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Boston Events with Animals for Kids and Families

Calendar of family and kids events that involve animals, happening near Boston.


Friends on the Farm Fall Afterschool SeriesDover, $$
Thu, September 16, 2021  -  Thu, September 30, 2021   
In this 3-week session we will learn what an ecosystem is and why the food chain plays such an important role in maintaining it. Each week we will participate in hands-on STEAM learning activities.
Pigs! Chickens! Rabbits! Children’s Afterschool ProgramDover, $$
Wed, September 22, 2021  -  Wed, September 22, 2021   
Each Thursday, we’ll learn about a different animal – pigs, chickens or rabbits – including a special lesson from our barnyard educator, a visit with the animals and a special animal education craft.
Pigs! Chickens! Rabbits! Children’s Afterschool ProgramDover, $$
Wed, September 29, 2021  -  Wed, September 29, 2021   
Each Thursday, we’ll learn about a different animal – pigs, chickens or rabbits – including a special lesson from our barnyard educator, a visit with the animals and a special animal education craft.
After-School Animal Encounters: Radical Reptiles (Free Virtual Family Event)Virtual/Online, Free
Tue, October 5, 2021  -  Tue, October 5, 2021   
Bring the whole family to this interactive virtual event! Come with your questions and curiosity to meet the Harvard Museum of Natural History's incredible animals over Zoom.
Preschool Farm Explorers at Powisset FarmDover, $
Thu, October 7, 2021  -  Thu, October 7, 2021   
Little ones come explore the farm! Every other Thursday morning will have a different theme including “What Plants Need to Grow” or “Life under a Log.”
Preschool Farm Explorers at Powisset FarmDover, $$
Thu, October 21, 2021  -  Thu, October 21, 2021   
Every other Thursday morning will have a different theme including “What Plants Need to Grow” or “Life under a Log.” Activities may include planting seeds, and other age-appropriate hands-on farm “chores.'
Preschool Farm Explorers at Powisset FarmDover, $$
Thu, November 4, 2021  -  Thu, November 4, 2021   
Adult supervision is required; this is not a drop off program. Little farmers and their grownups should wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get a little dirty.
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