Relief is in sight.
On-Demand Ice Cream from Uber
What: Chill out with a Klondike, Magnum, or soft-serve, as the car service debuts a minifleet of trucks on call for one afternoon only (minimum order is five for $12).
Why: You wait for no (Good Humor) man.
When: Fri., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Register at uber.com.
Fashionably Late Summer Series Launches
What: Decompress with a tequila-spiked watermelon-jalapeno ice pop while swooning over runway looks from local swimsuit designers.
Why: Tonight’s show spotlights ecofriendly two-pieces and cover-ups from Rhode Islander Nicole Lebreux.
When: Thru Aug. 30. Thurs., 9 p.m.
Where: The Yard at The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St., Beacon Hill (617-224-4000). Event is free.
Avery Provision Co. Opens
What: Wrap up dinner on the commute home with one of 24 daily takeaway meals (chicken piccata, carbonara, BBQ turkey tips), 50 artisanal cheeses, and a salad bar.
Why: Grab-and-go sushi guarantees you return within the week.
When: Daily, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 571 Washington St., Downtown Crossing (617-357-0888).
The Big Party
What: Throw on your Daisy Buchanan best for a 1920s-themed garden shindig complete with jazz and croquet ($75).
Why: Island Creeks go ever better with a little Fernet Branca.
When: Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Where: Eastern Standard, 528 Commonwealth Ave., Kenmore Square (617-532-9100). Tickets ($75) at opusaffair.org.
Drink Craft Beer Summerfest
What: Twenty-five New England brewers (Slumbrew, Cape Ann, Night Shift) runneth your cup over with more than 70 quenching farmhouse ales and saisons, many drummed up just for the occasion.
Why: Gourmet dogs and fruit ice pops from Culinary Cruisers.
When: Fri., 6-9:30 p.m.; Sat., 1-4:30 p.m. & 6-9:30 p.m.
Where: Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville. Tickets ($45) at drinkcraftbeer.com.
Photo: Dan Watkins / Courtesy of Uber