Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope you're having a great week and enjoying the gorgeous day! If you're looking for something to do this week, enjoy this roundup of ideas for Monday through Friday!


October 2: The Discovery Museums host Especially for Me: Mornings for Families with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and KODA Infants and Toddlers (Acton)

October 2: Engage in a bit of Creative Drama @the Library (Jamaica Plain)

October 2-5: Tangled returns to the big screen (Various Locations)

October 2-9 Head to the Topsfield Fair, the country’s oldest agricultural fair, featuring games, rides, and traditional fun like a giant pumpkin weigh-off, monster trucks, and more (Topsfield)


October 3: It’s time for the Discovery Museums’ Especially for Me! Sensory-Friendly Afternoons (Acton)

October 3: Do some Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Science or Make a Mess with paint-dipped rolling balls (Acton)

October 3: Explore the ethnic, language, and cultural diversity of Boston with crafts, games, and other activities during Travel Tuesday: Who We Are (Boston)

October 3: Bake and cook with fresh ingredients at Kids Cooking with Miss Debbie (Dorchester)


October 4: Early Explorers will investigate seasonal changes through hands-on indoor and outdoor activities (Boston)

October 4: Head outside for a Parents and Tot Nature Walk to explore the wonders of the woods, pond, and garden (Norwell)

October 4: Larry Cohen, Ph.D., speaks about The Importance of Play in the Lives of Children and Parents (West Acton)


October 5: Toddlers and preschoolers can Snip and Tear to their hearts’ content (Acton)

October 5: Introduce preschoolers to nature with stories, games, crafts, short walks, and animal visits during Nature Time at the Trailside Museum (Milton)

October 5: Kick off Halloween month with Salem’s traditional Haunted Happenings Grand Parade (Salem)

October 5: Families can take part in a Full Moon Hike to call for owls, test their night vision, and search the sky for constellations (Sharon)


October 6: First Friday Nights are free at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

October 6: Adoptive parents, foster parents, adoptees, and birth parents are invited to the multimedia experiential workshop, Adoption: Identity Through the Lens of Experience (Boston)

October 6: Rock out to ring in the weekend during this Family Dance Party (West Roxbury)

October 6-8: Don’t miss the fun when Honk!, an annual three-day free festival, brings together brass bands from around the world for a celebration of music, community, and activism (Somerville)

October 6-12: The Princess and the Frog returns to the big screen (Various Locations)