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Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Happy Mothers Day! As May delivers warmer weather and more flowering blooms, there are also lots more outdoor activities to enjoy. The Swan Boats officially return to the Public Garden Lagoon this weekend along with the adorable ducks and ducklings.
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Opening Day for Swan Boats 2021 - Back Bay
The first Swan Boat ride of the season will be on May 8, as the popular attraction reopens at the Public Garden lagoon this spring. If you haven't been to the Public Garden yet this spring - the blooms are just beautiful!
Saturday, May 8
Advance your child's math learning this summer!
The Russian School of Mathematics is an award-winning, afterschool math enrichment program. Students can choose from a variety of K-12 courses that will be taught in a live, interactive, virtual classroom setting during a 6 week summer session.
Boston Open Market at Copley Square - Boston
Check out our newest location, the Boston Open Market at Copley Square The market will feature 70-80 artists, makers and designers each week,...
Saturday, May 1 - Monday, Nov 1
WOW: Wind on Water Public Art Exhibit - Charlestown
WOW: Wind on Water, a yearlong outdoor public art exhibit of Wind Sculptures by internationally renowned artist Lyman Whitaker, is on display...
Thursday, Apr 15 - Monday, Oct 11
The Anchor at Shipyard Park - Charlestown
While you are visiting the WOW wind sculptures, be to to stop by The Anchor - an all-ages outdoor gathering space along the harbor walk featuring snacks, drinks, games and terrific views of Boston.
Thursday, Apr 15 - Wednesday, Sep 1
Pine Village - Now Offering Kindergarten
Pine Village Preschool is now offering Spanish Immersion Kindergarten in our Brighton and Jamaica Plain locations. Our kindergarten program prepares children for success in first grade and beyond. The school day will incorporate our core values of love, laughter, learning and language and focus on full Spanish immersion.
SoWa Open Market - South End
Now in its 18th season, the award-winning SoWa Open Market is Boston's largest celebration of local art, food and music. Every Sunday, May to...
Every Sunday, May 3 - Oct 25
What's Open and Opening Soon!? Boston Updates
What's Open these days!? It's exciting to see more and more venues starting to open back up to the public. Stay on top of what's open now, and opening soon with our handy tracker page.
Carousel Rides on the Boston Common - Boston
Enjoy an old-fashioned carousel ride on the Boston Common from mid-April to the end of October. The iconic carousel features lots of new wonderful characters to ride...
Tuesday, Apr 20 - Saturday, Oct 30
Minni Summer Program - Boston
Minni is a creative community space run by professional artists and educators. We empower little ones to design great things. We offer a complete suite of weekly classes and programs for children ages 18 months to 10 years old.
Recreation Weekends on Memorial Drive - Cambridge
Bring your bike, inline skates, running shoes, strollers or walking feet to take advantage of the unique open access to this normally car-filled road....
Saturdays & Sundays
North Suburbs
Hammond Castle Museum Opens for the Season - Gloucester
For the 46th season, guests are invited to explore the breathtaking building and grounds of Hammond Castle Museum and offering insight into the inventor that was one of the North Shore’s most dynamic residents.
Open daily from 10am -3pm
Make a Flower for Mom - Malden
Artists will teach you and your children how to make flowers. Make one or more to give as a gift for mom, grandma, your teacher, or a friend....
Saturday, May 8
Community Boating Junior Sailing Program - Boston
Join Community Boating Inc's Junior Program and learn sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and more. CBI’s boathouse, conveniently located on the Esplanade, is the best place for fun in the sun this summer!
Virtual / Online Events
Virtual Duckling Day Boston 2021
Duckling Day is the most adorable Mother's Day celebration in Boston Celebrate the famous children's book Make Way for Ducklings with your...
Sunday, May 9
Watch City Steampunk Virtual Festival
A virtual festival to celebrate all things Steampunk Steampunk is a movement melding elements of Victorian-era history and fashion with retro-futuristic...
Saturday, May 8
Suffolk Story Squad
Come join the Suffolk Story Squad - readers from the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office - as they read children's books Come share the...
Every Wednesday, Apr 21 - Jun 16
Panel Discussion w/ Fab 5 Freddy, Futura, Lee Quiñones, Lady Pink
Join artists featured in the MFA's current Basquiat exhibit for a discussion on the post-graffiti movement in 1980s New York, and the transition of street art from city walls to canvas...
Monday, May 10, 2021 from 5pm - 6pm
South Suburbs
Showcase Pop-Up Drive-In returns to Patriot Place - Foxboro
The wildly popular Showcase Pop-Up Drive-In returns to Patriot Place with showings of fun family-friendly films throughout May and June. $25 per auto, concessions available.
Saturday, May 15 - Saturday June 5
Mom's Day Herbal Mocktails & Cocktails at Bird Park - Walpole
Herbs, including those that grow at Bird Park, can be used to make delicious medicinal drinks. If you enjoy a good mixed drink (with or without...
Saturday, May 8
Asian Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo - Providence
Journey through a dazzling wonderland of illuminated larger-than-life lanterns inspired by our wild world at Roger Williams Park Zoos first...
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Apr 15 - Jul 4
West Suburbs
Verrill Farm Mother's Day Brunch TO-GO - Concord
Annual Mother's Day Brunch Buffet usually served outside under the tents beside the stand at Verrill Farm will be TO GO this year. Mom's and...
Sunday, May 9
DROP-IN Paint Pottery, Canvas & Plaster - Wellesley
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...
Thursday, Jan 14 - Tuesday, Jun 1
Teens in the Kitchen: You Can be a Wok Star Chinese Stir-Fry - Dover
Seasonal vegetable lo mein, chicken and broccoli and vegetable fried rice are all on the menu, paving the way for you to become a wok star among...
Friday, Apr 30
Kiddos in the Kitchen: Mothers Day Edible Gifts - Dover
This drop-off class is designed for children ages 7-12. Class is limited to 8 students to allow for social distancing. Pre-registration is required...
Saturday, May 8
Baby Goat and Lamb Cuddle Party & Seedling Sale - Southborough
Come cuddle and play with baby goats and lambs Well put goat kids and lambs in a big play pen and set them loose to run, jump, and snuggle....
Sunday, May 2
Hike with Goats at Chestnut Hill Farm - Southborough
Come learn how to walk with the goat, and then youll be accompanied by a farm staff member as you and your new goat friend make your way around...
Sunday, May 9
Fairy Garden Trail in Sudbury - Sudbury
Come visit the enchanted Fairy Garden Trail in Sudbury. There will be at least 30 fairy houses and gardens on the trail, along with fun activities...
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, May 15 - Sunday, May 16
The Umbrella Arts Open Studios - Outdoors - Concord
The Umbrellas reimagined Open Studios heads outdoors to the front lawn As part of the multi-week spring Artfest, OS2021 will feature exhibits...
Sat, Sun, May 1 - May 9
Birding for Beginners - Boylston
Where do birds go in the winter? What common species are in my neighborhood? How do I identify birds? Learn the answers to these questions and...
Sunday, May 9
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