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Nautical Overnights at Battleship CoveFall River, $$
Thu, April 18, 2019  -  Fri, January 31, 2020   
Spending an overnight on board one of the mightiest defenders of freedom truly is an unforgettable experience.
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MLK Day of Service and Free Admission at the Gardner MuseumBoston, Free
Mon, January 20, 2020   
Carry on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Craft a care package for families in need, or plant a seed and support The New Garden Society's work providing horticulture training for incarcerated students in...
Funda Fest Black Storytelling CelebrationRhode Island, $
Sat, January 25, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
Funda' means 'to teach and to learn' in Zulu and KiSwahili. FUNDA offers the best in cultural 'edu-tainment.'
Watson Adventures' Twisted Science Family Scavenger HuntBoston, $
Sat, January 25, 2020  -  Sat, January 25, 2020   
On this unique scavenger hunt, kids and adults work together searching for answers to tricky, humorous questions based on the exhibits in the Museum of Science.
Fessenden Summer Camps Family EventNewton, Free
Sat, January 25, 2020  -  Sat, January 25, 2020   
All Families are invited to attend the Fessenden Summer Camps Family Event featuring a magic and juggling show by Robert Clarke and Balloons by Ciel.
Code Ninjas 1 Year AnniversaryWellesley, Free
Sun, January 26, 2020  -  Sun, January 26, 2020   
Code Ninjas Wellesley is 1 year old! Come join us in celebrating our 1 year anniversary with some awesome fun STEM activities. We'll have special guests, robotics, game building, ...and so much more!
The Real Interaction Launch (Adults)Weymouth, $$
Thu, January 30, 2020  -  Thu, January 30, 2020   
If you‘re ready to put the dating apps down and make some genuine connections in real life... join us on January 30th! The first drink is on us!
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Lunar New Year Celebration at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)Boston, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to celebrate Lunar New Year! Explore Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions while enjoying activities, demonstrations, and performances throughout the day.
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2020 New England Boat ShowBoston, $
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sun, February 16, 2020   
The Show provides an opportunity for boaters and families to catch a glimpse at over 700 new boats, interact with others in the boating community, and attend educational seminars.
Presidents Day Magic Shows at Jam TimeMaynard, $
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Mon, February 17, 2020   
All three Jam Time locations will have a 10am magic show that is sure to dazzle and thrill you with favorite magic tricks and illusions! Lots of audience participation, laughs, and surprises!!
Buzz Lightyear visits Jam Time in MaynardMaynard, $
Tue, February 18, 2020  -  Tue, February 18, 2020   
Buzz Lightyear will be giving out high-fives, hugs, and taking photos with his littlest space friends at Jam Time in Maynard! Included with the normal cost of admission and includes free arts and crafts!
A visit from Beauty at Jam Time in NorwoodNorwood, $
Tue, February 18, 2020  -  Tue, February 18, 2020   
Princess Beauty visits Jam Time in Norwood for a morning of fun and play with crafts galore in the party room. No reservations needed, just show up to meet a favorite princess!
The Little Mermaid visits Jam Time in NatickNatick, $
Wed, February 19, 2020  -  Wed, February 19, 2020   
It will be a morning of playtime, lots of hugs and photos with The Little Mermaid Ariel plus ocean themed crafts in the party room!
Pajama Discount Day at Jam TimeNatick, $
Thu, February 20, 2020  -  Thu, February 20, 2020   
Not only do you get to wear your pajamas to Jam Time today, if you do, you get $2 off normal admission! So come play in your PJs at any of our 3 locations!
Elsa visits Jam Time in MaynardMaynard, $
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Come meet everyone's favorite snow queen - ELSA as she journey's to Jam Time in Maynard over February Vacation Week. No reservations needed, just show up.
Olaf visits Jam Time in NatickNatick, $
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Stop by Jam Time in Natick (not the mall) from 10-11am and meet Olaf, play, and enjoy winter themed crafts in the party room! No reservations needed, free with normal playground admission.
Meet a Minion in NorwoodNorwood, $
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Come meet a Minion at Jam Time in Norwood! Lots of playtime, laughs, hugs and high-fives! Plus crafts in the party room for a morning of fun.
Grown-up Play Date: Mini Golf at the MuseumEaston, $
Sat, February 22, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Grown-up Play Date: Mini Golf at the Museum Saturday, February 22, 7-9pm Remember when “playing golf” meant a trip to the Mini Golf Course? Well, we want to bring back that old-school fun!
PAX East 2020Boston, $$
Thu, February 27, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
The biggest gaming convention on the east coast with hundreds of games for all ages to get hands on with and a variety of fun events to experience throughout the weekend.
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Boston Massacre Commemoration 2020Boston, $
Sat, March 7, 2020   
On the anniversary of the Boston Massacre, there will be a full day of events for adults and children alike - activities for kids start at 11 am and the reenactment will be held at 7 pm!
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Discover Summer! Camps & Activities Fair 2020Dedham, Free
Sat, March 7, 2020  -  Sat, March 7, 2020   
Join us for our 6th Annual camps and activities fair. Talk with representatives, check out our give-a-ways, exclusive discounts, & chances to win free or reduced weeks of tuition.
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Battle of Lexington: Boston Patriots Day Reenactment 2019 (with Video)Lexington, Free
Mon, April 20, 2020   
Watch as history unfolds the story of our nation's fight for freedom in Lexington! Be part of the story through the reenactment of Paul Revere's ride, followed by day-long events.
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Acton Patriot's Day Celebration 2020Acton, $
Mon, April 20, 2020   
Patriots’ Day marks the first day of the Revolutionary War and the first bloodshed of the Civil War. At the Faulkner Homestead visitors can glimpse both eras. Step back into our local history and see women preparing...
Mayflower II Homecoming: A Return to Plymouth HarborPlymouth, $$
Thu, May 21, 2020   
After a 3-year restoration, Mayflower returns to her berth at State Pier in May 2020 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the 1620 landing of the Pilgrims in Plymouth.
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Find 4th of July Fireworks Near You in MA 2020 (by date)Massachusetts
Wed, July 1, 2020  -  Tue, July 7, 2020   
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...
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Community Boating's July 4th Sailabration 2020Boston, $$$
Sat, July 4, 2020  -  Sat, July 4, 2020   
Enjoy the 4th of July on the docks of Community Boating this year. Avoid the commotion of the masses on the Esplanade, yet preserve the spirit of camaraderie and the sounds of the Boston POPS.
Thomas Land's 5th Birthday Bash!Carver, $
Sat, August 15, 2020  -  Sat, August 15, 2020   
Theme Park open featuring Thomas Land's 5th Birthday Bash, included in admission! Join us in celebrating 5 years of Thomas Land at Edaville Family Theme Park!
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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