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    Boston Landmarks Orchestra Free Wednesday Concert: Longwood Symphony

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Longwood Symphony Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade

    July 30, 2014

    The acclaimed orchestra of Boston’s medical community, Longwood Symphony,  is one of the Landmarks Orchestra’s longest running musical partners. Music director Ronald Feldman leads a program of classic works offered in the spirit of service, celebrating the international nature of this exceptional institution. Special guest is the New World Chorale. ...more


    The Sound of Music

    Presented by New Bedford Festival Theatre at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    July 25 - August 3, 2014

    To celebrate its 25th Season of bringing the best of Broadway to Southern New England, Festival Theatre will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC –...more

    Ice Cream and...Frogs, Fireflies, Bats...

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

    July 8 - August 5, 2014

    What's better than ice cream on a summer night? Why not add a little fun outdoor exploration? Join the adventure as we look for flashing fireflies, listen for the songs of frogs and katydids...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    August 4 - August 8, 2014

      August 4th: Docudrama Week: This week students combine documentary film with acting and/or fiction film. We have lots of fun interacting with the public and creating our own type of social...more

    Free August 8 Second Friday 4-8 PM

    Presented by Smith College Museum of Art at Smith College Museum of Art

    August 8, 2014

    Featuring "The Eye is a Door: Landscape Photographs by Anne Whiston Spirn"

    4–6 PM Hands-on! Art making for ages 4+ with adult (while supplies...more

    Family Game Night in the Studio

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store

    February 21 - August 15, 2014

     Game on! Once a month, Artbeat's studio transforms into a game room, with five different exciting games for all ages to play. Join us in fast-paced games that use color, language, logic,...more

    big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    August 11 - August 15, 2014

     August 11th: Travel Photo Week: Students will act like tourists around Boston capturing dynamic images. All lessons and reviews will take place at Big Picture teaching space and photo shoots...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 7 - August 15, 2014

    BIG PICTURE runs photo and film classes for youth in the Boston area. All photo classes are taught on professional digital SLR cameras supplied by our program. Classes include lessons at the Big...more

    Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

    Presented by Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

    August 16 - August 17, 2014

    The 8th annual Salem Jazz and Soul Festival is a FREE two-day festival that will include a 21-plus beer garden, an artisan’s fair, a kids tent, free music-education classes and more. Rain or...more

    10th Annual Summer Artisans Market

    Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society

    July 26 - August 17, 2014

    Original arts and crafts created by artists from our Guilds including: Ceramics, Painters, Polymer-Clay and Beaders, Needle Arts, Decorative Arts, Photography, Woodworkers, and Metalworkers...more

    Zentangle Club

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store

    October 24, 2013 - August 18, 2014

    Join us for Zentangle Club! Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun method of creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, and provides...more

    Arts in the Park

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

    August 19, 2014

    United South End Settlements’ Children’s Art Centre presents, the 10th annual Arts in the Park!

    This hands-on event will showcase the artistic talents of artists and...more

    Glass Fusing Adult/Child

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 20, 2014

     Adult/Child Course taught by Michel L’Huillier
    Using pre-cut colored glass pieces, glass powders, frits and stringers participants will create a small project such as a plate,...more

    Pitter Patter Puppets

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre

    June 27 - August 22, 2014

    Perfect for ages 2-6 and great fun for ages 7-100!

    Puppeteer Mary Wilson’s wildly popular puppet shows are interactive, inventive, and extremely funny.


    Star Dance School Summer Dance Camp

    Presented by Star Dance School, Boston, MA

    July 7 - August 22, 2014

    About our Summer Dance Camp: Our Summer Dance Boot Camp for children ages 5-17, filled with all kinds of fun and exciting dance classes, will help beginning students to gain self-confidence in...more

    Young At Art Camp

    Presented by Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts

    June 24 - August 22, 2014

    Young at Art Camp is designed specifically for ages 4-5..  It runs 9 weeks, from June 23 through August 22.  You may enroll for one or more weeks.

    Young at Art includes age...more

    You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre

    June 23 - August 26, 2014

    Based on the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz
    Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
    Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer
    Additional Music and Lyrics by...more

    Suzuki Preschool Open Enrollment

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton

    June 11 - August 27, 2014

     The Suzuki Preschool of Newton is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2014-2015 school year.  The Suzuki Preschool is an integrated arts program with the key focus on music....more

    Lyle, the Crocodile

    Presented by Cape Rep Theatre at Cape Rep Outdoor Theatre

    July 2 - August 28, 2014

    Based on the book Lyle, Lyle Crocodile by Bernard Waber
    Adapted for the Stage by Kevin Kling
    Music by Richard Gray Directed by Holly Erin McCarthy
    Musical Direction by...more

    Summer 2014 Programs at Brookline Music School

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School

    June 30 - August 28, 2014

    Whether you are 4 years old looking for a general music and arts experience, 9 years old ready to choose an instrument, or an experienced teen/adult interested in ensemble playing, Brookline Music...more

    Summer Arts Program

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

    June 23 - August 29, 2014

    Full day vacation programming for children ages 4.5 - 12.

    Session 1: June 23 - July 3, 2014*............$425 (*Closed July 4, 2014)

    Session 2: July 7 - 18,...more

    Family Fun Fridays

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens and

    July 11 - August 29, 2014

    Enjoy a family-friendly day at Heritage featuring special activities designed to help you rediscover the joy of being outside together. Musical performance at the Outdoor Concert Stage at 11AM,...more

    Summer Arts Under The Umbrella

    Presented by Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts at Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts

    July 7 - August 29, 2014

     Let your creativity be your guide this summer with The Umbrella Community Arts Center's summer programs!  Guided by our experienced instructors who are practicing artists, arts...more

    Dine Out Boston

    Presented by Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau

    August 17 - August 29, 2014

    Dine Out. Dine Out Often. Dine Out Boston.

    Enjoy prix fixe lunches & dinners at over 170 of Greater Boston restaurants from August 17-22 & 24-29. For details, go...more

    Play Date: Making and Moving

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 30, 2014

    Spend the day exploring artistic expression and art-making with your family. David Parker and the Bang Group return to the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater...more

    Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival

    Presented by Magic 106.7

    July 5 - August 30, 2014

    Join us for free family movies this summer on South Garden at our Annual Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival! The festival runs every Saturday from July 5 to August 30 in the Center’s South...more

    SUMMER - FREE FOR ALL

    Presented by Smith College Museum of Art at Smith College Museum of Art

    May 27 - August 31, 2014

    Admission is free for Smith College Museum of Art through August 2014 while the second and third floor galleries are closed for reinstallation and reinterpretation. Free...more

    Carla Fernández: The Barefoot Designer: A Passion for Radical Design and Community

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    April 17 - September 1, 2014

     Carla Fernández: The Barefoot Designer: A Passion for Radical Design and Community will explore the traditions and techniques of indigenous Mexican artisans and how they can be...more

    Boston Ballet School September Open House (Northshore Studio)

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

    September 2, 2014

    Activities:
    • Purchase Dress code from On Your Toes Dancewear
    • Learn how to make a ballerina bun
    • Enter-to-win a ballerina birthday party
    • Special...more

    Boston Ballet School September Open House

    Presented by Boston Ballet School Newton at Boston Ballet School

    September 2, 2014

    Activities:
    • Purchase Dress code from Back Bay Dancewear
    • Learn how to make a ballerina bun
    • Enter-to-win a ballerina birthday party
    • Special Adult...more

    Boston Ballet School September Open House

    Presented by Boston Ballet Studios- Boston Location at Boston Ballet School

    September 3, 2014

    Activities:
    • Purchase Dress code from Back Bay Dancewear
    • Learn how to make a ballerina bun
    • Enter-to-win a ballerina birthday party
    • Special Adult...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    September 6 - September 7, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both of the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington...more

    9th Annual Films at the Gate

    Presented by Asian Community Development Corporation at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway

    September 12 - September 14, 2014

    Watch free movies under the stars! This is a three-day martial arts film festival which takes place Friday through Sunday, September 12-14, in Chinatown Park on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The film...more

    The Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 23, 2013 - September 19, 2014

    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 Boston...more

    The Wiggles: Ready, Steady, Wiggle! Tour

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    September 24, 2014

    Ready, Steady Wiggle, will bring more of the toe tapping, laughter-inducing Wiggle-tastic excitement to families all over the US and Canada, stopping in nearly 40 markets across the continent....more

    Sunday Parkland Games

    Presented by Charles River Conservancy and Knucklebones

    June 22 - September 28, 2014

    The Charles River Conservancy (CRC), in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), presents the 6th season of the Sunday Parkland Games. The free games...more

    Finding Neverland

    Presented by American Repertory Theater

    July 23 - September 28, 2014

    Based on the Miramax film by David Magee, Finding Neverland follows the real-life relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't...more

    Berenstain Bears

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 4, 2014

    Currently engaged in a critically-acclaimed, sold out off-Broadway run in NYC, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! is hitting the road. Come on down to Bear Country where Brother Bear, Sister Bear, Papa...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both of the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington...more

    Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    November 7, 2014

     Mickey Mouse and friends rock the world with the stars from "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin" and Disney/Pixar’s "Toy Story" in their new touring show...more

    Family Concert: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    November 8, 2014

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall. In this special afternoon, BYSO play's...more

    A Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

    Presented by Island Moving Co.

    November 28 - December 5, 2014

    Island Moving Co. invites you to join us for our wonderful holiday ballet A Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff. Follow our young protagonist throughout the mansion as she celebrates...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON DECEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON DECEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both of the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington...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

    Light Princess

    Presented by American Repertory Theater

    December 6, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Presented to great acclaim last season, this adaptation of George MacDonald’s classic fairy tale follows a young princess cursed to live without gravity. Floating through life unburdened by...more

    Training Choir - Fall 2014

    Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music

    September 20, 2014 - January 24, 2015

    Training Choir | ages 5-7
    Director: Rachael Chagat

    This ensemble will be an un-auditioned group consisting of children aged 5 – 7 years of age. Children will be introduced to...more

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

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    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

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

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    February 7, 2015

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


    Disney On Ice presents Frozen at TD Garden

    Presented by TD Garden at TD Garden

    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

    Mother Hicks

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Emerson College at Paramount Center

    February 26 - March 1, 2015

    By Suzan L. Zeder
    Directed by: Megan Sandberg-Zakian

    ...more

    Family Concert: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO)

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    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.


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