Christine Koh


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31 Cool Things To Do In May (In Boston + Beyond)

31 Cool Things To Do In May (In Boston + Beyond)

Friends, sorry I'm a little late with this cool things to do post. I got home from California yesterday evening after a long day of travel and just wanted to dive in and cuddle with the family! Happy May, and I hope you enjoy this fun collection of ideas for cool things to do in May in Boston and beyond -- an idea for each day of the week!

May 1: Support local artists at Somerville Open Studios (Somerville)

May 2: Jeremy Lyons performs Deltasilly Music at the Somerville Public Library (Somerville)

May 3: Free ASD-Friendly Afternoon at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

May 4: The Ultimate Jam Session on the Greenway, an interactive performance (Boston)

May 5: The Gramercy Trio presents a Beethoven concert (Boston)

May 6: A Cinco de Mayo cultural festival with vendors, dancers, food, music and more (Lawrence)

May 7: Celebrate opening day at the Harbor Islands with a free trip to Georges or Spectacle Islands (Boston)

May 8: Enjoy Lilac Sunday at the Arnold Arboretum (Boston)

May 9: Enjoy a low key storytime at the Blue Bunny (Dedham)

May 10: Come to the Discovery Museums and meet Abby, a certified Therapy Dog (Acton)

May 11: Decorate bandannas using sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol (Boston)

May 12: Enjoy Story Hour in the Garden at the Steven-Coolidge Place (North Andover)

May 13: Take in a performance of Almost, Maine, performed by the Teen Conservatory of The Company Theatre (Norwell)

May 14: Celebrate Spring with the Franklin Park Coalition's Kite & Bike Festival (Boston)

May 15: The 20th Annual Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle has races by land and sea (Somerville)

May 16: Learn to grow herbs at home with this make & take (Boston)

May 17: A Lunch and Learn program, The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other (Boston)

May 18: A workshop on Cherishing Your Family History: Connecting Kids with Historic Preservation (North Andover)

May 19: On Plant a Seed Day, head to Francis William Bird Park and plant a mystery seed (Walpole)

May 20: Red Shabbat, the last of six in the Color Shabbat series (Arlington)

May 21: Puppets Take the Pops in this amazing meld of puppetry and music (Boston)

May 22: New England's largest bike parade takes place on Beacon Street (Brookline)

May 23: Hank Phillippi Ryan gives a talk and the library hosts a book signing (Boston)

May 24: Celebrate National Scavenger Hunt Day with the Fairyborough Trail Hunt (Acton)

May 25: Take part in a Kids Dance Party at Assembly Row (Somerville)

May 26: Meet Maggie Stiefvater, author of the Raven Cycle and other YA novels (Brookline)

May 27: Take part in a sunset hike, stargaze, and then eat s'mores during this Kids Night Hike (Ipswich)

May 28: Once a Blue Moon - Cada Luna Azul, a free large-scale indoor/outdoor performance (Boston)

May 29: Newburyport's Spring Festival features TONS of fun for the whole family (Newburyport)

May 30: Powisset Farm's Springfest features crafts, tours, food, live music, and more (Dover)

May 31: Take part in family yoga at the library (Boston)

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