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Easy Art Projects & Activities for KidsOnline, Free
Wed, March 18, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 2020   
Get creative and put all of those arts & crafts supplies to use! Lots of ingenious little projects to choose from for kids of all ages. Most of these projects are simple enough that you probably already have the materials you'd need in the house.
Amazing Magic Tricks for KidsOnline, Free
Wed, March 18, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 2020   
Practice your slight of hand skills with these simple magic tricks especially for kids. Who doesn't need a little entertainment these days?
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Mrs. Abell's Cartoon at Noon - Online Drawing Class!Online, Free
Wed, April 1, 2020  -  Thu, June 4, 2020   
Mrs. Abell is doing Cartoon at Noon! She is an elementary school art teacher and totally fun and engaging. Tune in daily at noon for a new art project, or check out past videos to find lots of cartoons to draw.
Boston Yoga OnlineOnline
Wed, April 1, 2020  -  Thu, June 4, 2020   
Find yoga classes with your favorite teachers here at Boston Yoga Online. You can find a variety of instructors' schedules and lots of yoga options.
Ms. Money and the Coins - Virtual Financial Literacy for KidsOnline, Free
Wed, April 1, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 2020   
Throughout the month of April (Financial Literacy Month), Ms. Money will be providing online lessons, songs and activity sheets for families to enjoy and learn from at home!
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Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop GenerationOnline, Free
Sun, April 5, 2020  -  Mon, August 3, 2020   
Take some time to discover the Museum of Fine Arts’ major exhibition Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation online.
Ben Rudnick performs 'Monster NO!' for kidsOnline, Free
Tue, April 7, 2020  -  Thu, June 4, 2020   
Discussing the current pandemic covid-19 situation can be difficult. In Ben's world, you can keep the monster away by washing up your hands with soap, doing silly dances and talking like a frog.
Reptileman's Realm! (from Rainforest Reptiles)Beverly, $
Wed, April 8, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 2020   
Bring exotic reptiles into your home with a one-on-one video chat & virtual tour. This is a unique opportunity! The public has never been allowed behind the scenes due to the sensitive work Reptileman does!
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Quarantunes: A Family Friendly YouTube PlaylistOnline, Free
Tue, April 14, 2020  -  Thu, June 4, 2020   
Enjoy dozens of musicians, most based in Massachusetts, are singing to raise money for the United Way Covid-19 Family Support Fund with a video playlist, 'Quarantunes.'
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Boston Red Sox Kids Activity & Games PagesOnline, Free
Wed, April 15, 2020  -  Sat, June 20, 2020   
Hit a home run with Red Sox 'Home Fun' activity pages! Updated weekly, kids can have lots of Red Sox-themed fun with coloring pages, games, puzzles, math & STEM worksheets and more!
Live online classes (art, music, cooking, science, math) for kids - FREE!Online, Free
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Fri, June 5, 2020   
We have Live online classes for kids - FREE! Kids and families can join our online classes through Zoom from home while school is out.
Mister G TVOnline, Free
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Fri, January 1, 2021   
A live streaming platform hosted by Latin GRAMMY-Winning musician, author, activist and educator, MISTER G. Each weekly episode features new music, an outdoor adventure, and interviews with musicians, artists, and guests from around the world.
Jeff Jam Weekday 9am Online SingalongsOnline, $
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Tue, April 20, 2021   
Thirty minute singalong with Jeff Jam at The Jeff Jam Fun Club, via Patreon.com, 9-9:30am. $1 per month subscription allows access to all previous singalongs, and more.
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Fun Family Games & Activities - Indoor & Outdoor FavoritesOnline, Free
Wed, April 22, 2020  -  Mon, June 22, 2020   
Now that the weather is getting warmer, here are some fun, old-school family games to enjoy to get everyone moving outside.
Facebook Live Storytelling Session! by Elaine LindyOnline, Free
Sat, April 25, 2020  -  Sat, December 26, 2020   
Watch each Saturday @ 11am on Facebook Live for a Fairytale or Folktale, lovingly retold by Elaine Lindy of the award-winning website, StoriesToGrowBy.Org. Each story with a positive message for kids.
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Trustees CSA Programs: Online Orders & No-Contact Pickup4 Locations
Sun, April 26, 2020  -  Fri, June 5, 2020   
The Trustees is offering online ordering and no-contact pick-ups at four Greater Boston area farms that operate farm stores and popular Trustees Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs.
GroovyBabyMusic Offers Online Parent/Child Music Together and Canta y Baila clasOnline, $$
Mon, April 27, 2020  -  Mon, June 22, 2020   
At GroovyBabyMusic Online, we now offer interactive online Music Together and Canta y Baila classes where your family can have a shared music-learning experience with a live teacher in the comfort of your own home!
Patriots Hall of Fame Educational Activities for TeachersOnline, Free
Tue, April 28, 2020  -  Mon, June 15, 2020   
The Patriots Hall of Fame presented by Raytheon has now launched a series of standards-based lesson plans for teachers to potentially use while working with students virtually.
Virtual Story Hour with Porter Square Books' Doria HughesOnline, Free
Wed, April 29, 2020  -  Sun, June 14, 2020   
The legendary Porter Square Books Story Hour has returned, in Virtual form! As before, every Wednesday at 11am, Doria the Storyteller will read from her favorite books to children and their families.
Read to Achieve with The Celtics & Lucky the LeprechaunBoston, Free
Fri, May 1, 2020  -  Thu, June 4, 2020   
Join Celtics mascot “Lucky” the Leprechaun as he offers a read-aloud of 12 different children’s books through an extension of the team’s Read to Achieve program.
Virtual Basketball Skills & Drills with Jr. Celtics at HomeBoston, Free
Fri, May 1, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 2020   
An interactive content series providing parents of young hoopers with various skill-enhancing basketball drills, as demonstrated by a collection of Celtics personnel.
Story Voyage OnlineOnline, $
Sat, May 2, 2020  -  Sat, June 6, 2020   
Take a journey into fantastic stories from your own living room! This program is recommended for children in Pre K to 1st grade, but the whole family is welcome to join in.
Art Break OnlineOnline, $$$
Sat, May 2, 2020  -  Sat, June 6, 2020   
Participants discover a new visual arts project every class session in this expressive program. Topics include comics and zines, portraits, abstract drawing, and more! All with materials you probably have at home!
Empow Studios Virtual Coding ProgramsOnline, $$
Mon, May 4, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 2020   
While your kids are at home, engage them with fun, project-based learning! LIVE instructors, small classes, award-winning programs: your kids can have fun learning coding, robotics, film & animation, Minecraft, engineering and more!
Talk About Real Things - Live Stream for TeensOnline, Free
Tue, May 5, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 2020   
Live, positive gathering for teens 13-17, facilitated by a licensed therapist, but what makes it really special is our teen mentors giving advice to other teens!
Acting OnlineOnline, $$$
Wed, May 6, 2020  -  Sat, June 6, 2020   
Social distancing is the perfect time to strengthen your acting skills! Even if your scene partner is miles away, you can work together to tell a story through the magic of Zoom!
Bradical and the Pink Socks, a Colorful New Virtual MusicalBoxford, Free
Thu, May 7, 2020  -  Sun, June 7, 2020   
In a moment when theatre-making seems impossible, the Bradical team shares their story in this Zoom-inspired performance to empower and educate families at home, in the comfort of their own living room.
Ms. Connolly's Math at Home (Grades 1-5)Online, Free
Thu, May 7, 2020  -  Mon, June 15, 2020   
These videos were created for elementary school mathematicians gardes 2-5! Standards build throughout the elementary years! Grade standards are all connected and will support your understanding!
Fun Activities + Short Films For KidsCambridge, Free
Mon, May 18, 2020  -  Sat, July 18, 2020   
Ready to have some fun with your little ones? Get the wiggles out to some music, play along as you watch a puppet show, or join the Wistia Creative Alliance team on an adventure.
Cool Science Experiments for KidsOnline, Free
Mon, May 18, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 2020   
Keep the kids entertained AND in learning mode with these easy science experiments that you probably already have the supplies on hand.
Whimsy To-Go Craft KitsOnline
Mon, May 18, 2020  -  Mon, June 15, 2020   
Until we can safely welcome you back to the studio, we've pulled Whimsy favorites into kits available for curbside pick up or delivery. Perfect for celebrating birthdays or zoom crafting with your besties.
Art Classes for Kids - Free Live ClassBoston, Free
Tue, May 19, 2020  -  Fri, June 5, 2020   
We offer free and Live online art classes for kids - Kids and families can join our art classes from home while school is out.
Youth Board Game Design OnlineOnline, $$$
Tue, May 19, 2020  -  Fri, June 19, 2020   
Game On! Design and make your own laser-cut board game in this creativity filled program of strategy, plot development, designing, building, and making. Register Now
MFA Virtual Thesis Show ExhibitionOnline, Free
Tue, May 19, 2020  -  Fri, June 19, 2020   
The all-virtual 2020 MFA Thesis exhibition on Kunstmatrix will showcase the work of ten MassArt graduate students in the final year of their respective Master of Fine Arts programs.
Robot StoriesOnline, Free
Wed, May 20, 2020  -  Wed, June 10, 2020   
Virtual STEMinar series about the inside story of the Massachusetts robotics industry with leading roboticists from iRobot, Boston Dynamics, WPI and the U.S. Army
Puppet Show...and Tell! (Virtual)Online, Free
Sun, May 24, 2020  -  Sun, June 21, 2020   
'Puppet Show...and Tell!' is our newest virtual venture. Every Sunday at 3pm, we invite you to take a trip to Puppet Showplace Theater and connect LIVE online to professional puppeteers.
CambridgeSide Presents #HappyDistraction Virtual Art ExhibitionCambridge, Free
Wed, May 27, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 2020   
CambridgeSide has curated a virtual art exhibition entitled #HappyDistraction, a collection of uplifting works by local artists. Selected works are now featured at CambridgeSide.com.
Free Online Programming with Mosesian Center for the ArtsOnline, Free
Fri, May 29, 2020  -  Sat, June 6, 2020   
Enjoy free online programming from your friends at Watertown Children's Theater and Mosesian Center for the Arts. We can’t wait to see you again, whenever that may be!
Virtual Mentoring Relationships for Girls with Big Sister BostonOnline, Free
Fri, May 29, 2020  -  Thu, December 31, 2020   
Even during a time of social distancing, Big Sister Boston is still making and supporting mentoring relationships between women and girls--virtually! Enroll a girl age 7 - 15 in our program today.
Free Lego Class for KidsBoston, Free
Sat, May 30, 2020  -  Fri, June 5, 2020   
Do your Kids love Lego? Grab a bucket of LEGO and join our live instruction for building challenges that will inspire creative thinking, improve learning skills and teach iteration.
Esplanade Virtual 5KOnline, $$
Mon, June 1, 2020  -  Sun, June 7, 2020   
Run the Virtual Esplanade 5K presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts anywhere in the world from June 1 to June 7! Your race entry will benefit the ongoing care and upkeep of the Esplanade!
Virtual Latin Dance Classes - SalsaQuincy, $$
Today  -  Tue, June 16, 2020   
Join the fun and learn how to Salsa dance in our live online classes taught by instructors at the Arthur Murray Dance Centers on Zoom!
Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection DiscussionOnline, Free
Thu, June 4, 2020   
Observing artworks from the exhibition alongside the living collections of the Arnold Arboretum, we invite you to marvel at the remarkable accuracy with which artists of the Edo period (1615–1868) in Japan rendered their botanical subjects.
Virtual Kids Masterclass with Alice from Alice's Table!Boston, $$
Thu, June 4, 2020  -  Thu, June 4, 2020   
Throughout the masterclass, Alice will teach your child step-by-step how to create a beautiful arrangement in a stylish vase, all while sharing her top floral tips and tricks!
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Sing along with Debbie LIVE OnlineOnline, Free
Thu, June 4, 2020  -  Thu, June 4, 2020   
In an effort to help out during these trying times, Debbie (of Debbie and Friends) is hosting a fun, interactive sing-along series for the kids.
Virtual Trivia NightQuincy, $
Thu, June 4, 2020  -  Thu, June 4, 2020   
Team up with your friends and family (up to 10 people on a team) to test your knowledge for our Annual Campaign Virtual Trivia Night fundraiser!
Minni Make + Play -Pastel Prints (virtual)Online, $
Thu, June 4, 2020  -  Thu, June 4, 2020   
In Minni Make + Play – Pastel Prints (virtual) little printers will create colorful swatches of light shades and muted hues. Instructor Maria will begin with a book reading.
Minni SculptureShop - Doughy Donuts (virtual)Boston, $
Thu, June 4, 2020  -  Thu, June 4, 2020   
In Minni SculptureShop – Doughy Donuts (virtual) students will celebrate their favorite dessert. Instructor Maria will show students how to turn a simple salt dough recipe into messy sculptural sweet treats.
Minni Make + Play - Toppling Towers (virtual)Boston, $
Sat, June 6, 2020  -  Sat, June 6, 2020   
In Minni Make + Play – Toppling Towers (virtual) tiny architects will develop spatial awareness and learn all the basics of building. Instructor Maria will demonstrate how to stick + stack cardboard.
New! Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Virtual Scavenger HuntOnline, $
Sun, June 7, 2020  -  Sun, June 28, 2020   
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.
Spring Virtual Open Houses & WorkshopsFramingham, Free
Sun, June 7, 2020  -  Sat, June 13, 2020   
Zoom in to learn about our program, talk to the school Managing Director and Principal, and get a glimpse into our program by attending an early Algebra fun workshop with your young kids.
Spring Virtual Open Houses & Workshops @ RSM-MetroWestFramingham, Free
Sun, June 7, 2020  -  Sat, June 13, 2020   
Zoom in to learn about our program, talk to the school Managing Director and Principal, and get a glimpse into our program by attending an early Algebra fun workshop with your young kids.
FREE Chess Games for Kids OnlineNewton, Free
Sun, June 7, 2020  -  Sun, June 7, 2020   
New England Chess School is offering FREE virtual chess games for youth ages 6-14. This is a great way to practice and play chess in an interactive virtual setting! All skill levels welcome.
Minni Make + Play - Tie-Dye Flowers (virtual)Boston, $
Mon, June 8, 2020  -  Mon, June 8, 2020   
In Minni Make + Play – Tie-Dye Flowers (virtual) students and caregivers will celebrate Mother’s Day with bright colors and creative blooms. Instructor Maria will touch on foundational color theory
Trees Mend Us (Grades 6-8)Lincoln, $$
Mon, June 8, 2020  -  Wed, June 17, 2020   
Explore the ways in which nature can help us cope with our rapidly changing lives and with our increasingly complex world. This class takes place Mondays & Wednesdays
A Magical Workshop for Kids (Free)Boston, Free
Tue, June 9, 2020  -  Tue, June 9, 2020   
The purpose of this FREE Magic workshop is to help kids develop awesome social skills during this time of social distancing. Register to join this free workshop!
Minni CollageShop - Monochrome Masterpieces (virtual)Boston, $
Thu, June 11, 2020  -  Thu, June 11, 2020   
In Minni CollageShop – Monochome Masterpieces (virtual) students will use a variety of recycled + repurposed materials to create a unique multi-media work of art celebrating every shade of their favorite color
Virtual Summer Masterclass with Alice from Alice's Table!Boston, $$
Fri, June 12, 2020  -  Fri, June 12, 2020   
Throughout the masterclass, Alice will teach you step-by-step how to create our beautiful Floral Fiesta arrangement in a stylish vase, all while sharing her top floral tips and tricks!
For Kids of All Ages: The National Society of Film Critics on Children's MoviesBelmont, Free
Sat, June 13, 2020  -  Sat, June 13, 2020   
Boston Globe film critic Peter Keough reads from 'For Kids of All Ages: The National Society of Film Critics on Children's Movies,' an anthology of essays by national film critics that he edited.
Big Climb Boston (Virtual)Boston, Free
Sat, June 13, 2020  -  Sat, June 13, 2020   
Join the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as we climb 61 flights of stairs on June 13 to raise awareness and critical funds for research, patients and their families.
City of Boston Virtual Graduation EventBoston, Free
Sat, June 13, 2020   
The City of Boston will honor graduating seniors in the Class of 2020 and celebrate their accomplishments with a virtual graduation ceremony that will be broadcast on WCVB Channel 5 on Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 7:30 - 8:00 pm.
Minni Make + Play – Rainbow Paintings (virtual)Boston, $
Sat, June 13, 2020  -  Sat, June 13, 2020   
In Minni Make + Play – Rainbow Paintings (virtual) little painters will explore every bright shade of the rainbow. Instructor Maria will offer a brief lesson in foundational color theory.
Minni PrintShop – Rainbow Facades (virtual)Boston, $
Sat, June 13, 2020  -  Sat, June 13, 2020   
In Minni PrintShop – Rainbow Facades (virtual) expert printers and architects alike will mix and match colors and patterns to design a vibrant house façade.
EurekaFest 2020 Virtual EventBoston, Free
Wed, June 17, 2020  -  Wed, June 17, 2020   
EurekaFest is a celebration designed to empower young inventors through activities that inspire youth, honor role models, and encourage creativity and problem solving. This year's event will be online.
Virtual Kids Masterclass with Alice from Alice's Table!Boston, $$
Thu, June 18, 2020  -  Thu, June 18, 2020   
Throughout the masterclass, Alice will teach your child step-by-step how to create a beautiful arrangement in a stylish vase, all while sharing her top floral tips and tricks!
Virtual Summer Masterclass with Alice from Alice's Table!Boston, $$
Thu, June 18, 2020  -  Thu, June 18, 2020   
Throughout the masterclass, Alice will teach you step-by-step how to create our beautiful Cocktails In Cabo arrangement in a stylish vase, all while sharing her top floral tips and tricks!
Virtual Latin Cooking ClassQuincy, $$
Thu, June 18, 2020  -  Thu, June 18, 2020   
Join NPH USA & Mangia DC Food Tours for a virtual cooking class! In celebration of Sustainable Gastronomy Day, join us for our online Caribbean culinary class with a live master chef!
Quarantine Cat Film FestivalOnline
Fri, June 19, 2020   
Compiled exclusively from videos submitted by cat owners, this festival will be comprised of the funniest and cutest cat videos for everyone to enjoy!
Zombie Adventure OnlineOnline, $
Fri, June 19, 2020  -  Fri, June 19, 2020   
Join us on an interactive adventure where participants have a limited amount of time to figure out how to stop the spread of the zombie virus which is turning all of our Guardians into zombies.
[email protected] - Online Music FestivalSouth End, Free
Sat, June 20, 2020  -  Sat, June 20, 2020   
AN ONLINE MUSIC FESTIVAL CELEBRATING THE SUMMER SOLSTICE & CMCB Music / Family and Fun / FREE – ALL ARE WELCOME Saturday, June 20, 2020 3:00-5:00 pm -- Join us online!
Stonehenge Summer Solstice - Livestream EventOnline, Free
Sun, June 21, 2020   
The ancient, mystical site typically hosts one of the world’s most popular summer solstice celebrations. This year, the English Heritage organization, is offering a livestream of the sunrise for the first time ever.
Virtual Game NightQuincy, $
Mon, June 22, 2020  -  Mon, June 22, 2020   
Follow social distancing and have fun with your family through this virtual, interactive game night! Collaborate with your family or roommates and compete against other teams to complete video, photo, and trivia challenges!
Dungeons & Dragons Online TuesdayOnline, $
Tue, June 23, 2020  -  Tue, June 23, 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
Blackwatch Online Mysteries In The DarkOnline, $
Fri, June 26, 2020  -  Fri, June 26, 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.
Sage School Summer Virtual ExperienceFoxboro, $$
Mon, June 29, 2020  -  Fri, July 31, 2020   
Our weekly virtual camp experience, provides a combination of advanced academics, adventures, creativity and innovation. Through workshops, demonstration, experimentation, and fun, hands-on learning for curious and motivated students in preschool - eighth grade!
Dungeons & Dragons Online TuesdayOnline, $
Tue, June 30, 2020  -  Tue, June 30, 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.
Tanglewood 2020 - Virtual FestivalOnline
Wed, July 1, 2020  -  Tue, August 25, 2020   
Season offerings will now take place through Tanglewood 2020 online festival, a groundbreaking digital series of audio and video streams—including newly created content to be recorded at Tanglewood’s Linde Center in June and July.
Performing Arts Center of Metrowest - Virtual Summer Theatre ProgramFramingham, $
Mon, July 6, 2020  -  Fri, July 31, 2020   
Theater Playhouse Program open to grades 4 - 12. Running from July 6 to July 31. Daily online programming 9am-2pm. Directed student recordings performing pieces from Musical Theatre shows edited into a final PAC Playhouse Film premiering Aug. 7.
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One World: Together at HomeOnline, Free
Fri, September 18, 2020   
Global Citizen and the World Health Organization have announced “One World: Together At Home,” a Live Aid-style event featuring stars like Elton John, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, and Paul McCartney, that will air on...
Digital Party on Wheels!Online, $$
Tue, May 15, 2029  -  Tue, May 15, 2029   
Celebrate and learn about New York and all things trains and transit, and support the New York Transit Museum right from home! Virtual tours of our vintage subway cars and more!
Virtual Screening Room via Coolidge Corner TheaterBrookline, $$
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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