Weekend Roundup

OK so who else totally forgot that it's Mother's Day this weekend? Ha! I feel as if this happens to me every single year! If you're looking for something fun to do (after you hopefully enjoy sleeping in and maybe even breakfast in bed), enjoy this roundup of 49 weekend events, lovingly curated for your consideration! Happy Friday!

1. An evening at the Discovery Museums for Families of Children with a Visual Impairment (Acton)

2. On Mother's Day, all moms and grandmothers enjoy free admission at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

3. Meet dwarf goats, play games, and enjoy entertainment at the 4th Annual Goat Gala (Belmont)

4. Wake Up the Earth! event in Jamaica Plain, celebrating diversity, springtime, and the arts (Boston)

5. Artweek Boston features lots of events in multiple locations (Boston)

6. Robert McCloskey’s daughter Sal and illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky to join in a reading and discussion of Make Way For Ducklings (Boston)

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

8. Dancing with a Twist brings together dancers from Dancing with the Stars, American Idol vocalists, and the Boston Pops (Boston)

9. Enjoy Lilac Sunday at the Arnold Arboretum (Boston)

10. Take part in the 20th Annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace (Boston)

11. The Franklin Park Zoo features free admission for mothers on Sunday (Boston)

12. Take part in the annual Duckling Day Parade on the Common (Boston)

13. SaturPLAY features a Games Day by the Chinatown Gate (Boston)

14. Spend Mother's Day in the Garden, and create your own potted herb arrangement (Boston)

15. Create flower bouquets, art projects, and make some delicious treats at the Happy Mother's Day Party (Boston)

16. Visit various stations and learn how to make some delicious Brunch Ideas for Mother's Day (Boston)

17. Enjoy Raccoon Tales at the Puppet Showplace Theater (Brookline)

18. Family Fun Day features live music, fun activities, crafts, and farmer's market items (Cambridge)

19. Mother's Day Family Celebration and Wildflower Walk, capped off with outdoor games and lemonade (Canton)

20. Audrey’s 5K Run & 1M Walk raises awareness and funds for animals in need (Chestnut Hill)

21. A family hike exploring the Concord River wetlands (Concord)

22. Meet Liza Gardner Walsh and Hazel Mitchell as they talk and draw fairies and preview their next book (Concord)

23. Mimic the Masters at the Children's Museum (Easton)

24. Discover Fairies in the Forest at the Ames Estate, and make some fairy houses (Easton)

25. Take in a joyful concert by Stefilia’s Little Stones (Framingham)

26. Open Barnyard at the Weir River Farm (Hingham)

27. A Fairy House Tea for Mother's Day at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate (Ipswich)

28. Mother's Day Spring Alpen Celebration with Swiss treats, a fondue bar, live music, baby animals, and more (Ipswich)

29. A life-size Candyland game, farm animals, touch a truck and more at the Yellow Balloon Fair (Lexington)

30. An Historic House Story Hour at the Buckman Tavern (Lexington)

31. Enjoy a Mother's Day Brunch and Stroll (Milton)

32. Get an early start to your day at the STRIVERS Mother's Day 5k (Natick)

33. Enjoy guided bird walks and homemade pancakes during the 39th annual Birds and Breakfast event (Natick)

34. Frogs, Pollywogs & Fairies...Exploring the Vernal Pool brings hidden creatures up close (Natick)

35. Mother's Day Family Yoga at the Stevens-Coolidge Place (North Andover)

36. A Mother's Day Brunch Picnic with live music, lawn games, a professional portrait photographer, tea, treats and more (North Andover)

37. Enjoy a Mother's Day tea at the Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary (Norton)

38. A Mother's Day Breakfast and Nature Walk at the Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary (Sharon)

39. A Mother's Day Wildflower Walk in the woods, with a chance to craft a natural gift (Shirley)

40. Mom comics present haha mama Mother's Day Comedy Show (Somerville)

41. Enjoy free admission for moms on Sunday at the Stone Zoo (Stoneham)

42. A Garden Walk and the Blessing of the Fields at the Chestnut Hill Farm (Southborough)

43. Celebrate Mother’s Day at Old Sturbridge Village with free admission for mothers and many family events (Sturbridge)

44. Enjoy a Spring Wildlife Safari and learn about amazing animal families (Topsfield)

45. Hoot, Splash, and Peep: Sounds of Spring Evening Family Hike is fun for all (Topsfield)

46. Watch City Steampunk Festival is a fun, free, outdoor event (Waltham)

47. Watertown Helps Out Day, with plenty of ways to join in to clean up the town (Watertown)

48. A free family-friendly drop-in open house during Open Arts Day at the Arsenal (Watertown)

49. West Medford Open Studios features talented artists, demos, and more (West Medford)