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Friday, December 20, 2019
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Family & Kids Events Calendar for Friday, December 20, 2019
Seasonal Fun
'Entre les rangs' Light Exhibit at Boston...Boston  Free
Boston Blink! Holiday Light & Sound Extravaganza...Boston  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 Wonderland: Newport MansionsRhode Island  $$$
Holiday Zoolights: Stone Zoo 2019Stoneham  $
La Salette Festival of LightsAttleboro  Free
Winter Lights at Tower HillBoylston  $$
Winterlights at (Naumkeag, The Stevens-Coolidge...3 Locations  $$
Arts & Crafts
'Then and Now, How Far We've Come' and 'Journey...Concord  Free
DROP-IN Paint pottery, canvas & plaster,...Wellesley  $$
LexArt's Annual Holiday MarketplaceLexington  Free
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society Holiday...Lexington  $$
Solstice 'ScapesActon  $
Arts & Culture
'Growth Rings' by Oscar Tuazon June 28 2019...Boston  Free
401 Park Art Unveiling & Community DayBoston  -
Great Bear Rainforest at the Museum of Science...Boston  $
Oliver! MusicalWatertown  $$
SoWa First FridaysBoston  Free
Contests
2020 Lilac Sunday T-shirt Design ContestBoston  Free
Dance
'What the Dickens!' by Cambridge Youth Dance...Boston  $$
Nutcracker by North Atlantic Dance Theatre...Beverly  $
Exhibits
'Child's Play' -- A Serious Look At A Time...Boston  Free
All Aboard! Trains! at Science ParkCambridge  $$
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  $$
Fitness Classes
The Phoenix Hosts Free Rock-Climbing Thursdays...Boston  Free
Food Fun
Farm-to-KITCHEN Cooking Class: Southern Italy...Boston  $$$
Fundraisers
2019-2020 Arlington Community Card Fundraiser...Arlington  $
The UNICEF Gala BostonBoston  $$$$
Get Some Exercise
Exxcel Rock Climbing & NinjaNewton  -
NERF Adventure Night Splitting Crosshairs...Burlington  $
NERF NightNorton  $
The Bard's Path D&D NightBurlington  $
Green Events
Project Oscar: Boston Composting Pilot Program...Boston  Free
Holiday
Cape Cod Train to Christmas Town (Polar Express)...Buzzards Bay  $$
Cookies, Paws & Santa Claus at Buttonwood...New Bedford  $$
FREE Photos with Santa at Westgate MallBrockton  Free
Holiday BRicktacular at LEGOLAND Discovery...Cambridge  Free
Old Town Trolley Holiday Lights & Sights...Boston  $
Santa in the City...Photos with SantaBack Bay  $
WFT's Curious George: The Golden Meatball,...Boston  $$
Winter WonderlandBoylston  $$
Ice & Snow Fun
Boston Seaport Ice RinkBoston  -
Favorite Sledding Hills in the Boston Area...Massachusetts  Free
Ice Rink at 401 Park in the FenwayBoston  -
Ice Skating at the Worcester Common OvalWorcester  $
Ice Skating On Frog Pond (Hours, Admission,...Boston  $$
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  $$
Lectures/Discussions
Renewable Communities panel discussionBack Bay  Free
Music & Concerts
A Baroque ChristmasBoston  -
Masterworks Chorale’s Annual Messiah Sings...Lexington  $
Nature & Outdoors
Family Owl ProwlMilton  $
PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration December...Newton  $$
Parent Groups
Infant Lapsit and TummytimeNewton  Free
Performances
Boston Ballet's The NutcrackerBoston  -
Holiday Sing a LongBrookline  $$
Preschool Fun
Cook, Craft, Create!Easton  Free
Musical Tot ShabbatNewton  Free
Sales & Deals
4th Graders - Every Kid in a Park PassOnline  Free
Breathe New Hampshire's Fun Pass 2019 on...New England  $$
Free Boston Parking: City of Boston Holiday...Boston  Free
Mayor's Holiday: Up to 50% off Holiday Shows...Boston  $$
Ski NH - 4th & 5th Grade Snowsports Passport...New Hampshire  Free
School Vacation
December Vacation Drop-Off ProgramsNewton  $$
Science & Technology
Learn a new movement skill in virtual reality!...Boston  Free
Special Events
31 Nights of Light at Prudential CenterBoston  Free
Daily Hands-on Programs at USS Constitution...Charlestown  Free
FRIENDS Boston PopupBoston  $$
Nautical Overnights at Battleship CoveFall River  $$
Story Hours
Family Friendly Events & Story Hours at BPL...Boston  Free
Story Hour with Mr. Ed: Barnes & Noble, Burlington...Burlington  Free
Story Time: Barnes & Noble (Peabody)Peabody  Free
Storytime for 2 Year Olds: Somerville Library...Somerville  Free
Theater & Shows
A Christmas CarolCambridge  -
A Christmas Carol at Hanover TheatreWorcester  $$
Black Nativity 2019Boston  $$
Blue Man Group Holiday ShowsBoston  $$$
Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker 2019Boston  $$
Irving Berlin's White ChristmasBoston  $$
Miracle on 34th StreetStoneham  $$
The Christmas Revels 2019Cambridge  $$$
The Nutcracker: Commonwealth Ballet 2019Weston  $$
Thumbelina: A Little MusicalCambridge  $
Tuck EverlastingConcord  $
Urban NutcrackerBoston  $$
Tours
Arnold Arboretum Tours & Discovery PacksJamaica Plain  Free
Behind the Scenes Tours at New England Aquarium...Boston  $$$
Boch Center ToursBoston  $
Mapparium ToursBoston  $
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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