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    Boston Pops - Home Alone

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    December 26 - December 27, 2014

    Experience this true holiday favorite as never before, on the big screen with live orchestral accompaniment! With a charming and delightful score by our own Pops Laureate Conductor and legendary film composer John Williams, Home Alone is holiday fun for the entire family. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who's accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas ...more


    Kwanzaa Celebration: Music, Drumming and Storytelling

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    December 22, 2014

    Millions around the world celebrate Kwanzaa, a joyous celebration of family, community, and culture. It is a holiday that grew out of ancient African "first-fruit" harvest festivals,...more

    Boston Pops - Holiday Pops

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    December 3 - December 24, 2014

    Join conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops in a performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-a-long, and even a visit from jolly old Santa Claus. Don't...more

    Boston Pops - Holiday Pops Kids Matinees

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    December 6 - December 24, 2014

    Join conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops in a performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-along, and even a visit from jolly old Santa Claus. These special...more

    Make It A Homemade Holiday: Arts2You Workshops

    Presented by Arts2You

    November 17 - December 25, 2014

    CUSTOMIZED WORKSHOP DETAILS
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    Choose 2, 3, 4 or more students to participate in a small group workshop. Limits to the number of...more

    35th Annual Boston Israeli Dance Marathon

    Presented by Greater Boston Israeli Dance at Congregation Kehillath Israel, Brookline

    December 24 - December 25, 2014

    35th Annual Israeli Dancing Marathon

    6.00pm Wednesday Dec. 24, 2014 - 4.00am Thursday Dec. 25

    Congregation Kehillath Israel
    384 Harvard...more

    Artisan Card Workshop

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    November 23 - December 26, 2014

    Learn to make beautiful, one-of-a-kind artisan cards worthy of framing. This workshop goes beyond standard card-making demos - we will create an original linoleum block carving and an edition...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: The Wright Brothers

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 26, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: World of Wonders

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 27, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Family FUNdraiser: MGM's film, The Wizard of Oz

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    December 26 - December 27, 2014

    Headed to the movies this holiday season? What could be better than the classic film, MGM’s “The Wizard of Oz”? Well, seeing it AND supporting Wheelock Family Theatre,...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    December 19 - December 28, 2014

    "God Bless us, everyone!" Continue our family holiday tradition and start getting in the holiday spirit with Troy Siebels' adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale. You know...more

    Meet Me in St. Louis

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    November 28 - December 28, 2014

    Join the Smith family for the holidays as they face leaving their beloved St. Louis home and relocating to New York City. This heart-warming American musical is a celebration of family, home,...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: The YoYo Show

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 28, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Urban Nutcracker

    Presented by Tony Williams Dance Center at John Hancock Hall, Boston

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, Boston’s original holiday classic, is back for its 13th season and packed with more magic for the whole family. Fusing Tchaikovsky’s...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: King Pong

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 29, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at Agganis Arena, Boston

    December 19 - December 29, 2014

    Experience a magical Disney fantasy live on ice! Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy Presented by Stonyfield YoKids...more

    December Vacation Week Flyby at Joppa Flats: Welcome Winter

    Presented by Joppa Flats Education Center

    December 29, 2014

    Our school vacation programs offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities while we keep minds active and hands busy during school break with free-flow learning for the whole family....more

    Stunning Stencils at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds

    Presented by Historic Newton

    December 30, 2014

    When the Kenricks moved into the Durant House in the 1790s, they made the home their own by painting the wood floors with stencils! Come learn about the unique floor decoration at the...more

    The Search for the Cat in the Hat: A Magical Tribute to Dr, Seuss

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    December 30, 2014

     

     Neverland Theatre & Fooltales present The Search for the Cat in the Hat: A Magical Tribute to Dr. Seuss
    In their latest interactive show, the Cat in the Hat is...more

    Home-made for the Holidays - Snowball Cannons

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    December 30, 2014

    Home for the Holidays? Learn how much fun you can have with things you can find around the house. Head on over to the Children’s Museum in Easton for a week filled with back-to-basics family...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19 - December 31, 2014

    Discover for yourself why over 8 million people around the world have seen Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. A mixture of improvisation...more

    Final Flight: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    February 22 - December 31, 2014

    Final Flight: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon marks the 100th anniversary of the death of the last passenger pigeon, a species that once filled North America’s skies by the billions....more

    Kennedy Legacy Walking Trail

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    August 14, 2013 - December 31, 2014

    The Kennedy Legacy Walking Trail, located in the heart of the HyArts Cultural District, celebrates the significant role the Kennedy¹s played in shaping the history of Hyannis and Cape Cod....more

    Happy Noon Year

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

    December 31, 2014

    Why wait until midnight to welcome 2014? Start your celebration by making your own party hat and noisemaker and join us as we countdown to the “Noon” year. Enjoy a sparkling New...more

    Family New Years Eve Party

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    December 31, 2014

    Ring in the New Year with The Children’s Museum in Easton on Wednesday December 31, from 10am-4pm at our exciting Family New Year’s Eve Party! Come and make new friends, create...more

    South Asian Nation's NYE 2015

    Presented by South Asian Nation and Boston Bhangra, Inc at Best Western Royal Plaza Trade Center, Marlborough

    December 31, 2014

    South Asian Nation and Boston Bhangra invite you to the biggest New Year's Eve Party for the coming of 2015! Come to celebrate with your friends and family, or meet new people. With a...more

    New Faneuil Hall Visitor Center

    Presented by National Park Service: U.S. Department of the Interior at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    May 25, 2012 - January 1, 2015

    The National Park Service visitor center at 15 State Street closed its doors on May 21, 2012 and was replaced by a new, state-of-the-art, visitor center in historic Faneuil Hall on Friday, May 25,...more

    First Night Boston 2015

    Presented by First Night at Copley Square, Boston

    December 31, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation, First Night Boston 2015 is a day-long festival of art, music, dance, sculpture and fireworks. All First Night outdoor events are free, and admission...more

    Dance Friday Fall Class/Event Series

    Presented by Dance Friday at First Parish Church in Cambridge, Cambridge

    October 3, 2014 - January 2, 2015

     Dance Friday Fall Class/Event Series
    Fall Class/Events run from 8:00-9:30, followed by freestyle dancing to dj'd music until midnight. No dance experience necessary for classes....more

    JCC Kid's Choice December School Vacation Program

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    December 24, 2014 - January 2, 2015

    From sports and swimming to arts, dance, cooking and rock climbing, kids have their choice of activities at the JCC Kid's Choice December Vacation Program. Held at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC...more

    Feeling Frozen? Warm up inside the Tropical Forest at Franklin Park Zoo!

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

    December 29, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Leave the winter chill behind and warm up inside the always-balmy Tropical Forest, home to western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, pygmy hippos, and much more! Enjoy winter-themed arts and...more

    December School Vacation Week

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge

    December 26, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    School’s out for a while and you need fun activities for your kids. Old Sturbridge Village educators have been planning outdoor events for kids ranging from sledding to sleigh rides, and...more

    The Joshua Show

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    January 2 - January 4, 2015

    Hailed as "The Ambassador of Joy" and "A Hipster Mr. Rogers," puppeteer Joshua Holden brings audiences a heartwarming story about friendship, confidence, and the value of being...more

    Blink! A Light and Sound Extravaganza

    Presented by Faneuil Hall Marketplace at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston

    November 22, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Blink! - the state-of-the-art light & sound extravaganza that transforms every inch of America's first open marketplace - returns to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Marketplace Center for a...more

    Circo Comedia

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton Centre

    January 4, 2015

    Get ready for unpredictable thrills, side-splitting comedy and daredevil stunts at Circo Comedia starring Jean Saucier & Patrick Côté from Montreal. They will perform acrobatic...more

    Neverland Theatre's Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    January 1 - January 4, 2015

     Neverland Theatre’s Charlie & the Chocolate Factory
    Celebrate the New Year with Neverland Theatre as they present this fun 90 minute non-musical version of the children's...more

    Alice in Wonderland

    Presented by Bellydance Evolution and at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    January 7, 2015

    Celebrating, exploring, and uniting Middle Eastern and Western dance for the 21st century, Bellydance Evolution presents their latest production of Alice in Wonderland. The...more

    Family Fun Day: The Fishing Families of Gloucester

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 10, 2015

    Take a closer look at the Maritime Fisheries Galleries and the special exhibition Portraits of a Working Waterfront; create a family portrait of your own in the Activity Center.


    Bob The Magic Guy “Magic For Smart People”

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    January 10, 2015

    Magic For Smart People will make you believe in the impossible again while making you smile and laugh. Bob has bewitched audiences from New England to the Virgin Islands with his easy manner,...more

    The Flip Flops at Fayerweather!

    Presented by Fayerweather Street School

    January 10, 2015

    Come jam with the Flip Flops, a brand-new exciting musical duo collaboration between two award-winning Boston singer/songwriters Julie Rama Winslow and Vanessa Trien (both from the popular...more

    Caring Partners' Coats for Kids Drive

    Presented by Caring Partners

    November 26, 2014 - January 10, 2015

    Caring Partners’ 20th annual "Coats for Kids" winter coat drive is underway through January 10, 2015, with one simple goal - to help individuals who otherwise wouldn’t be...more

    Beginning Group Piano - Mondays Fall 2014

    Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music, Cambridge

    September 22, 2014 - January 12, 2015

    Ages 4-6. Our classes introduce a solid foundation of keyboard and music skills, including note-reading, ear-training, and ensemble playing while having lots of fun! Children learn in a small...more

    St. Petersburg Symphony

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    January 13, 2015

    A legendary soloist in an infamous piano concerto… A virtuosic opening overture… One of the most popular works in classical music by Rimsky-Korsakov… Music Worcester proudly...more

    Musical Theatre Discovery

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    October 17, 2014 - January 16, 2015

    Fridays at 3:30pm
    Starts Friday, 10/17
    Ages 7-12
    Instructor: Jenna Lea Scott

    Musical Theatre Discovery is an interactive, dynamic class for students interested in being...more

    Animal Footprints and Signs

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    December 6, 2014 - January 17, 2015

    Wondered what animal made those tracks? Do otters like sledding? Who is traveling on the trails or through your yard? Come find out how to solve these mysteries as we explore Broadmoor looking for...more

    Junior District Pre-Audition Workshop

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School at Winchester Community Music School, Winchester

    January 17, 2015

    For students in grades 6-9 trying out for the MMEA Junior District Festival. Guest speaker Carola Emrich-Fisher will provide a wealth of information about the audition process including how to...more

    The Magic of Bonaparté—Boston’s Hottest Magician

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    January 17, 2015

    Bonaparté‘s award-winning family magic presentations have established him as New England’s Premier Children’s Performer. He captivates the imagination of each child...more

    Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    January 16 - January 18, 2015

    No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend...more

    SteveSongs Pajama Party Concert

    Presented by Billy Dalwin Preschool at Temple Emunah

    January 19, 2015

    COME TO OUR PAJAMA PARTY! STEVESONGS PAJAMA PARTY CONCERTS TO BENEFIT THE BILLY DALWIN PRE-SCHOOL OF TEMPLE EMUNAH Come in your most stylin’ jammies and dancin’ slippers ready to rock...more

    Ivy + Bean, The Musical!

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton Centre

    January 19, 2015

    Enjoy a presentation of Ivy + Bean, The Musical! based on New York Times best-selling children’s books series by author Annie Barrows and illustrator Sophie Blackhall. The popular series...more

    Belmont World Film's 12th Annual Family Festival

    Presented by Belmont World Film

    January 16 - January 19, 2015

    Our 12th annual Family Film Festival, entitled "A Cinematic Adventure," touches down again at the Regent Theater in Arlington and the Studio Cinema in Belmont from January 16-19,...more

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