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    The Reluctant Dragon

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 21 - May 25, 2015

    By All Hands Productions

    Princess Penelope loves to read about dragons. Imagine her surprise when she actually meets one! When the much-touted dragon slayer Sir Reginald Thwebes arrives in the castle, King Rhubarb calls upon him to fight the fearsome beast. The Princess has to think quickly to save her friend. Will it be a fight to the death? Will it be a draw? Will they even fight at all? Find out ...more


    Family Experience Sundays at Diablo Glass School

    Presented by Diablo Glass School at Diablo Glass School, Boston

    Ongoing

    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

    Ongoing

    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.


    Nature Storytime: Harvard Museum of Natural History

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

    Ongoing

    Children 6 and under are invited to join Harvard Museum of Natural History staff for Nature Storytime every Saturday & Sunday at 11 am & 2pm. Enjoy stories and poems designed to engage the...more

    Guided River & Harbor Tours

    Presented by Charles River Canoe & Kayak

    Ongoing

    Amazing experiences on the Charles River and Boston Harbor, including:

    * Skyline & Sunset Tours - Spectacular Skyline Views from Kendall Square
    * Boston Harbor Tours - Experience...more

    The Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank

    Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium, Boston

    Ongoing

    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

    Boston Duck Tours

    Presented by Boston Duck Tours

    Ongoing

    With Boston Duck Tours you'll cruise by all the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts. And just when you think you've seen it all, it's time for...more

    Penguin Exhibit

    Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium, Boston

    Ongoing

    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

    Ongoing

    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

    Ongoing

    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

    BOSTON SUZUKI FLUTE INSTITUTE

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    Ongoing

    (Formerly known as Suzuki in the Berkshires Flute Institute)
    August 5-9, 2012 at Brookline Music School
    Students & Teachers Book 3 & 5

    Student Program
    Each...more

    The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

    Presented by The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

    Ongoing

    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

    Ongoing

    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

    Mapparium®

    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

    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

    Free Thursday Nights: ICA, Boston

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    March 28, 2015 - March 24, 2018

    ICA, Boston is free for all visitors every Thursday from 5 - 9 pm during ICA Free Thursday Nights. And is always free for youth 17 and under.

    The ICA aims to present the most...more

    Annie

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

    March 11 - March 13, 2016

    “Overflowing! Big, warm hearted and funny!”    – New York Post

    Leapin’ Lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original...more

    The Glass Flowers

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

    October 9, 2012 - December 31, 2015

    3,000 amazingly realistic models of plants, flowers and fruits, painstakingly crafted in glass from 1886 to 1936 by German glass artists, father and son Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka. Some 4,000...more

    Holiday Wrap Up Celebration

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    December 19, 2015

    Join us for an evening of holiday cheer with craft activities for the whole family. Come learn how to make origami ornaments and boxes. Create cards and ornaments from reused Xmas cards. More...more

    Peppa Pig

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

    December 8, 2015

    More fun than a muddy puddle! Peppa Pig's Big Splash is an action-packed live show, based on the popular Peppa Pig television series, designed to deliver to preschoolers and young...more

    Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales

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

    November 13, 2015

    Step into a world of wonder where dreams come true in Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. Join Mickey and Minnie as they...more

    23rd Annual Cambridge Carnival

    Presented by Cambridge Carnival International at Kendall Square, Boston

    September 13, 2015

    Cambridge's largest festival is held next to MIT and includes ethnic foods, 4 live music zones, a Kidsfest, and Health Fete, which promotes healthy lifestyles for residents and visitors. Cambridge...more

    Wild Music: Experience the Sounds and Songs of Life

    Presented by EcoTarium - A Science and Nature Museum at EcoTarium, Worcester

    May 30 - September 6, 2015

    Whales compose, bullfrogs chorus, songbirds greet the dawn, and people everywhere sing and dance. What do we all have in common? Find out at the EcoTarium’s exciting hands-on exhibit, Wild...more

    Elephant & Piggie's "We are in a Play"

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre, Brewster

    July 1 - September 3, 2015

    Get ready for a musical experience ripped from the pages of Mo Willems's beloved, award-winning, best-selling children's books that will leave audiences...more

    Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    April 4 - August 29, 2015

    Winner of the Nickelodeon award for Best Children's Theater, Family Show dishes out laughs for adults and children every Saturday. Audiences consider us the “Pixar” of...more

    Family Series & Education Jan-Aug 2015

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    June 22 - August 28, 2015

    Pocket Full of Tales Theatre Company presents brand-new, scripted original musicals as the leaping-off point for our Musical Theater Workshops. Your child will...more

    ComedySportz Boston

    Presented by New England Fun at The Riot Theater, Jamaica Plain

    February 13 - August 28, 2015

    ComedySportz Boston is the fast-paced, family-friendly improv comedy played as a sport! A ComedySportz match features two teams of players competing for laughs and points, with a referee...more

    Summer Arts Under The Umbrella

    Presented by The Umbrella Community Arts Center at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord

    July 6 - August 28, 2015

    It’s summer vacation and what better way for a child to spend part of it than by engaging in active creative pursuits?  Our energy-rich environment will have your child enjoying the...more

    Pitter Patter Puppets

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre, Brewster

    July 7 - August 25, 2015

    Puppeteer Mary Wilson’s wildly popular puppet shows are interactive, inventive and extremely funny.Outdoor Theater Daytime Children’s Shows. Rain or shine.  If it rains, we...more

    Pinocchio by Greg Banks, from the story by Carlo Collodi

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    August 15 - August 22, 2015

    Pinocchio - by Greg Banks, from the story by Carlo Collodi

    From the moment Gepetto creates him from a stick of wood, Pinocchio dreams of being a real boy. But will the all...more

    High School Fashion Prep Program

    Presented by School of Fashion Design

    July 29 - August 19, 2015

    School of Fashion Design
    High School Fashion Prep Program


    A pre-college workshop in fashion design for high school students, beginner and advanced levels....more

    ComedySportz Boston

    Presented by New England Fun at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    August 8, 2014 - August 15, 2015

    ComedySportz Boston is the fast-paced, family-friendly improv comedy played as a sport! A ComedySportz match features two teams of players competing for laughs and points, with a referee...more

    Boston Ballet School Summer Dance Workshop

    Presented by Boston Ballet School Newton and Boston Ballet Studios- Boston Location at Boston Ballet School, Boston

    August 3 - August 14, 2015

    Boston Ballet School Summer Dance Workshop for ages 8-12 Boston and Newton Studios August 3-14, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm Students spend two weeks studying ballet and the wider world of dance....more

    Free Fun Friday!

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 14, 2015

    Fuller Craft Museum will have a free family day with demos and hands-on craft activities for children and adults alike.  

    Free Fun Fridays is an annual 10-week summer program that...more

    Boston Ballet School Summer Children's Program

    Presented by Boston Ballet School Newton and Boston Ballet Studios- Boston Location at Boston Ballet School, Boston

    August 3 - August 14, 2015

    Boston Ballet School Summer Children’s Program for ages 3-7 Boston and Newton Studios August 3-13 Visit www.bostonballet.org or call 617.456.6333 for schedules by studio location. Classes...more

    Boston Ballet School Master Class Series

    Presented by Boston Ballet School Newton and Boston Ballet Studios- Boston Location at Boston Ballet School, Boston

    August 3 - August 14, 2015

    Boston Ballet School Master Class Series for ages 12-16 Boston and Newton Studios August 3-13, Monday-Thursday, 4-6:30pm Master Class Series is designed for intermediate level students and above...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 6 - August 14, 2015

    Big Picture photo and movie making workshops for 6th-10th graders are now open.  Big Picture offers a "boutique" learning experience for no more than 7 students per class.  It...more

    Suzuki Preschool Summer Camp

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton at Temple Reyim, Newton

    June 29 - August 14, 2015

    Come and join us for a fun filled summer at the Suzuki Preschool of Newton.  Enjoy weekly themes with daily crafts/activities, lots of water play with sprinklers and small pools and...more

    Summer Arts and Rec

    Presented by The Umbrella Community Arts Center at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord

    July 6 - August 14, 2015

    The Umbrella Community Arts Center has partnered with the Concord Recreation Department Summer Camp to offer a ½ Day Arts Program combined with a ½ Day Recreation Camp!

    Children begin...more

    Young Musicians' Summer Chamber Music Workshop (9-18 years)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    August 3 - August 7, 2015

    Discover the joys of playing in a small group of musicians, while developing repertoire and sight-reading experience. Rehearse with a coach, practice parts individually and as a group, participate...more

    An Arabian Adventure

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 29 - August 1, 2015

    Summer Puppet Adventures : Get ready to blast off, set sail, and soar through summer with our annual adventure series!

    “An Arabian Adventure” tells the tale of a prince who is thrown...more

    New Members Show

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 7 - July 31, 2015

    The Cambridge Art Association welcomes it's New Members with a Summer Show!


    Suffield Academy Summer Academy

    Presented by Suffield Academy

    June 28 - July 31, 2015

     Suffield Academy will hold its five-week Summer Academy on its campus from June 28 through July 31, 2015. The Summer Academy is open to boys and girls ages 12 through 18, as either day...more

    Music & More

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 31, 2015

    Now in its 21st year, our most popular summer arts program offers music, dance and art activities in an interactive, creative environment. Each week contains its own theme, such as “The Wild...more

    Boston Summer Arts Weekend 2015

    Presented by WGBH and The Boston Globe at Copley Square, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    On the weekend of July 25-26, The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are once again coming together to host Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Just like last year, we plan to bring together some of the...more

    The Great Red Ball Rescue

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 22 - July 25, 2015

    Summer Puppet Adventures : Get ready to blast off, set sail, and soar through summer with our annual adventure series!


    Red alert! A family trip to the beach goes awry when a young...more

    Boston Ballet School Summer Children’s Program for ages 3-7

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore at Boston Ballet School- Northshore, Marblehead

    July 13 - July 23, 2015

     North Shore Studio: 40 Leggs Hill Road, Marblehead

    July 13-23

    Ballet Stories (ages 3-4): Tuesday & Thursday, 9-11am

    Ballet Journeys (ages 5-7):...more

    U R a Star!

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 23, 2015

    With a focus on contemporary vocal styles, including pop, rock, country, and more, students will learn basic breathing exercises, vocal anatomy, breath support, control, diction and vocal...more

    The Jungle Book by Joseph Robinette, based on The Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    June 20 - July 18, 2015

    The Jungle Book - By Joseph Robinette, based on The Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling

    A classic comes vividly to life in the story of Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves,...more

    All Tales! Stories and Songs from Old New England

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 15 - July 18, 2015

    Summer Puppet Adventures : Get ready to blast off, set sail, and soar through summer with our annual adventure series!

    Have you ever wanted to sing along with a sea shanty? Or dive deep...more

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