Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week and are looking forward to April vacation! To get you started, enjoy this roundup of 29 weekend events and also, be sure to check out these last-minute easy easter egg decorating ideas and places you can visit the Easter Bunny!

1. Enjoy a variety of April Vacation week programs exploring Paul and Rachel Revere’s lives (Boston)

2. Welcome spring with a paddle around the pond on Swan Boats Opening Day (Boston)

3. It’s Opening Weekend of Charlotte’s Web (Boston)

4. “E” inc. Family Saturdays offers hands-on activities to explore weather and climate -- pretend to be a meteorologist, date mud cores, and see how weather works up close (Boston)

5. Find out what happens when Rabbit collects too many carrots, making him unable to sleep in his cozy burrow during a special Too Many Carrots Storytime, with activities and coloring to follow (Boston)

6. Attend Critter Days: BugWorks and meet a millipede or a mantis, investigate invertebrates, and get up close and personal with bugs from around the world (Boston)

7. Watch Magic Tree House: Space Mission at the Planetarium (Boston)

8. Catch Despicable Me on the big screen (Brookline)

9. Take in a Puppet Showplace Theater performance of Peter Rabbit (Brookline)

10. Glass House hosts an afternoon of brunch and free family-friendly festivities to celebrate Easter (Cambridge)

11. Join the Cambridge Science Festival, packed with hands-on events to encourage curiosity and invite exploration (Cambridge)

12. Turn a walk into a treasure hunt with South Shore Quest: Hiking Holly Hill Farm (Cohasset)

13. Sample delicious goodness at the 6th Annual Patriot Place Chili Bowl Cook Off presented by Bass Pro Shops (Foxborough)

14. Join in this Egg-cellent Easter Adventure -- learn about the life cycle from egg to chicken, go on an Easter egg quest, enjoy refreshments in the Carriage Barn, visit with farm animals, play games, and more (Hamilton, Ipswich)

15. Take photos with the Easter Bunny and enjoy opening day of a new season at the Paragon Carousel (Hull)

16. Participate in Junior Ranger Day at Minute Man National Historical Park to earn a badge (Lexington)

17. Celebrate Patriot’s Day with a visit to the Whittemore House -- try on colonial children’s clothing, gather ingredients for a meal, and listen to Whittemore family stories about their experience of the day (Lexington)

18. Observe the Paul Revere and William Dawes Midnight Ride Reenactment (Lexington)

19. View a tactical weapons demonstration at the Parker’s Revenge Battle (Lexington)

20. Discover free hands-on arts, crafts, performances, and other activities during April PLAYcation 2017 (Lowell)

21. Anyone Wild about Reptiles can meet baby turtles and snakes up close (Natick)

22. Party with the Easter Bunny, play games, eat sweet treats, and create seasonal crafts (Natick)

23. Make Music at the Children’s Museum in Easton (North Easton)

24. Hunt for Easter Eggs at the farm (Norton)

25. Visit with the Easter Bunny, hunt for 6,000 treat-filled eggs, play games, visit with baby animals, and more at the 26. Annual Roslindale Egg Hunt (Roslindale)

27. Heritage Museums & Gardens opens back up for the season (Sandwich)

28. Holiday games, crafts, fun surprises, and of course, the Easter Bunny, await at the Stone Zoo’s Bunny Bonanzoo (Stoneham)

29. The North Cambridge Family Opera Festival Chorus performs Singin’ in the Rain: Songs about Weather and Climate (Various Locations)