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Daily Hands-on Programs at USS Constitution MuseumCharlestown, Free
Mon, August 7, 2017  -  Fri, August 7, 2020   
There’s always something exciting happening at the USS Constitution Museum! Daily programs led by talented Educators and Constitution crew members feature hands-on learning, crafting, and fun. Daily programs are designed for all ages.
Ecotarium Budding Scientists Program for Kids Ages 4-6Worcester, $$
Tue, January 1, 2019  -  Tue, December 10, 2019   
On the first Thursday of every month, young children have their very own space -- and educational programming -- at the EcoTarium! Join us every week for story time, and every month for hands-on science.
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Happy Place - BostonBoston, $$$
Sat, April 6, 2019  -  Sun, June 2, 2019   
Founded by Jared Paul and opened originally on November 20, 2017, this massive pop-up experience is filled with larger than life size installations, multi-sensory immersive rooms, and dozens of moments curated to...
Nautical Overnights at Battleship CoveFall River, $$
Thu, April 18, 2019  -  Fri, January 31, 2020   
Spending an overnight on board one of the mightiest defenders of freedom truly is an unforgettable experience.
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Hatch Shell Events 2019Boston, Free
Sat, April 27, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
The Department of Conservation & Recreation, presents this year's concert & event lineup. Come enjoy some free family entertainment at the Hatch Shell this summer!
Kids Run the Bases Days at FenwayBoston, $$$
Sun, April 28, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
Come cheer on the Red Sox with the kids at Fenway. Choose from 4 different Sunday games where kids get to run the bases after the game.
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Waterfire Providence 2019Rhode Island, Free
Thu, May 2, 2019  -  Sat, November 2, 2019   
WaterFire centers on a series of 100 bonfires that blaze just above the surface of the three rivers that pass through the middle of downtown Providence.
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Summer 'Kids Bowl Free' ProgramNew England, Free
Sun, May 12, 2019  -  Fri, August 30, 2019   
Kids can bowl two free games every day this summer with the 'Kids Bowl Free' Pass. For ages 15 and under. You can also purchase a family pass.
Lawn Days at the Larz Anderson Auto MuseumBrookline
Sun, May 19, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
The Lawn Event season grew out of a Sunday afternoon tradition begun by the Anderson family. They would open their doors to the carriage house on Sunday afternoons so that the general public could admire their growing collection of American and European cars.
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Military Heroes Garden of Flags on the Boston CommonBoston, Free
Wed, May 22, 2019  -  Mon, May 27, 2019   
Every year, the MA Military Heroes organization plants a Garden of 37,000 Flags in front of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Boston Common to commemorate the Massachusetts service members who have given their lives...
Mount Feake Cemetery Wreath LayingWaltham, Free
Fri, May 24, 2019  -  Fri, May 24, 2019   
Mount Feake Cemetery Wreath Laying. The Ancient and Honorable Artillery company will lay a wreath at the grave site of Major George H. Maynard at Mount Feake Cemetery in Waltham Massachusetts.
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Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft FairWestern Mass, $
Sat, May 25, 2019  -  Sun, May 26, 2019   
Enjoy one of the oldest of all the New England sheep fairs, the Cummington fair is a fun and affordable way to spend a day with family and friends discovering one of the oldest industries in the world.
Descendants 3 Character Meet and Greet BrunchDedham, $$
Sat, May 25, 2019  -  Sat, May 25, 2019   
Come meet the Descendants characters just in time before the big summer premiere of the Descendants 3 Movie! Enjoy a hot buffet brunch, pictures and arts and crafts.
Masonic Empty Chair Degree Honoring Fallen BrethrenMilford, Free
Mon, May 27, 2019  -  Mon, May 27, 2019   
On Memorial Day, May 27th, the Brethren of Montgomery Lodge of Milford will be conducting the Empty Chair Degree after the town parade. Everyone is invited to attend and witness this solemn ceremony.
Winchester Town Day 2019Winchester, Free
Sat, June 1, 2019   
Town Day takes place on the first Saturday in June. The thousands of individuals and families who attend can enjoy a day of browsing exhibits, playing games, competing in athletics, eating(!), listening to different types of music, attending the health fair, and watching...
Seventies Disco Fever - June 1, 2019Stoughton, $
Sat, June 1, 2019  -  Sat, June 1, 2019   
SEVENTIES DISCO FEVER presented by The Paris Cabaret Starline Room Dinner Theatre in Stoughton. And this is only Act two as Act one is our always changing Broadway Dinner Show.
Not Your Average Rummage SaleWinchester, $
Sat, June 1, 2019  -  Sun, June 2, 2019   
This is 'Not Your Average' Church Rummage Sale! This two-day sale, being held rain or shine, promises many delights and surprises. Proceeds will benefit the Winchester Unitarian Society.
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Red Sox Weekend 2019 at Museum of ScienceCambridge, $$
Sat, June 1, 2019  -  Sun, June 2, 2019   
Join the Museum of Science as they team up with the Boston Red Sox — to host a fun-filled roster of activities combining the spirit of baseball with the learning opportunities of STEM.
Temple Shir Tikvah Spring Picnic and Open HouseWinchester, Free
Sun, June 2, 2019  -  Sun, June 2, 2019   
Come to a fun, free gathering to meet local families and temple staff! Tour Temple Shir Tikvah’s beautiful arts & crafts building and enjoy songs, crafts, good food and beverages by the pond.
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Meet Postman Joseph Roulin (Van Gogh) at Spellman MuseumWeston
Sun, June 2, 2019   
Come spend some time with Joseph Roulin, Vincent van Gogh's postman and friend as the Museum becomes a café in Arles, France.
NH State House Bicentennial Week CelebrationNew Hampshire, Free
Sun, June 2, 2019  -  Sat, June 8, 2019   
Long proclaimed the oldest State House in the nation in which legislature still occupies its original chambers, the New Hampshire State House celebrates its bicentennial in 2019. 
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Gillette Stadium Monster JamFoxboro, $$
Sat, June 15, 2019   
Unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, Monster Jam takes center stage in the world’s most iconic venues like Gillette Stadium, sporting meticulously manicured dirt tracks created with the sole purpose of pushing...
Seventies Disco Fever - June 22, 2019Stoughton, $
Sat, June 22, 2019  -  Sat, June 22, 2019   
SEVENTIES DISCO FEVER presented by The Paris Cabaret Starline Room Dinner Theatre in Stoughton. And this is only Act two as Act one is our always changing Broadway Dinner Show.
Ice Cream with Elsa on Tudor WharfBoston, $
Sat, June 22, 2019  -  Sat, June 22, 2019   
Join us on the Pier @ Residence Inn Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf for an afternoon of family fun! This event will take place on our outdoor Pier, overlooking Boston Harbor and the city skyline!
Roslindale Garden Tour 2019Roslindale, $$
Sat, June 22, 2019  -  Sat, June 22, 2019   
The Glory of the Garden: a tour of six private Roslindale gardens presented by Roslindale Green & Clean. Garden Tour proceeds go toward the continued improvements to public green spaces in Roslindale.
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Hudson Touch a Truck EventHudson, $
Sat, June 22, 2019   
Visit Food Truck row for some tasty treats and enjoy the other fun planned activities such as face painting, balloon twisting, etc. The first hour (10:30-11:30) will be noise free (no horns, sirens, lights).
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Frog Pond Spray Fountain 2019 Opening Day CelebrationBoston, Free
Thu, June 27, 2019   
Frog Pond opens for the summer season on the Boston Common. Families will enjoy giveaways, games, food, refreshments, science experiments, face painting, magicians, and more.
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Find 4th of July Fireworks Near You in MA 2019 (by date)Massachusetts
Mon, July 1, 2019  -  Sat, July 6, 2019   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in MA for 2019 by date. Different Boston area towns, different dates & times - you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule and your location. Happy...
Bastille Day 2019Boston, $$
Fri, July 12, 2019  -  Fri, July 12, 2019   
Come down to Marlborough Street and be transported to Paris with authentic Francophone music, food, drinks, and dancing in the street! The line-up, programmed by World Music/CRASHarts, showcases: Ginkgoa and Emeline Michel.
New Horizons: A Multifaceted Art EventIpswich, $$
Fri, July 12, 2019  -  Fri, July 26, 2019   
In July 2019 Doug Aitken will present NEW HORIZON, a multifaceted art event that challenges the notion of art in the 21st-century. The project is composed of a series of live events across the state of Massachusetts, centered around a stunning reflective hot air balloon and...
New Horizon7 Locations, $$
Fri, July 12, 2019  -  Sun, July 28, 2019   
In July 2019 Doug Aitken will present NEW HORIZON, a multifaceted art event centered around a stunning reflective hot air balloon and gondola that challenges the notion of art in the 21st-century.
Edaville Railroad: Summer Reading RewardCarver, $$
Mon, August 5, 2019  -  Mon, August 26, 2019   
Edaville Railroad celebrates students summer reading program. For all their dedication and hard work they have done. Reward yourself, bring your family and have some fun!
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Game Grumps Live!Boston, $$$
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 2019   
The Final Party with Game Grumps is here! Join us on this very special summer tour with Arin and Danny as we retire the present live format.
Monsterbash!Acton, $
Fri, October 18, 2019  -  Fri, October 18, 2019   
Monsterbash is an annual event geared for elementary school-aged children. Admission is $5 – cash only - at the door, all ages. Costumes recommended but optional. Outdoor event – rain cancels.
Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company's Toys for Tots DriveBoston, Free
Mon, December 2, 2019  -  Mon, December 2, 2019   
Public invited to drop off toys for kids and clothes for homless Veterans outside the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company's headquarters at Faneuil Hall, Boston.
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Boston Tea Party Annual Reenactment 2019Boston, $$
Mon, December 16, 2019  -  Mon, December 16, 2019   
The Annual Boston Tea Party Reenactment is a chance for the public to join in on one of Boston’s most iconic protests. Re-enactors from across New England come together to tell the story of the Boston Tea Party and...
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Boston Massacre Commemoration 2020Boston, $
Sat, March 7, 2020   
On the anniversary of the Boston Massacre, there will be a full day of events for adults and children alike - activities for kids start at 11 am and the reenactment will be held at 7 pm!
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Discover Summer! Camps & Activities Fair 2020Dedham, Free
Sat, March 7, 2020  -  Sat, March 7, 2020   
Join us for our 6th Annual camps and activities fair. Talk with representatives, check out our give-a-ways, exclusive discounts, & chances to win free or reduced weeks of tuition.
Creepy Critters at Providence Children's MuseumRhode Island
Sun, October 25, 2105  -  Sun, October 25, 2015   
Dress up, create spooky creatures and have other frightful fun in Discovery Studio, the Museum's hands-on art and science exploration space. Call (401) 273-KIDS or visit www.ChildrenMuseum.org.

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