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    The Trumpet of the Swan

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    October 23 - November 22, 2015

    Based on the the book by E. B. White
    Written and adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette 
    Directed by Shelley Bolman
    Starring Elbert Joseph as Louis

    Louis, a romantic trumpeter swan, is in love with Serena, but he can't tell her how he feels for he was born without a voice. When he meets young Sam Beaver, a human friend, he goes to school with him to learn how to ...more

    9th Annual Archaeological Institute of America-Museum of Science Archaeology Fair

    Presented by Archaeological Institute of America at Museum of Science, Boston, Boston

    October 16 - October 17, 2015

    The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) will be hosting its ninth annual Archaeology Fair in collaboration with the Museum of Science this October on International Archaeology Day. The...more

    FPAC's 36th Annual Open Studios Event

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community at FPAC Gallery, Boston

    October 16 - October 18, 2015

    The Fort Point Arts Community’s 36th Annual

    Open Studios Weekend

    October 16, 17 and 18, 2015

    Friday Preview 4-7:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday...more

    Family Day at Bakalar and Paine Galleries

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Pozen Center, Boston

    October 24, 2015

    Twice a year, visitors of all ages are invited to Family Day at the Bakalar & Paine Galleries.  Guests may come for a free, fun-filled day of interactive activities and...more

    Film Screening: Imba Means Sing

    Presented by Boston Children's Chorus at AMC/ LOWES Boston Common, Boston

    October 24, 2015

    Join the journey of three children from the slums of Uganda as they tour the world with the Grammy-nominated African Children's Choir.

    Hosted by the Boston Children's Chorus, the viewing...more

    Zoo Howl

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

    October 24 - October 25, 2015

    Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on the Trick-or-Treat Trail at the Franklin Park Zoo. Other haunted happenings include creepy crafts, ghoulish games, costume contests and a...more

    Turning Wood: The Art of the Woodturner

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    October 24 - October 25, 2015

    Visit the Arnold Arboretum for a very special exhibition by the Association of Revolutionary Turners (ART), Central New England Woodturners, and Massachusetts South Shore Woodturners. See...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - October 31, 2015

    Seen by over 10 million people worldwide, this wildly popular comedy keeps every audience laughing as they try to outwit the suspects and catch the killer. New clues and up to the...more

    Education Studio Drop-In Art Activities

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    October 10 - October 31, 2015

    The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Open Education Studio series invites visitors of all ages to explore the creative process. Come and create art inspired by this month’s theme Fashion...more

    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Semel Theater, Boston

    November 21 - November 22, 2015

    Play by Dwayne Hartford
    Music by Kyle Sorrell
    Based on the book by Kate DiCamillo
    Directed by Robert Colby

    “Once, there was a china rabbit who was...more


    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum, Boston

    September 27 - December 13, 2015

    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...more

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 17, 2014 - December 20, 2015

    Blue Man Group is comedy, theater, rock concert and dance party all rolled into one. 

    This wildly popular phenomenon delivers an unforgettable multi-sensory experience. It’s an...more

    Disney's Beauty and the Beast

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Boston Opera House, Boston

    January 6 - January 10, 2016

    Tale as old as time, true as it can be. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to you! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film,...more

    The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go!

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Emerson/Paramount Center, Boston

    February 19 - March 6, 2016

    Using a mix of action-driven storytelling, puppetry, and visual magic, The Wong Kids transports its audience into the far reaches of the galaxy. Violet and Bruce Wong just don’t fit in with the...more

    Museum of Fine Arts: Free Admission For Youth 7-17

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    March 30, 2015 - March 30, 2018

    The original MFA opened its doors to the public on July 4, 1876, the nation’s centennial. Built in Copley Square, the MFA was then home to 5,600 works of art. Over the next several years,...more

    Boston Public Library: Reserve a Museum Pass

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    March 29, 2015 - March 30, 2018

    Thanks to the City-Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library and various Friends groups of our neighborhood branches, you are able to borrow passes to museums and other local attractions...more


    at Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston

    March 28, 2015 - January 4, 2022

    Plan your visit to this world-famous, three-story, stained-glass globe — one of the key attractions at the Library. The Mapparium’s three-dimensional perspective of the world...more

    Family Experience Sundays at Diablo Glass School

    Presented by Diablo Glass School at Diablo Glass School, Boston


    Participants will learn about the venetian technique of glassblowing and the process to produce amazing and colorful pieces. During this one hour demonstration kids and adults will enjoy learning...more

    Free WGBH Studio Tours

    Presented by WGBH at WGBH, Boston


    Go behind the scenes for a free 45-minute tour of WGBH's all-digital studios at One Guest Street in Boston's Brighton neighborhood.

    The Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank

    Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium, Boston


    The Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank features sharks and rays in a mangrove-themed tank surrounded by shallow edges and viewing windows, allowing visitors to experience a close...more

    Penguin Exhibit

    Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium, Boston


    Everyone loves the penguins, and so will you. More than 80 birds live in the massive first-floor exhibit. Explore all around the exhibit, peer through the underwater periscope, play with the...more

    IMAX Theatre

    Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium, Boston


    The giant screen – 65’ high by 85’ wide – is taller than a six story building! The slight curvature of the screen extends to the edge of your peripheral vision. The lamps...more

    Freedom Trail Foundation Costume Guided Tours

    Presented by Freedom Trail Foundation at BosTix Booth - Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston


    The Freedom Trail Foundation offers some of the most popular and acclaimed historical tours in all of New England. Walk Into History along the famous red line with an 18th century costumed guide....more

    The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

    Presented by The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum


    Step inside for an incredible journey back in time.

    At the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, you can be a part of the famous event that forever changed the course of American History!...more

    Boston Black

    Presented by Boston Children's Museum at Boston Children's Museum, Boston


    Visit a Carnival garage for a traditional Afro Caribbean celebration and help to decorate a float! Go shopping at the Dominican store, learn about different hairstyles and ideas of beauty at John...more

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