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Calendar of family and kids events happening in the Greater Boston and New England Area - lots of fun things to do.

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Tinkering With Toys: Dress Your Stuffed PetActon, $
Tue, January 28, 2020  -  Tue, January 28, 2020   
Bring a stuffed animal from home to the Museum today. You can use your imagination and a variety of creative materials to design and construct a special costume for your furry friend.
Mean Girls The MusicalBoston, $$
Tue, January 28, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
Cady Heron may have grown up in Africa, but nothing prepared her for the wild ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this newbie become popular?
Shear MadnessBoston, $$
Wed, January 29, 2020  -  Sun, May 3, 2020   
'Shear Madness” is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery.
Sketching the Dynamic Form- An Evening with Janet ParkWayland
Wed, January 29, 2020  -  Wed, January 29, 2020   
This is a unique opportunity for Member Artists to sketch using their preferred media - charcoal, pastel, paint - as renowned performance artist Janet Park moves and poses in expressive and beautiful ways.
Boost Your Family's Immunity This WinterNewton, $$
Wed, January 29, 2020  -  Wed, January 29, 2020   
Don't let sick days get the best of your family! Join PJ Library for an informative workshop on how to boost your family’s immunity this winter at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton.
Wellesley Community Blood DriveWellesley, Free
Wed, January 29, 2020  -  Wed, January 29, 2020   
January is National Blood Donor month! Wellesley Dental Group is excited to announce that we will be co-hosting a community blood donation drive with the American Red Cross, Wellesley Police Department, and Wellesley Community Center.
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Lincoln Winter CarnivalLincoln, Free
Thu, January 30, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
Chase away those winter blues at our annual winter carnival of events! Over the course of 3 days, enjoy magic shows, bingo night, ice skating, sing a longs, a bonfire and more!
The Real Interaction Launch (Adults)Weymouth, $$
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!
Medusa: Reclaiming the MythCambridge, $
Thu, January 30, 2020  -  Thu, January 30, 2020   
After a sold-out run as part of the Museum's Summer Thursdays, What Time Is It, Mr. Fox? return to the Charles Hayden Planetarium for a one-night-only encore of Medusa: Reclaiming the Myth!
Passport to Learning Open HouseBrighton, Free
Thu, January 30, 2020  -  Thu, January 30, 2020   
Join us at our next Passport to Learning Open House for prospective and current pre-K - grade 8 students. Visit each classroom and take a look at the projects the students have been working on!
Persona Non Grata: The Story of Chiune Sugihara (Film)Boston, $
Thu, January 30, 2020  -  Thu, January 30, 2020   
Film screening of Persona Non Grata: The Story of Chiune Sugihara / Q&A with director Cellin Gluck / Opening remarks from Consul General of Japan in Boston, Mr. Setsuo Omori.
Chelmsford WinterfestChelmsford, $$
Fri, January 31, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
Enjoy a weekend of winter activities at the Chelmsford Winterfest. Enjoy outdoor activities like ice skating, cross country skiing, sledding and a snowman building contest, along with hot refreshments and lots more.
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Lunar New Year Celebration at Boston Children's MuseumBoston, Free
Fri, January 31, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
Ring in the Year of the Dog with a visit to the Boston Children's Museum. explore how communities in Boston celebrate the Lunar New Year through dance, games, and art with a focus on Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese...
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Little Women: The Broadway MusicalBoston, $$
Fri, January 31, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested.
Owl Prowl Adventures under the Moon for FamiliesNatick, $
Fri, January 31, 2020  -  Fri, January 31, 2020   
Come with the whole family under the moon and stars to learn about owl calls, behavior and habitat as we search and listen for our resident screech, barred and great horned owls.
SUITCASE STORIES at Somerville TheatreSomerville, $
Fri, January 31, 2020  -  Fri, January 31, 2020   
Suitcase Stories® features foreign- and US-born residents sharing powerful and inspiring stories of refugee and immigrant life. Featured nationally on PBS, Suitcase Stories exposes the complexity of immigrant experiences through personal narrative.
Creature Feature: Birds of Prey showActon, $
Fri, January 31, 2020  -  Fri, January 31, 2020   
Presenting a Birds of Prey show for ages over 5 featuring 5 raptors like eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. Limited show size. Tickets available in advance at actonrec.com or at the door pending availability.
Respect: A Boston Arts Academy Tribute to Aretha FranklinRoxbury, $$
Fri, January 31, 2020  -  Fri, January 31, 2020   
You don’t want to miss Boston Arts Academy students paying tribute to Aretha Franklin—twice named “the greatest singer of all time” by Rolling Stone.
NPR's Scott Simon reads Sunnyside PlazaCambridge, $$
Fri, January 31, 2020  -  Fri, January 31, 2020   
Join Porter Square Books at Cambridge's Peabody School auditorium to hear Scott Simon, award-winning broadcast journalist and host of NPR's Weekend Edition, read from his new middle-grade novel, Sunnyside Plaza! A signing follows the talk.
Ice CapellaConcord, $$
Fri, January 31, 2020  -  Fri, January 31, 2020   
Are you a Pitch Perfect fan? CYT brings Ice Capella, featuring local vocal groups, back to Concord-Carlisle High School Auditorium, Friday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Commerford Kid's Fun Fair & Traveling Zoo3 Locations, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
Commerford Zoo' kids fun fairs are a fun, friendly, and safe place to bring your family. Enjoy rides, games, and a unique chance to interact with exotic animals.
CSC Jimmy Fund Snow Challenge at Nashoba Valley Ski AreaWestford, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Grab your skis or snowboard and race to Nashoba Valley Ski Area for the 24th Annual Jimmy Fund Snow Challenge. Participants in this fundraiser enjoy a day of fun with friends and family, while contributing to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s lifesaving mission to conquer...
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Lunar New Year Celebration at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)Boston, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to celebrate Lunar New Year! Explore Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions while enjoying activities, demonstrations, and performances throughout the day.
February Pancake Breakfast at Verrill FarmConcord, $
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Pancake Breakfast includes hot off the griddle pancakes, MA pure maple syrup, bacon or sausage, juice, milk or coffee all served in the heated greenhouse beside the farm stand.
MFA Lunar New Year CelebrationBoston, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Ring in the Year of the Rat with free admission to celebrate Lunar New Year! Explore Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions while enjoying a variety of activities, demonstrations, and performances throughout the day.
Forbes House Museum ToursMilton, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Tue, December 1, 2020   
The only way to get inside the Forbes House Museum’s 1833 historic house is to be on a guided tour. Tours cover the 1870’s kitchen, and the first and second floors of the house, and they last about 1.5 hours.
Masters of Miniature: 41st Annual Model Ship ShowCharlestown, $
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Wed, January 29, 2020   
View the Best of the Best! at our 41st annual Model Ship Show. Partake in family activities including a scavenger hunt, learn how to get a ship into a bottle, observe a model ship restoration every Wednesday, and more!
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Boston Korean Traditional Dance Group Lunar New Year PerformanceBoston, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020   
Join us for a special performance from the Boston Korean Traditional Dance Group as part of our Lunar New Year celebration!
Infant Research Studies at UMass Boston Baby LabBoston, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Fri, February 28, 2020   
What are babies thinking? Help us find out! At the UMass Boston Baby Lab, we study how babies perceive the world around them and how they learn from it.
Silver Salon EveningNewton, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Silver Salon Evening at First Baptist Church in Newton, Ma 848 Beacon Street 02459 on Saturday February 1st, 2020. Join the New Phil for a special evening of chamber ensembles and culinary treats!
PHILADANCO! (Winter Dance Fest) at Emerson Cutler Majestic TheatreBoston, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Philadanco! is celebrated for its innovation, creativity, and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance. Founded in 1970 in Philadelphia by Joan Myers Brown, Philadanco! is recognized worldwide for its artistic integrity, and electrifying...
Yamato at Berklee Performance CenterBoston, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Yamato’s new show, Jhonetsu (Passion), is a thrilling, high-energy interpretation of the centuries-old Japanese taiko tradition. With virtuosity, strength, spirit, and sheer endurance, Yamato displays its breathtaking performance on more than 20 drums.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Sanders TheatreCambridge, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South African a cappella singing. The multi-Grammy-winning group came together in the early 1960s.
Winter Carnival at NARA ParkActon, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Join us at NARA Park as we celebrate the fun outdoors in Winter! Bring your own sled, skates and helmets (pending favorable conditions). Other fun activities planned!
Respect: A Boston Arts Academy Tribute to Aretha FranklinRoxbury, $
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
You don’t want to miss Boston Arts Academy students paying tribute to Aretha Franklin—twice named “the greatest singer of all time” by Rolling Stone.
A Pretty Fine PineBoston, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020   
Pine trees are awesome! In the winter they keep their leaves, provide food and shelter for many animals, and provide tasty treats for humans.
The Lorax MovieArlington, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020   
Come watch Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” and learn how you can “speak for the trees”! Receive a paper bag at the door full of activities including fun, DIY movie props, a snack, and your very own “truffula seed”.
New Philharmonia Special Event: Silver Salon EveningNewton, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Join the New Phil Orchestra for a very special evening of chamber ensembles and culinary treats! Music at its very best – up close and personal.
Owl Festival: Up Close and Personal with the Owls of Broadmoor (2 shows!)Natick, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Come explore the wonders of owls with friends and family! Join us for an up close and personal view of several of our local owl species, including the great horned and screech owl.
Owl Festival: All About Owls for Families with Younger Children (2 shows!)Natick, $
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Children will learn about owls through a story, learn to move like owls, touch real owl wings and learn what sounds owls make. They will also meet one live owl up close.
Owl Prowl Adventures under the Moon for AdultsNatick, $
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Join us as we learn about our local owls and walk through fields and forests under moon and starlight listening for our resident screech, barred and great horned owls.
Groundhog Day CelebrationActon, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
We’re celebrating Groundhog Day a day early! Whether Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow tomorrow or not, we will have plenty of shadows to experiment with here at the Museum!
Free Evening for Families with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or KODA ChildrenActon, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Join us during this special free evening especially for families with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or KODA children when the museum is closed to the general public.
Orchid Show at Tower HillBoylston, $
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Tue, March 31, 2020   
The public is invited to the first ever Orchid Show, inspired by street art, this February and March at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Mass.
'Out on a Limb', a LexArt Woodworkers Guild showLexington, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sun, February 16, 2020   
Highlighting the work of Woodworkers Guild members, this show addresses the call to venture beyond traditional forms, to explore the nature of wood, and to celebrate its many possibilities.
Vinyl Bowl 2020Burlington, $
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Vinyl Bowl 2020 Saturday, Feb 1 the Vinyl Record Show It's the Day Before the Super Bowl & All Styles of Music is Available Fun for all ages - Easy on and off I-95 by the mall
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Eliot Pearson Children's School presents Mike the Bubble ManMedford, $
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Come and explore the magic and science of bubbles with Mike the Bubble Man! Anyone who loves bubbles will enjoy the show, kids and adults alike!
Clinton Path Preschool's Annual Winter Carnival Dance PartyBrookline, $
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Come enjoy music, dancing, treats, silent auction, crafts. Featuring Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys and a Dance Demo with Tom Krusinski. 59 Irving Street, Brookline, MA
The Doors ExperienceBeverly, $$
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Relive the legendary concerts of Jim Morrison and The Doors. The Doors arrived on the rock scene in 1967. And more than 50 years later The Doors’ music and legacy are just as influential.
Summer Camp Open House at Exxcel!Newton, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Come play in the gym and learn about our Summer Camp at this FREE event. Meet the coaches, tour the facility, and start thinking about summer!
Open House at Kistock Theater with FREE Demo ClassWinchester, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Sat, February 1, 2020   
Curious about our classes or vacation programs? Considering booking a birthday party here? Come to a FREE Open House, tour our space, meet staff, and participate in a demo class!
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Groundhog Day & Climate Action Day: Drumlin FarmLincoln, Free
Sun, February 2, 2020   
Will Ms. G, the groundhog, predict a long cold winter, or an early spring? Join us at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm to help our famous groundhog decipher the weather clues and deliver her forecast.
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Boston Chinese New Year Parade 2020Boston, Free
Sun, February 2, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
Celebrate the Year of the Rat in Boston's Chinatown with the annual Chinese New Year Parade!
Acton Winter Carnival 2020Acton, Free
Sun, February 2, 2020   
Winter Carnival 2020 is a free community event in Acton, MA. There's activities for all ages and it's a great way to get outside during the winter months.
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2020 Quincy Lunar New Year FestivalQuincy, Free
Sun, February 2, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
Please come to join us this year at the 31st Annual Lunar New Year Festival on Sunday, February 2nd 2020 at North Quincy High School. The festival is free to the public. Come one, come all!
Lunar New Year Dumpling WorkshopsBoston, Free
Sun, February 2, 2020   
Learn how to make, fold, shape, and cook dumplings with BCNC community member Forra Yu. Dumplings are a popular Chinese dish for the new year.
First Sunday at MORI, FebruaryClinton, Free
Sun, February 2, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
Come in from the cold for free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation. Take a look at our permanent collection and stop by for tea and Russian treats in our tearoom!
Science on Screen, Jr.: Big Hero 6Brookline, $
Sun, February 2, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 is an action-packed comedy adventure that introduces Baymax, a lovable personal companion robot.
AFC Tanglewood Marionettes The Fairy CircusMedford, $
Sun, February 2, 2020  -  Sun, February 2, 2020   
Join Arlington Family Connection for the Tanglewood Marionettes’ presentation of The Fairy Circus. The puppets will dance, play instruments, juggle, contort, transform, and fly through the air to the best-loved music of favorite composers!
Il Volo at the Boch CenterBoston, $$$
Mon, February 3, 2020  -  Mon, February 3, 2020   
Il Volo will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage on February 3. Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble are the three members of IL VOLO.
Deborah Davidson's 'Dissipate. Disappear. Dispel.'Cambridge, Free
Mon, February 3, 2020  -  Fri, February 28, 2020   
The Chandler Gallery welcomes yet another amazing artist! Deborah Davidson's 'Dissipate. Disappear. Dispel.' features a unique collection of line drawings displayed on black columns.
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Tunnel of Love at Christopher Columbus ParkBoston, Free
Tue, February 4, 2020  -  Fri, February 28, 2020   
For the second year, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are decorating the waterfront trellis with a Valentine's Day theme, beautifully lit up every night.
Especially for Me! Free Sensory-Friendly AfternoonsActon, Free
Tue, February 4, 2020  -  Tue, February 4, 2020   
Come explore the accessible Discovery Museum and Discovery Woods. The museum is open to the general public, but group visits and birthday parties are not scheduled, to avoid crowding and support access to exhibits.
Ídolos Latinos Musical TributeBack Bay, $
Tue, February 4, 2020  -  Tue, February 4, 2020   
Ídolos Latinos is a musical tribute to the most important Latin American and Spanish artists who have inspired and moved the world. This concert is produced by Berklee College of Music students.
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MFA 150th Anniversary Celebration & Open HouseBoston, Free
Wed, February 5, 2020   
In celebration of its 150th anniversary, the Museum is hosting a free day on February 5, inviting the community to sign up for free first-year memberships, explore highlights of the global collection and more.
2020 Berklee Chinese New Year ConcertBack Bay, $
Thu, February 6, 2020  -  Thu, February 6, 2020   
The Berklee Chinese New Year Concert is an annual celebration among the Chinese and other Asian populations at Berklee. With a collaboration between the Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA) and Bridge The Gap (BTG).
Free First Thursday - FebruaryFitchburg, Free
Thu, February 6, 2020  -  Thu, February 6, 2020   
Explore the galleries at night and see them in a different light. Enjoy free admission and exhibition tours. Each month features a special activity or event. Shop at the Fitchburg Farmers Market starting in November.
Explore Static ElectricityActon, $$
Thu, February 6, 2020  -  Thu, February 6, 2020   
Join us for some shocking and mysterious experiments! We’ll spark our creativity by testing the separation of positive and negative charges and exploring the imbalance of electric charges on various materials.
Chinese New Year ConcertBack Bay, $
Thu, February 6, 2020  -  Thu, February 6, 2020   
The Chinese New Year Concert is an annual celebration among Chinese and other Asian populations at Berklee. It celebrates the Spring Festival for Chinese students, as well as other students who celebrate this festival.
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Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture FestivalSalem, Free
Fri, February 7, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
The annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival features decadent chocolate, sparkling ice sculptures and Valentine’s Day shopping.
45th Boston Science Fiction Film FestivalSomerville, $$$
Fri, February 7, 2020  -  Mon, February 17, 2020   
The Boston Science Fiction Film Festival(“Boston SciFi”) is an 11-day cinematic event held at the historic Somerville Theatre from February 7th to the 17th. The 2020 edition marks our 45th anniversary as the longest running genre fest in America.
Little Big Town at the Boch CenterBoston, $$
Fri, February 7, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Little Big Town first entered the music scene over 20 years ago with hit songs “Boondocks,” “Bring It On Home,” “Good As Gone” and the GRAMMY-nominated “Little White Church.”
CCM Presents Mile TwelveConcord, $
Fri, February 7, 2020  -  Fri, February 7, 2020   
On Friday, February 7th at 7:30 pm, the Concord Conservatory of Music (CCM) presents Mile Twelve, a fresh, hard-driving, and spirited young band walking the line between original and traditional bluegrass.
Take it to the CuratorClinton, $$
Fri, February 7, 2020  -  Fri, February 7, 2020   
Want to know more about your icon? Bring your objects in for an assessment clinic provided by the members of the Museum’s curatorial team.
The Warrior's Path D&D NightBurlington, $
Fri, February 7, 2020  -  Fri, February 7, 2020   
Join us for monthly Dungeons & Dragons games and events at Guard Up in Burlington, MA. Bring your own character or use ours. New D&D adventures every month.
Owl Prowl Adventures under the Moon for AdultsNatick, $
Fri, February 7, 2020  -  Fri, February 7, 2020   
Join us as we learn about our local owls and walk through fields and forests under moon and starlight listening for our resident screech, barred and great horned owls.
SoWa First FridaySouth End, Free
Fri, February 7, 2020  -  Fri, February 7, 2020   
Don't hibernate, circulate instead! The artists of SoWa Artists Guild always give a warm welcome to everyone who come to see the best original contemporary art in Boston.
Studio Two – Early Beatles TributeBeverly, $
Fri, February 7, 2020  -  Fri, February 7, 2020   
Celebrating the 56th Anniversary of The Beatles coming to America! Headlining Beatles tribute band, comprised of Berklee Alumni focus on the most exciting, energetic period of The Beatles – the early years.
Peter Gammons' Hot Stove Business of Baseball LunchBoston, $$$
Fri, February 7, 2020   
The Business of Baseball Lunch will provide attendees an opportunity to ask the expert panel questions, as panelists dive into the topic of the changing state of pitching in baseball today.
Sudbury River Valley Songwriters Evening IIIWayland
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Enjoy an evening of songcraft with four wonderful singer-songwriters from the New England music scene on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 7 pm at the W Gallery in Wayland, MA.
New England Boston Boat Show 2020Boston, $
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sun, February 16, 2020   
When the Annual New England Boat Show docks Feb 8-16 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, boating and sailing enthusiasts will enjoy more boats, more activities, more discounts and specials, and more reasons to celebrate life on the water.
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I HEART Science at Harvard Museum of Natural HistoryCambridge, $
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Explore the marvelous science of our natural world in this annual daylong festival featuring dozens of activities at the Harvard Museum of Natural History in Cambridge.
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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.
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Karen K and the Jitterbugs - Kids at the CabotBeverly, $
Sat, February 8, 2020   
Love rocks! Join award-winning family band Karen K & the Jitterbugs for the fifth annual LoveFest!
Cupid's Chase 5kWakefield, $
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
The 7th Annual Cupid's Chase 5k is a fun run in Wakefield, MA. All proceeds 100% of proceeds from the race will be donated to the National MS Society and Neurofibromatosis Northeast. . Visit website for details.
Opening Reception for After Spiritualism: Loss and TranscendenceFitchburg
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
This exhibition will use the history of Spiritualism in New England as inspiration to consider mourning and transcendence in contemporary art. This event is the opening reception open to all for this show.
PARSONS DANCE (Winter Dance Fest) at Emerson Cutler Majestic TheatreBoston, $$
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Founded in 1985 by artistic director David Parsons and Tony Award‒winning lighting designer Howell Binkley, the New York City‒based company is known around the world for choreography and dancers bursting with unstoppable energy.
DIANNE REEVES at Berklee Performance CenterBoston, $$
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
A timeless voice and improvisational soul-jazz prowess mark Dianne Reeves as one of the world’s preeminent vocalists. She has received five Grammys for Best Jazz Vocal Album.
Studio Two - The Beatles Before AmericaActon, $$
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Special event with limited tickets available! Studio Two is a group of polished musicians who perform the best hits ever made! The Acton Recreation Department is proud to host this special winter concert!
Progressive Insurance 2020 New England Boat ShowBoston, $$
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sun, February 16, 2020   
The New England Boat Show offers more than 700 of the latest boat models under one roof and something for all ages and boater of all types
Cupid's Chase 5kWakefield, $
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
The Cupid's Chase 5k is a fast, flat 5k course around Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield, MA. There will be chip timing for all participants. Register online!
Family Animal Tracking Adventure!Milton, $
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Become a 'Nature Detective' and learn about 'stories in the snow' and many other signs that wildlife leave behind as clues to how and where they travel to find food, water, and shelter.
Family Owl ProwlMilton, $
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Discover some of the unique adaptations of owls, practice owl calls, and meet some of the museum's resident owls before going on a night hike to search for owls and other nocturnal life.
Parkinson's RevolutionBack Bay
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Every 9 minutes someone is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. On February 8 we will ride together to generate awareness and funds for the Parkinson's Foundation. The movement begins with you.
Cupid's Undie Run BostonBoston
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Cupid's Undie Run, a 'brief,' mile(ish) fun run that takes place in the middle of a BIG party to find a cure for neurofibromatosis, a genetic tumor disorder that affects 1 in every 3,000 births.
Children's Series: Bending GravityHopkinton, $$
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
A mesmerizing performance of over ten object manipulation skills choreographed to diverse music that will leave the audience smiling and in awe. Don't miss this show!
I Heart Science: A Museum Festival for All AgesCambridge, $
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Awaken your love of science with activities led by Harvard scientists, graduate students, and enthusiastic explorers at this science festival just outside of Harvard Square
Raise Your Own Backyard Chickens - Live Closer to the Earth!Milton, $$
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Have you been thinking of living closer to the earth and reducing your carbon footprint? Growing your own food and enjoying your own fresh eggs is a great way to start!
Hot Stove Cool Music ConcertBoston, $
Sat, February 8, 2020  -  Sat, February 8, 2020   
Letters To Cleo Headline Hot Stove Cool Music Concert on February 8th at Paradise Rock Club - Celebrating two decades of music, baseball, and giving back
3rd Annual Chocolate FestivalWilmington, $
Sat, February 8, 2020   
Do not miss the chocolate goodness at the 3rd Annual Chocolate Festival at Wilmington United Methodist Church. Join us Saturday, February 8th from 2-4pm at WUMC (87 Church St, Wilmington) 
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Boston Farm & Fiber Show at Boston Public MarketBoston, Free
Sun, February 9, 2020   
This Boston festival, dedicated to New England fiber farmers and producers, returns to the Boston Public Market with over 25 local vendors in attendance. Fibers of all sorts, weaving & spinning demos, and sheep!
Sensory-Friendly SundaysCharlestown, $
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
Join us on the 2nd Sunday of the month (November through March) for sensory-friendly mornings at the USS Constitution Museum! Open to visitors of all ages.
South Asian Showdown - Best Bollywood/Fusion Dance CompetitionBoston, $
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
Come watch the best bollywood/fusion dance teams from North America compete to be crowned the South Asian Showdown Champions! This is the fastest growing form of dance in the world! Don't miss it!
Film Diaghilev and the Ballets RussesClinton, $
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
Produced by the National Gallery of Art for their 2013 exhibition Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929: When Art Danced with Music, the documentary explores the impresario Serge Diaghilev.
NYCIFF presents Kid Flicks OneBrookline, $
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
The New York International Children's Film Festival's Kid Flicks One gives a warm welcome to all budding cinephiles with this lively international lineup of fun.
Winter Nature WalksBoston, $
Sun, February 9, 2020   
Location: Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, 500 Walk Hill Street, Mattapan MA Audience: Family(suitable for children 5 - 12 years) Members: Adult free, Child $6.00 Nonmembers: Adult free, Child $9.00
Animal Tracking at Broadmoor for AdultsNatick, $
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
Learn to identify the tracks, chews, scat, burrows and other clues left by many creatures including deer, fisher and coyote. Enjoy a guided walk as we search for signs of our local winter wildlife.
Fun with Animal Footprints and SignsNatick, $
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
Have you wondered what animal made those tracks? Learn what tracks can tell us about which animals are active during the winter, where they go and how they survive.
Prayers Beyond Boundaries: An Interfaith Musical ExperienceActon, Free
Sun, February 9, 2020   
Join us as the One Spirit Jazz Ensemble and Interfaith Chorus lead us to lift up our voices and experience how the power of love and inclusion through music can help mend our world.
First Stage Student Open Mic NightWayland
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
This open mic, for students in grades 5 through 12, gives aspiring musicians an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of friends, neighbors, and the larger community. We welcome everyone from rock bands to classical soloists.
T-Rex Tea PartyNew Hampshire, $
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
-Rex Tea Party Sunday, February 9, 9:30-11am This year the Dino Tea Party will be open to more visitors, and families can visit the museum before we open to the public!
SoWa Second SundaySouth End, Free
Sun, February 9, 2020  -  Sun, February 9, 2020   
The artists of SoWa Artists Guild give a smile and warm welcome to those who like to see and enjoy original contemporary art. We're the best in Boston!
Come Meet Buzz and Woody and stay and play!Newton, $
Tue, February 11, 2020  -  Tue, February 11, 2020   
Come meet Buzz and Woody! Take a picture with our special guests and stay to play. This event will be 1 hr long. Bring a friend!' TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!'
Book Bugs: Farm Fun for Little OnesSouthborough, $
Tue, February 11, 2020  -  Tue, February 11, 2020   
Bring your little bug (ages 2-6) to the farm each month for an interactive children’s story time. We'll read a farm story, make a craft, have a kid-friendly snack, and explore the farm!
Tinkering with Toys: Made to MoveActon, $$
Thu, February 13, 2020  -  Thu, February 13, 2020   
Join us as we explore linkages – the mechanisms inside many toys that produce basic movements. We’ll be using cardboard, brads, and other simple materials to create pieces that can wave, jump, or dance back-and-forth.
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Providence Children's Film Festival 2020Rhode Island, $
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
The Festival seeks to give families in the region the opportunity to see a rich collection of international and/or independent films, including award-winning animation, features and documentaries.
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Newport Winter Festival 2020Rhode Island, $
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
Visit Newport, Rhode Island for a week of food, concerts, ice sculpture demos, performances, chili cook-off, , tours, jazz for kids, story times, and much more.
Boskone: New England's Science Fiction & Fantasy ConventionBoston, $
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Sun, February 16, 2020   
New England's longest running science fiction and fantasy convention. Featuring: writers, artists, musicians, scientists, comics books, young adult fiction, anime, games, science fiction, fantasy, books, autographing, events & more. Onsite art show, paintings & auction....
Love Letters – A play by A.G. GurneyBeverly, $$
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Sat, February 15, 2020   
Childhood sweethearts maintain a lifelong correspondence that supports them both through years of life's many joys and disasters. A.R. Gurney's two-character play is a humorous and emotional story of love’s powerful connection.
Beethoven + Mozart at New England ConservatoryBoston
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Sun, February 16, 2020   
Beethoven + Mozart at New England Conservatory Jordan Hall Friday, February 14th at 7:30pm and Sunday, February 16th at 3:00pm, many other events are also available.
Valentine's Dinner CruiseBoston, $$$
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Sat, February 15, 2020   
Make your Valentine's Day memorable on the water, join us aboard the Odyssey for dinner. Stunning skyline views, inspired cuisine and an experience unlike any other make for the perfect celebration of love.
Everyday Engineering: Pop-up CardsActon, $$
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Fri, February 14, 2020   
Join us and make a pop-up card for someone special. Use simple paper engineering and your creativity to make one-of-a-kind Valentines to share with family and friends.
Blackwatch Adventure Hearts On FireBurlington, $
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Fri, February 14, 2020   
Join us for Sword Adventure Games where you solve mysteries, fight monsters, and win treasure. Guard Up in Burlington MA has monthly sword adventure games.
Valentine's Day Party at Jam Time in NorwoodNorwood, $
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Fri, February 14, 2020   
Jam Time in Norwood is hosting the SWEETEST party! Kids can make their own valentine crafts in the party room and decorate cookies for snack! Free with normal playground admission. No reservations, just show up!
The Tale of the Fisherman and the FishNeedham, $$
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
Pushkin’s most famous tale comes to life with puppetry and live actors interacting in this extraordinary new adaptation.
Jazzy Valentine with Roy Scott Big BandWrentham, $$
Fri, February 14, 2020   
On February 14, Valentine’s Day, The Roy Scott Big Band will present their “Jazzy Valentine” dining and dancing concert. The event takes place at Lake Pearl in Wrentham.
Valentine's Day Themed Build-A-Bear at Funstuf Party PlaceFitchburg, $$
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Fri, February 14, 2020   
Valentine's Day Themed Build-A-Bear on Friday, February 14. More info at www.funstufpartyplace.com and click on Calendar. Or visit our Facebook page Funstuf Party Place - facebook.
Boston Nature Center February Vacation Week ProgramsBoston, $$
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
During February school vacation week, children (ages 5-14) will explore winter nature though hands-on investigation, art projects, games, and more.
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Discovery Museum February Vacation ActivitiesActon, $$
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Join us as we celebrate National Engineers Week! Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with re-purposed and recycled materials.
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25th Annual Bugs Bunny Film FestivalCambridge, $$
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
Fun for all ages, the Bugs Bunny Film Festival brings the best Bugs Bunny and Looney Tunes cartoons back to the big screen during February vacation week!
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The Merrimack River Eagle FestivalNewburyport, Free
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sat, February 15, 2020   
Come to Newburyport and Amesbury for a full day of free activities celebrating the return of our Bald Eagles! Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center and the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge.
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Boston Children’s Museum February School Vacation ActivitiesBoston, $$
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Enjoy a number of cool specially scheduled activities at Boston Children's Museum during February School Vacation Week.
Magic and Beyond featuring Illusionist David GarrityArlington, $
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sat, February 15, 2020   
A one person illusion show featuring the illusionist David Garrity that features unique theatrical and visual magic and comedy to a custom edited musical soundtrack.
Valentine's Day Lunch CruiseBoston, $$$
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sat, February 15, 2020   
Your most memorable Valentine’s Day is waiting on the water, join us aboard the Odyssey for lunch. Stunning skyline views, inspired cuisine and an experience that make for the perfect celebration of love.
Queen of Hearts TeaNorth Andover, $$
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sat, February 15, 2020   
Spend some time with loved ones and celebrate Valentine's Day by joining us for afternoon tea! Our special tea menu will be served, featuring scones, tea sandwiches, loose-leaf tea, and more treats. Reservations are required.
Celebrate National Engineers Week! Engineer a Bird FeederActon, $$
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sun, February 16, 2020   
Kick-off National Engineers Week and the Great Backyard Bird Count! Design and build your own birdfeeder using simple, recycled and repurposed materials. Bring it home to feed feathered friends in your own backyard!
LEGO Maritime Festival at USS Constitution MuseumCharlestown, $
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
Set sail with your family this February School Vacation Week at the USS Constitution Museum and build your own ship with LEGO® and DUPLO® Bricks.
April Renzella and FriendsBeverly, $$
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sat, February 15, 2020   
A Single Release Party and Nashville Style Writer's Round. April Renzella and Friends is a showcase of some of the finest talent in New England.
Monkey Makes Mischief in HeavenArlington, $
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sat, February 15, 2020   
Monkey King makes a lot of mischief when he is left out of a banquet in the Heavens in this Chinese story told with traditional Bu Dai Xi puppets.
Open House at Kiststock Theater with Free Demo ClassWinchester, Free
Sat, February 15, 2020  -  Sat, February 15, 2020   
Curious about our classes or vacation programs? Considering booking a birthday party here? Come to a free Open House, tour our facility, meet our awesome staff, and participate in a demo class!
Winter Backyard Birding and CraftsMattapan, $
Sun, February 16, 2020  -  Sun, February 16, 2020   
December 22, 2019 (Sunday) 1:00pm - 2:30pm Location: Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, Mattapan MA Audience: Family(suitable for children 5 - 12 years) Members: Adult free, Child $6.00 Nonmembers: Adult free, Child $9.00
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MFA February Vacation Week ActivitiesBoston, Free
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
The MFA is hosting Vacation Week Activities which offers a wide range of ongoing activities for children.
Sing-A-Long Wizard of OzArlington, $$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
An interactive film/theatrical event with loads of audience participation, a lively master of ceremonies, costume contest, and 'fun-packs' for all! Sing-A-Long Wizard of Oz invites audiences of all ages to celebrate the story of Dorothy and her fantastical journey...
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Peabody Essex Museum February Vacation Week ActivitiesSalem, $
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Visit PEM this week to experience books in exciting new ways — discover how they're created, see special performances, participate in collaborative art-making projects, hear readings from authors and more!
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MIT Museum Feb Fest - National Engineers WeekCambridge, Free
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Every year during the Massachusetts school vacation week in February, the MIT Museum celebrates National Engineers Week with engineering-specific activities, workshops, and afternoon demonstrations led by MIT students.
February Vacation Week at Mary Baker Eddy LibraryBoston, Free
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
For February School Vacation, the Library will host a week of free activities centered on sustainable food. Visitors will discover what it was like to live at 'Pleasant View,' Mary Baker Eddy's home in Concord, NH.
A Visit from Abraham Lincoln at the Concord MuseumConcord, $
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Mon, February 17, 2020   
Celebrate President's Day with A Visit with the Lincoln! Steve Wood’s first-person historical interpretation includes stories of Lincoln’s early life, campaign debates, the Civil War, and concludes with a stirring reading of the Gettysburg Address.
February Vacation Camp at The Painting PlaceWellesley, $$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Does your child like to paint, dance, play games and have lunch with new friends?? Sign up now, pick ONE DAY OR MORE from *9:30-12:30 or until 2pm. February 16-20
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Celebrate Feb Fest at the MIT MuseumCambridge, $
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Stop by the MIT Museum during February vacation for Feb Fest. Inspired by our exhibition Big Bang Data, this year’s theme is big data. Join us for a fun-filled week.
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3D Printing & 3D Modeling February Vacation 1/2 Day CampWellesley, $$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Unique, Fun and Educational! Students will learn 3D printing and 3D modeling, and experience the fun and the thrill in the 3D printing world.
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Blue Man Group February Vacation Week FunBoston, $$$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
Families looking for fun activities during school vacation week can stop their search. Friendly staff members are ready and waiting in the Lounge to decorate youngsters in true Blue Man style with free face painting...
Boston Public Market February Vacation ActivitiesBoston
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Boston Public Market has a curriculum of activities to keep kids busy and having fun during vacation. Visit the Kids’ Nook or the KITCHEN for several fun activities with Market vendors and Kids Cooking Green.
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Drumlin Farm Activities for February Vacation WeekLincoln, $$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Looking for something to do over school vacation week in February and April? Drumlin Farm offers school vacation week programs for children in grades Pre-K-8.
February Vacation at Faneuil Hall MarketplaceBoston, Free
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Faneuil Hall Marketplace has a fun filled week planned for February Vacation week. Looking for something fun to do over February School Vacation Week? Faneuil Hall Marketplace is hosting a number of fun activities from Monday, February 17 to Thursday, February 20, 2020.
The Amazing MaxNewton, $$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Mon, February 17, 2020   
Experience the magic of The Amazing Max this Presidents' Day! Max seamlessly combines tricks and comedy with his extraordinary skills as a magician and entertainer.
School Vacation Week Cartoons and CraftsClinton, $
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
Grab a snack, watch a Soviet-era cartoon, and after craft your own Cheburashka or Gena the Crocodile to take home with you. Appropriate for ages 6-10.
Free Family Art Day & Summer Art Camp Open HouseConcord, Free
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Mon, February 17, 2020   
Free Family Art Days at The Umbrella Arts Center are a great opportunity for families to be creative together and to enjoy art in a fun and affordable way.
February School Vacation CampNewton
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
February break is right around the corner, so make sure to register your child for JCC School Vacation Camp! Your child can choose up to three different electives each day - whatever they like best.
Celebrate Little Joe’s 27th Birthday!Boston
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Mon, February 17, 2020   
It’s Little Joe’s 27th birthday, and you’re invited to the party! Come to Franklin Park Zoo to celebrate your favorite gorilla and explore the rest of the Tropical Forest!
Celebrate National Engineers Week! Float and FlyActon, $$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Tue, February 18, 2020   
Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. Craft simple contraptions - paper helicopters and hoop gliders - that harness the power of air to float and glide.
Winter Break Adventure Howl at The MoonBurlington, $
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
This adventure is set up for both our Zombie Defender & Superhero campers and Wizards & Warriors campers to enjoy together, no matter which themed hero they choose.
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!!
Mini-Spa and Tea PartyNorwood, $
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Mon, February 17, 2020   
Manicures, facials and tea! What else could a girl ask for? What a better way to start your February vacation. Come join us at Adorn Boutique Studio
Dino Day at FunStuf Party PlaceFitchburg, $$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Mon, February 17, 2020   
Dino Day at FunStuf Party Place. Featuring Build-A-Bear dinosaurs, Dinosaur Fossil Dig, and a meet and greet with Tyrannosaurus Fitch, all included with a full-priced admission of $15.00.
Winter Fun on the Farm DaySouthborough, $
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Mon, February 17, 2020   
Throw on some warm clothes and get outside on this first day of February vacation! We'll have fun outdoor activities (based on weather/snow conditions) such as sledding and snowman building contests.
February School Vacation at Tower HillBoylston, $
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
The public is invited to Tower Hill Botanic Garden for February school vacation week when activities for all ages are scheduled to help cure cabin fever.
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Winter Camp 2020 - Free Ice Skating at Frog Pond WeekBoston, Free
Tue, February 18, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Highland Street Foundation is pleased to announce Winter Camp 2020 which will include free ice skating on Boston Common's Frog Pond during February school vacation week.
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Franklin Park Zoo February Vacation Week FunBoston, $
Tue, February 18, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Leap, climb and roar your way to Franklin Park Zoo for the Animalympics during February school vacation week! In honor of the ongoing winter games, the Zoo’s animals will be getting into the Olympic spirit as they...
PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration February VacationNewton, $$
Tue, February 18, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Join PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration during school vacations! Each day we will explore a new themed nature topic through songs, games, and hands-on exploration. Offered in Newton and Wellesley.
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!
Vacation Week Activity: Art-making with MapsBoston, Free
Tue, February 18, 2020  -  Tue, February 18, 2020   
Come and cut, collage, explore, and experiment with maps in four different map-based art activities. Explore grids, circles, imaginary landscapes, and of course maps! Plenty of materials for all to enjoy.
February/Winter Vacation Basketball SchoolBoston, $$
Tue, February 18, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
11th Annual School Vacation Sports Enrichment Program. Serving Metro & Greater Boston beginner to advanced Student-Athletes. Mentoring through sports, activities, hobbies, & entertainment in a safe in fun environment.
Riverbend Adventure CampNatick, $$
Tue, February 18, 2020  -  Fri, August 7, 2020   
Riverbend Adventure Camp goes off campus during the week to field trips such as Boda Borg, Rock climbing, snow tubing, hiking, Tree top adventures, etc.
Taking Turns, a Puppet ShowArlington, $
Tue, February 18, 2020  -  Tue, February 18, 2020   
Mathilda and her friend Doggie have a hard time taking turns at their friend's party in this gentle story performed by Margaret Moody with needle-felted animal puppets.
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Harlem Globetrotters 'Pushing the Limits' World Tour3 Locations, $$
Wed, February 19, 2020  -  Sun, March 22, 2020   
Harlem Globetrotter bring their all-new fan-powered world tour to Lowell & Worcester, MA and Manchester, NH in February & March 2019.
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Harlem Globetrotters Coming to Lowell’s Tsongas CenterLowell, $$
Wed, February 19, 2020  -  Wed, February 19, 2020   
Join us as we celebrate our fans during our all-new 'Pushing the Limits' World Tour! Interact with Globetrotters more than ever before, at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, MA on Feb. 19 at 7:00 pm.
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Celebrate! Valerie Tutson: Tales From African TraditionsBoston, Free
Wed, February 19, 2020  -  Wed, February 19, 2020   
Drawing from her own travels, the internationally known storyteller brings to life myths, folktales, and historical accounts from the African continent and the African diaspora with beauty, humor, and wisdom. Come...
Celebrate National Engineers Week! Indoor Fort BuildingActon, $$
Wed, February 19, 2020  -  Thu, February 20, 2020   
Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. What can you do with clothespins, sheets, and cardboard boxes? Jump in and help build an ever-changing, room-sized blanket fort.
The Little Mermaid visits Jam Time in NatickNatick, $
Wed, February 19, 2020  -  Wed, February 19, 2020   
It will be a morning of playtime, lots of hugs and photos with The Little Mermaid Ariel plus ocean themed crafts in the party room!
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Disney on Ice: Road Trip AdventuresBoston, $$
Wed, February 19, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
Hit the road with Mickey Mouse and his pals for a high-octane ride in Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy—and you—embark on a wild ride to your favorite...
Spin Art T-Shirt DayFitchburg, $
Wed, February 19, 2020  -  Wed, February 19, 2020   
On Wednesday, Feb 19 FunStuf Party Place will be featuring a Spin Art T-Shirt Day. Kids create there very own t-shirt using a variety of fabric paint and our Spin-Tee machine.
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Children's Winter Festival on the Boston CommonBoston, Free
Thu, February 20, 2020   
Boston Parks and Recreation Department will be bringing the annual Children’s Winter Festival to Boston Common during school vacation week. This year's festival will feature music, giveaways, various winter...
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ICA February Vacation Week ActivitiesBoston
Thu, February 20, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Come visit us Thursday and Friday of school vacation week! Take in the art on view in our galleries. Explore our building—and use it as a giant viewing device!
Boston Philharmonic: Kodály, Liszt, and DvorákCambridge, $$
Thu, February 20, 2020  -  Thu, February 20, 2020   
The program features acclaimed French pianist Lucas Debargue in his Boston debut performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 paired with Kodály’s Dances Of Galánta and Dvorák’s Symphony No. 7.
Pajama Discount Day at Jam TimeNatick, $
Thu, February 20, 2020  -  Thu, February 20, 2020   
Not only do you get to wear your pajamas to Jam Time today, if you do, you get $2 off normal admission! So come play in your PJs at any of our 3 locations!
Tanglewood Marionettes Presents The Dragon KingNewton, $
Thu, February 20, 2020  -  Thu, February 20, 2020   
Mark your calendars now for the chance to see a spectacular production of the classic story The Dragon King on Thursday, February 20th, 11am and 1pm. Tickets are on sale now at www.newtonmarec.com.
24th Annual Hip Hop FestivalCambridge, $
Thu, February 20, 2020  -  Thu, February 20, 2020   
The annual Hip Hop Festival is filled with age-appropriate performances of a style of music children love! A great February vacation activity for families and school groups.
Spanning the CenturiesBoston, Free
Thu, February 20, 2020  -  Thu, February 20, 2020   
Karen Luttik, clarinet, Timothy Paek, cello, and Paulius Pancekaus, pianoJoin us for Spanning the Centuries, a program that features three women composers, whose work spans the centuries: Vally Weigl, Marjorie Merryman, and Louise Ferranc.
Mathilda's Bath, a Puppet ShowArlington, $
Thu, February 20, 2020  -  Thu, February 20, 2020   
Muddy Mathilda doesn't want to take a bath in this story performed by Margaret Moody with needle-felted hand puppets and lots of gentle humor. Best for ages 4 and up.
Swan LakeBoston, $$
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
The Ballet of the Odessa National Opera Theatre will perform the famous Swan Lake at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre from Friday, February 21 through Sunday, February 23, 2020.
Winter in the 1800sChestnut Hill, Free
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Join us on Friday, February 21st from 11am – 3pm during February School Vacation Week to try out a variety of everyday winter activities from the past!
Dr. Seuss February Vacation Kid's Tea PartyNorth Andover, $$
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Join us for a tea celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday! A great February vacation activity for families, this tea will feature our special tea menu and Dr. Seuss crafts. Reservations are required.
Celebrate National Engineers Week! Tinfoil FerriesActon, $$
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. Building tinfoil boats and load them with pennies until they sink. How many pennies can your boat hold?
The Bard's Path D&D NightBurlington, $
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Join us for monthly Dungeons & Dragons games and events at Guard Up in Burlington, MA. Bring your own character or use ours. New D&D adventures every month.
NERF Adventure Night High Flying FoamBurlington, $
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Join us for monthly Nerf Wars, Nerf Games and Nerf events at Guard Up in Burlington MA. Bring your blasters or use ours! Hope to see you and your friend this Friday night!
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.
Geography BingoBoston, Free
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Vacation Week: Bring your geographic knowledge and map curiosity to the Leventhal Map and Education Center and join us for a fun round of Geography Bingo. We'll have fun and award prizes. Grades 3 and up.
Map Center: Geography Games Drop-InBoston, Free
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Fri, February 21, 2020   
Vacation Week: Friday afternoon we’ll have geography card games, board games and internet games available (best for grades 3 and up). Learn about the world while having fun!
CRASHFEST A Global Music Festival at House of Blues BostonBoston, $
Sat, February 22, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Celebrating music without borders, CRASHFEST transforms the House of Blues into a global music festival. With more than ten bands playing on three stages, CRASHFEST features a dance floor and seated balcony overlooking the mainstage.
Winter WanderBoston, $
Sat, February 22, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Enjoy a guided walk, play in the snow (if the weather cooperates), or join us by the fire for s’mores on the beach. Ferry departs from Long Wharf in downtown Boston.
Boston Philharmonic: Kodály, Liszt, and DvorákCambridge, $$
Sat, February 22, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
The program features acclaimed French pianist Lucas Debargue in his Boston debut performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 paired with Kodály’s Dances Of Galánta and Dvorák’s Symphony No. 7.
Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter FansBoston, $
Sat, February 22, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a scavenger hunt at the Museum of Fine Arts in search of art that echoes the characters, objects and places in the Harry Potter books and movies.
Grown-up Play Date: Mini Golf at the MuseumEaston, $
Sat, February 22, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
Grown-up Play Date: Mini Golf at the Museum Saturday, February 22, 7-9pm Remember when “playing golf” meant a trip to the Mini Golf Course? Well, we want to bring back that old-school fun!
The Cat Behind the Hat: The Art of Dr. Seuss CollectionNatick, Free
Sat, February 22, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
An opening reception to celebrate 60 years of work by Dr. Seuss! Dzian Gallery is an independent fine art gallery specializing in fine art by nationally recognized artists.
Gothic Tales for TykesWaltham, $
Sat, February 22, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
During Gothic Tales for Tykes, kids and parents enjoy spooky stories in the 1793 Carriage House. They’ll also get to make a Lunch Bag Monster.
Day of Action with Girl Up BostonBoston, Free
Sat, February 22, 2020  -  Sat, February 22, 2020   
The Girl Up Boston Coalition will be hosting two events: an Advocacy Bootcamp and STEM for Social Good Bootcamp. Both events are free and attendees may attend one or both. Please register with our link!
The Airborne ComediansBrookline, $
Sun, February 23, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
The Airborne Comedians are two performers who’ve traveled the globe performing their high energy, unorthodox comedy juggling show to the delight of all ages.
Boston Philharmonic: Kodály, Liszt, and DvorákCambridge, $$
Sun, February 23, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
The program features acclaimed French pianist Lucas Debargue in his Boston debut performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 paired with Kodály’s Dances Of Galánta and Dvorák’s Symphony No. 7.
The University Wind Ensemble of Boston College presents: The Speed of HeatChestnut Hill, Free
Sun, February 23, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
In this family-friendly performance, the UWE encourages the audience to experience the sights and sounds of the ensemble from different perspectives as you are seated around the musicians!
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Fiddler on the RoofBoston, $$$
Tue, February 25, 2020  -  Thu, March 5, 2020   
A beloved theatrical classic from Tony Award-winner Joseph Stein, Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.
Heritage Chorale Open RehearsalsFramingham, Free
Tue, February 25, 2020  -  Tue, February 25, 2020   
Come and sing with us! Explore what it's like to sing and perform with a chorus of talented, committed singers under truly distinguished musical leadership.
Fiddler On The RoofBoston, $$
Tue, February 25, 2020  -  Sun, March 8, 2020   
Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece.
Asobouyo! Explore the Songs and Toys of JapanActon, $$
Tue, February 25, 2020  -  Tue, February 25, 2020   
Join visiting student teachers from Showa University in Tokyo to explore classic Japanese children’s songs and toys. We'll learn some simple Japanese words as we sing and play together!
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Tet In Boston Day Festival 2020 - Vietnamese New Years 2020Boston, $
Wed, February 26, 2020   
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with cultural dances, children’s games, and plenty of merriment! Come join us as we host our 31st Tet in Boston Festival!
Eros Ramazzati At the Wang TheatreBoston, $$
Thu, February 27, 2020  -  Thu, February 27, 2020   
The Eros Ramazzotti show originally scheduled for June 22, 2019 at the Wang Theatre has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 8:00pm. All previously purchased tickets will be honored at the new date.
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.
Boston Ballet's rEVOLUTIONBoston
Thu, February 27, 2020  -  Sun, March 8, 2020   
Boston Ballet’s 2019–2020 spring season opens with rEVOLUTION, a dynamic program showcasing three choreographers who transformed the world of ballet: George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and William Forsythe.
Haydn + Beethoven ConcertBoston
Fri, February 28, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
No one could carry off this triple-header better than H+H, which is dedicated to connecting you with all the freshness and energy of this music as when it was brand new.
ALTAN at Somerville TheatreSomerville, $
Fri, February 28, 2020  -  Fri, February 28, 2020   
Regarded by many as the world's finest traditional Irish band, Altan is renowned for its heartwarming, dynamic live performances that range from touching ballads to hard-hitting reels and jigs.
Blackwatch Adventure Darkening ShadowsBurlington, $
Fri, February 28, 2020  -  Fri, February 28, 2020   
Join us for Sword Adventure Games where you solve mysteries, fight monsters, and win treasure. Guard Up in Burlington MA has monthly sword adventure games.
James and the Giant PeachWalpole, $
Fri, February 28, 2020  -  Sat, March 7, 2020   
Walpole Children’s Theatre presents ‘James and the Giant Peach’. The classic story comes to life! Please join us for the magical and GIANT adventure.
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Harvard Lions Club WinterfestHarvard, Free
Sat, February 29, 2020   
The Harvard Lions in cooperation with other community organizations are running a free family -friendly community event to throw out the winter blues and awaken the orchards.
Brady Rymer and the Little Band that Could Family ConcertConcord, $
Sat, February 29, 2020  -  Sat, February 29, 2020   
Great family sensory-friendly concerts in West Concord, Brady Rymer and the Little Band that Could on Saturday, February 29, 2020 for two shows at 11 am and 2 pm.
Davey the ClownBrookline, $
Sat, February 29, 2020  -  Sat, February 29, 2020   
Davey the Clown's show is big and funny, perfect family entertainment that will keep both kids and adults convulsed — with laughter and enjoyment! At the Coolidge Corner Theatre!
Taste of CarnivalCambridge, $
Sat, February 29, 2020  -  Sat, February 29, 2020   
Cambridge Carnival International presents Taste of Carnival! Cambridge Carnival International Inc. is presenting its 2nd Taste of Carnival, an in-door community festival celebrating the Caribbean and African Diaspora.
STEAM Saturday at BCYF Leahy-HolloranBoston, Free
Sat, February 29, 2020   
Come explore family-friendly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities! Find out if you are taller than a whale rib! Learn about the ocean, the animals that live there, and join us in protecting the blue planet!
Owl Prowl Adventures under the Moon for AdultsNatick, $
Sat, February 29, 2020  -  Sat, February 29, 2020   
Join us as we learn about our local owls and walk through fields and forests under moon and starlight listening for our resident screech, barred and great horned owls.
Maple Tap-A-ThonSouthborough, $
Sat, February 29, 2020  -  Sat, February 29, 2020   
Join us for our annual Maple Tree Tap-a-thon! At this special family event, every participant will be able to set their own tap to get the farm's maples flowing!
Meet the Orchestra & Mr. TchaikovskyNewton, $$
Sun, March 1, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Discover the magic of Tchaikovsky's music and meet all the musicians and instruments that make it come to life on Sunday, March 1st at 3:00 PM!
New Philharmonia Family Series: Meet the Orchestra with Peter and the WolfNewton, $
Sun, March 1, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Discover the magic of Prokofiev’s musical fairy tale, 'Peter and the Wolf,' and meet all the musicians and instruments that make it come to life!
First Sunday at MORI, MarchClinton, Free
Sun, March 1, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Come in from the cold for free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation. Take a look at our permanent collection and stop by for tea and Russian treats in our tearoom!
Animal Tracking at Broadmoor for AdultsNatick, $
Sun, March 1, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Learn to identify the tracks, chews, scat, burrows and other clues left by many creatures including deer, fisher and coyote. Enjoy a guided walk as we search for signs of our local winter wildlife.
Fun with Animal Footprints and SignsNatick, $
Sun, March 1, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Have you wondered what animal made those tracks? Learn what tracks can tell us about which animals are active during the winter, where they go and how they survive.
Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra: Beethoven's Birthday BashCambridge, $
Sun, March 1, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Join the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra for a special concert celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth! Featuring winner of the 2019 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition Stella Chen.
Be a Farmer for a Day!Southborough, $$
Tue, March 3, 2020  -  Tue, March 3, 2020   
Kids will help care for farm animals, learn about farm-fresh food, hike the trails, create natural crafts, and explore the farm from the eyes of its most important team member: the farmer!
SBN's Local Food & Specialty Crop Trade ShowBoston, $$
Wed, March 4, 2020  -  Wed, March 4, 2020   
The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts is offering our 9th Local Food Trade Show at The Curry Student Center at Northeastern University. Come learn about the local food producers in the New England area & network!
Printmaking: Drypoint Techniques with Ethan RiceWayland
Wed, March 4, 2020  -  Wed, March 25, 2020   
In this innovative class taught by printmaker Ethan Rice, you will be exposed to the intaglio printmaking process of drypoint. Wednesdays 3/4-3/25 at the W Gallery from 1-4 pm.
The Lure of London: Virtuoso Baroque ConcertWayland, $$
Fri, March 6, 2020  -  Fri, March 6, 2020   
Virtuoso Baroque instrumental works by Italians who settled in London with its lively musical scene. The program includes trio sonatas by Locatelli, Platti, and Tessarini, and a capriccio for strings and continuo by Veracini.
OMAR SOSA & YILIAN CAÑIZARES at Berklee Performance CenterBoston, $
Fri, March 6, 2020  -  Fri, March 6, 2020   
Pianist Omar Sosa and violinist-vocalist Yilian Cañizares draw on their Afro-Cuban roots, along with Western classical music and jazz, to perform beautiful and personal music from their recent album Aguas
Owl Prowl Adventures under the Moon for AdultsNatick, $
Fri, March 6, 2020  -  Fri, March 6, 2020   
Join us as we learn about our local owls and walk through fields and forests under moon and starlight listening for our resident screech, barred and great horned owls.
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St. Patrick's Day Parade - Yarmouth, Cape CodYarmouth, Free
Sat, March 7, 2020   
The Cape Cod St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held in Yarmouth, Massachusetts and will muster at 11:00am. at the Corner of School St, & Rte. 28, West Dennis.
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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!
Needham's Art in Bloom 2020Needham, Free
Sat, March 7, 2020  -  Sun, March 8, 2020   
Floral interpretations of Needham High School Student Artists by members of Beth Shalom Garden Club and participants from Needham & Kalmia garden clubs. Join us at the Needham Public Library.
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Discover Summer! Camps & Activities Fair 2020Dedham, Free
Sat, March 7, 2020  -  Sat, March 7, 2020   
Join us for our 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.
Sol Y CantoBoston, $
Sat, March 7, 2020  -  Sat, March 7, 2020   
Sol y Canto showcases Puerto Rican music as part of the Celebrity Series Neighborhood Arts Pablo Casals celebration in a family concert at Union United Methodist Church, with tenor Christian Figueroa and cuatrista Fabiola Mendez.
Magnificent Mysterious Mammals!Milton, $
Sat, March 7, 2020  -  Sat, March 7, 2020   
Come to the Blue Hills Trailside Museum and have a close encounter with one of our most mysterious and sometimes misunderstood resident mammals, the Striped Skunk.
Climb to the Top MS: BostonBoston
Sat, March 7, 2020  -  Sat, March 7, 2020   
Climb New England’s Tallest Building for a World Free of MS! Together, we are stronger than MS! Climb to the Top MS is a Vertical 5k at 200 Clarendon (formerly known as John Hancock Tower).
Queen Mab presents A Midsummer Night's DreamWayland
Sat, March 7, 2020  -  Sat, March 7, 2020   
Join us at the W Gallery as actor Benjamin Evett takes on the whole gallery of characters in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The production is presented by the theatre company Queen Mab – a Micro-Theatre.
Brew Moon Hike (Family Friendly)Southborough, $
Sat, March 7, 2020  -  Sat, March 7, 2020   
Celebrate the full moon with a special evening hike guided by lunar light, followed by a beer tasting with local craft brewery, Jack's Abby Craft Lagers. This is a family-friendly event. .
Open House at Kidstock Theater with Free Demo ClassWinchester, Free
Sat, March 7, 2020  -  Sat, March 7, 2020   
Curious about our classes or vacation programs? Considering booking a birthday party here? Come to a FREE Open House, tour our facility, meet our awesome staff, and take a demo class!
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St. Patrick's Day Parade - WorcesterWorcester, Free
Sun, March 8, 2020  -  Sun, March 8, 2020   
Join Worcester for this community-wide celebration, which features floats, bands, color guards, clowns and boosters of Irish heritage.
The Lure of London: Virtuoso Baroque ConcertBoston, $$
Sun, March 8, 2020  -  Sun, March 8, 2020   
Virtuoso Baroque instrumental works by Italians who settled in London with its lively musical scene. The program includes trio sonatas by Locatelli, Platti, and Tessarini, and a capriccio for strings and continuo by Veracini.
Sensory-Friendly SundaysCharlestown, $
Sun, March 8, 2020  -  Sun, March 8, 2020   
Join us on the 2nd Sunday of the month (November through March) for sensory-friendly mornings at the USS Constitution Museum! Open to visitors of all ages.
Science on Screen, Jr.: The Wizard of OzBrookline, $
Sun, March 8, 2020  -  Sun, March 8, 2020   
In this Science on Screen, Jr. presentation, before the film, an expert will speak about what we know and don't know about tornadoes and how to predict them.
MALPASO DANCE COMPANY Artistic Director, Osnel DelgadoBoston, $$
Fri, March 13, 2020  -  Sat, March 14, 2020   
An exceptional contemporary company from Cuba, Malpaso Dance Company is committed to working with top international choreographers while also nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography.
Owl Prowl Adventures under the Moon for AdultsNatick, $
Fri, March 13, 2020  -  Fri, March 13, 2020   
Join us as we learn about our local owls and walk through fields and forests under moon and starlight listening for our resident screech, barred and great horned owls.
Wine & Succulents in the Greenhouse (Adults)Southborough, $$
Fri, March 13, 2020  -  Fri, March 13, 2020   
Bring a friend and join us for an evening in the farm's toasty greenhouse as you design your own magical succulent garden. Dreams of spring are sure to follow!
St. Petersburg VirtuososNewton, $$
Sat, March 14, 2020  -  Sun, March 15, 2020   
On March 14th and 15th the orchestra’s Classics series continues with “St. Petersburg Virtuosos.” Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin. Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1. Tatiana Dimitriades, violin. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4.
Nick Jr. Live! Move to the MusicBoston, $$
Sat, March 14, 2020  -  Sun, March 15, 2020   
Sing, clap, dance, and move to the music with all your favorite Nick Jr. friends! Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group present Nick Jr. Live! 'Move to the Music', an all-new, one-of-a-kind adventure.
New Philharmonia Presents Classics II: St. Petersburg VirtuososNewton, $$
Sat, March 14, 2020  -  Sun, March 15, 2020   
The New Phil has an exciting 25th season filled with celebratory spirit, incredible music, and exciting guest performances. Join us as we celebrate Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev in our second Classics Concert this March!
Wayne PotashBrookline, $
Sat, March 14, 2020  -  Sat, March 14, 2020   
Wayne and The Music Fun Band will be doing a fun and interactive show for families with young children. Wayne's solo and band performances for young audiences are interactive and high energy.
Free Family Art DayConcord, Free
Sat, March 14, 2020  -  Sat, March 14, 2020   
Free Family Art Days at The Umbrella Arts Center are a great opportunity for families to be creative together and to enjoy art in a fun and affordable way.
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Celebrate! Celtic Bells - The Irish in BostonBoston, Free
Sat, March 14, 2020   
Listen to the story of Irish immigrants in Boston through songs and poems of work, humor, protest, longing for home, and longing to feel at home as immigrants in America. Enjoy the lively music of the fiddle, bodhran...
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St. Patrick's Day Parade Boston - 2020Boston, Free
Sun, March 15, 2020   
Colorful floats, music and Irish good cheer await you at the City's annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Celebrate Irish heritage in Boston's most Irish neighborhood. Parade begins at Broadway T-stop and ends at Andre...
St. Patrick's Day Parade - ScituateScituate, Free
Sun, March 15, 2020   
Scituate's annual St. Patrick's Day parade is popular among the South Shore and Cape Cod communities. Over 15,000 people come out annually to view this time-honored tradition.
St. Patrick's Day Parade - AbingtonAbington, Free
Sun, March 15, 2020   
Parade includes 20-25 floats and decorated vehicles, 300 marchers, and a variety of marching bands. Begins at St. Patrick’s Square.
Exhibition Opening Atomic Alert!Clinton, $$
Thu, March 19, 2020  -  Thu, March 19, 2020   
Dust off your best “Mad Men” outfit and join us for martinis, manhattans, and all things Cold War. Please RSVP by Sunday, March 15, so we know how much Spam to purchase!
TERRY RILEY with Gyan Riley: Live at 85! at Sanders TheatreCambridge, $
Fri, March 20, 2020  -  Fri, March 20, 2020   
Terry Riley turns 85 on June 24, 2020, and celebratory performances have already begun. This larger-than-life character created an unconventional minimalist musical style that inspired many, including Philip Glass and Steve Reich.
Mix 104.1 Cares for Kids RadiothonBoston, Free
Fri, March 20, 2020   
MIX 104.1 will be broadcasting live from Boston Children's Hospital all day for MIX 104.1 Cares for Kids Radiothon. Listeners will be encouraged to pledge their support as MIX shares inspiring stories from patients and staff.
St. Patrick's Day Parade - LawrenceLawrence, Free
Sat, March 21, 2020   
Here's a St. Patty's Day parade with an entertainment flair. Dancers, pipe bands, Boris the Bike Rider, stilt walkers, unicyclist, jugglers, Shriners, clowns, llamas and more.
Wearable Art: Silk Scarf Painting with Artist Ellen Milan at the W GalleryWayland
Sat, March 21, 2020  -  Sat, March 21, 2020   
In this workshop you will learn how to paint a silk scarf with artist Ellen Milan and come home with your very own piece of wearable art!
Jason Palmer QuintetRoxbury, $
Sat, March 21, 2020  -  Sat, March 21, 2020   
Jason Palmer Quintet (jazz) performs at the First Church, Roxbury (Tickets are $5) will benefit the Unitarian-Universalist Urban Ministry's youth programs. Jason is a jazz trumpeter, composer, and educator.
Artist Lecture and Exhibition Opening Reception Pysanka: Symbol of RenewalClinton, $
Sat, March 21, 2020  -  Sat, March 21, 2020   
Artist Lesia Sochor presents her exhibition Pysanka: Symbol of Renewal, on view March 21 – August 2, 2020. Registration required by Tuesday, March 17 The paintings of Lesia Sochor are narratives told in paint prompted by personal experiences.
Science on Screen, Jr.: Honey, I Shrunk the KidsBrookline, $
Sat, March 21, 2020  -  Sat, March 21, 2020   
Before the film, an expert will speak about nanotechnology and the huge potential of truly tiny tech. Rick Moranis stars as a preoccupied inventor who just can't seem to get his shrinking machine to work.
Harlem Globetrotters at DCU CenterWorcester, $$
Sun, March 22, 2020  -  Sun, March 22, 2020   
A legendary team, with some of the greatest athletes and performers in the world, remains as one of the longest running family entertainment events in the world.
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Harlem Globetrotters Coming to Worcester’s DCU CenterWorcester, $
Sun, March 22, 2020  -  Sun, March 22, 2020   
The Harlem Globetrotters will bring their brand-new Pushing the Limits World Tour coming to the DCU Center in Worcester, MA on March 22 at 2pm.
Soul Yatra TrioRoxbury, $
Sun, March 22, 2020  -  Sun, March 22, 2020   
Three master musicians come together in a trio concert when Mike Block (cello), Sandeep Das (tabla) and Shaw Pong Liu (violin, erhu) appear as Soul Yatra trio. Tickets are $5, proceeds benefit Legacy Lives On.
Israel Folkdance Festival of BostonCambridge
Sun, March 22, 2020  -  Sun, March 22, 2020   
The Israel Folkdance Festival is a wonderful afternoon of Israeli & Jewish dance suitable for all. Dance groups from Boston and beyond will perform & then join together in a fabulous finale
Improve Your Watercolor Skills with Nan RumpfWayland
Mon, March 23, 2020  -  Mon, May 18, 2020   
These classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques. Handouts, demos, painting examples, and critiques will be supplied by the instructor.
Book Bugs: Farm Fun for Little OnesSouthborough, $
Tue, March 24, 2020  -  Tue, March 24, 2020   
Bring your little bug (ages 2-6) to the farm each month for an interactive children’s story time. We'll read a farm story, make a craft, have a kid-friendly snack, and explore the farm!
Boston Design Week 2020Boston, Free
Wed, March 25, 2020  -  Sun, April 5, 2020   
Boston Design Week 2020 is coming up soon and we're now accepting applications for any and all events. Any inquiries can be answered via a call.
Boston Baroque Presents: Vivaldi’s The Four SeasonsBoston, $$
Fri, March 27, 2020  -  Sun, March 29, 2020   
Boston Baroque returns to two of Vivaldi’s masterworks for its spring concerts. The Four Seasons—Vivaldi’s quartet of concerti depicting the seasons—will feature GRAMMY-nominated concertmaster Christina Day Martinson.
The Legit Band - St Mary of Carmen Society - Festival KickoffNewton, $
Fri, March 27, 2020  -  Fri, March 27, 2020   
Come help us kick off our 85th festival with raffles, snacks, cash bar and the Legit Band! Our 85th annual festival will be July 15-19, 2020.
Harvard AI Business Innovation Summit (for middle and high school students)Cambridge, $
Sat, March 28, 2020  -  Sat, March 28, 2020   
Business Entrepreneurial summit at Harvard on March 28. Middle and high school students are invited to Harvard to pitch their business / product idea. Students can win upto $15,000 in cash awards.
Celebrate! Bright Star Touring Theatre: We Can Do It! American Women in HistoryBoston, Free
Sat, March 28, 2020   
Be inspired by some of the world’s most remarkable female pioneers. Discover incredible and groundbreaking women like Amelia Earhart, Sojourner Truth, Sacajawea, Susan B. Anthony and more!
JOEY ALEXANDER at Berklee Performance CenterBoston, $
Sat, March 28, 2020  -  Sat, March 28, 2020   
With three Grammy nominations to his name, this 16-year-old phenom plays with astonishing technique, innate musical intelligence, and uncanny ability to communicate irresistible joy and talent.
Little GrooveBrookline, $
Sat, March 28, 2020  -  Sat, March 28, 2020   
Come to the Coolidge Corner Theatre for a real interactive music experience with your child. Little Groove performs fun and educational music for children that adults will also enjoy.
Mosaic Tapestry with Amy MarksWayland
Sat, March 28, 2020  -  Sat, March 28, 2020   
In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to combine simple and complex patterns to create a mosaic tapestry or carpet with artist Amy Marks.
One Voice Together: Martin Sexton with Family Folk ChoraleLexington, $$
Sun, March 29, 2020  -  Sun, March 29, 2020   
Acclaimed American singer-songwriter and producer Martin Sexton joins the 70 voice Family Folk Chorale for their 20th anniversary concert, on March 29th at Cary Hall in Lexington. Family friendly concert!
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RiverdanceBoston, $$
Tue, March 31, 2020  -  Sun, April 5, 2020   
Riverdance will play the Boch Center Wang Theatre March 31 – April 5, 2020. See Riverdance as you’ve never seen or heard it before in the New 25th Anniversary production!
Bach St. Matthew Passion ConcertBoston
Fri, April 3, 2020  -  Sun, April 5, 2020   
Arguably the greatest work in Western classical music, the St. Matthew Passion reflects on the central drama of the Christian religion: the trial, suffering, and death of Jesus as a redemptive act for humankind.
FLY HIGHER: CHARLIE PARKER @ 100 at Berklee Performance CenterBoston, $$
Sat, April 4, 2020  -  Sat, April 4, 2020   
Acclaimed co‒musical directors Rudresh Mahanthappa (alto saxophone) and Terri Lyne Carrington (drums) celebrate one of the most innovative and influential artists in modern musical history.
Ben Rector PerformanceBoston, $$
Sat, April 4, 2020  -  Sat, April 4, 2020   
Ben Rector will take the Boch Center Shubert Theatre stage Saturday, April 4. Emmy-nominated independent singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ben Rector announces 'The Old Friends Acoustic Tour” featuring special guest Cody Fry.
3rd annual Lexington Special Needs Resource FairLexington, Free
Sat, April 4, 2020  -  Sat, April 4, 2020   
3rd annual Lexington Special Needs Resource Fair, hosted by Lexington SEPAC/SEPTA. Come meet therapists, recreational organizations, nonprofits, support groups, schools, and other providers who serve families and children with special needs.
Good News GusBrookline, $
Sat, April 4, 2020  -  Sat, April 4, 2020   
Join Harry LaCoste as he wiggles, giggles, juggles and jams with his sunshine- spreading sidekick, Good News Gus! Good News Gus is a fuzzy yellow puppet!
BRAD MEHLDAU at Sanders TheatreCambridge, $$
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
Over the the last two decades, pianist Brad Mehldau has forged his own path, embodying the essence of jazz exploration, classical romanticism, and pop allure.
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Shen Yun 2020Boston, $$$$
Sat, April 11, 2020  -  Sun, April 19, 2020   
Ancient legends of virtue and modern tales of courage are brought to life by more than a dozen dances and songs, making for one extraordinary, uplifting and unforgettable experience.
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