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Monday, March 20, 2017
Spring is officially here! (wait...who am I kidding - we live in New England. Spring never really truly arrives until May). I know this. But please, let me feel jazzed for just a moment that I can actually see a small portion of my lawn again.   Of course, spring means mud - oh. the mud. But it's a rite of passage and I'll take it.   Although the melt is on, there is still lots of time for some great spring skiing up north. And if that's not your bag, you are sure to find something fun to do below.

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Family Fun for the Week of 3/22 - 3/28

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Register Now for LINX Camps Summer 2017 - Wellesley
Kids age 3 years - 10th grade love our award winning camps, including Adventure, General, Junior, Leadership, Performing Arts, Sports, Quest, and STEAM.

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Classical Cartoon Festival 2017 - Boston
Kids of all ages will enjoy their favorite Warner Bros. cartoons set to classical music on a giant screen, along with live performances, visits from beloved PBS children´s characters, and more.
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

Jenny the Juggler - Brookline
Jenny the Juggler dazzles in her variety show, blows minds with face painting, delights with balloon animals, captivates with singing, and amazes with her appeal to kids and adults at celebrations and events.
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

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Everwood Day Camp Open House - Sharon
Everwood Day Camp is committed to teaching skills for life through a dynamic and authentic New England Summer Camp program. Transportation INCLUDED in tuition! Join us at our next open house to tour the property with Camp's Directors, meet staff, play with friends, enjoy games and activities both inside and out and even make a S'more!
Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 11am-3pm

Frannie - Boston
Frannie is an interactive, improvised musical parody of the famed production Annie. Due to the improvisational structure of the show, no two shows are ever the same. The energetic cast delivers a friendly and engaging theater experience for the entire family.
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 - Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

Boston Flower Show - Boston
The Boston Flower & Garden Show will return to the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston with the theme “Superheroes of the Garden”. Come celebrate spring with us
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 - Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

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Find Great Recreational Spaces to Host Your Next Event - Greater Boston
Finding a recreational space for your next birthday party, sports, social or corporate event just got a lot easier. Get access to courts, fields, rinks and other community spaces. Submit the details of your event to get options fast.

2017 Irish Film Festival Boston - Somerville
The 17th Irish Film Festival Boston, celebrating the best of the Irish and Ireland on screen, will take place from Thursday, March 23rd to Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square.
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 - Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Israel Folkdance Festival of Boston - Cambridge
Enjoy a wonderful afternoon of Israeli and Jewish dance suitable for all. 21 dance groups will perform and then join together in a fabulous finale.
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

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La Vida Adventure Camp - Wenham
Adventure awaits this summer! Award-winning Adventure Camp gives your kids a sense of confidence and adventure as they rock climb, mountain bike, kayak and take on the ropes course. Check out our great summer programs for youth of all ages. Registration is now open!

Watson Adventures´ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt - Boston
Join Watson Adventures on a unique family scavenger hunt for Harry Potter at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston It´s a fun new way to explore the museum.
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

Alastair Moock & Cambridge Children's Chorus - Cambridge
Come groove along with Alastair Moock and Cambridge Children's Chorus as they perform to benefit Garden Nursery School's Scholarship and Special Projects Fund. A silent auction and concessions round out the fun.
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

Grace Chapel Family Movie Matinee - Lexington
Calling all families. Come to Grace Chapel in Lexington for an afternoon of family fun at our Free Family Movie Matinee. Kids can enjoy bouncy houses, face painting, games, gaga ball, delicious snacks and popcorn, movie-themed music from Trevor Panarello, and a Disney movie. Families and children of all ages are welcome.Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 2pm - 5pm

Kids in The KITCHEN: Field Trip to Nella Pasta & Levend Bage - Boston
Join us for a special Kids in the KITCHEN program as we take field trips into the market to see how two of our favorite vendors make their delicious food from scratch
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 - Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Fun Fair - Brookline
Our Annual Fun Fair on March 25th from 10-2. We will have games, crafts, raffles, silent auction, and puppet show by the Cactus Head Puppets at 1pm.
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

Participate in language research with your child at Boston U - Boston
Parents participate with their children in a one-time play session which usually lasts about an hour. During this play session, we show the child short video clips or play with them with toys and pictures.
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat from Jan 16, 2017 - May 16, 2017

North Suburbs

M is for Museum: Preschool Fun at Wenham Museum - Wenham
Celebrate Valentine's Day at Wenham Museum this year Using the museum´s antique valentines for inspiration, create some valentine cards to bring to the special people in your life.
Friday, Jan 13, 2017 - Friday, Apr 14, 2017

Spring Equinox Event: A Chill in the Air - Burlington
This is a fr-ee live event for Pre-Registered Wizards & Warriors and Zombie Campers Only. To receive your invitation to this fr-ee event, call (781) 270-4800. See you there
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

Saint Joseph School in Wakefield Weekly Friday Open House - Wakefield
Early Childhood Program - Ages 2.9 to 5 with flexible days and hours Full day Kindergarten - Grade 8 Provides academic excellence, develops well-rounded students and cultivates faith filled students prepared for life's journey ahead.
Every Friday from Feb 10, 2017 - Jun 16, 2017

The Youth Theatre of North Shore presents HONK - Danvers
The Youth Theatre of the North Shore Players proudly presents the musical Honk by Stiles & Drewe. The 18-member cast, ages 7 to 14, sing and dance through this retelling of the Ugly Duckling Story.
Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 - Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Theater Workshop presents Storyville Detectives - Newbury
Storyville, the land of fairy tale and nursery rhyme characters, is out of control and only three detectives can right the wrongs. This slapstick “Who Done It?” is a must see for the whole family
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 - Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

South Suburbs

30th Hingham Antiques Show & Sale - Hingham
A great antiques show featuring Antique Furniture, 18th c, 19th c, 20th c , jewelry, antique china, porcelains, textiles, paintings, prints, silver, quilts, pattern glass, glass, Americana, decoys, Orientalia, ephemera, decorative, collectibles
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 - Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Classics Come to Life - Easton
Celebrate literary friendships, and the strong bonds that these BFFs share with each other. Enjoy hands-on activities inspired by our favorite children’s stories about friendship, including H.A Rey's Curious George, Tomie DePaola’s Bill and Pete to the Rescue, and Jamie Marshall's George and Martha: The Complete Stories of Two Best Friends.
Friday, Mar 24, 2017

ON THE MOVE Winter Series at Westgate Mall - Brockton
Please join Westgate Mall for a fr-ee Parent-Child Activity every Tuesday from 9am - 10am through March 2017 at the indoor play space of the mall. Warm-up exercises, moving to music, songs, Nursery Rhymes and more
Every Tuesday from Feb 7, 2017 - Mar 21, 2017

STEM For Beginners - Easton
Preschoolers are invited to become young scientists and strengthen STEM skills through hands-on exploration. Come to the Museum on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 11:00 am and join us for STEM for Beginners.
Every Thursday from Mar 16, 2017 - Apr 13, 2017

Soundtracks with Sharon Concert Band - Sharon
Sharon Concert Band sets the mood for a myriad of emotions with expressive symphonic music from the movies and television on Sunday, March 26 at 3pm.
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Panera Bread® Bakers-in-Training program - Plymouth
The Panera Bread® Bakers-in-Training program is the perfect outing for play groups, birthdays, and scout groups of 10 to 15 children. Kids ages 5–12 learn kitchen essentials and the fundamentals of baking.
Sunday, Jan 1, 2017 - Sunday, Dec 31, 2017

Rock-A-Baby Concert at Roger Williams Park Zoo - Providence
The very popular Rock-a-Baby band is coming to the Zoo This exciting 45- minute concert specifically geared towards our youngest Zoo guests promises to be fun for the whole family
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

West Suburbs

19th Annual Fr-ee Children's Concert - Lexington
For the 19th year, The Master Singers of Lexington will share the stage with local elementary school students and perform popular songs about the clothes we wear
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

Grace Chapel Family Movie Matinee - Lexington
Calling all families. Come to Grace Chapel in Lexington for an afternoon of family fun at our Free Family Movie Matinee. Kids can enjoy bouncy houses, face painting, games, gaga ball, delicious snacks and popcorn, movie-themed music from Trevor Panarello, and a Disney movie. Families and children of all ages are welcome.Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 2pm - 5pm

Circle of Songs with Hugh Hanley- Live - Arlington
Come join the fun at this singalong/playalong concert for young children and their families Hugh Hanley is a nationally–known early childhood educator and musical entertainer specializing in programs for young children.
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

St. John's Nursery School Concert w/ Josh & the Jamtones - Westwood
Josh & the Jamtones will play two shows to benefit St. John´s Nursery School in Westwood (9:30 and 11:00 am) at the Sheehan School in Westwood on March 25th.
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

Mill Talk: The Story of Marshmallow Fluff - Waltham
This Mill Talk by Mimi Graney, author of 'Fluff: The Sticky-Sweet Story of an American Icon,' will explore the history of Marshmallow Fluff and the company and people that made it.
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017

HPLF's 5th Princess Tea - Hopkinton
HPLF Princess Tea on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at St. John's Parish Hall. This year, the Tea will feature 2 seatings - Morning: 10am-12pm OR Afternoon: 1:30-3:30pm. No need to change nap routines
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

SMART Gals - Acton
March is Women´s History Month Join us as we learn about women who have made important contributions throughout history to the fields of science, math and art.
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

Parents´ Night Out at Jam Time Natick from 6-9 PM - Natick
Drop off your kids for a fun-filled night complete with a special screening of the new movie Moana + playtime, plus a pizza party + crafts For kids ages 3-8 years, limited spaces available
Friday, Mar 24, 2017

Town of Belmont Clothing Drive for Cradles to Crayons - Belmont
From March 14 to April 9, BDS will have a collection pod on campus in the back parking lot for the annual Town of Belmont clothing drive for Cradles to Crayons.
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 - Sunday, Apr 9, 2017

Paradise City Arts Festival - Marlborough
The 20th Annual Paradise City Arts Festival in Marlborough, MA features 175 master craft designers and fine artists from every corner of America. From artists with established reputations to emerging talents fresh on the scene.
Friday, Mar 24, 2017 - Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

JCC All Camps Fair - Newton
Meet the day, overnight and specialty (arts, sports, technology, science) camp directors and register for Summer 2017 at the Leventhal-Sidman Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Sunday, March 26 from 2-4pm.
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Arlington Trivia Bee, hosted by AEF - Arlington
Town-wide and family-friendly event is an annual Arlington tradition that includes activities for kids and opportunities for audience participation. Form a team or come cheer on over twenty competing teams
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Karen K & the Jitterbugs Concert and Family Fun Day - Newton
Karen K & the Jitterbugs are one of Boston's most beloved bands for kids and their adults. Delivering a high-energy, interactive live show of original music that has tots and grown ups happily toe-tapping along.
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

Parents' Night Out @ Jam Time in Maynard - Maynard
Drop off your kids for movie night + pizza party, with playtime and small craft Enjoy a screening of Trolls, plus games + play, pizza provided. Wear crazy hair + pajamas For kids 3-8, advance registration required. $30/child
Friday, Mar 24, 2017

Western Mass

Special Storytime: Pamela Zagarenski - Amherst
Bring your favorite toy to this special storytime that celebrates love and friendship. Zagarenski's Henry & Leo tells the story of a young boy, his beloved toy lion, and the magic of the Nearby Woods.
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017
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