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Thursday, August 12, 2021
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Family & Kids Events Calendar for Thursday, August 12, 2021
Virtual Activities
Artisan's Asylum: Mission ControlVirtual/Online  Free
Heart Within A Heart Virtual 5K CruiseVirtual/Online  $
Animals
Butterfly Hollow at Franklin Park ZooBoston  $
Arts & Crafts
Boston Open Market at Copley SquareBoston  Free
Boston PARKARTS Children's Arts & Crafts...Boston  Free
CraftBoston: Fiber StoriesVirtual/Online  Free
CraftBoston: Fiber StoriesBoston  Free
DROP-IN Paint Pottery, Canvas & PlasterWellesley  $$
Arts & Culture
Alana Barnes' newest collection at Paul Dietrich...Virtual/Online  Free
FC Academy Summer Filmmaking- Woburn, MAWoburn  -
Free Thursday Nights at ICA BostonBoston  Free
Harvesters of the Deep: Portraits of Fisherwomen...New Bedford  Free
ICA WatershedBoston  Free
Monet and Boston: Legacy Illuminated at the...Boston  $$$
WATER 2021 - 315 prepared dc-motors, cotton...New Bedford  Free
WATER 2021 - Harvesters of the Deep: Portraits...New Bedford  Free
WATER 2021 - Sea Scallops: Sentinels of the...New Bedford  Free
WOW: Wind on Water Public Art ExhibitCharlestown  Free
Carousels
Carousel Rides on the Boston CommonBoston  $
Contests
AI COVID Warrior Contest for Teachers and...Virtual/Online  Free
Dance
Boston Ballet School Summer ProgramNewton  -
Exhibits
Explore the ROAR! at Stone Zoo's T. Rex Adventure...Stoneham  $$
Fire and Water: An Exploration of the Great...Boston  Free
Where the Questions Live: An Exploration...Salem  -
Fairs & Festivals
88th Annual Craftsmen's FairNewbury  $$
Fisherman's Feast 2021Boston  Free
North End Italian Feasts & Processions Guide...Boston  Free
Fitness Classes
Boston Free Summer Fitness Series 2021Boston  Free
River Fit Summer Fitness Series on The Esplanade...Boston  Free
Seaport SweatBoston  Free
Food Fun
$1 Oyster Evenings at WaypointCambridge  -
Greenway Food Trucks Daily ScheduleBoston  Free
North End Pizza TourBoston  $$
Totally Tomatoes: Adult Cooking ClassDover  $$
Health & Wellness
Kids Summer Yoga Camp WorkshopsStow  $$
Holiday
Boston Fireworks 2021 (Where to Watch, Start...Massachusetts  Free
Learn Something
St. Sebastian's School Academic Workshops...Needham  $$$
Music & Concerts
Blues on the Barge at Boston Harbor Hotel...Boston  Free
Boston ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts...11 Locations  Free
Castle Hill Summer Picnic ConcertsIpswich  $$
DJ Beach Party at Salisbury BeachSalisbury  Free
Lowell Summer Music Series 2021Lowell  -
Salisbury Beach Summer Concerts 2021Salisbury  Free
Nature & Outdoors
Ferry Service to Boston Harbor IslandsBoston  $
Ferry Service to Spectacle IslandBoston  $$
Hike and Seek: The Great Butterfly Chase...North Andover  $
Jr. Farmer for a DaySouthborough  $$
Spectacle Summer Nights featuring Night Shift...Boston  $$
Storybook Trail at Wolback FarmSudbury  Free
Trailblazers at Tower Hill (Ages 8-12)Boylston  -
Wild Hideaways: Designed for Adventure at...Boylston  $$
Performances
Deana's Educational Theater Presents: The...Virtual/Online  $
Science & Technology
Mission Control: Build a Martian ColonyVirtual/Online  $$
Mission Control: Build A Martian ColonyVirtual/Online  $$
Seasonal Fun
Boston Calling Block Parties at Dewey Square...Boston  Free
Boston Summer Movies Guide 2021Massachusetts  Free
Explore Boston Harbor: Waterfront-wide Scavenger...Boston  Free
Ferry - Plymouth to Provincetown Express...Plymouth  $$
Free August Adventures with Highland Street...Boston  Free
Free Boston Summer Sports CentersBoston  Free
Greenway Play Sessions: Bubbles, Games &...Boston  Free
JFK Library & Museum: Free Admission Weekends...Boston  Free
Spectacle Island Story Walk: Ruby's Birds...Boston  $$
Swan Boat RidesBack Bay  $
The Anchor at Shipyard ParkCharlestown  Free
Special Events
Boston Lights: A Lantern Experience at Franklin...Boston  $$
Open Lawn Days at Lawn on DBoston  Free
Summer 'Kids Bowl Free' ProgramNew England  Free
Sporting Events
Annual Boston Neighborhood Basketball League...Boston  Free
St. Sebastian's School Athletic ClinicsNeedham  $$$
Theater & Shows
Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery (Outdoor...Rockport  $$
Tours
Boch Center ToursBoston  $
Boston By Little Feet ToursBoston  $
Boston Duck Tours3 Locations  $$$
Children's Farm Tours: Wilson FarmLexington  Free
Greenway Walking ToursBoston  Free
Mapparium ToursBoston  $
PhotoWalks Highlights of Boston tourBoston  $$$
Taza Chocolate Factory ToursSomerville  $
The 'Hahvahd' tourCambridge  $
USS Constitution ToursCharlestown  Free
Walking Boston: Private Custom ToursBoston  $$$$
Water Fun
Community Boating Kayak, Stand-Up Paddleboard...Boston  $$
Frog Pond & Spray FountainBoston  Free
Fun Family Activities
Amusement Parks
Beaches
Boating & Sailing
Escape Rooms
Historic Landmarks
Indoor Adventures
Rock Climbing
Paintball
Science & Technology
Sports Teams
Tours
Whale Watching
Arcades & Mini Golf
Biking
Bowling
Farms & Orchards
Laser Tag
Libraries
Roller Skating
Playgrounds
Skiing
Spray Parks & Pools
Trampoline Parks
Winter Fun
Arts & Crafts
Birthday Parties
Daytrips
Hiking/Walking
Ice Skating
Museums
Parks & Nature
Playspaces
Snow Tubing
Theaters
Water Fun
Zoos & Aquariums
Popular Resources
Boston with Kids
Free Things to Do
Family & Kids Events
Mass RMV - DMV
Boston Birthday Parties
Boston Museums
Rose Kennedy Greenway
Boston Aquarium
Boston Massachusetts
Boston Bowling
Boston Haymarket
Boston Whale Watching