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Official Website:Boston ParkSCIENCE Children's Festival
Location:Pierpont Road off Circuit Drive, Dorchester, MA, 02121
Phone:617-635-4505
Dates:Thursday, February 20, 2014
Hours:10:00am - 2:00pm
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:Free
Category:Science & Technology


Boston ParkSCIENCE Children's FestivalThursday, February 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
William Devine Golf Course Clubhouse
1 Circuit Drive, Dorchester

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department invite families to the Franklin Park Golf Course Clubhouse for the ParkSCIENCE Children’s Festival.

The free Festival will provide fun during February school vacation week with indoor and outdoor activities including science experiments and activities, sledding and snow shoeing, arts, crafts, games, and more.

The lineup includes the New England Aquarium Tidal Pool where participants can handle and observe a wide range of live tidal pool animals from local waters, Science From Scientists activities and demonstrations, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Plantmobile horticultural lab table and outdoor plant parts scavenger hunt, Rosalita’s Puppets, facepainting, refreshments provided by New England Coffee, and demonstrations hosted by iRobot and Science on the Street.

In addition, the L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery School will present their Snowshoeing Discovery Course, a fun and easy way to try out the sport with expert instructors who will lead an easy guided trek through Franklin Park. Snowshoes will be provided.

Participants should wear weather-appropriate clothing and winter or hiking boots. L.L.Bean will also be bringing the Bootmobile, a motorized replica of the famous L.L.Bean boot measuring 13’ tall, 20’ 6” long and 7’ 6” wide.

For further information, please call (617) 635-4505.

The location of the festival is on Pierpont Road off Circuit Drive, near the back entrance of the Franklin Park Zoo. By MBTA, take the Orange Line to Forest Hills and the #16 bus to the
Zoo. By car, the park can be reached from Blue Hill Avenue, Seaver Street, or Circuit Drive.

There is ample free parking and the park is fully handicapped accessible. For further
information, call (617) 635-4505 or visit www.facebook.com/bostonparksdepartment or
www.cityofboston.gov/parks.

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Pierpont Road off Circuit Drive, Dorchester, MA, 02121 map

The location of the festival is on Pierpont Road off Circuit Drive, near the back entrance of the Franklin Park Zoo. By MBTA, take the Orange Line to Forest Hills and the #16 bus to the
Zoo. By car, the park can be reached from Blue Hill Avenue, Seaver Street, or Circuit Drive.

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