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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, $$
Tue, January 1, 2019  -  Tue, December 10, 2019   
On the first Thursday of every month, young children have their very own space -- and educational programming -- at the EcoTarium! Join us every week for story time, and every month for hands-on science.
Nautical Overnights at Battleship CoveFall River, $$
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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FRIENDS Boston PopupBoston, $$
Today  -  Sun, January 5, 2020   
The FRIENDS™ Pop-Up is coming to Boston! Immerse yourself in your favorite show with set re-creations, photo ops and, of course, Central Perk.
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Santa Arrives in Quincy by ParachuteQuincy, Free
Sat, November 30, 2019   
After his arrival by parachute, Santa and his elves will ride the fire engine through downtown Quincy to the Quincy Center fire station. If wind and weather conditions are favorable, the North Pole entourage will touch...
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31 Nights of Light at Prudential CenterBoston, Free
Sun, December 1, 2019  -  Tue, December 31, 2019   
Prudential Center will shine a light on Boston organizations this holiday season. Each organization will have one night in December to light the top of the Prudential Tower.
Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company's Toys for Tots DriveBoston, Free
Mon, December 2, 2019  -  Mon, December 2, 2019   
Public invited to drop off toys for kids and clothes for homless Veterans outside the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company's headquarters at Faneuil Hall, Boston.
Holiday House TourConcord, $$
Sat, December 7, 2019  -  Sat, December 7, 2019   
Spend the afternoon with some of your children's favorite authors and illustrators! Bring the kids to meet the names behind some of their favorite books including Ilse Plume and Peter H.Reynolds.
Annual New England Model Train ExpoMarlborough, $
Sat, December 7, 2019  -  Sun, December 8, 2019   
See operating train layouts and shop at the region's largest holiday season train show. At the Best Western Royal Plaza Trade Center in Marlborough, MA.
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Boston Tea Party Annual Reenactment 2019Boston, $$
Mon, December 16, 2019  -  Mon, December 16, 2019   
The Annual Boston Tea Party Reenactment is a chance for the public to join in on one of Boston’s most iconic protests. Re-enactors from across New England come together to tell the story of the Boston Tea Party and...
12th Annual Timeless Years Eve 2020, Boston's Most Exclusive NYE PartyBoston, $$$
Tue, December 31, 2019  -  Wed, January 1, 2020   
Don't just go to another party, because NYE is certainly not just another evening. Why not make it a memorable experience... and join us at TIMELESS - Boston's #1 Black tie event!
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2019 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.
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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
Wed, April 15, 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.
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...
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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