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Boston February Vacation Fun

It's February School Vacation week in the Boston area!   Boston Museums and organizations have set up some fantastic programming for February Vacation Week.   In addition, you'll find lots of fun performances, puppet shows, super science & art workshops, sports camps, winter fun and more.   Enjoy!

Pixar Marathon for Leap Day at Showcase Cinemas Legacy PlaceDedham
Today   
On Leap Day, Sunday, February 29th, moviegoers can enjoy a PIXAR marathon with six screenings of fan-favorites films, from the original Toy Story to Finding Nemo, concluding with an exclusive advanced screening of...
Rick Adams: Red's Recycle 'o RamaBoston, Free
Tue, April 21, 2020   
Assisted by Rusty, the recycled and recycling dog, Red uses storytelling, magic, juggling, hand shadows, original songs and fun-loving tips on how and why to recycle, reuse, and reduce. Join in and explore creative and...
Snowport - Boston Seaport Ice RinkBoston
Sun, December 15, 2019  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Now open, the Seaport's new Snowport winterland features a 3,000 square foot ice skating rink, open from December through February in the same lot that the Cisco beer garden occupied during the summer, right on Seaport...
Harlem Globetrotters 'Pushing the Limits' World Tour3 Locations, $$
Wed, February 19, 2020  -  Sun, March 22, 2020   
Harlem Globetrotter bring their all-new fan-powered world tour to Lowell & Worcester, MA and Manchester, NH in February & March 2019.
Engineering MarvelsEaston, $$
Wed, January 8, 2020  -  Thu, March 19, 2020   
Build your imaginations and skills each week with different challenges to solve. Using LEGOS, DUPLOS and other fun materials, this guided class provides a fun STEAM foundation.
What's Playing at the Movies This Week?Boston
Wed, January 1, 2020  -  Tue, December 15, 2020   
Find out what's playing at the local Movie Theatres this week. Just enter your specific city or town and movie listings and times are provided.
Wayland Winter Farmers Market (Russell's)Wayland, Free
Sat, January 11, 2020  -  Sun, March 15, 2020   
The Market takes place weekly on Saturdays from 10 AM to 2 PM, Jan. 9 -March 13, 2016. The market is located in the greenhouses at Russell's. More than 100 vendors will attend over the course of our 10-week season.
Favorite Sledding Hills in the Boston AreaMassachusetts, Free
Thu, December 5, 2019  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Sample some of the top sledding choices in the Boston area. And hold on tight!
Snow Tubing at Nashoba ValleyWestford, $$
Sun, January 5, 2020  -  Wed, March 25, 2020   
Cruise the slopes of Nashoba Valley's Snow Tubing Park seven days and seven nights. Bring the family and enjoy one of the fastest-growing winter recreational activities.
Cambridge Science Festival 2020Cambridge, Free
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Sun, April 26, 2020   
Be Curious! Join scientists, engineers and more at the Cambridge Science Festival, a 10 day celebration showcasing fun and interactive science, technology, engineering and math for everyone!
Battle of Lexington: Boston Patriots Day Reenactment 2020 (Video, & Schedule)Lexington, Free
Mon, April 20, 2020   
Watch as history unfolds the story of our nation's fight for freedom in Lexington! Be part of the story through the reenactment of Paul Revere's ride, followed by day-long events.
The Boston Marathon 2020Boston, Free
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Mon, April 20, 2020   
The Boston Marathon is one of the city's biggest events of the year - featuring 25,000 elite runners from around the world competing in a route made difficult by rolling terrain and features such as 'Heartbreak Hill.'
Acton Patriot's Day Celebration 2020Acton, $
Mon, April 20, 2020   
Patriots’ Day marks the first day of the Revolutionary War and the first bloodshed of the Civil War. At the Faulkner Homestead visitors can glimpse both eras. Step back into our local history and see women preparing...
Harlem Globetrotters 'Pushing the Limits' World Tour3 Locations, $$
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.
Rick Adams: Red's Recycle 'o RamaBoston, Free
Tue, April 21, 2020   
Assisted by Rusty, the recycled and recycling dog, Red uses storytelling, magic, juggling, hand shadows, original songs and fun-loving tips on how and why to recycle, reuse, and reduce. Join in and explore creative and...
Leaders 4SC: Middle School Civics Summer WorkshopCambridge, $
Mon, July 6, 2020  -  Fri, July 17, 2020   
Leaders 4SC is a set of two week-long workshops for middle schoolers on leadership, communication, decision-making, and advocacy. We create the next generation of civic leaders: members of a community who actively participate in society.
Prom Trend EventBoston, Free
Today   
Join us for Lord + Taylor’s Prom Trend Event on February 29th. Let Lord + Taylor and your local businesses help you and your friends prep for prom!
Month of Love at Christopher Columbus ParkBoston, Free
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Sat, February 29, 2020   
Come to Christopher Columbus Park to see our giant 'candy' hearts displayed for the whole month of February. Great photo opportunity. Includes romantic music, Valentine-themed lights, and an Instagram contest
South End Stringfest: Castle of our Skins with Boston StringBoston, Free
Sat, March 14, 2020   
Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins is a concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music.
Stop-Motion Animation: Film Adventures with LEGOsNeedham, $$$
Mon, March 23, 2020  -  Fri, March 27, 2020   
Tell stories captured frame by frame and then play them as movies! Using LEGOs and other materials to stage your scene, direct and film your own stories to share with others.
Northeast MA Youth Orchestras present a Free Community ConceRockport, Free
Today  -  Sat, February 29, 2020   
Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras (NMYO) present a free community concert on Saturday, February 29th, 7:30 pm, at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA.
Food Truck Fridays at Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel VilRhode Island, Free
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Fri, September 25, 2020   
End your week at Food Truck Friday at Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village with some of the best food trucks in Rhode Island brought to you PVD Food Truck Events.
Earth Day at Roger Williams Park ZooRhode Island, $$
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Wed, April 22, 2020   
This spring vacation week, come visit Roger Williams Park Zoo and celebrate Earth Day, because it's time to Party-- Party for the Planet, that is!
Green Week April Vacation WeekConcord, $$$
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Students have the opportunity to work in the mediums of Drawing & Painting, 2D and 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Performing Arts, Art & Nature, Woodworking/Workshop, and More!
“Saxophone Sam” Musical Storytelling ProgramWatertown, Free
Today  -  Sat, February 29, 2020   
Powers Music School will present the next performance in the Musical Storytelling Program, “Saxophone Sam,” at the Watertown Free Public Library on Saturday, February 29, 10:15 a.m.
TimberNook Summer Nature ProgramsCarlisle, $$$
Tue, July 7, 2020  -  Fri, August 7, 2020   
5 -one week themed outdoor sensory nature programs. Enroll in one week or up to all 5. Small groups of 6-20 children, ages 4-12. Children of all abilities welcome!!
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!
Riverbend Adventure CampNatick, $$
Tue, February 18, 2020  -  Fri, August 7, 2020   
Riverbend Adventure Camp goes off campus during the week to field trips such as Boda Borg, Rock climbing, snow tubing, hiking, Tree top adventures, etc.
Mind Your Manners: Beyond Please & Thank You (Grades 2-5)Brookline, $$$
Sat, January 25, 2020  -  Sat, February 29, 2020   
5-week program covering an array of etiquette topics including Basic and Family Manners, Respect, How to be a good guest, Thank you Notes, Good Table Manner Habits and Friendships.
Botany Club for Kids ages 12-15Jamaica Plain, $
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Discover your inner botanist! This drop-off program for teens will have them using the outdoors to study plant parts and functions, making models, and experimenting with photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration, Learn about how plants work!
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.
Brady Rymer and the Little Band that Could Family ConcertConcord, $
Today  -  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.
Cook, Craft, Create!Easton, Free
Fri, December 6, 2019  -  Fri, June 12, 2020   
Free drop-in activities for preschoolers and their adults every Friday. Each week is a different activity: crafts and stories, cooking, art and music and movement. Open to all.
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.
CCM West Side String ProgramConcord, $$
Mon, September 16, 2019  -  Mon, May 18, 2020   
The Concord Conservatory of Music’s West Side String Program (WSSP) is a blend of Suzuki philosophy and traditional string pedagogy (14-week progra/begins September 16).
February Family Fun at The Row HotelSomerville, $$$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
This year, treat yourself and your crew to a relaxing and fun cityside stay with The Row Hotel at Assembly Row’s February Family Fun package.
Winterworks Dance ShowcaseBack Bay, $
Thu, March 5, 2020  -  Sun, March 8, 2020   
Interworks is a Boston Conservatory at Berklee dance event which will showcase original works choreographed by Conservatory Dance Division students, as well as three pieces
DROP-IN Paint pottery, canvas & plaster, make candles & moreWellesley, $$
Sun, December 22, 2019  -  Tue, December 22, 2020   
Drop in to Paint Pottery; Plaster or Canvas; Make Candles; Mosaics, Make Slime & Mine for Gems. Drop in 7 days a week. Make gifts!! The Painting Place is a fun, creative, interactive art studio for all ages.
Barbecue Al FrescoAndover, $
Wed, July 11, 2103  -  Thu, August 29, 2013   
Every Thursday enjoy delicious barbeque at our On the Bone restaurant outside on our patio. Just $19 per person plus taxes and gratuity. Come back each week for a different menu.
April Vacation Week at Mary Baker Eddy LibraryBack Bay, Free
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Learn how you can make a meaningful difference in someone else’s life—and have fun, too! During April school vacation week, The Mary Baker Eddy Library will open its doors with a free program and free admission to the exhibits for visitors under 17.
February Family Fun at The Row HotelSomerville, $$$
Mon, February 17, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
This year, treat yourself and your crew to a relaxing and fun cityside stay with The Row Hotel at Assembly Row’s February Family Fun package.
Winterworks Dance ShowcaseBack Bay, $
Thu, March 5, 2020  -  Sun, March 8, 2020   
Interworks is a Boston Conservatory at Berklee dance event which will showcase original works choreographed by Conservatory Dance Division students, as well as three pieces
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!
April Vacation Week at Mary Baker Eddy LibraryBack Bay, Free
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Learn how you can make a meaningful difference in someone else’s life—and have fun, too! During April school vacation week, The Mary Baker Eddy Library will open its doors with a free program and free admission to the exhibits for visitors under 17.
Summer Institute for the Gifted at BU AcademyBoston, $$$$
Mon, July 6, 2020  -  Fri, July 24, 2020   
The Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG), enriching minds where creativity thrives, offers a program for gifted, creative, and academically talented students ages 5 to 12 at Boston University Academy.
Riverbend Adventure CampNatick, $$
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.
South End Stringfest: Castle of our Skins with Boston String AcademyBoston, Free
Sat, March 14, 2020   
Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins is a concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music.
Earth Day at Roger Williams Park ZooRhode Island, $$
Fri, April 17, 2020  -  Wed, April 22, 2020   
This spring vacation week, come visit Roger Williams Park Zoo and celebrate Earth Day, because it's time to Party-- Party for the Planet, that is!
Green Week April Vacation WeekConcord, $$$
Tue, April 21, 2020  -  Fri, April 24, 2020   
Students have the opportunity to work in the mediums of Drawing & Painting, 2D and 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Performing Arts, Art & Nature, Woodworking/Workshop, and More!
Summer Institute in Global LeadershipBoston, $$$
Mon, June 22, 2020  -  Fri, August 7, 2020   
The United Nations Association of Greater Boston (UNAGB)'s Summer Institute in Global Leadership is an exciting way for teens to engage in global issues, build leadership skills, and make new friends.

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