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DROP-IN Paint pottery, canvas & plaster, make candles, mine Needham, $$
Thu, December 22, 2016  -  Fri, December 22, 2017   
Drop in to paint your own pottery, plaster or canvas. Mine for gems or make a candle!! Drop in 7 days a week 10-6. Make gifts!! Book a party!!
Tots at 10 ~ Monthly Free “Mommy and Me” ProgramWellesley, Free
Tue, April 11, 2017  -  Tue, December 12, 2017   
Free monthly program that gets your kids thinking, moving, & creating! Registration for the free class starts 2 weeks before the date so be sure to visit shoplindensquare.com for the registration link. Seating is limited.
Greenway Open MarketBoston, Free
Mon, May 1, 2017  -  Tue, October 31, 2017   
Held Saturdays and every 1st and 3rd Sunday, May through October along the Wharf District Parks of the Rose Kennedy Greenway are crafts and fair trade products for your perusal.
DROP-IN Glass Fusing Classes for Kids, Teens, and AdultsNeedham, $$
Mon, June 26, 2017  -  Fri, September 1, 2017   
Glass classes at The Glass Bar are an alternative to afterschool activities. At The Glass Bar, you're not “spending time.” You're engaging in a new artform, igniting your inner artist, and sparking a new passion!
Go Fly a KiteBoston, Free
Sat, July 1, 2017  -  Mon, September 4, 2017   
Make a kite and fly it from the harbor's highest point! Get creative with the materials provided at the Visitor Center and test your kite with the best winds on the island!
ArtCartBoston, Free
Sat, July 1, 2017  -  Mon, September 4, 2017   
Visit the ArtCart to borrow drawing and watercolor supplies and get creative outside! The ArtCart is for all ages and is fun for the whole family!
Go Fly a KiteBoston, Free
Sat, July 1, 2017  -  Mon, September 4, 2017   
Make a kite and fly it from the harbor's highest point! Use your creative abilities to build and fly your own personal kite with the winds from Spectacle Island.
Summer Sundays at Harvard Semitic MuseumCambridge, Free
Sun, July 2, 2017  -  Sun, August 27, 2017   
Every Sunday this summer drop in for free, fun “make and take” family activities. Create Egyptian accessories, play ancient board games, inscribe clay tablets to explore arts from the lands of the Ancient Near East.
The Kid's Place Vacation CampNeedham, $$
Today  -  Tue, August 29, 2017   
Come with friends or make new ones! Paint, dance, games, crafts, lunch and more! Can't make it to camp? No problem, walk-ins are always welcome!
Boston's Annual Trinidad Style Carnival CruiseBoston
Fri, August 25, 2017  -  Fri, August 25, 2017   
An evening of Trinidad culture on Boston Harbor. Guest receive a facemask and Caribbean catered meal is part of ticket cost. Music both Calypso and Soca by a local Dj and Tempo international Rhythm section.
Walking Stick WorkshopMilton, $$
Sat, September 2, 2017  -  Sat, September 2, 2017   
Join teacher/naturalist Vinny Milone at the Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum to uniquely decorate an unfinished walking stick for future excursions. Ages 8 and up
Art at the ParkBoston, Free
Sat, September 2, 2017  -  Sat, September 2, 2017   
Come down to The Lawn On D for a special family day featuring a TON of hands-on art activities, live music, and games for all ages!
Tinker Tuesday: Kinetic ArtActon, $
Tue, September 12, 2017  -  Tue, September 12, 2017   
Explore the possibilities of reusing what we usually throw away to make your very own kinetic art inventions. Suspended sculptures, motion masterpieces, kinetic creations - what will you create?
Stone Carving ClassJamaica Plain, $$
Tue, October 3, 2017  -  Tue, October 3, 2017   
Students learn how to see a sculpture in the stone and how to make it come alive. Hand tools such as chisels, files and hammers will be utilized.
Jewelry Making ClassJamaica Plain, $$
Wed, October 4, 2017  -  Wed, October 4, 2017   
Focus on basic metal-smithing techniques such as sawing, piercing, surface embellishment, soldering, filing, shaping, riveting, oxidation, polishing, and basic stone setting to create several finished pieces
Figure Sculpture ClassJamaica Plain, $$
Thu, October 5, 2017  -  Thu, October 5, 2017   
Study the anatomy and gestures of a live model in a variety of poses. Students practice short studies to explore themes of abstraction and interpretation.
Foundry ClassJamaica Plain, $$
Fri, October 6, 2017  -  Fri, October 6, 2017   
Explore the ancient art of bronze casting using state-of-the-art technology. Learn the whole process from molding an object and pouring the bronze, to experimenting with patination finishes. Rubber mold techniques are also discussed.
Mold-Making ClassJamaica Plain, $$
Fri, October 6, 2017  -  Fri, October 6, 2017   
The class covers the basics of molding and casting. Study the principals of “draft” while reproducing an object which we provide. Create single objects using clay, wax, and plaster.
Story Time SaturdaysWellesley, Free
Sat, October 21, 2017  -  Sat, November 18, 2017   
Join us this fall for a fun, thematic story and craft program geared to families of 3- and 4-year-olds. Each session is a separate unit taught by one of Tenacre’s pre-kindergarten or kindergarten teachers.
Dried Flower Wreath WorkshopBoxford, $$$
Sun, October 22, 2017  -  Sun, October 22, 2017   
Join us in ifarm’s historic carriage house to make a beautiful dried flower wreath. We will provide all materials, including frames and organic dried flowers, hand-grown and harvested in ifarm’s permaculture garden.
Dried Flower Wreath WorkshopBoxford, $$$
Sat, November 4, 2017  -  Sat, November 4, 2017   
Join us in ifarm’s historic carriage house to make a beautiful dried flower wreath. We will provide all materials, including frames and organic dried flowers, hand-grown and harvested in ifarm’s permaculture garden.
Lost Wax/Jewelry Casting ClassJamaica Plain, $$
Wed, November 8, 2017  -  Wed, November 8, 2017   
Learn to make rings, pendants, brooches or small sculptures in wax, then use the wax model to create a finished cast piece in silver or bronze.
Play Date: Collecting NatureBoston, Free
Sat, November 25, 2017  -  Sat, November 25, 2017   
Kids rule the ICA the last Saturday of every month, when the museum fills up with fun, creative, and even zany activities for kids and adults to do together.
Anchored in TraditionCharlestown
Sun, December 3, 2017  -  Sun, December 24, 2017   
Join the USS Constitution Museum and get in the holiday spirit by creating a nautical keepsake or weatherproof ornament for your family's tree this year.
CraftBoston Holiday 2017Boston, $$
Fri, December 15, 2017  -  Sun, December 17, 2017   
CraftBoston Holiday is the bigger of two annual shows featuring almost 200 contemporary craft artists, hosted by the Society of Arts and Crafts at the Hynes Convention Center.
Make a MESS at Discovery MuseumsActon, $
Wed, July 11, 2103  -  Wed, July 31, 2013   
The Make a MESS (Math, Engineering, Science, & Stuff) program series uses the arts as an introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Come and have a good time.


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