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Things to do During Boston School Vacation Week

It's School Vacation week in the Boston area! Local Museums and organizations have set up some fantastic programming kids and families. In addition, you'll find entertainment that includes live music performances, puppet & marionette shows, super science & art workshops, sports camps, and more. Spring is here - Enjoy!


1/2 Price Winter Wonder Days At Roger Williams Zoo thru FebruaryRhode Island, $
Sat, January 1, 2022  -  Mon, February 28, 2022   
You and your family will have a wonderful time exploring Roger Williams Park Zoo during our wild 'Winter Wonder Days' with half-priced admission throughout January and February.
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Favorite Sledding Hills in the Boston AreaMassachusetts, Free
Wed, January 5, 2022  -  Tue, March 1, 2022   
Discover some of the top sledding choices in the Boston area (submitted by our in-the-know readers). Bundle up and hold on tight! Get ready for a great day in the snow.
CampHUB MLK Day CampNorton, $$
Today  -  Mon, January 17, 2022   
CampHUB is New England's best parkour camp! Your camper will spend their time with us learning how to climb, jump, and move like a pro!
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Winter Fun Days - Frozen FruitlandsHarvard, $$
Today  -  Mon, February 21, 2022   
Join us at Fruitlands Museum for some outdoor winter fun! Bring your winter boots, sleds, snowshoes, or cross-country skis to get outside and explore our hills and woodland trails.
MLK Day 2022 Drop-Off Program!Newton, $$
Today  -  Mon, January 17, 2022   
Join us Monday, January 17th for our MLK Day 2022 Drop-Off Program! We'll be outside and moving as we explore the wonders of nature in wintertime. Offered at PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Center in Newton, for ages 4-7.
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Lincoln Winter Carnival 2022Lincoln, Free
Fri, February 4, 2022  -  Sun, February 6, 2022   
Chase away those winter blues at our annual winter carnival of events! Over the course of 3 days, enjoy ice sculpture demos, outdoor scavenger hunts, outdoor ice skating and more!
Enchanted Forest at FruitlandsHarvard, $$
Sat, February 19, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Calling all woodland fairies, elves, and gnomes! The Frost King has come to spend the winter at the Fruitlands Fairy Forest and he has brought all sorts of new enchantment with him.
Lego Maritime FestivalCharlestown, Free
Sat, February 19, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Calling LEGO® fans of all ages– it’s time for the USS Constitution Museum’s annual LEGO® Maritime Festival! Get ready to build your best ship throughout February School Vacation Week
February Vacation Workshop at The Painting PlaceWellesley, $$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Drop you kids off for a safe morning or afternoon of creative fun!! We will be painting, crafting, playing games; while staying socially distanced. Weather permitting we will go outside.
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Presidents’ Day Program: Meet President Abraham Lincoln!Concord, Free
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Mon, February 21, 2022   
Join us for a visit with President Lincoln from your own home. Send us a question ahead of time or just join to listen and learn about our 16th president.
February Vacation Drop-Off Programs with PuddlestompersNewton, $$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Get your kiddos outside and exploring during their days off from school! Join us February 21-25 for Vacation Drop-Off Programs in Newton & Wellesley, for ages 4-7.
Three-Day February Kids Puppet StudioBrookline, $$
Tue, February 22, 2022  -  Thu, February 24, 2022   
Learn how to build imaginary characters and bring them to life in our hands-on puppet-making studio! Each day we will cover a different puppet building style and performance technique.
February Vacation Creative Arts Camp with Keys for KidsLexington, $$
Tue, February 22, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Kids ages 6 - 12 explore and discover their own unique talents in this action-packed 4-day February Vacation Music Camp. Sample a variety of instruments including piano, ukulele, guitar, violin, and drums, singing, musical theater.
After School Education Maker Space and School Vacations Camps in WoburnWoburn, $$
Tue, April 19, 2022  -  Fri, September 2, 2022   
STEAM Based Educational Vacation Camps. Students can learn Robotics, 3D Design and Printing, VR game design, Engineering, and Coding. First Location now Open in Woburn.
24th Annual Boston College Arts FestivalChestnut Hill, Free
Thu, April 28, 2022  -  Sat, April 30, 2022   
Come explore exhibitions and demonstrations in photography, ceramics, painting and drawing. Enjoy performances in Shakespeare to contemporary theater as well as ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, Irish dance, swing dance and much more.
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