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Here's a great roundup of April Vacation Week activities and Patriot's Day events in and around Boston. Don't forget the and the Boston Marathon! Could it be that spring has finally sprung?




Fee Free National Parks DaysMassachusetts, Free
Mon, January 16, 2017  -  Sun, November 12, 2017   
One of five Fee Free days/periods at National Parks, Forests & Wildlife refuges. Enjoy free admission to several Massachusetts parks today.
Explore-a-saurus at Boston Children's MuseumBoston, $$
Fri, February 17, 2017  -  Wed, January 31, 2018   
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s first-ever hands-on dinosaur exhibit, Explore•a•Saurus, will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind, and how we use those clues to tell the stories of...
Kids Choice April Vacation CampNewton, $$
Thu, April 13, 2017  -  Mon, April 24, 2017   
Fun filled Vacation Camp for children in Grae K-6. Located at the Leventhal SIdman JCC in Newton during school vacation week, 9am - 4pm , with early drop off and extended day options available.
Register Children's Theater Arts Program- SummerBrookline, $$
Sat, April 15, 2017  -  Thu, June 1, 2017   
Sign up for the Brookline Adult & Community Ed SmartSummers Theater Arts Program! Be a summer star! Create an original musical! Learn about the arts! Work with professional educators/artists.
Blue Man Group Family Fun for April VacationBoston, $$
Sat, April 22, 2017  -  Fri, April 28, 2017   
Get ready to see the show in full color with Free Face Painting provided by our staff. With added Weekday Matinees PLUS Food Offers from participating restaurants your school break is covered!
Independent Film Festival of Boston 2017Boston, $
Wed, April 26, 2017  -  Wed, May 3, 2017   
The annual Independent Film Festival of Boston is set to be the biggest and best festival yet.
Annual Boston College Arts FestivalChestnut Hill, Free
Thu, April 27, 2017  -  Sat, April 29, 2017   
Come explore exhibitions and demonstrations in photography, ceramics, painting and drawing. Enjoy performances in Shakespeare to contemporary theater as well as ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, Irish dance, swing dance and much more.
Melrose Arts FestivalMelrose, Free
Sat, April 29, 2017  -  Sun, April 30, 2017   
The Melrose Arts and Cultural Association (MACA) once again hosts its annual Arts Festival at Memorial Hall. The Festival, a juried exhibition with all work available for sale, will showcase the work of over 40 regional fine artists
30th Annual Sheepshearing Festival at Gore PlaceWaltham, $$
Sat, April 29, 2017  -  Sat, April 29, 2017   
Sheep-shearing, herding dogs, spinning, weaving, and more. Large crafts fair, live entertainment, wagon rides, historic demonstrators, games and farm animals. Food vendors, no dogs allowed, children must be accompanied by an adult.
Star Wars Day at The Children's Museum in Easton!Easton, $
Sat, April 29, 2017  -  Sat, April 29, 2017   
In a galaxy not so far away . . . the Jedi Knights are calling upon their many brave Padawans to learn the Jedi lessons and fulfill their destiny.
Tech & Design Summer CampWestford
Mon, July 17, 2017  -  Fri, July 21, 2017   
In Empow’s home studio in Lexington, we host an After-School Club, weekend technology clubs, vacation & summer camps, one-day NanoCamps when schools are closed, birthday parties, and more.
Minecraft Summer CampBelmont
Mon, July 24, 2017  -  Fri, July 28, 2017   
In Empow’s home studio in Lexington, we host an After-School Club, weekend technology clubs, vacation & summer camps, one-day NanoCamps when schools are closed, birthday parties, and more.
Minecraft Summer CampBoston
Mon, July 31, 2017  -  Fri, August 4, 2017   
In Empow’s home studio in Lexington, we host an After-School Club, weekend technology clubs, vacation & summer camps, one-day NanoCamps when schools are closed, birthday parties, and more.


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