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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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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, $$$
Sun, April 28, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
Come cheer on the Red Sox with the kids at Fenway. Choose from 4 different Sunday games where kids get to run the bases after the game.
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Waterfire Providence 2019Rhode Island, Free
Thu, May 2, 2019  -  Sat, November 2, 2019   
WaterFire centers on a series of 100 bonfires that blaze just above the surface of the three rivers that pass through the middle of downtown Providence.
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Summer 'Kids Bowl Free' ProgramNew England, Free
Sun, May 12, 2019  -  Fri, August 30, 2019   
Kids can bowl two free games every day this summer with the 'Kids Bowl Free' Pass. For ages 15 and under. You can also purchase a family pass.
Lawn Days at the Larz Anderson Auto MuseumBrookline
Sun, May 19, 2019  -  Sun, October 20, 2019   
The Lawn Event season grew out of a Sunday afternoon tradition begun by the Anderson family. They would open their doors to the carriage house on Sunday afternoons so that the general public could admire their growing collection of American and European cars.
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New Horizon: A Multifaceted Hot Air Balloon Art Event7 Locations, $$
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.
Bubble Dance Party Wednesdays at Fun Stuf Party PlaceFitchburg, $
Wed, July 17, 2019  -  Sat, August 31, 2019   
EVERY WEDNESDAY THIS SUMMER!!🤩 BUBBLE DANCE PARTIES! 11AM, 1PM, 3PM AND 5PM! Come Dance to upbeat music under funky lights and Gleaming Bubbles!! Included with your General Admission!!
Meet Chase from PAW PATROLActon, Free
Thu, July 25, 2019  -  Thu, July 25, 2019   
Kiddos love Chase from Paw Patrol?! Well, he'll be here on Thursday July 25th from 10-12pm! Come enjoy this FREE event and shop our new summer arrivals! See you there!
Harbor Illumination FestivalHull, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, July 27, 2019   
Join in this spectacular Hull tradition of collective celebration and personal remembrance. This year with a pre-party: live music, food vendors, games for kids, a boat parade & more!
Free Fun Friday at Concord MuseumConcord, Free
Fri, August 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 2, 2019   
Thanks to the generosity of the Highland Street Foundation, the Concord Museum is open FREE from 9:00-5:00p.m. No reservations necessary. Stop by today!
Join the Gun Crew at USS ConstitutionCharlestown, Free
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sat, August 3, 2019   
Experience USS Constitution in a new way this summer – as a recruit on her historic gun crew! You will learn about the tasks and skills required to make USS Constitution a successful warship.
Princess and Descendants Royal BrunchDedham, $$
Sun, August 4, 2019  -  Sun, August 4, 2019   
Come dressed as your favorite Princess or Descendants Character and be prepared for a day of royal fun! Meet, dance, sing and dine with Princess Aurora, Snow White, Mal & Evie!
Edaville Railroad: Summer Reading RewardCarver, $$
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!
Free Kids Manicures at Buttons and BowsActon, Free
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Get the kiddo’s nails done for summer by joining us on August 10th from 10-12pm for FREE Manicures! This event will feature PIGGY PAINT, Del Sol, and Polish Me Silly.
Free Kids Manicures at Buttons & BowsActon, Free
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sat, August 10, 2019   
Get the kiddo’s nails done for summer by joining us on August 10th from 10-12pm for FREE Manicures! This event will feature PIGGY PAINT, Del Sol, and Polish Me Silly.
Meet Daniel Tiger at Buttons and BowsActon, Free
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Thu, August 22, 2019   
Come enjoy this FREE event featuring Daniel Tiger. Shop for back to school and let the kiddos meet their favorite character. Don't forget to bring your camera!
Meet DANIEL TIGERActon, Free
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Thu, August 22, 2019   
He's coming back... DANIEL TIGER! Come enjoy this FREE event featuring Daniel Tiger. Shop and let the kiddos meet their favorite character. Don't forget to bring your camera!
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Game Grumps Live!Boston, $$$
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 2019   
The Final Party with Game Grumps is here! Join us on this very special summer tour with Arin and Danny as we retire the present live format.
Global Climbing DayRandolph, $$
Sat, August 24, 2019  -  Sat, August 24, 2019   
Global climbing day is a day to share the joys of climbing with people love the most. We welcome anyone to come and join the fun!
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Illuminate the Harbor: Boston Pre-Labor Day FireworksBoston, Free
Thu, August 29, 2019   
Once again, fireworks launched from barges anchored off the North End and Seaport will light up the sky over Boston Harbor to celebrate Labor Day Weekend and the beginning of fall.
Mini Etiquette Boot Camp for Children (Ages 5-7)Brookline, $$$
Sun, September 15, 2019  -  Sun, September 15, 2019   
Get your child back-to-school ready at Etiquette Boot Camp for Kids (Ages 5-7)! This program is designed with the young audience in mind, and will cover basic manners and table manners over two hours.
Monsterbash!Acton, $
Fri, October 18, 2019  -  Fri, October 18, 2019   
Monsterbash is an annual event geared for elementary school-aged children. Admission is $5 – cash only - at the door, all ages. Costumes recommended but optional. Outdoor event – rain cancels.
Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company's Toys for Tots DriveBoston, Free
Mon, December 2, 2019  -  Mon, December 2, 2019   
Public invited to drop off toys for kids and clothes for homless Veterans outside the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company's headquarters at Faneuil Hall, Boston.
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Boston Tea Party Annual Reenactment 2019Boston, $$
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.
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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.
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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