Christine Koh


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February Vacation Week Mega-Roundup!

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope you're having a great weekend! If you're in town this week and looking for something to do with the kids, LOOK NO FURTHER! This February vacation week mega-roundup includes 57 event options for you! In past years I've combined the weekday and weekend roundups, but given how massive the weekday roundup got, I decided to publish a separate weekend roundup later in the week. Enjoy!

February 15: President’s Day festivities at the JFK Museum (Boston)

February 15: Family Service Day at Nevins Farm (Methuen)

February 15: Magic Ark presents a hilarious performance of Story Pirates (Newton)

February 15, 17-19: Hidden Treasures at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston)

February 15-19: STEAM week and Duplo fun at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

February 15-19: Artbeat hosts Animal Shenanigans (Arlington)

February 15-19: PreZOOdential Election Week at Franklin Park Zoo (Boston)

February 15-19: Free Puppet making, storytelling, juggling, meditation, magic, arts and crafts, and more at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

February 15-19: A snow slide, free ice skating on Frog Pond, Wally the Green Monster, and more during Winter Camp (Boston)

February 15-19: Tune in to Art at the MFA (Boston)

February 15-19: Tips for maximum February Break enjoyment of the Aquarium, featuring a new IMAX movie, Galapagos 3D (Boston)

February 15-19: A “Who Chopped Down the Cherry Tree” whodunit at the Children’s Museum Easton (Easton)

February 15-19: Ravenswood Park hosts a new expedition for every day of the week (Gloucester)

February 15-19: Zoom in on Scale at PEM (Salem)

February 15-19: Fight the urge to hibernate at the Stone Zoo (Stoneham)

February 15-19: Fun includes a pop-up Lego studio, paint classes, Cinderella, and more (Wenham)

February 15-19: A new theme every day at Francis William Bird Park (Walpole)

February 15-20: Build a Fort, Build your Brain! at the Children’s Museum (Boston)

February 15-20: A new IMAX film plus hands-on activities to celebrate National Engineers Week, the Museum of Science has expanded Winter Break hours (Boston)

February 15-20: How to Build A City in Six Days at the MIT Museum (Cambridge)

February 15-20: A new theme to enjoy every day of the week at the Ames Estate, capped off by Winter Fun Day (Easton)

February 15-20: Tons of free activities during Lowell Kids Week (Lowell)

February 15-20: Snowshoeing at Gore Place, with Take A Walk Backpacks (Waltham)

February 15-21: Test your skills as a ship builder during From STEM to Stern (Boston)

February 15-21: Several puppet shows including The Snowflake Man, Little Red and the Gingerbread Man, and Trickster Tales (Brookline)

February 15-21: The Bugs Bunny Film Festival continues (Cambridge)

February 15-21: WinterFest at Old Sturbridge Village features performances, dance lessons, and an antique sleigh rally (Sturbridge)

February 16: Read with a dog companion at the Fox Library (Arlington)

February 16: Learn about African American quilting during this Family Quilt Craft Class and start your own (Boston)

February 16: A free Celebrate YOU Valentine’s Event for adults (Boston)

February 16-19: Animal Mythbusting at the Zoo helps kids solve animal mysteries (Boston)

February 16-19: Boston Public Market has pasta parties to daffodil planting (Boston)

February 16-19: Art-Making for All Ages at the ICA (Boston)

February 16-18: Enjoy composting, hiking, planting, and visiting the animals at Holly Hill Farm (Cohasset)

February 16-19: Mary Baker Eddy features Untold American Stories: Black History Month (Boston)

February 16-19: Free creative writing workshops on everything from mythical creatures to time travel to sports writing (Boston)

February 16-19: Enjoy a frozen forest at the Ecotarium (Worcester)

February 17: Jeannie Mack's Winter Song Fest delights 2-6 year olds (Boston)

February 17: Crabgrass Puppet Theatre presents a free show, African Adventure Tales (Boston)

February 17: A free double feature: Matilda and Minions (Boston)

February 17-19: Learn about Paul Revere’s family and colonial kids (Boston)

February 17-19: Some performances of The Four Seasons are free and feature an instrument petting zoo (Boston, Lawrence)

February 17-19: Life-size drawings at deCordova (Lincoln)

February 18: The Toe Jam Puppet Band performs a free concert (Arlington)

February 18: Opening day of Fancy Nancy The Musical (Arlington)

February 18: Free Drop-In Family Day at the Addison Gallery of American Art (Andover)

February 18: Let It Snow: A STEAM Story Time with crafts and other STEAM activities (Boston)

February 18: Decorate your own African-inspired mask (Boston)

February 18: A Star Wars Party with a BB-8 hunt, crafts, and trivia (Boston)

February 18:  [SENSE]ation Day: Free Family Fun at Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton)

February 18:  20th anniversary of the Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool’s Hip Hop Festival (Cambridge)

February 18: Free observatory night, themed Big Data to Big Art (Cambridge)

February 18: Malik Magic for Children at the Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)

February 18: A comedic musical presentation of The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told (Norwell)

February 19: Sciencetellers "Dragons and Dreams" features smoke-filled bubbles, explosions, and more (Arlington)

February 19: A magical performance: The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go! (Boston)

February 19: Take part in an igloo building contest at the Crane Estate, then warm up with cocoa (Ipswich)

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