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    FOR KIDS

    Brick Builder and Big Picture Classes Every Friday in March

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

    March 6 - March 26, 2015

    Construct social skills and imagination at The Children’s Museum in Easton every Friday in March with our Brick Builder and Big Picture classes. Build your child’s imagination and strengthen their Science, Technology, Engineering and Math skills in the guided Brick Builder class with Krissy Cannizzo. Each week your child will be presented with a ...more


    Wild About Reptiles

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

    April 12, 2015

    Come meet some of the species of reptiles found around Broadmoor. Can turtles really leave their shells like they do in the cartoons? Are snakes really slimy? Find out for yourself as you meet...more

    Family Clay Workshop: Mothers’ Day/Fathers’ Day Projects

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

    April 12, 2015

    Make a wonderful clay container, mug, or a creation of your choice for someone special! Tuition includes firing: creations can be picked up 3 weeks after workshop. Workshops are limited to 10...more

    Great Art by Little Artists

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton at Temple Reyim, Newton

    April 12, 2015

    The Suzuki Preschool of Newton will be hosting an open house and open studio. Each preschool classroom will be studying different artists and replicating (the artists) most famous works. The...more

    "The Magic Soup and Other Stories" by Resident Artist Brad Shur!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 9 - April 12, 2015

    What do you do when your relatives are coming over for dinner, but there's no food in sight? A young man's search for a family recipe ends up bringing folk...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.


    Dance Prism presents A Tea Party with Alice in Wonderland

    Presented by Dance Prism at Curtis Middle School, Sudbury

    April 18, 2015

    The ballet traces Alice’s encounters with such legendary figures as the Mad Hatter and the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, and the irascible Queen of Hearts with her retinue of Cards. In a...more

    "African Adventure Tales" by Crabgrass Puppet Theatre!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 16 - April 19, 2015

    In 'Koi and the Kola Nuts,' the youngest son of a tribal chief only receives one small kola nut tree as an inheritance instead of his father's riches....more

    Birds of Prey and Native American Artifacts

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    April 21, 2015

    Explore the strong connection between raptors and Native Peoples during this exciting program presented by WINGMASTERS combing live birds of prey with authentic Native American artifacts....more

    [SENSE]ation Day • Free Family Afternoon at Fuller Craft

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 23, 2015

    Come to Fuller Craft Museum for an afternoon filled with hands-on activities, craft demos, new exhibitions, and fun! Free admission from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Save the date for an exciting...more

    April Vacation Week Show!! "The Legend of Banana Kid" by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater and Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 21 - April 23, 2015

    Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers are back in Boston with the inspiring story of a young kid with a big imagination who saves the day! Little Chucky loves to watch TV Westerns. One day, he meets a...more

    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

    April School Vacation Week Workshops: Grades K-8

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

    April 21 - April 24, 2015

    Creativity at play! Explore a fun artistic landscape this spring in playful vacation week workshops! Children will learn to look closely at and find creative inspiration in their own...more

    April School Vacation Week Workshops: Grades 9-12

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

    April 22 - April 24, 2015

    Special one-day drawing or collage workshops just for teens in grades 9-12. See website for course descriptions. Morning and afternoon classes available. Advance registration required.


    CHOOSE YOUR INSTRUMENT – APRIL VACATION WEEK

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    April 21 - April 24, 2015

    Designed for students entering 4th & 5th grades who will be taking an orchestral or band instrument and need to choose an instrument before the end of the school year. ...more

    School Vacation Week Program – Music Reader Presto

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

    A school vacation program for young piano and string players, ages 6-12! Music Reader Presto is a morning program, 9-12 daily, featuring games and activities that help students get over the tough...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.


    Family Day at the Davis: Words and Pictures

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    April 25, 2015

    Learn all about the different ways that text and image interact in this edition of Family Day at the Davis! Ask a graphic designer about his work, watch a calligrapher in action, sit down with...more

    The Science of Handbells

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers

    April 25, 2015

    What really happens when you hear a bell ringing? The Back Bay Ringers are holding two free educational handbell presentations to introduce scientific concepts in handbell ringing. Materials...more

    Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    March 28 - April 25, 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

    Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at Agganis Arena, Boston

    April 24 - April 26, 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 bring the...more

    April Vacation Week Show! "Everybody Loves Pirates" by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    Eight-year-old Lucy and her goofy pal Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure, but a gang of bumbling pirates keeps getting in the way! The kids get some...more

    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

    Author in Person! THE LAST UNICORN

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    May 2, 2015

    Special Screening!
    Author Peter S. Beagle in Person!
    (1982) dir Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr w/Mia Farrow, Alan Arkin, Tammy Grimes, Jeff Bridges, Angela Lansbury, Christopher Lee [92...more

    "The Emperor's New Clothes" by Magpie Puppets!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    April 30 - May 3, 2015

    Kids learn to speak up for what’s right in this fun and highly interactive show. The Emperor has so many outfits that he orders all the shops and schools in the kingdom to close so that...more

    Big Apple Circus presents Metamorphosis

    Presented by Big Apple Circus at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    March 24 - May 10, 2015

    Fly away to our magical all-new show, Metamorphosis! Be transported to a realm of enchantment and illusion, a dreamscape domain where no one sits more than 50 feet from ringside,...more

    "Jack and the Beanstalk" by Spring Valley Puppet Theater!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 7 - May 10, 2015

    Can a boy outwit a giant? Can beans make wishes come true? They can and do in this award-winning puppet production! When Jack trades the family cow for a few magic beans — which grow into a...more

    Family Clay Workshop: Fairy and Gnome Houses

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

    May 17, 2015

    Work with your child to build a wonderful house out of clay for a mythical fairy, gnome, goblin, elf or other magical or mischievous being. Add paint and other decorations to entice a visit!...more

    "The Three Billy Goats Gruff and the Lion and the Mouse" by Pumpernickel Puppets!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 14 - May 17, 2015

    Two classic tales make up this wonderful show. In 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff,' the quick-witted billy goats outsmart the troll, but the troll isn’t really mean – he’s...more

    Shrek The Musical

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    April 17 - May 24, 2015

    Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay Abaire
    Music by Jeanine Tesori
    Based on the DreamWorks film Shrek

    Directed by Shelley Bolman
    Musical director: Matthew...more

    "The Reluctant Dragon" by All Hands Productions!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 21 - May 25, 2015

    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...more

    "Every Hero Has a Story" by Sparky's Puppets!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    May 28 - May 31, 2015

    You never know who will save the day: it’s not always the biggest and strongest! This show is a lively collection of tales about some surprising heroes. Watch a tiny mouse rescue a huge...more

    "Hansel and Gretel" by Tanglewood Marionettes!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    June 6 - June 7, 2015

    'Hansel and Gretel' is a riveting adventure story about a brother and sister who get lost in the woods. In this original adaptation, each sibling has a different strength, but they must...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

    "Robin Hood" by Resident Artist Brad Shur!

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    June 4 - June 14, 2015

    Explore the wilds of Sherwood Forest in this rollicking retelling of the classic tale! When Robin discovers that the Sheriff of Nottingham is up to no good, he sees his chance to fight back and...more

    NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza - A Pop Culture Expo

    Presented by IMAGE Meet And Greet Entertainment LLC

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

     NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza, a Pop Culture Expo, is a family friendly event featuring all things that appeal to fans of comics, movies, television and Nerd culture....more

    ComedySportz Boston

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

    February 13 - June 26, 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

    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! A ComedySportz match features two teams of players competing for laughs and points, with a referee...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

    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

    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

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