Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend! We’re having a cozy girls weekend while Jon is out of town and I have a few quiet moments while Laurel and Violet are working on homework (Laurel’s is real, Violet’s is play!) so here’s the Weekly Blueprint a bit early. Enjoy and share!


October 24: Program and guide robots through a series of fun challenges (Boston)

October 24: Yo-Yo Ma performs free at the New England Conservatory (Boston)

October 24: Create Scribble Art with a variety of media (South Boston)

October 24-31: Take a twirl on a midway ride or play games at the Derby Street Carnival (Salem)


October 25: Investigate pumpkin parts with all five senses or go leaf collecting to make painted leaf prints (Acton)

October 25: Collect leaves and build a rainbow at Habitat’s Lots of Leaves (Belmont)

October 25: Sing playful Halloween songs and rhymes about pumpkins, tickly spiders, trick-or-treating, and silly witches (Boston)

October 25: Check out a performance of Arthur Builds a Tree House (Boston)

October 25: Wiggle and dance at this Shake Your Bones Dance Party (East Boston)


October 26: Explore Nano in Nature to understand the beautiful iridescent colors of butterflies, beetles, birds, and mammals (Acton)

October 26: It’s a Trick-or-Treat Magic Show with stage magic, physical comedy, and tap dancing (Dorchester)

October 26: Stop by this Halloween Spooktacular at MarketStreet for trick-or-treating and spooky activities (Lynnfield)

October 26: Celebrate Halloween at the year’s final Tots @10 with Stacey Peasley (Somerville)

October 26: Take part in a Halloween Monster Mash (Watertown)


October 27: Use a little Spooky Science to create strange, ooey, gooey substances (Acton)

October 27: Craft a haunted necklace, wild spider, or eerie pumpkin for Halloween (Boston)

October 27: Put on your costume to enjoy a Not Too Scary Ghostly Gathering & Pumpkin Roll (Canton)

October 27: Work on homemade DIY Halloween costumes (Mattapan)

October 27-28: Tales of the Night returns to Drumlin Farm (Lincoln)

October 27-30: See 5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins at Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns (Boston)

October 27-30: Midnight Zoo partners with Puppet Showplace Theater to surround visitors with never-before-seen creatures from the farthest realms of the imagination all month (Boston)

October 27-30: Check out the garden of endless carved pumpkins at Edaville’s Pumpkins Aglow (Carver)

October 27-31: Celebrate Halloween in spooky style with costume contests, a Monster Mash Scavenger Hunt, Spooky Creations building challenges, and more at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Brick or Treat (Somerville)

October 27-31: Warm up by the fire pit before exploring a Haunted House at Naumkeag (Stockbridge)

October 27-31: Make your way through Mahoney’s Haunted Forest Halloween Maze (Winchester)


October 28: Conduct some Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Science (Acton)

October 28: Have a Halloween Party at the library with treats, pumpkin decorating, crafts, and games (Allston)

October 28: Free Film Fridays are back at the Museum of Science’s IMAX Theater (Boston)

October 28: It’s a KidsJam Halloween Monster Mash Dance Party (Boston)

October 28: Take in a baby-friendly movie at the Coolidge Corner Theatre’s Box Office Babies (Brookline)

October 28: Go on a Wild Walk, Halloween Style, with treats and children’s activities (Hingham)

October 28: Enjoy storytelling, games, treats, dancing, and more at this Halloween Bash (Mattapan)

October 28: Attend the last Frightful Friday at Gore mansion, the perfect setting for an evening of spooky tales and haunted activities (Waltham)

October 28 - 29: Walk along a pumpkin-lit garden trail as local woodland creatures share their stories (North Andover)

October 28-30: Listen to ghost stories and tour the seldom seen Haunted Attic at The Old Manse (Concord)

October 28-31: Come in costume to Halloween Weekend at the Boston Children’s Museum for trick-or-treating (non-candy items), face painting, mask making, bag decorating, and more (Boston)