Weekly Blueprint

Hello, hello -- I hope you had a great weekend! It is so good to be back home and we had a great weekend celebrating Violet's 6th birthday. And now I'm going to get right to the Weekly Blueprint -- enjoy this curated roundup of event ideas (and be sure to check out fun this roundup of fun maple activities!).

Monday

March 20: Toddlers can enjoy self-directed learning during this free Explore + Play (Boston)

March 20: SYRUP: One Sweet Performing Arts Festival concludes (Shelburne Falls)

March 20: It’s a Toddlerbilly Taco Takeover with Matt Heaton (Somerville)

Tuesday

March 21: Go on a DNA-inspired scavenger hunt (Acton)

March 21: Tinker Tots explores science and engineering with themed stories and activities (Boston)

March 21: Wiggle, giggle, balance, and listen at Yoga Storytime (Dorchester)

March 21: Join this month’s Story Time with the Boston Ballet (Jamaica Plain)

Wednesday

March 22: Take part in a book discussion of Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words (Acton)

March 22: Dr. Can Do Science Experiments with Air Pressure (Brighton)

March 22: Fashion a festive spring tissue paper wreath (Dorchester)

March 22: Visit with a real, live corn snake named Sammy (Dorchester)

March 22: Find encouragement and connection at Hugs + Play, a playgroup that offers breastfeeding support (Mattapan)

March 22: Teens learn valuable cooking and meal-planning skills at this Cooking Club (Roxbury)

March 22-24: Attend a Ukranian Egg Decorating Workshop and learn The Art of Pysanky (Arlington)

March 22-26: Stop by the Boston Flower and Garden Show (Boston)

Thursday

March 23: It’s Take Aparts time at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

March 23: Design wearable art with the Eliot School for Fine + Applied Arts (Boston)

March 23: Preview spring fashion trends, indulge in sips and snacks, enjoy special discounts, and perhaps take home a bit of swag at #ShopPru (Boston)

March 23-25: Celebrate the Year of the Rooster when Puppet Showplace Theater performs Hao Bang Ah, Rooster! (Brookline)

Friday

March 24: Engage in Everyday Engineering by designing and testing mini-fishing poles (Acton)

March 24: Journey to Space, experience Extreme Weather, or go on a National Parks Adventure at the Museum of Science’s Free Film Friday (Boston)

March 24: The Curious George Store shares stories to celebrate Goof Off Day (Cambridge)

March 24: Join the Young Makers’ Club for creative explorations in art, science, and performance (Dorchester)

March 24: Take part in hands-on activities inspired by the friendships in classic children’s literature (North Easton)

March 24-25: Take in a dance performance by The School of Classical Ballet’s Repertory Company (Cambridge)

March 24-26: Join 175 fine artists and master craft designers at the Paradise City Arts Festival (Marlborough)