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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


    Family Experience Sundays at Diablo Glass School

    Presented by Diablo Glass School at Diablo Glass School, Boston

    October 11, 2009 - 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

    February 9, 2010 - 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

    March 12, 2011 - 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

    June 23, 2011 - 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

    February 5, 2012 - 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

    Penguin Exhibit

    Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium, Boston

    February 5, 2012 - 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

    January 1, 2012 - 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

    Boston Duck Tours

    Presented by Boston Duck Tours

    June 25, 2012 - 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

    Freedom Trail Foundation Costume Guided Tours

    Presented by Freedom Trail Foundation

    January 1, 2009 - 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

    August 5, 2012 - 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

    June 25, 2012 - 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

    January 15, 2015 - 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

    Swing City

    Presented by Swing City and

    March 8, 2014 - March 12, 2016

    Swing City is Boston's premier Live Music Swing Dancing venue, since 1994.  Voted Best of Boston, Swing City features New England's hottest, most swingin' dance bands.
    ...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

    Now Accepting Applications for The Broadway Experience Summer 2015!

    Presented by The Broadway Experience

    August 10 - August 22, 2015

    The Broadway Experience is an international musical theatre program designed to create and inspire triple threat performers. Students undergo an intense study of dance, voice, and acting, along...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

    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

    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

    ComedySportz Boston

    Presented by New England Fun at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    August 8, 2014 - June 27, 2015

    ComedySportz Boston is the fast-paced, family-friendly improv comedy played as a sport. Every show is driven by audience suggestions, and you pick the winners, so no two matches are alike....more

    Kidz Bop: Make Some Noise Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 27, 2015

    The KIDZ BOP Kids are the face and voice of KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids in the U.S. These talented young performers—Ashlynn, Bredia, Grant, and Matt—sing on the...more

    Dance Classes 3-11 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    January 26 - June 13, 2015

    The Dance Program explores kinesthetic creativity by using movement, music, props, games and play to develop and link students’ learning into complex dance moves and phrases. Dance...more

    Musical Theatre Discovery 7-12 years

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    January 30 - June 5, 2015

    Musical Theatre Discovery is an interactive, dynamic class for students interested in being on the stage. Through group activities and games, students will explore improvisational movements...more

    Shrek the Musical

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    April 17 - May 24, 2015

    The 2008 Broadway smash about a horrible ogre, a feisty princess and a garrulous donkey, Shrek the Musical simultaneously subverts and fulfills fairy-tale expectations. With wit and a...more

    The Ultimate Crossover: Finding Your Way in Opera, Musical Theatre, and Beyond

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

    May 16 - May 17, 2015

    For students interested in maximizing their potential as a performer, this workshop shares the secrets of putting together a successful crossover audition book by exploring how singers can switch...more

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company at Strand Theatre, Boston

    April 24 - May 3, 2015

    Propelled by a stirring score, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart.


    Broadway On Highland

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 1, 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

    Family Concert: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO)

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

    April 25, 2015

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall.


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

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

    April 21 - April 24, 2015

    Discover the wonders of spring at Broadmoor! Flowers, frogs, salamanders, and lots of baby animals! We'll also enjoy the return of the birds to our fields, forests and wetlands as they hunt...more

    Chuggington Live! The Great Rescue Adventure

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

    April 18, 2015

    The live children’s show, based on the popular Disney Junior TV program, will give young fans and their parents the opportunity to experience first-hand the traintastic adventures of the...more

    O Ship, Aboard the Ship!

    Presented by Bad Habit Productions at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    April 11 - April 18, 2015

     Exploring the world and its people.


    Kids' Shows: Ethan Rossiter & the Jamberries

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 18, 2015

    The Jamberries provide live entertainment with a collection of original and traditional toe-tapping tunes for the entire family.

    Winners of a Parents' Choice Award, their songs are...more

    Boston Ballet School Story Hour

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore at Peabody Institute LIbrary, Peabody

    April 17, 2015

    Dance me a story! Join Boston Ballet School for an interactive story hour, featuring stories and dancing from popular classical ballets. Perfect for children of all ages. Tuesday, February 17 from...more

    Kids' Shows: Alex the Jester

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 11, 2015

    It’s easy to imagine a court jester – the colorful trickster with bells jingling from his floppy hat. But have you ever seen one perform in real time? A rare treat,...more

    Boston Ballet School Story Hour

    Presented by Boston Ballet School Newton

    April 10, 2015

    Dance me a story! Join Boston Ballet School for an interactive story hour, featuring stories and dancing from popular classical ballets. Perfect for children of all ages. Friday, April 10 from...more

    Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at DCU Center, Worcester

    April 2 - April 5, 2015

    Embark on the ultimate sightseeing vacation with all your favorite Disney characters in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure Presented by Stonyfield YoKids...more

    Kids' Shows: Film - WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 4, 2015

     Nothing beats the sweetly strange original adaption of Roald Dahl's beloved children's book.

    Gene Wilder stars as the weird and wonderful candy man Willy Wonka, who starts a...more

    Kids' Shows: Randy Kaplan

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    March 29, 2015

    Randy Kaplan, one of the most beloved and innovative children’s performers in the nation, released his new not-JUST-for-kids CD, Jam on Rye, on June 1st.

    The record features its...more

    WinterFest

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    January 24 - March 29, 2015

    Winter at Fruitlands means outdoor fun and adventure! Bring your sleds, snowshoes, and cross country skis for some high-energy fun as you explore our snow-covered hills and woodland trails. If you...more

    Jean and Henry Stone Memorial Lecture: What is with the Weather?

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    March 29, 2015

    We are living in a time of weather weirding: huge daily temperature swings, record high winds, extreme drought, 24-hour record rainfalls, tornadoes, massive typhoons and hurricanes and all time...more

    Owl Prowl Adventure for Families

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

    January 24 - March 28, 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 to learn about owl calls, behavior and...more

    Go Wild! Connecting Kids with Nature

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

    March 28, 2015

     Connecting people, especially children, with nature is crucial to their health and the health of places they call home. In the age of Google and iPhones, however, finding a balance between...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

    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

    Kids' Shows: Josh and the Jamtones

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    March 21, 2015

    Josh and the Jamtones are an exciting new (and sometimes hilarious) Boston-based rock and roll family band working towards a singular goal: to create a unique and original music experience that...more

    Debbie and Friends

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    March 21, 2015

    A live Debbie & Friends show is fun for the whole family. Kids become the Big Bad Wolf and blow the house down, fix Rosie’s wrong rhymes, and test their skills with the Simon Says Song....more

    Imagination Movers

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 21, 2015

     Flying toilet paper! Smoking trash cans! Catchy poprock music! It can only mean one thing: the coolest kids rock band in the world is coming to a theater near you!

    The Emmy-winning...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

    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

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