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Family & Kids Events Calendar for Sunday, December 8, 2019
Seasonal Fun
Annual Candlelight Stroll at Strawberry Banke...New Hampshire  $$
Boston Blink! Holiday Light & Sound Extravaganza...Boston  Free
Braintree - Primark’s Share the Joy Celebration...Braintree  Free
Bright Nights at Forest Park Holiday Lights...Western Mass  $
Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville...Carver  $$
Enchanted Village: Jordan's Furniture Avon...Avon  $
Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s...Concord  $$
Festival of Trees and Snow Village at Mass...Wellesley  $$
FREE Photos with Santa at CambridgeSideCambridge  Free
Gardens Aglow - A Celebration of LightsSandwich  $$
Holiday Season 3D Printing Show at Toysinbox...Wellesley  $
Holiday Stroll At Wayland Town CenterWayland  Free
Holiday Wonderland: Newport MansionsRhode Island  $$$
Holiday Zoolights: Stone Zoo 2019Stoneham  $
La Salette Festival of LightsAttleboro  Free
Marblehead Christmas Walk 2019Marblehead  Free
SoWa Winter Festival & Holiday MarketBoston  $
Tree Jubilee at Marini Farm - Over 100 Decorated...Ipswich  Free
Wild About Winter at the EcotariumWorcester  $$
Winter Lights at Tower HillBoylston  $$
Winterlights at (Naumkeag, The Stevens-Coolidge...3 Locations  $$
Animals
Bird Away the Winter Blues! (Great Meadows)...Natick  $
South Shore Plaza Hosts Pet Photos with Santa!...Braintree  -
Arts & Crafts
Christmas Tree Nesting Doll WorkshopClinton  $$
DROP-IN Paint pottery, canvas & plaster,...Wellesley  $$
Holiday Artisans Market at Western Avenue...Lowell  Free
LexArt's Annual Holiday MarketplaceLexington  Free
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society Holiday...Lexington  $$
SoWa Second SundaySouth End  Free
SoWa Winter Festival 2019South End  Free
Arts & Culture
'Growth Rings' by Oscar Tuazon June 28 2019...Boston  Free
401 Park Art Unveiling & Community DayBoston  -
Fatimah Tuggar: Home’s HorizonsWellesley  $
Gorse Mill Studios 11th Annual Holiday Open...Needham  $
Great Bear Rainforest at the Museum of Science...Boston  $
Hidden Histories: Revealing the Life of a...Wellesley  Free
Judaic Art ExhibitNewton  Free
Kanishka Raja: I and IWellesley  Free
Oliver! MusicalWatertown  $$
Recent Acquisitions: New Photographs: Haley...Wellesley  Free
Sensory-Friendly SundaysCharlestown  $
Windows Invitational: Alexandria Smith: Seed...Wellesley  Free
Contests
2020 Lilac Sunday T-shirt Design ContestBoston  Free
Exhibits
'Child's Play' -- A Serious Look At A Time...Boston  Free
All Aboard! Trains! at Science ParkCambridge  $$
Body Worlds & The Cycle of LifeCambridge  $$$
GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes kicks off with...Worcester  $$
Love is Calling Exhibit opens at ICA Boston...Boston  $$
Fairs & Festivals
Festival of Trees - Dec. 8, 2019Reading  $
Movies
Showcase Cinemas presents “Les Miserables...Revere  -
What's Playing at the Movies This Week?Boston  -
Fitness Classes
The Phoenix Hosts Free Rock-Climbing Thursdays...Boston  Free
Food Fun
Cookie Decorating Workshop at Davio’s Braintree...Braintree  $
Farm-to-KITCHEN Cooking Class: Southern Italy...Boston  $$$
Fundraisers
2019-2020 Arlington Community Card Fundraiser...Arlington  $
Joyful Giving: Concord Montessori Online...Concord  Free
Living Legends GalaBack Bay  $$
The UNICEF Gala BostonBoston  $$$$
Green Events
Project Oscar: Boston Composting Pilot Program...Boston  Free
Health & Wellness
Holiday Pom Partayyy with Barre Groove +...Boston  $
Holiday
Beacon Hill Holiday House TourBoston  $$$$
Breakfast with Santa at Plimoth Plantation...Plymouth  $$
Breakfast with Santa at Royal Sonesta Hotel...Cambridge  $$$
BYSO Intensive Community Program Holiday...Boston  Free
Candy Cane Hunt & Holiday FairWestford  Free
Cape Cod Train to Christmas Town (Polar Express)...Buzzards Bay  $$
Chanukkah Wonderland and Gift ShopBoston  $
Christmas by Candlelight at Sturbridge Village...Sturbridge  $$
Christmas by the Sea at Castle HillIpswich  $
Enchanted Trolley Tour BostonBoston  Free
FREE Photos with Santa at Westgate MallBrockton  Free
Holiday BRicktacular at LEGOLAND Discovery...Cambridge  Free
Holiday Gift Sale at Artspace MaynardMaynard  Free
Holiday Marketplace at the W Gallery in Wayland...Wayland  Free
Holiday Open House at Golden Ball Tavern...Weston  Free
MarketStreet Lynnfield’s annual Holiday Stroll...Lynnfield  Free
Old Town Trolley Holiday Lights & Sights...Boston  $
Pancakes with SantaActon  $
PJ Library Lights Up ChanukahFramingham  $$
Saint Bernard Sled Pull at Smolak FarmsNorth Andover  -
Santa in the City...Photos with SantaBack Bay  $
The Salvation Army Angel Tree at CambridgeSide...Cambridge  Free
The Salvation Army Angel Tree at Westgate...Brockton  Free
The Shops at Chestnut Hill Host Caring Santa...Chestnut Hill  -
Tree Jubilee for The Ipswich Humane Group:...Ipswich  Free
WFT's Curious George: The Golden Meatball,...Boston  $$
Winter Market at The Umbrella Arts Center...Concord  Free
Winter WonderlandBoylston  $$
Ice & Snow Fun
Favorite Sledding Hills in the Boston Area...Massachusetts  Free
Ice Skating at the Worcester Common OvalWorcester  $
Ice Skating On Frog Pond (Hours, Admission,...Boston  $$
Larz Anderson (Kirrane) Ice Skating RinkBrookline  $
Winter Skate at Patriot PlaceFoxboro  $
Learn Something
Daily Hands-on Programs at USS Constiution...Charlestown  Free
Fruits in Decay ExhibitCambridge  $
Holiday 3D Printing Workshop: Make Name Keychain...Wellesley  $$
Music & Concerts
Boston Pops Holiday Pops Kids Matinees 2019...Boston  $$$
Boston Pops: Holiday Pops 2019Boston  $$$$
Dads, Donuts & DrumsWellesley  Free
Light the World with Boston Children’s Chorus...Dorchester  $$
NEC December 2019 Free Holiday Concerts6 Locations  Free
Roxbury Stringfest with Voci AngelicaRoxbury  Free
The Concord Orchestra: Fairytale Adventures...Concord  $
The Rock and Roll Playhouse plays Reggae...Cambridge  $$
Vanessa Trien & The Jumping MonkeysBrookline  $
Nature & Outdoors
Animal Tracking at Broadmoor for AdultsNatick  $
Family Owl ProwlMilton  $
Fun with Animal Footprints and SignsNatick  $
Performances
Boston Ballet's The NutcrackerBoston  -
PJ Library Lights Up ChanukahBelmont  $$
Snow White and Other Tales at Puppet Showplace...Brookline  $$
The Longwood Players and Brain Aneurysm Foundation...Boston  $$
Sales & Deals
4th Graders - Every Kid in a Park PassOnline  Free
Breathe New Hampshire's Fun Pass 2019 on...New England  $$
Free Boston Parking: City of Boston Holiday...Boston  Free
Mayor's Holiday: Up to 50% off Holiday Shows...Boston  $$
Ski NH - 4th & 5th Grade Snowsports Passport...New Hampshire  Free
Zoodoptions at Zoo New EnglandBoston  $$$
Science & Technology
BJEP Illuminates this Hanukkah with Science/STEAM...Waltham  $
Kids Who CloneCambridge  $
Learn a new movement skill in virtual reality!...Boston  Free
Special Events
31 Nights of Light at Prudential CenterBoston  Free
Annual New England Model Train ExpoMarlborough  $
Daily Hands-on Programs at USS Constitution...Charlestown  Free
FRIENDS Boston PopupBoston  $$
Holiday Model Train Show at Bay State Model...Roslindale  $
Lexington Tea BurningLexington  Free
Nautical Overnights at Battleship CoveFall River  $$
Special Needs
Northshore Mall Hosts Caring SantaPeabody  -
Sporting Events
Sunday recreational baseball 16-45Waltham  -
Story Hours
Family Friendly Events & Story Hours at BPL...Boston  Free
Theater & Shows
A Christmas CarolCambridge  -
Anton Chekvov's The Seagull - Weekly on Sun....Needham  $
Anton Chekvov's The Seagull - Weekly on Sun....Needham  $
Black Nativity 2019Boston  $$
Blue Man Group Holiday ShowsBoston  $$$
Blue Man Group: Charles PlayhouseBoston  $$
Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker 2019Boston  $$
Cirque Du Soleil presents: AxelWorcester  $$$
Club Drosselmeyer 1942Cambridge  $$
Dance Prism Brings The Nutcracker to Sudbury...Sudbury  $$
Frozen Jr.Winchester  $
Frozen JuniorWinchester  $
Miracle on 34th StreetStoneham  $$
Quixote NuevoBoston  $$$
Reagle Music Theatre Presents 'ChristmasTime'...Waltham  $$
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical...Boston  $$$
Stealing ChristmasBeverly  $
The Nutcracker: Commonwealth Ballet 2019Weston  $$
Theatre With a Twist's Production of Disney's...Acton  $
Tuck EverlastingConcord  $
Tours
Arnold Arboretum Tours & Discovery PacksJamaica Plain  Free
Behind the Scenes Tours at New England Aquarium...Boston  $$$
Boch Center ToursBoston  $
Guided History Tours on the EsplanadeBoston  -
Mapparium ToursBoston  $
Pizza & North End TourBoston  $$
Volunteer
Kids Needed for Fun Research Study!Boston  Free
Paid Research Study Involving Children 9-10...Boston  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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