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    Winter Panto 2015: KerPlop! The Tale of the Frog Prince

    Presented by imaginary beasts and Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    January 17 - February 7, 2015

    imaginary beasts bound into town this January with a ribbiting tale of wonder when they refashion another classic fairy tale into a fantasy of amphibious proportions.

    The Book of Oracles predicts the kingdom is doomed unless the unruly Princess Aurelia marries before the looming total eclipse of the sun! Meanwhile, our hero, Prince Friedrich, is on his way to woo and possibly wed the wild ...more


    Piggy Bankers

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

    January 29, 2015

    Led by staffers from HarborOne Bank, this series introduces 3-4 year olds to the concept of money through stories and play. Children will learn about the importance of making, spending and saving...more

    David Garrity Presents ‘Magic & Beyond’ One-Man Illusion Show

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    January 31, 2015

    “Magic & Beyond” is a one-man illusion show that features unique, theatrical and visual magic, audience participation, comedy, and a custom-edited musical soundtrack. In this...more

    The Big Quiz Thing Family Event

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    January 31, 2015

     The afternoon show will present six rounds of fast and funny multimedia team-trivia for the whole family (ages 7 and up). Teams compete against each other with fantastic prizes up for grabs...more

    Measure for Measure

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    January 7 - February 1, 2015

    Society is going to hell in a handbasket. Duke Vincentio figures the best way to rectifty a bad situation is to remove himself and put the government into the hands of the one person who can...more

    Ravel & Concertos

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    February 1, 2015

    This is a concert that will showcase both the brilliance of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra as a whole and the astonishing talent of some of its constituent members.
    ...more

    Drop Into Art: Past and Present

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 1, 2015

    Explore stories and traditions from past and present day while discovering Native American art and objects. Make a silhouette collage or found object sculpture in our studios. In the galleries,...more

    VOICES BOSTON 25th Anniversary Gala Concert

    Presented by VOICES BOSTON at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    February 1, 2015

     VOICES BOSTON, formerly PALS Children's Chorus, presents its 25th Anniversary Gala Concert. Singers include current VOICES singers and alumni, with special guest, Nik Walker, all under...more

    School of Rock Boston Presents: A Tribute to The Police

    Presented by School of Rock Boston at Middle East Upstairs, Cambridge

    February 1, 2015

    For more than a decade, School of Rock has been inspiring kids to rock on stage and in life. Founded as a...more

    Virginia Woolf's Orlando

    Presented by Wellesley Summer Theatre Company at Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley

    January 8 - February 2, 2015

    In this blithe and passionate adaptation of the 1928 gender flipping Virginia Woolf novel, transformation and identity is magically explored. Ruhl writes and Woolf soars, with both women writers...more

    Piggy Bankers

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

    February 5, 2015

    Led by staffers from HarborOne Bank, this series introduces 3-4 year olds to the concept of money through stories and play. Children will learn about the importance of making, spending and saving...more

    Youth Concert: "Keeping Good Company"- Musical Partnerships of Inspiration and Innovation

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

    February 4 - February 6, 2015

    Geared toward students in grades 4-6, these concerts act as an introduction to the full orchestra experience, encouraging long-term ownership of orchestral music and the BSO, and delivering...more

    From the Top Live in Boston

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    February 7, 2015

    Meet “young musicians who will knock your socks off” (NBC’s Today) when From the Top, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on WCRB 99.5, tapes its NPR...more

    Teen Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 7, 2015

    Teens grades 7-10 are invited to join artist and filmmaker Stephen St. Francis Decky for this hands-on workshop. Learn the basics of stop-motion animation, story boarding, and more while creating...more

    Owl Festival: Up Close and Personal with the Owls of Broadmoor

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

    February 7, 2015

    Come explore the wonders of owls with friends and family! Join us for an up close and personal view of some of our local owl species, including the great horned and screech owl. Following the...more

    Boston Children’s Chorus

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 8, 2015

    The Boston Children's Chorus (BCC) was founded by Hubie Jones, a civic leader who for almost five decades has labored to address the social problems facing Boston's underserved children...more

    Family Art Workshop: Clay Dragons

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 8, 2015

    Work with your child to create beautiful artworks and wonderful memories. Create fierce or friendly dragons using air-dry clay; then paint and decorate your mythical creature! Learn basic...more

    Stuart Little The Musical

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Cambridge YMCA Theatre, Cambridge

    January 31 - February 8, 2015

    It’s the story of the little mouse with a big personality and a big sense of adventure! Experience this classic tale based on the book by E.B. White on stage at BCT in this fun and engaging...more

    Selected Smiles: Serigraph Exhibit by Professor Benjamin Gross

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts

    January 20 - February 11, 2015

    Selected Smiles is a new series of 26 editions of serigraphs with each print directly connected to one of the letters of the alphabet. Happiness, and the outward display of...more

    Toying with Science

    Presented by Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    February 16, 2015

    Discover the fascinating and fun world of science! This action packed show is filled with circus skills, mime, comedy, original music, and plenty of audience participation. Held at the...more

    Presidents’ Day Free Family Day

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 16, 2015

    Discover how art can tell stories with imagination and humor in activities inspired by the exhibition Once Upon a Pop-Up: From the Ellie G. Levine Moveable Book Collection in our Children’s...more

    Ooey Gooey!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    February 17 - February 19, 2015

    A Boston Premiere by Barefoot Puppets

    Sometimes characters end up in sticky situations! This lively puppet show for young audiences features a mix of famous and funny nursery rhymes...more

    Fun in Nature: February Vacation Week at Broadmoor: Grades K-5

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

    February 17 - February 20, 2015

    Join us for winter fun and exploration! We'll search for the tracks and signs of Broadmoor's many winter creatures, learn how animals survive the winter, play games in the snow, drink hot...more

    February Vacation Week Workshops (K-8)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 17 - February 20, 2015

    February 17-18, 2015
    February 19-20, 2015
    Danforth Art offers 2-day school vacation week art workshops in drawing, painting, clay, and other creative fun for children in grades K-8....more

    Curtain Call Behind the Scenes 7-12 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    February 17 - February 21, 2015

    Curtain Call: BTS is a five-day musical theatre program, taught by Lindsay Albert and Jenna Lea Scott, designed to introduce young students to the stage. Students will sing, dance,...more

    I Heart Science

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

    February 21, 2015

    Embrace your love of science! Explore fossils of long-extinct animals. Try your hand at sketching a mammal, excavating a mock dinosaur dig, or discovering life in a rotting log. Meet a live...more

    Disney On Ice presents Frozen

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at TD Garden, Boston

    February 13 - February 22, 2015

    Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond all imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen!  The heartwarming, Academy Award-winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating...more

    Pinocchio

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    January 30 - February 22, 2015

    An original adaptation influenced by Japanese traditions of Kabuki, Noh, and Bunraku puppetry, Pinocchio will surprise and delight audiences of all ages. Mystical creatures, live musicians,...more

    U R a Star! Voice Workshop 12-18 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    February 21 - February 22, 2015

    The U R a Star Voice Workshop is a two-day intensive, taught by Carola Emrich-Fisher and Katie Seiler, which will culminate in a performance on Sunday afternoon at 3:00pm. Participants will...more

    Dreamtime: Tales from Down Under

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    February 20 - February 22, 2015

    By Barefoot Puppets

    Emus, crocodiles and frogs -- oh my! Experience the magic of The Land Down Under in this interactive performance inspired by traditional Aboriginal...more

    Pinkalicious The Musical

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Cambridge YMCA Theatre, Cambridge

    February 14 - February 22, 2015

    One of the biggest hits with BCT audiences, Pinkalicious returns for a limited run in our 2015 season. This pinktastic musical features everyone’s favorite pink princess,...more

    Peter and the Wolf along with Hansel and Gretel: Classic Tales Told Through Music and Dance

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

    February 25, 2015

    Hansel and Gretel tells the story of a brother and sister who save themselves by outwitting a witch. Composed by Rhode Island native Larry Bell, this ballet transforms the well known...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - February 28, 2015

    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

    Wild Kratts Live!

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

    February 28, 2015

    Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, "come to real life" in a classically Wild Kratts story. Off "To the Creature Rescue!”, the Emmy nominated Kratt Brothers...more

    Mother Hicks

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Paramount Center, Boston

    February 26 - March 1, 2015

    By Suzan L. Zeder
    Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian

    Southern...more

    The Boston Common Frog Pond Ice Rink

    Presented by Boston Common Frog Pond at Boston Common Frog Pond, Boston

    November 22, 2014 - March 1, 2015

    The Boston Common Frog Pond sits at the heart of Boston Common, the oldest and most treasured public park in the U.S. It is the absolute best place to skate outdoors in Boston. Open to the...more

    Getting the Gig: A Guide to Navigating Auditions and Callbacks for the Singing Actor

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    February 28 - March 1, 2015

    Auditions can make even the most seasoned performers nervous, but there are ways to conquer those challenges! This workshop will help students make the most out of their audition packages and...more

    The Singing Turtle

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    February 26 - March 1, 2015

    by Paul Vincent Davis, performed by Resident Artist Brad Shur

    Encounter the art, music, and theatrical styles of Japan in this charming folk tale about friendship and generosity....more

    Drop Into Art: All About Color!

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 1, 2015

    This month’s free family program celebrates a rainbow of colors! Try Color BINGO or Colorful Story Time in the galleries, and make A Palette of Possibilities collaborative mural. In the...more

    Lollipops for Breakfast

    Presented by The Charlestown Working Theater

    February 28 - March 1, 2015

    Charlestown Working Theater presents a new performance for families created and performed by Bonnie Duncan of They Gotta Be Secret Agents. Lollipops for Breakfast is a wildly...more

    Color, Mixing & Reactions

    Presented by United South End Settlements' Children's Art Centre

    January 6 - March 3, 2015

    Color, Mixing & Reaction — Exploring our world through our senses helps children develop important observation and language skills as they investigate, process, and come...more

    Nature, Shapes & Patterns

    Presented by United South End Settlements' Children's Art Centre

    January 8 - March 5, 2015

    Nature, Shapes & Patterns — Did you know that when children learn with all of their senses, their brain connections are stronger and their memories last longer? Explore...more

    Broadway On Highland

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    March 6, 2015

    An open singing event!  If you love Broadway musicals, come sing your favorite Broadway tune with our fabulous accompanist, or just sit in the audience and enjoy the sing-a-long numbers. All...more

    Full Moon Owl Prowl for Families

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

    January 31 - March 7, 2015

    Ever wondered if an owl really is as smart as they say? Why don't we hear them when they fly? Just how far can an owl see? Come with the whole family under the moon to learn about owl calls,...more

    Raccoon Tales

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    March 5 - March 8, 2015

    by Paul Vincent Davis, performed by Resident Artist Brad Shur

    Journey deep into the forest with the trickster Ring-Around-His-Tail Raccoon as your...more

    Where I Live/Là où j’habite

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    March 11 - March 13, 2015

    by Des mots d'la dynamite

    Montréal's acclaimed "Words of Dynamite" theater company...more

    Animal Footprints and Signs

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

    January 25 - March 14, 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

    WSO Family Concert on Saint Patrick's Day

    Presented by The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra at MassBay Community College, Wellesley

    March 15, 2015

    The WSO Family Concert features musicians from the Wellesley Public Schools, the winner of the 2013 WSO Concerto Competition, Irish Party in 3d Class from Titanic, Isle of Innesfree...more

    Rumplestiltskin

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    March 14 - March 15, 2015

    by Dream Tale Puppets

    A beloved European folk tale comes to life in this whimsical production created by Polish master puppeteer Jacek Zuzanski. Rumpelstilskin tells the story...more

    The Taste of Sunrise

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    March 13 - March 22, 2015

    The Taste of Sunrise takes place in the mind and memory of Tuc, from the fever dreams of his childhood that took his hearing, to the language that he shares with his father of the natural...more

    2014 Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway

    Presented by Armenian Heritage Foundation

    March 26, 2014 - March 25, 2015

    Annually, the Park's Abstract Sculpture, a split dodecahedron, reconfigures in late March in celebration of the immigrant experience - all who were pulled apart from their country of origin...more

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