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30 Cool Things To Do In April (In Boston + Beyond)

30 Cool Things To Do In April (In Boston + Beyond)

Let’s hope the snow is minimal this weekend so we can get on with spring! Related, enjoy this curated collection of 30 things to do in April – one idea for every day of the month.

April 1: Build a Bluebird House to celebrate Spring (Topsfield)

April 2: Caring Bunny provides a sensory-friendly environment for families of children with special needs to comfortably enjoy an Easter Bunny Photo Experience (Various Locations)

April 3: Take a free cooking class with Take Back the Kitchen (Roxbury)

April 4: It’s Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s (Various Locations)

April 5: For sound effects and dynamic storytelling, head to Porter Square Books Story Hour (Cambridge)

April 6: Enjoy nature games, crafts, a short walk, and perhaps an animal visit at Nature Time (Milton)

April 7: The MOS offers Astronomy After Hours -- view the stars, planets, moon, and more from the Gilliland Observatory on the roof (Boston)

April 8: Join Brenda, Phil, and Bella on a Puppet Playtime Bugs in the Garden! musical adventure (Reading)

April 9: Attend a Spring Fair Carnival with music from Karen K and the Jitterbugs, games by Knucklebones, a magic show, face painting, and more (Somerville)

April 10: Bass Pro Shops kicks off free Easter activities for the whole family (Foxborough)

April 11: Head to Storytime at the Mary Baker Eddy Library (Boston)

April 12: Preschoolers and their caregivers will be introduced to one of the most prominent figures of the revolution with My Little Golden Book About George Washington (Newton)

April 13: Mini-Hacks fosters creative problem-solving in a non-competitive brainstorming session (Cambridge)

April 14: The Curious George Store’s popular Easter event, The Great Banana Hunt, returns (Cambridge)

April 15: Catch Despicable Me on the big screen (Brookline)

April 16:Celebrate the leading edge in science, technology, engineering, and math at the Cambridge Science Festival (Cambridge)

April 17: Walk the beach to find fish, shells, and seaweed, then head to the Barn and do some Fish Printing for Kids to transfer treasures to t-shirts and paper (Ipswich)

April 18: Go on a Toad Trek: In Search of Bufo Americanus through dunes, bogs, and puddles to catch a glimpse of American Toads as they call for their mates (Ipswich)

April 19: Race against the clock and run, jump, balance, and limbo to the finish line of The Awesome Obstacles Race (Ipswich)

April 20: Wear a costume and join this Fairy House Building Workshop with storytelling and scavenger hunts (Boston)

April 21: Stop by the MFA for art-making, performances, tours, storytelling, and more during April Vacation Week Adventures (Boston)

April 22: Bring creativity and a sense of humor, participate in a trash scavenger hunt, and enter a contest for the weirdest find at this Family Friendly Earth Day Cleanup (Canton)

April 23: Support the local artist community at East Boston Artists Group Open Studios (Boston)

April 24: Drop in in for Week of the Young Child programming at the Boston Children’s Museum (Boston)

April 25: It’s Peppa Pig’s Big Splash (Lowell)

April 26: Build forts during Work Together Wednesday (Acton)

April 27: Join the Harvard Arts First Festival for more than 100 live performing, literary, and visual arts experiences (Cambridge)

April 28: Catch a performance of Charlotte’s Web (Boston)

April 29: Medford Open Studios has live music, local author readings, demonstrations, food tastings, and more (Medford)

April 30: Visit with more than 60 artists who live or work locally during the 9th Annual Lexington Open Studios (Lexington)

Weekly Blueprint

Weekly Blueprint

Weekend Roundup

Weekend Roundup