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    The Velveteen Rabbit

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Mannien Center for the Arts at Endicott College, Beverly

    December 6 - December 21, 2014

    Please note the venue for this production has been changed to the Mannien Center Center for the Arts at Endicott College in Beverly, MA.

    Based on the favorite children’s book and adapted for the stage by Boston Children's Theatre Executive Artistic Director Burgess Clark, The Velveteen Rabbit is a story about a very special friendship between a young boy and his stuffed rabbit- a ...more


    Preschool & Toddler Wednesdays

    Presented by EcoTarium - A Science and Nature Museum

    January 8 - December 17, 2014

    Join us every week for our special preschool and toddler program. Enjoy a story, meet a live animal, and get creative with a supervised craft activity -- all geared especially for little ones aged...more

    Nutcracker Story Hour - Boston Ballet School

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore

    December 17, 2014

    Join us around the North Shore community for an interactive Nutcracker Story Hour! Includes a sample children’s ballet class.


    Julia On Tap

    Presented by Julia On Tap

    July 1 - December 18, 2014

    Julia Boynton's ongoing tap classes—from Continuing Beginner to Advanced levels.


    Nutcracker Story Hour - Boston Ballet School

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore

    December 19, 2014

    Join us around the North Shore community for an interactive Nutcracker Story Hour! Includes a sample children’s ballet class.


    Broadway On Highland

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    December 19, 2014

    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

    Holidays Under The Umbrella

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

    December 19, 2014

    The Umbrella Community Arts Center invites audiences to enjoy the sounds of the season during Holidays Under The Umbrella. The concert brings friends and former cast members of The...more

    Holiday Community Sing

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    December 20, 2014

    Join the Town of Rockport and Rockport Music for the annual holiday sing-along. Free, No tickets required.


    Karen K & The Jitterbugs' Holiday Show

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

    December 20, 2014

    “You’ll find yourself singing and dancing along without even trying.” –Mommy Poppins

    Come celebrate the season with Karen K & The Jitterbug’s...more

    Kids' Shows: Film - THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    December 20, 2014

    ‘Tis the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of all time! Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of...more

    The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

    Presented by Moonbox Productions at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    November 28 - December 20, 2014

    Moonbox Productions opens its fourth season with the delightful and hilarious musical parody The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) by Joanne Bogart and Eric Rockwell. This witty and...more

    Family Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 4 - December 20, 2014

    Our improv and music extravaganza is completely made up on the spot every week based on your suggestion. No two shows are alike! Best of all, children who want to participate have opportunities to...more

    Christmas in 15th-Century France & Burgundy

    Presented by Blue Heron Renaissance Choir at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    December 18 - December 20, 2014

    "A concert permeated with exceptional beauty" • Susan Miron, The Arts Fuse | Dec. 24, 2012

    Music for Advent and Christmas by Du Fay, Josquin, Obrecht, Brumel &...more

    The Alastair Moock Family Holiday Extravaganza

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    December 20, 2014

    This Family Holiday Extravaganza includes Grammy-nominated Alastair Moock and Friends — plus special guests The Fayerweather Street School Chorus — presenting a performance of classic...more

    NBSO's Family Holiday Pops: Magical Moments

    Presented by New Bedford Symphony Orchestra at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, New Bedford

    December 20, 2014

    The NBSO’s Family Holiday Pops Concerts are bursting with magical moments! With holiday music we all love played by a great orchestra, friends and family sharing the joy of the season, and...more

    The Alastair Moock Family Holiday Hootenany

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    December 20, 2014

    GRAMMY nominee with special guests The Fayerweather Street School Chorus! Moock makes music for the whole family: kids, parents, even discerning pets!


    Tafuta!: A Young Boy's Search for the True Meaning of Kwanzaa

    Presented by OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center at Roxbury Community College Mainstage Theater, Roxbury

    December 19 - December 20, 2014

    Tafuta! is a high-energy musical theatre play which educates the audiences about the principles of Kwanzaa and why it is a vibrant and important celebration for the African American...more

    A New England Christmas at Plimoth Grist Mill

    Presented by Plimouth Plantation

    December 5 - December 20, 2014

    As the miller finishes tying the tops of his last cornmeal sacks for the night, the magic of Christmas unfolds at the Plimoth Grist Mill! With a warm flicker of candlelight in the windows and the...more

    Holidays Around the World!

    Presented by Treble Chorus of New England at Rogers Center for the Arts, North Andover

    December 20, 2014

    Come join the Treble Chorus of New England as they present  "Holidays Around the World," a festive seasonal concert featuring their four choirs: Schola, Concert, Training and My Own...more

    String Sinfonietta Concert

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School at Winchester Community Music School, Winchester

    December 20, 2014

    Join us for the inaugural concert of WCMS’s newly formed String Sinfonietta, an orchestral program just for string players. Dr. Vartan Aghababian conducts students from Winchester,...more

    Suzuki All-School Concert

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton at First Baptist Church in Newton, Newton

    December 20, 2014

    The students of Suzuki School of Newton will showcase groups performing on piano, guitar, flute, violin, viola, cello, bass, and harp, as well as performances by the preschool, the Early Childhood...more

    From Sin City to Atro/City

    Presented by Cooper Gallery

    December 20, 2014

    In-Gallery talk with Marlon Forrester

    Forrester considers the juncture of African American males, guns and art in a walking contemplation through two galleries of...more

    Christmas by Candlelight

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge

    December 5 - December 21, 2014

    Discover the foundations of today’s Christmas traditions at Old Sturbridge Village’s Christmas by Candlelight event. Historians will explain the origin of traditions like Father...more

    A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan

    Presented by WGBH at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    December 12 - December 21, 2014

    For this its 12th season, WGBH's A Christmas Celtic Sojourne is exploring the rich music, singing, and dance that crossed over from Ireland and Scotland and to the new world to become...more

    Santa's Workshop

    Presented by Newburyport Chamber of Commerce

    December 6 - December 21, 2014

    Bring the kids down to Inn Street in Downtown Newburyport where they can meet Santa, share their wish list, and get their very own photo taken with Mr. C! Then enjoy strolling around the beautiful...more

    The Nutcracker - Boston

    Presented by José Mateo Ballet Theatre at Strand Theatre, Boston

    December 19 - December 21, 2014

    Discover the magic and excitement of the Holiday season with the timeless tradition of José Mateo Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker. Thrilling, magical, inspiring, and...more

    Kwanzaa Celebration: Music, Drumming and Storytelling

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    December 22, 2014

    Millions around the world celebrate Kwanzaa, a joyous celebration of family, community, and culture. It is a holiday that grew out of ancient African "first-fruit" harvest festivals,...more

    Boston Pops - Holiday Pops

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

    December 3 - December 24, 2014

    Join conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops in a performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-a-long, and even a visit from jolly old Santa Claus. Don't...more

    Boston Pops - Holiday Pops Kids Matinees

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

    December 6 - December 24, 2014

    Join conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops in a performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-along, and even a visit from jolly old Santa Claus. These special...more

    Make It A Homemade Holiday: Arts2You Workshops

    Presented by Arts2You

    November 17 - December 25, 2014

    CUSTOMIZED WORKSHOP DETAILS
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    Choose 2, 3, 4 or more students to participate in a small group workshop. Limits to the number of...more

    35th Annual Boston Israeli Dance Marathon

    Presented by Greater Boston Israeli Dance at Congregation Kehillath Israel, Brookline

    December 24 - December 25, 2014

    35th Annual Israeli Dancing Marathon

    6.00pm Wednesday Dec. 24, 2014 - 4.00am Thursday Dec. 25

    Congregation Kehillath Israel
    384 Harvard...more

    Artisan Card Workshop

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    November 23 - December 26, 2014

    Learn to make beautiful, one-of-a-kind artisan cards worthy of framing. This workshop goes beyond standard card-making demos - we will create an original linoleum block carving and an edition...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: The Wright Brothers

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 26, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: World of Wonders

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 27, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Family FUNdraiser: MGM's film, The Wizard of Oz

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    December 26 - December 27, 2014

    Headed to the movies this holiday season? What could be better than the classic film, MGM’s “The Wizard of Oz”? Well, seeing it AND supporting Wheelock Family Theatre,...more

    A Christmas Carol

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

    December 19 - December 28, 2014

    "God Bless us, everyone!" Continue our family holiday tradition and start getting in the holiday spirit with Troy Siebels' adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale. You know...more

    Meet Me in St. Louis

    Presented by Stoneham Theatre at Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham

    November 28 - December 28, 2014

    Join the Smith family for the holidays as they face leaving their beloved St. Louis home and relocating to New York City. This heart-warming American musical is a celebration of family, home,...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: The YoYo Show

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 28, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Urban Nutcracker

    Presented by Tony Williams Dance Center at John Hancock Hall, Boston

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, Boston’s original holiday classic, is back for its 13th season and packed with more magic for the whole family. Fusing Tchaikovsky’s...more

    West Fest New Vaudeville Festival: King Pong

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    December 29, 2014

    Pontine Theatre presents a host of New Vaudeville performers at its Sixth Annual West Fest New Vaudeville Festival. Each family-friendly show features a different exciting performer sure to...more

    Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at Agganis Arena, Boston

    December 19 - December 29, 2014

    Experience a magical Disney fantasy live on ice! Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy Presented by Stonyfield YoKids...more

    December Vacation Week Flyby at Joppa Flats: Welcome Winter

    Presented by Joppa Flats Education Center

    December 29, 2014

    Our school vacation programs offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities while we keep minds active and hands busy during school break with free-flow learning for the whole family....more

    Stunning Stencils at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds

    Presented by Historic Newton

    December 30, 2014

    When the Kenricks moved into the Durant House in the 1790s, they made the home their own by painting the wood floors with stencils! Come learn about the unique floor decoration at the...more

    The Search for the Cat in the Hat: A Magical Tribute to Dr, Seuss

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    December 30, 2014

     

     Neverland Theatre & Fooltales present The Search for the Cat in the Hat: A Magical Tribute to Dr. Seuss
    In their latest interactive show, the Cat in the Hat is...more

    Home-made for the Holidays - Snowball Cannons

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

    December 30, 2014

    Home for the Holidays? Learn how much fun you can have with things you can find around the house. Head on over to the Children’s Museum in Easton for a week filled with back-to-basics family...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19 - December 31, 2014

    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

    Final Flight: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

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

    February 22 - December 31, 2014

    Final Flight: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon marks the 100th anniversary of the death of the last passenger pigeon, a species that once filled North America’s skies by the billions....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

    Happy Noon Year

    Presented by Boston Children's Museum at Boston Children's Museum, Boston

    December 31, 2014

    Why wait until midnight to welcome 2014? Start your celebration by making your own party hat and noisemaker and join us as we countdown to the “Noon” year. Enjoy a sparkling New...more

    Family New Years Eve Party

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

    December 31, 2014

    Ring in the New Year with The Children’s Museum in Easton on Wednesday December 31, from 10am-4pm at our exciting Family New Year’s Eve Party! Come and make new friends, create...more

    South Asian Nation's NYE 2015

    Presented by South Asian Nation and Boston Bhangra, Inc at Best Western Royal Plaza Trade Center, Marlborough

    December 31, 2014

    South Asian Nation and Boston Bhangra invite you to the biggest New Year's Eve Party for the coming of 2015! Come to celebrate with your friends and family, or meet new people. With a...more

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