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Family & Kids Events Calendar for Saturday, August 17, 2019
Seasonal Fun
Applecrest's 13th Annual Peach FestivalNew Hampshire  Free
Boston Outdoor Summer Movies Guide 2019Massachusetts  Free
Family Film Festival at The Pru: Summer Movies...Boston  Free
Ferry - Plymouth to Provincetown Express...Plymouth  $$
Fly A Kite on Spectacle IslandBoston  Free
Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell Boston...Boston  Free
Free Summer Movies at Prudential CenterBack Bay  Free
Guide to Boston Spray Parks & Wading Pools...Boston  Free
Hudson-Concord Elks Balloon FestivalHudson  $$
MA Fireworks: 4th of July Fireworks Displays...Massachusetts  Free
Swan Boat RidesBack Bay  $
The Anchor at Shipyard ParkCharlestown  Free
Waterfire Providence 2019Rhode Island  Free
Animals
Aussie Aviary at Franklin Park ZooBoston  -
Butterfly Hollow at Franklin Park ZooBoston  $
Masters of Flight: Birds of PreyStoneham  $$
Saturday Open Barnyard at Appleton FarmsIpswich  $
Turtle TimeMilton  $
Wicked Big BUGS! At Franklin Park ZooBoston  $$
Arts & Crafts
Drop-in Art Making at PEMSalem  $
DROP-IN Paint pottery, canvas & plaster,...Wellesley  $$
Go Fly A Kite on Spectacle IslandBoston  $
Greenway Open MarketBoston  Free
Saturday Crafts: Lakeshore Learning Store...2 Locations  Free
Arts & Culture
'Growth Rings' by Oscar Tuazon June 28 2019...Boston  Free
401 Park Art Unveiling & Community DayBoston  -
66th Annual Greeley Park Art ShowNew Hampshire  Free
Exhibit: Augment by Nick Cave, Presented...Bolton  Free
Great Bear Rainforest at the Museum of Science...Boston  $
ICA WatershedBoston  Free
Jamaica Plain Garden TourJamaica Plain  $$
Quincy Market History TourBoston  Free
Summer Winds Kinetic SculptureNew Bedford  Free
Carousels
Carousel Rides on the Boston CommonBoston  $
Paragon CarouselHull  $
Corn Mazes
Corn Mazes & Ice Cream at Beech Hill Farm...New Hampshire  $
Dance
Boston Salsa FestivalBack Bay  $$
Exhibits
All Hands on Deck: A Sailor's Life in 1812...Charlestown  Free
All the World Is Here: The Invention of American...Cambridge  $$
Birds of the World Gallery at HMNHCambridge  $$
Body Worlds & The Cycle of LifeCambridge  $$$
Cosmic OriginsCambridge  $
GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes kicks off with...Worcester  $$
Gender Bending Fashion at the MFABoston  -
MFA Community Arts Initiative: Mindful Mandalas...Boston  $$
Fairs & Festivals
Boston GreenFest & Tech Expo 2019Boston  Free
Fisherman's Feast 2019Boston  Free
Fisherman’s FeastBoston  Free
Gloucester Waterfront FestivalGloucester  Free
Lowell Southeast Asian Water FestivalLowell  Free
Marshfield FairMarshfield  $
North End Italian Feasts & Processions Guide...Boston  Free
Summer Psychic Fair Salem, NHNew Hampshire  Free
Verrill Farm Corn & Tomato FestivalConcord  $
Water Lantern Festival WorcesterWorcester  $
Waterfest: A Celebration of Water and its...Boston  Free
“THE BLOCK” Downtown Street PartyBeverly  Free
Farmers Markets
Find a MA Farmer's Market Near YouMassachusetts  $
HaymarketBoston  $
Natick Farmer's MarketNatick  -
Roslindale Village Farmers' MarketRoslindale  Free
Movies
Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at Prudential...Back Bay  Free
MFA Sunset Cinema Series: Summer MoviesBoston  -
Parent Talk Flicks on the Field: SmallFoot...Needham  Free
Simons IMAX Theatre ShowsBoston  $$$
What's Playing at the Movies This Week?Boston  -
Fitness Classes
Boston Summer Fitness SeriesBoston  Free
Free Outdoor barre3 Classes at University...Westwood  Free
Food Fun
Beer & Wine Garden at Encore Boston Harbor...Everett  -
Boston Pizza and Historic Tavern ToursBoston  $
Family Pasta Making Workshop with Law of...Boston  $$
Farm-to-KITCHEN Cooking Class: Southern Italy...Boston  $$$
Forge Ice Cream Bar Pop Up!Cambridge  Free
Greenway Food Trucks Daily ScheduleBoston  Free
Fundraisers
6th Annual Cars In The ParkWorcester  $
The UNICEF Gala BostonBoston  $$$$
Green Events
Project Oscar: Boston Composting Pilot Program...Boston  Free
Health & Wellness
Yoga in the ParkSomerville  -
Holiday
Boston Fireworks 2019 (Where to Watch, Start...Massachusetts  Free
Learn Something
Daily Hands-on Programs at USS Constiution...Charlestown  Free
Music & Concerts
Berklee Summer Concerts 2019Boston  Free
Harborwalk Sounds at the ICABoston  -
Hatch Shell Events 2019Boston  Free
Salisbury Beach Summer Concerts & Fireworks...Salisbury  Free
Sing & Dance with the Music ManHamilton  $
Summer Fridays at the ICA (21+)Boston  $$
Nature & Outdoors
Camping on Peddocks, Bumpkin, Grape and Lovells...Boston  Free
Cheers to 10 years of Brew at the Zoo!Boston  $$
Garden in the WoodsFramingham  $
Kids' Pop-Up on Spectacle IslandBoston  $
Night Sky on Peddocks IslandBoston  $$
Set Sail for Spectacle IslandBoston  $
Performances
Cambridge Arts: Summer in the City Performances...Cambridge  Free
Circus Smirkus 2019 Big Top Tour: Carnival...14 Locations  $$
How to Succeed in Business Without Really...Stoneham  $
Where The Girls AreStoughton  $$
Races/Walks
Roxbury 1-MILERBoston  $$
Sales & Deals
2019 DCR MassParks PassMassachusetts  $$
4th Graders - Every Kid in a Park PassOnline  Free
Allswell Tiny HomeBoston  Free
Blue Star Museums: Free Admission | Active...New England  Free
Breathe New Hampshire's Fun Pass 2019 on...New England  $$
Free Boston Parking: City of Boston Holiday...Boston  Free
School Events
Primark Back to School Cool EventBurlington  Free
Special Events
Daily Hands-on Programs at USS Constitution...Charlestown  Free
Lawn Days at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum...Brookline  -
Nautical Overnights at Battleship CoveFall River  $$
Picnic and Play in the Parks!Newtonville  Free
Summer 'Kids Bowl Free' ProgramNew England  Free
Sporting Events
Annual Boston Neighborhood Basketball League...Boston  Free
The Phoenix Invites Boston-area First Responders...Boston  Free
USA vs. Jamaica: Newport International Polo...Newport  $
Story Hours
Family Friendly Events & Story Hours at BPL...Boston  Free
Rosalita's PuppetsBoston  Free
Story & Craft Hour: Harvard COOP For Kids...Cambridge  Free
Storytime at the Museums - Historic Newton...Newton  Free
Theater & Shows
Blue Man Group: Charles PlayhouseBoston  $$
Hello DollyBoston  $$$
ImprovBoston Family ShowCambridge  $
Lucky Stiff Performance at the Greater Boston...Stoneham  $
She Kills MonstersStoneham  $
The Cat Came BackBrookline  $
The Young Company Summer Festival 2019Stoneham  $
Tours
Arnold Arboretum Tours & Discovery PacksJamaica Plain  Free
Behind the Scenes Tours at New England Aquarium...Boston  $$$
Bells & Bones Tour at King's ChapelBoston  $
Boch Center ToursBoston  $
Boston By Little Feet Walking TourBoston  $
Boston By Little Feet Walking TourBoston  $
Boston Duck Tours3 Locations  $$$
Daily Tours & Talks at Isabella Stewart Gardener...Boston  $$
Forbes House Museum ToursMilton  $$
Guided History Tours on the EsplanadeBoston  -
King's Chapel Art & Architecture toursBoston  $$
Mapparium ToursBoston  $
Pizza & North End TourBoston  $$
Quincy Market History ToursBoston  Free
Taza Chocolate Factory ToursSomerville  $
The 'Hahvahd' tourCambridge  $
WIlliam Hickling Prescott Beacon Hill House...Boston  $
Volunteer
Infant Research Studies at UMass Boston Baby...Boston  Free
Kids Needed for Fun Research Study!Boston  Free
Paid Research Study Involving Children 9-10...Boston  Free
Water Fun
Boston's Free Warm Weather Water Shuttle:...Charlestown  Free
Frog Pond & Spray FountainBoston  Free
Set Sail for Spectacle IslandBoston  $$
Summer Light Shows at Rings FountainBoston  Free
Fun Family Activities
Amusement Parks
Beaches
Boating & Sailing
Escape Rooms
Historic Landmarks
Indoor Adventures
Rock Climbing
Paintball
Science & Technology
Spray Parks & Pools
Trampoline Parks
Winter Fun
Arcades & Mini Golf
Biking
Bowling
Farms & Orchards
Laser Tag
Libraries
Roller Skating
Playgrounds
Skiing
Theaters
Water Fun
Zoos & Aquariums
Arts & Crafts
Birthday Parties
Daytrips
Hiking/Walking
Ice Skating
Museums
Parks & Nature
Playspaces
Snow Tubing
Tours
Whale Watching


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