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Paragon CarouselHull, $
Sat, March 26, 2016  -  Sun, October 30, 2016   
One of fewer than 100 'Grand' carousels remaining in the U.S. today, the Paragon Carousel touches the hearts, sparks the imaginations and ignites the creative spirits of all who visit it.
Carousel Rides on the Boston CommonBoston, $
Fri, April 15, 2016  -  Sun, October 30, 2016   
Enjoy an old-fashioned carousel ride on the Boston Common from mid-April to the end of October. The iconic carousel features lots of new wonderful characters!
Swan Boat RidesBack Bay, $
Sat, April 16, 2016  -  Sun, September 18, 2016   
Enjoy a peaceful 15 minute paddleboat cruise around the Boston Garden lagoon. The only boats of their kind in the world, inspired by the opera Lohengrin.
Waterfire Providence 2016Rhode Island, Free
Sat, May 21, 2016  -  Sat, November 5, 2016   
WaterFire centers on a series of 100 bonfires that blaze just above the surface of the three rivers that pass through the middle of downtown Providence.
Lexington Discovery DayLexington, Free
Today   
Celebrate the beginning of summer at Lexington's annual Discovery Day. This springtime tradition combines a street fair and sidewalk sale, and will again be held in the Muzzey Street/Waltham Street Municipal parking lot behind Michelson’s Shoes.
Memorial Day Open House: Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)Boston, Free
Mon, May 30, 2016   
Celebrate Memorial Day at the Museum of Fine Arts and visit the Museum for a fun-filled day of vibrant activities your whole family will enjoy. Join us for a day of celebration with free general admission for all, including drop in art activities for all ages.
Massachusetts Free Fishing WeekendOther Boston Area, Free
Sat, June 4, 2016  -  Sat, June 6, 2015   
Take a friend or family member fishing -- you won't need a fishing license in freshwater for these two days! All other fishing regulations apply.
Great Falls Family Fishing Day, Turners FallsCentral Mass, Free
Sat, June 4, 2016   
On the bank of the Connecticut River, at Turners Falls (Montague) from 10 AM - 2 PM, cast a line, learn about fish in our waters, safety, ethics, and fishing equipment.
Classic Movies by Moonlight: The Boston Harbor Hotel 2016Boston, Free
Thu, June 9, 2016  -  Fri, September 9, 2016   
Enjoy free Movies by Moonlight projected on the Harbor this summer at Boston Harbor Hotel.
Edaville USA’s Neighborhood Block Party!Carver, $$
Fri, June 10, 2016  -  Sun, June 12, 2016   
Carver Residents pay half off admission at the gate for the second time this year! You're invited to “Edaville’s First Annual Block Party hosted by KC McBogg!”
Dragon Boat FestivalCambridge, Free
Sat, June 11, 2016  -  Sun, June 12, 2016   
Celebrate the sport, history and culture of Chinese Dragon Boat Racing at the Weeks Footbridge on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. Enjoy races on Saturday & a festival on Sunday with arts, crafts, food, martial arts demonstrations, and music.
Summer Soul: Boston Harbor HotelBoston, Free
Wed, June 15, 2016  -  Wed, September 7, 2016   
Summer Soul will take place every Tuesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Sway to soulful sounds as the hotel hosts 11 different R&B and soul bands this summer. Enjoy songs from legends such as Marvin Gaye, Al Green, James Brown, Otis Redding, Roberta Flack and Gladys...
Master Sandsculpting Competition Viewing: Hampton BeachNew Hampshire, Free
Wed, June 15, 2016  -  Sat, June 18, 2016   
The fun starts when 250 tons of imported sand is dropped on Hampton Beach. After the competition, the entire area will be illuminated for night viewing through July 8th.
Great Meadows Family Fishing DaySudbury, Free
Sat, June 18, 2016   
This family friendly event will be held at the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge on Weir Hill Road. Angler Education Program volunteers will be on hand to help novices cast a line, learn about fish in our waters, safety, ethics, and fishing equipment. If you have...
Beach Party BlastActon, Free
Sat, June 18, 2016  -  Sat, June 18, 2016   
Beach Party Blast - Nara Park Beach, 25 Ledge Rock Way, Acton - Free Admission - Free Concert featuring The Scooby Snax Band - Fun and Games for all ages!
8th Annual Cape Cod Quahog DayBarnstable, Free
Mon, June 20, 2016  -  Mon, June 20, 2016   
Quahog Day is now a rite of passage into summer on Cape Cod, when Doug the Quahog makes his official prediction of how many beach days lie ahead for the summer.
Brockton FairBrockton, $
Thu, June 30, 2016  -  Sun, July 10, 2016   
One of America's oldest and finest country fairs! Rides, Midway, Live Entertainment, Demolition Derby, Fireworks & more! There is something for everyone in the family to see and enjoy.
JCC Day at GrossmanDover, Free
Sun, July 31, 2016  -  Sun, July 31, 2016   
Spend 1-4pm on Sunday, July 31 at JCC Grossman Camp experiencing the magic of camp with your family! Enjoy a range of activities including: waterfront, sports, arts and crafts, rock climbing wall and more.
Vacation Bible SchoolBelmont, $
Mon, August 22, 2016  -  Sun, August 26, 2018   
Join the fun at Surf Shack VBS! You’ll enjoy games, Bible stories, skits, crafts, and songs, while chilling with our beach vibe at Payson Park Church.
The Big E 2016Western Mass, $$$
Fri, September 16, 2016  -  Sun, October 2, 2016   
The Big E is a New England autumn tradition and the ninth largest fair in North America. There's no better place to enjoy the sights, sounds and taste tempting aromas of the fall season than at The Big E.
Pumpkins Aglow at EdavilleCarver, $$
Sat, October 1, 2016  -  Sun, October 30, 2016   
Back by popular demand, come see the garden of endless jack-o-lanterns. Dress in your Halloween costume and join the costume parades. You can trick or treat at your favorite ride, and go for a ride on our famous Edaville Railroad, with Thomas the Tank Engine.
Edaville USA’s Second Annual Spooktacular Halloween BashCarver, $$$
Sat, October 29, 2016   
“Don’t Miss the Coolest Party of the Year!” Come in from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and join Sir Topham Hatt, Sandy the Dinosaur, KC McBogg & Madeline for Edavilles Second Annual Spooktacular Halloween Bash!
Christmas Festival of Lights: Edaville USACarver, $$
Fri, November 18, 2016  -  Sun, December 31, 2017   
Hop on board and make the holidays really special. Hundreds of lights surround you on this magical train ride. Come enjoy one of New England's largest display of holiday lighting.
Santa Hustle Rhode Island Half Marathon & 5KNewport, $$
Sun, November 20, 2016  -  Sun, November 20, 2016   
A fun, festive half marathon and 5K for the whole family to enjoy! Come get in the holiday spirit with cookies, candy, music and Santa beards as you run/walk/dance through Newport!


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