is free.

Further information can be found at www.bhcc.mass.edu or by calling 617-228- 2093.

Three inspirations

Bunker Hill Community College, 250 New Rutherford Ave., will present “¬°Inspirate! Tres Vidas” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 in the A300 auditorium.

This theatrical event about the lives of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, Salvadoran peasant activist Rufina Amaya and Argentinean poet Alfonsina Storni is presented by Core Ensemble and performed with live music on stage. A question and answer period with the performers will conclude the program.

Admission is free. This program is part of the college’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations.

For more information, visit www.bhcc.mass.edu or call 617-228-2093.

Muskets, men and liberty

Boston National Historical Parks will lead free guided tours “Of Muskets, Men and Liberty” at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 29, meeting at the Bunker Hill Monument.

Visitors will discover why three men from very different backgrounds were fighting for a common cause because of their shared desire for liberty.

For more information, call the visitors’ center at 617-242-5601 or go online to www.nps.gov/boston.

Mutinous expedition

The USS Constitution Museum, Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, is offering a new program, “Mutinous Expedition: A Quest Based on Honest Truth,” now through Oct. 31.

Children can relive the story of Jack Tarr, an ordinary seaman aboard USS Constitution, and his struggle to decide whether to join a mutinous crew or stay loyal to Captain Bainbridge. They can explore the galleries to find hidden clues to help inform their decision.

Quest kits are available in the museum lobby.

Further information can be found at www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org or by calling 617-426-1812.