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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.


New Year Tree TourWaltham, $
Sat, January 29, 2022  -  Sat, January 29, 2022   
We’ll leaf no branch unturned in this tour of trees at Gore Place. This special New Year Tree Tour will feature homemade hot chocolate from Farmer Scott!
Winter Wild: A Virtual ExplorationVirtual/Online, Free
Sat, January 29, 2022  -  Sat, January 29, 2022   
Join Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park for a virtual festival featuring interesting talks focused on winter outdoor exploration education and conservation of Boston Harbor's wildlife!
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Crane Explorer: Shipwreck ScholarsIpswich, $$
Sat, January 29, 2022  -  Sat, March 26, 2022   
Participants will have the chance to make observations and measurements of the shipwreck, to learn how marine archaeologists and the Trustees are working to research and protect such artifacts.
Lunar New Year Wild WalkSouthborough, $$
Sat, January 29, 2022  -  Sat, January 29, 2022   
January ‘s full moon is the “Wolf Moon”! Learn about the Lunar New Year and explore the moon schedule for 2022 and what’s in store celestially for us all in this “New Year”. Keep your eyes open for animal tracks and other signs of wildlife on the farm and in the woods!
The Third Annual Winter Wilderness Festival at Camp DenisonGeorgetown, Free
Sat, January 29, 2022   
Our Annual Winter Wilderness Festival highlights the best of the winter season. Learn about animal tracks and winter adaptations; try your hand at building a shelter out of branches; learn about ice-fishing, and enjoy S’mores by the fire.
Built to Win: Design and Build a Winning WarshipCharlestown, $
Sat, January 29, 2022  -  Sat, January 29, 2022   
Calling all shipbuilders! Can your family meet the challenge of designing and building a winning warship? Put your skills to the test in the Built to Win program!
Learn to Model Gromit or Shaun the Sheep with Aardman Animation (Belmont World FVirtual/Online, $
Sat, January 29, 2022  -  Sat, January 29, 2022   
Learn how to make your very own Gromit or Shaun the Sheep character at these fun, hands-on clay modelling workshop, led by Aardman Animation's Senior Model Maker, Jim Parkyn, via Zoom.
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Big Bird's Planetarium Adventure: One World One SkyCambridge, $$
Sat, January 29, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street. Join Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, on a journey of discovery to learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the...
Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Virtual Scavenger HuntVirtual/Online, $
Sat, January 29, 2022  -  Sat, January 29, 2022   
Go on a wizarding adventure that takes you to museums across America in search of art that echoes characters, places, and magical objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies, without leaving your home.
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Snow White and Other Tales with Puppet Showplace (Virtual)Virtual/Online, $$
Sun, January 30, 2022  -  Thu, January 30, 2020   
See “Little Red Riding Hood” as it might have been performed in ancient Rome, play pranks with the medieval puppet cast of “The Princess and the Pea” and get a taste of Dad’s unusual sense of humor in a dinner-table...
Tot Time at Gore PlaceWaltham, $
Tue, February 1, 2022  -  Tue, February 1, 2022   
Come and play at the Nature Playscape! Explore age-appropriate art, science, engineering, and nature play projects with our educators. Activities are open-ended and allow children to do as little or as much as they like.
Heart of Hunger 28 Day Fitness ChallengeVirtual/Online, $
Tue, February 1, 2022  -  Mon, February 28, 2022   
Heart of Hunger is a 28-day fitness challenge to keep you fit and raise money to support three United Way food pantries and two hot meal programs in the MetroWest/495 regtion.
Lights in the Necklace with the Emerald Necklace ConservancyBoston, Free
Tue, February 1, 2022  -  Sun, March 20, 2022   
Come join us as we illuminate select bridges all across the Emerald Necklace! Meet neighbors and enjoy the outdoors as we launch into the new year.
Exploring Our Way: Sensory FriendlyNew Hampshire, $
Tue, February 1, 2022  -  Tue, June 7, 2022   
Families with kids on the autism spectrum are invited for a sensory friendly playtime at the Children's Museum of NH in Dover. Monthly program. Dates vary.
Especially for Me! Sensory-Friendly Afternoons (free)Acton, Free
Tue, February 1, 2022  -  Tue, December 6, 2022   
Come explore the entire Museum campus at your own pace. We are open to the general public during these events, but group visits and birthday parties are not scheduled.
Free XC Ski Waxing ClinicWeston, Free
Wed, February 2, 2022   
Join our waxing experts for an introduction to ski waxing. Don't miss the special clinic pricing on waxes and accessories including irons, benches, and vices.
Virtual Photography Classes At The W GalleryVirtual/Online
Wed, February 2, 2022  -  Wed, February 23, 2022   
Virtual photography classes for both beginner and intermediate photographers. Sign up for one or both. Those who sign up for both will receive a $5 coupon off the intermediate class.
Inspiration, Bravery and Promises KeptBoston, Free
Wed, February 2, 2022  -  Wed, February 2, 2022   
Courage and selfless dedication to the poorest of the poor children in the Phillipines - meet Dr. Fe del Mundo and learn her life story.
Groundhog Day: Seeing ShadowsActon
Wed, February 2, 2022  -  Wed, February 2, 2022   
Can you make a shadow grow and shrink? Can you make it dance? Can shadows be colorful? What more can you discover about shadows?
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Hike & Seek: Self-Guided Trail TourNorth Andover, Free
Thu, February 3, 2022  -  Sun, March 13, 2022   
The Trustees wants to bring you closer to the fantastical elements of the forest with this self-guided outdoor trail bundle for use on the Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens property.
Baby Lapsit via Zoom with Somerville Public LibraryVirtual/Online, Free
Thu, February 3, 2022  -  Thu, February 24, 2022   
New baby? Looking for community? Join the Somerville Public Library for Baby Lapsit on Zoom! Geared toward pre-mobile babies and their grownup(s). Thursdays at 10am.
Chinese New Year Concert—ReunionBoston, $
Thu, February 3, 2022  -  Thu, February 3, 2022   
The Chinese New Year Concert is an annual celebration of the Chinese New Year. In its eleventh year, the concert will include Chinese hit music from a variety of genres.
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Lincoln Winter Carnival 2022Lincoln, Free
Fri, February 4, 2022  -  Sun, February 6, 2022   
Chase away those winter blues at our annual winter carnival of events! Over the course of 3 days, enjoy ice sculpture demos, outdoor scavenger hunts, outdoor ice skating and more!
Preschool Farm Explorer - FebruarySouthborough, $$
Fri, February 4, 2022  -  Fri, February 4, 2022   
Preschoolers! Visit Chestnut Hill farm to explore the trails, meet and feed the animals, learn about growing vegetables, feel new textures, and do science experiments!
Open Lego & Block BuildFramingham, Free
Fri, February 4, 2022  -  Fri, February 4, 2022   
Make something creative with our supplied LEGOs and blocks!
BAA Rocks! Champion Reception & Student PerformancesRoxbury, $
Fri, February 4, 2022  -  Sat, February 5, 2022   
You don't want to miss Boston Arts Academy's return to the stage as the students celebrate Boston's most iconic bands! Production will feature all majors in dance, music, theatre, fashion, and visual arts.
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Lunar New Year Celebration at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)Boston, Free
Sat, February 5, 2022  -  Sat, February 5, 2022   
Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to celebrate Lunar New Year! Explore Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions while enjoying activities, demonstrations, and performances throughout the day.
Tree Tour at Gore PlaceWaltham, $
Sat, February 5, 2022  -  Sat, February 5, 2022   
We’ll leaf no branch unturned in this tour of trees at Gore Place. Join us to get to the root of both the science and history of individual trees and species on our grounds.
SMART Gals (Science, Math, Art): Scribble BotsActon, $$
Sat, February 5, 2022  -  Sat, February 5, 2022   
Join us as we learn about dancer and roboticist, Catie Cuan. We’ll celebrate Cuan’s accomplishments as we create dynamic drawings using simple DIY robotic contraptions made of motors, markers, tape, and a variety of recycled and repurposed materials.
Cécile McLorin Salvant: Jazz VocalistBoston, $$$
Sat, February 5, 2022  -  Sat, February 5, 2022   
The incomparable Cécile McLorin Salvant returns, fresh off the heels of becoming a 2020 MacArthur Genius and Doris Duke Artist Award recipient—two of the most coveted recognitions in art.
Evenings for Families with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, & KODA ChildrenActon, Free
Sat, February 5, 2022  -  Sat, September 10, 2022   
Come join in all the fun and explore the accessible Discovery Museum during this free evening event especially for families with d/Deaf, hard of hearing, or KODA children. Your family can play, explore, experiment, and imagine together while we are closed to the general...
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Blippi the MusicalBoston, $$
Sat, February 5, 2022   
Blippi the Musical brings the energetic and loveable character Blippi off the screen and onto the stage with world-class production, young audience engagement and amazing music.
Big Idea Saturdays at MAAMBoston, Free
Sat, February 5, 2022  -  Sat, February 26, 2022   
Experience the art of Joana Vasconcelos, discover the inspiring story of an 18th century enslaved woman who won her freedom in court, and share a story of your own at MAAM.
Community Stargazing and Webb UpdateFramingham, Free
Mon, February 7, 2022  -  Mon, February 7, 2022   
Observe the Moon and Jupiter and ask questions about telescopes and our Universe! Get updated on James Webb Space Telescope’s journey through space following its successful launch and deployment!
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2022 Lunar New Year CelebrationBoston, Free
Tue, February 8, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with Us! Our popular family-friendly celebration is back with virtual and in-person options! Experience Lion dance, brush painting demos, and family-friendly crafts.
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The Merrimack River Eagle Festival 2022Newburyport, Free
Tue, February 8, 2022  -  Sat, February 12, 2022   
When winter returns to the lower Merrimack Valley, so do Bald Eagles and Snowy Owls and other exciting winter wildlife. Every year we host a grand event marking their return.
Moods of HerBoston, $$
Tue, February 8, 2022  -  Tue, February 8, 2022   
Moods of Her is a generational exploration of songs and words from women artists and activists who have helped propel music forward. Review Berklee’s current Health and Safety protocols.
Virtual Ice Fishing ClinicVirtual/Online, Free
Wed, February 9, 2022  -  Wed, February 9, 2022   
Get ready to enjoy ice fishing this winter with a virtual ice fishing class! Held on Zoom, 6–7 p.m., you will learn what safe ice is and how to test for it, how to properly dress for the experience, as well as all the necessary gear and tips to get you started.
Campfire in the City with NexGen!Boston, Free
Wed, February 9, 2022  -  Wed, February 9, 2022   
Jump Into Spring: Hot Drink Happy Hour and Jewish Learning at the Boston Synagogue! This event will be held on the patio where attendees can socially distance.
Stargazing at Gore PlaceWaltham, $
Thu, February 10, 2022  -  Thu, February 10, 2022   
See the night sky in new ways during this hour-long stargazing program led by an expert astronomy educator. You’ll learn how to identify stars, planets and constellations.
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Frida: The Immersive DreamBoston, $$$
Thu, February 10, 2022  -  Sun, May 8, 2022   
Explore the world through the eyes of the legendary Frida Kahlo – a brilliant, uncompromising painter who created some of the history’s most iconic artwork.
Explore Static ElectricityActon, $$
Thu, February 10, 2022  -  Thu, February 10, 2022   
Join us for some shocking and mysterious experiments! We’ll spark our creativity by testing the separation of positive and negative charges and exploring the imbalance of electric charges on various materials.
Teens Ceramics Class with Marc MancusoLexington, $$
Thu, February 10, 2022  -  Thu, March 31, 2022   
This Teen class starts on February 10 on 8 Thursdays, from 6:00-9:00 pm. In Ceramics Studio at LexArt. The class welcomes all skill Levels. The cost for the class is $400 with an $85 Materials fee.
Rocky Dale Davis: Comedian (21+)Boston, $$$
Thu, February 10, 2022  -  Thu, February 10, 2022   
Rocky Dale Davis will be bringing his act to Laugh Boston for one show only! Don't miss his scathing wit, his exuberant energy, and his hilarious talent! Check his act out this February!
Daymé Arocena Meets BerkleeBoston, $
Thu, February 10, 2022  -  Thu, February 10, 2022   
Daymé Arocena, referred to as Cuba's finest young female singer (The Guardian) will perform a blend of traditional Santerían chant, jazz stylings, contemporary R&B influences, and Afro-Cuban music with Berklee students.
Blue Man Group Returns to Charles PlayhouseBoston, $$
Thu, February 10, 2022  -  Fri, June 10, 2022   
Blue Man Group is back!! Best known for its award-winning theatrical productions which critics have described as 'ground-breaking', 'hilarious', 'visually stunning' and 'musically powerful'.
Killington WinterfestVermont
Fri, February 11, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Come enjoy live music with Dawes, Subaru swag, the latest in adventure gear, free snacks and beverages, activities for your pup and amazing daily giveaways! Gather your crew and head to WinterFest!
The Greeting CommitteeBoston, $$
Fri, February 11, 2022  -  Fri, February 11, 2022   
Comprised of Addie Sartino, Brandon Yangmi, Pierce Turcotte, and Austin Fraser, The Greeting Committee will be performing in Boston at the Red Room at Cafe 939.
Sights & Sounds of Early SudburyVirtual/Online
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Mon, February 14, 2022   
In this online presentation-performance, musicians are joined by members of the Sudbury Historical Society to give an informative and musical tour of some of Sudbury’s fascinating sites of historical significance.
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Prismatic: An Orchid Exhibition at Tower HillBoylston, $$
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Sun, March 20, 2022   
Inspired by color and light, Tower Hill will combine dazzling plant displays and vibrant art installations to bring you this year’s orchid exhibit, Prismatic! Our indoor spaces including the conservatories will be...
Eagle Festival: Family Owl ProwlTopsfield, $$
Sat, February 12, 2022   
Experience the excitement of an owl prowl as we take a night hike to look and listen for Barred Owls, Great Horned Owls, and Eastern Screech-Owls. Learn amazing owl facts observing owl mounts, feathers, skulls, and talons. We'll end our evening with an owl-hooting lesson.
Bald Eagle Walk Along the Neponset RiverMattapan, $$
Sat, February 12, 2022   
Join a BNC Teacher Naturalist as we explore the Neponset River Reservation in search of our national bird, the Bald Eagle. We will learn about the eagle's life history and how they survive winters in New England.
Outdoor Adventures for Families: Eagle Fest - Bald Eagles on the RiverNewburyport, $$
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Sat, April 16, 2022   
It's time to bundle up to learn about winter and early spring wildlife with your family in the woods, around wetlands, and along the shore. Naturalist Lisa Hutchings will help you learn to identify creatures and share joy and knowledge about the natural world.
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Newton Community Pride WinterFestNewton, Free
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Indulge in the best of WinterFest! The City of Newton invites you to this fun filled outdoor winter activity. Enjoy live music, ice sculptures & live demos, costumed characters, guided winter walks, hot chocolate &...
Winter Warmer: Moakley ParkBoston, Free
Sat, February 12, 2022   
Enjoy a free, fun afternoon in Moakley Park for warm drinks, yummy snacks, games and more.
Trolls LIVE! - CANCELLEDBoston, $$
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Trolls LIVE! will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage on February 12-13! Get ready for another adventure when Poppy, Branch and their friends come to life on-stage in Trolls LIVE!, their first ever live tour!
Valentine's Premier Dinner CruiseBoston, $$$$
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Sat, February 12, 2022   
Spend an evening with your Valentine on an elegant Premier Dinner Cruise on Boston Harbor, with music, chef-designed menus, cocktails, and nighttime views of Boston.
Teen Naturalist Training: Eagle Fest - Bald Eagle BehaviorAmesbury, $
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Sat, February 12, 2022   
Are you a young person who loves being outdoors, cares about the environment, and wants to share your knowledge with others?
Winter Warmer at Moakley ParkBoston, Free
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Sat, February 12, 2022   
'Make Moakley Yours' this winter at a *free* celebration in the park with Boston Harbor Now, Boston Parks and Recreation and some of our South Boston partners!
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Story Walks in Boston Parks (5 locations)10 Locations, Free
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Sat, March 12, 2022   
Families and caregivers looking for a fun February vacation children’s activity are invited to head outside for the annual StoryWalk series in City of Boston parks located in Brighton, East Boston, Hyde Park,...
Valentine's Premier Brunch Cruise with Boston Harbor City CruisesBoston, $$$
Sun, February 13, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Spend the afternoon with your Valentine on an elegant Premier Brunch Cruise on Boston Harbor, with music, gourmet food, and views of Boston from the sea.
Dinosaur Valentine's Day PartyNew Hampshire, $
Sun, February 13, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Families can join a Dinosaur themed Valentine's Day Party at the Children's Museum of New Hampshire in Dover. Special ticketed event, includes playtime, storytime, crafts and more. Reservations required.
Millennial Meetup: Valentine’s BrunchCambridge, $$
Sun, February 13, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
You are welcome to join the Millennial Meetup Small Group for their Valentine's Brunch. Join Millennial Meetup for an afternoon of Godly fellowships and connections at their Valentine’s Day Brunch.
5K To End Domestic ViolenceVirtual/Online, Free
Sun, February 13, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Virtual 5K to Support Domestic Violence Victims! Join us on Super Bowl Sunday - the day most domestic violence incidents occur - to support our Massachusetts communities
Judy Saves The Day! Puppet Show (Virtual)Virtual/Online, $
Sun, February 13, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Judy Saves the Day! Inspiring stories spring to life in this feisty, modern, hilarious show full of handcrafted humor by our Resident Artist Sarah Nolen.
Valentine's Premier Dinner CruiseBoston, $$$$
Mon, February 14, 2022  -  Mon, February 14, 2022   
Spend an evening with your Valentine on an elegant Premier Dinner Cruise on Boston Harbor, with music, chef-designed menus, cocktails, and nighttime views of Boston.
Tot Time at Gore PlaceWaltham, $
Tue, February 15, 2022  -  Tue, February 15, 2022   
Come and play at the Nature Playscape! Explore age-appropriate art, science, engineering, and nature play projects with our educators. Activities are open-ended and allow children to do as little or as much as they like.
Family Ice Fishing ClinicMedway, Free
Wed, February 16, 2022   
Join the fun at this family-friendly, learn to ice fish clinic at Choate Park Pond (7 Oak St, Medway) from 4 p.m. until dusk. All equipment will be provided.
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New England Boston Boat Show 2022Boston, $
Wed, February 16, 2022  -  Sun, February 20, 2022   
The Progressive® Insurance New England Boat Show® returns to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center February 16-20, 2022, welcoming nautical novices, seasoned sailors and water lovers with an all-access pass to...
Waterfront Bingo: February Vacation EditionBoston, Free
Thu, February 17, 2022  -  Sat, February 19, 2022   
Explore the Waterfront in a whole new way! Find hidden treasures, wildlife, history, public art, places to play and get moving on the Harborwalk during vacation week.
Rx MachinaAllston, $$
Thu, February 17, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Rx Machina by Caity-Shea Violette unpacks big pharma’s impact on everyday American culture through the eyes of five women on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic.
Free Admission Day at Buttonwood Park ZooNew Bedford, Free
Fri, February 18, 2022   
Winter is the perfect time to visit Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford! Home to many cold weather loving species, it's a great chance to see the antics of adorable red pandas, playful river otters and lumbering black bears.
BMOP Begins 25th Anniversary Season at Symphony HallBoston, Free
Fri, February 18, 2022  -  Fri, February 18, 2022   
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation’s premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, begins its quarter-century season with a free, one-night- only organ spectacular.
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Winter Camp 2022Boston, Free
Fri, February 18, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Enjoy educational and cultural field trip experiences including scavenger hunts with Boston Harbor Now, StoryWalks at various parks around Boston and free admission to Buttonwood Park Zoo, Franklin Park Zoo, Mass...
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Blue Man Group February Vacation Week FunBoston, $$$
Fri, February 18, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Families looking for fun activities during school vacation week can stop their search. Friendly staff members are ready and waiting in the Lounge to decorate youngsters in true Blue Man style with free face painting...
Enchanted Forest at FruitlandsHarvard, $$
Sat, February 19, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Calling all woodland fairies, elves, and gnomes! The Frost King has come to spend the winter at the Fruitlands Fairy Forest and he has brought all sorts of new enchantment with him.
Watson Adventures’ Around the World Virtual Scavenger Hunt for KidsVirtual/Online, $
Sat, February 19, 2022  -  Sat, February 19, 2022   
Take your family around the world on a virtual scavenger hunt! Explore the world’s best museums and historic locations searching for answers to fun tricky questions about them.
Cupid's Undie Run for Charity (Adults)Boston, $$
Sat, February 19, 2022  -  Sat, February 19, 2022   
Cupid’s Undie Run kicks off with drinking and dancing, then we jog it out with a mile(ish) run and end it all with an epic dance party!
Michael Rapaport - Comedian (16+)Boston, $$$
Sat, February 19, 2022  -  Sat, February 19, 2022   
Michael Rapaport is an American actor and comedian. He has appeared in over sixty films since the early 1990s, and starred on the sitcom The War at Home.
Music & Movement with Miss BernadetteActon, Free
Sat, February 19, 2022  -  Sat, February 19, 2022   
Explore sound through singing and playing from the comfort of your own home! Move, make music, listen, learn, and get a multi-sensory workout! This program will take place on Zoom.
Lego Maritime FestivalCharlestown, Free
Sat, February 19, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Calling LEGO® fans of all ages– it’s time for the USS Constitution Museum’s annual LEGO® Maritime Festival! Get ready to build your best ship throughout February School Vacation Week
Lexington Girl Scouts Adult Info Session (Virtual)Lexington, Free
Sun, February 20, 2022  -  Sun, February 20, 2022   
Parents & Caregivers--You're invited to join staff virtually to learn more about how to get involved in Girl Scouts.
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Free Skating with Friends at Boston Common Frog PondBoston, Free
Sun, February 20, 2022   
Looking for a fun way to warm up on a cold February day? The Friends of the Public Garden invites you to join us for a magical day of Skating with Friends on the Frog Pond.
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Kids in the KITCHEN: February Vacation Week 2022Boston, Free
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Spend school vacation week in the Powisset Kitchen and cook up a storm! Each day, for three hours, children will learn kitchen basics and enjoy hands-on cooking with Powisset Cooks! Instructors.
Color Crush February VacationBoylston, $$$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Celebrate your school vacation at Tower Hill with a week packed with family classes and workshops, nature walks, scavenger hunts, and a themed drop-in activity room with hands-on crafts, projects, and investigations for children of all ages.
Greater Boston Stage Company - February School Vacation Theatre WeekStoneham, $$$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
​Theatre never takes a vacation!
February Vacation Theatre CampStoneham, $$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Act, create, and have fun at this special theatre camp. Students will use these skills to develop their own play that will be staged, rehearsed, and culminate in a public performance!
February Vacation Parkour Camp!Norton, $$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
CampHUB combines the parkour teachings of our coaches with all the fun and games of traditional camps! Come learn to climb, jump, vault, and flip!
Baby Yoda DayFitchburg, $
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Mon, February 21, 2022   
FREE “Baby Yoda Day” for every full paid admission Jumper ($15 2-hour pass) Come down and meet the real Baby Yoda! If season pass holders want to participate, each pass will cost $8.00
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Vacation Week Workshops with Pocket Full of TalesNatick, $$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Pocket Full of Tales Theatre Company presents brand-new, scripted original musicals as the leaping-off point for our School Vacation Week Workshops. February's production will be Charlie's Chocolate Factory, and...
Celebrate National Engineers Week at Discovery MuseumActon, $$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Engage in some everyday engineering as you construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials. Explore the possibilities of reusing and re-engineering what we usually throw away.
Vacation Week Fun w/ Wheelock Family TheatreBoston, $$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Enjoy a week of creative role playing, where students use their imaginations and actor’s tools to solve a mystery before the week is up.
February Vacation Workshop at The Painting PlaceWellesley, $$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Drop you kids off for a safe morning or afternoon of creative fun!! We will be painting, crafting, playing games; while staying socially distanced. Weather permitting we will go outside.
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Presidents’ Day Program: Meet President Abraham Lincoln!Concord, Free
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Mon, February 21, 2022   
Join us for a visit with President Lincoln from your own home. Send us a question ahead of time or just join to listen and learn about our 16th president.
February Vacation Drop-Off Programs with PuddlestompersNewton, $$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Get your kiddos outside and exploring during their days off from school! Join us February 21-25 for Vacation Drop-Off Programs in Newton & Wellesley, for ages 4-7.
Three-Day February Kids Puppet StudioBrookline, $$
Tue, February 22, 2022  -  Thu, February 24, 2022   
Learn how to build imaginary characters and bring them to life in our hands-on puppet-making studio! Each day we will cover a different puppet building style and performance technique.
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Summer: The Donna Summer MusicalBoston, $$$
Tue, February 22, 2022  -  Sun, March 6, 2022   
She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits, this electric experience is a moving...
Kids Puppet Studio: February VacationBrookline, $$
Tue, February 22, 2022  -  Thu, February 24, 2022   
Learn how to build imaginary characters and bring them to life in our hands-on puppet-making studio! Each day we will cover a different puppet building style and performance technique.
Dino DayFitchburg, $
Tue, February 22, 2022  -  Tue, February 22, 2022   
A Dino fun-filled day!
February Vacation Creative Arts Camp with Keys for KidsLexington, $$
Tue, February 22, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Kids ages 6 - 12 explore and discover their own unique talents in this action-packed 4-day February Vacation Music Camp. Sample a variety of instruments including piano, ukulele, guitar, violin, and drums, singing, musical theater.
Family Ice Fishing ClinicShrewsbury, Free
Wed, February 23, 2022   
Join the fun at this family-friendly, learn to ice fish clinic at Lake Quinsigamond (Corazzini Boat Launch area, in Shrewsbury. All equipment will be provided.
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Disney On Ice: Let's Celebrate!Boston, $$
Wed, February 23, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Be part of the festivities when Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic comes to TD Garden in Boston, MA for 8 performances during holiday vacation week, Thursday, December 27 through Sunday, December 30, 2012.
Super Hero DayFitchburg, $
Wed, February 23, 2022  -  Wed, February 23, 2022   
Super Hero Day” will be FREE for all full paid admission Jumper ($15 2-hour pass) Each Jumper will receive one Super Hero cape, mask, & a snap bracelet for their special powers!
Learning to Draw for Life- an online beginners courseVirtual/Online, $$$
Wed, February 23, 2022  -  Wed, April 13, 2022   
If you have always wanted to learn how to draw, “Learning to Draw for Life” offers the perfect environment for you to pursue your goals.
Stargazing at Gore PlaceWaltham, $
Thu, February 24, 2022  -  Thu, February 24, 2022   
See the night sky in new ways during this hour-long stargazing program led by an expert astronomy educator. You’ll learn how to identify stars, planets and constellations.
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Children's Winter Festival on the Boston CommonBoston, Free
Thu, February 24, 2022   
Boston Parks and Recreation Department will be bringing the annual Children’s Winter Festival to Boston Common during school vacation week. This year's festival will feature music, giveaways, various winter...
Frozen Sing-a-LongNorwell, $$
Thu, February 24, 2022   
Come dressed as your favorite character and experience Disney’s Frozen as a fun, interactive sing along movie for the whole family!
Spin Art T-ShirtsFitchburg, $
Thu, February 24, 2022  -  Thu, February 24, 2022   
Funstuf Party Place will be hosting a “Spin Art T-Shirt” for our Jumpers. The event will be held in our facility. This event will be available for any general admission Jumper ($15 2-hour pass).
Taylor, the Next Jedi: An Improvised Star Wars ParodyWatertown, $$
Fri, February 25, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Taylor, the Next Jedi: An Improvised Star Wars Parody is a fun-filled interactive show where the audience shapes the newest legendary story inspired by our favorite interstellar characters!
Taylor, The Next Jedi: An Improvised Star Wars ParodyWatertown, $$
Fri, February 25, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
A long time ago, in a galaxy not so far away…the next Jedi is waiting to be discovered. And it could very well be you!
Wax HandsFitchburg, $
Fri, February 25, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
On Friday, February 25th from 10am – 5pm we will be hosting our Wax Hands event. This is great for all ages (kids up to adults) to create their own unique hand sculpture.
Peddocks Island Winter WanderBoston, $
Sat, February 26, 2022  -  Sat, February 26, 2022   
Experience an unforgettable winter day as you wander the trails of Peddocks Island in search of winter tracks and traces. Enjoy a guided walk, play in the snow (if the weather cooperates), or join us by the fire for s'mores by our firepit.
Soul Collective Benefit ConcertWayland, $
Sat, February 26, 2022  -  Sat, February 26, 2022   
On February 26th at 8 pm, come to the W Gallery of Wayland (57 Andrew Ave) to see local musicians, Soul Collective, bring down the house. The $10 fee is a direct donation to the W Gallery.
Maple Tree Tap-a-Thon at Chestnut Hill FarmSouthborough, $$
Sat, February 26, 2022   
Ranger Tim will show us how to identify maple trees on the farm and share the history of tapping as we learn about how maple sap runs.
Great American Songbook: Fearless—The Music of Taylor SwiftBoston, $$
Thu, March 3, 2022  -  Thu, March 3, 2022   
This concert will feature a diverse array of Berklee’s most outstanding vocalists, instrumentalists, arrangers, and track producers as they interpret some of Swift’s most popular songs.
Beane / Alisa Amador performing at Red Room at Cafe 939Back Bay, $$
Fri, March 4, 2022   
Casting a striking presence as a performer and emanating confidence and originality as a writer, Pennsylvania born and Boston based artist Beane has quietly elevated himself as a rising force.
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St. Patrick's Day Parade - Yarmouth, Cape CodYarmouth, Free
Sat, March 5, 2022   
The Cape Cod St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held in Yarmouth, Massachusetts and will muster at 11:00am. at Long Pond Drive and Route 28 in South Yarmouth. Enjoy marching bands, floats, special guests, Irish Step...
Boston Travel & Adventure ShowBoston, $
Sat, March 5, 2022  -  Sun, March 6, 2022   
Meet the top destinations and travel suppliers from around the world that are all open for travel now, plus the experts who are on-hand to meet YOU.
Especially for Me! Free Morning for Families with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or KODAActon, Free
Mon, March 7, 2022  -  Mon, October 17, 2022   
Come for a special morning at the Museum with Early Intervention groups and other families with similar needs while we are closed to the general public.
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Urbanity Dance: Dancing in Each Other's ShoesBeverly, $$
Sat, March 12, 2022   
Drawing from the techniques and traditions of various dance styles including classical ballet, modern, hip hop, and West African, Urbanity dance artists use contemporary dance to communicate a story of empathy, a story...
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St. Patrick's Day Parade - WorcesterWorcester, Free
Sun, March 13, 2022  -  Sun, March 13, 2022   
Join Worcester for this community-wide celebration, which features floats, bands, color guards, clowns and boosters of Irish heritage.
Dine Out Boston: Get Out, Dine OutBoston, $$
Sun, March 13, 2022  -  Sat, March 26, 2022   
Diners can choose from a wide variety of restaurants, ranging from old favorites to the newest culinary hotspots. Participating restaurants offer prix fixe menus for both lunch and dinner.
St. Patrick's Day Parade - AbingtonAbington, Free
Sun, March 13, 2022   
Parade includes 20-25 floats and decorated vehicles, 300 marchers, and a variety of marching bands. Begins at St. Patrick’s Square.
New England Aquarium Whale Watch CruiseBoston, $$$
Sat, March 19, 2022  -  Sun, November 13, 2022   
The New England Aquarium has partnered with Boston Harbor City Cruises to give visitors front-row seats to view the ocean’s most fascinating and magnificent animals. Join us! The New England Aquarium Whale Watch conveniently departs from Central Wharf.
St. Patrick's Day Parade - ScituateScituate, Free
Sun, March 20, 2022   
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.
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St. Patrick's Day Parade Boston - 2022Boston, Free
Sun, March 20, 2022   
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...
Thomas HeadonBack Bay, $$
Sat, March 26, 2022  -  Sat, March 26, 2022   
Rising pop artist Thomas Head will be having a concert at the Red Room @ Cafe 939 on March 26th, 2022. In late 2020 he was one of the first artists to curate Spotifyʼs Our Generation playlist.
The Princess Expo Where Dreams Do Come TrueNorwood, $
Sat, March 26, 2022  -  Sat, March 26, 2022   
Be a princess for the day! Come dressed in your favorite princess attire and enjoy a magical day of Princess Pampering!
The Stacey Peasley BandNorwood, $$
Sun, March 27, 2022   
The Stacey Peasley Band comes to Norwood Theatre for a high energy show that will have kids and grown ups alike dancing, moving, jumping, and interacting to her award winning original music.
Boston Children’s Chorus: MLK Tribute Concert, “Can You See the Stars”Boston, Free
Sun, March 27, 2022  -  Sun, March 27, 2022   
Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) presents its “Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert” at Symphony Hall, now on March 27, 2022 at 4:00pm EST.
Shen Yun 2022 in BostonBoston, $$$
Sat, April 2, 2022  -  Sun, April 10, 2022   
Shen Yun is coming back to Boston with an all new 2022 production. Enjoy elegant classical Chinese dance, breadth taking digital backdrops and a live orchestra that combines Chinese and Western instruments.
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Hanging Nasturtiums at Isabella Gardner MuseumBoston, $$
Sat, April 2, 2022  -  Mon, April 18, 2022   
As part of this beloved annual tradition, the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum will have these vined flowers draped from the balconies of the courtyard — some hanging as long as 20 feet.
Shen Yun at the Boch CenterBoston, $$$
Sat, April 2, 2022  -  Sun, April 10, 2022   
A global sensation returns! Shen Yun is back with a brand-new production. Watch ancient legends, heavenly realms, and modern tales of courage spring to life through classical Chinese dance.
Nick Black / Zoe Sparks in ConcertBoston, $
Fri, April 8, 2022  -  Fri, April 8, 2022   
Nick Black is a fun, optimistic, and authentic artist from Memphis, Tennessee. Zoe Sparks is a bass player, singer, and songwriter born and raised in Los Angeles, California.
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The Town and The City Festival 2022Lowell, Free
Fri, April 8, 2022  -  Sat, April 9, 2022   
The Town and The City Festival is a 2-day music and arts festival that will take place in various event spaces, bars, cafes, and galleries throughout downtown Lowell, Massachusetts.
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The Wizard of Oz at Wheelock Family TheatreBoston
Fri, April 8, 2022  -  Sun, May 1, 2022   
Based on the beloved novel and Classic Motion Picture, The Wizard of Oz follows the story of a young girl, Dorothy, as she finds the true meaning of “home.”
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The Uncle Devin ShowBeverly, $$
Sat, April 9, 2022   
Uncle Devin is an award-winning children’s artist who specializes in Family Funk. His performances, take children on a magical journey through the Land of Percussion that allows them to hear, see, and play different...
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L.O.L. Surprise!™ LiveBoston, $$
Sun, April 10, 2022  -  Sun, April 10, 2022   
Calling All B.B.’s will feature fan favorites and best sellers Lady Diva, Royal Bee, Neonlicious, and Swag in the first-ever family spectacular with original music, dancers, a DJ, and never-before seen live holograms.
Head Over Heels: A Musical ComedyConcord, $$
Fri, April 15, 2022  -  Sun, May 8, 2022   
Head Over Heels is the bold new musical comedy from the visionaries that rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening.
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Mario the Maker MagicianBeverly, $$
Sat, April 16, 2022   
It’s magic through the lens of the Maker Movement! Mario the Maker Magician brings you a family theater experience full of homespun MAGIC, handmade ROBOTS, and modern SLAPSTICK.
Greater Boston Stage Company - April School Vacation Theatre WeekStoneham, $$$
Mon, April 18, 2022  -  Fri, April 22, 2022   
​Theatre never takes a vacation!
April Vacation Theatre CampStoneham, $$
Mon, April 18, 2022  -  Fri, April 22, 2022   
Act, create, and have fun at this special theatre camp. Students will use these skills to develop their own play that will be staged, rehearsed, and culminate in a public performance!
April Vacation Parkour CampNorton, $$
Mon, April 18, 2022  -  Fri, April 22, 2022   
CampHUB combines the parkour teachings of our coaches with all the fun and games of traditional camps! Come learn to climb, jump, vault, and flip!
After School Education Maker Space and School Vacations Camps in WoburnWoburn, $$
Tue, April 19, 2022  -  Fri, September 2, 2022   
STEAM Based Educational Vacation Camps. Students can learn Robotics, 3D Design and Printing, VR game design, Engineering, and Coding. First Location now Open in Woburn.
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Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The TemptationsBoston, $$$
Tue, April 19, 2022  -  Sun, May 1, 2022   
Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Kids Puppet Studio: April VacationBrookline, $$
Tue, April 19, 2022  -  Fri, April 22, 2022   
Learn how to build imaginary characters and bring them to life in our hands-on puppet-making studio! Each day we will cover a different puppet building style and performance technique.
New England Folk Festival 2022 - VirtualVirtual/Online, $$$
Fri, April 22, 2022  -  Sun, April 24, 2022   
The New England Folk Festival is a fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands. Come enjoy the annual festival at Mansfield High & Middle Schools.
Monster Energy Supercross Returns to Gillette StadiumFoxboro
Sat, April 23, 2022  -  Sat, April 23, 2022   
Feld Entertainment, Inc. announced that Gillette Stadium will host 2022 Monster Energy AMA Supercross races April 2022. Fans can sign up for preferred access or make ticket purchases online at SupercrossLIVE.com.
Boston Design Week Spring 2022Boston, Free
Mon, April 25, 2022  -  Sun, May 8, 2022   
Featuring 50+ virtual, hybrid, and outdoor events citywide, including the annual Design Week Awards, Friday, May 6th. This 14-day design festival offers renowned guest speakers, panel discussions, exhibitions, and more.
24th Annual Boston College Arts FestivalChestnut Hill, Free
Thu, April 28, 2022  -  Sat, April 30, 2022   
Come explore exhibitions and demonstrations in photography, ceramics, painting and drawing. Enjoy performances in Shakespeare to contemporary theater as well as ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, Irish dance, swing dance and much more.
KAINA at Cafe 939Back Bay, $$
Sat, April 30, 2022  -  Sat, April 30, 2022   
First generation artist KAINA from Chicago will be performing her new album at The Red Room @ Cafe 939. A night filled. with music and magic, don't miss it!
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New England Gem & Mineral Show 2022Topsfield, Free
Sat, April 30, 2022  -  Sun, May 1, 2022   
Children's activities include Spin-A-Gem, gold panning, mineral sifting and geode cracking. For adults Minerals, Fossils, Gem Stones, Jewelry, Beads, Lapidary & Jewelry supplies.
Boston Pizza and Historic Tavern ToursBoston, $
Sun, May 1, 2022  -  Mon, October 31, 2022   
Got Pizza? Discover historic Boston slice by delicious slice! We're mixing Food, Fun and History like never before - at Boston Pizza Tours, we deliver YOU to the Pizza!
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Paragon CarouselHull, $
Sun, May 1, 2022  -  Fri, October 28, 2022   
One of fewer than 100 'Grand' carousels remaining in the U.S. today, the Paragon Carousel touches the hearts, sparks the imaginations and ignites the creative spirits of all who visit it.
Public Stargazing Night at the BU ObservatoryBoston, Free
Sun, May 1, 2022  -  Mon, May 1, 2023   
Public Open Night at the Observatory is a chance for people to come observe the night sky through telescopes and binoculars and see things they otherwise might not get to see, and learn some astronomy as well.
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Make Way for Ducklings at Wheelock Family TheatreBoston, $$
Fri, May 6, 2022  -  Sun, May 29, 2022   
Bostonians will be enchanted with the Mallard duck family as this classic tale leaps off the stage and soars into their hearts. A classic story for all ages, this world premiere musical celebrates family, Boston,...
Gluten-Free New England's Boston South Shore ExpoHanover, $$
Sat, May 7, 2022  -  Sat, May 7, 2022   
The best gluten-free expo on the East Coast! 100 booths, free samples, giveaways, food trucks, lunch options, products for purchase, kids activities, free parking and more!
Especially for Me! Free Visually Impaired Family EveningActon, Free
Sat, May 7, 2022  -  Sat, October 1, 2022   
Join us for an evening at the Museums just for families experiencing a visual impairment. In our new, ADA-compliant building you can play, explore, and learn with new and renovated exhibits.
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Lilac Sunday at Arnold Arboretum 2022Jamaica Plain, Free
Sun, May 8, 2022  -  Sun, May 8, 2022   
This beloved Boston tradition celebrates the lilacs as well as many other special collections at their peak at this lovely time of year. Come celebrate spring at the Arnold Arboretum.
Writers on a New England Stage: Amor Towles | The Lincoln HighwayNew Hampshire, $$
Tue, May 10, 2022   
New York Times bestselling author, Amor Towles presents his new book THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY. The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction returns with a propulsive novel set in 1950s America.
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Riverdance: 25th Anniversary TourBoston, $$
Tue, May 10, 2022  -  Sun, May 15, 2022   
Riverdance will play the Boch Center Wang Theatre May 10 - 15, 2022. See Riverdance as you’ve never seen or heard it before in the New 25th Anniversary production!
Nantucket Wine Festival 2022Nantucket, $$$$
Thu, May 12, 2022  -  Mon, May 16, 2022   
More than 100 wineries and restaurants will be featured at this annual event. Enjoy a variety of wine tastings in Nantucket homes, dinners and seminars.
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Joanie Leeds Kids Concert at The CabotBeverly, $
Sat, May 14, 2022   
New York City's hottest kindie-rocker! From funk to blues, to country and pop--with a little hip hop thrown in--Joanie’s 4th CD has an eclectic mix that’s entirely original.
Brookline Cherry Blossom Festival 2022Brookline, $
Wed, May 18, 2022  -  Wed, May 18, 2022   
Join us for spring festival celebrating Japanese culture! This is a family-friendly community event with taiko drums, music, dance, story-telling, crafts, Japanese food, games and more!
Trolls LIVE! at Hanover TheatreWorcester, $$
Sat, May 21, 2022  -  Sun, May 22, 2022   
The journey begins when the Trolls’ Hug Time is unexpectedly put at risk. Poppy hosts a toe-tapping, Trolls-tastic show, jam-packed with all the epic music, glitter, humor and happiness only the Trolls can create.
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Boston Calling Music Festival 2022Allston, $$$
Fri, May 27, 2022  -  Sun, May 29, 2022   
Boston Calling Music Festival is a three-day, two-stage festival featuring some of the biggest and best acts in live music! The musical celebration takes place at the Harvard Sports Complex, with easy access to stages,...
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Boston Fireworks 2022 (Where to Watch, Start Times, By Date)Massachusetts, Free
Thu, June 2, 2022  -  Tue, August 23, 2022   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in 2021 (by date). Different towns, different dates & times - you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule and your location. Happy fourth!
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band / The Avett BrothersBoston, $$$
Thu, June 2, 2022  -  Thu, June 2, 2022   
Don't miss Ringo Starr, with multi-Grammy Award nominated Americana legends The Avett Brothers, and his current All Starr Band featuring Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Gregg Rolie, Warren Ham, Gregg Bissonette, and Hamish Stuart.
Newton PorchFest 2022Newton, Free
Sat, June 4, 2022  -  Sat, June 4, 2022   
Newton PorchFest is a free community music festival performed outside of people's homes through several neighborhoods in Newton. Stroll the neighborhood and enjoy the music!
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Massachusetts Free Fishing WeekendOther Boston Area, Free
Sat, June 4, 2022  -  Sun, June 5, 2022   
Take a friend or family member fishing -- you won't need a fishing license in freshwater for these two days! All other fishing regulations apply.
WickedBoston, $$$
Wed, June 8, 2022  -  Fri, June 24, 2022   
Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One – born with emerald green skin– is smart, fiery, and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious, and very popular.
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Glow in the Park on the Greenway (21+)Boston, $
Fri, June 10, 2022  -  Fri, June 10, 2022   
Quickly becoming a favorite annual event in Boston, Glow in the Park is back for a third year! Hosted by The Greenway with proceeds benefitting the non-profit Greenway Conservancy.
Arts Fest Beverly 2022Beverly, Free
Sat, June 18, 2022  -  Wed, June 15, 2022   
Arts Fest Beverly is a free outdoor festival that's fun for the whole family- including over 100 juried fine artists and crafters, music and entertainment, kids' activities, art-on-the-spot creations and food trucks.
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FREE FUN FRIDAYS Boston: Highland Street Foundation (NEW PROGRAM!)Massachusetts, Free
Fri, June 24, 2022  -  Fri, August 26, 2022   
The Free Fun Fridays program usually invites residents to visit about 10 museums or attraction for free over ten Fridays this summer. This year, a NEW program called
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Brockton Fair 2022Brockton, $
Fri, June 24, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
One of America's oldest and finest country fairs! Rides, Midway, Live Entertainment, Demolition Derby, Fireworks & more! There is something for everyone in the family to see and enjoy.
Teen JUST-USBoston, Free
Mon, June 27, 2022  -  Fri, August 5, 2022   
Paid summer social justice experience for current high school sophomores and juniors with access to public transportation in the greater Boston area. Internship, service and leadership development through a Jewish lens.
Walpole 3rd of July Parade & Fireworks - CANCELLEDWalpole, Free
Sun, July 3, 2022  -  Sun, July 3, 2022   
On the Third of July, Walpole celebrates the independence of our Nation by holding it's popular parade and fireworks display. A staple in Walpole, this celebration has been going strong for over 50 years, and has grown into quit a spectacle.
July 4th Celebration: Family Fun / Concert / Fireworks CANCELLED for 2021Acton, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
Join the Town of Acton as we celebrate July 4th! Family Fun Time starts at 5:30 p.m. A free concert will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. and Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Acton's July 4th Celebration & Fireworks - CANCELLED for 2021Acton, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
This event is cancelled for 2021. Family Fun from 5-8:30, Free Concert featuring Thirty6Red, 7:00-9:30, fireworks at Dusk! Free Admission with the option of a $15 unlimited bounce bracelet. Activities subject to change if necessary.
Ipswich 4th of July Parade 2022Ipswich, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
The Ipswich 4th of July Parade is on Wednesday, July 4th starting at 10am at the Winthrop School in downtown Ipswich. Kids can decorate their bikes at the school starting at 9:15 am.
4th July Fireworks Family-Friendly Cruise PlymouthPlymouth, $$$
Mon, July 4, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
July 4th: Exceptional viewing of fireworks without crowds. Narrated view Plymouth Rock, Mayflower Ship, Clark's Island, Lighthouses. **THIS BOAT WILL BE ALCOHOL FREE** We will have popcorn, popsicles, glow sticks, tattoos, and more! Seating limited so reserve your...
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Sudbury 4th of July Parade (Rain or Shine) - CANCELLED 2021Sudbury, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
Come out and enjoy Sudbury's Annual 4th of July Parade celebrating our Country's Independence. All are welcome to come and watch one of the areas best parades!
Salem 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks - CANCELLED for 2021Salem, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
Celebrate Independence Day with live music, fireworks and family programming at Salem Maritime National Historic Site and a fireworks extravaganza!
Plymouth's 4th of July Festivities & Fireworks - CANCELLED for 2021Plymouth, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
Celebrate the Fourth of July with a parade in Plymouth, and delightful waterfront concert followed by spectacular fireworks.
Summer Classes on the FarmNewton, $$
Tue, July 5, 2022  -  Fri, September 2, 2022   
Calling all future farmers, scientists, chefs, naturalists, and gardeners! We are excited to invite children back to the Farm for a joyful summer learning experience in 2022.
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Levitate Music & Arts Festival 2022Marshfield, $
Fri, July 8, 2022  -  Sun, July 10, 2022   
Join us for a day of music, art, food and the outdoors at the Marshfield Fairgrounds! There will be lots of music, arts & crafts and delicious food trucks to enjoy!
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Lowell Folk Festival 2022Lowell, Free
Fri, July 29, 2022  -  Sun, July 31, 2022   
Today the Lowell Folk Festival and its producing partners announced plans for Keeping the Tradition: A Virtual Celebration of the Lowell Folk Festival.
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The Bolton Fair 2022Bolton, $
Fri, August 12, 2022  -  Sun, August 14, 2022   
The quintessential New England Fair with fun for the whole family. Great entertainment, animals, midway, live music, craft village, tractor pull, demo derby and monster trucks. The Bolton Fair will be open three full,...
Arts Fest Beverly 2022Beverly, Free
Sat, August 13, 2022  -  Sat, August 13, 2022   
Arts Fest Beverly is a free outdoor festival that's fun for the whole family! The event is free and open to the public. Artist application for 2020 – please click here https://www.beverlymainstreets.org/arts-fest-landing-page/
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AnastasiaBoston, $$$
Tue, August 16, 2022  -  Sun, August 28, 2022   
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey across America at last! This dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of...
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Marshfield Fair 2022Marshfield, $
Fri, August 19, 2022  -  Sun, August 28, 2022   
This year's fair offers great family entertainment with hundreds of farm animals, daily free shows, free grandstand attractions, arts & crafts, 4 H & Agricultural exhibits, horticultural displays & much more.
92.5 Seaside Music Festival at Stage Fort ParkGloucester, Free
Sat, August 20, 2022  -  Sat, August 20, 2022   
Spend the day on the waterfront in Gloucester! This year Guster will headline the festival, an joined by Noah Kahan, Mt. Joy and Tall Heights for the free concert.
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Beach Road Weekend 2022Martha's Vineyard, $$
Fri, August 26, 2022  -  Sun, August 28, 2022   
Beach Road Weekend is back! The three-day music festival will return to Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven July 23rd - 25th. Three days of music, fun and food on Martha's Vineyard.
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Antique & Classic Boat Festival 2022Salem, $
Mon, August 29, 2022  -  Tue, August 30, 2022   
The historic port of Salem hosts the Annual Boston Antique & Classic Boat Festival. Classic sailboats, powerboats, and hand-powered craft on display.
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The Big E 2022Western Mass, $$$
Fri, September 16, 2022  -  Sun, October 2, 2022   
The Big E is a New England autumn tradition and the ninth largest fair in North America. There's no better place to enjoy the sights, sounds and taste tempting aromas of the fall season than at The Big E.
Beacon Hill Art WalkBoston, Free
Mon, September 26, 2022  -  Mon, September 26, 2022   
The one-of-a-kind Boston tradition turns the quiet streets and alleyways of Beacon Hill into a fantastical art gallery where walls and gardens are adorned with beautiful creations.
New Hampshire Pumpkin FestivalNew Hampshire
Sat, October 15, 2022  -  Sun, October 16, 2022   
It’s official: Coronavirus concerns have forced the cancellation of the 2021 NH Pumpkin Festival in Downtown Laconia. SAVE THE DATE FOR 2022 - October 15 & 16
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Halloween Trick or Treat In Maynard & Hudson2 Locations, Free
Thu, October 27, 2022   
Trick or Treat in downtown Hudson & Maynard from 4 to 6 pm. Streets will be closed and kids can get treats at local businesses. Look for the pumkins in the window for participants!
King's Chapel Art & Architecture Tours (Winter Hours)Boston, $$
Tue, November 1, 2022  -  Thu, March 31, 2022   
Explore the sanctuary from new perspectives, focusing on themes of continuity and change throughout King's Chapel's 332 year history! On this tour, guests explore both floors of the sanctuary to experience the stories the building itself can tell us about the church's...
Snowbound FestivalBoston
Sat, November 19, 2022  -  Mon, November 21, 2022   
The Snowbound Festival serves as the official kick off for winter that brings the community together to celebrate our collective excitement about the coming season.
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Boston Blink! Holiday Lights & Sound ExtravaganzaBoston, Free
Sat, December 3, 2022  -  Sun, January 1, 2023   
There will not be a holiday tree at Faneuil Hall this year or a Blink! program. Blink! ususally features the music of the Holiday Pops, is a state-of-the-art light and sound extravaganza that transforms every...
New Year's Eve Signature Dinner Cruise - Boston Harbor City Cruises (Adults)Boston, $$$
Sat, December 31, 2022  -  Sat, January 1, 2022   
Ring in the new year in style and countdown to midnight with a dinner on the Boston Harbor. Grab the best seat in the city to see the fireworks.
New Year's Eve Premier Brunch Cruise (Adults)Boston, $$
Sat, December 31, 2022  -  Sat, December 31, 2022   
Ring in the new year in style and countdown to midnight with a New Year's Eve Premier Brunch Cruise on the Boston Harbor with Boston Harbor City Cruises.
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Hamilton - Boston Tour!Boston, $$$
Tue, January 17, 2023  -  Sun, March 12, 2023   
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury...
The Run Show USABoston, Free
Sat, February 4, 2023  -  Sun, February 5, 2023   
It's the biggest running community meet-up of the year. Hear from inspiring speakers, see the latest footwear, apparel and gear, get advice on how to prepare and reach your running goals... and so much more!
Behind the Scenes at Andover Historical SocietyAndover, Free
Sun, August 9, 2026  -  Tue, August 9, 2016   
Peek inside closets, pull aside curtains, and explore behind the scenes in the Blanchard House and Andover Historical Society. Here’s your chance to look behind the “staff only” and “no entry” signs.
Digital Party on Wheels!Virtual/Online, $$
Tue, May 15, 2029  -  Tue, May 15, 2029   
Celebrate and learn about New York and all things trains and transit, and support the New York Transit Museum right from home! Virtual tours of our vintage subway cars and more!
CTeen T.G.I. ShabbatBrookline, Free
Wed, January 23, 2030  -  Wed, January 23, 2030   
✸ Enjoy delicious food, great company and spirited shabbat energy with lots of friends. ✸ 4 Course Shabbat Dinner, Mocktails and Dessert Buffet. ✸ Spend time with old friends and make new ones! ✸ Open to all High School Students
The Core Workshop with Hannah Adams - LivestreamCambridge, $
Thu, May 30, 2030  -  Sat, May 30, 2020   
We will discuss what is core, what gets in the way of core-engagement, and how we can engage on our mats in ways to optimize the use of core in our natural movement.
Pacific Islands Family DayFitchburg, Free
Mon, May 19, 2031  -  Mon, May 19, 2031   
Travel to the Pacific Islands through art projects, a dance performance, and live animals at Fitchburg Art Museum. FREE for everyone. We hope you can join us!
Welcome the Stranger PerformanceCambridge, $$
Mon, April 8, 2047  -  Sat, April 8, 2017   
Welcome the Stranger combines the talents of sacred and secular artists from both Muslim and Sikh traditions in a musical response to hate crimes. Kiran Ahluwalia, Souad Massi, Abdul Gheit Dance, Bhal Kabul Singh
Free Demo Music Together Class in NatickNatick, Free
Sat, September 11, 2077  -  Mon, September 11, 2017   
Join us for Free Demo Music Together Class in Natick to see why families love our internationally acclaimed Music & Movement program for children from birth to age five and their parents or caregivers!
Probing the Edge of the Solar System with IBEXNew Hampshire
Thu, April 5, 2103  -  Mon, April 15, 2013   
The Interstellar Boundary Explorer has been imaging the Solar System boundary and collecting interstellar wind from our galactic neighborhood. Dr. Eberhard Mobius, a lead scientist on the IBEX team, will discuss the latest discoveries.
Make a MESS at Discovery MuseumsActon, $
Wed, July 11, 2103  -  Wed, July 31, 2013   
The Make a MESS (Math, Engineering, Science, & Stuff) program series uses the arts as an introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Come and have a good time.
Run Wild 5K at Stone ZooStoneham
Fri, October 26, 2103   
Get ready to Run Wild at Stone Zoo: Lace up your running shoes and join other race enthusiasts and animal lovers for the Run Wild 5K at Stone Zoo!
Preschool Story Time: Tiny Living ThingsWaltham, $
Wed, May 14, 2104  -  Wed, May 14, 2014   
Bugs are curious creatures and fun to learn about. After stories and a craft activity, you’ll look for tiny living things out in the garden!
Brookview House 'End of Summer Sizzler'Boston, $$$
Fri, September 26, 2104  -  Fri, September 26, 2104   
Please support the Brookview House, a 24 year old non-profit that takes in homeless moms and their children and hits the life reset button for those families.
Party in the Park Presents Second Annual 'A Walk in the ParkBoston, $$$
Sat, April 9, 2107  -  Sun, April 9, 2017   
Party in the Park, the much-anticipated annual luncheon benefiting the Justine Mee Liff Fund for the Emerald Necklace, introduces its second annual “A Walk in the Park” Children’s Tea and Fashion Show.
Sushi making classBurlington, $$
Thu, October 13, 2107  -  Fri, October 13, 2017   
Roll up your sleeves! This class takes you deep into Maki-making. We will be rolling four different kinds of Maki with fun, flavor-packed fillings, perfected by herbs and seeds.
Spotlight Playhouse Presents 'Broadway on Essex'Haverhill, $
Wed, March 28, 2914  -  Sat, March 29, 2014   
Spotlight Playhouse presents Broadway on Essex, a cabaret dinner theater, Seating is limited, get your tickets early for this fantastic evening that will bring a little Broadway to your own backyard!
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Kerplunk!Boston, $$
Tue, March 5, 3016  -  Sat, May 28, 2016   
Space pirates, talking dogs, trees that hug you…this show has it all because it's the adventure you and your family create together! Each performance is based on your imagination so no two adventures are ever the same.
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Snowflake Stow Box CraftArlington, $
Tue, January 12, 3019  -  Sun, January 13, 2019   
Create a box with pearl paints and icy glass bubbles for a fun place to stow your treasures. $15pp. Please check the Artbeat website for a photo of this project.
Virtual Screening Room via Coolidge Corner TheaterBrookline, $$
Wed, March 24, 3030  -  Thu, April 30, 2020   
Coolodge Corner Theater is offering some of our great, curated Coolidge programming, virtually. Your rental of these films and purchase of tickets for film education classes helps support the Coolidge and compensate our staff during this unprecedented time. Thank you!
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To Kill A MockingbirdBoston, $$$
Tue, April 5, 4022  -  Sun, April 17, 2022   
All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning masterwork. The New York Times Critic’s Pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is “the most successful American play in Broadway...
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